HIGHLIGHT: Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve The
first journey takes the presenter from Lindisfarne to Canterbury,
via Lincoln and Walsingham (1/3).
BBC2 9pm Tuesday
Saturday 9pm (C5) The Bible A drama
series in five two-hour parts, each containing biblical stories
told through live action and CGI (1/5).
Sunday 10am (BBC1) Fern Britton Meets. .
. Susan Boyle talks about her Roman Catholic faith (1/4).
5.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise David
Grant introduces Advent hymns from St German's Cathedral, Peel, on
the Isle of Man.
Thursday 9pm (BBC4) Byzantium: A tale of
three cities Simon Sebag Montefiore traces the sacred history
of Istanbul (1/3).
Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship An
Advent service from Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church, Glasgow.
8.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul
Jane Little meets Joshua DuBois, who for five years sent President
Obama daily prayers and reflections.
3pm (R3) A Service for Advent with
Carols Live from St John's College, Cambridge.
Monday 8pm (R4) Whatever Happened to
Community? Canon Giles Fraser assesses the importance of
Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Essay:
The Islamic Golden Age This week includes a look at a Persian
mathematician and an Arab philosopher (6-10/20).
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong
from Lichfield Cathedral.
Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time:
Hindu Ideas of Creation A discussion hosted by Melvyn