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Television scripts & screenplays

See below for a selection of the latest books from Television scripts & screenplays category. Presented with a red border are the Television scripts & screenplays books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Television scripts & screenplays books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Investigating Veronica Mars Essays on the Teen Detective Series

Investigating Veronica Mars Essays on the Teen Detective Series

Author: Rhonda V. Wilcox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2019

Essays explore many aspects of the teen detective series, including Veronica Mars and vintage television; the search for the mother; fatherhood; how the show relates to the classical Greek paradigm; feminist anger and vigilante justice; the anti-hero's journey; the intergenerational audience; rape narrative and meaning; and television fandom, among others.

The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

Author: Neil Gaiman Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/05/2019

The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book contains much that is new and revelatory and even several scenes that are not actually in the final television series. 'One of the most hotly anticipated TV shows of the year' Independent 'Even if you're very familiar with the original novel, this is a different experience... so damned charming and quirky that it feels like a must' Starburst Neil Gaiman's glorious reinvention of the iconic bestseller Good Omens is adapted from the internationally beloved novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman and is soon to be a massive new TV launch on Amazon Prime Video and the BBC. The series is written and show-run by Neil himself and stars David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Jon Hamm and Miranda Richardson, to name but a few. **Includes an introduction by Neil Gaiman about bringing Good Omens to the screen** Before he died in 2015, Terry Pratchett asked Neil Gaiman to make a television series of the internationally beloved novel they wrote together about the end of the world. And so, Neil began to write. And continued to write until he had six episodes that brought an angel, Aziraphale, and a demon, Crowley, (the only things standing between us and the inevitable Armageddon) to life for the screen. Contained between the covers of this book are the scripts that Neil wrote, which later turned into some of the most extraordinary television ever made. Take a tour behind the scenes with a text that reveals the secrets of the show, still has the missing bits and, sometimes, asks for the impossible. Step backstage and see the magic for yourself. You may just learn as much from the scenes that never made the final cut as from those that did.

The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

Author: Neil Gaiman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2019

The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book contains much that is new and revelatory and even several scenes that are not actually in the final television series. 'One of the most hotly anticipated TV shows of the year' Independent Neil Gaiman's glorious reinvention of the iconic bestseller Good Omens is adapted from the internationally beloved novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman and is soon to be a massive new TV launch on Amazon Prime Video and the BBC. The series is written and show-run by Neil himself and stars David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Jon Hamm and Miranda Richardson, to name but a few. **Includes an introduction by Neil Gaiman about bringing Good Omens to the screen** Before he died in 2015, Terry Pratchett asked Neil Gaiman to make a television series of the internationally beloved novel they wrote together about the end of the world. And so, Neil began to write. And continued to write until he had six episodes that brought an angel, Aziraphale and a demon, Crowley (the only things standing between us and the inevitable Armageddon), to life for the screen. Contained between the covers of this book are the scripts that Neil wrote, which later turned into some of the most extraordinary television ever made. Take a tour behind the scenes with a text that reveals the secrets of the show, still has the missing bits and, sometimes, asks for the impossible. Step backstage and see the magic for yourself. You may just learn as much from the scenes that never made the final cut, as from those that did.

Saytim Screenplay

Saytim Screenplay

Author: Rote Writer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2017

The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia

The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia

Author: Steven Jay Rubin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2017

Only Fools and Horses 16 Classic BBC TV Soundtracks

Only Fools and Horses 16 Classic BBC TV Soundtracks

Author: John Sullivan Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 05/10/2017

Sixteen TV soundtracks of the award-winning TV show collected together for the first time, starring David Jason as ambitious market trader Del Boy Trotter, and Nicholas Lyndhurst as his younger brother Rodney Trotter. For 15 years, the brothers of 'Trotters Independent Traders PLC' have entertained us both with Del's extreme optimism and scams and, quite simply, Rodney's reactions upon hearing those scams. Now sixteen classic soundtracks from one of the funniest comedy programmes of all time are brought together in audio. So don't be a plonker, do yourself a favour and get your hands on this little beauty. Episodes: The Long Legs of the Law The Yellow Peril A Losing Streak No Greater Love Yesterday Never Comes May the Force Be With You Wanted Thicker Than Water Homesick Healthy Competition Strained Relations Hole in One It's Only Rock and Roll Sleeping Dogs Lie Watching the Girls Go By Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Duration: 7 hours 20 minutes

Doctor Foster: The Scripts

Doctor Foster: The Scripts

Author: Mike Bartlett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/05/2017

Mike Bartlett's complete scripts for his superlative television drama series, winner of Best New Drama at the 2016 National Television Awards. Doctor Gemma Foster is a woman seemingly in control: a trusted GP, the heart of her town, a woman people can trust. But her life is about to explode. Suspecting her husband of having an affair, Gemma throws herself into an investigation that will propel her, her family, and even her patients into chaos. Bit by bit, Doctor Foster uncovers secrets that shock her to the core. Now she has to choose how to react. One thing is certain - she is going to behave in ways she could never have imagined. Doctor Foster: The Scripts contains the complete scripts to all five episodes of the first series, plus exclusive bonus material. Doctor Foster premiered on BBC One in September 2015, starring Suranne Jones and Bertie Carvel. The series drew a weekly audience of over 8.2 million viewers, peaking at over 10 million for the finale, and was the BBC's highest-rating new drama of the year. It won two prizes at the National Television Awards 2016, including Best New Drama.

Fan Phenomena Game of Thrones

Fan Phenomena Game of Thrones

Author: Dr. Kavita Mudan Finn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2017

Winter is coming. Every Sunday night, millions of fans gather around their televisions to take in the spectacle that is a new episode of Game of Thrones. Much is made of who will be gruesomely murdered each week on the hit show, though sometimes the question really is who won't die a fiery death. The show, based on the Song of Ice and Fire series written by George R. R. Martin, is a truly global phenomenon. With the seventh season of the HBO series in production, Game of Thrones has been nominated for multiple awards, its cast has been catapulted to celebrity, and references to it proliferate throughout popular culture. Often positioned as the grittier antithesis to J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, Martin's narrative focuses on the darker side of chivalry and heroism, stripping away these higher ideals to reveal the greed, amorality, and lust for power underpinning them. Fan Phenomena: Game of Thrones is an exciting new addition to the Intellect series, bringing together academics and fans of Martin's universe to consider not just the content of the books and HBO series, but fan responses to both.From trivia nights dedicated to minutiae to forums speculating on plot twists to academics trying to make sense of the bizarre climate of Westeros, everyone is talking about Game of Thrones. Edited by Kavita Mudan Finn, the book focuses on the communities created by the books and television series and how these communities envision themselves as consumers, critics, and even creators of fanworks in a wide variety of media, including fiction, art, fancasting, and cosplay.

Inside the TV Writer's Room Practical Advice For Succeeding in Television

Inside the TV Writer's Room Practical Advice For Succeeding in Television

Author: Lawrence Meyers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2017

Aspiring writers often ask how they can break into the television writing business. Meyers believes that the answer can be found by asking why people become television writers and what makes them successful. Inside the TV Writer's Room reveals these insights and much more. This volume, a collection of interviews with some of today's top episodic writers arranged in a roundtable format, explores the artists drive to express how the writers honed their creativity, and what compromises they have made to pursue their craft both before and after finding success. Each chapter's topic is distilled into a practical lesson for both professionals and aspirants to heed if they wish to find or maintain success in writing for television. The book includes such leading entertainment writers and producers as Neal Baer, executive producer of the NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Tim King of the groundbreaking hit Heroes, Peter Lenkov of 24 and CSI: New York, and Shawn Ryan, creator of the acclaimed series The Shield. Individual writers discuss the struggle to balance artistic fulfillment with the realities of commerce, and how they inject an original voice into a show that is often not their own creation.

Love in Recovery: Series 1 & 2 The BBC Radio 4 comedy drama

Love in Recovery: Series 1 & 2 The BBC Radio 4 comedy drama

Author: Peter Jackson Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/12/2016

Sue Johnston, John Hannah and Eddie Marsan are among the stars of this spellbinding, hilarious and uplifting comedy drama. Set entirely at a series of weekly Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, these 13 episodes also feature Rebecca Front, Paul Kaye, Julia Deakin and Samantha Bond. Love in Recovery follows the lives of five very different recovering alcoholics. Eddie Marsan is Andy, the sweet but simple group leader. Sue Johnston is Julie, who's been known to have the odd relapse here and there, and everywhere. John Hannah is Simon, a snide journalist with a big secret. Rebecca Front is the snobby and guarded Fiona, who used to be a banker who had it all, and then lost the lot. Paul Kaye is Danno, a dodgy geezer with no front teeth, but a lot of heart. During the course of two series and a special Christmas episode, we hear them get to know each other, get on each other's nerves, laugh, argue, fall apart, fall in love and, most importantly, tell their stories. Written and created by Pete Jackson, Love in Recovery is inspired by his own road to recovery. Duration: 5 hours approx

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2

Author: Debbie Horsfield, Damian Timmer Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/11/2016

Cornwall, 1790. Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life. Accused of wrecking two ships, he is to stand trial at the Bodmin Assizes. Despite their stormy married life, Demelza has tried to rally support for her husband. But there are plenty of enemies who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not least the powerful banker George Warleggan, whose personal rivalry with Ross grows ever more intense.