In 2009, The Open University and the BBC will be joining forces to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication On The Origin Of Species.
The Darwin Season programmes
David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries. Read more: OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life - ARCHIVE
Andrew Marr explores the effects of Darwin's thinking on his society - and ours. Read more: OU on the BBC: Darwin's Dangerous Idea
Jimmy Doherty visits Darwin's home, and recreates the experiments that helped formulate his theory of evolution. Read more: OU on the BBC: Jimmy Doherty In Darwin's Garden
Darwin and evolution in more depth:
Follow evolution and explore the variety of life on the planet with the Tree of Life. Launch now: Tree of Life
Professor Steve Jones reflects on how well Darwin’s ground-breaking theory of evolution has stood the test of... Listen now: Darwin Now pod 1: Why do we care about Darwin now?