previews upcoming TV and Radio Programmes, mostly in Ireland and the UK.
Note: All times and dates are accurate at time of posting, but broadcasters can make changes so it's a good idea to double check in the daily papers/teletext etc. Watch also for regional variations, especially on BBC. The Irish channels, and EWTN can be watched online and through their various apps. EWTN is also available on most satellite services.
Father BrownRTE One Sun 25 Feb 7.50 am Mysteries of the Rosary: The disappearance of an old friend sends Father Brown and Sid on a quest to find Lannington Rosary. (Ser 2 Ep 5)
THE QUEST FOR SHAKESPEAREEWTN Sun 25 Feb 9:00 AM FAITH OF HIS FATHERS - Popular biographer Joseph Pearce continues his quest for the real Shakespeare with a look at the evidence for Catholicism in the Great Bard's family.
Songs of PraiseBBC One Sun 25 Feb 1.15 pm Aled Jones joins Pam Rhodes to share the hymns and sacred music he most cherishes, from iconic places of worship in London that have been most significant for his life and faith.
GREAT BOOKS EVERY CATHOLIC SHOULD KNOWEWTN Sun 25 Feb 3.30 pm and Fri 1 March 10.30 am LOVE & MERCY - The moral dilemmas that permeate his stories are a big reason why Shakespeare’s works are loved and performed. Pearce looks at Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor and Julius Caesar.
Dana, The Original Derry GirlBBC One (NI) Mon 26 Feb 10.40 pm In 1970, Dana won the Eurovision Song Contest. It was a moment that changed her life. This is an emotional and honest look back at the incredible story of what happened next.
In ConcertEWTN Mon 26 Feb 6:00 AM HOLOCAUST SYMPHONY NO. 3 - World-renowned pianist and composer Richard Nanes performs a powerful meditation of the Holocaust. Martin Bookspan delivers a commentary.
Pulpit FrictionChannel 4 Mon 26 Feb 6.30 pm A trendy new reverend at the church (voiced by Edward Norton) recruits Homer as a deacon, but when Homer embraces the faith a bit too seriously, Bart asks Ned Flanders to help him bring back Reverend Lovejoy. (S24 Ep18/22)
Three Little BirdsRTE One Wed 28 Feb 11.35 pm Three strong women from Jamaica meet a variety of challenges in 1950’s Britain. Funny and moving adult drama (in a good sense!). Religion treated positively.