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Drama out of a Crisis: BBC Television Drama and the Northern Ireland Troubles

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McLoone, Martin (1996) Drama out of a Crisis: BBC Television Drama and the Northern Ireland Troubles. In: Broadcasting in a Divided Community: Seventy Years of the BBC in Northern Ireland. (Eds: McLoone, Martin), QUB Insitute of Irish Studies, pp. 20-34. ISBN 085389-620-8 [Book section]

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Abstract

An overview of BBC television drama that has portrayed aspects of the Troubles, the article defines three types of output - drama-documentaries, the single-authored drama and the serial form. Each is considered in turn and analysed in terms of approach to the underlying political crisis.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:television history, BBC NI, television drama, the Troubles
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:15768
Deposited By:Prof Martin McLoone
Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 15:42
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 10:55

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