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The Secret Life of Books: Frankenstein

The Secret Life of Books: Frankenstein Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Updated 29 Oct 2014
Anatomist and author Professor Alice Roberts dissects one of the earliest examples of Science Fiction, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. 

OU on the BBC: Life Story

OU on the BBC: Life Story Copyrighted image Credit: BBC/Anup Shah Updated content
Updated 28 Oct 2014
Life Story takes us on the greatest of all adventures – the journey through life.

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Alertness

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Alertness Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 27 Oct 2014
Does caffeine really help us to stay alert and what are the alternatives? In this programme some surprising ways to boost our brains are put to the...

OU on the BBC: Life

OU on the BBC: Life Copyrighted image Credit: Neil Lucas Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Oct 2014
David Attenborough's ten-part exploration of the enormous variety of life on planet Earth.

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Age of Industry

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Age of Industry Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2014
Andrew continues his epic series with the story of how Britain's Industrial Revolution created the modern world.

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Age of Extremes

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Age of Extremes Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2014
Andrew Marr brings the story of human civilisation up to date with the twentieth century.

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Superfoods

OU on the BBC: Trust Me, I'm A Doctor - Superfoods Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 20 Oct 2014
Can foods be as potent as medicines? The second episode of Trust Me, I'm a Doctor investigates the truth about superfoods.

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Revolution

OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World - Revolution Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2014
People across the world rising up in the name of freedom and equality: Andrew explores revolutions in human history.

The Secret History Of Our Streets - Reverdy Road

The Secret History Of Our Streets - Reverdy Road Creative commons image Credit: Martin Addison under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2014
A street that didn't make it through the war unscathed - but with a home to a doctor that has survived since the 1880s.