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Week ahead

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06 December 2013

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HIGHLIGHT: A Cause for Caroling Jeremy Summerly traces the origins and development of the Christmas- carol tradition in Britain (1-5/10).

Radio 4 1.45pm Monday to Friday

 

TELEVISION

Saturday 7.15pm Stephen Hawking: A brief history of mine The life of the world's most famous living scientist, in his own words.

9pm (C5) The Bible Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings feature this week (2/5).

Sunday 10am (BBC1) Fern Britton Meets. . . John Simpson talks about his religious beliefs (2/4).

5.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones interviews the singer Paul Jones.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC4) Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve The presenter travels to Rome, taking in Santiago de Compostela on the way (2/3).

Thursday 9pm (BBC4) Byzantium: A tale of three cities Simon Sebag Montefiore explores Istanbul (2/3).

 

RADIO

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship An Advent service from St Joseph's RC Church, in Bradford.

8.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Clive Lawton travels to the Holy Land to tell the story of some of the biblical prophets.

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

Monday 8pm (R4) Whatever Happened to Community? Canon Giles Fraser questions whether community is a present-day imagining (2/3).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Exeter Cathedral.

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