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Stargazing Live: Series One

Stargazing Live: Series One Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Updated 10 Jun 2016
Originally broadcast in 2011: Whether you are a keen astronomer or new to stargazing, we have some helpful tools to help you start searching the...

City in The Sky

City in The Sky Copyrighted image Copyright: The BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 May 2016
This three-part OU/BBC co-production on BBC Two investigates the 'City in the Sky'. You will never look at your time aloft in the same...

The Wonder of Dogs

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The Wonder of Dogs Copyrighted image Copyright: Jevgenia Issakova | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Updated 08 Apr 2016
From the BBC and The Open University, a celebration of all things canine.

The London Markets: The Fruit And Veg Market

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The London Markets: The Fruit And Veg Market Copyrighted image Copyright: Indus Films
Updated 22 Jan 2016
Concluding our stories of life in London's great markets, we visit the engine of the city's greengrocery trade.

The London Markets: The Meat Market

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The London Markets: The Meat Market Copyrighted image Copyright: Indus Films
Updated 22 Jan 2016
Since the 12th Century, Smithfield has provided meat to London. But can it survive in an era of supermarkets and vegans?

The London Markets: The Fish Market

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Updated 22 Jan 2016
The sustainability of fish stocks threatens the future for Billingsgate - but there are more pressing challenges to the traditions of London's fish...

Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years

Don't Panic - How to End Poverty in 15 Years Copyrighted image Copyright: The BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Oct 2015
The legendary statistical showman Professor Hans Rosling returns with a feast of facts and figures as he examines the extraordinary target the...

Were most women overlooked from the Ascent of Woman?

Were most women overlooked from the Ascent of Woman? Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Sep 2015
The BBC/OU series The Ascent of Woman set out to restore women missing from the official histories. In a personal view on the series, Leeds...

The Last Day of World War One

The Last Day of World War One Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Updated 11 Sep 2015
In this episode of Timewatch, Michael Palin explores why soldiers were dying right up to the very start of the armistice.