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Week ahead

26 April 2013


HIGHLIGHT: Words and Music: Four medieval mystic masters across religions Sir Derek Jacobi and Sinead Cusack read verses by Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Buddhist mystics.

Radio 3 6.30pm Sunday


Sunday 4pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Bill Turnbull listens to hymns in the newly refurbished Wakefield Cathedral.


Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship from Cramond Kirk, Edinburgh, celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of David Livingstone.

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

Monday 11am (R4) Jemima Khan and the Part-Time Wife The human-rights campaigner investigates polygamy among UK Muslims.

7.30pm (R3) Radio 3 Live in Concert From St Paul's, Knightsbridge, the BBC Singers perform music associated with the biblical story of the Creation.

Tuesday 9am (R4) Syria: Can aid meet the challenge? Edward Stourton reports from Jordan on the country's Syrian refugee crisis.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from King's College, Cambridge.

8.45pm (R4) Four Thought: The problem with volunteering David Baddiel looks at concerns on "voluntourists".

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg hosts a discussion on Gnosticism.

11pm (R4) Jon Ronson on . . . Pride The writer and documentary-maker investigates how having too much pride in work can affect morals (5/5). 

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