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Week ahead

20 November 2015


HIGHLIGHT: The Truth about Child Sex Abuse As the most detailed study of child sexual abuse ever conducted in the UK is released, Tanya Byron and Tazeen Ahmad talk to survivors and offenders.


10pm BBC2, Tuesday


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones reports on a scheme that seeks to tackle loneliness among old people.

8pm (BBC2) Ireland with Simon Reeve The presenter joins the thousands who try to climb the sacred mountain of Croagh Patrick (1/2).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service celebrating Thanksgiving, from Virginia Theological Seminary, in the United States.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Jane Little explores the roots of forgiveness in Christianity.

1.30pm (R4) Hardeep’s Sunday Lunch Hardeep Singh Kohli finds out how Muslim and Jewish communities are working together in Bradford (3/4).

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

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests look at interfaith marriage (1/8).

Tuesday 8pm (R4) From Syria to Yorkshire Owen Bennett Jones meets some of the Syrian refugees who were housed in Bradford.

10pm (Radio 3) Free Thinking Festival Anne McElvoy and guests discuss the changing nature of family life (10/12).

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

Thursday 3pm (R4) Open Country Helen Mark discovers how Pendle Hill, Lancashire, became associated with witchcraft and pacifism (5/16).

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