The Owl Service

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The Owl Service

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The Owl Service

First Air Date: January 01, 0001

First Aired on    :   1
Status    :   Ended
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Networks    :   ITV
Genres    :   Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Seasons/Episodes    :   8 episodes in 1 Seasons

The Owl Service is an eight-part television series based on the fantasy novel of the same name by Alan Garner. Produced in 1969 and televised over the winter of 1969-1970, the series was remarkably bold in terms of production. It was the first fully scripted colour production by Granada Television and was filmed almost entirely on location at a time when almost all TV drama was studio-bound. It used editing techniques such as jump cuts to create a sense of disorientation and also to suggest that two time periods overlapped. For the series, the book was adapted in seven scripts by Garner and was produced and directed by Peter Plummer. The direction was quite radical and seemed to be influenced by the avant-garde, a noted contrast to what might be expected of a children's serial.


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Season 1 (1)

8 episodes




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