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Songs of Praise

Eden Project

Duration: 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Available for years

Claire McCollum visits the Eden Project in Cornwall, where founder Sir Tim Smit tells her how he created a garden paradise out of a clay pit. Claire speaks to one of the Eden Project’s gardeners to hear how she worships God whilst looking after the two million plants on site.

An open-air theatre stages a socially distanced performance of Jesus Christ Superstar, a musical based on the New Testament gospels, and a Christian cast member shares what it means to be involved in a performance that explores the life and death of Jesus.

JB Gill goes surfing with a man who came back to faith whilst catching waves, and who is now part of Christian Surfers UK – an organisation celebrating its 30th anniversary. We also visit a church in Newquay that has adapted its Sunday services during the pandemic by becoming England’s first drive-in church.

With brand new music recorded at the Eden Project according to government guidelines, and congregational hymns captured before current restrictions:

Amazing Grace – Rock Choir, Eden Project
What a Beautiful Name – Laura Wright, Eden Project
Gethsemane - Sean Escoffery
And Can It Be - St Pol de Leon, Penzance - September 2018
I, The Lord of Sea and Sky – Tenby Harbour - July 2017
Wildflowers - Our Atlantic Roots, Eden Project
Jesus Shall Reign – Mevagissey Male Choir, Eden Project

Contributors

Presenter:
Claire McCollum
Presenter:
JB Gill
Producer:
Jessie Bland
Executive Producer:
Cat Lewis
Executive Producer:
Emyr Afan
Series Producer:
Matthew Napier
Production Company:
Avanti Media

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