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The week ahead

01 October 2008


Esther v. the PC Brigade:

Tonight Esther Rantzen questions whether political correctness is putting children at risk.

ITV1 Friday 8pm

Friday 7.30pm (BBC2) An Island Parish
A rowing boat is blessed (3/12).

Sunday 5.10pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise
Aled Jones meets the finalists of the programme’s school-choirs competition.

12.55am (ITV1) Faith in the Frame
Melvyn Bragg discusses The Upper Room by Chris Ofili (6/10).

Wednesday 11pm (More4) The US Presidential Debate
The second of three verbal jousts between Barack Obama and John McCain.


Friday 3pm (R4) Walking for Spiritual Renewal — Satish Kumar
The story of a man who walked 8000 miles as a nuclear protest (repeat).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship
A service from St Finnian’s in Cregagh, Belfast.

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong
A repeat of Wednesday’s service from Westminster Abbey.

Monday 11am (R4) The Oldest Bible
Roger Bolton tells the story of the Codex Sinaiticus Bible.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) Is al-Qaeda Winning?
The military and financial capabilities of the terrorist group are assessed (2/2).

Wednesday 11am (R4) Byzantium Unearthed
Bettany Hughes examines a forgotten empire (1/3).

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong
From Ripon Cathedral.

Thursday 8pm (R4) Soul and Skin: Religion and race in the battle for the White House
Rob Watson looks at the issue of race (2/2).

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