My house was on Torchwood!

  title={My house was on Torchwood!},
  author={B. Mills},
  journal={International Journal of Cultural Studies},
  pages={379 - 399}
  • B. Mills
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Cultural Studies
Using life writing, this article examines my responses to seeing my house on television — during an episode of Torchwood filmed around Cardiff. The article explores the intersections between personal history, ideas of home and televisual representation. It focuses on the ways in which personal knowledge affects readings of programmes; the relationships between tourists and residents; the emotive nature of responses to representations; and television's role as a recorder of locations. In doing… Expand

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