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Writing for Television

1st Edition

By Sir Basil Bartlett


130 pages

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This book, first published in 1955, was written at the request of the BBC in an attempt to help the professional writer to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the television medium. This title will be of interest to students of history, literature and media studies, and will also appeal to the general reader who is interested in knowing how television programmes were constructed.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Television and other Mediums 2. Choice of Subject 3. The Viewers 4. The Layout of a Television Play 5. Other Programmes 6. Planning a Programme 7. The Creation of a Script 8. Production 9. Money 10. Conclusion; Note; Quotations from Scripts

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies