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Week ahead

12 April 2013


HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Putney Debates of 1647 between Fairfax's New Model Army and the Levellers.
Radio 4 9am Thursday


Sunday 5.20pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones presents the senior school choir semi-final, from Liverpool.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Israel: Facing the future John Ware talks to Israelis about how the country sees itself in the wider world.

9pm (BBC4) The Century That Wrote Itself Adam Nicolson examines how, in the 17th century, people began to question attitudes towards God (2/3).

10pm (C4) Syria: Across the lines Olly Lambert films on both sides of Syria's political and sectarian divide.



Saturday 8.30pm (BBC World Service) Heart and Soul Burkina Faso has a reputation for a religious tolerance, but is it justified?

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship from Chester Cathedral.

4pm (R3) Choral Vespers A repeat of last week's service from the London Oratory.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) How to Have a Good Death Dr Kevin Fong explores the Liverpool Care Pathway.

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

4pm (R4) Thinking Allowed Laurie Taylor discusses modern-day parish priests with Dr Caroline Gatrell, who presents her sociological exploration of their lives.

10.45pm (R3) The Essay: Anglo-Saxon portraits Stephen Baxter looks at St Edward the Confessor.

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