12th December 2018
In this week’s show:
Cliff talks about Christmas and the birth of Jesus, Leo reads about the Christmas Cracker, Sheila has part 3 of the Christmas biography, Dave speaks to Santa at the Resource centre and we have messages from Michael Portillo and Craig Revel Horwood from Strictly come dancing.
All this plus the usual mix of News, Sport, Postbag Outlook on Life and What’s on.
Presenters: Hugh & Cliff
Show editor: Nigel
Studio technician: Nick
We use a speech to text convertor to create a transcript of parts of the show. Please note the convertor (like live Television subtitles) is not 100% accurate and errors do occur.
Transcript of Postbag feature.
Welcome to this strictly Christmas postbag and here to start it off this special guest the judge on Strictly Come Dancing who the audience his son boo just like the characters he plays in pantomimes Craig level whole word hello everyone out there for listless I said darling
Oh I love I know and aren’t you gorgeous I think you’re doing a marvelous job and I want to wish everyone an absolutely brilliant Christmas and a Happy New Year you know my guide to kind of give you a $10 thing but holding that program and keeping it alive Craig was the stove Nativity walks and he was the man who’s chain was swung around the neck of covering two is walking load man in the film made in Coventry well on behalf of the Lord and Lady members of Coventry May I wish everybody
Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous new year and here’s some listener greetings starting with which a big know introduced by a children’s choir from his former school the axle Grange Christmas concert.
Hello Hello everyone is Richard signal from Kenilworth bringing to wish everyone connected with CBS a very, very good Christmas
and all best wishes for the new year. Many, many thanks for the wonderful service you provide.
always interesting, always entertaining. Look forward to receiving the memory stick every week. So many, many thanks, and best wishes to everyone. Richard.
Julia sent in a Christmas message and she wants me to say in naughty holder style it’s crazy
I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas that’s to all my friends at the Resource Center torch and it CBS and my friend Lynn and my friend when the hour particularly like to mention my friend Carol the thought I’d forgotten but I remember that she used to work at the Resource Center reception It was lovely to hear from you and Merry Christmas my friend john to I went to get some mince pies today with my friend john must have got their first because we’re not left you know what Santa does with fat cells he sends them to the alpha
and you know why Sam to into the doctors he had 10 cellulitis
Julia and here’s the
Few more listeners who recorded the message of the Resource Center. Hello David and Happy Christmas. To all your listeners from Mark Galvin at the Resource Center. This is Pete Smith from the country resource and for the barn. Want to wish everybody happy Christmas at this time.
I hope everybody has a Saturday
because the body is Gary
Good afternoon just to say president of new new resource center and everybody welcome along to come and those donations are welcome for the homeless here at the Central Hall. Better be plenty of people needing your support and help you get through the winter. That’s right, Gary, very good writer. Wish the listeners Happy Christmas Yeah. And for the listeners. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I met Chloe the winter warmer the Resource Center. She helps with the Tai Chi classes.
Happy Christmas to everyone out there for myself and also the class set up. The blind Resource Center
for visibly sound may wish everybody a happy Christmas a peaceful New Year. And don’t get too drunk
me from visibly sound phoned in this Christmas greeting on our studio answerphone on urging 476717522 and press five for community broadcasting services. Starting with her version of not the holders, famous line
Happy New Year
Monday club exercises to Christmas music from soon
and now a lovely message from Sheila and myself guardian angel who ask you this when we lost in Jersey, his Isabel Hello. Hello Good morning. This is Isabel from Jersey on this sort of grey grey autumn day not winter yet for mental for say that’s not till the 24
first of December like I do the old fashioned winter, autumn spring, summer date, not the way they do it. Hello everybody. I just wanted to have it’s December. I just wanted to wish you all a happy Advent time or Happy Christmas time between now and Christmas Day, which is not far away.
Last night I went to my grandson Jacob, nativity play. It was held in the Catholic Church of St. Mary’s and some Peters and it was a very simple service with lots and lots of singing. And it was quite beautiful. I love hearing the children sing
it’s one thing you’re sitting at the back in your country we see you you the child you’ve come to see but you can hear the beautiful voices
Kind of. There was one particular part and it just, you know how it looks at your heart and your eyes water. Anyway, I had one of those moments last night I’ll say with my husband mark and my daughter and another grand daughter who’s, who’s older Jacobs, only eight. It’s a primary school. It’s it’s a little Catholic school and it’s called CJ, which stands for the faithful companion of Jesus.
The highlight of the evening was the children sang a little French Carol and an old French peril and they sang it beautifully not just one verse But all the verses and it is Elaine May the TV know fall which is translated literally as he is born that divine child It was so beautiful absolutely love
another beautiful song that the staff at the end of the evening basically.
Silent Night and they did it in homage to the all those who lost their lives in the First World War. And they didn’t just remember the the British and all other Commonwealth
men, women who died but they also signed part of the Silent Night in German in remembrance of all those who died
so I thought that was very touching and very moving and I absolutely love that too and then the very end we all the whole audience and congregation of the rest in in English, it was beautiful and a lovely evening Thank you, Isabel. That was lovely and so descriptive gene bottom lights wishing all the outlook team who I think very much for the pleasure the outlook magazine brings me weekly You’re such as
Dedicated lots and to all the listeners and to those who know me a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Best wishes from gene Bartlett Kiss Kiss Kiss. And here’s a message from another celebrity who has a series of great rail journeys on TV, our youngest son Graham and myself, who dated the series by about 25 years doing to ale journeys around the Midlands for three pound 85. This is Michael Porter, and I’m speaking to having just made a speech at the Art Center in Warren been a thoroughly enjoyable evening with more than 500 people here and at the moment, I’m busy signing books. Anyway, this is to wish you all very well the festive season is coming up. I hope that that will go very nicely for all of you. And maybe when the good weather comes. your minds were turned to rail travel. Oh, by the way, from January the second
My new series of Broadway programs will start with Alaska Canada and Australia so I hope you will think that that is something to look forward to bye for now and I’m golf rights to all the talking newspaper team of very happy Christmas with thanks and admiration for all you do on a Happy Christmas to all the listeners on his Judy mission
everybody from the society everybody from the country talking newspapers and anybody else listening a very Happy Christmas and probably a Happy New Year to
finally his a message from Jimmy the retina UK party I invited the three employees Jimmy
just like to wish all David listeners a real happy Christmas and a Happy New Year for the retina UK been here tonight at the
center anyway what’s great visual visually sound anyway so really good evening.
Plenty of cakes and chocolates things are beer wine had a really good night fantastic next day Thank you few messages this week like almost the same time last year awesome grams been in hospital so if you have sent in any message light and I have mail to play them or read them out I will do so early in the new year I’d like to thank you for the efforts you made with your messages in postbag this year they’ve been wonderful I’m sure that done you good and the don’t make a duty the matter play them thank you and may I wish you a very happy Christmas And a happy and healthy New Year by this is post
Transcript of What’s on feature.
now because we’re not here for a couple of weeks. This will take you right up to January the 13th. But this side of the new year, there’s a very important event celebrating the cultural history of Coventry Cathedral and featuring a newly restored recording of celebration. The TV program of Duke Ellington’s 1966 performance in the cathedral on Saturday, the 29th of December under the banner Cathedral of culture that recording presumed lost and forgotten and now digitally restored will be at the center of a program of music, dance drama and art Doors open at 6pm for the 630 event and it’s free and staying at the cathedral the finale
The plumb line festival will be staged in the ruins on New Year’s Eve. Sunrise is a sound and light experience with special performances featuring live music at 6pm, 9pm
and midnight. The celebrations continue in the main Cathedral with a moving light, sound and performance extravaganza throughout the night with DJ and the bar booking is essential under 16 free over 66 pounds on www dot plum with a be hyphen line 2018 dot co.uk or Oh, 8448 double for triple for as it’s an outdoor event, you’re advised to dress accordingly and they’ll be free showings in
ruins until January the 13th running hourly between five and 9pm daily with no booking required
now here’s a novelty
don’t get many of those around you three spires and Guild Hall present Beauty and the Beast that the Albany theater from New Year’s Eve to Saturday, the fifth of January with matinees and evening performances and tickets from 14 pounds and also at the Albany this the best of one on Friday the 11th and Saturday the 12th of January at 7:30pm attribute tribute show to the 80s pop sensations featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and surely take it a 26 pounds and all details and booking
On Oh, 2476 double 98964 or Albany theater.co.uk
what we got sent to have something of a coup for the new year with a concert in the Butterworth whole by the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain on Friday, the fourth of January at 7:30pm. The talent in this group is second to none well worth the ticket prices of 21 pounds, 5241 pounds 50 with concessions under 25 just five pounds. That’s real bargain from or 24765245 to four or what I got center.co.uk
and having got their pantomime out of the way for another year. The Belgrade have another week of one nighters, although I’m starting with an afternoon of Britain’s Got magic.
On Saturday, the 12th of January 2pm Christian Lee who made the semi final of Britain’s Got Talent will be on stage with magic and comedy. Tickets are 20 pounds. Children 15 pounds. concessions. 18 pounds and 13 pounds. Families. 56 pounds.
All the other shows are at 7:30pm with tickets. 25 pounds, 75 concessions 23 pounds 75 starting with Quadrophenia the album Live when eight piece band The gold hawks will recreate the whose smash hit concept album that’s on Thursday. The 10th of January on Friday the 11th it’s rock and roll revolution with award winning band The Blue Jays taking you on a whistle stop tour of the 50s with over 40 hits from the likes of Elvis buddy.
Holly, Eddie Cochran, Connie Francis. And Little Richard
finally on Saturday the 12th it’s legend the music of Bob Marley with all his great songs including no woman no cry jammin I shot the sheriff and many more box office for all these shows Oh 2476 double 530 double five or www.belgrade.co.uk.
Of course we have our own logins. Oh, sorry. Legends
tried to because it’s Christmas didn’t didn’t
didn’t happen. Did it really, Leo and Malcolm with this week sport…