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Elizabeth I -Drama Queen By B.J. Bradley
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She was a brilliant woman;intelligent, articulate, musically gifted, and a master politician. Only a "mere"woman, she was able to defy all attempts to steal her crown for over forty years.... More > This is the story of Elizabeth I and her court, her people, her councilors, and the love of her life, Robert Dudley.< Less
Elizabeth I : Drama Queen By B.J. Bradley
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She was a brilliant woman;intelligent, articulate, musically gifted, and a master politician. Only a "mere"woman, she was able to defy all attempts to steal her crown for over forty years.... More > This is the story of Elizabeth I and her court, her people, her councilors, and the love of her life, Robert Dudley.< Less
British Independent Television Drama Research Guide 1955-2005 - Volume 2 (D-J) By Richard Down, Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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Have you ever wondered who was the lead actor in Public Eye? Who gave Bodie and Doyle their orders? What was Phil Redmond's first work for television? Where did the idea for Taggart come from? What... More > was Inspector Morse's first name? Who was The Unusual Miss Mulberry? Which show was planned as a spin-off from No Hiding Place, but was never made? Before Bad Girls, which drama series was also set in a prison? How many different actors have played Robin Hood over the years? Names, dates, working titles, footnotes, film spin-offs, archive holdings... this set of guides celebrates 50 Years of ITV programmes, and also covers Channel 4, Channel 5 and satellite shows. Whether you are a trivia buff, a quizmaster or serious telly historian, this book will give you loads of information, hours of reading and a starting-point for further investigations of your own.< Less
British Independent Television Drama Research Guide 1955-2005 - Volume 3 (K-R) By Richard Down, Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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Have you ever wondered who was the lead actor in Public Eye? Who gave Bodie and Doyle their orders? What was Phil Redmond's first work for television? Where did the idea for Taggart come from? What... More > was Inspector Morse's first name? Who was The Unusual Miss Mulberry? Which show was planned as a spin-off from No Hiding Place, but was never made? Before Bad Girls, which drama series was also set in a prison? How many different actors have played Robin Hood over the years? Names, dates, working titles, footnotes, film spin-offs, archive holdings... this set of guides celebrates 50 Years of ITV programmes, and also covers Channel 4, Channel 5 and satellite shows. Whether you are a trivia buff, a quizmaster or serious telly historian, this book will give you loads of information, hours of reading and a starting-point for further investigations of your own.< Less
British Independent Television Drama Research Guide 1955-2005 - Volume 4 (S-Z) By Richard Down, Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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Have you ever wondered who was the lead actor in Public Eye? Who gave Bodie and Doyle their orders? What was Phil Redmond's first work for television? Where did the idea for Taggart come from? What... More > was Inspector Morse's first name? Who was The Unusual Miss Mulberry? Which show was planned as a spin-off from No Hiding Place, but was never made? Before Bad Girls, which drama series was also set in a prison? How many different actors have played Robin Hood over the years? Names, dates, working titles, footnotes, film spin-offs, archive holdings... this set of guides celebrates 50 Years of ITV programmes, and also covers Channel 4, Channel 5 and satellite shows. Whether you are a trivia buff, a quizmaster or serious telly historian, this book will give you loads of information, hours of reading and a starting-point for further investigations of your own.< Less
British Independent Television Drama Research Guide 1955-2005 - Volume 1 (A-C) By Richard Down, Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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Have you ever wondered who was the lead actor in Public Eye? Who gave Bodie and Doyle their orders? What was Phil Redmond's first work for television? Where did the idea for Taggart come from? What... More > was Inspector Morse's first name? Who was The Unusual Miss Mulberry? Which show was planned as a spin-off from No Hiding Place, but was never made? Before Bad Girls, which drama series was also set in a prison? How many different actors have played Robin Hood over the years? Names, dates, working titles, footnotes, film spin-offs, archive holdings... this set of guides celebrates 50 Years of ITV programmes, and also covers Channel 4, Channel 5 and satellite shows. Whether you are a trivia buff, a quizmaster or serious telly historian, this book will give you loads of information, hours of reading and a starting-point for further investigations of your own.< Less
British Independent Television Drama Research Guide 1955-2005 - Volume 5 (Soaps) By Richard Down, Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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Coronation Street - Envisaged as a look behind the front doors of a typical Northern street. Crossroads - A Midlands motel somewhere near Birmingham run by the formidable Meg Richardson. Emergency... More > Ward 10 - The first twice-weekly serial set in a hospital. Emmerdale - Began life as a daytime series featuring life in the village of Beckindale. These huge series have seen many famous faces in their studios - Ben Kingsley, John Alderton, Michael Crawford, Albert Finney, Cliff Richard, Joanne Whalley, Penelope Keith, Peter Bowles, Arthur Haynes and Patrick Troughton, to name but a few. Kaleidoscope have gathered together a range of sources to provide this informative and in-depth research guide to four major soap operas. There is scope for more detail on these shows, but plenty of information within these pages to provide a comprehensive overview of their histories.< Less
A Desert Drama: Being The Tragedy Of The "Korosko" By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sidney Edward Paget (pronunciation: /ˈpædʒit/) (4... More > October 1860 – 28 January 1908) was a British illustrator of the Victorian era, best known for his illustrations that accompanied Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories in The Strand magazine.Sidney Paget was the fifth of nine children born to Robert Paget, the vestry clerk of St. James and St. John in Clerkenwell and Martha Paget (née Clarke), a music professor. In 1881 Paget entered the Royal Academy Schools. Here he befriended Alfred Morris Butler, an architecture student who may have become the model for Paget's illustrations of Dr. John Watson. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Paget< Less
High Drama – My Life In Television By Rex Firkin
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REX FIRKIN was one of the pioneers of independent television. He produced and directed some of ATV's most successful drama series including EMERGENCY WARD 10, THE PLANE MAKERS and THE POWER GAME.... More > Joining London Weekend Television, he ran a drama department responsible for some of the most spectacular hits of the 1970s, from MANHUNT and BUDGIE to UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS and BOUQUET OF BARBED WIRE. In this frank and fascinating memoir, Rex takes the reader behind the scenes on all these famous programmes, recapturing the heady highs and occasional disasters and tragedies of the heyday of British television. The manuscript was compiled and edited by Richard Marson, himself a writer and television producer, whose most recent production was the BBC documentary, Tales of Television Centre.< Less
Carlyon Sahib: A Drama in Four Acts By Gilbert Murray
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Gilbert Aimé Murray, OM (2 January 1866 – 20... More > May 1957) was an Australian-born British classical scholar and public intellectual, with connections in many spheres. He was an outstanding scholar of the language and culture of Ancient Greece, perhaps the leading authority in the first half of the twentieth century. He is the basis for the character of Adolphus Cusins in his friend George Bernard Shaw's play Major Barbara, and also appears as the chorus figure in Tony Harrison's play Fram.Murray was born George Gilbert Aimé Murray in Sydney, Australia. His father, Sir Terence Aubrey Murray, who died in 1873, had been a Member of the New South Wales Parliament; Gilbert's mother, Agnes Ann Murray (née Edwards), ran a girls' school in Sydney for a few years. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_Murray< Less