Most popular Television scripts & screenplays books
The most popular Television scripts & screenplays books currently available. Updated weekly.
October 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first broadcast of Monty Python's Flying Circus on BBC Television. This book contains the full script with pictures of the last Monty Python film.
Fleabag: The Scriptures includes new writing from Phoebe Waller-Bridge alongside the filming scripts and the never-before-seen stage directions from the award-winning series.
The complete scripts for series two of the hit BBC television series Poldark.
For old and new fans alike, this is the definitive collection of work from Australian comedy legend Shaun Micallef and his co-writer, Gary McCaffrie.
Star Trek boldly travelled through space and into the heart of the human condition. This anthology collects 45 classic episodes that aired in the series' first three seasons. Adapted by James Blish and J. A. Lawrence from scripts by Robert Bloch, Harlan Ellison, Richard Matheson and other leading science-fiction writers.
A glorious reinvention of the iconic bestseller Good Omens, soon to be a massive new TV launch on Amazon Prime Video and the BBC.
Only 23-years-old when he directed his extraordinary debut feature Gummo, Harmony Korine has since continued to serve notice that he is the riskiest, most radical young talent in independent US film.
What did Basil Fawlty fail to avoid mentioning? Why did Sybil keep snagging her cardies? Where was Polly on the night of the Great Wedding Anniversary disaster? This book presents the scripts for the show's classic episodes.
With a foreword by Ronnie Corbett. Loved by millions and collected here for the first time is the very best of Ronnie Barker's classic sketches, monologues, songs and, of course, the brilliant two-handers that he wrote for The Two Ronnies.
Nominated for seven Oscars and winner of the BAFTA award, this triplet of masterfully interwoven crime stories is witty, gritty and shamelessly violent, displaying Tarantino's visceral approach to character and plot.
Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series Three include previously unseen dialogue and drama.
The complete shooting scripts for series one of the hit BBC television show Poldark.
Many years ago, Edmund Blackadder made his first appearance on our screens. Comedy has never been the same since. This edition features the complete scripts of Blackadder's adventures and, mostly, misadventures. It includes: "Blackadder", "Blackadder II", "Blackadder the Third" and "Blackadder Goes Forth".
(Pause.) That sound you hear is the sea. (Pause.) I mention it because the sound is so strange, so unlike the sound of the sea, that if you didn't see what it was you wouldn't know what it was.
The film stars David Thewlis (from Mike Leigh's Naked), Irene Jacob (The Double Life of Veronique), Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos), and Sophie Auster (Lulu on the Bridge), and joins Paul Auster's other much-loved works of cinema, such as Smoke and Blue in the Face.
A comprehensive guide to Big Finish releases including Doctor Who, Bernice Summerfield, Dark Shadows, The Tomorrow People, Sapphire and Steel, Stargate, Highlander and more. Contains facts, trivia and behind the scenes interviews. Hardback, coffee-table format.
Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series Two include previously unseen dialogue and drama.
A loner, Travis Bickle, takes up driving a taxi in search of an escape from his sleeplessness and his disgust with the corruption he finds around him. His pent-up rage, fuelled by his doomed relationship with a political campaign worker, leads to an inevitable descent into psychosis and violence.
With a fondness for spoonerisms and double entendres, Ronnie Barker is one of the nation's greatest comics. Gathered together in this second 'best of' volume is a cocktail of his sketches and monologues from every strand of his long and brilliant career.
Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman play rival magicians in turn-of-the-century London who battle each other for trade secrets, a rivalry so intense that it turns them into murderers.
This is the first comprehensive investigation of British television police series from 1955 to the present. It reveals how the popular genre has developed along stylistic, thematic and philosophical lines, simultaneously providing a socio-political history of British class, culture and gender. -- .
Ten short films, each based on a broken commandment, set in and around an apartment block in Warsaw. This edition includes an introduction by Kieslowski about his work, together with the feature-length scripts for A Short Film about Killing and A Short Film about Love.
On the 26th of March 2005, Doctor Who returned to our screens after an absence of 16 years, with a new Doctor, a new assistant and thirteen thrilling new adventures. Introductions by the writers explain the inspirations for the first series and the fascinating process of creating a Doctor Who script.
Adapted from the James M Cain novel by director Wilder and novelist Raymond Chandler, this title tells the story of an insurance salesman, played by Fred MacMurray, who is lured into a murder-for-insurance plot by Barbara Stanwyck, in an archetypal femme fatale role.
Billy Wilder won two Oscars - as co-screenwriter and director - for this mordant comedy about getting ahead in the corporate world. Jack Lemmon played the 'schnook' who lends out his apartment for his boss's sexual trysts, only to fall in love with the boss's girl - played by Shirey MacLaine.
Follows pottery teacher Cate Blanchett as she enters into an affair with one of her students, causing upheaval in both her personal and professional life.
After a shooting in London goes hideously wrong, two hitmen, Ray and Ken, are sent to hide out in the strange, Gothic, medieval town of Bruges, Belgium, by their volatile and dangerous boss, Harry Waters. While awaiting instructions from him as to what to do next, the pair attempt to deal with their feelings over the botched killing.
Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series One include previously unseen dialogue and drama.
Action centres on the lives of men in the Tank Corps in 1916. There was a belief that the machine could shorten the war and bring the appalling slaughter to an end. The drama explores the ways in which this belief binds the men together and, ultimately, fragments their lives.
Sue Johnston, John Hannah and Eddie Marsan are among the stars of this spellbinding, hilarious and uplifting comedy drama. During the course of two series and a special Christmas episode, we hear them get to know each other, get on each other's nerves, laugh, argue, fall apart, fall in love and, most importantly, tell their stories.
Sixteen TV soundtracks of the award-winning TV show collected together for the first time, starring David Jason as ambitious market trader Del Boy Trotter, and Nicholas Lyndhurst as his younger brother Rodney Trotter.
Three screenplays by Mike Leigh. Naked presents a bleak picture of urban society, Life is Sweet is a gentle comedy in which the pain of everyday life is borne with a wry smile, and High Hopes is a comedy of class-ridden life in contemporary Britain.
The short film is a unique narrative art form that, while lending itself to experimentation, requires tremendous discipline in following traditional filmic considerations. This book takes the student and novice screenwriter through the storytelling process and teaches them how to create a dramatic narrative that is at once short and complete.
This collection of screenplays includes "The Servant", "The Pumpkin Eater", "The Quiller Memorandum", "Accident", "The Go-Between", "The Last Tycoon", "Langrishe, Go Down", and "The Proust Screenplay."
This collection uses "Seinfeld" episodes to introduce important concepts in philosophy. Some essays are devoted to single characters, while others explore philosophical issues raised by the show. The authors also examine ethical problems in everyday life, drawing upon examples from the show.
The Hours is David Hare's screen adaptation of Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. In extraordinary and ingenious ways, the film shows how a single day - and the novel Mrs Dalloway - inextricably link the lives of three very different women.
But Rafi's own shady past threatens to haunt him. London Kills Me (1991)A weekend in the lives of homeless Clint and his pal Muffdiver, youthful veterans of the streets of London, whose chief source of income derives from selling drugs to the wealthier denizens of Notting Hill.
Even the most gifted screenwriters get lost along the way. Inspired by the work of mythologist Joseph Campbell and psychologist Jean Houston, this title demonstrates how the "screenwriting by numbers" approach that offers templates into which the writer may mechanically drop his or her story idea is fundamentally incomplete.
Following on from the two, hugely successful, previous volumes, the third and last Only Fools and Horses script book will contain the scripts of all the Christmas Specials made for the series.
John Cleese's special introductions to each episode are included in this collection of all 12 TV soundtrack episodes. Welcome to Fawlty Towers, where attentive hotelier Basil Fawlty and his charming wife Sybil will attend to your every need - in your worst nightmare.
A deluxe, full-colour coffee table book that dissects the show season by season, tracing the Winchester brothers as they travel across the US. Illustrated with behind-the-scenes photos, exclusive production art, posters, maps, blueprints, and exclusive cast and crew interviews, it is a visual guide for "Supernatural".