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Week ahead

11 October 2013





HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Book of Common Prayer.

Radio 4 9am Thursday




Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The judges listen to six choirs in the Gospel Choir of the Year competition.

9pm (BBC2) The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim emperors Rageh Omaar looks at the Ottomans under Suleiman the Magnificent (2/3).

Wednesday 9pm (BBC4) Medieval Lives: Birth, marriage, death Helen Castor explores marriage in the Middle Ages (2/3).


Saturday 8pm (R4) The World Turned Upside Down Peter Day examines how the world of manufacture has been revolutionised by the internet.

8.30pm (BBC World Service) Heart and Soul Celeste Hicks looks at Kaduna, in Nigeria, a city divided between Muslim and Christian quarters.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Margaret's Episcopal Church, in Newlands, Glasgow.

3pm (R3) A repeat of last week's Choral Vespers from Westminster Cathedral.

Monday 8.30pm (R4) Analysis: What are charities for? Charities' biggest customer is now the State. Fran Abrams asks if this threatens their philanthropic roots (3/8).

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Reith Lectures: Democracy Has Bad Taste Grayson Perry delivers the first of the 2013 lectures about the art world (1/4).

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

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