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Saturday 18th December

7.00pm BBC Four Life
How better to start the Christmas period than some time with close relatives? David Attenborough meets the primates.
Watch: the magical silver langurs

Sunday 19th December

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
Another run-through of the statistics programme from last Friday
Watch: Why does an average Swede have less than two legs?

Monday 20th December

12.55am BBC One Coast
The Caledonian Canal takes the team between Glasgow and Edinburgh, discovering the secrets of Scotland and the sea.
Clydebuilt: The industry by the river

1.30pm BBC Two Scotland Coast shorts

Tuesday 21st December

1.25am BBC Four Electric Dreams
Another chance to see the acclaimed series taking a typical family through 30 years of electronic inventions, one day at a time. Starting off, it's back to the 1970s, when you were lucky to have a BBC Two, never mind a Four.
Explore: Try our technology makeover

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
Taking a 1960 children's book as a starting point, the programme explores the difference in UK wildlife fifty years on.
The impact of human activity on migratory animals

Wednesday 22nd December

1.10am BBC Four Electric Dreams
The home computer makes a gentle entrance into the household, and Ultravox pop by to introduce some video tech to our family.
The ones that didn't make it: Meet the techno-flops

6.35pm BBC Two Wales Coast
Traversing the South West in search of surprising stories of sea and science.
Explore the Sea Sounds Experiment

Thursday 23rd December

1.10am BBC Four Electric Dreams
As the dawn of a new millennium nears, our family discovers how technology became an ever more personal affair.
Technology and its impacts on how we live

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
A cut-and-come again treat gives a second visit from last Tuesday.

Christmas Eve: 24th December

1.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
In a special festive edition of the statistics programme, three ghosts come a calling...
Watch: 200 countries, 200 years, 4 minutes - one of the stats highlights of the year

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Merry Christmas!
 

Boxing Day: 26th December

5.15pm BBC Two Scotland Coast shorts

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
The ghost of Christmas just past grants a chance to hear the Christmas Carol again.

Tuesday 28th December

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
How has a heart surgeon become a champion of endangered tigers?
Get involved with Creative Climate

Wednesday 29th December

5.15pm BBC Two Coast shorts

Thursday 30th December

7.00pm BBC Two England Coast
The team travel along the Wirral and up the Lancashire coast as far as Blackpool.
Explore how Liverpool Bay and other parts of the coastline have changed over the centuries

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
Another chance to hear Bank Holiday Tuesday's edition

New Year's Eve: December 31st

1.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
A first chance to hear the programme which gets repeated on Sunday.
Watch: Meaningful and meaningless correlations

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Happy new year!
 

Sunday 2nd January

5.15pm BBC Two Scotland Coast shorts

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
Another chance to hear the programme from New Year's Eve.

Monday 3rd January

3.25am BBC One Coast
One of the trips to a near-neighbour, as Coast visits Denmark.
Whaling in Greenland's waters

Tuesday 4th January

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
A new year - what does it hold for biodiversity in crisis? Listen: Sacred forests supporting life

Thursday 6th January

7.30pm BBC Two Northern Ireland Coast shorts

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species

9.30pm BBC Two Wales Coast
The team travel along the Wirral and up the Lancashire coast as far as Blackpool.
Explore how Liverpool Bay and other parts of the coastline have changed over the centuries

Friday 7th January

1.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
A new collection of stories unpicking the way statistics are used and misused on a daily basis.
Watch: How Google use statistics to translate languages