*** DEBUG END ***

Week ahead

16 October 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Growing Up in Multi-Faith Britain Teenagers of all faiths discuss whether it is easier or harder to follow a faith today than it was for their parents.


10pm, Radio 2 Monday


TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (C5) Murder at the Vatican? Conspiracy A part-dramatised account of four conspiracy theories about the Roman Catholic Church (8/12).

Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Pete Waterman celebrates the 70th anniversary of the publication of Thomas the Tank Engine.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC3) How Gay is Pakistan? Mawaan Rizwan discovers what life is like for gay people in Pakistan.

Thursday 9pm (C4) My Son the Jihadi A documentary about Sally Evans, whose son joined the Islamist group al-Shabaab.


RADIO: Sunday 7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Olly Smith launches Radio 2’s Faith in the World Week.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service of readings and music for National Adoption Week.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Merton College, Oxford.

Tuesday 11.30am (R4) Tales form the Stave Frances Fyfield examines the manuscript fragments of Jánacek’s Glagolitic Mass (2/3).

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

Thursday 2.15pm (R4, FM only until 2.45) Ten Funerals and a Wedding A part-time trainee humanist celebrant is asked to conduct a wedding.

10pm (R2) BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year The final from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

Browse Church and Charity jobs on the Church Times jobsite

Church Times Bookshop

Save money on books reviewed or featured in the Church Times. To get your reader discount:

> Click on the “Church Times Bookshop” link at the end of the review.

> Call 0845 017 6965 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm).

The reader discount is valid for two months after the review publication date. E&OE

Forthcoming Events


Church Times/RSCM:

Festival of Faith and Music

26 - 28 April 2024

See the full programme on the festival website. 

Early bird tickets available


Intercultural Church for a Multicultural World

28 May 2024

A Church Times/Church House Publishing webinar

Tickets are FREE


Church Times/Modern Church:

A Political Faith?

Monday 3 June 2024

This panel will explore where Christians have come to in terms of political power and ask, where should we go next?

Online tickets available


Church Times/Modern Church:

Participating in Democracy

Monday 10 June 2024

This panel will explore the power of voting, and power beyond voting.

Online tickets available


Green Church Awards

Closing date: 30 June 2024

Read more details about the awards


The Church Times Archive

Read reports from issues stretching back to 1863, search for your parish or see if any of the clergy you know get a mention.

FREE for Church Times subscribers.

Explore the archive

Welcome to the Church Times


To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read four articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)