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The Camberwick Green Procrastination Society By Tim Worthington
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Readers of Tim Worthington’s blog will know that whenever he’s supposed to be working on something, he starts writing about Camberwick Green instead. And The Monkees, and Hardwicke House,... More > and, well, pretty much anything other than the task at hand. There’s the story of what Jimi Hendrix was really watching when he wrote The Wind Cries Mary, a fresh look at the disastrous ITV sitcom Days Like These, and lots more besides. The overwhelming majority of it involving Camberwick Green in some capacity. "Every single one of these articles is a productive unproductive waste of time or something… erm… can’t I go back to talking about Rubik’s Magic again?", says writer Tim Worthington. Tim of course is well qualified to say this, having written material for a host of television and radio programmes on a vast variety of subjects – documentary and… documentary. Let Tim Worthington be a timewasting guide to you. Welcome to The Camberwick Green Procrastination Society!< Less
The Camberwick Green Procrastination Society By Tim Worthington
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Readers of Tim Worthington’s blog will know that whenever he’s supposed to be working on something, he starts writing about Camberwick Green instead. And The Monkees, and Hardwicke House,... More > and, well, pretty much anything other than the task at hand. There’s the story of what Jimi Hendrix was really watching when he wrote The Wind Cries Mary, a fresh look at the disastrous ITV sitcom Days Like These, and lots more besides. The overwhelming majority of it involving Camberwick Green in some capacity. "Every single one of these articles is a productive unproductive waste of time or something… erm… can’t I go back to talking about Rubik’s Magic again?", says writer Tim Worthington. Tim of course is well qualified to say this, having written material for a host of television and radio programmes on a vast variety of subjects – documentary and… documentary. Let Tim Worthington be a timewasting guide to you. Welcome to The Camberwick Green Procrastination Society!< Less
Top Of The Box By Tim Worthington
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From Every Loser Wins to Awesome Dood!, the story behind every single released by BBC Records And Tapes. Between 1970 and 1990, BBC Records And Tapes released almost three hundred singles, ranging... More > from some of the best known theme tunes in television history, to full-length versions of ones that nobody had even asked for a short version of to begin with. Along the way they also put out one-off oddities by everyone from up-and-coming folkies to the sound of someone hitting a phone. Possibly the most bafflingly diverse catalogue of singles ever issued, it's a fascinating indication of what really was popular - and sometimes unpopular - with viewers at the time. Top Of The Box tells the story behind each of these singles, taking in familiar names, cult artists and obscure bafflements alike, and including the likes of Simon May, Nick Berry, Brown Sauce, The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, and of course Keith Harris & Orville. So many singles by Keith Harris & Orville. Including one that wasn't even released...< 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