OU on TV and radio this week - 31-03-12 to 06-04-12

Updated Friday 30th March 2012

Our Crime takes a street-level view of criminality, while The Bottom Line offers a boardroom-eye take on deprivation...

Saturday 31st March

Wimpy Bar attacked during the London riots of 2011 Creative commons image Icon kenjonbro under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license A burnt-out shop during last year's riots, which feature in the Our Crime series 5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line
In the last of the series, Evan and boardroom guests examine how capitalism can engage with areas it appears to have abandoned.
Watch: Dido Harding on the future of the telephone industry

Sunday 1st April

10.25pm BBC One Scotland Empire: Doing Good
Jeremy Paxman concludes his history of the Empire by comparing the high ideals with some of the low results of the period.
Order your free Empire poster

Monday 2nd April

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Laurie Taylor presents the latest in social sciences. This week: what does a Michelin star mean - does it depend where you are?
Why elitism can't turn back the food revolution

7.30pm BBC Four The Story Of Maths
Marcus DuSautoy follows the history of mathematical developments back to Europe.
Introducing Newton

7.30pm BBC One England & Scotland
7.30pm BBC Two Wales & Northern Ireland Bang Goes The Theory
The technology and science show explores crowds - and Johnny Ball pops in to show how population measuring is much more than just thinking of a number.
Order your free Matrix Of Modern Life poster

9.00pm BBC Three Our Crime: Robbed
Looking at youth crime through the eyes - and cameras - of victims and victimisers, this new series starts with street thefts.
What's your verdict?

Tuesday 3rd April

12.30am BBC Three & BBC HD Channel Our Crime: Robbed

1.30am BBC Four The Story Of Maths

8.00pm BBC Two & BBC HD Channel The Hairy Bikers' Bakeation
Si and Dave cross into the heart of Europe, discovering the singular delights of Eastern European baking.
Explore the baking of Hungary

Wednesday 4th April

3.55am BBC Three Our Crime: Robbed

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

Thursday 5th April

2.00am BBC Three Our Crime: Robbed

7.00pm BBC Two & BBC HD Channel The Hairy Bikers' Bakeation

 

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