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Coming up this week on TV and radio

20 September 2019


HIGHLIGHT: Inside the Vatican Filmed over a year, a documentary chronicles life inside the Vatican, from Pope Francis to the papal gardener (1/2). Friday 9pm BBC2


TELEVISION: Friday 10pm (Nat Geographic) Activate: The Global Citizen movement A look at children’s education during conflicts and natural disasters.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley visits the helter-skelter in Norwich Cathedral.

Thursday 8pm (BBC4) Greece with Simon Reeve The presenter meets a priest on Crete who is president of the local gun club (1/2) (repeat).

9pm (ITV) Inside Prison: Britain behind bars Cameras are allowed inside six British prisons to record life behind bars (1/4)


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Two Christian women with opposing views discuss Alabama’s proposed legislation on abortion.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from St Matthew’s, Westminster, London.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, with Trinity Laban Chapel Choir.

Wednesday 12 noon (R3) Composer of the Week: Mahler Donald Macleod looks at the composer’s ambivalent relationship with religion (3/5).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Wells Cathedral, first broadcast in 2014.

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg examines the concept of the Rapture.

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