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Bob's Full House By Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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The prolific comedian, writer and performer was famous worldwide for his sharp one-liners, topical gags and charming smile. He died of prostate cancer in 2003, aged 75, leaving behind a mystery... More > – did he own a mythical collection of films that were the sole surviving copies in the world? Indeed a vast collection of film reels, videos, scripts, photographs and audio tapes were amassed by the performer during his lifetime and after the death of his widow were handed over to Kaleidoscope in 2008 for future generations to enjoy. This book contains details of the material found within the Bob Monkhouse Collection. It is illustrated with many stills and script extracts from Bob’s work which no longer survives in broadcast form. Any enthusiast of television will enjoy this informative and well-researched guide to the golden years of radio, film and television light entertainment.< Less
BBC Television Drama Research Guide 1936-2006 - Volume 4 (P-S) By Richard Down, Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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Why was the BBC's opening programme shown twice on different days? Who produced the majority of pre-war BBC programmes? How was 'Doctor Who' created? What is the earliest surviving telerecording? How... More > many years did 'Sunday Night Theatre' make outstanding live plays? What shows were nearly made, but never completed? What character was originally called Tom Devises? This Research Guide gives detailed information on seventy years of BBC drama plays, series and serials. It’s all here: the great and the good; the one-offs and the soap operas; the sci-fi and the melodrama. Each volume is full of facts, fun and information about the origins of the BBC, including details of what survives in the archives. Regional programmes, school dramatisations and BBC test transmissions are included in detailed listings, and a selection of the finest radio output completes these staggering volumes.< Less
BBC Television Drama Research Guide 1936-2006 - Volume 1 (A-C) By Richard Down, Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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Why was the BBC's opening programme shown twice on different days? Who produced the majority of pre-war BBC programmes? How was 'Doctor Who' created? What is the earliest surviving telerecording? How... More > many years did 'Sunday Night Theatre' make outstanding live plays? What shows were nearly made, but never completed? What character was originally called Tom Devises? This Research Guide gives detailed information on seventy years of BBC drama plays, series and serials. It’s all here: the great and the good; the one-offs and the soap operas; the sci-fi and the melodrama. Each volume is full of facts, fun and information about the origins of the BBC, including details of what survives in the archives. Regional programmes, school dramatisations and BBC test transmissions are included in detailed listings, and a selection of the finest radio output completes these staggering volumes.< Less
BBC Television Drama Research Guide 1936-2006 - Volume 2 (D-E) By Richard Down, Christopher Perry, Simon Coward
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Why was the BBC's opening programme shown twice on different days? Who produced the majority of pre-war BBC programmes? How was 'Doctor Who' created? What is the earliest surviving telerecording? How... More > many years did 'Sunday Night Theatre' make outstanding live plays? What shows were nearly made, but never completed? What character was originally called Tom Devises? This Research Guide gives detailed information on seventy years of BBC drama plays, series and serials. It’s all here: the great and the good; the one-offs and the soap operas; the sci-fi and the melodrama. Each volume is full of facts, fun and information about the origins of the BBC, including details of what survives in the archives. Regional programmes, school dramatisations and BBC test transmissions are included in detailed listings, and a selection of the finest radio output completes these staggering volumes.< Less

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