49: Childe Rowland
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
2M ago
This episode we've a nice normal fairy story about Elves, and one boy's bloody Tarantino-esque quest to get his ball back. For sources and more visit the episode page on the website: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-49-Childe-Rowland/   #mythology #folkore #legends #folktales ..read more
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48: Glasgow - Gold, Green and Iron
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
4M ago
This episode we're off to Glasgow - the largest city in Scotland, for stories about Saints and Monsters set along the river, by turns in a Dear Green Place and a gritty, deadly urban sprawl. Hear stories involving necromantic powers, cuckolding, fish, school children, dental operations gone wrong and all the other usual suspects. For sources and more visit the episode page on the website: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-48-glasgow-gold-green-and-iron/   #mythology #folkore #legends #folktales ..read more
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47: The Witch of Eagle’s Crag
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
8M ago
This episode we have a tale featuring Lancashire Witches, phenomenal cosmic power, a sort of gap year/nature documentary, an unexpected promotion and a story mash up that almost works if you squint, coming from the pen of Lancashire folklore's most unreliable narrator,  For musical credits, sources and more visit the website: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-47-the-witch-of-eagles-crag/  #Myths #Legends #Folklore #Witches #Lacanshirefolklore ..read more
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45: Third Branch of the Mabinogi(on) - Manawydan
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
1y ago
Branch Three of the Mabinogi(on) featuring marrying mothers, misty magic, market disruption, mice, milquetoast Manawydan and much much more! For musical credits, sources and more visit the website: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-45-third-branch-of-the-mabinogion-manawydan/ #WelshMythology #Mabinogion #Mabinogi #Folklore #Myth ..read more
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43: The Lad of the Skins (Fenian Cycle Pt 5.)
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
1y ago
A tale of Fionn and the Fianna featuring heroism (maybe), murder (definitely), theft, even more animal transformations and other laddish pursuits. Stick around for the post credit sequence! For musical credits, sources and more visit the website: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-43-fionn-pt-5-the-lad-of-the-skins/https://talesofbritainandireland.com/ #myth #mythology #folklore #Feniancycle #IrishMythology #FionnMacCumhaill ..read more
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36: The Dead Hand
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by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
1y ago
This episode we've got a tale that draws strongly form the theme of Folk-horror, the strange world of the Lincolnshire Carrs (marshlands), a fairly unnecessary second person framing narrative and a lesson about the real power of a firm handshake. Sources and musical credits can be found on the Episode Page on the website: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-36-the-dead-hand #myth #mythology #folklore #legends ..read more
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35: Kate Crackernuts
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
1y ago
This episode we have a delightful Fairy Tale. With fairies, castles, witches, princesses and princes, step mothers and ugly step sisters (alignments to be revealed), lots of things done in threes, and body horror that's positively Cronenbergesque. Musical credits, sources and more at: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-35-kate-crackernuts/ #myth #mythology #folklore #legends #fairytales ..read more
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34: Manchester 2, Manchester Unite-Dead
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
1y ago
More tales from Manchester. Three stories with an emphasis on the post-mortem, with a light dusting of Boggarts and faeries to keep things interesting. Musical credits, sources and more at: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-34-manchester-unite-dead/ #myth #mythology #folklore #legends #fairytales ..read more
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33: Manchester 1, Bizarre Botany and Curious Collections
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
1y ago
Come with me to Cottonopolis where we’ve got two stories and an introduction. There’ll be more ill-advised ways to win a woman (see the last episode), and lots of mentions of a table that’s far bigger than I’d assumed. . Intro and incidental music by @alice-nicholls-music. Musical credits, sources and more at: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-33-bizarre-botany-and-curious-collections-2/ #myth #mythology #folklore #legends #fairytales ..read more
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19: London Legends Part 2: Residents
Tales of the British Isles
by Tales of Britain and Ireland.
1y ago
This time we’ve got the second in a two parter telling tales from the biggest smoke: London town. This time there are three stories of residents of the city: an entrepreneur who dares to think outside the box, a property developer with an unpaid debt, and an honest workman with a secret admirer. Musical credits, sources and more at: https://talesofbritainandireland.com/episode-19-london-legends-part-2-residents/ #myth #mythology #folklore #legends ..read more
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