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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00
There was a time when "American popular entertainment" referred only to radio and motion pictures. With the coming of talking pictures, Hollywood cashed in on the success of big-time network radio by bringing several of the public's favorite broadcast personalities and programs to the screen. The results, though occasionally successful,... more...
- Octopus 2014; US$ 24.99
BBC Radio 6 Music is the station for people who are passionate about music: its award-winning presenters are constantly bringing a wealth of fresh tracks to the airwaves, from both new and established artists. In this book, BBC Radio 6 Music draws on its pool of knowledge and experience to provide an alternative offering to the mainstream music... more...
- Carlton Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
Instantly recognisable with his mass of ginger hair and bottle-top glasses, Chris Evans is probably Britain's most successful broadcaster and has an extraordinary instinct for using the intimacy of radio and TV to communicate with people. Endless rumours and turmoil have surrounded his wildly unpredictable career. He has interviewed numerous celebrities,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 28.95
The crack of the bat on the radio is ingrained in the American mind as baseball takes center stage each summer. Radio has brought the sounds of baseball into homes for almost one hundred years, helping baseball emerge from the 1919 Black Sox scandal into the glorious World Series of the 1920s. The medium gave fans around the country aural access to... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2015; US$ 9.99
Bob Harris first became known as the face of the 1970s live music TV show The Old Grey Whistle Test and his infectious enthusiasm for music and ability to discover new talent has seen him become a national treasure. He continues to be a household name today and his velvety voice can be heard on Radio 2's The Bob Harris Show and Bob Harris Country.... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59
Swashbucklers is the first study of one of the most popular and enduring genres in television history - the costume adventure series. It maps the history of swashbuckling television from its origins in the 1950s to the present. It places the various series in their historical and institutional contexts and also analyses how the form and style of the... more...
- Fast Print Publishing 2009; US$ 4.99
From late-night quiz show ?Pick Your Poison? to breakfast-time newsreading, via sports reporting and falling asleep in cinemas, Simon Potter has worked for radio stations in Cambridge, Kettering, King?s Lynn, London, Northampton, Peterborough and York for the best part of the last 25 years. Now, in this hilarious look behind the scenes, he lifts the... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2014; US$ 9.99
Who were the original Goons? What is happening when presenters ?crash the pips?? Which radio programme has featured guest appearances by the Duchess of Cornwall, Alan Titchmarsh, Mike Gatting and Kirstie Allsopp? From Farming Today at sunrise to the gentle strains of ?Sailing By? and the Shipping Forecast long after midnight, Radio 4 provides the... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
What possesses a right-minded comedian to quit the day job for life as a breakfast radio DJ? more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 11.83
Bryan Gallagher's reminiscences of the Ireland of his youth, first heard on Radio 4's 'Home Truths', transport you to a world of boyhood pranks, playground politics and the confusion of growing up in a land that is every bit as magical and captivating as the stories he has to tell. more...