Popular Television Drama

Author: Jonathan Bignell
Editor: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719069338
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This collection of essays examines landmark British television programs of the last forty years, from Doctor Who to The Office, and from The Demon Headmaster to Queer As Folk. Contributions from prominent academics focus on the full range of popular genres, from sitcoms to science fiction, gothic horror and children's drama, and reconsider how British television drama can be analyzed. This book will be of interest to students and researchers in many academic disciplines that study television drama.
Popular Television Drama
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Jonathan Bignell, Stephen Lacey
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-10-21 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This collection of essays examines landmark British television programs of the last forty years, from Doctor Who to The Office, and from The Demon Headmaster to Queer As Folk. Contributions from prominent academics focus on the full range of popular genres, from sitcoms to science fiction, gothic horror and children's
Filmed Television Drama, 1952-1958
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: William Hawes
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-26 - Publisher: McFarland

This work examines the change from live to filmed television dramas during the period 1952-1958 and the characteristics and programs that are most associated with filmed television drama. Along with many technical changes that had to be made in the industry in order to convert live television to filmed television
British Television Drama
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: J. Bignell, S. Lacey
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-12 - Publisher: Springer

Featuring leading scholars of British television drama and noted writers and producers from the television industry, this new edition of British Television Drama evaluates past and present TV fiction since the 1960s, and considers its likely future.
British Television Drama
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Lez Cooke
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This widely-respected history of British television drama is an indispensable guide to the significant developments in the area; from its beginnings on the BBC in the 1930s and 40s to its position in the twenty-first century, as television enters a multichannel digital era. Embracing the complete spectrum of television drama,
Television Drama
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: John Tulloch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-06-01 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.