Hard Knocks choir for Carols

The Choir of Hard Knocks will perform at Channel Nine’s Carols by Candlelight.

The ABC-based choir is one of the real success stories of 2007.

On top of its acclaimed TV season, the performances by the group of disadvantaged has enjoyed sellout, standing-ovation concerts in Melbourne and Sydney.

It also won an ARIA Award for Best Soundtrack / Cast / Show album.

Other performers this year will be Anthony Callea, Sophie Monk, Marina Prior, Sylvie Paladino, Denis Walter, Natalie Gauci, The McClymounts, Rob Mills, Tommy Emmanuel, Annabelle Priftis, Ian Stenlake and Rachel Beck. Ray Martin again hosts. Carols by Candlelight airs at 9pm Christmas Eve on Nine.

It will be preceded by a repeat of Shrek the Halls.


  1. Ray Martin hosting !!! humm hope he does a better job than the election coverage.

    I thought Nine might have got Daryl to host it – reintroduce him to his old network before next year !!!

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