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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

04 March 2022


HIGHLIGHT: Stacey Dooley: Inside the Convent The presenter spends ten days with the nuns of the Order of the Holy Paraclete, at St Hilda’s Priory, Whitby, following their strict timetable. Wednesday 10.35pm, BBC1


TELEVISION: Friday 7.30pm (C4) Unreported World Mountains of unwanted garments from the UK are imported into Ghana, but they are worthless to textile traders. Ashionye Ogene investigates.

8pm (BBC4) Susan Calman’s Grand Day Out The presenter has a go on the organ at Salisbury Cathedral (5/5).

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum visits Sunderland to learn about the seventh-century St Benedict Biscop, who founded St Peter’s monastery and brought the tradition of stained glass to the area.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Dr Krish Kandiah launches a Lent series from Bath Abbey, “A Passion for Hospitality”. How can the disciplines of Lent benefit friend and stranger alike?

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Teirra Kamolvattanavith is in Bangkok to explore the spirit-house tradition.

1.30pm (R4) The Archbishop Interviews Archbishop Welby talks to Sir Tony Blair about his beliefs (3/6).

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from Lincoln Cathedral on Ash Wednesday.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Keble College, Oxford, recorded on 16 November 2021.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks In the first of a series of personal reflections on hospitality, Pastor Mick Fleming considers Jesus’s words “I was hungry and you gave me food” (1/6).

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