TV Pop Diaries
Popular Music on British Television
SET ‘EM UP JOE!
31st May 1969 -
From TV Times “Actor, singer, dancer, guitarist, booster of bread sales, the ever-
Joe Brown finally got his own Saturday evening variety show, courtesy of London Weekend,
but it wouldn’t last more than a couple of months. Produced by Philip Casson, the
show sounded like a Stars and Garters styled pub-
The debut show certainly covered all bases from George Formby impersonator Alan Randall to metal monsters Steppenwolf, but most of the guests from then on would be established chart acts.
The final show (2nd August 1969) seems to have been subtitled A Pint of Brown.