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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

02 June 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Ukraine: The men who don’t want to fight Nick Thorpe hears a different perspective on the war.

Thursday 9.30am World Service, 11am Radio 4

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (Drama) Sister Boniface There is a sighting of the missing Baron Battenberg (2/10).

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Canon Kate Bottley discovers how the 25-year-old Angel of the North has become a sacred space for the region.

Monday 9pm (BBC2) Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland The impact of the hunger strikes as seen through the eyes of women (3/5).


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul: How L’Arche members are trying to rebuild their communities after the news that their founder, Jean Vanier, had sexually abused women.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Canon Rachel Mann leads a reflection on the oratorios of Elgar.

10.05pm (World Service) The Climate Question How do people with strong opinions deal with those who feel differently?

1.30pm (R4) The Archbishop Interviews The Archbishop of Canterbury’s guest is John Cleese (1/6).

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of the service for this week’s feast of the Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth. Recorded in Keble College, Oxford, on 27 April.

Monday 11am (R4) Windrush: A family divided Professor Robert Beckford and his Jamaican-born wife, Jennifer, discuss the legacy of the Windrush generation (1/4).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Bury Parish Church, on the eve of Corpus Christi, sung by the HeartEdge Manchester Choral Scholars. Recorded on 27 May.

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