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1963


Tuesday 1st January 1963

BBC The 625 Show 6:25 - 6:50 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Jimmy Young

The Three Bachelors

The Bell Tones

The Eagles

The Honeys

The Sunrays

Vera Rogers & The Hi-Fis

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 2nd January 1963

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 3rd January 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Russ Conway

BBC Like...Music

Susan Maughan

The Vernons Girls

Cloda Rogers

Carol Deene

Clinton Ford

The Kestrals

The Trad Lads

David MacBeth

AR Tubby Hayes Plays Standards

NB Hayes later complains that the other shows are better than this, the one the company chose to show first

Introduced by Ronnie Scott

Marion Williams - Willow Weep For Me

Tubby Hayes Quintet - The More I See You, Tha Party's Over, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World


Friday 4th January 1963

BBC Eartha Kitt reads the story of Anatole the Cat

BBC November In New York

film with Anthony Newley


Saturday 5th January 1963

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

Jury - Adam Faith, Spike Milligan, Anne Shelton, plus one other, but the Daily Mirror has the panel as Anne Shelton, Alan Freeman, Layi Raki, Eric Sykes

Guest -

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

NB Hosted by John Benson. Guest DJ Sam Costa and Billy Fury were unable to get the the studio due to the bad weather. John Benson took over Mathew's role, while singer Ronnie Hilton who was to appear as a singing guest filled in for Sam Costa

Billy Fury - cancelled a personal appearance but a filmed clip was used instead

The Springfields

Jet Harris and Tony Meehan

Ronnie Hilton

Maureen Evans

The Back O’Town Syncopaters

Bobby Vee - filmed clip

guest DJ - Ronnie Hilton replacing Sam Costa

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

The Kaye Sisters


Sunday 6th January 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

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

Cliff Richard & The Shadows


Monday 7th January 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Westward Spin Along

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Southern Their Kind Of Music 11:02 - 11:32 pm (first edition)

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Tyne Tees unknown show

Lynda Graham - As Long As The River Flows


Tuesday 8th January 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Johnnie

Mike & The Shades

Scottish Round-Up 5:00 - 5:55 pm

The Beatles - Please Please Me

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 9th January 1963

BBC The Wednesday Show 1:30 - 2:00 pm

Cliff Richard interviewed by David Jacobs

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Anglia Music Match (first edition)

Hosted by Muriel Young


Thursday 10th January 1963

Southern Day To Day

Alma Cogan


Friday 11th January 163

BBC Eartha Kitt reads the story of Anatole over Paris


Saturday 12th January 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Stubby Kaye, Pete Murray, Sian Phillips, Una Stubbs

Guest -

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Eden Kane

Robert Earl

Shane Fenton

Kenny Lynch

Patsy Ann Noble – Don’t You Ever Change Your Mind

The Crickets

Spin-a-disc Shaw Taylor

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson


Sunday 13th January 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Regulars: Billy Cotton, Kathie Kay, Alan Breeze, The High-Lites

Alma Cogan

Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband

The Springfields

BBC Sunday Night Play: The Madhouse On Castle Street 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Bob Dylan as folk singer ‘Bobby’, songs include Blowing In The Wind, Hang Me O Hang Me, Cuckoo Bird, Ballad of the Gliding Swan

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Hosted by Norman Vaughan)

Frank Ifield


Monday 14th January 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Westward Spin Along

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Southern Their Kind Of Music

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Tuesday 15th January 1963

BBC The 625 Show 6:25 - 6:55 pm

Alexis Korner Blues Inc

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan

Southern David Hughes Song Album

David Hughes with pianist Derek New


Wednesday 16th January 1963

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

The Beatles: Ask Me Why, Please Please Me

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Southern Day To Day

Alma Cogan


Thursday 17th January 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Jet Harris and The Jetblacks

ATV Lunch Box

Mike Berry


Saturday 19th January 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Catherine Boyle, Rolf Harris, Susan Maughan, Bunny Lewis

Guest -

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The Beatles - Please Please Me

Petula Clark - I Will Follow Him (Clark had to cancel a visit to the UK due to bad weather. She was due to telerecord a song for this edition)

Acker Bilk

Mark Wynter

Chris Barber's Jazzband

The Brook Brothers

David MacBeth

Frankie Vaughan

Alma Cogan

Carol Deene

Mike Berry

Spin A Disc - Sam Costa

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Susan Maughan


Sunday 20th January 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm


Monday 21st January 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Southern Their Kind Of Music

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Granada Scene At 6:30

Duke Ellington


Tuesday 22nd January 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Checkmates

Gerry Dorsey

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Acker Bilk and Chris Barber talk about Trad jazz and play a session with Bob Wallis & Storyville Jazzband and George Webb


Wednesday 23rd January 1963

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Southern Day Bay Day

Dick Kallman


Thursday 24th January 1963

Southern Day Bay Day

Lita Roza


Friday 25th January 1963

BBC Holliday At Home 7:30 - 8:00 pm

NB Broadcast from  Manchester this show will see the singer dance and perform in comedy sketches

Michael Holliday

Dickie Valentine

The Vernons Girls

Southern Day Bay Day

Sheila Southern


Saturday 26th January 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Jane Asher, Brian Hyland, Pete Murray, Caroll Baker (Daily Mirror and Daily Mail has this last guest down as Anna Neagle)

Guest -

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

NB The Beatles had been pencilled in to appear

Adam Faith

Frank Ifield

Susan Maughan

Ben Richmond

Doug Sheldon

Kenny Ball

Jess Conrad

Spin-a-disc: Don Moss

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

The Springfields


Sunday 27th January 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway

Danny Williams

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Helen Shapiro

Frankie Vaughan – Loop De Loop

ABC Tempo

Annie Ross: Jazz Singer


Monday 28th January 1963

BBC Tonight

The Limeliters

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Southern Their Kind Of Music

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Granada Scene at 6.30 (first edition)

Frank Ifield (possibly)

Brian Hyland

Southern Day Bay Day

Janie Marden with The Roy Webb Trio


Tuesday 29th January 1963

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Granada Scene at 6.30

Jess Conrad


Wednesday 30th January 1963

BBC Tonight In Person 9:50 - 10:15 pm

The Limelighters, Nana Mouskouri

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

ATV The Bob Hope Show

Bobby Darin

Border Beat in the Border

Mike Berry

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Vernons Girls

Southern Day Bay Day

Eden Kane


Thursday 31st January 1963

BBC Crackerjack

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Joe Brown

Southern Day Bay Day

Danny Williams


Friday 1st February 1963

BBC Holiday At Home

Michael Holliday, The Vernon’s Girls

Granada People and Places

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates play live aboard a boat

Granada Scene at 6.30

Kenny Lynch


Saturday 2nd February 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Sean Connery, Diana Dors, Jean Metcalfe, Mike Sarne

Guest -

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

John Leyton

Joe Brown & His Bruvvers

Jess Conrad

Eric Delaney Band

Candy Sparling

Danny Williams

Brian Hyland

Spin-a-disc Pete Murray

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Alma Cogan

ABC Comedy Bandbox

The King Brothers


Sunday 3rd February 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Monday 4th February 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Southern Their Kind Of Music

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Tuesday 5th February 1963

Southern Song Album 6:45 - 7:00 pm

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AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Granada Scene At 6:30

Johnny Kidd and The Pirates

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Danny Storm


Wednesday 6th February 1963

Anglia Music Match

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Granada Scene At 6:30

Frank Ifield (may not have been on)

Border Make Mine Country Style (first edition)

contents unknown


Friday 8th February 1963

BBC Holiday At Home

Michael Holliday

The King Brothers

Granada Scene At 6:30

Little Eva (may not have been on)


Saturday 9th February 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Anthea and Arthur Askey, Steve Race, Anne Rogers

Guest - The cast of That Was The Week That Was

BBC Dixon of Dock Green

The River People

Stephen Marriott as Clive Dawson

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

Rolf Harris

Craig Douglas (a pre-recorded clip due to a hospial visit)

Helen Shapiro

The Spotnicks

Christine Campbell

The Kestrels

Alan Elsdon & His Jazz Band

spin-a-disc Alan Freeman

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Kenny Ball's Jazzmen

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Dorothy Squires


Sunday 10th February 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Jet Harris & Tony Mehan – receive a silver disc

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Harry Secombe


Monday 11th February 1963

BBC Mr Pastry's Progress

Stephen Marriott as Harry Scroggs

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Granada Scene At 6:30

Danny Williams

Ulster unknown show

Danny Storm

Southern Day By Day

Danny Williams


Tuesday 12th February 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Houston Wells & The Marksmen

Southern Song Album

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AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 13th February 1963

Granada Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 9:45 - 10:20 pm

NB He performs one tune “A Single Petal of a Rose” which is from the album which he gave to the Queen on a previous visit to Britain. Only one copy of the six tune album was ever pressed.

Southern Day By Day

Annie Ross

Border Make Mine Country Style

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Thursday 14th February 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Joe Brown & His Bruvvers

Southern Day By Day

Joyce Blair


Friday 15th February 1963

BBC Holliday At Home

Michael Holliday

Granada Scene At 6:30

Maureen Evans

Southern Day By Day

Mark Wynter


Saturday 16th February 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Pete Murray, Robin Richmond, Annie Ross, Nancy Spain

Guest -

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

NB 75th edition

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Frank Ifield

Joan Regan

Matt Monro

The Tornados - receive award from Cash Box magazine in America

Marty Wilde

Jimmy Justice

The Bachelors

Carol Deene

Frankie Vaughan

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Janie Marden

Joe Mister Piano Henderson


Sunday 17th February 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

The Bachelors

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Frankie Vaughan

ABC Armchair Theatre: Paradise Suite

Jess Conrad (acting role)


Monday 18th February 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Janice Nicholls - Oi'll Give It Foive


Tuesday 19th February 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Elaine & Derek

BBC A Chance to Live

Michael Flanders narrates documentary on how science is helping the physically disabled

Southern Song Album

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AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

ATV Sing A Song For Sixpence: Fall of the Curtain 10:5 - 11:15 pm

John Betjemin's look at the English Music Hall

Tommy Steele

Southern Day By Day

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen


Wednesday 20th February 1963

Anglia Music Match

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Border Make Mine Country Style

contents unknown


Thursday 21st February 1963

Southern Day By Day

Sheila Southern


Friday 22nd February 1963

BBC Holiday At Home

Michael Holliday

Max Jaffa


Saturday 23rd February 1963

no Juke Box Jury

BBC A Song For Europe

NB Karl Denver singing Goodbye and Bless You was withdrawn from the show due to his pantomime committments. BBC producer Tom Sloan decided to commission seven songs from seven of Britain's top songwriters this year.

Anne Shelton - My Continental Love

Ronnie Carroll

Barry Barnett

Johnny Towers

Maureen Evans

Vince Hill - Day At The Seaside (originally intended for Joe Brown and His Bruvvers, then offered to Bernard Cribbins)

Jimmy Justice

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The Beatles - Please Please Me

Billy Fury

Jet Harris and Tony Meehan

Carol Deene

Duffy Power

Billie Davis

The Clyde Valley Stompers

Kenny Ball

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Dickie Valentine


Sunday 24th February 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

Kathie Kay

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Ella Fitzgerald

Edmund Hockridge


Monday 25th February 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Southern Their Kind Of Music

content unknown

Southern Day By Day

Danny Williams


Tuesday 26th February 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Dominoes

Cloda Rogers

Southern Song Album

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AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day

Johnny Pearson & His Trio


Wednesday 27th February 1963

AR The Bing Crosby Show 9:40 - 10:30 pm

NB An American production filmed at AR’s studios at Wembley in 1962, and in return AR get the first refusal to show it

Marion Ryan

Shirley Bassey

AR Here Come The Girls 9:15 - 9:20 pm (first edition)

Susan Maughan interviewed in recording studio by Alan Freeman with Peter Knight and performs two songs

Southern Day By Day

Duffy Power

Border Make Mine Country Style

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Thursday 28th February 1963

BBC Crackerjack

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Southern Day By Day

Jean Hart


Friday 1st March 1963

BBC Tonight

Hall and MacGregor

BBC Holiday At Home

Michael Holliday

The Barry Sisters

AR Songs from Time, Gentlemen Please!

Compilation show hosted by Daniel Farson

Southern Day By Day

Ronnie Carroll


Saturday 2nd March 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Harry H Corbett, Alan Dell, Dusty Springfield, Millicent Martin

Guest -

ABC ABC At Large 11:00 - 11:50 pm

The Beatles, Brian Epstein, Gerry Marsden - all interviewed by David Hamilton

Gerry and The Pacemakers - How Do You Do It?

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

Frankie Vaughan

Petula Clark

Terry Lightfoot’s Jazzband

Jimmy Crawford

Peter Gordeno

Little Eva

Karl Denver

spin-a-disc Kent Walton

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Anne Shelton


Sunday 3rd March 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm


Monday 4th March 1963

BBC Tonight

The Countrymen

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Southern Their Kind Of Music

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Southern Day By Day

Dick Kallman

Southern Personal Call (first in third series)

Harry Jacobson


Tuesday 5th March 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Federals

Jackie Trent

The Bachelors

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

AR Here and Now 6:45 – 7:00 pm

The world of pop music

Southern Day By Day

The Countrymen


Wednesday 6th March 1963

AR Here Comes The Girls 9:15 - 9:30 pm

The Springfields with Ivor Raymonde recording Say I Won't Be There

Anglia Music Match

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Granada Scene At 6:30

Rose Brennan

Southern Day By Day

Acker Bilk

Border Make Mine Country Style

contents unknown


Thursday 7th March 1963

Southern Day By Day

Alma Cogan


Friday 8th March 1963

AR Tubby Hayes Plays Flute and Vibes 6:48 - 7:00 pm

NB Also seen listed as Tubby Hayes Plays The Blues

With the Quintet, Joy Marshall, Ronnie Scott

Granada Let’s Dance 11:12 - 11:50 pm

Marion Ryan with John Drake and his Crewmates are regulars in this Come Dancing type show

Southern Day By Day

Ronnie Carroll

Oscar Peterson - interview


Saturday 9th March 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Carole Carr, Spike Milligan, Chris Montez, Jeannette Scott

Guest -

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Tommy Roe - The Folk Singer

Chris Montez

The Karl Denver Trio

Valerie Masters

Mike Cotton’s Jazzmen

Don Spencer

spin-a-disc Jack Train

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Patsy Ann Noble


Sunday 10th March 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Harry Secombe

ABC Tempo

God's Trombones / Black Nativity (repeat of 7th October 1962)

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Judy Garland

The King Brothers


Monday 11th March 1963

BBC Come Dancing: The Carl Alan Awards

Frank Ifield – I Remember You

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen - Sukiyaki

Mr Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband – Stranger on The Shore

Joe Loss

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Southern Their Kind Of Music

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Southern Personal Call

Harry Jacobson


Tuesday 12th March 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Swinging Blue Jeans, The Belltones

Southern Song Album

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AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 13th March 1963

BBC Variety Club Of Great Britain Awards

no guests of interest in this edition

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

Granada Let’s Dance

Marion Ryan

Border Make Mine Country Style

contents unknown


Thursday 14th March 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Frank Ifield


Friday 15th March 1963

BBC Still Life

Play, Peter McEnery plays a pop singer

Granada Let’s Dance

Marion Ryan

Grampian View Finder

Annie Ross - interview


Saturday 16th March 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Catherine Boyle, Angela Douglas, David Gell, Sid James

Guest -

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Brenda Lee

Ronnie Carroll

Mike Sarne

Julie Grant

Sounds Incorporated

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Tony Holland

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Shani Wallis


Sunday 17th March 1963

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

George Chisholm

BBC Monitor

Jack Good at recording session

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

NB Director Albert Locke returns after a possible sight-threatening condition struck him eight weeks before

Bobby Rydell

ATV 24 Hour Call: Cry For Help

Medical drama with Noel Harrison

ABC Late Night Date

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Monday 18th March 1963

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

content unknown

Southern Their Kind Of Music

content unknown

Southern Personal Call

Ronnie Aldrich and his Trio


Tuesday 19th March 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Jimmy Crawford & The Ravens

Annette Dorly and Iam Simmons

Kim Martyn

Grant Tracy & The Sunsets

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Tyne Tees One O'Clock Show

Max Bygraves


Wednesday 20th March 1963

AR Here Come The Girls 9:15 - 9:30 pm

Carole Deene with Harry Robinson

Anglia Music Match 9:45 - 10:15 pm

content unknown

Granada Let’s Dance

Marion Ryan

Border Make Mine Country Style

contents unknown


Friday 22nd March 1963

Granada Let’s Dance

Marion Ryan


Saturday 23rd March 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Jane Asher, Henry Mancini, Pete Murray, Marcie Blaine

Guest -

BBC Eurovision Song Contest: Grand Prix 1963 9:00 - 10:30 pm

Esther Ofarim (Switzerland)

Francois Hardy (Monaco)

Nana Mouskouri (Luxembourg)

Ronnie Carroll (UK)

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Adam Faith

BBC That Was The Week That Was

The show plays Don Charles' 'Angel of Love', a record that the BBC had banned on religious reasons, stating that some people might take offence

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

John Leyton

Mr Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband

The Springfields

Mark Wynter

Maureen Evans

Kenny Lynch

Barry Bennett

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Kathy Kirby


Sunday 24th March 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Adam Faith

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

no guests of interest in this edition

ABC Late Night Date (listed as 'Music' in The Times)

contents unknown


Monday 25th March 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Southern Personal Call

Ronnie Aldrich and his Trio


Tuesday 26th March 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Zack Laurence

Wout Steinhuis

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Kenny Lynch

AR Password

Quiz with guest Noel Harrison

Southern Day By Day

Mark Wynter


Wednesday 27th March 1963

AR Tubby Hayes Plays The Blues 10:30 - 10:45 pm

Tubby Hayes Quintet

Ronnie Scott

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

Granada Let’s Dance

Marion Ryan

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Kenny Lynch

Border Make Mine Country Style

contents unknown


Thursday 28th March 1963

BBC Crackerjack

content unknown

BBC On The Scene

Mark Wynter


Friday 29th March 1963

Granada Let’s Dance

Marion Ryan

Granada Scene at 6.30

Brenda Lee


Saturday 30th March 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Jimmy Henney, Hattie Jacques, Eric Sykes, Margaret Whiting

Guest -

BBC William The Peacemaker

Stephen Marriott as Bertie Franks

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Billy Fury

The John Barry Orchestra

Mike Preston

Bobby Rydell

Marcie Blaine

Lionel Blair and His Dancers

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

Mikki & Griff

ABC The Human Jungle

Theme by The John Barry Orchestra


Sunday 31st March 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Ronnie Carroll

TWW Mahalia Jackson

ABC Late Night Date

contents unknown


Monday 1st April 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown


Tuesday 2nd April 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Ian Crawford & The Boomerangs

Sherlie Young

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 3rd April 1963

BBC Wednesday Magazine (repeat)

David Jacobs

AR Here Come The Girls 9:15 - 9:30 pm

Hosted by Alan Freeman

Petula Clark

ATV The Million Pound Show 9:45 - 10:32 pm (entertainment for budget day)

Hosted by Pete Murray

Alma Cogan – Money Burns A Hole In My Pocket (NB she had a bad cold)

The King Brothers & The Kaye Sisters – We’re In The Money

Edmund Hockeridge – Three Coins In The Fountain

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

TWW Mahalia Jackson

Granada Let's Dance

Marion Ryan

Southern Day By Day

Barbara Windsor (as a singer)

Border Make Mine Country Style

contents unknown


Thursday 4th April 1963

AR Here Come The Girls

The Vernons Girls with Mike Leander

ABC The Human Jungle: The Flipside Man 10:05 - 11:00 pm

Jess Conrad plays pop idol Danny Pace who keeps seeing a double of himself

Southern Day By Day

Sheila Southern


Friday 5th April 1963

AR David Frost Says Let’s Twist on the Riviera (repeat)

ATV Donegan’s On Again! 10:15 - 10:45 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Bob Wallis & Storyville Jazzmen

The Grandisons

Tyne Tees Friday Magazine

Mark Wynter

Southern Day By Day

The Springfields


Saturday 6th April 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Alan Freeman, Dolores Gray, Brabara Windsor, Jimmy Young

Guest -

BBC The Bing Crosby Show 9:20 - 10:00 pm

Mary Martin

Andre Previn

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

Adam Faith - possibly singing a song from his new LP From Adam With Love

Brook Benton (subject to confirmation)

Winifred Attwell

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Cleo Laine

Jess Conrad

Eric Delaney Band

Wes Sands

Spin-a-disc DJ: Pete Murray

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show 8:25 - 9:00 pm

Joe ‘Mister Piano’ Henderson

Sheila Buxton

ABC ABC At Large 11:00 - 11:30 pm

content unknown

ABC The Human Jungle: The Flip-Side Man

with Jess Conrad as pop star


Sunday 7th April 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway

TWW Mahalaia Jackson

NB this five minute collection of shows continues over the next few months

ABC Late Night Date

contents unknown


Monday 8th April 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Southern Day By Day

Marion Keene


Tuesday 9th April 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Unit 4+2

The Cadets

Yvonne Marsh

The Malcolm March Trio

Valdi

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:55 pm

The Beatles - From Me To You, Please Please Me

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day

Mr Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband


Wednesday 10th April 1963

BBC North Barn Dance (first in new series)

The Barry Sisters

Ian Campbell & His Folk Group

Steve Benbow

Southern Day By Day

Alma Cogan

ATV Lunch Box

Mark Wynter

Border Make Mine Country Style

contents unknown


Thursday 11th April 1963

BBC Crackerjack

content unknown

Granada Let's Dance

Marion Ryan

Southern Day By Day

Lucille Mapp


Friday 12th April 1963

Southern Day By Day

Dany Claire


Saturday 13th April 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Sabrina, Arthur Askey, June Thorburn, Steve Race

Guest -

BBC The Andy Stewart Show

Shani Wallis

BBC 6.25 Show

Hank Lockin

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Branda Lee

Russ Conway

Kenny Ball’s Jazzband

Barbara Windsor

Shane Fenton

Bick Ford (aka Robert Bickford, a Daily Mail reporter who was put hrough the star making process for a series of reports)

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe ‘Mister Piano’ Henderson

Cleo Laine

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 14th April 1963 Easter Sunday

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Frank Ifield

The Kingston Trio

ABC Tempo

Martin Carthy in One Man And His Song

ABC Late Night Date

contents unknown


Monday 15th April 1963 Easter Monday

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown


Tuesday 16th April 1963

BBC The 625 Show 6:25 - 6:50 pm Host Jimmy Young

The Beatles - From Me To You, Thank You Girl, Please Please Me

Bobbi Carroll

Hank Locklin

Jan Burnette

Rolf and Tino

Wout Steinhuis

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 17th April 1963

BBC Barn Dance

The Barry Sisters

AR Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall

Julie Andrews, Carol Burnett

Granada Scene At 6:30

Johnny Tillotson

Granada Let's Dance

Marion Ryan

TWW Limelight (USA series)

Duane Eddy


Friday 19th April 1963

AR Close Up on British Musicals

Tommy Steele talks about his new movie It’s All Happening

ATV Donegan’s On Again!

Lonnie Donegan

Bob Wallis & Storyville Jazzmen

The Grandisons

Jill Westlake

Southern Day By Day

Carol Deene


Saturday 20th April 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Alan Dell, Louise Dunn, Harry Fowler, Julia Lockwood

Guest -

BBC A Touch Of The Sun (cancelled due to a dispute between porposed host Dick Emery and the BBC)

Gary Miller

The Springfields

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

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The Beatles - From Me To You

The Dave Clark Five

The Vernon’s Girls

Bert Weedon

Del Shannon - Little Town Flirt, Two Kinds of Teardrops

Johnny Tillotson

Mike Berry

Susan Maughan

Spin-a-disc Kent Walton

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe ‘Mister Piano’ Henderson

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 21st April 1963

ABC Tempo

Lions Led By Donkeys - an look at Oh What A Lovely War, the West End musical about World War I

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

no guests of interest in this edition

ABC Late Night Date

contents unknown


Monday 22nd April 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Southern Day By Day

Johnny Pearson


Tuesday 23rd April 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Batons

Gord Lightfoot

Ed Corrio’s Jazzband

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Day By Day

Cleo Laine


Wednesday 24th April 1963

ATV Lunch Box

Bert Weedon

AR Boy Meets Girl

Daniel Farson documentary with Mike Sarne

Granada Let's Dance

Marion Ryan

Southern Day By Day

Kenny Lynch - Misery (singing to a group of bloodhounds)


Thursday 25th April 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Adam Faith & The Roulettes

Southern Day By Day

The Springfields


Friday 26th April 1963

ATV Donegan’s On Again!

Lonnie Donegan

Bob Wallis & Storyville Jazzmen

The Grandisons

Jill Westlake

Southern Day By Day

Mark Wynter


Saturday 27th April 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Keith Fordyce, Sheila Hancock, Henry Mancini, Jean Metcalfe

Guest -

BBC The Andy Stewart Show

The King Brothers

Carole Deane

BBC That Was The Week That Was

Cleo Laine

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

NB The show returns to its original studios in Aston, Birmnigham having moved to ABC's Teddington Lock studios in London

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Dickie Valentine

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan

The King Brothers

Gene Vincent – Held For Questioning

Tommy Roe

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Grazina Frame

Billy J Kramer & the Dakotas

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

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Joe ‘Mister Piano’ Henderson

Kenny Ball’s Jazzband

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 28th April 1963

BBC The Cliff Richard Show 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - Bachelor Boy, Walk Right In, Greensleeves / All Through The Night / Molly Malone / The Lewis Bridal Song, Carnival, Lucky Lips

The Shadows - Foot Tapper

Milicent Martin - Just In Time, New Fangled Tango

Cliff Richard & Millicent Martin - It's I Do

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Pat Boone

ABC Late Night Date

contents unknown


Monday 29th April 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown


Tuesday 30th April 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Koalas,

Johnny Sandon & The Remo Four,

Rikki Wilson & The Young Ones

Beryl Brydon

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern Going Up

Christine Campbell (singer) with Art Jones and his Quartet


Wednesday 1st May 1963

BBC Barn Dance

Steve Benbow

AR Here Comes The Girls 9:15 - 9:30 pm

Brenda Lee in recording studio setting, hosted by Alan Freeman

Brenda Lee with Sounds Incorportaed - excerpts of Sweet Nothings, Speak To Me Pretty, I'm Sorry, All Alone Am I, and others

Granada Let's Dance

Marion Ryan

Grampian Teenbeat

Hosted by Andy Lothian

Regulars The Mystery Men, Sheila Mitchell, Tony Vincent, Johnny Hudson

Doug Sheldon

Wayne Gibson & The Dynamics


Thursday 2nd May 1963

BBC Pops And Lenny 5:00 - 5:30 pm (first in third series)

The Tornados

Gerry & The Pacemakers

The Raindrops


Friday 3rd May 1963

BBC Millicent Martin Sings

Featuring stars and production staff from That Was The Week That Was

ATV Donegan’s On Again!

Lonnie Donegan

Bob Wallis & Storyville Jazzmen

The Grandisons

Tyne Tees Roundabout

Mark Wynter


Saturday 4th May 1963

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

Jury - Dora Bryan, Judith Chalmers, Pete Murray

Guest -

BBC Ivor Novello Awards 7:45 - 8:25 pm

Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband

Steve Race - recives award for 'Nicola' from Carole Carr

Ron Grainer recieve award for composing the show's theme from Wilfred Brambell

Matt Monro

The Tornados - Telstar (NB The Tornados’ Clavoline didn’t work on the night prompting a comment from host David Jacobs “a different sound to Telstar there”)

Joe Meek receives award for Telstar from David Jacobs

Howard Barnett, Joe Roncoroni, Harold Field recieve Best Song of the Year award for 'My Love And Devotion' from Lionel Bart

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - Summer Holiday film clip

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:55 - 6:35 pm

Matt Monro

Bobby Rydell (NB a pre-recorded clip)

Peppi

The Tornados

Paul & Paula

Clinton Ford

David MacBeth

Jan Burnette

Heinz Burt

spin-a-disc Jimmy Henney

ATV The Dave King Show

Patsy Ann Noble

ABC The Rave Wave! 11:00 - 11:30 pm

This might have featured film of The Cavern, Liverpool


Sunday 5th May 1963

BBC Meet Sammy Davis Jr 7:25 – 8:10 pm

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Susan Maughan receives silver disc for Bobby’s Girl

Kenny Ball's Jazzmen

ABC Sunday Break 6.15 - 655 pm

Go Go Go!

A show which aksed young people about the relevance of hymns. This might have featured film of The Cavern, Liverpool

ABC Late Night Date

Kenny Powell Trio

The Raindrops


Monday 6th May 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene At 6:30

Eden Kane

Southern Day By Day

Sheila Southern


Tuesday 7th May 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Gill and Terry – John B, Silver Threads and Golden Needles

The Blue Notes Jazz Band

Dick Jordan

The Vikings

Hansl and Carl

The Joyce Sisters

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Granada Scene at 6.30

Jerry Lee Lewis

Southern Day By Day

The Countrymen


Wednesday 8th May 1963

BBC Barn Dance

Hosted by Roger Moffat

Steve Benbow

AR Hippodrome 9:45 - 10:33 pm

Hosted by David Jacobs

Annie Ross - Six Feet of Poppa, Souther Rampart Street Parade

AR Here Come The Girls

Billie Davis recording He’s The One with Charles Blackwell, Robert Stigwood

Southern Day By Day

Annie Ross


Thursday 9th May 1963

BBC Pops And Lenny

Susan Maughan

Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

The Raindrops

Granada Scene At 6:30

Freddie & The Dreamers

Southern Dad You're A Square

NB The second pilot show

Southern Day By Day

Ronnie Carroll


Friday 10th May 1963

AR The Odd Man (drama series)

This Stuff’s Thicker Than Water

James Bolam plays a pop singer, Jake Justice, who believes that his father who was hanged for murder was innocent

ATV Donegan’s On Again!

Lonnie Donegan

Bob Wallis & Storyville Jazzmen

The Grandisons

Jill Westlake

Granada Scene At 6:30

Mike Sarne

Southern Day By Day

JOhnny Pearson


Saturday 11th May 1963

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

Jury - Carole Carr, Angela Douglas, Del Shannon, Johnny Tillotson

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:55 - 6:35 pm

NB Joe Brown & Mark Wynter were due to appear duetting on Just For You, but filming committments Brown had to cancel

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Helen Shapiro

Billy Fury

Emile Ford

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

Group X

Dee Dee Sharp

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

ATV The Dave King Show

Patsy Ann Noble

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 12th May 1963

ATV The Harry Secomnbe Show

Annie Ross


Monday 13th May 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Billy Fury

Granada Scene At 6:30

Billy Fury - When Will You Say I Love You

Southern Day By Day

Alma Cogan


Tuesday 14th May 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Glenda Collins

The Blue Stars

The Reg Guest Trio

Jackalino and Margaret

Val Tino

The Walker Twins

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

AR Password (quiz show)

Humphrey Littleton

Southern Day By Day

The Springfields


Wednesday 15th May 1963

BBC Barn Dance

Steve Benbow

The Barry Sisters

AR Here Come The Girls 9:15 – 9:30 pm

NB This might have been originally intended for broadcast 24th April 1963

Maureen Evans – Like I Do, I Love How You Love, Tomorrow Is Another Day, Oh What A Guy

Ronnie (also seen as Roy) Bell, of Oriole Records explains the record industry

Granada Let's Dance

Marion Ryan

Southern Day By Day

Lucille Mapp


Thursday 16th May 1963

BBC Pops And Lenny 5:00 - 5:30 pm

The Beatles: From Me To You, Please Please Me, plus finale After You’ve Gone

The Raindrops

Patsy Ann Noble

BBC Hot Ice (or The Cool DJ Show) 6:25 - 6:50 (first edition)

Hosted by David Jacobs

Ice dancers perform routines to pop records

Southern Discwizz

Billy Fury - When Will You Say I Love You

Southern Day By Day

Johnny Pearson


Friday 17th May 1963

BBC Let's Imagine - Writing A Top Pop 1:30 - 2:00 pm

Steve Race, David Jacobs, George Melly

ATV Donegan’s On Again!

Lonnie Donegan

Bob Wallis & Storyville Jazzmen

The Grandisons

Jill Westlake

Anglia About Anglia

Billy Fury - When Will You Say I Love You

Southern Day By Day

Annie Ross


Saturday 18th May 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Jacqui Chan, Polly Elwes, Don Moss, plus one

Guest -

BBC The Stanley Baxter Show

NB This replaced A Touch of the Sun, to be hosted by Dick Emery but cancelled due to a dispute betwen the BBC and Emery and as a result had been cut down from six shows to four

The Springfields

Gary Miller

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:55 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The Beatles - From Me To You, I Saw Her Standing There

Petula Clark

The Countrymen

Shani Wallis

Al Saxon

Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers

Heidi Brühl

The Guv’nors

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

ATV The Dave King Show

Patsy Ann Noble

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 19th May 1963

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

The Dallas Boys

Ulster Preview

Jan Burnette


Monday 20th May 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene At 6:30

Gene Vincent – Held For Questioning

Joy Marshall and the Guv'nors

Southern Day By Day

Lena Martell

Grampian Music In The Gloaming

Sheila White (singer)

The Johnny Scott Quintet


Tuesday 21st May 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Joe Brown & The Bruvvers

The Folk Four

The Esquires

Johnny Towers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

Granada Scene At 6:30

Adam Faith

Southern Day By Day

The Countrymen

Southern Going Up

Richard Bono (American born singer and pianist)


Wednesday 22nd May 1963

BBC Barn Dance

Steve Benbow

The Barry Sisters

Ian Campbell Folk Group

TWW Discs-A-Go-Go

Freddie and The Dreamers

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop'

Don Spencer

AR Here Come The Girls

Millicent Martin with George Martin

Millicent Martin - Meet The Family, Gotta Lotta Lving, 59 Songs, Get Lost My Love

ATV The Bob Hope Show

NB Due to a flaw in the film copy Brenda Lee's song Love Come Back To Me was cut from this show

Brenda Lee & Bob Hope – Big Girls Don’t Cry

Frank Sinatra – Call Me Irresponsible

Robert Goulet

Granada Let's Dance

Marion Ryan

Southern Day By Day

Alistair Graham


Thursday 23rd May 1963

BBC Pops And Lenny

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan

Julie Grant

The Raindrops

BBC Hot Ice (or The Cool DJ Show) 6:25 - 6:50

content unknown

BBC Tonight In Peron (repeat of 30th January 1963)

The Limeliters, Nana Mouskori

Granada Scene At 6:30

Gene Vincent

Southern Day By Day

Joy Marshall


Friday 24th May 1963

ATV Donegan’s On Again!

Lonnie Donegan – When You’re Smiling

Bob Wallis & Storyville Jazzmen

The Grandisons – Deep Down In Your Heart

Lonnie Donegan & Jill Westlake – Like Strangers

Granada Scene At 6:30

Elaine Delmar

Southern Day By Day

Cleo Laine


Saturday 25th May 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Eva Bartok, Sam Costa, Jimmy Henney, Nancy Spain

Guest -

BBC Gala Variety Show (Cannes)

Andy Williams, Charles Trenet, Miriam Makeba

BBC Master of the Signature Tune

A look at the career of Ron Grainer

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:55 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Billy Fury

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan

The Brook Brothers

Billie Davis

Doug Sheldon

Christine Campbell

Rog Whittaker

Bob Wallis and his Storeyville Jazzmen

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

ATV The Dave King Show

Patsy Ann Noble

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 26th May 1963

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Mark Wynter - Go Away Little Girl, Shy Girl

Jane Morgan


Monday 27th May 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Mark Wynter


Tuesday 28th May 1963

BBC Television Club (schools) 2:05 - 2:55 pm

How A Record Is Made with Steve Race

BBC The 625 Show

The Original Checkmates

The Echoes

Lisa Ashwood

Alan Beale

Roddy McNeil

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown

Granada Scene At 6:30

Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 29th May 1963

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 9:15 - 9:45 pm (first edition)

The Raindrops

Terry Lightfoot

Granada Let's Dance

Marion Ryan


Thursday 30th May 1963

BBC Pops And Lenny

Mark Wynter

Eden Kane

The Raindrops

BBC Hot Ice (or The Cool DJ Show)

content unknown

AR The Flinstones: The Twitch

Fred Flinstone introduces a new dance craze

Granada Scene at 6.30

Roy Orbison


Friday 31st May 1963

AR Stars And Garters 10:15 - 10:45 pm (first edition)

NB inspired by Daniel Farson's show Time Gentlemen Please

Hosted by Ray Martine

The Following singers were regulars throughout the 13 week series

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Julie Rayne

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooke Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Alan Braden and the Over-Graduates


Saturday 1st June 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Tony Meehan, Barbara Murray, Pete Murray, Annie Ross (NB Haley Mills was due to appear)

Guest -

BBC The Stanley Baxter Show 7:25 - 8:10 pm

The Springfields

Gary Miller

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:55 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Pat Boone

Gerry & The Pacemakers

The Tornados

Jimmy Justice

The Polka Dots

Freddie & The Dreamers

Cherry Rowland

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

ATV The Dave King Show

Patsy Ann Noble

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 2nd June 1963

BBC The Country & Western Show 7:25 - 8:10 pm (first edition)

Gordie Lightfoot

The Prarie Flowers

The Mitchell Men

The Hickory Sticks

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Mikki and Griff

Larry Adler

ABC Late Night Date

The Raindrops

The Kenny Powell Trio


Monday 3rd June 1963 Bank Holiday

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Eden Kane

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

Granada Scene At 6:30

Shane Fenton

Eden Kane


Tuesday 4th June 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Embers

Peter Crago

Paul Fox and Ann

The Thames City Jazz Band

David Young

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 5th June 1963

Granada The Runaway Bus movie with Petula Clark

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

The Raindrops

Terry Lightfoot and his Jazzmen

Granada Scene At 6:30

The Bachelors


Thursday 6th June 1963

BBC Pops And Lenny

NB Joe Brown might have been pencilled in

The Springfields

Billie Davis

The Raindrops


Friday 7th June 1963

AR Stars And Garters

Hosted by Ray Martine

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Julie Rayne

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooke Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Al Saxon

Tyne Tees Roundabout

Bobby Curtola

Granada Scene at 6.30

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen


Saturday 8th June 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury 6.35 - 70.00 pm

NB Due to the cricket test match coverage viewers could watch both Juke Box Jury and Thank Your Lucky Stars tonight instead of the usual overlap

Jury - Liz Fraser, Millicent Martin, Lance Percival, Jimmy Young (NB Jet Harris might have been pencilled in to be on the jury)

Guest -

BBC The Ken Dodd Show 8:15 – 9:00 pm

Alma Cogan

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:55 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray (Brian Mathew was on holiday this week)

Susan Maughan

Eden Kane

The Karl Denver Trio

The Four Seasons (pre-recorded clip)

Duffy Power

Kenny Lynch

Lonnie Donnegan

Chris Barber’s Jazz Band

Guest DJ Barry O’Dee and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Dave King Show

Patsy Ann Noble

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 9th June 1963

BBC Night Club

1963 Golden Rose Of Montreaux Festival

Night Club (Switzerland) with Esther Ofarim

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

NB Shirley Bassey had to cancel, so was replaced by Frankie Vaughan

Frankie Vaughan – When You Were Sweet Sixteen, Hey Momma

TWW Mahalia Jackson Sings


Monday 10th June 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

The Mike Cotton Band

Granada Scene At 6:30

Annie Ross

Southern Sour Rides Again

Rosemary Squires


Tuesday 11th June 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Meteors

Cloda Rogers

Ed Corrie’s Jazzband

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown

Granada Scene At 6:30

Shane Fenton

Border unknown show

Bobby Curtola

Southern Going Up

Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 12th June 1963

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop'

content unknown

AR The Des O’Connor Show

The Raindrops

Terry Lightfoot and his Jazzmen

Granada Scene At 6:30

Freddie Starr & the Midnighters


Thursday 13th June 1963

BBC Hot Ice or The Cool DJ Show 6:25 - 6:50 pm

content unknown

BBC Perspective - On The Pop Music Story 1:30 - 2:00 pm

Alan Freeman (DJ)

Larry Parnes

Beverley Jones & The Mysterions

Dominic Beehan


Friday 14th June 1963

AR Stars And Garters

Hosted by Ray Martine

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Julie Rayne

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooke Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Lyn Perry


Saturday 15th June 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Juliette Greco, Jean Metcalfe, Peter Sellers, Maurice Woodruff

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:55 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

John Leyton

Joe Brown

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

The Bachelors

Julie Grant

Tommy Bruce

Jackie Trent

Bobby Curtola

Diana Dors

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

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show 8:30 - 9:00 pm

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 16th June 1963

BBC The Country And Western Show

Regulars.

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Frank Ifield

Marion Ryan

The Shadows


Monday 17th June 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo 9:30 - 10:00 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 18th June 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Eden Kane

The Cadets

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

Janet Punter

Kevin Ross

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown

AR Password (quiz)

Alma Cogan (on panel)

Southern Day By Day

Diana Dors - Crazy He Calls Me


Wednesday 19th June 1963

AR Here Come The Girls 9:15 - 9:30

Hosted by Alan Freeman

Alma Cogan with Norman Newell

Westward The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 6:05 - 6:30 pm

With Rick Nelson


Thursday 20th June 1963

BBC Hot Ice or The Cool DJ Show

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Eden Kane


Friday 21st June 1963

AR Stars And Garters

Hosted by Ray Martine

Clinton Ford – I Love My Baby, The Curse of an Aching Heart

Kathy Kirby

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Julie Rayne

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooke Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Granada Scene At 6:30

Jim Reeves

Southern Dad, You’re A Square 7:00 - 7:30 pm (first edition)

NB Also shown by Grampian, Tyne Tees and Border would also take it. The show got into the local TAM rating in the first week

Hosted by Sandra Stone

Panel - singer Gary Mills and his father Charlie, Melanie Franklin and her mother Claire, Steve Stevenson, Brian Ferguson

Discs featured - Bobby Vee, Gene Vincent, John Leyton, The Fleet Street and Tin Pan Alley Darts Team Jazzband

Westward Magazine

Eden Kane


Saturday 22nd June 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Jane Asher, Allan Dell, Dorothy Peterson, Sandy Baron

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:55 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Adam Faith

Ketty Lester

Mark Wynter

The Four Seasons

Don Charles

Cloda Rogers

Rod and Carolyn

Cyril Davis and His All-Stars

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

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

Mr Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband

ABC ABC At Large

content unknown


Sunday 23rd June 1963

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

The Shadows – three numbers

Joan Regan


Monday 24th June 1963

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

Richard Bono

Jackie Trent

Kenny Lynch

Alex Welch and his Dixeland Band

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Johnny Cymbal

Southern Day By Day

Lucille Mapp - Little Girl Blue


Tuesday 25th June 1963

AR Password

Pete Murray (on panel)

Southern Day By Day

The Brook Brothers


Wednesday 26th June 1963

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop'

Debbie Lee

AR Here Come The Girls

Julie Grant with Tony Hatch – Up On The Roof, You Can Count On Me, That’s How Heartaches Are Made, Lonely Sixteen

Westward The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet

with Rick Nelson

Southern Day By Day

Danny Williams


Thursday 27th June 1963

Southern Day By Day

Diana Dors (as a singer)


Friday 28th June 1963

BBC November In New York 10:20 – 10:50 pm (repeat 4th January 1963)

film with Anthony Newley

AR Stars And Garters

Hosted by Ray Martine

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Julie Rayne

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooke Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Southern Dad, You’re A Square 7:00 - 7:30 pm

contents unknown

Southern Day By Day

Cleo Lanie


Saturday 29th June 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - John Lennon, Katie Boyle, Bruce Prochnik, Caroline Maudling (daughter of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Reginald Maudling)

Guest -

BBC The Stanley Baxter Show

The Springfields

Gary Miller

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

NB This was possibly originally scheduled to include The Beatles, The Four Seasons, Diana Dors, Adam Faith, The Breakaways, Kenneth Cope, Mark Wynter, Julie Grant

NB The first Merseybeat special and watched in over six million homes

The Searchers - Sweets For My Sweet

The Beatles

Gerry & The Pacemakers

The Vernons Girls

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

The Big Three

Lee Curtis & The All-Stars - Let's Stomp

Kenneth Cope with The Breakaways

Guest DJ: Kenneth Cope  and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

The King Brothers

ABC Rave! 11:00 - 11:30 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Tonny Tanner, Sheila Falconer

Looking at dance trends including the twist, also a visit to a 'hot gospel club'

ABC Big Night Out 7:40 – 8:30 pm (first edition in new format replacing the proposed Russ Conway series)

Hosted by Mike & Bernie Winters

Dickie Valentine

Susan Maughan

ATV Winifred Atwell


Sunday 30th June 1963

BBC The Country & Western Show

Regulars

BBC The Sunday Play: She's A Free Country

Poly Perkins - sings theme and acts in the play

ATV Sunday Spectacular: The Maurice Chevalier Show

Joan Regan

Winifred Atwell


Monday 1st July 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown


Tuesday 2nd July 1963

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 3rd July 1963

AR Stars And Garters (NB shown on Fridays in other regions)

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby – The Waiter and The Porter and the Upstairs Maid

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooks Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Alan Braden and The Band

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 4th July 1963

BBC Scotland Hootnannie

Josh McRea, Eleanor Leith, Gordeanna McCulloch, Anne Neilson, David Knox, Archie & Cindy Fisher, Bobby Campbell

Granada It’s Young Again 7:30 - 8:00 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Alan Young of Mr Ed fame

The Avons (regulars)


Friday 5th July 1963

BBC Scotland Hootnannie

Josh McRea, Eleanor Leith, Gordeanna McCulloch, Anne Neilson, David Knox, Archie & Cindy Fisher, Bobby Campbell

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

Panel - Laurie henshaw ('Disc' writer)

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

The Raindrops

Terry Lightfoot and His Jazzmen

Scottish Studio Downbeat (first in new series)

Hosted by Raymond Boyd

contents unknown


Saturday 6th July 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Ian Charmichael, Alma Cogan, Steve Race, June Ritchie

Guest -

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

NB The show enters the ratings top ten as 5.7 million homes tuned in

Hosted by Pete Murray

Craig Douglas

The Springfields

Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Rolf Harris

Dorothy Baker

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

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

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

Sheila Buxton

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show

ABC Big Night Out

Petula Clark

Matt Monro

ABC Rave!

Hosted by Tonny Tanner, Sheila Falconer


Sunday 7th July 1963

BBC Music Of The World - part two

NB UNICEF show

Tommy Steele

Marlene Dietrich – Where Have All The Flowers Gone

Charles Trenet – La Mer

Yma Sumac

Nina and Frederick

ABC Summer Spectacular: The Bob Monkhouse Hour 8:25 - 9:25 pm

Mark Wynter

Shani Wallis


Monday 8th July 1963

BBC Blue Peter

Songs from Rolf Harris

BBC The Choice is Yours

Larry Adler

BBC Anthony Newley – A Do It Yourself Film Profile 10:15 – 10:45 pm

Newley makes his own documentary while also promoting his new movie The Small World of Sammy Lee

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown


Tuesday 9th July 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Embers

Melville James

Paul Fox and Ann

Mary Martel

The Tahmes City Jazz Band

David Young

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 10th July 1963

BBC Kenneth McKellar

Le Duo Ofarim

AR Stars And Garters

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooks Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Alan Braden And The Band

ATV The Bob Hope Show 9:45 - 10:25 pm

Dean Martin – A Face In The Crowd

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 11th July 1963

BBC Hot Ice or The Cool DJ Show

content unknown

Granada It’s Young Again

The Avons


Friday 12th July 1963

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

content unknown

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

The Raindrops

Terry Lightfoot and his Jazzmen

Grampian Joe and The Music

Joe Gordon

Kenny Lynch

Eleanor Leith

Bill Burnett

Scottish Studio Downbeat

contents unknown


Saturday 13th July 1963

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

Jury - Esma Cannon, Pip Hinton, Bunny Lewis, Albert Finney

Guest -

BBC The Dick Emery Show 7:50 - 8:35 pm

Gary Miller

The Springfields

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

Helen Shapiro

Johnny Cymbal

The Viscounts

Mickie Most

The Rolling Stones

Patsy Ann Noble

The Cadets

Guest DJs: Jimmy Henney, Jane Shaw and a panel of teenagers review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

The King Brothers

Janie Marden

ABC Big Night Out

Craig Douglas

The Peter Sisters

ABC Rave!

The Springfields - Come On Home

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show


Sunday 14th July 1963

BBC The Country And Western Show

Regulars

ATV The Roy Castle Show

Cleo Laine


Monday 15th July 1963

BBC Hiss Vs Hi-Fi 6:50 - 7:29 pm

The history the gramophone

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Jimmy Justice,Gerry and the Pacemakers,Kenny Lynch and Johnnie Gray

The Dennisons


Tuesday 16th July 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Gaybelles

The Young Ones

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 17th July 1963

BBC Kenneth McKellar

Larry Adler

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop'

Jackie Trent

AR Stars And Garters

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooks Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Alan Braden And The Band

The Costas Brothers

Granada Scene at 6.30

Cleo Laine

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 18th July 1963

Granada It’s Young Again

NB Alan Young would later claim of the series that “It just didn’t work out as it should have done. It just wasn’t up to standard”

The Avons

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Temperance Seven


Friday 19th July 1963

Southern Dad, You’re A Square 7:00 - 7:30 pm

content unknown

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

The Raindrops

Terry Lightfoot and His Jazzmen

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Springfields

Grampian Joe and The Music

Joe Gordon

Bilie Davis

Bill Burnett

Scottish Studio Downbeat

contents unknown


Saturday 20th July 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Keith Fordyce, France Nuyen, Joan Sims, Kenneth Williams

Guest -

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

Frankie Vaughan

Mark Wynter

Petula Clark

Gene Vincent – Crazy Beat

The Dakotas

The Kestrels

Jennie Moss

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

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

The King Brothers

Susan Maughan

ABC Big Night Out

Russ Conway - Only You And Me

ABC Rave!

content unknown

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show


Sunday 21st July 1963

ATV The All-Star Show 8:25 - 9:15 pm

Bert Weedon

Eve Boswell

Alma Cogan

Dennis Lotis

Harry Secombe

David Jacobs


Monday 22nd July 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Daryl Quist


Tuesday 23rd July 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Mickie Most

Lesley Duncan

The Chariots

Jack Freedman

Ralph and Barbara Tobert

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Billy Fury


Wednesday 24th July 1963

AR Stars And Garters

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooks Singers

The Don Harvey Trio

Alan Braden And The Band

Kim Cordell

Granada Scene at 6.30

Billy J Kramer

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 25th July 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time 5:15 - 5:50 (first edition)

NB Mike Sarne and American organist Douglas Duke might have been pencilled in for this week

Hosted by Rolf Harris

Alma Cogan

Joe Brown & His Bruvvers

Maggie Becker (Australian singer)

BBC The Good Old Days

Dickie Valentine

Granada It’s Young Again

The Avons

Granada Scene at 6.30

Jan Burnette

BBC Scottish Hootnannie

Alex McEwan

Eleanor Leith


Friday 26th July 1963

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Caravelles

BBC Scottish Hootnannie

The Corrie Folk Trio

Paddie Bell

Grampian Joe and The Music

The Hollies

Scottish Studio Downbeat

Danny Williams


Saturday 27th July 1963

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

Jury - Carol Deene, David Gell, Nancy Spain, Paul Wallace

Guest -

BBC The Dick Emery Show

The Springfields

Gary Miller

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

Billy Fury

Joe Brown

Shane Fenton - Don't Do That

The King Brothers

Daryl Quist

The Clyde Valley Sompers

Kathy Kirby

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

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

The King Brothers

Sheila Southern

ABC Big Night Out

Vera Lynn

Gerry & The Pacemakers

ABC Rave!

content unknown

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show


Sunday 28th July 1963

BBC The Country & Western Show

Shani Wallis

ATV Summer Spectacular: The Jo Stafford Show 8:25 - 9:25 pm

Jo Stafford

Peggy Lee


Monday 29th July 1963

BBC Monitor: Pop Goes The Easel (repeat 25th March 1962)

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Alma Cogan (cancelled her appearance)


Tuesday 30th July 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Four Ramblers

Tamara Arnold and Paul Taylor

Julie Jones

Peter Fenton

Myrna Robertson

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown

ATV The Des O'Connor Show

The Raindrops

Terry Lightfoot and his Jazzmen

AR Password

Steve Race (contestant in quiz show)

Border Robin, Jimmie and Steve

Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor, Steve Benbow


Wednesday 31st July 1963

AR Stars And Garters

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Nigel Brooks Singers – Everything Is Coming Up Roses

The Don Harvey Trio

Alan Braden And The Band

Phyllis Arthur

Rose Brennan

Westward The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriett

with Rick Nelson

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 1st August 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time 5:15 - 5:50 pm

NB Neil Sedaka and Chubby Checker would have appeared on the 1st or 8th Auguust if negotiations had been successful. Similarly John Leyton might have also been pencilled in

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas - Do You Want To Know A Secret, Bad To Me

The Dakotas - The Cruel Sea

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

Gregory Phillips - Angie

Granada It’s Young Again

The Avons

AR Don’t Say A Word

NB A charades game

Jess Conrad (on panel)


Friday 2nd August 1963

AR Holiday Music 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

The Ted Taylor Four

Percy Press

Vince Hill

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

content unknown

Grampian Joe and The Music

Joe Gordon

Robin MacDonald (guitarist with The Dakotas)


Saturday 3rd August 1963

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

Jury - Angela Douglas, Jimmy Henney, Janette Scott, Jimmy Young

Guest -

BBC The Andy Williams Show 7:50 - 8:35 pm

The Osmond Brothers

The New Christy Minstrels

Sammy Davis Jr

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

Frank Ifield - I'm Confessin'

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Acapulco 1922, I Still Love You All

Ronnie Carroll

Freddie & The Dreamers - I'm Telling You Now

The Swinging Blue Jeans

Maureen Scott

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

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

no musical guests of interest in this edition

ABC Big Night Out

The Kaye Sisters

Ronnie Hilton

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show (repeat)


Sunday 4th August 1963

BBC Millie

Millicent Martin Special

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

Ronnie Carroll


Monday 5th August 1963 Bank Holiday

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

content unknown

ATV The Alan King Show

Adele Leigh

Southern Personal Call

Steve Race


Tuesday 6th August 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Johnny Temple

Bern Elliott & The Fabulous Fenmen

Monya Winzer

Bertie Gaunt

Roy Douglas

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown

Southern How To Enjoy Jazz Without Really Trying 10:45 – 11:15 pm

Tubby Hayes

Dinah Kaye

Steve Race


Wednesday 7th August 1963

BBC This Is Your Life: Harry Secombe (Repeat of 1958)

BBC Nobody Loves A Man In Jail 10:20 - 10:50 pm

Documentary on prison life

Music by Carter / Lewis & The Southerners

AR Stars And Garters

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Don Harvey Trio

The Nigel Brook Singers

Alan Braden and his Band

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 8th August 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time

The Deep River Boys

Susan Maughan

Bruce Lacey & The Alberts

Matt Monro

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00 (first edition)

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)


Friday 9th August 1963

AR Holiday Music 5:00 - 5:25 p.m.

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Sonny Farrar

Percy Press

John Leyton

AR Close Up

A look at the films of Elvis Presley

AR Tuesday Rendezvous

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 7:00 - 7:30 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Keith Fordyce, David Gell

NB Joe Brown was possibly scheduled but didn’t appear

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes - Twist And Shout, Do You Love Me?

Pat Boone - Introduces a clip from ‘The Main Attraction’ movie

Joyce Blair - Interview in which she reveals that she is ‘Miss X’

Joe Loss - judges dance contest

Billy Fury - In Summer, Someone Else’s Girl

Chris Barber - Interview

Burl Ives - Ugly Bug Ball (clip from ‘Summer Magic’ movie)

Guest DJ: Janette Scott (chooses Diane Ray’s Please Don’t Talk To The Lifeguard)

Southern Dad, You’re A Square 7:00 - 7:30 pm

content unknown

Grampian Joe and The Music

Joe Gordon

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes


Saturday 10th August 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Carole Carr, Ted King, Barbara Windsor, Graham Hill (NB Chubby Checker might have been pencilled in to appear with Hill replacing him)

Guest -

BBC The Dick Emery Show

The Springfields

Gary Miller

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

NB The 100th Show

Hosted by Pete Murray

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes - Twist And Shout

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas - Bad To Me

The Searchers - Sweets For My Sweet

Alma Cogan - Just Once More

The Shadows - Granada

Cliff Richard - It's All In The Game

Cliff Richard & The Shadows - Your Eyes Tell On You

Norrie Paramour, their Recording Manager presents Cliff with a gold disc for a million sales of The Next Time / Bachelor Boy

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

A birthday cake shaped like an old gramophone is brought in on at the end

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

Shani Wallis

ABC Big Night Out

Marion Ryan

The Dallas Boys

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show (repeat)


Sunday 11th August 1963

BBC The Country & Western Show

The Kaye Sisters

BBC A Song On Release 10:45 - 10:50 pm

Meditation


Monday 12th August 1963

BBC Tonight

Robin Hall & Jimmie McGregor

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Southern Personal Call

Steve Race


Tuesday 13th August 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Hosted by Ray Allen (who takes over for four weeks)

Davy Graham – Twelve Bar Blues

Yvonne French (singer)

Tony Victor (singer)

Polly Perkins (singer)

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates


Wednesday 14th August 1963

Granada Scene At 6:30 pm 6:30 - 7:00 pm

The Beatles: Twist And Shout

BBC Go Tell It On The Mountain

The history of Gospel music

AR Stars And Garters

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Don Harvey Trio

The Nigel Brook Singers

Alan Braden and his Band

George Melly

Jean Stevens

AR The Bob Hope Show

Patti Page

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 15th August 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time

Chubby Checker – Let’s Twist Again

Freddie & The Dreamers

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

Rosemary Squires & Rolf Harris – Frankfurter Sandwich

Rosemary Squires – Eso Beso, Pretty Eyed Baby

BBC Hello World

Rita Moreno

Toni Dalli

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

Mair Davis

ATV Television Playhouse: The Lads 8:45 – 9:45 pm

Play, Tom Courtney sings Mrs Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter (and three others written by Trevor Peacock)

Granada Tin Pan Alice 7:30 – 8:00 pm

NB play about an old lady who runs a Tin Apan Alley music shop, a classical music writer writes a hit pop song

Carole Carr - Happiness River

Steve Race


Friday 16th August 1963

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Sonny Farrar

Percy Press

Billy Fury,

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Hosted by David Gell, Keith Fordyce

The Caravelles

Kathy Kirby

Shane Fenton

Tom Courtney

Screaming Lord Sutch

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

content unknown

AR Sam Benedict: See No Evil

Frank Sinatra Jr

Grampian Joe and The Music

Joe Gordon

The Dennisons


Saturday 17th August 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Pat Boone, Polly Elwes, Carole Ann Ford, Vic Lewis

Guest -

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

Chubby Checker - Twist It Up, Surf Party

Susan Maughan - The Verdict Is Guilty

Clinton Ford - Beggar In Love

The Undertakers - Mashed Potato

Val Doonican - Kaw Liga

Tommy Quickly

Chris Ravel & The Ravers - I Do

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

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

The King Brothers

Maureen Evans

ABC Big Night Out

Ronnie Carroll

Valerie Masters

ATV The Winifred Atwell show


Sunday 18th August 1963

BBC Meet Sammy Davis Jr 7:25 - 8:10 pm (repeat 5th May 1963)

ATV Summer Spectacular 8:25 - 9:25 pm

Jo Stafford

ABC Blackpool Night (possibly this day)

The Ramblers - Day By Day, In The Good Old Summertime

Elizabeth Larner - The Good Life, If I Ruled The World

Ronnie Hilton - Uglybug Ball, Kisses Can Lie, The Freddie Trueman Calypso


Monday 19th August 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene At 6:30 6:30 - 7:00 pm

The Beatles - She Loves You


Tuesday 20th August 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Viscounts

Dorothy Baker

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 21st August 1963

AR Stars And Garters

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Don Harvey Trio

The Nigel Brook Singers

Alan Braden and his Band

Steve Choral

Ree Diamond

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 22th August 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan

Mark Wynter

The Viscounts

Sheila Buxton

Ken Thorne

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

Southern Day By Day 5:55 - 6:40 pm

The Beatles - She Loves You


Friday 23rd August 1963

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Sonny Farrar

Percy Press

Maureen Scott

AR Close Up

Tommy Steele interview

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Little Peggy March - Hello Heartache Goodbye Love

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan - Applejack

The Rolling Stones – Come On

Haley Mills interview

Heinz

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

content unknown


Saturday 24th August 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Tom Courtnay, Little Peggy March, Peter Noble, Joan Turner

Guest -

BBC The Dick Emery Show

The Springfields

Gary Miller

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

The Beatles - She Loves You, I’ll Get You (taped in ABC-TV's studios in Manchester)

Terry Lightfoot and His New Orleans Jazzmen

The Bruisers - Blue Girl

Beryl Marsden (with Red Price on sax) - I Know

The Jeridales

Ray Anton

Ben Richmond - You Gotta Have Love

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

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

Kathy Kirby – The Man I Love

The King Brothers

ABC Big Night Out

NB The Beatles were orginally pencilled in for this show

Ronnie Carroll

Valerie Masters

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show (repeat)


Sunday 25th August 1963

BBC The Country And Western Show 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Regulars

ATV Experiments: Improvisations

Johnny Dankworth

ATV Putting On the Donegan 8:25 - 9:25 pm

An excerpt of the summer show at Blackpool Queens' Theatre

Lonnie Doengan

The Kestrels

Jill Westlake

Miki & Griff

The Clark Brothers


Monday 26th August 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Mike Cotton & His Jazzmen

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Fortunes


Tuesday 27th August 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Hosted by Ray Allen

The Corbetts (featuring Harry Corbett with a moustache)

Val Doonican

Liz Laurie (singer)

Kay Garner (singer)

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Bachelors


Wednesday 28th August 1963

BBC Citizen '63

Dad You're A Square and future Juke Box Jury producer Barry Langford is the subject of this documentary

AR Stars And Garters 9.45 - 10.15 pm

Ray Martine

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Vince Hill

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Jan and Kelly

Pamela Dean

AR Pick Of the Shows ‘63 10.15 - 11.00 pm

NB a selection of some of the acts appearing in summer seaside shows

The Big Star Show, Windmill Theatre, Great Yarmouth, presented by Larry Parnes

Joe Brown & The Bruvvers – hits medley, George Formby tribute

Mark Wynter – When I Grow Too Old To Dream

Rolf Harris – Aussie Hoe Down (with The Tornados dancing), Twisting The Kilt

The Tornadoes – Ice Cream Man, Channel Fever

Granada Scene at 6.30

Duffy Power

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)

Westward Faces and Places

Heinz


Thursday 29th August 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time

NB Billy Fury and The Tornados might have been pencilled in for this week

Matt Monro

The Springfields

The Dallas Boys

Eden Kane

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

Lee Stevens & The Satellites

Granada Scene At 6:30

The Rolling Stones - Come On


Friday 30th August 1963

BBC News

Film premier with Shirley Bassey

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Sonny Farrar

Percy Press

Gregory Phillips

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 7:00 - 7:30 pm

The Springfields - Come On Home

Johnny Kidd & the Pirates - I'll Never Get Over You

Tippi Headren

The Fourmost

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Little Peggy March


Saturday 31st August 1963

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

Jury - Terence Edmond, Jean Metcalfe, Don Moss, Polly Perkins (NB Little Peggy March might have been pencilled in to appear on the jury)

Guest -

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan

Ronnie Hilton

Jimmy Justice

Johnny Sandon & The Remo Four

The Overlanders

Elaine & Derek

The Redcaps

Little Peggy March

Carole Deene

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

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

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

Eric Deleney’s Band

ABC Big Night Out

The King Brothers

Jill Day

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show (repeat)


Sunday 1st September 1963

ATV The Frank Ifield Show 8:25 - 9:15 pm

no other musical guests of interest in this edition


Monday 2nd September 1963

BBC Tonight

A look at the Mersey music scene including The Merseybeats

BBC Suspense: Two Bits of Iron 9:25 – 10:05 pm

Casey Jones plays Pudd'n, a gang member

Theme: Casey Jones & The Engineers – One Way Ticket

TWW Discs-A-Gogo (5th September 1963 on Anglia)

The Springfields - Come On Home

Little Peggy March

Granada Scene at 6.30

Craig Douglas

Granada Coronation Street

Walter Potts, played by Christopher Sandford, makes stage debut as singer ‘Brett Falcon’


Tuesday 3rd September 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Johnny Hackett

Betty Miller (blues singer)

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern How To Enjoy Jazz Without Really Trying

George Chisholm

Beryl Bryden

Southern Going Up

Jean Scott


Wednesday 4th September 1963

AR Stars And Garters

Clinton Ford

Kathy Kirby

Julie Rayne

Tommy Bruce

Vince Hill

Sandra Gale

The Don Harvey Trio

The Nigel Brook Singers

Alan Braden and his Band

Beryl Bryden

AR Here and Now

Dudley Hyams Quintet (jazz)

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Thursday 5th September 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time

Clinton Ford

The Searchers

Little Peggy March

Desmond Lane

The Dallas Boys

The Brook Brothers

BBC (North) Barn Dance (first in new series)

Hosted by Frank Bough

Billy Miller & The Cheviot Ranters (regulars)

The Barry Sisters

Dave Swarbrick

The Spinners

Steve Benbow

The John Peel Dancers

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)


Friday 6th September 1963

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Sonny Farrar

Percy Press

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 7:00 - 7:30 pm

NB last one that lists David Gell as co-host in TV Times

The Searchers - Sweets For My Sweet

Jimmy Justice -

Tommy Roe - Everybody

ATV The Strange World Of Gurney Slade 10:15 - 10:45 (repeat 22nd October 1960)

Anthony Newley

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

NB Eric Winstone, band leader, takes over from Barry Langford as Chairman

content unknown


Saturday 7th September 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Jane Asher, Alan Freeman, Tommy Roe, Shirley Ann Field

Guest -

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Joe Brown

Mark Wynter

Gene Vincent – Crazy Beat

Ronnie Hilton

Maureen Evans

The Hollies

The Fourmost

The Diamonds - Lost City

spin-a-disc Don Wardell

ATV Two Of A Kind: The Morecambe & Wise Show

NB The Daily Mail has this as Eric Delaney's Band, Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

The King Brothers

Rosemary Squires

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show repeat

ABC Big Night Out 7:40 - 8:30 pm

The Beatles - From Me To You, She Loves You, Twist And Shout, I Saw Her Standing There (they had origiannly been booked for the 24th August 1963 show)

Patsy Ann Noble


Sunday 8th September 1963

BBC The Country And Western Show

NB For this final show the most popular numbers were staged again

Regulars

Alma Cogan

Elizabeth Collins

BBC Tomorrow's Theatre

discussion with Lionel Bart


Monday 9th September 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo (first in new series)

The Springfields

Jimmy Justice

Terrry Lightfoot

Ulster unknown show

Freddie & The Dreamers


Tuesday 10th September 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Bachelors

Bill Nile's Delta Jazzmen

The Redcaps

BBC (Ulster) unknown show

Freddie & The Dreamers

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Bert Weedon

Southern How To Enjoy Jazz Without Really Trying

Annie Ross

Dave Goldberg

Southern Going Up

Mary May

Granada Scene at 6.30

Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 11th September 1963

AR Stars And Garters

Regulars

Al Saxon

Betty Miller


Thursday 12th September 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time

Hosted by Rolf Harris

Adam Faith & The Roulettes

Tommy Roe

The Bachelors

BBC Barn Dance

The Barry Sisters

Dave Swarbrick

The Spinners

Steve Benbow

The John Peel Dancers

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)


Friday 13th September 1963

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Sonny Farrar

Percy Press

Jay Lester

Mike Sarne

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:30 - 7:00 pm

Roy Orbison

Craig Douglas

Freddie & The Dreamers – I’m Telling You Now

Kenny Lynch

ATV The Strange World of Gurney Slade (repeat of 29th October 1960)

Anthony Newley


Saturday 14th September 1963

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

Jury - Sam Costa, Anne Nightingale, Louise Dunn, Bruce Prochnik

Guest -

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Peter Murray

Craig Douglas

The Searchers - presented with Disc maagzine's silver disc for Sweets For My Sweet

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

Heinz

Patsy Ann Noble

Gregory Phillips

The Rolling Stones

spin-a-disc Tony Hall

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Eric Delaney band

Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson

ABC Big Night Out

The Springfields

Joan Regan


Sunday 15th September 1963

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

Hosted by Bruce Forsyth

Tommy Steele


Monday 16th September 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Jimmy Justice

Tommy Roe


Tuesday 17th September 1963

BBC The 625 Show

The Blue Orchids

The Wilf Todd Combo

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm

content unknown


Wednesday 18th September 1963

Border Beat in the Border (first in third series)

content unknown

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)

Anglia Music Match (first in second series)


Thursday 19th September 1963

BBC A Swingin’ Time

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Freddie Cannon

The Kaye Sisters

The Everly Brothers

BBC Barn Dance

The Barry Sisters

Steve Benbow

Dave Swarbrick

The Spinners

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

Ulster Show Band Show

The Springfields - Come On Home


Friday 20th September 1963

AR Holiday Music

Nevil Whiting

Barbara Brown

Sonny Farrar

Percy Press

Vince Hill

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

Hank Locklin

Acker Bilk

Duffy Power

ATV The Strange World Of Gurney Slade (repeat 5th November 1960)

Anthony Newley

Granada Scene at 6.30

Vimce Hill


Saturday 21st September 1963

BBC An Evening With Nat King Cole 8:05 - 8:50 pm

NB During the show he was presented with a gold disc for his participation in a United Nations charity LP

with Ted Heath and his band with the Cliff Adams Singers

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

Jury - Dora Bryan, Alan Dell, Adam Faith, Caroline Mortimer

Guest -

ABC Lucky Stars (Summer Spin) 6:05 - 6:45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

Adam Faith

Mike Sarne

Chris Barber

The Bachelors

Carol Deene

The Roulettes

The Chants

Carol Elvin

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

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Chris Barber Jazzband with Ottilie Patterson

The Beverley Sisters

ABC Big Night Out

The King Brothers

ATV The Winifred Atwell Show (repeat)


Sunday 22nd September 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

NB Billy Cotton, Russ Conway and Adam Faith appear in wheelchairs during one number, making light of Cotton and Conway’s separate collapses due to exhaustion in the summer

Russ Conway

Adam Faith & The Roulettes - two songs

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Peter Paul & Mary

The Shadows


Monday 23rd September 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo (100th show)

Frank Ifield

Susan Maughan

The Johnny Dankworth Quintet

possibly Cilla Black

Granada Scene at 6.30

Roy Orbison


Tuesday 24th September 1963

BBC The 625 Show

Woody Allen & The Challengers (singer and four piece band from Birmingham)

Mike Cotton Jazzmen

Annette and Jo

AR Tuesday Rendezvous 5:00 - 5:25 pm (last edition)

Bert Weedon

Granada Scene At 6:30

Chuck Berry

Bo Diddley - Pretty Thing

Ulster Now Hear This (first edition in fortnightly series)


Wednesday 25th September 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band

Anglia The Michael Holliday Show 8:00 - 8:30 pm

Anglia Music Match 8:30 - 9:00 pm

content unknown

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

AR Take Four 8.52 - 9.00 pm

A series of thirteen weekly five minute spots featuring Mahalia Jackson

Backed by Mildred Falls (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Shlley Mann (drums), Rod Mitchell (bass)

Ulster This and That (first edition)

The Billy White Trio (resident groung)


Thursday 26th September 1963

BBC Barn Dance

The Barry Sisters

Steve Benbow

Jacqueline McDonald

The Spinners

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

TWW Story Of A Singer 11:15 - 11:45 pm

content unknown


Friday 27th September 1963

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

NB AR claim that the audience waiting list is two years. Bo Diddley might have been pencilled in for this editon, while dancer Patrick Kerr debuts and Polly Perkins signs on as commere

Adam Faith and The Roulettes – The First Time

Cilla Black – Love Of The Loved

The Springfields (their first appearance since announcing their split)

ATV The Strange World of Gurney Slade (repeat 12th November 1960)

Anthony Newley

Granada Scene at 6.30

Dorita Y Pepe


Saturday 28th September 1963

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

Jury - Katy Boyle, Jess Conrad, Peter Murray, Barbara Windsor

Guest - possibly Cilla Black

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

John Leyton - Soft And Tender Caress, On Lovers Hill

Adam Faith

Freddie Cannon

The Tornados

Mike Berry - Really Doesn’t Matter

The Big Three

Pete McLaine & The Clan

Sandra Browne - You’d Think He Didn’t Know Me

Bo Diddley - Pretty Thing

Guest DJ: Don Moss on Spin-A-Disc with Janice Nicholls

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Lena Martell

The Southlands

ABC Hullabaloo 11:15 – 11:40 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Rory McEwan (also the co-producer)

Long John Baldrey

The Velvettes

The Cyril Davies Rhythm and Blues All Stars

Jill Freedman

The Malcolm Price Trio

ATV THe Charlie Drake Show

Chris Rayburn (American blues singer who is a regular on the show)


Sunday 29th September 1963

NB ITV transmit a six minute commercial for a Vauxhall car

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

ABC Life And Al Read

NB TV Times says The King Brothers

The Springfields

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Billy Fury (allegedly walks out as he hadn’t been given top billing)

ABC Here’s David Nixon

content unknown


Monday 30th September 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Gerry & The Pacemakers


Tuesday 1st October 1963

BBC Maigret: Poor Cecile!

Casey Jones plays a youth

AR The Five O’Clock Club 5:00 - 5:25 pm (first edition) (networked)

NB In 1956 Associated Rediffusion had a big band show called the Ten O’Clock Club

Harry Secombe - If I Ruled The World

The Innocents

Granada Scene at 6.30

Matt Monro

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law


Wednesday 2nd October 1963

BBC Three Twos are Six

Music dance and comedy

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop'

Clinton Ford

Barbara Law

AR Here Comes The Girls 8:40 - 9:00 pm

Helen Shapiro with Norrie Paramor

Granada Sarah Swings And Basie Swings 9:45 - 10:30 pm

NB Granada chose a drama director Henry Kaplan to direct this show

Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie, Jimmy Rushing

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Cilla Black

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Westward Faces and Places

The Puppets


Thursday 3rd October 1963

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

ATV For Teenagers Only

Steve Brett & The Mavericks


Friday 4th October 1963

BBC The White Heather Club

Jimmie MacGregor and Robin Hall (first of a 13 week stint)

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

AR The Five O’Clock Club 5:00 - 5:23

Rosemary Squires

Craig Douglas

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:17 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce, Polly Perkins

NB Melanie Coe wins the mime contest judged by Paul McCartney. Early in 1967 Melanie would go missing just before her A' Levels and her distraught parents make a public appeal for her to call them. Paul reads the story and writes She's Leaving Home as a result, without realising that he's already met her.

The Beatles - Twist And Shout, She Loves You, I’ll Get You, Interviewed by Dusty Springfield, Paul judges the Brenda Lee mime contest

Patrick Kerr & Theresa Confrey dance to The Orchids - Gonna Make Him Mine

audience dance to Jet Harris & Tony Meehan - Applejack

audience dance to The Jaynettes - Sally Go Round The Roses

Helen Shapiro - Look Who It Is (with John, George and Ringo), No Trespassing (signs autographs)

Eden Kane - Like I Love You, interview

Chart rundown

Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers -

Tony Meehan - interview (NB Jet Harris wasn't there as he had recently been involved in a bad car accident and later theatened to quit the music business)

Millicent Martin - Suspicion

ATV The Strange World of Gurney Slade (repeat 19th November 1960)

Anthony Newley

Granada Scene at 6.30

Tommy Roe


Saturday 5th October 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

NB The terse comments of Mankowitz and Lewis about most of the records lead to complaints

Jury - Bunny Lewis, Julia Lockwood, Helen Shapiro, Wolf Mankowicz

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Billy Fury

Del Shannon

The Karl Denver Trio

Kenny Lynch

Cilla Black

The Dave Clark Five

The Eagles

The Puppets

Daryl Quist

Guest DJ Kent Walton and Janice Nicholls head a panel of teenagers who review new American records in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Vera Lynn

The Dallas Boys

Joan Turner

ABC Hullabaloo 11:15 - 11:40 pm

Peter Paul & Mary: Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright, Go Tell It On The Mountain,

Carolyn Hester

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott,

Cyril Davis & His Rhythm & Blues All-Stars: Preachin’ The Blues,

Long John Baldrey & The Velvettes,

Sydney Carter,

Rory & Alex McEwan


Sunday 6th October 1963

BBC The Dick Emery Show

The Temperance Seven

The Five Dallas Boys

ABC Life And Al Read

Susan Maughan

The Temperance Seven

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Italian tenor Giuseppe di Stefano cancelled due to a throat problem and was replaced by the star of La Boheme in the Covent Garden, Luciano Pavarotti

The Springfields (their final appearance together)

ABC Here’s David Nixon

content unknown

ABC Tempo

A World Full Of Grey, One Face of Oscar Brown, Jr.


Monday 7th October 1963

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Chants


Tuesday 8th October 1963

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Dave Clark Five

Chad & Jeremy

Granada Scene at 6.30

Clinton Ford


Wednesday 9th October 1963

BBC First Flight (title also seen as 'Introduction')

The Karl Denver Trio

BBC The Mersey Sound 10:10 - 10:40 pm

Despite featuring the number one group in the country this show wasn’t networked

The Beatles - live clip, interview

Group One

The Undertakers

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Cilla Black


Thursday 10th October 1963

BBC Crackerjack

no guests of interest in this edition

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)


Friday 11th October 1963

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Classmates

Vince Hill

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

Polly Perkins

Pat Harris & The Blackjacks - The Hippy Hippy Shake

ATV The Strange World of Gurney Slade (repeat 26th November 1960)

Anthony Newley

Southern Miss Southern Belle

Ronnie Carroll (in abaret)

Kathy Kirby (judge)


Saturday 12th October 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

NB Viewer ratings were around 3,088,000

Jury - Jim Backus, Tonia Bern, Kenny Lynch, Rita Moreno

Guest -

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

NB Viewer ratings were around 6,047,000. Acker Bilk and Peter Jay & THe Jaywalkiers might have been pencilled in for this editon

Shirley Bassey

Gerry & The Pacemakers

The Kaye Sisters

Jimmy Young

Philip Lowrie

The Dakotas

Keith Powell & The Valets

Dave Berry

spin-a-disc Jimmy Young, Janice Nicholls


Sunday 13th October 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Russ Conway

ABC Life And Al Read

NB Also seen as The Temperance Seven, Susan Maughan

The King Brothers

Shani Wallis

ABC Tempo

Juliette Greco

ITN News

The Beatles at the London Palladium interview

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

The Beatles - From Me To You, I’ll Get You, She Loves You, Twist And Shout, Sketch

Brook Benton

ABC Here’s David Nixon

content unknown


Monday 14th October 1963

BBC Dick Powell Theatre: Everybody Loves Sweeney

Introduced by Frank Sinatra

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

ITN News

The Beatles leave The London Palladium


Tuesday 15th October 1963

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Eagles

Southern Day By Day

Frankie Vaughan


Wednesday 16th October 1963

BBC (Scotland) Three Twos and A Six

Danny Street

Ian Patterson

Sally Logan

Moira Anderson

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

ATV Startime

Jackie Trent

Edmund Hockridge

ITN News

The Beatles talk about the forthcoming Royal Command Performance

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Southern Dad You're A Square

Hosted by Roy Rich (temporary replacement for Eric Winstone)


Thursday 17th October 1963

BBC Top Score

Shirley Abicair

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

TWW Joe And His Music 5:25 - 5:55 pm

content unknown


Friday 18th October 1963

ATV Lunch Box

Barbara Law

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Bert Weedon

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Trini Lopez

Brook Benton

Dion

Dee Dee Sharp

Timi Yuro

Granada Scene At 6:30 6:30 - 7:00 pm

NB Brian Poole & The Tremeloes couldn't make the show

The Beatles - She Loves You

Granada Late Scene 11:30 - 12:00 am (first edition)

Timi Yuro

Kenny Lynch


Saturday 19th October 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Terence Edmond, Steve Race, Dusty Springfield, Susan Hampshire

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Lonnie Donegan

Petula Clark

Roy Orbison

Eric Delaney Band

Eden Kane

The Fourmost

Jeannie & The Big Guys

spin-a-disc Al Bennett, Janice Nicholls

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Barabara Law

Miki & Griff

ABC Hullabaloo 11:25 – 11:50 pm

content unknown


Sunday 20th October 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

ATV About Religion

The Upper Room, a gospel musical with Alex Bradford, Princess Stewart, Ida Shipley, The Alex Bradford Singers

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Errol Garner

ABC Life and Al Read

Valerie Masters

The Polka Dots

The Temperance Seven

Susan Maughan


Monday 21st October 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Mike Cotton's Jazzmen


Tuesday 22nd October 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Karl Denver Trio - Still

Mark Wynter

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros


Wednesday 23rd October 1963

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop'

Sheila Southen

AR Here Come The Girls 9:10 - 9:25 pm

Kathy Kirby – It’s My Party

Charles Blackwell

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

ITN News

The Beatles leave for Sweden

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Everly Brothers (cancelled)

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown

Southern Dad You're A Square

Hosted by Roy Rich (temporary replacement for Eric Winstone)

Ulster This and That

Carol Deene

The Melotones

The Echo Four plus One


Thursday 24th October 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Joe Brown & His Bruvvers

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

Mair Davies

The Senoritas

Terry McLeod


Friday 25th October 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Caravelles

Billy Fury - Somebody Else's Girl

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

Joe Brown & The Bruvvers – Sally Ann

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

Del Shannon – Sue’s Gotta Be Mine

The Tornados

Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers

Granada Late Scene

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Brook Brothers

The Caravelles

Mike Cotton Jazzmen


Saturday 26th October 1963

NB Because it was felt people did not appreciate any programming after That Was The Week That Was BBC Television will now close down for the night after the show has finished, allowing it to be open ended if required

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Brian Epstein, Jimmy Henney, Barbara Young, Heather Sears

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

The Beatles - All My Loving, Money, She Loves You

Matt Monro (with his left arm in a plaster cast)

The Searchers

The Brook Brothers

Cherry Rowland

Lee Stirling and The Bruisers

Tommy Quickly

Richard Anthony

Guest DJ Sam Costa and Janice Nicholls heads a teenagers panel reviewing new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Clinton Ford

ABC Hullabaloo! 11:15 – 11:40 pm

Rory McEwen

The Ian Campbell Folk Group

Shirley Bland

Davey Graham

Lisa Turner

Martin Carthy

Cyril Davis and his Rhythm and Blues All Stars

The Velvets and Long John Baldry


Sunday 27th October 1963

BBC The Dick Emery Show

Dick Haymes

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

Xavier Cugat

ABC Life and Al Read

The Don Ridell Four

The Delmour Trio

Annie Ross

ABC Tempo

The Life I Sing About - the stars of Faith

Gospel music


Monday 28th October 1963

BBC Kitchen Party

Annie Ross

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Eddie Calvert


Tuesday 29th October 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Bille Davis

Adam Faith & The Roulettes - The First Time

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmundo Ros

Barbara McNair

Granada Scene at 6.30

Joe Brown

Southern How To Enjoy Jazz Without Really Trying

Humprhey Lyttleton

Tony Coe


Wednesday 30th October 1963

BBC Make A Note

Val Doonican

ATV Lunch Box

'Pick A Pop'

Don Spencer

AR They’ve Sold A Million 9:10 - 9:30 pm (first edition)

Gerry & The Pacemakers and their road manager Lee Hurst interviewed by Alan Freeman

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

Granada Scene At 6:30

Johnny Burnette - Boney Maronie

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 31st October 1963

BBC Top Score

Shirley Abicair

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

Mair Davies

Rosalinda

Terry MacLoed

The Senoritas

ITN News

The Beatles return from Sweden

Granada Scene at 6.30

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas


Friday 1st November 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Swinging Blue Jeans.

Teddy Green

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce, Polly Perkins

Mark Wynter – It’s Almost Tomorrow

The Caravelles

Polly Perkins

The Big Three

Tommy Quickly

The Fourmost

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Spinners

Granada Late Scene 11:25 - 11:55 pm

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers - Little Ukelele (the song that the BBC and other ITV channels had banned)


Saturday 2nd November 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Cilla Black, Dick Haymes, Pete Murray, Yana

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Helen Shapiro

Russ Conway

Mark Wynter

Leslie Gore

Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders

Grazina

Grant Tracy & The Sunsets

Frankie Vaughan

Guest DJ Jimmy Henney and Janice Nicholls heads a panel of teenagers reviewing new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Ruby Murray

ABC Hullabaloo 11:15 – 11:40 pm

Rory McEwan

Dominic Behan

Jill Freedman

Shirley Bland

Davy Graham

Cyril Davis and the Rhythm and Blues All-Stars

The Velvets and Long John Baldry


Sunday 3rd November 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Joe Brown and His Bruvvers

Russ Conway

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Cliff Richard & The Shadows (Brian ‘Liquorice’ Locking’s last appearance) – It’s All In The Game, Put On Your Dancing Shoes

The Beverley Sisters

ABC Life and Al Read

Annie Ross


Monday 4th November 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Mark Wynter

ITN News 5:55 pm

The Beatles rehearse for the Royal Command Performance

ITN News 11:10 pm

The Beatles talk to The Queen Mother backstage at the Royal Command Performance

Granada Scene at 6.30

Dee Dee Sharpe


Tuesday 5th November 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Freddie & The Dreamers

Joe Brown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Dick Charlesworth & The City Gents

Southern The ABC of Jazz (first show of thirteen)

NB Two letters will be presented each week

Hosted by Steve Race


Wednesday 6th November 1963

BBC Around Seven 6:35 - 7:05 pm

John Barry (also seen as John Barrie)

Chad & Jeremy

Annie Ross

Granada Scene At 6:30 6:60 - 7:00 pm

The Beatles: Some Other Guy at The Cavern, Liverpool August 1962

Russ Conway

Anglia Music Match

content unknown

AR They’ve Sold A Million 9:10 - 9:30 pm

Joe Brown & His Bruvvers

ATV The Max Bygraves Show

Border Beat in the Border

content unknown


Thursday 7th November 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Mark Wynter – Fools Rush In

AR This Week 9:10 - 9:40 pm

The Beatles: Interview

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

Granada Scene at 6.30

Lionel Hampton

Freddie & The Dreamers

ITV Man From Interpol: The Last Words

drama series

Peter (Pete) Murray as Haynes


Friday 8th November 1963

BBC (Belfast) Six Ten 6:10 - 6:31 pm

The Beatles interview

Granada Scene at 6.30

Mark Wynter

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Dev Douglas

The Viscounts

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

NB a repeat of 4th October 1963 show with only one Beatles’ song She Loves You, John Leyton was listed in the TV Times as also appearing

The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over

Patsy Ann Noble - It's Better To Cry Today

Michael Cox

Miss World 1963

Ulster Ulster News 6:25 - 6:35 pm

The Beatles interview

Granada Late Scene 11:25 - 11:55 pm

content unknown


Saturday 9th November 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Alan Freeman, Fergus McClelland, Annie Ross, Sylvia Sims

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

Joe Brown

Freddie & The Dreamers

Dion Di Muci

The Caravelles

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

The Viscounts

Timi Yuro

Tommy Roe

Guest DJ Joe Henderson and Janice Nicholls heads the teenage panel reviewing new American discs in Spin-A-Disc

ABC Comedy Bandbox

The Raindrops

ABC Hullabaloo 11:15 – 11:40 pm

Rory McEwan

Peter, Paul & Mary

Carolyn Hester

Jack Elliott

Sydney Carter

Alex McEwan

Cyril Davies and his Rhythm and Blues All Stars

The Velvets and Long John Baldrey


Sunday 10th November 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

ATV The Royal Variety Show 7:28 - 10:30 pm (The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London)

NB Max Bygraves insists that his performance is removed from the television presentation

The Beatles

Susan Maughan

Tommy Steele


Monday 11th November 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown


Tuesday 12th November 1963

BBC (South) The South Today 6:10 - 6:30 pm

The Beatles interview

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Larry Adler

The Tornados

George Bean

Southern Day By Day 6:05 - 6:45 pm

The Beatles interview (cancelled due to band member illness).

Southern Television had prepared for a fan invasion so boarded up the glass doors and windows, had members of staff (including their weatherman Trevor 'the weather' Baker) dressed as decoy Beatles complete with wigs, while police had been deployed inside and outside the building. Director Mike Mansfield took the call that they weren't appearing and had to break it to their fans waiting outside. All five of them.

Southern The ABC of Jazz

content unknown


Wednesday 13th November 1963

BBC Beat Time 6:35 - 7:05 pm

Craig Douglas

Mark Wynter

Bob Miller & His Millermen

Cilla Black

Tony Rivers & The Castaways

BBC The Mersey Sound 7:40 - 8:10 pm

A networked repeat of 9th October 1963

Anglia Music Match

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AR Here and Now: Say I Won't Be There 6:45 – 7:00 pm

NB Also shown by AR, Anglia, WWN, Channel, Westward and Grampian

Dusty Springfield talks to Terrence Carroll in her debut solo appearance

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 14th November 1963

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

AR Double Your Money

Mike Sarne answers questions on Shakespeare


Friday 15th November 1963

BBC Time For Tich

Ray Ellington

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Mike Sheridan & The Nightriders

Russ Conway

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

NB also seen listed as Trini Lopez, Brook Benton, Timi Yuro, Lesley Gore

Hosted by

Ray Martine

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes –

Dusty Springfield – I Only Want To Be With You

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

Heinz

Gene Pitney

Stan Kenton

Granada Late Scene 11:25 - 12:00 pm

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Saturday 16th November 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Linda Christian, Alan Dell, Edmund Purdom, Dee Dee Sharp

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Frank Ifield

Craig Douglas

Tommy Roe

Patsy Ann Noble

Johnny Burnette

The Dave Clark Five

Chad & Jeremy

spin-a-disc Alan Freeman, Janice Nicholls

Westward Move Over Dad 5:15 - 5:45 pm

The Beatles - interview

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Adam Faith

ABC Hullabaloo 11:15 – 11:40 pm

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Sunday 17th November 1963

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Bobby Rydell


Monday 18th November 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Tuesday 19th November 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Johnny Burnette – All Week Long

The Hollies - Stay


Wednesday 20th November 1963

BBC The White Heather Club

Hall and MacGregor

AR They’ve Sold A Million

NB A profile of singer Joe Brown was due to shown, but due to the inclusion of his recording of Little Ukulele, a song which was banned by both the BBC and ITV, it was cancelled and replaced by Kenny Ball

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Anglia Music Match

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Granada Coronation Street

Walter Potts, played by Christopher Sandford launches his record Not Too Little Not Too Much

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 21st November 1963

BBC Crackerjack

NB For Bert Weedon’s appearance puppeteer Peter Firmin makes a special puppet called 'Ebert, with Ivan Owen (later of Basil Brush fame) providing the voice

The Caravelles

Bert Weedon

BBC Kalanag

The West German magician makes Russ Conway disappear

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

AR Double Your Money

Mike Sarne answers questions on Shakespeare. He won £500 for Oxfam the previous week. Screaming Lord Sutch had appeared on a previous edition


Friday 22nd November 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Dave Berry & The Cruisers

Eileen Duffy

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Gerry & The Pacemakers – You’ll Never Walk Alone

Freddie & The Dreamers – You Were Made For Me

Kathy Kirby – Secret Love

Kenny Kynch

Mitch Murray

The Rolling Stones – I Wanna Be Your Man

Granada Scene at 6.30

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

Granada Late Scene 11:20 - 11:55 pm

Dusty Springfield


Saturday 23rd November 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Cilla Black, Sid James, Don Moss, Anna Qualye

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

The Breakaways (not listed in TV Times)

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

Bobby Rydell

Ronnie Carroll

The Rolling Stones

Christopher Stanford

Gene Pitney

Dave Curtis & The Tremors

spin-a-disc Pete Murray, Janice Nicholls

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Gerry & The Pacemakers

ABC Hullabaloo 11:15 – 11:40 pm

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Sunday 24th November 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Lonnie Donegan

Russ Conway

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (300th show)

Nina and Frederick


Monday 25th November 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Granada Scene at 6.30

John Leyton


Tuesday 26th November 1963

BBC East At Six Ten 6:38 - 7:01 pm

The Beatles interviewed in Cambridge

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Bobby Rydell

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes


Wednesday 27th November 1963

Anglia Music Match

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Granada Late Scene Extra

The Beatles interviewed by Gabriel Byrne, I Want To Hold Your Hand (Daily Echo set), talk to Ken Dodd

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 28th November 1963

NB In The Stage, published on this day Howard Thomas of the ITV north and midlands weekend franchise claimed "ABC can afford to spend £3000 an hour on adult educational programmes because Thank Your Lucky Stars and The Avengers both reach 6,000,000 homes in Britain, and Armchair Theatre reaches 6,500,000. Yes, the Beatles help pay for the egg-heads!"

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)


Friday 29th November 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Nu-Notes

Annie Ross

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

The Hollies – Stay

Mike Sarne

Glenda Collins

Manfred Mann

The Orchids – Gonna Make Him Mine

Granada Scene at 6.30

Susan Singer

Granada Late Scene 11:20- 11:55 pm

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Saturday 30th November 1963

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

Jury - Nancy Spain, June Ritchie, Jimmy Young, plus one

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

The Spotnicks

The Shadows

Freddie & The Dreamers

Kathy Kirby

Kenny Ball

Kenny Lynch

Dusty Springfield

Heinz

spin-a-disc Ian Fenner, Janice Nicholls

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Jackie Trent

The Viscounts


Sunday 1st December 1963

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Kathy Kirby – Dance On, Can’t Help Loving That Man, Secret Love

Luciano Pavarotti


Monday 2nd December 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Granada Scene at 6.30

Adam Faith & The Roulettes


Tuesday 3rd December 1963

Southern Day By Day

The Beatles

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Vernons Girls

The Marksmen

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Hollies


Wednesday 4th December 1963

Anglia Music Match

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Southern Dad, You’re A Square

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AR Stars And Garters

Hosted by Ray Martine

Kathy Kirby

Vince Hill

Tommy Bruce

Al Saxon

Debbie Lee

Safari

Alan Braden Band and Quartet

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 5th December 1963

BBC Crackerjack

Brian Poole and The Tremeloes

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)


Friday 6th December 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Dave Clark Five

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

Adam Faith & The Roulettes – We Are In Love

The Searchers – Sugar And Spice

Marty Wilde

Daryl Quist – Thanks To You

Chris Sandford – Not Too Little Not Too Much

Ted Heath

Granada Late Scene 11:20 - 11:55 pm

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Saturday 7th December 1963

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

Jury - The Beatles

Guest -

BBC It’s The Beatles! 8:10 - 8:40 pm

Live at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool. The seen in 6.9 million homes, according to Television Audience Measurement

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

NB The Spotnicks and Max Bygraves might have appeared but they were not listed in the Daily Mirror or TV Times

Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman (not listed in TV Times)

Mike Hurst

Buddy Greco

John Leyton

Brian Poole &The Tremeloes

The Bachelors

Julie Grant

The Fourmost

Bern Elliott & The Fenmen

Gene Vincent - Where Have You Been All My Life  (not listed in TV Times)

Guest DJ Jimmy Savile and Janice Nicholls heads the teenage panel who review new American releases in Spin-A-Disc

ATV The Larkins

Beatle Drive

The Larkins' son Georgie forms a beat combo The Boffins


Sunday 8th December 1963

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Frank Ifield

Patsy Ann Noble

ABC Tempo

More Jazz Unlimited


Monday 9th December 1963

ITN News

The Beatles in Southend

Granada Scene At 6:30

The Animals


Tuesday 10th December 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Heinz

The Fourmost

AR Miss TV Times

Mike Sarne

Southern The ABC of Jazz

Stan Kenton - interview


Wednesday 11th December 1963

Anglia Music Match

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Southern Dad, You’re A Square

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AR Stars and Garters

Hosted by Ray Martine

Kathy Kirby

Vince Hill

Tommy Bruce

Al Saxon

Debbie Lee (joins the show as a reuglar this week)

Bobby Rich – Five Foot Two Eyes Of Blue

Betty Smith – I Got Rhythm

Border Beat in the Border

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Thursday 12th December 1963

BBC Top Score

Shirley Abicair

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)


Friday 13th December 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Countrymen

Glenda Collins

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

The Dave Clark Five – Glad All Over

Mike Hurst

Doug Sheldon

Pat Wayne and The Beachcombers

Adrianne Poster

Granada Late Scene 11:20 - 11:55 pm

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Saturday 14th December 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Neal Arden, Catherine Boyle, Freddie Garrity, Gay Emma

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Gene Vincent

Adam Faith & The Roulettes

The King Brothers

Winifred Atwell

Annie Ross

Rolf Harris

The Dave Clark Five

Frenesi Watson

spin-a-disc Alan Freeman, Janice Nicholls

ABC Hullaballoo

The Spinners – Dirty Old Town, Liverpool Barrier Boy

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Barabara Law


Sunday 15th December 1963

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Matt Monro

Frankie Vaughan

Russ Conway

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros

ATV Sunday Night From The Prince Of Wales

Gerry & Pacemakers

Shani Wallis

Cast from ‘The Boys From Syracuse’ including Bob Monkhouse


Monday 16th December 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

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Tuesday 17th December 1963

BBC Tonight In Person: Nina And Frederick 8:15 - 9:00 pm

With Tubby Hayes

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Searchers


Wednesday 18th December 1963

BBC The White Heather Club

Hall and MacGregor

Granada I Hear The Blues 9:40 - 10:25 pm

Memphis Slim introduces Lonnie Johnson, Big Joe Williams, Muddy Waters, Victoria Spivey, Sonny Boy Williamson, Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy, Willie Dixon, Otis Spann, Bill Stepney

Southern Dad, You’re A Square

NB Peter Haigh becomes the new Chairman.

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Anglia Music Match

Annie Ross

AR Stars And Garters

Kathy Kirby does tribute to music hall singer Marie Kendall


Thursday 19th December 1963

BBC Christmas Crackerjack

Joe Brown & The Bruvvers

AR Buddy Greco Entertains 10:10 - 10:40 pm

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

Steve Brett and the Mavericks (resident group)

Granada show both The Five O’Clock Club and Ready, Steady, Go! According to The Daily Mirror The Swinging Blue Jeans perform The Hippy Hippy Shake on RSG!


Friday 20th December 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Chucks,

The Sinners

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Billy Fury

Dusty Springfield,

The Fourmost I’m In Love

Granada Scene At 6:30 6:30 - 7:00 pm

The Beatles - This Boy (Daily Echo set)

Granada Late Scene 11:40 - 12:00 pm

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Saturday 21st December 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Alma Cogan, Rolf Harris, Mitch Murray, Angela Douglas

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

NB Their second Merseybeat special. This would be ITV's entry for the 1964 Montreux Golden Rose TV Festival.

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas – I’ll Keep You Satisfied

Cilla Black – Love Of The Loved

Tommy Quickly – Kiss Me Now

Gerry & The Pacemakers – You’ll Never Walk Alone, I Like It

The Breakaways – That Boy Of Mine

The Searchers – Sugar and Spice

The Beatles - All My Loving, Twist And Shout, She Loves You, I Want To Hold Your Hand

Spin-a-disc - DJ Bob Wooler of The Cavern, Janice Nicholls review British records


Sunday 22nd December 1963

BBC The Black and White Mistrel Show

George Chisholm

ATV Sunday Night From The Prince Of Wales

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Adam Faith & The Roulettes


Monday 23rd December 1963

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

content unknown

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros


Tuesday 24th December 1963 Christmas Eve

BBC The Good Old Days

Frankie Vaughan

AR The Five O’Clock Club

The Classmates

Muriel Smith

AR Beat City 9:10 - 9:55 pm

NB The working title was This Is Merseyside and was due to The Searchers and The Remo Four

Daniel Farson documentary about the Liverpool Scene, filmed August 1963 at The Cavern and in Birkenhead

Production Assistant: Bill Harry

Gerry & The Pacemakers - I Like It, You’ll Never Walk Alone, Pretend

Faron’s Flamingoes - Do You Love Me? (Cavern)

Chick Graham & The Coasters - Will You Still Love Me (Cavern)

Rory Storm & The Hurricanes - I Can Tell (Cavern)

The Chants - I Could Write A Book

Earl Preston & The TT’s - Why Did It Have To Be You, My Prayer, Back To Me

The Liverpool Spinners -

AR They’ve Sold A Million 11:10 - 11:25 pm

NB Probably a revised version of the previously scheduled edition

Joe Brown


Wednesday 25th December 1963 Christmas Day

BBC Christmas Night With The Stars 8:05 - 9:25 pm

Russ Conway

Nina and Frederick

BBC Z Cars: It Never Rains

The Swinging Blue Jeans

ATV Christmas Swingtime 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

The King Brothers

Edmund Hockridge

Joan Regan

Kenny Baker

Don Lusher

Border unknown show

Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor

AR Mahalia Jackson

ATV Christmas Startime

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazzband

ITN News

The Beatle talk about their Christmas


Thursday 26th December 1963 Boxing Day

Granada Scene At 6:30 pm 6:30 - 7:00 pm

The Beatles: I Want To Hold Your Hand, This Boy, the Gay Byrne & Ken Dodd interview (whole of the Daily Echo set)

BBC Josh White 11:25 - 11:55 pm

ATV For Teenagers Only 6:40 - 7:00

The Senoritas (resident group)

John Leyton

The Little People

AR Star & Garters

Hosted by Ray Martine

Kathy Kirby

Vince Hill

Tommy Bruce

Al Saxon

Debbie Lee

Lynette Roe

Roy Glen

Wally Whyton


Friday 27th December 1963

AR The Five O’Clock Club

Laurie Jay & Combo

Rosemary Lane (singer)

AR Ready, Steady, Go! 6:15 -7:00 pm

Hosted by Keith Fordyce

Little Stevie Wonder

The Rolling Stones – I Wanna Be Your Man

Andrew Loog Oldham – guest DJ

Granada Late Scene 11:20 -11:55 pm

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Saturday 28th December 1963

BBC Juke Box Jury

Jury - Polly Elwes, Matt Monro, Jimmy Savile, plus one

Guest -

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5:50 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Brian Matthew

Dickie Rock and the Miami Showband - Boys

Doug Sheldon – Mickey’s Monkey

Millie – Doncha Know

Mike Sarne & Margaret Quantrell – Hello Lover Boy, Now You’ve

The Hollies - Stay

Frankie Vaughan – You The One For Me

Spin A Disc panel - David Gell, Janice Nicholls, Fred Cooper, Yvonne Summers

Discs – Chris Jensen – Donna Donna, Brenda Lee – As Usual, The Ronettes – Baby I Love You

The Swinging Blue Jeans – Hippy Hippy Shake

Billy Fury – Fool’s Errand, What Am I Gonna Do

ABC Comedy Bandbox

The Kaye Sisters


Sunday 29th December 1963

BBC First Night: The One Night Of The Year

Casey Jones appears as singer

ATV Broadway Goes Latin

Edmondo Ros

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

NB Organised for the Stars Organisation for Spastics

Pete Murray

Dora Bryan – All I Want For Christmas Is A Beatle

Russ Conway

Helen Shapiro - Fever

Adam Faith – Up A Lazy River

Dennis Lotis -

Southern Robin and Jimmy, Rhythm and Blues (first edition)

Robin Hall and Jimmy Macgregor


Monday 30th December 1963

BBC The Best of Maigret: Poor Cecile! (repeat 1st October 1963)

Casey Jones plays a youth

BBC The Hoot’nanny Show 6:35 - 7:00 pm

The Corries

TWW Discs-A-Gogo

Gene Vincent – It’s Been Nice


Tuesday 31st December 1963

AR The Five O’Cock Club

Billy Fury

The Raindrops

AR The New Year Starts Here! 11:15 - 12:15 am

Ready, Steady, Go! special

NB This was the most watched show on New Year's Eve

The Beatles repeat of complete 4th October 1963 performance

Cilla Black

The Dave Clark Five

Adam Faith

The Fourmost

Kirby Kirby

Kenny Lynch

Ray Martine

Tommy Quickly

The Roulettes

Mike Sarne

The Searchers

Mark Wynter

Helen Shapiro


Also this year

AR Here and Now: Plugging A Pop

AR Tubby Hayes Plays Originals

AR Our Man At St Marks

one episode features The Classmates

BBC Midlands at Six

February Denny (Laine) and The Diplomats

Grampian Aye Yours

Musical show which got into the local TAM ratings

Grampian Joe and the Music

A thirteen week series beginning the weekend of 6th and 7th July 1963 centred around folk singer Joe Gordon. Many guests were pencilled in for the series, including Shane Fenton and The Fentones, The Beatles, Kenny Lynch, Billie Davis, Gerry & The Pacemakers.

Souther Art For Art's Sake

c. November Brian Epstein interview