Coming up this week on TV and radio

16 February 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Lent Talks The first contributor to offer a personal take on an aspect of the Passion is the science writer Sharman Apt Russell (1/6).

Wednesday 8.45pm Radio 4


TELEVISION: Friday 8.30pm (BBC2) A Vicar’s Life The Revd Ruth Hulse visits a training centre, and the Revd Matthew Stafford supports a local farm (6/6).

Sunday 4.25pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher and Pam Rhodes meet three hymn-writers: Graham Kendrick, Timothy Dudley-Smith, and Bernadette Farrell.

9pm (BBC2) Life and Death Row A documentary that follows the scheduled execution, in Arkansas, of eight men in ten days (1/4).

Monday 10.45pm (ITV) Boarding Schools: The secret shame — exposure Abused by a teacher at his boarding school, Alex Renton contacts other survivors, who describe their experiences.

Thursday 9pm (Sky1) My Wonderful Life Linda Banks, who has only months to live, leaves messages and presents for her friends and family to receive when she dies (2/4).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Live from St Matthew’s, Westminster.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from New College, Oxford.

Tuesday 3.30pm (R4) Costing the Earth Tom Heap reports on why environmental issues are back in political fashion.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from King’s College, Cambridge.

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