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Week ahead

22 May 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Contemporary Art and the Church The actor Fiona Shaw goes to Rome to  assess the contradictions between contemporary art and the Church.

6.45pm Radio 3 Sunday


TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (C5) Mysteries of the Bible: Mary Magdalene Margaret Starbird reassesses the part played by the saint in the Bible.

Sunday 10am
(BBC1) Pentecost - Live Worship A service from New Community Church, Southampton.

(BBC1) Songs of Praise David Grant visits the fastest-growing church in Britain.

(Discovery) Aftershock: Disaster in Nepal A look at the geology behind the earthquake.

Tuesday 9pm
(BBC2) Joan of Arc: God's warrior Dr Helen Castor explores the life and death of the Maid of Orléans.

RADIO: Sunday 8.10am
(R4) Sunday Worship A service from Holy Trinity, Hull, where the Central Council for Church Bell Ringers gathers for its annual weekend.

(World Service) Heart and Soul Mark Dowd travels to El Salvador to explore the legacy of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

(R4 FM) Young, British and Imam-in-Training Samira Ahmed meets the next generation of British Muslim leaders.

(R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from Lichfield Cathedral.

Monday 11.30am
(R4 FM) On the Rocks A comedy set in 1937. Fr Tregarthan enlists help with his irreligious parishioners (3/4).

Wednesday 3.30pm
(R3) Choral Evensong livefrom St Davids Cathedral during the cathedral's festival week.

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