Long Form TV Drama
Resource 1 Character profiles for Mr Robot
Resource 2 Powerpoint on Codes and Conventions of LFTV Drama (Thriller focus)
Resource 3 Guardian article on Trapped, good for context
Resource 4 - everything OCR recommends to study for LFTV drama
Sample answers for paper 2 from page 7
Here are some essential student revision website for Stranger Things, Trapped and Mr Robot
Click on any of the images below for revision resources designed to help you prepare for paper 2.
If Radio comes up, please don't make the common mistakes that most students do.
1 - BBC is not owned or funded by the government
2 - BBC is not commercial, it is a PSB (public service broadcaster) paid for through a license fee.
3 - They have to follow and honor their remit - see here for full details.
4 - Use examples from an episode you've listened to support points.
The way audiences access media is changing, so the PSB model has changed. Some people would argue that we don't need to pay the license fee anymore since lots of content is available on commercial or subscription based services.
However, with a remit to retain impartiality and bias, the BBC might be one of our country's last great institutions.
PSBs have to remain creative and industrious to maintain audiences and attract people to their shows.