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

Issue 29 of Radio TellyScope was published in early July 2005

Radio TellyScope has now changed to a bi-monthly
rather than the quarterly issues published upto the end of 2004.
The issue features the following items - click on the link to read the feature article in full:

  • Sword of Freedom - Ray West begins a new guide to this Fifties adventure series involving the trials of artist Marco del Monte, played by Edmund Purdom.

  • I Didn't Know You Cared - Gary Phillips begins his article on life with the Brandon family in this Seventies BBC sitcom from writer Peter Tinniswood.

  • Joan of Arcadia - John Hutchinson looks at this short-lived series from across the pond about someone who can speak to God.

  • 'And This Is Me...' - new feature that introduces a member to their fellows, lets them know more about him or her and puts a few interesting questions to them, both about collecting and other topics of the day. As a new feature, this issue features the Magazine/Website Editor under the spotlight!

  • Top Ten TV Triumphs - a second new feature where a member gets the chance to give a countdown of their top ten tv faves and give the reason why it features so highly in thier Hall of Fame. Once again, as this is new, it's the Magazine/Website Editor who has to account for his choices!

  • 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 - a new roundup of losses in 2005; we remember the notables and some unsung heroes and heroines in their fields. There is also a fuller obituary for Countdown host and Yorkshire TV presenter Richard Whiteley.


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

  • Stalag Luft - this comedy-drama starring Stephen Fry, Geoffrey Palmer and Nicholas Lyndhurst is an interesting take on the wartime escape movie made popular by The Great Escape and shows that your enemy may not be as bad as your fellow countryman...

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