HIGHLIGHT: A Cause for Caroling Jeremy Summerly
traces the origins and development of the Christmas- carol
tradition in Britain (1-5/10).
Radio 4 1.45pm Monday to Friday
Saturday 7.15pm Stephen Hawking: A brief
history of mine The life of the world's most famous living
scientist, in his own words.
9pm (C5) The Bible Joshua, Judges,
Samuel, and Kings feature this week (2/5).
Sunday 10am (BBC1) Fern Britton Meets. .
. John Simpson talks about his religious beliefs (2/4).
5.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled
Jones interviews the singer Paul Jones.
Tuesday 9pm (BBC4) Pilgrimage with Simon
Reeve The presenter travels to Rome, taking in Santiago de
Compostela on the way (2/3).
Thursday 9pm (BBC4) Byzantium: A tale of
three cities Simon Sebag Montefiore explores Istanbul
Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship An
Advent service from St Joseph's RC Church, in Bradford.
8.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul
Clive Lawton travels to the Holy Land to tell the story of some of
the biblical prophets.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of
last week's service from Lichfield Cathedral.
Monday 8pm (R4) Whatever Happened to
Community? Canon Giles Fraser questions whether community is a
present-day imagining (2/3).
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong
from Exeter Cathedral.