It’s a Canadian Christmas Eve Tradition.
Every year since Christmas Eve 1979, The Shepherd has been broadcast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
An RAF pilot, flying a De Havilland Vampire, becomes lost flying home on Christmas Eve, after losing all electrical power.
If you are little for something different to listen to this Christmas Eve, you can hear it here: ‘Fireside’ Al Maitland reads Frederick Forsyth’s The Shepherd
(the picture is from The Vintage Wings of Canada website, and their write up The Shepherd—a Canadian Christmas Classic)