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Channel 4 : the early years and the Jeremy Isaacs legacy

Author: Dorothy Hobson
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title explores Channel 4's important foundation period, under its inspirational first Chief Executive, Jeremy Isaacs. It also assesses the legacy of the channel and asks: has it changed the nature of British television?
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hobson, Dorothy, 1942-
Channel 4.
London : I.B. Tauris, ©2008
(OCoLC)654478487
Named Person: Jeremy Isaacs; Jeremy Isaacs; Jeremy Isaacs; Jeremy Isaacs; Isaacs, Jeremy <1932->; Jeremy Isaacs
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Hobson
ISBN: 9781845116132 1845116135
OCLC Number: 154703639
Description: xii, 217 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
1 Birth of the Channel --
2 Television's New Baby --
the first three months are the worst --
3 The Players --
Inside the Channel 1.Commissioning Editors --
people and progress --
4 The Players --
Inside the Channel 2. Managing creativity --
5 The Players --
Outside Channel 4 and the ITV companies: whose baby? --
6 A Kaleidoscope of programmes --
7 Channel 4 and its audience --
8 1987 --
A Year of Change --
9 Jeremy Isaacs' legacy and Channel 4 today --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Dorothy Hobson.

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