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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

16 June 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Windrush: Portraits of a generation The sitters of an art project commissioned by the King, many of whom are in their nineties, speak of their experiences.

Thursday 7.45pm, BBC2


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher visits Heaton’s Men in Sheds, in St Paul’s, Stockport, and a Ukrainian family in England celebrate Father’s Day with their father in Ukraine by video call.

Monday 9pm (BBC1) Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland The Good Friday agreement is finalised (5/5).

RADIO: Friday 11am (R4 FM) Fit for Work Why have successive governments failed to close the disability employment gap? (3/3)

11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Gay Christians are campaigning against conversion therapy in Switzerland.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St John’s, Glastonbury, to celebrate the spiritual dimension of the Glastonbury Festival.

1.30pm (R4) The Archbishop Interviews Archbishop Welby’s guest is the Afghan human-rights campaigner Zarifa Ghafari (3/6).

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s live service from King’s College, Cambridge.

8pm (R2) Windrush 75 The Chinkeke! Orchestra performs at the Royal Albert Hall. Recorded on 9 June.

Monday 11am (R4 FM) Windrush: A family divided Professor Robert Beckford and his wife discuss health (3/4).

Tuesday 11am (R4 FM) Fever: The hunt for Covid’s origin A year into the pandemic, a team from the World Health Organization visit Wuhan (4/8).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Ely Cathedral.

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