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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

17 November 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Across the Divide Families from the many sides of the Gaza/Israeli dispute tell and reflect on their personal histories and day-to-day existence (1/3).

Monday 4.30pm, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 10.30am (BBC1) Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle The presenter investigates how spiritual and religious power still survives on the Isle of Skye in the face of so many visitors (4/4).

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones hosts the junior semi-final of BBC Young Chorister of the Year, from Manchester Monastery.

Tuesday and Wednesday 9.15pm (C4) The Great Climate Fight Kevin McCloud, Mary Portas, and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall outline the measures needed to eliminate carbon emissions (1-2/2).

Thursday 9pm (BBC1) Panorama: Putin and Ukraine’s stolen children An investigation into the disappearance of more than 40 children in Kherson.


RADIO: Friday, 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul The hundreds of small-scale projects aimed at creating understanding between Israelis and Palestinians are now threatened by violence.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Rt Revd Lord Williams preaches at a service to mark the 60th anniversary of the deaths, on the same day, of Aldous Huxley, John F. Kennedy, and C. S. Lewis.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service live from Hereford Cathedral.

Monday-Friday 10.45pm (R3): The Essay: To Odesa The Ukrainian-American author and poet Klya Kaminsky reflects on his relationship with the country and the outbreak of the war (1-5/5).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

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