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The Convent

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1/4. Four women eschew their workaday lives to embark on a spiritual journey in this follow-up to last year's engrossing fly-on-the-wall documentary The Monastery. For 40 days and 40 nights Angela, Debi, Iona and Victoria will share the daily routine of prayer, religious instruction and domestic chores at the Convent of the Poor Clares in Arundel, west Sussex, in a bid to see if the nuns' traditional, sacred values can help them tackle contemporary problems around relationships, aspirations and self-esteem. As early as day one there are tears, high emotions and revelations, in a place where silence is an integral part of life. Can they get through the first week?
The Calling: page 18

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Director: Sandi Scott
Series Producer: John Blake

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