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Coming up this week on TV and radio

10 August 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Faith Behind Bars Cameras follow the chaplains of HM Prison Edinburgh as they offer support to offenders.

Tuesday 10.45pm BBC1

TELEVISION: Sunday 12.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher visits an RC youth retreat centre which seeks to raise self-esteem.

Thursday 9pm (BBC2) Searching for Mum: Sri Lanka Four women who were adopted return to Sri Lanka to look for their birth families (1/2).

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from the Keswick Convention.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Trinity Cathedral, Trenton, New Jersey, in the United States, first broadcast 8 April 1992.

Tuesday 3pm (R4) Tara and George Audrey Gillan explores the lives of two people in their forties who sleep rough in Spitalfields, London (1/6).

4pm (R4) Whatever Happened to . . . ? Three women who entered the novitiate at St Mary’s Convent, Ascot, in the 1970s, reveal how their lives turned out.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, during the Edinburgh International Festival.

8pm (R4) Across the Red Line Anne McElvoy oversees a debate on assisted dying, with guests including Polly Toynbee and Melanie McDonagh (3/4).

Thursday 12.04pm (R4) A History of Ideas: Religious freedom Canon Giles Fraser discusses the idea that true liberation comes from accepting boundaries in life, and refers to the works of William of Ockham (4/15).

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