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TV Pop Diaries
Pop Music on British Television 1955 - 1999

Stage One "for Older Children" as TV Times put it was a play writing contest between various ITV regions. The five finalists had their plays presented, each featuring a pop star.


Birmingham - The Sound Mixer by Dorien Argent, featuring Heinz

Glasgow - Caroline by Jennifer James, featuring Eric Burdon

Manchester - The Party by Beverley Williams, featuring Graham Nash

Bristol - The Monster by Bradley Nicholas, featuring Billie Hutton

London - The Sad King by Jean Mageean, featuring Donovan



30th November 1965 - 28th December 1965