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18 August 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Heart and Soul There are an estimated 300 practising Jewish personnel serving in the German Armed Forces, now with their own chief rabbi. Shelly Kupferberg talks to some of them.

Friday 11.30am, World Service


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.30pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Aled Jones explores the faith in the valleys of South Wales.

Wednesday 1.45pm (BBC2) Mastermind Specialist subjects include John Wesley.

Thursday 9pm (Channel 4) London Bridge: Facing Terror The three passers-by who intervened in the terrorist attack on 29 November 2019 explain how their own histories shifted the way in which the media portrayed their actions.


RADIO: Saturday 12.05pm (World Service) The Famine at the Edge of the Ocean Raissa Ioussouf travels to the south of Madagascar to establish if the island is suffering “the world’s first climate-induced famine” as described by the UN.

Sunday 8.10am (Radio 4) Sunday Worship The Dean of Down, the Very Revd Henry Hull, reflects on the theme of welcome, from Down Cathedral.

3pm (Radio 3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s live service from St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, during the Edinburgh International Festival.

Monday 4.30pm (Radio 4) Beyond Belief The Revd Hilary Bond, of Wareham, in Dorset, relates her faith to her participation in climate-change protests (2/8).

Wednesday 4pm (Radio 3) Choral Evensong Live from Edington Priory Church during the Edington Festival of Music within the Liturgy.

7pm (Radio 3) BBC Proms The Academy of Ancient Music perform Handel’s oratorio Samson live.

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