The Television Series

Joss Whedon
by Matthew Pateman ~ Hardback

This book assesses Joss Whedon's contribution to US television and popular culture. Examining everything from his earliest work to his most recent tweets and activist videos, it explores his complex and contradictory roles as both cult outsider and blockbuster filmmaker. Crucially, the book insists ...

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Andrew Davies
by Sarah Cardwell ~ Paperback / softback

One of Britain's foremost TV practitioners, Andrew Davies is the creator of programmes such as A Very Peculiar Practice, To Serve Them All My Days, Pride and Prejudice, Othello and The Way We Live Now. Although best known for his adaptations of the work of writers such as Jane Austen and George Elio...

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Tony Garnett
by Stephen Lacey ~ Paperback / softback

Tony Garnett is the first 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, Garne...

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Joss Whedon
by Matthew Pateman ~ Paperback / softback

This book assesses Joss Whedon's contribution to US television and popular culture. Examining everything from his earliest work to his most recent tweets and activist videos, it explores his complex and contradictory roles as both cult outsider and blockbuster filmmaker. Crucially, the book insists ...

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Alan Clarke
by Dave Rolinson ~ Paperback / softback

The British television director Alan Clarke is primarily associated with the visceral social realism of such works as his banned borstal play Scum, and his study of football hooliganism, The Firm. This book uncovers the full range of his work from the mythic fantasy of Penda's Fen, to the radical sh...

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Jimmy Perry and David Croft
by Simon Morgan-Russell ~ Paperback / softback

This book explores the collaborative sitcoms of two of British television's most well-known comedy writers. Written over a period of twenty-five years, the four series Dad's Army, It Ain't Half Hot, Mum, Hi-de-Hil and You Rang M'Lord? have endured as much-loved and often-repeated classics. The book ...

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Troy Kennedy Martin
by Lez Cooke ~ Paperback / softback

This is the first 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 and Edge of Darkness. With a career spanning six decades Troy Kennedy Martin has seen the rise and fall...

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"Deny All Knowledge" - Reading the X-Files
Hardback

The "X Files" is as complex and controversial a phenomenon as the television series "Twin Peaks" was in the early 1990s. Mysterious and macabre episodes, led by fictional FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, captivate devotees week after week. Contributors to this volume examine the same intricate...

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Tv Antiquity
by Sylvie Magerstadt ~ Hardback

TV antiquity explores representations of ancient Greece and Rome throughout television history. The first comprehensive overview of the 'swords and sandals' genre on the small screen, it argues that these shows offer a distinct perspective on the ancient world. The book traces the historic developme...

$194.00