Dusty's first BBC1 series debuted in August 1966 and had proved successful, as had the second, but her contract for a third series had not yet been agreed, so in effect became a free agent in Spring 1968.
ATV was planning back to back series starring Dusty, followed by the French singing star Mireille Mathieu and with no contractual obligation to the BBC Dusty accepted. However, she would return to the BBC the following year with Decidedly Dusty, her last TV series.
Shot at ATV's Elstree Studios, Studio D, the show followed the BBC format with songs, performed live with a small orchestra led by Jack Parnell, and music guests including The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Manfred Mann, Donovan, Julie Felix and brother Tom Springfield. Talking to Disc ahead of the first episode she complained "This will be my first series for ATV but I understand it's going to be very similar to the other two. In a way it's a bit boring but I suppose you're very limited in 25 minutes, so apart from singing hanging from the ceiling it's hard to think of new things to do." Among the guests would be Lou Rawls, who had also been invited to appear on Lulu's new show on the BBC, but it's unlikely that he actually recorded Dusty's show.
TV Times gave her a two-
Although ATV, the show's producers, kept a regular space in the schedule for it,
Friday evenings from 8.30 -
No video or telerecording of the shows are thought to exist, but the Jimi Hendrix Experience clip survives in partial form on 8mm film and audio recordings of all the shows were made privately by a fan.