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The week ahead

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08 August 2014

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HIGHLIGHT: Songs of Praise Bill Turnbull follows the faith trail planned for Kew Gardens. Claire McCollum explores the hidden gardens of Westminster Abbey.

BBC2 5pm Sunday

 

TELEVISION

Friday 8pm (BBC2) Mastermind One of the contestants answers questions on St Paul's Cathedral.

9.15pm (BBC2) Melvyn Bragg's Radical Lives The broadcaster looksat the influence of the 18th-century radical thinker Thomas Paine (2/2).

Monday 9pm (BBC2) Kate Adie's Women of World War One The news correspondent traces the changing attitude towards women as they replaced men at work.

Tuesday 9pm (ITV) Executed A look at some of the cases in the years leading up to the abolition of the death penalty in Britain in 1964.

 

RADIO

Friday 11am (R4 FM) Choral Diplomacy A concert, on 9 July at Westminster Hall, where the Parliamentary Choir and the Bundestag Choir mark the centenary of the First World War.

8pm (R4) Any Questions? Panellists include the Revd Yemi Adedeji, of the "One People Commission" at the Evangelical Alliance UK.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The Revd Dr Stephen Roberts explores the relationship between jazz and faith.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong Last Wednesday's choral evening prayer from Buckfast Abbey, Devon.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral during the Edinburgh International Festival.

Thursday 11am (R4) Crossing Continents Carrie Gracie examines the Church of Almighty God, a cult that pledges to overthow the Chinese Communist Party.

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