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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

26 February 2021


HIGHLIGHT: Heart and Soul Mike Wooldridge tells the story of a Muslim man in the US who campaigned to have the death sentence commuted for a white supremacist who tried to kill him (1/2). Friday, World Service 1.30pm


TELEVISION: Sunday 11am (BBC1) Lent Worship The Revd Kate Bottley introduces a service for the Second Sunday of Lent from St Martin’s, Maidstone.

1.15pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher explores Tintern Abbey, in Monmouthshire, for St David’s Day, on Monday.

Wednesday 9pm (More4) The Great British Dig: History in your back garden A lost priory from the time of William the Conqueror is unearthed in Lenton, in Nottinghamshire.

Thursday 8.40pm (PBS America) Can We Cool the Planet? A look at how scientists are exploring new solutions to the threat of climate change.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Archbishop of Wales, the Most Revd John Davies, marks St David’s Day in a service for the Second Sunday of Lent, recorded under lockdown conditions at Brecon Cathedral.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from King’s College, London, first broadcast on 20 February 2013.

Tuesday 3.30pm (R4) Costing the Earth Nigel Topping and Tom Heap discuss the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow (1/13).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Christ Church, Oxford, including the first performance of a commission for The Choirbook for the Queen, published for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, first broadcast on 7 March 2012.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks A personal reflection inspired by an aspect of the Lent story. The businessman Sir John Timpson considers what he has learned as an employer of ex-prisoners and as a foster carer (2/6).

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