A series exploring encounters between the heroes and heroines of Greek Myth, and the Gods and Spirits of the Greek Underworld - the Lands of Dream, Death, and Darkest Fate...
SERIES · II PROLOGUE · III
Between the mighty walls and the wave blasted shore, the Warlord sleeps in his tent upon the battlefield.
And as he sleeps, he sees terrors in his dreams...
3 & 10 SEPTEMBER
SERIES · II EPISODE · II
Around the sixteenth year they had come, first a few, then in swelling numbers until it seemed that every rough blooded adventurer in the Seven Islands was gathered under her roof...
SERIES · II EPISODE · V
Exiled from his native Corinth, ts Bellerophon is given a hero's task: slay the mighty Chimera. But do the gods really believe in Bellerophon? And can he really believe in them?
SERIES · II EPISODE · VIII
On the in-most shore of Ithaca there is cove. In that cove, there is a holy place: a cave of dusk and twilight, which hides immortal Naiads from mortal sight, who venerate Phorkys, the God of the the Terrors that lie in the Deep...
SERIES · II EPISODE · XI
On the Isle of Aeaea, the goddess Circe relates the tragic history of the sorceress Medea, and the misfortune she brought down on her head when she dared to cast a hex upon the moon...
SERIES · II PROLOGUE · I
At first there was only the darkness, long and endless, and She lay in the earth, the deep and the rock. Deep within, He is chained - Khronos, the Father of Time - rolling in the throes of sleep...
SERIES · II PROLOGUE · IV
Wing-footed Hermes floats through the caverns of dream. What songs have been sung of Hermes, Herald of the Dead, Bringer of Dreams? Now he rises up, towards the Gates of Dream...
SERIES · II EPISODE · III
King Ceyx set his ship upon the ocean despite his wife's warning. Every day, Queen Alkyone climbed the steps of the temple and begged the gods to send her husband home to her...
SERIES · II EPISODE · VI
There was an Aged King who ruled over the Kingdom of Ithaca in the the time when the Age of Heroes was coming to an end. In the night he was visited by dreams of joy and dreams of terror...
SERIES · II EPISODE · IX
The bloody history of the House of Atreus culminates with a son's murder of his mother. Now the fate of humanity is in the hands of Olympus and the Furies as they decide: At what price vengeance?
The hero Odysseus has travelled over the edge of the world, through the lands of the dead, and even crossed the very gates of dream. But has his day of reckoning finally arrived?
SERIES · II PROLOGUE · II
She was in the Temple when she heard the voice. Before the image of Apollo, exhausted from her worship, she had subsided into the stream of sleep...
SERIES · II EPISODE · I
In ancient days when the human race was young, the story is told that there was a youth who fell in love with the Divinity of the Moon, whose name was Selene...
SERIES · II EPISODE · IV
In the City of Corinth, a traveller approaches the steps of an unfamiliar god. What is the story of the physician Asklepios, and his disciple Polyeidas?
EPISODE · VII · HALLOWEEN SPECIAL
Join us to hear the full story of King Aethon, the Cannibal King of Thessaly, and his Daughter, the shapeshifting Princess Mestra: the grandmother of the legendary Greek hero Odysseus...
SERIES · II EPISODE · X
Odysseus reflects on his deadly rivalry with Palamedes, one of the Warlord Agamemnon's generals on the fields of Troy. Palamedes threatened the life of Odysseus' son: now the father bides his time.
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.
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.
ST. VALENTINE'S SPECIAL
A war-weary King unexpectedly finds a Queen and soulmate. But when tragedy befalls them, what unhallowed powers will he turn to in his quest to get her back?
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.
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...
HALLOWEEN · PART I
Jason Buck brings us his original chilling interpretation of the Japanese legend of the mysterious Baku - the Dream Eater - and the Umibozu, a ghoulish apparition also known as the Sea-Monk...
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL · PART II
WITH KAT QUATERMASS
Kat Quatermass shares the tale of a young boy who sacrifices the wrong things in pursuit of his beloved's heart.