An introduction to The Open University, including interviews with Lord Perry, Brian Broombridge, Len Haynes and Naomi McIntosh, and footage of Harold Wilson and Jennie Lee talking about the origins... of the OU. This programme is the first in a series of 4, designed to introduce new students to various aspects of the O.U. and includes interviews with members of the academic staff as well as a brief introduction to the history of O.U. broadcasting by Professor Brian Groombridge.
Metadata describing this Open University video programme
Series: Countdown to the Open University
Recording date: 1978
First transmission date: 10/01/1981
Published: 1980
Rights Statement: Rights owned or controlled by The Open University
Restrictions on use: This material can be used in accordance with The Open University conditions of use. A link to the conditions can be found at the bottom of all OUDA web pages.
Duration: 00:24:30
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Producer: Roger Tucker
Contributors: Michael Richardson; Walter Perry; Brian Groombridge; Harold Wilson; Jennie Lee; Len Haynes; Naomi McIntosh
Publisher: Open University
Subject terms: Open University--History;
Production number: FOUF027W
Videofinder number: 7597
Available to public: yes