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The Thistle & Shamrock: 'A Child's Christmas'

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The Thistle & Shamrock: 'A Child's Christmas'

The Thistle & Shamrock: 'A Child's Christmas'

The Thistle & Shamrock: 'A Child's Christmas'

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Fiona Ritchie and Cerys Matthews at the BBC Music studios. Alison Gardiner/BBC hide caption

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Fiona Ritchie and Cerys Matthews at the BBC Music studios.

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Welsh singer-songwriter and broadcaster Cerys Matthews recorded "A Child's Christmas" by Dylan Thomas in 2014 to mark the poet's centenary year. Matthews tells host Fiona Ritchie all about the project, set to original music she created with Mason Neely, and transports us to Christmastime in Wales by narrating excerpts from this timeless holiday classic.