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Week ahead

16 August 2013


HIGHLIGHT: A Very British Witchcraft  The historian Pro­fessor Ronald Hutton explores the story of the fastest growing religious group in Britain - Wicca.

More 4 9pm Saturday

TELEVISION: Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sally Magnusson marks the 85th anniversary of Paisley Abbey.

Monday 8pm (C4) Ade Adepitan: Journey of my lifetime The Paralympian visits Nigeria to find out why children there are still contracting polio.

9pm (BBC3) Thailand's Drug Craze: Stacey Dooley investigates The presenter looks at Yaba, which translates as "crazy medicine" (2/3).

Tuesday 9pm (BBC4) King Alfred and the Anglo-Saxons Michael Wood explores the part played by Aethelstan in creating a kingdom of all England (3/3).

RADIO: Sunday 6.05am (R4) Somethng Understood Mark Tully considers the pursuit of economic growth.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Bishop Stephen Oliver travels to the Othona Community, in Essex.

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week's service from St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests debate whether violence is permitted within Buddhism (3/9).

8pm (R4) Monogamy and the Rules of Love Jo Fidgen questions the necessity of monogamy.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Edington Priory.

Thursday 9am (R4) Inside the Ethics Committee Should a mother be allowed to have her children tested for a genetic disorder? (3/4)

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