The sixth episode of True Fairytales is the classic Grimm Brothers’ tale Rapunzel. There is much more to this story than you remember, and it is darker and more mysterious on second or third hearing than the pretty Disney treatment.

In the introduction I also explain why fairy tales are important and why it is a mistake to sanitize them too much.

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