1001 nights

The Bull and the Donkey

Download the audio Click to Play, Right Click to Save As Scheherazade is married to the Sultan. All his many previous brides have been beheaded the morning after their wedding. Her plan to stay alive is to keep the terrible tyrant amused with stories, …

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The Blind Beggar of Baghdad

This story from the 1001 nights tells of hidden treasure and magical powers. It will remind you a little of Aladdin, but it’s more serious. The Blind Beggar of Baghdad is a warning about how greed can drive you mad.

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Aladdin’s Lamp

Aladdin’s Lamp is packed with oriental mystique – not one, but two genies, wicked magicians, gold and jewels galore, a palace that is transported through thin air, a beautiful princes, and a poor boy who gets very lucky indeed.

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Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Open Sesame! The famous story from Persia of how Ali Baba outwitted a band of robbers with a little help from the clever slave-girl, Morgiana.

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