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 Jack Kibble-White, who’s revving up the trademark TV Cream Lazy Uncritical Nostalgia engine for a look at Don’t Give Up Your Day Job by Richard Digance, Sky One’s Games World, United Kingdom: Working For The Enemy, comics fanzine Arken Sword, Children’s ITV filler Who’s Next, and the Compose A New Theme Tune For This Morning competition. Along the way we’ll be finding out why there are no jesters in Star Wars, which videos Morrissey sneakily rented from the top shelf, what would have happened in the tragically uncommissioned series Definitely Madeley, and why an interview with Pat Mills is more exciting than a night on the town with Angelina Jolie. Plus there’s a bit of chat about a theatre troupe who came to Jack’s school and stole some cheese…
Jack Kibble-White is a writer and a contributing editor at TV Cream. You can get Jack’s book The Encyclopedia Of Classic Saturday Night Telly from Amazon here and follow him on Twitter at @jackkibblewhite.
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If you’ve enjoyed this, you’ll enjoy Tim’s book Can’t Help Thinking About Me, a collection of columns and features with a personal twist. Can’t Help Thinking About Me is available in paperback here or from the Kindle Store here.
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Jack also appears in The Best Of Looks Unfamiliar alongside John Rain, Phil Norman, Jenny Morrill, Martin Belam and Ben Baker, as well as Tim appearing on The Zeitgeist Tapes talking to Emma Burnell and Steve Fielding about Doctor Who and politics, which you can find here.
You can find out more about the Grace Petrie gig mentioned in this show in And If You Need Me, You Can Find Me Ironing My Shirt here.
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