The 13 Days Of Christmas

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by Jenny Overton, read by Ruth Jones.

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Today's show is built around Jenny Overton's tale The 13 Days of Christmas, read by Ruth Jones.

It is ye olden days, when men were menne and women stood still while you wooed 'em, and rich merchant Francis has fallen for Annaple, eldest of the Kitson kids.

They're keen to see her married off, as she's bossy and a terrible cook - but Francis isn't making much headway.

They suggest that the way to her heart is bribery - and the house is soon groaning at the seams with partridges, pear trees, maids a-milking...