Coming up this week on TV and on radio

13 December 2019


HIGHLIGHT: Conned By My Church: Panorama Greg McKenzie investigates accusations of financial irregularities at the Salvation Proclaimers Anointed Church, where pastors help to tackle gang violence. Monday 7.30pm BBC1


TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (BBC2) The Name of the Rose William and Adso almost stumble on the explanation of the monks’ deaths (8/8).

Sunday 10.45am (BBC1) Britain’s Christmas Story Gareth Malone and Karen Gibson tell the stories behind some Christmas traditions (1/2).

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Children on a farm in Devon perform a nativity with live animals.

9pm (BBC1) His Dark Materials Lyra must thwart a formidable foe (7/8).

Monday to Friday 9.15am (BBC1) Meet the Street at Christmas Mark De-Lisser creats choirs in isolated areas in Wales (1-5/5).

Monday 8.30pm (BBC1) A Berry Royal Christmas Mary Berry and the Duchess of Cambridge host a party for charity staff.


RADIO: Friday 7.15pm (R4) Front Row Jonathan Pryce talks about the new film The Two Popes, in which he plays the future Pope Francis.

Sunday 8.10am (R3) Sunday Worship A service for the Third Sunday of Advent from Llanishen Methodist Church, Cardiff.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service recorded on 23 April at Rugby School.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss Saudi Arabia and Iran (3/6).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A service recorded on 12 November at Exeter Cathedral.

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