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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

22 May 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Free Thinking Matthew Sweet and Sarah Perry, the author of Essex Serpent and Melmoth, discuss writing about religion, rationalism, and disease. Wednesday 10pm, Radio 3


TELEVISION: Sunday 11.45am (BBC1) Sunday Worship The Bishop of Bangor preaches in a service from Bangor Cathedral led by the Dean.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Stories of faith from islands off the coast of the UK.

Wednesday 9pm (C4) Britain’s Unsung Heroes A look at key workers, such as carers, teachers, and cleaners, who are keeping Britain go­­ing during the lockdown.

Thursday 8.05pm (BBC1) Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health The Prince’s campaign to get men to talk about their mental health.

8.30pm (PBS America) The Man Who Tried to Feed the World The story of the agronomist Norman Borlaug, who led a green revolution that is helping to alleviate world hunger (repeat).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Bishop of Sheffield and his wife, the writer Catherine Fox, reflect on coping with uncertainty.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Christ Church, Oxford, first broadcast on 4 May 2016.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from St Davids Cathedral, first broadcast on 27 May 2009.

Thursday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking A repeat of Simon Armitage’s con­versation with Lord Williams of Oystermouth at the 2018 Hay Fes­tival.

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