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The Truth About Christmas Carols

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Summary

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 & Crew

Presenter Howard Goodall
Executive Producer Jean Claude Bragard
Producer Jonathan Mayo

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