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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.

BBC Four
Monday 8:00pm
19 Nov 2018

Ireland with Simon Reeve

Ireland with Simon Reeve explores the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in a new two-part series for BBC Two.

BBC Two
Monday 11:15pm
19 Nov 2018

Inside the Foreign Office

There’s never been a more significant time to look behind the scenes. 

BBC Four
Wednesday 11:00pm
21 Nov 2018

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. 

Coming soon

International Playwriting Competition 2018

The only global competition for radio playwrights. 

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