Long-running religious programme broadcast on Sunday evenings on BBC One, focusing on Christian music. The original setup was to have each episode based around a service in a specific church somewhere in the UK, although in recent years the show has moved towards a magazine format.
Provides examples of
- Crossover: One episode of The Vicar of Dibley featured Songs of Praise coming to the village to film an episode in their church.
- Elegant Classical Musician: Sexy string quartet Bond hold the 'record' for the being the most scantily clad guests to have ever appeared on the programme.
- Gospel Music: The show holds an annual Gospel Choir of the Year competition.
- Long Runner: Started broadcasting in October 1961 and is still going.
- Prison Episode: The Other Wiki reports that one episode in 1982 was filmed in the chapel at Strangeways Prison.