The Intimate Screen: Early British Television Drama

The Intimate Screen: Early British Television Drama

by Jason Jacobs
     
 

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This book explores the formative period of British television drama, concentrating on the years 1936-55. It examines the continuities and changes of early television drama, and the impact this had upon the subsequent 'golden age'. In particular, it questions the caricature of early television drama as 'photographed stage plays' and argues that early television

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Overview

This book explores the formative period of British television drama, concentrating on the years 1936-55. It examines the continuities and changes of early television drama, and the impact this had upon the subsequent 'golden age'. In particular, it questions the caricature of early television drama as 'photographed stage plays' and argues that early television pioneers in fact produced a diverse range of innovative drama productions, using a wide range of techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198742340
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/27/2000
Series:
Oxford Television Studies Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Jason Jacobs is Lecturer in Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick

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