An attempt, and a reasonable one at that, by Granada to educate the tea-
Produced by the legendary Muriel Young it was hosted by David ‘Kid’ Jensen, then host of Radio Luxembourg's Dimensions programme and later to host Top of the Pops, Tyne Tees’ Razzamatazz and The Roxy in the mid eighties. Zigzag were the resident dance troupe. Jensen would introduce acts from the Hardrock Discotheque set, while others would perform live elsewhere on the set. Young had considered bringing in Emperor Rosko to host the second series.
Talking to Record Mirror in July 1974 Muriel Young claimed "for the past three years we desperately been trying to make the television authorities aware of the need of an adult pop programme. This is just the beginning for bigger and better things."
The first series presented the remains of teen-
Despite the best intentions the show failed to click with the audience, but was given
a long run for its money lasting sixteen months before the plug was pulled by ITV
the same time as The Bay City Rollers’ BAFTA avoiding Shang-