Hosted by Kenyan singer and whistler Roger Whittaker, who previously had another
Whittaker would be joined by regular singers J Vincent Edwards, Ginette Reno and
backed by Blue Mink Rhythm, dance troupe Pieces of Eight and Top Of The Pops’ backing
singers The Ladybirds, while broadcasting legend Brian Matthew was the show's announcer.
As well as the cream of British pop The Bee Gees, Gilbert O'Sullivan, The Peddlers,
Lulu etc it also gave a few popular European musicians and singers some airspace.
Everyone appeared to be singing live over a specially pre-
Talking about the show at the Golden Rose TV festival in May 1971 Terry Henebery said "The show wasn't quite right at first, but we now feel it is one of the best programmes coming out of our studios and we think Rog Whittaker should have tremendous appeal on the Continent."
The series wasn't picked up by all the ITV stations and wasn't commissioned for a second series.
Unusually for a programme of this nature all the shows still exist in the ITV archive.