( 64 pages printed in b&w with full colour front card jacket )
Issue 19 of Radio TellyScope was published in mid April 2003

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

  • Club News - announcements both about this website and some sad news
  • TV News - various stories surrounding the television industry in the run up to the publication of the magazine, including The Small Print - the Editor's opinion on the BAFTA Awards
  • Obituaries - some of those people who left us and the industry in the first quarter of 2003
  • The Fugitive - Lee Filipek examines the screen history of the original running man Dr. Richard Kimble and his search for the one-armed man that killed his wife
  • Paul Temple: The Episode Guide - as promised in Werner Schmitz' article last issue, his definitive episode guide to the Francis Durbridge series starring Francis Matthews
  • The Dark Side Of The Sun - continuing his look at writer Michael J. Bird's work for the BBC, David Rice moves on to this sorcerous thriller set on the island of Rhodes starring Peter Egan, Patrick Mower and Emily Richard
  • Questionnaire - this issue we are pleased to be able to present a question and answer session with Christine Slattery, the current Archivist at the BBC's Film and Videotape Library
  • The War Game- Andrew Screen examines the history behind this commissioned and ultimately suppressed Wednesday Play from the mid Sixties and the political machinations behind the scenes that ultimately stopped writer and director Peter Watkins work from being seen on television for nearly twenty years

  • A Study In Celluloid: The Screen History of Sherlock Holmes - beginning a new series of articles, David May follows the career of Conan Doyle's Master Detective on screen starting with the love-it or loathe-it portrayal on film by Basil Rathbone

  • DVD Reviews - a shortened roundup this issue of some of the discs making their way out into the market place, along with a review of the recent Steptoe and Son book


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

  • Jimmy Clitheroe - this issue we present a profile of one of British radio comedy's success stories who played the 'naughty schoolboy' for over twenty five years!

To view the online article, click on Read article with picture gallery or Read article without pictures