British Television Drama Past, Present and Future by Madeleine MacMurraugh-Kavanagh

British Television Drama Past, Present and Future

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British Television Drama Past, Present and Future by Madeleine MacMurraugh-Kavanagh

British Television Drama is a collection of essays by leading media professionals and academics, which debates the past, present and future of British television drama. Writers, producers and television executives reflect on the changing face of TV drama, and academics present case studies on critical approaches, general topics and specific programs. Contextualized by editors' introductions to each section, this often provocative collection will inspire debate and reappraisal of this formative aspect of television.

About the Author

Jonathan Bignell is Professor of Television and Film at the University of Reading, UK. He works on the history and analysis of television, especially television drama in the UK and USA, using archival sources and the detailed analysis of programmes. Recent publications include An Introduction to Television Studies (3rd editon, 2012), Beckett on Screen: The Television Plays (2009) and A European Television History (co-edited with A. Fickers, 2008)

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214 pages


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Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA

Publication date

3rd February 2001



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