Week ahead

04 August 2017


HIGHLIGHT: Secrets of Silicon Valley Jamie Bartlett examines the reality behind Silicon Valley’s promise to build a better world, and asks what the automation of millions of jobs will mean for us (1/2).

Sunday 8pm, BBC2



Friday 8pm (BBC2) Mastermind Specialist subjects include the four Gospels.

Sunday 3.40pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum visits a village built by a Christian entrepreneur in 1888.

Tuesday 9pm (BBC4) Utopia: In search of the dream Richard Clay explores how the idea of a better world is hard-wired into humans (1/3).



Sunday 6.05am (R4) Something Understood Jane Williams discusses the nature and extent of human freedom.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from the Keswick convention 2017, which takes “Responding to God with gratitude” as its theme.

9.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Dr Robert Beckford attempts to convince Jamaicans that the Bible in Patois is the best way to worship in a traditional Jamaican way.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s recording of a service for the feast of the Transfiguration, held in St Petersburg in 2003.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, during the Edinburgh International Festival.

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