Coming up this week on TV and radio

10 November 2017


HIGHLIGHT: Remembrance Sunday: The Cenotaph Live from Whitehall, the laying of wreaths and the March Past.

Sunday 10.20am BBC1, 10.30am R4 (FM only until 10.45am) and World Service

TELEVISION: Saturday 9pm (BBC1) The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance Huw Edwards presents the festival from the Royal Albert Hall.

Sunday 4.20pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise An episode that marks the 30th anniversary of the Remembrance Day bombing at Enniskillen.

RADIO: Friday 11am (R4) Military Memory, and the Sacred Space Canon Giles Fraser explores the importance of memorialisation in mourning those who died at Passchendaele in 1917.

Saturday 11am (R4) Armistice Day Silence.

Sunday 8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship. A service from Christ Church, Ballynure, in Co. Antrim, on the 30th anniversary of the Enniskillen bombing.

1.30pm (R4) Art of Living: Songwriting with soldiers Trevor Dann reports on a scheme that helps US military veterans to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Royal Holloway University of London.

Monday 10pm (R2) Laura Mvula: God made me funky The singer-songwriter tells the story of gospel and blues in the 1950s (1/3).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) A Russian Orthodox prayer service with music from Rachmaninov’s setting of the Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, recorded in 2003 by the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge.

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Forthcoming Events

16-18 February 2018
Church Times Festival of Faith & Literature

Our literary festival with a theological slant in Bloxham, Oxfordshire. Speakers include Francis Spufford, Ruth Valerio, Eve Poole, Mark Oakley, James Runcie and many others. Find out more

5-6 May 2018
Church Times Festival of Poetry
With Sarum College, Salisbury. More details coming soon - register your interest here

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