Looks Unfamiliar #9: Martin Ruddock – I Made A Plasticine Harold Macmillan

Doomlord from Eagle, as discussed by Tim Worthington and writer Martin Ruddock in Looks Unfamiliar.
Looks Unfamiliar 9 – Martin Ruddock

Looks Unfamiliar is a podcast in which writer and occasional broadcaster Tim Worthington talks to a guest about some of the things that they remember that nobody else ever seems to.

Joining Tim this time is writer Martin Ruddock, who tries to get a show of nostalgic hands for Children’s BBC Sherlock Holmes spinoff The Baker Street Boys, sci-fi/horror comic strip Doomlord, techno-powered toy range Robotix, Commodore Amiga game The Fairy Tale Adventure, dubbed German drama serial The Legend Of Tim Tyler, and Britpop band Thurman and their somewhat mysterious past. Along the way we’ll be finding out why history has failed to recognise the Baker Street Girls, why Slough’s playing fields are to be avoided at all costs, and why a song called ‘Evil’ might not quite have the intended effect on its target audience. Also, if anyone can solve our Tim Tyler-related mystery, please get in touch!


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Looks Unfamiliar is hosted by Podnose.

If you enjoyed this, then you’ll enjoy Tim’s book Can’t Help Thinking About Me, available in paperback here or from the Kindle Store here.

You can find Martin’s website here or follow him on Twitter at @SugarRayBuzzard. Martin also writes for We Are Cult and you can find his latest features for them here.

There’s more about The Legend Of Tim Tyler in the Looks Unfamiliar Extra with Melanie Williams here, while you can hear Andy Lewis talking about its close relation The Secret Of Steel City here.

Martin also appears in The Best Of Looks Unfamiliar alongside Mark Griffiths, Ben Baker, Jem Roberts, Steve O’Brien and Lisa Parker and Andrew Trowbridge, which you can find here.

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