Coming up this week on TV and radio

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11 October 2019

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HIGHLIGHT: Climate Change: What can we do? Panorama The Government has set a target of reducing carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. Justin Rowlatt looks at what changes will have to be made to the way we live. Monday 8.30pm BBC1

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (BBC2) The Name of the Rose An adaptation of Umberto Eco’s religious thriller, set in a Franciscan abbey in 1327 (1/8).

10pm (Nat Geographic) Activate: The Global Citizen movement Uzo Aduba travels to Nigeria to present a campaign for clean drinking-water and proper sanitation.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise On the day of the canonisation of Cardinal John Henry Newman, the Revd Kate Bottley visits Birmingham Oratory.

10pm (Discovery) Why We Hate An investigation into the genetic, social, and anthropological motives behind hatred (1/6).

10.30pm (BBC1) Hindus: Do we have a caste problem? Parle Patel explores Hindus’ responses to the caste system.

Tuesday 10pm (Nat Geographic) Going Viral: Beyond the hot zone A documentary about efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola virus.

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A profile of the Venerable Dhammananda, the first Thai woman to be admitted as a female monk in the Theravada Buddhist tradition.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from Birmingham Oratory celebrating the life and legacy of Cardinal Newman.

3pm (R3) A repeat of last week’s choral vespers from Westminster Cathedral on the feast of Blessed John Henry Newman.

Wednesday 11.30am (R4) God’s Work A spoof investigation that follows three priests in their everyday lives in north-east England (2/4).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St Matthew’s, Westminster, recorded on 22 September.

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