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Published: 16 September 2004

240 Pages | 15 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719065477

Bookseller Code (06)


Terry Nation

Jonathan Bignell and Andrew O'Day

Published by Manchester University Press

The Television Series MUP

  • The first academic study of the work of Terry Nation, the creative force behind 'Doctor Who', 'Survivors' and 'Blake's 7'
  • Uses Terry Nation's science fiction work as a case study to explore the boundaries around the authorship and authority of the television writer?
  • Uses BBC archival research and interviews with television production staff to discuss how the programmes that Terry Nation created and wrote were commissioned, produced and brought to the screen
  • Provides analyses of key programmes using approaches such as genre and form, politics of television programmes, and the institutional relationships in television production
  • Contains previously unpublished illustrations from Doctor Who, Survivors and Blake's 7

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