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Songs Of Praise
Mar 10th, 2017, 1:36pm
 
"Songs Of Praise" has been produced by BBC Television for 55 years.

Two Independent Production Companies have won the contract to produce the programme.

"Avanti Media" who produce the Welsh Language equivalent of "Songs Of Praise" called "Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol". S4C

"Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol is a Welsh language spiritual and church music programme, which has been transmitted constantly since 1961. The first programme was recorded at Trinity Chapel, Swansea, and the first presenter was the Rev Morgan Mainwaring. It is interesting to note that the success of this first series gave birth to Songs of Praise in English."

Source Avanti web-site, here.


"Nine Lives Media".produce Channel 4's"Dispatches" and Channel Five's "holiday Love Rats Exposed". (Source Chris Mason BBC).

More information about Nine Lives Media can be found here.


Director of BBC Studios Mark Linsey is quoted as having said "We are disappointed with the outcome. "Songs Of Praise" is a much-loved programme, and we take great pride in how we've nurtured and developed the series over many years":
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Reply #1 - Mar 13th, 2017, 11:38am
 
Pity-but-I suppose it's one better than "Songs of Praise" being sung by Channel 4?
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