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Week ahead

31 August 2012


HIGHLIGHT: The Life Scientific Jim Al-Khalili meets Professor Richard Dawkins to discuss his inspiration for the book The Selfish Gene.

Radio 4 Tuesday 9am


Sunday 4.45pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits the Old Royal Naval College chapel, Greenwich.

Wednesday 8pm (BBC2) Restoration Home One Year On Caroline Quentin revisits St Thomas à Becket's, Pensford, in Somerset, which was transformed into a three-bedroom home (2/3).

Thursday 8pm (C5) The King's War on Witches: Revealed A documentary about King James I of England's handbook for identifying witches.


Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Bishop Stephen Oliver visits Caldey Island, in south Wales.

6.30pm (R3) Choral Vespers A repeat of last Wednesday's recorded service from St Patrick's RC Cathedral, Armagh.

Monday to Friday 10.45am and 7.45pm (R4) Dissolution A ten-part dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's murder mystery, set during the dissolution of the monasteries.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss religious responses to economic inequality (6/9).

Tuesday 9.30am (R4) One to One Paddy O'Connell meets Professor Sir Al Aynsley-Green, who was the Children's Commissioner for England from 2005 to 2010.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Neresheim Abbey, in Southern Germany.

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