Coming up this week on TV and radio

17 November 2017


HIGHLIGHT: Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins marks the Queen and Prince Philip’s 70th wedding anniversary.


Sunday 3pm BBC1


TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (BBC2) Extreme Wives with Kate Humble The presenter meets members of the Haredim, in Jerusalem (2/3).

Saturday 9pm (Discovery) First in Human Four patients with serious illnesses seek a last hope of a cure, in a clinical centre in Maryland.

Monday 9pm (BBC1) Elizabeth and Philip: Love and duty Kirsty Young looks back over the longest royal marriage in British history.

Tuesday 10pm (C4) The Truth about Muslim Marriage Miriam François meets British Muslim women whose religious marriage is not recognised in British law.


RADIO: Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Dr Jane Williams considers memory.

7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Clare Balding talks to Terry Waite.

8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship. A mass live from Brentwood Cathedral.

3pm (R3) A repeat of last week’s Russian Orthodox prayer service, recorded in 2003 by the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief (R4) Ernie Rea and guests discuss the power of chanting (2/8).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive broadcast from York Minster, in 1996, to mark the 100th birthday of Francis Jackson.

Thursday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking Philip Dodd and guests explore religious belief. Radio 3 is to broadcast a Sacred River of Sound on Sunday.

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