'Playing with Fire' by Joanne Gutknecht, the second of the two winning plays in the 25th BBC World Service International Playwriting Competition is broadcasting tonight at 20.06 GMT on @bbcworldservice. It will be repeated on Sunday 19th February 12.06.
The playwriting competition welcomed scripts from anyone living outside the UK, whether established or new, and encouraged writers to use the... View details ⇨
"Drugs distort time and prisons are all about the wasting and loss of time. Many prisoners attempt to suspend time and find ways to manage life in this meaningless and dehumanising penal abyss."
David Scott, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at The OU writes in an article for The Conversation UK that we need to look deeper into why the demand for drugs in prisons exists, in order to work at... View details ⇨
Tonight sees the final episode of Hospital (BBC2 9pm) - a moving and timely snapshot of an NHS where patients compete for beds and surgeons are forced to use unconventional methods to get their operations completed against the odds.
Put yourself in the shoes of NHS staff making tough decisions, with our medical ethics quiz created by experts:
If you're interested in Mars exploration, this event is perfect for you!
OU academics Dr. Stephen Lewis and Rhian Chapman will be at the Ulster Museum, Belfast on Tuesday 21st February at 18.30. They'll be talking about why it's so important that we study Mars, and what we might discover about our own planet as a result.
Join them for this FREE event by registering online*
With ever-increasing divorce rates and relationship break-ups, how do some couples manage to stay together for years, sometimes forever? In this collection of audio and video podcasts, we reflect on the adult couple relationship in the UK, how couples perceive love and commitment, and the 'relationship work' that people do to sustain their enduring love: [ Socsi.in Link ]