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Week ahead

20 October 2017


HIGHLIGHT: Living with the Gods Neil MacGregor’s new series looks at the part played by shared beliefs in communities around the world (1-5/30).

Monday 9.45am, Radio 4 FM



Sunday 4.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum joins a tall ship in Dungannon, Tyrone, and Sean Fletcher learns about the Irish famine.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9pm (BBC4) Retreat: Meditations from a monastery A Slow TV series that follows a day in the life of the monks at three abbeys: Downside, Pluscarden, and Belmont (1-3/3).



Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship. A service from St Salvator’s Chapel, in the University of St Andrews, marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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 (2/3).

Sunday 3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Gloucester Cathedral.

Monday to Friday 10.45pm (R3) Meditations from a Monastery A series of slow-radio soundscapes recording monastic life at Downside, Belmont, and Pluscarden abbeys (1-5/5).

Tuesday 10pm (R2) Who Is My Neighbour? As part of Faith in the World Week, the Revd Kate Bottley takes to the streets to ask: Who knows their neighbour?

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong From Westminster Abbey, commemorating the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero.

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