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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

07 May 2021


HIGHLIGHT: A Celebration for Ascension Day live from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. The preacher is the chief executive of Christian Aid, Amanda Khozi Mukwashi. Thursday 8pm, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 12.45pm (BBC2) Sunday Morning Stories A couple describe how they were determined to not let their different faiths be a barrier to marriage (5/8).

1.15pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Brenda Edwards visits Swansea to explore the Welsh Revival of 1904.

Monday and Tuesday 9pm (BBC1) Three Families A drama set in Northern Ireland in 2013, that explores the legislative change to the Abortion Act of 1967 by adapting the real-life stories of three women (1-2/2).


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (R4) It’s a Fair Cop Alfie Moore investigates real-life crime scenarios: in this week’s case, a priest has been receiving hate mail (2/6).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship In a service from Bishopthorpe, the Archbishop of York explores how to pray and the Lord’s Prayer.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from from the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief The religion of Vodou, deriving from traditional West African religion and Roman Catholicism, is explored (6/7).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, on the Eve of the Ascension.

Thursday 11.30am (R4) A Life in Music Jude Rogers examines how fundamental music is at each stage of a person’s life (1/4).

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Forthcoming Events

6-7 September 2022
Preaching as Pilgrimage conference
From the College of Preachers.

26 September 2022
What am I living for? God
Sam Wells and Lucy Winkett begin the St Martin-in-the-Fields autumn lecture series in partnership with Church Times.

27-28 September 2022
humbler church Bigger God conference
The HeartEdge Conference in Manchester includes the Theology Slam Live Final.

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