HIGHLIGHT: A Celebration for Ascension Day A service
from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, led by the Vicar, Canon Sam
Radio 4 8pm Thursday
(BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones looks ahead to the
World Cup in Brazil.
(BBC2) Welcome to Rio A documentary about the
shanty-towns of Rio de Janeiro (1/3).
(ITV) On Assignment John Irvine travels to India to
examine the reasons behind the increase in rape (3/8).
Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something
Understood The poet Pádraig O Tuama reflects on "the shelter
of each other".
(R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Margaret's,
(R3) Choral Evensong Last Wednesday's service from
(R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss
(R4) Educating Ulster Andrea Catherwood examines the
movement for integrated schools in Northern Ireland.
(R4) Analysis Evan Davis and Deirdre McCloskey ask
whether poverty matters more than inequality (1/9).
(R4) The Public Philosopher In a discussion in Japan,
Professor Michael Sandel asks: should citizens make amends for
their country's past crimes? (3/3).
(R3) Choral Evensong First Evensong of the Ascension,
live from St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire.
(R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg looks at the Talmud.