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Hospital, our new six-part co-production with the BBC, is the story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 

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Genius of the Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC BBC Four

History & The Arts 

Genius of the Modern World

Bettany Hughes explores the life and works of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud in the three part series from the OU and the BBC.

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The Beginning and End of the Universe Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Four

Science, Maths & Technology 

The Beginning and End of the Universe

In this two-part series, Prof Jim Al-Khalili tackles the biggest subject of all: the universe.

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Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Four

Science, Maths & Technology 

Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners

Professor Mark Miodownik uncovers the fascinating science behind the everyday stuff of our lives.

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The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films Eden

Science, Maths & Technology 

The Hunt

Spend Easter Sunday with the award-winning, ground-breaking natural history series The Hunt. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough the series explores the dynamic relationship between predator and their prey. Watch clips from each episode and explore the science behind the stories.

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Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Yesterday

Science, Maths & Technology 

Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most mysterious force - electricity.

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Timewatch: The Princess Spy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Yesterday

History & The Arts 

Timewatch: The Princess Spy

Timewatch tells the tale of "Nora Baker"'s wartime bravery. Meet the princess spy.

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Child of Our Time 16 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC BBC One

Education & Development 

Child of Our Time 16

In the year 2000 the BBC began filming the lives of 25 children born across the UK.  As they turn 16, Professor Robert Winston and Professor Tanya Byron discover how they are being affected by huge changes in their brains and behaviour that could shape their lives forever.

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Life Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Anup Shah BBC Two

Science, Maths & Technology 

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.

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Meet The Lords Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Four

Society, Politics & Law 

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.

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Canals: The Making of a Nation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © BBC BBC Four

History & The Arts 

Canals: The Making of a Nation

Liz McIvor looks at who built the nation's canal network, who funded it, those who worked on it and how they were regenerated following The Second World War.

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The Secrets of Your Food Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Martha Swales - BBC BBC Two

Health, Sports & Psychology 

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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Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC BBC Four

Science, Maths & Technology 

Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics

Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a sonic odyssey through the sounds of the universe – to reveal what the physics of sound can tell us about the world and how it works

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