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This is a weekly podcast of funny stories for kids. There are side-splitting versions of my own fractured fairy tales. Also short stories from some of my best-selling books, featuring characters from 'The Adventures of Nanny Piggins' and 'Friday Barnes, Girl Detective'. The stories are perfect for bedtime, long car rides or even if you're just stuck waiting a really long time at the doctor's office. They're written for 7-11 year olds but these are tales the whole family can enjoy. The sillin ...
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I'm on holiday with my family this week so I'm planning this classic episode. I'll be back in two weeks with more adventures of 'Jason and the Quest for the Golden Sheet' cake. Best wishes, R.A. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For in…
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On his mission to fetch the Golden Sheet Cake, Jason and the Argonauts get peckish and stop in at Thrace for a snack. Things go horribly wrong when they sit down with King Phineas and they discover how Zeus has decided to punish him. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... …
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Nanny Piggins continues telling the tale of Jason and his Quest to fetch the Golden Sheet Cake. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ To buy one of my books…
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Jason sets out to liberate his father and reclaim their kingdom from his wicked uncle, but ends up being set an impossible quest to fetch the Golden Sheet Cake. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use thi…
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Nanny Piggins takes on her arch-nemesis, Nanny Anne in the 'Town to Tip' fun run. Not everyone has fun. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ To buy one of …
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When Nanny Piggins runs for mayor she is forced to adopt a desperate strategy to beat her rival, Mr Green in the election. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-sh…
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This is a re-recording of the 3rd episode of the podcast, originally recorded back at the beginning of 2020 with the inline microphone on my apple earbuds. Now that I've had four years of practise I wanted to re-record this story. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... htt…
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This a re-recording of the second ever episode of this podcast. My version of the story of Goldilocks. Hopefully it sounds better now that I have proper equipment and a slightly better idea what I'm doing. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.…
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I was away on a trip with my mother this week, so I didn't have time to write a new story. Instead I did this re-recording of the first ever episode of 'Bedtime Stories with R.A. Spratt'. I wanted to re-record it because I didn't have a proper microphone or any experience as a narrator when I started. Hopefully this version is a bit more polished t…
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Nanny Piggins tells another tale from the Ancient Greek story days. This time about the origin of the Golden Fleece. It turns out it didn't really come from a sheep. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows us…
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While catching the train to Switzerland Friday tries to help two elderly passengers. It does not go well. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ To buy one o…
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Nanny Piggins tells the story of the Patron Saint of Wales, his extraordinary mother and their relationship to King/Queen Arthur of Camelot and how this all involves the vegetable - leeks. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For informat…
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Nanny Piggins tells the children the real story of Theseus' famous confrontation with the Minotaur in the Labyrinth. The historical version misses out many key facts involving fake moustaches. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For info…
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When Mr Green is sent home early from work because of a Hermes bag related head injury, Nanny Piggins tells the children the story of the original Hermes from the Ancient Greek story days and how he invented the banjo. If you want to see a picture that was painted on an urn over 2000 years ago, depicting Hermes lyre/banjo there's one on the homepag…
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Boris competes in the chess tournament against the famous (and staggeringly beautiful) grandmaster - Olga Svinya. But Nanny Piggins thinks there is something suspicious about Olga. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information abou…
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While sitting on the naughty bench outside their local supermarket, Nanny Piggins decides to enter the Regional Chess Championship because the prize includes a years supply of cheesecake (which she considered to be the 7th most delicious type of cake in the world. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To…
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When Samantha asks where the expression, 'to open a Pandora's box' comes from, Nanny Piggins tells the tragic tale of Pandora from Greek Mythology. Not the version written by the no-good poet Hesiod. But the true story, handed down through generations of her own family. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Sh…
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Nanny Piggins tells the children the true story of St Patrick and what really happened with the snakes of Ireland. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ To …
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To celebrate the 4th anniversary of this podcast and the 10th anniversary of the Friday Barnes book series, I asked listeners to send in their questions for me to answer. If you want to watch the video of this podcast, here's the youtube link... https://youtu.be/SShLeYTKNh8 Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support th…
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Here are the first two chapters from my new book, the latest in the Friday Barnes series. If you like it - please do buy a copy - it's a great way to support this show. If you're overseas and the physical book is not available in your area, you can get the ebook or the audibook. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Suppo…
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Friday and Melanie arrive in Paris for their undercover mission at the Louvre, there's one slight problem - they can't get into the bathroom. Their room mate has locked herself in, and Melanie just drank three bottles of water. Can Friday get that door open? Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purch…
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After accidentally destroying their television in an enthusiastic game of Dodge Shoe, Nanny Piggins tells the children the story of Theseus. Not the story in the Labyrinth, but his origin story where it turns out he is a she and a pig and related to Nanny Piggins, who battled six different guardians to the Underworld. Support the show at https://ww…
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Nanny Piggins tells a story from Grimm's Fairy Tales that was based on her very clever distant cousin, who solved a king's riddle. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com…
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Nanny Piggins tells the children the story of Hercules and how he rescued Prometheus, tricked Atlas and was responsible for the creation of a really top notch lemon tart. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live sho…
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Nanny Piggins tells the story of her cousin Helga the donkey, how she fought off a crime wave and very nearly invented Rock 'n Roll 200 years ahead of schedule. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use thi…
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When the children come home from school and discover a 60 piece orchestra in their front yard, Nanny Piggins explains the importance of always carrying two marshmallows in your pockets. Something the women in her family have been doing ever since the Ancient Greek Story days. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support …
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Nanny Piggins tells the story of her distant relative, Mulan, who fought in the Northern Chinese army 1600 years ago. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ …
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Nanny Piggins goes down to the movie set to get Boris fired. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ To buy one of my books use this link... https://amzn.to/3…
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After a traumatising incident at the local honey emporium, Boris gets the oppurtunity to pay for the damages when he is offered a role in a Hollywood blockbuster movie. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows…
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Nanny Piggins recounts what really happened in the stable on the first Christmas according to her distant relative who happened to be there at the time. This story comes from the book 'The Nanny Piggins Guide to Conquering Christmas'. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit...…
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Nanny Piggins tells the children the story of Hanukkah as recounted by her distant relative who just happened to be there, inventing sticky date pudding, at the time. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows u…
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When Nanny Piggins takes the children to the shopping centre to get their photo taken with Santa she is not impressed with his organsation. So naturally she takes over. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows…
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Nanny Piggins tells the story of her relative's involvement in creating the first Christmas Cracker. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ To buy one of my …
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When Boris gets stuck in the bathtub, Nanny Piggins reassures him it is not his fault. It is the fault of a distant relative of hers - Archimedes Piggins and her ground breaking discoveries involving bath water. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threa…
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When Mr Green holds a press conference to defame Nanny Piggins, she is horrified to discover just how bleak the television news bulletins are, so she goes down to the television station to take over. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ F…
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Nanny Piggins tells the true story of Lancelot and Guinevere. This episode was recorded live at the PumpHouse Theatre in Auckland New Zealand. Thank you to everyone who came along. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information abou…
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While Friday is in Norway visiting Binky and Ingrid, there is a robbery at the Munch Museum. Interpol needs Friday's help finding 'The Scream.' Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https:/…
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Nanny Piggins tells the tale of her distant relative who invented the seasons, when she was kidnapped by the King of the Underworld, back in the Ancient Greek Story days Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live show…
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Nanny Piggins explains the origins of the Chinese Zodiac and how her distant relative, Bramwell Piggins was involved. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ …
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When Mum discovers a laundry lasagna in Vanessa's room, she explains why this is a horrific thing by telling Vanessa a story about bacteria and chessboards. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this li…
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Nanny Piggins reveals what really happened in the famous Scottish story. Spoiler alert - Shakespeare got it all wrong. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/…
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When discussing the concept of "helicopter parents", Nanny Piggins reveals to the children that the greatest helicopter parent of all time was actually a distant relative of her from the ancient Greek story days. Thetis Piggins - the mother of the legendary warrior Achilles! Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support t…
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Friday Barnes rushes to the Louvre with Ian so they can observe an art expert inspect the Mona Lisa. But something is fishy. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-…
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While waiting for the local chocolate shop to open, Nanny Piggins tells Boris and the children the story of Lady Godiva. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-show…
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Nanny Piggins reveals the true history of Romulus and Reamus and the creation of the city of Rome. This episode was recorded live on stage at the Riverside Theatre in Parramatta, Sydney. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For informatio…
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Successfully sound-proofing the shed is not the end of Nanny Piggins problems. Not when a nosy journalist and then concerned scientists turn up. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https:…
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When Nanny Piggins brings home a firefighter's pole from the fire house it's hard work installing it. Especially for poor Boris. He is a growing bear, after all. So he needs his sleep but when a 700 kilogram bear falls into a super deep hibernation sleep it can lead to some strange consequences. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/stor…
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Mum's been tricked! Will she escape? Who will rescue her? How will all the stories end? Find out in this final episode of the Peski Kids story. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https:/…
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Dame Bronwyn finally arrives, which means it's time for the Potato Princess Parade! Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live shows use this link... https://raspratt.com/live-shows/ To buy one of my books use this li…
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The Potato Parade is about to begin. April is refusing to take off her dressing robe and let anyone see the dress she is wearing. And Fin hasn't turned up with her float yet. Support the show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesraspratt Support the Show. To purchase merchandise visit... https://raspratt.threadless.com/ For information about live…
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