Modern Fairies

Modern Fairies

Oxford University

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Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield introduce the themes of traditional British tales about fairies with some readings and songs, the inspiration for their new creative project 'Modern Fairies and Loathly Ladies'. Tales about the Other World, fairy lovers, fairies and children and helpful fairies, along with the monstrous females who must be disenchanted by the hero are the themes of the five episodes. Modern Fairies is a unique collaboration between leading songwriters, musicians, artists, poets, filmmakers and researchers to develop exciting new work, presenting fresh perspectives on what folklore means to us in the modern world.
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Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield introduce the themes of traditional British tales about fairies with some readings and songs, the inspiration for their new creative project 'Modern Fairies and Loathly Ladies'. Tales about the Other World, fairy lovers, fairies and children and helpful fairies, along with the monstrous females who must be disenchanted by the hero are the themes of the five episodes. Modern Fairies is a unique collaboration between leading songwriters, musicians, artists, poets, filmmakers and researchers to develop exciting new work, presenting fresh perspectives on what folklore means to us in the modern world.
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Series Two Episode Five: ...

22 Sep 2020 | 23 mins 25 secs

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22 Sep 2020 | 23 mins 03 secs

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22 Sep 2020 | 23 mins 03 secs

Series Two Episode Three:...

22 Sep 2020 | 21 mins 31 secs

Series Two Episode T...

22 Sep 2020 | 21 mins 31 secs

Series Two Episode Two: F...

22 Sep 2020 | 31 mins 30 secs

Series Two Episode T...

22 Sep 2020 | 31 mins 30 secs

Series Two Episode One: I...

22 Sep 2020 | 13 mins 30 secs

Series Two Episode O...

22 Sep 2020 | 13 mins 30 secs

Loathly Ladies

26 Feb 2019 | 27 mins 44 secs

Loathly Ladies

26 Feb 2019 | 27 mins 44 secs

Fairies, Children and Cha...

19 Feb 2019 | 23 mins 54 secs

Fairies, Children an...

19 Feb 2019 | 23 mins 54 secs

Helpful Fairies

12 Feb 2019 | 20 mins 44 secs

Helpful Fairies

12 Feb 2019 | 20 mins 44 secs

Fairy Wives and Fairy Lov...

08 Feb 2019 | 32 mins 19 secs

Fairy Wives and Fair...

08 Feb 2019 | 32 mins 19 secs

Introducing Fairies and F...

28 Jan 2019 | 34 mins 25 secs

Introducing Fairies ...

28 Jan 2019 | 34 mins 25 secs