Written by Lynne Truss.
Brighton, Christmas 1957 was memorable in all sorts of ways. It was the year of the Queen's first Christmas broadcast for one thing, as well as Mrs Groynes' first Christmas married to Captain Hoagland of the Royal Engineers.
A happy time then? Well, apparently not!
Music by Anthony May
Sound design by David Thomas.
Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.