In these testing times, teletext is needed more than ever. Could this signal a revival for the BBC Red Button?
Also in this episode, we discuss how teletext artists are documenting the lockdown, and Teletext R superfan Wayne Dearden performs some excellent teletext covers of popular musical tracks.
Show thumbnail is part of ‘Inattention‘ by Raquel Meyers.
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0:45 BBC Red Button as an Emergency Broadcast System
11:30 Social Teletext Network by Studio Ronnenberg
24:20 Events update (all postponed)
25:20 Documenting the lockdown through teletext art: ‘Inattention’ by Raquel Meyers
30:15 Feedback, teletext on The Boring Talks, #Teletext50, Teefax on Talksport
38:35 Wayne Dearden’s teletext-related cover of Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
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