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Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners

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

BBC Four

Open University programmes on TV, radio and online

The OU has a unique partnership with the BBC, co-producing content for radio, television and online channels. We also work with a range of other broadcasters in the UK and internationally.
Here’s what’s coming up in next few days and what you can catch up with via iPlayer.

Thursday 4:05pm
14 Dec 2017

The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final

Ten thousand engineers and construction workers race to complete Crossrail.

Saturday 1:15am
16 Dec 2017

Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain

During the blitz over four hundred and fifty thousand bombs rained down on Britain - how did they shape our future?

Tuesday 1:10am
19 Dec 2017

Blue Planet II

Sir David Attenborough presents Blue Planet II.

Coming soon

The Global Philosopher

The BBC in partnership with The Open University invites you to join the Global Philosophy Club.

Coming soon

International Playwriting Competition 2018

The only global competition for radio playwrights. 

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