Don Maclean presents
Christmas Day live from his home in Solihull, with the Hall Green Salvation Army Band, members of the cast from Jack and the Beanstalk at the Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham, and Sir Edward Heath.
browses through the Radio 2 music catalogue playing all kinds of music from 60 years ago to the present day. He also glances at some of today's special anniversaries and features a dash of comedy, music and words.
# Andrew Duncan interview with Michael Aspel : page 10
Phillip Schofield narrates the story of Joseph and his coat of many colours, with music from the original cast recording of the West End production, currently showing at the Edinburgh Playhouse.
First broadcast on Radio 5
Robert Hardy narrates the extraordinary story of the Western Front ceasefire in December 1914 when enemies shook hands, traded souvenirs and played football in no man's land.
Abridged by Bob Sinfield from the book by Malcolm Brown and Shirley Seaton
Producer Graham Pass
Roger Royle and John Marsh present a gala
Christmas concert from the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool, with massed choirs from
Lancashire schools and featuring BBC Radio 2's Choirgirl of the Year, Fiona Wight.
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