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Week ahead

05 December 2014


HIGHLIGHT: Afghan Women: Speaking out, losing lives Lyse Doucet visits Kabul to see how the lives of Afghan women have changed since the fall of the Taliban.

Radio 4 8pm Monday



Sunday 10am (BBC1) Fern Britton Meets. . . Nicholas Parsons tells how his faith was tested during wartime (2/4).

4.20pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d'Arby visits Malton, North Yorkshire, to find what inspired Dickens's A Christmas Carol.

8pm (C4) The Billion-Pound Base: Dismantling Camp Bastion The huge British overseas base is taken apart and shipped back to the UK.

Monday 11pm (C4) Confessions of a Teacher Seven teachers discuss how life in the classroom has changed in the past 50 years.



Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Joseph's RC Church, Bradford, with the Bradford Catholic Youth Choir.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Peter Bowes travels to Loma Linda, California, to explore how healthy eating and spirituality there go hand in hand.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from Westminster Abbey.

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Reith Lectures Dr Atul Gawande calls for a new approach towards ageing and death in the medical profession (3/4).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the scientific study of animal behaviour in the light of Darwin's theory of evolution.

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