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Week ahead

02 May 2014


HIGHLIGHT: Billy Connolly's Big Send Off The comedian goes on a personal journey to explore attitudes towards death and dying (1/2).

ITV 9pm Wednesday


Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise David Grant hosts the second of three programmes in the School Choir of the Year competition.

10pm (Nat Geographic) Stem Cell Universe with Stephen Hawking Is there an alternative to embryonic stem cells for medical research?

Thursday 9.30pm (BBC2) Blurred Lines: The new battle of the sexes Kirsty Wark wonders whether online abuse against women reflects changing attitudes in society.


Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A morning service from the Lighthouse Christian Centre, Salford.

9.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul Matt Wells investigates religious leaders' strict authority in ultra-Orthodox enclaves in New York.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong Last Wednesday's service from St John's College, Cambridge.

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Essay: Dylan Thomas CentenaryFive writers and artists reflect on the ways in which they connect with the poet.

Monday 9am (R4) Start the Week Anne McElvoy and guests discuss Greek myth and its influence on morality.

Tuesday 3.30pm (R4) Costing the Earth Where will our food come from in the future? A discussion from the Bristol Food Connections Festival.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Tewkesbury Abbey.

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