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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

27 January 2023


HIGHLIGHT: Russia 1985-1999: TraumaZone A documentary about the collapse of Communism and democracy, using home movie footage to show daily life in Russia (1-3/7). Monday 10pm, 11pm, and 12pm, BBC4

TELEVISION: Saturday 9pm (More4) Getting Away with Murder(s) The reasons behind the lack of successful prosecutions for Nazi war crimes in Lithuania, Latvia, Czechia, and France.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise: Gospel Choir of the Year The final contest.

8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife Nurse Nancy Corrigan is suspicious of a young father’s behaviour (5/8).

Monday 9pm (BBC2) Putin vs the West The story of how the West struggled to respond when Russia invaded Crimea in 20145 (1/3).

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, a live from the West London Synagogue, bringing to memory the Nazis, and the genocides of Armenia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and the present day persecution of the Uyghurs.

10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at Denis Mukwege, a Christian doctor in the DRC who saves women injured by sexual violence.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s service from St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Warwick.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Aleem Maqbool asks a panel “Are religions afraid of doubt?” (4/7).

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Even­­song From Pembroke College, Cambridge, to mark the 300th anniversary of the death of Christopher Wren. Recorded on 19 January.

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