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OU on TV and radio this week - 10-03-11 to 16-03-11

Updated Friday, 9th March 2012

Bang returns with an investigation into the price of petrol - something that might interest The Hairy Bikers as they set off on a baking tour of Europe.

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Saturday 10th March

5.30pm BBC Radio 4 FMThe Bottom Line
Evan Davis and guests consider the role played by cock-up and conspiracy in the business world
Watch: Andy Green on cloud computing

Sunday 11th March

4.30pm BBC Radio Wales Histories Of Wales
How has family life shaped and changed Welsh history?
Who is the missing Welsh icon?

10.25pm BBC One Scotland Empire: Making Ourselves At Home
Jeremy Paxman visits former Empire outposts to discover how the British set about recreating their home comforts around the globe.
What do you know about the Empire? Organise your Empire party

Monday 12th March

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Why do nations fail? Laurie Taylor and guests look for answers.
Alan Shipman reviews James Robinson's theory of national decline

7.30pm BBC One England & Scotland
7.30pm BBC Two Wales & Northern Ireland Bang Goes The Theory
The science and technology series that won't take 'it just does' for an answer returns, hoping to discover why petrol costs so much.
Order your free Bang matrix of modern life poster

9.00pm BBC One England & Northern Ireland Empire: Playing The Game
How did a sporting spirit shape the early days of Empire - and give a voice to rising nationalism?
Order your free Empire poster

9.00pm BBC One Wales The Story Of Wales
How Wales powered the industrialisation of the UK.
Industrialisation: Changing landscapes

Tuesday 13th March

8.00pm BBC Two & BBC HD Channel The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Norway
In their first series with The Open University, the Hairy Bikers sample the baked delights of Europe.
Watch: How did the Bikers communicate when they didn't speak the langauge?

9.00pm BBC Two Wales Empire: Playing The Game

Wednesday 14th March

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

Thursday 15th March

7.00pm BBC Two & BBC HD Channel The Hairy Bikers Bakeation: Norway

8.30pm BBC Radio 4 The Bottom Line



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