Most popular Television scripts & screenplays books
The most popular Television scripts & screenplays books currently available. Updated weekly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The complete scripts for series two of the hit BBC television series Poldark.
(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.
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.
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".
Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series Two include previously unseen dialogue and drama.
Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series Three include previously unseen dialogue and drama.
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.
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.
John Cleese's special introductions to each episode are included in this collection of all 12 TV soundtrack episodes.
Immerse yourself in Julian Fellowes' multi-award-winning drama. The full scripts of Series One include previously unseen dialogue and drama.
The complete shooting scripts for series one of the hit BBC television show Poldark.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Hitchcock's best-loved romantic thriller is one of the most influential works ever made in the genre - an enticing cocktail of suspense, comedy, eroticism and danger. Roger Thornhill is a suave but stiff-necked Madison Avenue executive, who finds himself mistaken for a US intelligence agent, and dragged into life-threatening escapades.
'As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster.'Henry Hill grows up in the 1950s, in a Brooklyn neighbourhood where Italian-American gangsters walk tall in the streets, commanding the respect of their peers.
His comedy writing was so prolific that he began using the pseudonym Gerald Wiley while working on Frost on Sunday, which he continued when making The Two Ronnies, so eager was he to ensure that his writing was judged on its merit alone.
The must-have companion to the television comedy classic
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.
Mike Bartlett's complete scripts for his superlative television drama series, winner of Best New Drama at the 2016 National Television Awards.
Centering on media studies, this collection of essays examines both the show The Walking Dead and its source material, the graphic novels by Robert Kirkman. These essays look at the show from a variety of perspectives-from art and theology to gender, violence, and politics-through the prism of media studies.
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.