MILLIONS of TV viewers will see a montage of beautiful stained glass work created by a Bolton company.

The work of Classical Glass will be featured on the BBC popular Songs of Praise programme on Sunday.

The St Helens Road-based firm was approached by a Manchester film company and asked to supply stained glass panels.

Classical Glass director Andrew Seddon, said: “They asked us to supply them with some of our stained glass that they could use to film some very close up shots in their studio using a computer controlled moving camera.

“We supplied some our beautiful domestic stained glass and also arranged the loan of some Victorian painted stained glass from St Mary’s RC Church in Manchester.

“They have also taken some high definition photos of the stained glass at St Mary’s showing the new window alongside the old restored glass.”

For the last 20 years Andrew and Corina Seddon who run Classical Glass, have built up a solid reputation.

Mr Seddon, who lives in Breightmet, also runs stained glass making classes above the shop and has recently set up a digital design and printing service, using skills he and his team have developed through making stained glass.

The couple built up their stained glass business from a hobby started by Mr Seddon, who trained as an engineer.

The hobby took over and while his wife worked as a teacher he built up the business which now employs six people.

In addition to the popular classes at the store and Mr Seddon often works with children in schools on large stained glass making projects, completing one such project at St Williams school in Great Lever.

l The film sequence will be shown in the programme to be aired on Sunday March 21 on BBC 2. Songs of Praise will be on BBC 2 instead of its normal slot on BBC 1 because of Sport Relief. The programme is currently scheduled for 16:35-17:10 on Sunday.