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Week ahead

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11 August 2017

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HIGHLIGHT: Seven Days in Summer: Countdown to Partition The events of 70 years ago in India are retold by first-hand testimony and archive footage.

Tuesday 9pm, BBC2

 

TELEVISION:

Sunday 5pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Josie d’Arby attends the New Wine gathering in Somerset.

9pm (Discovery) Codes and Conspir­acies A look at how the Vatican has protected its reputation.

Monday 9pm (BBC2) Dangerous Borders: a journey across India and Pakistan Two British Asian journalists travel along the 1800-mile border to explore cultures, traditions, and religious views. (1/3)

Wednesday 9pm (BBC1) My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947 Visits to Pakistan and India, and how a Hindu family escaped their Bengali village.

Thursday 10pm (C4) How to make your marriage work Five couples in Brent, married for between seven and 47 years, tell how they fell in love and what kept them together.

 

RADIO:

Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood The devo­tional practice of chanting God’s name.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Gabriel’s Retreat, The Graan, in Enniskillen.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edin­burgh.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from Lincoln Cathedral, sung by the RSCM Millennium Youth Choir.

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