Season's Greetings
Alan Ayckbourn

Book cover image

Narrated By: Bill Nighy, Frances Barber, , Geoffrey Palmer, John Sessions, Phil Daniels

Duration: 1 hour and 27 minutes

What to expect

Christmas is the season of good cheer and harmony among men, but things are not working out quite that way in the Bunker household. As a motley collection of friends and relatives fill the house with their own wishes, dreams and attitudes, the stage is set for seasonal disharmony and romantic intrigue. It’s Christmas Eve and while Belinda is rushing around decorating the tree and seeing to all the guests and their needs, Eddie and Pattie are having a serious bust-up. Added to all of this, Bernard is conducting a chaotic rehearsal of his annual gift for the children - a puppet show of The Three Little Pigs - as his wife, Phyllis gets quietly sloshed in the kitchen on the cooking wine. Then something disastrous occurs...

Genre

Fiction: general & literary

Listen to a sample