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Week ahead

18 March 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Songs of Praise John Craven joins the Archbishop of York on his pilgrimage through the diocese of York.

4.40pm BBC1, Sunday

TELEVISION: Sunday 9pm (Discovery) Jesus Code An effort to decipher the life of Jesus through six objects associated with his life and death (1/6).

Monday 8.30pm (BBC1) An Island Parish: Shetland A look at the challenges facing the Revd David Cooper on the island of Unst (1/6).

Tuesday 8pm (BBC2) Mary Berry’s Easter Feast The presenter joins Dr Sentamu in his kitchen (2/2).

9pm (BBC4) The Beginning and End of the Universe Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates how the universe came into being (1/2).

10.45pm (BBC1) The Battle for Christianity Professor Robert Beckford explores how issues such as immigration are transforming Christianity in the UK.


RADIO: Friday 11am (R4) The Easter Rising Heather Jones explores the causes of the conflict at Easter in Dublin, in 1916.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service for Palm Sunday from Glasgow University.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Tharik Hussain asks what part mosques have played in American history.

1-3pm (R3) Holy Week around Europe the European Broadcasting Union’s annual day of music to mark Holy Week.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Wells Cathedral.

4-9pm (R3) Holy Week around Europe

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3)The Essay: Desperately Seeking Eternity Five writers, including the Revd Lucy Winkett, explore concepts of eternity (1-5/5).

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss whether Easter should become a fixed date.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Chelmsford Cathedral.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks Julian Litten offers a perspective on the Passion story from Kensal Green Cemetery, London (6/6).

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