Erscheinungsdatum: 14.03.2014, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Doctor Who and the Art of Adaptation, Titelzusatz: Fifty Years of Storytelling, Autor: Harmes, Marcus K., Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: PERFORMING ARTS // Television // History & Criticism, Rubrik: Theater // Ballett, Film, Fernsehen, Seiten: 244, Informationen: HC gerader Rücken kaschiert, Gewicht: 533 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
The Road to Coronation Street is the astonishing story of how the genius and passion of a young scriptwriter gave birth to a national treasure. Coronation Street is the longest-running drama in British television history, but fifty years ago it nearly didn't make it on air. Tony Warren, played by David Dawson, had a dream of bringing to screen characters from the working class Salford he knew and loved. But could he persuade his bosses to turn his dream into reality?
Loved by millions, soap operas have become a regular part of people's lives. A staple part of British television culture over the last fifty years, our devoted interest in the dramatic, funny and sometimes tragic situations of characters we've come to know and love always keeps us coming back for more.So meet some old friends and rediscover some classic moments in a three disc set that contains episodes of Coronation Street, Emmerdale Farm, The Cedar Tree, For Maddie With Love, General Hospital, Parkin's Patch and more!
Rough, tough and politically incorrect, The Sweeney was one of the major television successes of the last fifty years and this first feature film spin-off is just as hard-hitting! Featuring memorable performances from John Thaw and Dennis Waterman - and made by the same team who worked on the hit television series - Sweeney! has been newly transferred in High Definition from original film elements. Hard-bitten, womanising Flying Squad officer Jack Regan becomes embroiled in a political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate a seemingly suspicious death. Framed on a drink-driving charge and suspended from the force, Regan is embroiled in a deadly conspiracy and must think fast and rely on his wits if he's to survive! SPECIAL FEATURES: Theatrical Trailer Image gallery PDF material
Louise Osmond (Dark Horse) directs this candid documentary on one of Britain’s most celebrated and controversial filmmakers, Ken Loach. Following the director as he prepares to release his final major film I, Daniel Blake later this year, Osmond looks back at the trials and tribulations of Loach's fifty year career, from his roots in television to his award winning features. Featuring interviews his friends and collaborators including Cillian Murphy, Melvyn Bragg, Sheila Hancock and Ricky Tomlinson, this is a funny and provocative account of Loach's life and career. Extras: Bertha DocHouse Q&A with Ken Loach and Louise Osmond Additional Interviews Loach on Location Stills Gallery (Ken's Collaborators) Theatrical Trailer
The Battlestar Galactica phenomenon continues with this undeniably compelling look at where the real conflict between humans and Cylons began, in a vibrant world remarkably like our own: Caprica. Fifty-eight years before Battlestar takes off, two powerful families – the Graystones and the Adamas – find their destinies irrevocably intertwined after a devastating explosion. As the two houses both struggle with the line where humanity ends and artificial intelligence – the Cylon race – begins, they’ll face off in a battlefield of corporate conspiracy, murder, sexual politics and family backbiting. From executive producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick comes this highly anticipated prequel starring Golden Globe® nominee Eric Stoltz and Esai Morales and presented in uninterrupted Dolby 5.1 surround sound. Critics call it One of the Best Shows on Television (Television Without Pity). Special Features: Sneak Peek at Part 2 Includes both aired & unseen versions of the pilot episode Deleted Scenes Behind the scenes featurettes Video blogs Cast & Crew commentary and more!
With his uniquely chaotic blend of fluffed magic and lame jokes, Tommy Cooper was a constant and instantly recognisable presence on television for four decades. A firm favourite with the public, his variety shows were always eagerly awaited Eric Sykes hailed Tommy Cooper as the funniest man in the world , so it's hardly surprising that it was noted he only had to walk on stage to cause hysterics ! First transmitted fifty years ago, Cooper's series for London Weekend followed hot on the heels of his phenomenally successful three-year-run of Life With Cooper and set him firmly on the path to television superstardom through the 1970s and beyond. This classic sketch series features a veritable galaxy of guest stars: Ted Ray, Stubby Kaye, Richard Briers, Arthur Lowe, Joan Greenwood, Bernard Cribbins, Patrick Cargill, Tricia Noble, Vincent Price, Michael Bentine, Ronnie Barker, Thora Hird, Diana Dors, Ronnie Corbett, Liz Fraser and Eric Sykes! This release contains all thirteen episodes, complete and uncut.
A broadcasting legend and one of the most recognisable faces on British television, Alan Whicker worked his own brand of quietly incisive journalism for over fifty years. A consummate interviewer with a famously affable, urbane style, his popular, award-winning documentaries continue to be a significant influence to this day. This ongoing series of releases will showcase every programme that Whicker made for ITV, in chronological order. In this third volume Whicker encounters an array of remarkable and sometimes eccentric Europeans, including the playboy prince, Johannes von Thurn und Taxis, Margaret Kenny the Dublin-born founder of Paris' famous Bluebell Girls and His Excellency, General of the Armed Forces, Alfredo Stroessner dictator of Paraguay.
Erscheinungsdatum: 30.08.2016, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years: Volume Two: From The Next Generation to J. J. Abrams, Titelzusatz: The Complete, Uncensored, and Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek, Autor: Gross, Edward // Altman, Mark A., Verlag: Macmillan USA, Imprint: Thomas Dunne Books, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: Deep Space Nine // The Next Generation // Star Trek // Englische Bücher // Film // Kino // Fernsehen // BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY // Entertainment & Performing Arts // PERFORMING ARTS // Television // General // Darstellende Künste, Rubrik: Theater // Ballett, Film, Fernsehen, Seiten: 848, Gewicht: 1088 gr, Verkäufer: averdo