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Week ahead

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07 February 2008

HIGHLIGHT: Lent Talks The story of Jesus, seen from personal and professional perspectives. The first contributor is Jude Kelly, artistic director of the South Bank Centre. 

Radio 4 Wednesday 8.45pm

TELEVISION: Friday 7.35pm (C4) Unreported World: Egypt’s rubbish people Evan Williams visits Cairo, where Christians have to make a living minority live by sorting rubbish (1/10).

Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Gavin Peacock visits the Medway Towns, in Kent.

8pm (C4) Wife Swap Devout, communal-living “Jesus Christians” swap with a wealthy Surrey couple.

Tuesday 8pm (BBC2) An Island Parish The Bishop of Truro visits the Isles of Scilly (6/12).

Wednesday 9.50pm (BBC2) Wonderland: The end-of-the-world bus tour Tourists who believe the Apocalypse is nigh take a “last” trip to the Holy Land (5/8).

Thursday 9pm (C4) Baby Bible Bashers Amelia Hann looks at three child-preachers from the US.

RADIO: Sunday 7am (R2) Aled Jones Says Good Morning Sunday with Mgr Malachy Keegan, the principal RC Chaplain to HM Prison Service.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship from the Salvation Army, Bromley, Kent.

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong A 1982 archive broadcast from the Chapel of St John’s College, Cambridge.

8.30pm (R2) Sunday Half Hour The first in a series of Lent programmes on wise women, past and present, such as Hannah in the Bible.

Tuesday 11.30am (R4) The Strange Parallel World of Christian Pop Paul Bayley explores Christian faith-based music of the 1960s.

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