Coming up this week on TV and radio

11 May 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Effective Altruism Canon Giles Fraser explores a movement that seeks to make the time and money given to charity as effective as possible. 1.30pm Sunday Radio 4

TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (C5) Britain’s Great Cathedrals with Tony Robinson A look at Winchester Cathedral (6/6).

Sunday 2.40pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones presents the final of Young Choir of the Year.

9pm (BBC2) Burma with Simon Reeve The presenter visits the country in the aftermath of the Rohingya humanitar­ian crisis (1/2).

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Before the royal wedding next weekend, a service live from Holy Trinity Garrison Church, Windsor.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Lancing College for the Eve of the Ascension.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the religious content of Jane Eyre (7/7).

8pm (R4) A Church in Crisis William Crawley considers the significance for the Roman Catholic Church of the vote on abortion on 25 May in the Republic of Ireland.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) Present at the Creation Jonathan Freedland looks at the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St Pancras’s Church during the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music.

Thursday 11am (R4) Crossing Continents David Baker investigates a debate that has arisen about who is “Jewish enough” to settle in Israel.

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