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Week ahead

31 July 2014


HIGHLIGHT: World War One Remembered across the Commonwealth Huw Edwards introduces a day of commemorations, beginning with a service from Glasgow Cathedral (St Mungo's).

BBC1 9.10am;

Radio 3 9.58am, Monday



Saturday 6.10pm (BBC2) Great War Diaries The experiences of the war told through diaries and letters (1/3).

Sunday 4.25pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise: Outbreak of war A selection of hymns that were popular at the time of the war are sung at St George's Memorial Church, Ypres, Belgium.

Monday 6.30pm (BBC2) World War One Remembered from the Battlefield An evening of events begins with a service at the St Symphorien military cemetery, Belgium.

9pm (BBC2) World War One Remembered from Westminster Abbey A candlelit service; the last candle will be extinguished at 11 p.m.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) The World's War: Forgotten soldiers of Empire David Olusoga looks at the troops from Africa and Asia (1/2).



Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Holy Trinity, Dartford.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong Last Wednesday's service from Worcester Cathedral.

Monday 10pm (R4) The World Tonight Special including the Centenary Vigil A special broadcast from the Imperial War Museum, London.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral evening prayer from Buckfast Abbey, Devon.

8.45pm (R4) Four Thought The Revd Philip North explains why he thinks that the working class has been de-skilled by middle-class professionals.

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