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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

14 April 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Deborah James: Bowelbabe in her own words A look at the campaigner who spent the last five years of her life campaigning to raise awareness of bowel cancer.

Monday 9pm, BBC2


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Bournville to explore the Quaker faith of the Cadbury family.

9pm (BBC4) Bach: St John Passion — BBC Proms Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts a performance of the St John Passion, from 2008 (repeat).

Wednesday 10.40pm (BBC1) The Highs and Lows of a Kosher Marriage: Love, faith and me Can the strict Orthodox Jewish faith of Saul and Shoshi help them to overcome any hurdles they may face in their marriage? (5/5)


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Monika Plaha meets young Sikhs, in a school in the Midlands, who are reviving ancient musical traditions and decolonising their sacred song by bringing back the instruments used at the time of the Gurus.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Live from Rugby School, where the Young Chorister of the Year, Naomi Simon, is a member of the choir.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St John’s College, Cambridge, sung by St John’s Voices, recorded on 23 February.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Aleem Maqbook leads a discussion on how fertility treatments are seen from different faith perspectives (3/7).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St John the Baptist, Cirencester, sung by the Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

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