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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

29 May 2020


HIGHLIGHT: A Celebration for Pente­cost A socially distanced group from King’s Church, Manchester, celebrate a service at Gorton Monastery, a former Franciscan church and friary. Sunday 10am, BBC1


TELEVISION: Sunday 11am (BBC1) Sun­day Worship The Bishop of Here­ford leads a service from his cathed­ral.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley celebrates Pente­cost, with stories from the archive.

Tuesday 3pm (Sky Arts) Michel­angelo’s Pietàs A look at the artist’s relationship with his mother, and why he continually returned to the subject of the pietà.

Wednesday 9pm (C4) Britain’s Cor­onavirus Catastrophe: Did the Govern­ment get it wrong? Dispatches What was the scientific advice to ministers, and was it followed? The reporter Antony Barnett investigates.


RADIO: Friday 9.30am (World Ser­vice) Heart and Soul John McCarthy hears how the notion of community has changed as people are unable to gather for religious practice.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship An Elim Pente­costal service from City Church, Cardiff.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from St Davids Cathedral, first broadcast on 27 May 2009.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Warwick, recorded on 7 May 2017 and first broadcast on 7 June 2017.

Thursday 10.05am (World Service) The Forum Bridget Kendall and a group of scholars examine why Bible stories about Babylon have endured.

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