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Folklore and Fairytale on Alternative Stories

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Creation Date February 26th, 2021
Updated Date Updated April 9th, 2022
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  1. Ghostlore is an anthology of writing inspired by the folklore of ghosts and the supernatural. Edited by writer and audio dramatists Lyndsey Croal our second episode Hauntings, features the work of 11 writers and explores folklore from around th
  2. Ghostlore is an anthology of writing inspired by the folklore of ghosts, spirits and the supernatural. Edited by writer and audio dramatists Lyndsey Croal this first edition, Wilderness, features the work of 11 writers and explores folklore fro
  3. In this special edition guest-edited by Signe Maene we look at the folklore and folk stories associated with animals, beasts and familiars.  Our guests are Terri Windling, Zoe Gilbert, Willow Winsham, Icy Sedgewick and Natalja Saint-GermainThan
  4. In this podcast we look at the art and techniques of storytelling.  We speak to novelist Zoe Gilbert about the ways in which she uses folklore and folk tales as inspiration and backdrop for her storytelling and actress Tiffany Clare about telli
  5. In this special edition we look at the folklore and folk tales associated with the stone circles and standing stones of the British Isles.   Our guests are Anna Chorlton, Kevan Manwaring, Amy Boucher, Chloe Germaine and Catherine Munro and we v
  6. Kizzy is listening back through old recordings of her mother, Silva talking about the mystery of a missing folk singer, Molly Marrison who disappeared on the cusp of fame in the late 60s.  As the mystery deepens an older story, that of the runa
  7. At the height of the UK's lockdown Holly travels to Cornwall to visit her family.   As she learns more about the folklore and customs of the county her story becomes enmeshed with that of Hedrek, a hurler from Cornwall's distant past. In the Si
  8. Since Alternative Stories started almost two years ago we have produced a number of audio dramas based on episodes from folklore.   This discussion edition looks at the ways in which folklore continues to inspire writers , academics, musicians
  9. Selkie is an original audio drama by Signe Maene.  Selkies are mythical creatures from northern European folklore.  Seals that can transform to human form by shedding their skin they are particularly prevalent in Scottish folklore .  In our sto
  10. Brida is the daughter of the goddess Callie and  bound by a spell her mother has cast, she is held captive beneath Callie's mountain fortress.   Longing to escape so that she may travel freely around the world,  Brida has tried many ways in vai

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