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Summary

Christmas is the world’s biggest festival, yet we barely understand how we got here. Somewhere between Jesus, Dickens and Coke, Christmas became the beloved chaotic present-fest that it currently is. If it’s a turkey, we should really stop stuffing it. So let’s unwrap it instead....

Join journalist Grace Dent, comedian Paul Kerensa and a house-full of special guests for a festive, fun and fact-filled sleigh-ride through the history of our Christmas traditions.

Please note: Father Christmas would like you to know that this series might not be suitable for children.

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Festive Fun

Enjoyable chat show style podcast. Special guest share anecdotes about their own Christmas and a Christmas historian explains the myths and origins of Christmas traditions.

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Empty wittering

I don’t think I quite get the podcast culture. But frankly, if I have to listen to a bunch of people amusing each other with empty wittering, I can go sit in Costa. I’d really rather not.

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rubbish

I was expecting a book not a lot of idiots being idioticly. not my cup of tea at all.

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Jolly...

Interesting for the facts... I have to say that although I understood much of their wit I am maybe a little older... def worth a listen for the Facts tho...

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I thought this was going be dull book talking about Christmas but I was wrong I could not stop laughing and laugh so much just what I need thought dark times.

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Festive Funnies

Really light-hearted and funny. fantastic presenters and lots of festive facts. A perfect Christmas podcast!

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Fascinating

Some interesting facts surrounding the occasion of Christmas.
Though wasn't keen on the podcast style, not really my style.

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Wonderful Podcast!

This was amazing! Really was very Christmassy! There is plenty more Christmas you could make six more podcasts about! Please make Part Two!!!

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Dont wait til Christmas to listen to this.

Enjoyable, informative and funny. Easy to listen to, pitched just right-not dumbing down or assuming we are all rocket scientists. The only thing was sometimes the facts were rattled off and I didn't process them all. Never mind, I'll just listen again til I get it all. The beauty of podcasts!

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Clearly the wrong season in January.

Failed to get even half way through this book with too much trivia for my liking; especially listening after Christmas.