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Dr Faye Woods

Dr Faye Woods
  • Undergraduate Admissions Tutor
  • Exams Officer.

Areas of interest

My research interests focus on both film and television, combining industrial analysis with close textual analysis. My work has a particular focus on youth and female representation in film and television, feminist media studies, streaming platforms, bodies and landscapes, and both UK and US television industries. My recent work includes articles on Netflix's close address in Fleabag and Chewing Gum, and the use of Yorkshire landscapes in Sally Wainwright's television programmes. I am currently working on a monograph on television period drama for Edinburgh University Press.

Postgraduate supervision

I would welcome enquiries from prospective postgraduate students on such topics as:

  • British and American television drama
  • period drama and representation of history
  • television industries
  • streaming platforms and YouTube
  • social media
  • youth and female representation in film and television
  • musicals. 


  • Introduction to Television (convenor)
  • Popular Television Genres
  • Film Genre (convenor)
  • Millennial Television (convenor)
  • Contemporary Documentary
  • Advanced Practical Project.

Research centres and groups

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Northern TV Research Group


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