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Paranoid Visions : Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama - (Hardcover)

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Paranoid visions explores the history of the spy and conspiracy genres on British television, from 1960s Cold War series through 1980s conspiracy dramas to contemporary 'war on terror' thrillers. It analyses classic dramas including Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Edge of Darkness, A Very British Coup and Spooks. This book will be an invaluable resource for television scholars interested in a new perspective on the history of television drama and intelligence scholars seeking an analysis of the popular representation of espionage with a strong political focus, as well as fans of cult British television and general readers interested in British cultural history.
Number of Pages: 218
Genre: Performing Arts, Social Science, Literary Criticism
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: Joseph Oldham
Language: English
Street Date: July 30, 2017
TCIN: 52226468
UPC: 9781784994150
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-9893

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