Devil's Christmas, The

This year's Christmas stories on Radio 2 are presented by Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston.

A series of yarns with a sting in the tail.

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01The Signalman2007121720081222This year's Christmas stories on Radio 2 are presented by Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston.|A series of yarns with a sting in the tail.By Charles Dickens.|The ghostly tale of a haunted railway tunnel.|Charles Dickens's eerie tale of a railway tunnel haunted by the ghost of a winter's death that is yet to come.|Read by Christopher Eccleston.|By Charles Dickens.|The ghostly tale of a railway tunnel haunted by the ghost of a winter's death that is yet to come.
02The Necklace2007121820081223By Guy de Maupassant.|A young wife yearns like Cinderella to go to the Twelfth Night ball.|When her husband gets hold of a coveted invitation, she borrows a priceless necklace from a friend.|What happens at the party ruins their lives forever.
03Thurlow's Christmas2007121920081224John Kendrick Bangs' tale about a demon, a mysterious stranger and a magical manuscript.|This year's Christmas stories on Radio 2 are presented by Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston.|A series of yarns with a sting in the tail.|3/4.|Thurlow's Christmas.|A haunting story about a writer who is tortured by the Christmas story he can't seem to finish.|John Kendrick Bangs' tale is about a demon, a mysterious stranger and a magical manuscript.|Or is it.
04 LASTThe She-wolf2007122020081225At a winter house party, one guest has pretentions to be a master of the dark arts.|This year's Christmas stories on Radio 2 are presented by Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston.|A series of yarns with a sting in the tail.|4/4.|The She-Wolf, by Saki.|By Saki.|At a winter house party, one unbearable guest has pretentions to be a master of the dark arts.|There is consternation all round when he turns his hostess into a wolf and then can't seem to turn her back again.