Looks Unfamiliar #33: Emma Burnell – They’re Only Eating Macaroni

The Royal Potwasher, as discussed by Tim Worthington and journalist Emma Burnell in Looks Unfamiliar.

Looks Unfamiliar 33: Emma Burnell

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 journalist Emma Burnell, who’s going to the polls with her hazy memories of The Royal Potwasher, Melody Radio, Channel 4’s presentation of Accidental Death Of An Anarchist, A Woman In Her Own Right by Anne Dixon, The Lords Of Midnight and Herman’s Head. Along the way we’ll be finding out what happens when you continually ask a radio station that doesn’t have Ghostbusters to play Ghostbusters, what BBC Test Card F has to tell us about Second Wave Feminism, what Channel 4’s ‘Red Triangle’ meant to adolescent boys and girls respectively, and why we’re all sick of the sight of The Utarg Of Utarg.

 

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Looks Unfamiliar #33 Extra: “Big Daddy Is Number One”

You can find some extra chat with Emma, which might just finally explain why Big Daddy was the host of early eighties ITV Saturday Morning programme The Saturday Show and then suddenly wasn’t, here.

Looks Unfamiliar - the podcast about all the things that you remember that nobody else ever does.

Looks Unfamiliar is hosted by Podnose.

You can find Emma’s previous appearance on Looks Unfamiliar here, and her official website is here.

Emma co-presents The Zeitgeist Tapes, the podcast looking at where politics and popular culture collide, with Steve Fielding; you can find it here, and there’s an edition with me making a guest appearance talking about all things Doctor Who and political here.

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

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