Almost Perfect Christmas, An [Nina Stibbe]

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01Episode One: Going Home For Christmas20201221From perennially dry turkeys to Christmas pudding fires, sham Santas and the quest for the ultimate party playlist, An Almost Perfect Christmas is a set of hilarious (and highly relatable) short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas from the author of Love, Nina.

"The true heir to Sue Townsend" - Caitlin Moran
"Nina Stibbe is a national treasure" - Jon Ronson

Nina Stibbe was born in Leicester. She is the author of two works of non-fiction - Love, Nina and An Almost Perfect Christmas - and three novels: Man at the Helm, Paradise Lodge, and Reasons to be Cheerful, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2019.

Abridged by Sara Davies
Read by Sally Phillips
Produced by Mair Bosworth for BBC Audio in Bristol

Short stories and personal reflections on Christmas from the author of Love, Nina.

Short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas.

Perennially dry turkeys, Christmas pudding fires, wonky Christmas trees and unreliable Santas - An Almost Perfect Christmas is a set of hilarious (and highly relatable) short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas from the author of Love, Nina. and read by Sally Phillips.

Today: memories that make us chuckle and feel wistful of Christmas in simpler times.

"The true heir to Sue Townsend" - Caitlin Moran
"Nina Stibbe is a national treasure" - Jon Ronson

Nina Stibbe was born in Leicester. She is the author of two works of non-fiction - Love, Nina and An Almost Perfect Christmas - and three novels: Man at the Helm, Paradise Lodge, and Reasons to be Cheerful, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2019.

Abridged by Sara Davies
Read by Sally Phillips
Produced by Mair Bosworth for BBC Audio in Bristol

Short stories and memories about Christmas in simpler times - read by Sally Phillips.

Short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas.

Perennially dry turkeys, Christmas pudding fires, wonky Christmas trees and unreliable Santas - An Almost Perfect Christmas is a set of hilarious (and highly relatable) short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas from the author of Love, Nina. and read by Sally Phillips.

Today: memories that make us chuckle and feel wistful of Christmas in simpler times.

"The true heir to Sue Townsend" - Caitlin Moran
"Nina Stibbe is a national treasure" - Jon Ronson

Nina Stibbe was born in Leicester. She is the author of two works of non-fiction - Love, Nina and An Almost Perfect Christmas - and three novels: Man at the Helm, Paradise Lodge, and Reasons to be Cheerful, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2019.

Abridged by Sara Davies
Read by Sally Phillips
Produced by Mair Bosworth for BBC Audio in Bristol

Short stories and memories about Christmas in simpler times - read by Sally Phillips.

Short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas.

02A Present For Teacher20201222Perennially dry turkeys, Christmas pudding fires, wonky Christmas trees and unreliable Santas - An Almost Perfect Christmas is a set of hilarious (and highly relatable) short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas from the author of Love, Nina.

A Present for Teacher: A darkly comic tale of the last day of term and Christmas homework.

"The true heir to Sue Townsend" - Caitlin Moran
"Nina Stibbe is a national treasure" - Jon Ronson

Nina Stibbe was born in Leicester. She is the author of two works of non-fiction - Love, Nina and An Almost Perfect Christmas - and three novels: Man at the Helm, Paradise Lodge, and Reasons to be Cheerful, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2019.

Abridged by Sara Davies
Read by Sally Phillips
Produced by Mair Bosworth for BBC Audio in Bristol

Short stories and personal reflections on Christmas from the author of Love, Nina.

Short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas.

From perennially dry turkeys to Christmas pudding fires, sham Santas and the quest for the ultimate party playlist, An Almost Perfect Christmas is a set of hilarious (and highly relatable) short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas from the author of Love, Nina.

A Present for Teacher: A darkly comic tale of the last day of term and Christmas homework.

"The true heir to Sue Townsend" - Caitlin Moran
"Nina Stibbe is a national treasure" - Jon Ronson

Nina Stibbe was born in Leicester. She is the author of two works of non-fiction - Love, Nina and An Almost Perfect Christmas - and three novels: Man at the Helm, Paradise Lodge, and Reasons to be Cheerful, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2019.

Abridged by Sara Davies
Read by Sally Phillips
Produced by Mair Bosworth for BBC Audio in Bristol

Short stories and personal reflections on Christmas from the author of Love, Nina.

Short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas.

03Episode Three: The Christmas Tree20201223Perennially dry turkeys, Christmas pudding fires, wonky Christmas trees and unreliable Santas - An Almost Perfect Christmas is a set of hilarious (and highly relatable) short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas from the author of Love, Nina.

"The true heir to Sue Townsend" - Caitlin Moran
"Nina Stibbe is a national treasure" - Jon Ronson

Nina Stibbe was born in Leicester. She is the author of two works of non-fiction - Love, Nina and An Almost Perfect Christmas - and three novels: Man at the Helm, Paradise Lodge, and Reasons to be Cheerful, which won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2019.

Abridged by Sara Davies
Read by Sally Phillips
Produced by Mair Bosworth for BBC Audio in Bristol

Short stories and personal reflections on Christmas from the author of Love, Nina.

Short stories and personal reflections on the joys and insanity of Christmas.

04Episode Four: Swim To Santa20201224
05Episode Five: Turkey And Me20201225