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Week ahead

23 September 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Something Understood The Revd Malcolm Doney explores people’s relationship with food, and the spiritual side of preparing meals.

Sunday 6.05am, Radio 4

TELEVISION: Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Pam Rhodes explores why the Great Fire of London was seen as an act of God.

Monday 8.30pm (BBC1) Aleppo: Life under siege — Panorama Five citizen journalists document life under siege.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow, for a congregation about to go on a pilgrimage to Iona.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Danny Vincent travels to Wenzhou, known as China’s Jerusalem, and discovers the scale of the recent demolitions, by the government, of crucifixes (2/2).

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

Monday to Friday 1.45pm A History of the Infinite Adrian Moore looks at whether, if it were possible, people would want to live for ever (6-10/10).

Monday 8pm (R4) Sunni-Shia: Islam divided Are powerful regional players exploiting the Sunni-Shia schism? (2/2).

Tuesday 12 noon (R2) A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Sir Terry Wogan KBE, DL A live service from Westminster Abbey marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Terry’s first BBC radio broadcast.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong from Westminster Abbey on the eve of the feast of St Michael and All Angels, celebrating the first broadcast of Choral Evensong from the Abbey in 1926.

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