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Coming up this week on TV and on radio

05 February 2021


HIGHLIGHT: The Global Philosopher The philosopher Michael Sandel looks at the vaccines created to combat Covid-19, and discusses with guests from around the world new ethical questions raised by the process. Tuesday, Radio 4, 9am

TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise: Gospel Singer of the Year Mark De-Lisser hosts the final at Gorton Monastery (2/2).

Tuesday 7pm (Sky Arts) The Art of Architecture A look at Cambridge Central Mosque: the first eco-friendly mosque in Europe.

Thursday 7.30pm (ITV) On the Breadline: Foodbank Britain? Tonight Julie Etchingham investigates the reasons for the increase in the number of foodbanks in the UK.

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Rajeev Gupta talks to the parents of Veer, aged four, who needs a life-saving stem-cell donation in three to six months.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship As Chinese New Year ap­­proaches, the Revd Henry Lu, of the Chinese Overseas Christian Mission, leads a service that explores the themes of hospitality and welcome.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s archive recording from Truro Ca­thedral, first broadcast on 3 February 2016.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Clare College, Cam­bridge, recorded on 26 Novem­ber 2020.

10pm (R3) Free Thinking Matthew Sweet leads a discussion of Charles Darwin’s The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex.

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