Tales of Light

Ages 4+

Let there be light!

Gather round for Tall Stories' Tales of Light, a series of short stories for audiences aged 4+ and their families created and broadcast during lockdown.

Enjoy stories old and new, told by our brilliant company members, available for free to watch at anytime - just click on the videos below!

Part 1:

The North Wind and the Sun Adapted and performed by Morag Cross (and Gordon's hand) From the fable by Aesop

The Regal Beagle and the Seagull Performed by Charlie Guest Written by Charlie Guest and Bex Allingham

The Buried Moon Adapted and performed by Alex Scott Fairley From the fairy tale by Joseph Jacobs

Part 2:

The Mischievous Ms Wish Thief Written and performed by Rebecca Newman

Wait For The Green Man Written and performed by Steve McCourt

Emily and the Light Written and performed by Patrick Bridgman

Part 3:

The Light Snatcher Written and performed by Lauren Scott-Berry

The Lighthouse Girl Written and performed by Tim Hibberd

Pocket Full of Sunshine Written and performed by Danny Hendrix

Part 4:

The Fox Adapted and performed by Karina Garnett From the traditional folk song

A Bright Idea Written and performed by Matt Jopling Inspired by a true story

The Old Street Lamp Adapted and performed by Emily Essery From the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen Puppet Design by Martha Scott

Part 5:

How Daylight Came to the North Adapted and performed by Angela Laverick and David Reakes From the traditional Inuit story

Billie’s Nightmares By Miriam Battye and Tash Dummelow Performed by Robyn Wilson

Moments of Kindness Written and performed by Nathan Guy From a true story

Part 6:

The Tale of Eva and Edward Written by Peter Harrison Created by Peter Harrison and Rachel Baynton

The Wolf and the Vixen Performed by Sophie Alice From the Basque folk tale

The Owl and the Pussycat By Edward Lear Performed by Stephanie Lysé

Part 7:

The Tale of Two Bad Mice Adapted and performed by Jack Kelly From the story by Beatrix Potter

The Light Collector Written and performed by Amy Harris

The Scaryglow Written and performed by Peter Steele

Part 8:

The Candles Adapted and performed by Toby Mitchell From the story by Hans Christian Andersen

The Cottage of Candles Adapted and performed by Olivia Jacobs From the traditional story

Sand Dancer Written and performed by Neil Connolly

Part 9:

The Light Princess Adapted, performed and animated by Hannah Miller From the story by George MacDonald

The Littlest Lightbulb Written and performed by Josie Cerise

I Want to be… Forest Free Written and performed by Pia Richards