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Week ahead

13 February 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Saints and Sinners: Britain's millennium of monasteries Dr Janina Ramirez relates how monasteries, at places such as Lindisfarne and Whitby, shaped medieval Britain. 

BBC4 9pm Thursday


Friday 8pm (BBC2) Mastermind A contestant answers questions on the Pentateuch.

Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d'Arby goes speed-dating with Christians.

9pm (Discovery) Biblical Conspiracies A look at an ancient manuscript of the Early Church, written by an anonymous monk.

Wednesday 10.40pm (ITV) Exposure: Charities behaving badly When we donate money, do we always know where it is going?



Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Luke's, West Holloway, London, to mark St Valentine's Day.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Catrin Nye explores the compromises that have to be made in an interfaith marriage.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

5.30pm (R3) Words and Music: Saints and sinners With readings by Jonathan Pryce and Jenny Agutter.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong for Ash Wednesday, including Psalm 51 (Allegri's Miserere), from St John's College, Cambridge.

10pm (R3) Free Thinking Rana Mitter and guests explore Zen Buddhism and a shift in Western attitudes to Eastern traditions.

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg hosts a discussion on Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations.

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