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Week ahead

30 January 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Abortion: Ireland's guilty secret? Alys Harte speaks to Irish women on both sides of the abortion debate. 

BBC3 9pm Wednesday



Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A look at attitudes towards mental illness.

9pm (Discovery) Biblical Conspiracies Can two nails from the Roman era be linked to Jesus's crucifixion?

Monday 9pm (BBC4) Regina: The first woman rabbi A look at Regina Jonas, the first female rabbi to be officially recognised, in 1935.

11.20pm (BBC2) My Right to Die: Debbie's story Emma Glasbey tells the story of the campaigner Debbie Purdy.



Saturday 10.30am (R4) J. D. Salinger's Spiritual Quest Vishva Samani explores the spiritual side of the American author.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Lisburn Cathedral, Co. Antrim.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Mark Dowd travels to El Salvador to explore the legacy of Archbishop Oscar Romero.

1.30pm (R4) Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is Canon Giles Fraser examines the moral dilemmas involved in responding to poverty and inequality.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's repeat from 2009 from All Hallows', Gospel Oak, London.

Monday 9am (R4) Start the Week Tom Sutcliffe looks at the rise of the Islamic State.

8pm (R4) A Modern Magna Carta Baroness Kennedy considers how to update the charter for the modern world.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from St Paul's Cathedral.

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