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New OU/BBC co-production showcases some of Scotland’s most remarkable women

A new three-part series ‘The Women Who Changed Modern Scotland’ will tell the story of women who had a role in shaping Scotland over the last 50 years. The series is supported by the Faculty of Business and Law with relevance to a number of qualifications and modules.

21st February 2023

Wales: Who Do We Think We Are? With Huw Edwards

Two Open University academics have been working behind the scenes on an OU/BBC co-production about how the identity of Welsh people has been shaped.

17th October 2022

OU/BBC Co-production The Big Green Money Show returns

Eco-friendly podcast The Big Green Money Show is back. Presented by Dragons’ Den’s Deborah Meaden, the 11-part OU/BBC series examines the way some businesses are becoming greener.

13th October 2022

The rise and fall of Topshop. OU/BBC series lifts the lid on iconic brand’s fall from grace

The story of how a huge fashion brand fell dramatically to earth is the subject of a new two-part OU/BBC co–production.

26th September 2022

New OU / BBC co-production The Bottom Line is back

A new eight-part series of the OU/BBC collaboration The Bottom Line on Radio 4, presented by OU honorary graduate Evan Davis, starts tonight.

3rd February 2022
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Rich pickings: Revealing BBC/OU series spotlights the years following the banking crash

Academics at The Open University have worked behind the scenes on a fascinating two-part series The Decade The Rich Won that hears from former insiders about the 2008 financial crash and its repercussions.

25th January 2022
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The Bottom Line is back to brighten up your winter!

A new eight-part series of the OU/BBC collaboration The Bottom Line has started this month on Radio 4. Liz Moody, Director of Executive Education, is the academic consultant.

20th February 2020
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Join the Swedish flatpack revolution in new OU / BBC documentary

A new three-part OU / BBC documentary, Flatpack Empire, is shining a light on the famously secretive Swedish furniture retailer IKEA.

1st February 2018

Managing My Money course to broadcast live on Share Radio

Share Radio, the radio station dedicated to sharing ideas about money, is launching the radio broadcast (and audio podcast) of the highly successful Managing My Money course, in partnership with True Potential PUFin.

7th September 2015

OU/BBC launch interactive attitude to money test

The BBC has launched an interactive test to shed light on people’s relationship with money. The test is based on a scientific survey of more than 100,000 people, which looked at their attitudes to money and what financial consequences this could have.

13th July 2015