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Week ahead

05 September 2014


HIGHLIGHT: Something Understood: Seeing Mary John McCarthy explores the part played by the Virgin Mary in bringing together people of different faiths.

Radio 4 6.05am Sunday 


Saturday 10pm (Discovery) Werner Herzog on Death Row The director's final interview with a death-row inmate to hear his own account of the crime that condemned him.

Sunday 5.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Bill Turnbull visits some private chapels in Britain.

9.30pm (BBC4) Constable: A country rebel Alastair Sooke explores John Constable's work.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Horizon: Ebola - the Search for a Cure Scientists and doctors talk about their search for a cure for the virus.

Thursday 8pm (BBC2) Operation Stonehenge: What lies beneath Scientists bring new evidence to light. 


Saturday 7pm (R3) BBC Proms 2014 J. S. Bach's St Matthew Passion, sung in German.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from Worcester College, Oxford, exploring the doctrine of the Trinity.

6pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.

Tuesday 8pm (R4) High St Fashion: Weaving new threads A report on a United States-based equity firm's idea to make Bangladesh's factories efficient.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Hereford Cathedral.

Thursday 11am (R4) Crossing Continents Becky Palmstrom investigates modern-day slavery on fishing boats in Thailand (8/9).

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