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: Good Morning Christmas

Don Maclean says Good Morning Christmas live from his home in Solihull.
Together with family and friends he'll be sharing his celebrations with Des O'Connor , Lenny Henry and Sue Lawley. Including at 7.30
Mgr Patrick O'Mahoney. Producer Michael Roberts


Unknown: Don MacLean
Unknown: Des O'Connor
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Mgr Patrick O'Mahoney.
Producer: Michael Roberts

: Ken Bruce

Producer Paul Walters
Including at 10.00
The Queen's Speech


Producer: Paul Walters

: Michael Aspel

Producer Geoff Mulhn


Producer: Geoff Mulhn

: Round the Horne

Special Christmas Edition. Starring Kenneth Horne. With Hugh Paddick , Betty Marsden, Kenneth Williams and the Max Harris Group.
Announcer Douglas Smith. Producer John Simmonds
(First broadcast Christmas Eve 1967)


Unknown: Kenneth Home.
Unknown: Hugh Paddick
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Announcer: Douglas Smith.
Producer: John Simmonds

: Norma Major

The Prime Minister's wife presents her favourite seasonal music.
Producer Bridget Apps

: Alan Titchmarsh on Christmas Day

at home with his favourite music. Plus gardening advice.


Presenter: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Alan Roberts

: Merry Christmas Children Everywhere

A celebration of children's record request programmes. Presenter Jeremy Nicholas. Producer Ian Gardhouse
(First broadcast on Radio 4)


Presenter: Jeremy Nicholas.
Producer: Ian Gardhouse

: Frank Capra: It's a Wonderful Life

A celebration of the life and work of the Hollywood director, who died this year. With guest James Stewart , the star of his best-known film, It's a Wonderful Life. Producer Jon Magnusson


Unknown: James Stewart
Producer: Jon Magnusson

: Gloria Gaynor's Christmas Special

Gloria Gaynor presents gospel music from the BBC Hippodrome Theatre.
With the London Adventist
Chorale. With special guests Nu Colors.
Producer Michael Roberts


Unknown: Gloria Gaynor
Producer: Michael Roberts

: In Conversation with SirYehudiMenuhin

As part of the celebrations for his 75th birthday, Sir Yehudi Menuhin talks to
Sheridan Morley about his life and career.
Producer Stella Hanson


Talks: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Producer: Stella Hanson

: A Traditional Yorkshire Christmas

Introduced by Tony Capstick. Producer John Leonard


Introduced By: Tony Capstick.
Producer: John Leonard

: David Allan

Producer Phil Hughes


Producer: Phil Hughes

: Bill Rennells

Christmas Night Ride
And at 3.00-4.00
A Little Night Music
Including at 1.30,3.30 Pause for Thought

: Alex Lester

The Early Show

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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