Coming up this week on TV and on radio

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05 July 2019

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HIGHLIGHT: Too Gay for God? The Revd Jide Macaulay, an openly gay deacon in the Church of England, examines the Church’s attitude to same-sex marriage. Thursday 10.35pm, BBC1
 

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley talks to Michael Eavis, the co-creator of the Glastonbury festival, about his faith.

Monday 9pm (Alibi) Waco The siege of the compound of the Branch Davidian sect continues (2/6).

 

RADIO: Friday 11am (R4) The Secret History of Science and Religion Nick Spencer takes a final look at the lives and cultures of different people and different times (3/3).

7.30pm (R3) Radio 3 in Concert Stephen Cleobury conducts a concert to mark his retirement as the Director of Music at King’s College, Cambridge. Recorded last Friday.

Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday As part of Faith in the World week, the Revd Kate Bottley and guests talk about being single.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Live from St Patrick’s RC Church, Huddersfield, a service reflecting on endings and beginnings.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from King’s College, Cambridge, marking the retirement of Stephen Cleobury.

5.30pm (R3) Words and Music A look at the book of Genesis, with readings from the King James version.

Tuesday 9.30am (R4) One to One Emma Freud talks to Rukmini Callimachi about her investigations into Islamic State (3/6).

8.05pm (World Service) People Fixing the World: Inside the school where well-being comes first A look at Highgate Primary School, London, where children have sessions with therapists, and yoga.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Southwark Cathedral, marking the retirement of Peter Wright as Director of Music.

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