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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

03 November 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Stacey Dooley: Inside the Undertakers The presenter goes behind the scenes at a family-run funeral directors in Nottingham, and looks at the part that faith can play in an increasingly secular society.

Thursday 9pm, BBC1


TELEVISION: Sunday 10.30am (BBC1) Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle The presenter investigates Norse Christian heritage (3/4).

1.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Ven. Mina Smallman talks to Aled Jones about how her faith helped her after her daughters were murdered.

Monday 10.45pm (ITV1) The Grave A record of the search for justice after the discovery of a mass grave near the Ukrainian city of Izium, in 2022, after six months of Russian occupation.


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Danny Vincent finds out what happened to the Falun Gong movement, in China.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Canon Jamie Hawkey gives an address at a service in the Methodist Central Hall before the State Opening of Parliament, on Tuesday, and remembering the Gunpowder Plot; with the Parliament Choir.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service live from Portsmouth Cathedral on All Saints’ Day.

Wednesday 7.15pm (R4) Front Row Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss the importance of the publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio on the 400th anniversary of its publication.

Thursday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St Giles Cripplegate, London, sung by the BBC Singers and the girl choristers of Pembroke College, Cambridge, recorded on 29 June.

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