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Week ahead

13 June 2014


HIGHLIGHT: Majesty and Mortar: Britain's great palaces Dan Cruickshank tells the story of 1000 years of palace-building.

BBC4 9pm Wednesday


Sunday 5.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum presents a Father's Day edition from St Patrick's, Jordanstown, Londonderry.

Monday 9pm (C5) Benefits Britain: Life on the dole A look at what life is like for people living on benefits.

Thursday 9pm (BBC2) Fostering and Me with Lorraine Pascale The television cook, who was fostered as a baby, examines the fostering crisis in Britain.


Saturday 8pm (R4) Archive on 4: No destination Satish Kumar relives an 8000-mile walk from 50 years ago as a protest against nuclear weapons.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from Worcester College, Oxford.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Will Grant meets Padre Alberto Gauci - a priest for whom football is more than just a game.

3pm (R3) A repeat of last week's choral vespers from the London Oratory.

Wednesday 11am (R4) Hail Marys and Miniskirts Some of the 250,000-plus Irish women who emigrated to Britain in the 1950s tell their stories.

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Guildford Cathedral.

10pm (R2) Walking With the Wind: America's civil rights struggle Nile Rodgers looks at the 50th anniversary of the signing of the American Civil Rights Act.

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

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