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03 August 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Crossing Continents The story of a 29-year-old Dutch woman with severe mental-health problems who won a battle to be granted euthanasia, leading to a discussion in the Netherlands: what if a death wish is part of someone’s illness? (3/9)

Thursday 11am, Radio 4 FM; and Assignment, BBC World Service, 1.30pm

TELEVISION: Sunday 11.25am (BBC1) Songs of Praise Katherine Jenkins reveals how the Battle of Hastings changed Christian history in Britain (repeat).

Monday 10pm (BBC4) The Story of Ireland Fergal Keane explores Ireland’s history, including Christianity and monasticism (1/5).

Wednesday 1.45pm (BBC1) The Road to Armistice: Amiens remembered Sophie Raworth presents a commemoration marking the centenary of the Battle of Amiens.

RADIO: Friday 1.30pm (World Service) Heart and Soul A look at a mother in South Africa, Mally Simelane, whose daughter was murdered, as she tries to alter her community’s views on homosexuality.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service live from St Eustachius’s, Tavistock, in Devon, celebrating its 700th anniversary year, in the week of the feast of the Transfiguration.

2pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last week’s service from Hereford Cathedral.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Trinity Cathedral, Trenton, New Jersey, in the United States, first broadcast 8 April 1992.

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