( 52 pages printed in b&w with full colour front card jacket )
Issue 13 of Radio TellyScope was published in mid October 2001

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

  • The Incredible Hulk - "Don't make me angry, Mr McGee. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry." Not so; loads of people did when Dr. David Banner lost his temper and changed into the green superhero. David May looks back at the Seventies series that made more than one return to the small screen. The article also includes a competition to win The Incredible Hulk Vol.1 DVD.
  • Face The Music - "It isn't so much a quiz, more a sort of parlour game." That was how co-creator Joseph Cooper described his music-based quiz. Gary Phillips takes a look back at a mainstay of BBC2's schedules for the best part of twenty years...
  • Douglas Adams Tribute Evening - Not long after the death of the Hitch-Hiker's Guide... writer, the National Film Theatre in london had a themed evening showcasing some of Douglas' work, HHG... and otherwise. David Duffin attended and gives us a review of Life, The Evening and Everything...
  • Interview - "Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once!" This phrase, uttered every show, would mortify cafe owner Rene Artois in wartime sitcom 'Allo, 'Allo. But our own David May was very pleased to hear from the phrase's owner, Resistance leader Michelle, alias actress Kirsten Cooke.
  • Profile - David May looks back at the life and career of a man who had been a child star, photographer, writer and accomplished actor who was an actor's actor in every sense of the word. He'll best be remembered for his roles in the Planet Of The Apes films; Roddy McDowall.
  • DVD Reviews - more highlights and lowlights in the new medium, reviewd here by myself and Gary Phillips.
  • Star Cops - "It won't be easy" went the theme tune, and under the circumstances it was commissioned, it wasn't. But this series of detective stories set on the new frontier had a lot going for it. Here I give you the whole story, with insights from creator Chris Boucher.

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

  • I, Lovett - Most of us know standup comedian Norman Lovett for one thing; Holly in sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf. But after he originally left the series, he started writing a pilot and eventually the pilot became a series. A sad inventor with a talking dog, portrait of a horse and a spider for friends, not to mention nosey neighbours and some crazy situations. I, Lovett was a strange mix of off-the-wall mixed with carpet slippers; see what you think!

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