TV Pop Diaries
Popular Music on British Television
13th September 1982 -
Shot on location at Alton Towers funfair, this was one of Granada's many tea-
Running from late summer to early autumn this one featured teams of kids representing their school in various quizzes and challenges with the winners getting the run of the park for free.
The first shows were hosted by ex-
Unlike earlier Granada tea-
The following summer saw indie favourites like Paul Haig and The Farmers Boys in amongst The Thompson Twins, Musical Youth and the like. The 1983 season also saw Musical Youth compete against their old school Duddeston Manor.
The 1986 season came to an end in December with a special starring The Housemartins.
The 1987 season would be the last. Probably in response to the Late Late Breakfast
Show tragedy the previous winter they decided to ditch the games aspect and just
The show had hosted a full range of representative pop and indie from the mid-