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Week ahead

05 October 2012


HIGHLIGHT: Heart and Soul William Crawley looks at the ideals of the Second Vatican Council.

BBC World Service 7.30am Saturday


Sunday 4.55pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The tenor Russell Watson introduces hymns from St Peter's, Swinton.

8pm (BBC1) Built in Britain Evan Davis explores feats of engineering that are transforming the country (1/2).

Tuesday 8pm (Nat Geographic) Earth from Space The astronauts from the space shuttle Endeavour reflect on their mission.

9pm (BBC2) Ian Hislop's Stiff Upper Lip: An emotional history of Britain The presenter examines Victorian stoicism (2/3).

9pm (C4) Jewish Mum of the Year Eight Jewish mothers in contest to organise a bar mitzvah (1/4).

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Welcome to India A look at entrepreneurship among the poor of urban India (2/3).


Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service marking Mental Health Week from St Barnabas's, Epsom.

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

6.30pm (R3) Words and Music: Get thee to a nunnery Poetry, prose, and music on the theme of nuns.

7.45pm (R3) Sunday Feature: Renouncing India Jatinder Verma explores the part played by the ascetic in modern India.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Bath Abbey.

8pm (R4) The Moral Maze The panellists debate the purpose of the BBC (1/9)

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