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Week ahead

19 February 2016


HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests, including Professor Eamon Duffy, discuss Mary Magdalene.

9am Radio 4, Thursday

TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (ITV) Best Walks with a View with Julia Bradbury The presenter visits Llanddwyn Island, home of St Dwynwen, the “Welsh St Valentine” (1/8).

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise A look at ways in which the Church of England is attracting new members.

Tuesday 10.45pm (BBC1) Life and Death Row Capital punishment in the US, as seen through the eyes of young people whose lives have been shaped by it (1/3).

Thursday 10pm (BBC4) The Brain with David Eagleman Could a simulation of a human brain ever be conscious? (6/6).


RADIO: Friday 7.15pm (R4) Front Row Kirsty Lang looks at a new play about the last person in Britain to be hanged for blasphemy.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship The second in a series of Lent services, from St Augustine’s RC Church, Ramsgate, Kent.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from St Bartholomew the Great, London.

Tuesday 10pm (R3) Free Thinking Rana Mitter discusses religion and modernity.

Wednesday 11am (R4) Verdun — the Sacred Wound David Reynolds explores the legacy of the Battle of Verdun (2/2).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from King’s College, Cambridge.

8.45pm (R4) Lent Talks The Revd Maxwell Hutchinson reflects on Jesus’s arrival in Jerusalem (2/6).

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