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  • Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India and Pakistan Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: October Films

    Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India and Pakistan

    Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travel the still-volatile border of Pakistan and India.

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    28 Aug 2017

  • Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India and Pakistan

    Dangerous Borders: A Journey across India and Pakistan Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: October Films Updated content
    Updated 28 Aug 2017
    Adnan Sarwar and Babita Sharma travel the still-volatile border of Pakistan and India.
  • Milton Keynes and Me Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Platform Productions

    Milton Keynes and Me

    Filmmaker Richard Macer goes home to Milton Keynes as both are about to turn 50.

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    16 Aug 2017

  • Milton Keynes and Me

    Milton Keynes and Me Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Platform Productions Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 16 Aug 2017
    Filmmaker Richard Macer goes home to Milton Keynes as both are about to turn 50.
  • I Bought A Rainforest Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James

    I Bought A Rainforest

    Join Charlie Hamilton James in this OU/BBC co-production, as he attempts to do his bit for the planet by buying a chunk of the Amazon. But his...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    16 Aug 2017

  • I Bought A Rainforest

    I Bought A Rainforest Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James New content
    Introductory level Updated 16 Aug 2017
    Join Charlie Hamilton James in this OU/BBC co-production, as he attempts to do his bit for the planet by buying a chunk of the Amazon. But his plans of...
  • More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    More or Less

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    Radio Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Aug 2017

  • More or Less

    More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Aug 2017
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 3 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James

    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 3

    By The OpenLearn team

    Nine months on and the project has hit rock-bottom. Charlie has to decide what to do next. In our clips, the forest...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Aug 2017

  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 3

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    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 3 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Nine months on and the project has hit rock-bottom. Charlie has to decide what to do next. In our clips, the forest catches fire - and Charlie uses a...
  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James

    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1

    By The OpenLearn team

    Charlie's dream was soon shattered when he got to the land he bought over the phone. And watch Charlie get to know a...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Aug 2017

  • I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1

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    I Bought A Rainforest - Episode 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Charlie Hamilton James Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Charlie's dream was soon shattered when he got to the land he bought over the phone. And watch Charlie get to know a local resident - a venomous snake.
  • Secrets of Silicon Valley Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tristan Quinn for the BBC

    Secrets of Silicon Valley

    Jamie Bartlett uncovers the dark reality behind Silicon Valley's glittering promise to build a better world.

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    13 Aug 2017

  • Secrets of Silicon Valley

    Secrets of Silicon Valley Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tristan Quinn for the BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 13 Aug 2017
    Jamie Bartlett uncovers the dark reality behind Silicon Valley's glittering promise to build a better world.
  • Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    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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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2017

  • Life In Cold Blood

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    Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 08 Aug 2017
    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.
  • Living Shakespeare Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Living Shakespeare

    Why is Shakespeare so widely acclaimed across the globe? Our new series with the BBC takes us on a worldwide journey to discover people's personal...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2017

  • Living Shakespeare

    Living Shakespeare Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 08 Aug 2017
    Why is Shakespeare so widely acclaimed across the globe? Our new series with the BBC takes us on a worldwide journey to discover people's personal...
  • Prejudice and Pride Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Prejudice and Pride

    The People's History of LGBTQ Britain.

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    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Aug 2017

  • Prejudice and Pride

    Prejudice and Pride Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 04 Aug 2017
    The People's History of LGBTQ Britain.
  • Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ed Cave - Windfall Films

    Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots

    Could machines built to enhance our lives one day become our greatest rivals?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2017

  • Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots

    Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ed Cave - Windfall Films
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Aug 2017
    Could machines built to enhance our lives one day become our greatest rivals?
  • The Music of Time Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Music of Time

    How does music gain the meaning different societies give it?

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    01 Aug 2017

  • The Music of Time

    The Music of Time Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 01 Aug 2017
    How does music gain the meaning different societies give it?
  • Addicted Parents Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Becky Potts - Lambent Productions

    Addicted Parents

    ...Last Chance to Keep My Children. The story of the only family rehab in the UK.

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    TV Programme

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jul 2017

  • Addicted Parents

    Addicted Parents Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Becky Potts - Lambent Productions
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 26 Jul 2017
    ...Last Chance to Keep My Children. The story of the only family rehab in the UK.
  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips

    By The OpenLearn team

    Jeremy Paxman concludes the series by describing how the country came to the very brink of defeat.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips

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    Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman concludes the series by describing how the country came to the very brink of defeat.
  • Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips

    By The OpenLearn team

    In the second episode, the whole population is enlisted to turn an unprepared Britain into a war machine.

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    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips

    Featuring: Video Video
    Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jul 2017
    In the second episode, the whole population is enlisted to turn an unprepared Britain into a war machine.
  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips

    By The OpenLearn team

    Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the First World War.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips

    Featuring: Video Video
    Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the First World War.
  • Happy Birthday Harry Potter! Creative commons image Icon Sas Amoah under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Happy Birthday Harry Potter!

    By The OpenLearn team

    July 31st is the birthday of the boy who lived (and coincidentally Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling). To celebrate,...

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    Article

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2017

  • Happy Birthday Harry Potter!

    Happy Birthday Harry Potter! Creative commons image Icon Sas Amoah under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 20 Jul 2017
    July 31st is the birthday of the boy who lived (and coincidentally Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling). To celebrate, we're going potty about Potter with our...
  • Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War

    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War

    Featuring: Video Video
    Britain's Great War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
    Introductory level Updated 20 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman tells how Britain was transformed by the First World War.
  • The Brits Who Built The Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV

    The Brits Who Built The Modern World

    Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision

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    19 Jul 2017

  • The Brits Who Built The Modern World

    The Brits Who Built The Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nathan Kendall/OFTV
    Updated 19 Jul 2017
    Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision
  • Ian Kershaw on Hitler's Place In History: The Lecture Podcast Creative commons image Icon Allgemeiner Deutscher Nachrichtendienst under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Ian Kershaw on Hitler's Place In History: The Lecture Podcast

    By Sir Ian Kershaw

    Ian Kershaw, renowned as one of the leading experts on the Third Reich, unpicks the question of how history should...

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    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jul 2017

  • Ian Kershaw on Hitler's Place In History: The Lecture Podcast

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    Ian Kershaw on Hitler's Place In History: The Lecture Podcast Creative commons image Icon Allgemeiner Deutscher Nachrichtendienst under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 18 Jul 2017
    Ian Kershaw, renowned as one of the leading experts on the Third Reich, unpicks the question of how history should view Adolf Hitler.
  • Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    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...

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    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics

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    Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Jul 2017
    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...
  • Hospital Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ryan McNamara

    Hospital

    Hospital returns for a second series to tell the riveting story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jul 2017

  • Hospital

    Hospital Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ryan McNamara
    Introductory level Updated 12 Jul 2017
    Hospital returns for a second series to tell the riveting story of the NHS in unprecedented times. 
  • Frozen Planet Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Frozen Planet

    A stunning portrait of life at the poles, presented by David Attenborough

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    Updated on:

    08 Jul 2017

  • Frozen Planet

    Frozen Planet Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 08 Jul 2017
    A stunning portrait of life at the poles, presented by David Attenborough
  • Order your free 'The Big C' booklet Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Order your free 'The Big C' booklet

    By Professor Jan Draper, Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    How can we make a difference to people living with cancer? Order your free booklet 'The Big C', as part of our co...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jun 2017

  • Order your free 'The Big C' booklet

    Order your free 'The Big C' booklet Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jun 2017
    How can we make a difference to people living with cancer? Order your free booklet 'The Big C', as part of our co-production 'The Big C & Me'.
  • Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know...

    ...About the Future. Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to give an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. 

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jun 2017

  • Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know...

    Horizon: 10 Things You Need to Know... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 20 Jun 2017
    ...About the Future. Hannah Fry delves into the data we have today to give an evidence-based vision of tomorrow. 
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