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Featured Articles

Feature Films on British Television in the 1970s

Dr Sheldon Hall, Senior Lecturer in Stage and Screen Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, gives us a report on the history of the showing of feature films on British television during the 1970s.

Broadcasting Live … From Space

Dr Mike Allen is Senior Lecturer for the Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. Here he looks at channel 4’s Live From Space series and discusses how far the experience of being an astronaut can truly be captured for the audience at home.

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