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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

20 October 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle The presenter travels to Arran and the Holy Isle, learning how they have become a haven for diverse faiths and beliefs (1/4).

Sunday 10.30am, BBC1


TELEVISION: Friday 7.30pm (C4) Unreported World Symeon Brown investigates how a Christian preacher in Kenya may have led hundreds of people to their deaths.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher celebrates Black History Month at Trinity Baptist Church, Croydon, one of the country’s largest Baptist churches.

Monday 10.45pm (ITV1) Ukraine’s Stolen Children Family members attempt to find Ukrainian children who were taken to Russia after the war started.


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul David Ditchfield almost died in an accident. He tells of his life-changing spir­­­itual experience, and meets the founder of Near Death Experience UK.


Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Bishop of Durham, the Rt Revd Paul Butler, leads a service from the new Faith Museum at Auckland Castle, which houses a Tyndale Bible and the Binchester Ring.

1.30pm (R4) Killing Death Row Livvy Haydock meets a murderer on death row, in the US, who has three weeks to live (2/6).

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St Luke’s, Chelsea, for its patronal festival, recorded on 5 October.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St Stephen Walbrook, in the City of London, sung by the Choral Scholars, recorded on 28 June.

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