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19 January 2018


Gearing up for a white Christmas: the cast of Call the Midwife pose outside Nonnatus House for the 2017 Christmas special

Gearing up for a white Christmas: the cast of Call the Midwife pose outside Nonnatus House for the 2017 Christmas special

HIGHLIGHT: Call the Midwife A new midwife joins the nuns at Nonnatus House, during the country’s worst winter for 300 years (1/8).

Sunday 8pm BBC1


TELEVISION: Friday 8.30pm (BBC2) A Vicar’s Life The Revd Matthew Cash­­more moves to Hereford, and the Revd Matthew Stafford baptises twins (2/6).

Sunday 4.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Hymns from the Methodist Central Hall, Westminster; and Connie Fisher talks to West End performers.

9pm (Nat Geographic) The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman The actor travels the world in search of experiences that unite humans.

Monday 8.30pm (BBC1) White Fright: Divided Britain — Panorama A return to Blackburn after ten years reveals increasing religious segregation.


RADIO: Sunday 6.05am (R4 FM) Something Understood The Revd Malcolm Doney examines the process of rumination.

8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship. A service live from Hull Minster.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Tharik Hussain looks at how Muslims are faring in the US under a Trump presidency.

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

Tuesday 8pm (R4) File on 4 Brigitte Scheffer investigates concerns that residents of sheltered housing can be vulnerable to abuse and neglect (2/10).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St Paul’s Cathedral.

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