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By Beth Johnson

author of tv sequence comparable to Shameless, Clocking Off, nation of Play, Reckless, Linda eco-friendly and kid's Ward, Paul Abbott is a British manufacturer and author whose identify and recognition for edgy, clever, profitable and socio-political programmes holds major weight within the modern tv and with the general public. this can be the 1st book-length educational examine of the tv programmes created, written through, and/or executive-produced, by way of Abbott. it's also the 1st educational examine to aim to think about his entire oeuvre. inside a greatly chronological constitution this quantity elucidates, decodes and evaluates key examples of Abbott's output, showing a necessary evaluate of Abbott's paintings over the last 3 a long time and assessing his contribution to British television.

Primarily, the amount offers a cultured research of televisual case reports. The case experiences discover the technicity or 'grammar' of the televisual, together with: color, sound, diegetic and non-diegetic song, standpoint, shot measurement, shot size, discussion, the production of house and position, on-location taking pictures, temporality, televisual narrative, functionality and mise-en-scène. The disclosures of the shut textual research are to be linked to various thematic, stylistic and representational motifs around the diversity of Abbott's paintings, thereby inaugurating discussions dependent upon the 'authorial voice', definitions of 'quality' tv and the negotiation of universal barriers. attractive with thematic and ideological notions of the private, the autobiographical, the sincere, the shameless, the enjoyable and the painful recourse of the specificity of 'ordinary life', the quantity seeks to mix shut textual research of Abbott's paintings with archival study and especially commissioned interviews with Abbott and different vital practitioners.

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