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Coming up this week on TV and radio

01 June 2018


HIGHLIGHT: The Glory of Polyphony The founder of Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips, explores the lives and works of Palestrina and Gesualdo (1/6).

11.30pm Sunday, Radio 3


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The TV presenter Simon Thomas, whose wife died suddenly from cancer, talks about his faith.

8pm (BBC2) Journey in the Danger Zone: Iraq Can Iraq ever escape its cycle of violence? (1/2)

Monday 10pm (BBC4) I Was There: Kate Adie on Tiananmen Square The journalist looks back at the Tiananmen Square massacre in June 1989.

Tuesday 10pm (BBC4) Africa’s Great Civilisations A look at the emergence of two forces of global change: Christianity and Islam (2/6).

Wednesday 9pm (ITV) Grenfell: The first 24 hours The story of the disaster from the moment the blaze began on 14 June 2017.


RADIO: Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday The guests include the worship-song writer Matt Redman.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Live from Whitchurch Methodist Church, Cardiff.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Peterborough Cathedral, first broadcast on 11 October 1972.

7.15pm (R4) Ashley Blaker’s Goyish Guide to Judaism The stand-up comic explores his Orthodox Jewish faith.

Monday to Friday 12.04pm (R4 FM) The Grenfell Wall The stories of people whose lives have been affected by the Grenfell fire (1-5/5).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from York Minster.

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