( 44 pages
printed in b&w with full colour front card jacket )
Issue 26 of
Radio TellyScope was published in early January 2005
Radio TellyScope has now changed to a smaller page count
bi-monthly from the larger quarterly issue published to
date. The issue features the following items - click on
the link to read the feature article in full:
The Rise and Fall of Leonard
Rossiter - David May looks
at the life and career of the man who gave us
both Reginald Iolanthe Perrin and Rupert Rigsby.
Colonel March of Scotland
Yard - Ray West starts
his overview and guide to the Fifties mystery
series starring Boris Karloff as the eponymous
The Rank Organisation -
Malcolm Hunter looks at the latter history of the
British film production and distribution company
and its downfall within the industry.
Missing: Believed Wiped 2004
- Richard Berry reviews the
latest event at the BFI that showcases such
archive treats as The
Complete and Utter History of Britain, Masterspy
and Out of the Unknown.
Agatha Christie's Miss
Marple - Gary Philips
begins his overview of the BBC adaptions produced
in the Eighties and Nineties starring the late
Reviews - a
roundup this issue of some of the DVD's and books
making their way out into the market place
up and coming releases on VHS and DVD
the last roundup of losses from 2004; we remember
the notables and some unsung heroes and heroines
in their fields.
This issue's featured
article available on-line is:
Whatever Happened to the
Single Play - it's become something of an
endangered species in the form it once enjoyed.
What happened, why - and was it for the best?