What storytelling styles and genres can be applied to Star Wars? Sara Haslam investigates...
26 Apr 2021
Watch an exclusive interview with Richard E. Grant, as he answers questions put to him by our expert OU academics Dr Joanne Reardon and Professor Nicola J. Watson, on how reading books in the locations they were set brings places, people and...
23 Apr 2021
Travel right around the world in the company of books.
31 Mar 2021
Sara Haslam was The Open University's academic consultant on OU/BBC drama 'To Walk Invisible'. Here she discusses what makes the Brontës’ work so fantastic.
26 Mar 2021
21st March is World Poetry Day. Take a look at a range of powerful poems in our poetry prescription tool, view our videos and try a range of free courses.
16 Mar 2021
For Graham Pike, writing psychology courses is part of the job. But what happened when he found himself having to create a crime drama?
04 Mar 2021
Uncover the secrets of classic works of fiction that we all know and love.
20 Oct 2020
How does your background and childhood experiences impact on your sense of identity? Poet Jackie Kay explores through poetry.Includes explicit content
29 Sep 2020
There has been considerable discussion of what classes as creative. Csikszentmihalyi (1996) defined creativity as something that "happens when someone does something new that is useful, generative, or influential". This implies novelty, which in...
04 Sep 2020