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Popular Music on British Television

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OFF THE RECORD

BBC
25th May 1955 - 13th March 1958

Bandleader Jack Payne introduced the singers and bands playing in the studio, with behind the scenes articles etc.

Each week the artists would be backed by the George Mitchell Singers, with music arranged by Stanley Black. A few skiffle and early British rock and roll acts crept into later shows. Another Francis Essex production.

A few clips including Alma Cogan and Max Bygraves exist.