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Week ahead

01 January 2016


HIGHLIGHT: My Mediterranean with Adrian Chiles The RC broadcaster tours the Mediterranean, learning about the religions that co-exist there: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism (1/2).


9pm BBC2, Sunday


TELEVISION: Friday 12.55pm (BBC1) Archbishop of Canterbury’s New Year Message The Most Revd Justin Welby gives his reflections for the year ahead.

Sunday 4.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A report on HenPower, a scheme to combat loneliness among older people.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (BBC1) Father Brown Mark Williams stars in a new series (1-5/10).

Monday 8pm (BBC4) The End of the World? A Horizon Guide to Armageddon Dallas Campbell looks at scientists’ predictions of how the world is going to end.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4, FM only from 8.15am) Sunday Worship A seasonal meditation on Britten’s Ceremony of Carols.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Mark Tully travels to Kolkata to find out about the Indian festival of Durga Puja.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from St Gabriel’s, Pimlico, London.

Monday to Thursday 9am (R4 FM) Behaving Ourselves: Mitchell on manners David Mitchell and guests, including the Vicar of Blyth and Scrooby with Ranskill, the Revd Kate Bottley, discuss etiquette (1-4/4).

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss religion and psychology (7/8).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) A choral service for the feast of the Epiphany from Clare College, Cambridge.

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