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.
Here are shows fifty five to sixty of Looks Unfamiliar, with some extra bits and links to where else you can find the guests.
“There was no Dicaprio rhyme”
QI Elf Lydia Mizon joins Tim to talk about Stoppit And Tidyup, Fervour, Alphabet Castle, Roseanne And The Magic Mirror, Party Mania and a book about Lydia who hated cress. [More]
“The soup of the underwear world”
Comedian Meryl O’Rourke joins Tim to talk about Sam On Boff’s Island, Roadstar Portable Television, Canon StarWriter, Thames Television’s Telereporter, The Six O’Clock Show, Bosom Buddies and The International Shoparound Exotic Glamourwear Catalogue. [More]
“Maggie Thatcher is coming to steal your gold coins”
Podcaster Al Kennedy joins Tim to talk about Alias The Jester, Steve Jackson’s Battle Cards, Marblehead Manor, Joe’s Apartment, Channel Hopping, Puddle Lane and Advanced Lawnmower Simulator. [More]
“Maybe he felt this was going to be the new modern hymn”
Theatre Critic Shanine Salmon joins Tim to talk about the 1993 EastEnders theme, Kings Of Comedy, Club Class, hard-hitting anti-drug campaigns aimed at schoolchildren, Sack Race and Kept. [More]
Lisa Parker And Andrew Trowbridge
“Once upon a time Gyles Brandreth was quite a cool name”
Podcasters Lisa Parker and Andrew Trowbridge join Tim to talk about So Haunt Me, Stonkers, Pitfall!, Furzlin’ With Shag Connors And The Carrot Crunchers, Marion Chesney’s ‘Six Sisters’ novels and Le Petit Nicolas. [More]
“Every third word is the word Clown”
Quiz expert David Smith joins Tim to talk about Earthworm Jim, Torin’s Passage, Bandslam, City Bomber, Little Clowns Of Happytown, Sonic Mountain Quest and Real Robots. [More]
Looks Unfamiliar Request Show Extra
Listener selected highlights including 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. [More]
Looks Unfamiliar Annuals Extra
“We don’t want to learn a history of sodding cutlery”
Writer Jenny Morrill joins Tim to talk about The Elvis Special 1983, The Home And Away Special 1990, The Sun Annual For Girls 1974, The Daily Mirror Book For Girls 1980 and The V Annual 1986. [More]
The Best Of Looks Unfamiliar #10
“That terrible stereotyped Evil James Galway look”
Highlights from Looks Unfamiliar featuring featuring Shanine Salmon, Lydia Mizon, Jenny Morrill, Al Kennedy, David Smith, Lisa Parker And Andrew Trowbridge and Meryl O’Rourke, plus Tim on TV Cream Stays Indoors talking to Graham Kibble-White about the Space Sentinels. [More]
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