*** DEBUG END ***

Coming up this week on TV and on radio

16 October 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Costing the Earth Tom Heap marks 50 years of green protest. What has the movement achieved, and what challenges lie ahead? (1/2) 

Tuesday 3.30pm Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits Cheddar Gorge, in Somerset, to learn the origins of the hymn “Rock of ages”.

Monday 9pm (BBC2) In the Face of Terror A look at the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, which the gunman live-streamed on Facebook (3/3).


RADIO: Friday 11am (R4) The New Deal: A story for our times The New Deal was intended to bring a more just society in the US. Marybeth Hamilton explores the Deal’s most progressive period, beginning in 1936 (2/3).

Sunday 5.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia describe how they are being persecuted for their faith.

6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Sir Cliff Richard discusses how his faith has sustained him in his life and career.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A communion service live from Croydon Minster, on the feast of St Luke. The preacher is Bishop Precious Omuku, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Special Representative on Conflict in sub-Saharan Africa.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Canterbury Cathedral.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) A Natural History of Ghosts Kirsty Logan examines the origins of human belief in the spirit world (1-5/10).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A service from Croydon Minister, recorded on 18 October.

8.45pm (R4) Four Thought The founder of the young-adult charity Peer Power, Anne-Marie Douglas, discusses an empathy-focused approach to trauma.

Browse Church and Charity jobs on the Church Times jobsite

Church Times Bookshop

Save money on books reviewed or featured in the Church Times. To get your reader discount:

> Click on the “Church Times Bookshop” link at the end of the review.

> Call 0845 017 6965 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm).

The reader discount is valid for two months after the review publication date. E&OE

Forthcoming Events


Church Times/RSCM:

Festival of Faith and Music

26 - 28 April 2024

See the full programme on the festival website. 

Early bird tickets available


Intercultural Church for a Multicultural World

28 May 2024

A Church Times/Church House Publishing webinar

Tickets are FREE


Church Times/Modern Church:

A Political Faith?

Monday 3 June 2024

This panel will explore where Christians have come to in terms of political power and ask, where should we go next?

Online tickets available


Church Times/Modern Church:

Participating in Democracy

Monday 10 June 2024

This panel will explore the power of voting, and power beyond voting.

Online tickets available


Green Church Awards

Closing date: 30 June 2024

Read more details about the awards


The Church Times Archive

Read reports from issues stretching back to 1863, search for your parish or see if any of the clergy you know get a mention.

FREE for Church Times subscribers.

Explore the archive

Welcome to the Church Times


To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read four articles for free each month. (You will need to register.)