Coming up this week on TV and radio

22 June 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Sunday Worship A service of thanksgiving recorded in Westminster Abbey for the first generation of Caribbean migrants who arrived on the Empire Windrush 70 years ago.

Sunday 8.10am, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.55pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise In Launde Abbey, the Revd Kate Bottley explores the power of prayer.

Tuesday 8pm (BBC2) NHS at 70: Live A celebration of 70 years of the National Health Service, from Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Colm Flynn visits the churches and community groups in the US who see farming as a religious imperative.

Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Guests include the singer-songwriter Dean Friedman, who talks about his Jewish faith.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Christ Church, Oxford.

11.30pm (R3) The Glory of Polyphony Peter Phillips looks at the lives and music of Thomas Tallis and Nicolas Gombert (4/6).

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Essay: New Generation Thinkers Sophie Coulombeau tells the story of John Trusler (1735-1820), an eccentric priest of the C of E (1-5/5).

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Reith Lectures 2018: The mark of Cain Professor Margaret MacMillan asks if war is an essential part of being human (1/5).

3.30pm (R4) Making History Tom Holland and Marion Bowman spend a day with the British Pilgrimage Trust on the South Downs (4/8).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Rugby School, in Warwickshire.

Thursday 11.30am (R4) Pursuit of Beauty: Drawing on water Louise Morris explores ephemeral art: works that ultimately will disappear without a trace.

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