The Storyteller (1987–1989)
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The True Bride 

Anja has been forced to work for a nasty troll all her life. When her master's tasks become increasingly difficult, a magical white lion appears out of nowhere to help her out. After being ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Smith

Writer:

Anthony Minghella (screenplay by)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
John Hurt ... The Storyteller
Jane Horrocks ... Anja
Sean Bean ... Prince
Frederick Warder ... Troll / Trollop
Alun Armstrong ... Troll (voice)
Sandra Voe Sandra Voe ... Trollop (voice)
Brian Henson ... Storyteller's Dog (voice)
Colin Hurley ... Prisoner 1
Robert Hamilton Robert Hamilton ... Prisoner 2
Sam Howard Sam Howard ... Prisoner 3
Diana Payan Diana Payan ... Passerby
David Greenaway David Greenaway ... Lion
Robert Tygner Robert Tygner ... Lion
Mak Wilson ... Lion
Michael Kilgarriff ... Lion (voice)
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Storyline

Anja has been forced to work for a nasty troll all her life. When her master's tasks become increasingly difficult, a magical white lion appears out of nowhere to help her out. After being rid of the troll, Anja finds true love in the form of a gardener but just before they can get married, her sweetheart is enchanted by none other than the Troll's daughter, the Trollop. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1989 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Aired in the USA in 23 July 1989 as an episode of the The Jim Henson Hour (1989). See more »

Quotes

Trollop: Come back! My goldies, my silknesses, my di-dies!
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Connections

Featured in The Jim Henson Hour: Musicians (1989) See more »

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