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Week ahead

31 July 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Buddha: Genius of the ancient world Bettany Hughes investigates the ideas of three ancient philosophers, beginning with Buddha (1/3).

9pm BBC4, Wednesday



TELEVISION: Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise David Grant talks to young singer/songwriters.

Monday 9pm (BBC3) Disabled in an Instant Peter Mitchell, who is paralysed, looks at young people who have survived a life-changing illness and then tried to gain access to support.



RADIO: Friday 12pm (R3) The Three Choirs Festival at 300 Donald Macleod talks to the Revd Stephen Williams about the Black Lion pub’s part in the festival’s history.

8pm (R4) Any Questions? Panellists include the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Ballycastle to mark 50 years of the Corrymeela Community of Reconciliation.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Janak Rogers examines the push by the Prime Minister of Japan to reinterpret the peace clause of the post-war Japanese constitution.

2.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong: The Three Choirs Festival at 300 A repeat of last week’s service from Hereford Cathedral.

Monday 9.30am (R4) Under the Mushroom Cloud An eyewitness account of Hiroshima by a 98-year-old Japanese doctor.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Recorded at the Southern Cathedrals Festival in Salisbury, and sung by the choirs of Chichester, Salisbury, and Winchester cathedrals.

Thursday 9am (R4) Inside the Ethics Committee The panel discusses the case of a 15-year-old who is refusing chemotherapy (4/4).

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