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Week ahead

05 August 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Prime Minister’s Props How Neville Chamber­lain’s umbrella came to define him as the defender of peace. (1/5)

9.30am Radio 4, Wednesday


TELEVISION: Friday 11.40pm (BBC1) Olympics 2016: Opening Ceremony Live from Rio de Janeiro.

Sunday 4.25pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise A celebration of the 300th an­­niversary of Capability Brown’s birth

Monday 8pm (C4) Brexit: Who’ll do your job now? Morland Sanders finds evidence that North Korea may be able to exploit a future dearth of EU workers in Britain.

9pm (BBC2) Brexit: The battle for Britain A visit to Sunderland reveals how the vote exposed a gulf between Westminster and the electorate.

Wednesday 8pm (BBC2) Inside Cern: A Horizon special The discovery of a new particle could upend our understanding of physics.

Thursday 9pm (BBC2) The 80s with Dominic Sandbrook The treatment of gay people during the AIDS crisis, and the Falklands war feature. (2/3)


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Recorded at the Keswick Convention.

9.30am (BBC World Service) Heart and Soul A focus on the philosopher Benedict Spinoza who ques­tioned the part played by religion in government.

2.45pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Sunday’s service re­­corded during the Southern Cathed­rals Festival.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Choral Evening Prayer live from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.

Thursday 9am (R4) Inside the Ethics Committee A discussion on the ethical dilemmas faced when it is discovered that a foetus is no longer growing in the womb. (2/3)

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