Photograph of Dr Glen Creeber.Dr Glen Creeber

Senior Lecture in Film and Television


Office: S06, Parry-Williams Building
Phone: 01970 628577


Senior Lecturer in Television Studies

Teaching Areas

FM10220 Studying Television
FM20620 Television Genre
FM21220 Contemporary TV Dama
FM36040 Dissertation


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. 10.1386/jptv.3.1.21_1 Other

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. 10.1080/14680777.2014.994019

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


Creeber, G. 2013. And the Beat Goes on: the continuing legacy of 'The Singing Detective'. Journal of Screenwriting 4 (3) pp. 247-258. 10.1386/josc.4.3.247_1

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


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. 10.1177/1367877911402589

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.


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.


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. 10.1080/17400300903306995


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

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


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

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


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


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

Creeber, G. 2004. Hideously White: British Television, Glocalization and National Identity. Television and New Media 5 (1) pp. 27-39. 10.1177/1527476403259740 Cadair

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


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