An animated version of “Beowulf,” the poem about a great warrior fighting two monsters---Grendel and his mother---who have ravaged the kingdom of Hrothgar. Voices include Derek Jacobi (Narrator), Joseph Fiennes (Beowulf), Timothy West (Hrothgar), Michael Sheen (Wiglaf).
A Claymation adaptation of Cervantes' masterpiece “Don Quixote,” about a mad Spaniard who thinks he's a knight. Paul Bradley provides the voice of Sancho Panza, Quixote's faithful squire. Other voices include...Narrator: Nadim Sawatha. Jeronimo Perez: Christian Rodska.
A version of Herman Melville's classic “Moby Dick,” about Captain Ahab (voice of Rod Steiger) and the crew of the Pequod who go on a relentless quest to find the white whale that devoured Ahab's leg. Voices...Ismael: Tim Guinee. Starbucks: William Hootkins. Queegqug: Hakeem Kae-Kazim. Fedallah: Burt Kwouk. Daggoo: Colin McFarlane.
In Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," the travelers are close to "Arriving at Canterbury" and the stories include "The Merchant's Tale," "The Pardoner's Tale" and "The Franklin's Tale." Voices...Chaucer: Bob Peck. Bailey: Robert Lindsay. The Merchant: Bill Nighy.
In Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a group of travelers on the way from London to Canterbury regale each other with stories to pass the time, including "The Nun's Priest's Tale," "The Knight's Tale," "The Wife of Bath's Tale." Chaucer: Voice of Bob Peck.