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Songs of Praise

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Merseyside's maritime traditions are being kept alive in the redevelopment of disused dockland. They are also celebrated in an annual Festival of Maritime Music.
Roger Royle talks to a shanty group from Poland and asks Tony Davis of the Spinners why Amazing Grace is important to Liverpool.
He also meets Jimmy Rice who works among unemployed youngsters for the Fairbridge Drake Trust. The Marske Fishermen's
Choir is joined by members of local churches on the quayside at the Maritime Museum to lend Songs of Praise a nautical flavour.
Eternal Father, strong to save! (Melita); I'll stand by until the morning; Hail, queen of heaven (Stella): Amazing
Grace; The lifeboat hymn (Bliss); How great thou art; Our Father (Caribbean) Will your anchor hold?
Research KERENA MARCHANT Producer NOEL VINCENT Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC North West
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Contributors

Talks: Roger Royle
Unknown: Tony Davis
Unknown: Jimmy Rice
Producer: Noel Vincent
Editor: Stephen Whittle






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