A weekly magazine programme for children, very much a copy of Blue Peter, complete
Muriel Young was one of the regular hosts, while guitar legend Bert Weedon would provide music and musical instruction, sometimes with his group which featured Tony Meehan. His Star Record Guest of the Week feature would feature pop stars like Bobby Vee, Joe Brown and Kenny Lynch.
Along with art a source of puzzlement would be a weekly Story of Jazz feature, hosted
by Bob Wallis, hardly relevant for young kids. More relevant however was the appearance
on 4th December 1962 of The Beatles, playing both sides of their debut single which,
by the time of the broadcast, had been out for almost two months. But despite the
intrusion of Merseybeat the addiction to trad jazz continued into 1963. The Beatles
The show was originally scheduled for a thirteen week run, but stuck around for two years.