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Week ahead

29 January 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Songs of Praise An interview with the Bishop of Stockport, the Rt Revd Libby Lane — the Church of England’s first woman bishop.

1.15pm BBC1, Sunday

TELEVISION: Sunday 8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife Sister Winifred reconsiders her prejudices (3/8).

Wednesday 9pm (BBC4) The Crusades: A Timewatch guide Dr Thomas Asbridge shows how our interpretation of the Crusades has been influenced by our times (2/4).

Thursday 9pm (C4) Keeping Up with the Khans A look at the impact of immigration on the people living in Page Hall, Sheffield (1/4).

9pm (BBC4) The Brain with David Eagleman The neuroscientist asks: Do we have free will? (3/6)


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Prisoners and chaplains take part in a service from Long Lartin Prison, Worcestershire.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Olga Smirnova investigates why so many Russians believe in the occult.

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

5.30pm (R3) Words and Music A celebration of “the peasant poet” John Clare (repeat).

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Reith Lectures Professor Hawking delivers the second of his lectures on black holes (2/2).

11.30am (R4) The Gospel Truth Alvin Hall examines gospel music and commercialisation (2/2).

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

Thursday 8pm (R4) The Report A look at plans to relaunch the UK branch of the German anti-Islamist movement Pegida.

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