O. Henry

O. Henry Stories

O. Henry Stories

A BBC Radio Collection


A collection of three Christmas classics by a cherished American writer, to warm the soul and intrigue the listener with satisfyingly unexpected plot twists.

Episode 1: The Gift Of The Magi
A young couple struggle to find the money for a really special Christmas present for each other.

Episode 2: Mammon And The Archer
A young man is encouraged to pursue the love of his life by his father. But is it cupid or cold hard cash that decides his fate?

Episode 3: The Retrieved Reformation
Safebreaker Jimmy Valentine is unexpectedly released from prison and vows to go straight.

Abridged by Annie Caulfield
Produced by Mary Ward-Lowery