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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

03 September 2021


HIGHLIGHT: Heart and Soul Marzia Babakarkhail, who promotes education and progress for women, was forced to flee from the Taliban in 1997. Her humanitarian work continues in Manchester. Sunday 10.30am, World Service


TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (ITV) Grantchester The sixth clerical-sleuth series starts in summer 1958 (1/8).

Saturday 8pm (Channel 4) Bettany Hughes’ Treasures of the world The historian leads the first TV crew allowed to film in the Hypogeum, in Malta: an underground temple that served as a burial place for up to 7000 (2/5).

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, in Bishopsgate; and Pam Rhodes meets a musician whose father was killed in the 9/11 attack, 20 years ago, to discover how his faith has helped him.

Monday 9pm (Channel 4) Bin Laden: The Road to 9/11 Profile of the quiet and introspective son of a billionaire who became a global terrorist mastermind (1/3).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship From All Hallows’ by the Tower in the City of London, where the Christian community has been working to welcome back thousands of workers.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from the Chapel of the Old Naval College, Greenwich, sung by the Trinity Laban Chapel Choir, recorded on 4 May.

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From St Davids Cathedral on the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, recorded on 1 June.

Tuesday 3.30pm (R4) Costing the Earth Pollution in Britain’s rivers (1/13).

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