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19th February 1964 - 15th October 1964

A weekly teenage magazine show hosted by local presenters Britt Allcroft, Fred Dineage and Carol Binsted, which featured musical acts each week. Future Magpie presenter Tony Bastable also hosted for a while, which must have given him good grounding as both shows were quite similar. Actress Diane Keen also hosted for a while.

Hit songwriter Mitch Murray oversaw a competition for amateur songwriters, with their winning entry written by a sign writer and a house painter.

Directed by Angus Wright it found itself networked to other ITV stations Scottish, TWW and Anglia.