29 | The Little Mermaid with Deirdre Sullivan

Deirdre Sullivan is the award-winning author of Needlework, the Primrose Leary trilogy, and the upcoming book of reimagined fairytales, Tangleweed & Brine, which will be released this September. Deirdre joined Alan and Sarah to talk about a trio of versions of The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen’s original, the Ladybird version, and of course the 1989 Disney version. The Little Mermaid has been a big, big influence on Deirdre and she has lots of really very interesting things to say about it so let’s get to it.

Little Mermaid pic via Bustle
Deirdre Sullivan pic via Little Island
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This episode was produced by Brian