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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

03 July 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Songs of Praise Kather­ine Jenkins meets the Arch­bishop of Canterbury at St Thomas’ Hospital, London, to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS, and Florence Nightingale’s bicentenary.


Sunday 1.15pm, BBC1


TELEVISION: Tuesday to Thursday 9pm (C5) The Battle of Britain Dan Snow and Kate Humble tell the story of three days of aerial combat in 1940 (1-3/3).

Tuesday 9pm (BBC2) The Choir: Singing for Britain In the final episode, Gareth Malone works with vulnerable people who have been shielding (3/3).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Revd Lucy Winkett and the composer Bob Chilcott explore the power of music in troubled times.

11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Martin Bashir is joined by young people from the UK and the United States to talk about the Black Lives Matter protests.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Sheffield Cathedral, first broadcast on 25 June 2014.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) File on 4 Claire Bolderson reports on the impact of Covid-19 on those already diagnosed with serious mental illness (2/10).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from King’s College, Cambridge, sung by the choirs of King’s and St John’s Colleges, on the feast of the Visitation, first broadcast on 8 July 2015.

Thursday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking Presenters including the Rt Revd Professor Richard Holloway consider the nature of belief, looking at Boethius’s Consolation of Philosophy.

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