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OU on the BBC: Timewatch - More Timewatch programmes

OU on the BBC: Timewatch - More Timewatch programmes Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Dec 2007
Between 2006 and 2009, The Open University joined with the BBC history flagship Timewatch to uncover the past in more depth.

Timewatch: Revisiting Omaha - discussion

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Timewatch: Revisiting Omaha - discussion Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 30 mins Updated 20 Dec 2007
John Farren chairs a discussion about the difficulties of making accurate TV history, taking the Timewatch Bloody Omaha programme as a...

Timewatch: Bloody Omaha

Timewatch: Bloody Omaha Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Dec 2007
More than 60 years ago, the fate of World War II turned on five beaches in Normandy, France. ‘D-Day’ was the greatest amphibious invasion ever...

Timewatch: Explore The Pharaoh's Lost City: Rebuilding the city

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Timewatch: Explore The Pharaoh's Lost City: Rebuilding the city Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Dec 2007
 The Timewatch team had a challenge: how do you show a city that has been destroyed for centuries?

The Making of Bloody Omaha 10: The last peices

The Making of Bloody Omaha 10: The last peices Creative commons image Credit: peprice under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Sep 2007
Researcher Georgina Leslie's diary of the making of the Timewatch programme Bloody Omaha. The programme is completed and ready for broadcast.

Timewatch: The Wreckers

Timewatch: The Wreckers Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2007
The Open University teamed up with BBC Two's flagship history strand to explore the legacy of those who led ships astray

The making of The Young Victoria

The making of The Young Victoria Copyrighted image Credit: Kate Williams / Tony Cohen
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Aug 2007
Kate Williams, writer and presenter of Timewatch's Young Victoria programme tells of her work on the production; how the programme evolved and some...

The making of Bloody Omaha 8: Amongst the craters

The making of Bloody Omaha 8: Amongst the craters Creative commons image Credit: peprice under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Aug 2007
Researcher Georgina Leslie's diary of the making of the Timewatch programme Bloody Omaha. Georgina visits the beach again to film pieces to camera...

The making of Bloody Omaha 7: Looking through CG-eyes

The making of Bloody Omaha 7: Looking through CG-eyes Creative commons image Credit: peprice under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jul 2007
Researcher Georgina Leslie's diary of the making of the Timewatch programme Bloody Omaha. She helps to film CGI sequences for the programme.