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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

01 May 2020


HIGHLIGHT: VE Day: The lost films Using eyewitness accounts and amateur film footage, a look at an extraordinary day of celebration on 8 May 1945 after six years of war. Saturday 8.30pm, Channel 5


TELEVISION: Sunday 10.45am (BBC1) Sunday Worship A service from Bangor Cathedral, in Wales, with hymns recorded for Songs of Praise in March 2018.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley revisits stories from the farming community.

10pm (BBC4) Retreat: Meditations from a monastery A series that visits three British monasteries, beginning with Downside Abbey (1/3) (repeat).

Monday to Wednesday 7pm, Thursday 6.30pm (BBC2) Britain’s Greatest Generation British men and women, now in their nineties or older, look back on their experiences (1-4/4).


RADIO: Friday 9.30am (World Ser­vice) Heart and Soul Mike Wooldridge looks at Joshua Wong, a 23-year-old Evangelical Christian who campaigns for the Hong Kong democracy move­ment.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service marks 800 years since the founding of Salisbury Cathedral.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from St John’s College, Cambridge, first broadcast on 2 May 2018.

Monday 8pm (R4) The Price of Life Anita Anand meets people who have to calculate the value of life.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Tewkesbury Abbey, first broadcast on 7 May 2014.

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