6 episodes

Welcome to Click A Storys podcasts!
We give you great stories about extraordinary Danes and the times they lived, wrapped in music and amazing sounds.
These podcasts will give you a feel for Copenhagen and Denmark. Combine them with a city walk - you can pick and choose from the Click A Story app.
It's easy to download it from the iTunes Store or Google Play.

Click A Stor‪y‬ Moving Copenhagen

    • Places & Travel

Welcome to Click A Storys podcasts!
We give you great stories about extraordinary Danes and the times they lived, wrapped in music and amazing sounds.
These podcasts will give you a feel for Copenhagen and Denmark. Combine them with a city walk - you can pick and choose from the Click A Story app.
It's easy to download it from the iTunes Store or Google Play.

    Entertaining people: The short and adventurous life of Georg Carstensen, creater of Copenhagen's magnificient Tivoli amusementpark

    Entertaining people: The short and adventurous life of Georg Carstensen, creater of Copenhagen's magnificient Tivoli amusementpark

    Long before democracy was introduced in Denmark, and while the divide between rich and poor was still painfully apparent, Georg Carstensen created Tivoli, a place for master and servant to enjoy themselves side by side.
    This is the story of his short and adventurous life wrapped in music and sounds and told by Shakespeare actress Sue Hansen.

     

    • 19 min
    The King, the Queen and the Royal Physician: The love triangle that changed Denmark

    The King, the Queen and the Royal Physician: The love triangle that changed Denmark

    As madness slowly darkened King Christian VII’s mind, Queen Caroline Mathilde started an affair with the King’s physician and right-hand man, Johan Struensee in the 1800s century.
    The affair would end up costing the doctor his life. But before that, the European and revolution-minded royal physician had managed to introduce reforms that would change Denmark forever

    • 18 min
    Swan of Denmark: The story of fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen

    Swan of Denmark: The story of fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen

    The life of Hans Christian Andersen was like one of his fairy tales. He grew up a poor boy and endured much suffering before finally emerging as an internationally renowned and beloved author of fairy tales.
    By listening to this podcast you'll also get a feel for what Copenhagen was like as a small city in the 1800s

    • 20 min
    Sex, wars and magnificent buildings: The life of renaissance King Christian IV

    Sex, wars and magnificent buildings: The life of renaissance King Christian IV

    He did not hesitate to threaten people with prison if he came upon an unsightly house. The King himself was responsible for some of the most beautiful and most well-preserved buildings and areas in Copenhagen, some of which still remain today. Never had Denmark been greater than under the rule of Christian IV (1577 - 1648), who was an architect king and a libertine without equal.

    In this podcast you will also hear one of Denmarks most knowledgeable experts.

    • 15 min
    A fall from grace: The story of a renaissance princess' life and exceptional authorship

    A fall from grace: The story of a renaissance princess' life and exceptional authorship

    For her entire life Leonora Christine was the object of admiration, hate, and curiosity. But who was she - this at once adored and hated woman; this talented storyteller, who created what is probably the most revered piece of Danish literature from the 1600s?
    Endulge yourself in this amazing and true story of a renaissance princess' fall from grace.

    • 15 min
    The fascinating story of Margaret 1: A medieval heroine from Denmark, uniting the Nordic countries

    The fascinating story of Margaret 1: A medieval heroine from Denmark, uniting the Nordic countries

    Listen to the story about one of the most powerful women from the Middle Ages, Margaret skilfully and wisely united the Nordic countries under one banner

    • 15 min

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