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Award-winning writer Rhidian Brook will preach throughout Holy Week, offering a series of sermons entitled ‘Notes on an Execution (Reports on the last days of Jesus)’.

The sermons will be given at the following services:

Sunday 24 March – Palm Sunday

10.30am: Procession and Eucharist for Palm Sunday

Monday 25 March

12:30pm: Holy Communion

7.30pm: Compline

Tuesday 26 March

7.30pm: Compline

Wednesday 27 March

12:30pm: Holy Communion

7.30pm: Compline

Thursday 28 March – Maundy Thursday

7pm: Eucharist of the Last Supper for Maundy Thursday

Friday 29 March – Good Friday

12noon: The Three Hours’ Devotion

1.30pm: The Liturgy of Good Friday

Saturday 30 March – Easter Eve

8pm: The Vigil and First Eucharist of Easter


Rhidian Brook

Rhidian Brook is an award-winning writer of fiction, television drama and film.

His first novel The Testimony of Taliesin Jones (1996) won several prizes including the Somerset Maugham Award and was adapted for a film starring Jonathan Pryce. His third novel, The Aftermath (2013) was an international bestseller and translated into 25 languages; he co-wrote the film adaption that starred Keira Knightley. He wrote an original screenplay for the BBC drama, Mr Harvey Lights A Candle, starring Timothy Spall; was a writer on two seasons of Silent Witness; and wrote the original screenplay of the Pathe film Africa United.

He is currently adapting his most recent novel – The Killing of Butterfly Joe – for film.

He has been a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Thought For The Day for 20 years. A collection of his Thoughts, entitled Godbothering, was published in March 2020.

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