OU on TV and radio this week - 17-11-12 to 23-11-12

Updated Friday 16th November 2012

The first in a new series of films explores the lives of children born into poverty - and Hans Rosling share his passion for numbers.

Saturday 17th November

A baby's hand on the bars of a cot Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Pavmal | Dreamstime.com BBC One, Monday 5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line
In the last of the current series, Evan Davis and guests consider new products - and what happens when you change your mind.
Watch: Blinkx's Suranga Chandratillake on sustaining a start-up

8.00pm BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - The Age Of Invention
Now we understood electricity, the challenge was to put it to work.
Play our Spark It Up game

Sunday 18th November

2.30am BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - The Age Of Invention

Monday 19th November

10.35pm BBC One England and Scotland;
11.15pm BBC One Northern Ireland;
11.35pm BBC One Wales Why Poverty: Four Born Every Second
Starting a series of programmes exploring poverty around a planet of plenty, Brian Hill meets three parents struggling with different problems.
Explore the data behind the stories

Tuesday 20th November

3.25am BBC One Wartime Farm: Episode 8
Late-night catch-up as our volunteers reach the end of the war, only to discover the peace might be harder than conflict.
Explore food and starvation in the war years

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
As Britain slowly wakes up to the horror of ash dieback, how should we manage our woodlands?
Listen: Chris Baines on the threats to British woodlands

Thursday 22nd November

8.00pm BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - Revelations and Revolutions
We thought we knew electricity, what it would bring. Jim Al-Khalili reveals why we hadn't begun.
Free learning: Nuclear power

9.00pm BBC Four The Joy Of Stats
Hans Rosling's acclaimed destruction of the idea that statistics are boring.
Watch: How stats help us understand foreign words

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species

Friday 23rd November

2.00am BBC Four The Joy Of Stats

2.40am BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - Revelations and Revolutions

 

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