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Stephen Cleobury directs the choir of King's College, Cambridge for the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.

Stephen Cleobury directs the choir of King's College, Cambridge for the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. The pattern of the Festival, based around nine Bible readings interspersed with carols, has remained the same for over 90 years. It unfolds the great mystery of how God came into the world in human form, and for millions across the globe it heralds the beginning of Christmas.

1 hour, 40 minutes

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Christmas Day 2009 14:00

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