As David Frost’s ITV show drew to a close in 1967, there came announcements that he was to produce (but not appear in) his own show’s replacement. Here’s how the Daily Mirror reported this news on Monday the 23rd of January.
On Thursday of that same week, The Stage also reported on the new show.
A couple of weeks later, and from The Stage came more news on the staffing of the show.
And here’s what Kenneth Eastaugh thought of the first episode.
Chris Reynolds was rather less impressed. Even with some of the review missing from The Reading Evening Post, you rather get the cut of his jib.