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Week ahead

30 September 2016


HIGHLIGHT: A World Without Down’s Syndrome? The actress Sally Phillips explores the implications of the proposed new screening for Down’s.

Wednesday 9pm, BBC2

TELEVISION: Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Pam Rhodes presents a programme from the former Rowntree factory in York.

Tuesday 9pm (ITV) The Forgotten Children A group of refugee children from Syria, who have lost their parents, talk about their lives.

Wednesday 11pm (C4) Undercover: Britain’s abortion extremists Cathy Newman investigates the anti-abortion movement in the UK.


RADIO: Sunday 7am (R2) Good Morning Sunday Clare Balding’s guests include the Roman Catholic singing trio the Priests, who discuss music and their vocation.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A Harvest Thanksgiving service from the West Presbyterian Church, Ballymena, Antrim.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Zubeida Malik hears from couples in “Sushi” marriages — between Sunni and Shia Muslims — on how the divide affects them.

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

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests discuss the part played by religion in children’s literature (8/8).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording of the memorial evensong for Sir George Thalben-Ball broadcast live from Holy Trinity, Sloane Street, London, on 28 January 1988.

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