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Thinking Allowed 2019

Thinking Allowed explores how society works, with leading social science experts. 

BBC Radio 4

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 Radio 4
Tuesday 9:00pm 21 May 2019

All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2019

Claudia Hammond explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

BBC Two
Friday 12:55am 24 May 2019

Earth From Space

Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand new perspective.

BBC World Service Radio
Sunday 8:06pm 02 Jun 2019

A history of music and technology

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason explores the impact of technology on music throughout the years.

BBC Radio 4
Wednesday 4:00pm 05 Jun 2019

Thinking Allowed 2016

OU/BBC's Thinking Allowed puts the focus on the latest thinking about how society works. Read exclusive academic insights every week as each show airs.

BBC Two
Saturday 1:35am 18 May 2019

Forensics: The Real CSI

“Every contact leaves a trace – whether we can find that trace or not, that’s the power of forensics”. 

BBC Two
Thursday 9:00pm 16 May 2019

David Harewood: Psychosis and Me

Thirty years ago, David had a psychotic breakdown. Now he traces his steps and meets people living with psychosis.