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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

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28 June 2024

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HIGHLIGHT: Akenfield Now A 2019 programme marking the 50th anniversary of the publication of Ronald Blythe’s bestseller Akenfield: Portrait of an English village, based on the Suffolk village of Charsfield.

Wednesday 10am and 4pm, Radio 4 Extra

 

TELEVISION: Saturday 8pm (C4) A Royal Guide to Funerals Members of the Royal Family plan their own funerals — but do the strict timelines leave time for private mourning?

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins explores the first church garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, that from St James’s, Piccadilly.

Monday 8pm (Nat Geographic) Construction Fails How Notre-Dame Cathedral caught fire, despite having the latest smoke-detection equipment installed.

Thursday 9.55pm-6am (BBC1), Election 2024; 9.50pm-6am (ITV1) Election 2024 Live: The results General Election coverage.

 

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at the annual Roma pilgrimage to Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, in the south of France, where the community honours its patron saint, Sara-la-Kâli.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Rector of St Mary the Virgin, Henley-on-Thames, the Revd Jeremy Tayler, leads a service as the Henley Royal Regatta begins.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St Peter’s Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton.

Tuesday 3.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Canon Giles Fraser meets a British Muslim woman in a polygamous marriage. What are the ethical questions it raises? (1/6)

Wednesday 3pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from King’s College, Cambridge.

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