(A new thread on the MC site reminded me about this).
This is from the Edinburgh Evening News and Despatch 18/6/64
Ready,Steady, Win, promises something special for the teenagers-and for those older viewers who dig beat. It is a new series on Channel 10 a contest to find the best new beat group. when the contest was first announced,no fewer than 4000 applications were received. In the series 6 groups will be featured each week; each will play 2 numbers-a standard one and one of their own compositions. The winners each week will move into the finals,which will be the 11th and 12th programmes,and the finalists will be chosen from there.
The intros will be done by Keith Fordyce, Gay Shingleton and Michael Aldred.
You had to do that William.On the following 6 pages of listings,I found half a dozen shows I'd like to see-luckily,I'd just bought a 'Car 54' boxed set today.So there was a programme called 'Futurama' in 1964-a sort of Tomorrow's World from the looks of it.
An obituary of comics artist Jim Baikie notes that:"Outside of comics, Jim was a member of various bands, playing bass in Compass, and the R&B band Jaymes Fenda & the Vulcans, who reached the semi-finals of TV talent show Ready Steady Win, releasing one single, “Mistletoe Love” in 1964 and supported The Kinks." downthetubes.net/?p=42074