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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

28 August 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Racism: My story One hundred days after the death of George Floyd, Black British people describe their experiences of racism.

Thursday 10pm, Channel 5


TELEVISION: Friday 7.30pm (C4) Unreported World Marcel Theroux in­­vestigates the Buddhist Dham­ma­kaya movement.

Sunday 12.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits the chapel in Blenheim Palace, and Laura Wright hears Oxford’s Soundabout Inclusive Choir.

Monday 8pm (BBC1) Planet Earth: A celebration Sir David Attenborough narrates eight classic sequences from Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II.

Tuesday 8pm (Nat Geographic) WWII: Voices from the Front Per­sonal accounts of the end of the war in Europe.

9pm (BBC1) War on Plastic: The fight goes on A look at the damage caused by single-use plastic.


RADIO: Friday 6.30am (R2) Zoe Ball Black artists feature as Radio 2 marks today’s 57th anniversary of the “I have a dream” speech by Martin Luther King Jr.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Paul Kerensa leads prayers and preaching from this year’s online “Wild at Home” Greenbelt festival.

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, sung by St Mar­tin’s Voices, recorded on 18 August.

Tuesday 5pm (R3) In Tune Katie Derham talks to soprano Clare Norburn, of The Telling, about the group’s musical drama Vision: The imagined testimony of Hildegard of Bingen.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A service recorded at the 2015 Charles Wood Summer School in St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh.

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