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Pop Music on British Television 1955 - 1999

From TV Times “The latest "pops" reviewed by George Elrick in ABC's own record shop.” Elrick was the host for ABC TV's first foray into popular music with this hour-long Saturday afternoon offering. According to The Stage "the setting represents a music shop with gramophone records, sheet music and a piano for trying out numbers". Singing duo The Tanner Sisters were regulars.

A tea-time pop music show which alternated with ATV's The Music Shop. The first show was a half-hour edition using the name ‘Records’, changing to 'ABC Diskery' the following week extending it to a full hour.

One of several similar formats formats that ABC would try in its early days, see also Time For Rhythm and Fan Club / Fan Record Club.



19th May 1956 - 1st July 1956 (occasional)