HIGHLIGHT: His Dark Materials A dramatisation of Philip Pullman’s fantasy adventure in which the spiritual and physical intermingle (1/8). Sunday 8pm, BBC1
TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (BBC2) The Name of the Rose Adso and Brother William search for more clues (4/8).
Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Russell Watson talks to Aled Jones about how his faith became stronger after a life-saving operation that was performed by a Christian surgeon.
10pm (Discovery) Why We Hate A victim of childhood abuse tells how his life was turned round by a Jewish employer.
Monday 9pm (BBC4) A British Guide to the End of the World An account of Britain’s preparations for a nuclear attack during the Cold War.
RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Julia Paul meets three Christian groups near the Irish border who fear that Brexit may divide their communities again.
Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday A discussion on ethical and religious issues.
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service recorded in the Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, to mark All Souls’ Day.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from The Queen’s College, Oxford.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A recording from Christ Church, Oxford, first broadcast on 6 November 1974.
11am (R4) Twayna Mayne: Black Woman The comedian explores her identity as a black British woman and a trans-racial adoptee (1/4).