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Saturday 6 February 1960, 6-6.30pm (recorded 30.1.60)


Chairman: David Jacobs


Panel: Michael Craig, Wolf Mankowitz, Nancy Spain, Henrietta Tiarks (Recorded 30.1.60)


Records played:
I Love a Violin – Petula Clark (Pye)
Youthful Years – Danny Williams (HMV)
The Happy Muleteer – Mike Desmond (Top Rank)
Hit and Miss – John Barry (Columbia) — side set
He’ll Have To Go – Jim Reeves
Oh Judy – Jimmy Isle (Top Rank)
Time and The River – Nat King Cole (Capitol)
Camera script unused: Sure Fire Love (Billie Anthony)


Michael Craig was a popular actor; Wolf Mankowitz a writer; Nancy Spain a writer and newspaper columnist; Henrietta Tiarks was a debutante who later, after marriage, became the Duchess of Bedford.

John Barry was the mystery guest. His record, Hit and Miss by The John Barry Seven plus Four, was voted a hit, and  became the show’s signature tune from the following week onwards.

On the same day (9.30 to 10.15 p.m.) David Jacobs was hosting the Eurovision UK final. The contestants were Bryan Johnson, Ronnie Carroll, Vince Eager, David Hughes, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Marion Keene, Don Lang, Benny Lee, Dennis Lotis, Lita Roza and Malcolm Vaughan.

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