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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

25 June 2021


HIGHLIGHT: People Fixing the World A look at a probation-service project in Washington, DC, in which former criminals are available 24/7 to mentor young offenders. Tuesday 8.05am, 3.05 and 10.05pm, World Service


TELEVISION: Friday 6.15pm (PBS America) Can We Cool the Planet? A look at new solutions to the threat of climate change.

7.30pm (C4) Unreported World Seyi Rhodes reports on migrants’ being driven back from the EU by border guards on the Balkan Route.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum meets the Princess Royal on the island of Iona, and John Bell explains why Iona is special to him.

Monday 10.45pm (BBC1) Do Black Lives Still Matter? The grime artist Saskilla asks if there have been changes in the music industry after the death of George Floyd (3/3).


RADIO: Saturday 4pm (Radio 4 Extra) John Osborne’s Luther A 2017 production of the 1961 play that marked 500 years since Luther triggered the Reformation.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Rugby School exploring the parallels between those in education during the pandemic and themes of exile and return in the Bible.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul The journalist Nalini Sivathasan discusses what her faith, Hinduism, means in the modern era.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from Rugby School on the Eve of the Birth of St John the Baptist.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Selwyn College, Cambridge.

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