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1972


Saturday 1st January 1972

BBC1 Here Come The Double Deckers

with Brinsley Forde

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6:15 - 7:00 pm

The New Seekers – A Song For Europe 1

The Flirtations

Olivia Newton-John

BBC1 Time For Baxter 11:05 - 11:50 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC2 The Point 4:15 - 5:30 pm

Harry Nilsson

BBC2 Harry Nilsson In Concert 9:55 - 10:25 pm

LWT Aquarius

Esther Ofarim and Jack Good


Sunday 2nd January 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Gilbert O’Sullivan – No Matter How I Try

Southern Ferry ‘Cross The Mersey movie

Gerry and The Pacemakers, Cilla Black etc

ATV The Golden Shot

Kenny Lynch

The Bachelors

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Wilam Reading


Tuesday 4th January 1972

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

The Kinks – Have A Cuppa Tea

Muddy Waters – interviewed by Mike Raven

David Ackles -


Wednesday 5th January 1972

Granada Lift Off 4:55 – 5:25

Ayshea Brough

Des O'Connor – For The Good Times

Nina – Born Free, Living Free and clip from the movie

Tony Burrows - Hand Me Down Man

The Candy Choir - Those Bootleggin' Prohibition Days


Thursday 6th January 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

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

Benny Hill Ernie (TOTP clip)

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

Faces Stay With Me (repeat)

America Horse With No Name

Deep Purple Fireball (disc)

John Barry Theme From The Persuaders (disc)

Labi Siffre It Must Be Love (repeat)

Tony Christie Is This The Way To Amarillo

Melanie Brand New Key (film clip)

The Coasters Love Potion Number Nine

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn

Gilbert O’Sullivan


Friday 7th January 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72 5:05 - 5:44 pm

NB This was the first show since early 1970 as the BBC had decided to bring the show to an end.

Musical guests not known

LWT show The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine

Osibisa

Marsha Hunt


Saturday 8th January 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

The New Seekers – A Song For Europe 2

The Flirtations

Olivia Newton-John

BBC2 Melanie In Concert 11:00 - 11:30 pm

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackaray


Sunday 9th January 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Engelbert with The Young Generation 7:28 - 8:10 pm

NB Co-producers ZDF in West Germany are keen to use the name ‘Engelbert and The Young Generation’ rather than use the singers’ full name since the grandson of the composer Engelbert Humperdinck had been considering legal action.

Engelbert Humperdinck

ATV The Golden Shot

Jackie Trent

New World

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Nina

Barry Crocker


Monday 10th January 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 11:10 - 11:35 (first edition)

Yes


Tuesday 11th January 1972

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

Fairport Convention – The Time Is Near, The Hanging Song (NB drummer is wearing a t-shirt with ‘miming’ written on it)

Jimmy & Vella

Southern Viva Las Vegas 7:00 - 8:30 pm Elvis Presley movie


Wednesday 12th January 1972

Southern Get This!

Hosts: Harry Fowler and Kenny Lynch


Thursday 13th January 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

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

Faces Stay With Me (disc)

Sly & The Family Stone Family Affair (disc)

Stevie Wonder If You Really Love Me

Donnie Elbert Where Did Our Love Go (disc)

America Horse With No Name

Neil Reid Mother Of Mine

The Bee Gees My World

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Theme From The Onedin Line (promo)

Al Green Let's Stay Together (promo)

Greyhound Moon River

Yorkshire Sez Les

Gilbert O’Sullivan - No Matter How I Try

The Peddlers


Friday 14th January 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known

LWT show The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine

Georgie Fame and Alan Price


Saturday 15th January 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

The New Seekers – A Song For Europe 3

The Flirtations

Olivia Newton-John

BBC2 David Gates In Concert 11:00 - 11:35 pm

Grampian The Grampian Night Club

Malcolm Vaughan


Sunday 16th January 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Engelbert Humperdinck and The Young Generation

Lulu

The Friends of Distinction

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Petula Clark

Lovelace Watkins

ATV The Golden Shot

Pagliaro

Design


Monday 17th January 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 11:10 - 11:35 pm

Stephen Stills

Thames Opportunity Knocks

The John Miles Set


Tuesday 18th January 1972

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

Bell & Arc

John Martyn

Steve Howe

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Voodoo Chile (Berkley)

Bo Diddley Bo Diddley (Sweet Toronto)


Wednesday 19th January 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 20th January 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

T.Rex Telegram Sam

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

Faces Stay With Me (repeat)

Isaac Hayes Shaft (promo)

Sandie Shaw Where Did They Go

Donnie Elbert Where Did Our Love Go (disc)

Greyhound Moon River (disc)

John Barry Theme From The Persuaders (promo)

Bread Baby I'm A Want You (repeat)

Badfinger Day After Day

Melanie Brand New Key (film clip)

Sonny & Cher All I Ever Need Is You (disc)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn

New World

Tom Paxton

Yorkshire Sez Les

The Bachelors


Friday 21st January 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known

Grampian The Stuart Gillies Ceilidh


Saturday 22nd January 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

The New Seekers – A Song For Europe 4

The Flirtations

Olivia Newton-John

BBC2 Gordon Lightfoot In Concert part one 11:00 - 11:35 pm

ATV Saturday Variety 80:30 – 9:30 pm

Dorothy Squires

Stuart Gillies


Sunday 23rd January 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Engelbert Humperdinck and The Young Generation

Melba Moore

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

The Bachelors

ATV The Golden Shot

The Bee Gees

Sandie Shaw


Monday 24th January 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 11:10 - 11:35 pm

Blue Mink

Thames Opportunity Knocks

The John Miles Set (winners from previous week)


Tuesday 25th January 1972

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

Host: Richard Williams

Curtis Mayfield – Gotta Have Peace, Keep On Keeping On, interview

The Rock N Roll All Stars - Bony Moronie, It Keeps Raining, Rip it up


Wednesday 26th January 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 27th January 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

T Rex - Telegram Sam (repeat)

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

Stevie Wonder If You Really Love Me

Neil Reid Mother Of Mine (repeat)

Pagliaro Lovin' You Ain't Easy

Chicory Tip Son Of My Father

Fortunes Storm In A Teacup

Chi-Lites Have You Seen Her (promo)

Don Mclean American Pie (disc)

Sonny & Cher All I Ever Need Is You (disc)

Yorkshire Sez Les

Shirley Bassey – Diamonds Are Forever, one other


Friday 28th January 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known


Saturday 29th January 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

The New Seekers – A Song For Europe 5 Songs of Praise, written by Roy Wood

Olivia Newton-John

The Flirtations

BBC2 Ralph McTell In Concert 11:00 - 11:30 pm

BBC2 Hound Dog Man 11:35 - 1:00 am movie with Fabian

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackaray

ATV Saturday Variety

The Grumbleweeds

Russ Conway


Sunday 30th January 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Engelbert Humperdinck and The Young Generation

The 5th Dimension

Dionne Warwick

ATV The Golden Shot

NB The last to be hosted by Bob Mnkhouse

Blue Mink


Monday 31st January 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 11:05 - 11:30 pm

B B King


Tuesday 1st February 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Host: Richard Williams

Poco – Railroad Days, Just For Me and You

Stevie Wonder interview

Ed Welch -

Granada Stars Of The Year 10:30 - 11:30 pm

The Bachelors

Anita Harris

Vince Hill


Wednesday 2nd February 1972

BBC2 Nana International

Nana Mouskori with The Oscar Peterson Trio

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 3rd February 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile (Daily Mirror has the host as Ed Stewart)

T Rex Telegram Sam (repeat)

Curtis Mayfield We Got To Have Peace

Sly & The Family Stone Family Affair (disc)

Al Green Let's Stay Together (promo)

Slade Look Wot You Dun

Donnie Elbert Where Did Our Love Go (disc)

The Bee Gees My World (repeat)

Chicory Tip Son Of My Father

Greyhound Moon River

Badfinger Day After Day (repeat)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Vera Lynn

Labi Siffre

Frank Ifield

Granada After The Fox movie The Hollies theme

Yorkshire Sez Les

The Peddlars


Friday 4th February 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known


Saturday 5th February 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

The New Seekers – A Song For Europe 6

Olivia Newton-John

The Flirtations

BBC2 Gordon Lightfoot In Concert Part Two 11:05 - 11:35 pm

LWT Aquarius 10:40 - 11:40 pm

From Pyramids to pop star (includes Ravi Shakar)

ATV Saturday Variety

Moira Anderson


Sunday 6th February 1972

BBC1 Engelbert with The Young Generation

Engelbert Humperdinck

Tom Jones

Billy Preston

ITV Sunday Cinema: Don't Ever Leave Me with Petula Clark

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 7th February 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out

Mr Fox (folk group)

ITV The Singer, The Song

Roger Whittaker


Tuesday 8th February 1972

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

David Bowie - Queen Bitch, Five Years


Wednesday 9th February 1972

BBC1 A Conversation With Duke Ellington 11:15 - 11:50 pm

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 10th February 1972

no Top Of The Pops due to Winter Olympics

Yorkshire Sez Les

New World


Friday 11th February 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Review: Three Voices On Their Own 9:20 - 10:10 pm

Rahsaan Roland Kirk


Saturday 12th February 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

The New Seekers – A Song For Europe all songs

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackray

BBC2 Up Country 9:20 - 9:50 pm

Host: George Hamilton IV

BBC2 Midnight Movie: Captain Newman MD

Bobby Darin

Granada Who Do You Do?

Tony Brandon (Radio 2 DJ doing impersonations of other DJs)

LWT Aquarius 10:40 - 11:40 pm

Bob Copper and The Copper Family

ATV Saturday Variety

Billy Eckstein


Sunday 13th February 1972

BBC1 Engelbert with The Young Generation

Engelbert Humperdinck

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Mary Travers

BBC2 Up Sunday

Kenny Everett

ATV The Golden Shot

Christie

The Sweet

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Johnny Mathis


Monday 14th February 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 11:15 - 11:40 pm

The Drifters


Tuesday 15th February 1972

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

The Mick Greenwood Band

Jimmy & Vella

The Faces – live at The Rainbow, London


Wednesday 16th February 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 17th February 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Nilsson Without You (Promo clip)

Chicory Tip Son Of My Father (repeat)

Billy Preston I Wrote A Simple Song

Cliff Richard Jesus

Slade Look Wot You Dun

The Hollies The Baby

Sweet Poppa Joe

Fortunes Storm In A Teacup

Colin Bluntstone Say You Don't Mind

Don McLean American Pie (film clip)

Michael Jackson Got To Be There (disc)

Paul Simon Mother And Child Reunion (disc)

BBC2 Lulu’s Party 9:20 - 10:00 pm

Lulu

Carpenters

Peter Noone

The Hermits

Horst Jankovski

Yorkshire Sez Les

Peter Noone


Friday 18th February 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

The Yetties


Saturday 19th February 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

The New Seekers – Beg Steal or Borrow (A Song For Europe winner)

Cilla Black

The Flirtations

BBC2 Up Country

George Hamilton IV

LWT Aquarius 10:40 - 11:40 pm

Elton John and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (at the Royal Festival Hall)

ATV Saturday Variety

Petula Clark


Sunday 20th February 1972

BBC1 Engelbert Humperdinck and The Young Generation

Jose Feliciano

Wilma Reading

ATV The Golden Shot

Peter Straker


Monday 21st February 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 11:20 - 11:45 pm

Labi Siffre


Tuesday 22nd February 1972

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

Rick Nelson

Hookfoot


Wednesday 23rd February 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 24th February 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Chicory Tip Son Of My Father (repeat)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Alone Again Naturally

The New Seekers Beg Steal Or Borrow (repeat)

Sweet Poppa Joe

The Bee Gees My World (repeat)

Fortunes Storm In A Teacup (disc)

Jonathan King Flirt

Badfinger Day After Day (repeat)

Chelsea FC Blue Is The Colour

Don McLean American Pie (disc)

Paul Simon Mother And Child Reunion (disc)

The Bee Gees My World (repeat)


Friday 25th February 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known


Saturday 26th February 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

Severine

The Flirtations

BBC2 Up Country

George Hamilton IV

ATV Saturday Variety

Alan Price & Georgie Fame

Lena Martell


Sunday 27th February 1972

BBC1 Engelbert Humperdinck and The Young Generation

Cilla Black

Rod McKeun

ATV The Golden Shot

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Tony Hatch

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Gene Pitney

Anita Harris


Monday 28th February 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 1:25 - 11:50 pm

Stone The Crows

BBC1 Gunfight At Aberline 1967 movie with Bobby Darin

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Smith & Son (father & son organ / drum duo who later signed to Decca)


Tuesday 29th February 1972

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

Seals and Croft - Year of Sunday, Irish Linen

Strawbs

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Wednesday 1st March 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 2nd March 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn (Daily Mirror said the host was Ed Stewart)

Chicory Tip Son Of My Father (repeat)

Donnie Elbert Can't Help Myself (disc)

Lindisfarne Meet Me On The Corner (repeat)

Cliff Richard Jesus (repeat)

Nilsson Without You (promo clip)

Slade Look Wot You Dun (promo clip)

Fifth Dimension Together Let's Find Love

Gilbert O'Sullivan Alone Again Naturally (repeat)

The New Seekers Beg Steal Or Borrow (repeat)

Jonathan King Flirt (disc)

Colin Bluntstone Say You Don't Mind (repeat)

BBC2 Nana Mouskouri and The Athenians 9:20 - 10:10 pm

Musical guests not known

ITV Exclusively Elvis 7.20 - 9.00 pm

Jailhouse Rock with Elvis Presley


Friday 3rd March 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known


Saturday 4th March 1972

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

Labi Siffre

The Flirtations

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackaray

BBC2 Up Country

George Hamilton IV

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Marian Montgomery


Sunday 5th March 1972

BBC1 Engelbert with The Young Generation

Engelbert Humperdinck

Ray Stevens

Dana

ATV The Golden Shot

Matt Monro


Monday 6th March 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 11:15 - 11:40 pm

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Smith & Son (winners from previous week)


Tuesday 7th March 1972

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

David Elliott

Plainsong

ATV Des 7:05 - 7:35 pm

Petula Clark


Wednesday 8th March 1972

BBC1 Tommy Hunt at the Golden Gates 11:15 - 11:45 pm

with The Breakaways

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 9th March 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile, Ed Stewart (Daily Mirror says just Ed Stewart on his own)

The Hollies The Baby

Donnie Elbert Can't Help Myself (disc)

Lindisfarne Meet Me On The Corner (repeat)

The Supremes Floy Joy (disc)

Ray Stevens Turn Your Radio On

Les Crane Desiderata (promo)

Christie Iron Horse

Don McLean American Pie (film clip)

Paul Simon Mother And Child Reunion (disc)

Argent Hold Your Head Up

Olivia Newton-John What Is Life

Nilsson Without You (promo clip)

Partridge Family It's One Of Those Nights (playout record)


Friday 10th March 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known


Saturday 11th March 1972

BBC1 We Want To Sing 5:05 - 5:35 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard

Marvin Welch & Farrar

The Flirtations

BBC2 Up Country

George Hamilton IV

Wally Whyton

LWT Aquarius

The pursuit of happiness - John Lennon and Yoko Ono

ATV Saturday Variety

Edmund Hockeridge, The Dallas Boys

ITV Theatre of Stars

Murder in the First with Bobby Darin


Sunday 12th March 1972

BBC2 Engelbert withThe Young Generation

Engelbert Humperdinck

Randy Newman

ATV The Golden Shot

Christie

Les Dawson – Promise Me


Monday 13th March 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 11:15 - 11:40 pm

Lindesfarne


Tuesday 14th March 1972

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

Al Stewart – live set

Paul Brett – Custom Angel Man, Charlene (NB this song not listed on BBC Infax)

The closure of The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London

Fats Domino Wait and See (Disc Jockey Jamboree movie)

The Steve Miller Band – The Gangster’s Back (live at The Rainbow February 1972)

The Doors – Break On Through (promo clip)

Joel Scott Hill, Chris Eldridge & Johnny Barbata Promised Land (Filmfinders clip)

Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Long Flowing Robe (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Des

Gilbert O’Sullivan – Alone Again (Naturally), & Des O'Connor - No Matter How I Try


Wednesday 15th March 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 16th March 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

CCS Brother (disc)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Alone Again Naturally

The New Seekers Beg Steal Or Borrow (disc)

The Supremes Floy Joy (Pan's People)

Engelbert Humperdinck Too Beautiful To Last

Argent Hold Your Head Up (repeat)

Cilla Black The World I Wish For You

Nilsson Without You

Uriah Heep The Wizard

Don McLean American Pie (playout record)

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Sandie Shaw – Last Night on the Back Porch, You Made Me Love You

BBC1 Do You Remember? 8:50 - 9:00 pm

The Beginning Of The Beatles, August 1962

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Harry Secombe

Shirley Bassey


Friday 17th March 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Carl-Alan Awards 10:10 - 10:45 pm

Musical guests not known


Saturday 18th March 1972

BBC1 We Want To Sing

Musical guests not known

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Petula Clark

The Flirtations

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackaray

BBC2 Up Country

George Hamilton IV

LWT Finders Keepers 6:35 - 8:00 pm Cliff Richard and The Shadows movie

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Dana


Sunday 19th March 1972

BBC1 Engelbert with The Young Generation

Engelbert Humperdinck

Bobby Darin

Nancy Wilson

ATV The Golden Shot

Gene Pitney


Monday 20th March 1972

NB an appearance by Kevin Ayres, Lol Coxhill, David Bedford and Robert Wyatt was made on a show apparently called Music Alive this day on the BBC, however I cannot find any reference to it on this day

BBC1 Song For Europe part two

Cliff Richard


Tuesday 21st March 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:10 pm - end

Judee Sill

Audience - Thunder and Lightning, Buy me an Island

Jimi Hendrix Experience - Killing Floor (Monterey Pop movie)

ATV Des

Sacha Distel


Wednesday 22nd March 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 23rd March 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Nilsson Without You (promo clip)

Argent Hold Your Head Up

CCS Brother (promo)

Supremes Floy Joy (disc)

Lindisfarne Meet Me On The Corner (promo clip)

Tom Jones The Young New Mexican Puppeteer

Labi Siffre Crying Laughing Loving Lying

Chiffons Sweet Talking Guy (disc)

Neil Young Heart Of Gold (from In Concert)

Uriah Heep The Wizard (repeat)

Glen Campbell Oklahoma Sunday Morning

Olivia Newton-John What Is Life (repeat)


Friday 24th March 1972

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known


Saturday 25th March 1972

BBC1 We Want To Sing

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest 9:30 - 11:10 pm

UK: The New Seekers – Beg Steal or Borrow

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 8:25 - 9:15 pm

Theme by Yes

Buddy Rich

ATV Saturday Variety 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Cilla Black Something Tells Me, I Don’t Know How To Love Him

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen


Sunday 26th March 1972

BBC1 Ask Aspel

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 Engelbert with The Young Generation 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck

Adamo

Eartha Kitt

BBC1 Omnibus: Three Faces Of Jazz repeat

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

Dana


Monday 27th March 1972

Thames Opportunity Knocks

All Winners show

The John Miles Set

The Real Thing

Stephen Smith & Father (Smith & Son)


Tuesday 28th March 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:0 pm - end

The John Dummer Band - Rambling Boy, Me and My Boogie

Randy Newman - Burn on, God Song, Political Science

Chuck Berry – interviewed by Richard Williams

Thames The Sooty Show

Wally Whyton

ATV Des

Heathmore – Unchained Melody

ATV Whatever Happened To Tin Pan Alley? 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Includes T Rex live in Boston, Lincs

Anne Shelton, Dick James, Ross Parker, Paul Jones, George Martin, Cliff Richard, Adam Faith, Mickie Most, Mick Jagger, Heinz, Jonathan King, Issy Bonn, Tommie Connor, Eddie Rogers, Marc Bolan, Pete Townshend, Larry Parnes, Mike Chapman,

Nicky Chin, The Who


Wednesday 29th March 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 30th March 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

Nilsson Without You (Pan's People / promo clip)

Marmalade Radancer

The New Seekers Beg Steal Or Borrow (repeat)

Labi Siffre Crying Laughing Loving Lying (repeat)

Partridge Family It's One Of Those Nights (disc)

Ringo Starr Back Off Boogaloo (disc)

Anne Murray Cotton Jenny

Jo Jo Gunne Run Run Run (disc)

The Temptations Take A Look Around

Tom Jones The Young New Mexican Puppeteer (repeat)

Chiffons One Fine Day (disc)

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Harry Secombe Show

Engelbert Humperdinck


Friday 31st March 1972 Good Friday

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘72

Musical guests not known


Saturday 1st April 1972

BBC1 Tarbuck’s Luck

Cilla Black

BBC2 Up Country 5:45 - 6:16 pm

George Hamilton IV

Buffy Saint Marie

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:05 - 9:50 pm

The Faces

ATV Saturday Variety: The Val Doonican Show

The Barron Knights

Sheila Southern


Sunday 2nd April 1972 Easter Sunday

BBC1 Godspell - excerpts from the rock musical 6:35 - 7:25 pm

David Essex

BBC1 Engelbert with The Young Generation

Engelbert Humperdinck

Jack Jones

BBC2 Tom Jones 11:00 - 11:50 pm

The Blossoms, Treorchy Male Voice Choir

ATV The Golden Shot

Shep’s Banjo Band


Monday 3rd April 1972 Bank Holiday

BBC1 A Question of Sport

Ed Stewart

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Australian show

Johnny Christie


Tuesday 4th April 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:30 pm - end

Kevin Ayres - Oh My, May I

Claire Hamill

ATV Des

Buddy Greco – Macarthur Park

Lynn Rodgers – I’m Coming Home, & Buddy Greco – Quando Quando Quando


Wednesday 5th April 1972

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 6th April 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Nilsson Without You (promo clip)

Argent Hold Your Head Up (repeat)

Four Tops Bernadette (disc)

Ringo Starr Back Off Boogaloo (promo)

Greyhound I Am What I Am

Jo Jo Gunne Run Run Run (disc)

Middle Of The Road Sacramento

Neil Young Heart Of Gold (from In Concert)

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band Amazing Grace (disc)

Daniel Boone Beautiful Sunday

Olivia Newton-John What Is Life (repeat)

Thames Max

Max Bygraves


Friday 7th April 1972

Thames Zingalong 4:40 – 4:55 pm

Sandie Shaw - When I'm 64, I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing, One Man Went To Mow, Puppet On A String


Saturday 8th April 1972

BBC1 Tarbuck’s Luck

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

James Last and Orchestra

LWT The Jackson Five 12:15 – 12:45 pm (first edition of cartoon series)

NB There were twenty-three episodes from 1972 – 1974. Made by Motown Productions

It All Started With…

ATV Saturday Variety

Lulu

The Pattersons


Sunday 9th April 1972

BBC2 Up Country

NB The Fourth International Festival of Country Music

Musical guests not known

ATV Something to Sing About

1: The Old Order

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

Steve and Bonnie

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Noel Harrison


Tuesday 11th April 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 pm- end

Vinegar Joe - Rusty Red Armour, Avinu Malkenu

Jonathan Kelly

Ten Years After – Woodstock clip

ATV Des

Martin Dale (singer)


Wednesday 12th April 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

First show with the new title

NB The theme is Peter Straker – The Spirit Is Willing

The Feet are the resident dance troupe

Host: Ayshea Brough with Fred Barker

Colin Bluntstone – Say You Don’t Mind

The Move -California Man

Smile - A Year Every Night

Roy Wood – When Grandma Plays The Banjo


Thursday 13th April 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band Amazing Grace (promo) NB The Guards were at this time stationed in West Germany, so couldn’t make personal appearances

Elvis Presley Until It's Time For You To Go (promo)

Chris Montez Crazy For You

Marmalade Radancer

Vicky Leandros Come What May

Ringo Starr Back Off Boogaloo (disc)

Chiffons Sweet Talking Guy (disc)

Middle Of The Road Sacramento (repeat)

T.Rex Deborah (disc)

Johnny Nash Stir It Up

Marvin Welch & Farrar Marmaduke

BBC1 The Long Distance Piano Player 9:20 - 10:20 pm repeat

Ray Davies


Friday 14th April 1972

LWT The Sunday TV Awards 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Tony Bennett

Max Bygraves

Thames Zingalong

Sandie Shaw - Monsieur Dupont, Brand New Key, Yellow Submarine, Your Baby 'as Gorn Dahn the Plug'ole


Saturday 15th April 1972

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

The Oscar Peterson Trio

LWT The Jackson Five 12:15 - 12:45 pm

Pinestock U.S.A.

BBC1 Braden’s Week

Jake Thackaray

ATV Saturday Variety: The Val Doonican Show

Noel Harrison

Design


Sunday 16th April 1972

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Eartha Kitt

BBC1 How Can You Be Sure? 6:15 - 6:45 pm

Pete Townshend of The Who

BBC2 Up Country

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Up Sunday

Kenny Everett

LWT Music In The Round: Rock Of Ages 12.05 - 12.30 pm (shown by ATV)

T Rex - four live songs and interview by Humphrey Burton

ATV Something to Sing About

2: Roads and Canals

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

Dorothy Squires

Roger Whittaker

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Frank Ifield


Monday 17th April 1972

BBC1 How Can You Be Sure? repeat 1:00 - 1:30 pm


Tuesday 18th April 1972

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

Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Our Friend George, Meat (Manfred Mann wears glove puppet)

Linda Lewis – live set

Ornette Coleman – interview

Iggy & The Stooges – live clip (Iggy smears himself with peanut butter while being held aloft by the crowd

Edgar Winter's White Trash - Still Alive and Well (Filmfinders clip)

Linda Ronstadt – Rock Me On The Water (Filmfinders clip)

Stephen Stills – Go Back Home (live promo clip)

ATV Des

Ray Peters


Wednesday 19th April 1972

BBC1 Talkback

Jimmy Savile defends Top of the Pops and gives a mention to The Old Grey Whistle Test

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Peter Straker – The Spirit Is Willing

Gene Pitney

Spode

Jack Wild – Consider Yourself (film clip)


Thursday 20th April 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band Amazing Grace (promo)

David Cassidy Could It Be Forever (disc)

Marmalade Radancer (disc)

Mungo Jerry Open Up

Ringo Starr Back Off Boogaloo (disc)

Temptations Take A Look Around (repeat)

Jo Jo Gunne Run Run Run (disc)

Tom Jones The Young New Mexican Puppeteer (repeat)

Clodagh Rodgers It's Different Now

Johnny Cash A Thing Called Love (promo)

Johnny Nash Stir It Up

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Harry Secombe Show

Nana Mouskouri


Friday 21st April 1972

BBC1 The Dean Martin Show 9:25 - 10:15 pm

Tony Bennett

BBC2 Review 9:20 - 10:10 pm

The Blues According To Lightning Hopkins

LWT Budgie (first episode of second series)

Adam Faith as ‘Budgie’ Bird

Theme: Nobody’s Fool by Ray Davies


Saturday 22nd April 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Peter Noone - Shoo Be Doo Ah

BBC1 Tarbuck’s Luck

The Bee Gees

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:35 - 10:20 pm

Tom Paxton and Friends: Mary Travers, John Denver

LWT The Rolf Harris Show 6:15 - 7:00 pm

Ray Stevens

Cleo Laine

LWT The Jackson Five: Drafted

ATV Saturday Variety

Marvin, Welch & Farrar

Wilma Reading


Sunday 23rd April 1972

ATV The Golden Shot

New World

Vicky Leandros

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Vince Hill

Petula Clark


Tuesday 25th April 1972

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

Jerry Lee Lewis - Think About It Darling, Chantilly Lace, Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

Country Joe McDonald – live set

Mick Jagger – interview / The Rolling Stones – Tumbling Dice (Filmfinders clip)

John Prine – Sam Stone (Filmfinders clip)

Crosby and Nash – Southbound Train (Filmfinders clip)

ELP - Pictures At An Exhibition (abstract film clip)


Wednesday 26th April 1972

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

New World – Sister Jane

Stavely Makepiece

Dave Newman – The Lion Sleeps Tonight


Thursday 27th April 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band Amazing Grace (promo)

The Drifters Saturday Night At The Movies (disc)

Elton John Rocket Man (repeat)

Ringo Starr Back Off Boogaloo (disc)

Rolling Stones Tumbling Dice (stills used)

Vicky Leandros Come What May (repeat)

Sly & The Family Stone Running Away (promo / Pan’s People)

Jo Jo Gunne Run Run Run (promo clip)

Chiffons Sweet Talking Guy (disc)

Hurricane Smith Oh Babe What Would You Say

Johnny Cash A Thing Called Love (disc)

Daniel Boone Beautiful Sunday

Angelettes Don't Let Him Touch You

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Harry Secombe Show (repeat)

Vicky Leandros – I Am


Saturday 29th April 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Middle of the Road - Sacremento

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 8:20 - 9:15 pm

Elton John

BBC1 Shirley Bassey

LWT The Jackson Five: Mistaken Identity

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Design

ATV Saturday Variety

Clodagh Rodgers

Frankie Vaughan


Sunday 30th April 1972

BBC1 Frank Sinatra: A Man And His Music 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Ella Fitzgerald

Antonio Carlos Jobim

BBC1 The Spinners In Spring

BBC2 Nancy Wilson From The Talk Of The Town 11:00 - 11:45 pm

With Pan’s People

ATV Something To Sing About

Transport 2: Railway Age

Ian Campbell

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

The Beverley Sisters

ATV The Golden Shot

Mungo Jerry - Baby Jump

Malcolm Roberts


Monday 1st May 1972

Thames Opportunity Knocks’ Gala Show

Smith & Father

Johnnie Christie


Tuesday 2nd May 1972

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

Jackson Browne

Linda Hoyle – The Ballad of Marty Mole, Paper Tulips


Wednesday 3rd May 1972

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

The Bay City Rollers – We Can Make Music

Real Thing – Vicious Circle

Jack Wilde


Thursday 4th May 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

David Cassidy Could It Be Forever (film clip)

Marmalade Radancer

Johnny Cash A Thing Called Love (disc)

Paul Simon Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard (disc)

The Move California Man

Ramsey Lewis Wade In The Water (Pan's People)

Hurricane Smith Oh Babe What Would You Say (repeat)

Rolling Stones Tumbling Dice (old film clip of band)

Shirley Bassey I've Never Been A Woman Before

Mungo Jerry Open Up

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band Amazing Grace (promo)


Friday 5th May 1972

BBC2 Review 9:20 - 10:10 pm

Include Annette Peacock


Saturday 6th May 1972

BBC1 Sandie Shaw Sings 11:30 - 12:05 pm

Elton John

Cat Stevens

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

The Harry James Orchestra

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Eartha Kitt – I Wanna Be Evil, If You Go Away

The Mixtures

ATV Saturday Variety: Kopykats 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Steve Lawrence


Sunday 7th May 1972

BBC1 Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing 7:25 - 8:15 pm

BBC2 Glen Campbell from the Talk Of The Town 9:05 - 9:55 pm

With Pan’s People

ATV Something To Sing about

Down The Mine

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

Frankie Vaughan

Neil Reid

LWT The Oscar 1966 movie with Nancy Sinatra, Tony Bennett

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Roger Whittaker

The Bachelors


Monday 8th May 1972

Thames The David Nixon Show

Lovelace Watkins


Tuesday 9th May 1972

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

The Doors – I’m Horny I’m Stoned, In The Eyes Of The Sun

Tom Paxton

Elvis Presley – That’s The Way It Is movie clip


Wednesday 10th May 1972

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Peter Noone

Labi Siffre – Crying Laughing Lying, It Must Be Love

Chicory Tip

Thames This Is Your Life: Lulu


Thursday 11th May 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

T Rex Metal Guru

Lindisfarne Lady Eleanor

Vicky Leandros Come What May (repeat)

The Drifters Saturday Night At The Movies (disc)

Elton John Rocket Man (repeat)

The Moody Blues Isn't Life Strange

Rolling Stones Tumbling Dice (disc)

Chicory Tip What's Your Name (repeat)

Judy Collins Amazing Grace (promo)

Leeds United FC Leeds United (disc)

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show

The New Seekers

George Hamilton IV

Vera Lynn


Saturday 13th May 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Tremeloes - I Like it That Way

BBC1 Tarbuck’s Luck

Mrs Mills

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:50 - 10:35 pm

Richie Havens

LWT The Jackson Five: Bongo Baby, Bongo

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Blue Mink – May Day

Clodagh Rogers – It’s Different Now

Roger Whittaker – I Dreamed A Dream

ATV Saturday Variety: The Val Doonican Show

NB Clodgah Rodgers cancelled

Design


Sunday 14th May 1972

BBC2 Jack Jones 9:10 - 9:55 pm

ATV Something To Sing About

5: Dark Satanic Mills

Ian Cempbell

ITV That Woman Oppostite movie with Petula Clark

ATV The Golden Shot

NB Clodgah Rodgers cancelled

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Max Bygraves

LWT The Tommy Steele Hour

LWT Music In The Round (The birth of the blues)

with George Melly


Monday 15th May 1972

Thames The David Nixon Show

Lena Martell

Frankie Vaughan


Tuesday 16th May 1972

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

The Beach Boys – You Need A Mess Of Help To Stand Alone

Magna Carta

The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Woman (Musical guests not known clip)

Jan Akkerman

ELO – 10538 Overture (promo clip)


Wednesday 17th May 1972

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Ken Dodd

Bruce Ruffin

Rock Candy

Thames The Max Bygraves Show


Thursday 18th May 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

T Rex - Metal Guru (repeat 11 May 1972)

David Cassidy Could It Be Forever (disc)

Moody Blues Isn't Life Strange (repeat)

Hurricane Smith Oh Babe What Would You Say

Lindisfarne Lady Eleanor (promo clip)

Leeds United FC Leeds United (disc)

New World Sister Jane

Val Doonican More Than Ever Before

Don McLean Vincent (film clip)

Paul Simon Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard (disc)

Procol Harum A Whiter Shade Of Pale (repeat)

BBC2 Show of the Week: Diana! 9:20 - 10:10 pm

Diana Ross

The Jackson Five

Tyne Tees The Sound of The New Temperance Seven 3:00 – 3:15 pm


Friday 19th May 1972

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

Thames Zingalong

Bryan Chalker's New Frontier


Saturday 20th May 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show (repeat)

Shirley Bassey – Diamonds Are Forever

BBC1 Julie Felix Sings 11:15 - 11:45 pm

BBC2 Sounds for Saturday

The John Warren Band

LWT The Jackson Five: Cinderjackson

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Val Doonican – More Than Ever Before

Georgie Fame and Alan Price

ATV Saturday Variety

The Settlers

Russ Conway


Sunday 21st May 1972

BBC2 The Talk Of The Town 9:20 - 10:05 pm

Helen Reddy

The Les Humphries Singers

LWT Music In The Round: Birth Of The Blues 11:15 - 11:45 pm

George Melly

ATV Something to Sing About

6: The Deep Blue Sea

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

Peter Noone

Penny Lane

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 22nd May 1972

Thames The David Nixon Show

Ronnie Hilton

Cleo Laine


Tuesday 23rd May 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 pm - end

Kris Kristofferson Loving Her was Easier

Rita Coolidge A Woman Left Lonely

Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge Help Me Make It Through The Night

Quiver


Wednesday 24th May 1972

Granada Lift Off wuth Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Roger Whittaker - I Dreamed a Dream, & Ayshea I Can't Grow Peaches on a Cherry Tree

Mungo Jerry

Louisa Jane White

Petticoat and Vine

Granada Set Of Six

Badfinger


Thursday 25th May 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

T Rex - Metal Guru

David Cassidy Could It Be Forever (disc)

Diana Ross Doobedood'ndoobe Doobedood'ndoobe (promo)

The Drifters Saturday Night At The Movies (disc)

Elton John Rocket Man

The Move California Man

Donnie Elbert Little Bit Of Leather (disc)

John Baldry Iko Iko (with Elton John, Rod Stewart)

Chicory Tip What's Your Name (repeat)

Hurricane Smith Oh Babe What Would You Say (repeat)

Wings Mary Had A Little Lamb

BBC2 Morecambe and Wise Show repeat

Anita Harris

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen


Friday 26th May 1972

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

Thames Zingalong

Bryan Chalker's New Frontier


Saturday 27th May 1972

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:20 - 9:55 pm

Osibisa

LWT The Jackson Five: The Tiny Five

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Buddy Greco – Bridge Over Troubled Water, Keep The Customer Satisfied

Christine Holmes – You Made me So Very Happy

New World – Sister Jane

ATV Saturday Variety: Kopykats

Steve Lawrence


Sunday 28th May 1972

BBC2 The Talk Of The Town

Claude Francois

ATV The Golden Shot

The Tremeloes

Yorkshire Follyfoot (first episode)

Theme The Settlers - The Lightning Tree

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

NB Fund raiser for the British Olympic Fund

Liza Minnelli

The Osmonds

Southern Rock Around the Clock 3:15 - 4:35 pm movie

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Petula Clark

Roger Whittaker


Monday 29th May 1972 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Wonderful Life 8:00 - 9:50 pm Cliff Richard and The Shadows movie

Thames The David Nixon Show

Ivor Emmanuel

Salena Jones


Tuesday 30th May 1972

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

Don McLean (possibly not on)

Focus Hocus Pocus, medley

Granada Set Of Six

Argent


Wednesday 31st May 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4:55 - 5:20 pm

Host: Ayshea

The Tremeloes - I Like it That Way

Glo Macari - Monday Morning

Jumbo

ATV Des

Clodagh Rodgers


Thursday 1st June 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

T Rex Metal Guru (repeat 11 May 1972)

Drifters At The Club (disc)

Slade Take Me Bak 'Ome (disc)

Kinks Supersonic Rocket Ship (promo)

Neil Diamond Song Sung Blue

Lindisfarne Lady Eleanor

New World Sister Jane (repeat)

Tony Christie Don't Go Down To Reno

Don Mclean Vincent

Michael Jackson Rockin' Robin (disc)

Wings Mary Had A Little Lamb (repeat)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Neil Diamond 9:20 - 10:05 pm


Friday 2nd June 1972

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood! 8:30 - 9:00 pm

Peter Noone


Saturday 3rd June 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Driftwood - Come Into the Warm

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

The 5th Dimension

LWT The Jackson Five: The Groovatron

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Shirley Bassey - I've Never Been a Woman Before

Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge with the Band of Thieves – two songs

ATV Saturday Variety

The Dallas Boys

Malcolm Roberts

ITV New Scotland Yard

Stuart Henry (plays convict)


Sunday 4th June 1972

BBC2 Night Club (Cabaret from Paris)

Francois Hardy

ITV Something to Sing Aout

7: Suffer Little Children

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

Donald Peers – Softly Awake My Heart

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Anita Harris

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 5th June 1972

BBC1 The Spinners

Thames David Nixon 6:40- 7:30 pm

Matt Monro


Tuesday 6th June 1972

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

Jerry Hopkins discusses his book on Elvis Presley

Ashman Reynolds Group - Taking Off, Work out the score

Sha Na Na - interview

Steve Goodman - City of New Orleans

Listen - Feathers in your Headband (folk contest winner)

Lloyd Watson - Death Letter Blues (folk contest winner)

Granada Set Of Six

Middle of the Road


Wednesday 7th June 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea Brough – You’ve Got A Friend

Susan Maughan – Everybody Sing

Sweet - Little Willy

The Barron Knights – You’re All I Need


Thursday 8th June 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

T Rex Metal Guru (repeat)

Roberta Flack The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (promo clip)

Slade Take Me Bak 'Ome

The Beach Boys You Need A Mess Of Help To Stand Alone

Diana Ross Doobedood'ndoobe Doobedood'ndoobe (disc)

Free Little Bit Of Love (disc)

The Move California Man (repeat)

Sweet Little Willy

Chicory Tip What's Your Name (repeat)

Don McLean Vincent (repeat)

Michael Jackson Rockin' Robin (disc)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Morecambe and Wise repeat

Design

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen


Friday 9th June 1972

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone


Saturday 10th June 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Fortunes - Baby By the Way

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:15 - 10:10 pm

Joni Mitchell

LWT The Jackson Five: Ray and Charles: Superstars

LWT 2 G’s And The Pop People 6:15 - 7:00 pm (first edition)

2G’s refer to dance troupe ‘Second Generation’

Lulu

The Bee Gees - The Morning Of My Life, Walking back To Waterloo

Dance Troupe: Dougie Squire’s Second Generation

Guest DJ: Jimmy Young

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Bachelors

ATV Saturday Variety 8:00 - 9:00 pm

The Bachelors

Jackie Trent

The Wychwoods


Sunday 11th June 1972

BBC1 Going For A Song

Brian Matthew on panel

BBC1 Sacha’s Back In Town 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Sacha Distel

Olivia Newton-John

Daliah Lavi

Vicki Leandros

Les Reed

BBC2 Night Club 11:05 - 12:05 am

Shirley Bassey

ATV Something to Sing About

8: Crime and Punishment

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

The Settlers

Kamahl

LWT Music In The Round (Anatomy of Folk)

Lance Legault


Monday 12th June 1972

BBC1 The Spinners


Tuesday 13th June 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:10 pm - end

Sandy Denny – It’ll Take A Long Time, The Lady

Richie Havens - Lean On Me, What About Me

Granada Set Of Six

Slade


Wednesday 14th June 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Marvin, Welch and Farrar

Gerry Marsden

Tony Burrows

Crackers


Thursday 15th June 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Don McLean Vincent (number one)

Gary Glitter Rock & Roll (Part 2) (disc)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day (repeat)

Slade Take Me Bak 'Ome

Kinks Supersonic Rocket Ship

B.Bumble & The Stingers Nut Rocker (disc)

New Seekers Circles

Sweet Little Willy

Chi-Lites Oh Girl (promo)

Don McLean Vincent (repeat)

Michael Jackson Rockin' Robin (disc)


Friday 16th June 1972

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

Thames Zingalong 4:40 - 4:55 pm

Clinton Ford


Saturday 17th June 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Miki Anthony

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

The Modern Jazz Quartet

LWT The Jackson Five: The Wizard of Soul

LWT 2 G’s And The Pop People

Slade - Get Down and Get With It, It'll Be Alright

Sweet Charity

Guest DJ Tony Blackburn

ATV Saturday Variety: KopyKats

Musical guests not known


Sunday 18th June 1972

BBC2 Night Club (Cabaret from Paris)

No guests of interest in this edition

ATV Somethign to Sing About

A Woman's Place

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

The Peddlers

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Nina

Roger Whittaker


Monday 19th June 1972

BBC1 The Spinners


Tuesday 20th June 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 pm - end

Roxy Music - Ladytron

The Sutherland Brothers

Chick Berry – Nadine (Montreux Jazz Festival)

T Bone Walker with Chuck Berry – Everyday I Have The Blues (Montreux Jazz Festival)

Granada Set Of Six

Electric Light Orchestra (with Roy Wood)


Wednesday 21st June 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Tony Christie

Emil Dean Zoghby

Hello

David Bowie

Thames Mike and Bernie’s Show

Roger Whittaker

The Flirtations

The Ladybirds


Thursday 22nd June 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

Sweet Little Willy

Gary Glitter Rock & Roll (Part two)

Elvis Presley An American trilogy (TOTP film)

Argent Tragedy

Free Little Bit of Love (Pan’s People)

The New Seekers Circles

Dana Crossword Puzzles

The Move California Man

Don McLean Vincent (live film clip)

B Bumble & The Stingers Nut Rocker (playout disc)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Morecambe and Wise Show

Cilla Black

Ronnie Hilton

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen


Friday 23rd June 1972

BBC1 The Monkees 4:55 - 5:20 pm

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

Thames Zingalong 4:40 - 4:55 pm

Clinton Ford


Saturday 24th June 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Wings – Mary Had A Little Lamb (promo)

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

John Denver 9:25 - 10:15 pm

LWT The Jackson Five: Jackson Island

LWT 2 G’s And The Pop People

Argent - Hold Your Head Up, Tragedy

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Ooh Wack Doo Wacka Day

Raving Rupert

Cleo Laine

Guest DJ Dave Lee Travis

ATV Saturday Variety

Mirelle Matthieu

Heathmore


Sunday 25th June 1972

BBC1 The Vera Lynn Show 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Labi Siffre

Vince Hill

BBC2 Up Sunday

Kenny Everett

ATV Somehting to Sing About

10: Soldiers of the Queen

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

The Settlers

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Bachelors

LWT Eleven Plus (first edition)

Host: Russell Harty

Musical guests not known


Monday 26th June 1972

BBC1 The Spinners In Summer

Thames The David Nixon Show

The Flirtations

The Wychwoods


Tuesday 27th June 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:55 pm - end

The J Geils Band

Natural Acoustic Band

Granada Set Of Six

Pentangle


Wednesday 28th June 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Slade - Tak Me Bak 'Ome

Barbara Ruskin – Beautiful Friendship

Winston Francis

Thames Miss TV Times

Lovelace Watkins

The New Seekers


Thursday 29th June 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Slade Tak Me Bak ‘Ome (number one)

Donny Osmond Puppy Love (film clip) still exists

Gary Glitter Rock & Roll (Part 2) (disc)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day (repeat)

The Move California Man (disc)

The Who Join Together (promo)

Dawn Vaya Con Dios

B.Bumble & The Stingers Nut Rocker (disc)

Neil Diamond Song Sung Blue (repeat)

Dave Clark & Friends Rub It In

Johnny Nash I Can See Clearly Now

Wings Mary Had A Little Lamb (repeat)


Friday 30th June 1972

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkees Versus Machines

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

BBC2 Late Night Line-Up

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth


Saturday 1st July 1972

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

Paco Pena

LWT The Jackson Five: Farmer Jackson

LWT 2 G’s And The Pop People

Head Hands and Feet - Too Hot To Handle, plus one other

Sandie Shaw

Scott Walker - Learn to Love Again

guest DJ Mike Raven

ATV Saturday Variety

Matt Monro

Springfield Revival


Sunday 2nd July 1972

ATV Something To Sing About

11: Love and marriage

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

Dana

Vince Hill

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Petula Clark

LWT 11 Plus 11:15 pm - 12:00 am (first edition)

Host: Russell Harty


Monday 3rd July 1972

BBC1 The Spinners


Tuesday 4th July 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:25 pm - end

The Impressions - Our Loves Goes On and On, Need to Belong to Someone

Todd Rundgren

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme 6:00 - 6:25 pm (first edition)

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 5th July 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Ken Goodwin

Vanity Fare

Festival

Jo Anne Love – Everything I Need

LWT How Do You Do?

The Rockin' Berries

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk Of The Town 10:30 - 11:00 pm (first edition)

NB Although made for Thames, Bennett paid for the series to be made, so counted an independently made series, causing problems with the TV unions. Equity regarded it to be a part of the “American quota negotiations”.


Thursday 6th July 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Donny Osmond Puppy Love (promo)

David Bowie Starman

Gary Glitter Rock & Roll part 2

Lulu Even If I Could Change

Frederick Knight I've Been Lonely For So Long (disc)

New Seekers Circles (repeat)

Partridge Family Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (disc)

Sweet Little Willy

The Who Join Together (disc)

Dr.Hook Sylvia's Mother (promo)

Love Unlimited Walkin' In The Rain With The One I Love (film clip) still exists

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Morecambe and Wise Show (repeat)

Mrs Mills

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Thames Zingalong

Judith Durham


Friday 7th July 1972

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone


Saturday 8th July 1972

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

Stan Kenton

LWT The Jackson Five: The Michael Look

LWT 2 G’s And The Pop People

Electric Light Orchestra - 10538 Overture

Labi Siffre It Must Be Love, Nothing In The World Like Love, See Me Smile

Offspring – Windfall

The Move - California Man

guest DJ: Tony Brandon

ATV Saturday Variety

Dana


Sunday 9th July 1972

ATV The Golden Shot

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Roy Orbison

ATV Songs That Matter

Doris Troy

The Settlers


Monday 10th July 1972

Thames The David Nixon Show

Anita Harris

Lovelace Watkins


Tuesday 11th July 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

The Rolling Stones special

Tumbling Dice, jam (rehearsals in Montreux, Switzerland)

I am Waiting, Under my thumb, Paint it Black (Ready Steady Go 1966)

Have You Seen Your Mother Baby Standing In The Shadows (Royal Albert Hall 1966)

Jumping Jack Flash (Hyde Park 1969)

Honky Tonk Woman (Madison Square Gardens 1969)

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

Mary Hopkin

Gilbert O’Sullivan


Wednesday 12th July 1972

BBC1 The Spinners

Sandie Shaw

Southern Little Big Time (first episode in series)

Freddie & The Dreamers

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk Of The Town

Sarah Vaughan

Thames Pop Festivals 12:00 am - close

with Jeremy Sandford and Barry Spikings


Thursday 13th July 1972

BBC1 He Said, She Said

Pane; game with DJ Tony Brandon

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Alice Cooper School's Out (repeat)

Donny Osmond Puppy Love (promo)

Stylistics Betcha By Golly Wow (disc)

New Seekers Circles (disc)

Hawkwind Silver Machine (promo clip)

Partridge Family Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (disc)

The Bee Gees Run To Me

The Who Join Together (promo)

Bruce Ruffin Mad About You

Terry Dactyl & The Dinosaurs Seaside Shuffle

Johnny Nash I Can See Clearly Now

Thames Zingalong

Frank Ifield


Friday 14th July 1972

BBC1 The Monkees: The Chaperone

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

Border The Sound Of...

Roger Whitgtaker


Saturday 15th July 1972

BBC1 It’s Lulu, Not To mention Dudley Moore 8:30 - 9:15 pm (first edition)

Slade

The Dudley Moore Trio

Segment

BBC1 A Man Called Ironside: The Quincunx

Involves a folk singing trio

BBC1 Parkinson

Andy Williams

BBC2 Three Hats For Lisa 1965 movie with Joe Brown

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

Imrat Khan

LWT The Jackson Five: Jackson Street. U.S.A.

LWT 2 G’s And The Pop People

Neil Reid - A Little Piece Of Leather

Osibisa – Jam, Making Everybody Happy

Al Stewart

Guest DJ Ed Stewart

ATV Saturday Variety

Vikki Carr

Donald Peers


Sunday 16th July 1972

ATV Something to Sing About

Power to the People

Ian Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

Vicky Leandros

Kenny Lynch

ATV Songs That Matter

The Settlers

LWT 11 Plus

Musical guests not known


Monday 17th July 1972

Thames The David Nixon Show

The Roy Budd Trio


Tuesday 18th July 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out repeat

Musical guests not known

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 19th July 1972

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 20th July 1972

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Gary Glitter Rock & Roll (Part 2)

David Bowie Starman (repeat)

Donny Osmond Puppy Love (promo)

Partridge Family Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (promo)

The Supremes Automatically Sunshine (disc)

Labi Siffre Watch Me

Alice Cooper School's Out (disc)

Bruce Ruffin Mad About You

Mary Wells My Guy (disc)

Middle Of The Road Samson & Delilah

Terry Dactyl & The Dinosaurs Seaside Shuffle

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Morecambe and Wise Show

Nina

The Pattersons

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

Thames Zingalong

Frank Ifield


Friday 21st July 1972

BBC1 The Monkees: I’ve Got A Little Song Here

BBC1 The Kinks At The Rainbow 6:30 - 7:15 pm

BBC1 Look, Mike Yarwood!

Musical guests not known


Saturday 22nd July 1972

BBC1 It’s Lulu Not To Mention Dudley Moore

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Segment

The Dudley Moore Trio

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:30 - 10:20 pm

Chuck Berry with Rocking Horse

LWT The Jackson Five: Rasho Jackson

ATV Saturday Variety

Vince Hill


Sunday 23rd July 1972

BBC1 The New Seekers 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Live at The Royal Albert Hall

ATV The Golden Shot

Gerry Marsden

ATV Songs That Matter

The Settlers

LWT 11 Plus

Marc Bolan


Monday 24th July 1972

Thames The David Nixon Show

Penny Lane


Tuesday 25th July 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out (repeat)

Musical guests not known

BBC1 South West Stackridge & Friends

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme 6.00 - 6.25 pm

Lulu - Oh Me Oh My, Eli's Coming (film clips)

Jimmy Ruffin - Forever My Love

Mungo Jerry

The Hollies

Ralph McTell


Wednesday 26th July 1972

BBC1 The Spinners

Acker Bilk

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers

Thames Tony Bennett

at the Talk of the Town

Billy Eckstein


Thursday 27th July 1972

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Tony Blackburn

Donny Osmond Puppy Love (promo)

Chairmen Of The Board Working On A Building Of Love (disc)

John Kongos Great White Lady

Hawkwind Silver Machine (promo clip)

Sandie Shaw Father & Son

Hot Butter Popcorn (disc)

The Supremes Automatically Sunshine (disc)

Alice Cooper School's Out (repeat)

Dr.Hook Sylvia's Mother (promo)

Electric Light Orchestra 10538 Overture

Mary Wells My Guy

BBC1 He Said, She Said

Kenny Ball


Friday 28th July 1972

BBC1 The Monkees: One Man Shy 5:00 - 5:25 pm


Saturday 29th July 1972

BBC1 It’s Lulu Not To Mention To Dudley Moore

Dusty Springfield

Segment

Lulu, Dusty Springfield & Dudley Moore - Scarborough Fair

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:15 - 10:05 pm

Don McLean

LWT Saturday Variety: Burt Bacharach, Close To You

Cilla Black – This Girl’s In Love With You, Alfie

Isaac Hayes

LWT The Jackson Five: A Rare Pearl

Yorkshire Sez Les

Labi Siffre

Middle of the Road


Sunday 30th July 1972

ATV The Golden Shot

Sandie Shaw

ATV Songs That Matter

The Settlers


Tuesday 1st August 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out 10:25 - 10:50 am repeat

Blue Mink

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

Lulu


Wednesday 2nd August 1972

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town

Matt Monro

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 3rd August 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Donny Osmond Puppy Love (promo)

Chairmen Of The Board Working On A Building Of Love (disc)

Faron Young It's Four In The Morning (promo clip)

The Bee Gees Run To Me

Hot Butter Popcorn (disc)

Stylistics Betcha By Golly Wow (promo)

Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes

Electric Light Orchestra 10538 Overture (repeat)

Terry Dactyl & The Dinosaurs Seaside Shuffle

Little Eva The Locomotion (disc)

Olivia Newton-John Just A Little Too Much

BBC2 Morecambe and Wise Show repeat

Tom Jones

Design

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Granada News

Radio Merseyland pirate station article

Thames Max Bygraces at the Royalty


Friday 4th August 1972

BBC1 The Monkees: Your Friendly Neighborhood...


Saturday 5th August 1972

BBC1 It’s Lulu Not To Mention Dudley Moore 8:35 - 9:20 pm

Roberta Flack

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

CCS

LWT The Jackson Five: Winner's Circle

Yorkshire Sez Les

Gilbert O’Sullian – Oh Wakka Doo Wakka Day, But I'm Not, Doing The Best I Can

Johnny Nash – I Can See Clearly Now

ATV Saturday Variety

Buddy Greco

Caterina Valente


Sunday 6th August 1972

BBC1 Jack Jones

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

Springfield Revival

ATV Songs That Matter

The Settlers

LWT A Guide For The Married Man movie Theme: The Turtles

LWT 11 Plus

Musical guests not known


Monday 7th August 1972

BBC1 An Hour With Mike Yarwood 10:10 - 11:10 pm

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 8th August 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out repeat

BB King

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 9th August 1972

Thames Mike And Bernie’s Show 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Musical guests not known

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk Of The Town 10:30 - 11:00 pm

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 10th August 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

Alice Cooper School's Out (repeat)

Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes

The Bee Gees Run To Me (repeat)

Peter Noone Should I

Labi Siffre Watch Me

Middle Of The Road Samson & Delilah (repeat)

Hawkwind Silver Machine (promo clip)

Blackfoot Sue Standing In The Road

Rod Stewart You Wear It Well (disc)

Derek & The Dominos Layla (disc)

Little Eva The Locomotion (disc)

Thames Zingalong

Dorothy Squires

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty


Friday 11th August 1972

BBC1 The Monkees: Royal Flush

Granada OK

Brinsley Schwarz


Saturday 12th August 1972

BBC1 It’s Lulu Not To Mention Dudley Moore

The Dudley Moore Trio

Johnny Nash

Segment

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

Thelma Houston

ATV Saturday Variety

The New Seekers

Penny Lane

Yorkshire Sez Les

Mac & Katie Kisson

Sandie Shaw – two songs

Daliah Lavi

ATV Saturday Variety

The New Seekers


Sunday 13th August 1972

BBC2 One Man’s Week: Kenny Everett 11:30 pm - end

ATV The Golden Shot

Kathy Kirby

The Rockin' Berries

ATV Songs That Matter

The Settlers

LWT Eleven Plus

Little Richard

Granada Out Front 11:15 - 11:50 pm

Steeleye Span, Fairport Convention


Tuesday 15th August 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out: Labi Siffre repeat


Wednesday 16th August 1972

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town

Annie Ross

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 17th August 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile (Daily Mirror says Tony Blackbutn is the host)

Alice Cooper School's Out (repeat)

Duncan Browne Journey

Electric Light Orchestra 10538 Overture

Jackie Wilson I Get The Sweetest Feeling (disc)

Lynsey De Paul Sugar Me (repeat)

Procol Harum Conquistador (promo)

Blackfoot Sue Standing In The Road

Rod Stewart You Wear It Well

Derek & The Dominos Layla (disc)

Mardi Gras Too Busy Thinking About My Baby (disc)

BBC1 He Said, She Said

John Gorman

BBC2 Night Club 9:25 - 10:10 pm

Melba Moore

Pan’s People

Thames Zingalong

Dorothy Squires

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty


Friday 18th August 1972

BBC1 The Monkees

ATV Shut That Door

Mrs Mills


Saturday 19th August 1972

BBC1 It’s Lulu Not To Mention Dudley Moore

The Dudley Moore Trio

Cliff Richard

Graham Bonnett

Segment

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Yorkshire Sez Les

Roy Orbison - Dream Baby, Running Scared

The Peddlers

ATV Saturday Variety

Neil Reid

Design


Sunday 20th August 1972

BBC2 Mary - Rhymes and Reasons: Protest 9:10 - 9:55 pm

Mary Travers

Don McLean

BBC2 One Man’s Week: Ron Geesin

ATV The Golden Show

Lynsey DePaul

ATV Songs That Matter

The Settlers

LWT Eleven Plus

Musical guests not known


Monday 21st August 1972

Thames Zebra In The Kitchen 1965 movie theme by The Standells

Yorkshire Jokers Wild

Lonnie Donegan


Tuesday 22nd August 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out repeat

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 23rd August 1972

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town

Billy Eckstein

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 24th August 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Roxy Music Virginia Plain

Lynsey De Paul Sugar Me

Hawkwind Silver Machine (disc)

Slade Mama Weer All Crazee Now

Alice Cooper School's Out (promo)

Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway Where Is The Love (promo clip)

Mardi Gras Too Busy Thinking 'Bout My Baby (Pan's People / promo clip)

Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes (repeat)

Duncan Browne Journey

Pearls I Came I Saw I Conquered

Little Eva The Locomotion (disc)

BBC1 He Said, She Said

George Melly

Roger Cook

BBC2 Sacha’s In Town (Sacha Distel) 9:25 - 10:10 pm

Petula Clark

Thames Zingalong

Cy Grant

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty


Friday 25th August 1972

BBC1 The Monkees: Success Story


Saturday 26th August 1972

BBC1 It’s Lulu Not To Mention Dudley Moore

The Dudley Moore Trio

BBC1 Scotland Sing Hi Sing Lo

Pentangle

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:05 - 9:50 pm

Roberta Flack

Yorkshire Sez Les

Dana

Sandie Shaw

Bruce Ruffin

ATV Saturday Variety

Neil Sedaka

Clodagh Rodgers

LWT Who Do You Do?

Tony Brandon (Radio One DJ)

LWT Aquarius

Kenny Everett's London


Sunday 27th August 1972

BBC2 Mary - Rhymes and Reasons: Country Life

Mary Travers

John Denver

LWT Ferry Cross The Mersey movie Gerry and The Pacemakers

LWT Eleven Plus

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

The New Seekers

ATV Songs That Matter

The Seekers


Tuesday 29th August 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out: Gilbert O’Sullivan (repeat)

Yorkshire Our Brian

Design


Wednesday 30th August 1972

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town

Cleo Laine

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 31st August 1972

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Rod Stewart You Wear It Well (repeat)

Cliff Richard Living In Harmony (disc)

Faron Young It's Four In The Morning (promo clip)

Elton John Honky Cat

Jackie Wilson I Get The Sweetest Feeling (disc)

Slade Mama Weer All Crazee Now

Roxy Music Virginia Plain (disc)

Blackfoot Sue Standing In The Road

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty


Friday 1st September 1972

BBC2 The Monkees (on BBC2 due to the Olympics)


Saturday 2nd September 1972

BBC1 The Case 8:15 - 9:15 pm

Musical with Cliff Richard, Olivia Newton-John (show co-funded by Finland TV)

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday

Doris Troy

Yorkshire Sez Les

Blue Mink

Vicki Leandros

The Dallas Boys

ATV Saturday Variety

Tony Hatch & Jackie Trent

LWT Aquariua

Elton John - Mr Superfunk


Sunday 3rd September 1972

BBC2 Mary: Rhymes and Reasons

3: Women

ATV The Golden Shot

Tony Christie

ATV Songs That Matter

The Settlers

LWT Eleven Plus

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 5th September 1972

BBC1 Sounding Out: Lindesfarne repeat


Wednesday 6th September 1972

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 7th September 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Slade Mama Weer All Crazee Now (repeat)

Cliff Richard Living In Harmony (repeat)

Lynsey De Paul Sugar Me

The Drifters Come On Over To My Place (disc)

Hurricane Smith Who Was It

Junior Walker & The All Stars Walk In The Night (disc)

Roxy Music Virginia Plain (repeat)

Michael Jackson Ain't No Sunshine (film clip)

BBC2 Sacha’s In Town (Sacha Distel)

Clodagh Rodgers

The Dudley Moore Trio

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty


Friday 8th September 1972

BBC1 The Virginian: A King’s Ransom

Jackie DeShannon

BBC2 The Monkees: I Was A Teenager Monster


Saturday 9th September 1972

BBC2 Mary - Rhymes and Reasons: Women

Mary Travers

Georgia Brown

BBC2 Sounds For Saturday 9:10 - 10:00 pm

Mahavishnu Orchestra

Yorkshire Sez Les

Gene Pitney

Design

ATV Saturday Variety

Vince Hill

Pearl Bailey and Louis Bellson


Sunday 10th September 1972

BBC2 Mary - Rhymes and Reasons: Love

Mary Travers

Paul Williams

Leslie Duncan

ATV The Golden Shot

Julie Rogers

Tony Blackburn

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Roger Whittaker

The Beverley Sisters

Neil Reid

LWT Eleven Plus

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 12th September 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:10 pm – end (first of second series)

Host: Bob Harris

The Drifters - live set and interview

Frampton’s Camel

Kenny Loggins – Danny’s Song

Loggins and Messinna – House at Pooh Corner, Listen To A Country Song

Roberta Flack – The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (live film clip)

ITV The Jackson Five Show (first in new series)

cartoon series


Wednesday 13th September 1972

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town 10:30 - 11:00 pm

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers

Yorkshire Miss Great Britain 1972

Julie Rogers


Thursday 14th September 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

T Rex Children Of The Revolution (repeat)

Slade Mamma Weer All Crazy Now (repeat

Roxy Music Virginia Plain

Barry Ryan I'm Sorry Susan

David Cassidy How Can I Be Sure (promo)

The Drifters Come On Over To My Place (disc)

Faron Young It's Four In The Morning (promo clip)

Sweet Wig Wam Bam

Dandy Livingstone Suzanne Beware Of The Devil

Hurricane Smith Who Was It

Jackie Wilson I Get The Sweetest Feeling (disc)

Mardi Gras Too Busy Thinking 'Bout My Baby (disc)

Michael Jackson Ain't No Sunshine (disc)

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme 5:20 - 5:50 pm

NB From the Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Dana

The Flying Machine

Peter and Alex

Christie

Pickettywitch


Saturday 16th September 1972

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Elaine Delmar – What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life

Georgie Fame & Alan Price – Bye Bye Love

LWT The Osmonds 9:55 - 10:20 am (first episode in cartoon series)

And Away They Go

Yorkshire Sez Les

Gilbert O'Sullivan


Sunday 17th September 1972

BBC2 Mary - Rhymes and Reasons: The City 9:30 - 10:15 pm

Mary Travers

David Buskin

Granada All That Jazz

George Melly etc

ATV The Golden Shot

Anne Murray

The Spinners

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Julie Rogers

Ayshea Brough


Monday 18th September 1972

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Bobby Crush (debut)

Thames The Sound of... The Settlers 12:15 - 12:25 pm (broadcast in black and white)


Tuesday 19th September 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:10 pm - end

NB Billy Joel seen listed

Jimmy Stevens – Girl From Denver, Tears Behind My Eyes

Arthur Lee – Every Time I Look Up I’m Down (abstract film clip)

American Spring – interview, Good Time (Filmfinders clip)

Bob Dylan etc – Just Like A Woman (Concert for Bangla Desh movie)

The Everly Brothers – Stories We Could Tell, Brand New Tennessee Waltz

John Lennon – Sometime In New York City (Filmfinders clip)

Jerry Lee Lewis – I Got A Woman, Great Balls of Fire (1971 Toronto Rock Festival)

Thames The Sound Of...Roger Whittaker (broadcast in black and white)


Wednesday 20th September 1972

BBC1 Frank Sinatra: A Man And His Music 9:55 - 10:45 pm

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers

Thames The Charlie Drake Comedy Hour

Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band


Thursday 21st September 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

T Rex Children Of The Revolution (disc)

Slade Mama Weer All Crazee Now (repeat)

David Bowie John I'm Only Dancing (disc)

Donny Osmond Too Young (promo)

The Drifters Come On Over To My Place

Gary Glitter I Didn't Know I loved You Till I Saw You Rock & Roll

Anne Murray Destiny

Sweet Wig Wam Bam

Junior Walker & The All Stars Walk In The Night (Pan's People)

Lieutenant Pigeon Mouldy Old Dough

Peter Skellern You're A Lady

BBC2 Sacha’s In Town (Sacha Distel)

Olivia Newton-John

Sammy Cahn

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

NB also seen as Tom Paxton, Mary Hopkin

Richard Harris - My Boy

Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes of the Broken Hearted

Dawn

Christie

The Tremeloes

ATV Something to Sing About (shown on Yorkshire)

The Rights of Man

Ian Campbell


Saturday 23rd September 1972

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

LWT The Osmonds: Don Osmondo in Spain

LWT The Tommy Steele Hour (repeat)


Sunday 24th September 1972

BBC2 Mary - Rhymes and Reasons: Tradition

Mary Travers

Ian Campbell Folk Group

ATV The Golden Shot

Joan Turner

Granada All That Jazz

George Melly etc

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Frank Ifield


Monday 25th September 1972

ITV Movie Matinee: Made in Heaven with Petula Clark


Tuesday 26th September 1972

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell

Vince Hill

Alex Welch & His Jazzband

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:30 pm - end

The John Kay Band – Many A Mile, Somebody

Steppenwolf (The John Kay Band) – Born To Be Wild, Monster

Linda Lewis

Carly Simon - interview

ELP - Pictures At An Exhibition (film insert)


Wednesday 27th September 1972

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 28th September 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

T Rex Children Of The Revolution (repeat of 14 September 1972)

David Cassidy How Can I Be Sure (promo)

10 C.C. Donna

David Bowie John I'm Only Dancing (film clip)

Elvis Presley Burning Love (disc)

Gary Glitter I Didn't Know I Loved You (repeat)

O'Jays Back Stabbers (disc)

Chicory Tip The Future Is Past

Dandy Livingstone Suzanne Beware Of The Devil

Peter Skellern You're A Lady

Junior Campbell Hallelujah Freedom

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Shirley Bassey

Musical guests not known

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

The Sweet

Mungo Jerry

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Chris Andrews

NB also seen as including Tony Hazzard, Arrival

Yorkshire shows the 27th July edition


Saturday 30th September 1972

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Chelsea Brown

LWT The Osmonds: The Luck of the Osmonds

ATV Saturday Variety

Anne Murray


Sunday 1st October 1972

BBC1 Milligan in Autumn

Ray Ellington

ATV The Golden Shot

LWT show the Joan Turner edition

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Julie Rogers

The Bachelors


Monday 2nd October 1972

Granada All That Jazz

George Melly


Tuesday 3rd October 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 pm - end

Pete Townshend

Stone The Crows

Jim Croce - Operator

Corrosion


Wednesday 4th October 1972

Southern Little Big Time 4:25 - 4:50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town

Billy Eckstein


Thursday 5th October 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

David Cassidy How Can I Be Sure (promo)

Donny Osmond Too Young (promo)

Elvis Presley Burning Love (promo)

Family Burlesque

Gary Glitter I Didn't Know I Loved You (disc)

O'Jays Back Stabbers (disc)

Harley Quinn New Orleans

Sweet Wig Wam Bam

Lieutenant Pigeon Mouldy Old Dough

Three Dog Night Tulsa Turnaround

Bread Guitar Man (disc)

Johnny Nash There Are More Questions Than Answers

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Sacha’s In Town (Sacha Distel) 9:25 - 10:10 pm

No guests of interest in this edition

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

NB Based on an airplane flight from London airport

Labi Siffre - Bless The Telephone, There's Nothing in the World Quite Like Love

Canned Heat - Let's Work Together

The Brotherhood of Man - California Sunday Morning

Lesley Duncan


Saturday 7th October 1972

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

LWT The Osmonds: China 9:55 - 10:20 pm

ATV Saturday Variety 9:30- 10:30 pm

Lonnie Donegan


Sunday 8th October 1972

BBC2 Mantovani In Concert

Vince Hill

ATV The Golden Shot

Musical guests not known

LWT The Stanley Baxter Show

Gilbert O'Sullivan


Monday 9th October 1972

BBC2 Harry Nilsson In Concert 10:40 - 11:15 pm


Tuesday 10th October 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:30 pm - end

Lou Reed

Home

David Evans

Boz Scaggs


Wednesday 11th October 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4:25 - 4:50 pm (new series)

Host: Ayshea with Fred Barker

Hurricane Smith - Who Was It

The Solid Gold Band

Sam

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town

Annie Ross


Thursday 12th October 1972

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Lieutenant Pigeon Mouldy Old Dough (repeat)

Gary Glitter I Didn't Know I Loved You (repeat)

10 C.C. Donna

Chairmen Of The Board Elmo James

David Bowie John I'm Only Dancing (disc)

Elvis Presley Burning Love (disc)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Clair

Alice Cooper Elected (promo)

Python Lee Jackson In A Broken Dream (disc)

Thelma Houston No One's Gonna Be A Fool Forever

Carpenters Goodbye To Love (film clip)

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

Musical guests not known


Saturday 14th October 1972

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

BBC2 Full House (first edition)

Humble Pie

LWT The Osmonds: Jimmy and James in London

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Roy Orbison - Oh Pretty Woman


Sunday 15th October 1972

ATV The Golden Shot

Barry Ryan

ATV Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters

Neil Reid

Pearl Bailey


Monday 16th October 1972

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Sacha’s In Town (Sacha Distel)

Cass Elliott

Caterina Valente

BBC2 In Concert: John Sebastian 10:40 - 11:15 pm

BBC2 Late Night Line Up

Cole Porter

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Max Boyce


Tuesday 17th October 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:25 pm - end

Mickey Newbury – American Trilogy, The Piper, interview

Paul Horn – Mumtaz (Filmfinders clip)

Plainsong – Even The Guiding Light, Bold Marauder

Santana – Soul Sacrifice (CBS Sounds of the 70s movie)

The Band – King Harvest Has Surely Come (cartoon clip)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 18th October 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

10cc - Donna

Gene Pitney

Boulevard - Miss Belinda

Elvis Presley - film clip

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town

Matt Monro

Thames Looks Familiar

Anne Shelton


Thursday 19th October 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Lieutenant Pigeon Mouldy Old Dough

Family Burlesque (disc)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Clair (disc)

Hot Chocolate You'll Always Be A Friend

Simon & Garfunkel America (promo)

Shag Loop Di Love (disc)

Alice Cooper Elected (disc)

Bruce Ruffin (No title listed)

Peter Skellern You're A Lady (repeat)

Esprit De Corps If

Johnny Nash There Are More Questions Than Answers

Junior Campbell Hallelujah Freedom

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme

Gene Pitney - Twenty-Four Hours From Tulsa (crossing the Severn Bridge)

Lance Le Gault

Tony Hazzard - Woman In The West (Caldicot Castle)

America - A Horse With No Name (Castell Coch)

Arrival - I Will Survive (at Cheddar Gorge)


Friday 20th October 1972

Sothern Junkin

George Chisholm


Saturday 21st October 1972

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

BBC2 Full House

Cannonball Adderley

LWT The Osmonds: Sir Donald of Bavaria

LWT The Partridge Family: Old Scrapmouth 12:00 - 12:30 pm

NB The Daily Express has this episode as ‘Dora Dora Dora’

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Caterina Valente

Bobby Crush

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10:40 - 11:40 pm (first edition)

No-one of interest in this edition


Sunday 22nd October 1972

ATV The Golden Shot

Gene Pitney

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday

Anita Harris


Tuesday 24th October 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:35 pm – end

Rick Wakeman – Catherine of Aragon (abstract film clip), interview

Birtha - Free Spirit, Too Much Woman For A Henpecked Man

Mike Hugg - Blue Suede Shoes Again, Somewhere

Fanny –Young and Dumb (KTLA, Los Angeles)

David Bowie – Space Oddity (probably the Love You Till Tuesday clip 1968)

John Prine – Clocks and spoons (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 25th October 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Lonnie Donnegan - Speak To The Sky

Keith More

Louisa Jane White

Lieutenant Pigeon - Mouldy Old Dough

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town


Thursday 26th October 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Lieutenant Pigeon Mouldy Old Dough

Bread Guitar Man (disc)

10 C.C. Donna

Harley Quinn New Orleans

Stylistics Stoned In Love With You

Archie Bell & The Drells Here I Go Again (disc)

Chris Montez Let's Dance (disc)

Petula Clark Wedding Song

Alice Cooper Elected (promo)

Python Lee Jackson In A Broken Dream (promo)

Shangri-Las Leader Of The Pack (promo)

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (shown in Anglia)

Repeat of 5th October edition

ATV Des 7:05 - 7:35 pm (first edition)

Musical guests not known


Saturday 28th October 1972

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

BBC2 Full House

Gladys Knight & The Pips

LWT The Osmonds: Paris

LWT The Partridge Family: In 25 Words or less

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Vikki Carr

Gilbert O'Sullivan

ATV The Julie Andrews Hour

Robert Goulet

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Cass Elliott

Trinidad North Stars Band (steel band)


Sunday 29th October 1972

ATV The Golden Shot

Probably no musical guests

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Max Bygraves

Ronnie Hilton

LWT The Stanley Baxter Picture Show

Blackfoot Sue


Monday 30th October 1972

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Sacha’s In Town (Sacha Distel)

Labi Siffre

Mirielle Mathieu

Yorkshire Sez Les

Probably no musical guests


Tuesday 31st October 1972

BBC1 The Spinners at Halloween

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:10 pm - end

Marc Bolan,

Ellis,

Harry Chapin

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 1st November 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Jack Wild - Picture of You

Junior Campbell - Hallelujah Freedom

The Fortunes


Thursday 2nd November 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

Lieutenant Pigeon Mouldy Old Dough (repeat)

Chris Montez Let's Dance (disc)

The Osmonds Crazy Horses

Shag Loop Di Love (promo clip)

Archie Bell & The Drells Here I Go Again (disc)

Chairmen Of The Board Elmo James (repeat)

Family Burlesque (disc)

Four Tops Keeper Of The Castle

Gilbert O'Sullivan Clair (repeat)

Chuck Berry My Ding-A-Ling (repeat)

Johnny Nash There Are More Questions Than Answers (film clip)

Junior Campbell Hallelujah Freedom

BBC2 Donovan In Concert 10:45 - 11:30 pm

HTV The Dave Cash Radio programme (shown on Anglia)

A James Bond themed edition

Tom Pxton

Dana

T Rex

The Hollies

ATV Des

Susan Maughan


Saturday 4th November 1972

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

BBC1 Parkinson

Mickey Newbury

LWT The Osmonds: Monte Carlo

LWT The Partridge Family: A Man Called Snake

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Vince Hill

Penny Lane

ATV Saturday Variety

The Kaye Sisters

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Liberace


Sunday 5th November 1972

BBC1 The Royal Variety Performance

Elton John (with Legs Larry Smith) – Rocket Man, I Think I’m Gonna Kill Myself

The Jackson Five – Hits medley

Jack Jones – Wives and Lovers

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Mantovani & His Concert Orchestra

Lena Martell

ATV The Golden Shot

Vince Hill

Kenny Ball

ATV Stars on Sunday

Julie Rogers

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 6th November 1972

BBC2 Fifty Years Of Music 8:50 - 10:05 pm

Lulu,

The New Seekers,

Cliff Richard,

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Yorkshire Sez Les

Probably no musical guest


Tuesday 7th November 1972

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

Stealer’s Wheel – I Get By, Late Again

The Rolling Stones – All Down The Line (live in America)

Bridget St John – Keep Smiling, Nice

Elephants’ Memory – Power Boogie (Filmfinders clip)

It’s A Beautiful Day – The Camel Suite (Filmfinders clip)

Dion – The Wanderer (Twist Around The Clock movie)

Flo and Eddie - interview

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 8th November 1972

BBC1 The World Of Jimmy Savile 9:25 - 10:25 pm

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Bay City Rollers - Manana

Tom Paxton - Will Peace Come

Sweet Chariot - Martha Street


Thursday 9th November 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Gilbert O'Sullivan Clair (repeat)

Chuck Berry – My Ding-A-Ling (taken from Rolf Harris show)

Geordie Don't Do That

Donny Osmond Why (promo)

Stylistics Stoned In Love With You (repeat)

Elton John Crocodile Rock (promo)

Family Burlesque (repeat)

Shag Loop Di Love (disc)

Chris Montez Let's Dance (disc)

Jackson 5 Lookin' Through The Windows

Jeff Beck Hi Ho Silver Lining (disc)

Carpenters Goodbye To Love (film clip)

BBC2 Paul Williams In Concert

ATV Finder’s Keepers Cliff Richard movie

ATV Des

Musical guests not known


Friday 10th November 1972

Granada The Friday Night Film: The George Raft Story with Julie London


Saturday 11th November 1972

LWT The Osmonds: Denmark

NB ATV show Monte Carlo

LWT The Partridge Family: Dr Jekyll and Mr Partridge

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Daliah Lavi

ATV The Julie Andrews Hour

Steve Lawrence

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Esther Ofarim

Billy Eckstein


Sunday 12th November 1972

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Mantovani & His Concert Orchestra

Nana Mouskouri

ATV The Golden Shot

Vikki Leandros


Monday 13th November 1972

Yorkshire Sez Les

Probably no musical guests


Tuesday 14th November 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 12:00 am - end

Michael Gray interviewed about his Bob Dylan book

Pete Drummond & the VHF Band – Rockin’ At The BBC (to celebrate the BBC's fiftieth anniversary)

Crowbar - Uncle Pen, Oh! What a feeling

Gladys Knight & The Pips - Every Beat of my Heart, Help me Make it Through the Night

Carole King - Gotta Get Through Another Day (Filmfinders clip)

Billy Joel - Everybody Loves You (live promo clip)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV The Jackson Five Show: Ray and Charles Superstars


Wednesday 15th November 1972

Thames Looks Familiar

Donald Peers, Joan Turner

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Nina Baden-Semper  - Monkey See Monkey Do

Peter D Kelly - Sweet Virginia

Wizzard - Ball Park Incident


Thursday 16th November 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

The Osmonds Crazy Horses

Blue Mink Stay With Me

Gilbert O'Sullivan Clair (bw vtr)

Gladys Knight Help Me Make It Through The Night

Hot Chocolate You'll Always Be A Friend

Jackson 5 Lookin' Through The Windows (disc)

Rod Stewart Angel

Slade Gudbuy T’ Jane (promo clip)

Neil Sedaka Oh Carol (disc)

Chuck Berry My Ding-A-Ling (repeat)

The Strawbs Lay Down (bw vtr)

Shangri-Las Leader Of The Pack (promo)

BBC2 Stephen Stills and Manassas In Concert

Thames The Sound Of...The Settlers

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (shown on ATV)

Pentangle

Edison Lighthouse

Mungo Jerry

Ashton Gardener Dyke and Co

Emitt Rhodes

ATV Des

Musical guests not known


Saturday 18th November 1972

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show

Esther Ofarim

Gladys Knight & The Pips

LWT The Osmonds: India

LWT The Partridge Family: The Undergraduate

BBC2 Full House

Mike Westbrook’s Solid Gold Cadillac

LWT The Reg Varney Revue

NB It's possible that different ITV areas show different editions of this show

Jack Jones (including a duet with his then girlfriend Susan George)

LWT Saturday Variety

Matt Monro

The Dallas Boys

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Blue Mink

ATV Saturday Variety

Matt Monro

The Dallas Boys


Sunday 19th November 1972

ATV The Golden Shot

Lynsey De Paul

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Vince Hill


Monday 20th November 1972

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Night Club 9:25 - 10:25 pm

Johnny Mathis

The Tremeloes

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Candlewick Green


Tuesday 21st November 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Neil Sedaka – interview

Del Shannon – film clip

Wishbone Ash – Blowing Free (live The Corn Exchange, Cambridge)

Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine, Use Me

Sparks

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 22nd November 1972

Scottish Scotch Corner

Tam White

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Bruce Ruffin

Jeff Collins

Esprit De Corps

Colin Blunstone - I Don't Beieve In Miracles


Thursday 23rd November 1972

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Chuck Berry My Ding-A-Ling (repeat)

The Faces Angel

Blue Mink Stay With Me (repeat)

Lynsey De Paul Getting A Drag

Slade Gudbuy T' Jane (promo clip)

The Strawbs Lay Down (disc)

Cliff Richard Brand New Song

David Cassidy Rock Me Baby (disc)

Donny Osmond Why (promo)

Elton John Crocodile Rock (disc)

Four Tops Keeper Of The Castle (repeat)

Neil Sedaka Oh Carol

Michael Jackson Ben (repeat)

BBC2 Linda Lewis In Concert 10:50 - 11:30 pm

ATV Des

Musical guests not known


Friday 24th November 1972

Southern Junkin

George Chisholm


Saturday 25th November 1972

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show

Olivia Newton-John

BBC2 Full House 10:00 - 10:45 pm

Roxy Music The Mona Lisa In 3-D

LWT The Osmonds: Yukon

LWT The Partridge Family: Anatomy of a Tonsil

LWT The Reg Varney Revue

No-one of interest in this edition

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Dorothy Squires


Sunday 26th November 1972

BBC1 Palm Springs Weekend movie with The Modern Folk Quartet

ATV The Golden Shot

Lynsey DePaul

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris

Julie Rogers


Monday 27th November 1972

Southern Harem Holiday Elvis Presley movie


Tuesday 28th November 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Chris Welch - interview

Philip Goodhand-Tait

Babe Ruth - Wells Fargo, Black Dog

Phil Spector – interview about Christmas album re-issue

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 29th November 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Ken Dodd

Gaynor Jones

Muffin

Thames This Is Your Life: Shirley Bassey


Thursday 30th November 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Chuck Berry My Ding-A-Ling (disc)

David Cassidy Rock Me Baby (promo)

Gladys Knight & The Pips Help Me Make It Through The Night (repeat)

Jackson 5 Lookin' Through The Windows (repeat)

Jeff Beck Hi Ho Silver Lining (disc)

The Bee Gees Alive

Rod Stewart Angel (repeat)

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (promo)

Roy C Shotgun Wedding (disc)

Bill Withers Use Me

Strawbs Lay Down

BBC2 David Buskin In Concert

ATV Des

Musical guests not known


Friday 1st December 1972

Grampian Melody Inn (black and white)

Musical guests not known


Saturday 2nd December 1972

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show

Wilma Reading

LWT The Osmonds: The Black Forest (NB The Daily Express has ‘Italy’)

LWT The Partridge Family: Whatever Happened To Moby Dick

LWT The Reg Varney Revue

Design

LWT Saturday Variety

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No-one of interest in this edition


Sunday 3rd December 1972

BBC2 Up Sunday

Jake Thackaray

ATV The Golden Shot

Clodagh Rodgers

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 4th December 1972

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Night Club

Vikki Carr

Thames Opportunity Knocks

NB The Nuclear submarine edition, HMS Revenge

Anna McGoldrick


Tuesday 5th December 1972

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

Lou Reizner - interview,

Ralph McTell,

The Doobie Brothers - Rocking Down the Highway

McKendree Spring - Down by the River, God Bless the Conspiracy

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 6th December 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4:25 - 4:50 pm

Host: Ayshea Brough - Country Girl (sung on a farm)

Middle Of The Road - Bottoms Up

Worth - Keep It In The Family

Stavely Makepiece - Slippery Rock


Thursday 7th December 1972

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Chuck Berry My Ding-A-Ling (disc)

Cilla Black You You You

Elton John Crocodile Rock

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (disc)

Slade Gudbuy T' Jane (promo clip)

Moody Blues Nights In White Satin (promo)

Lynsey De Paul Getting A Drag

The Osmonds Crazy Horses (repeat)

T.Rex Solid Gold Easy Action (repeat)

Blackfoot Sue Sing Don't Speak

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band Little Drummer Boy (film clip)

BBC2 Three Dog Night In Concert 10:50 - 11:35 pm

ATV Des

Musical guests not known

HTV The Dave Cash programme (shown on Anglia)

Pentangle, Edison Lighthouse, Mungo Jerry etc


Friday 8th December 1972

BBC1 The Osmonds at The Rainbow 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Grampian Melody Inn

Musical guests not known


Saturday 9th December 1972

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show

Lulu

BBC1 Parkinson

Petula Clark

BBC2 Full House

Lindesfarne

LWT The Osmonds: The Black Forest

LWT The Partridge Family: Days of Acne and Roses

LWT The Reg Varney Revue

Matt Monro


Sunday 10th December 1972

ATV The Golden Shot

Malcolm Roberts

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Petula Clark

Ronnie Hilton


Tuesday 12th December 1972

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:35 pm - end

Tommy article with Michael Wale

Andrew Oldham interview

T Rex with Elton John and Ringo Starr – Children of the Revolution (Born To Boogie movie)

Focus – Sylvia, Hocus Pocus, Anonymous II

The Crickets – That’ll Be The Day, Lovesick Blues, My Rocking Days

John Lennon – Gimme Some Truth (Imagine movie)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ITV Cleo and John

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth


Wednesday 13th December 1972

Scottish Scotch Corner

Hall and MacGregor

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

Christie - Fool's Gold

The Tremeloes

John Pantry


Thursday 14th December 1972

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

Host: Ed Stewart

Chuck Berry My Ding-A-Ling (repeat)

David Bowie The Jean Genie (promo)

Four Tops Keeper Of The Castle (disc)

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (repeat)

John Lennon Happy Christmas (War Is Over) (promo)

New Seekers Come Softly To Me

Slade Gudbuy T' Jane

Clodagh Rodgers You Are My Music

Roy C Shotgun Wedding (disc)

T.Rex Solid Gold Easy Action (repeat)

Wizzard Ball Park Incident

BBC2 Kris Kristofferson In Concert 10:50 - 11:30 pm

ATV Des

Musical guests not known


Friday 15th December 1972

BBC1 The Music of Gilbert O’Sullivan 10:15 - 11:00 pm

HTV Time Was

George Chisholm


Saturday 16th December 1972

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show

Cilla Black

Labi Siffre

BBC2 Full House

Bob Kerr’s Whoopee Band

LWT The Osmonds: Australia

ATV The Osmonds: Black Forest

LWT The Partridge Family: The Tale of Two Hamsters

LWT The Reg Varney Revue

Dorothy Squires

Mrs Mills

Joe ‘Mister Piano’ Henderson

George Chisholm

LWT The Burt Bacharach Show

NB Also seen as Burt Bacharach and Associates

Sammy Davis Jr

Anthony Newley

Vicki Carr

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Wings


Sunday 17th December 1972

BBC2 The Music Of John Barry

ATV The Golden Shot

Donald Peers

The Fantastics - The Best of Strangers Now


Monday 18th December 1972

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Vera Lynn Show

Mac Davis


Tuesday 19th December 1972

BBC1 Frank Sinatra: A Man And His Music 8:10 - 9:00 pm

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

Rod Argent - interview

Fumble

Rory Gallagher – Banker’s Blues

Sensational Alex Harvey Band – film clip

Elephant’s Memory – Liberation Special

Monty Python – Fish slapper’s dance (from TV series)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV The Jackson Five Show: Jackson Street, USA


Wednesday 20th December 1972

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: Ayshea Brough

Slade - Mama We're All Crazy Now, Gudbuy T' Jane

Tony Hazzard  - Sweet Ruby Baby

Community Chest (with Emile Dean Zogaby) - You've Got To Start Somewhere


Thursday 21st December 1972

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (promo)

David Bowie The Jean Genie (disc)

Elton John Crocodile Rock (disc)

Malcolm Roberts Happy Song (repeat)

Dick Emery You Are Awful

Lynsey De Paul It's Getting A Drag

Elvis Presley Always On My Mind (promo)

Cat Stevens Can't Keep It In

Gladys Knight & The Pips Help Me Make It Through The Night (repeat)

T.Rex Solid Gold Easy Action (disc)

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band Little Drummer Boy (repeat)

Wizzard Ball Park Incident

BBC2 Judee Sill In Concert 10:50 - 11:25 pm

HTV Time Was

Anne Shelton

Janie Marden


Friday 22nd December 1972

BBC1 The Spinners at Christmas

Granada It’s Charlie Williams

Ayshea Brough Snowbird

Bobby Crush

Elaine Delmar

ATV Larry's Christmas Party

Heathmore


Saturday 23rd December 1972

BBC1 We Want To Sing

The Settlers

BBC1 Parkinson

Bing Crosby

BBC2 Full House

Zenon

LWT The Osmonds: Transylvania

ATV The Osmonds: Australia

LWT The Partridge Family: Don’t Bring Your Guns To Town Santa

LWT The Reg Varney Christmas Revue

Dorothy Squires,

The Osmonds – Crazy Horses

Little Jimmy Osmond - Long haired lover from Liverpool

Donny Osmond - Why

Olivia Newton-John – Take Me Home Country Roads

LWT The Best Of Russell Harty

Little Richard


Sunday 24th December 1972 Christmas Eve

Granada Christmas Lift-Off 11:00 - 11:45 am

Host: Ayshea Brough - Snowbird

Sweet

Ben Thompson

New World

The Improvisers

The Feet - dance to Christmas Time

clip from the movie Snow White and the Seeven Dwarves

Ensemble - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen medley

ATV The Golden Shot

The New Seekers

Bobby Crush

LWT Parade: Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat 6:15 - 7:00 pm

The Young Vic production

Yorkshire Stars at Christmas with Songs at Christmas

The Beverley Sisters

Anita Harris

Frank Ifield

Julie Rogers


Monday 25th December 1972 Christmas Day

BBC1 Stocking Full Of Stars

Ringo Starr – Back Off Boogaloo (promo)

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘72 part one 2:10 - 3:00 pm

Hosts: Jimmy Savile, Ed Stewart

T Rex Telegram Sam

David Cassidy How Can I Be Sure (promo)

Lynsey De Paul Sugar Me

Rod Stewart You Wear It Well

Hawkwind Silver Machine (disc)

Hot Butter Popcorn (Pan's People)

Elton John Rocket Man

Gilbert O'Sullivan Clair (repeat)

Slade Take Me Bak 'Ome

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (promo)

The Move California Man

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

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Band Amazing Grace (promo)

Don McLean Vincent (repeat)

BBC1 Dick Whittington 4:10 - 5:45 pm

Peter Noone

BBC1 Christmas Night With The Stars 6:55 – 8:15 pm

Cilla Black – You You You, All I Really Wanted Was You

Lulu & The Young Generation – My Father’s House

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show 8:15 - 9:15 pm

Shirley Bassey

Jack Jones

Vera Lynn

Anglia The Flight of the Snow Geese

Glen Campbell - Fly High Fly Free (specially written for the programme)

LWT All Star Comedy Carvival

Carl Wayne

Thames Opportunity Knocks Christmas Special

The John Miles Set

ATV The Val Doonican Show

George Fame and Alan Price


Tuesday 26th December 1972 Boxing Day

BBC1 Help! 3:30 - 5:00 pm The Beatles movie

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula

Petula Clark

Anthony Newley

BBC1 Shirley Bassey

NB Recorded at The Talk of the Town

Segment

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

Year end compilation

Alice Cooper Under My Wheels

Dion Runaround Sue (Twist Around The Clock movie)

David Bowie Queen Bitch

Ten Wheel Drive I Got Out Of Jail (Filmfinders film)

Beach boys You Need A Mess Of Help To Stand Alone

The Steve Miller Band Living In The U.S.A. (live in concert)

Vinegar Joe Rusty Red Armour

Jerry Lee Lewis Think About It Darling

Bob Harris – says Happy Christmas

Rita Coolidge and Kris Kristofferson Help Me Make It Through The Night

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Yorkshire All The Jokers – Full House

Clodagh Rodgers


Wednesday 27th December 1972

BBC1 Fifty Years Of Music (repeat)

Lulu

The New Seekers

Cliff Richard

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Thames Looks Familiar

George Melly

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

10cc - Johnny Don't Do It

Frankie Stevens

Roger Whittaker - What Love Is

Olivia Newton John


Thursday 28th December 1972

BBC1 Top Of The Pops’72 part two 7:10 - 8:00 pm

Hosts: Noel Edmonds, Tony Blackburn

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Gary Glitter Rock & Roll part 2

Donny Osmond Puppy Love (promo)

Alice Cooper School's Out (repeat)

Lieutenant Pigeon Mouldy Old Dough

Roberta Flack The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Slade Mama Weer All Crazee Now

Benny Hill Ernie (TOTP clip)

Chicory Tip Son Of My Father

Nilsson Without You (Pan's People, introduces new member Cherry Gillespie)

The Osmonds Crazy Horses

Chuck Berry My Ding-A-Ling (Sounds For Saturday with Rolf Harris’ illustrations)

The Jackson Five Rockin’ Robin live

T Rex Metal Guru

Ringo Starr Back Off Boogaloo (playout disc)

BBC1 Tom Jones 10:05 - 10:50 pm

Possibly a Christmas special

BBC2 Georgia Brown In Concert

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 30th December 1972

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5:05 - 5:35 pm

The Settlers

BBC1 Cilla

Donovan - People Call Me The Pied Piper

BBC1 Parkinson Meets The Goons

Ray Ellington

LWT The Osmonds: Rio de Janeiro

LWT The Partridge Family: The Forty Year Itch

LWT The Julie Andrews Hour

Cass Elliot

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Eartha Kitt


Sunday 31st December 1972

BBC1 Top Of The Year (Variety Club Awards)

Clodagh Rodgers

ATV The Golden Shot

No musical guests of interest

LWT At Last The 1973 Show

Eartha Kitt


Also this year

Deep Purple - ITV Machine Head TV ad

Ringo Starr and Lulu - BBC1 Monty Python’s Flying Circus

Thames This Is Your Life. In March 1972 Thames had targeted DJ Jack Jackson for one show and had intended singer Nellie Lutcher to come over to be a guest. However, Jackson lives in the Canary Islands and the ruse to bring him over, a guest spot on a TV show would have cost them a £500 appearance fee, so they decided against it.

BBC1 Pebble Mill At One

Sandy Denny – The Music Weaver

Elton John BBC1 Nationwide Talks about the National Youth Theatre, Honky Cat