It is Martha Tibbot's first day as a maid.
She arrives at 'the big house' at 7 in the morning and is met by Mrs Arnett, the housekeeper.
Then it's straight to work as Martha changes into uniform and is introduced to Mr Jones, the butler, and also to Sally, a chambermaid.
When Sally plays a trick on Martha by spreading ash on her pinafore she knows her new life is going to present some challenges...
A collection of programmes to download as mp3 files at any time. 2013-2014 now added.
Spring 2014 podcasts available from 14/01/2014. Never miss a programme!
Commemorate the outbreak of WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.
Our new abridgement of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story 'Private Peaceful' begins 17/01/2014.
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Notes to support the programmes are simple to print or download as pdf.