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OU on the BBC this week 07-05-11 to 13-05-11

Updated Friday 6th May 2011

Bad business ideas and good gardening in programmes made by the BBC and The Open University.

Saturday 7th May

2.30am BBC World Earth Reporters
Visiting the city in Africa most at risk from rising sea levels. Watch online now: My City And Your City

4.00pm BBC Two England, Scotland & Wales Coast shorts
A programme about the real Essex.
Life in the estuary

9.30pm BBC World Earth Reporters

Sunday 8th May

12.40am BBC Two Wales Coast shorts
Neil Oliver explores a fort in Milford Haven.
Can microbes clean up oil spills?

6.50pm BBC Two Wales Coast shorts
The hunting of the sharks.
Can you use science to save your mate from the sharks?

3.30pm BBC World Earth Reporters

Monday 9th May

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Guerrilla Gardening and the missing poor of Teesside are the focus of this week's programme. Meet the rebel with a rake

9.00am Eden Life In Cold Blood
From nine until midnight, a chance to see the entire series of the BBC/Open University programme where David Attenborough met reptiles and amphibians.
The effects of climate change on amphibian life.

New Coke Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain 8.00pm BBC Two Business Nightmares with Evan Davis
In this brand new series, Evan Davis explores what happens when apparently sound business decisions go awry.
Watch: Richard Branson and others reveal what they learned from their mistakes

Tuesday 10th May

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
Way down, deep in the middle of the Congo, the head of Interpol is meeting some mountain gorillas.
Is bringing the beaver back to Britain a good idea?

Wednesday 11th May

2.00am Eden Darwin's Dangerous Idea
Andrew Marr explores the impact of Darwin's ideas on modern life.
Would Darwin be a Darwinist?

9.00am Eden Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life
David Attenborough explains why Darwin and his work is so crucial to how we understand the world.
The Interactive Tree Of Life

2.25pm Eden Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Laurie Taylor and guests explore the latest from the social sciences.

7.50pm Eden Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life

9.50pm BBC Two England, Wales and Scotland Coast shorts
Neil Oliver hops into a fighter jet.
The science of g-force

Thursday 12th May

1.00am Eden Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life

2.00am Eden Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Born Equal
In the second programme, Andrew Marr asks what Darwin means for arguments over equality.

7.00pm BBC Two England and Scotland Coast
In a full-length episode, the team are in the north west of Ireland.
Watch: The arts in Ireland: Ancient heritage

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species

11.20pm BBC Two England and Wales Business Nightmares with Evan Davis

11.50pm BBC Two Northern Ireland Business Nightmares with Evan Davis

Friday 13th May

12.05am BBC Two Scotland Business Nightmares with Evan Davis

 

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