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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

29 September 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Archive on 4: How the Yom Kippur War changed everything, for everyone Fifty years after Egypt and Syria invaded Israeli-occupied territory in 1973, Michael Goldfarb reflects on the global consequences of this “historical earthquake”.

Saturday 12.05pm World Service, 8pm Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum celebrates Harvest with the the Revd John White at Hazelnut Community Farm, Bristol.

Tuesday 10pm (BBC2) Jailed: Inside Maghaberry Prison Stephen Nolan visits a high-security prison in Antrim, and observes the pressures that the system is facing (1/6).


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Rajeev Gupta meets Jake Emlyn, who is now billed as the world’s number one Hare Krishna rapper.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A morning service live from Paisley Abbey, led by the Revd Jim Gibson. A former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Very Revd Dr Lorna Hood, discusses the Abbey’s community involvement in a changing society.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St John’s College, Cambridge, sung by members of the Rodolfus Foundation Choral Course. Recorded on 12 August.

4.30pm (R4) The New Harvest The poet Sean Borodale explores notions of harvest through poetry and through the people who bring in the harvest.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief J. B. Gill, from the boyband JLS, speaks about his Christian beliefs and the interactions he has with his fans about faith and spirituality (8/8).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, and sung by the Trinity Laban Chapel Choir.

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