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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

26 June 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Italy’s Frontline: A doctor’s diary An insight into three months in the life of an A&E doctor in Cremona, Italy, at the height of the coronavirus outbreak. Monday 9pm, BBC2


TELEVISION: Sunday 11.45am (BBC1) Sunday Morning Stories The Revd Kate Bottley meets artists of different faiths who are finding common ground.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum visits Northern Ireland and examines memorable faith stories from the region. Filmed before re­­stric­tions.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A look to the future with hope, with John Bell of the Iona Com­munity.

11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Surfers honour the death of one of their number with a “Paddle Out”, with stories from Hawaii, Cape Town, and Cornwall.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Manches­ter Cathedral for the feast of the Birth of St John the Baptist, recorded on 10 March.

Tuesday 11am (R4) Home Birds The naturalist Brett Westwood tracks the journey of both refugees and cuckoos from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Britain.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Sheffield Cathedral, first broadcast on 25 June 2014.

10pm (R3) Free Thinking Frank Cottrell Boyce talks to Matthew Sweet about, among other things, attending mass on Zoom, and the importance of family.

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Forthcoming Events

29 September 2020
Festival of Preaching
A one-day online version of our popular preaching festival. With Mark Oakley, Sam Wells and Anna Carter Florence.   Book tickets


19 October 2020
Creativity out of crisis: Hymns and worship webinar
In association with RSCM, this online event will explore creative uses music and liturgy in the context online and socially distanced worship.    Book tickets

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