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Coming up this week on TV and radio

14 December 2018


HIGHLIGHT: The Creation of an Icon The former Greek Orthodox monk Aidan Hart paints an icon of the annunciation, and explains icons’ meaning (1-5/5).

Monday to Friday, 1.45pm Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 11.30am (BBC1) My Faith and Me Gavin Peacock describes his life journey, from professional footballer to church minister (3/4).

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Carols from Cornwall, and an interview with Sir Cliff Richard.

Thursday 10pm (BBC4) The Bishop’s Wife A 1940s Hollywood film about an angel who comes to earth to help a troubled bishop.

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Samira Ahmed meets young Muslims who are exploring their faith and the part played by women in it.

Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully considers the annunciation.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Christ Church, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from St Stephen Walbrook, London.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests, including the Bishop of Ripon, Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, discuss the colour purple and its connection with spiritual ideals (7/9).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A service live from Bath Abbey.

Thursday 12pm (R3) Composer of the Week: Rimsky-Korsakov Donald Macleod explores the links between folk music and religion in the life and music of the composer (4/5).


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