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June 20, 2022 00:26:34
A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1623 Theatre

A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1623 Theatre

Our Midsummer Special episode celebrating William Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. We're joined by expert Shakespeare practitioner Ben Spiller from the 1623 Theatre company to discuss the play and how Ben eplores Shakespeare with marginalised groups of people. A great episode to celebrate the magic of Midsummer. Themes in Midsummer Night's Dream Puck and fairy characters Surreal imagery The supernatural in other Shakespeare plays.   You can follow Ben and 1623 Theatre Company online here 1623 website and on Twitter 1623 Twitter ...

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May 24, 2022 00:38:03
Robin Hood - with Into the Greenwood

Robin Hood - with Into the Greenwood

This episode focuses on the character of Robin Hood. We interview Thadeus Papke, the host of Into the Greenwood podcast which is all about Robin Hood. Thadeus has amazing knowledge and love for this folklore character so we took a deep dive into the origins and depictions of the character. What is Into the Greenwood podcast Origins of Robin Hood Robin's links to the supernatural and fairies Maid Marian and other figures Our favourite Robin Hood films and games We highly recoomend listening to the Into the Greenwood podcast here For further dives into the Robin Hood legend we also recommend The Bold Outlaw website You can follow Into the Greenwood on Twitter, Instagram and facebook @IntoGreenwood ...

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April 23, 2022 00:18:48
Jack in the Green - Hastings Jack

Jack in the Green - Hastings Jack

We are joined by Keith Leech, the organiser of Hastings Jack in the Green Festival. Keith explains the history of the Jack in the Green tradition and how this pageantry is performed all over the South of England to celebrate the coming of spring and summer. - Introduction to Jack in the Green tradition - Links to Green Man and other May Day festivals - How the festival is celebrated in the South of England Hastings Jack in the Green festival takes place 29th April to 2nd May Find out mre at www.hastingstraditionaljackinthegreen.co.uk For other events and more historyof Jack in the Green and the Green Man traditions and more events around the UK look at The COmpany of the Green Man www.thecompanyofthegreenman.wordpress.com ...

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April 08, 2022 00:18:04
Sideworld Haunted Forests Doc - George Popov

Sideworld Haunted Forests Doc - George Popov

We're joined by director George Popov of Rubicon Films to discuss his recent folk horror indie films 'Hex' and 'The Droving' and we learn all about 'Sideworld', his new series of folklore and folk horror documentaries. 'Hex' folk horror indie film 'The Droving' folk horror thriller set in the Lake District 'Sideworld' new folk horror documentary series Exploring haunted forests of England Why the switch to the documentary format? Watch 'Sideworld: Haunted Forests of England' here: Watch Sideworld online Watch 'Hex' here: Hex film Watch 'The Droving' here The Droving film Or watch on Youtube The Droving on Youtube Follow Rubicon films on twitter https://twitter.com/RubiconFilmsUK Or their website https://www.rubiconfilms.co.uk/ ...

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March 15, 2022 00:27:29
Cornish & Welsh Folklore - Celtic Myths & Legends

Cornish & Welsh Folklore - Celtic Myths & Legends

We are joined by the brilliant Sian Esther Powell, host of the Celtic Myths & Legends podcast for a great discussion on folklore, language and culture from Cornwall and Wales.   Introduction to the Celtic Nations Celtic Myths & Legends podcast The Cornish language Similarities between Wlesh and Cornish folkore and culture You can listen to the Celtic Myths & Legends podcast here https:/celticmythspodcast.com/   You can follow Sian on twitter here https://twitter.com/SianEsther ...

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March 01, 2022 00:22:48
Folklore Filmmaking - Bard of Cumberland

Folklore Filmmaking - Bard of Cumberland

Interview with Stephen Rae 'Bard of Cumberland' about his creative endevours in painting, poetry and especially in fuilmmaking. We discuss his surrealist folkore films and how being a druid and a folklore storyteller have influenced his work. Making folklore short films Why the surrealist style? Influence of his druid practice Background in Ayrshire and Cumbrian folklore To see Stephen's folklore films, paintings and storytelling you can follow on Rae Film & Media ww.raefm.com Twitter @BardCumberland @StephenGeoRae @LandofLoreFilms @BardeaGrnFilms     ...

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