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Week Ahead

16 May 2014


HIGHLIGHT: Horizon: The £10-million challenge The public are invited to vote on which of six scientific challenges that confront the modern world they would like to see addressed.

BBC2 9pm Thursday


Friday 7.35pm (C4) Unreported World Krishnan Guru-Murthy reports from Tripoli, where Sunni Muslims and Alawites are at war.

8pm (BBC2) The Minster The stonemasons replace a statue (2/3).

9pm (BBC2) The Story of Women and Art Professor Amanda Vickery explores female creativity in Western art (1/3).

Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Lesley Garrett talks to Aled Jones.


Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from King's College Chapel, Aberdeen.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul John Laurenson travels to Bethlehem, and asks why so many Christians are leaving.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong Last Wednesday's service from St Pancras New Church, London.

Monday 2.15pm (R4) Afternoon Drama: The Cloistered soul The arrival of a postulant in a Benedictine convent forces one of the Sisters to confront the truth about her faith.

4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss football and religion in Brazil (1/7).

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Public Philosopher Professor Michael Sandel asks whether voting should be compulsory (2/3).

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

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg looks at The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

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