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OU on TV and radio this week - 11-01-14 to 17-01-14

Updated Friday 10th January 2014

Stories from the oldest family businesses in the country, and from the newest thinking in science.

Sunday 12th January

Balsons butcher shop, Bridport, Dorset Creative commons image Icon Nigel Chadwick under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license BBC Four, Wednesday: Balson's butchers, Bridport 8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
The weekly guide to statistics, their use and misuse. 73% misuse.
Postcode Patterns: Understanding social stats

Wednesday 15th January

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 Bringing Up Britain
Mariella Frostrup examines how modern families cope with questions of finance.
Free OpenLearn course; Understanding society - families

9.00pm BBC Four Hidden Histories: Britain's Oldest Family Businesses
Chronicling the family endeavours that have been trading, literally, for centuries. First, meet the family butchering since the 16th Century.
Are family businesses better than stock market owned?

Thursday 16th January

3.00am BBC Four Hidden Histories: Britain's Oldest Family Businesses

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 BBC BBC Inside Science
The latest news from the multiverses of science.
Free OpenLearn course: Introduction to polymers

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 BBC BBC Inside Science

Friday 17th January

2.10am BBC Two Iceland Foods: Life In The Freezer Cabinet
As the horsemeat scandal engulfs the supermarket trade, can Iceland remain untainted?
Hunting for data about the food supply chain

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less

 

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