Week ahead

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01 September 2017

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HIGHLIGHT: Beyond Belief Ernie Rea and guests, including the poet Malcolm Guite, discuss William Blake’s “Jerusalem” (4/7).

Monday 4.30pm, Radio 4

 

TELEVISION:

Friday 9pm (Sky Arts) Rock and Roll A new series explores the conflict that musicians feel between religion and music.

Saturday 9pm (Nat Geographic) Year Million A look at the future of artificial intelligence, and its effect on the human race.

Sunday 3.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum joins pil­grims in County Mayo at the holy mountain of Croagh Pat­rick.

Wednesday 8pm (BBC1) Celebrity Master Chef The five competitors, including the Revd Kate Bottley, work a shift in a busy restaurant.

 

RADIO:

Friday 11am (R4) The Funeral Singer The Revd Kate Bottley investigates the new-found popularity of funeral singers.

Sunday 6am (R2) The Sunday Hour The Revd Kate Bottley presents listeners’ favourite spiritual music.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Lambeth Palace.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Athar Ahmad meets members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Commun­ity, at the largest Islamic gathering in the UK.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service, re­­corded in Winchester Cathedral during the 2017 Southern Cathed­rals Festival.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Recorded in the Church of Ireland St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh.

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