Skip to content

OU on the BBC this week 09-07-11 to 15-07-11

Updated Friday 8th July 2011

There's some boars this week, as Saving Species take a porcine twist. Plus maths and stats get the BBC Four treatment.

Saturday 9th July

4.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line
Evan Davis and guests explore store brands that own no property, and ask if business lunches are following the way of the News Of The World into oblivion.
Watch: Superdry's boss Peter Bamford on why the chain needs no bricks in its mix

11.30pm BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

Sunday 10th July

1.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

10.30pm BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

Monday 11th July

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Did alternative comedy do anything other than make us comic snobs - and how are the boundaries between work and non-work collapsing?
The dream of the work-life balance

Tuesday 12th July

A boar in the snow outside Gdansk Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: ~Liliana under CC-BY-NC licence

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
On the track of wild boar, roaming free in Europe.
First, catch your boar - Try some Roman recipes

8.00pm BBC Four The Story Of Maths: The Language Of The Universe
Another chance to catch Marcus Du Sautoy's history of numbers.
Why maths is the queen and slave of the sciences

Wednesday 13th July

2.15am BBC Four The Story Of Maths: The Language Of The Universe

8.00pm BBC Four The Joy Of Stats
Hans Rosling shows why statistics have the power to change lives.
Watch: Correlations - or why average Swedes have less than two legs

10.25pm BBC Four Syrian School
Second episode of the fly on the wall of Damascus schools.
A guide to the Syrian education system

Thursday 14th July

1.05am BBC Four The Joy Of Stats

1.05am BBC One England, Scotland and Wales Bang Goes The Theory
The team go rowing to show exactly what a calorie can do.

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
A fresh edition of Laurie Taylor's guide to new thinking in the social sciences.

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species

 

For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

Have a question?