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Songs of Praise

Tony Christie - My Story, My Music

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

In this special, Aled Jones interviews singer Tony Christie. Tony talks about his belief in angels and how his shyness has affected his career. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aled Jones
Interviewed Guest:
Tony Christie
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Series Editor:
David Taviner
Executive Producer:
Tommy Nagra

Churches: How to Read Them

Episode 3: Medieval Death

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Richard Taylor shows how churches were designed to give medieval people a way to escape death, with their Judgement scenes, cadaver tombs and crucifixion depictions. Show more

Churches: How to Read Them

Episode 4: Reformation: Chaos and Creation

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Richard Taylor tries to understand the intense medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary and how this fuelled the anger of the Reformation that followed. Show more

Songs of Praise

Rick Wakeman

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Keyboard legend and TV's Grumpy Old Man Rick Wakeman performs some of his favourite hymns and his famous arrangement of Morning Has Broken. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aled Jones
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Series Editor:
David Taviner
Executive Producer:
Tommy Nagra
Interviewed Guest:
Rick Wakeman

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Irish singer Dana talks to Sally Magnusson about her remarkable life, and joins a congregation in London for hymns and songs that are important to her.

Contributors

Presenter:
Sally Magnusson
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Series Editor:
David Taviner
Executive Producer:
Tommy Nagra
Interviewed Guest:
Dana undefined

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Inspired by Jesus's words on the cross, Bettany Hughes traces the history of this challenging virtue. What does it really ask of us? And how realistic is it to put into practice? Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Bettany Hughes
Executive Producer:
Jean-Claude Bragard
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Director:
Jonathan Mayo

Churches: How to Read Them

Episode 5: Restoration and Reason

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Richard Taylor finds that churches from the Age of Enlightenment reflect the intellectual excitement, vigour and potential for conflict of a turbulent time. Show more

Churches: How to Read Them

Episode 6: The Victorians and After

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Richard Taylor discovers how medieval imagery made a surprise return to Victorian places of worship and how WWI brought back the commemoration of the dead. Show more

Songs of Praise

Mavis Staples

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

American gospel music legend Mavis Staples leads a congregation in some foot-tapping gospel songs. She talks to Aled Jones about life with her famous family. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aled Jones
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Series Producer:
David Taviner
Executive Producer:
Tommy Nagra
Participant:
Mavis Staples

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Rageh Omaar tells the story of the Dead Sea Scrolls and uncovers the truth behind the myth. After discovery in the 1940s, they were soon embroiled in controversy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rageh Omaar
Director:
Jonathan Mayo
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Executive Producer:
Jean-Claude Bragard

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

West End singing star and popular tenor Alfie Boe talks to Aled Jones about his remarkable journey from a car factory to Broadway, and about the importance of his faith. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aled Jones
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Series Editor:
David Taviner
Executive Producer:
Tommy Nagra
Performer:
Alfie Boe

Songs of Praise

Paul Jones

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Singer Paul Jones is Aled Jones's guest and talks about how he went from being a militant atheist to a devout Christian, and leads the congregation in some popular hymns. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aled Jones
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Series Editor:
David Taviner
Executive Producer:
Tommy Nagra
Presenter:
Paul Jones

Churches: How to Read Them

Episode 1: Dark Beginnings

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Richard Taylor visits Britain's early medieval churches to find out why the Anglo-Saxons and Normans continued to fill their sacred buildings with pagan images. Show more

Songs of Praise

Candi Staton

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

In a special edition for Mothering Sunday, singer Candi Staton talks to Aled Jones about her faith and career. She performs the song Mama that she wrote for her mother. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Aled Jones
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Executive Producer:
David Taviner
Performer:
Candi Staton

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Actor and musician Sam Palladio hosts a musical tribute to Elvis Presley, 60 years to the day from when he recorded his first single, That's All Right, at Sun Studio in Memphis. Show more

Children of Helen House

Series 1

Episode 9: Revisited

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Following the success of the 2007 series, the team returned for three months in 2008 to witness the new life-and-death issues faced by the Helen House families and staff. Show more

Fern Britton Meets...

Series 3

Episode 2: Katherine Jenkins

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Fern Britton talks to the girl from the Welsh valleys who has become a global singing star. Katherine Jenkins speaks about her life and her Christian faith. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Fern Britton
Interviewed Guest:
Katherine Jenkins
Producer:
Jonathan Mayo
Executive Producer:
Dave Stanford

Fern Britton Meets...

Series 2

Episode 1: June Brown

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Fern Britton talks to people whose faith has played a special part in their lives. She is joined by actress June Brown, who rose to fame as Dot Cotton on EastEnders. Show more

Fern Britton Meets...

Series 2

Episode 3: Jesse Jackson

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Fern Britton travels to America to meet one of its best-known political figures, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, a civil rights campaigner who has twice run for president. Show more

Churches: How to Read Them

Episode 2: Medieval Life

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages. Show more