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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

06 March 2020


HIGHLIGHT: Start the Week Andrew Marr and guests, including Lord Sacks, discuss money, morality, and power. Monday 9am Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise On International Women’s Day, Katherine Jenkins hears how Christian sisters founded a charity, and Michelle Sloan celebrates women of the Bible.

Monday 8pm (C4) Celebs for Sale: The great charity scandal Antony Barnett reveals how some of Britain’s most famous people profit from their charity work.

Tuesday, Wednesay, Thursday 7.30pm (PBS America) Saints and Sinners: A millennium of monasteries How monasteries shaped every aspect of medieval Britain (1-3/3) (repeat).

Wednesday 8pm (C5) Recycling: Is it a con? Are councils and big-name supermarkets as environmentally friendly as they claim?

Thursday 7.30pm (BBC2) Villages by the Sea Ben Robinson explores the history of Holy Island, starting with the arrival of monks.


RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Sophia Smith-Galer looks at religion in the digital age. Are some religion apps stealing your data?

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service marking International Women’s Day, from St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from The Queen’s College, Oxford, recorded on 29 October 2019.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) File on 4 What is being done to persuade hardened jihadists to turn away from violence? (9/10)

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Manchester Cathedral.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The TV presenter Simon Thomas, whose wife died last year, reflects on the impact of grief (2/6).

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Scottish Covenanters.

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