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1971


Friday 1st January 1971

NB The intermittent ITV Strike continues until 15th February 1971 with many shows only broadcast in black and white

BBC1 Here Come The Double Deckers 4:55 - 5:20 pm (first episode)

with Brinsley Forde

BBC2 George IV 9:00 - 9:20 pm

George Hamilton IV

The Hillsiders

Ethna Campbell Country Fever

Anglia Music Match 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray


Saturday 2nd January 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6:15 - 6:50 pm (first in second series)

Cliff Richard - Nothing Rhymed

Hank Marvin

Julie Felix

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show 7:35 - 8:25 pm

Dusty Springfield - Knowing When To Leave, Up On The Roof

BBC2 Disco 2 10:35 - 11:15 pm

Compilation featuring Eric Burdon, Joe Cocker, Richie Havens, Magna Carta, Melanie, Cat Stevens, Stone The Crows

LWT Ev

NB The continuity announcer at the end of the show says that next week in this time slot Ed Stewart’s show would be on. This would be the first Everett would hear about his being dropped by London Weekend. The remaining four editions of Ev, already recorded, would be shelved. Everett would claim later in the week “that’s showbiz”.

Charlie Crane

LWT Music Room

content unknown

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Kenny Lynch - My Sweet Lord

Moria Anderson

ATV The Flip Wilson Show 10:10 - 11:10 pm

Andy Williams & Loadstone - Get Together, Lost in the stars

Jackie DeShannon – Put A Little Love In Your Heart


Sunday 3rd January 1971

BBC1 Songs of Praise for New Year 6.50 - 7.25 pm

Mary Hopkin

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Carl Wayne

ATV This Is Tom Jones 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Shirley Bassey – two Beatles’ songs

John Denver

Sue and Sonny


Monday 4th January 1971

BBC1 Religion in the Sixties 1: The Personal Dilemma (possibly Malcolm Muggeridge Asks The Question Why 12.55 - 1.30 pm)

with Marianne Faithfull

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show 6.20 - 7.05 pm (repeat)

BBC2 Pentangle In Concert 10:10 - 10:40 pm

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 5th January 1971

BBC1 (Scotland) A Touch of Martell (first in series)

Lena Martell


Thursday 7th January 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Clive Dunn - Grandad (presented with a silver or gold disc by the host)

The Equals - Black Skinned Blue Eyed Boys

Johnny Johnson & The Bandwagon - Blame It On The Pony Express

The Kinks - Apeman (live vocal)

Anne Murray - Snowbird (promo clip)

Status Quo - In My Chair (disc)

Frankie Valli - You're Ready Now (Pan's People)

McGuinness Flint - Dream Darling Dream, Mister Mister, When I'm Dead And Gone

Livingston Taylor - Carolina Day

Mike D'Abo - Miss Me In The Morning

T.Rex - Ride A White Swan (disc)

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Andy Williams

Ike and Tina Turner

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Raquel Welch 9.20 - 10.10 pm

Tom Jones

Granada Six-O-One 6.01 - 6.30 pm (includes Newsday)

content unknown

Thames Kid Gallahad 7.45 - 9.30 pm Elvis Presley movie


Friday 8th January 1971

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Georgie Fame

BBC1 Comedy Playhouse: Under and Over 8.30 - 9.00 pm

NB This was shown as a last minute replacement for the first episode of That's Your Funeral

The Bachelors in acting roles

BBC2 George The Forth 9.00 - 9.20 pm

George Hamilton IV

Skeeter Davis

Lorne Gibson

Tex Withers


Saturday 9th January 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.55 pm

Cliff Richard

Clodagh Rodgers – A Song For Europe 1 (Look Left Look Right) NB Like Mary Hopkin the year before Clodagh was allowed to choose three songs herself and was on the selection panel to decide the six songs to perform for A Song For Europe

Marvin Welch & Farrar

Rod McKuen

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show 7.40 - 8.30 pm

The Bee Gees - Lonely Days

BBC2 Rod McKeun 9:20 - 10:05 pm

Rod McKeun

Petula Clark

BBC2 Disco 2 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Hosted by Mike Harding

Bill Fay

Stephen Stills

Tear Gas

Van der Graaf Generator - Refugees

LWT Stewpot 5:10 – 5:40 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

Johnny Johnson & The Bandwagon

The Bachelors

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Russ Conway

Matt Monro


Sunday 10th January 1971

BBC1 Anatomy Of Pop 11:35 am - 12:00 pm black and white

1: Elements Galore

Soft Machine – Neo Caliban Grides

Marmalade – Can You Help Me

Alexis Korner

Dave Swarbrick

Fairport Convention – Sir Patrick Spens

The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Women (TOTP)

Madeline Bell – We’re So Much In Love (Disco 2)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Kenny Rogers & The First Edition

Bert Weedon

ATV This Is Tom Jones 10:15 - 11:15 pm

Lulu – Believe In Love

Frankie Vaughan

LWT What Are You Doing After The Show

Pete Atkin


Monday 11th January 1971

BBC1 (Scotland) Pulse (first in series)

Teenage views and culture

First show discuses length of hair and does it matter?

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris

Clive Dunn (as a singer)

ATV Music Room 11.15 pm - end

Bill Le Sage


Tuesday 12th January 1971

BBC2 Hollywood Star Parade: Flaming Star 9:20 - 10:45 pm Elvis Presley movie


Wednesday 13th January 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Six-O-One 6.01 - 6.30 pm (including Newsday)

content unknown


Thursday 14th January 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (At one point Savile wears a full face balaclava/gimp mask in order to frighten a female member of the audience)

Intro (Whole Lotta Love)

John Paul Joans - The Man From Nazareth (live vocal over the record)

Elton John - Your Song (live)

The Mixtures - The Pushbike Song (chart run-down)

Frank Sinatra - My Way (London concert clip)

Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun (Pan's People)

Lulu - You've Got To Believe In Love (live with orchestra in view)

Judy Collins - Amazing Grace (TOTP film with female dancer over nature and church imagery)

Tom Jones - She's A Lady (live)

Badfinger - Better Days, Believe Me, No Matter What (album spot) (live vocal over the record)

T Rex - Ride A White Swan (repeat of 12th November 1970)

Clive Dunn - Grandad (live) number one (playout over the credits)

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Andy Williams

Little Ricahrd

Bread

Granada Cinema 10.30 - 11.00 pm

Mick Jagger interview


Friday 15th January 1971

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The New Faces

BBC2 Get The Drift 9.20 - 9.50 pm

The Fivepenny Piece

BBC2 Review 9:50 - 10:40 pm

Mick Jagger talks about Performance

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.00 - 11.45 pm (first edition)

A History of Popular Music

1: Love

Hosted by Pete Murray

Regular singers - Andee Silver, Bobby Hanna


Saturday 16th January 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.55 pm

Cliff Richard - Lovin' Things, Home Lovin' Man, I'm Lookin' Out The Window, Dance To The Guitar Man, My Sweet Lord

Clodagh Rodgers – In My World Of Beautiful Things (A Song For Europe 2)

The New Seekers - There's A Light

Apeman (probably dance routine)

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show 7.40 - 8.30 pm

Lee Hazlewood - Pray Them Bars Away, Cold Hard Times

Lulu - You Got To Believe In Love

BBC2 Rod McKeun 9.15 - 10.05 pm

Mary Travers

BBC2 Disco 2 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Hosted by Pete Drummond

Juicy Lucy

Livingstone Taylor

LWT Stewpot 5:10 – 5:40 pm

White Plains

Clive Dunn

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Kenny Lynch

Nina


Sunday 17th January 1971

BBC1 Anatomy Of Pop 11.35 am - 12.00 pm black and white

2: Ths Disc

Marmalade – recording session

Bronco – recording session

John Peel – interview

Madeline Bell – interview

Tony Macaulay – interview

Frank Zappa - interview

Muff Winwood

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Julie Felix

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Bachelors

ATV This Is Tom Jones 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Tom Jones

Petula Clark

LWT What Are You Doing After The Show? 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Julie Covington, Pete Atkin


Monday 18th January 1971

BBC1 (Scotland) Pulse

McGuinness Flint

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 20th January 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 -1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Six-O-One 6.01 - 6.30 pm (includes Newsday)

David Bowie Holy Holy


Thursday 21st January 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Ashton Gardner & Dyke - Resurrection Shuffle (live vocal)

The Kinks - Apeman (repeat 7th January 1971)

Dawn - Candida (disc)

Rufus Thomas - Do The Push And Pull (live)

George Harrison - My Sweet Lord (Pan’s People)

Petula Clark - The Song Of My Life (live)

The Supremes - Stoned Love (disc)

Bobby Bloom - Heavy Makes You Happy (promo film)

Neil Diamond - Brother Loves Travelling Salvation Show, Cracklin' Rosie, Sweet Caroline (all live)

Clive Dunn - Grandad number one (promo film)

Granada Out Front

Ralph McTell live at the Royal Festival Hall, London


Friday 22nd January 1971

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Rosetta Hightower

Thames Zingalong 4.10 - 4.25 pm

Lois Lane

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.00 - 11.45 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray


Saturday 23rd January 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.55 pm

Cliff Richard

Clodagh Rodgers – A Song For Europe 3

Hank Marvin

Elton John

Sweet Rain

BBC1 Cilla 7:40 - 8:25 pm (first edition)

Cilla Black

Buddy Greco

BBC2 Rod McKeun 9.10 - 10.00 pm

Rod McKeun

BBC2 Disco 2 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Hosted by Mike Harding

The Roy Young Band

Bronco

LWT Stewpot 5:10 – 5:40 pm

The New Seekers

Bob Kerr’s Whoopee Band

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Kenny Lynch


Sunday 24th January 1971

BBC1 Anatomy Of Pop 11.35 am - 12.00 pm black and white

3: Is It All A Con?

John Peel, Frank Zappa, Mike Harding, Muff Winwood, Robert Wyatt, John Walters, Malcolm Brown, Junior Campbell & Alan Whitehead (Marmalade), Tony Macaulay - interviews

Free – All Right Now (TOTP)

Joe Cocker – Something (Disco 2)

BBC1 The Edwin Hawkins Singers 6:55 - 7:25 pm (also seen as Sing A New Song)

The Edwin Hawkins Singers

BBC1 Omnibus: Chicago Blues 10:00 - 10:50 pm

movie with Johnny Lewis, Muddy Waters with Buddy Guy, Floyd Jones, J B Hutton and Band, Junior Wells, Johnny Lewis

BBC2 The World About Us: The Lollipop Tree 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Narrated by Cliff Richard

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

The Spinners

ATV This Is Tom Jones 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Tom Jones

Paul Anka

Dusty Springfield

LWT What Are You Doing After The Show 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Julie Covington, Pete Atkin


Monday 25th January 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 6:45 - 6:50 pm

With The Scaffold

BBC1 Scotland Pulse

Arrival

BBC2 Terrible Jim Fitch 10:10 - 10:50 pm

Play with Marianne Faithfull

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 26th January 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 6.40 - 6.45 pm

The Scaffold


Wednesday 27th January 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Decimal Five 6.40 - 6.45 pm

The Scaffold

Thames The Benny Hill Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Kiki Dee

Top of the Pops spoof sketch


Thursday 28th January 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 6.40 - 6.45 pm

The Scaffold

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

George Harrison - My Sweet Lord (Pan’s People)

Mixtures The Pushbike Song

Elvis Presley You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (promo clip)

Equals Black Skinned Blue Eyed Boys (disc)

Johnny Johnson & The Bandwagon Blame It On The Pony Express (repeat)

Weathermen The Same Old Song (disc)

Stevie Wonder Heaven Help Us All, Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours, We Can Work It Out

The Supremes Stoned Love (Pan’s People)

Frankie Valli You're Ready Now

Badfinger No Matter What (repeat 14th January 1971)

Martha & The Vandellas Forget Me Not

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Ray Stevens

Johnnie Ray

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn 9.20 - 10.05 pm

The Peddlers


Friday 29th January 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 6.40 - 6.45 pm

The Scaffold

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Mark Wynter

Thames Zingalong 4.10 - 4.25 pm

Lois Laine


Saturday 30th January 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.55 pm

Cliff Richard

Clodagh Rodgers – A Song For Europe 4

Labi Siffre - Thank Your Lucky Star

Hank Marvin

BBC1 Cilla 7.40 - 8.25 pm

Cilla Black

BBC2 Rod McKeun 9.15 - 10.00 pm

Rod McKeun

Dusty Springfield - People Get Ready

Mr Kelly GB

BBC2 Disco 2 10:45 - 11:10 pm

Hosted by Pete Drummond

Yes

Rod Demmick & Herbie Armstrong

LWT Stewpot 5:10 – 5:40 pm

Edison Lighthouse

LWT The Leslie Crowther Show 7:15 - 8:15 pm

Lulu

Peter Noone

ATV This Is Tom Jones 7:05 - 8:05 pm

Tom Jones

Mary Travers

Tina Charles

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Hosted by Pete Murray


Sunday 31st January 1971

BBC1 Anatomy Of Pop 11.35 am - 12.00 pm black and white

4: The New Tribes

Alan Whitehead & Junior Campbell (Marmalade), Frank Zappa – interviews

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Elaine Delmar

LWT What Are You Doing After The Show 11.10 pm - 12.10 am

Julie Covington, Pete Atkin


Monday 1st February 1971

BBC2 Gentry 8:50 - 9:20 pm

Bobbie Gentry - Montego Bay, medley Open Your Window / Mother Nature's Son / Blackbird, Golden Slumbers / California Dreaming / 500 Miles Away from Home / Golden Slumbers

Sue & Sunny - What A Fool I've Been

Jerry Reed and Hank Strzelecki - Talk About The Good Time, and Bobbie Gentry - Louisiana Man

Pan’s People dance to Montego Bay, Mr Bojangles, Your Number One Fan

Ensemble - But You Know I Love You

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 2nd February 1971

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.50 - 5.15 pm

Roger Whittaker


Wednesday 3rd February 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC2 Man Alive: Excuse Me Your Class Is Showing 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Mike D’Abo, Humphrey Lyttelton


Thursday 4th February 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

George Harrison My Sweet Lord (promo clip)

Cliff Richard - Sunny Honey Girl (live)

Elton John - Your Song, Ballad Of A Well Known Gun, Where To Now St Peter?

Jackie Lee - Rupert (promo clip)

The Supremes - Stoned Love

Ashton Gardner & Dyke - Resurrection Shuffle (Pan's People)

Tony Christie - Las Vegas

Badfinger - No Matter What (disc)

Marvin Welch & Farrar - Faithful

The Supremes - Stoned Love (disc)

The Tremeloes - Right Wheel Left Hand Slam

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Andy Williams

Ella Fitzgerald

Chubby Checker

The Grass Roots


Friday 5th February 1971

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Salena Jones


Saturday 6th February 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.55 pm

Cliff Richard

Clodagh Rodgers – A Song For Europe 5

Olivia Newton-John

Marvin Welch and Farrar

BBC1 Cilla 7.55 - 8.40 pm

Cilla Black

Sacha Distel

BBC2 Rod McKeun Show 10.25 - 11.10 pm

Mr Kelly GB

BBC2 Shawn Phillips 11:20 - 11:35 pm

Shawn Phillips (with Anna Odell) - Woman, Christmas Song

LWT Stewpot 5:10 – 5:40 pm

Magna Carta

Lulu

The Rockin’ Berries

LWT The Leslie Crowther Show 7.15 - 7.45 pm

The Beverley Sisters

Buddy Greco

ATV This Is Tom Jones 7.50 - 8.10 pm (only a twenty minute show due to the Apollo 14 lift off from the moon)

Tom Jones

Charlie Pride

Nina

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Hosted by Pete Murray


Sunday 7th February 1971

BBC1 Anatomy Of Pop 11.35 am - 12.00 pm black and white

5: Will We Sing It Tomorrow

Clips of Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Joni Mitchell

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Sandie Shaw

LWT What Are You Doing After The Show 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Julie Covington, Pete Atkin


Monday 8th February 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 5:45 - 5:50 pm

The Scaffold

BBC2 Gentry 8.50 - 9.20 pm

Bobbie Gentry - Mississippi Delta, He Made A Woman Out Of Me, Bucko's Memoirs, Billy The Kid, 'A' Major Thang, Belinda, Greensleeves, Sunshine Sunshine, Sunny Skies, Good Day Sunshine, Circle ‘Round The Sun, The Wailing Of The Willow

Tony Joe White

Pan's People

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris

Roger Whittaker


Tuesday 9th February 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 5.45 - 5.50 pm

The Scaffold


Wednesday 10th February 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Decimal Five 5.45 - 5.50 pm

The Scaffold


Thursday 11th February 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 5.45 - 5.50 pm

The Scaffold

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

George Harrison - My Sweet Lord (disc)

Mixtures The Pushbike Song (promo clip)

Kinks Got To Be Free, Powerman

Tom Jones She's A Lady (repeat 14th January 1971)

Ashton Gardner & Dyke Resurrection Shuffle

Weathermen The Same Old Song (disc)

Dana Who Put The Lights Out (live)

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles I'm The One You Need (disc)

Edwin Starr Stop The War

Perry Como It's Impossible (promo clip)

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Cass Elliott

The Temptations

Rosemary Clooney

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn 9.20 - 10.05 pm

The New Seekers


Friday 12th February 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 5.45 - 5.50 pm

The Scaffold

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Friday Brown


Saturday 13th February 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6:15 - 6:55 pm

Cliff Richard

Clodagh Rodgers – A Song For Europe 6

Roger Whittaker

BBC1 Cilla 7.40 - 8.25 pm

Cilla Black

Ringo Starr & Cilla Black - Act Naturally

Noel Harrison

BBC1 Braden's Week 11.15 - 11.50 pm

Iris Williams (appears once a month)

BBC2 Rod McKuen 10.00 - 10.45 pm

Rod McKuen

Mr Kelly GB

BBC2 Midnight Movie: Serious Charge 11.20 pm - 12.55 am Cliff Richard movie

LWT Stewpot 5.10 - 5.40 pm

Julie Felix - Snakeskin

Joe Brown & Jawbone

LWT The Leslie Crowther Show 7.15 - 8.15 pm

Nina

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Hosted by Pete Murray


Sunday 14th February 1971

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The Mixtures

LWT What Are You Doing After The Show 11.10 pm - 12.00 am black and white

Julie Covington, Pete Atkin


Monday 15th February 1971

BBC1 Decimal Five 1:55 - 2:00 pm repeat each weekday at the same time

Scaffold

BBC2 Gentry 8.50 - 9.20 pm

Bobbie Gentry

Marmalade

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 17th February 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Thames The Sooty Show 4.50 - 5.15 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 18th February 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Ashton Gardener and Dyke - Resurrection Shuffle

Byrds Chestnut Mare (promo clip)

Chairmen Of The Board Everything's Tuesday (disc)

George Harrison My Sweet Lord (disc)

Hot Chocolate You Could Have Been A Lady

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles I'm The One You Need (disc)

Mungo Jerry Baby Jump

Judy Collins Amazing Grace (promo clip)

Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline (repeat 21st January 1971)

Martha & The Vandellas Forget Me Not (repeat 28th January 1971)

Marvin Welch & Farrar Faithful, Burning Bridges, My Home Town


Friday 19th February 1971

BBC1 The Stanley Baxter Show 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Danny Street

BBC2 Where Do I Sit 9.20 - 9.50 pm (first in series)

Peter Cook's own live chat show. For the first show he enters dressed as Henry VIII and at one point telephones the duty officer at the BBC to complain about the show

Barracked by Dudley Moore in the front row "where's your mate?"

Thames Zingalong 4.10 - 4.25 pm

Dave Dee


Saturday 20th February 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Cliff Richard

Clodagh Rodgers - A Song For Europe all six songs

BBC1 Cilla 7.45 - 8.30 pm

Cilla Black

Roger Cook & Roger Greenaway

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up 10.50 - 11.20 pm

One Man’s Week: John Peel

LWT Stewpot 5:10 – 5:40 pm

Vanity Fare

Dana

LWT The Leslie Crowther Show 7.15 - 8.15 pm

Jack Jones

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.10 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray


Sunday 21st February 1971

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The Peddlers

New World

LWT What Are You Doing After The Show 11.20 pm - 12.05 am

Julie Covington, Pete Atkin


Monday 22nd February 1971

BBC2 Gentry 8.50 - 9.20 pm

Bobbie Gentry

Elton John

Sue and Sunny

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 24th February 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Thames The Benny Hill Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Nanette – Everybody’s Singing


Thursday 25th February 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Intro (Whole Lotta Love)

Atomic Rooster - Tomorrow Night (live vocal over the record)

Ray Stevens - Can't We Get To That (live)

The Mixtures - The Pushbike Song (repeat of 28th January)

Lynn Anderson - Rose Garden (promo clip and chart run down)

The Showstoppers - Ain't Nothin' But A Houseparty (live)

Perry Como - It's Impossible (TOTP film of man with antiques)

Chairmen Of The Board - Everything's Tuesday (Pan’s People)

Dana - Who Put The Lights Out (repeat of 11th February)

Paul McCartney - Another Day (audience dancing)

Four Seasons - Lets Hang On, I've Got You Under My Skin, Sherry/Walk Like A Man/Big Boys Don't Cry/Bye Bye Baby (album spot)

George Harrison - My Sweet Lord number one (play out record, audience dancing)

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.05 - 7.45 pm

Andy Williams

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn 9.20 - 10.05 pm

New World

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Hosted by Richard Williams

Nico - The Falconer, Janitor Of Lunacy

Argent - Pleasure

Tom Gerricky -


Friday 26th February 1971

BBC2 Peter Cook in Where Do I Sit? 9.20 - 9.50 pm

Ray Ellington & Alan Clare

Thames Zingalong 4.10 - 4.25 pm

Dave Dee


Saturday 27th February 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.55 pm

Cliff Richard

Clodagh Rodgers – Jack In the Box (A Song For Europe winner)

Petula Clark

Hank Marvin

BBC1 Cilla 7.40 - 8.25 pm

Cilla Black

LWT The Leslie Crowther Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Anita Harris

The New Seekers

Noel Harrison

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Hosted by Pete Murray

Southern Singing For Your Supper 11.35 pm - 12.05 am

content unknown


Sunday 28th February 1971

BBC1 Sing A New Song 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Dana

The Settlers

BBC2 Rowan and Martin 7.25 - 8.15 pm

Dinah Shore

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Petula Clark


Monday 1st March 1971

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris – Rhythm of Life


Wednesday 3rd March 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Thames This Is Your Life: Kenny Ball 7.00 - 7.30 pm


Thursday 4th March 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

New World - Rose Garden

Paul McCartney - Another Day (promo clip)

Frankie Howerd - Up Pompeii (NB Like the Henry VIII clip this was another BBC TV tie-in)

Barbra Streisand - Stoney End (disc)

Desmond Dekker - The Song We Used To Sing (live)

Frank Sinatra - I Will Drink The Wine (concert clip)

T.Rex - Hot Love (chart run down)

Early Music Consort - Allemande / Wedding March (Pan's People) (NB music used in the BBC TV series The Six Wives of Henry VIII)

The Hollies - Survival Of The Fittest, Too Young To Be Married (live)

Mungo Jerry - Baby Jump number one (and end credits)

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Andy Williams

Gladys Knight

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Graham Bond

Trees

ATV This Is Tom Jones 11.00 pm - end

Tom Jones

Lulu

Tom Paxton


Saturday 6th March 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.50 pm

Cliff Richard

Olivia Newton-John

Marvin Welch & Farrar

BBC1 Cilla 7.35 - 8.20 pm

Cilla Black

Vince Hill

LWT The Leslie Crowther Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Buddy Greco

The Four Freshmen

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.10 - 11.50 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray


Sunday 7th March 1971

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

NB Now shown the following Saturday morning on LWT

Malcolm Roberts

Dana


Monday 8th March 1971

BBC2 Gentry 8:50 - 9:20 pm

Bobbie Gentry

Mason Williams

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 9th March 1971

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show 7.30 - 8.10 pm (repeat)

Val Doonican

Kenny Rogers


Wednesday 10th March 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown


Thursday 11th March 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart (at one point he has two girls dressed in stars and stripes dresses beside him) The Daily Mirror has the host as Jimmy Savile, while the Radio Times also lists Savile and has Nana Mouskouri in the album spot

T Rex - Hot Love (live vocal over re-recording) with audience dancing behind them at the end

Deep Purple Strange Kind Of Woman (promo clip)

Mungo Jerry Baby Jump (repeat)

CCS Walkin' (disc)

Chairmen Of The Board Everything's Tuesday (promo clip)

Marmalade My Little One

Paul McCartney Another Day (disc)

Malcolm Roberts Nothing's Gonna Change Our World

Lynn Anderson Rose Garden (live)

Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline (disc)

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Andy Williams

Ray Charles

Elton John

Cass Elliott

BBC1 Play For Today: No Trams to Lime Street 9.20 - 10.10 pm

Book by Alun Owen

Songs by Marty Wilde and Ronnie Scott

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Johnny Mathis

Tom Paxton

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:40 pm

Atomic Rooster

Fairweather

Leon Russell (live USA TV clip)

ITV Slapstick and Old Lace 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Acker Bilk

ATV Follow That Dream Elvis Presley movie

ATV This Is.. Tom Jones 11.00 pm - end

Tom Jones

Dave Edmunds

Connie Stevens


Friday 12th March 1972

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up 10.40 pm - end

James Brown interview


Saturday 13th March 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.50 pm

Cliff Richard

Labi Siffre

Marvin Welch & Farrar

LWT The Dickie Henderson Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

The Beverley Sisters - Sisters

ATV The Melodies Linger On 11.10 - 11.50 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

LWT Party's Moving On 11.40 pm - 11.50 am (repeat)

Pete Atkin, Julie Covington


Sunday 14th March 1971

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 4.35 pm

Matt Monro

Judith Durham

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Johnny Mathis

Vince Hill


Monday 15th March 1971

BBC2 Gentry 8.50 - 9.25 pm

Bobbie Gentry

Randy Newman

Alan Price


Tuesday 16th March 1971

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Nina


Wednesday 17th March 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown


Thursday 18th March 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

T Rex - Hot Love (promo clip)

Barry Ryan It Is Written

Atomic Rooster Tomorrow Night (repeat 25th February 1971)

Matchbox Don't Shut Me Out

CCS Walkin' (Pan's People)

Ray Stevens Bridget The Midget (disc)

Hot Chocolate You Could Have Been A Lady (repeat 18th February 1971)

John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band Power To The People (disc)

Tom Paxton All Night Long, Jennifer's Rabbit, I Give You The Morning

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

The Alan Bown

Patto

ATV This Is Tom Jones 11:00 pm to end

Tom Jones

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Liberace

Eloise Laws


Saturday 20th March 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.50 pm

Cliff Richard

Olivia Newton-John

Marvin Welch & Farrar

BBC1 The Ronnie Barker Yearbook 8.20 - 9.05 pm

New World - Try To Remember

BBC2 Scott on History 9.05 - 9.50 pm

Anita Harris

BBC2 Late Night Line Up: One Man’s World 10:40 - 11:05 pm

Roger McGough

LWT The Dickie Henderson Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Astrud Gilberto

Ronnie Carroll

LWT Party's Moving On 11.55 pm - 12.15 am (repeat)

Pete Atkin, Julie Covington


Sunday 21st March 1971

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Introduced by Cliff Richard

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Pickettywitch

Cy Grant

ATV Thou Shalt Not... 6.35 - 7.00 pm (first in series)

NB Simon Dee was offered the chance to host the show based on what the Ten Commandments means today. Dee wouldn’t sign the contract when ATV wanted him to, so lost the job. It was eventually given to Mike Raven, Radio One DJ and actor.

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Eartha Kitt

ATV The Melodies Linger On (shown on LWT 11.30 pm - 12.15 am)

Hosted by Pete Murray

Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent


Wednesday 24th March 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown


Thursday 25th March 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (NB The Daily Mirror says Ed Stewart)

T.Rex Hot Love (Marc has glitter under his eyes for the first time)

Andy Williams Love Story (promo clip)

Ray Stevens Bridget The Midget (disc)

CCS Walkin' (probably audience dancing repeat)

Fleetwood Mac Dragonfly

Gilbert O'Sullivan Underneath The Blanket Go

John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band Power To The People (promo clip)

Barbra Streisand Stoney End (disc)

Assagai Telephone Girl

Cleo Laine Night Owl, Model Cities Programmes, It Will Soon Be Spring (album spot)

Olivia Newton-John If Not For You

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Andy Williams

Claudine Longet

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Noel Harrison

The Bachelors

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Hosted by Richard Williams

Jade

Stray

Thames Slapstick and Old Lace 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Acker Bilk

ATV This Is Tom Jones 11:00 pm - end

Sue & Sunny

Granada Newsday

Ralph McTell


Friday 26th March 1971

HTV Acker's Club

NB Broadcast from The Old Granary, Acker Bilk's own club

Acker Bilk

George Melly


Saturday 27th March 1971

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6.15 - 6.50 pm

Cliff Richard

Clodagh Rodgers

Hank Marvin

BBC2 Scott on Nature 9.50 - 9.35 pm

Anita Harris

LWT The Dickie Henderson Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

LWT Party's Moving On 11.40 pm - 11.50 pm (repeat)

Pete Atkin, Julie Covington


Sunday 28th March 1971

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Introduced by Cliff Richard

BBC2 Rowan and Martin 7.25 - 8.15 pm

Sammy Davis Jr

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Friday Brown

Sacha Distel

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Bachelors

ATV The Melodies Linger On (shown on LWT 11.40 pm - 12.20 am)

Hosted by Pete Murray

Joe Loss


Monday 29th March 1971

BBC1 Presenting Keith Michell 9.20 - 10.10 pm

Keith Michell

BBC2 Country Joe McDonald Sings The Ballad Of Jean Dupres 10:00 - 10:10 pm

Thames Elephant’s Eggs In A Rhubarb Tree 5:10 – 5:45 pm (first in series)

Children’s poetry with a contribution by John Lennon


Wednesday 31st March 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Thames This Is Your Life: Peter Noone 7.00 - 7.30 pm


Thursday 1st April 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

T Rex - Hot Love (repeat)

CCS Walkin' (Pan's People)

Elvis Presley There Goes My Everything (promo clip)

Fame & Price Rosetta (live vocals over re-recording)

Hot Chocolate You Could Have Been A Lady

Sweet Funny Funny

Yes Yours Is No Disgrace

Clodagh Rodgers Jack In The Box

Jimmy Ruffin Let's Say Goodbye Tomorrow

The Fantastics Something Old Something New (disc)

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Ray Stevens

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Hosted by Richard Williams

Leon Russell & Friends - live in a TV studio, Los Angeles

Thames Slapstick and Old Lace 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Acker Bilk


Friday 2nd April 1971

HTV Acker's Club 10.30 - 11.00 pm

Acker Bilk


Saturday 3rd April 1971

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest 9.45 - 11.30 pm

UK Entry: Clodagh Rodgers – Jack In The Box

Winner: Severine

LWT Aquarius 7.15 - 8.05 pm

Elton John – Mr Superfunk (documentary)

LWT The Dickie Henderson Show 8.05 - 9.05 pm

Johnny Mathis

LWT Party's Moving On 11.40 pm - 11.50 pm (repeat)

Pete Atkin, Julie Covington


Sunday 4th April 1971

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Marmalade

Labi Siffre

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Noel Harrison

Sheila Southern

Ronnie Hilton

ATV Melodies Linger On 11.45 pm - 12.30 am (shown on lWT)

content unknown


Monday 5th April 1971

BBC1 Nimmo in New York 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Nimmo broadcasts from The Dick Cavett Show set

content unknown


Tuesday 6th April 1971

BBC1 Where Was Spring 10.10 - 10.35 pm (first in new series)

with regular musical guests the North Kensington Festival Wind Ensemble, arranged and directed by Stanley Myers

Yorkshire Eartha Kitt 3:50 – 4:05 pm


Wednesday 7th April 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown


Thursday 8th April 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Andy Williams Love Story (promo clip)

Diana Ross Remember Me (disc)

John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band Power To The People (disc)

Sweet Funny Funny

Ray Stevens Bridget The Midget

Pentangle Light Flight

T.Rex Hot Love (TOTP film of a woman walking along a beach)

Yvonne Elliman, Murray Head & The Trinidad Singers Everything's All Right, Superstar

Dave & Ansil Collins Double Barrel (film clip)

Seals & Crofts Ridin’ Thumb

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.20 pm

Andy Williams

Rick Nelson

Linda Ronstadt

BBC1 24 Hours 9.55 - 10.30 pm

Article about bootlegging with Peter Grant, Yoko Ono with John Lennon in a bag, Steve O'Rourke (Pink Floyd manager), Pink Floyd in recording studio

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Morecambe & Wise Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Esther Ofarim

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

BBC2 Disco 2 10.10 - 10.35 pm

From Radio Times 'Tonight's programme reflects, musically, the emergence of religion in contemporary pop music'

Stray

Quintessence

Yvonne Elliman


Friday 9th April 1971 Good Friday

LWT Budgie “Out” 9:00 - 10:00 pm (first episode)

NB The working title was 'The Loser' and that title was still being used by London Weekend less than a month before its debut

Adam Faith as ‘Budgie’ Bird


Saturday 10th April 1971

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm (first edition)

Tina Charles – River Deep Mountain High

New World – Rose Garden

BBC2 The Talk Of The Town 10:35 - 11:20 pm

Roy Castle and Clodagh Rodgers

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6:15 - 7:00 pm (first edition)

Roger Whittaker

Fame and Price - Rosetta

The New Seekers - The Nickel Song

Rolf Harris

John Williams

J. Vincent Edwards

Sylvia McNeill

LWT The Dickie Henderson Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Sandie Shaw


Sunday 11th April 1971 Easter Sunday

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

NB LWT now shown this at the same time as ATV

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

David Alexander

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Anita Harris

ATV Melodies Linger On 11.15 pm - 12.00 am (shown on LWT)

content unknown


Monday 12th April 1971 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Tommy Steele 10.10 - 10.55 pm

In Search of Charlie Chaplin

BBC1 Michael Flanders and Donald Swann 10.55 - 11.40 pm

in At The Drop Of Another Hat


Wednesday 14th April 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown


Thursday 15th April 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

T Rex - Hot Love (repeat of 25 March 1971)

Diana Ross Remember Me (Pan’s People)

Fame & Price Rosetta (repeat 1st April 1971)

Waldo De Los Rios Mozart 40 (promo clip)

Marmalade My Little One (repeat 11th March 1971)

Ringo Starr It Don't Come Easy (disc)

Rolling Stones (with Trevor Lawrence on sax) - Brown Sugar (live vocal over record, pre-recorded insert)

Bruce Ruffin Rain

Guy Fletcher Mary In The Morning

Olivia Newton-John If Not For You (repeat 25th March 1971)

The Fantastics Something Old Something New

The Groundhogs Cherry Red

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Nana Mouskouri

Gheorghe Zamfir

Thames Slapstick and Old Lace 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Acker Bilk


Friday 16th April 1971

BBC2 Disco 2 10.40 - 11.05 pm

Mott The Hoople

Seals and Crofts

Hookfoot

Granada Doing Their Thing 11:30 pm - 12:00 am

Mungo Jerry

LWT The Dickie Henderson Show 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Noel Harrison

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent

Kenneth McKellar

June Bronhill


Saturday 17th April 1971

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Tina Charles – Ruby Tuesday

New World – Summer In My Eye

BBC2 Late Night Line Up 9.45 - 10.15 pm

Humphrey Lyttelton

BBC2 Meanwhile On BBC2 10.15 - 11.00 pm

Howard Keel

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Underneath The Blanket Go

The Mixtures - Henry Ford

Shirley Bassey - Love Story, What About Today

Blue Mink

Pieces of Eight

The Ladybirds

Roy Budd

J. Vincent Edwards

Sylvia McNeill

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm (first series for ATV)

NB The show had been sold to ABC in the USA and two American script-writers had been employed to provide jokes for the American version

Val Doonican

Burl Ives


Sunday 18th April 1971

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Perry Como

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Samantha Jones

Clinton Ford

LWT All That Jazz 6.15 - 6.35 pm

first in series of bible stories played in a jazz style by six different school bands


Monday 19th April 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

The 5th Dimension


Tuesday 20th April 1971

Granada Flat Earth (first in series) (possibly not this date)

Comedy series with John Gorman (The Scaffold), Paul McDowell (The Temperance Seven)

Granada Songs From The Two Brewers 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

content unknown


Wednesday 21st April 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown


Thursday 22nd April 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

T Rex - Hot Love (disc)

Dave Edmunds Rockpile I'm Comin' Home

Gerry Monroe It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

Free My Brother Jake

Marmalade My Little One (Pan's People)

Ringo Starr It Don't Come Easy (promo clip)

Rolling Stones Brown Sugar (repeat 15th April 1971), Bitch (live vocal over record), Wild Horses (live vocal over record)

Dawn Knock Three Times (disc)

Dave & Ansil Collins Double Barrel (film clip)

Jerry Reed Amos Moses

Shirley Bassey - Breakfast In Bed, Excuse Me (album spot)

BBC1 Play For Today: Season Of The Witch 9:20 - 10:30 pm (repeat)

Julie Driscoll

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Morecambe and Wise Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Susan Maughan

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Robert Young - I'll Give You The Earth

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Faces - Tell Everyone, Sweet Lady Mary, Bad 'N Ruin


Friday 23rd April 1971

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings 9.20 - 9.50 pm

Matt Monro

ATV Bunny Lake Is Missing 10:30 pm - end

movie with The Zombies

LWT The Dickie Henderson Show 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Shirley Bassey - Love Story, Hey Big Spender

Howard Keel - Oklahoma


Saturday 24th April 1971

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Tina Charles –

New World –

BBC2 Up Country 9:50 - 10:35 pm

Third Wembley country music festival

Hank Williams Jr

Tompall and Glaser

Loretta Lynn

Hank Snow

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker - Mistral, I Don't Believe In If Anymore, Early One Morning, Green Green

The Brotherhood of Man - Reach Out Your Hand

Ginette Reno - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

J. Vincent Edwards - The Letter

Bruce Forsyth - What The World Needs Now Is Love

Ginette Reno, Bruce Forsyth, The Brotherhood of Man, & Roger Whittaker - Put Your Hand In The Hand

Sylvia McNeill - Higher and Higher

Johnny Johnson and the Bandwagon - Mr Tambourine Man

Ensemble - Let The Sunshine In

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Val Doonican

Lulu


Sunday 25th April 1971

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 7.25 - 8.20 pm

John Sebastian

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The Settlers

Desmond Dekker

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Ronnie Hilton

ATV Melodies Linger On 11.10 - 11.55 pm (shown on LWT)

content unknown


Monday 26th April 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

The New Seekers

Tommy Roe

Bobbie Gentry

BBC2 In Concert: Neil Young 10:40 - 11:10 pm

Thames If This Was The Last Song 11.55 pm - end

Peter Straker

Border The Sound of ... (first in series)

A series of fifteen minute shows featuring Roger Whittaker, The New Temperance Seven, New World, Dorita y Pepe, Jimmy Shand, The Mario Three


Tuesday 27th April 1971

Thames If This Was The Last Song 12.000 am - end (repeat)

Peter Straker

Granada Songs From The Two Brewers 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

content unknown


Wednesday 28th April 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Thames This Is Your Life: Adam Faith 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Thames If This Was The Last Song 12.20 am - end (repeat)

Peter Straker

Scottish Patterns of Folk (first in series)

NB The show uses castings of shipbuilding supports as set design, the cost (about £10,000) and transportation to the studio causes problems

The Islanders


Thursday 29th April 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Intro (Whole Lotta Love)

McGuinness Flint - Malt and Barley Blues (live vocal over record)

R Dean Taylor - Indiana Wants Me (TOTP film of man on the run)

The Mixtures - Henry Ford (live vocal over record)

The Jackson Five - Mama’s Pearl (Pan’s People)

Ringo Starr - It Don’t Come Easy (in Norway from The Cilla Black Show)

Lulu - Everybody Clap (live) (Maurice Gibb and Zoot Money in background, also Pan’s People)

Sakkarin - Sugar Sugar (chart run down)

Faces - Richmond, Bad 'n' Ruin (live vocal over record) (LP spot) Ronnie Wood mimes with the 'bog seat' guitar, complete with trailing toilet paper

Dave and Ansil Collins - Double Barrel number one (live vocal over record)

East Of Eden Jig-A-Jig (play out disc with audience dancing)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Nana Mouskouri

Esther Ofarim

Georghe Zamfir

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Hosted by Richard Williams

Loudon Wainwright III

Cochise

Thames If This Was The Last Song 12.00 am - end (repeat)

Peter Straker


Friday 30th April 1971

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings 9.20 - 9.50 pm

Julie Felix


Saturday 1st May 1971

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.30 - 9.05 pm

Tina Charles

New World

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

The Fantastics - Something Old Something New

McGuinness Flint - Malt And Barley Blues

Jerry Reed - Amos Moses

Sandie Shaw

Matt Monro

Alan Haven

J. Vincent Edwards

Sylvia McNeill

ATV The Val Doonican Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Val Doonican

LWT Aquarius 10:15 - 11:15 pm

The Stronger, play with Marianne Faithfull

LWT Party's Moving On 11.45 pm - 12.00 am (repeat)

Pete Atkin, Julie Covington


Sunday 2nd May 1971

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 7.25 - 8.15 pm

The Supremes

Bing Crosby

LWT Music In The Round 12.10 - 12.35 pm

Bread Love and Dreams (folk group from Edinburgh)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The David Snell Trio

Andee Silver


Monday 3rd May 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

Jerry Lee Lewis

The Lennon Sisters

Bobby Sherman

BBC1 Esther Ofarim Sings 10.10 - 10.40 pm

From the Radio Times 'Morning of my life; Bird on the wire; She's leaving home; Go away from my window; You know who I am; and two songs from her native Israel'

BBC2 James Taylor In Concert 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Thames The Name of the Game 10.30 - 11.55 pm

A Hard Case of the Blues, plot involves corruption in the music business


Wednesday 5th May 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Anything You Can Do 4.55 - 5.15 pm

Alan Freeman


Thursday 6th May 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Perry Como - I Think Of You

The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar (repeat 15th April 1971)

Freda Payne - Rock Me In The Cradle (live)

East Of Eden - Jig-A-Jig (promo clip)

The Peddlers - Let Me Be Turned To Stone (live)

Severine - Un Arbre Un Blanc Une Rue (live)

Sakkarin - Sugar Sugar (Jonathan King later claimed he was backed up by Tony Cox and members of Fairport Convention on stage)

Dawn - Knock Three Times (audience dancing)

The Elgins - Heaven Must Have Sent You (Pan's People)

Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel number one (film clip and end credits)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Morecambe And Wise Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

The Settlers

Frank Ifield

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Keef Hartley Band

Seals and Crofts

Thames Follow That Dream 7.30 - 9.30 pm Elvis Presley movie


Friday 7th May 1971

BBC1 Mary Hopkin In The Land Of Film 4:55 - 5:25 pm (repeat 6th November 1970)

Thames Zingalong 4.40 - 4.55 pm

Jennie Adam (singer with guitar)


Saturday 8th May 1971

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.10 - 8.55 pm

Tina Charles

New World

BBC1 Lovelace Watkins At The Wooky Hollow 11:35 pm - 12:25 am

BBC2 In Concert: Melanie Safka 9:35 - 9:45 pm

BBC2 Meanwhile On BBC2 9.45 - 10.30 pm

Tom Paxton

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

Blue Mink - Banner Man

Frank Ifield

The Dubliners

Jimmy Cliff

J Vincent Edwards - Aquarius

Ginette Reno (a Canadian singer who replaces Sylvia McNeil)

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Petula Clark

Jerry Reed

LWT Party's Moving On 11.45 pm - 12.00 am (repeat)

Julie Covington, Pete Atkin


Sunday 9th May 1971

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 7.25 - 8.15 pm

Stevie Wonder

Connie Stevens

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Roy Orbison

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Lovelace Watkins


Monday 10th May 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

Bill Haley

Petula Clark

BBC2 Ray Stevens In Concert 10:40 - 11:10 pm


Tuesday 11th May 1972

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Wednesday 12th May 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

ITV Anything You Can Do 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Earth Kitt is one of the judges on this children’s talent show

ITN News 5.50 - 6.00 pm

Mick Jagger’s wedding preparation with Ron Wood, Ronnie Lane & Kenny Jones of the Faces, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney and Chris Jagger

HTV Folk Five 8.55 - 9.00 pm

content unknown

Thames Max 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves


Thursday 13th May 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:45

Hosted by Ed Stewart

Dawn Knock Three Times number one (disc) only the first verse played

The Byrds - I Trust Everything Is Going To Turn Out Fine

Free My Brother Jake (repeat 22nd April 1971)

Cat Stevens Tuesday's Dead

The Hollies - Hey Willy

Labi Siffre - Bless The Telephone, Rocking Chair, There's Nothing In The World Like Love

Bruce Ruffin Rain

McGuinness Flint Malt & Barley Blues (disc)

Neil Diamond I Am I Said (promo film)

Arsenal F.C.First Team Squad Good Old Arsenal

The Delfonics Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time (disc)

The Elgins Heaven Must Have Sent You (film clip)

BBC2 Nana Mouskori 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Nana Mouskori

The Pattersons

Gerorghe Zamfir

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Hosted by Richard Williams

Allan Taylor

Warhorse

ITN News 5.50 - 6.00 pm

Mick Jagger’s wedding


Friday 14th May 1971

BBC1 Mary Hopkin In The Land Of Legend 4.55 - 5.25 pm (repeat 13th November 1970)

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood! 8.30 - 9.20 pm

Peter Noone (regular)

BBC1 Moira Anderson Sings 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Vince Hill

Thames Zingalong 4.05 - 4.20 pm

Cy Grant


Saturday 15th May 1971

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.10 - 8.55 pm

Tina Charles

New World

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.15 pm

Roger Whittaker - ?, Both Sides Now, ?

Dr Marigold's Prescription - Muddy Water

Séverine - Un Banc Une Arbre Une Rue, Tchibou Tchiba

Rolf Harris - Jake The Peg, & Roger Whittaker - ? (NB Harris' Jake The Peg 'third leg' prop would later be lost by an airline while he was travelling from Malta to Munich)

J. Vincent Edwards - Come On Over To My Place, MacArthur Park

Mungo Jerry - Lady Rose

Zack Lawrence - Grooving With Mr Bloe, & Roger Whittaker - What You Left Behind

Ginette Reno - Spinning Wheel, & Roger Whittaker & J Vincent Edwards - Fire and Rain

Ashton Gardiner Dyke and Co - Can You Get It

Ensemble - He's Got The Whole World In His Hands

ATV The Val Doonican Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Val Doonican


Sunday 16th May 1971

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Magna Carta

ITV News 6.05 - 6.15 pm

Pirate radio ship Mobo 2 / Radio North Sea International on fire due to bombing


Monday 17th May 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

Lennon Sisters

BBC2 Joni Mitchell In Concert 10:40 - 11:10 pm

Thames Superstar 11.55 pm - end

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Webber on their rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar


Tuesday 18th May 1971

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Wednesday 19th May 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Perry Como in Person 8:00 - 8:50 pm

Perry Como

Scottish Patterns of Folk

Julie Felix

The Islanders

Jim Craig


Thursday 20th May 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

NB The Daily Mirror list The Chairmen of the Board on the show, but would appear on 10th June 1971

Dawn Knock Three Times (disc)

Blue Mink Banner Man

Elvis Presley Rags To Riches (promo clip)

Free My Brother Jake (disc)

Ashton Gardner & Dyke Can You Get It

East Of Eden Jig-A-Jig

Jonathan King Lazy Bones

McGuinness Flint Malt and Barley Blues (promo clip)

Perry Como I Think Of You (repeat 6th May 1971)

Tony Christie I Did What I Did For Maria (disc)

The Grease Band Let It Be Gone, My Baby Left Me

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Morecambe And Wise Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Jack Jones

Sheila Southern

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

James Taylor

Livingstone Taylor

Uriah Heep


Friday 21st May 1971

BBC1 Mary Hopkin In The Land Of Theatre 4.55 - 5.55 pm (repeat 20th November 1970)

Thames Zingalong 3.35 - 3.50 pm

Cy Grant


Saturday 22nd May 1971

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.10 - 8.55 pm

Tina Charles

New World

BBC2 Meanwhile On BBC2 9.45 - 10.30 pm

Dana

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

Blue Mink - Banner Man

Freda Payne - Band Of Gold, Rock Me In The Cradle Of Love

Slade - Get Down And Get With It

Joe Brown

Jawbone

J. Vincent Edwards

Ginette Reno

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Val Doonican

Florence Henderson

Tom Paxton

Westward Eartha Kitt Live at the Penthouse Suite 8.45 - 9.00 pm


Sunday 23rd May 1971

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 7.25 - 8.15 pm

Lola Felana

Robert Goulet

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The Johnny Patrick Big Band


Monday 24th May 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

The Lennon Sisters

The Edwin Hawkins Singers

BBC2 Guy Fletcher In Concert 10.40 - 11.10 pm


Tuesday 25th May 1971

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie and the Dreamers


Wednesday 26th May 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown


Thursday 27th May 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Dawn Knock Three Times (disc)

Hollies Hey Willy (repeat 13th May 1971)

John Kongos He's Gonna Step On You Again

Lou Christie Waco

Peter Noone Oh You Pretty Things (with David Bowie on piano?)

Stevie Wonder We Can Work It Out (repeat 28th January 1971)

Bruce Ruffin Rain (disc)

Medicine Head - Pictures In The Sky (live vocal over the record)

Neil Diamond I Am I Said

Osibisa Music For Gong Gong

Tami Lynn I'm Gonna Run Away From You (disc)

Tony Christie I Did What I Did For Maria (promo clip)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Nana Mouskouri

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Hosted by Richard Williams

The Byrds

Scottish High Living

Anne Fields (singer) appears in drama


Friday 28th May 1971

BBC1 Mary Hopkin In The Land Of Books 4.55 - 5.25 pm (repeat 27th November 1970)

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone – Standing On The Corner


Saturday 29th May 1971

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Tina Charles

New World

BBC2 Meanwhile On BBC2 9.50 - 10.35 pm

Lulu

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up 10.35 - 11.00 pm

One Man’s Week: Kenny Everett

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

The Move - Tonight

Peter Noone - Oh You Pretty Things

Sandie Shaw - Power and the Glory

Dudley Moore and trio

Mirelle Mathieu

J. Vincent Edwards

Ginette Reno

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Anita Harris

Val Doonican


Sunday 30th May 1971

BBC1 The Spinners 11:05 - 11:35 pm

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 10.45 - 11.35 pm

Ray Stevens, Lena Home

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Tony Christie

Anita Harris


Monday 31st May 1971 Bank Holiday

BBC1 The Rolf Harris Show 8.00 - 8.50 pm

Shirley Bassey – Love Story

Dana - Today

The Breakaways

BBC2 Randy Newman In Concert 10:30 - 11:00 pm


Tuesday 1st June 1971

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Wednesday 2nd June 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Settlers 9:05 - 9:35 pm

The Settlers

The Swindlefolk


Thursday 3rd June 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

NB Despite the Daily Mirror's headline "Top Of The Pops bribes probe" from the day before the story does not directly involve the show.

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Dawn Knock Three Times (disc)

Blue Mink Banner Man (repeat)

Gordon Lightfoot If You Could Read My Mind

Mungo Jerry Lady Rose

The Bee Gees How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

Peter Noone Oh You Pretty Things (disc)

Stevie Wonder We Can Work It Out (disc)

Brewer & Shipley with Southern Comfort People Love Each Other

Tami Lynn I'm Gonna Run Away From You (promo clip)

Audience Eye To Eye, You're Not Smiling

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Morecambe And Wise Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Mary Hopkin – Jefferson

Ronnie Hilton

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

NB Brewer and Shipley were announced in a Melody Maker advert as appearing, but actually turned up on the 1st July 1971 show

Hosted by Mike Raven

Assagai - I'm Coming Home, Kondo (neither of their albums have songs with these titles)

Mick Jagger in Ned Kelly movie article

Rhythm and blues development article with clips of Ethel Waters, Leadbelly, Muddy Waters, Fats Domino, Joe Turner, Chuck Berry, Otis Redding etc

Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup with Ron Skinner and Mel Wright - That's Alright


Friday 4th June 1971

BBC1 Mary Hopkin In The Land Of Rhymes 4.55 - 5.25 pm (repeat 4th December 1970)

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone


Saturday 5th June 1971

BBC2 Meanwhile On BBC2 9.40 - 10.25 pm

Nina

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.15 pm

Roger Whittaker

Ken Dodd - When Love Comes Round Again

Lulu - Everybody's Gotta Clap, It Don't Come Easy

Marvin Welch and Farrar - Lady Of The Morning

Los Reales del Paraguay

Ginette Reno

J. Vincent Edwards

Whittaker, Edwards, Reno, Lulu - Put A Little Love In Your Heart

Whittaker, Edwards, Reno, Lulu, Dodd - Let The Sunshine In

ATV Val Doonican Show 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Val Doonican

Julie Felix

Howard Keel

LWT Aquarius 10:15 - 11:15 pm

Country and Northern - a report on folk music


Sunday 6th June 1971

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Aretha Franklin

Tyne Tees Jake’s Scene

Jake Thackray at Swaledale - Fine Bay Pony, The Shepherdess, Go Little Swale

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Frank Ifield

Eartha Kitt

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Sandie Shaw

Max Bygraves


Monday 7th June 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 6:35 - 7:20 pm

Andy Williams

Bobbie Gentry

Carpenters

BBC1 The Spinners 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Lulu - Will You Stop Your Tickling Jock

BBC2 Labi Siffre In Concert 10:40 - 11:10 pm


Tuesday 8th June 1971

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Wednesday 9th June 1971

BBC2 The Best In Country 8:50 - 9:20 pm

George Hamilton IV

The Hillsiders


Thursday 10th June 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Blue Mink Banner Man (promo clip)

Chairmen Of The Board Pay To The Piper, Chairman Of The Board

John Kongos He's Gonna Step On You Again (repeat 27th May 1971)

Peter Noone Oh You Pretty Things (repeat)

Sandie Shaw Show Your Face

The Temptations Just My Imagination (disc)

Dana Today

Jonathan King Lazy Bones

Middle Of The Road Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep (disc)

Richard Barnes Cold Water Morning

Dawn Knock Three Times (disc)

BBC2 Show of the Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Nana Mouskouri

Tom Paxton

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Hosted by Richard Williams

Gordon Lightfoot


Friday 11th June 1971

BBC1 Mary Hopkin In The Land Of Pantomime 4.55 - 5.25 pm (repeat 11th December 1970)

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone

Thames Zingalong 4.10 - 4.25 pm

Gerry Marsden

Yorkshire The Sky’s The Limit 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Mary Hopkin


Saturday 12th June 1971

BBC2 Meanwhile On BBC2 9.55 - 10.40 pm

Rod McKeun

Don Lusher

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

Chairmen Of The Board

Dana

The Peddlers - Southern Woman, Walk On The Wild Side

Keith Michell

Stephane Grappelli

The Alan Clare Trio

J. Vincent Edwards

Ginette Reno

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Val Doonican

Lulu

LWT Aquarius 10.15 - 11.15 pm

includes Kenny Everett’s London

LWT The Party’s Moving On 11.45 - 11.55 pm (repeat)

Julie Covington, Pete Atkin


Sunday 13th June 1971

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 10.30 - 11.20 pm

Louis Armstrong

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Mary Hopkin – Let My Name Be Sorrow

The New Seekers


Monday 14th June 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

Lennon Sisters

Friends of Distinction

BBC1 The Spinners 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Esther Ofarim - Wally Wally

BBC2 Gallagher And Lyle In Concert 10:40 - 11:00 pm


Tuesday 15th June 1971

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.25 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers

Granada Out Front 11.30 pm - end

Ralph McTell


Wednesday 16th June 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Best In Country 9.00 - 9.30 pm

George Hamilton IV

The Hillsiders


Thursday 17th June 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:00 - 7:25 pm

NB The length of the show gets reduced again

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Sweet - Co Co (live vocal over record)

Peter Green - Heavy Heart

Tami Lynn - I'm Gonna Run Away From You (live)

Southern Comfort - I Sure Like Your Smile (live vocal)

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - I Don't Blame You At All (chart run down)

Three Dog Night - Joy To The World (Pan's People)

Julie Felix - Moonlight (live)

Mick Abrahams - Why Do You Do Me This Way (although guitars are plugged in the band might be miming) (LP spot)

Middle Of The Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep number one (play out disc, audience dancing)

BBC1 24 Hours: Yesterday’s Men 10.35 - 11.25 pm

Documentary about the Labour Party

Theme by Mike McGear

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Morecambe And Wise Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Kiki Dee

Matt Monro

BBC2 Disco 2 10:10 - 10:35 pm

Loudon Wainwright III

Help Yourself


Friday 18th June 1971

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone

Thames Zingalong 4,10 - 4.25 pm

Gerry Marsden


Saturday 19th June 1971

BBC1 Parkinson 10.30 - 11.15 pm (first edition)

Marian Montgomery

BBC2 Meanwhile On BBC2 9.55 - 10.40 pm

Esther Ofarim

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

The Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart, Gotta Get A Message To You

Nina

Sacha Distel

Freddie Starr

David Snell

J. Vincent Edwards

Ginette Reno

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Val Doonican

The New Seekers - Never Ending Song Of Love, & Val Doonican - The One On The Right Is On The Left

Leslie Uggams

The Dudley Moore Trio - The Look of Love


Sunday 20th June 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.40 - 5.15 pm

Peter Cowap

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 11.15 pm - end

The Temptations

Roger Miller

LWT Music In The Round 12.05 - 12.30 pm black and white

How Can So Much Music Come Out of a Little Thing Like That

with Larry Adler

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Bruce Ruffin

Trio Athenee


Monday 21st June 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

Cass Elliott & Dave Mason

The Association

BBC1 The Spinners 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The Spinners

Françoise Hardy


Tuesday 22nd June 1971

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers in Oliver in the Overworld

Granada Out Front

The Alex Welsh Band


Wednesday 23rd June 1971

BBC1 Frost Over America 9:20 - 10:00 pm

Bing Crosby

BBC2 The Best Of Country 8.50 - 9.20 pm

George Hamilton IV

Granada Anything You Can Do 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Ronnie Carroll


Thursday 24th June 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 – 8:15 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Middle Of The Road Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep

John Kongos He's Gonna Step On You Again

The Move Tonight

Mungo Jerry Lady Rose (repeat)

Paul McCartney Heart Of The Country (promo clip), Three Legs (promo clip)

Bob & Marcia Pied Piper

The Fortunes Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles I Don't Blame You At All (disc)

Greyhound Black & White (disc)

Hurricane Smith Don't Let It Die (promo clip)

Tin Tin Is That The Way

White Plains When You Are A King

Dave Clark 5 Won't You Be My Lady

BBC1 Stress With The Scaffold 11:10 - 11:35 pm

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Nana Mouskouri

Lulu

BBC2 Disco 2 11:00 pm to end

Hosted by Richard Williams

Ian Matthews

Stefan Grossman


Friday 25th June 1971

BBC1 The Virginian 6.45 - 8.00 pm

The Heritage with Buffy Saint-Marie

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone

BBC Ryan and Ronnie 4.55 - 5.25 pm

Maragret Williams

Thames Zingalong 4.15 - 4.30 pm

Maureen Kennedy-Martin (folk singer)


Saturday 26th June 1971

BBC1 Parkinson 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Marion Montgomery

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

Vanity Fare

Davy Jones - Rainy Jane

The Tremeloes - Hello Buddy

Val Doonican

Georgia Brown

Jackson and Jones

Los Zafiros

J. Vincent Edwards

Ginette Reno

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Connie Stevens

LWT Aquarius 10:15 - 11:15 pm

Pressure Cookie

Adam Faith at work on the LWT series Budgie

The Second Beatles Illustrated Songbook article


Sunday 27th June 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.35 - 5.05 pm

Vanity Fare

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 10.45 - 11.35 pm

Modern Jazz Quintet

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The Fortunes

Dana

Granada Gala Performance 7.55 - 9.25 pm

NB Gala performance to celebrate the opening of the first Mersey tunnel

The Spinners

Frankie Vaughan

Gerry Marsden

Jackie and Bridie

The Scaffold

Channel Herb Albert 10.35 - 11.30 pm


Monday 28th June 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Andy Williams

The Bee Gees

The Lennon Sisters

BBC1 The Spinners 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The Spinners

Sandie Shaw & The Spinners - Don't Dilly Dally On The Way

ATV It’s Tarbuck 8.30 - 9.00 pm (repeat)

Kenny Lynch

Lulu


Tuesday 29th June 1971

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers in Oliver in the Overworld - It's Good To Be Together Again


Wednesday 30th June 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Best Of Country 8.50 - 9.20 pm

George Hamilton IV

Salena Jones

Granada Anything You Can Do 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Joe Brown


Thursday 1st July 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:15 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (wearing orange hot pants onesy)

Intro (Whole Lotta Love)

Lobo Me and You and A Dog Named Boo (chart run down)

Atomic Rooster - The Devil's Answer

Medicine Head - Pictures In The Sky (repeat of 27th May 1971)

Family - In My Own Time (live vocal over record)

Sweet - Co-Co (live vocal over the record)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - We Will (live)

Three Dog Night - Joy To The World (TOTP clip of people working in a field)

Greyhound - Black & White (live)

The Delfonics - La-La Means I Love You (live)

The Supremes & Four Tops - River Deep Mountain High (Pan's People)

Strawbs - The Hangman & The Papist (LP spot) (live vocal over record)

Middle Of The Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep (live vocal over record, over end credits) (repeat)

BBC1 Stress: To Hosital 11.20 - 11.45 pm

The Scaffold

BBC2 The Morecambe And Wise Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Paul Anka

Kenny Ball & The Jazzmen

BBC2 Disco 2 10:55 pm - end

Brewer and Shipley


Friday 2nd July 1971

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone (regular)

Thames Zingalong 4.10 - 4.25 pm

Maureen Kennedy-Martin (folk singer)


Saturday 3rd July 1971

BBC1 Parkinson 10.25 - 11.10 pm

Marion Montgomery

LWT Whittaker’s World Of Music 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

Hines Hines and Dad - Put A Little Love In Your Heart

Pickettywitch - That Summertime Feeling

Sandie Shaw - Power And Glory

Blue Mink

Nina

J. Vincent Edwards

Ginette Reno

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Connie Stevens


Sunday 4th July 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.35 - 5.05 pm

The Tremeloes

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 11.15 pm - end

Nancy Wilson

Claudine Longet

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

White Plains


Monday 5th July 1971

BBC1 The Spinners 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Judith Durham – Danny Boy, Waltzing Matilda (with The Spinners)

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Stuart Gillies


Tuesday 6th July 1971

BBC1 Pop Go The Movies: The Beatles in Help! 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie and the Dreamers

Granada Out Front

content unknown


Wednesday 7th July 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Hope and Keen's Crazy House 4.55 - 5.20 pm (first in series)

Freddie and the Dreamers

BBC1 Sing Hi, Sing Lo 6:54 - 7:10 pm (first of series)

NB Seven shows would be broadcast, with two shown only by BBC1 Scotland. The shows were recorded at the Civic Centre, Motherwell

Julie Felix

Hall & MacGregor

Magna Carta

Tommy Makem

BBC1 Frost Over America 10.15 - 10.55 pm

Liza Minnelli

BBC2 One In Ten: Gordon Lightfoot 8:50 - 9:00 pm

If you could read my mind, Talking in your sleep, Minstrel of the Dawn

Yorkshire Jokers Wild

Joe Brown


Thursday 8th July 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:50 pm

NB It's about this time that the Musician's Union ban on foreign artists appearing on the show is lifted after about two years, with Curtis Mayfield being allowed to perform.

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

T Rex - Get It On (live vocal over the record)

Middle Of The Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep (disc)

Curtis Mayfield Check Out Your Mind, Gypsy Woman

Lobo Me And You And A Dog Named Boo (TOTP film)

David Gates (Bread) If

The Move Tonight

The Temptations Just My Imagination (promo clip)

Dave & Ansil Collins Monkey Spanner (disc)

Froggatt The Singer

The Tremeloes Hello Buddy

BBC1 Stress: It’s No Life At All 11:30 - 11:55 pm (broadcast in black and white)

The Scaffold

BBC2 Tony Bennett Sings...With The London Philharmonic Orchestra 9:20 - 10:10 pm

Live at the Royal Albert Hall

BBC2 Disco 2 10:45 pm - end (final show)

NB referred to in Radio Times as 'the last in the present series', so a new series was probably being considered

Hosted by Richard Williams

Cassette and cartridge article

Heaven


Friday 9th July 1971

BBC1 We Want To Sing 6:45 - 7:15 pm (first in series)

The Mixtures (The Playhouse Theatre, Manchester)

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm (first in series)

NB The Miss Anglia beauty contest

Vince Hill and Julie Rogers - sing the songs of Richard Rogers


Saturday 10th July 1971

BBC1 Parkinson 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Marion Montgomery

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show 9.05 - 9.50 pm

Sacha Distel

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 6.45 - 7.45 pm

Connie Stevens

The New Faces


Sunday 11th July 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Christie

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 11.15 pm - end

B B King

Bobby Darin

LWT Music In The Round 12.05 - 12.30 pm

Can East Meet West?

John Mayer’s Indo Jazz Fusions at the Cockpit Theatre, London

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Jonathan King

Sandie Shaw

LWT It’s Called God Rock 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Quintessence

Ashton, Gardner & Dyke

Radha Krishna Temple

LWT Square One 10:15 - 11:15 pm

Play with Paul Jones


Monday 12th July 1971

BBC1 The Spinners 10:20 - 10:50 pm

Sandy Denny – Nightingale, Blackwaterside

Granada The Winners 10:10 - 10:40 pm

The Beatles in New York


Tuesday 13th July 1971

BBC1 Pop Goes The Movies: Catch Us If You Can with The Dave Clark Five 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie & The Dreames in Oliver in the Overworld

Granada Out Front 11:15 - 11:50 pm

Steeleye Span

Fairport Convention


Wednesday 14th July 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Sing Hi, Sing Lo 6.45 - 7.10 pm

The McCalmans

Karen Young

The Pattersons

Tommy Makem

BBC2 One In Ten: Loudon Wainwright III 8:50 - 9:00 pm

Waiting for you, Saw your name in the paper, Medley, Be careful there's a baby in the house

Thames The Benny Hill Show 6.30 - 7.30 pm (repeat)

Trisha Noble


Thursday 15th July 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:50 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Atomic Rooster Devil's Answer (disc)

Curved Air Back Street Luv

Fairport Convention Angel Delight, Instrumental Melody

Labi Siffre Get To The Country

Middle Of The Road Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep (repeat)

Slade Get Down And Get With It

The Dave Clark Five - Won't You Be My Baby

T.Rex Get It On (disc)

The New Seekers Never Ending Song Of Love

The Rolling Stones Street Fighting Man (film clip)

The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Andy Williams

Dusty Springfield

The Lennon Sisters

BBC1 Stress: On The Line 11.20 - 11.45 pm

The Scaffold

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Morecambe and Wise Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Design

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

ATV It’s Tarbuck 6.55 - 7.25 pm (repeat)

Kenny Lynch


Friday 16th July 1971

BBC1 We Want To Sing 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Sandie Shaw

The Scaffold

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone

Thames Zingalong 3.45 - 4.00 pm

David and Marianne Dalmour

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Barry Kent and Toni-Sue Burney - sing the songs of Noel Coward


Saturday 17th July 1971

BBC1 It’s Lulu 8:00 - 8:45 pm (first in second series)

Lulu

The Fellas

Mary Hopkin – Let My Name Be Sorrow, Prelude, & Lulu – Snowbird

BBC1 Parkinson 10.30 - 11.15 pm

John Lennon and Yoko Ono interview

Marion Montgomery

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show 9.05 - 9.50 pm (repeat)

Bobbie Gentry

Mason Williams

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 6.45 - 7.45 pm

Connie Stevens

The New Faces


Sunday 18th July 1971

BBC2 The Flip Wilson Show 11.15 pm - end

Diahann Carroll

LWT Alive and Kicking - British Poets 12.30 - 12.55 pm

Ivor Cutler and Friends

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Marvin Welch and Farrar

Lovelace Watkins

Jonathan King

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm (first edition)

Cy Grant

Design


Monday 19th July 1971

BBC1 The Spinners 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Flanders & Swann - The Hippopotamus Song


Tuesday 20th July 1971

BBC1 Pop Go The Movies 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Everyday’s A Holiday with Freddie & The Dreamers

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers in Oliver in the Overworld

Thames A Kind Of Exile: Peggy Seeger 10:40 - 11:25 pm


Wednesday 21st July 1971

BBC1 Hope and Keen's Crazy House

Pickettywitch

BBC1 Sing Hi, Sing Lo

The Pattersons

Cy Grant

BBC2 One In Ten: Livingstone Taylor

Dr Man, Carolina Day, Dixi

Thames Sooty 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Gerry Marsden

Thames The Benny Hill Show 6.30 - 7.30 pm (repeat 27th January 1971)

Kiki Dee

Yorkshire Calendar

Bardney Pop Festival with James Taylor, Tom Paxton


Thursday 22nd July 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:50 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (Daily Mirror has the host as Tony Blackburn)

Atomic Rooster Devil's Answer (disc)

Bob Dylan Watching The River Flow (disc)

Family In My Own Time (repeat 1st July 1971)

Greyhound Black & White (film clip)

John Williams Good Morning Freedom, Cavatina

Mott The Hoople Midnight Lady

New World Tom Tom Turnaround

The Moody Blues The Story In Your Eyes, One More Time To Live, After You Came

T.Rex Get It On (repeat 8th July 1971)

The Supremes & The Four Tops River Deep Mountain High (disc)

BBC1 Stress 11.30 - 11.55 pm

with The Scaffold

ATV It’s Tarbuck 6.55 - 7.25 pm (repeat)

Kenny Lynch

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy (first in series)

John McEvoy & The Country Band

Guests in the series include Ann Carroll, The City Folk, Billy McFadden, The Freemen, Rumplestiltskin's Band


Friday 23rd July 1971

BBC1 We Want To Sing 6.45 - 7.15 pm

The New Seekers

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone

BBC2 Get the Drift 9.20 - 9.50 pm

The Five Penny Piece

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Sylvia MacNeill and Wout Steinhuis - perform Burt Bacharach songs


Saturday 24th July 1971

BBC1 It’s Lulu 8.35 - 9.20 pm

Lulu

Dusty Springfield

Alan Price & Georgie Fame - two songs

BBC1 Parkinson 10.35 - 11.20 pm

Marion Montgomery

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 6.45 - 7.45 pm

Connie Stevens

LWT Aquarius 11:10 - 11:40 pm (repeat)

Elton John - Mr Superfunk


Sunday 25th July 1971

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Olivia Newton-John

Vince Hill

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Cy Grant

The Settlers


Monday 26th July 1971

BBC1 He Said, She Said 6.45 - 7.05 pm

Mr & Mrs type game show with Adam Faith, Vince Hill


Tuesday 27th July 1971

BBC1 Pop Go The Movies 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Up Jumped A Swagman with Frank Ifield

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers in Oliver in the Overworld

Granada Out Front 11.15 pm - end

Mr Fox

The Natural Acoustic Band


Wednesday 28th July 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Sing Hi Sing Lo 6.45 - 7.10 pm

Alan Price

Cy Grant

Robin Hall & Jimmie McGregor

Ally McBain & Mike Whellans

Magna Carta

Gillian McPherson

BBC2 One In Ten: Jake Holmes 8.50 - 9.00 pm

Paris Song, Suitcase Room, So close, We're all we've got

Yorkshire Jokers Wild

Joe Brown


Thursday 29th July 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:50 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

T Rex Get It On (repeat of 8 July 1971)

Bob Dylan Watching The River Flow (disc)

Elvis Presley Heartbreak Hotel (promo clip)

Slade Get Down And Get With It (disc)

Fame & Price Here & Now, That's How Strong My Love Is

New Seekers Never Ending Song Of Love (repeat 15th July 1971)

The Who Won't Get Fooled Again (repeat 15th July 1971) NB They were due to play two songs from their new album

Cat Stevens Moon Shadow

Buffy Sainte-Marie Soldier Blue

Shirley Bassey For All We Know

BBC1 The Good Old Days 8.15 - 9.20 pm

Ronnie Hilton

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.20 - 10.05 pm

New World

Tina Charles

ATV It’s Tarbuck 6.55 - 7.25 pm (repeat)

Kenny Lynch

Clodagh Rodgers


Friday 30th July 1971

BBC1 We Want To Sing 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Cindy Kent of The Settlers

BBC2 Get the Drift 9.20 - 9.50 pm

The Five Penny Piece

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent - perform their own songs


Saturday 31st July 1971

BBC1 It’s Lulu 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Lulu

Buffy Saint-Marie

Ashton Gardener & Dyke

BBC1 Parkinson 11.15 pm - 12.05 am

Marion Montgomery

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show 10.15 - 11.00 pm

Mary Hopkin

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 6.45 - 7.45 pm

Connie Stevens


Sunday 1st August 1971

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The Settlers

The Roy Budd Trio


Monday 2nd August 1971

Thames Miss TV Times 10.30 - 11.15 pm

The Peddlers


Tuesday 3rd August 1971

BBC1 Pop Go The Movies 7:35 - 9:00 pm

What A Crazy World with Joe Brown, Marty Wilde

BBC1 Just Let The Notes Come Out Right... 9:20 - 10:10 pm (amended repeat in the light of his recent death)

Louis Armstrong tribute

Southern Little Big Time 4.55 - 5.20 pm (last episode in series)

Freddie & The Dreamers in Oliver in the Overworld


Wednesday 4th August 1971

BBC1 Sing Hi, Sing Lo 6.45 - 7.10 pm

Alan Price & Georgie Fame

The Johnstons

Thames The Edward Woodward Hour 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Nina


Thursday 5th August 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:55 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

Diana Ross I'm Still Waiting (promo clip)

Family In My Own Time

The James Gang Walk Away

Slade Get Down And Get With It (promo clip)

New Seekers Never Ending Song Of Love (playout track)

Lance Le Gault Again

Atomic Rooster Devil's Answer (repeat 1st July 1971)

Chicory Tip Excuse Me Baby

Dawn What Are You Doing Sunday (disc)

John Williams Cavatina (repeat 22nd July 1971), Good Morning Freedom (repeat 22nd July 1971)

T.Rex Get It On

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.20 - 10.05 pm

New World

Tina Charles

ATV It’s Tarbuck 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Kenny Lynch

Nina


Friday 6th August 1971

BBC1 Score With The Scaffold 4:55 - 5:25 pm

The Scaffold

Little Ginny (folk singer)

BBC1 We Want To Sing 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Danny Street and Sylvia McNeill - perform the songs of Cole Porter


Saturday 7th August 1971

BBC1 It’s Lulu 8.30 - 9.15 pm

Lulu

Gilbert O’Sullivan - We Will

The Dudley Moore Trio

Buddy Greco

BBC1 Parkinson 10.50 - 11.30 pm

Marion Montgomery

BBC2 Creedence Clearwater Revival 9:15 - 10:05 pm

Documentary, with Booker T & The MGs, Ralph J Gleason

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 6.45 - 7.45 pm

Connie Stevens


Sunday 8th August 1971

BBC1 The Singing Stars: “New Cases”, movie starring Eartha Kitt

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.45 - 5.15 pm

content unknown

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The Tremeloes

New World

ATV Songs That Matter 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Cy Grant


Monday 9th August 1971

BBC1 He Said, She Said 6.45 - 7.05 pm

Matt Monro


Tuesday 10th August 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Andy Williams

Richie Havens

The Lennon Sisters

Granada Lift Off 4.50 - 5.15 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

The Sweet – CoCo

Miki Anthony – Sally Sunshine


Wednesday 11th August 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

BBC2 One In Ten: Country Joe McDonald 8.50 - 9.00 pm

Ballad of Jean Duprez

Thames Sing True 12.05 am - end

Leonard Pearcov sings three protest songs


Thursday 12th August 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

T Rex - Get It On (repeat of 8 July 1971)

Cliff Richard Flying Machine

Curtis Mayfield Move On Up (disc)

Elvis Presley Heartbreak Hotel (promo clip)

Gilbert O'Sullivan We Will (repeat 1st July 1971)

The Who Won't Get Fooled Again (disc)

Carole King It's Too Late

Dawn What Are You Doing Sunday (disc)

Pioneers Let Your Yeah Be Yeah

Paul Brett's Sage Goodbye Forever

The Delfonics La La Means I Love You (repeat 1st July 1971)

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.20 - 10.05 pm

New World

Tina Charles

ATV It’s Tarbuck 6.55 - 7.25 pm (repeat)

Kenny Lynch

Matt Monro

Georgie Fame


Friday 13th August 1971

BBC1 Score With The Scaffold 4.55 - 5.25 pm

The Scaffold

BBC2 Get the Drift 9.20 - 9.50 pm

The Five Penny Piece

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Semprini and Toni-Sue Burley - perform the songs of Ivor Novello


Saturday 14th August 1971

BBC1 It’s Lulu 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Lulu

The New Seekers

BBC2 Knokke 1971 9.00 - 9.50 pm

Lance LeGault

Pan's People

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Connie Stevens

Scottish The Swingles Sing 12.00 am - end

The Swingle Singers


Sunday 15th August 1971

LWT Man In The News 11:15 - 11:45 pm

Richard Neville of Oz magazine

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Gilbert O’Sullivan - We Will

Susan Maughan – I See A Rainbow

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Cy Grant

Granada Sunday Night Theatre: The Chaps 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Georgia Brown (singer in acting role)


Monday 16th August 1971

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Brian Chalker's New Frontier (country band)

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm (first in new series)

Manitas De Plata

Westward Sing Inn 10.30 - 10.50 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 17th August 1971

BBC1 Pop Go The Movies 7:30 - 9:00 pm

I’ve Gotta Horse with Billy Fury

Granada Lift Off 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

The Tremeloes - Hello Buddy

Ken Dodd

Mac & Katie Kissoon - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep


Wednesday 18th August 1971

BBC2 One In Ten: Buffy Saint Marie 8.50 - 9.00 pm

Until it's time for you to go, Cripple Creek, Now that the Buffalo's gone, Moratorium

Thames Zingalong 4.40 - 4.55 pm

Danny Street


Thursday 19th August 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:50 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Diana Ross I’m Still Waiting (TOTP film)

George Harrison Bangla Desh (film clip)

Gilbert O'Sullivan We Will

New Seekers Never Ending Song Of Love

Rod Stewart (with the Faces) Maggie May

Slade Get Down And Get With It (disc)

Bruce Ruffin Happy Family

Buffy Sainte-Marie Soldier Blue (repeat of 29th July 1971)

Curved Air Back Street Luv (repeat 15th July 1971)

McGuinness Flint Happy Birthday Ruthy Baby

Pioneers Let Your Yeah Be Yeah (disc)

Tams Hey Girl Don't Bother Me (disc)

BBC1 Judith Durham 10:05 - 10:35 pm

NB recorded at The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.20 - 10.05 pm

New World

Tina Charles

ATV It’s Tarbuck 6.55 - 7.25 pm

content unknown


Friday 20th August 1971

BBC1 Score With The Scaffold 4.55 - 5.25 pm

The Scaffold

BBC1 We Want To Sing 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Pickettywitch

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Craig Douglas and Dilys Watling - sing the songs of Lionel Bart (NB Douglas replaces Kenny Lynch)


Saturday 21st August 1971

BBC1 It’s Lulu 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Lulu

Esther Ofarim

Jimmy Ruffin

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 6.45 - 7.45 pm

Connie Stevens

LWT Aquarius (repeat 12th December 1970)

Thoroughly Modern Melly

Documentary about George Melly


Sunday 22nd August 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Herman's Hermits

BBC1 Praise The Lord 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Mary Hopkin - Cherry Tree Carol

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Malcolm Roberts

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Cy Grant


Monday 23rd August 1971

BBC1 Anatomy Of Pop 11:15 - 11:40 pm (repeat of 10th January 1971) black and white

Elements Galore

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Dana

Westward Sing Inn 10.30 - 10.59 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 24th August 1971

BBC1 Starring Elvis: Change of Habit 7.30 - 9.00 pm Elvis Presley movie

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

The Move

The New Seekers - Never Ending Song Of Love

New World - Tom Tom Turnaround

ATV Harem Holiday (Harum Scarum) 7.00 - 8.30 pm Elvis Presley movie

Granada Out Front 11.15 pm - end

The Jack Bruce Band - Smiles and grins, Letter of thanks, How will I find you, You burned the tables on me, Powerhouse sod


Wednesday 25th August 1971

BBC1 One In Ten: Andy Roberts 10:25 - 10:35 pm

Radio Lady, Just for the record, Dream Tree Sequence (excerpt)


Thursday 26th August 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:50 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Diana Ross - I’m Still Waiting (disc)

Curtis Mayfield Move On Up (disc)

Family In My Own Time (repeat)

Marmalade Cousin Norman

Supremes Nathan Jones (disc)

Carole King It's Too Late (repeat)

Curved Air Back Street Luv

Ken Dodd Love Comes Round Again (promo clip)

Peddlers Have You Ever Been To Georgia

Pioneers Let Your Yeah Be Yeah

Tams Hey Girl Don't Bother Me (disc)

Gypsy Changes Coming

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Andy Williams

Cass Elliott

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.20 - 10.05 pm

New World

Tina Charles


Friday 27th August 1971

BBC1 Score With The Scaffold 4.55 - 5.25 (black and white)

The Scaffold

BBC1 We Want To Sing 6.45 - 7.15 pm

The Settlers

Thames Zingalong 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Danny Street

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Craig Douglas and Rosemary Squires - sing the songs of Irving Berlin


Saturday 28th August 1971

BBC1 It’s Lulu 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Lulu

The Bee Gees

Vince Hill

BBC1 Parkinson 11.15 pm -12.00 am

Marion Montgomery

BBC2 TV Wonderland 10.00 - 10.45 pm

International radio and television exhibition, Berlin

Shirley Bassey

Andy Williams

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Connie Stevens


Sunday 29th August 1971

BBC1 I'd Rather Be Rich movie with Robert Goulet, Andy Williams

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.45 - 5.15 pm (repeat)

The Pipkins

BBC1 She And She 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Lovelace Watkins

BBC2 Rowan and Martin 10.20 - 11.10 pm

Claudine Longet

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Lena Martell

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Cy Grant


Monday 30th August 1971 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Getaway With Cliff 7:15 - 8:00 pm

Shot at the Rose D’Or Song Festival, Antibes, France

Cliff Richard

Hank Marvin

Olivia Newton-John

Marvin Welch and Farrar

Severine

Channel Eartha Kitt 6.30 - 6.45 pm

Westward Sing Inn 10.30 - 11.00 pm

content unknown

Yorkshire Sez Les 10.30 - 11.00 pm

Frank Ifield – Beautiful Love

The Skylarks

Anita O’Day


Tuesday 31st August 1971

BBC1 Starring Elvis: Love Me Tender 7:35 - 9:00 pm Elvis Presley movie

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Marmalade – My Little One

Tony Blackburn – Chop Chop

Tears


Wednesday 1st September 1971

BBC1 Frost Over America 9:20 - 10:00 pm

The cast of ‘Hair’ including Ronnie Dyson


Thursday 2nd September 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:50 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

Diana Ross I'm Still Waiting (disc)

Engelbert Humperdinck Another Time Another Place

Gilbert O'Sullivan We Will (repeat)

James Taylor You've Got A Friend

Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood Did You Ever (promo clip)

Petula Clark The World Song

Supremes Nathan Jones (disc)

Middle Of The Road Tweedle Dee Tweedle Dum

Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood Did You Ever (promo clip)

Shirley Bassey For All We Know (repeat 29th July 1971)

Tams Hey Girl Don't Bother Me (disc)

Daniel Boone Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast

Dawn What Are You Doing Sunday

BBC1 Presenting Keith Michell 8.15 - 9.20 pm (repeat)

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.20 - 10.10 pm

Tina Charles

New World


Friday 3rd September 1971

BBC1 Score With The Scaffold 4.55 - 5.20 pm (black and white)

The Scaffold

BBC1 We Want To Sing 6.45 - 7.15 pm

The New Seekers

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

The Nigel Brookes Singers - sing the songs of 'famous bands'


Saturday 4th September 1971

BBC1 It’s Lulu 8:25 - 9:10 pm

Lulu

Engelbert Humperdinck

The Hollies

BBC1 Parkinson 11.20 pm - 12.05 am

Marion Montgomery

BBC2 Neil Diamond 10:20 - 11:05 pm

Neil Diamond

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Connie Stevens

Tyne Tees Jake's Scene 10.10 - 10.40 pm (shown by Yorkshire)

Jack Thackray


Sunday 5th September 1971

BBC1 Lovelace Watkins In Sheffield 9:30 - 10:00 pm

Lovelace Watkins

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Labi Siffre

Petula Clark

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Cy Grant


Monday 6th September 1971

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Alan Price & Georgie Fame

The Skylarks

Kathy Kirby

Westward Sing Inn 10.30 - 10.50 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 7th September 1971

BBC1 Starring Elvis: Tickle Me 7:30 - 9:00 pm Elvis Presley movie

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Sweet – Funny Funny

Keith Field & Luke Wilson

Chicory Tip – Excuse Me Baby

Pickettywitch

Granada Out Front 11:30 - 12:05 am

Cat Stevens - Moonshadow, Where Do The Children Play, The Longer Boats, Tuesday's Dead, Lisa Sad Lisa, Hard Headed Woman, Father and Son


Wednesday 8th September 1971

BBC1 Stars from Scotland 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Lena Martell

Moira Anderson

The Corries

The Karlins

BBC2 One In Ten: James Taylor 8:50 - 9:00 pm

Blossom, Something's Wrong, Sweet Baby James, Sunny Skies

Scottish Melody Inn 6.30 - 7.00 pm

content unknown


Thursday 9th September 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:50 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Andy Williams You've Got A Friend (promo clip)

CCS Tap Turns On The Water (disc)

Diana Ross I'm Still Waiting (disc)

Hot Chocolate I Believe

Marmalade Cousin Norman

Rod Stewart (with the Faces) Maggie May (disc)

Carole King It's Too Late (disc)

Curved Air Back Street Luv (repeat)

Jimmy Ruffin On The Way Out On The Way In

Middle Of The Road Tweedle Dee Tweedle Dum (repeat 2nd September 1971)

Shirley Bassey For All We Know

The Fortunes Freedom Come Freedom Go

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.20 - 10.05 pm

New World

Tina Charles


Friday 10th September 1971

BBC1 Score With The Scaffold 4.55 - 5.20 pm

The Scaffold

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood! 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Peter Noone

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Danny Street & The Nigel Brookes Singers - sing the songs of Lennon and McCartney


Saturday 11th September 1971

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 8.30 - 9.15 pm

The Roy Budd Trio

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Lena Martell

The Pattersons

BBC2 Mary Travers Sings 10:05 - 10:50 pm

Mary Travers

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Connie Stevens


Sunday 12th September 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Pickettywitch

BBC1 Omnibus: Happy Birthday Dear Albert 10.15 - 11.10 pm

Celebration of the Royal Abert Hall on its centenary

The Scaffold

BBC2 Rowan and Martin 10.15 - 11.05 pm

Dinah Shore

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

The David Snell Trio

The Peddlers - Have You Ever Been To Georgia

Kenny Lynch

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Cy Grant

Design


Monday 13th September 1971

BBC1 The Anatomy Of Pop 11:15 - 11:40 pm (repeat) black and white

The Disc

George Martin

Bronco

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Clodagh Rodgers


Tuesday 14th September 1971

BBC1 The Andy Williams Show 7.30 - 8.15 pm (repeat)

Andy Williams

Elton John

Cass Elliott


Wednesday 15th September 1971

BBC2 One In Ten: Sandy Denny 8:00 - 8:10 pm

Next Time Around, The North Star Grassman and the Ravens, Crazy Lady Blues


Thursday 16th September 1971

BBC1 Blue Peter 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Ringo Starr talks about his furniture company

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

The Tams Hey Girl Don’t Bother Me (disc)

CCS Tap Turns On The Water (disc)

Hot Chocolate I Believe

Marmalade Cousin Norman (disc)

Mungo Jerry You Don't Have To Be In The Army To Fight In The War

Johnny Pearson Orchestra Sleepy Shores

Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood Did You Ever (promo clip)

Rod Stewart (with the Faces) Maggie May (repeat 19th August 1971)

The Supremes Nathan Jones (disc)

Clodagh Rodgers Lady Love Bug

Daniel Boone Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast

Autumn My Little Girl

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.20 - 10.05 pm

New World

Tina Charles


Friday 17th September 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family 5:20 - 5:44 pm (first episode)

David Cassidy in all episodes

Johnny Cash

ATV The Persuaders 7,30 - 8.30 pm (first episode)

Theme by John Barry

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Vince Hill and Julie Rogers - sing the songs of Lerner and Loewe


Saturday 18th September 1971

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Shirley Bassey

The Roy Budd Trio

Barry Crocker

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11:20 - 11:50 pm

Lena Martell

Rostal and Schaefer

BBC2 Come September 3.00 - 4.50 pm Bobby Darin movie

BBC2 Diana! 9:00 - 9:50 pm

Diana Ross

The Jackson Five

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Connie Stevens

Buddy Greco

ITV News 10.30 - 10.45 pm

Oval Pop Festival report


Sunday 19th September 1971

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Anita Harris - The Look of Love

Robert Young

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Lovelace Watkins


Monday 20th September 1971

BBC1 Anatomy Of Pop 11.15 - 11.35 pm (repeat)

Is It All A Con?


Tuesday 21st September 1971

BBC2 The Andy Williams Show

content unknown

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.55 pm - end (first edition)

NB Ian Whitcomb might have interviewed Jack Good

There was no official host for this first show, so voice-overs were provided by producer Mike Appleton

Celluloid Rock at the NFT with clips of - Bob Dylan - Maggie’s Farm (Festival), Jimi Hendrix - Wild Thing (Monterey Pop Festival), Clyde McPhatter - You'll Be There (Mr Rock N Roll) NB according to Radio Times Richard Williams was meant to host this article but he missed the broadcast due to his honeymoon

Lesley Duncan – Sing Children Sing

America – Riverside, Children

Tom Paxton – interviewed by Ian Whitcomb

Alice Cooper – Hallowed By Thy Name (Filmfinders clips)

Alice Stuart – Full Time Woman (Filmfinders clips)


Thursday 23rd September 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.25 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

The Tams - Hey Girl Don’t Bother Me (disc)

Engelbert Humperdinck Another Time Another Place (repeat 2nd September 1971)

Jethro Tull Life Is A Long Song (promo clip)

Marmalade Cousin Norman (disc)

Mungo Jerry You Don't Have To Be In The Army To Fight In The War (disc)

Elgins Put Yourself In My Place

Fortunes Freedom Come Freedom Go (repeat 9th September 1971)

Cat Stevens Moon Shadow (repeat 29th July 1971)

Middle Of The Road Tweedle Dee Tweedle Dum (repeat 2nd September 1971)

Carpenters Help, Superstar

Granada Newsday

Gene Vincent - Sunday Morning Coming Down


Friday 24th September 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: The Sound of Money 5.20 - 5.44 pm

BBC1 Under And Over 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Bachelors

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Craig Douglas and one other - sing the songs of George Gershwin


Saturday 25th September 1971

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck

Daliah Lavi

The Roy Budd Trio

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Lena Martell

Alex Welsh Jazz Band

BBC1 Glen Campbell 9:10 - 10:00 pm (repeat)

Glen Campbell

Bobbie Gentry

ATV The Des O’Connor Show 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Connie Stevens

George Chisholm


Sunday 26th September 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 3.00 - 3.30 pm (repeat)

Deep Feeling

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Design

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Sons and Lovers

Nina

Westward Eartha Kitt 9.45 - 10.00 pm


Monday 27th September 1971

BBC1 Anatomy Of Pop 11.15 - 11.40 pm (repeat)

2: The New Tribes

Richard Neville, Graham Martin, Nigel Fountain

Thames David Nixon's Magic Box 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Stuart Gilles


Tuesday 28th September 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:00 pm to end

Hosted by Ian Whitcomb

Heads Hands and Feet – Warming Up the Band, Song For Suzie

Bridget St John

Rock at the NFT clips part two – with Richard Williams

Little Richard - Whole Lotta Shakin'

Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls of Fire

Cream - Sunshine of Your Love


Wednesday 29th September 1971

BBC2 One In Ten: Ralph McTell 8.00 - 8.10 pm

In some way I loved you, Dancing Doreen, First and last man


Thursday 30th September 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

The Tams - Hey Girl Don’t Bother Me (disc)

Bay City Rollers Keep On Dancing (re-recorded?)

James Taylor You've Got A Friend (repeat 2nd September 1971)

Mungo Jerry You Don't Have To Be In The Army To Fight In The War

Rod Stewart (with the Faces and John Peel miming the mandolin line) Maggie May (live vocals over the record)

Bruce Channel Read The Signs

Middle Of The Road Tweedle Dee Tweedle Dum (promo clip)

Redbone Witch Queen Of New Orleans (disc)

Shirley Bassey For All We Know (repeat)

Seatrain Marblehead Messenger

Titanic Sultana (disc)

BBC2 Show of the Week: Mantovani and his Concert Orchestra 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Vince Hill


Friday 1st October 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: See Here Private Partridge 5.20 - 5.44 pm

BBC1 Under And Over 8.00 - 8.30 pm

sit-com starring The Bachelors

Anglia Glamour '71 7.30 - 8.00 pm

content unknown


Saturday 2nd October 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: When Mother Gets Married 5.10 - 5.35 pm

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 8.00 - 8.45 pm

Nana Mouskouri

The Roy Budd Trio

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Lena Martell

Alan Price & Georgie Fame

BBC2 Carole King In Concert 10:15 - 10:50 pm

Carole King and James Taylor

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Thelma Houston

Osibisa


Sunday 3rd October 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.45 - 5.15 pm (repeat)

Men

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Cilla Black – Close To You

Ronnie Carroll

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

BBC2 Rowan and Martin 10.25 - 11.15 pm

Roger Miller

Claudine Longet

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Hall and MacGregor


Monday 4th October 1971

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Mary Hopkin


Tuesday 5th October 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:55 pm - 11:25 pm

Hosted by Ian Whitcomb and Richard Williams

Cat Stevens – If I Laugh, Changes IV

Jack Bruce Band

Ten Wheel Drive – I Got Out Of Jail (Filmfinders clip)

Janis Ian – He’s A Rainbow (Filmfinders clip)


Wednesday 6th October 1971

BBC2 One In Ten: Turley Richards 8:00 - 8:10 pm

Stoned on love, Gone from yesterday, Then I'll go away


Thursday 7th October 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (wearing an orange toga)

Titanic Sultana

Aretha Franklin Spanish Harlem (Pan's People)

Rod Stewart (and the Faces) Maggie May (repeat 30th September 1971) NB this version cuts back to dancers in the studio instead of the group kicking a football

Four Tops Simple Game (disc)

Sweet Alexander Graham Bell

Canned Heat Long Way From L.A.

Fortunes Freedom Come Freedom Go (repeat 9th September 1971)

The Tams - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me (live) NB One of the singers in background seems unaware of what to do and disappears before the end

Cat Stevens Moon Shadow (film clip)

Daniel Gerrard Butterfly

Olivia Newton-John Banks Of The Ohio


Friday 8th October 1971

BBC1 Under And Over 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Bachelors


Saturday 9th October 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: Love at First Slight 5.10 - 5.35 pm

BBC1 Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game 5.45 - 6.30 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 8.10 - 8.55 pm

Carpenters

The Spinners - Black and White

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.25 - 11.55 pm

Lena Martell

Tom Paxton

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 9.25 - 10.25 pm

Thelma Houston

Tom Paxton


Sunday 10th October 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Clive Dunn - (possibly) Grandad

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Mrs Mills

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

The Fortunes

Friday Brown

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Max Bygraves

Lovelace Watkins


Monday 11th October 1971

Thames The David Nixon Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

The Beverley Sisters

Thames The Glory Of Love 12:00 am to end (each day)

Johnny Silvo

Granada Johnny Cash In San Quentin 11:00 - 11:50 pm


Tuesday 12th October 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:55 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams and Ian Whitcomb

Lindisfarne – Meet Me On The Corner, Fog On The Tyne

Wishbone Ash – Vas Dis, Jail Bait

The Who – My Generation (Woodstock movie clip)

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 13th October 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea with Wally Whyton (as the voice of Ollie Beak)

Jackie Lee – Rupert

White Plains


Thursday 14th October 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Rod Stewart (with the Faces) Maggie May (repeat)

Bay City Rollers Keep On Dancing (repeat 30th September 1971)

Redbone Witch Queen Of New Orleans (disc)

Elvis Presley I'm Leavin' (disc)

The Move Chinatown

Joan Baez The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (disc)

Middle Of The Road Tweedle Dee Tweedle Dum (repeat 2nd September 1971)

Vince Hill Look Around

Richie Havens Here Comes The Sun

Carpenters Superstar

Aretha Franklin Spanish Harlem (playout record)


Friday 15th October 1971

BBC1 Under And Over 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Bachelors

BBC1 Tommy Steele in Search of Charlie Chaplin 10.10 - 10.55 pm (repeat)


Saturday 16th October 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: Danny and the Mob 5:10 - 5:35 pm

BBC1 Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game 5.45 - 6.30 pm

Vince Hill

Emperor Rosko

BBC1 Loving You 6.30 - 8.00 pm Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 8.00 - 8.50 pm

Vicki Leandros

BBC1 Braden’s Week 11.20 - 11.55 pm

Jake Thackray

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Thelma Houston

Gilbert O’Sullivan


Sunday 17th October 1971

BBC1 The Basil Brush 2.55 - 3.25 pm Show (repeat)

Simon Plug and Grimes

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Nina

The Pattersons

Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen

BBC2 One Man’s Week: John Tavener 11:00 - 11:30 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

The Mixtures

Roger Whittaker

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Bachelors


Monday 18th October 1971

Thames The David Nixon Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Lois Lane


Tuesday 19th October 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:00 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams and Ian Whitcomb

Stone The Crows – Big Jim Slater, Faces

Loudon Wainwright III

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 20th October 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4:44 - 5:20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Ayshea – Snowbird

Vanity Fare

Billy J Kramer

Flying Machine


Thursday 21st October 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Elvis Presley I'm Leaving (film clip)

Slade Coz I Luv U (live vocal)

New Seekers Good Old Fashioned Music

Rod Stewart (with the Faces) Maggie May (live vocal)

Al Green Tired Of Being Alone (disc)

Titanic Sultana (Pan's People)

Scott English Brandy

Fortunes Freedom Come Freedom Go

Scott Walker I Still See You

Redbone Witch Queen Of New Orleans (disc)

Daniel Gerrard Butterfly (repeat 7th October 1971)


Friday 22nd October 1971

BBC1 Ask Aspel 5.20 - 5.44 pm

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Under And Over 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Bachelors


Saturday 23rd October 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: The Memory Lingers On 5.10 - 5.35 pm

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 8.10 - 8.55 pm

Vera Lynn

The New Seekers

George Hamilton IV

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Dusty Springfield


Sunday 24th October 1971

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Jack Jones

Sheila Southern

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Petula Clark

Westward Eartha Kitt 9.45 - 10.00 pm


Monday 25th October 1971

Thames David Nixon’s Magic Box 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Vince Hill


Tuesday 26th October 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:05 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams and Ian Whitcomb

Buffy Saint Marie –

Day of Phoenix- If You Ask Me, Chicken Skin

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris

Border The Sound Of

George Chisholm


Wednesday 27th October 1971

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Sweet – Alexander Graham Bell

Labi Siffre – It Must Be Love

Roger Whittaker - Mammy Blue

Ayshea – I’m Into Something Good

Thames Max Bygraves Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves

Nina


Thursday 28th October 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

Rod Stewart (with the Faces) Maggie May (repeat)

Tom Jones Till (promo clip)

Al Green Tired Of Being Alone (film clip)

Slade Coz I Luv U (disc)

Elgins Put Yourself In My Place (repeat 23rd September 1971)

Lesley Duncan Sing Children Sing

Richard Harris My Boy

Olivia Newton-John Banks Of The Ohio (repeat 7th October 1971)

Titanic Sultana (repeat)

Aretha Franklin - Spanish Harlem (Pan's People)

Bay City Rollers Keep On Dancing (playout record)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Mantovani and His Concert Orchestra 9.20 - 10.05 pm

with Esther Ofarim

Granada Cinema 9:30 - 9:50 pm

with Johnny Cash


Friday 29th October 1971

BBC2 The Goodies: The Stolen Musicians 10.10 - 10.40 pm

with the voice of Cilla Black


Saturday 30th October 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: Did You Hear The One About Danny Partridge? 5.10 - 5.35 pm

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 8.10 - 8.55 pm

The Roy Budd Trio

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Manitas de Plata


Sunday 31st October 1971

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Tom Jones – Exactly Like You

Design

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

NB 200th edition, Live from Warwick Castle

Scott Walker

Clodgah Rodgers

Petula Clark

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 2nd November 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams and Ian Whitcomb

Family – Spanish Tide, Between Blue and Me

Ralph McTell

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 3rd November 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea, with co-host Jack Wild

Jack Wild – Everything Is Coming Up Roses

Union Express

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Val Doonican


Thursday 4th November 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Rod Stewart (with the Faces) Maggie May (repeat)

Cliff Richard Sing A Song Of Freedom

Four Tops Simple Game

Slade Coz I Luv U

Springwater I Will Return (film clip)

The Move Chinatown

The Who Let's See Action (disc)

Vince Hill Look Around

The Tremeloes Too Late To Be Saved

The Who Let's See Action (disc)

Newbeats Run Baby Run (playout record)


Saturday 6th November 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: This Is My Song 5.10 - 5.35 pm

BBC1 Cilla 8.10 - 8.55 pm (first edition)

Cilla Black

Cliff Richard

BBC2 Carpenters 9:00 - 9:50 pm

Carpenters

Tony Joe White

BBC1 Braden’s Week 11.20 - 11.55 pm

Jake Thackray – Molly Metcalfe

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Thelma Houston

Collesseum


Sunday 7th November 1971

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Ronnie Hilton

Mary Hopkin

BBC2 One Man’s Week: Ron Geesin 11:20 - 11:50 pm

BBC2 Comedy Tonight: from The Talk of the Town 10.15 - 11.00 pm

The Dallas Boys

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Gene Pitney

Cleo Laine

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Wilma Reading


Tuesday 9th November 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:05 pm – end

Hosted by Richard Williams

Alice Cooper – Under My Wheels, Is It My Body?

Yoko Ono – Mrs Lennon (promo clip)

Don Everly – interview

Isaac Hayes – Shaft (movie clip)

Gordon Giltrap – Starting All Over, Catfish Blues

Ian Whitcomb

The Platters

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 10th November 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Peter Noone

The Delmonts

Miki Anthony


Thursday 11th November 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

NB The 400th show

Hosted by Tony Blackburn, Jimmy Savile

NB Sandie Shaw, Clive Dunn, Alan Price make guest appearances for the anniversary

Slade Coz I Luv U

Cilla Black Something Tells Me

Diana Ross Surrender (Pan’s People)

John Kongos Tokoloshe Man

The Move Chinatown (repeat)

The Piglets Johnny Reggae (disc)

Tom Jones Till (disc)

Clodagh Rodgers Lady Love Bug (repeat 16th September 1971)

Dana Isn't It A Pity

The Newbeats Run Baby Run (disc)

Cher Gypsies Tramps & Thieves (TOTP film)

Olivia Newton-John Banks Of The Ohio


Saturday 13th November 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: My Son the Feminist 5:05 - 5:30 pm

BBC1 Cilla 8.10 - 8.55 pm

Cilla Black - Mammy Blue

The Supremes - Nathan Jones

Judd Hamilton

BBC2 James Taylor In Concert 9:05 - 9:50 pm

James Taylor and Carole King

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Thelma Houston

Georgie Fame & Alan Price


Sunday 14th November 1971

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Esther Ofarim

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

BBC1 Omnibus 9:55 - 10:00 pm

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The Hermits

ITV Freedom Roadshow 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Quintessence

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Beverley Sisters


Tuesday 16th November 1971

BBC1 That Funny Feeling 7.30 - 9.00 pm Bobby Darin movie

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:55 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams

200 Motels special – interview with Frank Zappa and 'making of' footage

Jean Luc Ponty

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris

ATV Viva Las Vegas 7.00 - 8.30 pm Elvis Presley movie


Wednesday 17th November 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.55 - 1.30 pm

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.15 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Cliff Richard – Sing A Song Of Freedom

The Hermits – She’s A Lady

Louisa Jane White

Rockin’ Horse – Biggest Gossip In Town (The Feet)

Autumn – My Little Girl (The Feet)


Thursday 18th November 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

NB Redbone might have been scheduled to perform Witch Queen Of New Orleans

Hosted by 'Percy' Savile

Intro (Whole Lotta Love)

John Kongos Tokoloshe Man (disc and chart run-down)

Jason & Gerome - Santa Monica Sunshine (live)

T.Rex - Jeepster (played over a concert clip)

Olivia Newton-John - Banks Of The Ohio (live) (repeat)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - No Matter How I Try (live vocal over the record)

The Piglets - Johnny Reggae (TOTP made animation)

Labi Siffre - It Must Be Love (live)

The Who - Let's See Action (Pan’s People)

Cliff Richard - Sing A Song Of Freedom (repeat of 4th November 1971)

Slade - Coz I Luv U number one (live vocal over the record) (repeat)

Cher - Gypsies Tramps and Thieves (play out record)


Saturday 20th November 1971

BBC1 The Partridge Family: Star Quality 5.05 - 5.30 pm

BBC1 Cilla 9.05 - 9.50 pm

NB this edition was recorded in Berlin

Cilla Black

Sacha Distel

BBC1 Braden’s Week 11.05 - 11.40 pm

Jake Thackray

BBC2 West Side Stories 8:20 - 9:05 pm

Two views of New York

The Outsider (Jonathan Miller), The Insider (Patti Smith)

BBC2 Laura Nyro In Concert 9:50 - 10:25 pm

LWT Top Twenty Special 6:00 - 7:00 pm

The Dougie Squires Second Generation

John Kongos – Tokoloshe Man

Mungo Jerry - You Don't Have To Be in the Army

Richard Harris - My Boy

Gilbert O'Sullivan – Matrimony, No Matter How I Try

Blue Mink – Sunday

Val Doonican - Sleepy Eyes

Madeleine Bell - Spanish Harlem

Wei Wei Wong – The Ping Pong Song

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 9.25 - 10.30 pm

Thelma Houston

Tom Paxton


Sunday 21st November 1971

BBC2 Comedy Tonight 10.00 - 10.45 pm

The Temperance Seven

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Tony Christie

LWT The Royal Variety Performance 7:55 - 10:15 pm

Lovelace Watkins

Sacha Distel

The Young Generation

The New Seekers

Shirley Bassey


Tuesday 23rd November 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 pm to end

Hosted by Richard Williams and Ian Whitcomb

Alice Stuart - Full Time Woman, Freedom's The Sound, Highway (final song un-transmitted)

Fanny – interview

Redwing

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 24th November 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.55 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Gene Pitney

The Move

Olivia Newton John

Sacharrin – Sugar Sugar (The Feet)


Thursday 25th November 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

Slade Coz I Luv U (repeat)

Cilla Black Something Tells Me

Diana Ross Surrender (disc)

John Kongos Tokoloshe Man

Deep Purple Fireball (disc)

Doors Riders On The Storm (promo clip)

The Newbeats Run Baby Run (disc)

Val Doonican Morning

Dave Clark & Friends Draggin' The Line

Mary Travers The Song Is Love

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Vera Lynn

Vince Hill

The Pattersons


Saturday 27th November 1971

BBC1 Cilla 9.05 - 9.50 pm

NB Recorded in Stockholm for midsummer's day. There are also sequences filmed in Norway and Finland.

Cilla Black

Ringo Starr – It Don’t Come Easy, The Snowman Song (with Cilla and Basil Brush)

BBC1 Braden’s Week 11.05 - 11.40 pm

Jake Thackray – Lah Di Dah

BBC2 Cat Stevens In Concert 9:50 - 10:30 pm

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 11.20 pm - 12.20 am

Osibisa

Manitas de Plata


Sunday 28th November 1971

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Design

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

BBC2 Comedy Tonight 9.50 - 10.35 pm

The Black Abbotts

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Dana

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Lovelace Watkins


Tuesday 30th November 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 pm to end

Hosted by Richard Williams

The Move – Words of Aaron, Ella James

Emitt Rhodes – Really Wanted You, Love Will Stone You (performing with a pre-recorded backing track)

Little Richard – Lucille (clip from Sweet Toronto)

Thames Anita In Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 1st December 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Dawn

Raving Rupert

Rescue Company No.1

Granada Open Night (not listed in newspapers)

Godspell at the Roundhouse, London


Thursday 2nd December 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (and Percy, his 'brother')

Isaac Hayes Shaft (disc with chart run-down)

Middle Of The Road - Soley Soley (live vocal over the record)

Benny Hill - Ernie (promo clip)

Tony Christie - Is This The Way To Amarillo (live)

The Bachelors - Diamonds Are Forever (live)

Deep Purple - Fireball (Pan's People)

Fame & Price - Follow Me (live vocal over the record)

Labi Siffre - It Must Be Love (live)

The Supremes & The Four Tops - You Gotta Have Love In Your Heart (live)

Slade - Coz I Luv U (repeat, same as 18th November 1971)

Cher - Gypsies Tramps and Thieves (play out record over end credits)


Saturday 4th December 1971

BBC1 Cilla 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Cilla Black

The New Seekers

BBC2 Lesley Duncan In Concert 10:00 - 10:35 pm

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 11.20 pm - 12.20 am

Randy Newman


Sunday 5th December 1971

BBC1 The Morecambe And Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Kiki Dee

Matt Monro

BBC1 Omnibus: Instant Nostalgia 9.50 - 10.55 pm

Documentary about the Glenn Miller sound

BBC1 Parkinson 10.55 - 11.45 pm

Marion Montgomery

BBC2 Comedy Tonight From the Talk Of The Town 9.50 - 10.35 pm

The Barron Knights

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

NB hostess for the month is Ayshea Brough from Lift Off

Manitas de Plata

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Beverley Sisters

Lovelace Watkins -  the singer was due to sing I'll Walk Beside You, but was edited out of the show as his rendition was considered not religious enough. Yorkshire TV gave "technical reasons of timing" for his absence.

Brett Stevens - Are You A Friend (included as a last minute replacement for Lovelace Watkins)


Tuesday 7th December 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams

Fanny - You're The One, Special Care

Andy Pratt – Wet Day (Filmfinders clip)

The Mamas and The Papas live at Monterey International Pop Festival clip

Isaac Hayes - Good Love 6-9669 (Filmfinders clip)

Elton John – Tiny Dancer, All The Nasties

Elton John & Bernie Taupin - interview

The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Women (live clip)


Wednesday 8th December 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Tony Christie

New World

Charlie Drake - Puck Wudgie (The Feet)


Thursday 9th December 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

John Kongos - Tokoloshe Man (live vocals) (repeat)

The Congregation - Softly Whispering I Love You (live)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - No Matter How I Try (repeat 18th November)

Isaac Hayes - Theme from 'Shaft' (Pan's People)

Barry Ryan - Can't Let You Go (probably singing live over the record)

Marmalade - Back On The Road

Petula Clark - I Don't Know How To Love Him

Deep Purple - Fireball (disc)

Benny Hill - Ernie (promo clip)

T.Rex - Jeepster (disc)

Val Doonican - Morning (repeat)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn 9.20 - 10.05 pm

Peter Noone

Roger Webb

Design


Saturday 11th December 1971

BBC1 Cilla 9.05 - 9.50 pm

Cilla Black

Roger Cook & Roger Greenaway

BBC2 Jimmy Webb In Concert 9:50 - 10:35 pm

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 11.20 pm - 12.20 am

Marsha Hunt

Manitas de Plata


Sunday 12th December 1971

BBC2 The Morecambe And Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Frank Ifield

The Settlers

BBC2 Comedy Tonight 10.00 - 10.45 pm

The Grumbelweeds

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

The New Seekers

Anita Harris

LWT Freedom Roadshow: Pop and Television 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Discussion show with Marc Bolan, Edgar Broughton, John Peel, Tony Palmer

The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter movie clip

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Eartha Kitt


Monday 13th December 1971

BBC1 The Best of Baxter 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Georgie Fame


Tuesday 14th December 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams

Uriah Heep – Look At Yourself, I Wanna Be Free

Colin Blunstone – Misty Roses, Say You Don’t Mind

Jimi Hendrix – Star Spangled Banner (film clip)

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 15th December 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

The Tremeloes

Chicory Tip

Harry H Corbett – Harry You Love Her

Thames This Is Your Life: Sacha Distel


Thursday 16th December 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Benny Hill Ernie (promo clip)

Cilla Black Something Tells Me (repeat)

Elvis Presley I Just Can't Help Believing (promo clip)

Supremes & The Four Tops You Gotta Have Love In Your Heart (disc)

Deep Purple Fireball

Jonathan King Hooked On A Feeling

Middle Of The Road Soley Soley (repeat 2nd December 1971)

New World Kara Kara

Shirley Bassey Diamonds Are Forever

T.Rex Jeepster (disc)

Johnny Pearson Orchestra Sleepy Shores

Thames One Point of View 12.00 am - end

Discussion about the rock-musical Godspell


Friday 17th December 1971

BBC1 Tough Guys: Never Let Go 10.40 pm - 12.05 am movie with Adam Faith


Saturday 18th December 1971

BBC1 Cilla 9.05 - 9.50 pm

Cilla Black

The Bachelors

BBC1 Braden’s Week 11.00 - 11.35 pm

Jake Thackray

BBC2 Gilbert O’Sullivan In Concert 9:50 - 10:25 pm

ATV The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine 11.20 pm - 12.20 am

Randy Newman


Sunday 19th December 1971

BBC1 The Morecambe And Wise Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Susan Maughan

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

BBC2 Comedy Tonight 10.25 - 11.10 pm

Bob Kerr

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

Blue Milk

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Nina


Monday 20th December 1971

BBC1 The Best of Baxter 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Salena Jones

BBC1 The Spinners at the Phil 10.10 - 10.40 pm

The Spinners ar the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool


Tuesday 21st December 1971

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:55 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams

Gerry Rafferty – Can I Have My Money Back

Alexis Korner

Thames Anita in Jumbleland 3.40 - 3.55 pm

Anita Harris


Wednesday 22nd December 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

The Berries - possibly Don't Be Cruel

The Sweet - Funny Funny, Alexander Graham Bell, Co Co

Tiger Sue

Marmalade - Get Back On The Road (The Feet)


Thursday 23rd December 1971

no Top Of The Pops

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn and The Young Generation 9.20 - 10.05 pm

John Denver

Yorkshire Finders Keepers 7.15 - 9.00 pm Cliff Richard & The Shadows movie


Friday 24th December 1971 Christmas Eve

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 7:30 - 8:15 pm (first in third series)

Cliff Richard - We Can Work It Out, I'm Just A Little Tin Solider, Sing A Song Of Freedom

Olivia Newton-John

The Flirtations

The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing

Labi Siffre

Thames Anita in Jumbleand 10.20 - 10.30 pm

Anita Harris

ATV Christmas Lift Off 10:30 - 11:00 am

Middle of the Road - Soley Soley

Jack Wild - Punch and Judy

Kim Jones

ATV The Val Doonican Show 9.15 - 10.00 pm

Val Doonican

Friday Brown

Lois Lane


Saturday 25th December 1971 Christmas Day

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 11.35 am - 12.00 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘71 part one 2:15 - 3:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

T Rex - Hot Love

CCS Tap Turns On The Water (Pan’s People)

Dave Edmunds (with Andy Fairweather-Low) I Hear You Knocking

Gilbert O'Sullivan Nothing Rhymed

Mungo Jerry Baby Jump (repeat)

The Supremes Stoned Love (repeat 4th February 1971)

Clive Dunn Grandad

The Mixtures The Pushbike Song (repeat 28th January 1971)

Dawn Knock Three Times (probably crowd dancing)

Middle Of The Road Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep

Procol Harum A Whiter Shade Of Pale (repeat 26th December 1967)

Dave & Ansil Collins Double Barrel (repeat 29th April 1971)

BBC1 Aladdin 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Pantomime

Cilla Black - Long Time No See, Wonderful World, Sing A Rainbow, Something Tells Me

BBC1 Christmas Night With The Stars 6:40 - 8:00 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck

Lulu

The New Seekers

BBC1 The Morecambe And Wise Christmas Show 8.00 - 9.05 pm

NB includes the Andre Previn Greig's Piano Concerto sketch

Shirley Bassey – Diamonds Are Forever, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (sketch with Morecambe and Wise)

ATV Christmas Singalong 1:00 - 2:00 pm

The Bachelors

Sacha Distel

Moira Anderson

Howard Keel

LWT A Variety of Reg Varney 5.00 - 6.00 pm

Richard Barnes


Sunday 26th December 1971

BBC1 Wildlife Spectacular 5.00 - 6.05 pm

Adam Faith

BBC1 Joy At Christmas 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Joystrings

BBC2 Perry Como In Person

NB Cut by five minutes to fit the schedule

Perry Como

ATV The Golden Shot Christmas Crackshots 5.15 - 6.05 pm

Mary Hopkin – Water Paper And Clay

Severine

Yorkshire Stars on Christmas Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Petula Clark

Shirley Bassey

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 27th December 1971 Boxing Day

BBC1 A Hard Day’s Night 9:40 - 11:05 pm

The Beatles

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘71 part two 4:35 - 5:15 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme: not known, probably Johnny Pearson, similar to Topsy Popsy

T Rex - Get It On (Elton John on piano) (live vocal over the record)

The Tams - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me (repeat of 7th October 1971)

Benny Hill - Ernie (TOTP film)

Slade - Coz I Luv You (live vocal over the record) NB introduced by the host as 'The Slade'

George Harrison - My Sweet Lord (Pan’s People)

Rolling Stones Brown Sugar (repeat 15th April 1971)

Ashton, Gardner, & Dyke - Resurrection Shuffle (live vocal) NB Tony Ashton forgets the lyrics of their only hit

Diana Ross - I’m Still Waiting (TOTP film of dancer over old paintings)

The New Seekers - Never Ending Song Of Love (live)

Rod Stewart (with the Faces) - Maggie May (repeat 30th September 1971)

Closing credits to the same music from the intro

BBC1 Petula... And Friends 9:30 - 10:20 pm

Petula Clark

Manitas de Plata

Tyne Tees Happy Sounds

Ray Fell

Julie Rogers


Tuesday 28th December 1971

BBC1 Festival Of Entertainment and Show Business 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Loretta Lynn

Buffy Saint Marie

George Hamilton IV

BBC1 Presenting Keith Michell 10.25 - 11.15 pm

A study of the four seasons in songs and paintings, done by Michell himself

Marion Montgomery

Nina

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 pm - end

Hosted by Richard Williams

Roy Young – Rag Mama Rag, Wild Country Wine

Andy Roberts

Lesley Duncan – Chain Of Love


Wednesday 29th December 1971

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 1.00 - 1.25 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off 4.55 - 5.20 pm

Ken Dodd – This Is Our Dance

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Mac and Katie Kissoon


Thursday 30th December 1971

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Tony Christie - Amarillo (chart run-down)

The Congregation - Softly Whispering I Love You (live)

Johnny Pearson Orchestra - Sleepy Shores (live) (plus clip of TOTP film)

The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (live)

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra - Theme From The Onedin Line (footage of ship)

B J Arnau - I Wanna Go Back There Again (live)

Neil Reid - Mother Of Mine (live)

Barbra Streisand - Stoney End (Pan's People aboard HMS Triumph, moored in Mombasa, Kenya) NB This track has been a hit earlier in the year and it's been suggested that it was included in the show as the song was a part of their touring cabaret act

Val Doonican - Morning (live)

Benny Hill - Ernie (TOTP film)

T.Rex Jeepster (playout disc with audience and Pan's People)

BBC1 The Dean Martin Show 10:50 - 11:40 pm

Dean Martin

Frank Sinatra


Friday 31st December 1971 New Year’s Eve

BBC1 The Partridge Family: The Red Woodloe Story 2:50 - 3:15 pm

BBC1 Tom Jones Up Close 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Tom Jones

The Blossoms, The Treorchy Male Voice Choir

BBC1 What’s New Pussycat? 9.15 - 11.00 pm movie with Tom Jones theme, Manfred Mann, Bacharach and David etc

BBC1 Top Of The Year: Variety Club Show Business Awards for 1971 11.00 pm - 1.00 am

Tony Blackburn, Murray Head, Robert Young

LWT Bunny Lake Is Missing 9.30 - 11.30 pm movie with The Zombies

Grampian Dickie Henderson's Hogmanay

Bill McCue

Scottish A Parry for Hogmanay

Tam White

Helen McArthur

The Alexander Brothers


Also this year…

BBC1 Songs of Praise (December) Mary Hopkin – Mary Had A Baby, Cherry Tree Carol

ITV Cadbury’s chocolate ad with Blue Mink song

BBC2 In Concert

Van Morrison was due to record a live concert special on June 28th but cancelled his UK tour

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Johnny Neal and The Starliners, a band from Birmingham win four weeks running

Tyne Tees

Johnny Neal and The Starliners given their own series

BBC1 The Generation Game

Middle Of The Road

Westward unknown title summer 1971

A series of folk music shows hosted by Cyril Tawney

BBC1 (Scotland) Sing Hi, Sing Lo

Other shows feature

Nina

Trio Athenee

Mike Whelans and Ally McBain

Tommy Makem

The Bitter Withy

Marian Segal and Jade

Johnny Silvo and David Moses

Alaistair McDonald

Hamish Imlach

Kai Yansen

Lyn and Graham McCarthy

Mike D'Abo

Cathie Harrop

Hedley Kay

BBC (Scotland) unknown title

A series of shows built around the history of Scottish castles with music provided by Magna Carta

Scottish Helen at Home

A twelve show series starring singer Helen McArthur

Grampian Melody Inn (first of four shows)

Set in an Edwardian pub in Edinburgh with musical and comic guests

LWT Aquarius

Documentary about reggae band The Marvels and their backing singers The Cimarrons with Alton Ellis and steel band Les Flambeaux

LWT Vincent Price Is In The Country

Cleo Laine

The New Seekers