Meg's husband has decided to escalate his one-man show of Dickens' A Christmas Carol into
a full-scale production with a large cast including their sons Jamie and Josh as Tiny Tim
and young Scrooge and Meg helping as stage manager.
The show must go on, even if the famous—though slightly over-the-hill—actor who's come to town to play the starring role of Scrooge has brought a sleigh-load of baggage and enemies with him. And why is Caerphilly suddenly overrun with a surplus of beautiful caged finches?