HIGHLIGHT: 1944: Should we bomb Auschwitz? A documentary about the discussions that took place concerning the bombing of the concentration camp by the Allies, using archive footage and first-hand testimony.
Thursday 9pm BBC2
TELEVISION: Friday 10pm (Nat Geographic) Activate: The Global Citizen movement Activists Common and Usher advocate a plan for criminal-justice reform in New York.
Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley visits Lourdes, in France.
9pm (Nat Geographic) Notre-Dame: Race against the inferno A look at the fire that devastated the cathedral.
RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Michael Symmons Roberts argues that his faith would be worse off if it were not for atheists.
Sunday 6.05am Something Understood The Revd Malcolm Doney examines the process of trial and error (repeat).
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from Holy Trinity, Platt Lane, Manchester.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Norwich Cathedral, with the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir, recorded on 7 August.
Tuesday 1.30pm, 10.05pm, 2.30am (World Service) Living With Leprosy Aleks Krotoski looks at how a modern-day diagnosis of leprosy is nothing to be feared.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, with Trinity Laban Chapel Choir.
Thursday 3pm (R4) Ramblings Clare Balding joins a group of LGBT+ ramblers in Manchester who meet to build confidence and physical fitness (2/6).