ZX Spectrum VS BBC Micro Drama on BBC4 Tonight

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Oct 8, 2009
  1. Hadrian
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    Thought I'd do a "heads up" for those in the UK who are into retro computers like myself.

    Tonight on BBC4 is a drama about Sir Clive Sinclair, creator of the ZX Spectrum, and his former colleague Chris Curry who designed the BBC Micro and their rivalry. It looks like it'll be more of a lighthearted comic look at their rivalry (it stars Alexander Armstrong & Martin Freeman) and is on tonight at 9:00.

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    ZX Spectrum for the win! I've never actually had one but from what I know, they were quite the beast back then [​IMG]. The had some pretty spiffy 8bit games too lol.
     
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    Damn, I missed this! Hopefully someone capped it and will release it. Did you manage to see it mate?
     
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    Niiiice one! Cheers Law mate, I'll give that a watch tomorrow.
     
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    I like the BBC Micro better than ZX Sepectum. The BBC Micro is also used for Ceefax, BBC's teletext service, during the 1980's.
     
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    Did you look that up? The BBC was also used for Viewdata bulletin boards.
     

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