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1 hour
First broadcast:
Monday 19 December 2011

Plenty of Christmas fun and sparkle with Mel Giedroyc in the last week before the Big Day, plus Alan Bennett reads The House at Pooh Corner.


7 items
  • Christmas Trees

    Mark Stephen checks out some Christmas trees in a garden centre near Aberdeen. How do you choose the best one?

  • Tent Couple

    Richard Uridge visits a couple called Hen and Leo who've given up the city life for the good life in a tent on Exmoor.

  • The Serengeti March Ep 2

    The second part of our Soundscape series following the migration of a female wildebeest and her calf across East Africa.

  • Advent Calendar Door

    Mel opens today's Advent Calendar Door to reveal some tasty ideas for Christmas food, with Scottish chef Claire Macdonald.

  • A Voice in a Million

    The strange story of Master Joe Petersen, the choirboy recording and musical hall star who was actually a woman. Father John Fitzsimmons used to watch her in theatres in Glasgow.

  • Daily Dalek Reveal

    Mel reveals today's Daily Dalek celebrity - a huge film star who voiced many of the characters in a 2004 children's animation about a magical train.

  • The House at Pooh Corner Ep 1

    Alan Bennett reads the first part of our story, The House at Pooh Corner, by AA Milne. Today, Pooh makes up a song and Eeyore can't find his house.


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