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Praise Be!


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with Thora Hird
It has become quite a tradition for Songs of Praise viewers to write to Thora at this time of year, requesting their favourite hymns. For this first programme of the new series, Thora reads the letters choosing hymns for Eastertide; and makes a surprise visit to Widecombe Church on Dartmoor to find the children making their Easter garden.
Thine be the glory (Maccabaeus); Lord Jesus Christ (Living Lord); Oh happy day; 0 love how deep, how broad, how high (Eisenbach); I serve a risen Saviour; At the name of Jesus (Evelyns); All glory, laud and honour! (St Theodulph); The old rugged cross; To God be the glory Director JULIAN BRISCOE Producer ELIZABETH GORT


Unknown: Thora Hird
Director: Julian Briscoe
Producer: Elizabeth Gort

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