Papers presented at the ‘No Such’ Symposium
Bournemouth University January 2010

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Policy on broadcasting and health

Broadcasting Policy in the 1980s: an Overview.
T.P. O’Malley (Download paper)

No such thing! Political Debates about the NHS in the Eighties
Notes from Steve Iliffe (Download paper)

Independent Local Radio in the Eighties: The Uneven Path from Public
Service to Commercial Radio

Tony Stoller (Download paper)

Decline in Public Sector Broadcasting: the 1990 Broadcasting Act
and the Case of ITV

R.A.Fitzwalter (Download paper)


Radio current affairs

British Commercial Radio in the 1980s: the Relationship
Between Regulation and Programme Content

Emma Wray (Download paper)


Drama and comedy on 1980s television

The Nation’s Health: Representations of Health Care
in the Age of Thatcher

Sherryl Wilson (Download paper)

Taste, Standards and ‘Public Service’ Comedy in the 1970s and 1980s
Heather Sutherland (Download paper)


Factual television

Alternative Programming and the NHS
Peter Lee-Wright (Download paper)

Panorama: The Thatcher Interviews and the NHS
David McQueen (Download paper)

‘Jimmy’s’: The Rise of the Docusoap and the Fall of YTV
Nick Gray (Download paper)