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Request Add to My Lists Add to Bag MARC Display Previous Record Next Record Resources Other Resources Author Crook, Tim, 1959-

Title Radio drama : theory and practice / Tim Crook. Pub Info London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.



Table of Contents List of plates Acknowledgements Pt. I Practice Meets Theory 1 A New Media History Perspective through Audio Drama 3 2 Radio Drama as Modernity 12 3 The Electrophone or Theatrophone: broadcasting audio drama before the radio 15 4 The Six Ages of Audio Drama and the Internet Epoch 21 5 From Sound Houses to the Phonograph Sound Play 30 6 A Technological Time-line 37 7 A Culturalist Approach to Internet Audio Drama 41 Pt. II Sound Theory and Practice 8 Radio Drama is Not a Blind Medium 53 9 Sound Design Vocabulary 70 10 The Cinematic and Musical Inspiration 90 Pt. III The New Radio Drama Form: Skits and Live Improvisations 11 Blurring Fiction with Reality 105 12 Radio Drama Panics: a cross-cultural phenomenon 115 13 Moving from Burlesque to Propaganda and News 121 14 The War of the Worlds Effect: Spoonface Steinberg? 136 15 Spoonface Steinberg: constructing the Holocaust as a means of Identification 144 Pt. IV The Theory and Practice of Writing Audio Drama 16 The Writing Agenda for Audio Drama 151 17 Creating the Character and Effective Use of Characterisation 183 18 Writing Dialogue 188 Pt. V Constructing the Radio Drama/Documentary Feature 19 The Phantom Distinction 201 20 Making the Documentary Feature 213 Pt. VI The Practice and Theory of Directing and Performance 21 Directorial Responsibility 235 22 Managing the Production 240 23 Experimental Direction and Performance 246 Notes 251 Audio drama bibliography 269 Index 288 Call no. 809.222 CROO Phys. Description xi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm Content Type text Format Type volume Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-287) and index. Subject Radio plays -- History and criticism. ISBN 0415216028 0415216036 Permanent Link