Play for Today at 50: Journal Special Issue Published

A Special Issue of the Journal of British Cinema and Television (Vol 19:2) on ‘Play for Today at 50’, edited by John Hill, has been published online. In addition to Hill’s contributions this volume includes a range of articles by Vicky Ball, Eleni Liarou, Tom May, Jonathan Murray and John Wyver on various aspects of Play for Today’s history. The Journal issue may be found here:

Some of the original presentations on which the Special Issue is based may also be found on the Forgotten Television Drama website:

To coincide with the publication of the Special Issue, we have also concluded our series of ‘Top Tens’, provided by a mix of academics and practitioners, and have now published ‘The Top Twenty-One Plays for Today’. This may be found here:



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