Osborne / TRS-80 III wanted for British TV show- can you help?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Tue Aug 10 20:25:15 2004

For "old British technology...circa 1980", wouldn't
an Amstrad be more appropriate?

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, steven wrote:

> This was posted on oldcomputers.net comments page, can
> anyone help?
> Please email rosy thomas directly:
> rosy.thomas_at_talkbackthames.tv
> hello,
> we are working on a comedy series over here at
> talkback - basically a pastiche of the old British
> technology programme "Tomorrow's World" specifically
> circa 1980. A script is currently being written which
> includes a fictitious military super computer -
> interest has been expressed in the stylistic beauty of
> the Osbourne 1 and also the TRS-80 model III... I
> expect you would not be interested in hiring your
> computers to our production but I wonder if you could
> advise me of any easy way to get hold of such rare
> computers for our temporary purposes. We do have full
> insurance public liability and otherwise. We start
> filming on the 13th September for 6 weeks. I will
> attempt e-bay and also explore all your links but if
> you could advise me in any way I would be very
> grateful. If you are interested there is information
> about our first series on the www.bbc.co.uk. This was
> a slightly different format in that it was a pastiche
> on the open university programmes of the late
> seventies. Thanking you in anticipation for any help
> you can give me.
Received on Tue Aug 10 2004 - 20:25:15 BST

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