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Folklore, Myths and Legends

By: Andrew Wilkinson

Trenton, NJ, USA

This podcast is a folklore revival project by Jackie Piper and Andrew Wilkinson. Researching and ret... Read More

Episodes

  • The Witches of Warboys

    In April of 1593 one of the most notorious trials in the history of English witch-hunting, opened at Huntingdon Assizes. ... More The case of the ‘Witches of Warboys’ began in the imagination of a sick child and ended in the deaths of three innocent people.
    Additional credits:
    Research and narration: Jackie Piper
    Production and music: Andrew Wilkinson
    Photo editing and artwork: John Piper
    Recording engineer: Frank Sasso, New Pod City Less

  • Green Man

    Commonly depicted as a face, surrounded leaves, he appears frequently as a name for English pubs. Considered the muse fo ... Morer Robin Hood, Jack in the Green & other green, folklore characters – he is as constant as Spring & the festivals associated with it. Digging a little deeper he has starring roles in other centuries & countries. Is there a connection between these characters, and if so—what is it?
    Additional credits:
    Research and narration: Jackie Piper
    Production and music: Andrew Wilkinson
    Photo editing and artwork: John Piper
    Recording engineer: Frank Sasso, New Pod City Less

  • Black Shuck

    This episode explores the black devil dog that haunted East Anglia and said to be the inspiration behind The Hound of th ... Moree Baskervilles. A legend that returned to our present with the discovery of a large dog skeleton close to many of the original sightings.
    Additional credits:
    Research and narration: Jackie Piper
    Production and music: Andrew Wilkinson
    Photo editing and artwork: John Piper
    Recording engineer: Frank Sasso, New Pod City Less