DCD Rights renews output deal with Open University for the distributionDCD Rights renews output deal with Open University for the distribution

Factual Entertainment | London | 13/03/2019

DCD Rights renews output deal with Open University for the distribution Leading UK-based distributor DCD Rights has renewed its multi-year output deal to distribute the prestigious factual content from The Open University, it was announced today by Nicky Davies Williams, CEO. In this, the Open University's 50th anniversary year, the agreement gives DCD Rights worldwide rights to 160 hours of diverse and engaging factual programming.

Now 50 years since it was founded The Open University, together with the BBC, has pioneered learning through television and radio and has since produced landmark programming, from Blue Planet to Child of our Time, and Civilisations to Stargazing Live, that has captivated generations of viewers.

The new multi-year deal with DCD Rights gives the distributor access to a stellar line-up of programming introduced by many of today's most respected world experts including Windfall Films Production, Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry's Mysterious World Of Maths presented by Dr Hannah Fry. BBC produced Empire Of The Tsars: Romanov Russia With Lucy Worsley travelling in the footsteps of the Romanovs, engaging historian Lucy Worsley introduces a roll call of extraordinary characters including: Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, and the last tsar, Nicholas II. The BBC Open University Partnership, Genius Of The Ancient World, sees leading historian Bettany Hughes travel to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy: Buddha, Socrates and Confucius

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