Season's Greetings starts on Christmas Eve in the home of Neville and Belinda Bunker. Belinda's sister Rachel is in a state about novelist Clive coming to stay for a few days. Pregnant Pattie and her husband Eddie are permanently at loggerheads while in the kitchen Auntie Phyllis's efforts to prepare the dinner are hampered because she's drunk. Then there's Uncle Harvey, watching bloodthirsty films on television and as full of the Christmas spirit as a broken bauble.
Before long, thanks to Ayckbourn's unrivalled ability to recognise human frailties, the characters are either at one another's throats or on the verge of committing adultery