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A History of Ideas
This major new 60-part radio series offers a fresh take on some of the big philosophical questions of our age.
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.
Economics with Subtitles
Your everyday guide to economics and why you should care.
Genius of the Ancient World
Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy: The Buddha, Socrates and Confucius.
Inventing the Impossible: The Big Life Fix
Leading inventors create ingenious solutions to everyday problems for people in desperate need.
Hospital - Series 1
Hospital, our new six-part co-production with the BBC, is the story of the NHS in unprecedented times.
Explore the spectacular and emotional world of rituals.