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Week ahead

21 October 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Believing in Beauty The Revd Kate Bottley assesses physical appearance and its impact on spiritual well-being.
Tuesday 10pm, Radio 2


TELEVISION: Friday 7pm-2am (C4) Stand Up to Cancer TV, film, music, sport, and comedy celebrities join for an evening of fund-raising for SU2C.
Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Fifty years after the Aberfan disaster, Aled Jones talks to two people about that day.
8pm (BBC4) Aberfan: The Green Hollow A film poem which commemorates the disaster.
Thursday 9pm (Sky Atlantic) The Young Pope Jude Law stars in the first two episodes of a new drama series about a fictional pope (1-2/8).


RADIO: Friday 8pm (Classic FM) The Full Works Concert The soprano Catherine Bott marks the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster.
Sunday 7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Fern Britton launches Radio 2’s Faith in the World Week.
8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship To mark Bible Sunday, the manga artist Siku recounts the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.
9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Jennifer Chevalier visits Hamtramck, the first city in the United States to elect a Muslim majority to its city council.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Birmingham Cathedral.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording of the Oxford Blues Service, a jazz setting of evensong according to the Book of Common Prayer, recorded at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin in 2006.
10pm (R2) Young Choristers of the Year Diane Louise Jordan hosts the grand final from Manchester Cathedral.

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