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Soaps, series and serials: Brookside, Cracker, Hearts and Minds, The Lakes

Steve Blandford

in Jimmy McGovern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719082481
eISBN:
9781781705759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082481.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter deals primarily with the earlier part of McGovern’s career both within established genre such as soap opera and the crime series and then into his first authored series with a strong ... More


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


Acoustic Drift: Radio and the Literary Imagination

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter one shows how the outburst of aurality that triggered a new sonic regime and that untethered sound from linguistic meaning not only cleared the way for more radical forms of radio art but ... More


Researching Emotion in Television: a small-scale case study of emotion in the UK/Irish soap industry

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The final chapter considers how the industry values the concept of emotion by drawing on interviews with those working within the UK/Irish television industry. It begins with a consideration of the ... More


A multi-ethnic metropolis: representations of Marseille

Joseph McGonagle

in Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By considering a range of different works from across contemporary visual culture, this chapter explores in detail how Marseille – and the ethnicities of its inhabitants – has been represented since ... More


A Very Slow Apocalypse: Zombie TV

Stacey Abbott

in Undead Apocalypse: Vampires and Zombies in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694907
eISBN:
9781474426725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694907.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of the zombie within TV horror both in terms of a long established tradition of monster-of-the-week through to the increasingly prevalent place that the zombie plays ... More


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