Shortlist 2017

Congratulations to all the shortlisted entries for this year’s Awards!

A gallery of the shortlisted programmes is available at


Beyond Belief – BBC Radio 4

Heart of the Matter – Black Diamond FM 

Inspirit with Jumoké Fashola – BBC Radio London

Pause for Thought – BBC Radio 2

The Pilgrim’s Pod – Premier Christian Radio

Sunday Breakfast with Mike Shaft – BBC Radio Manchester



All Things Considered: Remembering Aberfan – BBC Radio Wales

The Church in China Today – Premier Christian Radio

The Dilemma: Confessing to Murder – BBC World Service

Hardeep’s Sunday Lunch – BBC Radio 4 

Life Issues: The Search for Home – UCB

The Sunday Feature: A Square Dance in Heaven – BBC Radio 3



David’s Story –

The Light – Frogspawn Film on Vimeo

The Piano Tuner –

Radical –

Real Life –

The Vision Film –



At the Foot of the Cross – BBC Radio 2

Did Jesus Have to Die? – RTÉ Radio One

Good Friday Meditation – BBC Radio 4  

Keeping Watch – BBC Radio Bristol

Stations of the Cross: Jesus Dies on the Cross – Flame Community Radio

Witnesses to the Crucifixion – BBC Radio Nottingham



All Things Considered: Hengoed Chapel – BBC Radio Wales

Christmas Day on BBC Radio Solent – BBC Radio Solent

Christmas Meditation: Christmas Through the Ages – BBC Radio 4

Harvest in Suffolk – BBC Radio Suffolk

Hope at Christmas 2016 – TD1 Radio

Resurrection Stories on Premier Drive – Premier Christian Radio

The Sunday Hour: Christmas Special – BBC Radio 2



The Art of Dying Well Podcast –

The Christians in Sport Podcast: Olympic Special –

Height of Heart: The Promise –

How to Make a Human – Things Unseen

The loveyouruni Podcast – Fusion on iTunes 

A Week in Lourdes –



Pause for Thought: Leslie Griffiths – BBC Radio 2

Pause for Thought: Richard Coles – BBC Radio 2

Press Pause: Remember – Suffolk First

Pulse Easter: End of the World – Pulse 1 and 2

Sunday Breakfast Show with Sarah Major – BBC Radio Sheffield

Thought for the Day – BBC Radio 4



Born in Bethlehem –

CBeebies Radio Nativity –

He Came Down –

Kate Bottley #JoyToTheWorld – Church of England Comms Office on YouTube

Oliver Park: The Easter Riots –

The Resurrection: Mary Magdalene – Pulse Ministries on Vimeo



Loretta Andrews – Premier Christian Radio

Mark Dowd – CTVC

Helen Jones – BBC Radio Merseyside

Diane Louise Jordan – BBC Religion and Ethics

Edward Stourton – BBC Religion and Ethics

Joe Wilson – BBC Radio Lancashire

Jon Wright – BBC Radio Suffolk



Luke Aylen –

Beth Carr – Insanity Radio

Rosie Wright – Premier Christian Radio