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The Hunt

This lavish co-production from the OU and the BBC gets close to tales of survival. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough the series explores the dynamic relationship between predator and their prey. Watch clips from each episode and explore the science behind the stories.


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.

Monday 3:15pm
23 Oct 2017

Full Steam Ahead

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 the Victorian railways created modern Britain.

Tuesday 2:10am
24 Oct 2017

The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed

Discover the amazing journey we all make from the most helpless to the most sophisticated organism on earth.

Tuesday 8:00am
24 Oct 2017

Billion Dollar Deals

 and How They Changed Your World. 

Tuesday 3:15pm
24 Oct 2017

The world’s busiest railway 2015 – Mumbai Railway

Explore the world’s busiest railway at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai. Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Robert Llewellyn reveal the science, systems and staff responsible for keeping this supersized transport system running to schedule,

BBC Four
Tuesday 10:00pm
24 Oct 2017

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.

Thursday 12:15am
26 Oct 2017

Exodus: Our Journey To Europe

In this three part OU/BBC co-production we see a terrifyingly intimate, yet uniquely epic portrait of the biggest movement of people that Europe has seen since World War Two.

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