Carols from King’s 2021 (video download)


The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Daniel Hyde conductor

Released 19:00GMT / 14:00EST on 24 December 2021

1080p video download.

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SKU: KGS0061

A solo chorister sings Once in Royal David’s City to begin the traditional celebration of Christmas from the candlelit Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge.

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, directed by Daniel Hyde, sing a glorious selection of carols, while the Christmas story is told in poetry and in the words of the King James Bible.

This is a high definition download of Carols from King’s as broadcast by BBC television on Christmas Eve 2021.

Please note: this is a large download that might take several hours to complete, depending on your internet connection. UK licence-fee payers will be able to stream & download this programme for 30 days following broadcast from BBC iPlayer. Download is a .zip format and needs to be made to a laptop or desktop computer before transferring to an iPad or iPhone.

A BBC camera filming the choir at Carols from King's


Carols from King's order of service

Filmed 12 December 2021 by the BBC in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, by kind permission of the Provost and Fellows.

Size approx. 2.7GB (high resolution download); approx. 1.3GB (medium resolution download) Video Format Colour NTSC HD 16:9 Audio Format 16bit 48kHz PCM stereo
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