HIGHLIGHT: The Moral Maze: 50 years of the Abortion Act Michael Buerk presents a special edition to discuss the 1967 Abortion Act.
Wednesday 8pm, Radio 4
Friday 7.30pm (C4) Unreported World Shaunagh Connaire reports on the referendum on Ireland’s abortion laws next year (2/8).
Sunday 4.10pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Richard Coles and Katherine Jenkins mark Mental Health Day (10 October).
Tuesday 7.30pm (BBC4) Pagans and Pilgrims: Britain’s holiest places Ifor ap Glyn travels the UK, looking at famous holy sites (1/6) (repeat).
Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully talks to Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch about saints down the ages.
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship. A service live from Trinity Church, Nottingham: one of several in the area which have been set up to reach out to a younger community.
9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Jane Little asks: can faith leaders learn lessons from the protests in Charlottesville?
3pm (R3) A repeat of last Wednesday’s archive recording from 2006 of choral vespers for the feast of St Francis of Assisi, from Montserrat Abbey, Spain.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Southwark Cathedral.
Thursday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking Ronan Bennett tells Rana Mitter about his new TV drama about the Gunpowder Plot.