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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book By Order of the Peaky Blinders by Steven Knight, with Matt Allen
    By Order of the Peaky Blinders - by Steven Knight, with Matt Allen

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781789291650 | ISBN 10: 1789291658

    The official companion to the hit TV show, Peaky Blinders, fully illustrated in colour. Packed full of behind-the-scenes stories and interviews with the cast and creators of the show, By Order of the Peaky Blinders is the first official book to take ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionising Television by Joy Press
    Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionising Television - by Joy Press

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571342440 | ISBN 10: 0571342442

    In recent years, the television landscape has seen the glorious rise of women to key positions of power within the industry, from writers to producers to directors. Successes like Shonda Rhimes’s Holy Trinity of shows as a producer — Grey’s Ana ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Am (Not) a Number: Decoding The Prisoner by Alex Cox
    I Am (Not) a Number: Decoding The Prisoner - by Alex Cox

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857301758 | ISBN 10: 0857301756

    The enormously puzzling TV series The Prisoner has developed a rapt cult following, and has often been described as 'surreal' or 'Kafkaesque.'   Alex Cox watched all the episodes of The Prisoner on their first broadcast, at the ripe old age of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homer
    Homer's Odyssey: An Embiggened Simpsons Guide - by Four Finger Discount's Mitch Grinter and Brendan Dando

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780898261 | ISBN 10: 1780898266

    Remember when The Simpsons was the funniest show on television?   The Simpsons is the longest running comedy in history. Gracing our screens since 1989, with over 600 episodes, the show is a cultural phenomenon. Whilst it is still drawing huge ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Barb: A Celebration of Stranger Things
    The Book of Barb: A Celebration of Stranger Things' Iconic Wing Woman - by Nadia Bailey

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781925418477 | ISBN 10: 1925418472

    For the Barb in all of us.   In Stranger Things, Barb was a nerdy, faithful underdog – a minor character no one expected to break the internet. But Barb resonated with us – the chill, bespectacled BFF and her unjust abandonment hit a colle ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's Been Beautiful: Soul! and Black Power Television - by Gayle Wald

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780822358374 | ISBN 10: 0822358379

    Soul! was where Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind & Fire got funky, where Toni Morrison read from her debut novel, where James Baldwin and Nikki Giovanni discussed gender and power, and where Amiri Baraka and Stokely Carmichael enjoyed a sympathetic foru ... more

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  • Cover image of book Writing Home by Alan Bennett
    Writing Home - by Alan Bennett

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571315727 | ISBN 10: 0571315720

    A wonderfully entertaining collection of Alan Bennett's prose writings. Bringing together his diaries for 1980-1995, and the journal he kept during the production of Forty Years On, which starred John Gielgud, the book also includes accounts of his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Armchair Nation: An Intimate History of Britain in Front of the TV by Joe Moran
    Armchair Nation: An Intimate History of Britain in Front of the TV - by Joe Moran

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846683923 | ISBN 10: 1846683920

    The story of television and how it has changed our lives - from the moon landings to the X Factor. But what does your furniture point at?' asks the character Joey in the sitcom Friends on hearing an acquaintance has no TV. It's a good question: s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets by Simon Singh
    The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets - by Simon Singh

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408842812 | ISBN 10: 1408842815

    You may have watched hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons (and its sister show Futurama) without ever realising that they contain enough maths to form an entire university course. In The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, Simon Singh explains h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Monty Python at Work by Michael Palin
    Monty Python at Work - by Michael Palin

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848423602 | ISBN 10: 1848423608

    Drawn from his published diaries, this is Michael Palins account of the making of the Monty Python TV and stage shows, films, books and albums.   Monty Python at Work opens on 8th July 1969 with Michael Palins diary entry for the first day o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who is Who? The Philosophy of Doctor Who by Kevin S. Decker
    Who is Who? The Philosophy of Doctor Who - by Kevin S. Decker

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780765532 | ISBN 10: 1780765533

    When you have been wandering the cosmos from one end of eternity to another for nearly a thousand years, what's your philosophy of life, the universe, and everything? Doctor Who is 50 years' old in 2013. Through its long life on television and beyond ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mid-Term Report by Phil Redmond
    Mid-Term Report - by Phil Redmond

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099569169 | ISBN 10: 0099569167

    A masterclass in media studies from the creator of Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks. Described in Parliament as 'excellent' by Ed Vaizey, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport   GRANGE HILL  Swi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Loving the L Word: The Complete Series in Focus by Dana Heller (Editor)
    Loving the L Word: The Complete Series in Focus - by Dana Heller (Editor)

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780764245 | ISBN 10: 1780764243

    The complete and groundbreaking The L Word is now out on DVD and this book makes the perfect companion, covering the series in its entirety. Loving The L Word picks up where Reading "The L Word": Outing Contemporary Television (I.B. Tauris, 2006 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The South Bank Show: Final Cut by Melvyn Bragg
    The South Bank Show: Final Cut - by Melvyn Bragg

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781444705539 | ISBN 10: 1444705539

    What drives a musician to write extraordinary songs? How do writers create their worlds? How does an actor achieve greatness?  For over thirty years of The South Bank Show, Melvyn Bragg has interviewed many of the greatest cultural icons ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seeing Things: A Memoir by Oliver Postgate
    Seeing Things: A Memoir - by Oliver Postgate

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847678416 | ISBN 10: 1847678416

    Oliver Postgate's death in December 2008 was greeted with great sadness. For over forty years his name was synonymous with the best in children's television Bagpuss, The Clangers, Ivor the Engine, The Pogles, Noggin the Nog, Pingwings. Oliver wrote ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Yes Minister Miscellany by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn
    The Yes Minister Miscellany - by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn

    £9.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781849540100 | ISBN 10: 1849540101

    "Yes Minister is not a comedy. It is a civil service training manual"(David Davis) A collection of the funniest sketches, anecdotes, interviews, lists of interesting facts, character and actor profiles, and personal recollections from the endurin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pocket Book of Boosh by Julian Barrat and Noel Fielding
    The Pocket Book of Boosh - by Julian Barrat and Noel Fielding

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847674142 | ISBN 10: 1847674143

    "Welcome to what will in no doubt be a groundbreaking work of collage / literature."(Howard Moon) "Hey Camden children, Vince here. Hope you dig the Boosh book and all the groovy photos Bollo took. Skip past Howards bits though. Well dry"(Vince N ... more

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  • Cover image of book Third Wave Feminism and Television: Jane Puts It in a Box by Edited by Merri Johnson
    Third Wave Feminism and Television: Jane Puts It in a Box - by Edited by Merri Johnson

    £17.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781845112462 | ISBN 10: 1845112466

    The sexual politics of television culture is the territory covered by this ground-breaking book - the first to demonstrate the ways in which third wave feminist television studies approaches and illuminates mainstream TV. Leading voices in third wav ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading The L Word: Outing Contemporary Television by Kim Akass & Janet McCabe (editors)
    Reading The L Word: Outing Contemporary Television - by Kim Akass & Janet McCabe (editors)

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781845111793 | ISBN 10: 1845111796

    The L Word captured international attention when it first appeared on American screens in January 2004. The groundbreaking primetime drama from Showtime is about a group of lesbian & bisexual friends living & loving in Los Angeles, and challenges tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television by Jerry Mander
    Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television - by Jerry Mander

    £11.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9788185569383 | ISBN 10: 818556938x

    A total departure from writing about television, this book is the first ever to advocate that the medium is not reformable. Its problems are inherent in the technology itself and are so dangerous - to personal health and sanity, to the environment, a ... more

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