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Children's Pick a Tale

Story teller, Lesley Dowding, brings story into the world of children, with tales from her imagination and around the world, told in true oral tradition.

Airing time: Wednesdays, 8am



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

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

(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.)

 

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Podcasts

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Poems & Noises at Night

Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Duration: 00:14:11 | Date: 23 November, 2022

The Wild Swans

Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Duration: 00:20:31 | Date: 9 November, 2022

Tales Told in Tents

7+

Duration: 00:20:48 | Date: 19 October, 2022

Old Huhu & Kahu and the Taniwha

Old Huhu 6+
Kahu and the Taniwha 8+

Duration: 00:14:23 | Date: 5 October, 2022

Folk Tales of the world

Writer and story teller, Lesley Dowding, lives to bring story into the world of children and adults, alike. Her stories, told in true oral tradition,  come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Duration: 00:15:44 | Date: 21 September, 2022

The Adventures of Brer Rabbit

The Adventures of Brer Rabbit 5+

Duration: 00:21:44 | Date: 14 September, 2022

My Dad & Something from Nothing

My Dad 5+
Something from Nothing 7+

Duration: 00:15:10 | Date: 7 September, 2022

Poems, Ruby Red Shoes & Brer Rabbit

Poems 5+
Ruby Red Shoes 5+
Brer Rabbit 7+

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

Little Crab & Nortons Hut

Little Crab 6+
Norton's Hut 8+

Duration: 00:20:19 | Date: 24 August, 2022

The Pelican & Brer Rabbit

The Pelican 5+
Brer Rabbit 7+

Duration: 00:27:59 | Date: 17 August, 2022

Huggle Buggle Bear & Big Klaus, Little Klaus

What Should I Wear, Huggle Buggle Bear? 5+
Big Klaus, Little Klaus 7+

Duration: 00:21:41 | Date: 3 August, 2022

Animal Stories

The Grasshopper and the Ants 7+
The Lion and the Mouse 7+
The Rabbit and the Turtle 7+
The Cat and the Mouse 7+

Duration: 00:22:55 | Date: 20 July, 2022

A Lion in the Night, The Spider in the Shower & The Carpet of Dreams

All stories are 5+

Duration: 00:22:55 | Date: 13 July, 2022