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OU on TV and radio this week - 08-03-14 to 14-03-14

Updated Friday 7th March 2014

The aftermath of a stabbing, and the end of the First World War are among our subjects this week.

Saturday 8th March

Wind turbine and electricity pylon at sunset Creative commons image Icon MedEvac71 under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license BBC One, Monday 5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line: Chocolate
Is there real money to be made from the world's sweet tooth?
Watch: Food shopping in a time of austerity

Monday 10th March

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed: Surnames and elite students
Laurie Taylor and guests ask why British and French students take such different approaches, and how family names influence your lives.
Free OpenLearn course: Social problems - who makes them?

7.30pm BBC One England, Scotland & Northern Ireland
7.30pm BBC Two Wales Bang Goes The Theory
The Bang team are back with a new series - starting with how science might struggle to keep the lights on.
Power My Postcode: Compare energy sources in your own neighbourhood

Tuesday 11th March

9.00pm BBC Two An Hour To Save Your Life: On The Edge
This week, the paramedics have to cope with a motorcycle injury and a stabbing.
Order your free trauma booklet

Wednesday 12th March

12.20am BBC Two England, Scotland & Wales
12.50am BBC Two Northern Ireland The Great War: The Eleventh Hour
Jeremy Paxman reaches the end of his history of the Great War - but can the peace hold?
Watch: Death on the eve of the Armistice

4.00pm Eden Frozen Planet
David Attenborough explores the icy wastes, which turn out (SPOILER) not to be wastes at all.
Free OpenLearn course: Frozen Planet

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

9.00pm Eden Frozen Planet

10.00pm BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking: RIBA
In a sister programme to Brits Who Built The Modern World, Terry Farrell, Norman Foster, Nicholas Grimshaw, Michael and Patty Hopkins and Richard Rogers discuss modern architecture.
Watch: Building stories

11.20pm BBC Two England, Scotland & Wales An Hour To Save Your Life: On The Edge

Thursday 13th March

12.20am BBC Two Northern Ireland An Hour To Save Your Life: On The Edge

3.50am Eden Frozen Planet

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line: Transformation
How do companies that return from the brink avoid going straight back there?
Why do some brands endure when others fade?

 

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