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Adults' Pick a Tale

Her stories come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Airing time: Wednesdays, 8pm



Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike.  Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Her stories come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.  They are all told in true oral tradition.

Pick a Tale for Adults airs Wednesday at 8pm, after the kids have gone to bed.  After all, we don't want to give them nightmares.

(Pick a Tale for Children airs Wednesdays at 8am - just in time for the car trip to school)

 

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Click here to explore past episodes from 2021

 

Podcasts

To download the latest episode: Click the kiwifruit to go to the Pick a Tale for Adults show page on the accessmedia.nz site:   download this show here

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The Adventures of the Farmer and the Red Wizard

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:18:15 | Date: 23 November, 2022

Evil King

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:23:04 | Date: 9 November, 2022

Story of Nora Mackay & The Cats Place by the Fire

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:23:31 | Date: 19 October, 2022

Bottle Hill

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:20:07 | Date: 5 October, 2022

When People Could Fly

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:15:17 | Date: 21 September, 2022

The Weaver, the Prince, and the King

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:13:54 | Date: 14 September, 2022

The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:16:57 | Date: 7 September, 2022

Brunner Mine & Eggs for a Week

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:16:57 | Date: 31 August, 2022

Captian Moonlight

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:18:20 | Date: 24 August, 2022

Jimmy Knacker & The Horned Woman

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:27:02 | Date: 17 August, 2022

Three Little Men in the Woods

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:21:16 | Date: 3 August, 2022

The Travelling Companion

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:20:12 | Date: 20 July, 2022

Leaves

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her listeners are encouraged to bring to life imagination and creation, to dance with the stars and enjoy the moment.

Duration: 00:22:16 | Date: 13 July, 2022