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Southwark: Literary London

Diane-Louise Jordan visits Southwark, meets comedian Jo Brand, and talks to an actor who crossed the world to perform in Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

Diane-Louise Jordan visits the London Borough of Southwark, once home to William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens. She meets comedian Jo Brand, who reveals an unexpected spiritual side, and talks to an actor who crossed the world to perform in Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Plus, hymns sung in the stunning setting of Southwark Cathedral.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 6 Sep 2009 17:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Robert Prizeman, Maurice Murphy, Steven Geraghty

    "Songs Of Praise" Signature Tune

    Composer: Robert Prizeman

  • Congregation at Southwark Cathedral/Organist Peter Wright/

    Great Is Thy Faithfulness

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Faithfulness Music: William M. Runyan 1870-1957 Words: Thomas O. Chisholm 1866-1960 Arranger: Robert Ramskill

  • Congregation at Southwark Cathedral/Organist Peter Wright

    Who Would True Valour See

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Monks Gate Music: English traditional Melody adapted by R.Vaughn Williams Words: John Bunyan 1628-88

  • Congregation at Southwark Cathedral/Organist Peter Wright/

    Angel Voices Ever Singing

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Angel Voices Music: E.G.Monk 1819-1900 Words: Francis Pott 1832-1909 Arranger: Darius Battiwalla

  • Southwark Cathedral Boys’ Choir/Organist Stephen Disley

    Litany To The Holy Spirit

    Conductor: Peter Wright Music: Peter Hurford Words: Robert Herrick

  • Adventist Vocal Ensemble unaccompanied

    I've Got A Robe

    Words & Music: Spiritual Arranger: Ken Burton

  • Congregation at Southwark Cathedral/Organist Peter Wright/

    God Is Love, Let Heaven Adore Him

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Abbot’s Leigh Music: Cyril V. Taylor 1907-91 Words: Timothy Rees 1874-1939 (and compilers of BBC Hymn Book) Arranger: Darius Battiwalla

  • Congregation at Southwark Cathedral/Organist Peter Wright/

    Christ Triumphant, Ever Reigning

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Guiting Power Music: John Barnard (b.1948) Words: Michael Saward (b. 1932) Arranger: Craig McLeish

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Diane-Louise Jordan
Producer Pamela Hossick
Executive Producer Tommy Nagra
Participant Jo Brand

Broadcasts

  • Sun 6 Sep 2009 17:00
  • Sun 6 Sep 2009 17:30

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