The Tales of Charles Perrault

The Tales of Charles Perrault
Little known versions of well known folktales for 7+ and teens with period music

Stories: Fiona Dowling

Musician: Eamon Sweeney

Selected stories from Charles Perrault, exploring the dark side of well-known tales such as Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Blue Beard. The musician appears as a character of the storyteller’s imagination – in period dress, with Venetian-style mask, – playing appropriate music on facsimile historical instruments (guitar, lute), the song – ‘Frere Jacques’ from that period is also included


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January 24, 2018

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