Meet The Lords Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

Meet The Lords

Series following the larger-than-life characters that populate the House of Lords, one of Britain's oldest, most idiosyncratic and most important institutions.

BBC Four

Open University programmes on TV, radio and online

The OU has a unique partnership with the BBC, co-producing content for radio, television and online channels. We also work with a range of other broadcasters in the UK and internationally.
Here’s what’s coming up in next few days and what you can catch up with via iPlayer.

Ireland with Simon Reeve Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
Friday 6:30pm
24 Mar 2017

Ireland with Simon Reeve

Ireland with Simon Reeve explores the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in a new two-part series for BBC Two.

Thinking Allowed 2017 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
BBC Radio 4
Monday 12:15am
27 Mar 2017

Thinking Allowed 2017

OU/BBC's Thinking Allowed puts the focus on the latest thinking about how society works. Read exclusive academic insights from The Open University every week as each show airs.

Life Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Anup Shah
Monday 4:15pm
27 Mar 2017

Life Story

Life Story takes us on the greatest of all adventures – the journey through life. Find out more, and watch clips from the series.

The Secrets of Your Food Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Martha Swales - BBC
Thursday 12:15am
30 Mar 2017

The Secrets of Your Food

'The Secrets of Your Food' is the delicious science story of the food on your plate. 

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