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Week ahead

17 July 2015


HIGHLIGHT: The Train That Divides Jerusalem: Panorama Adam Wishart rides on the city’s new train, which some hoped would heal divisions.


8.30pm BBC1, Monday


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.15pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Aled Jones talks to the opera singer Lesley Garrett (repeat).

Monday 9pm (BBC2) Cake Bakers and Trouble Makers: Lucy Worsley’s 100 years of the WI The presenter examines the organisation’s roots.

Thursday 9pm (BBC3) The Ugly Face of Disability Hate Crime Adam Pearson questions the reasons for disability hate crime. Showing as part of a season about disability.

11.05pm (C4) Hunted: Gay and afraid Liz MacKean looks at Christian Right groups in the US who promote “traditional relationship” laws.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A festival eucharist from St John’s, Buxton, Derbyshire.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul John Laurenson visits Cairo to meet a Coptic Christian helping the people of the “garbage slums”.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

Monday to Friday 12.04pm (R4 FM) A History of Ideas Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how we should live together (1-5/15).

Tuesday 8pm (R4) Should Extremism Be a Crime? John Ware investigates a new Bill aimed at silencing preachers of extremism.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) A servicelive from Buckfast Abbey, Devon.

Thursday 9am (R4) Inside the Ethics Committee Should medics prevent a young woman from ending her life? (2/4).

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