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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

07 August 2020


HIGHLIGHT: The Life and Times of Captain Sir Tom The pensioner who raised more than £30 million for the NHS tells his life story. Thursday 9.15pm, ITV

TELEVISION: Friday 8.10pm (PBS America) The Virus: What went wrong? A documentary on the spread of Covid-19 and the world’s response.
Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A look at the Christian campaigners who founded the National Trust 125 years ago.
Monday 9pm (BBC2) Once upon a Time in Iraq The last of the series focuses on the rise of Islamic State and its effect on Iraq, using first-hand accounts (5/5).

RADIO: Friday 11am (R4 FM) The Crisis of American Democracy Ben Wright speaks to activists and politicians from both parties, ahead of the elections in November (2/3).
Sunday 6.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul What will organised religion look like, post-pandemic?
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Chine McDonald leads a service that ex­­plores the cross as a symbol of hope and liberation.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, sung by the choir of St Bartholomew the Great, London.
5pm (R3) Words and Music An edition that marks the 75th anniver­s­aries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong The third of four live broadcasts from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, sung by members of the BBC Singers.

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