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Coming up this week on TV and radio

25 May 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Free Thinking The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams, the poet Simon Armitage, and Rana Mitter discuss landscape and war in poetry. Recorded at the Hay Festival.

10pm Wednesday Radio 3

TELEVISION: Sunday 4.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum visits Perth to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Free Church of Scotland.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC2) Grammar Schools: Who will win? A look at three schools in Bexley to assess the impact of selection on pupils and teachers (1/3).

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Olga Smirnova visits the village of Anatevka, which has been created to welcome Jews from war-torn eastern Ukraine.

Saturday 6.30pm (R3) Opera on 3 A performance of Dead Man Walking, based on Sister Helen Prejean’s memoir of her experiences with murderers on Death Row.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Bishop of Manchester, the Rt Revd David Walker, reflects on the first anniversary of the bomb attack in the Manchester Arena.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service recorded at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, during the Cambridge Early Music Festival of the Voice.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Peterborough Cathedral, first broadcast 11 October 1972.

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