OU on TV and radio this week - 10-11-12 to 16-11-12

Updated Friday 9th November 2012

Andrew Marr completes his history of the world, and Saving Species meets the last lions in Asia.

Saturday 10th November

Volks Railway in Brighton Creative commons image Icon Peter Trimming under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license Volks in Brighton, the first electric railway in the world. More inventive uses of electricity on BBC Four, Thursday 5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line: Financial Services special
Financial services might save the nation's economy. Or do the opposite. Evan Davis and guests hope the omens are good.
A brief history of financialisation

8.00pm BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - Spark
In the first of three episodes, Jim Al-Khalili explores the origins of electricity.
Try our Spark It Up game

Sunday 12th November

1.10am BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - Spark

9.00pm BBC One Andrew Marr's History Of The World: The Age Of Extremes
Andrew Marr concludes his world history with the torrid tumult of the twentieth century.
Watch: Andrew Marr's four landmarks

Tuesday 13th November

1.45am BBC One Wartime Farm Episode 7
Late-night conflict-themed agricultural recreation prepares for D-Day, and finds there's more to pigeons than pies.
Can you beat the Ministry and keep the nation fed?

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
This week, the last lions in Asia and the Goliath Grouper fish.
Burping fish are destroying the environment

Thursday 15th November

8.00pm BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - The Age Of Invention
Having harnessed the power of electricity, mankind set about putting it to work.
Free course sample: Sustainable energy

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species

Friday 16th November

1.00am BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - The Age Of Invention

 

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