Coming up this week on TV and radio

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12 April 2019

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HIGHLIGHT: Drama: Luke, Acts A dramatisation by Michael Symmons Roberts of St Luke’s Gospel and the book of Acts, based on the authorised King James Bible (1-2/2). Saturday 2.30pm, Sunday 3pm, Radio 4

 

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (BBC2) Pilgrimage: The road to Rome The celebrities visit a hostel where the owner explains what it is like to be a true pilgrim (2/3).

Sunday 11am (BBC1) Walks of Life Mehreen Baig follows in the footsteps of Charles Dickens, in Kent (5/8).

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones joins a choir on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at Naomi Scherber-Bell, who is Jewish, and is reclaiming German nationality after her grandmother fled the country 80 years ago.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Live from St Aloysius’s, Glasgow, a Roman Catholic Morning Prayer for Palm Sunday.

2pm (R3) Holy Week around Europe The annual day of music for Holy Week, including Bach’s St John Passion at 7.45 p.m.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive service, recorded in St Albans Cathedral on 29 March 1995.

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Essay: Behold the Man Five writers give a talk on their choice of a painting of Christ’s Passion or resurrection (1-5/5).

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the religious and contemporary meaning of Passover (3/9).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Canterbury Cathedral.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks Alison Cope, whose son was stabbed and killed, reflects on a mother’s grief (6/6).

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