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BFI Season: Dramatic Spaces: The Imaginative World of the Television Studio

We are delighted to announce our forthcoming season of television plays at BFI Southbank in February 2014, ‘Dramatic Spaces: The Imaginative World of the Television Studio’, curated by Leah Panos and Billy Smart of the Spaces of Television project. Featuring … Continue reading

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Spaces of Television researchers uncover ‘lost’ Ken Loach film

Spaces of Television researchers Leah Panos and Billy Smart today had the happy experience of coming across a 1973 BBC programme long believed to be lost, including a film directed by Ken Loach (featuring an early performance by Ben Kingsley). … Continue reading

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Bob Baker interview and Spaces of Television panel at ‘Childhood and the Media’ conference at Leicester, 18 July

Professor James Chapman, co-investigator for the Spaces of Television project, will interview television writer, Bob Baker, as part of the programme for this year’s International Association for Media and History conference which runs from the 17th to the 20th July … Continue reading

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Booking opens for ‘Spaces of Television’ conference at University of Reading, 18-20 September 2013

Booking has now opened for the three-day, international ‘Spaces of Television’ Conference, held between 18-20 September 2013 in the Minghella Building at the University of Reading. The conference will include four keynote presentations: John Ellis (Royal Holloway): Everyday Spaces of … Continue reading

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Spaces of Television panel and keynote at the ‘Doctor Who: Walking in Eternity’ Conference University of Hertfordshire, 3-5 September 2013

 A keynote address and three papers of ‘Spaces of Television’ research are to be presented at the ‘Doctor Who: Walking in Eternity‘ conference held at the University of Hertfordshire between the 3rd and 5th of September.  Project co-investigator Professor James … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Spaces of Television papers at ‘Cops on the Box: Crime Drama on UK TV Screens’ Conference at University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Friday March 15 2013

Three papers of ‘Spaces of Television’ research are to be presented at the ‘Cops on the Box: Crime Drama on UK TV Screens’ conference at the University of Glamorgan ATRiuM in Cardiff on Friday 15 March 2013. As part of … Continue reading

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BFI Southbank Season – ‘Beyond the Fourth Wall: Experiments in TV Drama’

During November and December BFI Southbank will present Beyond the Fourth Wall, a season of television plays that experimented with new forms and styles to create truly exciting and original TV dramas. Highlights include the BBC adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ‘Spaces of Television: Production, Site and Style’ University of Reading: Wednesday 18 – Friday 20 September 2013

 The culminating conference arising from the AHRC-funded ‘Spaces of Television’ project will be held at the University of Reading from Wednesday 18th to Friday 20th September, 2013. Proposals are invited for papers and/or panels on the theme of ‘Spaces of … Continue reading

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Conference Report – ‘Performance and Television Space’, University of Glamorgan, 20 April 2012

‘Performance and Television Space’, a one day symposium held at the University of Glamorgan on 20th April 2012, was the second in a series of three conferences organised by the research project ‘Spaces of Television: Production, Site and Style’. This … Continue reading

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