Coming up this week on TV and on radio

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27 September 2019

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HIGHLIGHT: Stacey Dooley: Face to face with the arms dealers The presenter meets an arms-dealing family in Arkansas who supply more than 100 countries with high-grade weapons. Sunday 10pm BBC2

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm Inside the Vatican The Pope prepares for a visit to Ireland and appoints 14 new cardinals (2/2).

10pm (Nat Geographic) Activate: The Global Citizen movement Priyanka Chopra Jonas joins activists fighting for girls’ education.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones presents the viewers’ top ten favourite hymns.

Monday 9pm (BBC4) Tiananmen: The people v. the party — Storyville A re-examination of the events that took place in the historic Square, including eyewitness accounts.

Thursday 9pm (BBC4) Eugenics: Science’s greatest scandal Angela Saini and Adam Pearson reveal how belief in the theory of eugenics permeated the British Establishment in the first half of the 20th century (1/2).

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at the Ridin’ the River Cowboy Fellowship: a church in Texas which seeks to connect cowboys to Christ.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Harvest Festival live from St John’s, Devizes, in Wiltshire.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Wells Cathedral, first broadcast in March 2014.

Monday 11am (R4) Muslim Pride Sayeeda Warsi examines the relationship between homosexuality and Islam.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Recorded on 20 August in Edington Priory during the Edington Music Festival.

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