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Concern as Songs of Praise outsourced

Hattie Williams

by Hattie Williams

Posted: 17 Mar 2017 @ 12:04

THE loss of the BBC programme Songs of Praise to two independent production companies last week is a “worry” for people of faith, who may see the move as “another nail in the coffin of the religious literacy” of the UK, the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James, has warned.

The BBC removed its guarantee to produce the programme in-house in September, as part of a Charter agreement with the Government to open 40 per cent of its returning television series to a ...

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