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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

14 January 2022


HIGHLIGHT: Our Great Yorkshire Life Among the items, Christa Ackroyd makes a behind-the-scenes visit to York Minster (3/6). Thursday 8pm Channel 5


TELEVISION: Sunday 11.15am (BBC1) Sacred Wonders Shinto devotees carry flaming torches up and down the steep stairs at the sacred Nachi Falls, in Japan, to purify the route so that deities can visit the falls (repeat).

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Brunel’s ship SS. Great Britain, in Bristol, and sees the city’s Christian street art; Gemma Hunt meets HM Coastguard’s first ever chaplain.

8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife Nancy tackles the plight of meths drinkers (3/8).

Wednesday 7.30pm (BBC4) Fred Dibnah’s Magnificent Monuments The steeplejack takes a tour of places of worship, including buildings in Preston and Durham, York Minster, and St Paul’s Cathedral (3/6) (repeat).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship Choral matins live from St Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich, led by the Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Tom Mumford.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Anna Holligan meets families who sought solace in their faith after the flight MH17 disaster in 2014.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service, sung by Genesis Sixteen in St Alban’s, Holborn, in London, and recorded on 7 January.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Ripon Cathedral, first broadcast on 21 January 2015.

Thursday 11am (R4) Crossing Continents Chloe Hadjimatheou and Michael Ertl look at how torturers of the Assad regime, in Syria, hid among the Syrian diaspora in Europe (10/10).

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