Episode 1

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The Choir, Military Wives Episode 1 of 3

Duration: 1 hour

Choirmaster Gareth Malone believes singing can help people through the most difficult times of their lives. Armed with his keyboard, Gareth has been invited to RMB Chivenor military base in north Devon, where the troops are about to deploy for a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.

While the troops are away, Gareth hopes to start a choir with the wives and girlfriends left behind to help them through the worrying time.

Gareth soon discovers that living on an isolated estate on the edge of the military base has left the wives longing to have a voice to express the difficulty of their lives. But can he inspire his fledgling choir to have the confidence to sing in public?

Last on

Wed 9 Nov 2011 00:25 BBC Two Northern Ireland only

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Credits

Executive Producer
Lucy Hillman
Series Producer
Stephen Finnigan

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Sing While You Work

Gareth Malone

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