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James Martin and the Kings Singers

Chef chum James Martin gives his top tips for turkey and other Christmas dinner delights, and the Kings Singers treat us to a super selection of seasonal songs.

Chef chum James Martin gives his top tips for turkey and other Christmas dinner delights!

The Kings Singers treat us to a super selection of seasonal songs...

10-year-old Eve from Dunbarton tells us about feeding reindeers for the first time ever, and 11-year-old Olivia from Southampton tells us about playing Scrooge in the school play.

Russell Grant tells us what happened On This Day in history.

And Vincent Nicholls, the Archbishop of Westminster, makes us Pause For Thought.

2 hours, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Jona Lewie

    Stop The Cavalry

    • The Ivor Novello Winners.
    • EMI.
  • Olly Murs

    Troublemaker (feat. Flo Rida)

    • (CD Single).
    • Epic.
    • 1.
  • INXS

    Need You Tonight

    • The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ....
    • Columbia.
  • Scissor Sisters

    I Don't Feel Like Dancin'

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • The Ronettes

    I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

    • A Christmas Gift For You (Phil Spect.
    • Phil Spector Int.
  • Robbie Williams

    Different

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
    • 4.
  • Peter, Paul & Mary

    Leaving On A Jet Plane

    • The Very Best Of.
    • Rhino.
  • Tom Jones & Cerys Matthews

    Baby It's Cold Outside

    • (CD Single).
    • Gut Records.
  • Andy Burrows

    Light The Night

    • (CD Single).
    • Play It Again Sam UK.
    • 1.
  • The Pogues

    Fairytale Of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl)

    • The Best Christmas Album In The World.
    • Virgin.
  • Brenda Lee

    Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree

    • Brenda Lee - The EP Collection.
    • See For Miles.
  • Paloma Faith

    Just Be

    • Fall To Grace.
    • Sony.
  • The Blow Monkeys

    Digging Your Scene

    • Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists).
    • Sony Tv/Columbia.
  • Matt Monro

    On Days Like These

    • Matt Monro Sings Don Black.
    • EMI.
  • Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

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

    • The Golden Age Of Song.
    • Rhino.
  • Dean Martin

    The Christmas Blues

    • Now That's What I Call Christmas! The Signature Collection (Various Artists).
    • Capitol.
  • Christina Aguilera

    Beautiful

    • (CD Single).
    • BMG/RCA.
  • Michael Jackson

    Human Nature

    • The Essential.
    • Epic.

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