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Week ahead

18 October 2013


HIGHLIGHT: Faith in the World As part of Faith in the World Week, Hardeep Singh Kohli explores the significance of religion for those who live alone.

Radio 2 10pm Tuesday



Friday 7.30pm (C4) Unreported World Marcel Theroux looks at how the one-child policy in China has affected men's marriage prospects (3/8).

Sunday 4.10pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sally Magnusson visits a sculptor in Paisley. Plus hymns and music from Paisley Abbey.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC4) Medieval Lives: Birth, marriage, death Helen Castor examines how people in the Middle Ages saw death as a beginning rather than an ending (3/3).



Saturday 8.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Why has yoga been embraced in some Muslim nations, but not others? (1/2)

Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully, and the RC Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, the Rt Revd Kieran Conry, discuss the symbolism of wine.

7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Clare Balding launches Radio 2's annual Faith in the World Week.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A celebration of the saints and notable figures associated with Hereford Cathedral.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week's service from Blackburn Cathedral.

Monday 11am (R4) Meet the Jewslims Zubeida Malik meets three British couples who discuss their mixed Muslim-Jewish relationships.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive broadcast from 11 September 1981 at King's College, Cambridge.

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