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Fireworks mark 50 years of Songs Of Praise

One of the world's longest running religious TV series, Songs Of Praise, has been celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Sunday's episode on BBC One was the 2,248th edition of the show, and ended with a chorus of Happy Birthday led by Aled Jones.

The first show was broadcast in October 1961 from the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cardiff.

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