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OU on TV and radio this week - 31-04-12 to 04-05-12

Updated Friday 27th April 2012

The first sparks of the electrical revolution, and the final gunning of the Hairy Bikers' engines.

Sunday 29th April

A border post between Spain and France Creative commons image Icon Steve & Jemma Copley under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license A border post between Spain and France - BBC Two, Sunday 6.00pm, Tuesday, 8.00pm 6.00pm BBC Two & BBC HD The Hairy Bikers' Bakeation - France
Dave and Si cross into the South of France for baked goods worthy of the Palme D'Or
Watch The Bikers communicating beyond the language gap

8.00pm BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity
Jim Al-Khalili salutes the original heroes who sought to first understand, and then control, the power of electricity.
Try our Spark It Up game

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
The weekly round-up and wrestle with numbers from the news.
Confusing terms in statistics

Monday 30th April

12.45am BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

12.45am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Laurie Taylor and guests shine a blue lamp on how crime drama reflects and shapes society.
Perceptions of crime

7.30pm BBC One England, Scotland & Northern Ireland
8.00pm BBC Two Wales Bang Goes The Theory
How has Jem's flesh-and-blood powered aircraft fared?
Want to fly? It's simple... sort of...

8.00pm BBC Four Inside The Medieval Mind: Belief
Robert Bartlett enters a world where the dead existed alongside the living and parts of the Saints were sought-after, and fought for.
Listen: How the Reformation in Wales rolled back the Saints

Tuesday 1st May

1.30am BBC Four Inside The Medieval Mind: Belief

8.00pm BBC Two & BBC HDThe Hairy Bikers' Bakeation: Spain
At the end of the long, strange trip, the Bikers finally dismount in Spain.
Why study languages?

Wednesday 2nd May

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

Friday 4th May

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less

 

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