In June 1964 Southern Television director Mike Mansfield put out a call for sixty
pop experts between the ages of fifteen and twenty-
Each week two teams of three males and three females would be quizzed on all aspects of popular music, while celebrities and pop fans compete to see who knows the most about pop music. Each show was recorded before a studio audience the Thursday before transmission. The show lasted one three month series while a sequel, Pop The Question was launched October 1965.