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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

29 April 2022


HIGHLIGHT: Paul Merson: A walk through my life The footballer talks about the part religion played in his recovery from alcohol and gambling addictions. Thursday 8pm, BBC2


TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (Drama) Sister Boniface Mysteries A TV bakery-show contestant is poisoned (8/10).

Saturday 9pm (BBC4) By the Grace of God A film based on the true story of three children in France, abused by the same priest, who come together as adults in a self-help group.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Fountains Abbey, in Yorkshire, the largest monastic ruins in the UK, to investigate its hidden treasures.


RADIO: Saturday 6.07am (R4) Open Country Helen Mark visits a field in Bath, once the burial ground for a workhouse, to hear how a group of residents are commemorating the more than 3100 people buried in unmarked graves (4/4).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Northern Ireland in which Pastor Andrew Roycroft reflects on our need for meaning in life.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul How do young Muslims manage Ramadan in their lives and work?

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from Lincoln Cathedral, recorded on 1 March.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea hosts a panel on the plight of the Uyghurs in north-west China (5/7).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St John’s College, Cambridge.

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