Carols are part of our heritage. Almost everyone, regardless of faith, is familiar with the great Christmas songs, but what are the origins of the familiar words and tunes we sing every year? In an entertaining and enlightening journey Aled Jones performs our favourite carols before exploring their fascinating stories. At London's atmospheric St Bartholomew's Church, accompanied by the world-renowned Libera Boy's Choir and The London Adventist Chorale. Aled's enthralling performance of each song is the start of an extraordinary journey into the history of the most popular carols of all time. Aled's investigation takes him across the world to the locations, churches, fields and cities behind the melodies from Jerusalem and Bethlehem to the battlefields of Belgium as he discovers the tales behind ‘O Come All Ye Faithful', ‘Hark the Herald Angels Sing', ‘Silent Night', ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem' and many more.