‘What planet are we on? Television drama’s relationship with social reality’

Máire Messenger Davies

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    Abstract

    A discussion of television drama - whether realist or fantasy - in terms of its representation of social reality and its impact on audiences; it includes a discussion of 'Star Trek' and interviews with one of the programme's stars, and its production staff.
    LanguageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUsing Visual Evidence
    EditorsRichard Howells, Robert W. Matson
    Pages153-169
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    Fantasy

    Keywords

    • television
    • drama
    • social reality
    • representation
    • science fiction
    • star trek
    • production values

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    Messenger Davies, M. (2009). ‘What planet are we on? Television drama’s relationship with social reality’. In R. Howells, & R. W. Matson (Eds.), Using Visual Evidence (pp. 153-169)
    Messenger Davies, Máire. / ‘What planet are we on? Television drama’s relationship with social reality’. Using Visual Evidence. editor / Richard Howells ; Robert W. Matson. 2009. pp. 153-169
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