<!-- Deleted image removed: -->The Magical Music Box, more commonly known as The Music Box was a British children's magazine. It ran from 1993 to 1997 in a series of 52 monthly serialisations. The aim of the magazine was to introduce children into classical music and to popularise this form of music among the younger generations.
The stories followed the fictional adventures of two siblings, Sarah and Jamie who find a magical music box through which they are able to enter other worlds, most commonly as spectators. The stories were generally related to other children's tales or fables, such as issue 38 (King Arthur & The knights of the round table) or issue 27 (The Imperial Robes).
The dramatisations were produced by , Independent Radio Drama Productions on request of
The magazine was relatively expensive for children to afford, costing £3.99 (with a tape) or £4.99 (with a CD) per issue.
A different fortnightly story involving the siblings Sarah and Jamie
The story in spoken word with an accompaniment of classical music
The classical music on its own
History behind the stories and the music
Facts about the relevant composer and instruments
The magazine won a Gold Medal and a Grand Award Trophy for Entertainment Programming at the International Radio Festival 1994 held in New York. These were for the drama in issue four, The Wizard's Spell.