Paranoid Visions

Paranoid Visions Spies, Conspiracies and the Secret State in British Television Drama

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Synopsis

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.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784994150
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 791.45658
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xii, 218
Weight: 434g
Height: 144mm
Width: 222mm
Spine width: 23mm