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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

18 June 2021


HIGHLIGHT: A Show of Hands An exploration of the importance of hands and gesture both in religious faith and the performing arts, with input from, among others, a nun, a priest and an imam (3/5). Tuesday 9.30am, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise To celebrate Father’s Day, Aled Jones meets inspiring fathers, including the rap artist Guvna B.

Monday 10.45pm (BBC1) Do Black Lives Still Matter? The grime artist Saskilla asks if football is failing a generation of black talent (2/3).

Tuesday 8pm (Nat Geographic) Lost Cities: The Great Flood Albert Lin investigates the origins of Great Flood stories.


RADIO: Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully examines the religious importance of the work of George Herbert (repeat).

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship In St Columba’s 1500th anniversary year, John Bell and Christine Reid of the Iona Community reflect on Psalm 23 to trace the flourishing of Christianity in Scotland.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from King’s College, Cambridge.

Monday 8.30pm (R4) Analysis Chris Bowlby reflects on the uncertain future of Unionism in Northern Ireland (5/9).

Tuesday 12pm (R3) Composer of the Week: Purcell Donald Macleod explores Purcell’s sacred writing (2/5).

Wednesday 9.30am (R4) Four Thought A GP, Dr Tamsin Ellis, reveals the realities of climate activism on the NHS front line.

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Rugby School on the Eve of the Birth of St John the Baptist.

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