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OU on the BBC: Made In Britain

Updated Saturday 2nd July 2011

Evan Davis takes on the belief that the UK doesn't make things any more, finding the evidence that we're still, in part, an industrialised nation.

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In Made in Britain, a new series co-produced by the BBC and The Open University, Evan Davis tours the UK, visiting a variety of companies to discover why manufacturing accounts for around 12 per cent of the UK's modern economy.

Maybe you have some interesting stories about your experiences working in UK exports and imports? If so, share them in the comments section below.

Made In Britain airs on BBC Two at 9pm on Monday 4th July. For broadcast details, visit

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