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Posted 12th August 2010

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Whenever people talk of the old BBC Radio 5 – the one with actual children’s shows on, rather than just sounding like it – the one thing that’s often missed out on is: “How was it sold to the kids?”

In answer, here’s a scan from excellent BBC kids magazine Fast Forward, August 29 – September 4 1990 – sadly, I have lost the aforementioned doorhanger promised on the cover:

Radio 5 Fast Forward article

I have quite a few old Fast Forward issues here; if anyone wants to see more of Andi “Ask Me Blooming Anything At All” Peters, or Phillip Hodson’s fucking harrowing column, just ask…

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Insert hilarious Strike It Lucky catchphrase here

Posted 10th August 2010

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My box rummaging adventure continues; as I posted to Twitter the other day, here’s an article from the May 1990 Issue of Acorn User going behind the scenes of the computer setup of Strike It Lucky:

Acorn User Strike It Lucky article

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