Three ring circus: television drama about, by and for Scotland

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Book abstract: This book brings together academics, writers and politicians to explore the range and nature of the media in Scotland. The book includes chapters on the separate histories of the press, broadcasting and cinema, on the representation and construction of Scotland, the contemporary communications environment, and the languages used in the media. Other chapters consider television drama, soap opera, broadcast comedy, gender, the media and politics, race and ethnicity, gender, popular music, sport and new technology, the place of Gaelic, and current issues in screen fiction.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Media in Scotland
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
ISBN (Print)9780748628001
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008


  • Scotland
  • film and television
  • drama
  • media


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