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Published: 30 April 2014

160 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719081484

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Listen in terror

British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

By (author) Richard J. Hand

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Audio/radio continues to grow through digital cultures such as the iPod and MP3
  • Audio/radio drama has been neglected compared to visual cultures despite the enormous influence that radio has had on twentieth-century culture
  • Firsthand research [AHRC funded] including interviews with radio writers, producers and actors
  • The first book exclusively devoted to the study of British horror radio from its earliest days through to digital downloads

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