OU on TV and radio this week - 24-03-12 to 30-03-12

Updated Friday 23rd March 2012

The Story of Maths heads East; the Bikers hit Germany and Huw Edwards comes up-to-date in Wales.

Saturday 24th March

Fortune telling numbers in a temple in Lam Tsuen Creative commons image Icon Joybot under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license BBC Four, Monday, 7.30pm 5.30pm BBC Radio 4 FM The Bottom Line
Evan and boardroom guests stress the positives of stress.
Watch: Martin Sorrell on how advertising is being reshaped by technology

Sunday 25th March

4.30pm BBC Radio Wales Histories Of Wales
A survey of journalism in Wales.
Please note the programme's later start time, due to footballing.
Order your free Icons Of Wales booklet

10.25pm BBC One Scotland Empire: Making A Fortune
Jeremy Paxman's exploration of Empire follows the money.
Order your free Empire poster

Monday 26th March

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed: The Meaning Of Home
Laurie and guests ask what we mean when we think of home.
What does sociology tell us about home?

7.30pm BBC One England & Scotland
7.30pm BBC Two Wales & Northern Ireland
The Bang team take a look at cybersecurity - but are bad guys looking at your phone records?
Order your free Matrix Of Modern Life poster

7.30pm BBC Four The Story Of Maths: The Genius of The East
Marcus DuSautoy finds out just how far the nations of the East developed mathematical theory.
Free course: How mathematics helps model pollution

9.00pm BBC One England & Northern Ireland Empire: Doing Good
It's easy to view the Empire as an immoral adventure. In his final look at the British Empire, Jeremy Paxman contrasts the high-minded ideals with the consequences.
Organise your virtual Empire party - will it be a celebration or a wake?

9.00pm BBC One Wales The Story Of Wales
Huw Edwards concludes his history by asking where Wales fits in a modern United Kingdom.
Last chance to vote for your Welsh icon

Tuesday 27th March

12.25am BBC Four The Story Of Maths: The Genius of The East

8.00pm BBC Two & BBC HD Channel The Hairy Bikers Bake-ation
Dave and Si ride into Germany, discovering pretzels and potato bread en route.
Explore the baking and culture of Germany

9.00pm BBC Two Wales Empire: Doing Good

Wednesday 28th March

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

Thursday 29th March

7.00pm BBC Two & BBC HD Channel The Hairy Bikers Bake-ation

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line

10.00pm BBC Four Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life
David Attenborough argues the importance of Charles Darwin and how he fundamentally shifted the way we see the world.
Explore the Tree Of Life

 

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