Christmas Short Stories [Book At Bedtime]

Episodes

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Good President Wenceslas20161223

A dutiful political leader is moved by a poor man's plight. Read by William Gaminara.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

How to Escape in Gaelic20161221

James Fleet reads a short story by Alexander McCall Smith, set on the Isle of Mull.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Motordrome20161219

A German widow takes her future into her own hands by making a generous bequest.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

The Colourful Life of Cousin Grace20161222

Over a dry martini, Grace tells the story of her many marriages. Read by Stephanie Cole.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

The Revenge, or Otherwise, of Herbie Bontemps20161220

A talented chef learns humility in this short story by Alexander McCall Smith.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature