Author: Laura Dewis

OU on the BBC this week 12-02-11 to 18-02-11

Updated Friday, 11th February 2011
Amongst the questions this week: is it okay to lie, what worried writers in the 1950s and how do companies cope with political unrest?

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Saturday 12th February

1.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line
Evan Davis and his panel of CEO guests ask how businesses can react to political upheaval.
Explore the challenges of taking a brand global

4.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

5.15pm BBC Two Scotland Coast shorts
Neil Oliver visits the Faroe Islands.

6.45pm BBC HD Coast shorts
A quick nip to a super-quarry.

6.50pm BBC HD Coast shorts
Alice Roberts discovers how Norway keeps the lights on in Britain.
Watch: Forming Fjords

1.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line

Sunday 13th February

6.10pm BBC Two Wales Coast shorts
How does weather affect sea levels - and should the people of Norfolk be worried?
The Flood of 1953

6.15pm BBC HD Coast shorts
Alice Roberts discovers how Norway keeps the lights on in Britain.

Tuesday 15th February

1.35am BBC Four In Their Own Words
The war is won, Fascism vanquished, but as this dip into the BBC's archives of authors shows, the new era was no less certain.
20th Century Authors: Making the connections

Pinnochio
A new take on lying: Pinochio, as reimagined by Italian artist Claudio Calia

8.30pm BBC Four Justice: A Lesson In Lying
Every lie is wrong, right? Or is the truth that truth itself is a little more slippery? Michael Sandel calls on Kant to get an answer.
To Lie Or Not To Lie

Wednesday 16th February

4.00am BBC Four Justice: A Lesson In Lying

10.25pm BBC Two Wales Coast shorts
Just before Newsnight, there's time to drop in on Milford Haven.

Friday 18th February

5.20pm BBC HD Coast shorts
How did daytrippers manage to upset Rudyard Kipling?
Why a trip to Brighton could be like a journey into space

 

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