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Praise Be - Christchurch Cathedral Special Television (Full Length Episode) – 1998 Music

Praise Be - Christchurch Cathedral Special

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1998 Music

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TVNZ's long running religious and choral music programme visits Christchurch's Anglican cathedral. Before its devastation by earthquakes, it was the centre of the city and one of the most celebrated of its great Gothic buildings. It could also claim to be "the most visited, the most accessible and best known church in New Zealand". Host Graeme Thomson explores the cathedral, its chapels and bell tower and outlines its history. He interviews Dean John Bluck and introduces hymns and songs of praise sung by the cathedral's choir and an ecumenical congregation.

Key Cast & Crew

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Ron Pledger

Producer, Director

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Guy Harris

Camera

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Philip Walsh

Music Director

The ritual of choral music, bell ringing, daily worship and welcoming visitors begun in 1881, continues today. Though the words we use might be different, the message remains the same.
– Graeme Thomson