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Coming up this week on TV and radio

02 March 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Earth’s Natural Wonders A look at survival, including Ethiopian villagers in the Tigray region who scale a mountain to have their children baptised in a cliffside church (3/3).

Wednesday 9pm, BBC1

TELEVISION: Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum and Josie d’Arby visit St Davids, in Pembrokeshire.

9pm (BBC2) Life and Death Row: The mass execution One of the prisoners scheduled to die is on medication that could affect the lethal injection (3/4).

RADIO: Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Michael Symmons Roberts reflects on the qualities associated with the heart.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship. Mass, live from St Aloysius’s RC Church, Glasgow.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul John McCarthy talks to Ingrid Betancourt about her hostage experience in Colombia, and how faith helped to sustain her.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service recorded in Durham Cathedral Chapter House.

Wednesday 9.30am (R4) You’re Doing it Wrong Adam Buxton looks at parenting, and what it means to bring up your children well (2/5).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive service from Chichester Cathedral, first broadcast on 7 June 1972.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The artist and songwriter Ben Ofakor considers Jesus’s agony in Gethsemane and his own trauma as a child in the Biafran conflict in the late 1960s (3/6).

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