Week ahead

27 October 2017


HIGHLIGHT: The Balfour De­­clara­tion: Britain’s promise to the Holy Land Jane Corbin asks whether the aspirations of the Declaration are still achievable.

Tuesday 9pm, BBC2



Friday 7.30pm (BBC1) Unreported World Ade Adepitan reports from Tanzania, where 400 women died in witch-hunts last year (5/8).

Sunday 4pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise J. B. Gill talks to the jazz singer Greg­­­ory Porter about his Christian faith.



Sunday 7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Clare Balding’s guest is Sarah Teather, the director of the Jesuit Refugee Service.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship. Mark­ing the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd Nick Baines, leads a service from Wittenberg.

Sunday 3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s ser­vice from Westminster Abbey, com­­memo­rating the centenary of the birth of Blessed Óscar Romero.

Monday to Friday 9.45am (R4 FM) Living with the Gods Neil Mac­Gregor’s exploration of belief includes mummies, St Margar­et of Antioch, and Mecca (6-10/30).

4.30pm (R4) The Digital Human Aleks Krotoski looks at advances in digital media and their impact (5/6).

Wednesday 11.30am, 11.30pm, 2.30am (World Service) Before I Go Four people describe their reaction to the news that they suffer from a terminal illness.

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Salisbury Cathedral.

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