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Deep in the Dark Forest

Deep in the Dark Forest

By CC Hogan
Fairy tales and stories old and new, some familiar, some not. New adaptations told by a storyteller from London Town with specially composed music and the occasional poem.
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Little Brother and Little Sister
The story of the little brother and sister who run away to the forest to escape their stepmother
March 09, 2020
The Boy Who Went Forth to Learn What Fear Was
The story of the boy who wanted to learn to shudder with fear
February 25, 2020
Cap O'Rushes & The Smallest Elfen
The story of Cap O'Rushes plus The Smallest Elfen and the Big Fish
February 15, 2020
The Tale of Ole Lukøje by Hans Christian Andersen
No one, anywhere in the world, knows as many stories as Ole Lukøje!  And no one can tell them so well.Which is the first line of the story this week and a perfect introduction to this famous tale from Hans Christian Andersen. The story of the Sandman is...
February 10, 2020
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow
The famous Japanese tale of the Tongue-Cut Sparrow. A new adaptation.
January 31, 2020
The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen
I have two stories for you this week.The Little Match Girl is one of Hans Christian Andersen's most famous tales, but one he didn't think would be so popular.And it is a story that is still relevant in today's difficult world. Tissue required.But I...
January 23, 2020
Jack and the Beanstalk - A new adaptation
A new telling of Jack and the Beanstalk, with an extra twist at the end.
January 17, 2020
Little Red Cap by The Brothers Grimm
The Story of Little Red Cap, or Red Riding Hood. By the Brothers Grimm
January 09, 2020
Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm
The dark tale of Hansel and Gretel - a new adaptation from the original by The Brothers Grimm
December 29, 2019
Gold-Tree and Silver Tree
The wonderful story of Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree - an ancient Scottish tale.
December 21, 2019
Thumbelina by Hans Christian Andersen
The uplifting and surprisingly modern story of Thumbelina.
December 14, 2019
Cinderella by The Brothers Grimm
A new adaptation of the famous Cinderella plus an original poem about hunting dragons
December 08, 2019
The Ugly Duckling - Hans Christian Anderson
In Episode two, let me take you on a journey through a very well-known story indeed. The Ugly Ducking by Hans Christian Anderson.But if you have never read his original story, then get your tissues out. This is one sad little duck.After that, I talk...
November 30, 2019
The Golden Bird - The Brothers Grimm
A brand new adaption of The Golden Bird by the Brothers Grimm and a chat about storytelling
November 26, 2019