Dr Helen Piper

B.A.(Lond.), M.A.(N.S.W.), Ph.D.(Bristol)

  • BS8 1LN


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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Television drama
  • television quality and aesthetics
  • collective viewing and cultural memory
  • reality television
  • Entertainment and British light entertainment TV
  • public service broadcasting

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Research Output

The way we watched: Vintage television programmes, memories, and memorabilia

Piper, H., 27 Nov 2015, In : NECSUS : European Journal of Media Studies. Autumn 2015, 8, 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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    The Way We Watched

    Piper, H., 16 Nov 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  • The TV Detective - Voices of Dissent in Contemporary Television

    Piper, H., 31 May 2015, London: I.B. Tauris. 191 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

  • Prizes

    BAFTSS Best Book 2016

    Piper, Helen (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Screen (Journal) Award for Excellence in Screen Studies 2004-5

    Piper, Helen (Recipient), Apr 2005

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Activities

    • 2 Participation in conference
    • 1 Editorial activity
    • 1 Festival, exhibition, performance

    Console-ing Passions

    Helen Piper (Participant)

    11 Jul 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Material Cultures of Television

    Helen Piper (Participant)

    31 Mar 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    British Academy Soirée 2016

    Helen Piper (Participant)

    28 Jun 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesFestival, exhibition, performance


    Supervised Work

    Questions of value and problems of critical judgement : British television drama serials, Autumn 1997 - Autumn 2000.

    Author: Piper, H., 2001

    Supervisor: Thumim, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)