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OU on the BBC this week 19-03-11 to 25-03-11

Updated Friday 18th March 2011

Swings, fjords, shopfloor knowledge and Gothic sacred music. A week's worth of treasures awaits...

Saturday 19th March

1.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line
Evan Davis is joined by two hoteliers and a soft drinks executive to discuss risk in business.
Watch: Roeland Vos on listening to your staff

10.30pm BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

Sunday 20th March

1.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

4.35pm BBC Two Scotland Coast shorts
Miranda Krestovnikoff meets some geese.
Watch: Filming flying geese

6.00pm BBC One Northern Ireland Bang Goes The Theory s4e1
The science of the forces that created the horrific events in Japan of the last week explained.
Nuclear concerns

6.30pm BBC One Scotland Bang Goes The Theory s4e1

9.00pm BBC Four Electric Dreams
The family undergo the rapid domestic tech revolution of the 1990s - in a single week.
Inside the time machine

10.30pm BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

Monday 21st March

3.00am BBC Four Electric Dreams

6.00pm BBC HD Channel Coast
The team take a journey round the south east corner of England
Can we ever stop using the sea as a dustbin?

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7.30pm BBC One England Bang Goes The Theory s4e2
Liz investigates IVF, while Jem attempts to create a swing that goes round... and round... and round...
Order your free genome fridge magnets

Tuesday 22nd March

1.00am BBC HD Channel Coast

3.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

6.00pm BBC HD Channel Coast
The team nip across the Channel to look at how our neighbours live on their coastline.
Listen: Revisiting the Omaha landings

Wednesday 23rd March

6.00pm BBC HD Channel Coast
North Wales and the north west of England provide the backdrop to this evening's trip through history, science and society on the edge of the nation.
Compare modern and historic Caernarfon

7.30pm BBC One Wales Bang Goes The Theory s4e2

Thursday 24th March

6.00pm BBC HD Channel Coast
Tonight, a visit to Cornwall.
Jenny Agutter goes in search of artistic inspiration in Cornwall

7.00pm BBC Two EnglandCoast
A circular tour of the Irish sea takes in every country in the British Isles
The rocks that make up the British Isles
Watch: The Coast roundtable - what do OU academics do behind the scenes, beside the sea?

11.25pm BBC Two WalesCoast

Friday 25th March

1.00am BBC HD Channel Coast

6.00pm BBC HD Channel Coast
A tour of Norway's coastline rounds off a busy week for our Coastal explorers.
Svalbard, 2am

 

7.30pm BBC One Scotland & Northern Ireland Bang Goes The Theory s4e2

7.30pm BBC Four Sacred Music
Simon Russell Beale explores the Gothic Revolution.
Listen to some of the music - with an expert commentary

 

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