Chosen For Christmas

Episodes

EpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
98-1
98-2A Child's Christmas In Wales1998122219991220

Joss Ackland reads `A Child's CHRISTMAS in Wales' by Dylan Thomas

98-3Baboushka1998122319991212

Diana Rigg reads Baboushka as retold by Arthur Scholey.

98-4Christmas At Dingley Dell1998122419991213

Derek Jacobi reads `CHRISTMAS at Dingley Dell' from `The Pickwick Papers' by Charles Dickens

98-5 LASTThe Snow Queen1998122519991219

5: Judi Dench reads `The Snow Queen' by Hans Christian Andersen

99-119990101
99-2A Second Christmas In Kenya19991221

Felicity Kendal reads `A Second CHRISTMAS in KENYA' from `The Flame Trees of Thika' by Elspeth Huxley.

99-3Christmas Eve In New York19991222

Miriam Margolyes reads `CHRISTMAS Eve in NEW YORK' from `A Tree Grows in Brooklyn' by Betty Smith.

99-4Natasha19991223

Emma Fielding reads `Natasha's First Ball' from `War and Peace' by Leo Tolstoy.

99-5 LASTChristmas Truce 191419991224

Tim Pigott-smith reads `CHRISTMAS Truce 1914' from `A Fox under My Cloak' by Henry Williamson.

01Christmas On The Other Side Of The Dale20011217

written and read by Gervase Phinn.

The school inspector drops in on some primary school nativity plays in North YORKshire.

02The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/420011218

by Sue Townsend.

An extract in which Adrian prepares for CHRISTMAS is read by Sam Moloney.

Abridged by Jane Marshall

03The Best Of Bombeck20011219

`The Best of Bombeck' by Erma Bombeck.

Maureen Lipman reads an extract in which Bombeck comments on CHRISTMAS news letters.

Abridged by Jane Marshall

04Old Garbo20011220

`Old Garbo' from `The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog' by Dylan Thomas, read by Phillip Madoc.

Abridged by Jane Marshall

05How To Survive Christmas20011221

An extract from `How to Survive CHRISTMAS' by Jilly Cooper, read by Annette Crosbie.

Abridged by Jane Marshall