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Christmas Day 2013 03:00 BBC Radio 2

Duration:
2 hours, 57 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 25 December 2013

Early risers herald in Christmas Day with The Reverend Canon Roger Royle as he plays traditional carols, festive favourites and seasonal surprises in a live three hour show. As part of the merriment, Roger celebrates the 200th anniversary of the last Frost Fair, there's the Christmas radio and television highlights plus listeners' texts and emails. So wrap yourself up with Rog this Christmas Day.

Music Played

39 items
  • Image for Julie Andrews

    Julie Andrews The Bells Of Christmas

    Greatest Christmas Songs, Camden/BMG, 11

  • Image for Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sammy Davis Jr. It's Christmas Time All Over The World

    A Christmas Gift (Various Artists), Ronco

  • Image for Choir of King's College, Cambridge

    Choir of King's College, Cambridge In The Bleak Midwinter

    Carols From Kings College Cambridge, EMI Classics, 17

  • Image for The Chiffons

    The Chiffons One Fine Day

    Radio Gold (Various Artists), Ace

  • Image for Nat King Cole

    Nat King Cole The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Jethro Tull

    Jethro Tull Ring Out Solstice Bells

    The Best Christmas Album In The World, Virgin

  • Image for The Choir Of Seaford College Chapel

    The Choir Of Seaford College Chapel O Come All Ye Faithful

    Choirs For The Family, Conifer

  • Image for Gabrielle Aplin

    Gabrielle Aplin The Power Of Love

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Hallé Orchestra

    Hallé Orchestra and Hallé Choir We Wish You A Merry Christmas

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Al Lewis

    Al Lewis A Child's Christmas In Wales

    (CD Single), ALM

  • Image for Peggy Lee

    Peggy Lee It's Christmas Time Again

    The White Christmas Album, Crimson, 13

  • Image for Chaka Khan

    Chaka Khan I Feel For You

    The Divas Of Dance (Various Artists), Telstar

  • Image for Renaissance

    Renaissance Northern Lights

    (Single), Warner Bros

  • Image for Shirley Bassey

    Shirley Bassey Diamonds Are Forever

    The Best Of James Bond 30th Anniversa, EMI

  • Image for Wizzard

    Wizzard I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for The Staple Singers

    The Staple Singers Respect Yourself

    Ultimate Soul Collection Vol.2 (Vario, Warner Bros

  • Image for Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral

    Choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral O Little Town Of Bethlehem

    Christmas Carols From St.Paul's Cathe, EMI

  • Image for Carpenters

    Carpenters Merry Christmas Darling

    The Carpenters - Christmas Portrait, A&M

  • Image for Kim Wilde

    Kim Wilde Hey Mister Snowman

    Wilde Winter Snowman, Wildeflower Records, 001

  • Image for Randy Newman

    Randy Newman You've Got A Friend In Me

    Toy Story O.S.T., Walt Disney Records

  • Image for Gabriella Cilmi

    Gabriella Cilmi Warm This Winter

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Sarah McLachlan

    Sarah McLachlan and Diana Krall Christmas Time Is Here

    Wintersong, Arista

  • Image for The Beach Boys

    The Beach Boys I'll Be Home For Christmas

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna I'll Remember

    Madonna - Something To Remember, Maverick

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA The Piper

    Super Trouper, Polydor

  • Image for Doris Day

    Doris Day Winter Wonderland

    The Best Christmas Album In The World, Virgin

  • Image for Shirley Bassey

    Shirley Bassey Big Spender

    Shirley Bassey - The Singles, EMI

  • Image for Wham!

    Wham! Last Christmas

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Fleet Foxes

    Fleet Foxes White Winter Hymnal

    Fleet Foxes, Bella Union, 1

  • Image for Tracy Chapman

    Tracy Chapman Baby Can I Hold You

    Tracy Chapman, Elektra

  • Image for Kate Bush

    Kate Bush December Will Be Magic Again

    It's Christmas Time (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for The Moonglows

    The Moonglows Hey Santa Claus

    The White Christmas Album, Crimson, 16

  • Image for The Ronettes

    The Ronettes Sleigh Ride

    A Christmas Gift For You (Phil Spect, Phil Spector Int

  • Image for John Lennon

    John Lennon and Yoko Ono Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Céline Dion

    Céline Dion Breakaway

    Loved Me Back To Life, Sony Music, 001

  • Image for Aztec Camera

    Aztec Camera Walk Out To Winter

    The Best Of Aztec Camera, Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for Blake Shelton

    Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Jingle Bell Rock

    Cheers, It's Christmas, Warner Bros

  • Image for Dinah Washington

    Dinah Washington These Foolish Things

    Dinah Washington - In Love, Roulette

  • Image for Shirley Bassey

    Shirley Bassey Get The Party Started

    (CD Single), Lock Stock And Barrel Records

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