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Victorian Chimney Sweep: the Grand House (audio)
A mini-drama about the life of a young Victorian chimney sweep. Charlie recounts a visit to sweep the chimneys of a grand London house. He is climbing in the last chimney when he becomes stuck in the flue and begins to panic. George, the master sweep, suggests he does it 'in the buff' – but Charlie is completely stuck and fears he is about to endure every climbing boy's worst nightmare. Eventually George manages to push Charlie up through the flue and Charlie carries on out on to the roof of the house. But when he gets down again he is summarily dismissed – he’s too big for sweeping work now.
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