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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

08 May 2020


HIGHLIGHT: VE Day 75: The an­nouncement of victory A tribute to those who fought, and contributed to the war effort, with personal testi­mony. Friday 2.45pm, BBC1 


TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (BBC1) VE Day 75: A musical celebration The music of the Second World War, and personal recollections.

9.10pm (BBC1) VE Day 75: Re­mem­bering victory A documentary from 2015 looking at the street par­ties that were held after Churchill’s Victory speech (revised repeat).

Sunday 10.45am (BBC1) Sunday Worship A service giving thanks for VE Day from Hereford Cathedral.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Bishop of Dover reveals the part played by churches at the end of the war in Europe.

Monday and Tuesday 9pm (BBC2) Hospital Special: Fighting Covid-19
A look at the Royal Free Hospital, Lon­don, from the first day of the lock­down (1-2/2).


RADIO: Friday 9.30am (World Ser­vice) Heart and Soul People of faith reflect on the pandemic.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Lord Williams of Oystermouth con­siders the challenges of emerging from the Covid-19 epidemic.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Tewkesbury Abbey, first broadcast on 7 May 2014.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music at St Pancras Church, London, first broadcast on 14 May 2014.

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