Week ahead

14 July 2017


HIGHLIGHT: Something Understood Mark Tully marks 500 years since the Reforma­tion, and looks at calls to reform the Church in the light of contemporary issues.

Sunday 6.05am, Radio 4



Sunday 5.10pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley meets a royal composer at St Asaph Cathedral and a hospital chaplain who sings like Elvis Presley for his patients.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC2) Addicted Parents: Last chance to keep my children A look at a house run by the charity Phoenix Futures, where addicted parents have to get clean, or lose their children (1/2).



Friday 11.55pm (R4) The Listening Project Two people reflect on how the need for a spiritual life took one to Roman Catholicism, and one to Judaism.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Live from Elim Pentecostal City Church, Cardiff.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at the struggle of living as an atheist in Pakistan.

2.45pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service, recorded in the chapel of Royal Holloway University of London, on 11 June.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) File on 4 Alys Harte investigates whether teenage boys are being let down by the system when they report being targeted by paedophiles (10/10).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral evening prayer from Buckfast Abbey, recorded during the 2005 Exon Singers Festival.

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