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1962


Tuesday 2nd January 1962

BBC Z Cars: Four of a Kind

Davy Jones (in acting role)

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

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 3rd January 1962

BBC The Singing Years

Dennis Lotis,

Sheila Buxton

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

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

Linda Scott


Thursday 4th January 1962

BBC Tonight

Matt Monro

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

Westward Pop Party

Musical guests not known

AR Parade 7:30 – 8:00 pm (Canadian show)

This 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 edition)

Billy Fury

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

Brook Brothers

The Eric Delaney Band

Valerie Masters

With Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 6th January 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Sam Costa, Alan Freeman, Sandu Scott, Nancy Spain

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars (not networked) 5:50 – 6:15 pm

Musical guests not known


Sunday 7th January 1962

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

Alma Cogan

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:45 pm (not networked)

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

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

Tommy Steele

The Dallas Boys


Tuesday 9th January 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:55 pm

Bert Weedon

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


Wednesday 10th January 1962

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

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 Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Parade (Host: Dick Shawn)

Musical guests not known


Friday 12th January 1962

ATV All That Jazz

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

Panel: Shirley Bassey, Susan Castle, Kenneth Hume, Ross Parker

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars (not networked) 5:50 – 6:30 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Atlantic Showboat 10:00 – 11:00 pm

Duke Ellington

Shirley Bassey

David Whitfield


Sunday 14th January 1962

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:45 pm (not networked)

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Barbara Law

Don Rennie

The Raindrops

ABC The Sunday Break

Second City Jazzmen

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Neil Sedaka

Kenny Ball’s Jazzmen


Tuesday 16th January 1962

AR The Steve Race Four

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 17th January 1962

BBC Wednesday Magazine

Anthony Newley

BBC The Singing Years: Songs of the Century

Dennis Lotis – Try A Little Tenderness

Sheila Buxton

BBC Play Your Hunch

quiz show hosted by Alan Freeman

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

AR The Flintstones: The Hit Songwriter

with Hoagy Charmichael


Thursday 18th January 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Parade

The Billy Van Four


Friday 19th January 1962

ATV All That Jazz

Chris Barber's Jazzband

Ottilie Patterson

The Dallas Boys

The John Barry Seven

Gary Lane

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White Sings


Saturday 20th January 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Alan Freeman, Jimmy Henney, Miriam Karlin, June Thorburn

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

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 on ABC, 5:50 - 6:15 pm on Southern / Westward (not fully networked)

Host: 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

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm (not networked)

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (host: Norman Vaughan)

Lonnie Donegan

Mikki & Griff


Tuesday 23rd January 1962

AR The Steve Race Four

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Thursday 25th January 1962

BBC Crackerjack

Shirley Abacair

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Parade

George Shearing and his Quintet


Friday 26th January 1962

ATV All That Jazz

Kenny Ball's Jazzmen

Cleo Laine

Billy Fury

Bob Miller and the Millermen

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 27th January 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Shirley Eaton, Frank Muir, Pete Murray, Viera

Guest:

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show

George Chisholm & His Jazzmen

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

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:15 pm Southern (not fully networked)

Musical guests not known

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

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 28th January 1962

BBC Meeting Point

Adam Faith in conversation with the Archbishop of York

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:45 pm (not networked)

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Jackie Lee

The Raindrops

ABC Sunday Break

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:50 pm (not networked)

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

David Whitfield

The Eric Delaney Band


Tuesday 30th January 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 31st January 1962

BBC The Singing Years: Songs of the Century

Dennis Lotis, Sheila Buxton, Benny Lee

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

AR Hippodrome

NB The dancing girls were to be replaced by professional models, but Equity threatened action

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


Thursday 1st February 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Parade

Juliette (Canadian singer)


Friday 2nd February 1962

ATV All That Jazz

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


Saturday 3rd February 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Carole Carr, Dennis Norden, Barbara Shelley, Steve Race

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Matt Monro

Mrs Mills

Harry Secombe

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 to 6:30 pm (back on ATV)

Bobby Vee

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

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: The Artist in France

Larry Adler

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

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Raindrops

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Bobby Vee

Buddy Greco


Monday 5th February 1962

BBC Come Dancing: The Carl-Alan Awards

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

AR Chan Canasta

Steve Race

Dorothy Squires


Tuesday 6th January 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 7th February 1962

BBC Music in Camera

Larry Adler

ATV The Roy Castle Show

Cleo Laine

The King Brothers

Kenny Baker


Thursday 8th February 1962

BBC Crackerjack

Russ Conway

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR The Steve Race Four

AR Parade

The Limeliters


Friday 9th February 1962

ATV All That Jazz

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

Panel: Frances Bennett, Leslie Crowther, Alan Dell, Maureen Evans

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 to 6:30 pm (not networked)

Tony Orlando

The Karl Denver Trio

The Viscounts

Don Charles

Barbara Kay

Gene Pitney

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 11th February 1962

BBC Monitor: Music Of Our Day From Jazz To Schoenberg

Musical guests not known

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

Johnny Angel

The Brook Brothers

Ronnie Carroll

Karl Denver

Donna Douglas

Frank Ifield

Jackie Lee

Kenny Lynch

Brad Newman

Rikki Price

Doug Sheldon

Robb Storme

ABC Sing Along With Joe 5:20 – 5:45 pm (not networked)

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Kentones

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Bobby Rydell

Russ Conway


Monday 12th February 1962

AR Chan Canasta

Ruby Murray

Donald Peers


Tuesday 13th February 1962

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show probably repeat, some areas only

Ken Morris and Joan Savage

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 14th February 1962

BBC Wednesday Magazine

Tony Orlando

Bobby Vee

BBC The Singing Years

Dennis Lotis

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

Bobby Rydell


Thursday 15th February 1962

BBC The Ivor Novello Awards (not listed in the Daily Mirror)

Matt Monro

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

Musical guests not known

AR The Steve Race Four

AR Parade

The Billy Van Four


Friday 16th February 1962

ATV All That Jazz

The King Brothers – Girl In Callico

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

Panel: Petula Clark, George Elrich, Jean Metcalf, Jimmy Young

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Ronnie Carroll

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 to 6:30 pm (networked)

Host: Brian Matthew

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Anne Shelton

Mikki 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

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 18th February 1962

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

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Kentones

ABC The Sunday Break

The Galliards

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Helen Shapiro

Emile Ford & The Checkmates


Monday 19th February 1962

AR Chan Canasta

Ronnie Hilton


Tuesday 20th February 1962

BBC What’s New

Kenny Ball

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Wednesday 21st February 1962

AR Hippodrome

The Kaye Sisters


Thursday 22nd February 1962

BBC News

Dickie Valentine, Vera Lynn at film premier

BBC Crackerjack

No guests of interest in this edition

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Parade

Billy Van Four


Friday 23rd February 1962

ATV All That Jazz

Kenny Ball’s Jazzmen

Buddy Greco

Ken Macintosh and his orchestra

Tony Golan

Granada Josh White Sings


Saturday 24th February 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Paul Anka, Carole Carr, Tony Orlando, Sheila Tracy

Guest:

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Buddy Greco

Russ Conway

The Shadows

Danny Williams

Bob Willis and his Storyville Jazzmen

Russ Hamilton

Susan Singer

Terry Young

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 25th February 1962

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

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Kentones

ABC The Sunday Break

Valerie Mountain

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Jimmy Dean

Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 26th February 1962

BBC Table Talk

Larry Adler

ITV The Winifred Atwell Show (repeat)


Tuesday 27th February 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

ATV THe Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage

AR Sing Along 10:05 - 10:20 pm

The Mudlarks

Shirley Southern


Wednesday 28th February 1962

BBC The Temperance Seven

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

The Springfields

Danny Williams

Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen

Anglia Beat 7:30 – 8:00 pm

A musical


Thursday 1st March 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Parade

NB also seen as The Oscar Peterson Trio with Ernestine Anderson

Erroll Garner

Maynard Ferguson

Ann Marie Moss

Jackie Paris


Friday 2nd March 1962

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

BBC Stranger On The Shore repeat of first episode

Music Mr Acker Bilk

ATV All That Jazz

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 – Lousie, That’s Love

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra - Cherokee


Saturday 3rd March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Buddy Greco, Bobby Vee, June Thorburn, Shani Wallis

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

The Springfields

Mrs Mills

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Billy Fury

The King Brothers

Ronnie Hilton

David Ede and The Robin 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

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 4th March 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall

Anne Shelton

Bob Wallis

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

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

ATV THe Winifred Atwell Show

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Ella Fitzgerald

with Frankie Vaughan as a guest


Monday 5th March 1962

ITV The Winifred Atwell Show (repeat)

AR Chan Canasta

Anne and Jo Shelton


Tuesday 6th March 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Wednesday 7th March 1962

BBC The Temperance Seven

Songs include Blue, Kaiser Drag

Granada Personal Appearance: Marion Ryan

Marion Ryan

Eddie Calvert

Jack Durant

The Four Aces

Bob De Voye Trio

Gilles Segal

Allan Kemble and Christine


Thursday 8th March 1962

BBC Crackerjack

Ronnie Carroll

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Parade: Sing, Sing, Sing, Sing

No-one of interest in this edition


Friday 9th March 1962

ATV All That Jazz

Danny Williams – Jeannie, This Can’t Be Love

Eric Delaney and his Band

Bebe Hong Suong – Up and Down, Just A Gigalo

Ken MacKintosh and his Orchestra

With Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 10th March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Catherine Boyle, Alan Freeman, Steve Race, Lita Roza

Guest:

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm & His Jazzmen

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: Brian Matthew

Helen Shapiro

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

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 11th March 1962

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

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Billy Daniels

The Kaye Sisters


Monday 12th March 1962

ITV Swing-A-Long 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Ronnie Carroll

The Mudlarks

Sheila Southern

NB also seen as…

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

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

TWW Discs A Go-Go (on Anglia) 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 13th March 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

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

No guests of interest in this edition, but it did include chimpanzees who did the twist


Thursday 15th March 1962

AR Parade: Post Office

The Billy Van Four


Friday 16th March 1962

ATV All That Jazz

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

AR Find The Singer

Musical guests not known


Saturday 17th March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Carole Grey, Millicent Martin, Edward J Mason, Ray Orchard

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Show

The Beverley Sisters

Mrs Mills

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Emile Ford

The Karl Denver Trio

Acker Bilk

Shane Fenton & The Fentones

The Countrymen

Buddy Britten

Billy Daniels

guest DJ Sam Costa

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 18th March 1962

BBC The Eurovision Song Contest 1962: Grand Prix

UK entry: Ronnie Carroll – Ring A Ding Girl

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

(Compere: Norman Vaughan)

The Springfields – two songs

Eartha Kitt

ABC Sing Along With Joe

Musical guests not known


Monday 19th March 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go (on Anglia)

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 20th March 1962

Granada Swinging Along 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon,


Wednesday 21st March 1962

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

Wonderful Land


Thursday 22nd March 1962

BBC Crackerjack

No guests of interest in this edition

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

Musical guests not known


Friday 23rd March 1962

ATV All That Jazz

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


Saturday 24th March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Carole Carr, Pete Murray, Barbara Shelley, Jimmy Young

Guest:

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show

George Chisholm and his Jazzmen

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Ken Dodd,

Humphrey Littleton

Bert Weedon

Jimmy Justice

Patti Brook

Frederick Townsend

Peter Wynne

Cliff Richard (The Young Ones movie clip),

guest DJ Steve Race

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 25th March 1962

BBC Monitor: Pop Goes The Easel

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

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall

Vera Lynn – I’ll Be Seeing You

Jackie Lynn – They’ll Be Some Changes Made

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Bruce Forsyth)

Joan Regan


Monday 26th March 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Musical guests not known

ITV Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Jim Dale


Tuesday 27th March 1962

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

The Tobert Duo

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon,


Wednesday 28th March 1962

ATV Star Time

The Dallas Boys

Bob Wallis and his Storeyville Jazzmen

AR Dan Farson Meets Johnny Dankworth (not listed in the Daily Mirror)

BBC The Singing Years

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 29th March 1962

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

Steve Race and Julie Dawn

AR Parade: Winter Wonderland

Shirley Harmer, The Bobby Van Four, Tommy Common


Friday 30th March 1962

ATV All That Jazz

Chris Barber's Jazzband with Ottilie Patterson

Frank Ifield

Ronnie Aldrich and The Squadronaires

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

Granada Josh White


Saturday 31st March 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Jane Asher, Alan Dell, Jimmy Henney, Jean Metcalf

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Gary Miller

The Springfields

Susan Terry

Gary Edwards Combo

Donna Davis

Tony Rocco

Chubby Checker (Twist Around the Clock movie clip)

guest DJ Paul Hollingdale

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Mrs Mills


Sunday 1st April 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall

The Temperance Seven

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

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Ted Taylor Four

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

Brenda Lee

ABC Music for Dreaming

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

NB BBC’s entry into the Montreaux Television Festival

Ted Heath Orchestra

Tubby Hayes

Jack Parnell

Reg Owen

Kenny Baker

Carole Carr

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Lou Preager

Jim Dale


Tuesday 3rd April 1962

BBC Picture Parade

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

Granada Swinging Along 7:31 – 8:01 pm

Marion Ryan, The King Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

The Tobert Duo

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Thursday 5th April 1962

AR Parade (Canadian show)

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

The Limelighters


Friday 6th April 1962

ATV All That Jazz

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra,

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

The Cousins

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

Panel: Jack Jackson, San Costa, June Marlow, Brenda Lee

Guest:

BBC The Black and White Minstrels

George Chisholm & his Jazzmen

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: 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

with Petula Clark

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Sunday 8th April 1962

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

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Don Rennie

Barbara Law

The Mudlarks

ABC Sunday Break

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

Larry Adler on pop music

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (250th show)

NB The Tiller Girls were back after five months away due to the union dispute

Compere: Norman Vaughan

Max Bygraves

David Hughes


Monday 9th April 1962

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

Ice skaters judges on interpretation of pop records. Nottingham

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Let’s Twist To Win part one 9:15 - 9:30 pm

Louise Cordet

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Lou Preager, Jim Dale


Tuesday 10th April 1962

BBC The Singing Years

Dennis Lotis

AR Let’s Twist To Win part two

No guests of interest in this edition

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan, The King Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage


Wednesday 11th April 1962

ATV Star Time 8:00 - 9:00pm

Helen Shapiro

The King Brothers

Ronnie Hilton


Thursday 12th April 1962

AR Parade: Patrice Goes ‘Pop’

Patrice Munsel, The Billy Van Four

NB Also seen listed as 'Income Tax Blues'


Friday 13th April 1962

BBC News

Film premier with Shirley Bassey

ATV All That Jazz

Clinton Ford

Bob Miller and the Millermen

Tubby Hayes Quintet

Susan Maughan

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 14th April 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Sid James, Miriam Karlin, Carole Carr, Robert Farnon

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Frankie Vaughan

Danny Williams

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

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

guest DJ Jimmy Henney

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 15th April 1962

ABC The Sunday Break

A Man Dies (repeat from 1961)

ABC Sing Along With Joe

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (250th show) (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

Harry Secombe


Monday 16th April 1962

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music

Professional ice skaters dancing to pop tunes

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Lou Preager, Jim Dale


Tuesday 17th April 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers


Wednesday 18th April 1962

AR Hippodrome

NB three of the non music performers were injured in separate accidents during the filming

No guests of interest in this edition

Granada The Flinstones

with Hoagy Charmichael


Thursday 19th April 1962

BBC Crackerjack

Mr Acker Bilk

AR Parade

Maynard Ferguson


Friday 20th April 1962 Good Friday

ATV All That Jazz

Roy Castle

Johnny Howard and his Orchestra

The Sadi Quintet

Cecily Forde

With Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 21st April 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Nina & Frederick, Alma Cogan, Neil Sedaka

Guest:

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show

George Chisholm and his Jazzmen

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host; Brian Matthew

Billy Fury

Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson

Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen

The Viscounts

Jim Dale

Julie Grant

Johnny Burnette

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

ATV The Arthur Hayes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 22nd April 1962 Easter Sunday

ABC Sing Along With Joe

Jo (Mr Piano) Henderson

Jim Dale

Barabara Law

Don Rennie

The Mudlarks

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

Lonnie Donegan

Vera Lynn


Monday 23rd April 1962 Bank Holiday

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Lou Preager, Jim Dale


Tuesday 24th April 1962

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Wednesday 25th April 1962

ATV Star Time

The Countrymen – I Know Where I’m Going

Janie Marden – Wonderful Guy, All The Way

The Clyde Valley Stompers


Thursday 26th April 1962

AR Parade

Musical guests not known


Friday 27th April 1962

ATV All That Jazz

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


Saturday 28th April 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Alan Freeman, Jean Metcalf, Catherine Boyle, Johnny Burnette

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Mrs Mills

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

John Leyton

Craig Douglas

Chris Barber and Otilie Patterson

The Avons

Donna Douglas

Iain Gregory

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

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

ABC Saturday Bandbox

The Kaye Sisters

ATV The Arthur Haynes

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 29th April 1962

BBC Charlie Chester Music Hall

The Four Freshmen

Matt Monro

Danny Williams

Kenny Baker and His Band

Rosemary Squires

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

Pat Boone


Monday 30th April 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Lou Preager Ochestra

Jim Dale


Tuesday 1st May 1962

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 2nd May 1962

Granada Personal Appearance

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

Italo Medini and Vicky


Thursday 3rd May 1962

BBC Crackerjack 100th show

Adam Faith – As You Like It

AR Dan Farson Meets Ted Heath and His Music


Friday 4th May 1962

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

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra

The Mike Cotton Jazzmen

The Springfields

Tito Puente

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 5th May 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Pete Murray, Rosemary Squires, John Leyton, Dora Bryan

Guest:

BBC Andy Stewart in Londom

Terry Lightfoot and His New Olreans Jazzmen

Steve Race

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Cliff Richard

The Shadows

Eden Kane

Joe Brown

The Vernons Girls

Candy Sparling

Guest DJ Pete Murray

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 6th May 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

Frankie Vaughan

Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen

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

Barber and Patterson


Monday 7th May 1962

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music

Ice skating contest with pop tunes

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

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Lou Preager and his Orchestra


Tuesday 8th May 1962

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

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

David Frost introduces twist contest in Paris

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

Max Bygraves


Wednesday 9th May 1962

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

Host: David Frost

AR Hippodrome

No guests of interest in this edition


Thursday 10th May 1962

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

Craig Douglas,

The Springfields or The Avons

Eden Kane

AR Dan Farson Meets Johnny Dankworth 10:55 - 11:10 pm repeat


Friday 11th May 1962

ATV All That Jazz

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

Panel: Jean Metcalf, Harry Rabinowitz/Robinson, 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

Adam Faith

Marty Wilde

The Springfields

Eddie Calvert and the C Men

Kenny Lynch

Dave Carey

Christine Campbell

guest DJ Don Moss

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Sunday 13th May 1962

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

Host: Katy Boyle.

Cliff Richard & The Shadows,

Helen Shapiro,

Matt Monro,

Anthony Newley

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Compere: Norman Vaughan, plus he sings his single Singin’ In The Rain

Shirley Bassey

The Temperance Seven


Monday 14th May 1962

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music

Ice skating with pop tunes

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Lou Praeger, Jim Dale


Tuesday 15th May 1962

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 16th May 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Alan Elsdon Jazzband


Thursday 17th May 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny

The Brook Brothers,

The Karl Denver Trio,

The Vernons Girls

AR Dan Farson Meets Clinton Ford


Friday 18th May 1962

ATV All That Jazz

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

AR Dan Farson Meets Matt Monro


Saturday 19th May 1962

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

Panel: Steve Race, Sean Connery, Jane Asher, Janet Monroe

Guest:

BBC1 The Ken Dodd Show

Eddie Calvert & His C Men

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Petula Clark

Russ Conway

Michael Holiday

The Brook Brothers

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Mike Sarne

Brian Poole and The Tremeloes

Matt Monro

guest DJ Keith Fordyce

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morrris & Joan Savage

ABC Saturday Bandbox

Ruby Murray


Monday 21st May 1962

BBC Hot Ice and Cool Music

Final of ice skating to pop tunes contest

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Jim Dale

Lou Peager


Tuesday 22nd May 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers


Wednesday 23rd May 1962

Anglia Thirty Minute Theatre: Kind To Everyone

with Noel Harrison

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Thursday 24th May 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny

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’


Friday 25th May 1962

ATV All That Jazz

Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band

Sheila Buxton

The Joe Harriott Quintet

The Maori High 5

with Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 26th May 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Eartha Kitt, Rupert Davis, Jimmy Young, Vera Day

Guest:

ATV THe Winifred Atwell show

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: Brian Matthew

John Leyton – Lonely City

The Temperance Seven

Mrs Mills

Mark Wynter

Lynne Cornel

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

Adele Leigh


Sunday 27th May 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt True Stories From Daniel part one


Monday 28th May 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Lou Praeger, Jim Dale

AR The Dickie Henderson Show

Eve Boswell


Tuesday 29th May 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny

Joe Brown & The Bruvvers,

Donna Douglas,

The Mudlarks

BBC The Temperance Seven 6:35 - 6:50 pm

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

Matt Monro

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers


Wednesday 30th May 1962

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Thursday 31st May 1962

BBC The Temperance Seven

AR Dan Farson Meets Tubby Hayes


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

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra


Saturday 2nd June 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Helen Shapiro, Alan Dell, June Thorburn, Terry-Thomas

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: Brian Matthew

Joan Regan

Matt Monro

Mickey Ashman’s Ragtime Jazzband

Jimmy Justice

The Alberts

Winifred Atwell

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

ABC Saturday Bandbox

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

ABC Seeing Life

Ronnie Carroll

The Vernons Girls

The Kevin Kent Four

The Harry Hayward Sextet


Sunday 3rd June 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt True Stories From Daniel part two

ABC The Sunday Break

The Peter Slade Trio

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

Danny Williams

Dorothy Provine


Monday 4th June 1962

BBC Schools: The Big Time

Promoter Bunny Lewis talks about the pop music world

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest

Lou Preager


Tuesday 5th June 1962

BBC Nice N Easy

Janie Marden

Billy Van Four

Dennis Newey

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan, The King Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Joe Mister Piano Henderson


Wednesday 6th June 1962

BBC Let's Go!

Talent show, musical guests are unknown

BBC Wales Donald Peers

Tom Jones

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

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

Lambert, Hendricks and Ross

Ocie Smith

Irene Reid


Friday 8th June 1962

BBC Wales Donald Peers

Tom Jones

ATV All That Jazz

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

Panel: Dora Bryan, Anne Shelton, Davd Rose, Alan Freeman

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

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

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

ABC Sunday Break

Steve Arlen and the Expresso Five

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

No-one of interest in this edition


Monday 11th June 1962 Bank Holiday

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

Frank Sinatra

Dean Martin

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

AR Find The Singer £1000 Contest (the finale)

Musical guests not known

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 12th June 1962

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop' Peter Elliott

Granada Swinging Along 7:00 – 7:30 pm

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

The King Brothers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Musical guests not known

Southern Day By Day

Matt Monro


Wednesday 13th June 1962

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris & Joan Savage


Thursday 14th June 1962

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

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

ABC It's A Wonderful World movie with Dennis Lotis, Ted Health and his music

ATV Find The Singer

Jim Dale, The Barry Sisters

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


Friday 15th June 1962

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

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

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

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed

International Jury Judge: Caterine Millinair

NB Dancers interpreted the songs, no actual artists appeared. 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.

ATV All That Jazz

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

Panel: Nelson Riddle, Carole Carr, Anne Heywood, Pete Murray

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: Brian Matthew

Kenny Ball Jazzmen – The Green Leaves Of Summer

Craig Douglas

The Polka Dots

Doug Sheldon

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

ITV The Denny Willis Show

Janie Marden

ABC Saturday Bandbox

No-one of interest in this edition

ABC Seeing Life

Ronnie Carroll

The Kevin Kent Four

The Harry Hayward Sextet

ITN News

Frank Sinatra at the premier of The Manchurian Candidate


Sunday 17th June 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

Lisa Kirk with the Four Saints


Monday 18th June 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 19th June 1962

AR Swinging Along

Marion Ryan

The King Brothers

Tobert Trio

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon,

Granada Swinging Along

Marion Ryan, The King Brothers


Wednesday 20th June 1962

BBC Wednesday Magazine 1:30 - 2:05 pm

The Folklanders

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

Host: David Frost

AR Hippodrome 9:57 - 10:57 pm

No-one of interest in this edition


Thursday 21st June 1962

BBC Let's Go!

Talent show

Irving Martin and the M squad (jazz group)

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

ATV All That Jazz

The Johnny Dankworth Quintet

Petula Clark

Terry Lightfoot's Jazzmen

Rog Whittaker

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

AR Swinging Along

Musical guests not known

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

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

AR Needle Match

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed


Saturday 23rd June 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel; Arthur Askey, Jean Metcalfe. Bill Crozier, Juliet Mills

Guest:

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

Shirley Bassey & Nelson Riddle

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Adam Faith

Bernard Cribbins

Joyce Blair

Ray Ellington Quintet

Danny Williams

Susan Maughan

Tommy Steele

guest DJ Pete Murray

ITV The Denny Willis Show

Ray Ellington

ABC Bandbox

Musical guests not known


Sunday 24th June 1962

BBC Sunday Night Play: Member of the Family

Eartha Kitt

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Compere: Norman Vaughan)

Helen Shapiro

The Dallas Boys

ABC Music For Dreaming

Musical guests not known


Monday 25th June 1962

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

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 26th June 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 27th June 1962

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Ken Morris and Joan Savage

ATV Star Time 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

Ivor Cutler – How To Make A Friend

Adge Cutler

AR Daniel Farson Meets Matt Monro


Friday 29th June 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen

General knowledge quiz hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

ATV All That Jazz

Chris Barber's Jazzband with Ottilie Patterson

Joe Brown and his Bruvvers

Harry Klein Quartet

Jack Parnell and his Orchestra

AR Needle Match

Pop record contest

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed

AR Dan Farson Meets Matt Monro


Saturday 30th June 1962

NB No Thank Your Lucky Stars - replaced by Holiday Town Parade from Morecambe

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Stubby Kaye, Jimmy Henney, Jeny Angeloglou, Miriam Karlin

Guest:

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind 9:30 - 10:00 pm

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

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

ABC Big Night Out

Petula Clark

ABC Music For Dreaming

The Freemen

Sheila Southern


Sunday 1st July 1962

ITV The Sunday Break

Includes This Twist Craze, comments by Larry Adler

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show

No guests of interest in this edition

ABC Music For Dreaming

Musical guests not known


Monday 2nd July 1962

NB no Discs A Go-Go

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known

Granada One Man’s Music

The songs of Hoagy Carmichal

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 3rd July 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon,

History of Jazz introduced by Bob Wallis


Thursday 5th July 1962

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

AR Dan Farson Meets Paddy Roberts


Friday 6th July 1962

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

Mikki & Griff

The Kestrels

AR Stop - Look - Listen

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

AR Needle Match

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed


Saturday 7th July 1962

NB no Thank Your Lucky Stars

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

Panel: Rosemary Clooney, Roy Castle, Jane Asher, Ted King

Guest:

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat 10:45 - 11:15 pm

Regulars: Don Lang & His Twisters, Tony Osborne & His Mellow Men

Petula Clark

The Viscounts

Twist Competition (Compact Vs Juke Box Jury)

BBC Saturday Show

Eddie Calvert and the C Men

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

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

ABC Big Night Out (last networked show until 3 March 1964)

Musical guests not known


Sunday 8th July 1962

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

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

Tommy Steele

The Raindrops


Monday 9th July 1962

Granada One Man’s Music

The songs of Noel Coward

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

TWW Festival Of The City Of London

Tommy Steele


Tuesday 10th July 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon,

AR Needle Match

Referee: Keith Fordyce

American promoter: David Gell

British promoter: Oliver Reed


Wednesday 11th July 1962

BBC Barn Dance

NB Recorded in Newcastle

Host: Brian Redhead

Regulars: The Liverpool Spinners,

The Four Barry Sisters – The Blaydon Races

Billy Millar & The Cheviot Ranters,

The John Peel Dancers

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

Pete Fountain and His Group

The Smothers Brothers

Edie Adams – I Need Some Night Life


Thursday 12th July 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show

Ivor Cutler

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


Friday 13th July 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

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

Lonnie Donegan

Mikki & Griff

The Kestrels

Granada Spot The Tune (first in new series)

Regulars: Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Frank Ifield


Saturday 14th July 1962

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

Panel: Jack Jackson, Godfrey Wynn, Katy Boyle, Maureen Cleve

Guest:

BBC The Saturday Show

The Hi Los

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

Regulars Don Lang & His Twisters, Tony Osborne & His Mellow Men

Eden Kane

The Brook Brothers

Twist Competition: (The Sid James Team Vs The Dennis Lotis Team), judged by David Jacobs and Louise Cordet

ABC Big Night Out

Musical guests not known

ABC Holiday Town Parade

Beauty contest, hosted by Keith Fordyce

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

Alex Welsh and His Jazzband - When You're Smiling

The Beverley Sisters - English Muffin and Irish Stew


Sunday 15th July 1962

ABC Sunday Break: Violence

songs by Allen Klein

ATV Bernard Delfont Sunday Show: The Great All-Star Show

Jo Stafford


Monday 16th July 1962

BBC Like Jazz 6:20 - 6:35 pm

Host: Alan Dell

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known

Granada One Man’s Music

The songs of George Gershwin

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

ITV Festival of the City of London: In Praise of Wine

Dennis Lotis


Tuesday 17th July 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Musical guests unknown

AR Needle Match

Referee Drew Russell

British promoter Oliver Reed

American promoter David Gell

Guest of the week Maureen Evans


Wednesday 18th July 1962

BBC Barn Dance

The Four Barry Sisters

The Liverpool Spinners

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop' with Steve Arlen


Friday 20th July 1962

AR Stop - Look - Listen

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

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

Lonnie Donegan

Mikki & Griff

The Kestrels

Granada Spot The Tune

NB This was Marion Ryan’s 200th show. The Yorkshire cricketer Freddie Trueman helped celebrate with an appearance on the show. His subsequent late arrival at the team hotel in the middle of the night leading to a missed early morning call led to him being dropped from the side.

Marion Ryan

Johnny Grey’s Band

Joe Brown

plus Pete Murray


Saturday 21st July 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Alan Freeman, Carole Carr, Gary Miller, Sheila Hancock

Guest:

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat

Regulars plus Helen Shapiro,

Mike Sarne & Wendy (Richards)

Sandu Scott

Twist Competition: Z Cars Vs The Archers

BBC The Saturday Show

No musical guests of interest

ABC Big Night Out

The Kaye Sisters

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

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

Cy Grant

ATV The Roy Castle Show

Janie Marden


Monday 23rd July 1962

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

BBC Like Jazz

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Granada One Man’s Music

The songs of Cole Porter

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 24th July 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon,

AR Needle Match

British promoter Oliver Reed

American promoter David Gell

Needle Match guest of the week Ronnie Carroll


Wednesday 25th July 1962

BBC Barn Dance

The Four Barry Sisters

The Liverpool Spinners


Thursday 26th July 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show

Ivor Cutler


Friday 27th July 1962

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

Lonnie Donegan

Mikki & Griff

The Kestrels

AR Stop - Look - Listen

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Paul McDowell (The Temperance Seven)


Saturday 28th July 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Alan Dell, Shirley Eaton, Susan Franks, plus one

Guest:

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

Regulars plus The Polka Dots,

Kenny Lynch

Don Lang & His Twisters

Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen

Carole Deene

Twist contest: Freddie Mills vs ? Raymond

BBC The Saturday Show

Michael Holiday

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

Mike Cotton Jazzband - The Cobbler's Song

Susan Maughan - So In Love

ABC Big Night Out

Musical guests not known


Sunday 29th July 1962

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

Cliff Richard and The Shadows

Adele Leigh


Monday 30th July 1962

Granada One Man’s Music: The songs of Duke Ellington

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 31st July 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

History of Jazz with Bob Wallis and the Storeyville Jazzmen

AR Needle Match

Referee Keith Fordyce

Barry Barnett


Wednesday 1st August 1962

BBC Barn Dance

The Four Barry Sisters

The Liverpool Spinners

BBC Like Jazz 10:30 – 10:45 pm

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

Kenny Ball

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

Host: Stirling Moss

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Humphrey Lyttleton and his band

George Melly

Bob Wallis and The Storeyville Jazzmen

Monty Sunshine's Jazzband

Beryl Bryden

George Webb


Friday 3rd August 1962

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

AR Stop - Look - Listen

Hosted by Steve Race with regulars The Countrymen

Granada Spot The Tune

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

Barry Barnett

ATV Putting On The Donegan

Lonnie Donegan

Mikki & Griff

The Kestrels


Saturday 4th August 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Brian Rix, Jimmy Young, Rose Brennan, Susan Hampshire

Guest:

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat

Regulars

Alma Cogan

Jimmy Justice

Twist Contest: TV announcers team Vs Alan Weeks' sports team

BBC Saturday Show

Rog Whittaker

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

Chris Barber Jazzband - Looks Like A Big Time Tonight

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

The Beverley Sisters - Left Right Out Of My Heart

ABC Big Night Out

Shelia Southern

ABC Music For Dreaming

The Gale Boys

Pat Lorenz


Sunday 5th August 1962

BBC Like Jazz

Chris Barber & Ottilee Patterson

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show: You’ll See Stars

Nina and Fredrick


Monday 6th August 1962 Bank Holiday

Granada One Man’s Music

The songs of Irving Berlin

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Tuesday 7th August 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Music guests unknown

AR Needle Match

Referee Keith Fordyce with Wally Whyton and David Gell

Needle Match Guest of the Week: Ray Conniff


Wednesday 8th August 1962

BBC Barn Dance

Regulars

BBC The Golden Rose

Sweden’s winning entry: Cascade

With Eartha Kitt


Thursday 9th August 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show

Ivor Cutler

AR Dan Farson Meets Dudley Moore


Friday 10th August 1962

BBC Matt Monro 7:15 - 7:29 pm

AR Holiday Music 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Nevil Whiting

Fred Darrington

Percy Press

Barbara Brown

The Ted Taylor Four

Joe Brown

ATV Putting On The Donegan

Lonnie Donegan

Mikki & Griff

The Kestrels

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Jet Harris & The Jet Blacks


Saturday 11th August 1962

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

Panel: Stubby Kaye, Juliet Mills, Nancy Spain, Bunny Lewis

Guest:

BBC Twist! Music With A Beat

Regulars Don Lang and His Twisters, Tony Osborne & The Mellowmen

plus Ronnie Carroll, Susan Maughan, Mike Berry

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

The Clyde Valley Stompers - Peter and The Wolf

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

ABC Big Night Out

Eve Boswell

Bert Weedon

ABC Music For Dreaming

The Kentones

Jeanne Lambe


Sunday 12th August 1962

ATV Barnard Delfont’s Sunday Show: A Show Of Steele

NB Complaints were made about Steele lip synching to existing recordings

Tommy Steele

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

Musical guests not known


Monday 13th August 1962

BBC Like Jazz

Chris Barber & Ottilee Patterson

AR Here and Now

Steve Race

Granada One Man’s Music

The songs of Richard Rodgers

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 14th August 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon,

AR Needle Time

Referee Keith Fordyce

British promoter Wally Whyton

American promoter David Gell

Guest of the week Tim Connor


Wednesday 15th August 1962

BBC Barn Dance

The Four Barry Sisters

The Liverpool Spinners

ATV Star Time

Alma Cogan

Dave King

The Mike Cotton Jazzmen


Thursday 16th August 1962

BBC Let’s Go 5:00 - 5:3- pm

The Eagles

The Alvin Roy Jazz Band

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


Friday 17th August 1962

BBC Big Band Concert repeat

Ted Heath’s Music

Anita Harris

Carole Carr

Tubby Hayes

Kenny Baker

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Percy Press

Peter Anyon

Ernest Richardson

Ronnie Carroll

AR Twenties Rhythm

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 contracted laryngitis, so had to cancel the special. This show features other material recorded for the show

Host: Pete Murray

The Kaye Sisters

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Suzy Cope


Saturday 18th August 1962

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

Panel: Ray Conniff, Jean Metcalf, Eric Sykes, Sylvia Syms

Guest:

BBC Starlight Rendezvous

Dickie Valentine

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

Eric Delaney and his Band - Under The Double Eagle

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson - medley

ABC Holiday Town Parade

Beauty contest, hosted by Keith Fordyce

ABC Music For Dreaming

Musical guests not known


Sunday 19th August 1962

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show: The Roy Castle Show

Chris Barber and Otilie Patterson

Dickie Valentine


Monday 20th August 1962

Granada One Man’s Music

The songs of Jimmy McHugh

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 21st August 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Musical guests not known

AR Needle Match

Referee Keith Fordyce

British promoter Wally Whyton

American promoter David Gell

Guest of the week Kenny Lynch


Thursday 23rd August 1962

BBC The Acker Bilk Band Show

A J Cutler (Ivor or Adg?)

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


Friday 24th August 1962

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Percy Press

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Shane Fenton - Cindy's Birthday

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

Susan Maughan


Saturday 25th August 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Dora Bryan, Jack Jackson, David Thomlinson, Malou Pantera

Guest:

ABC Big Night Out

Musical guests not known

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

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

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson - Johnnt One-Note

ABC Music For Dreaming

Musical guests not known


Sunday 26th August 1962

ATV THe Winifred Atwell Show

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show

Lena Martell


Monday 27th August 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go


Tuesday 28th August 1962

BBC Like Jazz

Acker Bilk

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

Joannie Sommers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Musical guests not known

AR Needle Match

Referee Keith Fordyce

Guest of the week Peter Gordeno

British promoter Don Moss

American promoter David Gell


Thursday 30th August 1962

AR Daniel Farson Meets Mike MacKenzie (jazz pianist)


Friday 31st August 1962

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Arthur Quesnel

Carol Deene

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Kenny Lynch

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

The Shadows

Frank Ifield – I Remember You


Saturday 1st September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury 5:00 -5:30 pm

Panel: Katy Boyle, Jimmy Henney, Robert Morely, Elaine Stritch

Guest:

BBC Starlight Rendezvous

Dickie Valentine

The Countrymen

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

NB TV Times have this as Humphrey Littleton and Lita Roza

George Chisholm's Jazz Gang - In A Persian Market

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

ABC Big Night Out

The Springfields


Sunday 2nd September 1962

ABC Sunday Break

Tubby Hayes Quintet

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show

Some Of Steele

Tommy Steele


Monday 3rd September 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 4th September 1962

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

Danny Williams

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

Host: Alex and Rory McEwan

Carolyn Hester

Dick Farina

George Melly

Al Fairweather

Sandy Brown All Stars

ATV Lunch Box

Maureen Evans

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Musical guests not known

AR Needle Match

Jim Dale

Needle Match guest: Julie Grant


Wednesday 5th September 1967

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop'

Russ Sainty

Maureen Evans


Thursday 6th September 1962

BBC Let’s Go

The Barron Knights

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


Friday 7th September 1962

ATV Lunch Box

Maureen Evans

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Louise Cordet

Percy Press

AR Needle Match

Referee Jim Dale

British promoter Don Moss

American promoter David Gell

Julie Grant

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

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

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan, Pete Murray

Tsai Chin


Saturday 8th September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Dick Emery, Maggie Fitzgibbon, Alan Freeman, Joan Darling

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

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

Russ Conway

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

NB TV Times has this as Alex Welsh, Janie Marden

Humphrey Littleton and his Jazzband

Lita Roza - I Rememeber You

ABC Big Night Out

Ronnie Carroll


Sunday 9th September 1962

ABC The Sunday Break: No Jobs For The Boys

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers

ATV Bernard Delfont’s Sunday Show

Eartha Kitt

Wout Steenhuis


Monday 10th September 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 11th September 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

History of jazz with Bob Wallis and his Storeyville Jazzmen

AR Needle Match

refreee: Keith Fordyce

British promoter: Don Moss

American promoter: David Gell

Needle Match guest: Joy Marshall


Wednesday 12th September 1962

AR The Story of Dancing - from the waltz to the twist

Introduced by Mike Sarne


Thursday 13th September 1962

AR The Gay Dog movie with Petula Clark

AR Dan Farson Meets Len Peters

BBC Crackerjack

Adam Faith


Friday 14th September 1962

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Ted Taylor Four

Fred Darrington

Percy Press

Eden Kane

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

Danny Williams

The Springfields

Susan Maughan

The Clyde Valley Stompers


Saturday 15th September 1962

BBC Starlight Rendezvous

Dickie Valentine

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Dion, Fenella Fielding, Rupert Davis, Jane Asher

Guest:

ABC Big Night Out

The Dallas Boys

Valerie Masters

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

NB TV Times has this as Mike Cotton, Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Alex Welsh and his band - Bye Bye Blackbird

Janie Marden - That Old Black Magic


Sunday 16th September 1962

ATV Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium

Compare: Norman Vaughan

Shirley Bassey

Sugar Ray Robinson (singing)


Monday 17th September 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 18th September 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Musical guests not known


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 Kestrals

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

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

AR Meet Ronnie Carroll & Milicent Martin 11:00 - 11:15 pm


Thursday 20th September 1962

Granada Cleo Laine Sings 10:45 - 11:00 pm (not on London)


Friday 21st September 1962

AR Strike A Chord (children’s)

Musical guests not known


Saturday 22nd September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Ian Charmichael, Hy Hazell, Mike Sarne, Dawn Addams

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway,

Alma Cogan,

Joe Brown & His Bruvvers

ATV The Morecombe & Wise Show - Two Of A Kind

Mike Cotton Jazzmen - When I Take My Sugar To Tea

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson - La Paloma

ABC Big Night Out

Dickie Valentine


Sunday 23rd September 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Frankie Vaughan

Cleo Laine


Monday 24th September 1962

Westward Spin Along 7:00 - 7:30 pm (first in second series)

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 25th September 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon,

History of Jazz


Wednesday 26th September 1962

BBC Adam Faith

Adam Faith

Don Arrol

The Roulettes

The Kestrals

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

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

Talks to David Gell

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Petula Clark

Ronnie Carroll

Barbara McNair

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


Thursday 27th September 1962

BBC Crackerjack 5:00 - 5:30 pm

Eden Kane


Friday 28th September 1962

AR Strike A Chord (children’s show)

Musical guests not known


Saturday 29th September 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Liz Fraser, Stan Stennett, Tony Withers, Anne Shelton

Guest:

BBC The Saturday Show

Michael Holiday

The Four Barry Sisters

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm (first in new series, networked)

NB Dion, Billy Fury, The Karl Denver Trio also seen listed

Petula Clark

Chubby Checker

Mark Wynter

The Tornados

Mike Sarne and Billie Davis,

Chris Barber and his Jazzband

guest DJ Alan Freeman

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

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The Platters

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

Harry Secombe


Sunday 30th September 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Frank Ifield


Monday 1st October 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 2nd September 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 3rd October 1962

BBC Adam Faith 7:00 - 7:30 pm

The Roulettes - Bamba, Paper Doll,

The Kestrals

AR Meet David Gell with Jet Harris 11:00 - 11:15 pm

Interviewed by David Gell.

Jet Harris and The Jetblacks - Main Theme, Moaning


Thursday 4th October 1962

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

Reads a story

Granada Cleo Laine Sings

Westward Meet Ronnie Carroll & Milicent Martin


Friday 5th October 1962

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

Musical guests not known


Saturday 6th October 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Petula Clark, Hattie Jacques, Pete Murray, Eric Sykes

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

No guests of interest in this edition

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Craig Douglas

Eden Kane

The Spotnicks

The Vernons Girls

Freddie Cannon

guest DJ: Musical guests not known

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The Platters

ATV Bruce’s Show

Ray Ellington


Sunday 7th October 1962

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show

George Chisholm

ABC Tempo

Black Nativity (gospel music)

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

ABC Sing Along

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ABC Sunday Break: The Borstal Boys

Allen Klein

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

Frank Ifield (not listed in Daily Mirror)

Max Bygraves

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

ABC Music For Dancing

The Kentones

Pat Lorenz


Monday 8th October 1962

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 9th October 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

History of Jazz with Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen


Wednesday 10th October 1962

BBC Adam Faith

The Roulettes

The Kestrals

Ottilee Patterson

Granada West End

Della Reese

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

Border Beat In The Border

Del Shannon - interview

Buzz Clifford - interview


Thursday 11th October 1962

BBC Crackerjack

Pinky and Perky

Granada Cleo Laine Sings...

Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra


Friday 12th October 1962

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

Musical guests not known


Saturday 13th October 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: 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

Host: 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

Musical guests not known

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 14th October 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Johnny Halliday


Monday 15th October 1962

Westward Spin Along 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Musical guests not known

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Mike Cotton and His Jazzmen

Russ Sainty

Christine Quaite - Your Nose is Gonna Grow


Tuesday 16th October 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

BBC The Dick Powell Show: The Legend

Sammy Davis Jr plays a drunken sports reporter


Wednesday 17th October 1962

BBC Adam Faith

The Roulettes

The Kestrals

Tsai Chin

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

The Beatles - Some Other Guy, Love Me Do

Granada West End 9:00 - 9:45 pm

Della Reese

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

Billy Fury, Larry Parnes


Thursday 18th October 1962

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


Friday 19th October 1962

AR Strike A Chord

The Laurie Jay Combo


Saturday 20th October 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Clare Bloom, Beryl Reid, Jimmy Young, Jess Conrad

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

John Leyton

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

The Brook Brothers

The Eric Delaney Band

The Karl Denver Trio

Johnny DeLittle

Susan Maughan

Marty Wilde

Danny Williams

Lionel Blair and His Madison Girls

guest DJ Don Moss

ATV Bruce’s Show

No musical guests of interest

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The DeCastro Sisters


Sunday 21st October 1962

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show

Eddie Calvert

BBC The Johnny Darling Show

Anthony Newley Special

ABC Sing Along

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ABC The Sunday Break

Maureen Stobie

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

Pat Boone

The Everly Brothers

The Kaye Sisters

ABC Music For Dreaming

Jeannie Lambe

The Dale Boys


Monday 22nd October 1962

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 23rd October 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

BBC This Is Your Life: Cleo Laine


Wednesday 24th October 1962

BBC Adam Faith

The Roulettes

The Kestrals

Dilys Watling

BBC Amalia Sings

Portugese singer Amalia Rodrigues

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

Vera Lynn


Thursday 25th October 1962

BBC Crackerjack

George Chisholm


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 (children’s show)

The Laurie Jay Combo


Saturday 27th October 1962

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

The Kaye Sisters

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Polly Elwes, Sid James, Steve Race, Beryl Bryden

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: 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

Adele Leigh

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 28th October 1962

ABC Sing Along

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ABC Music for Dreaming

The Freemen

Marion Keene


Monday 29th October 1962

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 30th October 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 31st October 1962

AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop

Cleo Laine


Thursday 1st November 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt reads Three Happy Lions


Friday 2nd November 1962

BBC Pops And Lenny

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


Saturday 3rd November 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Sam Costa, Pete Murray, June Thorburn, plus one

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: Brian Matthew

Bobby Vee & The Crickets

Eve Boswell

Ronnie Carroll

The Flee-Rekkers

Mark Wynter

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

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


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


Monday 5th November 1962

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 6th November 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 7th November 1962

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

The Madison with Eric Morley

AR The Bob Hope Show

Bing Crosby


Thursday 8th November 1962

BBC Crackerjack

Musical guests not known


Friday 9th November 1962

BBC Pops And Lennie

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 Dave King

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers


Saturday 10th November 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Jane Asher, George Hamilton, Stubby Kaye, Catherine Boyle

Guest:

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

The Raindrops

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

NB The Everly Brothers were scheduled to appear

Sam Cooke

Gene Vincent – King Of Fools

Matt Monro

Shane Fenton and The Fentones

The Viscounts

Carole Deene

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Ken Kirkham

guest DJ Sam Costa

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros and his orchestra and singers


Sunday 11th November 1962

ABC Sing Along

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Eddie Calvert and the C Men

ABC Armchair Theatre: Thank You and Goodnight

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


Monday 12th November 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

ATV The Dave King Show


Tuesday 13th November 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 14th November 1962

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

Bobby Vee with The Crickets


Friday 16th November 1962

BBC Pops And Lennie

Frank Ifield

Susan Maughan

The Avons


Saturday 17th November 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Edie Adams, Alan Dell, Ian Charmichal, Alexandra Bastedo (credited in the Daily Mirror as a 16 year old schoolgirl from Brighton)

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: 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 DK Ted King and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Bruce’s Show

Alma Cogan

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 18th November 1962

ABC Tempo

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Mr Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband

The Dallas Boys


Monday 19th November 1962

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 21st November 1962

AR West End

Robert Goulet

The Smothers Brothers

AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop

Bernard Cribbins

Granada People And Places

Bobby Vee


Thursday 22nd November 1962

BBC Crackerjack

The Karl Denver Trio


Friday 23rd November 1962

ATV The Dave King Show

Matt Monro


Saturday 24th November 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Dora Bryan, Jean Metcalfe, Kenneth More, Bobby Vee

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Adam Faith

Rolf Harris

Humphrey Lyttleton

Gary Miller

Peppi

Sheila Southern

The Springfields

ATV Bruce’s Show

Frank Ifield

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 25th November 1962

ABC Sing Along

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

The Dave Brubeck Quartet


Monday 26th November 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

Westward Spin Along

Musical guests not known

ATV The Dave King Show


Tuesday 27th November 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

Bob Wallis


Thursday 29th November 1962

BBC Just Jazz 9:55 - 10:20 pm

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth

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


Friday 30th November 1962

ATV The Dave King Show

Lita Roza


Saturday 1st December 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Arthur Askey, Helen Shapiro, Johnny Mathis, Janette Scott

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Host: 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

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

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Barabara Law

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

Barbara McNeil


Sunday 2nd December 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers

Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson


Monday 3rd December 1962

TWW Discs A Go-Go

The Beatles - Love Me Do


Tuesday 4th December 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

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

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 5th December 1962

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

Rolf Harris

AR Time, Gentlemen, Please!

Documentary by Daniel Farson on the pub entertainment scene.

NB Farson himself had recently become a pub landlord


Thursday 6th December 1962

BBC Crackerjack

Musical guests not known


Friday 7th December 1962

ATV The Dave King Show

The Vernons Girls


Saturday 8th December 1962

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

Panel: Adam Faith, Carole Carr, Edward Purdum, Linda Lurgrace (swimmer)

Guest:

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

Rosemary Squires

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Johnny Tillotson

Freddie Cannon

The Karl Denver Trio

Eric Delaney

The Mudlarks

Don Charles

Julie Grant

guest DJ Keith Fordyce

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 9th December 1962

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

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)

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 11th December 1962

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 12th December 1962

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

Host - Roger Moffat

Resident band The Northern Dance Orchestra

The Trad Lads

Matt Monro

Joe Brown

The Brook Brothers

Lousie Cordett

AR Kingsley Amis Goes Pop

Dickie Valentine, Alan Freeman


Friday 14th December 1962

ATV The Dave King Show

Glen Mason


Saturday 15th December 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Lonnie Donegan, Nancy Spain, Mai Zetterling, John Leyton

Guest:

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Craig Douglas

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Cliff Richard

Mark Wynter

Joyce Blair

Terry Scott

The Tornadoes

Neil Christian

Monty Sunshine

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

The King Brothers

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 16th December 1962

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

Matt Monro

Valerie Masters

Bernard Cribbins

Tommy Reilly


Monday 17th December 1962

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

The Beatles: Love Me Do, Twist And Shout

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 18th December 1962

BBC Boy Meets Band 5:40 - 5:50 pm

NB film from Canada

Musical content not known

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 19th December 1962

BBC Like... Music 9:50 - 10:15 pm

Regulars

Billy Fury – Because of Love, Running Around

The Tornados - Telstar

Eden Kane - Romance

John Leyton

Anita Harris

The Trad Lads

AR The Dickie Henderson Show

Ruby Murray


Thursday 20th December 1962

BBC Christmas Crackerjack

Mark Wynter


Saturday 22nd December 1962

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

Panel: Alma Cogan, Sheila Hancock, David Thomlinson, Jack Jackson

Guest:

BBC Wayne and Shuster in London

Annie Ross

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Winifred Atwell

Ray Bennett

The Beverley Sisters

Craig Douglas

Mike Sarne

The Shadows

Rosemary Squires

Norman Vaughan

Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers

The Platters


Sunday 23rd December 1962

ABC Sing Along

Mrs Mills

Glen Mason

Dennis Lotis

ATV Quincy’s Quest 8:25 - 9:25 pm

A Christmas musical with Tommy Steele

ABC Music for Dreaming

The Freemen

Sheila Southern


Monday 24th December Christmas Eve

AR They're Singing Our Song

The Cliff Adams Singers


Tuesday 25th December 1962 Christmas Day

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

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

Regulars,

The Karl Denver Trio

Kathy Kirby

The Trad Lads

Danny Williams

BBC Max Bygraves

Visits children's hospital

Westward Spin Along Santa

Musical guests not known

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

ATV Christmas Box

Frank Ifield

ATV Christmas Fare 2:00 - 3:10 pm

Cliff Richard and the Shadows

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Sheila Southern

AR Christmas Rendezvous

Bert Weedon

Bob Wallis and his Storyville Jazzmen

ITV Black Nativity

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


Wednesday 26th December 1962 Boxing Day

Anglia Spin Along Santa

Musical guests not known

Granada Lonely Boy

Paul Anka documentary


Friday 28th December 1962

BBC Eartha Kitt reads the story of Anatole the mouse

BBC Johnny Mathis 8:45 - 9:15 pm

Backed by Ted Heath’s band


Saturday 29th December 1962

BBC Juke Box Jury

Panel: Shirley Ann-Field, Robert Morley, Jimmy Young, Polly Elwes

Guest:

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:00 pm

Hit Parade of 1962

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

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Janie Marden

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros his orchestra and singers


Sunday 30th December 1962

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway

ITV Sunday Break

a look at pop idols

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

The Stars Organisation for Spastics special edition

Alma Cogan,

Michael Holiday,

Bert Weedon

Vera Lynn


Monday 31st December 1962

BBC White Heather Club 12:00 am - 1:00

Andy Stewart

TWW Discs A Go-Go

Musical guests not known

ATV Sing In The New

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

Scottish Studio Downbeat July

Jet Harris, Kenny Lynch