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Fun At One - The Story Of Comedy At Radio 1 By Tim Worthington
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Fun At One is the first complete history of comedy on BBC Radio 1. Launched in 1967, the BBC’s pop music service provided an outlet for comics who struggled to get exposure elsewhere, from... More > the humorous disc jockeys of the late sixties and early seventies, through to edgy standup comedians in the late eighties, and more than one whose act defies description even today. Fun At One traces the story of comedy on Radio 1 from its launch to more recent experiments with podcasting and streaming video. Along the way it covers Kenny Everett, Rawlinson End, Adrian Juste, Lenny Henry, Victor Lewis-Smith, The Mary Whitehouse Experience, Lee & Herring’s Fist Of Fun, The Chris Morris Music Show, Mark & Lard, Blue Jam and much more besides, not to mention – of course – Smashie & Nicey. Fun At One is an essential addition to any library, but particularly one that’s had a large shotgun hole blasted in it by Sir Henry Rawlinson.< Less
Not On Your Telly By Tim Worthington
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Delving into the mysterious world of 'lost' TV (and music, and plays, and more, whether it's 'lost' through being wiped, being censored, or just plain being ignored, from familiar names like Doctor... More > Who, Bob Dylan, Lee & Herring, The Beatles and Play School to the frighteningly obscure likes of R.3, Rubovia, The Tyrant King and Hear'Say It's Saturday!. Along the way you'll find out more than you ever wanted to know about The BBC Pinocchio, John Lennon in Mono, Betty Boo in a swimsuit, and a certain action serial named Skiboy...< Less
Not On Your Telly By Tim Worthington
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Delving into the mysterious world of 'lost' TV (and music, and plays, and more, whether it's 'lost' through being wiped, being censored, or just plain being ignored, from familiar names like Doctor... More > Who, Bob Dylan, Lee & Herring, The Beatles and Play School to the frighteningly obscure likes of R.3, Rubovia, The Tyrant King and Hear'Say It's Saturday!. Along the way you'll find out more than you ever wanted to know about The BBC Pinocchio, John Lennon in Mono, Betty Boo in a swimsuit, and a certain action serial named Skiboy...< Less
The Very Best of Paintbox By Tim Worthington
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A collection of highlights from mildly influential fanzine Paintbox, edited by Tim Worthington in the days when the Pet Sounds Sessions box set was the stuff of madmen's dreams. Including lots of... More > retro frippery about eighties pop and Club biscuits, and features from the archives on The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Magic Roundabout, Bagpuss, Nick Drake, Scott Walker, Battle Of The Planets, Lee & Herring, Trumpton, Chris Morris, and a book with a big footprint on the back cover. No, not as part of the design. An actual footprint. Scanned from the original issues, and available for the first time since the late nineties, this is almost indisputably a collection of articles that originally appeared in Paintbox.< Less
The Very Best Of Paintbox By Tim Worthington
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A collection of highlights from mildly influential fanzine Paintbox, edited by Tim Worthington in the days when the Pet Sounds Sessions box set was the stuff of madmen's dreams. Including lots of... More > retro frippery about eighties pop and Club biscuits, and features from the archives on The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Magic Roundabout, Bagpuss, Nick Drake, Scott Walker, Battle Of The Planets, Lee & Herring, Trumpton, Chris Morris, and a book with a big footprint on the back cover. No, not as part of the design. An actual footprint. Scanned from the original issues, and available for the first time since the late nineties, this is almost indisputably a collection of articles that originally appeared in Paintbox.< Less
Super Expanded Deluxe Edition By Tim Worthington
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A book of bits and pieces that weren't in the other books! Including... - the original (and very different) ending of Fun At One! - the strange story of what happened to the original projected... More > follow-up to Well At Least It's Free! - the even stranger story of Here Is A Box! - the book that actually came out but only five people bought! - chapters that didn't make the final cut of Not On Your Telly and Well At Least It's Free! - and even more of those ever-popular Pages From Paintbox! Within its pages you'll find stuff about The Beatles, Doctor Who, XTC, Peter Cook, Ace Of Wands, Blue Peter, The Magic Roundabout, The Cardigans, Girls On Top, Monty Python, Nightingales, some academic research on Val Doonican, a list of what I wanted for Christmas in 1986, and some terrifying nonsense about synthesising TV's Barnaby in a lab or something, all of it with new introductions, new footnotes and new FREE GOLD BULLION[CITATION NEEDED].< Less
Super Expanded Deluxe Edition By Tim Worthington
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A book of bits and pieces that weren't in the other books! Including... - the original (and very different) ending of Fun At One! - the strange story of what happened to the original projected... More > follow-up to Well At Least It's Free! - the even stranger story of Here Is A Box! - the book that actually came out but only five people bought! - chapters that didn't make the final cut of Not On Your Telly and Well At Least It's Free! - and even more of those ever-popular Pages From Paintbox! Within its pages you'll find stuff about The Beatles, Doctor Who, XTC, Peter Cook, Ace Of Wands, Blue Peter, The Magic Roundabout, The Cardigans, Girls On Top, Monty Python, Nightingales, some academic research on Val Doonican, a list of what I wanted for Christmas in 1986, and some terrifying nonsense about synthesising TV's Barnaby in a lab or something, all of it with new introductions, new footnotes and new FREE GOLD BULLION[CITATION NEEDED].< Less
Smarter Than Average By Tim Worthington
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A special issue of mildly influential nineties fanzine Paintbox, devoted to the animations of Hanna-Barbera. Scooby Doo, The Banana Splits, Top Cat, Josie & The Pussycats, Hong Kong Phooey, Wait... More > Til Your Father Gets Home, Wacky Races, Help It's The Hair Bear Bunch and many, many, may more! Get The Very Best Of Paintbox here: http://www.lulu.com/shop/tim-worthington/the-very-best-of-paintbox/ebook/product-21705523.html< Less
Higher Than the Sun By Tim Worthington
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Higher Than The Sun is the story of four albums released by Creation Records late in 1991. It’s a story that starts with a compilation tape, and ends with a jaw-dropping act of career suicide.... More > In between, someone gets chased by a cow. It’s a story of wild studio experimentation, demolished genre boundaries, audacious licensing deals and photos of french footballers. It’s a story that involves such fondly-remembered and long-forgotten names as House Of Love, Ride, Denim, Flowered Up, Fabulous and Adorable. And takes in Brian Cant, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, and someone playing guitar inside a tent. It’s the story of Screamadelica by Primal Scream, Foxbase Alpha by Saint Etienne, Bandwagonesque by Teenage Fanclub, and Loveless by My Bloody Valentine. And how, long before britpop, Creation Records took on the world and very nearly won…< Less
Higher Than The Sun By Tim Worthington
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Higher Than The Sun is the story of four albums released by Creation Records late in 1991. It’s a story that starts with a compilation tape, and ends with a jaw-dropping act of career suicide.... More > In between, someone gets chased by a cow. It’s a story of wild studio experimentation, demolished genre boundaries, audacious licensing deals and photos of french footballers. It’s a story that involves such fondly-remembered and long-forgotten names as House Of Love, Ride, Denim, Flowered Up, Fabulous and Adorable. And takes in Brian Cant, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, and someone playing guitar inside a tent. It’s the story of Screamadelica by Primal Scream, Foxbase Alpha by Saint Etienne, Bandwagonesque by Teenage Fanclub, and Loveless by My Bloody Valentine. And how, long before britpop, Creation Records took on the world and very nearly won…< Less