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‘What planet are we on? Television drama’s relationship with social reality’

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Messenger Davies, Máire (2009) ‘What planet are we on? Television drama’s relationship with social reality’. In: Using Visual Evidence. (Eds: Howells , Richard and Matson, Robert W.), Open University Press/McGraw Hill,, pp. 153-169. [Book section]

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A discussion of television drama - whether realist or fantasy - in terms of its representation of social reality and its impact on audiences; it includes a discussion of 'Star Trek' and interviews with one of the programme's stars, and its production staff.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:television; drama; social reality; representation; science fiction; star trek; production values
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:12127
Deposited By:Professor Maire Messenger Davies
Deposited On:22 Feb 2010 09:41
Last Modified:04 Mar 2014 14:38

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