Week ahead

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02 September 2016

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HIGHLIGHT: Sunday Worship The Bishop of London, the Rt Revd Richard Chartres, preaches live from St Stephen Walbrook, London, to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire.

8.10am Radio 4, Sunday

 

TELEVISION: Sunday 5.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise On the day of Mother Teresa’s canonisation, Ann Widdecombe examines the making of a saint.

 

RADIO: Friday 11am (R4) Sushi Marriages Zubeida Malik meets three Sunni-Shia couples in Britain to look at the effects the situation has on their marriages.

Sunday 9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Mike Wooldridge looks at the life and legacy of Mother Teresa.

2.45pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service recorded at the Charles Wood Summer School at St Patrick’s (Anglican) Cathedral, Armagh.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) In Search of Eden The neuroscientist Paul Howard-Jones examines the Garden of Eden story (1-5/5).

Monday 4.30pm (R4 FM) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the purpose and scope of religious education (4/8).

Tuesday 4.30pm (R4) Great Lives Matthew Parris and Maureen Lipman look at the life of a key figure in the hospice movement, Dame Cicely Saunders.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong recorded at St Clement Danes, London, sung by Genesis Sixteen.

Thursday 11am (R4) Crossing Continents David Baker visits Israel to meet some Haredim — ultra-Orthodox Jews who live a traditional Torah life, but who are now joining the hi-tech world (8/9).

8.30pm (R4) In Business Matthew Gwyther looks at the multi-billion-pound fertility business (7/9).

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