( 32 pages printed in b&w with full colour front card jacket )

Issue Four of Radio TellyScope was published in early July 1999

The issue featured the following items - click on the link to read the feature article in full:

  • News - the BBC governors report; could a move back to quality programming for everyone rather than just the "lowest common denominator" be on the cards?

  • Carry On Laughing! - Graham Bromwich looks back at the two series of tv shows made in the Seventies featuring the Carry On crew, including Sid James and Barbara Windsor

  • Celebrity Interview - with three different roles in Doctor Who, she is best known as Rose the chambermaid from Upstairs, Downstairs, a series she co-created with Eileen Atkins. Nowadays, writing is a big part of her life; say hello to Jean Marsh.

  • Mega Quiz Pt.2 - Carry On Quizing! Yes, the next set of questions in our three part quiz. Yes, they are easier than last time, so to everyone who's a member, get entering - we've got good prizes and it's the highest scorers who'll win them!

  • Radio Waves - A life on the ocean radio waves this issue; 'Left hand down a bit' for one of the longest-running of all radio comedies, The Navy Lark!

  • Cult TV'98 - ahead of the 1999 convention at Pontin's, Weston-Super-Mare, here's some thoughts on 1998's event held at the Telford Moathouse - for more information on the next event from the Cult TV crew, click here

  • Mary Tyler Moore - feature article on the actress who, after making her name in The Dick Van Dyke Show in the Sixties, re-emerged in the Seventies with the original, and possibly definitive, "single career woman" show that Ally McBeal, Cybill, Ellen etc. owe so much to.


This issue's featured article available on-line is:

  • Archive Gems - 'Wire Paladin, San Francisco'; we feature Have Gun, Will Travel

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