Friday, March 07, 2008

The Passion - dates and times (updated)

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Having mentioned the upcoming Passion series a couple of weeks ago, the dates for broadcast are now nearly all confirmed:

  • Palm Sunday (16 March) 20:00-21:00
  • Monday (17 March) 20:30-21:00
  • Good Friday (21 March) 21:00-22:00
  • [the first three episodes will be shown again in an omnibus repeat on Easter Sunday from 14:15 to 16:40]
  • Easter Sunday (23 March) 19:30-20:00

And if you want to follow the Passion on your own, recordings of international students and staff at Liverpool Hope University reading out the Bible account - from Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem through to his resurrection - are available in twelve MP3 files (as well as a single all-in-one version).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the dates. I just love Easter and everything about it. Spring flowers in bud, birds singing and of course the resurrection.