Early 1950s: Poppy is the junior reporter on the Downingham Post, where it’s always her turn to make the tea.

She takes lodgings with the formidable Mrs Goff and discovers something sinister under the bed…

Semi-autobiographical story by Monica Dickens, first published in 1951.

Starring Alice Hart and Keith Barron.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2004.