HIGHLIGHT: The Centenary of the Battle of the Somme: The vigil Live coverage from Westminster Abbey and elsewhere.
7.30pm BBC2, Thursday
TELEVISION: Saturday 7pm (Nat Geographic) Genius by Stephen Hawking The physicist asks: “Why are we here?”
Sunday 4.30pm (BBC1, subject to Euro 2016 schedule) Songs of Praise Sally Magnusson visits the Somme.
RADIO: Saturday 8pm (R4) Archive on 4: Pevsner: Through outsider’s eyes A look at the life and influence of the German-born scholar and writer.
9pm (R4) Drama: Graham Greene: The Power and the Glory An adaptation of the 1940 novel about a priest in Mexico in the 1930s.
Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood An artist and a scientist discuss religion and science.
7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Clare Balding and guests mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Mark Yaconelli on how stories can help us develop what is real in our lives.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from St John’s School, Leatherhead.
3pm (R4 FM) The Power and the Glory Greene drama continues (2/2).
Monday 1.45pm (R4) Voices of the First World War Dan Snow introduces archive recordings, including accounts of the Battles of Verdun, Jutland, and the Somme. (1-5/5)
4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the legacy of the Battle of the Somme (7/7).
8.30pm (R4) Analysis Could charities be more businesslike? (6/9)
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Sheffield Cathedral on the feast of St Peter and St Paul.