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with Jean Waddell
For nearly eight months JEAN WADDELL , with two other church colleagues, was detained in Iran. She returned to England earlier this year.
Richard Baker meets her ' at home ' with a niece in Essex. They talk about her early life, her experiences in the Middle East, first in Jerusalem, then in Iran, and about the faith which sustained her. THE LONDON EMMANUEL CHOIR sings her selection of hymns.
Hymns: 0 dearest Lord (Nun danket): Little drops of water (Bemerton); The church's one foundation (Aurelia); There's a wideness in God's mercy (Cross of Jesus); Forgive them, oh my Father (Vulpius); Firmly I believe and truly (Shipston): Once to every man and nation (Ebenezer): Seek ye first (Words and music Karen Lafferty ); How great thou art (Swedish folk melody)
Film director ELIZABETH GORT
Series producer RAYMOND SHORT


Unknown: Jean Waddell
Unknown: Jean Waddell
Unknown: Richard Baker
Music: Karen Lafferty
Organist: Robin Littler
Pianist: Robert Eagle

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