Magical retellings of four classic fairy tales.
"Rapunzel" read by Tamsin Greig:
Beautiful Rapunzel has been imprisoned by an evil enchantress. Every day, she sits at the window of her high tower, and sings as she lets down her long hair. Then one day, a prince comes riding by....
"The Tinder Box" read by Stephen Mangan:
A wizened old woman promises a soldier riches beyond his wildest dreams. All she wants in return is a small tinderbox - but is there more to the tinderbox than meets the eye?
"The Frog Prince" read by Tamsin Greig:
The young princess loves playing with her golden ball, until she drops it down a well and it is lost in the murky water. When the frog hears her crying, he offers to help - if she will do him a favour too....
"Dick Whittington" read by Stephen Mangan:
Dick Whittington and his family are very poor. So, hearing that the streets of London are paved with gold, Dick decides to go to there and make his fortune.