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The Storyteller

Sapsorrow (Season 1, Episode 7)
TV-G
TV Episode | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A king with three grown daughters is looking to find a new wife and proclaims to marry whomever fits the original queen's ring. When his daughter Sapsorrow puts on the ring by mistake, she plans to make her escape from the castle with help...See moreA king with three grown daughters is looking to find a new wife and proclaims to marry whomever fits the original queen's ring. When his daughter Sapsorrow puts on the ring by mistake, she plans to make her escape from the castle with help from her animal friends. Disguised as a dirty, ragged thing, she sets to work in another castle where she falls for a handsome prince. Now if only he can see her beauty beneath her Scraggletag appearance. Written by The TV Archaeologist See less
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Writer
Anthony Minghella (screenplay by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jun 26, 1988

Release date
Jul 30, 1989 (United States)

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23 cast members
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John Hurt
The Storyteller The Storyteller   See fewer
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Alison Doody
Sapsorrow Sapsorrow   See fewer
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James Wilby
Prince Prince   See fewer
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Jennifer Saunders
Badsister 1 Badsister 1   See fewer
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Dawn French
Badsister 2 Badsister 2   See fewer
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Tim Barker
Minister Minister   See fewer
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David Greenaway
Badger / Squirrel / Birds Badger / Squirrel / Birds   See fewer
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Robert Tygner
Badger / Squirrel / Birds Badger / Squirrel / Birds   See fewer
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Mak Wilson
Badger / Squirrel / Birds Badger / Squirrel / Birds   See fewer
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Brian Henson
Storyteller's Dog (voice) Storyteller's Dog (voice)   See fewer
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Kate Williams
Chief Maid Chief Maid   See fewer
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Angus Barnett
Servant 1 Servant 1   See fewer
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Dawn Archibald
Servant 2 Servant 2   See fewer
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Robin Summers
Town Crier Town Crier   See fewer
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Craig Givens
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Anita Griffin
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Caroline Pope
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Arthur Sweet
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Mike Edmonds
Tiny Tailor (uncredited) Tiny Tailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.1 / 10 | 148 votes