brushes the snow from the Bunker window and sets out for Hackney, aboard a traditional Mail Coach.
Meet some real East Enders in Ridley Market, keep an eye out for Dick Turpin and join the Jameson team in song! Researcher DEBBIE WRIGHT Producer ANTHONY CHERRY
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There's nothing worse than opening those battery-operated Christmas presents, and reading on the box 'Batteries Not Included'... or is there? Adrian Love hears a few
Christmas disaster stories from some of the stars appearing on radio and television over the festive season, and softens the blow with a selection of appropriate music.
Producer DAVID VERCOE
The after-3.0 guest is folklorist Eric Maple , who talks to Gloria about the origins and traditions of Christmas.
presents Christmas Eve around the world and special guest
Dr Robert Runcie , Archbishop of Canterbury
Producers PHIL HUGHES
CAROLYN SMYTH and NEIL GEORGE
When Vicar Mole and his Mouse Choir have their carol practice they are joined by an unexpected visitor. Captain Cat has come back from the sea and, although he knows more about the carols than the Vicar, does he know why the mice seem to be disappearing?
Bernard Cribbins stars in a musical adaptation of the new book by Jeremy Lloyd, creator of Captain Beaky and his friends. The Mouse Choir is created by the children from St Winifred's School, Stockport, with original music from Goff Richards.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11.0 am)
St Winifred's School,
Ralph's annual Christmas Concert in aid of children's charities, recorded at the Wimbledon Theatre, London, with Alun Davies (guitar) Dave Pegg (bass guitar) Graham Preskett
(violin and keyboards) Producer RAY HARVEY
The Yetties invite you to join their circle of friends as they tell stories and sing seasonal songs - just as Dorset folk did a century or more back. Joining in the proceedings recorded at Bridport Arts Centre are The Symondsbury Mummers who perform one of the oldest mummers plays in the country.
Producer STUART HOBDAY BBC Bristol
in which Dr Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket remember Christmases past at Stackton Tressel - especially their never-to-be-forgotten production last Christmas of The Sleeping Beauty
Stars glitter at Co-op Hall on Monday night. (STACKTON BUGLE) You would have to go a long way to see a show like this.
West End - eat your heart out.
(STACKTON GROCER) featuring and DERYCK GUYLER and PAT COOMBS
Orchestra under the direction of GORDON LANGFORD
Written by GERALD FROW
Producer JOHN FAWCETT WILSON
(Re-broadcast Boxing Day at 12 noon)
Peter and special guests:
Mandy Moore and special guests:
On Christmas night choirs from all over the world gather to sing in Manger Square, Bethlehem. To the music of choirs from
America and Africa, Belgium, Canada and Iceland,
Roger Royle travels to Bethlehem to bring you a picture of Christmas in the City of Peace. Producer HUGH FAUPEL BBC Manchester
presents Nightride into
Christmas with some seasonal music and ideas to help wrap the presents and stuff the turkey.