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OU on TV and radio this week - 17-08-13 to 23-08-13

Updated Friday 16th August 2013

Paul O'Grady wraps up, while Iain Stewart's story of the Med returns and the Ethics Committee makes another hard choice.

Saturday 17th August

Istanbul Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Taiga | Dreamstime.com Istanbul: BBC Two, Monday to Friday 10.15pm BBC Radio 4 Inside The Ethics Committee: End of life and Islam
Joan Bakewell explores the case of a devout man whose family believe can beat substantial odds.
How do you decide in these cases?

Monday 19th August

4.15pm BBC Two Journeys From The Centre Of The Earth
A delight to welcome back Iain Stewart's masterful tour of how the geology of the Med shaped the people and culture.
Iain Stewart writes on rocks

Tuesday 20th August

3.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Philosopher's Arms
This week, the thinkers and drinkers weigh historic wrongs.
Listen: blame and historic injustice

4.15pm BBC Two Journeys From The Centre Of The Earth

Wednesday 21st August

4.15pm BBC Two Journeys From The Centre Of The Earth

10.35pm BBC One Wales The Story of Wales: A New Beginning
Wales rides the rise of coal and becomes the powerhouse of the world - but a bust is just around the corner.
Free course extract: Energy resources - coal

Thursday 22nd August

9.00am BBC Radio 4 Inside The Ethics Commitee: Genetic testing and children
The committee has to decide when a mother insists on testing her children for risk of a rare cancer.
Free course extract: Genetic testing

4.15pm BBC Two Journeys From The Centre Of The Earth

9.00pm BBC One England & Wales Paul O'Grady's Working Britain
Paul O'Grady celebrates those who work hard in difficult conditions.
Order your free journal of working class life

Friday 23rd August

4.00pm Eden Life
David Attenborough explores life around the planet, from amoeba to zebra.
Watch exclusive video from the series

4.15pm BBC Two Journeys From The Centre Of The Earth

9.00pm Eden Life

 

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