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Week ahead

03 May 2013


HIGHLIGHT: A Celebration for Ascension Day A service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, led by the Vicar, Canon Sam Wells.

Radio 4 8pm Thursday


Friday 9pm (BBC2) The Genius of Marie Curie A look at the life of the first woman to win the Nobel Prize.

Sunday 10am  (BBC1) The Big Questions Are religions fair to women? A debate from King Edward VI Handsworth School.

4pm  (BBC1) Songs of Praise Bear Grylls, Danniella Westbrook, and Lord Taylor of Warwick talk about fame and faith.


Saturday 8.30pm  (BBC World Service) Heart and Soul Catrin Nye explores exorcism in South Asian communities in Britain.

Sunday 6.05am  (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully discusses the moral issues raised by debt.

8.10am  (R4) Sunday Worship A Roman Catholic mass from St George's College, Weybridge.

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

6.30pm  (R3) Words and Music Jenny Agutter and Andrew Buchan read poetry and prose inspired by the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Monday 7.30pm  (R3) Radio 3 Live in Concert from Ely Cathedral. In the interval, at 8.20pm, some of the choristers talk about their lives.

8.30pm  (R4) Crossing Continents Mobeen Azhar investigates the campaign against the Hazara people, in Pakistan (6/8).

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

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