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Easter Morning with The Archbishop of Canterbury and Soweto Gospel Choir

Kate launches Radio 2's Young Chorister of the Year Competition.

Joining Kate live from Canterbury, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby will be reflecting on why Easter is the most important day in the Christian calendar and responding to the devastating fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.

There will be live music by the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir including Amazing Grace and a traditional Zulu song. Fresh from picking up the award for Best World Music Album the choir's co-founder and choirmaster Shimmy Jiyane tells Kate about the moment they won.

Great British Bake Off Champion Nancy Birtwhistle joins Kate in the studio with a selection of Easter treats and we launch BBC Radio 2's Young Chorister of the Year Competition with the programme's presenter Radzi Chinyanganya.

2 hours, 55 minutes

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Music Played

  • Cat Stevens

    Morning Has Broken

    • The Very Best Of Cat Stevens.
    • Island.
  • Bananarama

    Stuff Like That

    • In Stereo.
    • In Sync.
  • St. Michael’s Singers

    Christ The Lord Is Risen Today

  • Soweto Gospel Choir

    Celebrate

  • The Dream Academy

    Life In A Northern Town

    • Blast From The Past (Various Artists.
    • Warner E.S.P..
  • Travis

    Flowers In The Window

    • (CD Single).
    • Independiente.
  • Vampire Weekend

    This Life

    • Father Of The Bride.
    • Columbia.
  • The Lotus Eaters

    First Picture Of You

    • New Frontiers (Various Artists).
    • Temple Records.
  • Naughty Boy

    Undo (feat. Calum Scott)

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin Records.
  • Blondie

    Maria

    • The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists).
    • Global Television.
  • ABBA

    The Winner Takes It All

    • Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition).
    • Polar.
    • 008.
  • Average White Band

    Let's Go Round Again

    • The Best Of.
    • Rhino.
  • LÉON

    You And I

    • (CD Single).
    • BMG.
  • Katy Perry

    Chained To The Rhythm (feat. Skip Marley)

    • (CD Single).
    • Capitol Records.
  • Keane

    Somewhere Only We Know

    • (CD Single).
    • Transcopic Records.
  • Lauren Daigle

    You Say

    • Look Up Child.
    • Centricity Music.
  • Rod Stewart

    The Motown Song

    • Rod Stewart - Vagabond Heart.
    • Warner Bros.
  • Olly Murs

    Feel The Same

    • You Know I Know.
    • RCA.
  • Elle King

    Ex's And Oh's

    • Love Stuff.
    • RCA.
    • 2.
  • The Pretenders

    Back On The Chain Gang

    • The Pretenders - The Singles.
    • WEA.
  • John Legend

    Preach

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
  • All Saints

    Pure Shores

    • (CD Single).
    • London.
    • 8.
  • Will Young

    All The Songs

    • Lexicon.
    • Cooking Vinyl.
  • Tom Petty

    I Won't Back Down

    • Tom Petty - Anthology.
    • MCA.
  • Candi Staton

    Young Hearts Run Free

    • Disco Fever (Various Artists).
    • Global Television.

Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel Choir

On today's programme, there will be live music by the Grammy winning Soweto Gospel Choir including This Little Light of Mine and a song from their Zulu ballet INALA.

Fresh from picking up the award for Best World Music Album the choir's co-founder and choirmaster Shimmy Jiyane tells Kate about the moment they won.

Nancy Birtwhistle

Nancy Birtwhistle
Great British Bake Off Champion Nancy Birtwhistle joins Kate in the studio with a selection of Easter treats.

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