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Event at Royal Holloway: ‘From the Nations: Television Made in Scotland and Wales’, 23rd and 24th November 2018 – FULL PROGRAMME

 The Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production, and the History of Forgotten TV Drama project, at Royal Holloway, University of London, have teamed up with the television archive organisation, Kaleidoscope, to co-host a series of screenings and discussions of programmes made by STV (Scottish Television), originally launched in 1957, and HTV (Harlech … Continue reading

Drama-Documentaries from BBC North East (1971-86)

BBC North East & Cumbria is not known for its drama productions, yet between 1971 and 1986 at least eleven dramatised documentaries were produced by this regional BBC production centre, two of them in three parts, making 15 half-hour programmes altogether.

BBC drama productions on the cover of the Radio Times 6: Series and serials, 1975-84

To help clarify my thinking about what sort of television drama gets remembered and forgotten in Britain, I’ve been looking at how the Radio Times publicised BBC drama over 1946-82, the period covered by the ‘Forgotten Television Drama in the UK’ project.

BBC drama productions on the cover of the Radio Times 5: Single plays, 1975-84

To help clarify my thinking about what sort of television drama gets remembered and forgotten in Britain, I’ve been looking at how the Radio Times publicised BBC drama over 1946-82, the period covered by the ‘Forgotten Television Drama in the UK’ project.

The Wednesday Play (BBC1 1964-70) and Play for Today (BBC1 1970-84): canon formation and commercial availability

This article was first published as a blog post on the Critical Studies in Television site on 12 December 2014. I’ve re-posted it here in the light of the launch of the BBC Store last week, and added a postscript listing the  Wednesday Play and Play For Today titles that have been added to the … Continue reading

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