Serials on British Television, 1950-1994
Serials on British Television will answer many one-off questions about the over 900 serials that have appeared on British TV since 1950. It will also help research into wider trends in TV output, such as its reflection of changing social attitudes, the level of adaptations from books versus original writing for TV, tracing a producer's or an actor's career, identifying the rise or popularity of a particular genre and what TV company produced what. This book is arranged by decade with each serial listed chronologically by its first episode. Each entry gives details of title, date and timing, which TV company produced it, its availability on video, how many episodes, of what type (eg science fiction of thriller), the place and era in which it was set, who produced, directed and wrote the work, if appropriate the book title and author on which the serial was based, the cast and, lastly, a sypnosis of the plot and any interesting or special points about it.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
13 episodes 19th century BBCtv adventure Alan Bromly Andrew Anna Anne Anthony available in UK Barbara Barry Letts Based on Charles BBC1 BBC2 BBCtv/Scotland Pr Bennett Blake Brian British Campbell Logan Captain Caroline Catherine century BBCtv Pr century BBCtv Video Charles Dickens Cast Christopher classic Colin contemporary BBCtv Pr daughter Davies Derek Designed Detective Inspector Diana Donald Dorothea Brooking drama Edward Elizabeth father Francis Durbridge Friday George Granada Television Granada Television Pr Harry Henry Hugh Jack James James Cellan Jones Jane January Jeremy Joan Craft John Jonathan Jones Julia Kate Lady lives London Lord marries Mary Michael Monday murder mystery Network Pr Nicholas Nigel November Patrick Patrick Troughton Paul Peter Philip Rex Tucker Richard Robert Roger Sarah Saturday September Sergeant serial Shaun Sutton Sheila Simon Stephen story Sunday Susan thriller Thursday Tony Tuesday UK Pr Walker Wednesday William young