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Week ahead

31 January 2014


HIGHLIGHT: These Four Walls Peter Gordon travels through Yorkshire, hearing from people who are struggling to escape the poverty trap (1/2).

BBC4 10.50pm Sunday



Friday 8.30pm (BBC2) An Island Parish The Methodist lay preacher learns whether she is to be ordained (3/6).

Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones introduces hymns from St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Monday 9pm (BBC1) Britain's Great War Jeremy Paxman explains how unprepared the country was in 1914 for a modern industrial war (2/4).

9pm (BBC3) Growing Up Down's A look at a group of young actors with Down syndrome.

Tuesday 9pm (ITV) Births, Deaths and Marriages A documentary set in Old Marylebone Town Hall, home to Westminster Register Office (1/2).



Sunday 8.10am (R4 FM only) Sunday Worship Mass for the feast of the Presentation of the Lord, live from Leeds RC Cathedral.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of Wednesday's service from Worcester Cathedral.

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Essay: The Islamic golden age Guest presenters assess Islamic physicians, scholars, and historians (10-14/20)

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the place of the Ahmedi community within Islam (4/12).

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Great Warof Words Michael Portillo examines how attitudes to the roots of the First World War have changed(1/2).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from New College, Oxford.

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