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Coming up this week on TV and radio

12 January 2018


HIGHLIGHT: A Vicar’s Life A look at the daily life of a group of priests in rural Herefordshire (1/6).

Friday 8.30pm BBC2


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Queen joins a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Scripture Union.

8pm (BBC1) The Coronation A look
at Coronation Day in 1953, with reminiscences by the Queen.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC4) Art, Passion and Power: The story of the Royal Collection Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the art and objects collected by British monarchs over the past 500 years (1/4).


RADIO: Sunday 6.05am (R4 FM) Something Understood Mark Tully examines the symbolic power of fire in religious and secular imagery.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship. From Dunfermline Abbey, exploring the legacy of Queen Margaret of Scotland.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Hereford Cathedral.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Exeter Cathedral.

Thursday 11am (R4) Crossing Continents Linda Pressly asks why asylum-seeking children in Sweden develop “resignation syndrome”.

8.30pm (R4) In Business Sammy Awami reports from Tanzania on the “mitumba”, or used-clothes business.

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