The story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin told for children by Jimmy O'Dea.

'Once Upon a Time' featured Jimmy O'Dea telling a classic children's story. The programme was broadcast at 5.50 pm and lasted ten minutes. Other stories told in the series include The Little Fawn, Aladdin, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Jack the Giant Killer.

In this extract Jimmy O'Dea begins the tale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

 'Once Upon a Time : The Pied Piper of Hamelin' was broadcast on 20 February 1964.

Jimmy O'Dea telling a story on "Once Upon a Time"
Jimmy O'Dea telling a story on 'Once Upon a Time'