Songs of Praise will now be produced outside of the BBC studios. It has been produced by the BBC since 1961. The BBC under a new due process had to put in a pitch for its own tv shows that it has faithfully produced for years alongside other production houses. Two independent companies won the rights to produce the show.
Church leaders are concerned about this change. Will the companies keep the ethos of the show or will it lose its religious authenticity that the nation has come to love? We shall see.
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