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Pam Rhodes discovers why Lent is significant, meets one of the women whose story inspired the film Calendar Girls, and introduces hymns from Bradford Cathedral with American singer Beth Nielsen Chapman.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 2 Mar 2014 17:00
BBC One Wales, Wales HD only

Interviewees

Polly Meynell: Ecclesiastical Textile Artist

Polly has been commissioned to create a brand new textile scheme for Bradford Cathedral. She tells us about the inspiration behind her designs and how their creation is bringing members of the community together.

Daniel Habtey

Daniel Habtey was brought up in an orphanage run by the Swiss Evangelical Nile Mission in Eritrea,  As an adult, facing religious persecution, he and his family fled. He tells us about his remarkable journey and his experience in the wilderness.

Angela Baker

Angela Baker was just an ordinary member of the WI until she, and her friends decided to pose for a Calendar with a difference!  She tells her story of love and loss as she describes how the death of her husband, John, inspired her and others to become “Calendar Girls” and go on to raise millions of pounds for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. 

Beth Nielsen Chapman

American singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman tells us about her faith and music and how her experiences in life inspired her to write the lyrics “I Find Your Love”, which is on the soundtrack for the film “Calendar Girls”

Liz Firth: Interfaith Worker, Bradford Cathedral

Liz Firth tells us about the importance of forging interfaith relationships in the diverse city of Bradford and gives us an insight into some of the work she’s doing to improve community cohesion.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterPam Rhodes
PerformerBeth Nielsen Chapman
ProducerGarry Boon
Executive ProducerDavid Taviner

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