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

The bumper Issue 27 of Radio TellyScope was published in early March 2005

Radio TellyScope has now changed to a bi-monthly rather than the quarterly issue published to date. The issue features the following items - click on the link to read the feature article in full:

  • Professionals to Appreciate: Peter Hammond - Those behind the camera often don't get the credit they deserve for making the programmes we love. In the first of an irregular series, Ada Jones examines the work of a director who worked on programmes ranging from The Avengers to the Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes.

  • Colonel March of Scotland Yard - Ray West continues his guide to the Fifties mystery series starring Boris Karloff as the eponymous detective.

  • The Dark Island - Andrew Screen examines the Scottish drama from 1962 starring Robert Hardy and Francis Matthews.

  • The Mysterious Cities of Gold - Gareth Preston remembers this multi-episode animated epic from 1982 following the adventures and quest of Esteban , Mendoza, Zia and Tao

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

  • Releases - up and coming releases on VHS and DVD, including some Region 1 releases.

  • Obituaries - the first roundup of losses from 2005; we remember the notables and some unsung heroes and heroines in their fields.


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

  • Shoestring - This private detective was one of the first really popular 'tecs to be based away from London. It also launched actor Trevor Eve on his path to stardom.

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