Coming up this week on TV and radio

20 July 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Horizon: Spina Bifida and Me Ruth Madeley, who has spina bifida, sets out to discover why she has the disorder, and learns about pioneering foetal surgery.

Thursday 9pm, BBC2

TELEVISION: Sunday 3.55pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Girls’ Brigade, which was founded in Dublin.

Thursday 9pm (C4) Prison An exploration of mental-health issues at HM Prison Durham (2/2).

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul How the Solovki monastery, in Russia, is struggling to restore its former glory.

Sunday 6am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Guests include the actor, comedian, and podcaster Cariad Lloyd, who discusses death.

6.05am (R4) Something Understood The Revd Malcolm Doney examines the process of trial and error, and how it affects the lives we lead.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A live service from Bangor Cathedral to celebrate the feast of St Mary Magdalene.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from St Alban’s, Holborn.

Monday 9am (R4) Bringing Up Britain Mariella Frostrup and guests discuss parenting in the age of the smartphone (1/4).

8.30pm (R4) Analysis Paul Johnson investigates 70 years of adult social care (9/9).

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Reith Lectures 2018 In her final lecture, Professor Margaret MacMillan examines how war is remembered and represented in art (5/5).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from the Southern Cathedrals Festival at Salisbury Cathedral.

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