British Television: an Illustrated Guide

British Television: an Illustrated Guide

by Tise Vahimagi, British Film Institute, Michael Ian Grade
     
 

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This is a thoroughly revised and extended edition of a lavishly illustrated guide to British television from 1936 to the present day. Detailed entries on more than 1,200 programs are arranged chronologically to present a unique, and easy-to-use, reference guide to our TV heritage. This new edition updates and extends the early coverage with several new entries and

Overview

This is a thoroughly revised and extended edition of a lavishly illustrated guide to British television from 1936 to the present day. Detailed entries on more than 1,200 programs are arranged chronologically to present a unique, and easy-to-use, reference guide to our TV heritage. This new edition updates and extends the early coverage with several new entries and there are over 80 new entries from the 1990s, bringing the coverage right up to date. Each entry is accompanied by a production still, many of them previously unpublished.

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"This is a book which has something for everyone: for the serious it has the facts, for the politicians it demonstrates consequences, for the programme makers it shows the trends, and for any reader it is a nostalgic record which can be read through or dipped into occasionally—but kept readily at hand."—Film

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198159261
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/19/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.63(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.97(d)

Meet the Author

Publishing Research Officer at the British Film Institute, Tise Vahimagi is co-author of The American Vein: Directors and Directions in Television and co-editor of MTM: Quality Television.

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