Hosted by Kenyan singer and whistler Roger Whittaker had previously had his own tea-time
series on BBC1 in 1968, Whistle Stop. Originally announced as Whittaker's Get Together,
the 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.