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Week ahead

19 June 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Analysis: How gay became OK

Jo Fidgen examines why British attitudes toward homosexuality have changed.

8.30pm Radio 4 Monday


TELEVISION: Sunday 4pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A visit to the busiest RNLI station in Cornwall.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC2) The Bank: A matter of life and debt The stories of customers and staff at a bank in Huddersfield (1/3).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Wellington College, Berkshire, which marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Gary Younge looks at the expected legalisation of same-sex marriage in the United States.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from King's College, London.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) Voices of the First World War Dan Snow tells the story of the First World War using archive material.

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Essay: Minds at war A look at how artists and thinkers, including Virginia Woolf and Picasso, responded to the First World War.

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Life Scientific Jim Al-Khalili talks to an expert whose special interest is bat research and conservation (2/8).

8pm (R4) File on 4 Jane Deith investigates the route into the UK taken by many migrants, and the smuggling gangs involved (7/10).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong livefrom St Albans Cathedral.

10pm (R3) Free Thinking Philip Dodd and guests, including Diane Abbott MP, discuss the idea of community.

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