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Week ahead

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22 February 2013

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HIGHLIGHT: Lent Talks Alexander McCall Smith looks at how people can feel abandoned by society as they grow older.

Radio 4 8.45pm Wednesday

TELEVISIONSunday 4.30pm

(BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones visits St Davids, Pembrokeshire, to discover how the city is celebrating its patron saint.

Monday 9pm (ITV) Her Majesty's Prison - Aylesbury Cameras follow the day-to-day battles between the officers and inmates (2/2).

Wednesday 9pm  (More4) Richard III: The unseen story A documentary with footage of the dig that un­­covered the King's bones.

RADIO:

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Gres­ford Methodist Church, Wrex­ham.

1pm (R3) The Early Music Show Lucie Skeaping examines the origins and liturgical significance of the Marian anthemSalve Regina.

4pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from King's College, London.

5pm (R3) The Choir Harry Chris­tophers looks at the Renaissance composer and priest Tomás Luis de Victoria.

Tuesday 11.30am (R4) Soul Music The sopranoCatherine Bott and the pianist Victor Alcantara discuss Pergolesi'sStabat Mater(4/5).

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

4pm (R4) Thinking Allowed Laurie Taylor talks to Professor Ian Law about his research into racism in Communist countries.

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time  Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Victorian anthropologist Augustus Pitt-Rivers.

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