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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

16 October 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Costing the Earth Tom Heap marks 50 years of green protest. What has the movement achieved, and what challenges lie ahead? (1/2) 

Tuesday 3.30pm Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Cheddar Gorge, in Somerset, to learn the origins of the hymn “Rock of ages”.

Monday 9pm (BBC2) In the Face of Terror A look at the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, which the gunman live-streamed on Facebook (3/3).


RADIO: Friday 11am (R4) The New Deal: A story for our times The New Deal was intended to bring a more just society in the US. Marybeth Hamilton explores the Deal’s most progressive period, beginning in 1936 (2/3).

Sunday 5.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia describe how they are being persecuted for their faith.

6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Sir Cliff Richard discusses how his faith has sustained him in his life and career.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A communion service live from Croydon Minster, on the feast of St Luke. The preacher is Bishop Precious Omuku, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Special Representative on Conflict in sub-Saharan Africa.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Canterbury Cathedral.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) A Natural History of Ghosts Kirsty Logan examines the origins of human belief in the spirit world (1-5/10).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A service from Croydon Minister, recorded on 18 October.

8.45pm (R4) Four Thought The founder of the young-adult charity Peer Power, Anne-Marie Douglas, discusses an empathy-focused approach to trauma.

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Forthcoming Events

2 July 2022
Bringing Down the Mighty: Church, Theology and Structural Injustice
With Anthony Reddie, Azariah France-Williams, Mariama Ifode-Blease, Luke Larner, Will Moore, Stewart Rapley and Victoria Turner.

4-8 July 2022
HeartEdge Mission Summer School
From HeartEdge and St Augustine’s College of Theology.

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