Coming up this week on TV and radio

02 February 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Sunday Worship. A service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, marking the centenary of the 1918 Act that allowed some women to vote for the first time. Sunday 8.10am Radio 4 


TELEVISION: Friday 8.30pm (BBC2) A Vicar’s Life A look at a harvest festival, a wedding, and Bonfire Night (4/6).

Sunday 3.45pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A celebration of female Christian pioneers.

8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife A preg­nant mother receives a devastating diagnosis (3/8).

9pm (Nat Geographic) The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman The actor examines the nature of war.

Tuesday 10.45pm (BBC1) Islam, Women and Me Mehreen Baig meets young women who say that Islam empowers them.


RADIO: Friday 12.04pm (R4) Witness Lucy Burns talks to a supporter of the spiritual movement Falun Gong (5/10).

Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday The Revd Kate Bottley and Jason Mohammad present a new three-hour programme of music and discussion on religious issues.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Mike Wooldridge talks to Bishop Daniel Deng Abot about why, after fleeing South Sudan, he has returned there.

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

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A 1988 archive broadcast from St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

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