Coming up this week on TV and radio

16 March 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Pilgrimage: The road to Santiago Seven celebrities, including the Revd Kate Bottley, attempt to walk the Camino de Santiago in 15 days (1/3).

Friday 9pm, BBC2

TELEVISION: Sunday 12.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley celebrates spring with Christian farmers in Derbyshire.

Thursday 9pm (BBC2) Civilisations Mary Beard on religious art (4/9).

9pm (C4) My Baby’s Life: Who decides? Doctors at Southampton Children’s Hospital discuss the cost and suffering involved in keeping two young children alive (2/2).

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship. A service from First Lisburn Presbyterian Church, in Northern Ireland.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service recorded at Eton College during the 2017 Eton Choral Course.

5pm (R3) The Listening Service Tom Service explores historical connections between music and humanity’s sense of the divine.

Tuesday 3.05, 11.05pm (World Service) World Hacks How one health-care charity in London is rethinking care for the homeless.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from the RC Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool. The service was first broadcast on 3 April 1974.

4pm (R4) Thinking Allowed Terry Eagleton, talking to Laurie Taylor, argues that sacrifice can be the condition for renewed life.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks Dr Katie Edwards questions the teaching that silence in the face of suffering is a virtue (5/6).

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