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Jimmy McGovern

Steve Blandford

Abstract

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 early writing on Brookside, major documentary dramas such as Hillsborough and Sunday and more recent series such as The Street and Accused. Whilst the book is firmly focused on McGovern’s own work, the range of his output over the period in which he has been working also provides something of an overview of the radical changes in television drama commissioning that have taken place during this tim ... More

Keywords: Television drama, Drama series and serials, Soap opera, Documentary Drama, British Television

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780719082481
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719082481.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steve Blandford, author