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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

24 November 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Crossing Continents Polish academic and journalist Grzegorz Skol hears views on the steel wall built on the border with Belarus (2/10).

Thursday 11am, Radio 4; 8.05pm World Service


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

Thursday 8pm (Channel 5) Inside the Tower of London Memories of the recently retired Chief Yeoman Warder, Peter McGowran, include giving Queen Elizabeth II a guided tour of the chapel.


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Margaret Ruto fought for justice for an American mission worker who was suspected of abusing children in a Kenyan orphanage.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from King’s College Chapel, University of Aberdeen, to mark the UN’s campaign, 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s live service from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Across the divide Families involved in the Gaza/Israeli dispute tell their stories (2/3).

9.30pm (R3) Compline A service for the week before Advent from All Saints’, Tooting, in south-west London.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) Artificial Intelligence and Crime A look at how AI is already being used to commit crimes, including fraud.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Chichester Cathedral.

Thursday 11.30am (Scala Radio) The Scala Radio Book Club Janice Hallett discusses The Christmas Appeal.

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