HIGHLIGHT: Crossing Continents Mike Thomson visits Darfur, in Sudan, where a peace agreement offers hope.
Thursday 11am, Radio 4
TELEVISION: Sunday 10.30am (BBC1) A Very Country Christmas A look at the Yorkshire town that inspired A Christmas Carol (2/3).
11.30am (BBC1) Sunday Worship An ecumenical service from Royal Holloway, University of London, led by the RC chaplain, Fr John Dickson.
1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley visits Thursford, Norfolk, and discusses the meaning behind Gaudete Sunday.
Monday 8.55pm (BBC1) The Vicar of Dibley in Lockdown Dawn French, as the Revd Geraldine Granger, remembers her late verger, Alice (2/3).
Wednesday 7.30pm (BBC1) Vicky McClure’s Dementia Choir at Christmas The choir performs in London.
RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship On the Third Sunday of Advent, Fr Martin Magill and the Revd David Compton reflect on what the theme “A Place in the Heart” means for the city of Belfast.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Durham Cathedral.
Monday 4pm (R4) Faith in Music James MacMillan explores the faith life of Richard Wagner (2/4).
4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief To mark the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, Ernie Rea and guests discuss his interest in God and Eastern religions (4/7).
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Hereford Cathedral.