TV Pop Diaries
Popular Music on British Television
TWICE A FORTNIGHT
21st October 1967 -
A weekly comedy sketch and satire show, directed by Tony Palmer with principal writers Graeme Garden, Jonathan Lynn, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Bill Oddie and Tony Buffery. It's yet another step along the road for the future Pythons but also all three future Goodies appeared on the show.
BBC Newsreader Ronald Fletcher linked the sketches with spoof news reports, while pop acts like The Who, Cat Stevens, Cream, The Moody Blues, Simon Dupree and the Big Sound and The Small Faces all turned up to play live.
The 21st October 1967 show with The Who is known to exist.