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1966


Saturday 1st January 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Max Bygraves’ family including Uncle Eric, son Anthony, Daughter Maxine

Guest -

BBC1 Billy Cotton’s Music Hall

Petula Clark - I Want To Hold Your Hand

BBC2 Tonight In Person 9:35 - 10:05 pm

Peter Paul and Mary part two

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Hosted by Jim Dale

The Bachelors

The Searchers

The Fortunes

Julie Rogers

Lance Percival

Jackie Trent

The Gibsons

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Sheila Southern

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

The Seekers


Sunday 2nd January 1966

BBC2 Late Night Line Up and Plunder

Petula Clark

ATV The London Palladium Show

Shirley Bassey – The Liquidator

The Alexander Brothers

Acker Bilk

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Dusty Springfield


Monday 3rd January 1966

BBC1 Blue Peter

Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours – Mirror Mirror

BBC2 Thirty Minute Theatre: The Flip Side

Bob Monkhouse plays a DJ

BBC1 Stramash! The Big Noise From Glasgow

Lulu and the Luvvers

Rediffusion Stars And Garters

Dickie Valentine

Lonnie Donegan

Ivor Emmanuel

Gary Miller

Mike McKenzie

Dodie West

Lynn Holland

Valerie Curran


Tuesday 4th January 1966

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Tommy Quickly

The Shindigs

Janie Jones

Mick Softley

Paul Williams

Lorne Gibson

Southern All-Star Pop The Question 6:35 - 7:00 pm

Theme by The Squires

Panel - Twinkle, Billie Davis, Anita Harris, Don Moss

Rediffusion Stage One Contest

The Winning Team (play) with Paul Jones


Wednesday 5th January 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going 6:30- 7:00 pm (first edition)

NB Eric Clapton seen in opening credits

The Who -Out On the Street, It’s Not True, Pete Townshend interview, article on film

Lulu guest agony aunt

BBC2 Jazz 625

The Thelonius Monk Quartet

TWW Now!

contents unknown


Thursday 6th January 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Chart run down with the number one record The Beatles Day Tripper (however, despite being the number one disc it was not played at the end of the show as per usual, replaced with The Spencer Davis Group)

David & Jonathan - Michelle

Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid (repeat 26th November 1965)

Ken Dodd - The River (repeat)

The Kinks - Till The End Of The Day

Fontella Bass - Recovery (the host presents her with a gold disc for a million sales of Rescue Me)

The Overlanders - Michelle

Tom Jones - Thunderball (Tip For The Top)

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Spanish Flea (The GoJos)

The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running (repeat 16th December 1965)

BBC1 A Song For Everyone

Kenneth Mckellar sings A Song For Europe

Granada Scene at 6.30

Fontella Bass


Friday 7th January 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack 5:00 - 5:45 pm

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick And Tich

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

No other music guests in this edition

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Tommy Quickly

Leapy Lee

The Shots

Selina Jones

Patrick Dane

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

NB The first half hour show with Crossroads now occupying 6:35 - 7:00 pm

The Exciters – A Little Bit Of Soap

Georgie Fame –

The Hollies – I Can’t Let Go

Chris Farlowe

Boz


Saturday 8th January 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Catherine Boyle, Paul Jones, Dee Dee Warwick, Pete Murray

Guest -

BBC1 The Benny Hill Show

Patsy Ann Noble – The Flight of the Phoenix

BBC1 BBC3

Cleo Laine

BBC2 Tonight In Person: The Voice And Sound In Africa

Miriam Makeba

Hugh Masakela

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Cilla Black

The Walker Brothers (cancelled as they missed their train connection from Dunfries to Birmingham for the recording the previous Sunday)

The Mindbenders

Eddie Calvert

Twinkle

The Morgan-James Duo

Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band

The Candy Dates

David & Jonathan

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Anne Shelton

Acker Bilk

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

The Barron Knights

Al Saxon


Sunday 9th January 1966

ABC The Duke Wore Jeans movie with Tommy Steele

Southern My Kind Of Folk 5:30 - 6:00 pm

Hosted by George Melly

Residents - The Settlers, Weston Gavin, Davey Graham

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

No musical guests of interest in this edition

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

content unknown


Monday 10th January 1966

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall and MacGregor

BBC2 The Danny Kaye Show

Nancy Wilson

ATV Action 5:00 - 5:25 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Pete Murray

content unknown

Rediffusion Late Show London

Eric Burdon talks to Benny Green (who wouldn't let Burdon speak much)


Tuesday 11th January 1966

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Ella Fitzgerald 8:50 - 9:35 pm repeat

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club 5:00 - 5:25 pm

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Patti LaBelle & Her Belles

Joni Adam

David Essex

Adamo

Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours


Wednesday 12th January 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

The Pretty Things – Midnight to Six

Sandie Shaw – The Long Walk Home, article

Jonathan King

Patti Boyd

Paul Jones of Manfred Mann in audience

TWW Now!

The Walker Brothers

Johnny Tillotson

Deano (in a sketch Deano bit into a stick of celery and two tiers of the audience seating collapsed)

The Exciters

ATV Hope and Keen

The Square Pegs

Anita Harris


Thursday 13th January 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

NB The last Manchester show

Hosted by Alan Freeman

Chart run down with the number one record

The Kinks - Till The End Of The Day (repeat 6th January 1966)

Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid

The Walker Brothers - My Ship Is Coming In (repeat 25th November 1965) NB The group's management bought a copy of this clip and sent it to the USA for inclusion on TV shows there

Len Barry - Like A Baby

The Overlanders - Michelle

The Four Seasons - Let's Hang On (film clip)

Paul & Barry Ryan seen dancing in the audience

The Nashville Teens - The Hard Way (new release)

Tony Bennett - The Very Thought Of You (specially filmed clip from New York)

The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running number one (repeat 16th December 1965)

BBC1 A Song For Everyone 9:00 - 9:25 pm

Kenneth McKellar each week will sings the entries for A Song For Europe

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Ivor Cutler


Friday 14th January 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Spencer Davis Group

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8:00 - 8:30 pm

Pat Boone

BBC1 (Nothern Ireland) Swing n-Folk

The Demours

The Glen Folk Four

The Tony Martin Trio

BBC1 Scotland Stramsash 6.30 - 7.00

contents unknown

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club 6:07 - 6:35 pm

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

David & Jonathan

Chris Farlowe

Elaine Delmar

Julie Rogers

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go!

New theme: Dusty Springfield ‘Heartbeat’

The Kinks (NB Ray Davies was knocked out when he collided with an engineer backstage according to Melody Maker, while their drummer Mick Avory was unwell during rehearsals, so their road manager Sam Curtis took over on drums while Avory recovered enough for the broadcast)

Tom Jones (had to cancel due to a barring clause in his contract with ABC-TV for his appearance on the David Nixon show broadcast the following day)

Fontella Bass - Recovery

Lee Dorsey – Get Out Of My Life Woman

Patti LaBelle & Her Belles – All Or Nothing

Border The Dean Martin Show 10:52 - 11:47 pm

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Exciters


Saturday 15th January 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Tito Burns, Libby Morris, Veronica Strong, Colin Blunstone

Guest -

BBC2 Not Only...But Also 9:30 - 10:00 pm (first in second series)

Music by The Dudley Moore Trio

Cilla Black – If I Fell, Let There Be Love

BBC2 Tonight in Person

The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem part two

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Adam Faith

Lulu

Rolf Harris

Anne Shelton

Paul & Barry Ryan

The Nashville Teens

The Mark Leeman Five (NB Mark Leeman himself had died the previous June)

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

The King Brothers

Janie Marden

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

Tom Jones


Sunday 16th January 1966

BBC1 Tonight In Person 10:05 - 10:35 pm

The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem

ATV Hallalujah, The Joy Strings

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

The Bachelors

Peter Nero

The Beverley Sisters

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Diane Cilento (singer)

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Monday 17th January 1966

The Tich and Quckers Show

Jerry Allen (show regular)

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall & MacGregor

BBC2 Music On Two: Let’s Fake An Opera

with Dudley Moore

ATV Action

content unknown


Tuesday 18th January 1966

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club (NB also seen as Five O'Clock Funfare)

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet

Hosted by Gerry Marsden (along with regulars Muriel Young, Wally Whyton)

Robb Storm – Where’s My Girl

The Truth - Girl

The Exciters

Lulu

The Mindbenders – Groovy Kind of Love

The Nashville Teens


Wednesday 19th January 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

The Kinks (NB according to a report in Melody Maker "Pete Quaife horrified BBC staff with a fake severed thumb at 'A Whole Scene Going'")

The Gospelaires

Patti LaBelle & Her Belles

Mike Sarne

BBC2 Jazz 625

Maynard Ferguson, Johnny Dankworth

Rediffusion Here Come The Animals 9:10 - 9:30 pm

The House of the Rising Sun, plus others (featuring their new brass sound)

Rediffusion A Boy Called Donovan 9:40 - 10:40 pm

NB Also seen listed as 'The Man Donovan'. A collection of songs and poems by Donovan as he travels around Britain with his sidekick Gypsy Dave and other friends. Originally intended to be a 45 minute production the director Charlie Squires was impressed enough to make it an hour long show. A scene showing Donovan's friends smoking pot led to a later arrest. The show was to also feature Cops N Robbers, a group who were friends of Donovan.

TWW Now!

Paul and Barry Ryan

Patti LaBelle and Her Belles

Blues Incorporated

The Drifters

Anglia About Anglia

Chris Farlowe


Thursday 20th January 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

NB The first show from the new permanent home in London

Hosted by David Jacobs (who announces that this is the 107th show)

The new opening theme is possibly Topsy Popsy written by Johnny Person, with the previous theme Top Of The Pops by Harry Rabinowitz now used as the closing theme

Chart run down with the number one record

Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid (repeat 25th November 1965)

David & Jonathan - Michelle

Stevie Wonder - Uptight (new release)

Crispian St. Peters - You Were On My Mind (tip for the top)

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Spanish Flea (promo clip)

Paul & Barry Ryan - Have Pity On The Boy (new release)

Otis Redding - My Girl (audience dancing)

The Overlanders - Michelle

Cilla Black - Love's Just A Broken Heart (Chartbuster)

The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running number one (repeat 16th December 1965)

BBC1 A Song For Everyone

Kenneth McKellar sings A Song For Europe

Anglia News

Radio Caroline runs aground, interview with DJ Tom Lodge

Granada Scene at 6.30

Lee Dorsey


Friday 21st January 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack

Fontella Bass

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Antonio Carlos Jobim

BBC1 News

Radio Caroline runs aground at Frinton, Essex

BBC1 (Scotland) Stramash

Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

Jimmy Cliff

The Nashville Teens

Dodie West

The Morgan-James Duo (not listed in TV Times)

Herman’s Hermits (not listed in TV Times)

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Cathy McGowan

Donovan - cancelled as his new single Sunshine Superman was the subject of a courtcase

Stevie Wonder - cancelled

Dusty Springfield – Little By Little (live), Shake (live)

The Nashville Teens


Saturday 22nd January 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Bryan Forbes, Nanette Newman

Guest -

BBC1 The Kathy Kirby Show

Kathy Kirby

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

BBC1 BBC3

This edition probably contained a spoof of the Donovan documentary

BBC2 Not Only...But Also

Music by The Dudley Moore Trio

Dakota Staton - High On A Windy Valley, Morning Glory

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours

The Truth

Herman’s Hermits

Sandie Shaw

Julie Rogers

The Swinging Blue Jeans

Patti LaBelle & Her Belles

Doug Sheldon

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Lulu

Paul & Barry Ryan

ITN News

George Harrison gets married

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

Freddie & The Dreamers

Southern My Kind Of Folk

Donovan


Sunday 23rd January 1966

BBC2 Tonight In Person

Joan Baez in Edinburgh

ATV The London Palladium Show

NB Paul & Barry Ryan cancelled

Frankie Vaughan and The V Men (including Red Price from ‘Oh Boy!’ on saxophone)

The Overlanders

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Cilla Black

Southern My Kind Of Folk

content unknown


Monday 24th January 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

Robin Hall & Jamie MacGregor

ATV Action

content unknown

BBC1 Blue Peter

Unit 4+2 – Rainy Day


Tuesday 25th January 1966

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet

Hosted by Gerry Marsden

Doug Sheldon

The Pretty Things

Paul & Barry Ryan (the most requested act on the show)

Stevie Wonder

John Summers

Granada Scene at 6.30

Dusty Springfield


Wednesday 26th January 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

Manfred Mann and Paul Jones - interviewed at their homes

Paul & Barry Ryan

BBC2 Jazz 625

Willie ‘The Lion’ Smith

Southern Six Shades Of Ketty 9:10 - 9:30 pm

NB Originally intended as a 45 minute special, due to be shown 5th December 1965. A Mike Mansfield production.

Ketty Lester - Yesterday, plus five others

TWW Now!

The Exciters

The League of Gentlemen

Tracy Rogers

The Fortunes

Lee Dorsey

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Small Faces


Thursday 27th January 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

NB Donovan and Petula Clark had benen penciled in to appear. Donovan had to cancel as his new single Sunshine Superman was the subject of a courtcase.

Hosted by Pete Murray

Chart run down with the number one record

Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid (repeat 26th November 1965)

Crispian St. Peters - You Were On My Mind

The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love (referred to as the Bedwinders by the host)

Sandie Shaw - Tomorrow (tip for the top)

Pinkerton's Assorted Colours - Mirror Mirror

Cilla Black - Love's Just A Broken Heart (repeat 20th January 1966)

Dusty Springfield - Little By Little

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Spanish Flea (The GoJos)

Len Barry - Like A Baby (repeat 13th January 1966)

The Overlanders - Michelle number one

BBC1 A Song For Europe 9:00 - 9:25 pm

Kenneth McKellar sings the five songs that the public will choose from. Introduced by David Jacobs

BBC2 Nancy Wilson 11:35 pm - 12:00 am


Friday 28th January 1966

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Bobby Darin

Vic Damone

Henry Mancini

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Hollies - If I Needed Someone

Crispian St. Peters

BBC1 Scotland Stramash 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Exciters

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet

Hosted by Gerry Marsden

The Original Drifters

Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

The Small Faces – Sha La La La Lee

Sandie Shaw - Tomorrow

Paul & Barry Ryan – Have Pity On The Boy

The Who – Circles


Saturday 29th January 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Spencer Davis, Maurice Kihn, Marion Ryan, Sara Leighton

Guest -

BBC2 Not Only...But Also

Music by The Dudley Moore Trio

Blossom Dearie - You Turn Me On Baby

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

NB Donovan had to cancel as his new single Sunshine Superman was the subject of a courtcase

Hosted by Jim Dale

Matt Monro

The Walker Brothers

The Migil Five

The Fortunes

Danny Williams

Jackie Trent

St Louis Union (NB the group had won a Melody Maker talent contest in August 1965 and a part of the top prize was an appearance on Thank Your Lucky Stars, but it took until their first record release for this to happen)

Adrienne Posta

(possibly) The Rockin' Berries

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Morgan James

Susan Maughan

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

The Rockin’ Berries

Lorne Lesley


Sunday 30th January 1966

BBC2 Tonight In Person

Tom Paxton

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Petula Clark

The Countrymen

Leon Bibb

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Eddy Arnold

Cilla Black


Monday 31st January 1966

BBC1 Blue Peter

Report on the Beatles and John Lennon’s Rolls Royce

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

The Countrymen

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall & MacGregor

ATV Action

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Chad and Jeremy


Tuesday 1st February 1966

Granada Scene At 6:30

Chrispian St Peters

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

The Merseys

Ernestine Anderson

Matt Monro

Southern What's In A Name (first in quiz show series)

Kenny Lynch on panel

Granada Scene at 6.30

Vic Dana


Wednesday 2nd February 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

The Fortunes

Jonathan King

Hedgehoppers Anonymous

Pete Quaife (The Kinks)

BBC2 Jazz 625

Dakota Staton

The Tony Coe Quintet

TWW Now!

Crispian St Peters

Lee Dorsey

Friday Browne

Granada Scene at 6.30

Eddy Arnold


Thursday 3rd February 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:00 - 8:00 pm

NB Sandie Shaw was penciled in to appear

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Spanish Flea (promo clip)

Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin' (The Gojos, audibly stomping around the stage!)

Petula Clark - My Love

St. Louis Union - Girl

Crispian St. Peters - You Were On My Mind

The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown (miming)

Eddy Arnold - Make The World Go Away

The Overlanders - Michelle

Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running (repeat 16th December 1965)

BBC1 The Man From U.N.C.L.E.: The Discotheque Affair

BBC1 A Song For Everyone

Kenneth McKellar sings winning A Song For Europe song

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Four Pennies


Friday 4th February 1966

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Andy Williams

Peggy Lee

BBC1 Crackerjack

Paul & Barry Ryan

The Nashville Teens

BBC1 Scotland Stramsash 6.30 - 7.00

Lee Dorsey

The Drifters

Rediffusion The Five O’Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

Billie Davis & Keith Powell

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Matt Monro

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Cathy McGowan

Adam Faith - To Make A Big Man Cry

The Spencer Davis Group – Keep On Running

Paddy, Klaus & Gibson

Granada Scene at 6.30

Inez and Charlie Foxx


Saturday 5th February 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Alan Freeman, Haley Mills, Marianne Faithfull, Terry Downes or Jimmy Greaves

Guest -

BBC2 Not Only...But Also

Music by The Dudley Moore Trio

Emile Lancey - If I Were A Bell, Rainy Day

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV London

Dusty Springfield - Little By Little

The Twins

Gerry & The Pacemakers

The King Brothers

The Small Faces

Salena Jones

The Uglys

Neil Landon

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Jackie Trent

The New Faces

ABC Comedy Bandbox

The Dallas Boys

Audrey Jeans


Sunday 6th February 1966

BBC2 Tonight in Person

Jose Greco and his Gypsies part two

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.55 - 9.55 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Pat Boone

The Kaye Sisters

The Swinging Blue Jeans

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

The Rolling Stones - interview, 19th Nervous Breakdown

ABC Tempo: A Tale Of Two Talents 2:20 - 2:50 pm

Tom Jones and Canadian ballerina Lynn Seymour

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

The Dallas Boys


Monday 7th February 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

Sandie Shaw

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall & MacGregor

BBC2 The Danny Kaye Show

Shirley Bassey & Danny Kaye – A Spoonful of Sugar

ATV Action

Eddy Arnold – Make The World Go Away

Granada Scene at 6.30

Doris Troy


Tuesday 8th February 1966

BBC2 Show Of The Week

Petula Clark & Sacha Distel

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

The Silkie

Danny Williams

Gary Benson

Southern The Star Who Went Pop

Ricky Valance interview

Granada Scene at 6.30

Len Barry


Wednesday 9th February 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going 6:30 - 7:00 pm

P J Proby

Len Barry

The Spencer Davis Group

BBC2 Jazz 625

The Jimmy Smith Trio part two

TWW Now!!! 6.30 - 7.00 pm (last Wednesday show)

David and Jonathan

Stevie Wonder

Peter & Gordon

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Animals


Thursday 10th February 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

NB P J Proby, Gary Walker and Billy Fury were penciled in to appear

Hosted by David Jacobs

Chart run down with the number one record

Paul & Barry Ryan - Have Pity On The Boy

Len Barry - Like A Baby

The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love

Crispin St Peters - receives silver disc from the host

The Animals - Inside Looking Out (Tip for the Top)

Sandie Shaw - Tomorrow (Chartbuster)

Pinkerton's Assorted Colours - Mirror Mirror (repeat 27th January 1966)

Gene Pitney - Backstage

The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown (repeat 3rd February 1966)

Topsy Popsy (over end credits, audience dancing)

BBC1 Vikki Carr Sings 9:00 - 9:30 pm (repeat of 23rd November 1965)

with Tony Oborne and his Orchestra

Granada Scene at 6.30

Peter & Gordon


Friday 11th February 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Fortunes

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Al Hirt

Tennessee Ernie Ford

BBC1 (Scotland) Stramash! 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Lulu & The Luvvers

Doris Troy

Mike Felix

Sol Byron & The Senate

Chris McClure

Peter London

BBC2 The Stan Tracey Quartet

NB A colour programme shown for test purposes

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

Chad & Jeremy

Billy J Kramer - (an animation was used as well)

Mark Murphy

The Soulmates - Bring Your Love Back Ome

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:08 - 6:35 pm

NB James Brown might have been penciled in, but he appeared on 11th March 1966. Granada decided to show the programme live, rather than a recorded version the following week

Hosted by Cathy McGowan

Len Barry - Like A Baby

The Action - I'll Keep On Holding On (live) NB The show's producer Frances Hitching has some of their fans from Portsmouth transported to London for the show

The Animals - Inside Looking Out, Outcast

The Breakaways

The Mindbenders

Kiki Dee

TWW Now!!! 6.30 - 7.00 pm (first Friday show)

St Louis Union

Peter and Gordon

Rediffusion Late Show London

Benny Green hosts discussion on the pop chart with Adam Faith, Alexis Korner and Gene Pitney

Gene Pitney -

Granada Scene at 6.30

Billy Fury


Saturday 12th February 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury 5:50 - 6:15 pm

Jury -  Pete Murray, Lulu, Eddy Arnold, Barbara Windsor

Guest -

BBC1 The Kathy Kirby Show 8:25 - 9:00 pm

Nina and Frederick

BBC1 Not Only… But Also

Music by The Dudley Moore Trio

Dionne Warwick - Walk On By, Unchained Melody

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Joe Brown

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

The Four Pennies

Gary Walker

Valerie Mitchell – Never Let It Be Said

Vic Dana

Andee Silver

Adam Mike & Tim

Unit 4 + 2

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Millicent Martin

The Fortunes

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Dickie Valentine


Sunday 13th February 1966

BBC2 Tonight In Person

Carolyn Hester

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Cilla Black

Gerry & The Pacemakers - La La La, You'll Never Walk Alone

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

content unknown

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

Dickie Valentine


Monday 14th February 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

Adam Faith

BBC1 Blue Peter

Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours – Mirror Mirror (repeat?)

Scottish The Serendipity Singers 10:05 - 10:35 pm

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall & MacGregor

BBC2 The Danny Kaye Show

Harry Belefonte

ATV Action

The Action

Scottish The Serendipity Singers 10.35 - 11.05 pm

Southern Big Sing

school choirs competition with Tony Hatch on judging panel


Tuesday 15th February 1966

BBC2 Show Of the Week: The Julie Andrews Show

The New Christy Minstrels

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

The Four Pennies

Charlie & Inez Foxx

Janie Marden

Brendan Phillips

Grampian The Dean Martin Show 9:10 - 10:05 pm

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Hollies


Wednesday 16th February 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

Unit Four + Two

Marianne Faithfull

BBC2 Jazz 625

Jimmy Witherspoon with The Dick Morrissey Quartet

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Hollies


Thursday 17th February 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Alan Freeman

The Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee

Petula Clark - My Love (repeat 3rd February 1966)

The Truth - Girl

Dusty Springfield - Little By Little (repeat 27th January 1966)

The Animals - Inside Looking Out

Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin' (promo clip) NB This clip was meant to be used last week but didn't arrive in time from the USA

The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love

Lulu - Call Me

The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown (repeat 3rd February 1966)

BBC1 Vikki Carr 9.00 – 9.25 pm

with Tony Osborne and His Orchestra

Granada Scene at 6.30

Unit 4 + 2


Friday 18th February 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Four Pennies

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

No other musical guests of interest

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

The Migil Five – Pencil and Paper

Tammy St John

Lorne Lesley - sings a Beatles song and does impressions of other singers

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

NB James Brown was penciled in to appear, but appeared on 11th March 1966

Hosted by Cathy McGowan

Tom Jones & The Squires - Thunderball

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things, You’re A Better Man Than I

The Hollies – I Can’t Let Go

Boz - Ain't That So

Adam Mkie & Tim

TWW Now!

The Animals

Doris Troy

Tom Jones


Saturday 19th February 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Manfred Mann, Eva Bartok, Mike Douglas, Emily Yancy

Guest -

BBC2 Not Only...But Also

Music by The Dudley Moore Trio

Dusty Springfield - Wives and Lovers

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Hosted by Jim Dale

Lulu

Billy Fury

Peter & Gordon

The Animals

The Kaye Sisters

The Mark Four

Mike Felix

Marc Bolan - The Wizard

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show 9:20 - 9:55 pm

Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames

Julie Rogers

ABC Comedy Bandbox

The Headliners


Sunday 20th February 1966

BBC1 The Lucy Show: Lucy Dates Dean Martin

BBC2 Tonight In Person

The Womenfolk

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Dickie Valentine

Dave King

Kenny Ball

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

NB celebrating the 10th anniversary of ITV in the Midlands, live from Coventry

Joe Loss & his orchestra

Kathy Kirby

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

The Headliners


Monday 21st February 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

Lulu

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall & MacGregor

BBC2 The Danny Kaye Show

Herman’s Hermits

ATV Action

Lulu

Eric Burdon

Raymond

Granada Scene at 6.30

Gene Pitney

The Walker Brothers

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

Tyne Tees Three Rivers Club

Peter & Gordon


Tuesday 22nd February 1966

BBC2 The Show Of The Week: Shirley Bassey 8.50 – 9.35 pm

NB The second attempt to film the show as Bassey fell ill during the first attempt

Shirley Bassey

BBC2 Humphrey Lyttelton Plays 9.35 – 9.45 pm

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

The Hollies

Glenda Collins

Justin & Karlson

Southern The Dean Martin Show 8:00 - 8:55 pm

Granada Scene at 6.30

The Walker Brothers


Wednesday 23rd February 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

Eric Burdon and The Animals

The Hollies

The Beatmen (pop group from Czechoslovakia)

BBC2 Jazz 625

The Alex Welch Band with Dickie Wells


Thursday 24th February 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love

The Hollies - I Can't Let Go

Stevie Wonder - Uptight (repeat 20th January 1966)

Eddy Arnold - Make The World Go Away (repeat 3rd February 1966)

The Beach Boys - Barbara Ann (The GoJos)

Gene Pitney - Backstage (repeat 10th February 1966)

Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee

The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore

The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown (repeat 3rd February 1966)


Friday 25th February 1966

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Roger Miller

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden (his contract to co-host the show will be extended until the end of March)

Adam Faith

The Twins

The King Brothers

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Mindbenders

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Cathy McGowan

The Walker Brothers – The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore, Everything's Gonna Be Alright

Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas

Doris Troy

Dianne Ferrox & Nicky Scott – Me and You

Lulu

Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames

Rediffusion A Swinging Scene 10:37 - 11:17 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Neil McCallum

Joan Savage

TWW Now!

Lulu

Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames - Let's Do It (includes the line "Birds do it, bees do it, even Zoot Money with a glass of wine does it")

The Hollies

Gary Walker


Saturday 26th February 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Scott Walker, Judy Geeson, Don Moss, Evelyn Taylor (NB Eric Burdon was penciled in to appear)

Guest -

BBC2 Not Only...But Also

Music by The Dudley Moore Trio

Marian Montgomery

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Hosted by Jim Dale

Tom Jones

Gene Pitney

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things

Patsy Ann Noble

Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers

Kiki Dee

The Marionettes

Paddy Klaus & Gibson

Carol Deene

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

The Settlers

Barbara Law

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Lulu & The Luvvers


Sunday 27th February 1966

BBC2 Tonight In Person

Luis Alberto Del Parana and Los Paraguayos

ATV The London Palladium Show

Matt Monro

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

The Walker Brothers were penciled in for an appearance

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

Lulu


Monday 28th February 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

The Four Pennies

BBC1 Blue Peter

Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band – Bill Bailey

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall & MacGregor

BBC2 The Danny Kaye Show

Oscar Peterson

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up 11:00 - 11:45 pm

Brian Epstein interviewed by Dennis Tuohy

ATV Action

Unit 4 + 2

Southern unknown show possibly Day By Day

Lulu


Tuesday 1st March 1966

NB The Musicians Union seeks to have all miming stopped on ITV shows by today. The BBC were expecting the same request

BBC1 The Beatles At Shea Stadium 8:00 - 8:50 pm

The Beatles, Murray The K, Ed Sullivan, The Ronettes, Sounds Inc

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

NB The show today makes an appeal to children to send in unwrapped sweets to send to under privileged children

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things

Unit 4+2

Charles Dickens

Grampian The Dean Martin Show

Granada Scene at 6:30

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich


Wednesday 2nd March 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

Gene Pitney (filmed on stage at Cheltenham, Bolton and Chester)

The Animals

Peter & Gordon

BBC Jazz 625

The Modern Jazz Quartet


Thursday 3rd March 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Chart run down the with number one record

The Fortunes - This Golden Ring

Gene Pitney - Backstage (repeat 10th February 1966)

The Shadows - I Met A Girl

The Animals - Inside Looking Out

The Beach Boys - Barbara Ann (audience dancing)

The Hollies - I Can't Let Go (repeat 24th February 1966)

The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore

Tom Jones - Stop Breakin' My Heart

The Rolling Stones 19th Nervous Breakdown number one (promo clip)


Friday 4th March 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack 5:00 - 5:45 pm

Lulu

The Ivy League

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Andy Williams

Roger Miller

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Sextet, Gerry Marsden

Lulu

Len Barry

Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames

Yardbirds

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

NB Sandy Sarjeant becomes RSG’s first cage dancer. Producer Francis Hitching got the idea from American discotheques

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things

The Spencer Davis Group

Manfred Mann

The Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee

David Bowie & The Buzz – Can’t Help Thinking About Me

Clarence Frogman Henry

Rediffusion A Swinging Scene

no guests of interest in this edition

TWW Now!!! 6:30 - 7:00 pm

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things

Jimmy Cliff


Saturday 5th March 1966

BBC1 The Pinky and Perky Show

Freddie & The Dreamers

BBC1 Juke Box Jury 5:50 - 6:15 pm

Jury -  Eric Burdon, Molou Pontera, Gene Pitney, Briony Newton

Guest -

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest: Grand Prix 1966

Kenneth McKellar (UK entrant)

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

The Walker Brothers

Freddie & The Dreamers

Petula Clark - My Love

The Kinks

Eden Kane

Sharon Tandy

Deke Arlon

Sons Of Fred

Mr Murray

Carol Deene

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

The King Brothers


Sunday 6th March 1966

BBC1 Pink and Perky

Freddie & The Dreamers

BBC2 Tonight In Person

Julie Felix

ABC Tempo Entertainers

Meet The Duke: Duke Ellington

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Frank Ifield

Russ Conway

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show 11:20 - 12:04 pm

content unknown


Monday 7th March 1966

BBC1 The Tich and Quackers Show

Val Doonican

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall & MacGregor

ATV Action! 5:00 - 5:25

Hosted by Pete Murray

Granada Scene at 6:30

The Who


Tuesday 8th March 1966

BBC1 The Variety Club Of Great Britain Awards for 1965

No music guests of interest

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

Chas McDevitt & Shirley Douglas

Eden Kane

Frank D'Rone

Grampian The Dean Martin Show


Wednesday 9th March 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going 6:30 - 7:00 pm

Peter and Gordon

The Dave Clark Five

Dave Berry

BBC2 Jazz 625

Don Byas with Bruce Turner's Jump Band


Thursday 10th March 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

NB Samantha Juste was ill with jaundice, so didn't appear

Hosted by Alan Freeman

Chart run down with the number one record

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things

The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love, presented with a silver disc for 250,000 sales of the record

Lou Christie - Lightnin' Strikes (promo clip)

The Bachelors - The Sound Of Silence

The Kinks - Dedicated Follower Of Fashion

Val Doonican - Elusive Butterfly

The Beach Boys - Barbara Ann (promo clip)

The Walker Brothers The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore (repeat 3rd March 1966)

The Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee number one

BBC1 The Frost Report: On Authority 9.40 - 10.10 pm

NB the songs below are taken from the 43 minute pilot show with the same title

Julie Felix - What Did You Learn in School Today?

Dylis Watling - unknown song title

Tom Lehrer - So Long Dad

Granada Scene at 6.30

Clarence Frogman Henry


Friday 11th March 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Barron Knights - Round The World Rhythm and Blues

Tom Jones - The Skye Boat Song, one other

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

The Bachelors

Graham Bonney

Diane Ferraz and Nicky Scott

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

NB Wilson Pickett and Irma Thomas were originaly booked for this edition. Ahead of the transmission Rediffusion promoted the show by playing a 17 minute film of James Brown live in America to journalists at Television House in Kingsway. This possibly might be his TAMI Show appearance.

The James Brown Ready Steady Go Show

James Brown and His Famous Flames

Rediffusion A Swinging Scene 11:07 - 11:47 pm

no guests of interest in this edition

TWW Now!

Spencer Davis Group

Herman's Hermits

Peter Noone - on Pop Periscope

Mike Felix


Saturday 12th March 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

NB One of the records played, Sgt Barry Sadler 'Ballad of The Green Berets' was called "one of the sickest records I have ever heard" by Brian Matthew

Jury -  Bert Kaempfert, Patsy Ann Noble, Brian Matthew, Wendy Varnels

Guest -

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Eddie Fisher, Vic Damone, Roger Williams

BBC2 Bob Dylan 8:40 - 9:10 pm repeat

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Herman’s Hermits

Libby Morris (comedienne)

The Ivy League

The Spencer Davis Group

Unit 4+2

Dennis Lotis

Graham Bonney

Jenny Wren

Diane Ferraz & Nicky Scott

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show 9:20 - 9:55 pm

The Shadows

Janie Marden

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Tony Dali

Carole Deene


Sunday 13th March 1966

BBC2 Tonight In Person

Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger

ATV The London Palladium Show

The Bachelors

Andy Stewart

The Dallas Boys

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

content unknown

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

No guests of interest in this edition


Monday 14th March 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

Joe Mister Piano Henderson

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall & MacGregor

ATV Action!

unknown act – Norwegian Wood


Tuesday 15th March 1966

BBC2 Show Of The Week

Woody Herman and His Orchestra

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

Freddie & The Dreamers

Al Saxon

Patsy Ann Noble


Wednesday 16th March 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

Judy Collins

Spencer Davis

Granada Scene At 6:30

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things

ATV Lena 9.25 – 10.30 pm

Lena Horne with the Jack Parnell Orchestra. Recorded in 1965


Thursday 17th March 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

NB Producer Johnnie Stewart bemoans the fact that Elvis Presley's management won't send over promo film material of his hits. The legal desiute over The Who single Substitute prevents the group from appearing this week. The Spencer Davis Group were penciled in to appear and a dressing room set aside for them.

Hosted by David Jacobs

Chart run down with the number one record

Dave Dee & Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich - Hold Tight

Sonny & Cher - What Now My Love (promo clip shot in Hollywood)

Herman's Hermits - You Won't Be Leaving

Elvis Presley - Blue River (The Gojos)

Gene Pitney - Backstage (repeat 10th February 1966)

Yardbirds - Shapes Of Things (repeat 10th March 1966)

Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly

The Hollies - I Can't Let Go (repeat 24th February 1966)

The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore number one (NB despite their appearance Gary Walker was ill with pneumonia)

BBC1 The Frost Report on Holidays

Tom Lehrer

Julie Felix

Southern Pop The Question

Yardbirds – Interview

Southern The Dean Martin Show 9.40 – 10.35 pm

Southern My Kind Of Folk 10.35 – 11.05 pm

content unknown


Friday 18th March 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Bachelors

Rediffusion The Five O'Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

The Spencer Davis Group

The Settlers

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Go! 6:07 - 6:35 pm

NB Mary Quant will judge a fashion competition on the show

The Spencer Davis Group – Somebody Help Me

Billy Fury – I’ll Never Quite Get Over You

The Who – Barbara Ann, Substitute

Irma Thomas

Bob Lind – Elusive Butterfly

Barbara Lewis

Rediffusion A Swinging Scene

Joan Savage

TWW Now!

Freddie & The Dreamers

Diane Ferraz and Nicky Scott

Billie Davis


Saturday 19th March 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Adam Faith, Shirley Ann Field, Jeannie Carson, Jimmy Young

Guest -

BBC1 The Black and White Minstrel Show

Herb Alpert & His Tijuana Brass

Ronnie Ronalde

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Ella Fitzgerald

BBC2 Mild and Bitter

Anita Harris

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Long John Baldry

Fran & Alan

The Craig

The Shadows

The Walker Brothers - receive silver disc for My Ship Is Coming In (originally intended to appear on 5th March 1966)

Dave Berry

Valerie Masters

Chris Rayburn

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Herman’s Hermits – You Won’t Be Leaving

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Carole Deene

Granada Late Scene

The Mindbenders being presented with silver disc at New Century Hall, Manchester


Sunday 20th March 1966

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

NB this was videotaped in colour in 525 line NTSC for NBC in the USA

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Julie Rogers – In My Room, one other

The Seekers – Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen, Someday One Day, Up Dem Pearly Gates

Roy Orbison – Oh Pretty Woman, In Dreams, Twinkle Toes, It's Over (NB Roy had broken a bone in his foor while dirt bike scrambling so performed some of his set sitting on a stool)

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

(possibly) Carolyn Hester

Scottish The Dean Martin Show

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

Tom Jones


Monday 21st March 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

The Barron Knights

BBC1 The White Heather Club

Hall and MacGregor

BBC1 The Carl-Alan Awards 1965-1966 9:50 - 10:30 pm

Lenn Barry collects award for ‘1-2-3’

The Seekers collects award for Outstanding Group of 1965

Joe Loss receives his 14th Carl Alan Award as Britain's Outstanding Bandleader

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Vikki Carr (clips from her BBC show)

ATV Action!

Adam Mike & Tim

Sunshine

Granada Scene at 6.30

Billy Joe Royal


Tuesday 22nd March 1966

BBC1 (Northern Ireland) Lighting Up Time

Irene Sandford (singer)

Daphne Arlow (singer)

Cyril Willoghby (singer)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vikki Carr 9.20 – 10.05 pm

Rediffusion The Five O’Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

Gina Carroll

The Dave Clark Five

The Seekers

Granada Scene at 6.30

Chris Andrews


Wednesday 23rd March 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going 6:35 - 7:00 pm

Herman’s Hermits

Crispian St Peters

Barry Fantoni - Little Man In A Little Box (host sings his Ray Davies penned single)

BBC2 The Cool Of The Evening 9.00 – 9.10 pm

Jazz wirh David Snell, Frank Clarke. Barry Margon

Rediffusion Tom Jones 9:25 - 9:48 pm

Tom Jones with the Squires

Kiki Dee


Thursday 24th March 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:05 pm

NB Bob Lind and The Seekers were penciled in to appear. A technical problem with the cameras meant that The Walker Brothers and The Hollies couldn't be recorded, so repeat clips were used instead.

Hosted by Pete Murray

Chart run down with the number one record

The Spencer Davis Group - Somebody Help Me

The Kinks - Dedicated Follower Of Fashion (repeat 10th March 1966) NB Ray Davies was recovering from flu, so a repeat clip was used

Val Doonican - Elusive Butterfly (repeat 10th March 1966)

The Ramsey Lewis Trio - A Hard Day's Night (film clip)

The Bachelors - The Sound Of Silence (repeat 24th March 1966)

The Hollies - I Can't Let Go (repeat 24th February 1966)

Cilla Black - Alfie

Roy Orbison - Twinkle Toes

The Who - Substitute

The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore number one (repeat)

BBC1 The Frost Report on Sin

Julie Felix

Anglia About Anglia

Judy Collins


Friday 25th March 1966

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Spencer Davis Group

Roy Orbison

Rediffusion The Five O’Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

The Seekers

Perpetual Langley

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

NB Otis Redding was penciled in to appear

Also shown by Westward, Tyne Tees and Ulster at this time

Hosted by Cathy McGowan

Robert Henry – Walk Away Like A Winner

Roy Orbison

Wilson Pickett – 634-5789

Mary Wells

The Animals – Inside Looking Out

Dusty Springfield – You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me

The Walker Brothers

Rediffusion A Swinging Scene 11:13 - 11:53 pm

no guests of interest in this edition

TWW Now!

Tom Jones

Wilson Pickett

The Statesiders

Valerie Masters


Saturday 26th March 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Nina and Frederik, Adrienne Posta, Ray Davies

Guest -

BBC2 Barbra Streisand: My Name Is Barbra 8:15 - 9:10 pm

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

No other musical guests of interest

BBC2 Mild and Bitter

Salena Jones

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Hosted by Jim Dale

Barbara Lewis

Tim Thomas

Janie Jones

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

Dusty Springfield

Billy Joe Royal

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich

The Quiet Five - Homeward Bound

The Walker Brothers

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

The Fortunes

The Morgan-James Duo

Anglia News

Radio Caroline comes into port report

ABC Comedy Bandbox

Carol Deene


Sunday 27th March 1966

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Lonnie Donegan

Nina and Frederick

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

content unknown

ABC David Nixon’s Comedy Bandbox

Carole Deene


Monday 28th March 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

The Overlanders

BBC2 The Danny Kaye Show

The Righteous Brothers

ATV Action!

content unknown


Tuesday 29th March 1966

BBC2 Show Of the Week: Pat Boone 9:25 - 10:10 pm

Marion Montgomery

Françoise Hardy

Lulu

Rediffusion The Five O’Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich

Kiki Dee

Billy Joe Royal


Wednesday 30th March 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going 6:03 - 7:00 pm

The Ivy League

The Mindbenders (cancelled)

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 9:15 - 9:43 pm

Lulu


Thursday 31st March 1966

BBC1 Blue Peter

Three Good Reasons – Wire Wheels (film)

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Yardbirds - Shapes Of Things

Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

The Kinks - Dedicated Follower Of Fashion (NB Ray Davies was under doctor's orders after suffering nervous exhaustion)

The Seekers - Someday One Day

The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore (repeat)

The Spencer Davis Group - Somebody Help Me (promo clip)

The Who - Substitute (repeat 24th March 1966)

Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly (repeat 17th March 1966)

Dave Dee & Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich - Hold Tight

Southern The Dean Martin Show

BBC1 The Frost Report on Elections

NB Broadcast on the day of the General Election

Ton Lehrer

Julie Felix

Granada Scene at 6.30

Arthur Alexander


Friday 1st April 1966

BBC1 Hey Presto It's Rolf (first edition)

contents unknown

BBC1 Nancy Wilson 9:30 - 9:55 pm

Rediffusion The Five O’Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

The Peter B’s

Christian St Peters

Rediffusion Ready, Steady, Allez! 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Live from The Locomotive Discotechque and the Palace Pigalle, Paris

NB Cathy McGowan had been taking French lessons especially for the show

Co-hosted by Dick Rivers

Antoine

Hugues Aufray

les Ingoes

Karine

Mirielle Mathieu

Eddy Mitchell

Annie Philippe

The Who - My Generation, Substitute

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things

Bill Wyman & Brian Jones

Rediffusion A Swinging Scene

no guests of interest in this edition

TWW Now!!!

Hosted by Michael Palin, Cynthia Pettigrew, Billie Davis

Chris Andrews - Something On My Mind

Don Covay & The League Of Gentlemen

Granada Scene at 6.30

Alan Price


Saturday 2nd April 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Millicent Martin, Kenneth Williams, Peter Murray, Vikki Carr (NB Steve Marriott was penciled in to be on the jury)

Guest -

BBC1 The Max Bygraves Show

Alan Freeman

BBC1 Mild and Bitter

Blossom Dearie

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 6.15 - 6.55 pm on ABC, 5:50 - 6:35 pm on ATV

Hosted by Jim Dale

Chris Andrews

Julie Rogers

The Lorne Gibson Trio

Carol Deene

Frank Ifield

Vince Hill - Heartaches

Them

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Lulu

The Seekers

Southern Countdown 5.15 - 5.55 pm

The first pilot show, recorded in late January 1966. Broadcast locally, but due to be networked on ITV later in the month.

Hosted by Don Wardell, with questions put by Muriel Young

Boys team - Donovan, Dave Clark, Paul Jones (also seen as Kenny Lynch instead of Paul Jones)

Girls team - Dusty Springfield, Anita Harris, Kiki Dee

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich


Sunday 3rd April 1966

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Tom Jones & The Squires – Autumn Leaves, It’s Not Unusual

The Oscar Peterson Trio

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

content unknown

ABC Mike & Bernie’s Show 5:00 - 5:35 pm first edition (ABC only)

Judy Collins


Monday 4th April 1966

BBC1 Tich and Quackers Show

Des Lane

BBC2 The Danny Kaye Show

Charles Aznavour

ATV Action! 5:00 - 5:25 pm (on most ITV stations)

content unknown

Granada Scene at 6.30

Martha & The Vandellas


Tuesday 5th April 1966

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Cliff Richard & The Shadows 9:00 - 9:45 pm

Rediffusion The Five O’Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

Arthur Alexander

Herman’s Hermits

Antoinette

Southern Pop The Question

NB Recorded at The Congress Theatre, Eastbourne. Producer Mike Mansfield had recently filmed Unit 4 + 2 in a recording studio for the forthcoming A Tale Of Two Rivers but the band couldn't make their mind up which of the five songs recorded should be the new single. So Mansfield issued the Pop The Question audience with voting cards and played them each song and the two were chosen that way.

possibly Dusty Springfield, Adam Faith, Jackie Trent, Cindy from The Settlers

Alan Price

The Fortunes

Southern Music In Person

content unknown

Border Songs That Sold A Million

content unknown


Wednesday 6th April 1966

BBC1 A Whole Scene Going

The Small Faces - Sorry She’s Mine

Lou Christie

BBC1 Al Read Says What A Life!

The Countrymen

Anita Harris

BBC2 The Best of Jazz 625

Erroll Garner

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

Lynn Roger - Side By Side, If I Ruled The World

ITN News

The Rolling Stones return from European tour


Thursday 7th April 1966

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Alan Freeman

The Alan Price Set - I Put A Spell On You

Cilla Black - Alfie (repeat 24th March 1966)

Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore (repeat)

Herman's Hermits - You Won't Be Leaving (repeat 17th March 1966)

The Spencer Davis Group - Somebody Help Me

The Bachelors - The Sound Of Silence

Dave Dee & Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich - Hold Tight (repeat 31st March 1966)

Cher - Bang Bang (promo clip shot in Hollywood)

BBC1 The Frost Report on Class

Tom Lehrer

Julie Felix

ATV Danger Man: Not So Jolly Roger

From TV Times "Replacing M.9's contact who meets with an apparently accidental death, John Drake becomes a disc jockey at a 'pirate' radio station on a lonely sea fort"

The tracks played by the DJs include Patsy Ann Noble, 'Ted' Astley, Philip Goodhand-Tait, Angelique


Friday 8th April 1966 Good Friday

BBC1 Hey Presto It's Rolf

Joe Brown

Rediffusion The Five O’Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Gerry Marsden

Mr Murray

Dusty Springfield

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

Hosted by Cathy McGowan

Lou Christie

Martha & The Vandellas

Arthur Alexander

Don Covay

Cilla Black – Alfie

The Shangri Las

Rediffusion A Swinging Scene

no guests of interest in this edition

TWW Now!

The Mindbenders (cancelled)

Cilla Black

The She Trinity

Dusty Springfield


Saturday 9th April 1966

BBC1 Juke Box Jury

Jury -  Sandie Shaw, Dave Clark, Catherine Boyle, Stubby Kaye

Guest -

BBC2 The Cool of the Evening

The Dick Morrissey Quartet

BBC2 Mild and Bitter

Timi Yuro

ABC Thank Your Lucky Stars 5.50 – 6.35 pm

NB Only shown by ABC and Southern at this time now as ATV take Anglia’s farming soap Weaver’s Green instead. Westward and Channel show it 6.15 – 6.55 pm, ATV show it Sunday 3:30 - 4:00 pm

The show celebrated its fifth anniversary, only to be cancelled the following week

Chris Andrews

The Bachelors

The Seekers

The Searchers

Crispian St Peters

Billie Davis

Sheila Southern

Danny Williams

ATV The Arthur Haynes Show

Kenny Ball

Susan Maughan

ATV A Date With the Seekers 11:45 - 12:00 pm


Sunday 10th April 1966 Easter Sunday

BBC1 The Record Star Show: Presented By the Star Organisation For Spastics 2:30 - 3:20 pm

Recorded at the Empire Pool, Wembley

ATV Celebration

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra at Coventry Cathedral

ATV The London Palladium Show 8.25 - 9.25 pm

NB Wayne Fontana had been invited to appear but was already recording his clip for next week's Thank Your Lucky Stars in Birmingham

Hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck

Kathy Kirby

Unit 4 + 2 - For A Moment

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

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Monday 11th April 1966 Bank Holiday

ATV Action! 5:05 - 5:25 pm

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Anglia News

Radio Caroline back on the air

NB The Lovin' Spoonful may have been on TV today according to a Kenny Everett radio broadcast the following day


Tuesday 12th April 1966

BBC2 Oscar Brown Jr Entertains: Husbands and fathers (repeat)

Rediffusion The Five O’Clock Club

Regulars: The Alexis Korner Quartet, Joe Brown

Janie Jones

The Alan Price Set

Roy Orbison

Matha & The Vandellas

Border Songs That Sold A Million

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TWW The Dean Martin Show

Granada Scene at 6.30

Wayne Fontana

Southern Pop The Question

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