Spaces of Television panel and presentations at the ‘Television for Women’ conference at Warwick, 15-17 May.

'Rock Follies of '77: The Empire' (ITV, Thames, 11 May 1977)

‘Rock Follies of ’77: The Empire’ (ITV, Thames, 11 May 1977)

Four ‘Spaces of Television’ papers are to be given at the ‘Television for Women’ Conference at the University of Warwick on May the 15-17.

We are presenting a panel entitled “1970s studio drama and the woman viewer”:

Leah Panos (Department of Film, Theatre & Television, Reading) ‘Rock Follies: feminism, performance and the television studio’

Billy Smart (Department of Film, Theatre & Television, Reading) ‘Armchair Theatre: The Golden Road: representing lesbianism in the 1970s’

Victoria Byard (Department of the History of Art & Film, Leicester) ‘Upstairs, downstairs? The spaces of gender and genre in The Clifton House Mystery and The Georgian House

A fourth ‘Spaces of Television’ paper will form part of a panel entitled ‘Crime drama for women’

Ben Lamb (Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan)  ‘C.A.T.S. Eyes: a feminist action series for women?’

Booking details for the conference can be found here



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