Spaces of Television panel and papers at Westminster ‘Theatre Plays on British Television’ conference

‘The Cherry Orchard’ (BBC1, 1981)

Four presentations of ‘Spaces of Television’ research can be heard at the ‘Theatre Plays on British Television’ one-day conference at the University of Westminster on Friday 19 October.

We are presenting a panel entitled ‘Spaces of television, spaces of theatre’:

Billy Smart (Department of Film, Theatre and Television, University of Reading)
‘Three different Cherry Orchards, three different worlds: Chekhov at the BBC, 1962-1981’

Jonathan Bignell (Department of Film, Theatre and Television, University of Reading)
‘Screen and stage space in Beckett’s theatre plays on television’

Stephen Lacey (Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan)
‘Television’s natural disposition? An analysis of Naturalism and performance in relation to the BBC’s Performance series’

A fourth ‘Spaces of Television’ paper will form part of a panel entitled ‘Regional theatre, regional television’

Ben Lamb (Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan)
The Roses of Eyam: reassessing the theatrical legacy of studio-shot television drama’

Full details of the conference line-up can be found at: http://screenplaystv.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/registration-opens-for-october-conference/

Registration form: http://tiny.cc/il2ikw?

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