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Tales of the Night Sky | Greek & Roman Star Myths

An Audio Drama, Mythology and History podcast
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In this, the final episode of Season 1, discover the surprising and shocking myth of Zagreus, the horned baby. Sensitive listeners be warned: the story contains violence and allusions to incest and rape. Adapted, narrated and directed by Bibi J
Persephone, Queen of the Underworld, recounts Orpheus’ extraordinary descent into her kingdom and her own shocking abduction. Written and directed by Bibi Jacob. Sound and production by Geoff Chong. Starring Chloe Dunn as Persephone and Chris M
No sooner is he born than Baby Hermes leaps out of his cradle and embarks on a slapstick adventure to charm his way into the Olympian pantheon. Written and directed by Bibi Jacob. Production and sound by Geoff Chong. Starring: Chris Mack as Her
Hermes tries to make some order in the night sky in spite of Zeus’ meddling. Centuries later the Starlink mega-constellations disrupt everything…. Starring Chris Mack as Hermes and Dario Costa as Zeus. Written and directed by Bibi Jacob. Produc
Hera, the Queen of the Gods, is having trouble with her afternoon nap. One by one the memories of her husband’s betrayals return, building a devastating portrait of a dysfunctional marriage. (This story - like so many Greek myths - contains ref
**SPOILER ALERT** This is an unofficial constellation myth!  A strange phone call in the middle of the night leads to a conversation with a constellation.    Written, directed and presented by Bibi Jacob.  A big thank you to Mateo Oxley for his
Fly with me into this tapestry of tales, to mountains full of mythical beings. The winged horse Pegasus, the Muses, some gods, a centaur, the Chimaera, an anti-hero and a gadfly await you.   This episode was written by Morag Cross. Directed and
An eclectic episode about plagues, magical arrows, cyclops and writer’s block.   Written and presented by Bibi Jacob. Production and sound design by Geoff Chong.   Much of the information about Abaris comes from kiwihellenist.blogspot.com Thank
Enter the realm of dreams with Asclepius as he has to make the most difficult decision of his life. A decision that may lead to his death. Starring David Stanley as Asclepius, Sharon Mann as Athena, Bibi Jacob as Hygeia, Morag Cross as the Att
Corvus, the crow, is set to watch Apollo’s lover, the Princess Coronis. But when boundaries are transgressed, the consequences are gruesome in this tale of jealousy, rage and regret.    Starring Nigel Pilkington as Corvus   Written, directed an
What happened to the two drops of blood Erichthonius received from Athena? This intimate and moving diary reveals all.    Starring Morag Cross as Creusa Oboe playing by Morag Cross   Written, directed and presented by Bibi Jacob Production and
A gold-tipped arrow, a gilded casket, a snake-tailed child and two drops of the gorgon’s blood. The goddess Athena narrates her tale of love and power.   Starring Sharon Mann as Athena With Dario Costa as Hephaestus and Homer, Morag Cross as Da
Perseus is not happy and he’s about to tell you why.   Starring Doug Rand as Perseus
How does the celebrated Ancient Greek hero, Perseus, change the course of Andromeda‚Äôs destiny and seal Medusa‚Äôs fate? And what does it really mean to be a hero?¬† ¬† With Sharon Mann as Athena, Chris Mack as Hermes, Hester Wilcox as Dana√ę, Dario
At the heart of the Perseus-Andromeda myth lies the strange story of Medusa. In this in-between episode, enter Medusa’s cave, at the ends of the earth, to find out if she really was a monster.
Sit with Andromeda in the face of her oncoming death and witness her final moments.  Her parents - King Cepheus and Queen Cassiopea - are organising their daughter’s demise. Will Vanity triumph over Love? An electrifying retelling of one of the
Who on earth was Ursa Minor before she became a constellation?  Find out in this light-hearted interview.  With Shelly De Vito as the talk show host and Bibi Jacob as the Little Bear. Song written and performed by Bibi Jacob Special thanks to J
As if Callisto’s own life wasn’t tragic enough, in this episode we discover the horror that her baby son, Arcas, suffered. A tale of infanticide and cannibalism originating from the sins of the fathers.
Discover the story behind one of the best known constellations: Ursa Major, the Great Bear. This is the tale of Callisto, an Arcadian princess, who follows her dreams only to find herself confronting tragedy after tragedy. Listen to Callisto re
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