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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 World Service Radio
Saturday 12:06pm 22 Jun 2019

A history of music and technology

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

BBC Four
Sunday 10:00pm 23 Jun 2019

Prejudice and Pride

The People's History of LGBTQ Britain.

BBC Radio 4
Monday 12:15am 24 Jun 2019

Thinking Allowed 2019

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

BBC Four
Monday 8:00pm 01 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 Radio 4
Wednesday 3:30pm 19 Jun 2019

All in the Mind - Spring/Summer 2019

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

Thursday 2:00pm 13 Jun 2019

Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life

David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.