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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

05 May 2023


HIGHLIGHT: The Coronation On BBC1, Kirsty Young is outside Buckingham Palace, and Huw Edwards is in Westminster Abbey. The Archbishop of Canterbury presides and preaches.

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TELEVISION: Saturday 7pm (BBC1) The Coronation: A day to remember Kirsty Young looks at the highlights of the ceremony.

Sunday 12pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins is at Hampton Court Palace to celebrate the Coronation; and Pam Rhodes talks to Jonathan Dimbleby about the King’s faith and how this will underpin his reign.

12.30pm (BBC1) Coronation: The UK celebrates — live How people around the country are marking the Coronation.

8pm (BBC1) and 8.30pm (R2) The Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle Live coverage.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship In a service from her cathedral, the Bishop of Newcastle, Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, reflects on Christian service in the Bible and her community.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s live service from Manchester Cathedral, with music to mark the Coronation.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Will AI transform how people experience religion? (6/7)

Tuesday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking The authors Claire Gilbert and Victoria Mack talk about their novels about Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe respectively.

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

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