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London, United Kingdom

Description:

The Brothers Grimm collected folk stories from German households in the 19th C. Some of their tales have dark under-currents of psychology, others are romantic and amusing.

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@storynory

Language:

English

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26 Star Street London W2 1QB +44 (0)20 7706 7974


Episodes

Snow White and Rose Red

7/8/2013
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Its a long time since we have given you a Brothers Grimm story. We had somehow overlooked this charming tale. The Snow White of the title is not related to the more famous Snow White who met the Seven Dwarfs. This Snow White is the sister of Rose Red. The two girls live in the [...]The post Snow White and Rose Red appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:18:24


Hansel and Gretel with Music from the Opera

12/1/2012
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Our extra-special production brings you a delightful introduction to opera. Our production of Hansel and Gretel by Englebert Humperdinck is specially crafted for children but anyone who loves music will delight in it. The post Hansel and Gretel with Music from the Opera appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:20:18


King Thrushbeard

1/4/2010
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By the Brothers Grimm. The tale of a proud and haughty princess who refuses to marry because no man is good enough for her. The post King Thrushbeard appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:10:34


The Brave Little Tailor

8/24/2009
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A tailor kills seven flies with one blow and boasts to the world of his strength. And then, by his cunning, he proves to giants and kings that he is indeed able to take on the mighty. The post The Brave Little Tailor appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:16:48


The White Snake

2/15/2009
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A servant gains the power to understand the speech of fish, birds, animals and insects. He is kind and does favours to various creatures, and they help him in return.The post The White Snake appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:14:13


Old Sultan

9/7/2008
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Old Sultan is a faithful dog who has served his master for many years. Now he is old the master thinks there is no need to keep him any more. Fortunately his friend the wolf has a plan to save him.The post Old Sultan appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:07:12


The Golden Goose

5/12/2008
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An amusing tale about a boy whose parents called him "Dummy" - but he can't have been that much of a dummy because he found a golden goose and made the grandest people of the town look like fools.The post The Golden Goose appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:14:56


The Elves and the Shoemaker

12/16/2007
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A shoemaker was terribly poor and had just enough money to buy leather for one pair of shoes. A Christmas story with elves - guaranteed to delight children. The post The Elves and the Shoemaker appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:06:17


The Six Swans

11/11/2007
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A princess comes to the rescue of her brothers who have been turned into six swans. She has to contend with not only a wicked step-mother, but a wicked mother-in-law too. The post The Six Swans appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Rapunzel

10/21/2007
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Quite a few of the classic fairy tale themes: the maiden in the tower, the baby taken at birth by a wicked witch, an enchanted but forbidden garden - and the iconic image of a maiden lowering her long tresses of golden hair down to her prince.The post Rapunzel appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:11:57


The Town Musicians of Breman

8/26/2007
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This amusing story by the Brothers Grimm is about four farm animals who believe they can earn a good living as musicians. But it isn't really by the sweetness of their barking, braying, mewing, and cockle-doodle-doing that gets their supper. The post The Town Musicians of Breman appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:09:50


The Frog Prince

6/16/2007
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A beautiful princess loses her ball down the well. A frog offers to fetch it for her, if only she promise that he can be her friend. The princess tries to break her promise, but the frog persists. The post The Frog Prince appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:12:03


Rumpelstiltskin

3/18/2007
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Rumpelstiltskin, magical, wild, and full of rage, comes to the aid of a young girl who is given the impossible task of weaving straw into gold. She makes him a rash promise, which she finds hard to keep.The post Rumpelstiltskin appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:10:08


The Golden Fish

8/27/2006
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A poor fisherman pulls a golden fish out of the sea. When it speaks, he throws it back. His wife is furious, and demands that the magic fish grant them a wish, and then another wish, and then another wish. A story of greed and over-reaching ambition.The post The Golden Fish appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:19:35


Snow White

7/31/2006
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The tale of Snow White features one of the most fabulous baddies of all time in the form of the Wicked Queen, vainly peering into her mirror and asking - Who is the fairest of us all? Her motivations of vanity and envy are so very human, and that is what gives the tale its power.The post Snow White appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:27:33


The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership

4/17/2006
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If you have ever been tempted to be greedy, you will have just a little sympathy with the cunning cat of this story, even though she is certainly bad. Every time she thinks about being naughty, she persuades herself with a little excuse that rings true to life.The post The Cat and the Mouse in Partnership appeared first on Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids.

Duration: 00:10:00