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19/12/2011

Duration:
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.

Chapters

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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