Week ahead

12 May 2017


HIGHLIGHT: A Time to Live Twelve people discuss what they have discovered really matters, after a diagnosis of terminal illness.
Wednesday 9pm, BBC2


Friday 9pm (C5) The Ten Plagues of Egypt: Ancient Mysteries Is there proof of the biblical event in the ruins of ancient Egypt’s greatest temple? (5/8)
Sunday 5.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Pam Rhodes explores what inspired a Victorian clergyman to become one of the founders of the National Trust.
Monday to Wednesday 9pm (BBC1) Three Girls A dramatisation of the true story of the Rochdale sexual-abuse scandal (1-3/3).
Wednesday 9pm (C4) Isis: The origins of violence Tom Holland traces the origins of the group’s justification for the use of violence.


Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Rugby School on the nature of grace.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from St Pancras Church, during the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music.
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Lincoln Cathedral.

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