Looks Unfamiliar #15: Steve Berry – I Survived The Great Nostalgia Wars Of 1989

School assembly hymn book Morning Has Broken as discussed by Tim Worthington and broadcaster Steve Berry in Looks Unfamiliar.

Looks Unfamiliar 15 – Steve Berry

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, broadcaster and TV Crisp Expert Steve Berry, who’s keen to scratch a nostalgic itch for Single Versions Of Pop Songs That Never Get Played Anywhere Any More, Elastoplast Heroes, late night Channel 4 media-scouring current affairs effort United States Of Television, Skoal Bandits, the Starblazer Electronic Space Command Belt, and school assembly songbook Morning Has Broken. Along the way – when we’re not stalking Richard Herring – we’ll be musing on the hard-hitting storylines Grange Hill missed, discovering the identity of ‘Ant Marco’, and working out just how far you can balance a hymn book on the edge of a church balcony without the inevitable occurring. And there’s ten million points if you can work out which comedian is noisily drinking coffee in the background…


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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.

Steve’s books – including The Great British Tuck Shop co-written with fellow Looks Unfamiliar guest Phil Norman – can be ordered from Amazon here. You can find Steve’s t-shirt store here and follow him on Twitter at @unloveablesteve.

You can hear several of Steve’s fellow TV Cream contributors on Looks Unfamiliar including Jack Kibble-White here, Chris Hughes here and Phil Norman here.

There’s more late-night Channel 4 oddness in other editions of Looks Unfamiliar with Garreth F. Hirons talking about The Ghosts Of Oxford Street here and Vikki Gregorich and Jeff Lewis on The Secret Cabaret here.

Steve also appears in The Best Of Looks Unfamiliar alongside Rae Earl, Samira Ahmed, Will Maclean, Una McCormack and Jacqueline Rayner, which you can find here.


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