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  1. Weekly Required Readings 10 items
    These texts must be read before attending the lecture.
    1. Week 1: Television drama: form, agency and innovation (pp. 10-37) - Trisha Dunleavy 2009

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module

    2. Week 3: British television drama: a history, 2nd ed. (pp. 32-52) - Lez Cooke 2015

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module

    3. Week 5: Television situation comedy - Mick Eaton 1981

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module

    4. Week 6: The continuous serial - a definition - Christine Geraghty 1981

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module

    5. Week 7: TV drama in transition: forms, values and cultural change (pp. 30-49) - Robin Nelson 1997

      Document Core Scanned item for students currently on this module

  2. Further Reading 55 items
    Texts from this list should be used when researching your presentation and final essay.
    1. Popular television drama: critical perspectives - Jonathan Bignell, Stephen Lacey 2005

      Book 

    2. British television drama in the 1980s - George W. Brandt 1993

      Book 

    3. Adaptation revisited: television and the classic novel - Sarah Cardwell 2002

      Book 

    4. British television drama: a history - Lez Cooke 2015

      Book Core

    5. Popular television in Britain: studies in cultural history - John Corner 1991

      Book 

    6. Tele-visions: an introduction to studying television - Glen Creeber 2006

      Book 

    7. Small screen aesthetics: from TV to the Internet - Glen Creeber 2013

      Book 

    8. A guide for actors new to television - Tristan De Vere Cole 1985

      Book 

    9. Television drama: form, agency, innovation - Trisha Dunleavy 2009

      Book Core

    10. Coronation Street - Richard Dyer, Christine Geraghty, Marion Jordan, Terry Lovell 1981

      Book Core Limited copies available in the Library as title is out of print.

    11. Seeing things: television in an age of uncertainty (pp. 39-60). - John Ellis 2000

      Document  Week 2 Further Reading. Scanned item for students currently on this module

    12. Seeing things: television in the age of uncertainty - John Ellis 2000

      Book Core

    13. History with holes: Channel 4 films of the 1980s - Paul Giles 1993

      Document  Further reading for Week 4. Scanned item for students currently on this module.

    14. 'Hancock’s Half Hour': a watershed in British Television Comedy - Peter Goddard 1991

      Document  Further reading for Week 5. Scanned item for students currently on this module.

    15. Calling the shots: directing the new series of Doctor Who - Graeme Harper, Adrian Rigelsford 2007

      Book 

    16. Channel Four television: from Annan to Grade - Sylvia Harvey 2000

      Document  Further reading for Week 4. Scanned item for students currently on this module.

    17. The television history book - Michelle Hilmes, Jason Jacobs 2003

      Book 

    18. Crossroads: the drama of a soap opera - Dorothy Hobson 1982

      Book 

    19. Soap opera - Dorothy Hobson 2003

      Book 

    20. Acting in British television - Tom Cantrell, Christopher Hogg 2017

      Book 

    21. The Singing Detective (Dennis Potter): who done it? - Joost Hunningher 1993

      Document  Further reading for Week 9. Scanned item for students currently on this module

    22. The intimate screen: early British television drama - Jason Jacobs 2000

      Book 

    23. Television aesthetics and style - Jason Jacobs, Steven Peacock 2013

      Book 

    24. Our usual impasse: the episodic situation comedy revisited - Barry Langford 2005

      Document  Further reading for Week 5. Scanned item for students currently on this module.

    25. Boys from the Blackstuff - Bob Millington 1993

      Chapter 

    26. Boys from the blackstuff: making a TV drama - Bob Millington, Robin Nelson 1986

      Book 

    27. Television sitcom - Brett Mills 2005

      Book 

    28. TV drama in transition: forms, values and cultural change - Robin Nelson 1997

      Book Core

    29. Boys from the blackstuff - Richard Paterson 1984

      Book 

    30. Dennis Potter - Philip Purser 1993

      Chapter 

  3. Viewing 40 items
    This is a list of viewings that may be used during lectures, which you may wish to view at greater length. It should NOT be used as a substitute for attendance.
    1. Armchair Theatre: Volume 3 (includes 'Lena, O My Lena') 2012 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    2. Boys from the Blackstuff: The Complete Series 1982 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    3. Brookside: Most Memorable Moments 2012 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    4. Cathy Come Home 1966 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    5. Coronation Street: The Historic First Episode 1960

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    6. Coronation Street: 1966 1966 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    7. Ghostwatch 1992 (videorecording)

      Book 

    8. The Hound of the Baskervilles 1988

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    9. Murdered by My Boyfriend 2014

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    10. My Beautiful Laundrette 1985

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    11. Our Friends in the North 1996 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    12. Out of the Unknown 2014

      Audio-visual document 

    13. Persuasion 1995

      Audio-visual document 

    14. Poldark: Series 1 - Chris Barry, Kenneth Ives, Paul Annett 2003

      Audio-visual document 

    15. Poldark: Series 2 - Chris Barry, Kenneth Ives, Paul Annett 2003

      Audio-visual document 

    16. Poldark: Series 2, Episode 2 2016

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    17. Red Dwarf: Me2 1988

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    18. Rellik: Episode 1 Monday, 11 Sep 2017

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    19. Sherlock: The Hounds of Baskerville 2011

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    20. Spaced: Chaos 1999

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    21. Shameless: Series 1, Episode 1 Tuesday, 13 Jan 2004

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    22. The Singing Detective 1986 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    23. Stand Up Nigel Barton/Vote, Vote, Vote for Nigel Barton 1965 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document 

    24. Survivors: Series 1, Episode 1 2008

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    25. Survivors: Series 1, Episode 2 2008

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    26. This Is England '90: Episode 1 Monday, 14 Sep 2015

      Audio-visual document  BoB is only accessible in the UK

    27. Truly, Madly, Deeply 1990

      Audio-visual document 

    28. The Year of the Sex Olympics 1968 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document