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Coming up this week on TV and radio

21 September 2018


HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the German pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Thursday 9am, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (PBS America) Brooklyn Castle A look at a below-the-poverty-line school in New York which has won 26 national chess titles.

Sunday 3.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins celebrates Harvest Thanksgiving in Exeter.

Monday 8.30pm (BBC1) Kids in Crisis: Panorama Sean Fletcher investigates the effectiveness of mental-health care for children.

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Zoe Sullivan looks at a woman in Brazil who is using her faith to challenge sexism.

10.45pm (R3) The Essay: A Bard’s Eye View of Wales Twm Morys explores how a church in Brittany can claim to hold a relic — an arm — of St Teilo (5/5).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A live service from Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Tewkesbury Abbey.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) Doorstep Daughter The story of how two families, one Muslim and one Christian, came together to raise a baby in the 1990s, in Watford (1-5/5).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Chester Cathedral.

6.30pm (R4) Rob Newman’s Total Eclipse of Descartes The comedian looks at genetics and internationalism (3/4).

8.45pm (R4) Four Thought Julia Unwin asks: have we lost the human touch in a world of automation? (1/4)

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