11 January 2024, The Tablet

God and Auntie

God and Auntie

From left: Archbishop Davidson, Adam Faith, Dorothy L. Sayers, Lord Reith and Eric Gill’s ‘The Sower’.
photo: alamy/the print collection/heritage images/pictorial press/granger/keystone usa/pxlstore.

It’s 100 years since the BBC first aired a church service, the start of religious broadcasting. D.J. Taylor listens to a history of the corporation’s attempts to grapple with belief.
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