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2021

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14 FEBRUARY

THE BLACK PRINCE

WITH KAT QUATERMASS

Kat Quatermass shares the tale of a young boy who sacrifices the wrong things in pursuit of his beloved's heart, and her work as a storytelling consultant.

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3 JUNE

TALES FROM THE RIVER SEVERN

WITH AMY DOUGLAS

Amy Douglas shares tales of the River Severn, the longest river in Britain, and explores the relationship between story, community and the land.

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8 JULY

CARYS NANT CARFAN

WITH TAMAR WILLAIMS

Tamar tells the tale of Carys Nant Carfan. Our conversation explored Tamar’s own journey from theatre and acting into the world of professional storytelling.

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5 AUGUST

WEM THE DOG

WITH JAKE EVANS

Jake is passionate about the natural world, and his stories are inspired by his interest in animals and landscapes. Today he tells us the story of Wem the Dog.

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9 SEPTEMBER

THE MAKERS OF DREAMS

WITH DANIEL ALLISON

We discuss Daniel’s desire to revive Scottish folklore in the popular consciousness, the success of his recent book, and the inspiration and vision behind his online school of storytelling.

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2020

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30 JANUARY

STEEL CITY TALES

WITH SIMON HEYWOOD

Simon Heywood shares the tales of a ghoulish Barghest that stalked the city of Sheffield , and a blind fiddler with a puzzling request.

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11 JUNE

SIR BERENGIER

OF THE LONG ARSE

WITH DASIY BLACK

Daisy tells a French Comic fable and talks about how her storytelling complements her work as a lecturer in medieval literature and theatre. 

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26 MARCH

WHEN TRUTH MET STORY

WITH GRAHAM LANGLEY

Meet Rick's storytelling mentor, Graham Langley, who shares the tales of Turondot,  Enoch and Eli, and what really happened When Truth Met Story...

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14 MAY

THE KELPIE’S BRIDLE

WITH JASON BUCK

Jason tells his original tale of the Kelpie’s Bridle. He discusses the relationship between a storyteller and his audience, and the many influences on his storytelling.

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2019

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17 OCTOBER

THE SOUL OF JONAH JONES

WITH TIMOTHY RALPHS

Join us for an interview with storyteller Tim Ralphs and hear the story of how the soul of Jonah Jones was saved.

 

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5 DECEMBER

THE SILENT DRUMMER BOY

WITH CARMEL PAGE

Storyteller Carmel Page discusses her work as an educational storyteller, her last book Yorkshire Folktales for Children, and performs a story inspired by the legends of King Arthur and her research in local folklore.

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14 NOVEMBER

THE LAST WOLF

WITH SARA PEARL

Short story writer Sara Pearl re-imagines a classic folk-tale about England's last wolf hunt through the eyes of their beleaguered quarry.

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14 NOVEMBER

THE LEGEND

OF HUMPHREY'S HEAD

BONUS EPISODE

Rick Scott reads 'The Last Wolf: A Legend of Humphrey's Head' from the 1853 Ulverton Intelligencer, and presents Sara Pearl's research into the origins of the legend.

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