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There once was a king with three daughters. Sapsorrow, the youngest, was bullied by her older sisters a lot. Then the king decided to remarry, but who would fit the royal wedding ring?


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x7
Airdate: Sunday June 26th, 1988

Director: Steve Barron
Screenplay: Anthony Minghella

Alternate Airdates:

NL (VARA) 1989

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Guest Stars
David Greenaway
As Badger, Squirrel and Birds
Recurring
Mak Wilson
As Badger, Squirrel and Birds
Recurring
Robert Tygner
As Badger, Squirrel and Birds
Recurring
Robin Summers
As Town Crier
Recurring
Alison Doody
As Sapsorrow/Scraggletag
Angus Barnett
As Servant 1
Anita Griffin
As Dancer
Arthur Sweet
As Dancer
Caroline Pope
As Dancer
Craig Givens
As Dancer
Dawn Archibald
As Servant 2
Dawn French
As Badsister 2
James Wilby
As Prince
Jennifer Saunders
As Badsister 1
Kate Williams
As Chief Maid
Tim Barker
As Minister
Main Cast
John Hurt
As The Storyteller
Brian Henson
As Storyteller's Dog
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerJim Henson
ProducerDuncan Kenworthy
Associate ProducerMartin G. Baker (1)
Production DesignerRoger Hall
EditorColin Green
CastingDebbie Mcwilliams
First Assistant DirectorBarry Wasserman
MusicRachel Portman
Costume DesignerPolly Smith  |  Ann Hollowood
Camera OperatorPeter Taylor (1)
Script SupervisorLissa Ruben
Production CoordinatorMonica Rogers
Director of PhotographyJohn Fenner
Character DesignerJim Henson
Post Production CoordinatorSue Taylor
Production ManagerDonald Toms
Special EffectsDavid Housman  |  Peter Brook (1)  |  John Stephenson (1)  |  Lesja Liber  |  Gary Pollard  |  Fiona Cazaly  |  Chris Carr  |  Jane Gootnick  |  Cas Willing  |  Steve Donald  |  Mike Osborn
Dubbing MixerNigel Reed
Sound RecordistPeter Sutton
ChoreographerCarolyn Choa
ConsultantJ. Nigel Pickard
Makeup Department Head Sally Sutton
Creature DesignerPeter Brooke (2)
 
Warning: Jim Henson's The Storyteller season 1 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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