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OU on TV and radio this week - 08-03-14 to 14-03-14

Updated Friday 7th March 2014

The aftermath of a stabbing, and the end of the First World War are among our subjects this week.

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Saturday 8th March

Wind turbine and electricity pylon at sunset Creative commons image Icon MedEvac71 under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license BBC One, Monday 5.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line: Chocolate
Is there real money to be made from the world's sweet tooth?
Watch: Food shopping in a time of austerity

Monday 10th March

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed: Surnames and elite students
Laurie Taylor and guests ask why British and French students take such different approaches, and how family names influence your lives.
Free OpenLearn course: Social problems - who makes them?

7.30pm BBC One England, Scotland & Northern Ireland
7.30pm BBC Two Wales Bang Goes The Theory
The Bang team are back with a new series - starting with how science might struggle to keep the lights on.
Power My Postcode: Compare energy sources in your own neighbourhood

Tuesday 11th March

9.00pm BBC Two An Hour To Save Your Life: On The Edge
This week, the paramedics have to cope with a motorcycle injury and a stabbing.
Order your free trauma booklet

Wednesday 12th March

12.20am BBC Two England, Scotland & Wales
12.50am BBC Two Northern Ireland The Great War: The Eleventh Hour
Jeremy Paxman reaches the end of his history of the Great War - but can the peace hold?
Watch: Death on the eve of the Armistice

4.00pm Eden Frozen Planet
David Attenborough explores the icy wastes, which turn out (SPOILER) not to be wastes at all.
Free OpenLearn course: Frozen Planet

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

9.00pm Eden Frozen Planet

10.00pm BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking: RIBA
In a sister programme to Brits Who Built The Modern World, Terry Farrell, Norman Foster, Nicholas Grimshaw, Michael and Patty Hopkins and Richard Rogers discuss modern architecture.
Watch: Building stories

11.20pm BBC Two England, Scotland & Wales An Hour To Save Your Life: On The Edge

Thursday 13th March

12.20am BBC Two Northern Ireland An Hour To Save Your Life: On The Edge

3.50am Eden Frozen Planet

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line: Transformation
How do companies that return from the brink avoid going straight back there?
Why do some brands endure when others fade?





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