Circle Round

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Rating
4.5
from
8760 reviews
This podcast has
258 episodes
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Explicit
No
Date created
2017/06/08
Last published
2022/06/21
Average duration
23 min.
Release period
7 days

Description

Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.

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Encore: The Gloomy Pine Tree (feat. Mykal-Michelle Harris)
2022/06/21
Mykal-Michelle Harris (Mixed-ish) stars as a discontented sapling in this classic "grass is always greener" tale from our third season.
Encore: Little Frog’s Big Voice (feat. Alex Brightman & Dyllón Burnside)
2022/06/14
Dyllón Burnside (POSE, Prideland) and Tony nominee Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice, School of Rock - The Musical) co-star in this Australian story from the archives about small critters, giant egos, and why frogs croak.
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Encore: The Wind Catcher
2022/06/07
Tony Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Misérables) headlines this Marshallese tale from our fourth season about how the first sailboat came to be.
The Neverending Stories feat. Anjali Bhimani & Adriyan Rae
2022/05/31
Anjali Bhimani (Special, Ms. Marvel) and Adriyan Rae (Chicago Fire, The Game) co-star in this Korean, Cambodian, and Kazakh tale about the importance of spreading stories far and wide.
Katya the Quick feat. Etai Benson & Susannah Flood
2022/05/24
Susannah Flood (Life and Beth, Birthday Candles) and Etai Benson (The Band's Visit, Company) star in this Jewish folktale about a clever, quick-witted woman who uses her brilliant brainpower to save her family.
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Misery Loves Company feat. Hrishikesh Hirway, Joshua Malina & Samin Nosrat
2022/05/17
Samin Nosrat (Salt Fat Acid Heat, Home Cooking), Hrishikesh Hirway (Home Cooking, Song Exploder), and Josh Malina (The West Wing, Chutzpod) star in this Ukrainian and Polish tale about what happens when misery loves company so much, it actually comes to life.
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After Midnight feat. Fiona Glascott & David Morse
2022/05/10
David Morse (John Adams, How I Learned To Drive) and Fiona Glascott (Fantastic Beasts, Julia) star in this Irish tale about a magical creature who helps a young woman avoid hard work, until the tables are turned.
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The Early Bird feat. Megan Boone & Jazmyn Simon
2022/05/03
Jazmyn Simon (Ballers, Most Perfect You) and Megan Boone (The Blacklist, The Underground Railroad) play competing birds in this Native American story about the surprising ways that slow and steady can win the race.
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Encore: The Golden Flask
2022/04/26
Allison Strong (The Week Of) headlines this Incan tale from our second season about a brave, magical journey to heal a prince and save a family.
Friends in High Places feat. Mario Cantone & Denise Crosby
2022/04/19
Mario Cantone (And Just Like That, Surf's Up) and Denise Crosby (Star Trek: The Next Generation) star in this folktale about how the giraffe got its long neck, and how the rhino got an unexpected ally!
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Of Beans and Bunnies feat. Efren Ramirez
2022/04/12
Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite, Lightyear) portrays a beloved trickster who lives by his wits—and uses them to outwit others—in this folktale from the Spanish-speaking world.
The Troupe of Ten feat. Malia Baker, Kelly Jenrette & Kenny Leu
2022/04/05
Malia Baker (The Baby-Sitters Club, Are You Afraid of the Dark), Kelly Jenrette (The Handmaid's Tale, All-American: Homecoming) and Kenny Leu (A Shot Through the Wall, Midway) headline a story about a troupe of actors who always bring down the house, until they're nearly brought down themselves.
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4.5 out of 5
8760 reviews
WarriorCatNoodle 2022/06/25
It’s good but
I really like ur podcast, but enough with the ads! The ‘quick breaks’ aren’t very quick.
iTz nOrAh 2022/06/26
Puts me right to sleep
The fact that you add music is AMAZING because I listen to podcasts to fall asleep so the music really helps thanks a bunch
M06blue 2022/06/26
Circle Round is great!
Stories on Circle Round are the best stories ever! There is adventure and detail and important lessons too! I listen to Circle Round every night I can...
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Talia age 4 2022/06/25
I ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️????❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
You.?????❤️‍????????????????❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️???❤️???????????????????????????????????❣️❤️‍?❤️‍?❤️‍?????????? .I am Talia.??
Treeleaf7 2022/06/25
I love your show and all your coloring pages
Thank you so much
#ilovestorypirets 2022/06/25
Good but not great
I love this podcast it is for all ages btw stop the encores and the spot the differences puzzles ? -Evelyn (15)
???? 2022/06/25
A wise thing
“There will be hate and love but only you choose who you listen to”
lolsarahtheredfox? 2022/06/25
Good but better without the ads
My name is Sarah and I’m 7 years old AND i loooove your podcast but hate the ads
happycat123and kittens 2022/06/25
Happycatwholovesthings
I love it! Do one on a cat please! Easy:??????????????????medium:?????????????????????hard:?????☹️?????? harder:?‍♀️?‍♀️?‍♀️?‍♀️?‍♀️??‍♀️?‍♀️?‍♀️?‍♀️?...
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brasla76 2022/06/25
No ads please!!!!!!!!
I looove your podcast but please get rid of the ads!!!

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