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A traditional celebration of Christmas from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge. The famous Chapel choir sings carols including In Dulci Jubilo and The First Nowell.

A solo chorister singing Once In Royal David's City begins this traditional celebration of Christmas from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge. The story of the Nativity is told in the familiar words of the King James Bible together with Christmas poems by Kevin Crossley-Holland, WH Auden and Charles Causley. The famous Chapel choir, conducted by Stephen Cleobury, sings carols old and new, including such favourites as The Sussex Carol, In Dulci Jubilo, Ding Dong Merrily On High, The First Nowell, I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing By, Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, Bethlehem Down and O Come, All Ye Faithful.

1 hour, 15 minutes

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Christmas Eve 2010 18:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer James Whitbourn
Director David Kremer

Broadcasts

  • Christmas Eve 2010 18:15
  • Christmas Eve 2010 18:45

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