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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

03 December 2021


HIGHLIGHT: Moving Pictures Rubens’s The Feast of Herod is under the spotlight in Cathy FitzGerald’s new series examining masterpieces in detail. A high-resolution image is at bbc.co.uk/movingpictures Tuesday 11.30am, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 11.30am
(BBC1) Heaven Made Three Bene­dictine abbeys craft trad­itional Christmas gifts, including rosaries (1-3/3).

12.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise: Young Chorister of the Year Aled Jones hosts the final at Salisbury Cathedral.

Tuesday 9.30pm (BBC Alba) Columba: The bold saint An exam­ination, on the 1500th anniversary of his birth, of Colmcille, St Columba. Available on BBC iPlayer for 30 days.

Thursday 9pm (Channel 5) The Stonehenge Enigma: What lies beneath A monument many times the size of the original Stonehenge.

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Revd Dr Tim Boniface preaches on the metaphor of dawn in Advent, at Girton College, Cambridge.

10.30am & 7.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Jane O’Brien meets American women of faith on both sides of the abortion debate.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, recorded on 19 October.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong The choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, in live Choral Vespers from Buckfast Abbey, for the Immaculate Conception.

Thursday 11am (R4) Crossing Continents Families are struggling to cope in Peru, which has the highest death rate from Covid-19 in the world per capita (4/10).

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Forthcoming Events

2 July 2022
Bringing Down the Mighty: Church, Theology and Structural Injustice
With Anthony Reddie, Azariah France-Williams, Mariama Ifode-Blease, Luke Larner, Will Moore, Stewart Rapley and Victoria Turner.

4-8 July 2022
HeartEdge Mission Summer School
From HeartEdge and St Augustine’s College of Theology.

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