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Coventry's Film and TV Heritage Returns to City Centre

Coventry’s history of film and television is set to be celebrated with a new exhibition that provides Coventrians with a unique opportunity to view their city through the years, thanks to a new project led by Dr Helen Wheatley of Film and Television of Studies.

Coventry: Ghost Town Haunting #1 runs from the 16th-22nd April in the Shop Front Theatre with members of the public invited to watch extracts of programmes made in and about the city on the big screen in two vintage living room sets.

Classics expert honoured by University of Warwick

The University of Warwick has honoured an acclaimed Classics expert who has helped open up the ancient world to state school pupils including many in Coventry

Dr Michael Scott discovers more of Italy’s Invisible Cities: 4 Jan 9pm BBC One

Following the revelations uncovered in Rome’s Invisible City, classicist at the University of Warwick Dr Michael Scott and presenter Alexander Armstrong are set to hit the road again for three new adventures. This time, they’re travelling through three of Italy’s most fascinating cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – to bring a fresh perspective to 2,000 years of history.

Mon 19 Dec 2016, 10:58 | Tags: Community and region, Classics, Television, Arts

The spectacle of TV explored in new book

From beautiful landscapes to Embarrassing Bodies a new book by a University of Warwick academic examines what makes us stop and stare at the TV.

Film studies ‘is a necessary part of life’ according to award-winning producer

The award-winning producer of the films City of God and The Constant Gardener, believes that the study of film is more than just an academic discipline. Donald Ranvaud made the comment after being conferred with an honorary doctorate during one of the University’s 2016 graduation ceremonies.

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