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Week ahead

11 November 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Remembrance Sunday: The Cenotaph Coverage of the ceremony live from Whitehall.


Sunday 10.20am, BBC1; 10.30am, Radio 4 FM


TELEVISION: Saturday 9pm (BBC1) The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance The annual concert from the Royal Albert Hall.
Sunday 5.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sally Magnusson visits RAF Brize Norton, the airbase that receives fallen service personnel.
7pm (C4) Last Heroes of the Somme The story of how the Battle of the Somme was won.
10.30pm (BBC1) The Selfless Sikh: Faith on the frontline A look at the Sikh aid-worker Ravi Singh, who travelled to Iraq to support Yazidi families.
Tuesday 10.45pm (BBC1) Prison, My Parents and Me Children talk about how they cope when a parent is in prison.


RADIO: Saturday 9pm (R2) The Ballads of the Great War: 1916 The third of five lyrical documentaries on life and death on the Western front, in words and music (3/5).
Sunday 8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship A service from Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, with members of the Royal British Legion.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Ely Cathedral.
Monday to Friday 1.45pm Voices of the First World War An exploration of the Great War through archive recollections of those who were there (1-5/5)
Tuesday 8pm (R4) After Cathy Fifty years after the film Cathy Come Home, Sarah Montague hears the stories behind today’s headlines on homelessness.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Bristol Cathedral.
Thursday 11am (R4 FM) Crossing Continents Tim Whewell is in Turkey to meet public employees who have been “purged” by the government for their association with the Gulen movement.

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