HIGHLIGHT: Songs of Praise David Grant marks the 25th-anniversary year of the Synod’s final approval of women priests.
HIGHLIGHT: The Documentary: Hope Speaks Out A look at the Refugee Radio Network, a radio station founded in 2014 and run by, and for, refugees
HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time In the 750th edition of the series, Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 19th-century poet John Clare.
Thursday 9am, Radio 4
TELEVISION: Sunday 3.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise In an episode marking the 200th-anniversary year of Jane Austen’s death, Connie Fisher visits the auth...
HIGHLIGHT: The Conversation Fraidy Reiss, an ultra-Orthodox Jew who was married against her will at 19, talks to Jasvinder Sanghera about their shared experiences of forced marriage.Monday 5.30am, 1.30pm, 7.30pm, World Service
TELEVISION:Sunday 3pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d’Arby visits a magi...
HIGHLIGHT: The Cult Next Door Two women who, in 2013, escaped from the cult founded by Aravindan Balakrishnan in Brixton, in the 1970s, tell their story
HIGHLIGHT: Revisiting the 14-Day Rule For more than 25 years it has been illegal in the UK to carry out research on human embryos beyond 14 days. Matthew Hill looks at the rule in the light of recent scientific developments.Tuesday 11am, Radio 4
TELEVISION:Sunday 4.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A lo...
HIGHLIGHT: Good Morning Sunday Clare Balding’s guests include the former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Williams.
TV HIGHLIGHT: Call the Midwife The Sisters and staff of Nonnatus House respond to an SOS call from a mission hospital in South Africa (photo).Christmas Day 8pm, BBC1
RADIO HIGHLIGHT: Christmas Service: Surprised by an Angel A service from Durham Cathedral in which Canon Angela Tilby considers th...
HIGHLIGHT: The Essay: Ideas of Christmas Five presenters, including the theologian Robert Beckford, explore the significance of the nativity story (1-5/5).Monday to Friday 10.45pm, Radio 3
TELEVISION:Sunday 4.40pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise David Grant takes part in a candlelit procession in Dunste...
HIGHLIGHT: Muslims Like Us Ten participants who represent the Muslim faith take up residence in a house together to explore their beliefs (1-2/2).
Monday and Tuesday 9pm, BBC2
HIGHLIGHT: Storyville: Forever Pure — Football and Racism in Jerusalem A look at what happened when Israel’s most popular football team signed up two Muslim players.
Sunday 10pm, BBC4
TELEVISION: Sunday 10am (BBC1) Fern Britton Meets . . . The presenter talks to the former boxer N...