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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

06 August 2021


HIGHLIGHT: The Reunion Kirsty Wark and four campaigners recall the battle to introduce same-sex marriage in Britain (1/5). Sunday 11am, Radio 4 FM


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits the Fountains Church, in Bradford — a former nightclub.

Monday 7.30pm(BBC4) The Beauty of Books A look at the importance of books, beginning with the world’s oldest surviving Bible (1/4) (repeat).

9pm (BBC2) The Riots 2011: One week in August What led to the riots in 2011, which started in Tottenham and spread throughout England?


RADIO: Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams explores the idea of pilgrimage (repeat).

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Led by the Minister of Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, the Revd Dr Richard Frazer, at the start of the city’s festivals.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Sophia Smith Gaeler explores the strength of feeling about abortion in Malta, the last country in Europe where abortion is criminalised.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St Peter’s, Eaton Square, London, recorded on 23 April.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Rugby School, recorded on 23 June.

Thursday 11am (R4 FM) Crossing Continents In Israel, the minority
Arab popu­lation is in the midst of a wave of violent crime. Yolande Knell meets victims’ families and those in authority (4/9).

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