HIGHLIGHT: The Art of Now: Afghan Stars In 1996, music was banned in Afghanistan. Sahar Zand goes to Kabul for the final of a TV talent show that is part of the struggle to keep music alive. Tuesday 11.30am, Radio 4
TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (ITV) John Bishop’s Ireland On his travels, the comedian visits the Marian shrine at Knock (2/4).
Sunday 11.30am Walks of Life Mehreen Baig walks the final section of the Two Saints Way, which runs from Chester to Lichfield (7/8).
1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Way.
Thursday 8pm (BBC1) Our Dementia Choir with Vicky McClure The choir performs at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham (2/2).
RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Noor Wazwaz visits a hijab-friendly hair and beauty salon in New York.
Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood The Revd Malcolm Doney explores people’s response to the shift between day and night (repeat from 2016).
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A live service from the Tabernacle Baptist Church, Cardiff.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from 29 August 1990.
Monday 4pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea examines the religious make-up of Sri Lanka (6/9).
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Magdalen College, Oxford.
8pm (R4) Across the Red Line Anne McElvoy asks: is the mainstream media a force for good in society? (2/4)