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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

19 November 2021


HIGHLIGHT: Start the Week Janine di Giovanni describes the fall of Christian communities in the Middle East, and Elle Hardy explores the worldwide rise of Pentecostalism (11/16). Monday 9am, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The girls’ semi-final of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year competition, from Salisbury Cathedral.

Wednesday 3pm (BBC2) A Vicar’s Life Harvest season is a busy time for a then new Assistant Curate, the Revd Matthew Cashmore (repeat of one of a series of six first shown in 2018).


RADIO: Friday 1.45pm (R4) Witness The anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada describes his time in prison with Nelson Mandela, on Robben Island (2/12).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A Baptist minister, the Revd Richard Littledale, finds the winter garden to be a place where hope and faith may be found in the dormant soil.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Julia Paul meets three people from Northern Ireland’s non-Christian communities.

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

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and experts from Africa discuss how African spirituality is influencing Western culture (1/7).

Tuesday 9am (R4) Things Fell Apart Jon Ronson tells the story of a television evangelist in the 1980s who is having a crisis of conscience, and who invites an unexpected guest on to her TV show (3/8).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Truro Cathedral.

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