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Week ahead

05 February 2016


HIGHLIGHT: How to Die: Simon’s Choice A documentary that follows the last days of Simon Binner, diagnosed with motor neurone disease, who decides to end his life at a Swiss clinic.


9pm BBC2, Wednesday


TELEVISION: Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d’Arby tells the story of a missionary from Barnsley.

8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife Sister Julienne’s beliefs are tested (4/8).

Tuesday 9pm (BBC3) Professor Green: Hidden and homeless The musician explores the modern face of homelessness.

Thursday 9pm (C4) Keeping Up with the Khans A look at the 1500 Slovakian Roma who have come to live in Page Hall, Sheffield (2/4).

10pm (BBC4) The Brain with David Eagleman The neuroscientist looks at what happens when we have to make a decision (4/6).


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Down Cathedral (Church of Ireland), Downpatrick.

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

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) The Essay: Another giant leap Five presenters look at the case for space exploration (1-5/5)

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Life Scientific Peter Piot talks about a life spent trying to stop the spread of the Ebola virus and HIV.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from the Temple Church, London, on Ash Wednesday.

Thursday 9am (R4) In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the poetry of Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi mystic.

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