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Adults' Pick a Tale: Past Episodes 2023

Her stories come from all over the world, as well as from her own imagination.

Airing time: Your choice, on-demand



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

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Blind Man Goes Walking

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: 00:12:56 | Date: 13 September, 2023

Snow White in New York

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: 00:18:12 | Date: 30 August, 2023

Ivan - A Tale From Russia

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: 00:15:53 | Date: 16 August, 2023

Jack the Cunning Thief

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: 00:17:10 | Date: 2 August, 2023

Tom Tit Tot

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: 00:16:23 | Date: 19 July, 2023

Grandads Medals & Helping to Win the War

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: 00:15:38 | Date: 28 June, 2023

If You Blink You Miss It

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: 00:21:28 | Date: 31 May, 2023

The Immigrants & Rona and the Moon

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: 00:17:08 | Date: 17 May, 2023

Home Before the Acorns Fall

Home Before the Acorns Fall by Lesley Dowding

Duration: 00:21:50 | Date: 10 October, 2023

The Red Poppy

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: 00:22:58 | Date: 3 May, 2023

How the First Black Bird Came to Ireland

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: 00:22:33 | Date: 19 April, 2023

King Cormacs Fighting Academy

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: 00:22:09 | Date: 12 April, 2023

The True Story of Joan Wiffen, Back Country

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: 00:21:35 | Date: 5 April, 2023

Paper Cuttings

Hans Christian Anderson's Paper Cuttings
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: 00:22:45 | Date: 29 March, 2023

The Little Ship

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: 00:15:07 | Date: 22 March, 2023

Quetta Torres Part 2

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: 00:16:47 | Date: 15 March, 2023

Quetta Torres Part 1

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: 00:15:49 | Date: 8 February, 2023

Baiame Part 2 & Koala and the Rainbow

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: 00:22:44 | Date: 1 March, 2023

Baiame_Pt1

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: 00:21:00 | Date: 22 February, 2023

Old Peters Russian Tales

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: 00:23:59 | Date: 15 February, 2023

Mutiny on the Bounty

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: 00:16:00 | Date: 1 February, 2023