Anansi Storytime

The Fairy Tale Audio Drama

About the show

Telling Fairy Tales and Folklore from cultures all over the world as audio plays.

This show is part of the Story Forge Network.

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  • S3: Hansel & Gretel

    January 28th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  14 mins 53 secs
    europe, family, german, stepmother, survival, witch

    A story about how two children were fed a line and gave a witch her just desserts.

  • S3: Rumpelstiltskin

    August 28th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  33 mins 28 secs
    adventure, europe, fae, germany, horror

    A story about a girl who wheeled and dealed herself into a golden opportunity.

  • S3: Little Red Riding Hood

    July 31st, 2020  |  Season 3  |  11 mins 37 secs
    animals, europe, fable, german, wolf

    Culture: German
    Based on a story by: Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

    Summary: A story about the dangers of wolfing down your food.

  • S3: The Snow Queen

    April 24th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  19 mins 3 secs
    danish, european, magic, queen

    A story which reflects the cold truths about growing up and falling in love.

  • Patron Exclusive Preview: The Gilded Boot

    February 15th, 2020  |  3 mins 42 secs
    patreon exclusive, preview

    Come listen to a preview of our special Patreon Exclusive series, The Gilded Boot.
    Folklore characters start their own podcast and take a look at what it really means to be a living piece of modern fiction.

  • S3: Don Quixote

    January 25th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  19 mins 6 secs
    adventure, book, europe, fable, spain

    A story about "the terrible and undreamt of adventures of a would-be knight errant and his errors on his errands."

  • S3: Puss in Boots

    November 27th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  19 mins 58 secs
    animals, comedy, monsters, season 3

    A story about a cat in a hat, and boots, whose idea of fun that was funny was saying and doing whatever was needed to make his master’s fortune.

  • S3: Beauty and the Beast

    October 19th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 8 secs
    europe, france, magic, romance, season 3

    A french story about a beautiful girl falling in love with a cursed prince, and helping uncover the beast in both of them.

  • S3: Famous Fairy Tales (Preview)

    October 11th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  48 secs

    Season 3 Preview. This time we present less commonly known versions of famous fairy tales.

  • S2: Anansi, Coyote, and the Magic Radio (Bonus)

    September 29th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 9 secs
    anansi, artifact, bonus, comedy, coyote, magic, original, season 2

    Hi! I'm Coyote and I'm... Gonna step in for a second to talk about what happened. You see, I was trying to come talk to my friend Anansi when... well then after that you see... then... oh! A radio! When I turned it on... Oh... yeah I probably shouldn't have done that.

  • S2: The Field of Boliauns

    August 4th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  6 mins 45 secs
    celtic, europe, leprechaun, season 2

    A story about a man who abandoned his search for wealth, when he discovers it’s all a crock.

  • S2: The King and the Fisherman

    July 7th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  5 mins 35 secs
    asia, persia, season 2

    A story about a clever fisherman who nets a quick profit with a minnow-mum of effort.

  • S2: Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary

    June 9th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  10 mins 54 secs
    europe, ireland, season 2

    A story about two greedy farmers, who reaped what they sowed, when their neighbor milked them for all they were worth.

  • S2: When Till Eulenspiegel Baked Owls and Monkeys

    May 12th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  6 mins 27 secs
    europe, germany, season 2

    A story about a traveling troublemaker who, kneading money, bought a breadmaker’s ire with some half-baked shenanigans.

  • S2: How the Camel Got His Hump

    April 21st, 2018  |  Season 2  |  6 mins 13 secs
    animal, comedy, fable, season 2

    A story about how a Jinn sends a lazy camel Alpaca-ing.

  • S2: The Sagacious Boar and Monkey

    March 14th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  6 mins 48 secs
    asia, fable, japan, season 2

    A story based on a Japanese Fable of a tricky monkey's attempt to continue usefulness to their human master.