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Coming up this week on TV and radio

07 June 2019


HIGHLIGHT: Sunday Worship The Archbishop of Canterbury preaches at a service for Pentecost, with contributions from leaders of other Christian denominations. Sunday 8.10am, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (History) Memories of D-Day The events of 6 June 1944, from the perspective of the cameramen who filmed the Normandy landings.

Saturday 6pm (BBC2) D-Day 75: Return to the beaches Veterans of D-Day, aged between 90 and 105, return to Normandy.

Sunday 11am (BBC1) Spirit Break Out: A celebration for Pentecost Live from St Cuthbert’s, Preston, a service led by the Bishop of Lancaster, Dr Jill Duff.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Normandy to mark the D-Day landings.

Tuesday 11pm (BBC1) Young, Welsh and Pretty Religious All nine contributors to the series say what they believe happens after we die (4/4).

11.05pm (ITV) On Assignment Chris Ship visits the first Roman Catholic church to be built in Cuba since 1959.

Wednesday 9pm (C4) The Restaurant that Makes Mistakes A look at the first-ever restaurant in the UK staffed by people living with dementia (1/4).

Thursday 9pm (ITV) Death Row: Countdown to execution Susanna Reid travels to Texas to meet a death row inmate (1/2).


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at Otsuchi, Japan, hit by an earthquake in 2011. In an old phone booth, survivors come to speak to their dead loved ones on a “wind phone”.

Sunday 3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A service recorded on 2 June in Portsmouth Cathedral, before the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) Living Memory Five centenarians talk about their experiences (1-5/5).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral vespers, live from the London Oratory.

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