Music Played7 items
Congregation of Rochester Cathedral, Rochester Cathedral Choir. I Vow To Thee, My Country
Conductor: Gordon Stewart. Organist: Roger Sayer Composed By: Music: Gustav Holst (1874-1934) Words: Cecil Spring-Rice (1859-1918). Tune: Thaxted Arranger: Robert Ramskill
Congregation of St Chad's Church Shrewsbury. O God, Our Help In Ages Past
Conductor: David Leeke. Organ: Richard Walker Composed By: William Croft (1678-1727) Words: Isaac Watts (1674-1748) based on Psalm 90. Tune: St Anne
Congregation of Rochester Cathedral, Rochester Cathedral Choir. O Brother Man
Conductor: Gordon Stewart. Organ: Roger Sayer. Composed By: Music: Irish Traditional Melody. Words: J G Whittier (1807-92) Tune: Londonderry Air Arranger: Geoff Richards
Congregation of Rochester Cathedral, Rochester Cathedral Choir. The Falklands Hymn
Organ: Roger Sayer. Conductor Gordon Stewart Composed By: Music: Ralph Allwood Words: W H Moseley Arranger: Robert Ramskill
The Coldstream Guards Performance item: Eternal Father, Strong to Save
Tune: Melita Universal/Jon Cohen Ltd/Graham O Jones
Congregation of St Chad's Church Shrewsbury Abide With Me
Conductor: David Leeke Organ: Richard Walker Composed By: W H Monk (1823-89) Words: H F Lyte (1793-1847) Tune: Eventide
Congregation of St Chad's Church Shrewsbury O Valiant Hearts (The Supreme Sacrifice)
Conductor: David Leeke Organ: Richard Walker Composers: Charles Harris (1865-1936) Words: J S Arkwright (1872-1954)
Factsheet for Sunday 8th November
Presented by Pam Rhodes from Wootton Bassett
BRENDA AND DENNIS GOODWIN
World War One Veterans Association
This year the last survivors of the First World War William Stone, Harry Patch and Henry Allingham reached the end of their long lives. Hundred’s of people came to pay their respects at their funerals especially to Henry Allingham’s who at 113 was also the oldest man in Europe.
For two decades, Dennis Goodwin and his wife Brenda have been running the First World War Veterans Association, they knew them well.
World War II Widow
Dorothea Pullen was a young girl of 18 when war was declared. She reflects on being a War Widow.
Anne Bevis is the secretary of the local British Legion Association.
Ken Scott is a World War Two Veteran, he explains why he attends every repatriation in Wootton Bassett.
THE REV. PAUL WRIGHT
Chaplain to the Household Division
The Rev. Paul Wright talks to Pam about the significance of the Guards Chapel to the military and the role he plays there.
SIR RICHARD DANNATT
Former Chief of the General Staff
Sir Richard chats to Pam about his own experiences in Afghanistan and how his faith has helped him. He shows Pam the Elizabeth Cross and explains what the cross represents.
Sir Richard Dannatt’s interview, The Rev. Paul Wright’s interview and The Coldstream Guards musical performance were all shot in The Royal Military Chapel in London, also known as the Guards Chapel. The chapel is the religious home of the five guards regiment.
- Pam Rhodes
- Charlotte Hindle
- Executive Producer
- Tommy Nagra