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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

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06 November 2020

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HIGHLIGHT: Remembrance Sunday: The Cenotaph The National Service of Remembrance, live from Whitehall, with two minutes’ silence at 11am.
Sunday 10.15am, BBC1; 10.30am, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Saturday 8.10pm (C4) Britain’s Most Historic Towns Pro­fessor Alice Roberts visits Lincoln, and the ca­­thedral (1/6).

9.10pm (BBC1) Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance The annual event from the Royal Albert Hall, pre-recorded in October, and socially dis­tanced. Presented by Huw Edwards.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits the Brecon Beacons to learn about the national park’s military history, and marks the 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act.

Wednesday 10.30am (BBC1) The Un­­known Warrior A live service from Westminster Abbey a cen­tury after the burial of the Unknown Warrior.

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service for Remembrance from the Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, Lincolnshire, in its cen­ten­ary year.

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

Monday to Friday 9.45am (R4 FM) An Unknown Warrior The story of how the idea that one unknown warrior could stand for the many came to fruition (1-5/5).

Wednesday 9.30am (R4) Four Thought A British imam explains why open dialogue is the way to over­come misconceptions about Islam.

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Ely Cathedral on Armistice Day.

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