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What do you believe a global text is?
Something that is able to teach other cultures about the culture and morals of the Uk through post-colonialism or cultural imperialism
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How is the TV industry advancing?
Online viewing (BBC IPlayer/ Channel 4OD)
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What themes does Luther explore to engage mainstream audiences?
Crime (Kidnapping/hostages)
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How are the themes constructed in the Luther key scene?
Close up of Mary's worried expression (Princess 'Propp) Low angle shot, sawn-off gun to Mary and Alice's head
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How is Luther constructed?
Long shot: Male in his late 40's, grey hair, aged beard, long tweed coat with dark colours represents British society/values
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How does Luther construct British morals?
VC: "Where's Natalie Green?", determination to complete his job despite being injured.
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How are the police represented?
Through a medium follow sht of the police as they run up the stairs in uniform with their police helmets and armour (Nelmes)
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What is Luther's representation of the police an example of?
Marx' superstructure
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How does using a BAME actor influence on a global scale?
Tokenism
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Was using Idris Elba a successful idea?
Yes, he is an example of Dyer's star theory
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What American TV show has Idris Elba been involved in?
The Wire
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How many American viewers were there of 'Luther'?
206,000
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How does the audience know where the key scene is set?
Aerial shot of the characters on top of a London sky scraper
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How does the aerial shot of the skyscraper reflect the industry?
It reflects the BBC's high production values
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What is the BBC?
"... largest broadcasting agency in the world"
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Where else was Luther distributed?
BBC America, ABC! (Australia), Channel N (South Korea)
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Is The Undateables as global as Luther?
No, the budget wouldn't allow it to be
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What genre is The Undateables?
A British infotainment show
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What pleasure does The Undateables offer?
Voyeuristic into the life of a "unique singleton"
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What is the establishing shot of The Undateables key scene?
A steadicam medium shot of Michael
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What is Channel 4?
"A publically owned, commcerically funded PSB"
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How does the audience influence the Channel 4 industry?
They have a say in what kind of programmes they'd like to see
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What kind of audiences do Channel 4 target?
Niche audiences
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Who helped to co-create The Undateables?
Betty, owned by Discovery Communications
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How mnay countries do Betty broadcast to?
63
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How many viewers did Series 2, Episode 5 of The Undateables pull in?
3.8M
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Who did Betty manage to sell the show to?
Channel ABC1 (Australia)
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What was the American adaptation of the show called?
Push Girls
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What genre is Humans?
Sci-fi/drama
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What show is Humans based on?
Swedish drama 'Real Humans'
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Which American actor played Dr George Millican on the show?
William Hurt
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What shows is William Hurt famous for?
The Incredible Hulk and Captain America
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What are the global themes of Humans?
Synthetics and sci-fi
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How are the themes constructed in Humans?
A close up of Anita, constructed as the 'perfect' woman
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How many British viewers did the show pull in?
6.81 Million
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How many American viewers did Humans pull in?
1.73 Million
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How does the Humans key scene construct the diverse British society
Through the use of BAME actresses
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Who played Anita?
BAME actress Gemma Chang
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What kinds of pleasure does Humans offer its audiences?
Voyeuristic (a look into the future) Aesthetic (the construction of Anita)
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Who else represented Humans?
Kudos
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What are Kudos?
"one of the world's leading production companies"
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What other programmes have Kudos produced?
'The Tunnel', 'Broadchurch', 'Utopia'
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How do Luther and Humans support your idea of global?
They both teach British values and morals worldwide as they have both distributed to both British and American audiences.
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How else is Humans global?
It used BAME and American actors, representing other cultures not just the British
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What aspect of The Undateables was global?
The concept, not the actual show
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