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Week ahead

02 October 2015


HIGHLIGHT: National Poetry Day This year’s theme is light; so, besides performers and poets, contributors include opticians, photographers, and firework-makers.

Various times, Radios 2, 3, 4, and 6 Music,Thursday


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones attends the annual pet service at Ely Cathedral.

8pm (BBC1) Antiques Roadshow Fiona Bruce presents the programme from Durham Cathedral, and looks at some of the cathedral’s collection of books.

Monday 9pm (BBC3) Is Britain Racist? Jewish, Muslim, and black reporters go undercover to see how they are treated by the public.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service for Harvest from St Mary’s, Wallingford.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Jennifer Pak hears how Muslim refugees from Myanmar have not been welcomed in Malaysia.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Lincoln Cathedral.

Wednesday 11.30am (R4) The Sinha Carta Paul Sinha examines Magna Carta as it reaches its 800th birthday.

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Norwich Cathedral.

8.45pm (R4) Four Thought: Why run? Adharanand Finn asks why people run, and looks at monks who complete the equivalent of 1000 marathons in as many days.

Thursday 9am and later (R4) We British Andrew Marr presents a day of programmes on Radio 4 that tell the story of Britain through its poetry (1-9/9).

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