HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time The concept of charismatic authority as defined by Max Weber (1864-1920), drawing on ideas from the New Testament. Thursday 9am, Radio 4
TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (ITV) Grantchester The seventh clerical-sleuth series starts during the heatwave of 1959 (1/7).
9pm (Drama) Sister Boniface Mysteries A crime drama set in a 1960s village, featuring a mystery-solving nun on a scooter (1/10).
Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley meets the monks at Mount St Bernard Abbey and samples their Trappist beer.
Monday 2pm (BBC1) A Service of Celebration for Commonwealth Day Live coverage of the service at Westminster Abbey, celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Dean of Down, the Very Revd Henry Hull, reflects on how Jesus offered help to the thirsty.
1.30pm (R4) The Archbishop Interviews Archbishop Welby’s guest is the former head of the British Armed Forces, General Nick Carter (4/6).
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from Keble College, Oxford, recorded on 16 November 2021.
4.30pm (R4) Belief in Poetry Pádraig Ó Tuama considers John Donne’s faith life through his poetry.
Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Truro Cathedral, recorded on 23 November 2021.
8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The Revd Dr Miranda Threlfall-Holmes considers Jesus’s words “I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink” (2/6).