Coming up this week on TV and radio

05 October 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Hashtag Pray On social media, hashtags such as #PrayforLondon start trending after a terrorist attack. Jane Little asks: does having no religion mean believing in nothing beyond the material world?

Sunday 1.30pm, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (BBC2) The Debt Saviours A look at the effects of debt and the organisation Christians Against Poverty.

Saturday 9.30pm (BBC2) Troubles: The life after Marking the 50th anniversary of the start of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, this documentary uses archive film to tell individual stories.

Sunday 3pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley attends the classic-car Goodwood Revival.

Tuesday 10.45pm (BBC1) Imagine. . . Hockney, the Queen and the Royal Peculiar Cameras follow the creation of a new stained-glass window in Westminster Abbey.

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at life today for Ashkenazi Jews in Ukraine.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Bishop James Jones reflects on the York Mystery Plays.

3pm (R3) A repeat of last week’s choral vespers from the Porziuncola in Santa Maria degli Angeli, Assisi.

6.45pm (R3) A Portrait of Parry Simon Heffer presents a re-evaluation of Hubert Parry.

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Anatomy of Loneliness Claudia Hammond continues her analysis of the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment (2/3).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Gloucester Cathedral, marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Hubert Parry.

Church Times Bookshop

Save money on books reviewed or featured in the Church Times. To get your reader discount:

> Click on the “Church Times Bookshop” link at the end of the review.

> Call 0845 017 6965 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm).

The reader discount is valid for two months after the review publication date. E&OE

100 Best Christian Books

How many have you read?

Visit the 100 Best Christian Books website to see which books made our list, read the judges' notes and add your own comments.

The Church Times Archive

Read reports from issues stretching back to 1863, search for your parish or see if any of the clergy you know get a mention.

FREE for Church Times subscribers.

Explore the archive

Welcome to the Church Times

​To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read five articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)