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1962


NB The Equity strike continues with ten ITV shows off air, leading to a schedule reshuffle.


Monday 1st January 1962

AR Chan Canatsa 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Ruby Murray

Southern Tubby Plays Hayes 11.07 pm - end

Tubby Hayes


Tuesday 2nd January 1962

BBC Z Cars: Four of a Kind 8.30 - 9.15 pm (first episode of series)

NB Despite being written with co-operation of the Lancashire police force, their Chief Constable Colonel Thomas St.Johnson would go on to complain to the BBC about the show making their police look like "bumbling idiots."

David Jones (future Monkee) as Willie Thatcher

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon

AR The Steve Race Four 6:08 - 6:15 pm


Wednesday 3rd January 1962

BBC The Singing Years 8.45 - 9.15 pm

Dennis Lotis

Sheila Buxton

Stephanie Voss

Benny Lee

Andy Cole

Jean Muir

BBC The Temperance Seven 10:30 - 10:45 pm (first of four shows)

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm (first in series)

Organist Frieda Hall and pianist Jack Freedman play requests made over the phone by the public

Granada Personal Appearance: Paul Anka 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Linda Scott (NB she tapes a clip for Trad With A Twist at the same session)


Thursday 4th January 1962

BBC Tonight 6.50 - 7.29 pm

Matt Monro

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 6.15 - 6.38 pm

content unknown

Westward Pop Party 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

AR Parade 7:30 – 8:00 pm

This Canadian show was bought by AR to fill the gap caused by an Equity union strike

Rosemary Clooney & Nelson Riddle


Friday 5th January 1962

ATV All That Jazz 10:00 - 10:30 pm (first in series)

Billy Fury

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

The Brook Brothers

The Eric Delaney Band

Valerie Masters

with resident band Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 6th January 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

NB The show is getting about twelve million viewers each week

Jury - Sam Costa, Alan Freeman, Sandu Scott, Nancy Spain

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 – 6:30 pm, also on Westward, Southern 5.50 - 6.15 pm, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The Alex Welsh Jazzband

Robb Storme

Don Arrol

The Brook Brothers

Shane Fenton

Miki and Griff

Carole Deene

Guest DJ Brook Denning and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc


Sunday 7th January 1962

BBC1 The Charlie Chester Music Hall 7:55 – 8:35 pm

Alma Cogan

The Ivor Raymonde Singers

ABC Tempo 2.45 - 3.35 pm

Pete Seeger

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:45 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted  by Norman Vaughan (his first show as compere)

NB The orchestrations for Tommy Steele’s performance had been left in a taxi, but eventually arrived after being handed in at a police station

Tommy Steele - Wishing Star (NB the song was co-written by Ronnie Carrolll who Steele refers to as "that well-known IRA specialist.")

The Dallas Boys

TWW Here Today

Steve Benbow


Monday 8th January 1962

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

AR Chan Canasta 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Humphrey Lyttelton

Southern Tubby Plays Hayes 11.07 pm - end

Tubby Hayes


Tuesday 9th January 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:55 pm

Bert Weedon

Danny Williams (cancelled due to flu)

AR The Steve Race Four 6:08 - 6:15 pm


Wednesday 10th January 1962

BBC Time For (first in series) (noted in music press but not listed in newspapers)

Robin Hall and Jimmy Macgregor

BBC The Temperance Seven 10:30 - 10:45 pm

TWW Here Today 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Steve Benbow

(possibly) Danny Williams (cancelled due to flu)

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Frieda Hall and Jack Freedman

AR Hippodrome 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Cleo Laine


Thursday 11th January 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5:10 - 5:55 pm

Adam Faith

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 6.15 - 6.45 pm

content unknown

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Dick Shawn who does a skit on pop singers


Friday 12th January 1962

BBC Sing A Song With Bob Cort 5.00 - 5.10 pm

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Joe Brown

Tubby Hayes Quartet

The Viscounts – You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

Ray Ellington Quartet

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 13th January 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Shirley Bassey, Susan Castle (a model), Kenneth Hume (Shirley Bassey's husband), Ross Parker

Guest - Carol Deene (NB according to Record Mirror she was "slammed unmercifully")

BBC Black and White Minstrel Show

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars  5:50 – 6:30 pm, also on Westward, Southern 5.50 - 6.15 pm, TWW, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Chris Barber

Lonnie Donegan

Dennis Newey

Brad Newman

Ruby Murray

The Kaye Sisters

Guest DJ (unknown) and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Atlantic Showboat 10:00 – 11:00 pm (repeat 10th January 1959)


Sunday 14th January 1962

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:45 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Barbara Law

Don Rennie

The Raindrops

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Second City Jazzmen

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Neil Sedaka - Chopin's Fantasy Impromptu (he said "Chopin makes a nice change")

Kenny Ball’s Jazzmen


Monday 15th January 1961

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Southern Tubby Plays Hayes 11.07 pm - end

Tubby Hayes

TWW Here Today

Susan Maughan


Tuesday 16th January 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon

AR The Steve Race Four 6.08 - 6.15 pm

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Peter Elliott

Sylvia Sands


Wednesday 17th January 1962

BBC Wednesday Magazine 1.30 - 2.05 pm

Anthony Newley

BBC The Singing Years: Songs of the Century 8.45 - 9.15 pm

NB The show features songs from 1922, 1932, 1942 and 1952

Dennis Lotis – Try A Little Tenderness

Sheila Buxton

Benny Lee

Stephanie Voss & Andy Cole - Say It With Music

BBC Play Your Hunch 7.30 - 8.00 pm

quiz show hosted by Alan Freeman

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Peter Elliott

Sylvia Sands

AR The Flintstones: The Hit Songwriters 6.15 - 6.45 pm

with Hoagy Charmichael

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm (first in fourth series)

The Clyde Valley Stompers

Shirley Bassey

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Frieda Hall and Jack Freedman

Granada Personal Appearance: Trad With A Twist 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Chris Barber's Jazzband

Ronnie Scott

Ottilie Patterson

Betty Smith

The Viscounts

Tommy Whittle

Linda Scott

Chubby Checker – Huckleberry, Let’s Twist, The Fly

Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen

The Galliards

Kathy Stobart

The Back O'Town Syncopaters

The Original Downtown Syncopaters


Thursday 18th January 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Peter Elliott

Sylvia Sands

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 6.15 - 6.40 pm

content unknown

AR Parade: The Jet Age 7.30 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Van Four


Friday 19th January 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Peter Elliott

Sylvia Sands

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Chris Barber's Jazzband

Ottilie Patterson

The Dallas Boys

The John Barry Seven

Gary Lane

Sheila Southern

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White Sings 11.10 - 11.25 pm


Saturday 20th January 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Alan Freeman (DJ), Jimmy Henney, Miriam Karlin, June Thorburn

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

Adam Faith

Danny Williams

Mrs Mills

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 5:35 – 5:45 pm

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on Westward, Southern 5:50 - 6:15 pm, TWW, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The King Brothers

Gary Miller

Robert Earl

Danny Williams

The Allisons

The Maple Leaf Four

Peter Elliott

Guest DJ Sam Costa and a panel of teenagers review the new American releases in Spin-A-Disc


Sunday 21st January 1962

BBC Appeal: Frankie Vaughan on behalf of the National Association of Boy’s Clubs 6:50 – 6:55 pm

BBC1 The Charlie Chester Music Hall 7.55 - 8.35 pm

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Johnny Dankworth

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Elaine and Derek

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Lonnie Donegan

Miki & Griff

Pat Boone


Monday 22nd January 1962

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

Southern Tubby Plays Hayes 11.17 - 11.47 pm

Tubby Hayes


Tuesday 23rd January 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Susan Maughan

David Macbeth

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon

AR The Steve Race Four 6.08 - 6.15 pm


Wednesday 24th January 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Susan Maughan

David Macbeth

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Sheila Buxton

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Clyde Valley Stompers

The Hedley Ward Trio

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Frieda Hall and Jack Freedman


Thursday 25th January 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.10 - 5.55 pm

Shirley Abacair

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Susan Maughan

David Macbeth

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 6.15 - 6.45 pm

content unknown

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

George Shearing and his Quintet


Friday 26th January 1962

BBC Sing A Song With Bob Cort 5.00 - 5.10 pm

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Susan Maughan

David Macbeth

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Kenny Ball's Jazzmen - Diana, March of the Siamese Children

Cleo Laine - All Of You, This Can't Be Love

Billy Fury

Bob Miller and the Millermen

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White 10.10 - 11.25 pm


Saturday 27th January 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Shirley Eaton, Frank Muir, Pete Murray, Viera

Guest - Don Charles

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

George Chisholm & His Jazzmen

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 5:35 – 5:45 pm

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on TWW, Westward, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC), Southern 5.50 - 6.15 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Des O'Connor

Carole Carr

Mike Cotton's Jazzmen (but without their singer Jeannie Lamb who is an Equity union member who are currently in dispute with ITV)

Ricky Stevens

Dorothy Squires

Sylvia Sands

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

Des O'Connor

Guest DJ Carole Carr and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7:40 – 8:20 pm

NB Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson were due to be the weekly featured singers, but there had been a problem with Carr's Equity membership due to the union's ongoing dispute with ITV

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 28th January 1962

BBC Meeting Point 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Adam Faith in conversation with the Archbishop of York

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:45 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Jackie Lee

The Raindrops

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

NB A dispute between actors' union Equity and ITV means that the dance troupe still can't appear on the show

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

David Whitfield

The Eric Delaney Band

The Mudlarks


Monday 29th January 1962

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

AR Chan Canasta 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Joy Beverley

Sheila Buxton

Southern Tubby Plays Hayes 11.07 - 11.37 pm

Tubby Hayes


Tuesday 30th January 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Frank Ifield

Sheila Southern

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon

Bobby Vee (in Bert Weedon's Lucky Dip)

The Allisons

Tony Orlando


Wednesday 31st January 1962

BBC The Singing Years: Songs of the Century 9.25 - 10.00 pm

Dennis Lotis, Sheila Buxton, Benny Lee

BBC The Temperance Seven 11.00 - 11.15 pm

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Frank Ifield

Sheila Southern

Tyne Tees The One O'Clock Show 1.02 - 1.47 pm

Vince Eager

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Clyde Valley Stompers

Bobby Vee

Vince Eager

The Honeys

Sylvia Sands

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Frieda Hall and Jack Freedman

AR Hippodrome 8.00 - 9.00 pm

NB The dancing girls were to be replaced by professional models resulting in Equity threatened action

Anne Shelton – I Get A Kick Out Of You, Frauline, It’s You

Border Beat in the Border (one-off)

content unknown


Thursday 1st February 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Frank Ifield

Sheila Southern

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 6.15 - 6.45 pm

content unknown

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Juliette (Canadian singer)

ATV The Denny Willis Show (noted in music press but not listed in newspapers)

The Alex Welsh Band


Friday 2nd February 1962

BBC Let's Imagine 1.30 - 2.05 pm

Ivor Cutler of Y'hup

BBC Paris Music Box 10.35 - 11.00 pm

Yvette Giraud

Les Trois Menestrels

Serge Gainsbourg

Catherine Sauvage

Eddy Marnay

Nicole Louvier

Francis Lemarque

Anna Gaylor

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.30 pm

Frank Ifield

Sheila Southern

Tyne Tees Ten O'Clock Special 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Awards show with Vera Lynn presenting award

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Chris Barber's Jazzband with Ottilie Patterson – There’ll Be A Hot Time In The Tavern Tonight

The Dallas Boys

The John Barry Seven

Sheila Southern – You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby, Hey Look Me Over

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White Sings 11.10 - 11.25 pm


Saturday 3rd February 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Carole Carr, Dennis Norden, Barbara Shelley, Steve Race

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Matt Monro

Mrs Mills

Harry Secombe

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 5.35 - 5.45 pm

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 to 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Bobby Vee - accepts silver disc award for Take Good Care Of My Baby

Valerie Masters

Ronnie Carroll

Big Ben Trad Band

Tommy Bruce

Susan Maughan

Guest DJ Alan Dell and a panel of teenagers review the new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.55 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 4th February 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall 7:55 - 8:40 pm

The Springfields

Dickie Valentine

Lena Martell - Drumming The Twist

ABC Tempo 2.45 - 3.35 pm

Larry Adler

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Raindrops

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Bobby Vee (according to Record Mirror "flops hopelessly and helplessly")

Buddy Greco


Monday 5th February 1962

BBC Come Dancing: The Carl-Alan Awards 10.15 - 10.00 pm

Those receiving awards are Billy Fury, Mr Acker Bilk, Joe Loss, Jimmy Shand

AR Chan Canasta 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Steve Race

Dorothy Squires

Southern Tubby Plays Hayes 11.07 - 11.37 pm

Tubby Hayes


Tuesday 6th February 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

(possibly) Tony Orlando


Wednesday 7th February 1962

BBC Music in Camera 9.25 - 10.00 pm

Larry Adler

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

NB By this time an entertainment spot becomes a regular feature of this daily magazine show, under the direction of Mike Mansfield

Danny Williams

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Tony Orlando

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Frieda Hall and Jack Freedman

ATV The Roy Castle Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Cleo Laine

The King Brothers

Kenny Baker


Thursday 8th February 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.10 - 5.55 pm

Russ Conway

AR The Steve Race Four 6.11 - 6.20 pm

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Terry Lightfoot

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 6.20 - 6.45 pm

The New Orleans Knights

The Confederates Jazz Band

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Clyde Valley Stompers

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

The Limeliters


Friday 9th February 1962

BBC Sing A Song with Bob Cort 5.00 - 5.10 pm

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 11.00 pm

The Karl Denver Trio

Lorie Mann

Mick Mulligan and his Band

Frank Ifield

Bob Miller and the Millermen

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 10th February 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Frances Bennett, Leslie Crowther, Alan Dell, Maureen Evans

Guest -

BBC Black and White Minstrel Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

Semprini

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 to 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

NB A young girl was injured as a car carrying Tony Orlando drove away after the broadcast. Orlando stayed with her for several hours at the local hospital to make sure she was not badly injured. Bobby Vee may have been penciled in to appear.

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Tony Orlando

The Karl Denver Trio

The Viscounts

Don Charles

Barbara Kay

Gene Pitney - A Town Without Pity

Guest DJ Jimmy Savile and a panel of teenagers review the new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 11th February 1962

BBC A Song For Europe 7:55 - 8:55 pm

NB The show had the involvement of five major British recording companies - EMI, Decca, Phlips, Pye and Oriole

Johnny Angel - Look Look Little Angel

The Brook Brothers

Ronnie Carroll - Ring A Ding Girl (eventual winner)

The Karl Denver Trio (NB the staging was produced by Jack Good)

Donna Douglas

Frank Ifield - Alone Too Long

Jackie Lee

Kenny Lynch - There's Never Been A Girl

Brad Newman

Rikki Price

Doug Sheldon

Robb Storme

BBC Monitor: Music Of Our Day From Jazz To Schoenberg 10.05 - 10.50 pm

Michael Tippett

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:45 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Kentones

The Mudlarks

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Bobby Rydell - Sitting On Top Of The World, The Girl That I Marry, I've Got Bonnie

Russ Conway


Monday 12th February 1962

NB The Pilkington Committee into the future of broadcasting in Britain suggests that Pay television should be trialed and that the BBC should have a second television channel.

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

AR Chan Canasta 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Ruby Murray

Donald Peers

Southern Three Of A Kind 11.07 - 11.37 pm (first of a weekly series running for three months)

Resident: Wout Steinhuis, Dorita Y Pepe

Ken Skyora


Tuesday 13th February 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Muriel Young and Rolly Daniels demonstrate the dance The Method

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Bobby Vee

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Monty Sunshine Band

Ruby Murray


Wednesday 14th February 1962

BBC Wednesday Magazine 1.30 - 2.30 pm

Tony Orlando

Bobby Vee

BBC The Singing Years 9.25 - 10.00 pm

Dennis Lotis

Stephanie Voss

ATV The Alma Cogan Show 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Alma Cogan

Bobby Rydell

Alma Cogan & Bobby Rydell - It's Nice To Have A Man About The House

Southern Day By Day

Lynn Cornell

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

NB The format now changes with Ronnie Aldrich on piano, Joe Muddell on bass and James Neale on drums. Each song request will be on a card chosen at random from a tombola style drum and then performed by the trio


Thursday 15th February 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Dorothy Squires

AR The Steve Race Four 6.11 - 6.20 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 6:25 - 6:45 pm

content unknown

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Van Four

Julius La Rosa & Shirley Harmer - medley of seventeen show tunes


Friday 16th February 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Kenny Ball

AR Here and Now 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Tubby Hayes

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

The King Brothers – Girl In Calico

Janie Marden – Wonderful Guy

Bob Miller and the Millermen – Up A Lazy River

Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen – I Love Paris

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White Sings 11:10 - 11:25 pm


Saturday 17th February 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.35 pm

Jury - Petula Clark, George Elrich, Jean Metcalf, Jimmy Young

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Ronnie Carroll

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 to 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Anne Shelton

Miki and Griff

The Mudlarks

Clinton Ford

Phil Fernando

Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry

Guest DJ Barry Aldiss and a panel of teenagers review the new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 18th February 1962

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Kentones

The Mudlarks

ABC The Sunday Break

The Galliards

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Helen Shapiro (NB replacing an ill Dorothy Provine)

Emile Ford & The Checkmates


Monday 19th February 1962

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

AR Chan Canasta 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Ronnie Hilton

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Southern Three Of A Kind 11.07 - 11.37 pm

Resident: Wout Steinhuis, Dorita Y Pepe


Tuesday 20th February 1962

BBC What’s New 5.30 - 5.55 pm

Kenny Ball

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 21st February 1962

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

AR Hippodrome 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Kaye Sisters


Thursday 22nd February 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.10 - 5.55 pm

content unknown

BBC News 9.15 - 9.25 pm

Dickie Valentine, Vera Lynn at film premier

BBC (North) Show Biz (first edition)

Screaming Lord Sutch - in a graveyard setting

Edna Savage

Jimmy Henney hosts a look at news from Tin Pan Alley

The Northern Dance Orchestra with Director Bernard Herrmann - Strawberry Fair

Southern Day By Day 6.10 -6.40 pm

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Billy Van Four


Friday 23rd February 1962

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Kenny Ball’s Jazzmen

Buddy Greco

Ken Macintosh and his orchestra

Tony Golan

Granada Josh White Sings 11.10 - 11.25 pm


Saturday 24th February 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Paul Anka, Carole Carr, Tony Orlando, Sheila Tracy

Guest -

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 5.35 - 5.45 pm

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Russ Conway

The Shadows

Danny Williams

Bob Willis and his Storyville Jazzmen

Russ Hamilton

Susan Singer - Hello First Love (Singer is Helen Shapiro's cousin)

Terry Young & The Youngsters

Buddy Greco (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Jimmy Young and a panel of teenagers review the new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 25th February 1962

BBC Monitor 10.05 - 10.50 pm

The Dave Brubeck Quartet

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Kentones

The Mudlarks

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Valerie Mountain

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Des O'Connor (NB Norman Vaughan was ill that week)

Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John

Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband - Stranger On The Shore

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 26th February 1962

BBC Table Talk 1.30 - 2.05 pm

Larry Adler

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm (repeat)

AR Chan Canasta 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Paddy Roberts

Vera Lynn

Southern Three Of A Kind 11.07 - 11.37 pm

Resident: Wout Steinhuis, Dorita Y Pepe


Tuesday 27th February 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.50 pm

Janie Marden & The Roger Webb Trio

AR Swing-A-Song 10:05 - 10:20 pm (first edition)

Johnnie Spence and his orchestra

The Mudlarks

Sheila Southern


Wednesday 28th February 1962

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Springfields

Danny Williams

Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Susan Singer - Hello First Love


Thursday 1st March 1962

Anglia Beat 7:30 – 8:00 pm

A musical

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm

The Mudlarks - Coney Island Washboard, Them Twisting Bones

Mike Cotton and his Jazzmen

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

NB also seen as The Oscar Peterson Trio with Ernestine Anderson

Erroll Garner

Maynard Ferguson

Ann Marie Moss (singer)

Jackie Paris (singer)

Don Lammond (drummer)


Friday 2nd March 1962

BBC Stranger On The Shore 5.05 - 5.35 pm (repeat of first episode)

Music Mr Acker Bilk

BBC The Temperance Seven 10:30 - 10:45 pm

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Emile Ford and The Checkmates – Do The Twist

Ronnie Aldrich and The Squadronaires – Frankie Twist Johnnie

Alex Welsh and his Band – Wait Till The Sun Shines Nellie

Jo Leemans – Louise, That’s Love

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra - Cherokee

Granada Josh White 11.10 - 11.25 pm


Saturday 3rd March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Buddy Greco, Bobby Vee, June Thorburn, Shani Wallis

Guest -

One of the records the jury voted on was Bruce Channel 'Hey Baby'

BBC Dixon Of Dock Green: Bells In My Ears 6.30 - 7.15 pm

Danny Williams plays a singer

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

The Springfields - Island of Dreams

Mrs Mills

Kathie Kay - Pianissimo

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The King Brothers

Billy Fury

Ronnie Hilton

David Ede and The Rabin Band

Tony Osbourne

Bobby Shafto

Marie McCann

Bobby Rydell

Guest DJ Ted King and a panel of teenagers review the new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 4th March 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall 7.55 - 8.35 pm

Anne Shelton

Bob Wallis

Tyne Tees Young Outlook 4.30 - 5.00 pm

(possibly) Danny Rivers

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 5.50 - 6.05 pm

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Ella Fitzgerald with the Paul Smith Trio

with Frankie Vaughan as a guest


Monday 5th March 1962

Tyne Tees The One O'Clock Show 1.02 - 1.47 pm

Susan Singer

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.45 - 7.00 pm (repeat)

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Russ Conway

AR Chan Canasta 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Anne and Jo Shelton

Southern Three Of A Kind 11.07 - 11.37 pm

Resident: Wout Steinhuis, Dorita Y Pepe


Tuesday 6th March 1962

Tyne Tees The One O'Clock Show 1.02 - 1.47 pm

Susan Singer

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon

Scottish Here and Now 6.05 - 6.45 pm

Forrie Cairns And The Clansmen

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

June Marlow


Wednesday 7th March 1962

BBC The Temperance Seven 10.40 - 10.55 pm

The Temperance Seven - Blue, Kaiser Drag

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Ella Fitzgerald

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Granada Personal Appearance 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Marion Ryan

Eddie Calvert

Jack Durant

The Four Aces

Bob De Voye Trio

Gilles Segal

Allan Kemble and Christine

Border Beat in the Border (first in series)

content unknown


Thursday 8th March 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.10 - 5.55 pm

Ronnie Carroll

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Scottish This Wonderful World 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Bill Bill Broonzy

Anglia Beat: A Musical 7.30 - 8.00 pm

content unknown

AR Parade: Sing, Sing, Sing, Sing 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Bill Walker - compere of the show turns singer in tonight's show

The Gino Silvi Singers


Friday 9th March 1962

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Danny Williams – Jeannie, This Can’t Be Love

Eric Delaney and his Band

Bebe Hong Suong – Up and Down, Just A Gigolo

Ken MacKintosh and his Orchestra

With Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White 11.10 - 11.25 pm


Saturday 10th March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Catherine Boyle, Alan Freeman, Steve Race, Lita Roza

Guest -

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.00 - 7.45 pm

George Chisholm & His Jazzmen

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

NB The show features Ronnie Carroll, Frank Ifield and Donna Douglas who took 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the A Song For Europe British heat

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Helen Shapiro - Because They're Young, Tell Me What He Said

Ronnie Carroll

Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen

Frank Ifield

Donna Douglas

Tony Orlando

Guest DJ Muriel Young and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 11th March 1962

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Malcolm Mitchell Truio

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Billy Daniels

The Kaye Sisters

Sergio Franchi (Italian ballad singer)


Monday 12th March 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Dorothy Squires

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.45 - 7.00 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7:00 - 7:30 pm also shown by Anglia

content unknown

AR Find The Singer £1000 contest 10:10 - 10:35 pm (first edition) The show was cancelled

Featuring six contestants per week, the winner receiving £500 and a record contact

Lou Preager

Contestants for the first few shows included Pauline Hodgkins, Margaret Reeves, Colin Hunter, Albert Martell, Sally Quaintance, Christine Moore, Wendy Moses, Kathy

Shaw, Mervyn Harrison

AR Swing-A-Long 10:10 - 10:35 pm (replacing the above)

Ronnie Carroll

The Mudlarks

Sheila Southern

Southern Three Of A Kind 11.07 - 11.37 pm

Resident: Wout Steinhuis, Dorita Y Pepe


Tuesday 13th March 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 14th March 1962

BBC Variety Club of Great Britain: Awards For 1961 10:00 - 10:30 pm

Awards given to Cliff Richard, Helen Shapiro

AR Hippodrome 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Vince Taylor

plus chimpanzees who did the twist

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 15th March 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Sheila Southern

AR Parade: Post Office 7.30 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Van Four

Anglia Rehearsal Room 7.30 - 8.00 pm (first in series)

content unknown


Friday 16th March 1962

AR Discover Your City: Soho 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Terry Lightfoot

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Kenny Ball

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

The Dallas Boys

Bob Miller and the Millermen

Donna Hightower

The Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White 11:10 - 11:25 pm


Saturday 17th March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Carole Grey, Millicent Martin, Edward J Mason, Ray Orchard

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.00 - 7.45 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

The Beverley Sisters

Mrs Mills

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Emile Ford

The Karl Denver Trio

Mr Acker Bilk

Shane Fenton & The Fentones - It's All Over Now

The Countrymen

Buddy Britten

Billy Daniels

Guest DJ Sam Costa and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc (records featured are Chubby Checker & Bobby Rydell - Teach Me To Twist, Pee Wee Hunt - June Is Bustin' Out All Over, Brenda Lee - Speak To My Pretty)

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 18th March 1962

BBC The Eurovision Song Contest 1962: Grand Prix 8.30 - 10.00 pm

UK entry: Ronnie Carroll – Ring A Ding Girl

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5.20 - 5.45 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

The Mudlarks

The Kentones

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Rodney Foster and his Jazzmen

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

The Springfields – two songs

Eartha Kitt

Larry Adler


Monday 19th March 1962

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

The Mike Cotton Jazzband

Susan Singer

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10:10 - 10:35 pm (the delayed first show of the series)

Hosted by Lou Prager and Kenneth MacLoed

The Barrie Sisters

Southern Three Of A Kind 11.07 - 11.37 pm

Regulars Porita y Pepe, Wout Steinhuis

Bert Weedon


Tuesday 20th March 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Granada Swinging Along 7:30 - 8:00 pm (first edition)

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

ATV Pencil and Paper 10.35 - 11.05 pm

Quiz show - the contestants include Geoff Love, Harry Robinson and Jerry Allen - they had previously beaten a team of saxophonists and a team of barristers

Ulster Preview

Susan Singer


Wednesday 21st March 1962

Tyne Tees Young At Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Humphrey Lyttelton

AR Dan Farson Meets The Shadows 9:15 - 9:30 pm

NB The show reaches number nine in the network TAM ratings for that week

The Shadows - Wonderful Land, plus others

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 22nd March 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.05 - 5.55 pm

contents unknown

AR Parade: Folk Song Clubs of Canada 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Folk song special

Anglia Rehearsal Room 7.30 - 8.00 pm

content unknown


Friday 23rd March 1962

AR Steve and Maria 6.13 - 6.21 pm

Steve Race and Marian Pavlou

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

Kaye Sisters

The Viscounts

Johnnie Gray's Band of the Day

With Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White 11.10 - 11.25 pm


Saturday 24th March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.30 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Carole Carr, Pete Murray, Barbara Shelley, Jimmy Young

Guest -

One of the records judges was Grant Tracy 'The Great Matchmaker'

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.00 - 7.45 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzmen

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Ken Dodd - Pianissimo

Humphrey Lyttelton and his band - Bonjour Twistess

Bert Weedon

Jimmy Justice

Patti Brook

Frankie Townsend - I'm The Greatest (NB Townsend was an American wrestler and he will take on an opponent on the show)

Peter Wynne

Cliff Richard - The Young Ones movie clip

Guest DJ Steve Race and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 25th March 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall 7.55 - 8.35 pm

Vera Lynn – I’ll Be Seeing You

Jackie Lynn – They’ll Be Some Changes Made

The Dick Charlesworth Band

The Four Freshmen

Jerri Southern

Matt Monro

Danny Williams

The Kenny Baker Band

BBC Monitor: Pop Goes The Easel 9.55 - 10.40 pm

Four ‘pop’ artists, including Peter Blake. Directed by Ken Russell

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Carole Simpson

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5.20 - 5.45 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

The Mudlarks

The Kentones

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Bruce Forsyth (who returns for one show)

The Beverley twins join Bruce Forstyh in a sketch

Joan Regan - songs and impressions of Helen Shapiro, Ruby Murray and Alma Cogan


Monday 26th March 1962

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7:00 - 7:30 pm also on Anglia

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AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters

Ulster Preview

Susan Singer


Tuesday 27th March 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Paddy Roberts

Granada Swinging Along 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

Peter Knight and his Orchestra


Wednesday 28th March 1962

BBC The Singing Years 9.45 - 10.20 pm

Dennis Lotis

Stephanie Voss

Benny Lee

Sheila Buxton

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Jeri Southern

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Melbourne New Orleans Jazzband

ATV Startime 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Dallas Boys

Sergio Franchi (Italian ballad singer)

Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen

AR Dan Farson Meets Johnny Dankworth 9.15 - 9.30 pm (replaced on most ITV stations by Mrs Kennedy in India and Pakistan, so only shown by Tyne Tees, Ulster)

Johnny Dankworth

Border Beat in the Border

Jo Peters - When Opportunity Knocks, Never Cheat Your Sweetheart

Granada unknown show

Hosted by Gary Marshall

The Four Aces

Odetta


Thursday 29th March 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

The Clyde Valley Stompers

AR Steve And Julie 6:11 - 6:20 pm

Steve Race and Julie Dawn

Anglia Rehearsal Room 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Tubby Hayes

AR Parade: Winter Wonderland 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Shirley Harmer

The Bobby Van Four

Tommy Common


Friday 30th March 1962

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Chris Barber's Jazzband with Ottilie Patterson

Frank Ifield

Ronnie Aldrich and The Squadronaires

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White 11.00 - 11.25 pm

Tyne Tees unknown show

Barbara Kay (The Rabin Band singer replaced Jerri Southern who cancelled due to illness)


Saturday 31st March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Jane Asher, Alan Dell, Jimmy Henney, Jean Metcalf (NB Jimmy Henney was penciled in)

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.00 - 7.45 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

Mrs Mills

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Lonnie Donegan

Gary Miller

The Springfields

Susan Terry

Gary Edwards Combo

Danny Davis

Tony Rocco

Chubby Checker - Twist Along With Me (Twist Around the Clock movie clip)

Guest DJ Paul Hollingdale and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 1st April 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall 7.55 - 8.35 pm

The Temperance Seven

The Beverley Sisters

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Ted Taylor Four

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Brenda Lee

Gary Miller

ABC Music for Dreaming 11.15 pm - end

The Freemen

Marion Keene


Monday 2nd April 1962

NB Today Equity sends their members letters telling them that they are now allowed to work for ITV, ending the strike. However it would take several weeks for the effects to register in the schedules

BBC Big Band Concert 8.00 - 8.30 pm

NB BBC’s entry into the Montreaux Television Festival this year would be this TV presentation of Heath's Big Band Percussion LP

Ted Heath Orchestra

Anita Harris

Tubby Hayes

Jack Parnell

Reg Owen

Kenny Baker

Carole Carr

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

content unknown

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Lou Preager

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters


Tuesday 3rd April 1962

BBC Picture Parade 10.25 - 11.10 pm

Bing Crosby and Bob Hope perform a sketch filmed while making ‘The Road To Hong Kong’ in London

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Terry Lightfoot and His New Orleans Jazzmen

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Granada Swinging Along 7:31 – 8:01 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers


Wednesday 4th April 1962

Tyne Tees Young At Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

content unknown


Thursday 5th April 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.10 - 5.55 pm

contents unknown

AR Parade 10.15 - 10.45 pm

NB Despite the end of the Equity performers strike Canadian import Parade will continue to be shown as Rediffusion have many editions still not shown.

The Limelighters

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Anglia Rehearsal Room 10.15 - 10.30 pm

content unknown


Friday 6th April 1962

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen (with Ginger Baker?)

The Cousins - Michael, The Peppermint Twist

Jackie Trent – Pick Up The Pieces, If I Had My Way

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 7th April 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Jack Jackson, San Costa, June Marlow, Brenda Lee

Guest -

BBC The Black and White Minstrels 7.00 - 7.45 pm

George Chisholm & his Jazzmen

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Danny Williams

The Four Freshmen

The Eric Delaney Band

Mike Berry and The Outlaws

Mark Dwayne

Brenda Lee

Guest DJ Jimmy Savile and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC The Big Film: The Gay Dog movie with Petula Clark 8.05 - 9.45 pm

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 8th April 1962

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Mudlarks

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

A Man Dies (excerpts from last year's broadcast)

Larry Adler on pop music article "Is pop music trash?" (apparently he dislikes pop music a lot)

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

The first show since the Equity strike was called off, so The Tiller Girls return after five months

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Max Bygraves

David Hughes

Excerpt from West End musical Scarpa


Monday 9th April 1962

BBC Hot Ice And Cool Music 7:30 - 8:00 pm (first edition)

Recorded in the Ice Stadium, Nottingham

Round 1 of ice skating to pop music contest

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

AR Let’s Twist To Win 9:18 - 9:30 pm

Louise Cordet

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10.42 - 11.07 pm

Hosted by Lou Preager

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters


Tuesday 10th April 1962

BBC The Singing Years 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Dennis Lotis

BBC Z Cars 8.30 - 9.15 pm

The Best Days

David Jones (future Monkee) as Frankie Sale

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Granada Swinging Along 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

AR Let’s Twist To Win 9.15 - 9.30 pm

final of twist contest


Wednesday 11th April 1962

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Clyde Valley Stompers

Humphrey Lyttelton

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

ATV Startime 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Helen Shapiro

The King Brothers

Ronnie Hilton

Granada Rendezvous 9.15 - 9.45 pm

Odetta

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 12th April 1962

TWW Looking For The Stars 7.00 - 7.30 pm (first edition of local talent show)

The Kerri Sisters (singers)

The Fleetwoods (pop group)

Neville Borde (singer)

Molly Coombes (singer)

Graham Watkins (jazz pianist)

AR Parade: Patrice Goes ‘Pop’ 7.30 - 8.00 pm

NB Also seen listed as 'Income Tax Blues'

Patrice Munsel

The Billy Van Four

Anglia Rehearsal Room 7.30 - 8.00 pm

The Contours

Susan Sorrell

Vic Ash


Friday 13th April 1962

BBC News 9.15 - 9.25 pm

Film premier with Shirley Bassey

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Clinton Ford - A Huggin' and a Kissin', Everything is Peaches

Bob Miller and the Millermen

Tubby Hayes Quintet

Susan Maughan

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 14th April 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Sid James, Miriam Karlin, Carole Carr, Robert Farnon

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.00 - 7.45 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

Frankie Vaughan

Danny Williams

Mrs Mills

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

The show gets the coveted front cover of TV Times this week

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Gene Vincent – Tutti Fruitti, Lucky Star

The Brook Brothers

The John Barry Seven

Chas McDevitt and Shirley Douglas

Susan Maughan – Baby Doll Twist

Johnny Worth

Danny Rivers

Jeri Southern (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Jimmy Henney and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 15th April 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall 7.55 - 8.40 pm

Hungarian artists

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm (repeat 26th March 1961)

A Man Dies

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

NB 250th show. The show gets a rating of about 20 million viewers.

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Harry Secombe


Monday 16th April 1962

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Round 2 of ice skating to pop music contest

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.45 - 7.00 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Kenny Lynch

The Viscounts

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Hosted by Lou Preager

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters


Tuesday 17th April 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Granada Swinging Along 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

AR The Runaway Bus movie with Petula Clark 8.30 - 10.05 pm


Wednesday 18th April 1962

AR Hippodrome 8.00 - 9.00 pm

NB three of the non-music performers were injured in separate accidents during rehearsals and recording.

Dorit Oliver (German jazz singer)

Tyne Tees Young at Heart 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Monty Sunshine's Jazzband with Beryl Brydon

Tony Rocco

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 19th April 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.10 - 5.55 pm

Mr Acker Bilk

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Maynard Ferguson

Anglia Rehearsal Room 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Paul Chris

Music Makers

Kenny Baker

Susan Moughan


Friday 20th April 1962 Good Friday

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Roy Castle

Johnny Howard and his Orchestra

The Sadi Quintet

Cecily Forde

Rene Thomas

The Bobby Jaspar Sextet

With Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 21st April 1962

BBC Mr Pastry's Progress 5.25 - 5.50 pm

Stephen Marriott (as Harry Scroggs)

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Nina & Frederick, Alma Cogan, Neil Sedaka

Guest -

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.00 - 7.45 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzmen

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

NB Gene McDaniels was penciled in to appear

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Billy Fury

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen

The Viscounts

Jim Dale

Julie Grant

Johnny Burnette

US Bonds (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Jimmy Young and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Hayes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 22nd April 1962 Easter Sunday

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5.20 - 5.50 pm

NB Henderson would turn down a £5000 contract to host a third series in July

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Jim Dale

Barabara Law

Don Rennie

The Mudlarks

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Lonnie Donegan

Vera Lynn


Monday 23rd April 1962 Bank Holiday

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Round 3 of ice skating to pop music contest

BBC This Is Your Life 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Acker Bilk

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Jim McHarg and His Scotsville Jazz Band

John Leyton

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Lou Preager

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters


Tuesday 24th April 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Granada Swinging Along 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

John Leyton


Wednesday 25th April 1962

ATV Startime 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Countrymen – I Know Where I’m Going

Janie Marden – Wonderful Guy, All The Way

The Clyde Valley Stompers

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Border Beat in the Border

Humphrey Lyttelton


Thursday 26th April 1962

AR Parade 7.30 - 8.00 pm

content unknown

Anglia Rehearsal Room 7.30 - 8.00 pm

content unknown


Friday 27th April 1962

ATV All That Jazz 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Marty Wilde – Jezabel, My Kind Of Girl

Janie Marden

Sid Phillips and his Band

Bruce Turner and his Jump Band

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Tyne Tees Young Outlook (information from 'Disc', but no show of that name on Tyne Tees that day)

John Leyton


Saturday 28th April 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Alan Freeman, Jean Metcalf, Catherine Boyle, Johnny Burnette

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.00 - 7.45 pm

Mrs Mills

Arthur Askey - Run To Him (the Bobby Vee song)

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern, Tyne Tees, Ulster (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

John Leyton

Craig Douglas

Chris Barber's Jazzband and Ottilie Patterson

The Avons

Donna Douglas

Iain Gregory - Mr Love Bug

The Temperance Seven (It’s Trad Dad movie clip)

Gene McDaniels (not listed in TV Times)

The Flee-Rekkers (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Carole Carr and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Saturday Bandbox 6.30 - 7.15 pm (first edition)

The Kaye Sisters - Nature Boy, Cigarettes and Whiskey

Shirley Abicair

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 29th April 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall 7.55 - 8.40 pm

The Four Freshmen

Matt Monro

Danny Williams

Kenny Baker and His Band

Rosemary Squires

ATV Godfrey Winn's Birthday Honours 5.45 - 6.05 pm

Lonnie Donegan

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Pat Boone


Monday 30th April 1962

ATV The Winifred Atwell show 6.45 - 7.00 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

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Westward Spin Along 7.30 - 8.00 pm

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AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10.10 - 10.50 pm

Lou Preager Orchestra

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters

Southern Three Of A King 11.07 - 11.37 pm

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Ulster Teatime With Tommy

Ruby Murray


Tuesday 1st May 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Don Rennie

Granada Swinging Along 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

Ulster Teatime With Tommy

Ruby Murray


Wednesday 2nd May 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Eric Delaney

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Granada Personal Appearance 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Larry Adler – Theme to ‘The Hellions’, How High The Moon

The Four Aces – Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing, Stranger In Paradise

Bob De Voye Trio

Odetta – I Know Where I’m Going, Joshua, Why

Sid Milward & The Nitwits

Italo Medini and Vicky

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Ulster Teatime With Tommy

Ruby Murray


Thursday 3rd May 1962

BBC Crackerjack 100th show 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Adam Faith – As You Like It

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Tubby Hayes

AR Dan Farson Meets Ted Heath and His Music 7.30 - 8.00 pm (also seen as an edition of Parade)

Anglia Rehearsal Room 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Bill McGuffie

Anita Harris

Ulster Teatime With Tommy

Ruby Murray


Friday 4th May 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Paddy Roberts

ATV All That Jazz 10:00 - 10:30 pm

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

The Mike Cotton Jazzmen

The Springfields

Tito Puente

Marty Wilde

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Westward Swingalong

Iain Gregory - Mr Love Bug

Ulster Teatime With Tommy

Ruby Murray


Saturday 5th May 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Pete Murray, Rosemary Squires, John Leyton, Dora Bryan (NB Jean Metcalfe was due to appear but cancelled due to illness)

Guest -

BBC Andy Stewart in London 7.00 - 7.45 pm

Terry Lightfoot and His New Orleans Jazzmen

Steve Race

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ATV)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - receive two gold discs for The Young Ones and Apache from Brian Matthew and Norrie Paramor

The Shadows

Eden Kane

Joe Brown

The Vernons Girls

Candy Sparling

Guest DJ Pete Murray and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Saturday Bandbox 6.30 - 7.15 pm

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ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 6th May 1962

ABC The Sunday Break: Jazz On Sundays 6:30 – 7:00 pm

From TV Times "Thousands of young people are mad on Traditional Jazz. But how many of them realise that much of this music has its roots in religion".

Chris Barber and Ottilie Patterson

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Frankie Vaughan

Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen


Monday 7th May 1962

NB Many ITV favourite shows return to the screens tonight after the Equity strike

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music 7.30 - 8.00 pm

First semi final of ice-skating to pop songs

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Vierra

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Lou Preager and his Orchestra

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Eden Kane

Marty Wilde

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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Tuesday 8th May 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Max Bygraves

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Joe Harriott

Granada Swinging Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

NB Granada extends the show to fourteen editions and moved to 7.00 pm from tonight

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

AR Let’s Twist In Paris 9:15 - 9:30 pm

David Frost introduces twist contest at Le Madison, Paris


Wednesday 9th May 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Mike Preston

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

AR London Vs Paris Twist 9:15 - 9:30 pm

Hosted by David Frost

AR Hippodrome 9.57 - 10.57 pm

Curtis Pierre and The Trinidad Steel Band

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 10th May 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny 5:00 - 5:30 pm (first edition)

NB The Springfields might have been booked for this edition

David Jacobs

Craig Douglas

The Avons

Eden Kane

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Dorothy Squires

AR Dan Farson Meets Johnny Dankworth 10:55 - 11:10 pm (due to be shown 28th March 1962)

Anglia Rehearsal Room 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Edna Savage


Friday 11th May 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Margaret Bond

ATV All That Jazz 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Alex Welsh and his Band

The Peters Sisters

Chico Arnez and his Latin American Orchestra (Arnez was actually a Londoner called Jackie Davis) – Up A Lazy River

Jimmy Justice

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 12th May 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Jean Metcalf, Harry Rabinowitz, Leila Williams, Harry Fowler

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7:00 - 7:45 pm

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - Do You Wanna Dance, I’m Looking Out The Window

Mrs Mills

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Adam Faith

Marty Wilde

The Springfields

Eddie Calvert and the C Men

Kenny Lynch

Dave Carey

Christine Campbell

Guest DJ Don Moss and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 13th May 1962

BBC The Ivor Novello Awards 10:10 - 10:45 pm

Hosted by Katy Boyle

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

Helen Shapiro

Matt Monro

Anthony Newley

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Countrymen

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Norman Vaughan - Singin’ In The Rain (his single at the time)

Eartha Kitt

Shirley Bassey

The Temperance Seven


Monday 14th May 1962

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Second semi final of ice-skating to pop songs

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Ronnie Carroll

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Hosted by Lou Praeger

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Marty Wilde

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.320 pm

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Ulster Preview

Marty Wilde


Tuesday 15th May 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

The Ray Ellington Quartet

Granada Swinging Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

Border Beat in the Border

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Wednesday 16th May 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time 9.45 - 10.45 pm

Alan Elsdon Jazzband

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Eden Kane

Anglia Survival 9.15 - 9.45 pm

Music by Johnny Dankworth

ATV Startime 9.45 - 10.45 pm

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ATV The Arthur Hayes Show 9.15 - 9.45 pm

Ken Morris & Joan Savage

Border Beat in the Border

Nan Gibson and Carol Frazer, Jazz Workshop Minton's Minions, Guest singer Brian Davies


Thursday 17th May 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny 5.00 - 5.30 pm

The Brook Brothers

The Karl Denver Trio

The Vernons Girls

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Judith Silver

AR Dan Farson Meets Clinton Ford 10.55 - 11.10 pm


Friday 18th May 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Jerry Lordan

ATV All That Jazz 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Barbara McNair – Day In Day Out, Lonesome Road

Bob Miller and the Millermen

Johnny Hawksworth and his Easy Rhythm

The Kestrels

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 19th May 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6:35 - 7:00 pm

Jury - Steve Race, Sean Connery, Jane Asher, Janet Monro

Guest -

BBC1 The Ken Dodd Show 7.30 - 8.15 pm

NB Recorded at the Pavilion Theatre, Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Eddie Calvert & The C Men - Berlin Melody, Mack The Knife

Julia de Palma (Italian pop singer)

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 5.30 - 5.45 pm

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Petula Clark

Russ Conway

Michael Holliday

The Brook Brothers

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Mike Sarne

Brian Poole and The Tremeloes

Matt Monro (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Keith Fordyce and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Saturday Bandbox 6.30 - 7.15 pm

Ruby Murray

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 7.25 - 7.55 pm

Ken Morrris & Joan Savage


Monday 21st May 1962

BBC Tonight 7.50 - 7.30 pm

Robin Hall & Jimmie Macgregor

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Final of ice skating to pop tunes contest

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Joe Harriott

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Jim Dale

Lou Peager

The Barrie Sisters

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

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Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marty Wilde

Ulster unknown show

Johnny Layton


Tuesday 22nd May 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Kenny Lynch

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Susan Maughan

Granada Swinging Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers


Wednesday 23rd May 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

John Leyton

Anglia Thirty Minute Theatre: Kind To Everyone 9.15 - 9.45 pm

with Noel Harrison (in acting role)

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 24th May 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny 5.00 - 5.30 pm

Carol Deene

Frank Ifield

Bert Weedon

AR Dan Farson Meets Adam Faith 10:55 - 11:10 pm

NB this was cancelled due to NASA space mission launch ‘This Is Happening’. This was also seen as Daniel Farson Meets Donald Peers.


Friday 25th May 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Margaret Bond

ATV All That Jazz 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra - Love For Sale, The Petulant Penguin

The Maori High 5 - Mack The Knife

The Joe Harriott Quintet - Calypso Sketches, Just Goofin'

Sheila Buxton - If I Were A Bell, I Cried For You

Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band - Frankie and Johnnie, My Man


Saturday 26th May 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Eartha Kitt, Rupert Davis, Jimmy Young, Vera Day

Guest -

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall 7.00 - 7.45 pm

The Ivor Raymonde Singers

ATV The Winifred Atwell show 5.35 - 5.45 pm (repeat)

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

John Leyton – Lonely City

The Temperance Seven

Mrs Mills

Mark Wynter - Angel Talk

Lyn Cornell

The Flee-Rekkers

Brad Newman

Guest DJ Kent Walton and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Saturday Bandbox 6.30 - 7.25 pm

Adele Leigh


Sunday 27th May 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt True Stories From Daniel part one


Monday 28th May 1962

BBC Hot Ice Special 7,30 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by David Jacobs

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Lou Praeger

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.30 - 6.45 pm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Doug Sheldon - A Big Big Baby

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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AR The Dickie Henderson Show 9.15 - 9.45 pm

Eve Boswell

Southern Threee Of A Kind 11.07 - 11.37 pm

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Ulster unknown show

Shane Fenton & The Fentones

Mike Sarne


Tuesday 29th May 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon (his last studio appearance as he will be appearing in a seaside summer show, however he will continue in the show as a 'roving reporter')

Matt Monro

Danny Davis

Granada Swinging Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers


Wednesday 30th May 1962

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 31st May 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny 5.00 - 5.30 pm

Joe Brown & The Bruvvers

Donna Douglas

The Mudlarks

BBC The Temperance Seven 6.35 - 6.50 pm

AR Up To Date 6.11 - 6.20 pm

Sheila Southern

AR Dan Farson Meets Tubby Hayes 10.55 - 11.10 pm


Friday 1st June 1962

ATV All That Jazz 10:10 - 10:40 pm

The Tony Kinsey Quintet – Girl In Blue, Ronnie Mead Grove

The Brook Brothers – Double Trouble, Blue Waterline

Alan Elsdon's Jazzband

The Montoya Sisters – Sentimental Journey, Tortilla Twist

John Leyton

Mike Sarne

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 2nd June 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.35 - 7.00 pm

Jury - Helen Shapiro, Alan Dell, June Thorburn, Terry-Thomas

Guest -

BBC The Ken Dodd Show 7.30 - 8.15 pm

Hazel Scott (jazz pianist)

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Joan Regan

Matt Monro

Mickey Ashman’s Ragtime Jazz Band

Jimmy Justice

The Alberts

Winifred Atwell

Danny Williams (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Sam Costa and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Saturday Bandbox 6.30 - 7.30 pm

The Vernons Girls

ABC This Is Sinatra! 8:25 - 9:25 pm

Frank Sinatra at the Royal Festival Hall, London with the Bill Miller Sextet

Introduced by David Jacobs

interview, That Can't Take That Away From Me, Ol' Man River, Chicago, The Lady Is A Tramp, others

ABC Seeing Life 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Ronnie Carroll - Day By Day

The Vernons Girls

The Kevin Kent Four

The Harry Hayward Sextet


Sunday 3rd June 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt True Stories From Daniel part two 6.15 - 6.20 pm

ABC The Sunday Break 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Peter Slade Trio

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Danny Williams

Dorothy Provine


Monday 4th June 1962

BBC Schools: The Big Time 2.05 - 2.25 pm

Promoter Bunny Lewis talks about the pop music world

Jack Good

BBC Tonight 6.50 - 7.29 pm

Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Lou Preager

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Mark Wynter

(possibly) Doug Sheldon - A Big Big Baby

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Southern Three Of A Kind 11.12 - 11.42 pm

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Tuesday 5th June 1962

BBC Nice N Easy 6.20 - 6.50 pm

Janie Marden

Billy Van Four

Dennis Newey

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Granada Swinging Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers


Wednesday 6th June 1962

BBC Wednesday Magazine 1.30 - 2.05 pm

Eartha Kitt

BBC Wales Donald Peers

Tom Jones

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

AR Daniel Farson Meets Danny Williams 9:15 - 9:30 pm

Granada Personal Appearance: The Count Basie Orchestra 9:55 - 10:57 pm

The Count Basie Orchestra

Lambert, Hendricks and Ross

Ocie (O.C.) Smith

Irene Reid


Friday 8th June 1962

BBC Wales Donald Peers

Tom Jones

ATV All That Jazz 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Kenny Ball's Jazzmen – Green Leaves of Summer, Clarinet Marmalade

Eden Kane – Music for Strings, I Don’t Know Why

Ronnie Ross Quartet

Haydee

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 9th June 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Dora Bryan, Anne Shelton, David Rose, Alan Freeman

Guest -

BBC Suddenly It's Jim 7.00 - 7.45 pm

Larry Adler

Adele Leigh

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Westward, Southern 6.20 - 7.00 pm, TWW (same time as ABC)

NB Helen Shapiro had been booked to appear but had to cancel due to other engagements

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Billy Fury

The Karl Denver Trio

Bert Weedon

The Saints Jazz Band

Don Charles

Carmita

Vince Hill

Guest DJ Ted King and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Saturday Bandbox 6:30 - 7:15 pm

no musical guests

ABC Seeing Life 9.30 - 10.00 pm

The Lana Sisters

Ronnie Carroll

The Kevin Kent Four

The Harry Heyward Sextet


Sunday 10th June 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt True Stories From Daniel part three 6.15 - 6.20 pm

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Steve Arlen and the Expresso Five

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

The DeCastro Sisters


Monday 11th June 1962 Bank Holiday

BBC The Judy Garland Show 8:00 - 8:50 pm

NB Made by CBS in America

Frank Sinatra

Dean Martin

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 6.15 - 6.45 pm (the finale)

Lou Preager

Jim Dale

The Barrie Sisters

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

The Brook Brothers

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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Southern Three of a Kind 11.12 pm - end

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Tuesday 12th June 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 pm - ?

'Pick A Pop' Peter Elliott

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

content unknown

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Matt Monro

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.15 - 6.30 pm

Granada Swinging Along 7:00 – 7:30 pm

NB The show now had two female dancers

Marion Ryan – If I Can’t Take It With Me When I Go

The King Brothers

Ulster Roundabout

Rog Whittaker


Thursday 14th June 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show 5:00 - 5:25 pm (first edition)

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Regular: Ivor Cutler (of Y’Lup O.M.P.)

Granada It's A Wonderful World movie with Dennis Lotis, Ted Heath and his music 7.30 - 9.00 pm

AR Dan Farson Meets Adam Faith 10:55 - 11:10 pm (the cancelled show from 24th May 1962)


Friday 15th June 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen 5:00 - 5:25 (first edition)

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

AR Needle Match 7:00 - 7:30 pm (first edition)

NB Dancers interpreted the songs, with no actual artists appearing. This was one of the first shows commissioned by the new Head of Light Entertainment Elkan Allan. According to a later review in the Daily Mirror there were many viewer complaints about the show.

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed

International Jury Judge: Caterine Millinair

Kenny Lynch

ATV All That Jazz 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Tommy Bruce

Lita Roza

Ronnie Scott Quartet

Stan Reynolds and his Music

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 16th June 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Nelson Riddle, Carole Carr, Anne Heywood, Pete Murray

Guest -

BBC The Charlie Chester Music Hall 7.00 - 7.45 pm

Winifred Atwell

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Westward, Southern 6.20 - 7.00 pm, TWW (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Kenny Ball Jazzmen – The Green Leaves Of Summer

Craig Douglas

The Polka Dots

Doug Sheldon - A Big Big Baby

Carol Deene

Don Neilson

Bobby Vee - Play It Cool movie clip

Guest DJ Bill Crozier and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Denny Willis Show 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Janie Marden

ABC Saturday Bandbox 7.25 - 8.10 pm

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ABC Seeing Life 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Ronnie Carroll

The Kevin Kent Four

The Harry Hayward Sextet

ITN News 10.55 - 11.00 pm

Frank Sinatra at the premier of The Manchurian Candidate


Sunday 17th June 1962

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Carole Simpson

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.35 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Lisa Kirk with the Four Saints


Monday 18th June 1962

BBC Tonight 6.50 - 7.29 pm

Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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Southern Three Of A Kind 11.12 - 11.42 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 19th June 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Joe Brown

Granada Swinging Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

Tobert Duo


Wednesday 20th June 1962

BBC Wednesday Magazine 1:30 - 2:05 pm

The Folklanders

Bernard Cribbins

AR Let’s Twist On The Riviera 9:15 - 9:30 pm

Hosted by David Frost


Thursday 21st June 1962

BBC Let's Go! 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Talent show

Irving Martin and the M squad (jazz group)

Brian Beaton (Canadian folk singer)

Rich Bono (singer and pianist)

BBC At The Drop Of A Hat 7:55 - 8:45 pm

Flanders & Swann

AR Daniel Farson Meets The Temperance Seven 10:55 - 11:10 pm


Friday 22nd June 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed

ATV All That Jazz 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The Johnny Dankworth Quintet

Petula Clark

Terry Lightfoot's Jazzmen

Rog Whittaker

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 23rd June 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.35 - 7.00 pm

Jury - Arthur Askey, Jean Metcalfe. Bill Crozier, Juliet Mills

Guest -

BBC Shirley Sings And Riddle Swings 8:20 - 9:05 pm

NB Bassey only performed four songs and later complained about the way her set was shot

Shirley Bassey & Nelson Riddle

The Hi Los

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Westward, Southern 6.20 - 7.00 pm, TWW (same as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Adam Faith

Bernard Cribbins

Joyce Blair

Ray Ellington Quartet

Danny Williams

Susan Maughan

Tommy Steele

Ronnie Carroll (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Pete Murray and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Denny Willis Show 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Ray Ellington

Joan Turner

Janie Marden

ABC Bandbox 7.25 - 8.10 pm

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ABC Seeing Life 9.30 - 10.00 pm

content unknown


Sunday 24th June 1962

BBC Sunday Night Play: Member of the Family 8.45 - 10.00 pm

NB The play was especially written for Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.35 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Helen Shapiro

The Dallas Boys

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.35 pm - end

content unknown


Monday 25th June 1962

BBC Blue Peter 5.00 - 5.25 pm

(possibly) Steve Benbow

Anglia About Anglia 6.05 - 6.45 pm

Steve Benbow

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

The Viscounts

Granada One Man’s Music 10:10 - 10:40 pm

NB Cleo Laine learns 104 songs for the series. The arranger is David Lee, composer of Peter Sellers’ hits Goodness Gracious Me and Bangers and Mash.

The songs of Jerome Kern

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

Southern Sweet 'n' Sour 11.12 - 11.42 pm (first edition)

Music provided by Art Jones and his Quintet

Ulster unknown show

Rog Whittaker


Tuesday 26th June 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Don Charles

Anglia About Anglia 6.05 - 6.40 pm

Steve Benbow


Wednesday 27th June 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

Christine Campbell

Anglia About Anglia 6.05 - 7.00 pm

Steve Benbow

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

ATV Startime 9:45 - 10:45 pm

Alma Cogan

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen – The Green Leaves of Summer

Frank Ifield


Thursday 28th June 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Ivor Cutler – How To Make A Friend

Adge Cutler

Anglia About Anglia 6.05 - 6.45 pm

Steve Benbow

AR Daniel Farson Meets Matt Monro 10.55 - 11.10 pm

Matt Monro - interview, When Love Comes Along


Friday 29th June 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen 5.05 - 5.25 pm

General knowledge quiz hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Anglia About Anglia 6.05 - 6.45 pm

Steve Benbow

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Pop record contest

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed

ATV All That Jazz 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Chris Barber's Jazzband with Ottilie Patterson

Joe Brown and his Bruvvers

Harry Klein Quartet

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 30th June 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.50 - 7.15 pm

Jury - Stubby Kaye, Jimmy Henney, Jeny Angeloglou, Miriam Karlin

Guest -

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

NB Recorded in Morecambe

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

contents unknown

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Petula Clark

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9:30 - 10:00 pm (first in new series)

Terry Lightfoot and His Jazzmen - There's A Tavern In The Town

The Kaye Sisters - Live And Let Live, Down and Out Blues

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.50 pm - end

The Freemen

Sheila Southern


Sunday 1st July 1962

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

includes This Twist Craze, comments by Larry Adler

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Recorded at Chipperfield's Circus

content unknown

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.35 pm - end

content unknown


Monday 2nd July 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

The Clyde Valley Stompers

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Granada One Man’s Music 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The songs of Hoagy Charmichael

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 3rd July 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

The Viscounts

History of Jazz introduced by Bob Wallis

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 4th July 1962

BBC The Singing Summers 8.45 - 9.15 pm

NB A summer version of The Singing Years

Singers - Pip Hinton, Elizabeth Larner, Andy Cole, David Kernan

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

John Leyton

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Antonio Navarro

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich


Thursday 5th July 1962

BBC Dark Pilgrimage 9.25 - 10.25 pm

An opera with jazz group featuring Shake Keane, Joe Harriott, Coleridge Goode, Thomas Jones, Mike McKenzie

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Carmita

Granada Josh White Sings 6:45 - 7:00 pm

AR Dan Farson Meets Paddy Roberts 10.55 - 10.10 pm

Paddy Roberts - Horsey Horsey, Softly Softly, Love Is A Wonderful Thing, The Ballad of Bethnal Green


Friday 6th July 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Liza Page

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed

ATV Putting On The Donegan 10:10 - 10:40 pm (first edition of his fifth series for ATV)

NB Each edition starts with a silent Keystone Kops style sketch with comedian guest Billy Baxter

Lonnie Donegan – Smile Darn You Smile, The Party’s Over

Miki & Griff

The Kestrels


Saturday 7th July 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 7:00 - 7:25 pm

Jury - Rosemary Clooney, Roy Castle, Jane Asher, Ted King

Guest -

BBC Saturday Show 7.55 - 8.l35 pm

NB Recorded at the Norbreck Hydro, Blackpool

Yana

David Hughes

Eddie Calvert and the C Men

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat 10:45 - 11:15 pm (first in series)

Hosted by David Jacobs

Don Lang and His Twisters

Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen

Petula Clark

The Viscounts

Twist contest - Compact Vs Juke Box Jury

ABC Hoilday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm (last networked show until 3 March 1964)

Anne Shelton

Jill Day

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen - Green Sleeves of Summer, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter

The Beverley Sisters - It's Legal It's Marvellous and It Makes You Fat


Sunday 8th July 1962

BBC The Temperance Seven 5:55 - 6:10 pm

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

The Ronnie Ross Quartet

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show: The Steele Hour 8:25 - 9:25 pm

Tommy Steele

The Raindrops

Jeannie Carson - Little Girl Blue

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.45 pm - end

Wilf Todd and his trio

Marion Keene

The Dave Lee Quartet


Monday 9th July 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Rosemary Squires

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Granada One Man’s Music 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The songs of Noel Coward

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth – Sail Away, Dance Little Lady Dance, and others

AR Festival Of The City Of London 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Tommy Steele


Tuesday 10th July 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

content unknown

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Sheila Matthews

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed


Wednesday 11th July 1962

BBC Barn Dance 7.05 - 7.30 pm

Hosted by Brian Redhead

Regulars: The Liverpool Spinners

The Four Barry Sisters – The Blaydon Races

Billy Millar & The Cheviot Ranters

The John Peel Dancers

BBC The Singing Summers 8.45 - 9.15 pm

Elizabeth Larer

Granada Personal Appearance: Bing Crosby & Bob Hope 9:45 - 10:45 pm

Bing Crosby

Pete Fountain and His Group

The Smothers Brothers

Edie Adams – I Need Some Night Life

Gary Crosby

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

Joe Brown

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Ray Ellington

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich


Thursday 12th July 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Ivor Cutler

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Tubby Hayes

Granada Josh White Sings 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Josh White and Josh White Jr

AR Dan Farson Meets Joe Brown 10:55 - 11:10 pm

Joe Brown - interview, A Picture of You (faded out after the first line due to a technical problem)


Friday 13th July 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

June Marlow

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm (first in new series)

Regulars: Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Frank Ifield

ATV Putting On The Donegan 10:10 - 10:40 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Miki & Griff

The Kestrels


Saturday 14th July 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Jury - Jack Jackson, Godfrey Wynn, Katy Boyle, Maureen Cleve

Guest -

BBC The Saturday Show 7.00 - 7.40 pm

The Hi Los

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Hosted by David Jacobs

Don Lang and His Twisters

Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen

Eden Kane

The Brook Brothers

Twist contest - The Sid James Team vs The Dennis Lotis Team (judged by David Jacobs and Louise Cordet)

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

content unknown

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Frank Ifield

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Alex Welsh and His Jazzband - When You're Smiling

The Beverley Sisters - English Muffin and Irish Stew


Sunday 15th July 1962

ABC The Sunday Break: Violence 6.15 - 7.00 pm

songs by Allen Klein

ATV Bernard Delfont Sunday Show: The Great All-Star Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Introduced by Jo Stafford

The Polka Dots


Monday 16th July 1962

BBC Like Jazz 6:20 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Alan Dell

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Granada One Man’s Music 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The songs of George Gershwin

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

AR Festival of the City of London: In Praise of Wine 11.15 - 11.40 pm

Dennis Lotis


Tuesday 17th July 1962

Tyne Tees One O'Clock Show

Joe Brown

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

content unknown

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee Drew Russell

British promoter Oliver Reed

American promoter David Gell

Guest of the week Maureen Evans


Wednesday 18th July 1962

BBC Barn Dance 7.05 - 7.29 pm

The Four Barry Sisters

The Liverpool Spinners

BBC The Singing Summers 8.45 - 9.15 pm

Pip Hinton

Andy Cole

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

'Pick A Pop' with Steve Arlen

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich


Thursday 19th July 1962

AR Roving Report 6.20 - 6.45 pm

Meet The Pirates

A report on the Denmark pirate radio ship which was about to go off the air.


Friday 20th July 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm

NB This was Marion Ryan’s 200th show. The Yorkshire cricketer Freddie Trueman helped celebrate with an personal appearance on the show and presented her with a tiny autographed cricket bat. His subsequent late arrival at the team hotel at 3am led to a missed early morning call, which in turn led to him being dropped from the side that day.

Marion Ryan

Johnny Grey’s Band

Joe Brown

plus Pete Murray

ATV Putting On The Donegan 10:10 - 10:40 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Miki & Griff

The Kestrels


Saturday 21st July 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Alan Freeman, Carole Carr, Gary Miller, Sheila Hancock

Guest -

BBC The Saturday Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Semprini

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat 10.50 - 11.20 pm

Hosted by David Jacobs

Don Lang and His Twisters

Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen

Helen Shapiro

Mike Sarne & Wendy (Richards)

Sandu Scott

Twist contest - Z Cars vs The Archers

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

content unknown

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Kaye Sisters

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Mr Acker Bilk's Paramount Jazzband - If You Were The Only Girl In The World

The Beverley Sisters - The Sultan


Sunday 22nd July 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Show 8.15 - 8.45 pm

Cy Grant

ATV About Religion 7.00 - 7.25 pm

first in a series of plays

Music by John Barry

ATV The Roy Castle Show 8.25 - 9.35 pm

Janie Marden

The Polka Dots


Monday 23rd July 1962

NB Both BBC and ITV show programming sent / received via Telstar

BBC Like Jazz 6.20 - 6.35 pm

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Granada One Man’s Music 10.25 - 10.45 pm

The songs of Cole Porter

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 24th July 1962

Tyne Tees One O'Clock Show

The Brook Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

content unknown

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

British promoter Oliver Reed

American promoter David Gell

Needle Match guest of the week Ronnie Carroll


Wednesday 25th July 1962

BBC Barn Dance 7.05 - 7.30 pm

The Four Barry Sisters

The Liverpool Spinners

BBC The Singing Summers 8.45 - 9.15 pm

Pip Hinton etc

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich


Thursday 26th July 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Ivor Cutler


Friday 27th July 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Paul McDowell (The Temperance Seven)

ATV Putting On The Donegan 10:10 - 10:40 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Miki & Griff

The Kestrels


Saturday 28th July 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.35 - 7.05 pm

Jury - Alan Dell, Shirley Eaton, Susan Franks, plus one

Guest -

BBC The Saturday Show 7.35 - 8.15 pm

Michael Holliday

Sheila Buxton

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat 10:30 - 11:00 pm

Hosted by David Jacobs

Don Lang and His Twisters

Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen

The Polka Dots

Kenny Lynch

Carole Deene

Twist contest - Freddie Mills team vs Raymond's team

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

content unknown

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Mike Cotton Jazzband - The Cobbler's Song

Susan Maughan - So In Love


Sunday 29th July 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Choir - Around The World In Song 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Colin James

ATV The Award Show 8:25 - 9:25 pm

An awards show held in conjunction with the Daily Mirror

Cliff Richard and The Shadows

Adele Leigh


Monday 30th July 1962

BBC The Black and White Minstrels Highlights 8.05 - 8.20 pm

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Granada One Man’s Music 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The songs of Duke Ellington

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 31st July 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

History of Jazz with Bob Wallis and the Storyville Jazzmen

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee Keith Fordyce

Barry Barnett


Wednesday 1st August 1962

BBC Barn Dance 7.05 - 7.30 pm

The Four Barry Sisters

The Liverpool Spinners

BBC The Singing Summers 8.45 - 9.15 pm

Elizabeth Larner

BBC Like Jazz 10:30 – 10:45 pm

Probably moved to later in the evening to co-inside with the ITV Jazz special

Mr Acker Bilk

ATV The Story Of Trad 9:45 - 10:45 pm

The story of traditional jazz as told by George Melly to racing driver Stirling Moss. It made joint seventeen in the network TAM ratings for that week.

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Humphrey Lyttelton and his band

George Melly

Bob Wallis and The Storyville Jazzmen

Monty Sunshine's Jazzband

Beryl Bryden

George Webb

Acker Bilk - Band of Thieves film clip

Ken Colyer

Granada West End

The Temperance Seven

Caterina Valente

Bobby Van

Alan King


Friday 3rd August 1962

BBC Matt Monro Sings His Kind Of Songs 7:15 - 7:29 pm

AR Stop - Look - Listen 5,00 - 5.25 pm

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray, Johnny Grey’s Band of the Day

Barry Barnett

ATV Putting On The Donegan 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Miki & Griff

The Kestrels


Saturday 4th August 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Brian Rix, Jimmy Young, Rose Brennan, Susan Hampshire

Guest -

BBC Saturday Show 7.00 - 7.40 pm

Rog Whittaker

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat 10.35 - 11.05 pm

Hosted by David Jacobs

Don Lang and His Twisters

Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen

Alma Cogan

Jimmy Justice

Twist contest - TV announcers team vs Alan Weeks' sports team

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

content unknown

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Chris Barber Jazzband - Looks Like A Big Time Tonight

Chris Barber Jazzband and Ottilie Patterson - Ain't What You Do

The Beverley Sisters - Left Right Out Of My Heart

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Sheila Southern

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.50 - 11.55 pm

The Gale Boys

Pat Lorenz


Sunday 5th August 1962

BBC Like Jazz 2.55 - 3.10 pm

Chris Barber & Ottilee Patterson

BBC The George Mitchell Singers - Around The World In Song 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

The Steve Race Trio

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show: You’ll See Stars 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Excerpts from You'll See Stars from Blackpool

Nina and Frederick


Monday 6th August 1962 Bank Holiday

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

The Countrymen

Souther Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

Granada One Man’s Music 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The songs of Irving Berlin

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 7th August 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

content unknown

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Elaine Delmar

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee Keith Fordyce with Wally Whyton and David Gell

Needle Match Guest of the Week - Ray Conniff

Records played Georgia Brown - Bill Bailey Vs Sarah Vaughan - My Favourite Things / The Harry Robinson Orchestra - I Want To Be Happy Vs The Quincy Jones Orchestra - Strike Up The Band / Matt Monro - Skylark Vs Vic Damone - Let's Face The Music

Scottish Studio Downbeat

Ricky Valance - Don't Play Number Nine


Wednesday 8th August 1962

BBC Barn Dance 7.05 - 7.30 pm

Regulars

BBC The Golden Rose 9.25 - 10.15 pm

Sweden’s winning entry: Cascade

Eartha Kitt - I Wanna Be Evil, Old Fashioned Girl, It's Nice To Have A Man About The House

also includes a version of Underneath The Arches in Swedish

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

The Brook Brothers


Thursday 9th August 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show 5.00 - 5.30 pm

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Ivor Cutler

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Beryl Bryden

AR Dan Farson Meets Dudley Moore 10.55 - 11.10 pm


Friday 10th August 1962

BBC Matt Monro Sings His Kind of Songs 7:15 - 7:29 pm

AR Holiday Music 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Barbara Brown

The Ted Taylor Four

Joe Brown

Eden Kane

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Eric Delaney

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Jet Harris & The Jet Blacks

ATV Putting On The Donegan 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Miki & Griff

The Kestrels


Saturday 11th August 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Jury - Stubby Kaye, Juliet Mills, Nancy Spain, Bunny Lewis

Guest -

Records played - Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen - So Do I, Zen Tracy - Shamrock, Burl Ives - Mr Inbetween, Jet Harris - Some People, Lonnie Donegan - Pick A Pale Of Cotton, Susan Maughan - I've Got To Learn To Forget, Duane Eddy - Ballad of Paladin, Kenny Lynch - Puff, Joe Loss and his orchestra - Quando Quando Quando

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat 10.40 - 11.10 pm

Hosted by David Jacobs

Don Lang and His Twisters - Whole Lotta Twisting Going On, Nut Rocker, Speedy Gonzales

Susan Maughan - I've Got To Learn To Forget

Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen - ?

Mike Berry - Every Little Kiss

Don Lang and His Twisters - You Know What I Mean

Twist contest - Cliff Adams Sing It Again team (including Vince Hill, Bryan Johnson) vs Eric Robinson The Singing Summers team (judged by Jack Jackson)

Susan Maughan - Yes My Darling Daughter

Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen - Sham Rocker

Ronnie Carroll - Roses Are Red, Things

Don Lang and His Twisters - Hit The Road Jack

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

content unknown

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Bert Weedon - China Doll, When The Saints Come Marching In, Some Other Love

Eve Boswell - Paper Moon, Love Me

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.35 - 10.05 pm

The Clyde Valley Stompers - Peter and The Wolf

The Beverley Sisters - Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella, Lovely Weather For Ducks

ABC Music For Dreaming (not listed in newspapers)

The Kentones

Jeanne Lambe


Sunday 12th August 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Choir - Around The World In Song 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Valerie Mountain

ATV Barnard Delfont’s Sunday Show: A Show Of Steele 8.25 - 9.25 pm

NB Complaints were made about Steele lip synching to existing recordings

Tommy Steele - In An English Country Garden, Inchworm (with children from The Corona Stage School), plus others


Monday 13th August 1962

BBC Like Jazz 6.20 - 6.35 pm

Chris Barber & Ottilie Patterson

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

AR Here and Now 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Steve Race

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Mike Cotton Jazzmen (the band begin a residency)

Granada One Man’s Music 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The songs of Richard Rodgers

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 14th August 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

History of Jazz with Bob Wallis

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.15 - 6.30 pm

AR Needle Time 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee Keith Fordyce

British promoter Wally Whyton

American promoter David Gell

Guest of the week Tim Connor


Wednesday 15th August 1962

BBC Barn Dance 7.05 - 7.30 pm

The Four Barry Sisters

The Liverpool Spinners

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

ATV Startime 9.15 - 9.45 pm

Alma Cogan

Dave King

The Mike Cotton Jazzmen


Thursday 16th August 1962

BBC Let’s Go 5:00 - 5:30 pm

The Eagles

The Alvin Roy Jazz Band

AR Dan Farson Meets Mike Sarne 10:55 - 11:10 pm

Mike Sarne - interview, Come Outside, Will I What?


Friday 17th August 1962

BBC Big Band Concert 6.55 - 7.29 pm (repeat 2nd April 1962)

AR Holiday Music 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Ronnie Carroll

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Suzy Cope

AR Twenties Rhythm 10.10 - 10.40 pm

NB Intended to be ‘The Dorothy Provine Show’, recorded when the American star was in the country earlier in the year to appear on Sunday Night at the London Palladium, but she contracted laryngitis, so had to cancel the special. This show features other material recorded for the show.

Hosted by Pete Murray

Dickie Valentine

Susan Maughan

The Kaye Sisters

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson


Saturday 18th August 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6:35 - 7:05 pm

Jury - Ray Conniff, Jean Metcalf, Eric Sykes, Sylvia Syms

Guest -

BBC Starlight Rendezvous 7.35 - 8.15 pm

Dickie Valentine

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

content unknown

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

content unknown

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Eric Delaney and his Band - Under The Double Eagle

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson - medley

ABC Music For Dreaming 10.50 - 10.55 pm

content unknown


Sunday 19th August 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Choir - Around The World In Song 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show: The Roy Castle Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Chris Barber and Ottilie Patterson

Dickie Valentine


Monday 20th August 1962

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Granada One Man’s Music 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The songs of Harold Arlen

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth - Stormy Weather, Get Happy, Paper Moon, Black Magic, Happiness if Just a Thing Called Joe, Hit The Road To Dreamland


Tuesday 21st August 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

content unknown

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.15 - 6.30 pm

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee Keith Fordyce

British promoter Wally Whyton

American promoter David Gell

Guest of the week Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 22nd August 1962

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich


Thursday 23rd August 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

A J Cutler (presumably Adge Cutler)

AR A Touch of the Sun 7.30 - 9.00 pm movie with Ruby Murray

AR Daniel Farson Meets Joe Brown Again 10:55 - 11:10 pm

ATV The Denny Willis Show 11.00 pm - end

content unknown


Friday 24th August 1962

AR Holiday Music 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Penny Allen

Ted Taylor Four

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Shane Fenton - Cindy's Birthday

AR The Dickie Valentine Show 10:10 - 10:40 pm

Dickie Valentine

Susan Maughan

Glen Mason


Saturday 25th August 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Dora Bryan, Jack Jackson, David Thomlinson, Malou Pantera (French DJ)

Guest -

BBC Saturday Show 7.00 - 7.40 pm

Toni Eden

Hazel Scott

Toni Eden

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

content unknown

ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

content unknown

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

George Chisholm's Jazz Gang - In A Persian Market

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson - Let There Be Love, Let's Do It

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.50 - 11.55 pm

content unknown


Sunday 26th August 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Choir - Around The World In Song 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 2.45 - 3.00 pm (repeat)

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

The Brian Dee Trio

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Lena Martell

Alex Welsh Band


Monday 27th August 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Judith Silver

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Mike Cotton Jazzmen


Tuesday 28th August 1962

BBC Like Jazz 8.00 - 8.15 pm

Acker Bilk

BBC The Bob Hope Show 8:15 - 8:45

Joannie Sommers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

content unknown

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 6.15 - 6.30 pm

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Dorothy Squires

Ronnie Carroll

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee Keith Fordyce

Guest of the week Peter Gordeno

British promoter Don Moss

American promoter David Gell


Wednesday 29th August 1962

BBC Tonight 6.50 - 7.29 pm

Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor

BBC (Northern Ireland) Band Date

The Earl Gill Showband

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Matt Monro


Thursday 30th August 1962

AR Daniel Farson Meets Mike MacKenzie 10.55 - 11.10 pm (jazz pianist)

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Lita Roza

ATV The Denny Willis Show 11.00 pm - end

content unknown


Friday 31st August 1962

AR Holiday Music 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Forrie Cairns & The Clansmen

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Kenny Lynch

ATV The Shadows Show 10:10 - 10:40 pm

NB The show reaches number seventeen in the network TAM ratings for that week

The Shadows

Frank Ifield – I Remember You

Scottish Studio Downbeat

NB Fifth anniversary show

Jet Harris

Kenny Lynch

Kenneth McKellar - Ae Fond Kiss

Fiona Duncan - Goodie Goodie

Joan Summers They Call Me Mimi, There's A Place For Us

The Merrytones


Saturday 1st September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Jury - Katy Boyle, Jimmy Henney, Robert Morely, Elaine Stritch

Guest -

BBC Starlight Rendezvous 7.00 - 7.40 pm

Dickie Valentine

The Countrymen

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

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ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Springfields

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Humphrey Lyttelton and his Jazzband

Lita Roza - I Remember You


Sunday 2nd September 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Choir - Around The World In Song 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Tubby Hayes Quintet

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show: Some Of Steele 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Tommy Steele


Monday 3rd September 1962

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

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Tuesday 4th September 1962

BBC Presenting Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra 8:15 - 8:45 pm

Danny Williams - Tears, plus three others from the LP he has made with Riddle

BBC Plain Song And All That Jazz 10:25 - 10:55 pm

Hosted by Alex and Rory McEwan

Carolyn Hester

Dick Farina

George Melly

Al Fairweather

Sandy Brown All Stars

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

Maureen Evans

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

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AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Referee Jim Dale

British promoter Don Moss

American promoter David Gell

Julie Grant

Wednesday 5th September 1967

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

'Pick A Pop'

Russ Sainty

Maureen Evans

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich


Thursday 6th September 1962

BBC Let’s Go 5.00 - 5.30 pm

The Barron Knights

AR Dan Farson Meets Alma Cogan 10:55 – 11:10 pm

Alma Cogan - interview, Falling In Love, My Heart Stood Still, plus a song sung in Japanese


Friday 7th September 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

Maureen Evans

AR Holiday Music 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Louise Cordet

Granada Spot The Tune 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Tsai Chin

ATV The Chubby Checker Show 10:10 - 10:40 pm

NB The Brook Brothers and The Red Price Orchestra were supporting Checker on his current UK tour.

Chubby Checker – Slow Twistin’, The Twist, Dancin’ Party, The Party’s Over, Let’s Twist Again

The Brook Brothers - Don’t Ever Change, Welcome Home Baby

Valerie Masters - Such A Lot Of Living To Do, I Got Rhythm

The Red Price Orchestra


Saturday 8th September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Jury - Dick Emery, Maggie Fitzgibbon, Alan Freeman, Joan Darling

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 8.20 - 9.05 pm

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - It’ll Be Me, What Is There To Say

Russ Conway

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

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ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Ronnie Carroll

Donna Douglas

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Alex Welsh and his band - Bye Bye Blackbird

Janie Marden - That Old Black Magic


Sunday 9th September 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Choir - Around The World In Song 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ABC The Sunday Break: No Jobs For The Boys 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Eartha Kitt

Wout Steenhuis


Monday 10th September 1962

BBC Lotte Lenya Sings Kurt Weill 11.00 - 11.15 pm (reepat)

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

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Tuesday 11th September 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

History of jazz with Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen

AR Needle Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Refreee: Keith Fordyce

British promoter: Don Moss

American promoter: David Gell

Needle Match Guest - Joy Marshall


Wednesday 12th September 1962

AR Do You Come Here Often? The Story of Dancing: From The Waltz to the Twist 9:45 – 10:45 pm

Introduced by Mike Sarne


Thursday 13th September 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.05 - 5.55 pm

Adam Faith

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Bobby Vinton

AR The Gay Dog movie with Petula Clark 7.30 - 9.00 pm

AR Meet With David Gell...Len Peters 10.55 - 11.10 pm

NB Due to be a part of the Dan Farson Meets series

Len Peters would later be half of Peters and Lee

Len Peters with Le Migils Instrumental Group


Friday 14th September 1962

NB WWN - Wales (West and North) / Teledu Cymru begins broadcasting.

AR Holiday Music 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Eden Kane

ATV Melody and Rhythm 10:10 - 10:40 pm

Danny Williams

The Springfields

Susan Maughan

The Clyde Valley Stompers


Saturday 15th September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Dion, Fenella Fielding, Rupert Davis, Jane Asher

Guest -

BBC Starlight Rendezvous 10.10 - 10.50 pm

Dickie Valentine

The De Lane Sisters

ABC Holiday Town Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

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ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Dallas Boys

Valerie Masters

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Mike Cotton Jazzmen - When I Take My Sugar To Tea

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson - La Paloma


Sunday 16th September 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Choir - Around The World in Song 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ATV Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm (first in new series)

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Shirley Bassey

Sugar Ray Robinson (singing)


Monday 17th September 1962

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

NB First anniversary edition

Eden Kane

Russ Sainty


Tuesday 18th September 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

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Westward Spin Along

Eden Kane


Wednesday 19th September 1962

BBC Adam Faith 7:30 - 8:00 pm (first edition)

Adam Faith – songs include If I Had A Hammer, Harry Lauder medley

The Roulettes

The Kestrels

Helen Shapiro – Little Miss Lonely, I Don’t Care

Adam Faith & Helen Shapiro – Ain’t We Got Fun

Chance Gordon (singer)

BBC Z Cars 8.00 - 8.50 pm

On Watch - Newtown

David Jones (future Monkee) as Boy Footballer

ATV Lunch Box

Eden Kane

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Kenny Lynch

AR Meet with David Gell...Ronnie Carroll & Milicent Martin 11:00 - 11:15 pm

NB Daniel Farson was due to interview, but had to go to hospital, so David Gell takes over for a few shows

Border Beat in the Border (first in second series)

Russ Sainty

The Clyde Valley Stompers


Thursday 20th September 1962

Granada Cleo Laine Sings 10:45 - 11:00 pm

Southern Personal Call 10.45 - 11.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich


Friday 21st September 1962

AR Strike A Chord 5.00 - 5.25 (first edition)

NB In each show songs will be linked by a theme

The Laurie Jay Combo

ATV Winning Widows 9.15 - 9.45 pm (first episode in second series)

Pete Murray

The Springfields

Scottish Downbeat

Eden Kane


Saturday 22nd September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Ian Charmichael, Hy Hazell, Mike Sarne, Dawn Addams

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Russ Conway

Alma Cogan

Joe Brown & His Bruvvers

ABC Holiday Time Parade 6.15 - 7.00 pm

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ABC Big Night Out 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Dickie Valentine

Yana

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Jack Parnell & His Debonaires - Chopin's Nocture in E Flat

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson - Johnny One-Note


Sunday 23rd September 1962

BBC The George Mitchell Choir 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

The Countrymen

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Frankie Vaughan

Cleo Laine

ABC Sing Along With Mrs Mils (the first of 26 weekly shows)

NB This was a sequel to Sing Along With Joe as Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson didn't re-sign his ABC contact. The show would be filmed in factories, hospitals, departmental stores and works canteens

Regular guests - Glen Mason, Dennis Lotis, Debbie Lee, The Cool School

Mrs Mills


Monday 24th September 1962

BBC Tonight 6.50 - 7.29 pm

Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor

Tyne Tees One O'Clock Show

Eden Kane

Westward Spin Along 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Mark Wynter

Billy Boyle

The Clyde Valley Stompers

Southern A Handful of Songs 11.12 - 11.42 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Rosemary Squires


Tuesday 25th September 1962

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

Mark Wynter - Venus In Blue Jeans

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

History of Jazz with Bob Wallis

Eden Kane


Wednesday 26th September 1962

BBC Adam Faith 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Adam Faith

The Roulettes

The Kestrels

Cloda Rogers – Let’s Jump The Broomstick (her fee is 25 guineas)

ATV Lunch Box 12.47 - 1.21 pm

Mark Wynter

Southern Personal Call 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time 9.45 - 10.45 pm

Petula Clark

Ronnie Carroll

Barbara McNair

AR Meet Eve Boswell 11:00 - 11:15 pm

Eve Boswell - Sugar Bush, Love Me, talks to David Gell

Granada Cleo Laine Sings 11:10 - 11:30 pm

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 27th September 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5:00 - 5:30 pm

Eden Kane

Southern Day By Day 6.10- 6.45 pm

Mark Wynter - Venus In Blue Jeans


Friday 28th September 1962

AR Strike A Chord 5.00 - 5.25 pm

The Laurie Jay Combo


Saturday 29th September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Liz Fraser, Stan Stennett, Tony Withers, Anne Shelton (NB Tony Withers was the host of the Australian version of the show and would come to fame as pirate radio DJ Tony Windsor)

Guest -

BBC The Saturday Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Michael Holliday

The Four Barry Sisters

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Anglia (starts at 5.53pm), Westward, TWW, Southern (same time as ABC) (first in new series)

NB The format changes by dropping the debut acts. The show barely resembles the TV Times listing as Dion, Billy Fury, The Karl Denver Trio who were penciled in didn't appear. Denver had been involved in a car crash recently.

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Mike Sarne and Billie Davis

Chris Barber and his Jazzband

Petula Clark

Chubby Checker (a pre recorded clip)

Mark Wynter

The Tornados

Guest DJ Alan Freeman and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Bruce’s Show 8:25 - 9:00 pm (first in series)

Harry Secombe

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 10:00 - 10:30 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The Platters


Sunday 30th September 1962

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

The Don Rendell Quintet

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm (first in news series)

The show has a new producer Alan Tarrant

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Frank Ifield

Ferrante and Teicher

ABC Armchair Theatre 9.35 - 10.35 pm

Afternoon of a Nymph

Music by Bill le Sage

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.35 pm - end

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Monday 1st October 1962

Anglia Monday Date 1.33 - 2.33 pm

Mike Sarne

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 -7 .30 pm also on Anglia

Mark Wynter - Venus In Blue Jeans

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Kenny Lynch

Southern A Handful of Songs 11.25 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Rosemary Squires


Tuesday 2nd October 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

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WWN Moment For Melody 6.56 - 7.00 pm

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Wednesday 3rd October 1962

BBC Adam Faith 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Adam Faith

The Roulettes - Bamba, Paper Doll

The Kestrels

Ian Patterson

BBC Zero One 9.30 - 9.55 pm

Jeannie Carson (singer with an acting role)

AR Meet Jet Harris 11:00 - 11:15 pm

Interviewed by David Gell

Jet Harris and The Jetblacks - Main Theme, Moaning

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 4th October 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt reads The Happy Lion 5:00 - 5:10 pm

Reads a story

Granada Cleo Laine Sings 10.45 - 11.00 pm

Westward Meet Ronnie Carroll & Milicent Martin 10.45 - 11.00 pm

Southern Personal Call 10.45 - 11.00 pm

Ronnie Aldrich


Friday 5th October 1962

BBC Tonight 6.50 - 7.29 pm

Chubby Checker

AR Strike A Chord 5:00 - 5:25 pm

The Laurie Jay Combo

Scottish Studio Downbeat

Tony Rocco - Torture (NB the singer was mobbed by fans and was dragged off stage)


Saturday 6th October 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Petula Clark, Hattie Jacques, Pete Murray, Eric Sykes

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

No guests of interest in this edition

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Anglia (starts at 5.53pm), TWW, Westward, Southern, Channel (same time as ABC)

NB Sam Cooke turned down an offer to appear, offering him their top appearance rate of £200

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Craig Douglas

Eden Kane

The Spotnicks

The Vernons Girls - The Locomotion

Freddy/Freddie Cannon

Guest DJ Kent Walton and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Bruce’s Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Ray Ellington

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The Platters


Sunday 7th October 1962

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

ABC Tempo 2.25 - 2.50 pm

Black Nativity (gospel music)

Marion Williams, Alex Bradford, Princess Stewart, The Stars of Faith, The Bradford Singers

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.40 pm

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ABC The Sunday Break: The Borstal Boys 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Alan Klein

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8:25 - 9:25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Max Bygraves

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

The DeLaine Sisters

ABC Music For Dancing 11.35 pm - end

The Kentones

Pat Lorenz


Monday 8th October 1962

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia, WWN

Mike Cotton Jazzband

Jeannie Lambe

Jess Conrad

Mark Tracey

Southern A Handful of Songs 11.12 - 11.42 pm

Hosted by Rosemary Squires


Tuesday 9th October 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

History of Jazz with Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen

Bert Weedon (who returns to the show after four months in summer season)


Wednesday 10th October 1962

BBC Adam Faith 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Adam Faith

The Roulettes

The Kestrels

Chris Barber & Ottilie Patterson

Clodagh Rogers

Granada West End 9.45 - 10.45 pm

Produced by an American it featured five American acts

Della Reese

AR Meet Lionel Bart With David Gell 11:00 - 11:15 pm

Davy Jones (future Monkee) - Consider Yourself

Graziana Frame - Far Away

Border Beat In The Border

Del Shannon - interview

Buzz Clifford - interview

John Alford of The Allisons


Thursday 11th October 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.50 pm

Pinky and Perky

Granada Cleo Laine Sings 10.45 - 11.00 pm

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

Channel Meet Eve Boswell 10.45 - 11.00 pm


Friday 12th October 1962

BBC Brock Peters 10.35 - 10.45 pm

sings spirituals

AR Strike A Chord 5:00 - 5:25 pm

The Laurie Jay Combo

ATV Winning Widows 9.15 - 9.45 pm

Pete Murray


Saturday 13th October 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Angela Huth, Don Moss, Sid James, Ketty Lester, Kenneth Connor (the first three are confirmed in the Daily Mail)

Guest -

BBC The Saturday Show 7:15 - 7:45 pm

The Springfields

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Anglia (starts at 5.53pm), TWW, Southern (same time as ABC)

NB Chubby Checker was penciled in

Hosted by Brian Matthew

John Leyton - Keep On Loving You, Lonely Johnny

Clinton Ford - Madam Moskovitch

Dion - Little Diane

Little Richard - Baby Face, He Got What He Wanted

Terry Lightfoot's Jazzmen - Bali Hi

Marion Ryan – No Love But Your Love

Guest DJ Jimmy Savile and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Bruce’s Show 8.25 - 9.00 pm

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ABC The Avengers: The Decapod 10.00 - 11.00 pm

The Dave Lee Trio

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

Barbara McNair


Sunday 14th October 1962

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.40 pm

Mrs Mills

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Johnny Halliday


Monday 15th October 1962

Westward Spin Along 7:00 - 7:30 pm

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TWW Here Today 6.43 - 7.00 pm

Nat Russell

The Dave Lee Trio

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

Mike Cotton and His Jazzmen

Russ Sainty

Christine Quaite - Your Nose is Gonna Grow

Southern A Handful of Songs 11.12 - 11.42 pm

Hosted by Rosemary Squires


Tuesday 16th October 1962

BBC The Dick Powell Show: The Legend 8.25 - 9.15 pm

Sammy Davis Jr plays an ex-boxing champ

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 17th October 1962

BBC Adam Faith 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Adam Faith

Adam Faith and Tsai Chin - Happy To Make Your Acquaintance

The Roulettes

The Kestrels

Tsai Chin

Granada People And Places 6:35 - 7:00 pm

The Beatles - Some Other Guy, Love Me Do

TWW Here Today 6.43 - 7.00 pm

Nat Russell

The Dave Lee Trio

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm (first edition)

The first in a series of films which will use appropriate scenes to illustrate a pop hit. Compiled by Charles Squires.

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AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop 11:00 - 11:15 pm (first edition)

Billy Fury, Larry Parnes

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 18th October 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt the Happy Lion Roars 5:00 – 5:10 pm

WWN Moment For Melody 6.56 - 7.00 pm

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Friday 19th October 1962

AR Strike A Chord 5.00 - 5.25 pm

The Laurie Jay Combo

TWW Here Today 6.43 - 7.00 pm

Nat Russell

The Dave Lee Trio

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

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ATV Winning Widows 9.15 - 9.45 pm

Craig Douglas makes a guest appearance in this comedy


Saturday 20th October 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Clare Bloom, Beryl Reid, Jimmy Young, Jess Conrad

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

John Leyton

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Anglia (starts at 5.53pm), TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The Brook Brothers

The Eric Delaney Band

The Karl Denver Trio

Johnny de Little

Susan Maughan

Marty Wilde

Danny Williams

Lionel Blair and His Madison Girls - demonstrate The Madison

Guest DJ Don Moss and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Bruce’s Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

No musical guests of interest

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The DeCastro Sisters


Sunday 21st October 1962

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.25 0 8.10 pm

Eddie Calvert

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

BBC The Johnny Darling Show 10.10 - 10.50 pm (repeat)

Anthony Newley Special

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.40 pm

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Maureen Stobie

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8:25 - 9:25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzales (with Dennis Spicer and Norman Vaughan)

The Everly Brothers

The Kaye Sisters - Cigarettes and Whisky and Wild Wild Women

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.30 pm - end

Jeannie Lambe

The Dale Boys


Monday 22nd October 1962

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia

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Southern A Handful of Songs 11.02 - 11.32 pm

Hosted by Rosemary Squires


Tuesday 23rd October 1962

BBC This Is Your Life: Cleo Laine 7.55 - 8.25 pm

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Ketty Lester


Wednesday 24th October 1962

BBC Wednesday Magazine 1.30 - 2.05 pm

Pat Boone

BBC Adam Faith 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Adam Faith

The Roulettes

The Kestrels

Dilys Watling

BBC Amalia Sings 10.45 - 11.00 pm

Portugese singer Amalia Rodrigues

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Eden Kane

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

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AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop 11:00 - 11:15 pm

Vera Lynn

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 25th October 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.50 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Dany Clare

AR What The Public Wants 11.12 - 11.37 pm (first in fortnightly series, but cancelled)

The Tubby Hayes Quintet


Friday 26th October 1962

BBC Pops And Lennie 5:00 - 5:25 pm (first in second series)

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

The Springfields

The Avons

AR Strike A Chord 5.00 - 5.25 pm

The Laurie Jay Combo

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

The Polka Dots

WWN Moment for Melody 6.56 - 7.00 pm

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AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

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Saturday 27th October 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.30 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Polly Elwes, Sid James, Steve Race, Beryl Bryden

Guest -

BBC The Ken Dodd Show 7:15 - 8:00 pm

The Kaye Sisters

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Anglia (starts at 5.53pm), TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Frank Ifield

The Temperance Seven

Jess Conrad

The Avons

Buzz Clifford

Ketty Lester

Guest DJ Pete Murray and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Bruce’s Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Adele Leigh

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 pm - end

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 28th October 1962

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.20 pm

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ATV Fireball XL-5 4.25 - 4.55 pm (first episode)

end song by Don Spencer

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Jill and Terry

ABC Music for Dreaming 11.30 pm - end

The Freemen

Marion Keene


Monday 29th October 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Jerry Loughran

WWN Moment for Melody 6.56 - 7.00 pm

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Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on WWN, Anglia

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Southern A Handful of Songs 11.02 - 11.32 pm

Hosted by Rosemary Squires


Tuesday 30th October 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Kathy Kirby

WWN Moment For Melody 6.56 - 7.00 pm

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Wednesday 31st October 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Rose Brennan

WWN Moment For Melody 6.56 - 7.00 pm

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AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

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AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop 11.00 - 11.15 pm

Cleo Laine

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 1st November 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt reads Three Happy Lions 5.00 - 5.10 pm

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

The Kestrals

AR What The Public Wants 11.12 - 11.37 pm (not boradcast)

The Tubby Hayes Quintet


Friday 2nd November 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Eden Kane – House to Let

Joe Brown & His Bruvvers - It Only Took A Minute

The Avons – A Wonderful Dream

Finale ensemble - Lambeth Walk Twist

Granada People And Places 6:30 - 7:00 pm

The Beatles - Love Me Do, A Taste Of Honey

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.30 pm

The Brook Brothers

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

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Saturday 3rd November 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Sam Costa, Pete Murray, June Thorburn, plus one

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

Russ Conway

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

NB Acker Bilk was booked to appear, but cancelled due to work commitments in the USA

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Eve Boswell

Ronnie Carroll

The Flee-Rekkers

Mark Wynter

The Crickets

Bobby Vee

Guest DJ Jimmy Henney and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC The Avengers: The Removal Men 10.05 - 10.00 pm

The Dave Lee Trio

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

Tito Puente

WWN Moment for Melody 11.46 pm - end


Sunday 4th November 1962

BBC The Royal Variety Show 7:25 - 10:25 pm

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

Frank Ifield

Rosemary Clooney

Eartha Kitt

Edmondo Ros

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.40 pm

Mrs Mills

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Peter Elliott


Monday 5th November 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Anita Harris

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on WWN, Anglia

content unknown


Tuesday 6th November 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day

Andy Cole


Wednesday 7th November 1962

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

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AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop 9:15 - 9:30 pm

The Madison with Eric Morley

ITV The Bob Hope Show 9.45 - 10.40 pm

Bing Crosby

Les Brown and His Band of Renown

Border Beat in the Border

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Southern Day By Day

Sheila Mathews


Thursday 8th November 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.05 pm

content unknown

BBC It's A Square World 8.45 - 9.15 pm

features a Juke Box Jury spoof with panellists Carole Carr, Jack Payne, Jimmy Henney, Sylvia Sims

David Hughes

BBC Miss World 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Joe Loss and his orchestra

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Joyce Blair

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

Southern Handful of Songs 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Rosemary Squires

AR What The Public Wants 11.12 - 11.37 pm (first edition of satirical show)

Tubby Hayes (NB three of Hayes' regular band were aboard for the first edition of the show)


Friday 9th November 1962

BBC Pops And Lennie 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Craig Douglas - Poor Lonesome Me

The Brook Brothers – Town Girl

The Avons – If I Had A Hammer, Swing Low

Finale ensemble – So Do I

ATV The Dave King Show 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Dave King

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Valerie Masters


Saturday 10th November 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.25 pm

Jury - Jane Asher, George Hamilton, Stubby Kaye, Catherine Boyle

Guest -

BBC The Ken Dodd Show 9:01 - 9:45 pm

The Raindrops

Edmund Hockridge

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

NB The Everly Brothers, Gene Vincent (singing King Of Fools), The Flee-Rekkers all were penciled in to appear

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Matt Monro - My Love and Devotion

Shane Fenton and The Fentones - Too Young For Sad Memories

The Viscounts - That Stranger Used To Be My Girl

Carole Deene - James Hold The Ladder Steady

The Mike Cotton Jazzmen - Zulu Warriors

Ken Kirkham - Am I Sure That I Love You

Sam Cooke - Twisting The Night Away, Nothing Can Change This Love (pre-recorded clip)

Guest DJ Kent Walton and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros and his orchestra and singers

Haydee and the Mambo Aces


Sunday 11th November 1962

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.35 pm

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.35 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Eddie Calvert and the C Men

Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane

ABC Armchair Theatre: Thank You and Goodnight 9.35 - 10.35 pm

A young woman finds herself in a train compartment with a pop singer (possibly Ian McShane)


Monday 12th November 1962

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on WWN, Anglia

content unknown

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 13th November 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

History of Jazz with Bob Wallis

WWN Moment For Melody 6.52 - 7.01 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 14th November 1962

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

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AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop 9:15 - 9:30pm

Bobby Vee with The Crickets

AR The Superb Patrice Munsell and Friends 10.36 - 11.06 pm

'Popera' singer with the Billy Van Four

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 15th November 1962

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

Southern Handful Of Songs 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Rosemary Squires


Friday 16th November 1962

BBC Pops And Lennie 5.00 - 5.25 pm

Frank Ifield

Susan Maughan

The Avons

ATV The Dave King Show 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Shani Wallis

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown


Saturday 17th November 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Edie Adams, Alan Dell, Ian Carmichael, Alexandra Bastedo (credited in the Daily Mirror as a 16 year old schoolgirl from Brighton)

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

Russ Conway

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Max Bygraves

Pat Boone

The Kaye Sisters

Joe Brown - It Only Took A Minute

Johnny Kidd and the Pirates

Mickey Ashman’s Ragtime Band

Guest DJ Ted King and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Bruce’s Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Alma Cogan

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The Van Dorn Sisters


Sunday 18th November 1962

BBC Pinky and Perky at the Pop-In 4.45 - 5.00 pm

ABC Tempo 2.25 - 2.50 pm

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.35 pm

Mrs Mills

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Mr Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband

The Dallas Boys

Carmen McRae


Monday 19th November 1962

BBC Come Dancing 10.15 - 11.00 pm

Joe Loss and his orchestra

WWN Moment For Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also Anglia, WWN

content unknown


Tuesday 20th November 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 21st November 1962

Granada People And Places 6.35 - 7.00 pm

Bobby Vee

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown

Granada West End 9.45 - 10.45 pm

Robert Goulet

George Sanders (as a singer / guitarist)

The Smothers Brothers

Lee Evans (jazz pianist)

AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop 11.00 - 11.15 pm

Bernard Cribbins

Border Beat In The Border

The Tornados - interview

Peter Jay - interview

Jimmy Justice - interview


Thursday 22nd November 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.55 pm

The Karl Denver Trio

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 11.00 - 11.10 pm

AR What The Public Wants 11.02 - 11.30 pm

Tubby Hayes


Friday 23rd November 1962

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

ATV The Dave King Show 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Matt Monro


Saturday 24th November 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Dora Bryan, Jean Metcalfe, Kenneth More, Bobby Vee

Guest -

BBC That Was The Week That Was 10.50 pm - end (first edition)

Millicent Martin is the show's regular singer

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Adam Faith

Rolf Harris

Humphrey Lyttelton and his band

Gary Miller

Peppi

Sheila Southern

The Springfields - Island Of Dreams (first appearance with new member Mike Pickworth/Hurst)

Jet Harris (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Jack Train and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Bruce’s Show 8.25 - 9.00 pm

Frank Ifield

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The Montoya Sisters


Sunday 25th November 1962

BBC Pinky and Perky at the Pop-In 4.45 - 5.00 pm

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.35 pm

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - lip synch's to two songs due to Cliff's throat infection


Monday 26th November 1962

AR Here and Now 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Steve Race talks to young musicians

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on WWN

content unknown

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Ulster Preview

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates


Tuesday 27th November 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

History of jazz with Bob Wallis

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.900 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 28th November 1962

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.900 pm

content unknown

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 29th November 1962

BBC Just Jazz 9:55 - 10:10 pm

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth

NB Eamonn Andrews was in the wings waiting to spring his This Is Your Life surprise on Cleo Laine after the recording

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown


Friday 30th November 1962

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.900 pm

content unknown

ATV The Dave King Show 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Lita Roza


Saturday 1st December 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Arthur Askey, Helen Shapiro, Johnny Mathis, Janette Scott (NB There had been some complaints about Mathis' comments about Tommy Steele and Anne Shelton. Mathis would later admit about his remarks about Steele were ill judged "That remark sure put my career back in this country".)

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

Russ Conway

BBC That Was The Week That Was 10.50 - 11.40 pm

Millicent Martin

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, Southern (same time as ABC)

NB The first show from ABC's newly re-fitted studios at Teddington Lock, Middlesex

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Billy Fury

Eddie Calvert with the C Men

Bernard Cribbins

Nicky Henson

Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers

Dick Kallman

The Vernons Girls

Bobby Vee and The Crickets

Johnny Halliday (provisional booking)

Guest DJ Muriel Young and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Comedy Bandbox 6.30 - 7.20 pm

Barabara Law

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

Barbara McNair


Sunday 2nd December 1962

BBC Pinky and Perky at the Pop-In 4.45 - 5.00 pm

BBC Raise Your Glasses 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Eddie Calvert and The C Men

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.35 pm

Mrs Mills

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers

Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson

Desmond Lane


Monday 3rd December 1962

WWN Moment For Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on WWN, Anglia

The Beatles - Love Me Do

The Mudlarks

The Springfields

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 4th December 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

The Beatles - Love Me Do, P S I Love You

Bert Weedon

WWN Moment For Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 5th December 1962

WWN Moment for Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown

AR Time, Gentlemen, Please! 9.45 - 10.45 pm

Documentary by Daniel Farson on the pub entertainment scene. Farson himself had recently become a pub landlord.

Kim Cordell

AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Rolf Harris

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 6th December 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.50 pm

content unknown

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown

Southern Handful of Songs 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Rosemary Squires

AR What The Public Wants 11.12 - 11.37 pm

Tubby Hayes possibly replaced by Johnny Hawksworth


Friday 7th December 1962

WWN Moment For Melody 6.52 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

ATV The Dave King Show 8.30 - 9.00 pm

The Vernons Girls


Saturday 8th December 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Jury - Adam Faith, Carole Carr, Edward Purdum, Linda Lurgrace (swimmer) (NB the last name has also been seen as Linda Christian)

Guest -

BBC The Ken Dodd Show 7:15 - 8:00 pm

Rosemary Squires

BBC That Was The Week That Was 10.45 - 11.35 pm

Millicent Martin

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

NB Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson withdraw from the show, replaced by Julie Grant

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Johnny Tillotson

Freddy/Freddie Cannon

The Karl Denver Trio

The Eric Delaney Band

The Mudlarks

Don Charles

Julie Grant

Guest DJ Keith Fordyce and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Comedy Bandbox 6.30 - 7.25 pm

content unknown

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Yana

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

Manolo Torrente


Sunday 9th December 1962

BBC Pinky and Perky at the Pop-In 4.45 - 5.00 pm

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.35 pm

Mrs Mills

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Lonnie Donegan

Janie Marden


Monday 10th December 1962

BBC Tonight 6:50 - 7:29 pm

The Countrymen (Kingston Trio style group who appear frequently in this series)

WWN Moment For Melody 6.50 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 also on WWN, Anglia

content unknown

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 11th December 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.50 pm

Bert Weedon

History of jazz with Bob Wallis

WWN Moment For Melody 6.50 - 7.00 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 12th December 1962

BBC Like... Music ‘a new beat series’ 9:50 - 10:15 pm (first edition)

Host - Roger Moffat

Resident band The Northern Dance Orchestra

The Trad Lads

Matt Monro

Joe Brown and his Bruvvers

The Brook Brothers

Lousie Cordett

Tsai Chin

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown

AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop (noted in music press but not listed in newspapers)

Dickie Valentine, Alan Freeman

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 13th December 1962

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown


Friday 14th December 1962

ATV The Dave King Show 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Glen Mason


Saturday 15th December 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Lonnie Donegan, Nancy Spain, Mai Zetterling, John Leyton

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

The Billy Cotton Band

Craig Douglas

Russ Conway

BBC That Was The Week That Was 10.50 pm - end

Millicent Martin

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

NB Jet Harris had to withdraw from the show, replaced by Terry Scott and Joyce & Lionel Blair

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Cliff Richard

Mark Wynter

Joyce Blair

Terry Scott

The Tornados - presented with a gold disc for Telstar by Billy Fury

Neil Christian

Monty Sunshine Band

Lionel Blair and his dancers - dance the Bossa Nova

Guest DJ Jimmy Young and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Comedy Bandbox 6.30 - 7.25 pm

Billy Daniels

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

The King Brothers

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 16th December 1962

BBC Pinky and Perky at the Pop-In 4.45 - 5.00 pm

ABC Sing Along 4.10 - 4.35 pm

Mrs Mills

ATV The Roy Castle Show 8:25 - 9:25 pm

NB This takes the place of Tommy Steele's Quincy's Quest, which is now moved to 23rd December 1963

Matt Monro

Valerie Masters

Bernard Cribbins

Tommy Reilly

ABC The Sunday Break (noted in music press but not listed in newspapers, it might have been the one shown on 30th December 1962)

Dave Berry & The Cruisers

Mike Sarne


Monday 17th December 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

The Hedley Ward Trio

Granada People And Places 6:35- 7:00 pm

The Beatles - Love Me Do, Twist And Shout

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on Anglia, WWN

content unknown

Westward Spin Along 7.00 - 7.30 pm

The Mudlarks


Tuesday 18th December 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5.00 - 5.55 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Sheila Southern

WWN Moment for Melody 6.50 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

AR No Hiding Place: The Front Man 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Jess Conrad (in acting role)


Wednesday 19th December 1962

BBC Like... Music 9:50 - 10:15 pm (first in series)

Billy Fury – Because of Love, Running Around

The Tornados - Telstar

Eden Kane - Romance

John Leyton - Lonely Johnny

Anita Harris - An Occasional Man (a microphone wire is seen trailing from her dress)

The Trad Lads

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Marion Keene

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown

AR The Dickie Henderson Show 9.15 - 9.45 pm

Ruby Murray

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 20th December 1962

BBC Christmas Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.50 pm

Mark Wynter

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

Dick Kallman

WWN Moment for Melody 6.50 - 7.00 pm

content unknown

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown

AR Song Plugger: Meet Eddie Rogers and Tommy Bruce 10.45 - 11.00 pm

Song plugger Rogers talks to David Gell

Tommy Bruce - Buttons and Bows

Southern Handful of Songs 11.02 - 11.25 pm

Rosemary Squires

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show 11.10 - 11.20 pm

AR What The Public Wants 11.12 - 11.37 pm (final show)

Tubby Hayes possibly replaced by Johnny Hawksworth


Friday 21st December 1962

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Alma Cogan

AR The Dave King Show 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Vicki Stuart


Saturday 22nd December 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Jury - Alma Cogan, Sheila Hancock, David Thomlinson, Jack Jackson

Guest -

BBC Wayne and Shuster in London 8.00 - 8.45 pm

Annie Ross

BBC That Was The Week That Was 10.50 - 11.40 pm

Millicent Marttin

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm, also on ATV, TWW, WWN, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Winifred Atwell

Ray Bennett

The Beverley Sisters

Craig Douglas

Mike Sarne

The Shadows

Rosemary Squires

Norman Vaughan

Guest DJs Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Comedy Bandbox 6.30 - 7.25 pm

content unknown

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 8.25 - 9.00 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The Platters


Sunday 23rd December 1962

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

George Chisholm and his Jazzers

ABC Sing Along 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ATV Quincy’s Quest 8:25 - 9:25 pm

A Christmas musical

Tommy Steele - He's Got Love

ABC Music for Dreaming 11.35 pm - end

The Freemen

Sheila Southern


Monday 24th December Christmas Eve

AR They're Singing Our Song 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The Cliff Adams Singers - Moon River, Are you Lonesome Tonight?, Birth of the Blues


Tuesday 25th December 1962 Christmas Day

BBC Like... Music 11:30 - 11:50 am

The Karl Denver Trio

Kathy Kirby

The Trad Lads

Danny Williams

Susan Maughan

BBC Max Bygraves Meets The Kids 2.10 - 3.00 pm

Visits children's hospital

BBC Christmas Night With The Stars 7:15 - 8:50 pm

Adam Sings - Adam Faith

Juke Box Jury - with Sid James, Sidney Teffler, Terry Scott & Hugh Lloyd, Jill Curzon

The Billy Cotton Band Show - with Kathie Kay

Russ's Requests - with Russ Conway and The Billy Cotton Band

ATV Christmas Box 1.05 - 2.00 pm

NB Christmas edition of Lunch Box

The Polka Dots - includes impression of Adam Faith

Frank Ifield

Eula Parker

ATV Christmas Fare 2:00 - 3:10 pm

Cliff Richard and the Shadows

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Sheila Southern

Susan Lane

AR Close Up: All Singing All Dancing 4.10 - 5.00 pm

Includes a clip from The Young Ones with Cliff Richard

Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby film clips

AR Christmas Rendezvous 5.00 - 6.05 pm

Bert Weedon

Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen

Westward Spin Along Santa 6.15 - 7.00 pm (shown 26th December 1962 on Anglia)

content unknown

Southern Day By Day 6.15 - 6.35 pm

Adam Faith

The Beverley Sisters

Humphrey Lyttelton

Beryl Bryden

Tommy Loughran

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm also on WWN, Anglia

content unknown

AR Black Nativity 10.10 - 11.10 pm

Gospel version of the Christmas story with Marion Williams, The Stars of Faith, Alex Bradford etc


Wednesday 26th December 1962 Boxing Day

Granada Lonely Boy 6.15 - 6.40 pm

Paul Anka documentary

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown


Thursday 27th December 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt reads the story of Anatole and the mouse 5.10 - 5.20 pm

Southern Day By Day 6.10 - 6.45 pm

The Springfields (their fourth appearance on the show)

AR Take Four 8.56 - 9.00 pm

content unknown


Friday 28th December 1962

BBC Johnny Mathis 8:45 - 9:15 pm (originally planned for showing on 26th January 1962)

Backed by Ted Heath’s band


Saturday 29th December 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Jury - Shirley Ann-Field, Robert Morley, Jimmy Young, Polly Elwes

Guest -

BBC That Was The Week That Was 10.40 - 11.30 pm

Millicant Martin

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm, also on ATV, TWW, WWN, Westward, Southern (same time as ABC)

NB This edition had an audience figure of eighteen million and gets into the TAM ratings top ten at joint fifth. Mike Sarne was penciled in to appear

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Hit Parade of 1962 special

Cliff Richard - The Young Ones

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen - Midnight In Moscow

Ronnie Carroll - Roses Are Red

Petula Clark - Ya Ya Twist

The Karl Denver Trio - Wimoweh

Craig Douglas - Our Favourite Melodies

Frank Ifield - I Remember You

The Shadows - Wonderful Land

Helen Shapiro - Tell Me What He Said

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Joe 'Mister Piano' Henderson

Janie Marden (cancelled due to illness)

The Mudlarks (replacing Janie Marden)

ATV Broadway Goes Latin 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

ATV There's Always Hope (shown 24th December 1962 in other regions)

NB A Bob Hope special

Yana


Sunday 30th December 1962

BBC Pink and Perky at the Pop-In 4.45 - 5.00 pm

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Russ Conway

The Billy Cotton Band

ABC Sing Along 3.55 - 4.20 pm (last edition)

Mrs Mills visits cigarette factory in Hyde

Dennis Lotis

Glan Mason

Debbie Lee

The Cool School

ABC The Sunday Break 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Behind The Idols

Mike Sarne talks to Barry Westwood

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium 8:25 - 9:55 pm

The Stars Organisation for Spastics special edition with most of the acts participating in a performance of the pantomime Aladdin

Hosted by Norman Vaughan

Alma Cogan

Michael Holliday

Bert Weedon

Vera Lynn

Dennis Lotis

Tony Osborne

Anne Rogers

Cyril Stapleton

Dickie Valentine

Pete Murray, David Jacobs and Alan Freeman - sing a song together

ABC Music For Dreaming 11.35 pm - end

The Keytones

Jeannie Lambe

The Dave Lee Quartet


Monday 31st December 1962 New Year's Eve

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Their Kind of Music 10.40 - 11.10 pm (first edition)

NB Two previous Southern shows Three Of A Kind and Strictly For The Birds are combined for this new series

Regulars - Wout Steinhuis, Dorita y Pepe, The Arthur Jones Trio

Pepe Martino

Ronnie Winters (country and western singer)

ATV Sing In The New 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger

Border Beat The Border

Johnny Kidd and the Pirates - live set


Also this year

ATV Tingha and Tucker

Cliff Richard meets the two little bears at Blackpool beach

TWW Here Today

in January Glenda Collins appeared

Tyne Tees Young at Heart

In January Glenda Collins makes three appearances

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars

In one edition with Billy Fury a spiral staircase collapses after the host leans on it. The mistake is kept in the final broadcast.

25th August 1962 Westward TV sponsor a day of jazz in Taunton in co-operation with the National Jazz Federation, but despite the presence of many of the greats of British jazz at the time Chris Barber, Kenny Ball, Johnny Dankworth among others it appears not to have been broadcast.

Grampian Sounds New

This series starts in October and according to The Stage the show was "providing new and novel sounds by a rather unorthodox use of both instruments and musical arrangements".

Southern Day By Day

in December 1962 Kenny Lynch performs Up On The Roof on the roof of Southern TV's studios in Northam, Southampton

ABC You'll Never Believe It

Science show in which Dick Charlesworth inhales helium then plays the clarinet

Tyne Tees The One O'Clock Show

The Mudlarks record four songs on February 8th and 9th

ITV soap powder advert

Alan Freeman

ITV Dairy Box adverts (c.1962)

songs sung by Cleo Laine