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Alan Clarke

Alan Clarke

Dave Rolinson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068300
eISBN:
9781781702987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068300.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The British television director Alan Clarke is primarily associated with the visceral social realism of such works as his banned borstal play, Scum, and his study of football hooliganism, The Firm. ... More

The BBC's Irish troublesTelevision, conflict and Northern Ireland

The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Robert Savage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores how news and information about the conflict in Northern Ireland was disseminated through the most accessible, powerful and popular form of media: television. It focuses on the BBC ... More

Beyond RepresentationTelevision Drama and the Politics and Aesthetics of Identity

Beyond Representation: Television Drama and the Politics and Aesthetics of Identity

Geraldine Harris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074585
eISBN:
9781781701010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074585.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book poses the question as to whether, over the last thirty years, there have been signs of ‘progress’ or ‘progressiveness’ in the representation of ‘marginalised’ or subaltern identity ... More

The Contemporary Television Series

The Contemporary Television Series

Michael Hammond and Lucy Mazdon (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This study of the contemporary prime-time ‘quality’ serial television format gives an account of prominent programmes such as 24, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ER, The Sopranos and The West Wing, and ... More

Cult British TV comedyFrom Reeves and Mortimer to Psychoville

Cult British TV comedy: From Reeves and Mortimer to Psychoville

Leon Hunt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719083778
eISBN:
9781781705865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083778.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The TV debut of Vic Reeves Big Night Out on Channel 4 in 1990 is often seen as marking a turning point for British TV Comedy, ushering in what is often characterised as the ‘post-alternative’ era. ... More

Equal TimeTelevision and the Civil Rights Movement

Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement

Aniko Bodroghkozy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036682
eISBN:
9780252093784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036682.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book explores the crucial role of network television in reconfiguring new attitudes in race relations during the civil rights movement. Due to widespread coverage, the civil rights revolution ... More

The Great War on the Small ScreenRepresenting the First World War in Contemporary Britain

The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain

Emma Hanna

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633890
eISBN:
9780748671175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633890.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In Britain since the 1960s television has been the most influential medium of popular culture. Television is also the site where the Western Front of popular culture clashes with the Western Front of ... More

Jack Rosenthal

Jack Rosenthal

Sue Vice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077043
eISBN:
9781781703144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077043.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is a critical work on Jack Rosenthal, the highly regarded British television dramatist. His career began with Coronation Street in the 1960s and he became famous for his popular sitcoms, ... More

Jimmy McGovern

Jimmy McGovern

Steve Blandford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082481
eISBN:
9781781705759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082481.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is the first book-length study of one of the most significant of all British television writers, Jimmy McGovern. The book provides comprehensive coverage of all his work for television including ... More

Justice ProvocateurJane Tennison and Policing in Prime Suspect

Justice Provocateur: Jane Tennison and Policing in Prime Suspect

Gray Cavender

Nancy C. Jurik (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037191
eISBN:
9780252094316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037191.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book focuses on Prime Suspect, a popular British television film series starring Oscar and Emmy award-winning actress Helen Mirren as fictional London policewoman Jane Tennison. The book ... More

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