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The Prince and the Composer: A Film about Hubert Parry by HRH The Prince of Wales

Sir Hubert Parry is simultaneously one of Britain's best-known and least-known composers. Jerusalem is almost a national song, regularly performed at rugby grounds, schools, Women's Institute meetings and the Last Night of the Proms, while Dear Lord and Father of Mankind is one of Britain's best-loved hymns. Everyone knows the tunes, yet hardly anyone knows much about the man who wrote them.

In this film, HRH The Prince of Wales, a longstanding enthusiast of Parry's work, sets out to discover more about the complex character behind it, with the help of members of Parry's family, scholars and performers. This feature-length documentary by the award-winning director John Bridcut offers fresh insight into the life and work of Hubert Parry through the unique perspective of HRH The Prince of Wales.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 8 Feb 2013 19:30

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterHRH Prince of Wales
PresenterHRH Prince of Wales
DirectorJohn Bridcut
DirectorJohn Bridcut
ProducerJohn Bridcut
Executive ProducerPeter Dale

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