British Television Drama: A History
This work discusses the varied history of British television drama from its beginnings on the BBC in the 1930s and 40s to its position at the beginning of the 21st century and the multi-channel digital era.
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Popular Drama and Social Realism 195561
British Television Drama Comes of Age 19629
History Realism and Ideology 19709
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