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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 Radio

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
Monday 12:15am 20 May 2019

Thinking Allowed 2019

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

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.

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 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.

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”. 

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.