Presenter Frank Hall dresses up as Santa Claus and asks children at Switzers department store on Grafton Street in Dublin what they want for Christmas.
- Title Christmas at Switzers
- 1st Broadcast 22/12/1967
- ContributorFrank Hall (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:11
- Material Type Video
- Series title Newsbeat
- Clip title Tell Santa What You Want For Christmas
- Extended description
'Newsbeat' visits a festive Grafton St in Dublin in this Christmas special. Dressed up as Santa Claus, presenter Frank Hall interviews children in Switzers department store. They tell him what they hope to get under the tree on Christmas morning. Their requests include everything from slippers to surprises.
'Newsbeat' was a half-hour feature programme presented by Frank Hall and ran for 7 years from September 1964 to June 1971. 'Newsbeat' went out from Monday to Friday on RTÉ television and reported on current affairs and issues of local interest from around Ireland. The final programme was broadcast on the 11 June, 1971.
- Local keywords Christmas, Newsbeat, Switzers, Grafton Street, Dublin, Santa Claus, Frank Hall
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Dublin
- Topic National Holidays, Festivals, Anniversaries, Annual Events
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1967
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier P73/00067
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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