HIGHLIGHT: Songs of Praise At the Salvation Army’s Hadleigh Farm, in Essex, the Revd Kate Bottley meets one of its officers, a nurse on a Covid-19 ward. Sunday 1.15pm, BBC1
TELEVISION: Friday 7.30pm (C4) Unreported World Billions of locusts are swarming across East Africa, threatening millions with starvation. Sahar Zand investigates.
Monday 8.05pm (PBS America) Mysteries of Sleep A look at scientific research into the part played by sleep in people’s lives.
Wednesday 9pm (C4) Peter: The human cyborg The story of the scientist Peter Scott-Morgan, as he attempts to overcome motor neurone disease.
RADIO: Sunday 6.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul What does it mean to ask God to “keep you safe” in the time of a pandemic?
8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Exploring the inspiration of listening, with the writer Anna Magnusson and the poet Pádraig Ó Tuama.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service live from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, sung by the Gesualdo Six.
Monday 4.30pm (R4 FM) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea looks at religious bathing rituals in different faiths (2/8).
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, sung by St Martin’s Voices, recorded on 18 August.
Thursday 9am (R4) The Infinite Monkey Cage Brian Cox, Robin Ince, and guests explore the capabilities of the human brain (8/9).