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Week ahead

16 October 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Growing Up in Multi-Faith Britain Teenagers of all faiths discuss whether it is easier or harder to follow a faith today than it was for their parents.


10pm, Radio 2 Monday


TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (C5) Murder at the Vatican? Conspiracy A part-dramatised account of four conspiracy theories about the Roman Catholic Church (8/12).

Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Pete Waterman celebrates the 70th anniversary of the publication of Thomas the Tank Engine.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC3) How Gay is Pakistan? Mawaan Rizwan discovers what life is like for gay people in Pakistan.

Thursday 9pm (C4) My Son the Jihadi A documentary about Sally Evans, whose son joined the Islamist group al-Shabaab.


RADIO: Sunday 7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Olly Smith launches Radio 2’s Faith in the World Week.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service of readings and music for National Adoption Week.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Merton College, Oxford.

Tuesday 11.30am (R4) Tales form the Stave Frances Fyfield examines the manuscript fragments of Jánacek’s Glagolitic Mass (2/3).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Rochester Cathedral.

Thursday 2.15pm (R4, FM only until 2.45) Ten Funerals and a Wedding A part-time trainee humanist celebrant is asked to conduct a wedding.

10pm (R2) BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year The final from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

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