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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

19 May 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Faith on the Factory Floor, Flock in a Hard Hat The Sheffield Industrial Mission was founded in 1944. Alan Dein explores the past and present of work and faith in Britain with four chaplains in different workplaces. 

Monday 8pm, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum joins two nuns whose pilgrimage includes walking and kayaking to sacred sites in County Down, Northern Ireland.

Monday 9pm (BBC2) Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland A documentary charting the tensions between Protestants and Roman Catholics (1/5).

Tuesday 10pm (BBC4) Inside Kabul: Storyville An animation based on the voice notes between two Afghan women after the Taliban’s return to power in 2021.


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Why are some young Muslim men being drawn into the male-chauvinist “manosphere”?

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Holy Trinity, Claygate, Surrey, focusing on “seniors ministry”.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s live service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, on the Eve of the Ascension.

Tuesday 9.30am/8.05pm (World Service) The Documentary: The Ballad of Beirut A day in the life of the people of Beirut.

11am (R4) Living with AI How worried should we be about artificial intelligence?

10pm (R3) Free Thinking A discussion on writing and Jewish identity in the north-west, after the reopening of the Manchester Jewish Museum.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St Paul’s Cathedral.

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