Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables

40 of Aesop's Fables are told by by an all-star cast, including: Brenda Blethyn, Lindsay Duncan, Richard E Grant, Jane Horrocks, Jonathan Pryce, Alison Steadman and the late Richard Briers.

The fables are available to play at any time, in the classroom or at home.

Each episode is accompanied by a printable transcript, for the children to follow as they listen. There is also a set of Programme notes which include suggestions for follow-up activities. Simply click on the individual story links below.

Programmes to download

Programmes to download at any time

Download programmes

A collection of programmes to download as mp3 files at any time. Includes dance and music.

Podcasts

Podcasts

Current podcasts

See all School Radio and other Learning podcasts available from the BBC Podcast Directory.

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100 years since World War 1

WW1 Performance Pack

WW1 Performance Pack

Commemorate 100 years since WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.

Private Peaceful - listen now!

Click to listen to Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Private Peaceful

All 13 episodes of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story are available to listen to online.

Teacher's notes

Teacher's Notes

Online Teacher's Notes

Notes to support the programmes including details of all the series content.