HIGHLIGHT: Beyond Belief In the wake of recent terrorist attacks, Ernie Rea and guests discuss the nature of public grief and ritual (6/6).
Monday 4.30pm, Radio 4
TELEVISION: Sunday 5.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise David Grant travels along the Settle-Carlisle Railway.
8pm (Discovery) Strip the Cosmos Scientists explore the fabric of the cosmos, using new telescopes and computers to look back at the Big Bang.
RADIO: Saturday 9.45pm (R3) Between the Ears: On imaginary media A drama about “techno mysticism”: the irrational beliefs that we project on to new technologies.
Sunday 6am (R2) The Sunday Hour The Revd Kate Bottley marks the end of Refugee Week.
7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Jason Mohammad’s guests include the Dean of Westminster, the Very Revd John Hall.
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Prior of the Taizé Community, Brother Alois, preaches at a young people’s gathering, recorded live in Birmingham.
9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at the work of a funeral director committed to “doing death differently”.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from St Albans Cathedral.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A recording from March of the choir of Merton College, Oxford, singing in the first ever Anglican evensong in St Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City.
Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Plato’s Republic.