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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

13 October 2023


HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the anchoress and author of her Revelations of Divine Love, Julian of Norwich. Thursday 9am, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise To mark National Adoption Week, Aled Jones visits Coram, the UK’s oldest children’s charity, and Fatima Whitbread tells how adoption changed her life.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC2) Britain’s Housing Crisis: What went wrong? Government ministers, finance leaders, and campaigners look at the roots of the housing crisis (1/2).

Thursday 9pm (ITV1) Pride of Britain: A Windrush special Members of the Windrush generation relate their experiences with figures including the Prince of Wales and Sir Trevor McDonald, on the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush in Britain.


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul A revival of stringed instruments is taking place in the Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh shrine. But can enough musicians be attracted and trained for worship?

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service to celebrate Harvest from St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Warwick.

1.30pm (R4) Killing Death Row Livvy Haydock explores the use of the death penalty in the US (1/7).

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service live from St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Warwick.

Wednesday 4pm (R4) Thinking Allowed A discussion of the future of burial, as cremation, green burial, and human composting are on the rise.

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St Luke’s, Chelsea, on the feast of St Luke the Evangelist, recorded on 5 October.

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