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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

26 March 2021


HIGHLIGHT: Sunday Worship The Revd Dr Calvin Samuel, a Methodist minister, leads a service marking Palm Sunday. The sermon is given by the winner of the 2021 Theology Slam, Imogen Ball. Sunday, 8.10am Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 11am (BBC1) Lent Worship A service for Palm Sunday from All Saints’, Hale Barns, in Greater Manchester.

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise: Finding hope Aled Jones visits Oxford, where he hears stories of hope.

8pm (BBC4) Brotherhood: The inner life of monks A documentary about Mount St Bernard Abbey, Leicester­­shire, where the monks reflect on spir­­ituality, ageing, and the end of life.

Tuesday 10.45pm/11.25pm (BBC1) Being Jewish/Being Hindu An ex­­ploration of what faith means to people of different religions (1-2/5).

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Ser­­vice) Heart and Soul A look at post­humous reproduction, in which a child is created from the frozen sperm or eggs of a person who has died.

Sunday 3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s archive record­ing from Wells Cathedral.

Tuesday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking Laurence Scott talks to three authors about their approaches to writing about faith in fiction, and for a mass audience.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Chester Cathedral.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The Bishop of London, the Rt Revd Sarah Mullally, considers acts of service and self-giving during the pandemic. (6/6).

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