television

3001, 2014

Has Sky changed TV forever?

By |January 30th, 2014|In The News|1 Comment

Vanessa Jackson, Degree Leader in Television at Birmingham City University

On 5 February 1989 Sky Television launched its four-channel package. This year the company celebrates its 25th anniversary – and how far it has come in that time! The satellite market was slow to grow initially, and amid mounting losses Sky Television merged with British Satellite Broadcasting in […]

2511, 2013

Masters of the Whoniverse: The 50th Anniversary of Time and Relative Dimension in Space

By |November 25th, 2013|In The News|Comments Off on Masters of the Whoniverse: The 50th Anniversary of Time and Relative Dimension in Space

Dr Kerry Gough, Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Theory at Birmingham City University, reflects on the success of the Doctor Who series.

As a direct result of the series’ longevity as the longest running show in time and relative dimension in space, we are all well-versed in the Whoniverse. Travelling through ‘Time and Relative Dimension […]