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Christmas Television

Sociological discussion programme. Christmas Television: Laurie Taylor explores the history, meaning and variety of a very British tradition.

Christmas Television: Laurie Taylor explores the history, meaning and variety of this very British tradition. What's its role in the construction of a real or imagined 'national' family? He's joined by Martin Johnes, Reader in History at Swansea University, Helen Wood, Professor of Media and Communication at Leicester University and Brett Mills, Senior Lecturer in Media and American Studies at University of East Anglia.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes