The Great War : The making of the series

  title={The Great War : The making of the series},
  author={J. Ramsden},
  journal={Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television},
  pages={19 - 7}
  • J. Ramsden
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • History
  • Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television
By any estimation, BBC Television’s 1964 series The Great War was a success on a historic scale. It won awards both at home and abroad while also impressing both sceptical historians and in-house television professionals. It clocked up extraordinary viewing Ž gures and audience satisfaction ratings. It materially helped to reintroduce the Great War itself to the 1960s generation that has never since been in danger of forgetting it, and it has been regularly quoted as an in uence by the makers… Expand
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