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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

04 June 2021


HIGHLIGHT: Coventry Cathedral: Building for a new Britain A documentary that tells the story of the new cathedral, consecrated in 1962 and incorporating the ruins of the old building. 

Wednesday 9pm, BBC4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins visits Salisbury Cathedral to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first cathedral girls’ choir.

Monday 7.30pm (C4) Football’s Gambling Addiction Ruth Davidson examines the relationship between gambling and football.


RADIO: Saturday 8pm (R4) Archive on 4: Covering Edward Said — 40 years of Islam, media, and the West Nesrine Malik examines how Said’s ideas on identity and coexistence resonate today.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Matins, live from St George’s Chapel, Windsor, on what would have been Prince Philip’s 100th birthday.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at the Islamic schools in Sudan where children are routinely shackled and beaten.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St Davids Cathedral for the Eve of the Feast of Corpus Christi.

7.15pm (R3) Sunday Feature: Archives in the Culture Wars The Revd Dr Carlton Turner reflects on the fact that some of Britain’s Christian missionaries were linked to slave labour.

Tuesday 12pm (R3) Composer of the Week: Vivaldi Donald Macleod examines the faith of the composer, who was also a priest (2/5).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, recorded on 25 May.

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