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Week ahead

29 June 2012

Our pick of the best television and radio for the coming week


HIGHLIGHT: The Frock and the Church Charlotte Smith assesses whether the General Synod will vote to allow the ordination of women bishops.

Radio 4 (FM only) Sunday 1.30pm


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.55pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sally Magnusson introduces hymns from Dunblane Cathedral.

Monday 9pm (BBC2) 7/7: One day in London Ben Anthony talks to the bereaved, the survivors, and the emergency workers.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC3) Coming Here Soon: Ireland, lost and leaving Stacey Dooley looks at how the financial crisis has affected young people in Ireland (2/3).

Wednesday and Thursday 9pm (BBC1) When I Get Older examines the lives of elderly people in their own homes and in care.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Morning prayer from Liverpool RC Metropolitan Cathed­ral, led by the Rt Revd Patrick Kelly

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from Sheffield Cathedral.

5pm (R3) The Choir Aled Jones meets James O'Donnell, the organist at Westminster Abbey.

Monday 4pm (R4) The Voice of God The Revd Richard Coles explores the ways in which the voice of God is depicted in literature, music, theatre, and film.

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Reith Lectures Professor Niall Ferguson reflects on the relationship between the nature of law and economic success (3/4).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Canterbury Cathedral.

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