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Published: 30 May 2012

208 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719067037

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Troy Kennedy Martin

Lez Cooke

Published by Manchester University Press

The Television Series MUP

  • The first full-length study of British screenwriter, Troy Kennedy Martin, whose work for film and television includes Z Cars, The Italian Job, Kelly's Heroes, The Sweeney, Reilly - Ace of Spies and Edge of Darkness
  • Covers fifty years of British television history, up to the present day, discussing changes in television drama style and technology over that period
  • Examines the craft of screenwriting for different disciplines: adaptations, the single play, series and serial and the televsiion film and feature film
  • Based on original interviews with Troy Kennedy Martin and many of his collaborators
  • Written in an accessible style to appeal to anyone with an interest in television drama, screenwriting and the history of British television since the 1950s

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