Lichfield Cathedral Choir Television Broadcasts

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TV CameraAs well as regular broadcasts of Choral Evensong on BBC Radio 3, other services are broadcast from Lichfield from time to time. This is a list of televised services and programmes focused solely on the choir and does not include snippets featured in other programmes; radio broadcasts are listed separately.

Date Copy Programme Details
Sunday, 25 December, 2011 at 10.00am
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Christmas Day Eucharist 2011
Communion service in F Darke
Hodie Christus natus est Poulenc
Away in a manger arr. Lamb
Sunday, 3 June, 2007 at 5.45pm
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Songs of Praise: Lichfield - Saints and Angels
Aled Jones visits Lichfield Cathedral where hymns include For all the saints and We have a gospel to proclaim with the Lichfield Cathedral Chamber Choir.
Sunday, 8 April, 2007 at 5.35pm
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Songs of Praise: A Celebration for Easter Day
Jonathan Edwards introduces an Easter Day celebration from Lichfield Cathedral with Brigit Forsyth and Chris Walker tell the Easter story. Hymns include Thine be the glory, and Jesus Christ is risen today.
Sunday, 17 December, 2006 at 6.10pm
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Songs of Praise: Christmas from Lichfield
Lichfield Cathedral is the stunning setting for an evening of candlelit carols. Sing along with some old favourites including O come, all ye faithful, O little town of Bethlehem and Hark! The herald angels sing. Brigit Forsyth and Chris Walker tell the story of the first Christmas. Presented by Jonathan Edwards.
Sunday, 20 December, 1998 at 9.30am
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Advent Hope IV: Hope Fulfilled: The Coming of Jesus
Last of the four visits to Lichfield Cathedral as Advent draws to a close. Music, led by the Cathedral Choir, includes O little town of Bethlehem, Ring bells, ring, Ave Maria and The Cherry Tree carol.
Sunday, 13 December, 1998 at 9.30am
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Advent Hope III: Hope for Healing and Reconciliation
The third of four visits to Lichfield Cathedral celebrating the season of Advent. Music from the Cathedral choristers includes Hark! A herald voice is calling, O for a thousand tongues to sing and Hark, the glad sound.
Sunday, 6 December, 1998 at 9.30am
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Advent Hope II: Hope for Justice and Peace among Nations
The second of four services from Lichfield Cathedral celebrating the season of Advent and reflecting on the Cathedral's symbolism. Music includes The Lord will come and Be not slow and Christ is the world's true light.
Sunday, 29 November, 1998 at 9.30am
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Advent Hope I: Hope for the World - A New Dawn
The first of four visits to Lichfield Cathedral in which the Dean, Tom Wright, reflects on this special season of hope. Music, led by the Cathedral Choir, includes O come, O come, Emmauel, Thou whose almighty word and On Jordan's Bank.
Sunday, 24 December, 1995 at 11.40pm
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available The First Communion of Christmas
The service of Holy Communion, live from Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire. Carols and hymns include O little town of Bethlehem, O come all ye faithful, and Hark! the Herald Angels Sing. The communion setting is Haydn's St Nicholas Mass, the preacher is the Very Rev Tom Wright, the Dean of Lichfield, and the celebrant is the Rt Rev Keith Sutton, the Bishop of Lichfield.
1994 No Archive Copy Available Christmas from Coventry
with David Frost, Kiri Te Kanawa, Michael George, Coventry Cathedral Choir, and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Robin Stapleton
Sunday, 9 September, 1990 at 6.40pm
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Songs of Praise
With the Choir Schools' Association. Cathedral choristers from all over the north of England come to the beautiful Cathedral of Lichfield to celebrate their work. HRH the Duchess of Kent talks to Ian Gall about her role as patron of the Choir Schools' Association. The Bishop of Wakefield reflects on his move from choir stall to bishop's throne and Richard Shephard, chairman of the CSA, looks ahead to the future of this tradition of Christian music.
Hymns: Angel Voices Ever Singing (Angel Voices); 0 Holy City, Seen of John (Sancta Civitas); Litany to the Holy Spirit; All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name (Ladywell); Let God Be Praised; Dear Lord and Father of Mankind; How Beautiful Are the Feet; 0 Thou Who Camest from Above (Hereford).
Sunday, 19 November, 1972 at 6.50pm
BBC1
No Archive Copy Available Songs of Praise
from Lichfield Cathedral, introduced by GEOFFREY WHEELER
For all the saints (Sine Nomine); O worship the King (Hanover); It is a thing most wonderful (Herongate); Through the night (Marching); Father of mercies (Southwell); My song is love (Love Unknown); City of God (Richmond); Come down, 0 love divine (arr Harris); Soldiers of Christ, arise (St Ethelwald); Praise to the holiest (Gerontius)
Conductor RICHARD GREENING Organist PETER NOYCE; Prayer and Blessing THE DEAN OF LICHFIELD

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