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Radio Ulster Carol Service

The traditional Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, with readings by well-known Radio Ulster voices, led by Rev Dr Bert Tosh.

58 minutes

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Christmas Day 2013 10:02

BBC Radio Ulster Carol Service Running Order


Carol: Once in Royal David’s City  -  The Choir of Belfast Cathedral


Welcome and opening prayer                          


Carol: Sussex Carol - Grosvenor Chorale


First Lesson: Genesis 3, vv 8-15, 17-19 read by Fr Brian d’Arcy               


Carol:  Adam Lay Ybounden -  The Choir of Belfast Cathedral


Carol: Love Came Down at Christmas - Priory Singers


Second Lesson: Genesis 22, vv 15-18 read by Cherrie McIlwaine


Carol:  The King Shall Come - Priory Singers


Third Lesson: Isaiah 9, vv 2, 6, 7 read by Sean Coyle


Carol: O Come, O Come Emmanuel! - Grosvenor Chorale


Fourth Lesson: Isaiah 11, vv 1-3a, 4a, 6-9 read by John Bennett


Carol:  In the Bleak Mid-Winter - The Choir of Belfast Cathedral


Fifth Lesson: Luke 1, vv 26-35, 38 read by Marie-Louise Muir


Carol: The Annunciation - Priory Singers


Sixth Lesson: Luke 2, vv 1, 3-7 read by Kerry McLean         


Carol: Away in a Manger - The Choir of Belfast Cathedral


Seventh Lesson: Luke 2, vv 8-16 read by Seamus McKee


Carol: Ding Dong! Merrily On High - Grosvenor Chorale


Carol: Still the Night - Priory Singers


Eighth Lesson: Matthew 2, vv 1-12 read by Linda McAuley


Carol:  We Three Kings - Priory Singers


Ninth Lesson: John 1, vv 1-14 read by Canon Noel Battye


Carol: The Angel Gabriel - The Grosvenor Chorale


Prayers and Blessing                                        


Carol: Hark the Herald Angels Sing - The Choir of Belfast Cathedral



  • Christmas Day 2013 10:02