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A sequel to The Beat Room, the Monday evening show Gadzooks! It’s All Happening offered the same kind of fare.
Presenters were singer Alan David and future Crackerjack presenter Christine Holmes.
Mike Leander was resident (with his Combo), as was blind keyboard player Peter Cooke, The Three Bells – a vocal group featuring three sisters – and dance troupe The Beat Girls (who later went on to fame as Pan’s People).
The show also gave an early tv spot to the future thin white duke with his band Davy Jones and the Mannish Boys (pictured below outside the studio) performing I Pity The Fool.
The show was eventually simply called Gadzooks!, with Roger Whittaker added to the cast as a replacement for Cooke and Faithfull.
Mike Leander Combo
The Three Bells
The Beat Girls