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Fiona Talkington's Stories Set to Music

Radio 3's Fiona Talkington joins Stuart and shares stories set to music - the perfect accompaniment for a winter night.

A perfect accompaniment for a winter night, Radio 3's Fiona Talkington shares stories set to music.

They feature a soldier, a princess, a tinderbox and a microtonal guitar; a sleeping giant and a little boy meet on Christmas Eve.

Olias builds a spacecraft to rescue the people from disaster on their planet; the frogs they would a wooing go; Eeyore loses a tail; and Laurie Anderson finds unexpected jewels in South America.

1 hour

Music Played

  • The Colorblind James Experience

    Buster Cornelius

    • Why Should I Stand Up.
    • Cooking Vinyl.
  • The High Llamas

    Berry Adams

    • Talahomi Way.
    • Drag City.
  • Flower-Corsano Duo

    The Undisputed Dimension

    • No-Fi.
  • Steve Mackey

    Myrtle & Mint

    • Lost & Found.
  • Natalie Merchant

    The Sleepy Giant

    • Nonesuch.
  • Jon Anderson

    Flight Of The Moorglade

    • Atlantic.
  • John Baker

    The Frogs Wooing

    • BBC Records.
  • Shirley Anne Hofmann & Harry Rowohlts

    Eeyore Loses A Tail

    • BBC Records.
  • Laurie Anderson

    The Ugly One With The Jewels

    • Warner Bros. Records.
  • Camel


    • The Snow Goose.
    • Gama/Decca.
  • Jean Martin & Colin Fisher


    • Little Man On The Boat.
    • Barnyard Productions.
  • Aphex Twin

    We Are The Music Makers

    • Selected Ambient Works.
    • Apollo.