Sing Me a Story with Belle

Last Updated on: February 14th, 2023

Sing Me a Story with Belle (Playhouse Disney Show)“Sing Me a Story with Belle” is a live-action and animated television series that aired on the Disney Channel from 1995 to 1999. The show is a spin-off of the popular animated film “Beauty and the Beast” and is part of Disney’s One Saturday Morning programming block.

In “Sing Me a Story with Belle,” Belle (played by Lynsey McLeod) runs a bookshop in the village near the Beast’s castle. Each episode begins with Belle inviting a group of children from the village into her bookshop. Belle then selects a book from her collection, and the story comes to life through animation, with Belle and the children transported into the world of the book.

As they explore the animated story, Belle and the children interact with the characters and engage in various adventures related to the book’s plot. Throughout the episode, Belle also shares life lessons and values that can be learned from the story.

The show encourages a love for reading and storytelling, promoting the idea that books can transport readers to magical worlds and teach valuable lessons. It also emphasizes the importance of imagination and the joy of sharing stories with others.

In addition to the animated segments, each episode features a musical number performed by Belle and the children. The songs are often related to the theme of the book and serve to further engage young viewers with catchy tunes and lively choreography.

“Sing Me a Story with Belle” is designed to be both entertaining and educational, with a focus on fostering a love of reading and encouraging children to use their imagination.

Additional Details:

  • Year of Debut: 1998
  • Year of Finale: 2000
  • Type of Series: Animated
  • TV Channel/Platform: Playhouse Disney
  • IMDB Link


  • Sing Me a Story with Belle (Playhouse Disney Show)Lynsey McLeod: Belle
  • Tim Goodwin: Brioche
  • Jacob Chase: Jacob
  • Kirsten Storms: Kirsten
  • Shawn Pyfrom: Shawn
  • Hampton Dixon: ‘Little’ Hampton
  • Jennefer Jesse: Jennefer
  • Natalie Trott: Natalie
  • Julie Vanlue: Julie
  • Kerry Anne Bradford
  • Kristian Truelsen: Uncle Zack
  • Wolf Bauer: Gaston
  • Cyndi Vicino: Inez
  • Mary Kay Bergman: Fifi, Hansel & Gretel, Elf, Witch
  • Christine Cavanaugh: Carol the Book Worm
  • Jeff Conover: Harmony the Cat
  • Jim Cummings: Big Book, Lewis the Book Worm
  • Wayne Allwine: Mickey Mouse
  • Tony Anselmo: Donald Duck
  • Bill Farmer: Goofy, Pluto
  • Russi Taylor: Minnie Mouse
  • Maurice LaMarche: Mortimer Mouse
  • Tress MacNeille: Lambs

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Craig Smith
I am founder and editor of My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other sites include DMR and