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Coming up this week on TV and radio

17 May 2019


HIGHLIGHT: Young, Welsh and Pretty Religious A documentary that follows nine young people with different beliefs, including a bisexual Christian and a transgender pagan (1/4). Tuesday 11pm, BBC1


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.05pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise: Young Choir of the Year Five choirs of under-12s perform in the junior semi-final.

10pm (BBC4) Life Is a Circus A look at a group of homeless people over a year as they create and perform a new piece of theatre.

Monday 10pm (BBC4) Iraq: A state of mind Traumatised teenagers give testimony to the impact of recent wars and insurgencies on their mental health.


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at the Ka’kai people of Iraqi Kurdistan, whose faith puts them under threat from IS.

Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Guests include the parents of Martyn Hett, who died in the Manchester Arena attack in 2017.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from the Roman Catholic St Peter’s Cathedral, Belfast.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from St Pancras New Church during the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss veganism and its relationship with religion (8/9).

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Reith Lectures Jonathan Sumption argues that the law is taking over the space once occupied by politics (1/5).

11am (R4) Pick Up Your Stretcher and Walk! Damon Rose, who is blind, meets disabled Christians who are carving out a new “theology of disability”.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Ripon Cathedral, first broadcast in 2007.

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