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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 GreenawayDavid Greenaway
As Badger, Squirrel and Birds
Mak WilsonMak Wilson
As Badger, Squirrel and Birds
Robert TygnerRobert Tygner
As Badger, Squirrel and Birds
Robin SummersRobin Summers
As Town Crier
Alison DoodyAlison Doody
As Sapsorrow/Scraggletag
Angus BarnettAngus Barnett
As Servant 1
Anita GriffinAnita Griffin
As Dancer
Arthur SweetArthur Sweet
As Dancer
Caroline PopeCaroline Pope
As Dancer
Craig GivensCraig Givens
As Dancer
Dawn ArchibaldDawn Archibald
As Servant 2
Dawn FrenchDawn French
As Badsister 2
James WilbyJames Wilby
As Prince
Jennifer SaundersJennifer Saunders
As Badsister 1
Kate WilliamsKate Williams
As Chief Maid
Tim BarkerTim Barker
As Minister
Main Cast
John HurtJohn Hurt
As The Storyteller
Brian HensonBrian 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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