This is an essential part of Christmas to a certain sub-section of the British. Decades after the first broadcasts there always was a repeat immediately after the Queen’s Speech on the World Service.
Those of us who spent parts of a childhood in the Empire, or at least abroad, might even have looked forward to Brenda speaking unto the nation.
And now, segregate the sinful sexes-
Wait! How many sexes are there?
It’s not enough I say, go out and order some more.
Rather modern really, no?