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Week ahead

08 May 2015


HIGHLIGHT: Live VE Day 70: The Cenotaph A service that marks the 70th anniversary of victory in Europe.

2.30pm BBC1 Friday

TELEVISION: Sunday 10am
(BBC1) Live VE Day 70: The nation remembers The Queen attends a national service of thanksgiving in Westminster Abbey.

4.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Bill Turnbull joins the VE Day anniversary celebrations.

Monday 7.30pm (BBC1) VE Day: First days of peace Guests including Twiggy and Anthony Horowitz look at life in Britain after VE Day.

RADIO: Sunday 7am
(R2) Good Morning Sunday Hardeep Singh Kohli talks to Anne Booth-Clibborn, who has been involved with Christian Aid for 70 years.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St John's College, Cambridge.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Sunita Thakur on a clash between liberal and traditionalist Parsees.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday's service from The Queen's College, Oxford.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) Incarnations: India in 50 lives Pro-fessor Sunil Khilnani explores Indian history, beginning with the Buddha (1-5/25).

Tuesday 11.30am (R4) Soul Music A look at the hymn "The Lord is my shepherd".

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong livefrom St Pancras's during the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music.

Thursday 8pm (R4) A Celebration for Ascension Day The Archbishop of Canterbury leads a service from St Martin-in-the-Fields.

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