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Week ahead

08 April 2016


HIGHLIGHT: The Story of God with Morgan Freeman A documentary series that follows the evolution of religion around the world (1/6).

8pm Nat Geographic, Sunday


TELEVISION: Sunday 10am (BBC1) The Big Questions Nicky Campbell and guests discuss whether there is more truth in Shakespeare than in the Bible.

4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise: School Choir of the Year Aled Jones presents the senior semi-final.

9pm (Discovery) Jesus Code A look at an ossuary box thought to contain the remains of Jesus’s brother.

Monday 8.30pm (BBC1) Abused: The untold story The story of those who broke their silence about sexual abuse, including journalists and survivors.

8.30pm (BBC2) An Island Parish: Shetland The Revd Neil Brice travels from Lerwick to help organise a service commemorating locals lost at sea. (4/6).

Wednesday 10pm (C4) What British Muslims Really Think A cross-section of Muslims were asked about their attitudes to a range of issues. Trevor Phillips analyses the data.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A live service from Tabernacle Baptist Church, Cardiff.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul John Laurenson and a trainee chaplain, Mohammed Chirani, examine religious education and radicalisation in French prisons.

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

Monday 11am (R4) Swansong Real and fictional stories about the final moments of a person’s life, and the effect it has on their loved ones.

Tuesday 9am (R4) The Deobandis Owen Bennett-Jones concludes his investigation into the Islamic group that runs more than 40 per cent of the mosques in the UK (2/2).

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

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