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    George Orwell on Screen: Adaptations, Documentaries and Docudramas on Film and Television

    £35.96 £39.95
    After years of research and dozens of candid interviews with actors, writers, directors and producers, journalist David Ryan has produced the first authoritative study of George Orwell on film and television. This unique reference work shows what popular culture has made - and continues to make - of a literary genius whose work has never seemed more relevant.

    Have I Got News For You: The Quiz of 2023

    £15.29 £16.99
    A humorous, incredulous quiz book on the newsworthy events of the year, from one of the longest running brands on TV

    History on British Television: Constructing Nation, Nationality and Collective Memory

    £22.50 £25.00
    A unique and overdue insight and study into how the landscape, institutions and collective memory has influenced the representation of the past on British television from 1946 to the present day, promoting a very singular view of what it means to be British.

    Hitch Your antenna to the Stars

    £32.39 £35.99
    Argues that television stars were central to the growth and development of American broadcasting. They were used not only to promote programs and the sale of advertised consumer goods, but also to establish network identities. This book includes profiles of well-known performers such as Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, and Jackie Gleason.

    Ideological Octopus: Exploration of Television and its Audience O/P

    £18.89 £20.99
    An introduction to studying the television audience, discussing new developments in semiology and cultural studies and their contribution to our understanding of the power of television.

    Inside prime time POD

    £33.29 £36.99
    A classic study of the workings of the Hollywood television industry. The reader is taken behind the scenes to see how shows get their air time and how they are shaped by the political and cultural climate of the time.

    ITV Cultures

    £25.19 £27.99
    Offers a range of perspectives on the complex and multifaceted history of a British commercial broadcaster, this book explores key tensions and conflicts which have influenced the ITV service. It shows that ITV has had to tread an uneasy line between public service and commercial imperatives, and between a pluralistic regional structure.

    Jimmy Perry and David Croft

    £14.39 £15.99
    Offers an analysis of the four collaborative sitcoms of Jimmy Perry and David Croft, 'Dad's Army', 'It Ain't half Hot, Mum!', 'Hi-de-Hi!' and 'You Rang M'Lord?'. Considers the themes and ideas that run through the series in terms of their representation of class and gender, and in terms of other sitcoms and cultures which produced them.

    Keep Talking: A Broadcasting Life

    £22.50 £25.00
    David Dimbleby reflects on his 50 year career at the BBC taking us behind the scenes of some of the biggest moments in British broadcasting.

    Kristina Rihanoff: Dancing Out of Darkness: My Story

    £16.19 £17.99
    Kristina Rihanoff's absorbing tale, sometimes sad, sometimes funny, is one of courage and honesty; Whilst she may not light up the Strictly Come Dancing tiles forever, she will keep dancing with a song in her heart.

    Little Book of Bridgerton: The Unofficial Guide to the Hit TV Series

    £8.99 £9.99
    For superfans of Netflix's hit show and Julia Quinn's bestselling books, or anyone needing a little more romance in their life...

    Mustn't Grumble

    £9.89 £10.99
    The definitive autobiography from the nation's best-loved broadcaster.

    On Television

    £22.49 £24.99
    Completely updated and revised new edition of a standard work on television broadcasting

    Once Upon A Tyne: Our story celebrating 30 years together on telly

    £18.00 £20.00
    Celebrating 30 years together, Ant & Dec look back on three decades in the spotlight, with the full behind-the-scenes story and never-before-seen photos of the shows that made them the nation's best loved stars.

    One Leg Too Few: The adventures of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore

    £11.69 £12.99
    Like a lot of marriages it ended badly, but for nearly 20 years, between the first date and the inevitable divorce, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore were the funniest thing on three continents. This book tells the story of that relationship, and the comedy that came from it.

    Over the Hills and Far Away: My Life as a Teletubby

    £17.00 £19.99
    Revealing what it was like to be Laa-Laa and experience the astonishing success of the Teletubbies phenomenon, Nikky Smedley's enchanting story is as warm and funny as the programmes themselves.

    Peckham Patter: The Complete Wit and Wisdom of Only Fools

    £8.99 £9.99
    FOREWORD BY SIR DAVID JASON As Macbeth said to Hamlet in Midsummer Night's Dream, 'we've been done up like a couple of kippers - Del In this pukka 42-carat gold-plated bargain, you have the wit and wisdom of Del Boy, Rodney, Albert, Boycie and Trigger at your disposal.

    Pinkoes and Traitors: The BBC and the Nation, 1974-1987

    £11.69 £12.99
    A dramatic and revealing history of the BBC during some of its most turbulent and testing years.

    Playing Gay in the Golden Age of British TV

    £11.69 £12.99
    A long overdue exploration of gay representation on British TV from its 'golden age' to the launch of the liberal Channel 4

    Public Service Broadcasting

    £25.19 £27.99
    Written by a leading expert in the field, this concise text explores the development and the future of public service broadcasting. It thoroughly explains key debates in terms of wider cultural contexts and examines key issues including legislation, funding and digitalisation. This is invaluable reading for all students of media and broadcasting.

    Queering Teen Culture

    £42.29 £46.99
    Analysing more than 200 movies and TV shows, this book examines the careers of male performers whose teenage roles made them famous, and also discusses examples of lesbian desire. It is a useful read for academics working in cultural and gay studies, and also for those with an interest in popular culture.

    Real Stanley Baxter

    £18.00 £20.00

    Reality Television: The TV Phenomenon that Changed the World

    £15.29 £16.99
    Reality television is shown worldwide, features people from all walks of life and covers everything from romance to religion. It has not only changed television, but every other area of the media. So why has reality TV become such a huge phenomenon, and what is its future in an age of streaming and social media?

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