Week ahead

16 June 2017


HIGHLIGHT: Who Should We Let In? Ian Hislop on the first great immigration row The presenter looks at immigration in Britain from the 1890s onwards.

Thursday 9pm, BBC2



Sunday 4.55pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Connie Fisher joins the Street Angels of Magaluf as they patrol the town.

Monday 8pm (BBC2) Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know About the Future Hannah Fry investigates the questions we would like answered.



Friday 11am (R4) It’s My Baby Too Aasmah Mir looks at how men are affected by abortion.

Saturday 10.10pm (R4) The Reith Lectures 2017 The novelist Hilary Mantel delivers this year’s lectures, on “Resurrection: The art and craft” (1/5).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship On the feast of Corpus Christi, a mass live from St David’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Cardiff.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Laura Hubber investigates the fastest-growing Christian movement in the United States.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from the Temple Church, London.

Monday to Friday 7.45pm (R4) Stories from Hay el Matar A drama about a family’s everyday life in Damascus (1-5/5).

Wednesday 9.30am (R4) Voices of the First World War Dan Snow tracks the Great War through archive interviews (1/5).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St Albans Cathedral on the eve of its patronal festival.

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