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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

04 December 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Faith in Music James MacMillan considers the faith of four composers, beginning with the Tudor Thomas Tallis (1/4).

Monday 4pm, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 10.30am (BBC1) A Very Country Christmas A look at Advent preparations in rural areas, beginning with Scotland (1/3).

11.30am (BBC1) Sunday Worship from the Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling, in the Church of Scotland.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The final of the first joint Songs of Praise and Radio 2 BBC Young Chorister of the Year, recorded in October at Gorton Monastery, Manchester.

Monday 8.50pm (BBC1) The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown Dawn French returns as the Revd Geraldine Granger, and makes a Zoom call to her parishioners (1/3).


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Erin Martin examines how more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple died at Jonestown, Guyana, in 1978.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship How the meaning of city has changed with the advent of Covid-19. With the Revd Dr Rob Marshall, Rector of Digswell, Welwyn Garden City.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Salisbury Cathedral.

9pm (R2) BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year The final, tele­­vised earlier in Songs of Praise.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the impact of Covid-19 on different religions (3/7).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Durham Cathedral.

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