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Songs of Praise


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from Letchworth
Eighty years ago this month, a simple ceremony was held in a north Hertfordshire field in which a spade was sunk into the earth: the building of the first Garden City had begun. Letchworth was born of one man's idealistic vision, a reaction against the horror of the industrial worker's lot in overcrowded city slums.
Seamus McKee meets some of today's Garden City dwellers, including Colin Bywaters , who remembers the early days of Letchworth. He joins other Christians from the town in the Free Church to sing their favourite hymns.
Conductor LINDSAY colquhoun Organist ROY MEEK
Producer CHRISTIAN FORSSANDER Series producer jim MURRAY
(For hymns see tomorrow at 3.15 pm) * Subtitles on Ceejax page 170


Unknown: Seamus McKee
Unknown: Colin Bywaters
Conductor: Lindsay Colquhoun
Producer: Jim Murray

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