Coming up this week on TV and radio

25 October 2019


HIGHLIGHT: China and the World Isabel Hilton explores China’s Belt and Road Initiative, a global development strategy to connect Asia and Africa with Europe (1/3). Sunday 1.30pm Radio 4


TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (BBC2) The Name of the Rose Adso and Brother William are concerned at the disappearance of Brother Berengar (3/8).

10pm (Discovery) Expedition Unknown Josh Gates investigates a Dead Sea Scroll.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins visits St Govan’s Chapel, in Pembrokeshire, one of the smallest chapels in Britain.

10pm (Discovery) Why We Hate Can media propaganda shape people’s perceptions of others? (3/6)


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A profile of the Australian woman footballer Assmaah Helal, who is Muslim.

Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Guests include Fiona Phillips, who talks about her support for research into Alzheimer’s.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship On the Sunday before All Saints’ Day, a service from Lisburn Methodist Church, Co. Antrim.

1.30pm (R4) China and the World Isabel Hilton explores China’s Belt and Road Initiative: a global development strategy to connect Asia and Africa with Europe (1/3).

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from St Albans Cathedral.

Wednesday 11.30am (R4) God’s Work Rowan Atkinson stars in a spoof investigation about three priests in north-east England (4/4).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from The Queen’s College, Oxford.

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