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A Bell Ringing Bonanza!

The St Lawrence Chobham Handbell Ringers help Chris get festive by playing live in the studio, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams delivers his last Pause for Thought.

The St Lawrence Chobham Handbell Ringers help us get festive by playing live in the studio.

The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams delivers his last ever Pause For Thought.

7 year old Jacob from Salisbury tells us about narrating his school play.

Anne Widdecombe and Craig Revel-Horwood tell us what happened On This Day in history.

And Louise Williams is our Mystery Guest, telling us about her flute group - Flute Salad!

2 hours, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • The Darkness

    Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End)

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Paloma Faith

    Just Be

    • Fall To Grace.
    • Sony.
  • Darlene Love

    All Alone On Christmas

    • Christmas Hits (Various Artists).
    • BMG.
  • Fleetwood Mac

    Don't Stop

    • 50 Years - Don't Stop.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 009.
  • Oasis

    The Importance Of Being Idle

    • (CD Single).
    • Big Brother Records.
  • Huey Lewis and the News

    The Power Of Love

    • Huey Lewis & The News - Fore!.
    • Chrysalis.
  • Andy Burrows

    Hometown

    • (CD Single).
    • Play It Again Sam UK.
    • 1.
  • Take That

    Babe

    • Take That - Greatest Hits.
    • RCA.
  • Eartha Kitt

    Santa Baby

    • The Best Christmas Album In The World.
    • Virgin.
  • Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

    Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive (feat. Rumer)

    • The Golden Age Of Song.
    • Rhino.
  • Meat Loaf

    Dead Ringer for Love

    • Rock Of America (Various Artists).
    • Trax Label.
  • Dean Martin & Helen O’Connell

    How D'Ya Like Your Eggs In The Morning?

    • Cool Couples (Various Artists).
    • Sanctuary.
  • Robbie Williams

    Different

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
    • 4.
  • The Darkness

    Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End)

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

    Locomotion

    • Now 1984 - The Millennium Series.
    • Now.
    • 9.
  • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

    Jingle Bells

    • 20 Motown Christmas Classics (Variou.
    • Hitsville.
  • The Black Eyed Peas

    I Gotta Feeling

    • (CD Single).
    • Interscope.
    • 4.
  • Petula Clark

    Downtown

    • The Ivor Novello Winners.
    • EMI.
  • Matt Monro & The John Barry Orchestra

    Born Free

    • The Best Of John Barry: Themeology.
    • Columbia.
  • George Michael

    December Song (I Dreamed Of Christmas)

    • (CD Single).
    • Aegean Records.
    • 1.
  • Chris Rea

    Driving Home For Christmas

    • (Single).
    • WEA.
    • 1.
  • Bellowhead

    Jingle Bells - Drivetime Session

  • Michael Bublé & Bing Crosby

    White Christmas

    • (CD Single).
    • WEA.

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