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- 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...
- 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; US$ 7.57
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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2002; US$ 39.95
Until the late 1940s, most Americans relied heavily upon radio, the only means of mass communication they knew, for information and entertainment. But with the 1950s came television sets and prosperity enabled more people to afford them. Radio began a decline. This work examines what could be called the final decade of AM network radio and the many... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 45.00
Almost every evening for nine years during the late 1970s and early 1980s, the CBS Radio Mystery Theatre brought monsters, murderers and mayhem together for an hour. Created, produced and directed by Himan Brown, the series remains a landmark in radio drama. This book is a detailed history and episode guide to the show. Descriptive information includes... more...