Easter from King’s 2023 (Video Download)


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

Video download (1080p, approx. 2.7GB / 720p, 1.3GB).

Released Saturday 8th of April at 20:00 BST / 15:00 ET

SKU: KGS0064

Easter from King’s 2023 (Video Download)

This is a high definition video download of Easter from King’s as broadcast on BBC television on Saturday,  8th April 2023.

Music and Bible readings for Holy Week and Easter in a service from the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, with the choir directed by Daniel Hyde. Favourite congregational hymns include “O Sacred Head” and “Praise to the Holiest” whilst choral music ranges from the traditional spiritual “The Angel Rolled the stone Away” (Cleobury) to the medieval “Victimae Paschali” (Reid).

Other music from the Choir includes the anthem “It was on Holy Wednesday” (Vaughan-Williams, arr. Daniel Hyde),“Agnus Dei” (Byrd), “The Lamentation” (Bairstow) as well as Mozart’s “Laudate Dominum” and Franck’s “Panis Angelicus” featuring a guest soloist and violinist.

The story of Jesus’s death and resurrection is retold in Bible readings by members of King’s College, and the service is introduced by the Dean, the Revd Dr Stephen Cherry.

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. Downloading directly to a tablet is not recommended. The download is a .zip file containing the video.


BBC camera in front of King's College Choir filming Easter from King's

The order of service is included in this download. The order of service may vary slightly due to timing constraints. Easter from King's service booklet

Video download (1080p, 2.6GB or 720p, 1.2GB – zip file containing mp4 video).

Filmed by the BBC in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, by kind permission of the Provost and Scholars of King’s College.

Size 2.6GB/1.2GB Video Format HD (1080p/720p) mp4 16:9