Coming up this week on TV and on radio

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09 August 2019

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HIGHLIGHT: Gordon Brown on the Gospel of Wealth Gordon Brown asks if the principles for philanthropic giving set out by Andrew Carnegie are still relevant. Sunday 1.30pm Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm CHECK (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley visits Ripon College, and meets a heavy-metal singer who felt a calling to the priesthood.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC1) Sacred Wonders At the Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York, an Anglican priest oversees a ceremony involving people and animals (2/3).

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul An exploration of the creation and continuing impact of Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting The Last Supper.

1.45pm (R4) The TED Interview David Brooks describes a plan to rebuild broken communities, and offers steps to a more meaningful life.

Saturday 3.15pm (R4) One to One Lynne Truss joins Will Parsons, co-founder of the British Pilgrimage Trust, on the Old Way, in East Sussex (repeat).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Bishop of Manchester, Dr David Walker, reflects on the spiritual legacy of the Peterloo massacre, 200 years ago, in a service from St Ann’s, Manchester.

Monday 11am (R4) Scotland’s New Justice? Karyn McCluskey makes the case that the people who are imprisoned are as much victims of society as they are criminals.

Tuesday 9pm (R4) Science Stories Philip Ball looks at a letter that challenges accepted wisdom about Galileo’s relationship with the Catholic Church (1/5).

Wednesday 3pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh.

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