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1968


Monday 1st January 1968

BBC2 The Dick Emery Show

Roy Budd

BBC2 Frank Sinatra: A Man And His Music 10:35 - 11:25 pm colour

Ella Fitzgerald, Antonio Carlos Jobim


Tuesday 2nd January 1968

BBC1 This Is Petula Clark

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Frank Ifield

Janie Marden


Thursday 4th January 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile, Peter Tork

The Beatles: Hello Goodbye (Magical Mystery Tour footage)

Engelbert Humperdinck Am I That Easy To Forget

Four Tops Walk Away Renee (disc)

Georgie Fame Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde (repeat 21st December 1967)

Love Affair Everlasting Love

Petula Clark The Other Man's Grass (repeat 7th December 1967)

Small Faces with P.P.Arnold Tin Soldier

Tom Jones I'm Coming Home (repeat)

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set 5:25 - 5:55 pm

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 5th January 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Small Faces

BBC1 All Systems Freeman! 6:40 - 7:05 pm first edition

Host: Alan Freeman

NB The Small Faces were scheduled, but cancelled

P P Arnold,

Hermans Hermits

The Morgan-James Duo

The Bee Gees - World

The Cedars - For Your Information

Engelbert Humpredink (film clip)

The Beach Boys (film clip)

Mickie Most - geust reviewer

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

no other musical guests of interest

BBC2 Magical Mystery Tour 9:55 - 10:45 pm colour

The Beatles,

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band,

Ivor Cutler

Southern New Release 7:00 - 7:30 pm (this first edition was shown on six ITV stations)

Host: Tony Blackburn

The Tremeloes

Andy Ellison


Saturday 6th January 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Monkees Marooned

BBC1 Dee Time

The Smothers Brothers

Roy Budd

Salena Jones

Tom Rush

Marty Wilde

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Brook Benton – Love Come Back To Me, Ol’ Man River

Georgia Brown – For Months and Months and Months, & Rolf Harris – A Little Of What You Fancy

The Morgan / James Duo – If It Comes To That

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour

Scaffold

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

The Bee Gees

Josh White

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Manfred Mann

Eric Burden

ABC Mike And Bernie’s Show

The Shadows

Anita Harris


Sunday 7th January 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Spotlight

Barbara McNair

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

The High Windows (?)

ATV The Golden Shot

John Hanson


Monday 8th January 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Elaine Delmar

BBC2 International Cabaret

The Dallas Boys

Janie Marden


Tuesday 9th January 1968

BBC1 This Is Petula Clark

Sacha Distel

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Frank Ifield

Jackie Trent


Wednesday 10th January 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Rosemary Squires

Rediffusion The Dickie Valentine Show: The Image

Pete Murray as himself


Thursday 11th January 1968

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

Hosts: Pete Murray, Dave Cash

The Beatles: Hello Goodbye (Magical Mystery Tour footage)

Georgie Fame Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde (repeat 21st December 1967)

The Bee Gees World (repeat 30th November 1967)

Love Affair Everlasting Love

Small Faces with P.P.Arnold Tin Soldier

Herd Paradise Lost (repeat)

Hank B.Marvin London's Not Too Far (promo clip)

The Tremeloes Suddenly You Love Me

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 12th January 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

Manfred Mann

Amen Corner

Long John Baldry

Kenny Lynch

Marty Wilde

Les Reed

Tony Blackburn

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

Trini Lopez

Southern New Release

The Spencer Davis Group

Grapefruit

The Small Faces


Saturday 13th January 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

A Coffin Too Frequent

BBC1 Dee Time

Tony Blackburn

Herman’s Hermits

Allan Sherman

The Morgan-James Duo

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Dusty Springfield - It's Over

The Dudley Moore Trio

Janis Ian

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour 11:05 - 11:40 pm

Scaffold

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

The Dubliners

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known

ABC Mike And Bernie’s Show

Malcolm Roberts

The Kaye Sisters


Sunday 14th January 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

Shirley Jones

Noel Harrison

BBC1 Meeting Point: My Songs Are Me

Pop performers – Alan Price, Spencer Davies & Eddie Harding, Cat Stevens, Ray & Dave Davies

ATV The Golden Shot

Joe Brown

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show 8:20 - 9:20 pm

The Moody Blues - Fly Me High, Really Haven't Got the Time

Tommy Leonetti - Once Upon A Time, This is the Life

Millicent Martin - Light Another Cigarette

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 15th January 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Tricia Noble

BBC2 International Cabaret

Sandie Shaw

Roy Budd

Granada World In Action: Alas Poor Hippies, Love Is Dead

Report on current activities at Haight / Ashbury and East NYC


Tuesday 16th January 1968

BBC1 This Is Petula Clark

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Frank Ifield

Rosemary Squires


Wednesday 17th January 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Rosemary Squires

BBC1 Tomorrow’s World

Mike Leonard article with The Pink Floyd, The Tremeloes (rehearsal for 25 December 1967 Top of the Pops)


Thursday 18th January 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile, David Symonds

Engelbert Humperdinck Am I That Easy To Forget (repeat 4th January 1968)

Four Tops Walk Away Renee (promo)

Georgie Fame Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde (repeat 21st December 1967)

Herman's Hermits I Can Take Or Leave Your Loving

Love Affair Everlasting Love (repeat 11th January 1968)

Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn

Plastic Penny Everything I Am

John Fred & His Playboy Band Judy In Disguise

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 19th January 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Spencer Davis Group

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

Cat Stevens

The Alan Price Set

The Foundations

Julie Rogers

Gordon Waller

Herb Albert (film clip)

The Marvellettes (film clip)

Andrew Oldham - interview

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

The Supremes

Eddie Fisher

Southern New Release

Host: Tony Blackburn, plus panel members Penny Valentine, Mike Lennox

NB Glen Campbell was due to appear but cancelled

Tony Blackburn - So Much Love, plus one other

Gordon Waller

The Loot (film clip)

Tom Rush - No Regrets

Denny Laine


Saturday 20th January 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Monkees In Texas

BBC1 Dee Time

Blossom Dearie

Long John Baldry

NB also seen as Simon Dupree & The Big Sound, The Spencer Davis Group

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Georgie Fame

Roy Budd

The New Faces

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour

Scaffold

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

The Move

ABC Doddy’s Music Box 6:15 - 7:00 pm first in new series

Host: Ken Dodd

The Bachelors,

The Tremeloes,

Salena Jones,

Solomon King


Sunday 21st January 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

Nancy Sinatra

Frank Sinatra Jr

ATV The Golden Slot

The Bachelors,

Tony Blackburn

ATV Piccadilly Palace

Topol: If I Were A Rich Man

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 22nd January 1968

BBC2 International Cabaret

Vera Lynn

Winifred Atwell

Rediffusion Blossom Dearie Sings For Your Approval 9:45 – 10:00 pm

Live from Ronnie Scott's Club, London


Tuesday 23rd January 1968

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Here Comes That Girl: Dodie West 6:33 - 7:00 pm


Wednesday 24th January 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Rosemary Squires

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Vince Hill

BBC2 Late Night Line Up

Manfred Mann


Thursday 25th January 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman, Jimmy Savile, Pete Murray, Ed Stewart (Daily Mirror says Pete Murray)

Alan Price Set Don't Stop The Carnival

Engelbert Humperdinck Am I That Easy To Forget (repeat 4th January 1968)

Love Affair Everlasting Love (repeat 11th January 1968)

Small Faces with P.P.Arnold Tin Soldier (repeat 11th January 1968)

Amen Corner Bend Me Shape Me

Solomon King She Wears My Ring

John Fred & His Playboy Band Judy In Disguise (promo)

The Tremeloes Suddenly You Love Me

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 26th January 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Tremeloes

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

The Move

Eric Burdon

Sandie Shaw

Danny Williams

The Bee Gees (film clip)

The Buckinghams (film clip)

Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent - interview

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

Ella Fitzgerald

Henry Mancini

Southern New Release 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Eric Burden,

Sandie Shaw

Toby Twirl


Saturday 27th January 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Wild Monkees

BBC1 Dee Time

Elaine Delmar

The Tremeloes

Solomon King

Michael Flanders

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Mina (Italian pop singer)

Kenneth McKellar

Maynard Ferguson

Shirley Bassey – This Is My Life

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour

Scaffold

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

Alan Price Set

Leonard Cohen - Stranger Song, with Julie Felix - Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known

ABC Doddy’s Music Box

Herman’s Hermits,

Julie Rogers,

Billy Fury,

Love Affair


Sunday 28th January 1968

BBC1 Look Today (regional news)

The filming of pop movie A Romp In The Bracken

ATV The Golden Shot

Frank Ifield

Shirley Abicair

ATV The London Palladium Show

Tom Jones - I'm Coming Home, plus three others

Diana Ross and The Supremes - In and Out of Love, plus two others

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 29th January 1968

BBC2 International Cabaret

Georgie Fame


Tuesday 30th January 1968

BBC1 Cilla 8:00 - 8:30 pm (first edition)

Host: Cilla Black

Theme: Step Inside Love written by Paul McCartney

Tom Jones

Rediffusion Here Comes That Girl: Dodie West

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

The Herd

ATV The Making Of Music: To Beat...Or Not To Beat 11:25 - 11:50 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 31st January 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Rosemary Squires


Thursday 1st February 1968

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

Hosts: Jimmy Savile, John Peel

Sandie Shaw Today (new release)

The Move Fire Brigade (new release)

Amen Corner Bend Me Shape Me (repeat 25th January 1968) John Peel forget their name when introducing them

Brenton Wood Gimme Little Sign

Engelbert Humperdinck Am I That Easy To Forget (repeat 4th January 1968)

Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn (repeat 18th January 1968)

Plastic Penny Everything I Am (repeat 18th January 1968)

The Tremeloes Suddenly You Love Me (repeat 25th January 1968)

Love Affair Everlasting Love (repeat 11th January 1968)

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 2nd February 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Manfred Mann

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

The Casuals

Shirley Bassey

Eric Burdon (film clip)

Freddie Garrity

The Casuals

The Eagles

Arlo Guthrie

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

Steve Lawrence & Edie Gorme

The Kingston Trio

Southern New Release!

The Frugal Sound

Sundragon

The Move


Saturday 3rd February 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Hitting The High Seas

BBC1 Dee Time

Sandie Shaw

Manfred Mann

Billy Fury

Carmen McRae

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

David McWilliams

Esther and Abi Ofarim

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour

Mike McGear & Roger McGough

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

The Incredible String Band

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known

ABC Doddy’s Music Box

Long John Baldry

The Moody Blues

Clinton Ford


Sunday 4th February 1968

BBC1 Personal Choice

Cliff Michelmore talks to Tommy Steele

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

Janis Ian

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

The Tremeloes - Silence Is Golden, Here Comes My Baby

Peter Nero - A Walk in the Black Forest, Variations on a Theme

Millicent Martin - How Insensitive, Coronet Man

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

The Morgan – James Duo


Monday 5th February 1968

Rediffusion Frank Ifield

no guests of interest in this edition


Tuesday 6th February 1968

BBC1 Cilla 8:00 - 8:50 pm

Cilla Black

Ringo Starr - sketch with Peter Brough and Archie Andrews, Nellie Dean, Just A Little Bit (performs a ventriloquist act with Cilla as the dummy, also a tap dance routine)

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 7th February 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Julie Rogers


Thursday 8th February 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray, Stuart Henry

Beach Boys Darlin' (promo)

Love Affair Everlasting Love (repeat 11th January 1968)

Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn (repeat 18th January 1968)

The Bee Gees Words

Status Quo Pictures Of Matchstick Men

Grapefruit Dear Delilah

Solomon King She Wears My Ring (repeat 25th January 1968)

John Fred & His Playboy Band Judy In Disguise (repeat 18th January 1968)

BBC1 The Newcomers

with singer / actress Maggie Fitzgibbon

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 9th February 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Symbols

The Love Affair

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

Dave Berry

Dave Dee

Gray Walker & The Rain (film clip) possibly not included

Esther & Abi Ofarim

Long John Baldry

The Cowsills (film clip)

Alan Blakley & David Munden of The Tremeloes interview

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

Vic Damone

Nancy Ames

Southern New Release!

The Nerve

Dave Berry


Saturday 10th February 1968

no The Monkees

BBC1 Dee Time

Plastic Penny

Elanie Delmar

Solomon King

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Lulu

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour

Scaffold

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

Tom Paxton

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known

ABC Doddy’s Music Box

Manfred Mann,

Esther and Abi Ofarim,

Anita Harris


Sunday 11th February 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

Jimmy Rodgers

ATV Piccadilly Palace

Matt Monro

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

The Tremeloes

Dickie Valentine


Monday 12th February 1968

BBC2 International Cabaret

Matt Monro


Tuesday 13th February 1968

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

Donovan – Jennifer Juniper, & Cilla Black – What Beautiful Creatures We Are

Frankie Vaughan

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV The Making Of Music: Making The Scene

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion We’ll Meet Again

Vera Lynn

Ronnie Carroll


Wednesday 14th February 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Julie Rogers


Thursday 15th February 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile, Dave Cash

Chart run-down to the number one record

The Foundations - Back On My Feet Again (live vocal?)

The Status Quo – Pictures Of Matchstick Men (live vocal)

The Alan Price Set – Don’t Stop The Carnival (re-recorded vocal)

Brenton Wood – Gimme Little Sign (live)

The Move - Fire Brigade (live vocal)

Herman’s Hermits - I Can Take Or Leave Your Loving (live vocals)

Amen Corner - Bend Me Shape Me (re-recorded vocal)

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich – The Legend Of Xanadu (live vocal)

Manfred Mann – The Mighty Quinn (live vocal) number one

Topsy Popsy (theme playout with audience dancing)

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

ITN News

John Lennon and George Harrison leave for India


Friday 16th February 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

NB Leslie Crowther’s final show as host

Musical guests not known

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

The Troggs

Lulu

Frankie Vaughan

Tim Rose

The Peddlers

Jown Rowles

Southern New Release!

The Troggs


Saturday 17th February 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Double Barrell Shotgun Wedding

BBC1 Dee Time

The Move

Maynard Ferguson

Dakota Staton

Eddy Arnold

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Trio Athenee

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour

Jeannie Lambe

Scaffold

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

Donovan & Julie Felix – Happiness Runs

Donovan – As I Recall, Lalena

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known

ABC Doddy’s Music Box

The Dave Clark Five,

Paul and Barry Ryan,

Friday Brown

The New Faces


Sunday 18th February 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

Nancy Wilson

ATV The Golden Shot

Dennis Lotis

ATV Spotlight

Tom Jones

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known

Tyne Tees Cliff Richard at City Hall 6:35 - 7:25 pm

Music and conversation at City Hall, Newcastle


Monday 19th February 1968

BBC2 International Cabaret

Marion Montgomery

ITN News

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr leave for India


Tuesday 20th February 1968

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

Lulu - Me The Peaceful Heart, & Cilla - duet, musical sketch

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 21st February 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Julie Rogers


Thursday 22nd February 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray, Chris Denning

Donovan Jennifer Juniper

Lulu Me The Peaceful Heart

Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn (repeat)

Move Fire Brigade (repeat)

Anita Harris Anniversary Waltz

Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky Mick & Titch The Legend Of Xanadu (repeat 15th February 1968)

Don Partridge Rosie

Esther & Abi Ofarim Cinderella Rockefella

Lemon Pipers Green Tambourine (disc)

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 23rd February 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop (first edition)

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

Traffic

Cat Stevens

Val Doonican

The Dave Clark Five

The Paper Dolls

George Martin

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

Robert Goulet

Shirley Jones

Southern New Release!

Musical guests not known


Saturday 24th February 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

The Card-Carrying Red Shoes (repeat)

BBC1 Dee Time

Val Doonican

The Dave Clark Five

Tim Rose

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

The Four Freshmen

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour

Scaffold

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

John Renbourn and Terry Cox

Tom Rush

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King 11:20 - 11:45 pm

Musical guests not known

ABC Doddy’s Music Box

Sandie Shaw

Vince Everett

The Troggs

ATV and ABC show Time For Blackburn 5:50 - 6:15 pm

Frankie Vaughan


Sunday 25th February 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Personal Choice

Marianne Faithfull talks to Michael Barrett

ATV The Golden Shot

Frankie Vaughan

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Eric Burdon & the Animals - When I Was Young, Good Times

Gene Pitney - Town Without Pity, On The Street Where You Live

Millicent Martin - Something Missing Now, Running Wild

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 26th February 1968

BBC2 International Cabaret

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 27th February 1968

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

Matt Monro

Russ Conway

Julie Driscoll (also seen listed)

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 28th February 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Julie Rogers


Thursday 29th February 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile, Ed Stewart

Beach Boys Darlin' (promo)

Move Fire Brigade

Tom Jones Delilah

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch The Legend Of Xanadu

Don Partridge Rosie (repeat 22nd February 1968)

Esther & Abi Ofarim Cinderella Rockefella (repeat 22nd February 1968)

John Rowles If I Only Had Time

Lemon Pipers Green Tambourine (film clip)

The Bee Gees Words

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 1st March 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

Kenny Lynch

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

Alan Bown

The Lemon Tree

Rupert’s People

Wayne Fontana

The Dalys

Norman Newall (of EMI Records)

BBC1 Tamed and Shabby Tiger

Documentary about Tiger Bay

Shirley Bassey

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

Burl Ives

Noel Harrison

Southern Time For Blackburn! 7:00 - 7:30 pm

NB First edition under new title, had previously been New Release!

Probably the same show as ATV 24th February 1968

Host: Tony Blackburn

The Move

The Troggs


Saturday 2nd March 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Fairy Tale

BBC1 Dee Time

The Four Freshmen

Frankie Vaughan

Esther and Abi Ofarim

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich

The Teddy Wilson Trio

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Nancy Wilson

Paul Jones

BBC1 At The Eleventh Hour

Scaffold

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

John Cameron Quartet

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known

ABC Doddy’s Music Box

Adam Faith

Vince Hill

Anita Harris

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Move

TWW Discs A Go-Go 9:20 - 10:05 pm

Dance troupe: The Go-Jos

Host: Tony Blackburn

Paul & Barry Ryan

Tomorrow - The Incredible Journey of Timothy West

Solomon King - I Get That Feeling Over You

Tony Crane - Scratching My Head

Engelbert HUmperdinck

Samantha Lee - Don't Tell Mama

Bob Miller & The Millermen


Sunday 3rd March 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

The Baja Marimba Band

ATV The Golden Shot

No musical guests of interest in this edition

ATV Piccadilly Palace

Frank Ifield

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Malcolm Roberts

TWW Sing Me A Fantasy 10:05 - 10:35 pm

NB Also seen as Tony Crane Show

Tony Crane, Kenny Lynch, Joan Savage, The Millermen

TWW All Good Things... 10:35 - 11:35 pm (TWW’s final show)

Manfred Mann


Monday 4th March 1968

BBC2 International Cabaret

Frankie Vaughan


Tuesday 5th March 1968

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

A Song For Europe: Cliff Richard performs all six songs up for the public vote

1: Do You Remember

2: Wonderful World (Guy Fletcher, Doug Flett)

3: High 'n' Dry (Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway)

4: The Sound of the Candyman's Trumpet

5: Congratulations (Bill Martin, Phil Coulter)

6: Little Rag Doll (Mike Leander)

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 6th March 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Myrna Rose


Thursday 7th March 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray, Stuart Henry, Jimmy Savile, Dave Cash

Donovan Jennifer Juniper (promo)

Lulu Me The Peaceful Heart (repeat 22nd February 1968)

Move Fire Brigade (repeat)

The Lemon Tree William Chaulker’s Time Machine

Tom Jones Delilah (repeat 29th February 1968)

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch The Legend Of Xanadu

Don Partridge Rosie

Esther & Abi Ofarim Cinderella Rockefella (repeat 22nd February 1968)

Val Doonican You're The Only One

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 8th March 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

Roy Budd

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

The Spencer Davis Group

Adam Faith

Vince Hill

Paul Jones

The New Vaudeville Band

Engelbert Humperdinck - guest reviewer

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

Sonny and Cher


Saturday 9th March 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

The Monstrous Monkee Mash

BBC1 Dee Time

Grapefruit

Jackie Trent

Paul and Barry Ryan

Danny Williams

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Carloyn Hester – Get Together

Frankie Vaughan – Your’e Nobody Till Somebody Loves You, Time After Time

Gilbert Becaud (listed but not on show)

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

The Corries

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Simon Dupree & The Big Sound

NB The Spencer Davis Group were possibly booked for this show

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known

ABC Doddy’s Music Box

Matt Monro

Lena Martell

The Scaffold


Sunday 10th March 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

Ravi Shankar

Mel Torme

ATV The Golden Shot

No musical guests of interest in this edition

ATV The London Palladium Show

Tony Bennett,

Dusty Springfield - Bring Him Back, Second Time Around

Buddy Rich and his band

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Buffy Saint-Marie


Monday 11th March 1968

BBC1 Beryl Reid says Good Evening

Jake Thackray

BBC2 International Cabaret

Francois Hardy


Tuesday 12th March 1968

BBC1 Variety Club of Great Britain: Awards for 1967 6:25 - 7:05 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

A Song For Europe: Cliff Richard – Congratulations

Cliff Richard & Cilla Black: Passing Strangers

Sandie Shaw: Puppet On A String, Words

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 13th March 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Myrna Rose


Thursday 14th March 1968

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

Hosts: Jimmy Savile, Tom Edwards

The Beatles: Lady Madonna (promo)

Cilla Black Step Inside Love

Cliff Richard Congratulations

Donovan Jennifer Juniper (repeat 22nd February 1968)

Elvis Presley Guitar Man (disc)

Otis Redding Dock Of The Bay (promo)

Tom Jones Delilah

Don Partridge Rosie (repeat)

Esther & Abi Ofarim Cinderella Rockefella (repeat 22nd February 1968)

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 15th March 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

The Peddlers

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

The Beatles - Hello Goodbye (promo clip)

The End

The Symbols

Scaffold

Jimmy Young

Lena Martell

Spencer Davis (guest reviewer)

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

Claudine Longet


Saturday 16th March 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

The Monkees’ Paw

BBC1 Dee Time

Paul Jones

Anita Harris

Max Bygraves

The Peddlers

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Vikki Carr

Jacques Loussier Trio

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

Brook Benton

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Procol Harum


Sunday 17th March 1968

ATV The Golden Shot

Ronnie Carroll

Ruby Murray

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Georgie Fame - Sweet Thing, Funny How Time Slips Away

Bobby Vinton - Mr. Lonely, To Life / Sunrise, Sunset

Millicent Martin - You're Gonna Hear from Me

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 18th March 1968

BBC1 The Carl-Alan Awards 1967-1968

Awarded by Prince Georg and Princess Anne of Denmark

BBC2 International Cabaret

Nancy Wilson

BBC2 Beryl Reid Says…Good Evening

Jake Thackray – The Black Swan


Tuesday 19th March 1968

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

Scott Walker

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 20th March 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Myrna Rose

Rediffusion The Settlers

ATV A Session With The Peddlers 9:48 - 10:00 pm

Granada Rolf Harris Sings 8:55 - 9:05 pm


Thursday 21st March 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray, David Symonds

Chart run down with the number one record

Four Tops - If I Were A Carpenter (disc)

Cilla Black - Step Inside Love (repeat 14th March 1968)

The Spencer Davis Group - After Tea

Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World (promo)

Ranee & Raj - Just Like A Clown

Lulu - Me The Peaceful Heart

Tony Blackburn - She's My Girl

Tom Jones - Delilah (repeat)

Esther & Abi Ofarim - Cinderella Rockefella number one

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 22nd March 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

The Scaffold

BBC1 All Systems Freeman!

NB At the end of its run BBC’s Head of Variety Bill Cotton Junior says that the show had tried to “capture the drama of a recording studio”.

Gene Pitney

Procol Harum

The Hollies

The Herd

The Karlins

Paul Revere & The Raiders (film clip)

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

NB The BBC had decided to drop a number of American shows and this would be one of them

The Kingston Trio

The Lennon Sisters

Liberace


Saturday 23rd March 1968

BBC1 The Monkees 5:50 - 6:15 pm

The Monkees On The Wheel repeat

BBC1 Dee Time 6:15 - 7:00 pm

The Easybeats

Cliff Richard

Joe Brown

Adam Faith

Lois Lane

The Paper Dolls

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show 7:50 - 8:35 pm

Paul Mauriat

BBC2 Once More With Felix 9:20 - 9:50 pm

Julie Felix

The Incredible Sting Band

BBC2 Release

Don Rendell / Ian Carr Quintet

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Spencer Davis Group

The Merseys

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known


Sunday 24th March 1968

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

NB The BBC had decided to drop a number of American shows and this would be one of them

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

Musical guests not known

ATV Spotlight

Eddie Fisher

Connie Stevens

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 25th March 1968

BBC2 Beryl Reid Says…Good Evening

Jake Thackray


Tuesday 26th March 1968

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

The Dudley Moore Trio

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 27th March 1968

BBC1 The Nixon Line

Myrna Rose

ATV Tarbuck’s Back (shown on Granada)

Georgie Fame

Anita Harris


Thursday 28th March 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile, Dave Cash

Cilla Black Step Inside Love (repeat 14th March 1968)

Cliff Richard Congratulations (repeat 14th March 1968)

Gene Pitney Somewhere In The Country

Hollies Jennifer Eccles

Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World (promo)

Beatles Lady Madonna (promo clip)

John Rowles If I Only Had Time

Paper Dolls Something Here In My Heart

Showstoppers Ain't Nothing But A Houseparty (disc)

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band


Friday 29th March 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

Simon Dupree & The Big Sound

BBC1 The Record Star Show 7:30 - 8:20 pm (The Empire Pool, Wembley)

Various Radio One DJs,

Cliff Richard,

The Foundations,

Amen Corner,

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen,

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Titch,

The Spencer Davis Group,

Simon Dupree & The Big Sound,

The Easybeats,

Chris Farlowe,

The Flowerpot Men,

The Move,

The New Vaudeville Band,

Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band,

P J Proby

BBC2 International Cabaret

The Four Freshmen


Saturday 30th March 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Fairy Tale

BBC1 Dee Time

Gene Pitney

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Vince Hill

Don Partridge

The Seekers

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

Paco Pena

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Andy Ellison

The Lemon Tree

Nite People

ATV Good Evening! I'm Jonathan King

Musical guests not known


Sunday 31st March 1968

BBC1 Gala Variety

NB Royal Air Forces Association Jubilee Festival

The Bachelors

Vera Lynn

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show

Cliff Richard

The Dave Clark Five

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot 4:45 - 5:30 pm

The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band


Monday 1st April 1968

BBC2 Beryl Reid Says…Good Evening

Jake Thackray

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Tim Buckley

Rediffusion Hullaballoo 4:38 - 4:55 pm

Joe Brown

Rediffusion Playhouse: A Matter Of Diamonds 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Cliff Richard plays Riley Walker, a smooth con-man out to steal diamond necklace


Tuesday 2nd April 1968

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings 9:05 - 9:30 pm

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 3rd April 1968

Granada Tarbuck’s Back

The Hollies


Thursday 4th April 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman, Ed Stewart

Cilla Black Step Inside Love (repeat 14th March 1968)

Monkees Valleri (promo)

Tom Jones Delilah (repeat)

Beatles Lady Madonna (promo)

Herd I Don't Want Our Loving To Die

John Rowles If I Only Had Time

1910 Fruitgum Co. Simon Says (dance troupe)

Dorian Gray I've Got You On My Mind

Reparata & The Delrons Captain Of Your Ship


Friday 5th April 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

Tony Blackburn

BBC2 International Cabaret

Frankie Vaughan

Rediffusion Hullaballoo

Joe Brown


Saturday 6th April 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

The Monkees Mind Their Manor

BBC1 Dee Time

Dusty Springfield

Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The Trinity

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest 10:00 - 11:45 pm

NB Its was later alleged in 2008 that Spain’s General Franco had paid judges to vote for his country leading to their win

UK entry: Cliff Richard - Congratulations

Southern Time For Backburn!

The New Faces

Joe Cocker

The Honeybus


Sunday 7th April 1968

BBC1 Love, Andy 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Andy Williams

Claudine Longet

Henry Mancini

Errol Garner

BBC2 The Eurovision Song Contest 4:30 - 6:15 pm colour repeat

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

The series was called Showtime in the USA

The Dallas Boys

Mirelle Mathieu

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Lulu

ATV The Golden Shot: RAF 50th Anniversary Show (TV Times says Anglia Production)

No musical guests of interest in this edition


Monday 8th April 1968

BBC2 Beryl Reid Says…Good Evening

Jake Thackray - Statues


Tuesday 9th April 1968

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 10th April 1968

ATV Tarbuck’s Back

Musical guests not known


Thursday 11th April 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile, Lulu

Andy Williams Can't Take My Eyes Off You (promo)

Cliff Richard Congratulations

Hollies Jennifer Eccles

Shadows Dear Old Mrs Bell

Small Faces Lazy Sunday

Paper Dolls Something Here In My Heart

Honeybus I Can't Let Maggie Go

Massiel La La La


Friday 12th April 1968 Good Friday

BBC1 Whistle Stop

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

BBC2 Movin’ With Nancy Sinatra 10:10 - 11:00 pm

ATV Tarbuck’s Back

Frankie Vaughan


Saturday 13th April 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

BBC1 Dee Time

The Hollies

Roy Harper

BBC1 A Man And His Music: Frank Sinatra

Ella Fitzgerald

Antonio Carlos Jobim

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Jimmy Young

Muriel Young

The Kinks

Status Quo


Sunday 14th April 1968 Easter Sunday

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Peggy Lee

Tony Bennett

BBC1 The World Of Charlie Drake 8:15 - 8:50 pm (Montreaux)

The Ronettes

ATV The Golden Shot

The New Faces

ATV Spotlight

Paul Anka

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known

ABC Candid Camera

The Orange Bicyle - sketch involving a recording studio

ABC Frankie & Brucie’s Christmas Show (repeat of 23 December 1967)

The Rockin’ Berries


Monday 15th April 1968 Easter Monday

Southern A Tale Of Two Rivers 11:00 - 11:25 pm First of four

A musical tribute to the Thames and the Seine, flimed in summer 1966

Produced by Mike Mansfield

Musical Associates; Tony Hatch, Mike Leander

Theme written by Tommy Moeller of Unit Four + Two

Adam Faith

Marianne Faithfull

Claude Francois

Unit 4 + 2

Sandie Shaw

Mark Wynter

Lulu & Petula Clark - Pigale

The Gojos


Tuesday 16th April 1968

BBC1 Moria Anderson Sings

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Star Performance: Saturday Night Around The World 7:25 - 8:20 pm

A travelogue of love and lovers, music by Richard Rodgers

Tom Jones,

The Supremes,

The Peddlers


Wednesday 17th April 1968

ATV Tarbuck’s Back

Frankie Vaughan


Thursday 18th April 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman, Stuart Henry

Engelbert Humperdinck A Man Without Love

Kinks Wonderboy

Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World (promo)

Box Tops Cry Like A Baby (dance troupe)

John Rowles If I Only Had Time

Paper Dolls Something Here In My Heart

Reparata & The Delrons Captain Of Your Ship (repeat 4th April 1968)

Showstoppers Ain't Nothing But A Houseparty

Spanky And Our Gang Like To Get To Know You


Friday 19th April 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

Musical guests not known


Saturday 20th April 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

unknown episode

BBC1 Dee Time

The Herd

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

Matt Monro

Solomon King

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Herman’s Hermits


Sunday 21st April 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Pat Boone

The Association

ATV The Golden Shot (TV Times says Anglia Production)

No musical guests of interest in this edition

ATV The Big Show

Frank Ifield

Dusty Springfield

Mr Acker Bilk and His Paramount Jazz Band

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 22nd April 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Pat and Olivia

Southern A Tale Of Two Rivers

Adam Faith

Sandie Shaw

Unit 4 + 2

Mark Wynter

Claude Francois

Marianne Faithfull

Lulu

Petula Clark

Dave Clark & Cathy MacGowan - power boat ride up the Thames


Tuesday 23rd April 1968

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings

Edmund Hockeridge

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 24th April 1968

ATV Tarbuck’s Back

Musical guests not known


Thursday 25th April 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Hollies Jennifer Eccles (repeat)

Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World (promo)

Sandie Shaw Don't Run Away

Small Faces Lazy Sunday

Herd I Don't Want Our Loving To Die (repeat 4th April 1968)

Scott Walker Joanna

1910 Fruitgum Co Simon Says (dancers)

Jacky White Horses

Honeybus I Can't Let Maggie Go (repeat 11th April 1968)


Friday 26th April 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

The Herd

BBC2 International Cabaret

Vikki Carr


Saturday 27th April 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

NB From the Montreux Television Festival

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Billy Cotton’s Music Hall

Sandie Shaw

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

no guests of interest in this edition

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Honeybus

Peter & Gordon,

Bobby Goldsboro

Massiel


Sunday 28th April 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

The Dallas Boys

The Karlins

ATV The Big Show

Shirley Bassey,

Acker Bilk,

Matt Monro

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 29th April 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Anita Harris

Southern A Tale Of Two Rivers

Adam Faith

Marianne Faithfull

Claude Francois

Unit 4 + 2

Sandie Shaw

Mark Wynter

Lulu - I Can Sing A Rainbow

Petula Clark

The Gojos


Tuesday 30th April 1968

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 1st May1968

ATV Tarbuck’s Back

Russ Conway

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 2nd May 1968

BBC1 The Monkees 6:15 - 6:40 pm

Mijacgeo

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

Host: Alan Freeman, Alan Price

Engelbert Humperdinck A Man Without Love (repeat 18th April 1968)

Gene Pitney Somewhere In The Country (repeat 28th March 1968)

Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World (promo)

Seekers Days Of My Life

Bobby Goldsboro Honey

The Union Gap Young Girl (promo film)

Herd I Don't Want Our Loving To Die

The Tremeloes Helule Helule


Friday 3rd May 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

Herman’s Hermits

BBC1 Whatever Next

Adge Cutler

ATV Tarbuck’s Back

The Shadows


Saturday 4th May 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Billy Cotton’s Music Hall

John Rowles

The New Christy Minstrels

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Ike and Tina Turner,

The Tremeloes,

Dave Berry,

Francois Hardy

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

Engelbert Humperdinck

Mirelle Mathieu

ABC Opportunity Knocks

Mary Hopkin


Sunday 5th May 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Val Doonican

Matt Monro

ATV The Big Show

The Shadows

Frankie Vaughan

Anita Harris

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

The Bee Gees (scheduled to appear)

ATV The Golden Shot

The Paper Dolls

Dickie Valentine

Lita Roza

Solomon King


Monday 6th May 1968

Granada Ella 9:15 - 10:00 pm

live in Manchester

Ella Fitzgerald

Oscar Peterson Trio

Southern A Tale Of Two Rivers 11:00 - 11:25 pm

Richard Anthony

Marianne Faithfull

Claude Francois

Lulu - A Foggy Day

Mark Wynter

Petula Clark

The Gojos


Tuesday 7th May 1968

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 8th May 1968

Grampian The David Jacobs Show

Musical guests not known


Thursday 9th May 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

unknown episode

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

Hosts: Jimmy Savile, David Symonds

Engelbert Humperdinck A Man Without Love (repeat 18th April 1968)

Herman's Hermits Sleepy Joe

Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World (promo)

Love Affair Rainbow Valley (live)

PJ Proby What's Wrong With My World

Small Faces Lazy Sunday (repeat)

Association Time For Living

Jacky White Horses


Friday 10th May 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

New Christy Minstrels

ATV It Must Be Dusty! 8.30 - 9.00 pm (first in series)

Shown 8th May 1968 in some other ITV areas

Dusty Springfield - Come Back To Me, Close To You (verses in different order), & Scott Walker - Let It Be Me, You Keep Me Hangin' On,   Wishin' and Hopin', Come Back Baby

Scott Walker - The Lady Came From Baltimore, Joanna


Saturday 11th May 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

The Honeybus

Lulu - Boy

BBC1 Billy Cotton’s Music Hall

Scott Walker - My Death

The Seekers

BBC1 News

Kathy Kirby in news item

Southern Time For Blackburn! 5:45 - 6:15 pm

The Bee Gees special with Paul Jones

ATV The Des O’Connor Show

Lonnie Donegan

Mrs Mills

ABC Opportunity Knocks

Mary Hopkin


Sunday 12th May 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Anthony Newley

Bobby Darin

Nancy Wilson

BBC2 Show Of the Week

Together...Count Basie and Georgie Fame

ATV The Golden Shot

Grapefruit

ATV Howerd’s Hour 8:25 - 9:25 pm

Scott Walker - Jackie

Sandie Shaw sings in French

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 13th May 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Tricia Noble


Tuesday 14th May 1968

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Thursday 16th May 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Monkee See...Monkee Die

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

Host: Alan Freeman

Aretha Franklin Think

Bobby Goldsboro Honey (repeat 2nd May 1968)

Everly Brothers It's My Time

The Union Gap Young Girl (promo film)

Herd I Don't Want Our Loving To Die (repeat)

Sacha Distel Now

Scott Walker Joanna

The Tremeloes Helule Helule


Friday 17th May 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

The Tremeloes

BBC2 The Talk Of The Town: Sammy Davis Jr In London part one 9:55 - 10:45 pm

ATV It Must Be Dusty! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

NB Esther and Abi Ofarim were listed as guests but didn't appear

Dusty Springfield - Nikki Hoeky, The Look of Love, & Mark Murphy- Sunny, What Did She Know About Railways, Where Am I Going


Saturday 18th May 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall

Sacha Distel

Anita Harris

BBC2 Release

European International Pop Fesitval, Rome

Pink Floyd, Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger & The Trinity, Donovan, The Samurai

BBC2 Esther And Obi Ofarim 9:25 - 9:55 pm (first edition)

Donovan

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Troggs

Sandie Shaw,

Scott Walker,

Paul Jones,

Eric Burden and The Animals,

Rolling Stones at the NME Pollwinners

ATV Des O’Connor

Vince Hill

Ronnie Carroll

ABC Opportunity Knocks

Mary Hopkin


Sunday 19th May 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Rolf Harris

The Paper Dolls

ATV A Special Royal Performance 8:25 - 11:00 pm (Olympic fundraiser)

Dusty Springfield,

Tom Jones,

Long John Baldry,

New Christy Minstrels

Esther and Abi Ofarim

ATV The Golden Shot

Eric Burden and The Animals


Monday 20th May 1968

NB Harlech Television debuts

BBC2 Theatre 625: The Pistol Shot

play, with David Bowie


Tuesday 21st May 1968

BBC1 Lulu’s Back In Town 9:05 - 9:30 pm (first edition)

Lulu

Rolf Harris

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

ITN News

Brian Jones arrested for cannabis possession


Thursday 23rd May 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Kidnappers

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

Host: Jimmy Savile, Micky Dolenz

Chart run down with the number one record

Julie Driscoll Brian Auger & The Trinity - This Wheel's On Fire (live vocal)

Savile shows paintings done by an eight year old boy in a Bristol hospital

Herman's Hermits - Sleepy Joe (live)

Savile talks to Micky Dolenz

Bobbie Gentry - Louisiana Man (live)

The Love Affair - Rainbow Valley (repeat 9th May 1968)

Lulu - Boy (new release) (live)

The Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash (promo clip, alternate version of track)

Val Doonican - Now (live)

The Union Gap - Young Girl number one (promo film)


Friday 24th May 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

Honeybus

BBC2 The Talk Of The Town: Sammy Davis Jr In London part two

ATV It Must Be Dusty! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Dusty Springfield - Mediation, Second Time Around, Tell The World About You, Don't Fight It Feel It, All I See Is You, Another Night

Donovan


Saturday 25th May 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Herman’s Hermits

Val Doonican

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall

The Tremeloes

Solomon King

BBC2 Esther and Abi Ofarim

Scott Walker

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Anita Harris

The Herd

Paul Jones

The Troggs

Unit Four Plus Two

Episode Six

ATV Des O’Connor

Sandie Shaw

Anita Harris

ABC Opportunity Knocks

Mary Hopkin


Sunday 26th May 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Jimmy Dean

BBC2 Show Of The Week

Roy Hudd and Bill Haley & His Comets

ATV The Big Show

Eddie Arnold

Freddie & The Dreamers,

Susan Maughan

Janie Marden

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

The Herd

Jacky


Monday 27th May 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Trisha Noble


Tuesday 28th May 1968

BBC1 Lulu’s Back In Town

Lulu - Running Wild, I Could Have Danced All Night, By The Time I Get To Phoenix, The Boat That I Row

The Alan Price Set - Don't Stop The Carnival

Lulu and Alan Price - Bring Back The Good Old Days

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Thursday 30th May 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

Don’t Look A Gift Horse

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

Host: Pete Murray

Chart run down with the number one record

The Marmalade - Lovin' Things

Engelbert Humperdinck - A Man Without Love (repeat 18th April 1968)

Elvis Presley - U.S.Male (Pan’s People, their debut appearance) "We have some UK females to dance to this particular number"

The Herd - I Don't Want Our Loving To Die (repeat) (live vocal over the record)

Des O'Connor - I Pretend (live)

Des O'Connor chat with host about his racehorse 'The Whole Truth'

The Tremeloes - Helule Helule (live vocal over the record)

Host gives a plug for the Radio Times while Donovan gets ready

Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man  (live vocal over the record) (new release)

The Union Gap - Young Girl number one (promo clip)

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers 10:25 - 11:10 pm

Diahann Carroll


Friday 31st May 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop

The Barron Knights

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Frankie Vaughan

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Andy Williams

ATV It Must Be Dusty! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Dusty Springfield - I'm Gonna Meet My Sweetie Now, I Can't Wait Until I See My Baby's Face, & Georgie Fame - This Could Be The Start Of Something Big, Hold On, Who Will Take My Place, Sweet Soul Music

Georgie Fame


Saturday 1st June 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Davy Jones

Donovan

The Tremeloes

BBC1 Movin’ With Nancy 7:50 - 8:40 pm

Nancy Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

Dean Martin

Sammy Davis Jr

Frank Sinatra Jr

Lee Hazlewood

BBC2 Esther And Obi Ofarim

Musical guests not known

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Marmalade

The Satin Belles

Tony Blackburn (as singer)

Bobby Goldsboro,

The Tremeloes

Marmalade

ATV Des O’Connor

no guests of interest in this edition

ABC Opportunity Knocks

Mary Hopkin


Sunday 2nd June 1968

BBC1 Great Scot!

Hall and MacGregor

BBC2 Show Of The Week

Andy Williams live at the Royal Albert Hall with Henry Mancini

ATV Spotlight

Trini Lopez

Georgia Brown

ABC The Eamonn Andrews Show (final show)

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

Musical guests not known


Monday 3rd June 1968

BBC1 The Best Of Twice A Fortnight 10:50 - 11:17 pm

Kenny Lynch

The Spinners

Rediffusion What’s The Life Of A Man? (Monday through Friday)

Dave & Toni Arthur (folk singers)


Tuesday 4th June 1968

BBC1 Lulu’s Back In Town

Lulu

Peter Nero

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Thursday 6th June 1968

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

NB Kenny Everett referred to the Cilla Black appearance on his radio show the following Sunday saying 'I wish they'd keep the cameras still'

Host: Jimmy Savile with Davy Jones

Chart run-down with the number one record

The Equals - Baby Come Back (live vocal)

Dionne Warwick - San Jose (TOTP film of a donkey)

Don Partridge - Blue Eyes (live presumably with MU players taking the place of his one-man band)

Julie Driscoll / Brian Auger - This Wheel’s On Fire (repeat 23rd May 1968) (live vocal)

Manfred Mann - My Name Is Jack (live vocal)

Cilla Black - Where Is Tomorrow (live)

The Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash (promo clip with Mick wearing face paint and alternate vocal track)

The Union Gap - Young Girl (TOTP film of a young woman in the woods) number one

Topsy Popsy (theme playout with audience dancing)


Friday 7th June 1968

BBC1 Whistle Stop last edition

Don Partridge

BBC2 The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem

Live at the Talk of the Town, London

ATV It Must Be Dusty! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Dusty Springfield - Think, A House Is Not A Home, & Julie Felix - That's The Way To Say Goodbye, As Long As I Live, & Tom Springfield - Island of Dreams, & Tom Springfield - It Ain't All Honey, & Tom Springfield & Julie Felix - Cielito Lindo, Love Power


Saturday 8th June 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Manfred Mann

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall

Bobbie Gentry

John Rowles

BBC2 Esther And Obi Ofarim

Glen Campbell

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Bee Gees

Mike Batt

Simon Dupree & The Big Sound

Scott Walker

Des O'Connor

Julie Driscoll Brian Auger & The Trinity

ATV Des O’Connor

Esther & Abi Ofraim

The Barron Knights

ABC Opportunity Knocks

Mary Hopkin


Sunday 9th June 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Pat Boone

ATV The Golden Shot

No musical guests of interest

BBC1 Sammy Davis In Europe

NB Replaces a proposed thirteen week series. The Musicians Union objected to Davis bringing over five of his own musicians. They then imposed a threat of a ban.

ATV The Big Show

Nina and Frederick

Liberace

ABC Sunday Night People first edition

Host: Robert Morley


Monday 10th June 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Pat and Olivia

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk (first edition)

Regulars: The Corries, Bernadette

The Manhattan Brothers

BBC2 Jazz On A Summer’s Day movie with Chuck Berry

BBC2 Princess Grace of Monaco

Gilbert Becaud

Francois Hardy


Tuesday 11th June 1968

BBC1 Lulu’s Back In Town

Lulu

The Everly Brothers Bye Bye Love, & Lulu Walk Right Back

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

Rediffusion Cliff Richard and The Shadows: ‘After Ten Fellas - Ten!’ 7:30 - 8:20 pm

A light-hearted look at their first ten years


Thursday 13th June 1968

BBC1 The Monkees

The Devil And Peter Tork

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

Host: Pete Murray

Donovan Hurdy Gurdy Man

Julie Driscoll Brian Auger & The Trinity This Wheel's On Fire (repeat 23rd May 1968)

Marmalade Lovin' Things

Des O'Connor I Pretend (repeat 30th May 1968)

Don Partridge Blue Eyes (repeat 6th June 1968)

Esther & Abi Ofarim One More Dance

The Union Gap Young Girl (promo film)

John Rowles Hush Not A Word To Mary

Barry Ryan Goodbye

ATV The Golden Disc movie with Terry Dene


Friday 14th June 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4:55 - 5:25 pm (first edition)

Manfred Mann

BBC2 Late-Night Line-Up

The Omega Red Star - a spoof on a East European pop group

Colour Me Pop insert (11:00 - 11:35 pm)

Manfred Mann

ATV It Must Be Dusty! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Dusty Springfield - There Will Never Be Another You, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, & The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Mockingbird, You're No Good, Manha De Carnival, You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Stone Free, Voodoo Chile


Saturday 15th June 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Cupid’s Inspiration

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall

Cilla Black

Don Partridge

Vince Hill

BBC2 Esther And Obi Ofarim

Musical guests not known

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Esther and Abi Ofarim,

Manfred Mann,

Georgie Fame,

P J Proby,

The Fortunes,

Heath Hampstead

ATV Des O’Connor

Mireille Mathieu


Sunday 16th June 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Lena Horne

Joey Hetherington

BBC1 The Smothers Brothers

Diahann Carroll

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Cilla

Cilla Black - Uptight, You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling, 1930s medley

Sacha Distel

ATV Spotlight

Vikki Carr

Frankie Vaughan & The V Men

ABC Sunday Night People

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

Esther and Abi Ofarim,

P J Proby,

The Paper Dolls


Monday 17th June 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Astrid Gilberto

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk 10:25 – 10:55 pm

Regulars: The Corries, Bernadette

Teresa Clifford


Tuesday 18th June 1968

BBC1 Lulu’s Back In Town

Lulu

Frankie Vaughan

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 19th June 1968

BBC2 Cabin In The Sky movie

Louis Armstrong


Thursday 20th June 1968

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

Host: Stuart Henry

Barry Ryan Goodbye

Cliff Richard I'll Love You Forever Today

Equals Baby Come Back

Lulu Boy (repeat 23rd May 1968)

Marmalade Lovin' Things

Rolling Stones Jumping Jack Flash (dancers)

Des O'Connor I Pretend (repeat 30th May 1968)

Don Partridge Blue Eyes (repeat 6th June 1968)


Friday 21st June 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Alan Price Set

BBC2 Gilbert Becuad in Concert

BBC2 Late Night-Line-Up 11:10 pm - end

Colour Me Pop insert: The Small Faces perform Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake live, with Prof Stanley Unwin

Granada Mr Rose: The Unlucky Dip

The Elastic Band (Andy Scott pre-Sweet)

ATV It Must Be Dusty! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

NB Not networked

Dusty Springfield - Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone, If You Go Away, I Only Wanna Laugh, Sneakin' Up On You, I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten

Manfred Mann - My Name Is Jack


Saturday 22nd June 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Vanity Fair

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall

Cliff Richard

BBC2 Esther And Obi Ofarim

Nina Simone

BBC2 Release 10:05 - 10:45 pm

John Lennon on new play with Victor Spinetti

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Gene Pitney,

Malcolm Roberts,

Cupid’s Inspiration

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity


Sunday 23rd June 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Peggy Lee

Al Hirt

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Dave Allen Show

Matt Monro

ATV The Big Show

Host: Steve Allen

Cliff Richard

Lulu & Steve Allen - duet

The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

ABC Sunday Night People

Musical guests not known

Southern Nina & Frederick 8:20 - 9:25 pm

ATV The Golden Shot

NB It’s possible that Manfred Mann were scheduled to appear this week

Barry Ryan


Monday 24th June 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Anita Harris

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk

Regulars: The Corries, Bernadette

Doris Henderson, Walter Carr

BBC2 The Seekers 8:00 - 8:50 pm

A musical tour of Australia

ATV It Must Be Dusty

Host: Dusty Springfield

Georgie Fame


Tuesday 25th June 1968

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Includes winner of a songwriting contest. Their song will be arranged for a recording session by George Martin


Thursday 27th June 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman

Cupid's Inspiration Yesterday Has Gone

Donovan Hurdy Gurdy Man

O.C.Smith Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp (disc)

Dusty Springfield I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten

Gene Pitney Love Grows

Manfred Mann My Name Is Jack (repeat 6th June 1968)

Rolling Stones Jumping Jack Flash (promo)

John Rowles Hush Not A Word To Mary


Friday 28th June 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Kinks

BBC2 Cliff Richard In London 9:05 - 9:50 pm

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Colour Me Pop insert: Eclection


Saturday 29th June 1968

no Dee Time

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall

Gene Pitney

Petula Clark

BBC2 Release

Pink Floyd

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Bee Gees,

Bobby Vee,

Barry Ryan,

Gulliver’s People


Sunday 30th June 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Trini Lopez

The Lennon Sisters

ATV The Golden Shot

Manfred Mann

The Maydels

ABC Sunday Night People

Musical guests not known

ATV The Big Show

The Peddlers

Georgia Brown


Monday 1st July 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Trisha Noble

BBC1 Look North 6:00 - 6:20 pm

Paul McCartney interview

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk

Regulars: The Corries, Bernadette

The Pentangle

Dixie Ingram

ATV It Must Be Dusty! (a repeat?)

Dusty Springfield

Julie Felix,

Tom Springfield

Rediffusion Hullaballoo

Don Partridge


Tuesday 2nd July 1968

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Lulu’s Back In Town

Lulu

Lou Rawls


Thursday 4th July 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Equals Baby Come Back

Marmalade Lovin' Things (repeat)

Petula Clark Don't Give Up

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch Last Night In Soho

Des O'Connor I Pretend (promo clip)

Esther & Abi Ofarim One More Dance (repeat 13th June 1968)

O.C.Smith Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp

Ohio Express Yummy Yummy Yummy (film clip)


Friday 5th July 1968

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Colour Me Pop insert:

Rediffusion Hullaballoo

Don Partridge


Saturday 6th July 1968

no Dee Time

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall

Matt Monro

Allan Sherman

BBC2 Release

The Beatles’ animated movie Yellow Submarine review and clip

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Dusty Springfield,

Bobby Goldsboro,

The Kinks,

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Titch,

Richard Barnes


Sunday 7th July 1968

BBC1 Farewell The Seekers 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Live in London

ATV The Golden Shot

Joe Brown,

Vince Hill,

Richard Barnes

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

ATV The Big Show

Kathy Kirby,

The Four Freshmen


Monday 8th July 1968

BBC1 The Dick Emery Show

Trisha Noble

BBC1 The Monday Show 6:00 - 6:40 pm (first edition)

Host: Michael Aspel

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk

The Corries

Roger Whittaker

ITV Hullaballoo

The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

ITN News

The Beatles Yellow Submarine movie article


Tuesday 9th July 1968

BBC1 Lulu’s Back In Town

Lulu

Georgie Fame

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 10th July 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show 6:00 - 6:40 pm (first edition)

Host: David Jacobs

Sammy Davis Jr

Topol

ITV Hullaballoo

The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

Granada Cinema

The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine review


Thursday 11th July 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman

Cupid's Inspiration Yesterday Has Gone (repeat 27th June 1968)

Equals Baby Come Back (repeat)

Kinks Days

Monkees D.W.Washburn (promo)

Small Faces The Universal

Tommy James & The Shondells Mony Mony (promo)

Des O'Connor I Pretend (repeat 30th May 1967)

John Rowles Hush Not A Word To Mary

Ohio Express Yummy Yummy Yummy (disc)

Rediffusion The Flintstones: Shinrock-A-Go-Go

The Beau Brummels play ‘The Beau Brummelstones’


Friday 12th July 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Scaffold

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Colour Me Pop insert: Salena Jones with the Brian Lemon Trio


Saturday 13th July 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall

Dusty Springfield

BBC2 Bobbie Gentry 10:10 - 10:40 pm (first edition)

Pan’s People were the resident dance troupe

The Alan Price Set

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Gene Pitney,

Esther and Abi Ofarim,

P P Arnold,

Grapefruit


Sunday 14th July 1968

BBC1 The Charlie Drake Show

Trisha Noble

BBC2 Show Of The Week: David Nixon

Anita Harris

ATV The Big Show

Richard Barnes

The Dave Clark Five

ATV The Big Show

The Dave Clark Five,

Buddy Greco

ATV The Golden Shot

Richard Barnes


Monday 15th July 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk

Regulars: The Corries, Bernadette

Doris Henderson

The Cheiftains


Tuesday 16th Juny 1968

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 17th July 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known


Thursday 18th July 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray

Crazy World Of Arthur Brown Fire

Dusty Springfield I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten

Equals Baby Come Back (promo)

Herman's Hermits Sunshine Girl

Manfred Mann My Name Is Jack (promo)

Roy Orbison Walk On

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch Last Night In Soho (repeat 4th July 1968)

Richard Harris MacArthur Park (film clip)


Friday 19th July 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Titch

BBC1 How It Is 6:00 - 6:40 pm (first edition)

NB The Doors were scheduled to appear

Host: Peter Asher, Richard Neville

Manfred Mann,

The Spinners,

The Beatles Yellow Submarine clip - Paul and George talk about it

John Lennon In His Own Write play clip

Yoko Ono

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Colour Me Pop insert: Fleetwood Mac


Saturday 20th July 1968

BBC1 Dee Time 6:15 - 7:00 pm

NB Guest Jane Asher announces that her engagement to Paul McCartney is off

Joe Brown

The Alan Bown

BBC1 Billy Cotton Music Hall 7:50 - 8:35 pm

No musical guests of interest in this edition

BBC2 Bobbie Gentry

Don Partridge

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Sue Nichols,

Strawbs

Dusty Springfield

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

The Paper Dolls

The Beatles' Yellow Submarine film clip

ABC Opportunity Knocks - All Winner's Show

The Dukes Nobelmen I Got You

Mary Hopkins - Turn Rurn Turn (NB plays guitar given to her by George Harrison)


Sunday 21st July 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Jimmy Tarbuck

Herman’s Hermits

Bobbie Gentry

ATV The Golden Shot 4:45 - 5:30 pm

Gene Pitney,

O’Hara’s Playboys,

The Maydels

ATV The Big Show

Esther And Abi Ofarim

Allan Sherman


Monday 22nd July 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk

The Corries

Alexis Korner – Mary Open the Door


Tuesday 23rd July 1968

Rediffusion Come Here Often 5:25 – 5:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 24th July 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Contrasts: All That Jazz

Ronnie Scott


Thursday 25th July 1968

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

Host: Stuart Henry

Crazy World Of Arthur Brown Fire (repeat 18th July 1968)

Tim Rose Long Haired Boy

The Bee Gees I've Gotta Get A Message To You

Sue Nicholls Where Will You Be

Dusty Springfield I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten (repeat)

Simon & Garfunkel Mrs Robinson (Pan’s People)

Tommy James & The Shondells Mony Mony (promo)

Amen Corner High In The Sky

ABC Armchair Theatre 10:30 - 12:00 pm (last edition)

NB This ABC show which would have been normally be shown on Sunday was brought forward

The Ballad Of Artificial Mash: with The Paper Dolls


Friday 26th July 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Herman’s Hermits

BBC1 How It Is  6:20 - 6:35 pm

Hosty: Peter Asher, Richard Neville

Pentangle at The Cambridge Folk Festival

Article on stage show Hair – Just A Hairy Guy

The Doors – article and clip

Eric Burden

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Colour Me Pop insert: The Kinks

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Musical guests not known


Saturday 27th July 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Bobbie Gentry 9:25 - 9:55 pm

Mississippi Delta, Peaceful, Mornin' Glory, Sunday Best, Hurry Tuesday Child, Chickasaw County Child

Donovan – Young But Growing, & Bobbie Gentry There Is a Mountain, & Bobbie Gentry Bugs, Sunny Day

Southern Time For Blackburn! 5:45 - 6:15 pm

Susan Maughan,

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Titch - Last Night In Soho

The Easybeats

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown – Fire (Arthur Brown sets light to his hair)


Sunday 28th July 1968

NB The last day of ABC Television, also ATV London disappears leaving ATV Midlands to become ATV

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Bachelors

ATV The Golden Shot

NB Daily Mirror reported that fifteen minutes into the show a technical fault hit the show, while the rest of the show was cancelled by ACTT action

Sammy Davis Jr

Grapefruit

Jacky

The Roy Budd Trio

ATV The Big Show

Lonnie Donegan,

Erroll Garner,

Julie London


Monday 29th July 1968

NB Yorkshire Television debuts today

BBC1 The Price To Play 4:55 – 5:20 pm (first edition)

‘pop’s many facets’

Host: Alan Price

Chris Barber

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk

The Corries

Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick

Julie Felix

Rediffusion Do Not Adjust Your Set 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Special winner of Fairly Pointless Show of Prix Jeunesse, Munich

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

Yorkshire First Night

Frankie Vaughan


Tuesday 30th July 1968

NB Thames Television debuts today

BBC1 News

Nancy Sinatra in London

Thames The Sooty Show 4:40 - 5:10 pm (first edition)

Regular: Gerry Marsden

Thames Magpie 5:10 - 5:50 pm (first edition)

Theme: The Spencer Davis Group

Thames Cooper King-Size

Frankie Vaughan


Wednesday 31st July 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Granada Hats Off 4:55 - 5:20 pm (first edition)

The Rockin’ Berries

Thames The Bachelors’ Night Out

The Bachelors

Freddie & The Dreamers

Anita Harris


Thursday 1st August 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Herb Alpert This Guy's In Love With You (promo)

Herman's Hermits Sunshine Girl (repeat 18th July 1968)

Kinks Days (repeat 11th July 1968)

Status Quo Ice In The Sun

Tommy James & The Shondells Mony Mony (disc)

Anita Harris Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Bruce Channel Keep On

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch Last Night In Soho

Des O'Connor I Pretend (repeat 30th May 1968)

Thames A Royal Gala

Lulu


Friday 2nd August 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Vanity Fare

BBC1 How It Is

Host: Peter Asher, John Peel

Mike Stuart Span

Alexis Korner

BBC2 Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars 9:05 - 9:55 pm

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Colour Me Pop insert

LWT Thingumybob 7:30 - 8:15 pm first edition (the last was 20 September 1968)

Theme written by Paul McCartney


Saturday 3rd August 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Grapefruit

BBC2 Bobbie Gentry

Bobbie Gentry - Mississippi Delta, Papa woncha let me go to town, I saw an angel die, Louisiana man, Ode to Billy Joe, Chickasaw county, My dog Sergeant

The Hollies - Blowin' in the wind, Stewball

LWT Star Light Entertainment: Jones The Song 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Tom Jones - Delilah, Son Of Hickory Hollers’ Tramp, Help Yourself, Hello Young Lovers, Long Tall Sally

Dusty Springfield – I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten, Love Power

Southern Time For Blackburn! 5:50 - 6:20 pm

Eclection

LWT Frost On Saturday (first edition)

John Lennon & Yoko Ono interview (NB John Lennon leads the audience in a singalong of Hey Jude during the end credits)

Stan Freberg

Blossom Dearie


Sunday 4th August 1968

BBC1 Petula 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Petula Clark

Harry Belafonte

LWT Frost On Sunday (first edition) 9:00 - 10:00 pm

NB Due to industrial action the show was broadcast live from London Weekend's 'World of Sport' studio

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

The Rockin’ Berries - Mr Blue, Hughie Green sketch

Esther Ofarim - Poor Wayfaring Stranger, Motherless Child


Monday 5th August 1968

NB Due to industrial action all ITV programmes are pooled together under the ITV banner

BBC1 The Price To Play 4:50 – 5:15 pm

Host: Alan Price

Ray Davies interview

The Beatles Yellow Submarine movie clip

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Degrees Of Folk

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 7th August 1968

NB The final six minutes of the previous Sunday’s The Golden Shot were recorded by ATV and were broadcast by ITV tonight before ‘I Spy’

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Granada Hats Off

Don Partridge


Thursday 8th August 1968

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Alan Freeman, Jimmy Savile

Beach Boys Do It Again (promo)

Crazy World Of Arthur Brown Fire (repeat 25th July 1968)

Dusty Springfield I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten

Equals Laurel & Hardy

Long John Baldry When The Sun Comes Shinin' Thru

Sly & The Family Stone Dance To The Music (promo)

Tom Jones Help Yourself (disc)

Tommy James & The Shondells Mony Mony (Pan's People)

Bruce Channel Keep On


Friday 9th August 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Marmalade

BBC1 How It Is

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Colour Me Pop insert: The Peddlers

Southern Time For Blackburn (ITV network)

The Nerve


Saturday 10th August 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Bobbie Gentry

Bobbie Gentry - Mississippi Delta, Barefootin', Nicky hoekie, Penduli pendulum, Mornin' dew, Here, there and everywhere, Ace insurance man, Come away Melinda, Chickasaw county

Long John Baldry - Stormy monday blues, Lovin' feelin'

LWT Meet Jose Ferrer 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Bobby Vee,

Don Partridge


Sunday 11th August 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Peter, Paul & Mary

Eddie Fisher

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Just Esther (Ofarim)

Topol

Granada Nice Time (first edition)

Co hosted by Kenny Everett

ATV The Morecambe & Wise Show 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Musical guests not known

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Frost On Sunday 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Sandie Shaw


Monday 12th August 1968

BBC1 The Price To Play 4:50 – 5:15 pm

Host: Alan Price

Eric Burden

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 13th August 1968

Thames Liberace in London

The Tremeloes - Show Me, & Liberace - Feelin' Groovy


Wednesday 14th August 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known


Thursday 15th August 1968

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

Host: Stuary Henry

Herb Alpert This Guy's In Love With You (disc)

Herman's Hermits Sunshine Girl (repeat 18th July 1968)

The Bee Gees I've Gotta Get A Message To You (repeat 25th July 1968)

Kinks Days

O.C.Smith Main St.Mission

Sandie Shaw Together

Sly & The Family Stone Dance To The Music (promo)

Tommy James & The Shondells Mony Mony (disc)

Amen Corner High In The Sky

BBC2 Millionaire 8:35 - 9:05 pm

Mickie Most: I’m Figuring Out A Way Not To Die

Donovan

Lulu

Herman's Hermits

Terry Reid


Friday 16th August 1968

no LWT due to industrial action, replaced by Thames all weekend

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Flirtations

BBC1 How It Is 6:00 - 6:40 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Scott 7:30 - 8:00 pm (first edition)

Scott Walker - Follow Me, Days of Love, Mathilde, I’ll Be Around, Genevieve, If You Go Away

O C Smith - Work Song

Kiki Dee - Up, Up and Away

Kiki Dee & Scott Walker - Passing Strangers

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Colour Me Pop insert: The Tremeloes

ITV Geordie Girl 6:04 – 6:35 pm

Susan Maughan

Alan Price


Saturday 17th August 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Bobbie Gentry

Glen Campbell

BBC2 One Pair of Eyes - Who Are The Cockneys

Georgia Brown and Lionel Bart

LWT Star Light Entertainment: Lulu According To Freud 7:30 - 8:30 pm not shown due to strike

Roy Orbison

ITV Saturday Special: Tony’s In Town

Tony Bennett with the Buddy Rich Orhcestra


Sunday 18th August 1968

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Shirley Bassey

Al Hirt

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

ATV Goodbye Again 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Ike and Tina Turner - River Deep, Mountain High, one other

Donovan

LWT Frost On Sunday not shown due to strike


Monday 19th August 1968

BBC1 The Price To Play 4:50 – 5:15 pm

Host: Alan Price

Madeline Bell

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

TTTV Murray The K In New York 10:30 - 11:30 pm

(NB The original USA version debuted 22nd September 1967)

Aretha Franklin,

Richie Havens,

Jake Holmes,

The Association,

Spanky and Our Gang,

The Doors,

Otis Redding,

Jim and Jean,

The K Girls


Tuesday 20th August 1968

Thames Frankie Howerd Meets The Bee Gees 8:55 - 10:00 pm

NB Other areas show An Evening With Jack Benny


Wednesday 21st August 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Granada Hats Off

Joe Brown

Amen Corner


Thursday 22nd August 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Beach Boys Do It Again (promo)

Crazy World Of Arthur Brown Fire (repeat 18th July 1968)

Small Faces The Universal

Johnny Nash Hold Me Tight (promo)

Tom Jones Help Yourself

Tommy James & The Shondells Mony Mony (disc)

Amen Corner High In The Sky (repeat)

P.P.Arnold Angel Of The Morning

Vanity Fare I Live For The Sun

The Bee Gees I've Gotta Get A Message To You (repeat 25th July 1968)


Friday 23rd August 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Traffic

BBC1 How It Is

Host: Peter Asher, John Peel, Richard Neville

The Nice - America

BBC1 Look North

Article with Jimmy Savile and Alan Freeman

BBC2 International Cabaret

Gilbert Becaud

BBC2 Colour Me Pop

Barry Noble


Saturday 24th August 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Barry Noble

BBC2 Lyn & Graham McCarthy 9:20 - 9:50 pm

Folk music

LWT Frost On Saturday 6:45 - 7:30 pm

John Lennon and Yoko Ono interview

Stan Freberg

Blossom Dearie

ATV Goodbye Again

Julie Driscoll

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Casuals

ATV Tony’s In Town

Tony Bennett


Sunday 25th August 1968

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

Matt Monro

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show

Trini Lopez

Buddy Greco

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Frost On Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Granada Nice Time

Kenny Everett


Monday 26th August 1968

BBC1 The Price To Play 4:50 – 5:15 pm

Host: Alan Price

Dave Mason

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 28th August 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Granada Hats Off

no guests of interest in this edition


Thursday 29th August 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman

Beach Boys Do It Again (promo)

Herb Alpert This Guy's In Love With You (promo)

Tom Jones Help Yourself (repeat 22nd August 1968)

The Bee Gees I've Gotta Get A Message To You (repeat 25th July 1968)

Amen Corner High In The Sky (repeat)

The Alan Bown! We Can Help You

Canned Heat On The Road Again (promo clip)

Casuals Jesamine

Flirtations Someone Out There

BBC2 The Cool of the Evening

Georgie Fame


Friday 30th August 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Amen Corner

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: John Peel, Richard Neville

Fairport Convention – Morning Glory

The Spinners

BBC2 Ice Cabaret

The Orange Bicycle

BBC2 Colour Me Pop

Spooky Tooth


Saturday 31st August 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Leonard Cohen Sings Leonard Cohen part one 8:35 - 9:05 pm

ITV Hold On, It’s The Dave Clark Five 9:30 - 10:15 pm in colour

Hold On, I Need Love, Everybody Knows, Photography sketch with Richard Chamberlain – You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby / Just A Little Bit, Keep Fit sketch – Try Too Hard / Look Before You Leap / Bits and Pieces, Recreation sketch – Nineteen Days / Glad All Over / When, Wrestling sketch with Rita Webb – You Got What It Takes, Inside And Out, Lulu interview, There’s Always Me, Silent Movie sketch – Do You Love Me / Because / Having A Wild Weekend / Catch Us If You Can / Bits and Pieces, Instrumental

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Dave Davies

The Marbles

Granada Nice Time

Kenny Everett


Sunday 1st September 1968

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Show Of the Week: Jack Benny in London

Frankie Vaughan

Granada Nice Time

Kenny Everett

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Frost On Sunday 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

John Rowles


Monday 2nd September 1968 Bank Holiday

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8: 10 - 8:40 pm (first edition)

Regulars: Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

Georgia Brown

BBC2 The Magic Of Ella 10:40 - 11:30 pm

Ella Fitzgerald

Duke Ellington


Wednesday 4th September 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Wednesday Play: The Gorge 9:05 - 10:20 pm

Music: Manfred Mann & Mike Hugg

Thames This Week

Frankie Vaughan in edition about community problems

Granada Hats Off

no guests of interest in this edition


Thursday 5th September 1968

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

Host: Stuart Henry

Canned Heat On The Road Again

Aretha Franklin I Say A Little Prayer (Pan's People)

Sandie Shaw Those Were The Days

Amen Corner High In The Sky (repeat)

Casuals Jesamine (repeat 29th August 1968)

Doors Hello I Love You

Johnny Nash Hold Me Tight

The Bee Gees I've Gotta Get A Message To You (repeat 25th July 1968)


Friday 6th September 1968

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Move

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer

The Moody Blues

The Spinners


Saturday 7th September 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Leonard Cohen Sings Leonard Cohen part two 10:00 - 10:30 pm

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Terry Reid

Lulu - interview

Jonathan King - interview

John Walker - interview

The Honeybus

Tangerine Peel

BBC2 Colour Me Pop

The Hollies

LWT Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Mort Shuman


Sunday 8th September 1968

BBC2 Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In 10:25 - 11:15 pm first showing in the UK

Musical guests not known

Granada Nice Time

Kenny Everett

LWT Frost On Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

The Beatles Hey Jude introduced by David Frost on the set of the promo clip

Mary Hopkin

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

Ray Davies


Monday 9th September 1968

BBC1 The Price To Play 4:50 – 5:15 pm

Host: Alan Price

Alan sings songs with lyrics written by viewers

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Regulars: Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen - Sweet Georgia Brown

Acker Bilk

Roy Budd - My Favourite Things


Tuesday 10th September 1968

BBC1 The Sandie Shaw Supplement 9:55 - 10:20 pm

1: Love and Sex (also seen as Eyes, Nose, Mouth and A Heartbeat)

Alan Price

BBC2 The Sound Of Change 8:00 - 8:50 pm

A view of the current pop scene by Professor Stuart Hall and Peter Worsley

Contributions from Mick Jagger, Alexis Korner, Pete Townshend, Bob Wooler (ex DJ at the Cavern) and Bill Haley.

Music by Pink Floyd

Thames Magpie 5:10 - 5:50 pm

Paul McCartney and Mary Hopkin interviewed by Pete Brady at Apple, plus Mary Hopkin in the Thames studio


Wednesday 11th September 1968

BBC1 Cilla 7:30 - 8:20 pm (also seen as Cilla’s Show Time or Wednesday Show Time) repeat of BBC2 16th June 1968

Granada Hats Off

no guests of interest in this edition

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known


Thursday 12th September 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray

The Beatles: Hey Jude (promo clip)

Mary Hopkin Those Were The Days (repeat)

Casuals Jesamine

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Lady Willpower (promo)

Johnny Nash Hold Me Tight (repeat 5th September 1968)

Dave Clark 5 Red Balloon

The Tremeloes My Little Lady


Friday 13th September 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Host Michael Aspel

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer

Jefferson Airplane

The Spinners

Cycle race with Keith Moon, Cathy McGowan

ITV Glamour '68

Beauty contest

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich


Saturday 14th September 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Lyn & Graham McCarthy

BBC2 Colour Me Pop

The Moody Blues

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Tremeloes

Honeybus

ATV Goodbye Again

Traffic - 40,000 Headsmen

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger and The Trinity

LWT Saturday Special: The Sound Of Soul 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Nina Simone (performs in-the-round to audience of celebrities)


Sunday 15th September 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Dusty In London 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Dusty Springfield

Granada Nice Time

Musical guests not known

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Frost On Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Engelbert Humperdinck


Monday 16th September 1968

BBC1 The Price To Play 4:55 – 5:20 pm

Host: Alan Price

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show

Ronnie Carroll – Falling In Love With Love

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Regulars: Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

The Paper Dolls


Tuesday 17th September 1968

BBC1 The Sandie Shaw Supplement

2: Quicksand

John Walker (The Walker Brothers)


Wednesday 18th September 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Hollywood Musical 9:05 - 10:40 pm

The Girl Can’t Help It movie with Little Richard, Julie London, Eddie Cochran, Fats Domino, The Platters etc

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

John Peel

Granada Hats Off

no guests of interest in this edition


Thursday 19th September 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

The Beatles Revolution (promo clip)

Dusty Springfield I Will Come To You

Otis Redding Hard To Handle (disc)

Status Quo Ice In The Sun

Canned Heat On The Road Again (repeat 5th September 1968)

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch Wreck Of The Antoinette

Leapy Lee Little Arrows

Mason Williams Classical Gas (film clip)


Friday 20th September 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer

Status Quo

BBC1 Esther & Abi Ofarim 9:55 - 10:20 pm

Donovan


Saturday 21st September 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Sammy Davis Jr

Julie Felix

BBC2 Presenting Nana Mouskouri 8:15 - 8:45 pm first edition

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC2 Colour Me Pop

Unit 4 + 2

Southern Time For Blackburn! 5:50 - 6:20 pm

Lennon / McCartney special

Grapefruit

The Dave Clark 5

LWT Saturday Special: Cliff At The Movies 9:30 - 10:30 pm

Cliff Richard & The Shadows


Sunday 22nd September 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars

Granada Nice Time

Kenny Everett

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Frost On Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Dusty Springfield

Sacha Distel


Monday 23rd September 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show

Salena Jones – If I Were A Bell

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Regulars: Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen


Tuesday 24th September 1968

BBC1 The Sandie Shaw Supplement

3: Salt, Pepper and a Touch of Garlic


Wednesday 25th September 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Thames The Frankie Howerd Show 9:10 - 10:00 pm

Cilla Black

Joe Brown

The New Faces


Thursday 26th September 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray

The Beatles: Hey Jude (promo clip)

Cliff Richard Marianne (repeat)

Hollies Listen To Me

Mary Hopkin Those Were The Days

Casuals Jesamine (repeat)

Leapy Lee Little Arrows

Vanity Fare I Live For The Sun (repeat 22nd August 1968)

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show 11:00 - 11:45 pm (first edition)

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Errol Garner


Friday 27th September 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is (not listed in Daily Mirror)

Hosts: John Peel, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer

Cat Stevens

Tyrannosaurus Rex

The Spinners

BBC1 Esther & Abi Ofarim

Esther & Abi Ofarim

Abi Ofarim - Garden of my Home

Scott Walker - Black Sheep Boy, Joanna


Saturday 28th September 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Presenting Nana Mouskouri

Donovan

BBC2 Colour Me Pop

David Ackles

ATV Startime

The Barron Knights,

Mirielle Mathieu

Southern Time For Blackburn! 5:50 - 6:20 pm

Possibly

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich

Dusty Springfield


Sunday 29th September 1968

Granada Nice Time

Kenny Everett

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Frost On Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Della Reese

Status Quo

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known


Monday 30th September 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show

Marian Montgomery

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Regulars: Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

Ronnie Carroll


Tuesday 1st October 1968

BBC1 The Sandie Shaw Supplement

4: Reflections

Chris Andrews


Wednesday 2nd October 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Tomorrow’s World

Possibly Pink Floyd

Granada Hats Off

no guests of interest in this edition


Thursday 3rd October 1968

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

Host: Stuart Henry

Engelbert Humperdinck Les Bicyclettes De Belsize

Love Affair A Day Without Love

Mary Hopkin Those Were The Days (repeat)

Doors Hello I Love You (repeat 5th September 1968)

John Rowles The Pain Goes On Forever

Marbles Only One Woman

Dave Clark 5 Red Balloon (repeat 12th September 1968)

The Tremeloes My Little Lady

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show 11:00 - 11:45 pm

Musical guests not known


Friday 4th October 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is And Why

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel

The Fugs

The Spinners

BBC1 Esther & Abi Ofarim

Glen Campbell

BBC1 With Cliff Michelmore: Frankie Vaughan


Saturday 5th October 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Barry Ryan

Lee Hazelwood

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

The GoJos were the resident dance troupe

Nana Mouskouri

BBC2 Presenting Nana Mouskouri

Donovan – Lord of the Reedy River, plus two with Nana Mouskouri and The Athenians

BBC2 Colour Me Pop

O’Hara’s Playboys

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Chris Andrews,

The Herd,

Marmalade

The Dave Clark Five

Julie Driscoll

LWT Saturday Stars 6:15 - 7:05 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck,

Mary Hopkin

LWT Saturday Special

Georgia Brown sings Kurt Weill


Sunday 6th October 1968

Granada Nice Time (shown previous day on LWT)

Kenny Everett

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Sandie Shaw


Monday 7th October 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Regulars: Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

Edmund Hockeridge


Wednesday 9th October 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Dean Martin Show 7:30 - 8:15 pm

BBC1 Tomorrow’s World

Possibly Pink Floyd

Granada Hats Off

no guests of interest in this edition


Thursday 10th October 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman

Love Affair A Day Without Love (repeat 3rd October 1968)

Marmalade Wait For Me Marianne

Mary Hopkin Those Were The Days (repeat)

Status Quo Ice In The Sun

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Lady Willpower (disc)

Leapy Lee Little Arrows

Showstoppers Eeny Meeny

Val Doonican If I Knew Then What I Know Now

The Tremeloes My Little Lady (repeat)

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Buddy Rich

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Friday 11th October 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, JOhn Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Who - Magic Bus

Spooky Tooth - The Weight

The Spinners

BBC1 Esther & Abi Ofarim

Nina Simone


Saturday 12th October 1968

no Dee Time due to Olympics opening ceremony

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

The Clancy Brothers

BBC2 Presenting Nana Mouskouri

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC2 Colour Me Pop

Honeybus

Clodagh Rodgers

LWT Saturday Special 9:55 - 10:00 pm

Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris

Mort Shuman

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Amboy Dukes

Kaleidoscope

Barry Ryan

The Procession


Sunday 13th October 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Rolf Harris

Musical guests not known

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

Granada Nice Time (shown previous day on LWT)

Kenny Everett

LWT Frost On Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)


Monday 14th October 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Regulars: Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen


Wednesday 16th October 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Wednesday Play: Hello, Good Evening and Welcome

Eclection - Please

Granada Hats Off

Musical guests not known


Thursday 17th October 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Engelbert Humperdinck - Les Bicyclettes De Belsize (repeat 3rd October 1968)

The Hollies - Listen To Me (repeat 26th September 1968)

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch - Wreck Of The Antoinette (repeat 19th September 1968)

Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends

Marbles - Only One Woman (live)

Barry Ryan - Eloise (live)

Mary Hopkin - Those Were The Days (live) (repeat)

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Oscar Peterson trio

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Giles Giles & Fripp

Cleo Laine


Friday 18th October 1968

BBC1 How It Is  6:00 to 6:20 pm

NB A shorter then usual edition because of the Olympics coverage

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners


Saturday 19th October 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Presenting Nana Mouskouri

No guests of interest in this edition

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

Vera Lynn

LWT Saturday Stars

The Bachelors,

Mirielle Matheiu

LWT Saturday Special 9:55 - 10:55 pm

Hair

Southern Tarzan: The Convert 6:15 - 7:10 pm

Diana Ross & The Supremes

Diana Ross (Sister Therese), Mary Wilson (Sister Martha), Cindy Birdsong (Sister Ann)

ITN News

John Lennon arrives at court on drug charge, with Yoko Ono


Sunday 20th October 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Georgia Brown in the Likes Of Georgia

Granada Nice Time (shown the previous day on LWT)

Musical guests not known

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Vikki Carr


Monday 21st October 1968

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show

Mark Wynter – She Loves Me

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

Matt Monro

Granada Indo Jazz Fusion

Musical guests unknown


Wednesday 23rd October 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Wednesday Show Time with Bruce Forsyth

Musical guests not known

Granada Hats Off

Musical guests not known


Thursday 24th October 1968

BBC1 Top Of The Pops (250th edition) 7:30 - 8:00 pm

NB Currently getting audience figures of around 12 million a week

Hosts: Alan Freeman, Stuart Henry, Pete Murray, Jimmy Savile

Love Affair A Day Without Love

Mary Hopkin Those Were The Days (repeat)

Dave Dee,Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch Wreck Of The Antoinette

Hugo Montenegro The Good The Bad & The Ugly (Pan’s People)

Joe Cocker With A Little Help From My Friends (repeat 17th October 1968)

Jose Feliciano Light My Fire (film clip)

The Tremeloes My Little Lady (repeat)

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Muddy Waters

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Friday 25th October 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Status Quo

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners

Pentangle


Saturday 26th October 1968

BBC1 The New Lucy Show

Lucy The Star Maker

with Frankie Avalon

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC2 Presenting Nana Mouskouri

No guests of interest in this edition

LWT Saturday Stars: The Master Of Pop 6:15 - 7:15 pm

NB This was originally to be called ‘Innocence, Anarchy and Soul’ and would be a look at pop music since the rock n roll era by Jack Good

Lord Rockingham’s XI (with Lonnie Donegan, Red Price, Don Lang),

Julie Discoll with Brian Auger and The Trinity,

Lulu,

Chris Farlowe,

Emporer Rosko,

The Alan Bown,

The Flirtations,

Lance LeGault

Southern Time For Blackburn! (shown the day before on LWT)

The Who - Magic Bus

The Dave Clark Five - Red Balloon,

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich,

Heath Hampstead

Long Lohn Baldrey, Keith Moon - interviews at the Revolution Club, London


Sunday 27th October 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Billy Cotton & His Band

Frank Ifield

Vince Hill

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

The Bachelors

Granada Nice Time (shown the previous day on LWT)

Kenny Everett


Monday 28th October 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show

Kenny Lynch – I Believe In You


Tuesday 29th October 1968

BBC1 The Sandie Shaw Supplement 9:55 - 10:20 pm

5: Sand Castles In The Air

Paul Jones


Wednesday 30th October 1968

BBC1 The Dean Martin Show

Tony Bennett

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 31st October 1968

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

Host: Stuart Henry

Barry Ryan Eloise (repeat 17th October 1968)

Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine (Pan’s People)

Long John Baldry Mexico

Lulu I'm A Tiger

Mary Hopkin Those Were The Days

Joe Cocker With A Little Help From My Friends

Marbles Only One Woman (repeat 17th October 1968)

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Friday 1st November 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners

Pentangle

Granada The Discotheque 5:20 - 5:50 pm

Host: Billy J Kramer and DJ Diane Greaves

Tangerine Peel

Billie Davis Roberta Rex

Graham Bonney


Saturday 2nd November 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Wayne Fontana Never An Everyday Thing

The Equals Softly Softly

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

The Corries

Sacha Distel

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 11:05 - 11:40 pm

Eclection

Jethro Tull

ATV Saturday Stars: The Des O’Connor Show 6:15 - 7:05 pm

Mary Hopkin

Ronnie Carroll

Southern Time For Blackburn! 5:40 - 6:10 pm

Long John Baldry,

Marmalade,

Peter and Gordon,

Joe Cocker,

Joecelyn Joyce

The Tremeloes


Sunday 3rd November 1968

BBC1 Omnibus: All My Loving 10:40 - 11:35 pm

Directed by Tony Palmer

NB Some listings have this time slot as Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In

Cream, Lulu, The Beatles, Terry Dene, Grapefruit, The Moody Blues, Manfred Mann, Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd, The Who, Donovan, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Eric Burden & The Animals, George Harrison’s mother

Granada Nice Time (shown the previous day on LWT)

Kenny Everett

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)


Monday 4th November 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 5th November 1968

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings 10:05 - 10:30 pm

Frankie Vaughan

BBC1 The Sandie Shaw Supplement 11:00 - 11:25 pm

6: A Large Slice Of Bread


Wednesday 6th November 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Sheila Southern

David Hughes

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Gala show

Mary Hopkin – Turn Turn Turn (possibly)

The Casuals


Thursday 7th November 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman

Malcolm Roberts - May I Have The Next Dream With You (live)

Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends (repeat) (live vocal)

Barry Ryan - Eloise

Long John Baldry - Mexico

Anita Harris - Leblon

Hugo Montenegro - The Good The Bad & The Ugly (promo film)

The Bandwagon - Breakin' Down The Walls Of Heartache (dancers)

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Art Blakey Sextet

Thames The Jimmy Tarbuck Show 8:00 - 8:30 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck – Les Bicyclettes De Belsize, Roman sketch with Tarbuck

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show 11:00 - 11:45 pm

Musical guests not known


Friday 8th November 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners

Granada The Discotheque

NB The Marbles, Susan Maughan also seen listed for this edition

Billy J Kramer and The Factory,

The Barron Knights,

The Merseys,

David Essex,

Liza Dulittle


Saturday 9th November 1968

BBC2 Petula Clark 7:10 - 8:05 pm

Harry Belefonte

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

Kenny Ball

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackray – Miss World

BBC2 Joni Mitchell 9:45 - 10:15 pm

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 11:00 - 11:25 pm

Foggy Dew O

Lew Prinz & The Bedrocks

LWT Saturday Stars: Lulu According To Freud (Clement Freud)

Lulu - The Boat That I Row, Boy, Blame it On My Youth, The Letter

Frank Ifield - Just One More Chance, The Swiss Maid

Southern Time For Blackburn! (Shown Friday on LWT)

The Tremeloes,

The Tages,

Julie Driscoll and Brian Auger and The Trinity


Sunday 10th November 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Sacha Distel

Julie Driscoll

Ronnie Scott

Granada Nice Time (shown previous day on LWT)

Kenny Everett

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Françoise Hardy

Dorothy Squires


Monday 11th November 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Who Is…?

A profile of Sonny Rollins


Tuesday 12th November 1968

BBC1 It’s Topol 9:55 - 10:20 pm (first edition)

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 13th November 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Thames Mike And Bernie’s Show 6:45 - 7:30 pm

Tiny Tim

Andree Silver

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 14th November 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Barry Ryan Eloise (repeat)

Jimi Hendrix Experience All Along The Watchtower (Pan's People)

Long John Baldry Mexico (repeat)

Hugo Montenegro The Good The Bad & The Ugly (film clip)

Scaffold Lily The Pink

Val Doonican If I Knew Then What I Know Now

Vanity Fare I Remember Summer Morning

BBC1 Miss World 1968

Gene Pitney

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Ronnie Scott

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Mirielle Mathieu

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Inez and Charlie Foxx


Friday 15th November 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Foundations

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel

The Spinners

Granada The Discotheque

Billy J Kramer,

Chris Andrews,

The Carrolls,

The Flirtations,

David Garrick,

Mike Leroy


Saturday 16th November 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 11:05 - 11:35 pm

The Nice live at Fairfield Hall, Croydon

ATV Saturday Stars: Vikki Carr And Her Boyfriends

Vikki Carr,

Joe Brown,

The King Brothers,

Dev Shawn

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Who

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

Force West

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

Des O’Connor

Moira Anderson

LWT show Nice Time

Kenny Everett


Sunday 17th November 1968

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Marion Ryan


Monday 18th November 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 19th November 1968

BBC1 It’s Topol

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 20th November 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Thames Mike & Bernie’s Show

Frank Ifield

BBC1 The Benny Hill Show

The Kaye Sisters

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 21st November 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray

Isley Brothers This Old Heart Of Mine (disc)

Jeannie C.Riley Harper Valley P.T.A.

Lulu I'm A Tiger

Hugo Montenegro The Good The Bad & The Ugly (film clip)

Paper Dolls Someday

Scaffold Lily The Pink

Malcolm Roberts May I Have The Next Dream With You (repeat 7th November 1968)

Dave Clark 5 Live In The Sky

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Dizzy Gillespie

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

The Rockin’ Berries

Des O’Connor

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Friday 22nd November 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Who – Magic Bus

BBC2 International Cabaret

Frank Ifield

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners

The Who

The Gun

Granada The Discotheque

Billy J Kramer,

Long John Baldry,

Susan Maughan,

Wally Whyton,

Sons and Lovers


Saturday 23rd November 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

Matt Monro

Lulu

BBC2 Once More With Felix 9:40 - 10:10 pm (first in second series)

Host: Julie Felix

Tim Buckley (including a duet with Felix on Phantasmagoria In Blue)

Richard Harris (performing Jimmy Webb songs)

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 10:50 - 11:30 pm

The Alan Price Set,

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger and The Trinity live at The Fairfield Hall, Croydon

ATV Saturday Show: The Mirielle Mathieu Show 6:15 - 7:05 pm

Cliff Richard

LWT Jones The Song 9:55 - 10:55 pm repeat of 3rd August 1968

Tom Jones

Dusty Springfield

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Gene Pitney

Episode Six

Joe Cocker


Sunday 24th November 1968

BBC1 The Royal Variety Performance

The Supremes Somewhere (gave Black Power salute at the end) may have been cut from the final show

Engelbert Humperdinck

Petula Clark

Sacha Distel

Val Doonican

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem

LWT Tickertape

Jake Thackray

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known


Monday 25th November 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 26th November 1968

BBC1 It’s Topol

Musical guests not known

Thames The Sooty Show

Vince Hill


Wednesday 27th November 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Wednesday Show Time: The Dean Martin Show

Rosemary Clooney

BBC2 The Cool of the Evening

unknown jazz

Thames Mike And Bernie’s Show

Malcolm Roberts

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 28th November 1968

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

Host: Stuart Henry

The Gun - Race With The Devil (live vocal)

The Bandwagon - Breakin' Down The Walls Of Heartache (live)

The Tremeloes - I Shall Be Released (live vocal)

The Turtles - Elenore (promo clip)

Malcolm Roberts - May I Have The Next Dream With You

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - I'm The Urban Spaceman

Des O'Connor One - Two Three O'Leary

Hugo Montenegro - The Good The Bad & The Ugly (Pan’s People)

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

The Gary Burton Quartet

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Kathy Kirby

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Musical guests not known


Friday 29th November 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Casuals

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners

BBC2 International Cabaret

Nana Mouskouri

Malcolm Roberts

Granada The Discotheque

Billy J Kramer and The Remo Four,

Cupid’s Inspiration,

Heath Hampstead,

The Marbles,

Roly Daniels,

Norma Leon


Saturday 30th November 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackray – Blast Him

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

Lee Hazlewood

BBC2 Release

Review of One Plus One featuring The Rolling Stones

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Giles Giles & Fripp

ATV Saturday Show:The Bachelors Show

Esther and Abi Ofarim

Tammy Jones

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Roly Daniels,

Marion Ryan - Better Use Your Head,

Barry Ryan – Eloise

Des O’Connor

LWT Frost On Saturday

The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil


Sunday 1st December 1968

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Up-Tight! 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Johnny Harris plays at the Talk of the Town

Lulu,

Georgie Fame

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Herman’s Hermits

Tom Jones

Caterina Valente


Monday 2nd December 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 3rd December 1968

BBC1 It’s Topol

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 4th December 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Herman’s Hermits – Something’s Happening

Gerry Marsden

BBC2 Tom Paxton 8:50 - 9:00 pm

Thames Mike & Bernie’s Show

Jackie Trent

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 5th December 1968

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

Host: Alan Freeman

Dusty Springfield Son Of A Preacher Man

Lulu I'm A Tiger (repeat)

Supremes Love Child (dancers)

Jeannie C.Riley Harper Valley P.T.A. (repeat 21st November 1968)

Sweet Inspirations What The World Needs Now Is Love

Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band I'm The Urban Spaceman (repeat 28th November 1968)

Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup

Scaffold Lily The Pink

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Count Basie with Marlena Shaw

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Marty Wilde

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Sandie Shaw

ITN News

The Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet press launch party


Friday 6th December 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Tremeloes

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners

BBC2 International Cabaret

Marian Montgomery

Granada The Discotheque

Billy J Kramer with Dianne Greaves

Leslie Duncan,

The Herd,

The Young Brothers,

Tommy Farrell

The Four Spots


Saturday 7th December 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

John Lee Hooker

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 11:00 - 11:25 pm

Timebox

ATV Saturday Stars: Vikki And Her Boyfriends

Vikki Carr,

John Rowles – If I Only Had Time

The Dallas Boys

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Musical guests not known


Sunday 8th December 1968

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Dusty Springfield,

Nina Simone,

Johnny Ray

The Dubliners


Monday 9th December 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 10th December 1986

BBC1 It’s Topol

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 11th December 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Cool of the Evening

Gordon Beck trio

Thames Mike & Bernie’s Show

Joe Brown

Roy Budd

Mrs Mills

Joe Hendeson

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 12th December 1968

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Love Sculpture Sabre Dance

Marmalade Ob-La-Di-Ob-La-Da

Nina Simone Ain't Got No - I Got Life

Des O'Connor One Two Three O'Leary (repeat 28th November 1968)

Malcolm Roberts May I Have The Next Dream With You

Magic Lanterns Shame Shame

Scaffold Lily The Pink (repeat)

The Gun Race With The Devil (repeat 28th November 1968)

Dusty Springfield Son Of A Preacher Man

BBC2 Doubts And Certainties 10:40 - 11:10 pm

‘Talk on the psychedelic scene’

BBC2 Jazz from the Maltings

The Newport Allstars

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Frankie Vaughan

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Show

Gilbert Becaud


Friday 13th December 1968

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners

Fairport Convention – Meet On The Ledge

Granada The Discotheque

Billy J Kramer,

Cats Eyes,

The Peddlers,

Paul Slade,

Deena Webster,

The Four Spots


Saturday 14th December 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

Vince Hill

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

The Hollies

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 11:35 pm - 12:00 am

Love Sculpture

ATV Saturday Show

Kathy Kirby

Southern Time For Blackburn!

Musical guests not known


Sunday 15th December 1968

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Joe Brown


Monday 16th December 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Sammy Davis Cinema 10:50 - 11:20 pm


Tuesday 17th December 1968

BBC1 It’s Topol

Musical guests not known

Thames (Granada) The Doors Are Open 10:30 - 11:30 pm

The Doors In London

Thames Hard Sell 11:50 pm - 12:00 am

Cliff Richard talks about his new movie, Two A Penny


Wednesday 18th December 1968

BBC1 The Wednesday Show

Musical guests not known

Thames Mike And Bernie’s Show

John Paul Joans

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 19th December 1968

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

Host: Pete Murray

Tom Jones A Minute Of Your Time (live)

Marmalade Ob-La-Di-Ob-La-Da

Dusty Springfield Son Of A Preacher Man

Fleetwood Mac Albatross (disc)

Herman's Hermits Something's Happening

Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band I'm The Urban Spaceman

Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup (repeat 5th December 1968)

Scaffold Lily The Pink

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Salena Jones

Thames The Best Of Morecambe & Wise

Musical guests not known


Friday 20th December 1968

BBC1 Christmas Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 How It Is

Hosts: Angela Huth, Richard Neville, Tony Palmer, John Peel, Ronald Fletcher

The Spinners

BBC2 International Cabaret

Eartha Kitt

Granada The Discotheque

Paul Jones - Aquarius

Billy J Kramer,

The Cameos,

Wayne Fontana,

Peppermint Circus,

Vigrass (as in Vigrass and Osbourne?)


Saturday 21st December 1968

BBC1 Dee Time

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackray – Kirkstall Road Girl

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

Muddy Waters with Otis Spann etc

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 11:15 - 11:55 pm

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

ATV Saturday Stars

Mirielle Mathieu

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Kinks - Animal Farm, Village Green Preservation Society

The Casuals

Timebox

Grapefruit


Sunday 22nd December 1968

LWT Frost On Sunday 9:10 - 10:10 pm

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Scott Walker

Jackie Trent

The Dudley Moore Trio

LWT A Bit Of An Indiscretion 10:20 - 11:20 pm

Play with Paul Jones (as Colin Dixon)

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known


Monday 23rd December 1968

BBC1 The Monday Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 It’s Topol

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 24th December 1968

BBC1 Nina and Frederik in The Christmas Tree

BBC1 Cilla 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Cilla Black

Scott Walker

BBC2 Herb Alpert & His Tijuana Brass 5:00 - 5:50 pm

BBC2 The Pistol Shot 7:55 - 9:05 repeat 20 May 1968

Play with David Bowie

BBC2 Francis Albert Sinatra 9:05 - 9:55 pm

Frank Sinatra

The 5th Dimension

Granada At Last - It’s Christmas! 6:05 – 6:30 pm

NB This might have been a Lift Off! special

Kenny Lynch

Freddie Garrity

ATV Whatever Happened To Christmas? 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Cliff Richard

Anita Harris


Wednesday 25th December 1968

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘68 part one 1:25 - 2:10 pm

Host: Jimmy Savile, Pete Murray

The Love Affair - Everlasting Love (live)

Des O'Connor - I Pretend (repeat) (live)

The Beatles - Hello Goodbye (non-Beatles footage)

The Scaffold - Lily The Pink (live)

The Union Gap - Young Girl (promo clip)

Georgie Fame - Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde (his group re-unite for this one appearance) (live)

The Beatles - Lady Madonna (promo)

Esther & Abi Ofarim - Cinderella Rockefella (live)

Manfred Mann - Mighty Quinn (live vocal)

The Beach Boys - Do It Again (repeat) (live vocal)

The Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash (promo film with alternate recording)

Cliff Richard - Congratulations (repeat)

BBC1 Christmas Night with the Stars

Petula Clark

Louis Armstrong

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Doddy For Christmas 8:45 - 9:45 pm

The New Faces - Someday

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show

Lionel Bart

Shani Wallis

Myrna Rose

Thames All Kinds Of Music 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Dusty Springfield special

Malcolm Roberts

The Tremeloes

Kiki Dee

Trio Athenee

Thames Do Not Adjust Your Stocking

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

Thames Opportunity Knocks Christmas Special 6:45 - 7:30 pm

Mary Hopkin – Mary Had A Baby, Turn Turn Turn


Thursday 26th December 1968

BBC1 Andy Williams Christmas Show On Ice 5:45 - 6:35 pm

Claudine Longet

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘68 part two 6:35 - 7:15 pm

Hosts: Alan Freeman, Stuart Henry

Mary Hopkin - Those Were The Days

Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You (promo)

Hugo Montenegro - The Good The Bad & The Ugly (Pan’s People)

Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends

Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World (disc)

The Beatles - Hey Jude (promo clip)

The Bee Gees - I've Gotta Get A Message To You

The Equals - Baby Come Back

Tommy James & The Shondells - Mony Mony (promo)

BBC1 The Benny Hill Show

Tammy Jones

BBC1 Dean Martin’s Christmas Show

Frank Sinatra

BBC2 Bardot Special

Sacha Distel

Thames The Eamonn Andrews Boxing Day Special

Kenny Ball

Southern Little Big Time 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Friday 27th December 1968

BBC1 The Seekers Down Under 3:15 - 4:05 pm

BBC1 Crackerjack

Marmalade

Granada The Discotheque

The Perishers,

J J Jackson,

Tammy Jones,

The Idle Race

BBC2 Jazz at the Maltings

Buddy Rich and His Orchestra - Machine

The Oscar Peterson Trio - The Lamp is Low

The Newport All-Stars - Undecided

Elvin Jones, Art Blakey, Max Roach - Billie's Bounce

The Barney Kessel Trio - Stella by Starlight

The Dizzie Gillespie Big Band - Things to Come

The Gary Burton Quartet with Red Norvo - Back Home in Indiana

The Earl Hines All-Stars

The Dave Brubeck Quartet featuring Gerry Mulligan - Jumping Bean

The Stars of Faith - We Shall be Changed

Count Basie and His Orchestra - Corner Pocket


Saturday 28th December 1968

BBC1 Happening For Lulu 6:15 - 7:00 pm (first edition)

Regulars: Pan’s People, Johnny Harris & His Orchestra

Maurice Gibb & Lulu - What A Beautiful Creature You Are

The Tremeloes

Cartoone – A Penny For The Sun, Toby Jug

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Acker Nilk

Roy Budd

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

Herman’s Hermits

BBC2 Once More With Felix

Julie Felix

Alan Price

BBC2 Colour Me Pop 11:10 - 11:35 pm

The Hollies

ATV Fun In Acapulco movie with Elvis Presley (first Elvis movie shown on UK television)

ATV Special Of The Week

A Bit Of Indiscretion (as 22-12-68)

Southern Time For Blackburn!

The Move

The Fortunes

LWT Saturday Special: High Fly With Cleo

Cleo Laine


Sunday 29th December 1968

LWT Tonight With Dave Allen

Musical guests not known

LWT Frost on Sunday

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity (regulars)

Kathy Kirby

The King Brothers


Monday 30th December 1968

BBC1 Dee Time 6:25 - 7:05 pm

NB The Saturday evening version had rating of around nine million

Compilation with The Peddlers, Sammy Davis Jr

BBC1 Scott 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Scott Walker - Gotta Travel On, And We Were Lovers, Tender is the Night, Montague Terrace (In Blue), Joanna

Salena Jones - You Stepped Out & A Dream, For Once in My Life

Blossom Dearie - Long Daddy Green


Tuesday 31st December 1968

BBC1 The Bing Crosby Special 8:00 - 8:50 pm

Filmed at Paramount Studios

The Supremes

Jose Feliciano

BBC1 Cilla 11:00 - 11:50 pm

Cilla Black

Matt Monro

Thames Magpie

Yes

Thames Will The Real Mike Yarwood Stand Up? 8:45 - 9:15 pm

Vince Hill


Also this year

Georgie Fame – Goodbye Again

LWT David Frost Show Mary Hopkin – Those Were the Days

LWT David Frost Show Mary Hopkin – The House of the Rising Sun

ITV The Scaffold Watneys beer ad

BBC1 Dee Time

Marmalade

Scott Walker

Marilyn Powell Kiss Me Again

ABC Opportunity Knocks

The Casuals (winners for three weeks)

Butter advert with Sandy Denny accompanying

Tyne Tees Night Club '68 with Alan Price

Granada Look North Gilbert (O'Sullivan)

BBC1 Wales/Cymru Et Cetra Et Cetera The Iveys (no mention on BBC Genome though)