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Week ahead

15 September 2017


HIGHLIGHT: 8.30pm (R4) Crossing Continents Ruth Alexander reports from the largest refugee settlement in the world: the Bidi Bidi settlement, in Uganda.

Monday 8.30pm, Radio 4



Sunday 4pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Eastbourne, and meets a 95-year-old Second World War pilot.


Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Michael Symmons Roberts considers the relationship between people and dogs.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Revd Dr Kirsty Thorpe marks the centenary of Constance Coltman’s pioneering ministry in the Congregational Union.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul The Revd Lucy Winkett goes on the trail of Martin Luther’s musical Reformation.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service recorded in St Alban’s, Holborn, London, on the eve of Holy Cross Day.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss whether the polling industry is important to our understanding of religion (6/7).

Tuesday 9.30am (R4) One to One Isabel Hardman discusses the beneficial effects of nature on mental health.

Wednesday 12pm (R3) Composer of the Week: Purcell Donald Macleod explores Purcell’s sacred music.

3.30pm (R3) Choral vespers for Ember Wednesday, live from Brompton Oratory, London.

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