All Creatures Great and Small

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Duration: 35 minutes

Aled Jones goes to the zoo to discover why the animal kingdom fascinates us and introduces hymns and songs in celebration of creation.

Music Played

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for All Creatures of our God and King

    All Creatures of our God and King Dunfermline Abbey Congregation

    Organist: Norman Mitchell Brass quintet: Alba Brass Conductor: Gordon Stewart Tune: Lasst uns erfreun. Arrangement: Robert Ramskill Words: William H Draper. Source: Church Hymnary 4. Originally from Songs of Praise Fife’s Future 21/08/2011

  • Image for For The Beauty Of The Earth

    For The Beauty Of The Earth Ella Taylor & Liam Jones

    Composer: John Rutter BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of The Year 2011 Organist: Simon Lole Published by Oxford University Press Originally from Songs of Praise A County Harvest 04/09/2011

  • Image for The Lord’s My Shepherd

    The Lord’s My Shepherd Stuart Townend

    © 1996 Kingway’s Thankyou Music, PO Box 75, Eastbourne, East Sussex. BN23 6NW Source: Worship Today # 406 Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Organist: David Houlder Originally from Songs of Praise Calderdale 15/01/2012

  • Image for Gabriel’s Oboe/Whispers In a Dream

    Gabriel’s Oboe/Whispers In a Dream Hayley Westenra

    Music: Ennio Morricone Words: Hayley Westenra Source Hayley Westenra CD “Paradiso” to be released 29th August 2011 – Decca Records Originally from Summer in Salisbury 31/07/2011

  • Image for All Things Bright and Beautiful

    All Things Bright and Beautiful Choir and Congregation Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church

    Words: Cecil Frances Alexander Music: William Monk Arranged by: Jonathan Rea Originally from Irish Voices 05/06/2011

  • Image for Praise To The Lord The Almighty

    Praise To The Lord The Almighty Congregation

    Conductor: Gordon Stewart Organist: Simon Lole Words: Joachim Neander (1650-1680), tr. Catherine Winkworth (1827- 1878) and others Music: 17th Century German Melody Source: SOP Hymnbook #19 Originally from Health & Wellbeing 6/4/2008

  • Factsheet 26th February 2012

    All Creatures Great And Small: Inspired by Noah’s Ark, Aled Jones goes to the zoo to discover why the animal kingdom fascinates us and introduces hymns and songs in celebration of creation.

  • Locations

    Aled visited Chester Zoo.

  • Interviews

    Professor David Clough

    Professor Clough is Acting Head of Department and Professor of Theological Ethics at the University of Chester. He chats with Aled about the role of zoos in society and the importance of animals in our lives.

    Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School, Coventry

    Aled visited the school and meet pupils who share their playgrounds with animals including Alpacas. He chats with Sean O’Donovan who set up the farm 37 years ago.

    Tony & Sandra Lewis

    Tony & Sandra’s son Conrad was the 353rd British solider to die in Afghanistan. Whilst out there Conrad befriended a stray dog that he called Peg (Pegasus). After Conrad’s death Tony and Sandra have managed to bring Peg back to the UK to live with them. They have also set up a charity 353.org that raises money in Conrad’s memory.

    Canon Diane Cookson

    Canon Cookson is vicar at St Saviour’s Church in Stockport. The church annually holds a pet service to celebrate their animal companions. Canon Cookson and members of the congregation talk about why it’s important to hold pet services.

Credits

Presenter
Aled Jones
Producer
Judith Sharp
Series Producer
David Taviner
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra

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