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Bible reading in Cumbrian dialect
The Bible

Here's a couple of BBC Radio Cumbria's favourite Bible readings ... but they are all a bit different!

In the late 1970s BBC Radio commissioned some Bible passages to be written and read in Cumbrian dialect.

A local expert, the late Rene Roberts, produced a series of unique readings which made no great impact back then.

However, they were resurrected from the BBC Radio Cumbria Archive in the late 90s and enjoyed a surge in popularity.

The Bible - in Cumbrian dialect

Every time these clips are played on air, we get inundated with letters and emails from listeners wanting to hear them again.

Well, you can put your pen and paper away - the clips are now available at the click of a mouse.




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