Priestland s Progress Priestland's Progress was a classic BBC series broadcast in 1981. Presented by Gerald Priestland, it follows his journey though Christianity. Chris Rees was producer of the series and Patrick Forbes was a researcher.Premier Christian Radio is rebroadcasting the series starting on August 3rd 2015. Join us Monday-Thursday 10pm for Priestland's Progress. Broadcasters Patrick Forbes and Chris Rees tells us about their time working on Priestland's Progress and its overwhelming popularity.