SERIES I · SUMMER 2019
SERIES · I EPISODE · IX
Lady Isabel sits in her garden sewing on the very first morning of May, when she hears the sultry song of an Elfin horn, blowing over the hills from faraway...
THE RHYMER'S TALE
SERIES · I EPISODE · I
Our journey into the shadow lands begins with a fire-lit feast, a witches’ harp, and a poet with a tongue full of secrets he cannot help but tell.
THE LAIDLY WORM
SERIES · I EPISODE · VII
A tale is told that the loathsome dragon on Spindleston Heugh will bring ruin to the North. But one woman knows the truth about the Laidly Worm...
SERIES · I EPISODE · VIII
His land is called the Forbidden Country. He has killed a thousand knights. They say no man of woman born will defeat him. His name... is Greysteel.
JACK OF THE LANTERN
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL · PART III
Do you know why we carve a turnip or pumpkin with a grinning face? Haven't you heard the story of Jack and the Devil? Of the Devil, and Black-Hearted Jack?
OF HUMPHREY'S HEAD
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.
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL · PART I
When a village community is terrorised by a man-eating ogress called Black Meg, they turn to a knight called Old Jim to save them. But is Old Jim and his blind horse, Byard, up to the task?
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL · PART IV
Lord Soulis sat in Hermitage Castle, and beside him Old Redcap sly; “Tell me oh sprite, meikle of might, what is the death that I must die?”
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.
THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL · PART II
When her three sons are taken from her untimely by Death, the Wife of Usher's Well utters a fateful curse which will soon come back to haunt her...
A TASTE OF HONEY
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL · PART I
At the Christmas Feast in the Court of King Arthur, none may touch a morsel of food or drink before some wondrous tale is told, or some marvellous deed is performed...
THE CHRISTMAS COALS
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL · PART II
Taliesien, the King's Storyteller and famed Prince of Bards, tells a story of a young girl, and what happens to her when the Yule Tide fire in her village threatens to go out...
THE GREEN KNIGHT
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL · PART III
The time has finally come to feast, but before King Arthur and his Court can go to their food, their revels are disturbed by an unexpected and most unlikely guest...