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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

26 April 2024


HIGHLIGHT: About the Boys As part of a BBC Radio season on the challenges facing boys in Britain today, Catherine Carr talks frankly to boys about their fears, worries, and ambitions (1-5/5).

Monday to Friday 1.45pm, Radio 4

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher finds out how Way Church, in Wigan, one of the fastest-growing churches in the UK, is serving the community.

Tuesday 9pm (ITV1) Stalking: State of fear A look at the picture painted by women who have been the victims of stalking: that the crime is often not taken seriously enough by the police.

Wednesday 10.40pm (BBC1) Boxing, Belief, and Me A documentary that follows a Sikh boxing coach, Bupinder “Pops” Singh, examining his belief that the sport has the ability to transform lives.

Thursday 8.30pm (ITV1) Tonight: Funeral Costs: The price of dying Adam Shaw examines the “cost-of-dying crisis”, when a funeral, in the UK, can cost up to £10,000.

ADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul On the southern shores of Vietnam, whales are revered as gods of the oceans. Reporter Eliza Lomas hears about the roots and rituals of the belief.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Fr Adrian Porter SJ leads a service from the Edinburgh Jesuit Church of the Sacred Heart, Lauriston, on the theme, “I am the vine, you are the branches”, with the Edinburgh University Chamber Choir.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s live service from Magdalen College, Oxford.

Monday 1.30pm (World Service) The Conversation Ella Al-Shamahi meets two women who are tackling negative or ageist attitudes towards older people worldwide.

Tuesday 3.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Canon Giles Fraser hears about the spiritual significance for British Muslims of the opening of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya (5/7).

Wednesday 11am (R4) The Boys Are Not Alright Jo Meek investigates the rising numbers of boys being radicalised online.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Tewkesbury Abbey.

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