Tellytales: Programme 06 - Tha Imperor an tha Nichtingell (Animation)

An Ulster-Scots version of the tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a Chinese emperor.

An Emperor in China was bored with all his riches. Nothing made him happy until a beautiful nightingale was brought to the palace to sing for him. However, the bird was very dull looking…. This story has an important lesson.

Myths, legends and tales from around the world jump off the pages and straight into the child’s imagination in Tellytales, a brand new series for 3- 7 year olds.

An innovative mix of animation and live action where children help create the artwork and play all the characters. Indeed children are at the heart of the series. Tellytales is a fantastic mix of multi-layered pop-up book and magical stage play The programmes combine traditional lighting, props, humour, make-up and costumes with cutting-edge virtual studio technology to immerse the audience in some of the world’s most exciting stories (some well-known, others less so).

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