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The Storyteller The Heartless Giant (1987–1989) Online

The Storyteller The Heartless Giant (1987–1989) Online
Original Title :
The Heartless Giant
Genre :
TV Episode / Adventure / Drama / Family / Fantasy / Horror
Year :
Directror :
Jim Henson
Cast :
John Hurt,Frederick Warder,Elliott Spiers
Writer :
Anthony Minghella
Type :
TV Episode
Time :
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The Storyteller The Heartless Giant (1987–1989) Online

Young Prince Leo learns about a heartless giant imprisoned long ago by his father the king somewhere in his castle. The boy tries to befriend the giant, but the giant tricks Leo into setting him free. The other princes set out to recapture the giant but are turned to stone instead. Ridden by guilt, Leo decides to seek out the giant's heart instead.
Episode complete credited cast:
John Hurt John Hurt - The Storyteller
Frederick Warder Frederick Warder - Giant
Elliott Spiers Elliott Spiers - Leo
Gemma Jones Gemma Jones - Queen
Nicholas Selby Nicholas Selby - King
Richard Lintern Richard Lintern - Prince 1
Simon Adams Simon Adams - Prince 2
John Atkinson John Atkinson - Guard
David Greenaway David Greenaway - Wolf / Bird / Salmon
Robert Tygner Robert Tygner - Wolf / Bird / Salmon
Mak Wilson Mak Wilson - Wolf / Bird / Salmon
Brian Henson Brian Henson - Storyteller's Dog (voice)

The novelization by Anthony Minghella reveals that the wolf is named 'Graylegs'.

Aired in the USA in 14 April 1989 as an episode of the The Jim Henson Hour (1989)