Hosted by Kenyan singer and whistler Roger Whittaker had previously had his own tea-time
series on BBC1 in 1968, Whistle Stop. For this series, produced by Terry Henebery
for London Weekend he was joined by regular singers J Vincent Edwards, Ginette Reno
and backed by Blue Mink Rhythm, dance troupe Pieces of Eight and The Ladybirds. Broadcasting
legend Brian Matthew had been hired as the announcer.
It gave a few popular European musicians and singers airspace among some of the bigger
names in British pop music.
Unusually for a programme of this nature all the shows still exist.