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A history of music and technology

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

BBC World Service

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
Saturday 5:30pm 20 Jul 2019

The Bottom Line 2019

Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

BBC Radio 4
Monday 12:15am 22 Jul 2019

Thinking Allowed 2019

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

BBC Four
Monday 7:30pm 22 Jul 2019

Canals: The Making of a Nation

Liz McIvor looks at who built the nation's canal network, who funded it, those who worked on it and how they were regenerated following The Second World War.

BBC Four
Monday 8:00pm 22 Jul 2019

Life - with David Attenborough

David Attenborough explores the vibrant mix of life found on our plant - where it comes from, and what threatens it.

BBC World Service
Tuesday 1:32pm 23 Jul 2019

The Superlinguists

Meet the people who speak many languages. How do they do it, and why?

Wednesday 12:45am 24 Jul 2019

Inside the Bank of England

The Bank of England prints our money, but few of us know how this powerful institution works. 

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