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This Fishing Life

Follow the fortunes of Cornish fishermen, fighting to secure a future for their traditional way of life.


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
Saturday 8:00pm 23 Jan 2021

Full Steam Ahead

It’s Full Steam Ahead for historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn as they bring back to life the golden age of steam and explore how the Victorian railways created modern Britain.

Sunday 3:05pm 24 Jan 2021

A Perfect Planet

Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, A Perfect Planet is an awe-inspiring exploration of Earth’s power and fragility.

Monday 10:45am 25 Jan 2021

The Hairy Bikers: Bakeation - Cutdown edition

The Hairy Bikers Bakeation tour - in slightly smaller portions.

Thursday 2:00pm 28 Jan 2021

The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed

Discover the amazing journey we all make from the most helpless to the most sophisticated organism on earth.

BBC Radio 4
Thursday 4:30pm 28 Jan 2021

BBC Inside Science 2020/21 series

Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

Saturday 3:00am 30 Jan 2021

The Truth About...

Boosting your immune system, getting fit at home and improving your mental health.

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