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Broadcasting contexts

Jonathan Bignell

in Beckett on Screen: The Television Plays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064203
eISBN:
9781781701867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064203.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the broadcasting contexts where Beckett's television plays were made and shown. It examines some archival sources, which places the scheduling and promotional contexts of the ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Bignell

in Beckett on Screen: The Television Plays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064203
eISBN:
9781781701867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064203.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses Samuel Beckett and his works that were adapted for British television and radio. It considers the question of whether Beckett's television plays are single ... More


Television satire in 1976 and 2005: Ready When You Are, Mr McGill

Sue Vice

in Jack Rosenthal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077043
eISBN:
9781781703144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077043.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter discusses satire of Jack Rosenthal's Ready When You Are, Mr McGill in 1976 and 2005. Rosenthal wrote two versions of his television play Ready When You Are, Mr McGill, which were ... More


Beckett on Screen: The Television Plays

Jonathan Bignell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064203
eISBN:
9781781701867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064203.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study analyses Samuel Beckett's television plays in relation to the history and theory of television, arguing that they are in dialogue with innovative television traditions connected to ... More


Structure and plot: Spend, Spend, Spend (1977),The Chain (1984),Moving Story (1994) and Bag Lady (1989)

Sue Vice

in Jack Rosenthal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077043
eISBN:
9781781703144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077043.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter analyses those of Jack Rosenthal's plays, such as Spend, Spend, Spend, The Chain, Moving Story and Bag Lady, where an unusual dramatic structure matches the plot. In all four plays, ... More


Anglo-Jewish plays: The Evacuees (1975) and Bar Mitzvah Boy (1976)

Sue Vice

in Jack Rosenthal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077043
eISBN:
9781781703144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077043.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter explores Anglo-Jewish incidents and characters in Jack Rosenthal's television plays. The two plays, The Evacuees and Bar Mitzvah Boy, represent elements of Anglo-Jewish life using ... More


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