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OU on TV and radio this week - 01-03-14 to 07-03-13

Updated Friday 28th February 2014

Chocolate as a business and webcams as a social lubricant.

Saturday 1st March

5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line
Evan Davis and guests discuss the value of self-improvement.
Free OpenLearn course: Learning to change

Monday 3rd March

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Laurie Taylor asks what we're doing with that webcam, and tries to cross the generational divide
What do children know about politics?

Tuesday 4th March

1.30am BBC Four Brits Who Built The Modern World
The series concludes with an exploration of how British architects captured the mood at the turn of the millennium.
Watch: The stories of three iconic architects

9.00pm BBC Two An Hour To Save Your Life: At The Scene
First in a brand new series following paramedics as they work to save lives in the 'golden hour'.
Order your free trauma booklet

Wednesday 5th March

1.05am BBC Two Britain's Great War: The Darkest Hour
Jeremy Paxman's history of the war reaches the point where Britain faced the prospect of defeat.
What were the causes of the First World War?

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

11.20pm BBC Two England, Scotland & HD;
11.50pm BBC Two Northern Ireland An Hour To Save Your Life: At The Scene

Thursday 6th March

3.50am Eden Frozen Planet
David Attenborough explores life at the extremes of the planet.
Mark Brandon on arriving in the small hours, and bright sunlight, in the Arctic Circle

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line
Chocolate. Delicious, yes, but also big, big business. Evan Davis unwraps the chocolate coins.
Can chocolate ever be good for us?

 

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