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

Issue 24 of Radio TellyScope was published in early July 2004 -
unfortunately with a pagination error resulting in some back-to-front pages for which we apologise

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

  • The Naked City- 'There are 8 million stories in The Naked City, this has been one of them.' Paul Fearn takes a personal look at this anthology series from the early Sixties filmed entirely on location in New York.

  • When The Boat Comes In - David May looks back at one of the most respected of Seventies drama series which cemented star James Bolam's reputation away from comedy with his portrayal of chancer Jack Ford.

  • Spotlight - Gary Phillips reviews the Kaleidoscope event which launched the in-depth reference book on anthology series Out Of The Unknown and saw the showing of a previous thought wiped episode held by a private collector.

  • Cannonball - Ray West turns the clock back to the late Fifties for another mammoth episode guide and series review, looking at the trucking series starring Paul Birch and William Campbell

  • Virtual Murder - It could have been the Avengers for the Nineties with a quirky style all its own, so what happened? Gary Phillips investigates.

  • Fame - Remember its name? This series did well enough on the back of the original film and its music as Brian Mattocks remembers.

  • DVD Reviews - a roundup this issue of some of the discs making their way out into the market place

  • Releases - up and coming releases on VHS and DVD

  • Obituaries and Appreciations - 2004 continues to lose more members of the profession. We look a few of the notables, with particular emphasis on playwright Jack Rosenthal as remembered in an appreciation by Gary Phillips.


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

  • Kinvig - There were many plus points going for this comedy series, in particular the fact that its writer was sci-fi legend, Nigel Kneale. But unfortunately this comedy had a built-in agenda for Kneale - just what was he trying to do, and why?

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