Vote in the 2022 Sandford St Martin Radio Times Readers’ Award

Every year the Radio Times and the Sandford St Martin Trust partner together to host an annual Readers’ Award where members of the public can vote for their favourite programme touching on faith, belief or ethics.

The nominees for this year’s RT Award are an eclectic lot featuring drama, documentary; stories from close to home, others from further away; some looking back in time and others very much about what’s happening in the world today; some that will fill your heart and make you smile, others that will fill your heart and make you cry.

Which from the list of six nominees below was your favourite? You can find out more about each of them and vote at radio  Polls will close at 11.59 on 5 June.

2022 Finalists


Wall to Wall for BBC Two

The comedian and writer’s take on the dark side of social media, where outrage and anger dominate – and the impact it has on our behaviour offline.


The Forge for Channel 4

Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham starred in Jack Thorne’s harrowing drama set in a care home during the first wave of Covid-19 that asked searching questions about the value we place on human life.


CTVC for BBC Two

One of the BBC’s religion and ethics regulars puts another eclectic bunch of pilgrims through their paces. Former cricketer Monty Panesar proves an unlikely star.


A BBC Audio Production for BBC Radio 4 / BBC Sounds

Jon Ronson goes back in time to find the unlikely origins of some of the ideological conflicts – from abortion to freedom of speech – which divide us today.


BBC Studios for BBC One

Jimmy McGovern’s powerful prison drama starring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham revolved around wrongdoing and redemption, revealing the torment of guilt – and the power of forgiveness.


Working Title Television for Channel 4

Channel 4’s raucous, irreverent and stereotype-busting comedy celebrated an all-female Muslim punk band – after they play, they pray – and their mission to get a gig.