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Coming up this week on TV and radio

15 December 2017


HIGHLIGHT: The Alternativity A documentary film that offers an alternative contemporary take on the birth of Jesus.

Sunday 9pm BBC2

TELEVISION: Sunday 10am (BBC1) Fern Britton Meets. . . Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin talks about her battles with sexism and racism (4/4).

2.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The presenters choose their favourite Christmas carols.

Monday 1.45pm (BBC1) Father Brown The first in a new series about the priestly sleuth (1/10).

7.30pm (BBC1) Myanmar: The hiden truth — Panorama Justin Rowlatt hears from members of the Rohingya minority who have been forced to flee Myanmar.

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship. Traditional lessons and carols, featuring readings from the King James and Word on the Street Bibles, with the Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s Eton Choral Course service, recorded at St John’s College, Cambridge.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief (R4) During Hanukkah, Ernie Rea and guests discuss symbolism and the use of light in Judaism (6/8).

Wednesday 9am (R4) Soul Music: O Holy Night The Archbishop of York is among the guests who talk about the Christmas carol (1/5).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An Advent sequence recorded in Edington Priory, Wiltshire.

8pm (R4) We Need to Talk about Death Joan Bakewell discusses what happens to our digital assets when we die (2/3).

Thursday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking A look at the way that the Reformation changed lives in homes, parishes, and monasteries.

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