Songs of Praise is a religious programme that brings to experience of going to church on a Sunday right into your front room. Filmed at a different British church or cathedral each week it features the music and the congregation singing popular and celebrated hymns. The words are shown on the screen so you can join in at home if you want.
The programme also includes true-life stories, contemporary topics for discussion and interviews with celebrated Christians in the public eye. These have included interviews with Tony Blair, Jeremy Vine, the Royal Family and other prominent Christians.
Songs of Praise is the most popular religious programme in Britain and has aired on BBC One since 1961, making it the longest running religious TV programme in the world.
It has had numerous presenters over its long history including Harry Secombe, Alan Titchmarsh and Martin Bashir. These day Eammon Holmes, Bill Turnball and ex blue peter girl Diane Louise Jordan are in the regular line up. Celebrity guests presenters also feature and have included Sir Cliff Richard and Gavin Peacock.
Songs of Praise is a British institution that still attracts extremely large audiences each Sunday. These days you no longer have to wait until Sundays to enjoy singing along to Songs Of Praise. You can catch up any time by watching it via youriplayer.co.uk and find out why this BBC One programme has been so popular for so long.
Watch all episodes of Songs of Praise here. Songs of Praise is a tv-programme of BBC One. You can see all episodes of Songs of Praise here via Youriplayer.co.uk.
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