Dr Glen Creeber

Dr Glen Creeber

Senior Lecturer in Television Studies

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Glen Creeber was a lecturer in television studies at the University of East Anglia and a 'Research Fellow' at Cardiff University before coming to Aberystwyth in 2002. While he is best known most for his work on television drama and genre, he has recently begun moving into areas of 'new media', reflected in his current interest in online drama and a forthcoming book on the aesthetics of television and the internet for BFI/Palgrave, due for publication in Spring, 2013.



Creeber, G. 2015. Killing us softly: Investigating the aesthetics, philosophy and influence of Nordic Noir television. The Journal of Popular Television 3 (1) pp. 21-35. Cadair

Creeber, G. 2015. Romance Re-Scripted: Lost in Austen's comparative historical analysis of post-feminist culture. Feminist Media Studies 15 (4) pp. 562-575. Cadair

Creeber, G. 2015. The Television Genre Book (Third Edition). A BFI book 3. new ed.th edn, Springer Nature, Basingstoke [u.a.] Cadair


Creeber, G. 2013. And the Beat Goes on: the continuing legacy of 'The Singing Detective'. Journal of Screenwriting 4 (3) pp. 247-258. Cadair

Creeber, G. 2013. Small Screen Aesthetics:: From TV to the Internet. BFI Publishing Cadair


Creeber, G. 2011. Comfortably Numb: The Sopranos, New Brutalism and the Last Temptation of Chris. In D. Lavery., D. Howard., P. Levinson. (eds) The Essential Sopranos Reader. University Press of Kentucky pp. 137-145. Cadair

Creeber, G. 2011. 'It's Not TV, It's Online Drama: The Return of the Intimate Screen'. International Journal of Cultural Studies 14 (6) pp. 591-606. Cadair


Creeber, G. 2010. Online-Serien: Intime Begegnung der dritten Art. In R. Blanchet., K. Köhler., T. Smid., J. Zutavern. (eds) Serielle Formen: Von Den frühen Film-Serials zu aktuellen Quality-TV-und Online-Serien. , Marburg pp. 377-396. Cadair


Creeber, G. 2009. The truth is out there! Not!: Shameless and the moral structures of contemporary social realism. New Review of Film and Television Studies 7 (4) pp. 421-439. Cadair


Creeber, G., Martin, R. 2008. Digital Cultures: Understanding New Media. Open University Press Cadair

Creeber, G. 2008. Digital Theory: Theorizing New Media. In G. Creeber., R. Martin. (eds) Digital Culture: Understanding New Media. Open University Press pp. 11-29. Cadair

Creeber, G. 2008. The Television Genre Book (Second Edition). BFI Publishing Cadair


Creeber, G. 2007. Tele-visions: An Introduction to Studying Television. University of California Press Cadair

Creeber, G. 2007. The Singing Detective. BFI TV Classics BFI Publishing


Creeber, G. 2006. The Joy of Text?: Television and Textual Analysis. Critical Studies in Television 1 (1) pp. 81-88. Cadair


Creeber, G. 2004. Serial Television: Big Drama on the Small Screen. BFI Publishing

Creeber, G. 2004. Fifty Key Television Programmes. Taylor & Francis, London, New York, Sydney and Auckland Cadair

Creeber, G. 2004. Hideously White: British Television, Glocalization and National Identity. Television and New Media 5 (1) pp. 27-39.


Creeber, G. 1997. Dennis Potter, Between Two Worlds: A Critical Reassessment. Firstth edn, Springer Nature, London and New York Cadair