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Hospital

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

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History & The Arts 

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.

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Hospital Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Two

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Hospital

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

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City in The Sky Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC BBC Two

Science, Maths & Technology 

City in The Sky

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 way again…

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To Walk Invisible Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC BBC One

History & The Arts 

To Walk Invisible

To Walk Invisible, a drama co-produced by The Open University and written by Sally Wainwright, tells the story of the Brontë sisters' rise to literary fame and publication against all odds. 

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Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Four

Languages 

Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream

Simon Sebag Montefiore tells the story of how the Habsburg family transformed Vienna into the capital that it is today, during a dynasty era lasting nearly 1,000 years.

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The Secret History of Our Streets - London Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Map used with thanks to the LSE BBC Four

History & The Arts 

The Secret History of Our Streets - London

Six streets - apparently unremarkable, but each one with a lot to tell us about how life and London has changed in 150 years.

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The Great British Year Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Four

Nature & Environment 

The Great British Year

The definitive portrait of the spectacular nature of the country over the course of one year.

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The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films BBC One

Science, Maths & Technology 

The Hunt

An award-winning, ground-breaking OU/BBC natural history series The Hunt, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, 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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Sleuths, Spies & Sorcerers: Andrew Marr’s Paperback Heroes Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Four

History & The Arts 

Sleuths, Spies & Sorcerers: Andrew Marr’s Paperback Heroes

Andrew Marr deconstructs detective fiction, fantasy epics and spy novels - the books we really read. He unpicks their conventions to show how these books keep us turning the page in our latest OU co-production with BBC Four. 

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Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team Eden

Nature & Environment 

Life In Cold Blood

David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.

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Inside The Commons Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Two

Society, Politics & Law 

Inside The Commons

This major four-part series from inside the House Of Commons gives viewers unparalleled access to places where cameras are normally forbidden.

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Scotland and The Battle for Britain Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Two

Society, Politics & Law 

Scotland and The Battle for Britain

Andrew Marr discovers why the Scotland he was born in has changed so much politically in our new co-production with the BBC.

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