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Coming up this week on TV and radio

30 November 2018


HIGHLIGHT: In the Child’s Best Interests Fergus Walsh reflects on the ethical, legal, and medical dilemmas that surround the end of the life of a critically ill child. Tuesday, 8pm Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 11.30am (BBC1) My Faith and Me To mark Advent, four celebrities talk about their faith, beginning with the TV presenter Cherry Healey (1/4).

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher visits Chester, where children are preparing for a Christingle service.

Tuesday 9pm (C5) Lockerbie: The unheard voices A re-examination of the explosion on Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie in 1988.


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul John McCarthy speaks to two Iranian women who risked torture in one of the world’s most notorious prisons to spread the word of the Bible (3/3).

Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Guests include the chairman of the Children’s Society, Matthew Reed, who explains the meaning of Christingle.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, reflecting on the Candle of Hope.

3pm (R3) A Service for Advent with Carols Live from St John’s College, Cambridge.

Monday 9am (R4) Start the Week The Revd Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch talks about his new biography of Thomas Cromwell.

4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief A discussion on why some far-right populist movements are using Christian symbols (5/9).

8pm (R4) Belonging A look at why the ties that gave many of us a shared sense of belonging have weakened (1/3).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A service live from Bristol Cathedral.

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