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 and podcaster Sophie Davies, who’s not stopping and never giving up on the hope of finding that someone else remembers short-lived pop sensation *allSTARS, ITV variety spectacular The All Star Impressions Show, InseKtorS, BBC Three sci-fi sitcom Clone, The Grott Street Gang by Terry Deary, and Matt Berry’s religious opus AD/BC: A Rock Opera. Along the way we’ll be assessing the role of incorrect capitalisation in pop music, ranking celebrity impressions of the Jamaican Louis Walsh, and debating whether the Sorry! theme is in fact a gateway drug to Acid Folk addiction.
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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.
Alternately, if you’re just feeling generous, you can buy me a coffee here. Please don’t ask the poor barista to write ‘*allSTARS’ on the cup though.
You can hear Sophie and Tim chatting about S Club 7’s ridiculous time travel movie S Club 7 – Back To The ’50s on It’s An S Pod Thing! here. Gabby Hutchinson Crouch joined us for a chat about BBC Three’s slightly more fondly remembered comedy show Monkey Dust here.
Sophie also appears in The Best Of Looks Unfamiliar alongside 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, Ben Baker and Phil Catterall on A Christmas Lantern and Tim on (Music For) The Head Ballet talking to Paul Abbott about Ringing On The Engine Bell by Bernard Cribbins, which you can find here.
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