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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday March 01, 2017

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Purpose

The purpose of this unit is not to tell anyone ‘what you must do’ or ‘this is the way that you must do it’. The work here is based on over twenty...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 27, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Introduction

This booklet is to support the preparation for the Section B unit examination for OCR GCSE Media Studies. This workbook will enable you to work...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 27, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Associated Resources

  • OCR Television or Radio Comedy Overview Planner 2017.pdf

Introduction for Teachers

TV/RADIO COMEDY is a staple of media broadcasting. A...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday June 23, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

OCR GCSE Media Studies TV/Radio Comedy Slides

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OCR GCSE Media Studies Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday June 15, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action Adventure, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

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Programme Details

  • Edusites Media provides visually dynamic, interactive Courses on Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy dedicated to, and focusing on specification requirements.
  • Students will analyse Action Adventure films for B322 Section A linking with characters, representation and stereotyping, genre conventions and technical elements – sound, editing, mise-en-scene and camerawork.
  • Students will also explore for Section B...
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OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary »

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday June 01, 2016

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Overview Planner
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Teaching Guide
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Slides
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Student Workbook
  • OCR GCSE Media Studies Television/Radio Comedy Glossary

Using this Glossary

This glossary of terms is intended for use with the EDUSITES work pack for the Summer 2017 GCSE Media examination.

Purpose

To support your...

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OCR GCSE Media Studies 2-Year Scheme of Work »

Rob Miller | Friday September 06, 2013

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Television Comedy

Overview

  • GCSE Media Studies Overview

Scheme

  • OCR GCSE Media Studies 2 Year SOW.doc

Concepts

  • Media Language, Forms and Conventions (Film Language, Genre, Narrative)
  • Representation
  • Audiences (Targeting, Appeals / Pleasures, Positioning)
  • Institution
  • Analysis, Production, Evaluation
  • Research and Planning, Production, Evaluation

Skills

  • Textual Analysis, Communication Skills, Note Taking, Group Work, Identifying & Understanding Action Adventure Film Language, Narratives & Genre
  • ...
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Radio Comedy Quiz »

Rob Miller | Friday February 15, 2013

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Radio, Radio Comedy

  1. Open Radio Comedy Quiz
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Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy Quiz »

Rob Miller | Saturday September 01, 2012

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Film, Action, Action Adventure, Hot Entries, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Radio, Radio Comedy, Television, Situation Comedy, Television Comedy, Television Quiz Shows, Television Situation Comedy

  1. Open Action Adventure, TV and Radio Comedy Quiz
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The News Quiz: Radio 4 Comedy Panel Show Case Study »

Rob Miller | Tuesday August 28, 2012

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Key Concepts, Institutions, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

For OCR GCSE Media Studies B322 (Moving Image) and B323 (Print), Section B requires pupils to have studied a range of TV and / or Radio Comedies. Questions 4 (a) and 4 (b) commonly refer to Institutional Factors underpinning the texts – Scheduling, Production, Brand Identity and Audience Pleasures.

Institutional Factors and Scheduling

The News Quiz is a BBC produced Radio Comedy that falls into the sub genre of Radio Comedy Panel Show – it is scheduled and broadcast for...

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The Now Show & Satire »

Jeremy Orlebar | Monday October 03, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show fits cosily into the category or genre of satire but with only some of its Swiftian connotations. This is not satire to hurt, or pillory or induce change. It is satire to gently entertain raising some pertinent political and moral questions in the course of entertaining and topically informed audience. It is more like witty after dinner conversation catching up on the more bizarre areas of the week’s news, with some randomly pointed barbs at the...

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The Now Show Profile »

Nicole Ponsford | Monday October 03, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

  • Genre: Radio Comedy Satire of the Week’s News / Themes
  • Running Time: 30 minutes from an hour live recorded show
  • Home Station: BBC Radio 4
  • Broadcast: 1998
  • Series: 34
  • Audience: It is one of Radio 4s most popular shows, with over 1.5 million listeners.

Starring

Hugh Dennis
Steve Punt
Jon Holmes (letters and emails)
Micth Benn (music, like this song King of Twitter)
Marcus Brigstocke (angry monologues)
Laura Shavin (female voices)

Other Information

It was the first Radio 4...

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The Mighty Boosh Profile »

Nicole Ponsford | Monday October 03, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

  • Genre: Radio Comedy Surreal Sitcom
  • Running Time: 30 minutes
  • Home Station: Originally BBC London Live, then BBC Radio 4, later BBC 7
  • Broadcast: 16 October to the 20 November 2001
  • Series: One with six episodes
  • Audience: Mainly student age, but 15-30 in the main

Starring

Noel Fielding* Julian Barratt*
Lee Mack
Richard Ayoade
Rich Fulcher* (*Writers)

Other Information

Award: Douglas Adams Award for Innovative Comedy Writing.

The series is available on CD from the BBC...

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I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue Profile »

Nicole Ponsford | Monday October 03, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

  • Genre: Radio Comedy Panel Game
  • Running Time: 30 minutes
  • Home Station: BBC Radio 4, with repeats on BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC World Service and you can listen to an episode from 1982 on the BBC iPlayer
  • First Broadcast: 11 April 1972, only exception to series was 1998 and 2008 (Humph’s illness/ death)
  • Series Length: Normally 6 per series, with 1-2 series a year. Series are recorded with two programmes running back to back

  • Audience: Over 2 million listeners. Recorded in...
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Understanding Radio Comedy »

Nicole Ponsford | Wednesday September 28, 2011

Categories: GCSE, OCR GCSE, Hot Entries, Radio, Radio Comedy

Introduction

Although TV Comedy is a favourite, many of our top shows started on the radio: Little Britain, Harry Hill’s Fruit Corner and Goodness Gracious Me. It also brings in a range of genres like sketch shows, quiz shows, sit-coms and one-liners with writer-performers like Milton Jones or Miranda Hart. It can be surreal like The Mighty Boosh or traditional like I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue.

Students will need to research this and create their own study of the topic....

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