Style in British Television Drama

  • Lez Cooke

Part of the Palgrave Close Readings in Film and Television book series (CRFT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 145-160

About this book


This pioneering book provides detailed analysis of scenes from nine British television dramas produced between 1954 and 2001. Taking dinner table scenes as a recurring motif, the study analyses changes in televisual style with reference to production practices, technology, aesthetic preferences, and social and institutional change.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Lez Cooke
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  1. 1.Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonUK

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