The Truth About Christmas Carols

The Truth About Christmas Carols

About this programme

Composer Howard Goodall explores the history of a selection of festive favourites, including O Come All Ye Faithful, which is thought to have been a call to 18th-century Jacobites to rebel. Plus, how While Shepherds Watched had to be cleaned up by the Victorians for allegedly being too crude. Featuring performances by acts including Bella Hardy and the choir of Truro Cathedral.

Cast and crew

Cast

Presenter
Howard Goodall

Crew

Executive Producer
Jean Claude Bragard
Producer
Jonathan Mayo
Categories
Documentary