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Week ahead

19 September 2014


HIGHLIGHT: The Truth about Life and Death: When are we dead? Claudia Hammond examines the ethical and philosophical issues that surround the end of life.

World Service 7.30pm Wednesday



Sunday 4.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Diane Louise Jordan speaks to the Revd Nicky Gumbel.

9pm (BBC2) This World: Life in solitary Dan Edge looks at young prison inmates in the US who are locked up alone for 24 hours a day.

10pm (BBC4) The Himalayan Boy and the TV Set: Storyville A documentary about a village in Bhutan, as roads, electricity, and cable TV arrive for the first time.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) The Men with Many Wives An examination of polygamous marriages among Muslims in the UK.



Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Martin-in-the-Fields, including a reflection on Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

3pm (R3) A repeat of last Wednesday's Choral Vespers, recorded in Neresheim Abbey, Germany.

4pm (R3) The Choir Sara Mohr-Pietsch looks at One Day One Choir, where singers join forces to mark Peace Day.

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Essay: Music in its time Stephen Johnson considers the effect of seminal pieces of music, such as Bach's St Matthew Passion, on those who first heard them.

Monday 11am (R4) Same-Sex Parents Gay parents describe the challenges of raising their children.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Derby Cathedral.

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