( 56 pages printed in b&w with full colour front card jacket )
Issue 16 of Radio TellyScope was published in mid July 2002

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

  • The Adventurer - should have been a recipe for success, with Burke's Law's Gene Barry in the title role, The Fugitive's Barry Morse as co-star, and created by Monty Berman and Dennis Spooner, creators of shows such as The Champions, The Baron and Randall And Hopkirk (Deceased). But it just didn't work. Why? Mike Burrows investigates.
  • Crackerjack! - David May takes an affectionate look back at the veteran teatime variety show which made stars of so many on Friday at five to five - it's Crackerjack!
  • Michael J. Bird - a prolific author of tv drama series and episodes, David Rice gives an overview of the author and the series he created.
  • The Lotus Eaters - David also looks at the background to this major series starring Ian Hendry and Wanda Ventham
  • Ken Dodd and the Diddymen - how tickled we were by the Liverpudlian funnyman and singer, with his diddy creations from Knotty Ash. Paul Hillam looks back at the fantasy world where jam-butty mines were actually real...
  • Superman on screen - Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Yes, and it was on film and tv too! David May delves into the history of red and blue caped crusader and his many on-screen appearances.
  • DVD Reviews - More reviews of tv and fim series from the small screen to hit the shops.

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

  • The Doctor... series - Yes, St. Swithin's finest return for more medical mayhem. Messrs Waring, Stuart-Clark and Collier notched up 158 episodes over twenty years and numerous changes in series situation. Have a look back at their very chequered history and ask yourself - would you put your life in the hands of these men?

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