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A sense of placeRegional British television drama, 1956-82

A sense of place: Regional British television drama, 1956-82

Lez Cooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086786
eISBN:
9781781706329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This pioneering study examines regional British television drama from its beginnings on the BBC and ITV in the 1950s to the arrival of Channel Four in 1982. It discusses the ways in which ... More

Shakespeare's Cinema of LoveA Study in Genre and Influence

Shakespeare's Cinema of Love: A Study in Genre and Influence

R. S. White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099748
eISBN:
9781526121165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099748.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This entertaining and scholarly book takes as its theme the original argument that Shakespeare’s generic innovations in dramatizing love stories have found their way, through various cultural ... More

State of PlayContemporary 'High-end' TV Drama

State of Play: Contemporary 'High-end' TV Drama

Robin Nelson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073106
eISBN:
9781781701119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073106.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book updates and develops the arguments of TV drama in transition (1997). It sets its analysis of the aesthetics and compositional principles of texts within a broad conceptual framework ... More

Tony Garnett

Tony Garnett

Stephen Lacey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066283
eISBN:
9781781702529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066283.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This is a book-length study of one of the most respected and prolific producers working in British television. From ground-breaking dramas from the 1960s such as Up the Junction and Cathy Come Home ... More

Troy Kennedy Martin

Troy Kennedy Martin

Lez Cooke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067020
eISBN:
9781781702055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067020.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book provides a full-length study of the screenwriter Troy Kennedy Martin, whose work for film and television includes Z Cars, The Italian Job, Kelly's Heroes, The Sweeney, Reilly—Ace of Spies ... More

Using film as a source

Using film as a source

Sian Barber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090301
eISBN:
9781781708958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090301.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study guide is intended to provide a starting point for those seeking to use film as a source. It is aimed at those who want to use film and moving image as the basis for research and offers ... More

The war that won't dieThe Spanish Civil War in cinema

The war that won't die: The Spanish Civil War in cinema

David Archibald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078088
eISBN:
9781781704592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book charts the changing nature of cinematic depictions of the Spanish Civil War. In 1936, a significant number of artists, filmmakers and writers – from George Orwell and Pablo Picasso to Joris ... More

Watching the World

Watching the World

Thomas Austin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076893
eISBN:
9781781701775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076893.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Screen documentary has experienced a marked rise in visibility and popularity in recent years. What are the reasons for the so-called ‘boom’ in documentaries at the cinema? How has television ... More

The Wounds of NationsHorror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Linnie Blake

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the ways in which the unashamedly disturbing conventions of international horror cinema allow audiences to engage with the traumatic legacy of the recent past in a manner that has ... More

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