Carols from King's

2016
1:14:00

December 24, 2016

Expired 3.0 7 x
A solo chorister sings Once In Royal David's City to begin the traditional celebration of Christmas from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge.
Episodes 2015
1:15:00

December 24, 2015

Expired 3.0 5 x
A solo chorister singing Once in Royal David's City begins the traditional celebration of Christmas from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge. The world-famous choir, directed by Stephen Cleobury, sings glorious and well-loved carols, including In Dulci Jubilo, Away in a Manger, Dormi Jesu, O Holy Night and O Come All Ye Faithful. The story of the Nativity is told in the familiar words of the King James Bible, along with Christmas poems by Elizabeth Jennings, Thomas Merton and Christina Ross...
50:00

December 24, 2015

Expired 3.0 4 x
60 years ago, the BBC broadcast the first Carols from King's live from the world-famous chapel of the Cambridge university college. The transmission took place at 8 o'clock on the evening of December 23rd, sandwiched between the news and an edition of Sportsview in which Brian Johnston reported on England's ultimately successful Ashes tour.
Episodes 2014
1:00:00

60 Years of Carols from King's

Expired 3.0 3 x
On the 60th anniversary of this Christmas institution, Juliet Stevenson narrates the story of Carols from King's, how it was first televised in 1954 and how each year the soloist is selected for the traditional opening of Once In Royal David's City.
1:15:00

2014

Expired 3.0 6 x
The traditional celebration of Christmas from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge marks the sixtieth anniversary of the first programme being broadcast. Stephen Cleobury conducts the world-famous choir in glorious carols including In the Bleak Midwinter (Holst) and Stille Nacht and, as in 1954, the programme begins as a solo chorister sings the first verse of Once in Royal David's City. The story of the Nativity is told in the words of the King James Bible, through poetry by Christina Rosse...
Episodes 2013

2013

3.0 7 x
The traditional Christmas carol concert from King's College Chapel, Cambridge.
Episodes 2012

24/12/2012

3.0 15 x
Stephen Cleobury conducts the famous chapel choir in carols old and new.
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