"Stories through Objects" Radio Series: Episode 5 Wedding of Peleus and Thetis

Over the next few weeks, the Rumble Museum is making a series of shows called "Stories through Objects" for Radio Cherwell, the Oxford Hospital Radio Service. Each show explores a different story, and use objects from our collection and songs to journey through the themes, characters and places in the stories. The shows are aired each week at 1.30pm on Fridays and then repeated at the same time on Mondays.

Our fiifth show is themed on the Wedding of Peleus and Thetis. You can find the voice audio, playlist and featured objects below.


Show 5: The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis

This wedding of a mortal man and immortal goddess is a lavish affair with a host of gods and goddesses celebrating, but it doesn't quite go to plan. Explore this show below!


Audio (without songs):

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


Songs featured:

Birdhouse in Your Soul - They Might Be Giants

Uninvited - Alanis Morissette

Most Beautiful Girl in the World - Prince

Simple Twist of Fate - Bob Dylan


Objects from our Collection featured:

Roman Oil Lamp

Athena Bust

Corinthian Helmet