HIGHLIGHT: Rameses, Moses and Murder The story of Rameses the Great, the third pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty, and the historical roots of the story of Moses.
Friday 7pm, Channel 5
TELEVISION: Sunday 2.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher reflects on peace and forgiveness.
Monday 8.30pm (BBC1) Drowning in Plastic Liz Bonnin visits Australia to report on the threat to the world’s oceans.
Thursday 9pm (BBC2) The Placebo Experiment: Can my brain cure my body? Dr Michael Mosley investigates the power of the mind to treat chronic pain.
RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul From next month, in a part of Australia, RC priests can be fined for withholding information received during the confessions of child-abusers. What will be the effect on the RC Church?
Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A live service of Harvest Thanksgiving from Christ Church Cathedral, Lisburn, in Antrim.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Chester Cathedral.
Monday 8pm (R4) All in the Mind: Loneliness results Claudia Hammond reveals the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.
Tuesday 9am (R4) The Anatomy of Loneliness After yesterday’s survey, a look at possible solutions for tackling loneliness (1/3).
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral vespers from the Porziuncola in Santa Maria degli Angeli, Assisi.
Thursday 3pm (R4) Ramblings Clare Balding follows an ancient pilgrim route in Scotland, the Whithorn Way.