Coming up this week on TV and radio

06 September 2019


HIGHLIGHT: A Believer’s Guide to Atheism The poet Michael Symmons Roberts — formerly an atheist and now a Roman Catholic — examines how atheism in Britain today is becoming a complicated mixture of beliefs and non-beliefs. Tuesday 4pm Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.45pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins explores sacred architecture. Guests include the Dean of St Paul’s, who describes how the cathedral nearly lost its dome.

9pm (Nat Geographic) 9/11: Control the skies The stories of air-traffic controllers during the 9/11 attacks.

Monday 8.30pm (BBC1) Knives in the Classroom: Panorama Channell Wallace spends time in a school to see the impact of knife crime on young people.


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Why are Jewish descendants applying to reclaim German nationality?

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service celebrating the witness of people with disabilities, from St Andrew’s, Church Aston, near Lichfield.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Tavistock Parish Church, Devon.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Norwich Cathedral, with the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir, recorded on 7 August.

8pm (R4) Across the Red Line Anne McElvoy hosts a debate that asks: Is discipline the enemy of learning?

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