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OU on TV and radio this week - 08-02-14 to 14-02-14

Updated Friday 7th February 2014

Food in both World Wars; the genius of British architects; poison as cure and much more...

Saturday 8th February

Ruth Goodman Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Lion TV / BBC Yesterday, Tuesday to Friday 5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line
What is the real value of an MBA?
Free OpenLearn course: I'm managing, thank you

8.00pm BBC Four Pain, Pus And Poison
Science's move from searching for an antidote, to using poisons to cure.
The perilous pastime of poison

Sunday 9th February

2.45am BBC Four Pain, Pus And Poison

Monday 10th February

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
The numbers behind global politics - and gay rights in Belfast.
The origins of data used to make decisions

Noon Eden Life
David Attenborough's complete guide to everything living on our planet.
Free OpenLearn course: Life sciences indsutry: an introduction

9.00pm BBC One Britain's Great War: The Darkest Hour
Jeremy Paxman recalls the point where The Great War looked to be lost - and how a box office hit changed the public's view of war forever.
The myth of war enthusiasm

11,00pm Eden Life

Tuesday 11th February

3.00am Eden Life

9.00am Yesterday Wartime Farm Episode 1
Three volunteers attempt to recreate farm life during the Second World War.
Can you beat the ministry?

Noon Eden Life

7.00pm Yesterday Wartime Farm Episode 1

10.00pm Yesterday Andrew Marr's History of The World: Revolution
Andrew reaches the point in history where it became the masses against the classes.
Free OpenLearn course: The French Revolution

11.00pm Eden Life

Wednesday 12th February

12.15am BBC Four Pain, Pus And Poison

3.00am Eden Life

9.00am Yesterday Wartime Farm Episode 2

Noon Eden Life

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
How, post-Katrina, disaster clean-up became a big business.
Free OpenLearn course extract: Katrina and the shaming of America

4.00pm Eden Life In The Undergrowth
The tiny creatures upon whom all life depends.
Life under a log

7.00pm Yesterday Wartime Farm Episode 2

8.00pm BBC Four Ancient Greece: The Greatest Show On Earth
How Greece invented theatre and spread it around the world
A satire timeline

9.00pm Eden Life In The Undergrowth

11.00pm Eden Life

Thursday 13th February

3.00am Eden Life

3.50am Eden Life In The Undergrowth

9.00am Yesterday Wartime Farm Episode 3

Noon Eden Life

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 BBC BBC Inside Science
Lucie Green and guests cover the latest developments from the world of science. Or as many as they're able to in half an hour.
Free OpenLearn course: minerals and rocks under the microscope

7.00pm Yesterday Wartime Farm Episode 3

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line
Evan Davis and guests discuss the successful business of selling TV formats.
The democracy at the heart of Strictly Come Dancing

9.00pm BBC Four Brits Who Built The Modern World
Brand new series revealing how architects from a small island shaped the built environment of the world.
Building Stories: Hear the tales behind the buildings

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 BBC BBC Inside Science

11.00pm Eden Life

Friday 14th February

3.00am BBC Four Brits Who Built The Modern World

3.00am Eden Life

9.00am Yesterday Wartime Farm Episode 4

Noon Eden Life

7.00pm Yesterday Wartime Farm Episode 4

11.30pm Eden Life

 

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