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Our Children’s Future: Does Public Service Media Matter?

Dr Shelley Anne Galpin

Dr Shelley Anne Galpin

Shelley Anne Galpin worked as a teacher in London for several years, before studying for her AHRC funded PhD at the University of York, where she researched the responses of teenage audiences to the period drama genre. This work will be published in her forthcoming book Teenage Audiences and British Period Drama. Shelley's work has also been published in The Journal of British Cinema and TelevisionStudies in European Cinema and the edited collection Intercultural Screen Adaptation (Edinburgh University Press, 2020).



The Appeal Of Period Drama For A Younger Audience

The period drama is a genre inextricably caught up with British national identity. Through these dramas we construct an origin story for our present-day culture and invite outsiders in to come and experience our heritage of quaint countryside communities, lavish stately homes and Hogwarts-like educational institutions. These dramas take the form of feature films, many […]

Audience Experience Research

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