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Week ahead

29 July 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Malawi’s Big Charity Secret Simon Cox looks at the activities of Development Aid from People to People, a charity controlled by a cult-like group whose members complain of being brainwashed.

8pm Radio 4, Tuesday

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (Nat Geographic) X: The generation that changed the world Christian Slater looks at the generation born between 1961 and 1981.

2.55pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d’Arby visits the site of the 2012 Olympics; Pam Rhodes marks the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth.

Monday 9pm (BBC2) The Somme 1916: From both sides of the wire Peter Barton concludes that there was no British victory (3/3).


RADIO: Friday 9pm (R4) Promises, Promises: A history of debt David Graeber hears the story of a missionary who saved a native’s life.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Arvans’, Chepstow.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Will Grant reports on religion and refugees in Hispaniola.

2.45pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Gloucester Cathedral.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong recorded at Chichester Cathedral during the Southern Cathedrals Festival.

Thursday 9am (R4) Inside the Ethics Committee The panel discuss the case of a man in a permanent vegetative state (1/3).

6.30pm (R4, FM only until 6.45) Simon Evans Goes to Market The comedian explores the economic implications of marriage (2/4).

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