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A Take on British TV Drama: Stories from the Golden Years

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This is a behind-the-scenes account of several quality programs for the British television. With a lighthearted perspective, writer/producer Christopher Neame recounts the challenges and rewards of working on such productions as Danger U.X.B., The Knowledge, Q.E.D., The Irish R.M., Monsignor Quixote, and The Flame Trees of Thika.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Principal Characters Chapter 4 Chapter 1: Lateral Thinking Chapter 5 Chapter 2: A Farm in Africa Chapter 6 Chapter 3: Quite Easily Done Chapter 7 Chapter 4: Blarney Chapter 8 Chapter 5: Tilting at Windmills Chapter 9 Chapter 6: Nobody Ordered Blizzards! Chapter 10 Chapter 7: A Rose among the Thorns Chapter 11 Chapter 8: Kiwifruit and Sauerkraut Chapter 12 Chapter 9: "Cut!" Chapter 13 Afterword Chapter 14 Appendix: Christopher Neame's Films and Series for Television Chapter 15 Index Chapter 16 About the Author

Portrait

Christopher Neame spent a number of years working on Hammer horror classics of the 1960s and 70s, which he recounts in his first book for Scarecrow Press, Rungs on a Ladder. His venture into television drama led to work on many memorable classics. He is currently producing a stage musical,Courtenay, for which he also wrote the book and lyrics. He has also written Secret World, a children's book. A Take on British TV Drama is his second title for Scarecrow.

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After a successful career in movies, most notably Hammer horror films of the 1960s-70s, writer/producer Neame applied his talents to several quality programs for British television. He recounts the challenges and rewards of working on popular programs, and recalls on-the-set experiences with notable actors, including Alec Guinness and Hayley Mills. B&w behind-the-scenes photos are included... Reference and Research Book News After a successful career in movies, most notably Hammer horror films of the 1960s-70s, writer/producer Neame applied his talents to several quality programs for British television. He recounts the challenges and rewards of working on popular programs, and recalls on-the-set experiences with notable actors, including Alec Guinness and Hayley Mills. B&w behind-the-scenes photos are included. Reference and Research Book News
EAN: 9780810850125
ISBN: 0810850125
Untertitel: 'Scarecrow Filmmakers (Hardcove'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2004
Seitenanzahl: 153 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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