This is a collection of highlights from previous editions of Looks Unfamiliar aimed at new listeners, so I thought I’d ask the current listeners what they thought should go in it. And there were more suggestions than I could even keep track of, including some pleasantly surprising favourites. I couldn’t get everything in – and believe me I did try – so here are the twelve most popular guests and choices as voted for by you, the Looks Unfamiliar listening public.
So enjoy another listen – or maybe even the first listen for some of you – to Bob Fischer on Giant Hogweed, Samira Ahmed on Havoc, Jenny Morrill on Boots Global Collection, Mitch Benn on Two-Stage Self-Assembly Ice Cream Cones, Mark Thompson on A. Mazing Monsters, Vikki Gregorich and Jeff Lewis on The Last American, Justin Lewis on Orbit, Emma Burnell on Split Second, Gillian Kirby on Teletext After Hours, Phil Norman on The Country Life Christmas Box, Andy Lewis on Vintage Anti-Enoch Powell Graffiti, and Rae Earl on Cheese And Onion. It’s every bit as eclectic as Anne Nightingale’s Radio 1 Request Show. Which reminds me, nobody’s chosen Win A Night Out With A Well-Known Paranoiac by Barry Andrews yet, have they…
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You can find another collection of highlights from Looks Unfamiliar featuring Mitch Benn on Matchbox Zoomy Balloonies, Catrin Lowe on Heartthrob – The Dream Date Game, Mic Wright on Army And Navy Sweets, Darrell Maclaine on Rutland Weekend Television, Mark Thompson on The Giftie, Will Maclean on The Fourth Pan Book Of Horror Stories, Stephen O’Brien on The Box Of Delights, Sophie Davies on The All Star Impressions Show and Tim talking to Ben Baker and Phil Catterall about A Christmas Lantern here.
I had a go at answering some of Richard Herring’s Emergency Questions – and you can find out what happened when I did here…
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