Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2010

320 Pages | 18 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719073168

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Television mockumentary

Reflexivity, satire and a call to play

Craig Hight

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The follow-up to the successful Faking It: mock-documentary and the subversion of factuality , Jane Roscoe and Craig Hight, MUP, 2001 The first book to examine in detail the breadth of television comedy that centres on the mockumentary Discusses examples of television programming from Britain, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Ireland Looks at popular shows such as The Office (both British and American versions), The Larry Sanders Show , Tanner '88 and The Daily Show