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OU on the BBC this week 23-07-11 to 29-07-11

Updated Friday 22nd July 2011

Two big new series start this week, as Nick Crane gets to grips with the story of a Town, and Marcus du Sautoy unpicks The Code

Monday 25th July

12.15 am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed: Private lives and cellphone parents
What does privacy means when we happily give it up, and how do parents raise children on the other side of the globe?
Watch: Welfare, crime and privacy

Tuesday 26th July

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
Chris the Cuckoo heads for Africa
Watch: Five million hungry bats

8.00pm BBC Four The Story Of Maths: The Frontiers Of Space
The race was on for mathematics to be applied to objects in motion. Try your hand with Froghopper

Wednesday 27th July

1.30am BBC Four The Story Of Maths: The Frontiers Of Space

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
The last in the current series of Open University co-productions.

9.00pm BBC Two The Code
Marcus du Sautoy unravels the numeric codes that underpin the universe.
Join in the treasure hunt

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10.30 BBC Four Syrian School
The Syrian students try their hand at a talent show.
Find out more about Syria

Thursday 28th July

9.00pm BBC Two Town With Nicholas Crane
The Coast man comes inland to explore the history of Ludlow.
What is heritage?

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species


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