Ever since 1955 when Dickie
Valentine stormed the charts with A Christmas Alphabet, the season of goodwill has been a bonanza for the record industry. There is scarcely a pop singer who has not made a Christmas record; from
Cliff Richard to Bruce Springsteen , from Paul McCartney to Giant Haystacks. This programme plunders the best, and the worst, from the Yuletide pop archive, and combines them with some classic comedy.