Martha's first Christmas is approaching and she is feeling lonely. She would like to be spending Christmas Day with her family just a few miles away, but this year Martha will be expected to work throughout the festivities.
But Mrs Arnett and Mr Jones (the housekeeper and butler) take pity on Martha...even though it means breaking house rules...
While carols are being sung upstairs, the servants downstairs organise their own Christmas festivities...and at the height of the celebrations Martha's family arrive at the servants' entrance.
A collection of programmes to download as mp3 files at any time. Includes dance and music.
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Enjoy our new collection of Beatrix Potter's well-known tales retold by an all-star cast for a young audience.
Get to grips with life’s big questions with our new series ‘Just Think…’
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Commemorate the outbreak of WW1 by staging our specially-written play 'Archie Dobson's War'.
All 13 episodes of Michael Morpurgo's moving WW1 story are available to listen to online.
Notes to support the programmes. For Autumn 2014 onwards Notes are on individual series pages.