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

Issue Seven of Radio TellyScope was published in early April 2000

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

  • On The Hour - Richard Berry looks at the radio predecessor for news satire tv show, The Day Today

  • The Rifleman - quickest draw with a rifle in the West! Chuck Connors played the homestead single father-cum-freelance gunman in this late Fifties / early Sixties western

  • The Men From The Ministry - the Stewart Hopkins' guide to the radio Whitehall farce starring Richard 'Stinker' Murdoch, Wilfred Hyde-White and Deryck Guyler

  • DVD: Introduction to the New Frontier - a quick guide to the new video format with all its quirks, plus some excellent reviews of cult recent releases provided by Tim Symonds

  • April Fools - or 'When TV tried to trick its audience'. Do you remember the spaghetti trees, the reborn dinosaurs or bustups on Grandstand? Well, if you do or don't, David May gives you the lowdown on some of those April 1st gags

  • Lyrical Waxings - Richard Berry sends this little musical quiz down the wires and asks 'Oi! You! Where's this from?!'


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

  • Star Trek Animated - live action Kirk, Spock and Bones was dead forever ( allegedly ) or so it seemed in 1973. But what about redoing it as a cartoon? You think it's a joke? No, never - and shame on you if you thought it was, because without it I doubt there would ever have been any films, Star Trek: The Next Generation et al ...

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