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Nine Lessons and Carols

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RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 24 Dec 2017 11:15

live today Radio 4 3pm GMT

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04m0nhg

Dermot

Dermot Report 24 Dec 2017 16:10

Carols from King's - BBC2 5:45pm today.

Repeated tomorrow 11am.

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 24 Dec 2017 16:36

the R4 service is live, ordinary people who have queued for hours. The tv service is a recording, invited congregation. Both a celebration of our Lord's arrival adding to the ranks of the poor, homeless and dispossessed.

Dermot

Dermot Report 25 Dec 2017 00:39

Either way, the broadcast(s) gives the preacher a certain kind of pulpit eloquence in engaging imaginatively with language that even the non-believer can comprehend - sort of.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 25 Dec 2017 00:40

Of course, because non-believers can't understand words, can they? :-D :-D :-D :-D

.....even if they wanted to listen.....

..and, yes, I've heard it - it's on every year... :-D

Dermot

Dermot Report 25 Dec 2017 00:44

Every word is capable of amusing or offending some esoteric reader/listener.