tiswas


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tiswas

(ˈtɪzˌwɒz)
n
a state of anxiety, confusion or excitement
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He only made a couple more Tiswas appearances when the show began to hit its peak in 1979-1980.
Bob, who appeared with Cilla Black on Surprise Surprise after Tiswas, is living in an apartment 10 miles away in Frodsham, where he also owns a candle- making shop.
TISWAS stood for something else, too: an acronym for Today Is Saturday Watch And Smile.
'Being a rather square child, I was definitely Swap Shop rather than Tiswas - in the same way as I was Blue Peter rather than Magpie.
I always thought there was something suspect about those who watched Tiswas. The sight of Chris Tarrant in screaming orange trousers doing bizarre things with custard put me off my Frosties and I'm sure that had I not flicked back to the fluffy viewing comfort of Noel Edmond's stripy jumpers, I may well have been scarred for life.
Also all over the tabloids in recent days has been former Tiswas presenter (God knows what he's been up to since then) Chris Tarrant, who's decided to leave his missus.
But isn't it funny how the same people who like Strictly Come Dancing preferred Blue Peter to Magpie, and Swap Shop to Tiswas?
IF this is the best they can offer , TISWAS was not the riotous show I thought it was.
Remember Tiswas? Here's a brief history of the highlights - and perhaps some lowlights - of independent TV across the region: n Licence for a Midlands service was granted in May 1955, but first pictures came from London on September 22, 1955.