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Week ahead

20 January 2017


HIGHLIGHT: The Cult Next Door Two women who, in 2013, escaped from the cult founded by Aravindan Balakrishnan in Brixton, in the 1970s, tell their story.
Thursday 9pm, BBC2


Friday 4pm (BBC, ITV) President Trump: The inauguration Live coverage from the US Capitol building in Washington D.C.
Sunday 4.25pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Aled Jones presents from Hull, the 2017 UK City of Culture.
8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife The nuns return from South Africa, but all is not well at Nonnatus House (1/8).
Monday 7pm (BBC2) An Island Parish: Anguilla The islanders celebrate Anguilla Day (4/8).


Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Mark Tully considers sudden epiphanies in spirituality, art, and religion.
8.10am (R4 FM) Sunday Worship Mass during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, live from St George’s RC Cathedral, Southwark.
10.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul As Donald Trump becomes President, Jane Little explores which political issues matter most to different religious groups.
3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s recording made at Bath Abbey in January 2011.
Tuesday 9.30am (R4) One to One Julia Bradbury talks to a volunteer with the Samaritans about the challenges of her work as a listener (3/8).
4.30pm (R4) Great Lives Lord Patten nominates Pope John XXIII (8/8).
Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral vespers on the feast of the Conversion of St Paul, live from Westminster Cathedral.

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