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 Catrin Lowe, who’s frantically swiping right on Singing In The Band – Songs From BBC TV’s Play School And Play Away, Lenny Henry sitcom Chef!, Heartthrob: The Dream Date Game, the Germs Germs Germs instalment of ITV Schools show Good Health, BBC2’s controversial sitcom presentation of The Marriage Of Figaro, and True To Us by Vanilla. along the way we’ll be learning Dominic West’s Fish Dance, recalling the mercurial musical career of ‘Trevor’, disputing Peter Hitchens’ Hot Or Not rating, and implementing Number Of Oasis T-Shirts Owned as a key method of assessment for potential suitors. Plus – the truth behind THAT Vanilla/Brass Eye rumour…
Catrin Lowe is a writer and co-host of the forthcoming Don’t You Want Me? podcast; you can follow her on Twitter at @KittyCostanza.
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There’s much more about Reggae Rita – and indeed ‘Dr. Dread Gosling’ – in Top Of The Box, a guide to every single released by BBC Records And Tapes, available in paperback here or from the Kindle Store here
Heartthrob‘s close rival Party Mania was covered in the edition of Looks Unfamiliar with Lydia Mizon, which you can find here.
Listen With Hamble is a look at all of the children’s albums released under BBC Records And Tapes’ ‘Roundabout’ imprint; you can find it here.
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