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Darrol Blake Interview Part III: Thirty Years Of Directing Soap Operas

In July 2011 Leah Panos and myself had the good fortune to interview veteran television director Darrol Blake in his Barnes Bridge home. In a career that spans fifty years, Darrol started as a Design Assistant at the BBC in … Continue reading

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Plot inflation in Greater Weatherfield: Coronation Street in the 1990s

Snooping on Don Brennan from the Back Garden: Watching Coronation Street in the 1990s. ¬†For much of my twenties in the 1990s and early 2000s, before my eventual career as a Television Studies academic, I worked as a library assistant. … Continue reading

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