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Coming up this week on TV and radio

22 February 2019


HIGHLIGHT: Drama: Test Case: Debbie Purdy A dramatisation of Debbie Purdy’s book describing her legal challenge regarding her husband’s rights should he assist in her death.

Tuesday 2.15pm Radio 4

Test Case: Debbie Purdy A professor of medical ethics and law explores the Purdy case.

Tuesday 3pm Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits caves under Nottingham.

Monday 9pm (BBC4) A Very British History Simon Glass unearths stories of the Jewish migrants and refugees from the Baltic states who came to Britain (3/4).

Tuesday 9-11pm (Sky Atlantic) The Miracle An Italian mystery thriller: during a raid, police find a body in a room where a statue of the Virgin Mary is weeping tears of blood (1-2/8).

10pm (C4) Safe at Last: Inside a women’s refuge Cameras follow women who are fleeing violent partners, over the course of a year.

RADIO: Friday 11am (R4) The Opportunity of Divorce Kieran Yates explores the increased divorce rates within immigrant and refugee communities.

1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Astronauts reflect on creation, God, and our place in the universe.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service celebrating the patron saint of Wales, live from St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from New College, Oxford, first broadcast in January 1995.

Wednesday 11am (R4) From Sensuality to Puritanism: How Muslim cultures turned grey Yasmin Alibhai-Brown asks why the culture in Islamic countries has become puritanical (1/2).

3.30pm (R4) Choral Evensong Live from Royal Holloway University of London.

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