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Week ahead

08 July 2016


HIGHLIGHT: Exodus: Our journey to Europe Last year, cameraphones were given to people who were attempting to reach Europe to escape war, poverty, or persecution. This is the resulting footage, filmed on dinghies, lorries, or open trucks (1-3/3).

9pm BBC2, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday


TELEVISION: Saturday 7pm (Nat Geographic) Genius by Stephen Hawking The physicist examines the theory of time travel.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8pm (BBC4) Trainspotting Live Three presenters and a team of railway enthusiasts trainspot, live, for three nights (1-3/3).

Monday 10pm (BBC4) The Secret Life of Children’s Books The Revd Richard Coles explores the life of Charles Kingsley, author of The Water Babies (2/2).


RADIO: Friday 12.04pm (R4) Witness A report on the family-planning programme in Peru, now condemned as sterilisation (10/10).

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Emmanuel, Didsbury, Manchester, with the 2016 Preacher of the Year, Natalie Collins.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Mike Wooldridge interviews Trevell Coleman, a rapper known as G Dep, who confessed to a cold-case killing.

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

Tuesday 8pm (R4) File on 4 Is the UK government putting trade above concerns about human rights? (9/10)

Wednesday 1.45pm (R4) Cold War: Stories from the Big Freeze Bridget Kendall tells the story of the development of the hydrogen bomb (8/15).

3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Eton College.

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