Coming up this week on TV and on radio

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04 January 2019

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HIGHLIGHT: Viking Invasion: Digging up Britain’s past The presenters visit Lindisfarne, where archaeologists are trying to locate the site of the original monastery (1/6). Saturday, 8pm Channel 5

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise How do Greek Orthodox Christians celebrate the Epiphany?

Monday to Friday 2.15pm (BBC1) Father Brown G. K. Chesterton’s priestly detective returns (1-5/10).

Wednesday 9pm (BBC4) New Forest: A year in the wild wood The Revd Peter Owen Jones explores the history of the New Forest.

RADIO: Saturday 2.30pm (R4) The Canterbury Tales Presented by characters from The Archers (2/2).

Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully considers the feast of the Epiphany.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service for the Epiphany from Bishopthorpe Palace, York.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Trinity College, Cambridge, first broadcast in January 1996.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) The Battles That Won Our Freedoms Phil Tinline looks at the history of the struggles for liberty in Britain, including the idea of religious toleration (1-5/10).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Selwyn College, Cambridge.

8pm (R4) We Need to Talk about Death Joan Bakewell and guests explore end-of-life wishes (1/3).

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss papal infallibility.

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