Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Teletext Art

Teletextr Podcast

Teletext R Podcast, 15 March 2020: Teefax in the Media & #Teletext50

Peter Kwan's Ceefax

Photo credit: Tammy Lynn Kwan

Teefax, the community teletext service created by Peter Kwan, has recently been signal boosted by numerous news outlets. Most significantly, its appearance on The One Show marked teletext’s return to the BBC almost 8 years after the demise of Ceefax.

Does this pave the way for a 50th anniversary documentary? What would you like to see for #Teletext50?

Also, there are some ‘celebrity’ appearances and Carlos is the first guest on the Teletext R phone in!

Direct downloadTeletext R Podcast 15 March 2020 (42mb)

Teletext R has a new iTunes feed! Search for Teletext R on your device, or go to
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teletextr/id1445105820

Listen on Retro Unlim here.

Episode resources

The One Show theme on Kazoo by Much Kazoo About Nothing

Links: Peter Kwan on The One Show, Teefax feature in the Daily Mail, Teefax in the Independent

Events*: Block Party Cheltenham 2020, Chunky Fringe @ Digitiser Live 2020

(*Subject to ongoing pandemic measures.)

Teletextr iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teletextr/id1445105820 
Teletext Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TeletextGroup/
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/teletextr
http://twitter.com/that_other_carl
http://twitter.com/illarterate

Written By

Teletext artist and head mad scientist at the UK Teletext Art Research Lab (TARL). | hello [at] teletextart (dot) co *dot* uk | danfarrimond.co.uk

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Archives

Discord logo in teletext by wimpie3 art by wimpie3 @discord

Teletext Twitter Tweets

#WeeklyTeletextArt

If you’ve ever seen a teletext animation, there’s a very good chance Ian Irving had something to do with it. Arguably the world’s first...

Interviews

It’s one of the most iconic moments in FA Cup history – Roy Essandoh leaping to score a last-minute goal against Leicester and earn...

Teletextr Podcast

Who ever thought that opening teletext doors could be so much fun? Yes, on today’s episode of Teletext R, Dan and Carl revisit that...

Teletextr Podcast

As soon as the medium of teletext started offering package vacations in the 1980s, the Ceefax Holidays legend was born. ‘Ceefax Holidays’ soon became...