An exclusive interview with The Snowman’s creator Raymond Briggs A special seasonal edition of Reading Aloud with Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen unwrapping a selection of literary treats which include:
A report on the enduring appeal of the pantomime story. Behind the scenes with a production of The Pied Piper of Hamlyn plus top tips on how to stage your very own school panto.
The Charles Dickens Christmas legacy. Reading Aloud visits the elegant townhouse in London where Dickens and his family once lived – 48 Doughty St in Bloomsbury.
Top Books for Christmas for children of all ages selected by critic Julia Eccleshare.
An Alternative Christmas Message is prepared by students at one Birmingham school. We discover it’s a great opportunity to encourage speaking, listening and writing skills.
Poetry In Motion – Michael Rosen continues his crusade to make poetry fun in the classroom.
And a rare and exclusive interview with Raymond Briggs, the creator of The Snowman and Father Christmas.