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Week ahead

21 July 2017


HIGHLIGHT: And Then There Were Nun Bishop Martin Shaw reports on the dwindling numbers of Anglican monks and nuns. He believes that there are signs of new life in the communities.

Friday 11am, Radio 4



Sunday 5.10pm (BBC2) Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins is in Hastings, where she learns how the battle of 1066 changed British Christian history.

Monday 7.30pm (BBC1) Jodi’s Lovely Letters Aled Jones meets Jodi Ann Bickley, who has sent thousands of letters to people around the world who ask for her support.

9pm (ITV) Diana, Our Mother: Her life and legacy Prince William and Prince Harry talk about their memories of their mother.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC4) Hyper Evolution: The rise of the robots Will the rise of robots enhance or threaten humanity? (1/2)



Saturday 8pm (R4) Archive on 4: A brief history of the truth Joe Queenan asks why people are keen to believe in the idea of an immutable truth.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship Live from St Patrick’s RC Church, Donegall Street, Belfast.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul In Vadsø, Norway, the indigenous Sami people talk about their spiritual beliefs and culture.

3pm (R3) A repeat of last Wednesday’s choral evening prayer, recorded at Buckfast Abbey in 2005.

Monday to Friday 1.45pm (R4) Waco: Surviving the apocalypse Cole Moreton revisits the events at Waco, Texas, in February 2003 (1-5/5).

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from Worcester Cathedral during the Three Choirs Festival.

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