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Week ahead

16 September 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Ramblings Clare Balding walks part of the Pilgrims Way, from Winchester to Canterbury. She is joined by Canon Clare Edwards, from Canterbury Cathedral (2/6).


Thursday 3pm, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 5.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise The Revd Kate Bottley tries on some clerical couture, and David Grant talks to models at London Fashion Week.

Monday 10pm (BBC4) The R&B Feeling: The Bob Parks story A look at the British performance artist who was helped by members of a gospel church.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Wulfram’s, Grantham, as part of a festival celebrating the life of Isaac Newton.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Danny Vincent hears about the rise of Christianity in China.

3pm (R3) Orthodox vespers, recorded in 2005 at Trinity Cathedral in the Danilov Monastery, Moscow.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm A History of the Infinite Adrian Moore journeys through philosophical thought on infinity (1-5/10).

10.45pm (R3) The Essay: Islands The Scottish poet Kenneth Steven explores the UK’s northern islands, beginning with Iona (1-5/5).

Monday 4.30pm (R4 FM) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the part played by the clergy in the Northern Ireland Troubles (6/8).

8pm (R4) Sunni-Shia: Islam divided Tarek Osman tells the history of the Sunni-Shia split in Islam (1/2).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Canterbury Cathedral on the feast of St Matthew the Apostle.

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