The Devil's Christmas

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 Signalman2007121720081222

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.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 Necklace2007121820081223

By 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 Christmas2007121920081224

John 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.

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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-wolf2007122020081225

At 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.