Listen Online! Through the Looking Glass – Episode 10: Two Shoemaker Tales

Two Shoemaker TalesThe classic German fairy tale “The Elves and the Shoemaker,” plus an appropriately clever Sicilian tale “The Cunning Shoemaker”

“The Elves and the Shoemaker”
by the Brothers Grimm, from their collection Kinder und Hausmärchen (1812)
translated by Edgar Taylor and Marian Edwardes (1823)

“The Cunning Shoemaker”
A tale from Sicily
Included in Andrew Lang’s collection The Pink Fairy Book (1897)


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Rated AD-G (Audio Drama “G”)Length: 22:44

Rated AD-G for general audiences
Contains nought but whimsy in the first tale (okay, that and some nakedness), but does contain some death in the second one… but it does happen to bad people and is quite in line with fairy tale karma.

Cast (in order of speaking)
Announcer: Kim Davenport
Narrator, “The Elves and the Shoemaker”:
Kim Davenport
Narrator, “The Cunning Shoemaker”:
Tom Kramer
Recorded at an as-yet-undisclosed location in Michigan and at Tulgey Wood Studios in Deepest Springfield
Dialogue editing by Maurice Malde
Sound effects editing, mastering and final mixing by William R. Coughlan
Postproduction services provided by Tohubohu Productions, LLC

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