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Week ahead

13 October 2017


HIGHLIGHT: Bad Habits, Holy Orders Five young women for­sake alcohol, phones, and make-up to spend four weeks with the Daughters of Divine Charity in rural Norfolk (1/4).

Thursday 10pm, Channel 5



Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones meets Syrian refugees in Wales.

Monday 9pm (BBC2) Abortion on Trial Anne Robinson brings together a group of people with opposing views to discuss the subject.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC4) Lucy Worsley: Elizabeth I’s battle for God’s music The presenter describes the origins of choral evensong.

Tuesday and Wednesday 10pm (BBC2) Reformation A dramatisation of the story of Martin Luther (Ger­man with subtitles) (1-2/2).

Thursday 9pm (BBC4) England’s Reformation: Three books that changed a nation Janina Ramirez looks at the effect of William Tyn­dale’s New Testament, Thomas Cran­­mer’s Book of Common Prayer, and Foxe’s Book of Martyrs.



Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship. A service from the Churchill Hospital Cancer Centre, Oxford.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul: 500th anniversary of the Re­­forma­­tion An exploration of the idea of reform in the world’s main religions (1/3).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Gloucester Cathedral.

8.45pm (R4) Why I Changed My Mind Lord Carey explains why he now supports assisted dying (1/4).

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