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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

21 January 2022


HIGHLIGHT: Sunday Worship Two friends, the Revd Steve Stockman, a Presbyterian minister in Belfast, and Fr Martin Magill, a Roman Catholic priest, reflect during this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity on how friendship can transform individuals and communities. Sunday 8.10am, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley meets Christians who have experienced the power of the Bible, and, on the centenary of the Bible Reading Fellowship, hears about its history from its chief executive, Richard Fisher.

8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife Sister Hilda and Dr Turner support a young father with a lung condition (4/8).

Wednesday 7.30pm (BBC4) Fred Dibnah’s Building of Britain Peterborough Cathedral is examined (1/6) (repeat).

Thursday 9pm (BBC2) Survivors: Portraits of the Holocaust A look at the Prince of Wales’s art project in which artists were commissioned to paint seven Holocaust survivors. Testimonies are given by men and women now in their nineties.


RADIO: Saturday 12.05pm (World Service) The Documentary: Music that Survived the Nazis Professor Shirli Gilbert examines how Jewish music survived in Nazi Germany (1/2).

Sunday 10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Why have Thai Buddhist monks broken with tradition in the internet age?

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from Ripon Cathedral, first broadcast on 21 January 2015.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Royal Holloway, University of London.

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