Life On Air

Author: David Hendy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199550247
Size: 35.92 MB
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In this first major account of Radio 4's history, Hendy explores the station's struggle to justify itself in a television age amid passionate disputes with its fiercely loyal listeners. Life on Air provides a gripping insight into the very nature of British life and culture in the last decades of the twentieth century.

Public Issue Radio

Author: Hugh Chignell
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230247393
Size: 45.64 MB
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Based on original and previously unseen written and sound archives and interviews with former and current radio producers and presenters, Public Issue Radio addresses the controversial question of the political leanings of current affairs programmes, and asks if Analysis became an early platform for both Thatcherite and Blairite ideas.

Media And Popular Music

Author: Peter Mills
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748664440
Size: 38.12 MB
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A study of the relationships between music and contemporary media.

Radio Drama

Author: Tim Crook
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415216029
Size: 13.11 MB
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Using extracts from scripts and analysing radio broadcasts from America, Britain, Canada and Australia, the book explores the practicalities of producing drama for radio."--Jacket.

Hitchhiker

Author: M. J. Simpson
Publisher: Justin, Charles & Co.
ISBN: 1932112359
Size: 80.41 MB
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A biography of the creator of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" focuses on Adams's interests and influences, which include Monty Python, Dr. Who, and the Beatles, as well as his numerous famous friendships.

Britain Since The Seventies

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861892010
Size: 54.66 MB
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Jeremy Black presents a comprehensive political, social, cultural and economic history of Great Britain from the 1970s to the present day.

Noise

Author: David Hendy
Publisher: Ecco
ISBN: 9780062283085
Size: 77.10 MB
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Noise explores the human dramas that have revolved around sound at various points in the last 100,000 years, allowing us to think in fresh ways about the meaning of our collective past.

Untold Stories

Author: Alan Bennett
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312426620
Size: 60.39 MB
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A first major collection since Writing Home contains some of the author's previously unpublished works, including the title piece, a memoir of his family and growing up in Leeds; diary entries for the years 1996 to 2004; and additional essays, reviews, and comic pieces.