Can’t Help Thinking About Me


‘What was I hoping to find, though? Barnaby In The Sky With The BBC Schools Diamond? Mary, Mungo And Mindfulness? Cheggers Plays Zen?’

In Can’t Help Thinking About Me, writer and occasional broadcaster Tim Worthington takes us on an hilarious tour of how and why he ended up on the BBC News channel with a big caption saying ‘CLANGERS EXPERT’. From growing up in a noisy household with clowns on the Christmas Tree to asking some elderly Elvis Presley fans if they’d mind keeping the volume down, it’s a dizzying hurtle through popular culture that takes in…

Smash Hits – BBC Test Card F – Battle Of The Planets – Railway Station Graffiti –Camberwick Green – David Bowie – Rentaghost – What Jimi Hendrix Might Have Watched On TV – Doctor Who – The Monkees – Video Nasties – Rubik’s Magic – Being Made To Watch On The Black And White Portable – Compilation Tapes – Chris Morris – Play School – The Oz Trial – What To Get For Christmas In 1986 – B.A. Robertson – Chorlton And The Wheelies – Britpop – That Was The Week That Was…

…and lots more. Including Skiboy!



© Tim Worthington.
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