Coming up this week on TV and radio

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26 July 2019

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HIGHLIGHT: David Cannadine: On crossing the religious divide From the Roman Empire to Northern Ireland, the historian argues that nations are not always divided by religion in the ways that history may imply. Sunday 1.30pm Radio 4

 

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley meets young Christian entrepreneurs in Coventry who are helping refugees in the city.

7pm (Discovery) Arabia with Levison Wood The writer travels to Jordan, Bethlehem, and Jerusalem.

Monday 8pm (C4) Young, British and Depressed Sanah Ahsan investigates why demand for mental-health services by young people is so high.

 

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at a Hindu festival in West Bengal where people self injure to ask Shiva for a good harvest.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Jonathan Rea reflects on why Christians should sing, with music recorded at a spiritual concert in the SSE Arena, Belfast.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong Recorded on 21 July at Chichester Cathedral.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss faith in today’s world (3/8).

Wednesday 2.15pm (R4) Drama: MetaphorMoses A young man wakes up as a bearded Orthodox Jew. What does his secular Jewish family do? A comedy about religion and identity (repeat).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Gloucester Cathedral during the Three Choirs Festival.

Thursday 1.45pm (R4 FM) New Storytellers Three survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire recount what they have endured since the night of 14 June 2017 (4/5).

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