Coming up this week on TV and radio

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08 December 2017

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HIGHLIGHT: We Need to Talk about Death Joan Bakewell and her panel explore what happens when you donate your body to science (1/3).

Wednesday 8pm Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 10am (BBC1) Fern Britton Meets. . . The singer Barbara Dickson discusses her Roman Catholic faith (3/4).

3pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d’Arby visits a Christian Christmas-tree farm, and J. B. Gill meets a choir, B Positive, who encourage people to donate blood.

Wednesday 10.40pm (ITV) Exposure: Who Cares? Children’s Homes Undercover Is enough being done to protect vulnerable young people in privately run care homes?

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship. A live Advent service from All Souls’, Langham Place, London.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul The story of Daniel Habtey, a Christian who fled persecution in Eritrea and is now a pastor in Yorkshire.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Keble College, Oxford.

5.30pm (R3) Words and Music The Seven Deadly Sins are explored in poetry and prose.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief (R4) Ernie Rea and guests discuss the Good Samaritan (5/8).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An Eton Choral Course service recorded at St John’s College, Cambridge.

Thursday 9am (R4 FM) In Our Time: Thomas Becket Melvyn Bragg discusses the conflict between Church and State which ended with Becket’s murder.

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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

5-6 May 2018
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