Week ahead

28 July 2017


HIGHLIGHT: World War One Remembered: Passchendaele Live coverage from Tyne Cot cemet­ery, Belgium, marking 100 years since the first day of the battle.

Monday 11am, BBC1, highlights at 7 pm, BBC2



Sunday 3pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Southwark Cathedral and hears how people are working to­gether after the attacks in Lon­don.

7pm (BBC2) World War One Re­­membered: Passchendaele Live cov­erage of commemorations, begin­ning at the Menin Gate, Ypres.



Sunday 7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Jason Mohammad marks the Battle of Passchendaele with the Revd Rachel Mann.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Live from St Martin-in-the-Fields, to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Nina Robinson explores the resurgence of Kirtan, an ancient form of Sikh worship.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Worcester Cathedral during the Three Choirs Festival.

Monday to Friday 12pm (R3) Birth of Polyphony Donald Macleod on the story of polyphony, (1-5/5).

Tuesday 2.15pm (R4) Drama: MetaphorMoses A comedy about a man who wakes up one morning to find he has become a Hasidic Jew.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A recording of a service for the feast of the Transfiguration, in St Petersburg, in 2003.

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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

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