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Week ahead

20 February 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Lent Talks Six people of different faiths, beginning with James Runcie, reflect on the Passion story (1/6).

Radio 4 8.45pm Wednesday

TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (BBC2) Mastermind In the second semi-final, a contestant answers questions on St Mark's Gospel.

Sunday 4.55pm
(BBC1) Songs of Praise Stephen Hawking's first wife, Jane, discusses her faith, and David Oyelowo talks about his role as Martin Luther King in the film Selma.

Monday 8.30pm
(BBC1) Children of the Great Migration: Panorama A look at the border area between Sudan and Eritrea, and the plight of children migrating to Europe.

Wednesday 8pm
(BBC2) Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power Amanda Vickery examines the struggle for women's political rights in Britain.

Thursday 9pm
(BBC4) Saints and Sinners: Britain's millennium of monasteries Dr Janina Ramirez looks at the medieval period (2/3).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Martin-in-the-Fields inspired by Archbishop Desmond Tutu's book In God's Hands.

(World Service) Heart and Soul Hardeep Singh Kohli explores the relationship between food and the main faiths.

(R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from St John's College, Cambridge.

Tuesday 11am
(R4) Ebola Junction Dr John Wright visits an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone.

Wednesday 3.30pm
(R3) Choral Evensong A 1998 recording from St Davids Cathedral, looking forward to St David's Day.

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