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General
10 Sep 2014

Leading Hollywood stars offer new insights into Shakespeare’s great plays in upcoming OU / Sky Arts series

The Open University (OU) has joined forces with leading arts television channel Sky Arts to bring viewers ‘My Shakespeare’ – a new...  read more

General
10 Sep 2014

Baroness Lane-Fox installed as sixth Chancellor of The Open University

Martha Lane Fox and VC Martin Bean

Co-Founder of LastMinute.com and digital pioneer, Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho, has become the sixth Chancellor of The Open University (OU). Martha Lane...  read more

OU/BBC
02 Sep 2014

BBC/OU Series uncovers the secrets behind famous works of fiction

Cerys Matthews explores medieval Welsh tales, the Mabinogion

A new BBC Four series starting today (8.30pm, BBC Four) called The Secret Life of Books, produced in partnership with The Open...  read more

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