Fully updated, wholly revised and greatly expanded for its second edition, the bestselling 'Penguin TV Companion' answers all of these questions and thousands more.
As industry insiders and telly addicts everywhere acknowledge, it is the most authoritative, wide-ranging and addictive reference book available on this fascinating subject, providing a detailed survey of nearly 70 years of British television since the BBC started regular broadcasts in 1936.
It covers more than 2,000 programmes, from soaps and sitcoms to dramas and documentaries, giving comprehensive cast lists and lively plot synopses, and includes separate entries for around 1,300 actors, writers, producers and directors.
From 'Sooty' to 'The Simpsons', 'On The Buses' to 'The Osbournes', 'The X-Files' to 'Z Cars', Magnusson to Davina McCall, and from Dennis Potter to Jeremy Paxman, this wonderful companion gives you all you could wish to know about television: the programmes, the people, the companies and the history.
- Publication Date:
- 03 / 03 / 2004
- 153 x 234mm