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Week ahead

17 January 2014


HIGHLIGHT: Call the Midwife The nuns and midwives move into new premises, but retain the name Nonnatus House (1/8).

BBC1 8pm Sunday


Friday 8.30pm (BBC2) An Island Parish On the island of Sark, the locals prepare for Christmas with a "knitivity" service (1/6).

Sunday 3.55pm  (BBC1) Songs of Praise Diane Louise Jordan meets people who work at night.

Wednesday 8pm  (BBC4) The Grammar School: A secret history A look at selective schools, using personal stories and archive footage.

10pm  (C4) Children on the Front Line A look at the life of five young people affected by the conflict in Syria.



Saturday 2.30pm  (R4) Saturday Drama: Four Quartets Jeremy Irons reads T. S. Eliot's poetic cycle.

Sunday 8.10am  (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Jordanhill Parish Church, Glasgow.

11.15pm  (R4) Desert Island Discs The Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin talks to Kirsty Young about her life.

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

Monday to Friday 10.45pm  (R3) The Essay: The book that changed me Five people talk about books that had a significant impact on them.

Monday 4.30pm  (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the place of the biblical figure Eve in contemporary Western culture (2/12).

Tuesday 10pm  (R3) Free Thinking Is there a growing suicidal nihilism that leads some sections of society to see suicide as a valid response to life?

Wednesday 3.30pm  (R3) Choral Evensong from King's College, Cambridge.

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