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Week ahead

18 September 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Battle of Britain 75: From Westminster Abbey A service commemorating the anniversary of the crucial battle for air superiority (highlights at 5.45pm, BBC2).


11.45am BBC1, Sunday


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.20pm (BBC1) Tribute to a Queen — the Big Sing: Songs of Praise A musical celebration of the Queen from the Royal Albert Hall, with a choir of 5000.

Wednesday 8pm (BBC2) Don’t Panic: How to end poverty in 15 years Professor Hans Rosling looks at the UN goals for ending “extreme poverty”.

9pm (ITV) Midwinter of the Spirit A drama series about the Revd Merrily Watkins, a C of E priest and trainee exorcist (1/3).


RADIO: Friday 6.30am (R2) Chris Evans The opening of Radio 2’s day-long schedule commemorating 75 years since the Battle of Britain, live from Biggin Hill, Kent.

8pm (R2) Friday Night is Music Night A Battle of Britain anniversary concert, live from Biggin Hill.

Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Samira Ahmed discusses ideas of the afterlife in different faiths.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service of commitment for the Community of St Anselm, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, from Lambeth Palace.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Edward Stourton asks: Is the Pope a Communist?

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

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

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