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31 March 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Composer of the Week: Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) and Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704) Donald Macleod explores the life and music of two nuns who were also composers (1-5/5).

Monday to Friday 12pm, Radio 3


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher celebrates Palm Sunday at Kensington Temple, in London.

Maundy Thursday 10.40pm (BBC1) Our Supersized Christian Family: Love, Faith and Me Alex and Amy have five children under the age of five. Can their faith help them to juggle work and home life? (3/5)


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from the Message Community Church, Wythenshawe, in south Manchester, which grew out of a community-grocery initiative.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St Michael and All Angels, Barnes, in south-west London, recorded on 9 March.

4pm (R3) Music for Holy Week John Butt conducts the Netherlands Radio Choir and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Bach’s St Matthew Passion.

Monday 9.30pm (R3) Compline From Dunstable Priory, sung by St Martin’s Voices.

4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Rabbi Jonathan Romain and Aleem Maqbool discuss the place of faith, religion, and ritual within the grieving process (1/7).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Truro Cathedral, on Wednesday of Holy Week.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The Archbishop of York asks what Jesus’s words from the cross mean for people today (6/6).

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