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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

19 June 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Rethink: The long view The Revd Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch discusses the impact of the flu epidemic of 1558 on the Re­formation in England (2/6). Tuesday 1.45pm, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 11.45am (BBC1) Sunday Worship A service for Father’s Day from Holy Trinity, Platt Lane, Manchester, with archive hymns.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher looks back at stories of inspiring fathers.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC2) The Choir: Singing for Britain Gareth Malone assembles a new online choir, starting with frontline NHS workers (1/3).

Thursday 8.30pm (PBS America) Quakers: The quiet revolutionaries The history of Quakerism, from its founding in 17th-century England.

9pm (C4) The School That Tried to End Racism A British school takes part in a scheme to help pupils eradicate hidden racial biases (Episode 1).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service in which fathers, including Ben Lindsay, a pastor from London, explore the meaning of father­­hood.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Trinity College, Cambridge, first broadcast on 30 June 2010.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Even­song A service from Manchester Cathedral for the feast of the Birth of St John the Baptist, recorded on 10 March.

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the philosophy of Hannah Arendt, de­­vel­oped by her experience as a Jew in Nazi Germany.

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