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Posted: December 24, 2006, 10:50 pm - IP Logged

The Queen's traditional Christmas message is being offered as a podcast for the first time.

 

THE ROYAL PODCAST

Subscribe now to ensure that you receive the Christmas Broadcast as soon as it is available.

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    HISTORIC SPEECHES AND CHRISTMAS BROADCASTS ...

    The Queen`s Christmas Broadcasts to the Commonwealth, 1952-present
    Following in the footsteps of her father and grandfather, The Queen has made a broadcast to the Commonwealth on 25 December every year except 1969, at first on radio and later on television. Read the text of these messages here.

    1952 1962 1972 1982 1992 2002

    1953 1963 1973 1983 1993 2003

    1954 1964 1974 1984 1994 2004

    1955 1965 1975 1985 1995 2005

    1956 1966 1976 1986 1996

    1957 1967 1977 1987 1997

    1958 1968 1978 1988 1998

    1959 1969 1979 1989 1999

    1960 1970 1980 1990 2000

    1961 1971 1981 1991 2001

    13 October 1940
    Princess Elizabeth broadcasts to the children of the Commonwealth during the Second World War
    The Princess makes a speech on radio during Children`s Hour ...

    21 April 1947
    Princess Elizabeth makes a radio broadcast from Cape Town, South Africa, on her 21st birthday
    Princess Elizabeth dedicates her whole life to the service of the Commonwealth ...

    2 June 1953
    The Queen makes her Coronation Oath in Westminster Abbey
    Wording from the most solemn part of the Coronation ceremony, conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury ...

    2 June 1953
    The Queen broadcasts to the nation and the Commonwealth on the evening following her Coronation in Westminster Abbey
    The Queen thanks the public for their loyalty and affection ...

    4 May 1977
    The Queen gives a Silver Jubilee address to the Houses of Parliament
    The Queen looks back on the past 25 years of her reign, and forward to the future ...

    9 May 1988
    The Queen marks the bicentenary of Australia at the opening of the new Parliament House in Canberra
    The Queen reflects on Australian democratic traditions ...

    24 November 1992
    The Queen makes an address in London`s Guildhall to mark the 40th anniversary of her reign
    The Queen reflects on the events of the past year ...

    5 September 1997
    Television broadcast following the death of Diana, Princess of Wales
    The Queen pays tribute to `an exception and gifted human being` ...

    20 November 1997
    The Queen makes a speech in Banqueting House on the Golden Wedding of herself and The Duke of Edinburgh
    The Queen thanks Prince Philip for his support over 50 years of marriage ...

    20 March 2000
    The Queen makes a speech at the Sydney Opera House following the Australian referendum of November 1999
    The Queen expresses her `lasting respect and deep affection for Australia and Australians` ...

    4 June 2002
    Golden Jubilee speech in London`s Guildhall
    The Queen reflects on a `remarkable fifty years` ...

     

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