Miscellaneous topics

A selection of articles on miscellaneous topics related to the overall theme of theatre plays on British television:

About the project
The adventure begins…
One month on
Our 100th post: the 2011 top 10
End of part one
Catching up
Endgame

Angles for exploration
”Tis in my memory locked’

Methods and resources
Getting going: research resources and approaches
In or out?
In or out? Again
An essential resource: BFI Screenonline
Shakespeare and co. [on BUFVC’s Shakespeare db]
A note about relying on Radio Times

Readings
New readers start here
Bookshelf: Mid-Century Drama (1962) by Laurence Kitchin
Bookshelf: Adventure in Vision (1950) by John Swift
Bookshelf: Television: The Ephemeral Art (1970) by T. C. Worsley
Bookshelf: Television in the Making (1956) by Paul Rotha
Bookshelf: Television Jubilee (1961) by Gordon Ross
Bookshelf: From the Palace to the Grove (1992) by Michael Barry
Bookshelf: The Wars of the Roses (1970) by John Barton with Peter Hall
Bookshelf: Starlight Days: The Memoirs of Cecil Madden (2007), edited by Jennifer Lewis

Personnel
Basil Dean: On the boards: television from the theatre
Fred O’Donovan: Introducing Fred O’Donovan
women working in film and television industries: Memories are made of this
Introducing Joan Kemp-Welch (1906-1999)
Joy Harington and Ladies in Waiting (BBC, 1949) [draft]

Posts discussing several productions
Pre-war theatre from BBC Television, 1.
Pre-war theatre from BBC Television, 2.
Pre-war theatre from BBC Television, 3.
Greeks on screen
100 television stage plays: [1] 1930-1939
100 television stage plays: [2] 1946-1954
100 television stage plays: [3] ITV, 1955-1964
100 television stage plays: [4] BBC, 1955-1964
100 television stage plays: [5] BBC, 1965-1975
100 television stage plays: [6] ITV, 1965-1975
100 television stage plays: [7] 1976-1981
100 television stage plays: [8] 1982-1990
100 television stage plays: [9] 1991-2000
100 television stage plays: [10] 2001-2011
Granada’s Manchester plays
From the theatre, 1938-1939
From the theatre: Coliseum Night (BBC, 1939)
Live from The Intimate Theatre, 1946-1949, part 1
Live from The Intimate Theatre, 1946-1949, part 2
Live from the Intimate Theatre, 1946-1949, part 3
Christmas past at the BBC: the second half of the 1950s. Part 1
Christmas past at the BBC: the second half of the 1950s. Part 2
From the ’50s: plays from France
From Edward Albee to Tennessee Williams: American drama on the British small screen

Events
The Library of Congress discoveries
More treasures from the Library of Congress
Broadcasting in the 1950s, 20-22 July 2011: conference report
Call for papers: ‘Theatre Plays on British Television’ conference, October 2012
Beyond the boundaries: intermedial ideas in Paris
‘Theatre Plays on British Television’ conference programme, 19 October 2012
‘Classics on TV: Greek Tragedy on the Small Screen’, a BFI season + Screen Plays symposium, June 2012
Greek Plays on the Small Screen symposium, 22 June 2012
Classics on TV: BFI Southbank programme, 7 June 2012
Classics on TV: BFI Southbank programme, 13 June 2012
Classics on TV: BFI Southbank programme, 19 June 2012
Classics on TV: BFI Southbank programme, 23 June 2012
Greek Tragedy on the Small Screen’: University of Westminster symposium
Classics on TV: BFI Southbank programme, 26 June 2012
Registration opens for the Theatre Plays on British Television conference, 19 October 2012
Conference report: Theatre Plays on British Television, 19 October 2012
‘Classics on TV: Jacobean tragedy on the Small Screen’, a BFI Southbank season
‘Classics on TV: Edwardian Drama on the Small Screen’, a BFI Southbank season + Screen Plays symposium, May 2014
‘Edwardian Drama on the small screen’: notes from the symposium
‘Classics on TV: Great American Playwrights’, a BFI Southbank season
‘Greek tragedy on the small screen’ is revived in Birmingham!

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