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OU on TV and radio this week - 05-10-13 to 11-10-13

Updated Saturday 5th October 2013

The challenges of running a complex charity; the sights of spring; and the baking of Southern Europe.

Saturday 5th October

2.10am BBC World Escape From The Boardroom: Oxfam
The charity's CEO joins staff working in Zambia to get a fresh perspective on how well things function.
The challenges faced by Oxfam

3.10pm BBC World Escape From The Boardroom: Oxfam

4.00pm BBC Two The Wonder Of Dogs
Introducing our good friends, the wolf.
Explore all things canine in our Hound Hub

5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line: Big data
Evan and guests explore how business will do to data what it did to energy.
Free OpenLearn course: Finding information in business

Sunday 6th October

9.10am BBC World Escape From The Boardroom: Oxfam

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
The last in the present series rummages through the more dubious statistics of the week.
Explore social science statistics with Postcode Patterns

9.10pm BBC World Escape From The Boardroom: Oxfam

Monday 7th October

7.00pm BBC Two The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Austria
Dave and Simon cross in the Tyrol and sample Sacher Torte.
Explore the baking and culture of Austria

9.00pm Yesterday The Secret History of Our Streets: Caledonian Road
Charles Booth wasn't taken with this street. He missed out on a lot, it turns out.
Order your free Secret Streets booklet

Tuesday 8th October

1.50am Yesterday The Secret History of Our Streets: Caledonian Road

7.00pm BBC Two The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Italy
Episode contains a pasta pie. What more do you need?
Explore the baking and culture of Italy

10.00pm BBC Four Pain, Pus And Poison
The first episode exploring how people started to overcome pain.
Take our pain quiz: what do you know about pain?

Wednesday 9th October

7.00pm BBC Two The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: France
It's not all baguettes and croissants, you know.
Explore the baking and culture of France

9.00pm BBC One The Great British Year: Spring
The UK starts to shake off the slough of the winter, and green chases out white.
Order your free seasons poster

Thursday 10th October

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 BBC BBC Inside Science
Adam Rutherford brings scientific developments under the microscope. Not a literal microscope, obviously.
Follow our astronomy timeline

7.00pm BBC Two The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Spain
The duo bring their journey to an end by the ovens of Spain.
Explore the baking and culture of Spain

5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line

10.00pm BBC Four Pain, Pus And Poison
New Episode: Max Mosley discovers how microbes helped us fight back in the battle against infection.
Free OpenLearn course: Vaccination

9.00pm Eden Life In The Undergrowth
David Attenborough meets the creatures who scurry, scavenge and survive in miniature.
Listen: meet the hitch-hiking insect

Friday 11th October

3.00am BBC Four Pain, Pus And Poison

4.40am Eden Life In The Undergrowth

7.30pm BBC Four The Sound And The Fury: Easy Listening
Concluding slice of the history of 20th Century classical music celebrates the return of proper tunes.
Explore: the 20th Century composers

 

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