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After eight special – A way of life

After eight special – A way of life
Feature; Special
TX Date
16 Mar 1980
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A Way of Life. An After Eight special programme commemorating the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Benedict. Programme compiled and presented by Philip Bacon. Examines life and work at Ealing Abbey Benedictine monastery in west London. Speakers include: the Abbot of Ealing, Dom Francis Rossiter; Cardinal Basil Hume; Father Gerald Stanislaus Hobbs; Father Michael Hopley; Bishop Christopher Butler; Headmaster of St Benedict’s School, Dom Anthony Gee; Dom Bernard Orchard; Father Dunstan Watkins; Father Rene. Includes singing by monks and (pre-recorded singing) by the group, Instant Sunshine. Continuity announcer not identified (poss. Douglas Cameron). In two parts, divided by break in audio.
Basil Hume; Douglas Cameron?; Michael Hopley; Philip Bacon; Christopher Butler; Francis Rossiter; Gerald Stanislaus Hobbs; Anthony Gee; Bernard Orchard; Dunstan Watkins; Father Rene
London; Religion; Christianity; Catholicism; Religious practice; Ealing Abbey; Anniversaries; Prayer; Religious communities; Monks; Monasteries; Benedictine order; Abbeys; St Benedict

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