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Coming up this week on TV and on Radio

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31 January 2020

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HIGHLIGHT: Universal Credit: Inside the welfare state An in-depth look at the Department for Work and Pensions, Jobcentres, and claimants during the biggest change to the benefits system in a generation (1/3). Tuesday 9pm BBC2

 

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (ITV) Grantchester Will is conflicted over his relationship with Ellie (4/6).

9.30pm (BBC4) Stewart Copeland’s Adventures in Music The musician learns about choral polyphony at Wells Cathedral, and talks to CeCe Winans about gospel music (3/3).

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley discovers the Christian symbolism of snowdrops.

8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife Sister Julienne disapproves of the film The Sound of Music (5/8).

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Good Omens The powers of the Antichrist wreak havoc, while the angel Aziraphale is suspected of treachery (4/6).

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A Benedictine monk visits Timbuktu to ask the city’s imams to allow him to digitise their endangered sacred-manuscript collections.

10pm (R3) The Verb How can writers make goodness compelling — and is poetry the best form for exploring it?

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from St Aloysius’s RC Church, Glasgow.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from St Albans Cathedral, recorded on 22 October 2019.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A service from Keble College, Oxford, recorded on 19 November 2019.

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