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Week ahead

24 August 2012

HIGHLIGHT: Poetic Justice The poet Mr Gee visits prisons such as Brixton and Styal to encourage inmates to write poetry that will help them to understand their offending behaviour.

Radio 4 Monday to Thursday, Radio 4 FM only Friday 1.45pm



Sunday 4.45pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Eamon Holmes visits Antrim and talks about faith and sport.

6.30pm (BBC1) Britain's Hidden Heritage explores Lichfield Cathedral.

Tuesday 9pm (C4) Islam: The untold story Tom Holland investigates the rise of Islam.


Friday 8pm (R4) Any Questions? Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion from the Greenbelt Festival.

Sunday 6.05am and 11.30pm (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully discusses attitudes to mortality with Rabbi Julia Neuberger.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from the Greenbelt Festival.

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from Edington Priory.

Monday 9.30am (R4) Head to Head Edward Stourton revisits a debate on the nature of morality (3/5).

Tuesday 11.30am (R4) Soul Music The anti-apartheid campaigner Albie Sachs explains his love of the Largo from Dvorak's New World Symphony (1/5).

3pm (R4 FM only) The Philosopher's Arms Do members of the public have a moral reason to obey the law? (4/4)

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Vespers recorded in St Patrick's RC Cathedral, Armagh.


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