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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

27 March 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Pilgrimage: The road to Istanbul Seven celebrities of different faiths and beliefs walk the 1200km Sultans Trail from Vienna to Istanbul (1/3). Friday 9pm BBC2


TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (C4) Coronavirus: Can you avoid it? An exploration of the current outbreak using visual tests covering aspects of a typical day in the home, while com­muting, and at work.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Liverpool and hears how the Salvation Army is put­ting faith into action.


RADIO: Friday 11am (R4) The Science of Dad Oscar Duke looks at the part that is played by fathers in children’s behaviour, happiness, and cognitive skills.

1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A group of young digital-media users discuss how digital technology is changing worship.

Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully asks whether religious visionaries are empowered by their religious experience (repeat).

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service for Passion Sunday with the director of the Center for Reconcilia­tion, Duke University, North Carolina, Edgardo Colón-Emeric, and the Super­intendent Minister of Wesley’s Chapel, London, the Revd Dr Jennifer Smith.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from the Temple Church, London, for the feast of the An­­nunciation, recorded on 25 Feb­ruary.

Monday 8.30pm (R4) Crossing Continents A report on the anti-dating movement in Indonesia, seen by opponents as a threat to the country’s religious pluralism (1/8).

Tuesday 8pm (R4) Hidden Children of the Church Three people whose fathers were Roman Catholic priests tell of the secrecy and shame of their childhoods.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Magdalen College, Oxford, first broadcast in March 2016.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The writer Tim Lott reflects on parenthood (5/6).

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