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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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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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How to Live Forever & The Old Mand and the Rolling Rock

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: 00:23:41 | Date: 22 June, 2022

Moon Stories

Rona and the Moon
Why Moon has One Eye
moon and Frog Old Women

Duration: 00:21:56 | Date: 15 June, 2022

Ashputtel

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: 00:24:38 | Date: 18 May, 2022

The Stolen Childhood

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: 00:19:21 | Date: 11 May, 2022

Mizilca Romania

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: 00:25:20 | Date: 13 April, 2022

Tales From Fiji

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: 6 April, 2022

The Fisherman and His Wife

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: 30 March, 2022

Billy the Kid

Duration: 00:21:16 | Date: 23 March, 2022

Grimms Blue Beard

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: 00:24:15 | Date: 9 March, 2022

Swedish Tale Pinkel & True Story of Sebastian Bach

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: 00:28:33 | Date: 2 March, 2022

Can You Sew Cushions?

Duration: 00:19:25 | Date: 16 February, 2022

Jack and the Devil & Papa Johns Tall Tail

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: 00:28:02 | Date: 2 February, 2022