Coming up this week on TV and on radio

21 June 2019


HIGHLIGHT: The Secret History of Science and Religion: The nature of the beast Nick Spencer, of Theos, examines the extent to which science and religion have been in conflict with each other (1/3).

Friday 11am, Radio 4 FM

TELEVISION: Sunday 12.45pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley visits New Lanark, where, in 1768, a Christian businessman ran one of the most successful cotton mills in Scottish history.

8pm (Discovery) Mummies Unwrapped Could 3000-year-old clues provide a link between the Egyptian Pharoah Akhenaten and the biblical Moses?

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Joe Shute explores the spiritual connection between the Haida Gwaii islanders, of Canada, and the ravens that live on the islands (repeat).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A Baptist minister, the Revd Richard Littledale, leads a reflection on access to God through the colours of his creation, and how colours can stimulate faith.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Truro Cathedral, first broadcast on 17 June 1998.

Monday 9am (R4) Start the Week Andrew Marr discusses the power of poetry: guests include the former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams, who celebrates Welsh poems in The Book of Taliesin.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from St Thomas’s, Fifth Avenue, New York, first broadcast on 24 July 1987.

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