Saturday 24th November

Bob Geldof Copyrighted image Credit: Markwaters | Dreamstime.com BBC Four, Sunday 8.00pm BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity - Revelations and Revolutions
The concluding part of our history of a life electric explains how we finally came to understand the power of power.
Play our Spark It Up game

Sunday 25th November

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

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
It's back! The show that takes stats to task returns with ash dieback and - don't stop - Fergie Time.
Woodland habitats explored

9.00pm BBC Four Why Poverty?
Give Us The Money: Thirty years on from Band Aid, how have the activities of Bob Geldof made a difference?
How does aid help or hinder development?

Monday 26th November

9.00pm BBC Four Why Poverty?
Stealing Africa: How multinational corporations exploit the continent
Try a free course: International Development

Tuesday 27th November

Please note that, due to Radio 4's special on the Welfare State, our regular visit to Saving Species has moved to Thursday evening for this week only.

9.00pm BBC Four Why Poverty?
Park Avenue: The series continues with a study of the sour side of the American dream.
Why people in poverty see the poor as other people

Wednesday 28th November

9.00pm BBC Four Why Poverty?
Poor Us: An animated history of poverty.
Try a free course: Poverty in Scotland

Thursday 29th November

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
More from the world of conservation.
Listen: Meet the hitch-hiking insect

Friday 30th November

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less

7.30pm BBC Four Sacred Music: The Gothic Revolution
Simon Russell Beale visits Notre Damme, the place where religious music changed forever.
Sacred Music in a secular world