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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

27 May 2022


HIGHLIGHT: Platinum Jubilee: A service of thanksgiving Live from St Paul’s Cathedral. Music includes a new anthem by the Master of the Queen’s Music, Judith Weir. Friday 3 June 9.15am, BBC1; 11.10am, Radio 4 FM


TELEVISION: Saturday 9pm (C4) Secrets of the Queen’s Coronation Rare footage showing how the Coronation was staged.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher looks at the roots of Christianity, in Snowdonia National Park.

7.45pm (BBC1) Elizabeth: The unseen Queen Previously unseen home-movie footage, from the Queen’s childhood up to her coronation.

9pm (BBC2) Two Daughters Stacey Dooley talks to the retired archdeacon Mina Smallman about the murder of her two daughters.

Thursday 10am (BBC1) Platinum Jubilee: Trooping the Colour Live coverage from Horse Guards Parade, with an RAF flypast.

8pm (BBC1) Platinum Beacons: Lighting up the Jubilee Coverage of the beacon-lighting around the UK and the Commonwealth.

Sunday 5 June 12.10pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Platinum Jubilee Special.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from City Church Elim Pentecostal Church, in Cardiff, exploring the theme of “waiting”.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul How Omar Mohammad is recovering the lost Jewish history of Mosul.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, to mark the Platinum Jubilee. Recorded on 23 May.

Friday 3 June 11.00am (R4 FM) Witness First-hand accounts of the Coronation.

Sunday 5 June 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul The influence and legacy of Qawwali music inside and outside the Islamic world.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of the service from St George’s Chapel, Windsor.

Wednesday 8 June 4pm (R3) Choral Vespers from Our Lady of Victories, Kensington. Recorded on 20 January.

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