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Week ahead

07 September 2012


HIGHLIGHT: Blasphemy and the Governor of Punjab A dramatised documentary that explores the murder of Salmaan Taseer, who campaigned to amend blasphemy laws in Pakistan.

Radio 4 (FM only) Saturday 2.30pm


Sunday 4pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Pam Rhodes meets the granddaughter of Jennifer Worth, author of Call the Midwife, and visits Coventry Cathedral.

Monday to Friday 7.55pm (C4) 4thought.tv People of different faiths ask: can art help you believe?

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Dead Good Job An exploration of 21st-century funerals, including the motorcycle ceremonies organised by the Revd Paul Sinclair (1/3).

11.15pm (BBC1) Rosh Hashanah: Science v religion With guests, including Richard Dawkins, Lord Sacks tests his theory that religion and science can work together.


Sunday 6.05am and 11.30pm (R4) Something Under-stood The poet Sean Street considers what can be found in silence and stillness.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Bath Abbey.

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's recorded service from Neresheim Abbey, in southern Germany.

8.30pm (R2) Sunday Half-Hour Diane Louise Jordan celebrates the stars and planets.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the place of women in Hinduism (7/9).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong broadcast live from Derby Cathedral.

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