Next Episode of Teacup Travels is
Season 2 / Episode 6 and airs on 05 December 2016 17:35
Go on adventures with Charlotte and Elliot to discover more about what life was like thousands of years ago.
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Lokesh and the Adventure of the Greek Comedy Mask. In Ancient Greece Lokesh meets Alexis, a mask maker who has made a special gift for his hero, the great comedy actor Gregorious. However, Alexis is far too busy to deliver it before the night's performance and so Lokesh sets off to a magnificent theatre in the hills to find Gregorius, and present the gift on behalf of the mask maker.
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Charlotte and the Adventure of the Cowrie Shells. A young woman named Gull is anticipating her brother's return from sea, but his ship was due back days ago and she is worried. She decides to make an offering to one of the goddesses for his safe return, but which one? And what should she give? Sigrid the Wise knows the answers, and Charlotte sets off in search of the perfect tribute.
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Lokesh and the Adventure of the Mayan Vase. A new emperor is about to ascend the throne, and in anticipation of the big event he wants to have his favourite hot chocolate drink. However, when he discovers he has lost his chocolate, Lokesh goes high into the hills to get him some more cocoa, meeting the emperor's subjects along the way.
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Charlotte and the Adventure of the Pig-Shaped Rattle. In the blazing heat of the Greek summer, Charlotte meets a couple from Aristoi journeying to their daughter's house in the country with a gift for a new baby. However, there is trouble in store, leading Charlotte to go on an epic trek to help the family with their new arrival.
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Lokesh and the Adventure of the Engraved Printer's Block. Lokesh meets a man who has given up all of his worldly possessions except for an old piece of wood. But what can he give his daughter who is due to visit from the city? Lokesh goes off in search of an answer with nothing but the piece of wood and the old man's promise that when you do a good thing, good things happen.
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Charlotte and the Adventure of the Ear Ornaments. Charlotte meets a mathematician named Ho who teaches her how to count in Mayan. But while Ho may be brilliant at Maths, Charlotte discovers when it comes to Lacha, his favourite person in the whole world, he has miscalculated the date of her birthday! Ho needs to find a present for Lacha, and Charlotte goes on an epic quest to help.
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Lokesh and the Adventure of the Boat Rivets. A master boat builder and a Viking discover they have always wanted to do each other's jobs. Lokesh persuades them to swap, but as Val the Viking tries to finish the boat, he runs out of rivets just as the owner returns, desperate to set sail. Lokesh races off to find the blacksmith and the rivets but will he get back before the tide turns?
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Charlotte and the Adventure of the Two Identical Inro. Charlotte sees a mix-up at the market when a chef and a writer accidentally pick up each other's inro: the little cases that contain all their precious things. Thinking she has miso paste, Chef Machi adds ink to the soup she is making for a Samurai's dinner party. Can Charlotte make things right again? First she has to find the writer.
Great Aunt Lizzie tells the story of Lokesh and the Adventure of Exoidas and the Discus. Practising with a new discus for the contest that could get him to the important games at Olympia, the great athlete Exoidas has lost his touch and is about to give up. Believing an old discus is the answer, Lokesh runs up against the guardian of the sanctuary in a bid to retrieve Exoidas' most famous discus of all.
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