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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on radio

08 October 2021


HIGHLIGHT: Scotland’s Sacred Islands with Ben Fogle The presenter travels across Scotland’s remotest islands, and discovers that their spir­itual legacy still resonates today (1/4). Sunday 11.30am, BBC1

TELEVISION: Friday 9pm (ITV) Grantchester The leader of a student CND group falls to her death (6/8).

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum is in Coventry, which is hosting Faith: a 24-hour event bring­­ing together the city’s religions.

Monday 9pm (BBC1) Paul Merson: Football, gambling and me The former footballer explores the roots of gam­bling addiction with fellow sufferers.

Tuesday and Wednesday 10.35pm (BBC1) The Earthshot Prize: Repairing our planet Reflection on chal­­lenges and proposed solutions (4-5/5).

Wednesday 10pm (BBC4) Restoring the Earth: The age of nature A look at the complexity of ecosystems (2/3).

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service for World Mental Health Day, from Kettering Salvation Army Hall.

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

Tuesday 4pm (R4) 100 Years of Exile Katy Long looks at how the refugee camp has come to be symbolic of the refugee experience, and examines support organisations (2/3).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From King’s College, Cam­bridge, recorded on 22 June.

4pm (R4) Thinking Allowed Laurie Taylor and guests examine arranged marriages in the British-Indian dia­spora, and romantic affairs in Western culture (7/9).

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