Looks Unfamiliar #50: Tim Worthington – That Perfect Collision Of Time, Place And Loud Ties

The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995) as discussed by Tim Worthington and Garreth F. Hirons in Looks Unfamiliar.

Looks Unfamiliar 50: Tim Worthington

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.

This time Tim’s the guest, talking to Garreth F. Hirons about Children’s BBC show Stop-Go!, It’s A Shame by Kris Kross, the animated series of Spider-Woman, I Wanted To See You To See If I Wanted You by Moose, The ITV Encyclopedia Of Adventure, the original version of Right Here by SWV, The Young Poisoner’s Handbook and Radio Tip Top. Along the way we’ll be finding out how the cast of The Sullivans got caught up in a South-East turf war, attempting to define the Drop The Dead Donkey Font, puzzling over how Dracula can logistically get ‘revenge’, and querying how far Roger Lloyd Pack was from any falling-through-bar incident at any given point in time.


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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 more about the story behind Radio Tip Top – and many more Radio 1 comedy shows – in Tim’s book Fun At One – The Story Of Comedy At BBC Radio 1, available in paperback here or from the Kindle Store here.

You can find Tim’s previous appearance as the guest on Looks Unfamiliar here, and a special with him chatting to Garreth about comedy on BBC Radio 3 here.

You can find a feature on some of the other books that influenced Tim here, and one on Radio Tip Top and the many other groovetastic stars of the ‘Loungecore’ boom here.


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