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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

19 March 2021


HIGHLIGHT: Football’s Darkest Secret An examination of the historic child abuse that took place in youth football in England from the 1970s to the ’90s (1-3/3). Monday, BBC1 9pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, BBC1 10.45pm


TELEVISION: Sunday 11.30am (BBC1) Lent Worship For the Fifth Sunday of Lent from St Martin’s, Maidstone, led by the Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Joyce Addison.

1.15pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise: The Rev Kate Bottley’s Favourite Moments The presenter visits Roche Abbey in Yorkshire, and talks about some of her favourite moments on the programme.


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Ser­­vice) Heart and Soul An interview with Melinda Gates about how her faith sustains her philanthropy.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The founder of Anna Chaplaincy, Debbie Thrower, marks the loss of more than 120,000 lives in the pandemic in the UK. The Archbishop of York leads a moment of remembrance.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s archive recording from Eton College during the 2017 Eton Choral Course, first broadcast on 14 March 2018.

Monday 8pm (R4) Out of the Ordinary Jolyon Jenkins investigates the sale of Christian religious relics.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Wells Cathedral, first broadcast on 16 March 2016.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The Revd Lucy Winkett tells the story of the killing of Arnaud Beltrame by an IS gunman, three years ago. The talk includes reflections from the victim’s widow, Marielle Beltrame (5/6).

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