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Week ahead

08 March 2013


HIGHLIGHT: R. S. Thomas: Always seeking greater silence Jon Gower explores the poet's life and work with guests including Lord Williams of Oystermouth.
Radio 4 7.45pm Sunday


Sunday 5.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Pam Rhodes introduces hymns for Mothering Sunday from St Alban's, Bristol.

Wednesday 8.30pm (BBC2) A Very British Wedding A look at how the ceremony has evolved in multicultural Britain (1/4).

Thursday 8.30pm (BBC4) Pagans and Pilgrims: Britain's holiest places Ifor ap Glyn explores why water has become an essential feature in many holy places (2/6).

9pm Heritage! The Battle for Britain's Past A look at the part played by the heritage movement in saving the ruins of Britain (2/3).


Saturday 6.30am (BBC World Service) Heart and Soul How will a new pope shape the Roman Catholic Church?

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service for Mothering Sunday from York Minster.

4pm (R3) A repeat of last week's sequence of words and music for Lent from Magdalen College, Oxford.

Monday 11am (R4) The Maha Kumbh Mela Mark Tully joins pilgrims in India for the world's largest religious festival.

4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests examine restorative justice (11/13).

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

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The Director of Christian Aid, Loretta Minghella, considers the abandonment of self (4/6).

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