Festive stories with a twist.

01Regaining The Ashes20051219Written and read by Matt Harvey.
'Traditions are strange things.
Dad said tradition is doing what we do now because it's what we did then.
Precedent outranks practicality, he said....and sanity, he should have said.'.
02Xmouse20051220Written and abridged by Susie Maguire, read by Stuart McLoughlin.
The arrival of an unexpected guest at Christmas challenges Derek to re-think his life completely.
Producer Christine Hall.
03Poinsettia20051221By Candy Neubert, read by Kim Hicks.
Marion is not enjoying the Christmas party, but then she has just had an argument with her escort which resulted in a frosty silence - if such a thing is possible in the Caribbean.
Producer Christine Hall.
04Between Here And Knitwear20051222Written and read by Chrissie Gittins.
A poignant reminder that when everything else is reduced to a melancholy farce, love and warmth give meaning to the season.
Producer Christine Hall.
05 LASTGrotto20051223By Sheila Yeger, and read by Jennie Stoller.
Michael has spent much of his life trying to avoid confrontation, but being cast as Father Christmas is just about the last straw.
Producer Christine Hall.