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Remembrance Sunday

To mark the 90th anniversary of the Royal British Legion and the first ever poppy appeal, Aled Jones visits the garrison town of Colchester, to meet the veteran who has waited a lifetime for a memorial to his fallen comrades. He also hears from soldiers recently returned from Afghanistan.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 13 Nov 2011 17:25

Music Played

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

  • Choir and Congregation of St Botolph’s Church accompanied by the Band of The Parachute Regiment

    For All The Saints

    Music: R Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) Tune: Sine Nomine Words: W.W. How (1823-97) From: SOP Hymnbook #199 pg190 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Choir and Congregation of St Botolph’s Church accompanied by the Band of The Parachute Regiment

    I Vow To Thee My Country

    Music: Gustav Holst (1874-1934) Tune: Thaxted Words: Cecil Spring-Rice (1859-1918). From: SOP Hymnbook #380 pg335 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Laura Wright accompanied by Paul Leddington Wright

    O Brother Man

    Music: Trad. Tune: Londonderry Air Words: J.G Whittier (1807 – 92) From: SOP Hymnbook #366 pg325 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Choir and Congregation of St Botolph’s Church accompanied by the Band of The Parachute Regiment

    God! As With Silent Hearts

    Music: Charles Harris (1865 - 1936) Tune: The Supreme Sacrifice Words: Fred Kaan (b.1929) From: SOP Hymnbook #379 pg334 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Choir and Congregation of St Botolph’s Church accompanied by the Band of The Parachute Regiment

    Heavenly Father Thou Hast Formed Us

    Tune: Marching

  • The Soldiers

    Dance With My Father

    Written by: Richard N Marx, Luther R Vandross Taken from The Soldiers album ‘Message to You’

  • Choir and Congregation of St Botolph’s Church accompanied by the Band of The Parachute Regiment

    O God Our Help In Ages Past

    Words: Isaac Watts (1674-1748) based on Psalm 90 Music: William Croft (1678-1727) Tune: St Anne From: SOP Hymnbook #16 pg16 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Aled Jones
Producer Charlotte Hindle
Series Editor David Taviner
Executive Producer Tommy Nagra

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