The Archive Hour is a History Documentary programme.

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The Archive Hour

On Christmas Day 1957, a BBC live broadcast transmitted the songs of Christmas from the British Isles. Texan folklorist and broadcaster Alan Lomax anchored a diverse musical mixture, with singers across the country contributing live performances. The Archive Hour gathers the memories of those involved and revisits this musical time capsule.

Genre: History Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is The Archive Hour next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 Extra December 24th, 8:00am and on BBC Radio 4 Extra December 24th, 3:00pm. See more...