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The Last Day of World War One

The Last Day of World War One Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Updated 15 Jul 2016
In this episode of Timewatch, Michael Palin explores why soldiers were dying right up to the very start of the armistice.

Full Steam Ahead

Full Steam Ahead Copyrighted image Copyright: LION TV
Updated 12 Jul 2016
It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam and explore how...

Discovery: The Truth About Success And Failure In Medicine

Discovery: The Truth About Success And Failure In Medicine Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jul 2016
Tune into new four-part series for BBC World Service and The Open University, where broadcaster and medic Dr Kevin Fong explores what...

Exodus: Our Journey To Europe

Exodus: Our Journey To Europe Copyrighted image Copyright: The BBC
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 23 Jun 2016
In this three part OU/BBC co-production we see a terrifyingly intimate, yet uniquely epic portrait of the biggest movement of people that...

Stargazing Live: Series One

Stargazing Live: Series One Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Updated 10 Jun 2016
Originally broadcast in 2011: Whether you are a keen astronomer or new to stargazing, we have some helpful tools to help you start searching the...

The Secret Life of Children's Books

The Secret Life of Children's Books Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Jun 2016
This two part OU/BBC co-production looks at the secret lives of 'The Five Children and It' by E. Nesbitt and 'The Water Babies' by...

Life - with David Attenborough

Life - with David Attenborough Copyrighted image Copyright: Rupert Barrington
Duration 5 mins Updated 27 May 2016
David Attenborough explores the vibrant mix of life found on our plant - where it comes from, and what threatens it.

City in The Sky

City in The Sky Copyrighted image Copyright: The BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 May 2016
This three-part OU/BBC co-production on BBC Two investigates the 'City in the Sky'. You will never look at your time aloft in the same...

Genius of the Modern World

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Genius of the Modern World Copyrighted image Copyright: The BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 May 2016
In this three-part OU/BBC co-production for BBC Four, Bettany Hughes explores the life and works of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund...

Frozen Planet

Frozen Planet Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 20 May 2016
A stunning portrait of life at the poles, presented by David Attenborough