TV Pop Diaries
Popular Music on British Television
THE RAVE WAVE / RAVE!
4th May 1963, 29th June 1963 -
From TV Times "It is is a new attempt to show viewers what's new. It's purpose is to dissect the trends, the fads, the fashions and the crazes that have either just materialised or are just about to come along."
It was one of the first shows to take account of the new wave of youth music and fashion in the wake of Merseybeat.
Debuting as The Rave Wave! with a late-
One of the script script writers was Mike Hodges, later to become a noted TV and film director (The Tyrant King, Get Carter, Flash Gordon, The Croupier).