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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

15 November 2019


HIGHLIGHT: Home Free A documentary that follows a group of young people with learning disabilities who are moving into supported-living apartments (1/2). Monday 10pm Channel 4

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (BBC2) The Name of the Rose The conference debates whether the Church should shed its wealth (5/8).

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise YolanDa Brown hosts the Songs of Praise Gospel Choir of the Year competition 2019 (1/2).

8pm (BBC1) His Dark Materials Lyra receives help which keeps her safe from the Magisterium (3/8).

10pm (Discovery) Why We Hate A look at how co-operation can help to combat hate.

Monday 9pm (BBC4) One Child Nation Wang Nanfu visits China to explore the effects of the one-child policy.

Wednesday 8.40pm (PBS America) The Siege of Mecca A look at the seizure of the Grand Mosque, in Mecca, by Islamic radicals in 1979.

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A morning service live from Highfields Church, Cardiff.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Exeter Cathedral.

Tuesday 11am (R4) Hurting A mental-health researcher, Dr Sally Marlow, explores self-harm, and talks to people with experience of it.

4pm (R4) Law in Action Joshua Rozenberg reports on National Prison Radio, which seeks to sustain vulnerable inmates while reducing reoffending (4/4).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Keble College, Oxford.

4pm (R4) Thinking Allowed The presenters look at austerity, and the history of “thrift”, from the early Puritans to postwar rationing.

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests look at Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem from 1131 to 1153.

11am (R4) Crossing Continents Thousands of women in Russia are killed by their partners every year. Lucy Ash talks to activists who are pushing for legal reforms.

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