Special site for heavy sweaters

August 5, 2005

It is the end of an era in higher education as the Open University has brought the curtain down on its graveyard shift television broadcasts.

But fans of the beards, winged-collars and heavy sweaters - in every sense - will be able to download and "remix" some of the classic programmes over the internet.

Bearing in mind the recent revival of cult TV shows from years gone by - not least Dr Who - could "geek chic" take the OU's old programmes to a brand new e-literate audience?

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