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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

22 March 2024


HIGHLIGHT: Ukraine: Enemy in the woods A ground-level view of war following the daily life of frontline fighters in a single Ukrainian infantry company. Footage is filmed by the soldiers themselves.

Monday 9pm, BBC2


TELEVISION: Sunday 9.20am (BBC2) My Life at Easter with Sally Phillips The former MP Gyles Brandreth tells the actress and comedian what Easter means to him (repeat).

11.30am (BBC1) Celebration Kitchen Live Matt Tebbutt and guests celebrate the Hindu festival of Holi (repeat)

1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise: Holy Week On Palm Sunday, Sean Fletcher joins rehearsals for the Trafalgar Square Passion Play, and meets stars of The Chosen, a TV series on the life of Christ.

Monday 8pm (BBC1) Panorama: Immigration: The UK’s record rise Ros Atkins meets people who say that they need immigration, and those who say that the UK cannot sustain the current numbers.


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Ione Wells hears from the grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo about the Roman Catholic Church’s involvement in Argentina’s Dirty War.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Three hundred years after Bach’s St John Passion was first performed, Gareth Malone leads his own production with the BBC Singers and National Orchestra of Wales. With reflections from the Bishop for Episcopal Ministry in the Anglican Communion, Dr Jo Bailey Wells,

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from Winchester College, recorded on 27 February.

4-10pm (R3) Easter across Europe Andrew McGregor marks Palm Sunday with the EBU’s annual Easter celebrations, with sacred music written for this time of the year.

Monday 9.30pm (R3) Compline From All Saints’, Tooting, south-west London, sung by the ensemble Siglo de Oro.

11pm (R4) Lent Talks The Dean of Westminster, the Very Revd Dr David Hoyle, reflects on the importance of keeping history alive (6/6).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) The Office of Tenebrae for Holy Week (a combination of sung Lauds/Matins in the days leading up to Easter), live from Westminster Cathedral.

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