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