James Bennett is senior lecturer in Media Studies at London Metropolitan University. He is conducting ongoing research into public service broadcasting and theories of television textuality, form, and ontology in relation to digitalisation. He is the editor (with Tom Brown) of Film and Television after DVD (Routledge, 2008).
Charlotte Brunsdon teaches in the Department of Film and Television Studies at the University Of Warwick. She is author of Screen Tastes (Routledge, 1997), The Feminist, the Housewife and the Soap Opera (Oxford, 2000), and London in Cinema (BFI, 2007).
Ann Gray is professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Lincoln. She is director of the AHRC funded project “Televising History—1995–2010.” She recently published, with Erin Bell, “History on Television: Charisma, Narrative and Knowledge” in the European Journal of Cultural Studies.
Amy Holdsworth has just completed a PhD on “British Television, Memory and Nostalgia” in the Department of Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick. She contributed “Slow Television and Stephen Poliakoff’s Shooting the Past” to the Journal of British Film and Television.
Rachel Moseley is senior lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick. She is author of Growing Up with Audrey Hepburn (Manchester University Press, 2002) and editor of Fashioning Film Stars: Dress, Culture, Identity (BFI, 2005) and Feminism in Popular Culture (with Joanne Hollows, Berg, 2005).
Lisa Taylor is senior lecturer in Media Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University. Her forthcoming book, Lifestyling the Garden: Classed and Gendered Practices, is to be published by Ashgate. She is starting a new research project about the history of arts programming in Britain since the 1960s.
Helen Wheatley is lecturer in Film and Television Studies at The University of Warwick. She is the author of Gothic Television (Manchester University Press, 2006) and the editor of Re-viewing Television History: Critical Issues in Television Historiography (I. B. Tauris, 2007).
Helen Wood is principal lecturer in Media Studies at De Montfort University. Her book, Talking with Television, is in press with the University of Illinois. She currently works on a research project on reality television audiences as part of the Identities and Social Action Programme with Beverley Skeggs and Nancy Thumin. She is also involved in Television for Women with Rachel Moseley and Helen Wheatley. [End Page 166]