Story Chest: Greek Myths

Story Chest: Greek Myths

6 Episodes

Professor Hyll introduces each Greek Myth with a painted vase for each story. A fantastic introduction to some of the most famous Greek myths, meet Theseus, Perseus, Orpheus, Heracles, Odysseus, Ariadne, Circe, Polyphemus, Medusa, and the Minotaur in these wonderful stories retold by Steven Berkoff.

Watch the stories or read along with our exclusive, wonderfully illustrated guided reading version.

Story Chest: Greek Myths
  • Theseus and the Minotaur

    Episode 1

    Theseus journeys to Crete to fight the Minotaur in the Labyrinth and save his people.

  • Perseus and Medusa

    Episode 2

    The tale of Perseus and the terrifying Medusa. With help from the gods, Perseus sets to fulfilling his destiny as a great hero. He faces Medusa to save his mother, encounters a sea monster and faces a wicked King.

  • Orpheus and Eurydice

    Episode 3

    Orpheus travels to the underworld to save his love Eurydice from Hades

  • Heracles and the Lernean Hydra

    Episode 4

    Heracles faces the terrifying Lernean Hydra - and learns the importance of asking for help when it is needed.

    This episodes contains gory and frightening moments, which may be unsuitable for young viewers. Parents and teachers are advised the watch the episode before sharing with younger childre...

  • Odysseus and the Cyclops

    Episode 5

    Odysseus is captured by the cyclops Polyphemus. He outwits the terrifying giant but suffers the wrath of Posiden.

    Please note this episode contains gory and frightening moments which may be unsuitable for younger view. Parents and teachers are advised to watch the episode before sharing it with ...

  • Odysseus and Circe

    Episode 6

    Odysseus, cast adrift at sea, lands on the island of the enchantress (and animal obsessed) Circe. With help from Hermes, he wins Circe over and continues his long journey home.