The plight of an inner-city vicar is being discussed openly and, for once, sympathetically. One of their number — admittedly, a fictional one — was on the cover of the Radio Times and, perhaps less surprisingly, the Church Times. So you’d expect the Revd Adam Smallbone’s real-life colleagues to be pleased. Not universally. This week […]
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Paul Handley is editor of the Church Times, and a Sandford St Martin trustee.
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VOTE IN 2018 SANFORD ST MARTIN/RADIO TIMES READERS’ AWARD TO BE LAUNCHED MARCH 27
On March 27th Tom Loxley, Sandford St Martin Trustee and Executive Editor of the Radio Times will be launching this year’s Radio Times Readers’ Award for the best programmes exploring religion, ethics or spirituality at the Exploring Belief Festival. Billed as “a fresh look at the way religion is reported in the media and new ways to cover the oldest stories at all”, in addition to Tom, Festival speakers will include James Harding (former Director of BBC News and editor of The Times before that), Mark Thompson (former Director General of the BBC, now President and CEO of the New York Times), Mohit Bakaya (Commissioning Editor, BBC Radio 4), Fatima Salaria (BBC TV Commissioning Editor for Religion & Ethics) and Frank Cottrell Boyce (writer of books, screenplays and so much more).
Watch this space or follow us on Twitter to find out what programmes you can vote for. Or come to the Festival – tickets are available here: https://www.jw3.org.uk/exploring-belief#.WrTo8E1LHmQ