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Week ahead

20 March 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Richard III: The burial of the King Live from Leicester Cathedral, Jon Snow discusses the issues surrounding the reinterment of Richard III.

Channel 4 10am Thursday

TELEVISION: Friday 9am (BBC1) Eclipse Live: A Stargazing Special Coverage of the solar eclipse in Britain and the Faroe Islands.

Saturday 9pm (C4) Richard III: The Princes in the Tower Was Richard III responsible for the disappearance of Edward V and his brother Richard?

Sunday 4.55pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Bill Turnbull looks at the preparations for the reinterment of Richard III.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC2) Hillary Clinton: The power of women Some powerful women reflect on a speech made by Hillary Clinton in 1995. 

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Leicester Cathedral to mark the reinterment of Richard III.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Hardeep Singh Kohli explores the link between religion and food.

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from York Minster.

Monday 11am (R4) The Gay Cake Affair The story of the "gay cake" row, after a baking company refused to decorate a cake with the words "Support gay marriage".

4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the revival of Confucianism in China (4/6).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral vespers of the Solemnity of the Annunciation, from Liverpool RC Metropolitan Cathedral.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The novelist Sarah Perry reflects on the Passion story (5/6).

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