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Tony Garnett

Stephen Lacey


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 to the ‘must-see’ series in the 1990s and 2000s such as This Life and The Cops, Tony Garnett has produced some of the most important and influential British television drama. This book charts his career from his early days as an actor to his position as executive producer and head of World Productions, focusing on the ways in which he has helped to define the role of the creative producer, shaping t ... More

Keywords: British television drama, Up the Junction, Cathy Come Home, This Life, Tony Garnett, executive producer, World Productions, creative producer, social realist aesthetic, drama series

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719066283
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719066283.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Lacey, author