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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

07 January 2022


HIGHLIGHT: The Lullaby Project Members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra collaborate with inmates of HM Prison Norwich to perform lullabies that will help to establish a bond between offenders and their children. Tuesday 11.30am, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher talks to Canon Philip Anderson, the Precentor of Liverpool Cathedral, about the importance of baptism, and discovers how different denominations, including Pentecostals and a group of Ethiopian Christians, celebrate it.

7pm (BBC1) The Green Planet Sir David Attenborough looks at the world of plants (1/5).

8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife Nurse Anderson helps a woman through her fourth pregnancy (2/8).

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (BBC1) Father Brown Has Fr Brown broken the seal of the confessional? (6-10/10)

Thursday 9.55pm (PBS America) Jerusalem A tour of one of the world’s oldest cities.

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Canon Ann Easter leads a service for Epiphanytide that reflects on the theme of wonder.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Why are so many Polish people leaving the Roman Catholic Church today?

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from Winchester College on the Eve of the Epiphany, recorded on 7 October.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Sung by Genesis Sixteen in St Alban’s, Holborn, London, recorded on 7 January.

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