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OU on TV and radio this week - 28-09-13 to 04-10-13

Updated Friday 27th September 2013

A new natural history series; the discovery of morphine and a return trip to the bakeries of Europe. A busy week.

Saturday 27th September

2.10am BBC World News Escape From The Boardroom: Semsom
The CEO of the Lebanon-based restaurant chain takes a turn on the shop floor.
How business adapts as it moves across cultures

3.10pm BBC World News Escape From The Boardroom: Semsom

6.00pm BBC Two England, Scotland & Wales;
6.30pm BBC Two Northern Ireland The Wonder Of Dogs 2
How do humans persuade dogs to do what we want?
Designing for dogs

Sunday 28th September

9.10am BBC World News Escape From The Boardroom: Semsom

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
Statistics taken apart, looked at very closely, and then reassembled in a more useful manner.
Data sleuth: Is there anything sinister in left-handed death rates?

9.10pm BBC World News Escape From The Boardroom: Semsom

Monday 30th September

9.00pm Yesterday The Secret History Of Our Streets: Camberwell Grove
A long, straight street takes a circular journey from respectability and back.
The stories behind our streets

Tuesday 1st October

1.50am Yesterday The Secret History Of Our Streets: Camberwell Grove

7.00pm BBC Two The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Norway
The bloke off Strictly and his mate tour Europe, baking on route.
The language and baking of Norway

Wednesday 2nd October

7.00pm BBC Two The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Low Countries
The bikers explore Belgium and neighbours.
The language and baking of the Netherlands

9.00pm BBC One The Great British Year: Winter
Gloriously-filmed new series exploring twelve months of UK wildlife starts with discovering why the midwinter isn't so bleak.
Share your nature notes on iSpot

Thursday 3rd October

4.00pm Eden Life In The Undergrowth
David Attenborough shows why there's nothing creepy about things that crawl.
Aquatic life explored

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 BBC BBC Inside Science
Radio 4 takes a weekly look at science.
Try our angel breed DNA game

7.00pm BBC Two The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Germany
Hey… this trip is about the beer, isn't it? As much as the bread, right?
The baking and culture of Germany

8.00pm BBC Two The Wonder Of Dogs 3
In the third programme, Kate Humble explores the relationship between people and pups.
How dogs interact with technology

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line
Evan Davis and guests discuss Big Data
Data for good: help us track flu

9.00pm BBC Four Pain, Pus & Poison: The Search For Modern Medicines
Michael Mosley explores what pain actually is - and why we didn't care quite so much once we'd discovered morphine.
Try our pain quiz

9.00pm Eden Life In The Undergrowth

Friday 4th October

3.00am BBC Four Pain, Pus & Poison: The Search For Modern Medicines

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less

7.00pm BBC Two The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Eastern Europe
Across what's left of the old iron curtain, what oven-ready delights await our intrepid bicyclists?
The language and culture of Hungary

7.30pm BBC Four The Sound And The Fury: Free For All
Modernism turns up, ignores all the rules; classical music gets upsetting.
Make the connections: 20th Century Composers

 

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