HIGHLIGHT: A service for Advent with Carols
from the chapel of St John's College, Cambridge
R3 3pm Sunday
Sunday 3.40pm (ITV3) The Nun's Story
Sister Luke, played by Audrey Hepburn, works through various
challenges of the religious life.
4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise On
Advent Sunday, the story of the Christmas truce during the First
World War, and a hymn that has been arranged to be sung in a
Monday 7.30pm (BBC2) Children's Hospital:
the Chaplains One of the chaplains has to cope with the
hospitalisation of his own daughter (6/6).
Tuesday 10pm (BBC4) Balmoral The
history of the Royal Family's Scottish retreat.
10.35pm (BBC1) Imagine. . . The Irish
writer Colm Toíbín considers the often dark and fraught
relationships between mothers and their sons.
Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Great Continental
Railway Journeys Michael Portillo travels to the Holy Land,
where he visits Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and frolics in the Dead
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship From St
Salvator's Chapel at the University of St Andrews, led by the Revd
Monday 1.30pm, 8.30pm (R4 Extra) Byzantium
Unearthed Bettany Hughes presents a history of the Byzantine
Empire and its Christian rulers (1/3).
10pm (R3) Music and the Jews The
complex relationship between music and Jewish identity, with Norman
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong
from Westminster Abbey.