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8th August 1963 - 1st October 1964

A teen targeted show with music as its core. The first resident group was Steve Brett and the Mavericks, a successful Midlands band who in turn would give way each week to another local act.

From the TV Times 29th September 1963. “Each week Steve and the boys will be joined by another Midlands group to present music with a beat and sometimes music that's just a little off-beat”. Steve Brett and the Mavericks would later transform into Slade.

A show with an audience and was produced Reg Watson.