Coming up this week on TV and radio

12 October 2018


HIGHLIGHT: File on 4: Fuelling the future? Simon Cox asks whether changes in government policy are to blame for a drop in investment in green energy. Will climate targets be met?

Tuesday 4pm, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 3pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A look at how the faith of the Caribbean community has influenced Birmingham.

8pm (BBC2) Mediterranean with Simon Reeve The presenter travels around the eastern Mediterranean, and hears how Christians there face growing persecution (2/4).

Thursday 10pm (C4) Child of Mine A documentary that follows three couples who experience the loss of a child before birth, filmed over two years.

RADIO: Sunday 7.15am (BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex) A Pilgrim’s Song A dramatisation of how Percy Dearmer worked with Ralph Vaughan Williams to produce The English Hymnal (2/6).

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A mass live from St Anne’s RC Cathedral, Leeds, celebrating the canonisation of the former Archbishop of San Salvador, Óscar Romero.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Gloucester Cathedral, marking the centenary of Sir Hubert Parry’s death.

Wednesday 9.30am (R4) Oliver Burkeman: Why are we so angry? Despite social, health, and technological advances, humans remain an angry species. Why is that? The presenter, who writes on mental well-being for The Guardian, looks for answers (1/5).

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

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