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Week Ahead

15 November 2013


HIGHLIGHT: Sunday Worship A service to mark the 50th anniversary of C. S. Lewis's death, from Holy Trinity, Headington Quarry, Oxford. Alister McGrath preaches.

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Sunday 5.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Hymns from Wakefield Cathedral.

9pm (BBC1) Britain and the Sea David Dimbleby explores the country's maritime history.

Monday 9pm (BBC4) Light and Dark Professor Jim Al-Khalili looks at how light has illuminated our understanding of the universe (1/2).

Tuesday 9pm (BBC4) Cathedrals Richard Alwyn looks at what draws people to Wells Cathedral (2/3).



Friday 11am (R4) In Britten's Footsteps To mark the centenary of Benjamin Britten's birth, Chris Watson retraces the musician's composing walks.

Sunday 7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Clare Balding's guest is the Revd Professor Alister McGrath, C. S. Lewis's biographer.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week's service from Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.

Monday 9am (R4) Start the Week Bridget Kendall chairs a discussion about Mahatma Gandhi.

Monday to Friday 9.45am (R4 FM only) Book of the Week: The Screwtape Letters Simon Russell Beale reads C. S. Lewis's letters from a senior to a junior devil.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Merton College, Oxford.

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