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Week ahead

03 February 2017


HIGHLIGHT: In Our Time In the 750th edition of the series, Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 19th-century poet John Clare.

Thursday 9am, Radio 4


TELEVISION: Sunday 3.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise In an episode marking the 200th-anniversary year of Jane Austen’s death, Connie Fisher visits the author’s home.

8pm (BBC1) Call the Midwife Now Nonnatus House is under threat of closure (3/8).

8pm (Discovery) How the Universe Works A look at the “ninth” planet, which is reported to exist on the edge of the solar system.

9pm (Nat Geographic) Gender Revolution: A journey with Katie Couric Scientists provide an insight into gender identity.


RADIO: Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from St Martin-in-the-Fields on the importance of stories.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Chichester Cathedral on the eve of the feast of the Presentation of Christ.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong live from King’s College, Cambridge.

8.45pm (R4) Four Thought The chief executive of Barnardo’s, Javed Khan, looks at the experiences of some of the children supported by the charity.

Thursday 8.30pm (R4) The Bottom Line How can charity professionals balance doing good, and maximising income, while retaining public trust? (3/10)

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