Tales From The Enchanted Forest

Ever wondered what the property value of Baba Yaga’s house is? Or the Executioner’s salary in 1001 nights? Is Ursula the real hero in the Little Mermaid? Is Harry Potter a Disney Princess? Does Supreme executive power derive from the masses or strange women in lakes? Join Fox and Sparrow as they journey out of the Enchanted Forest to share Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends. If you’ve ever wondered about the origins of these fantastic tales and where to find them, then join us on Wednesdays, every fortnight.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 46m. Bisher sind 31 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 20 hours 52 minutes


Tales From The Podcast: One Year Anniversary

Fox & Sparrow celebrate the podcast's first Anniversary in this special bonus episode! Join your animal companions as they reflect on the past year and give some insight into their journey in making this podcast.   Also, Tales From The Enchanted Forest w...


 2022-05-18  15m

episode 24: Star Wars: Fairy Tale or Fantasy?

A Long Time Ago, in an Enchanted Forest Far Far Away, Sparrow uses her Jedi mind trick to hijack this episode! In honour of Star Wars Day, she will make her case to the Jedi council (Fox), as to why she believes Star Wars is a modern fairy tale. We discu...


 2022-05-04  53m

episode 23: Ukrainian Folktale: Mitten Mischief

Fox and Sparrow explore the Ukrainian animal tale of the 'Mitten,' popularized by children's authors like Jan Brett! Stick around for our five fantastic finds afterwards which explore the role of folklore in children's stories, the reality of an endless ...


 2022-04-30  30m

episode 22: Skin Deep: Beauty & Pockface

Lin Lan brings you the "Three Wishes," one of the earliest Cinderella retellings with no ordinary twists! Beauty and her stepsister Pockface can't seem to stay apart. From vicarious living to straight-up murder, this is a fairy tale for those who want a ...


 2022-04-13  55m

episode 21: The Doomed Prince: Dog Days

Sometimes you are fated to die and you stay away from your 'fate,' however, that becomes impossible when your fate includes a dog! Join us as we translate, read, and contextualize the "Tale of the Doomed Prince" from the Harris 500 Papyrus! Glass castles...


 2022-03-30  47m

episode 20: Luck O’ The Leprechaun

Top of the mornin' to ya! Joseph Jacobs' collected works includes folklore right from the source and we scoured the Irish Folklore Commission for more context on Leprechauns, boliauns, and superstitions! Our Five Fantastic Finds delve deep in the differe...


 2022-03-16  38m

episode 19: East of the Sun, West of the Moon Part 2

Three helpful crones, golden apples, A Court of Thorns and Roses, and Norse mythology are all discussed as we continue our story from last week! Unnamed Female Protagonist (dubbed Thordotter) goes on a quest to save her husband from the 3-yard long nosed...


 2022-03-02  42m

episode 18: East of The Sun, West of The Moon (Part 1)

Sometimes finding a groom can be unbearable, but other times, the beast comes knocking! Curses, magic castles, Beauty and the Beast, and Thor all feature in this episode starring "the beautiful younger sister" and "mysterious bear husband." Join us as we...


 2022-02-16  53m

Welcome Back To The Enchanted Forest

Fox & Sparrow are back in the Enchanted Forest! And they are bringing along with them more fantastic fairy tales, legends, myths and much much more! 


 2022-02-14  1m

Twas‘ A Visit From St. Nick

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the burrow Not a creature was stirring, not even a sparrow; The stories were told in the forest with care, In hopes that the fox soon would be there!'   Enjoy our holiday wrap-up and an exploration on t...


 2021-12-22  13m