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Week ahead

20 September 2013


HIGHLIGHT: Something Understood Mark Tully and guests, including a neuroscientist, examine the apparent conflict between religion and reason (1/2).

Radio 4 6.05am and  11.30pm Sunday



Friday 9pm (BBC2) David Attenborough's Rise of Animals: Triumph of the vertebrates The presenter looks at the story of the human family tree (1/2).

Sunday 4.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones introduces hymns from both farming and port communities.

9pm (BBC2) The Story of the Jews Simon Schama enters the world of the shtetls of Eastern Europe (4/5).

Monday to Friday 7.55pm (C4) 4thought.tv Should organ donation be a gift, or enforced?

Thursday 9pm (ITV) Women Behind Bars with Trevor McDonald The journalist hears the stories of female offenders in a prison in Indiana, in the US (1/2).



Saturday 8.30pm (BBC World Service) Heart and Soul Cat McShane meets adherents of the Quiverfull movement, who believe that all birth control is an abuse of God's gift of fertility.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A harvest service from South Wales Baptist College, Cardiff.

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from Hereford Cathedral.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss how change is triggered within established religions (8/9).

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

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