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Stormzy bible reading will be followed by Libera performance to close out BBC One's Christmas Day coverage / The Guardian

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Rapper, who often credits God with his success, will read story of angels heralding the birth of Jesus to the shepherds. The rapper will recite a passage from the gospel of Luke, telling the story of how angels appeared to shepherds to proclaim the birth of Jesus. The reading will be followed by a performance of the Basque carol Sing Lullaby by south London boys' choir Libera. Hugh Faupel, exective producer at BBC Studios, said his team "look for people to bring the Christmas story alive", and that he was "delighted" that Stormzy was to deliver the reading. It will air at 11.50pm on Christmas Day.

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