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The Storyteller: Greek Myths

Daedalus & Icarus (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Daedalus was the greatest craftsman in Greece. Unfortunately his skill did not rub off on his son, Icarus. Jealosy and frustration forces the pair into a life on the run. Cruel King Minos of Crete asks Daedalus to design a maze to imprison...See moreDaedalus was the greatest craftsman in Greece. Unfortunately his skill did not rub off on his son, Icarus. Jealosy and frustration forces the pair into a life on the run. Cruel King Minos of Crete asks Daedalus to design a maze to imprison the creature known as the Minataur, then locks Daedalus and his son inside the labyrinth to make sure only he knows the secrets it hides. But Daedalus escapes, and builds a pair of wings for himself and Icarus to escape Crete. Written by The TV Archaeologist See less
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Anthony Minghella (created by) | Nigel Williams (screenplay by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 13, 1991

Release date
Apr 13, 1991 (Netherlands)
Awards
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1 win

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11 cast members
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Michael Gambon
The Storyteller The Storyteller   See fewer
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Brian Henson
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Derek Jacobi
Daedalus Daedalus   See fewer
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Ian Hawkes
Icarus Icarus   See fewer
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John Wood
Minos Minos   See fewer
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Hannah Morris
Daughter 1 Daughter 1   See fewer
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Victoria Shalet
Daughter 2 Daughter 2   See fewer
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Steve Varnom
Minotaur Minotaur   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 70 votes