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1973


Monday 1st January 1973 New Year’s Day

BBC1 Tarbuck Follies 8:30 - 9:15 pm (also seen as The Tarbuck Girlie Show)

Clodagh Rodgers (Tarbuck and Rodgers duet as Slasher Distel and Cilla Wack)

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Variety Club award show

Candlewick Green

Bobby Crush

Thames Mike and Bernie’s Show: The Redman and Ross Show 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Peter Noone as Willie Topple


Tuesday 2nd January 1973

BBC1 1963 9:25 - 10:15 pm (documentary)

The Beatles clips

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Kim Fowley

David McWilliams

Stackridge

Thames The Jackson Five Show: Radio Jackson

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Thames The Jackson Five 5.20 - 5.50 pm


Wednesday 3rd January 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Roger Whittaker

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Charlie Jones - Hey Whiskers We Love You

Tony Christie - Avenues and Alleyways

Lieutenant Pigeon - Desperate Dan

The Seashells (including Vicki Brown) - Breaking Up


Thursday 4th January 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Cat Stevens - Can't Keep It In (chart run down)

Lieutenant Pigeon - Desperate Dan

The New Seekers - Come Softly To Me (promo clip)

David Bowie - The Jean Genie (live)

Status Quo - Paper Plane

Carly Simon - You're So Vain (Pan's People)

Wings - C Moon (promo clip)

T.Rex - Solid Gold Easy Action (repeat of 7th December 1972)

Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (probably the promo clip) number one

Wizzard - Ball Park Incident (playout track over closing credits with audience dancing)

BBC2 In Concert 10:45 - 11:15 pm

Chuck Berry with Rocking Horse


Friday 5th January 1973

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm (first edition on new series)

Cliff Richard

Vikki Carr

HTV Time Was (first in new series)

Janie Marden

Southern Junkin 3.00 - 3.25 pm

Kenny Ball


Saturday 6th January 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.05 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Cilla 8:20 - 9:05 pm

Cilla Black

Matt Monro

LWT The Osmonds: Coming Home To Utah 11.35 am - 12.00 pm

Yokshire The Osmonds: Paris

LWT The Partridge Family: Guess Who’s Coming To Drive 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Val Doonican

Olivia Newton John

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band

Georgie Fame

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.40pm

The Who


Sunday 7th January 1973

BBC1 Salute To Gershwin 7.25 - 8.15 pm

Introduced by Pete Murray

BBC2 Jack Jones 8.15 - 9.00 pm

BBC2 Up Sunday 10.20 - 11.45 pm

With regular Kenny Everett

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

The Tremeloes

Shep’s Banjo Boys

ATV Songs That Matter 7.05 - 7.25 pm (first in series)

Hosted by Mike Raven

Doris Troy


Monday 8th January 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Nana Mouskouri

The Athenians

Donovan

The Trinidad Philharmonic Steel Orchestra


Tuesday 9th January 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 - 11:15 pm

NB John Prine cancelled, replaced by Joan Armatrading

Hosted by Bob Harris

J Geils Band – Looking For A Love, Floyd's Hotel

Exuma – Baby Let Me In (Filmfinders clip)

Barclay James Harvest – Thank You (filmed at The Marquee club, London)

Joan Armatrading – Child Star, Give It A Try

David Geffen – interview

Captain Beefheart – Lo Yo Yo Stuff (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

ITV Let There Be Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Lovelace Watkins

Elaine Delmar

STV Scotch Corner

Julie Felix


Wednesday 10th January 1973

BBC1 Tony Bennett 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Tony Bennett

Segment

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm (first in new series)

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 11th January 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (promo clip)

Chairmen Of The Board I'm On My Way To A Better Place (Pan's People)

David Bowie The Jean Genie (disc)

Elvis Presley Always On My Mind (promo clip)

Free Wishing Well (disc)

New Seekers Come Softly To Me (repeat 14th December 1972)

Cat Stevens Can't Keep It In (repeat 21st December 1972)

Sweet Blockbuster

Elton John Daniel (live vocal over the record) Elton wearing a spangly jacket

Wizzard Ball Park Incident

BBC2 The Dubliners In Concert 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Yorkshire The Partridge Family: Anatomy of a Tonsil


Friday 12th January 1973

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Vicki Leandros

New World

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 13th January 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.05 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Cilla 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Cilla Black

Cliff Richard – a Song For Europe 1 Come Back Billie Jo (written by Mitch Murray and Tony Macauley)

BBC2 Full House 10:45 - 11:15 pm

Steeleye Span

LWT The Osmonds: And Away They Go 11.35 am - 12.00 pm

LWT The Partridge Family: I Can Get It For You Retail 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Julie Andrews

Cass Elliott

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.10 pm - 12.10 am

Colin Blunstone


Sunday 14th January 1973

BBC1 Ask Aspel 2.40 - 3.00 pm

Tony Blackburn

BBC2 They Sold A Million 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

The Hollies

Engelbert Humperdinck

BBC2 Up Sunday 10.20 - 10.45 pm

Kenny Everett

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Sweet

The Tremeloes

Tony Christie


Monday 15th January 1973

BBC1 The Spinners 10.50 - 11.20 pm (repeat)

The Spinners

Moira Anderson


Tuesday 16th January 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 - 11:5 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

John Prine

Rick Wakeman (with Alan White, Chas Cronk, Dave Lambert and Dave Cousins) - Catherine Howard

BBC1 Behaviour and Belief: How Influential are Pop Heroes? 3.45 - 4.10 pm

Noddy Holder

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 17th January 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 18th January 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (promo clip)

Anne Murray Danny's Song

Wizzard – Ball Park Incident

Free Wishing Well (Pan's People)

Carly Simon You're So Vain (disc)

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes If You Don't Know Me By Now (promo clip)

Status Quo Paper Plane

Gary Glitter Do You Want To Touch Me

Sweet Blockbuster

The Who Relay (disc)

Lieutenant Pigeon Desperate Dan

BBC2 John Denver In Concert 10:50 - 11:20 pm

BBC2 Behaviour and Belief 6.40 - 7.05 pm (repeat)

Noddy Holder


Friday 19th January 1973

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Lulu

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden

Souther Junkin 3.00 - 3.25 pm

George Chisholm

The Karlins

ATV Aspects Of Tommy Steele 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Tommy Steele


Saturday 20th January 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.05 - 5.35 pm

The Bachelors

BBC1 Cilla 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Cilla Black

Cliff Richard – a Song For Europe 2 Ashes to Ashes (written by Tony Cole)

Pan’s People

BBC1 Parkinson 11.05 pm - 12.05 am

Georgia Brown

BBC1 Midnight Movie: Too Late Blues

LWT The Osmonds: Transylvania 11.35 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Where Do Mermaids Go? 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Val Doonican

Bobby Crush

Anita Harris

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Georgie Fame & Alan Price


Sunday 21st January 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Slade

Jack Jones

ATV The Golden Show 4.25 - 5.15 pm

The Fortunes

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

Chris Barber


Monday 22nd January 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Nana Mouskouri

Matt Monro

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Paper Lace

Thames The Spirit of London 10.30 - 11.30 pm

NB A Cabaret show on board the P&O cruiser The Spirit of London to celebrate the ninetieth anniversary of the London Press Club

Anita Harris

Vince Hill


Tuesday 23rd January 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:20 - 11:05 pm

NB The end credits mention a film clip of The Platters but it wasn't shown

Hosted by Bob Harris

Roberta Flack – I Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer, Sonny and Sister Jones

The Rolling Stones – Happy, All Down The Line (concert footage from the USA)

The Beach Boys – California (Filmfinders clip)

Mike Absolom - Hector the Dope Sniffing Hound, Saga of WPC Sadie Stick

Cream – Sunshine Of Your Love (farewell concert, Royal Albert Hall, London)

Buck Ramm - interview

Frank Zappa – Cleetus Awreetus Awrightus (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 24th January 1973

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers


Thursday 25th January 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Wizzard - Ball Park Incident (chart run-down)

Gary Glitter - Do You Wanna Touch Me

Dandy Livingstone - Big City (live vocal over the record)

Colin Blunstone - How Could We Dare To Be Wrong (live)

The Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone (Pan's People)

Strawbs - Part Of The Union (live vocal over the record)

Billy Paul - Me and Mrs Jones (TOTP film of couple in a Rolls Royce)

Elton John - Daniel (live vocal over the record) Elton wearing a brown fur jacket

Sweet - Blockbuster number one (live vocal over the record) Brian Connolly in silver two piece suit

Electric Light Orchestra - Roll Over Beethoven (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 Horizon: The Curtain of Silence 9.25 - 10.15 pm

Slade play to deaf children

BBC2 The Trinidad Philharmonic Steel Orchestra 10.45 - 11.15 pm


Friday 26th January 1973

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

The Settlers

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden

Nat Gonella

ATV It's All In Life 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Design


Saturday 27th January 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.05 - 5.35 pm

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

BBC1 Cilla 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Cliff Richard – A Song For Europe 3 Tomorrow Rising (written by Brian Bennett and Mike Hawker)

T Rex – Mad Madonna

Marc Bolan & Cilla Black – Life’s A Gas

Kenny Lynch

LWT The Osmonds: The Luck Of The Osmonds 11.35 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

Yorkshire The Osmonds: India

LWT The Partridge Family: Home Is Where The Heart Was 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Joel Grey

Robert Goulet

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Elton John


Sunday 28th January 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Dusty Springfield - Stepping Out With My Baby, I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten

Tony Christie

ATV The Golden Shot 4.25 - 5.15 pm

Matt Monro

The Fortunes

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

content unknown


Monday 29th January 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Paper Lace (winners from last weeks’ show)


Tuesday 30th January 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 - 11:15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris (with a cold)

The Who - Relay, Long Live Rock

Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen – Semi Truck (Filmfinders clip)

Claire Hamill – The Artist, Please Stay Tonight

Status Quo – Don’t Waste My Time (The Marquee, London)

Shawn Phillips - Anello (Where Are You) (promo clip) (NB He was due to make a personal appearance but couldn't due to permit problems)

Rita Coolidge – A Woman Left Lonely (from 23rd May 1972 show)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Val Doonican

Carl Wayne

Penny Lane


Wednesday 31st January 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Lyn & Graham McCarthy

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 1st February 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.15 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme Whole Lotta Love

Status Quo - Paper Plane (chart run-down)

Thin Lizzy - Whisky In The Jar (live vocal over the record)

Focus - Sylvia (concert clip but using the record as the soundtrack)

Carly Simon - You're So Vain (Pan’s People)

Tony Christie - Avenues and Alleyways (live)

Electric Light Orchestra - Roll Over Beethoven

Olivia Newton-John - Take Me Home Country Roads (live)

Sweet - Blockbuster number one (possible live vocal over the record) Brian Connolly in dark suit with silver stripe down the side

Stevie Wonder - Superstition (play-out disc with audience dancing)

BBC2 Bonnie Koloc In Concert 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Yorkshire The Partridge Family: Days of Acne and Roses


Friday 2nd February 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5:00 - 5:40 pm

Sweet

Lieutenant Pigeon

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Reading, Design

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden


Saturday 3rd February 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.05 - 5.35 pm

Design

BBC1 Cilla 8.15 - 9.15 pm

NB Includes a half-hour comedy-drama ‘The World of Cilla’

Cliff Richard – A Song For Europe 4 Days of Love (written by Alan Hawkshaw and Dougie Wright)

BBC2 Full House 9.00 - 10.40 pm

including Count Prince Miller & New Religion

BBC2 The Girl Can’t Help It movie

BBC2 Wild In The Country Elvis Presley movie

LWT The Osmonds: Paris 11.35 am - 12.00 pm(repeat)

Yorkshire The Osmonds: Yukon

LWT The Partridge Family: Fellini, Berman and Partridge 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric

Suzanne

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.00 - 11.50 pm

Neil Sedaka – That’s Where The Music Takes Me, Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen, Calendar Girl


Sunday 4th February 1973

BBC1 Ask Aspel 2.40 - 3.00 pm

John Williams (guitarist)

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Vince Hill and the Young Generation

Anne Murray

The Searchers

LWT Weekend World 11.30 am - 1.00 pm

Chuck Berry interview

ATV The Golden Shot 4.25 - 5.15 pm

Anita Harris

LWT Aquarius 5:15 - 6:05 pm

includes Kenny Everett’s London

ATV Songs That Matter 7.05 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

Parchment


Monday 5th February 1973

NB There was a half-hour blackout on ITV stations between 8:00 – 8:30 pm due to industrial action as technicians protest against a ban on a documentary about the Pulson coppution court case

BBC1 The Monkees 5:20 - 5:45 pm (The Daily Mirror lists another show in this spot)

BBC1 The Wombles 5.40 - 5.45 pm (first episode)

Theme and songs by Mike Batt

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Nana Mouskouri

Scott Walker


Tuesday 6th February 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 - 11:15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Ian Matthews

Sharks - World Park Junkies, Doctor Love

Crazy Horse

Roy Harper

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Thames The Osmonds: China 5.20 - 5.50 pm (repeat)


Wednesday 7th January 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Wally Whyton

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 8th February 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Sweet Blockbuster (repeat)

Dave Edmunds Baby I Love You

Faces Cindy Incidentally

Gary Glitter Do You Wanna Touch Me (repeat 25th January 1973)

Stevie Wonder Superstition (Pan's People)

Strawbs Part Of The Union (repeat 25th January 1973)

Focus Hocus Pocus (disc)

Bruce Forsyth Didn't He Do Well

Chuck Berry Reelin' and Rockin' (promo clip)

Junior Walker & The All Stars Take Me Girl I'm Ready (disc)

BBC2 The Mahavishnu Orchestra In Concert 10:40 - 11:10 pm

Yorkshire The Partridge Family: The Tale of Two Hamsters


Friday 9th February 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Terry Dactyl & The Dinosaurs

Heritage

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Helen Reddy

Alex Welsh and his Band

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Anne Shelton

Janie Marden

ATV It's All In Life 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Design


Saturday 10th February 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.05 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Cilla 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Cilla Black -

Cliff Richard – A Song For Europe 5 Power To All Our Friends (written by Guy Fletcher and Doug Flett)

BBC1 Parkinson 11.15 pm - 12.15 am

Eartha Kitt

BBC2 Full House 10.00 - 10.20 pm

Family - A Fair Day’s Work

LWT The Osmonds: Denmark 11.35 pm - 12.00 am (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Waiting For Bolero 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Harry Belefonte

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.00 - 11.40 pm

comtent unknown


Sunday 11th February 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.35 - 11.20 pm

Hosted by Vince Hill

Neil Sedaka

Esther Ofarim

ATV The Golden Shot 4.25 - 5.15 pm

Anita Harris

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

Doris Troy


Monday 12th February 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Peters & Lee (debut)


Tuesday 13th February 1973

BBC1 What A Whopper! 7.05 - 8.30 pm Adam Faith movie

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Rory Gallagher – Hands Off, Walk On Hot Coals

Loggins and Mesinna – Your Mama Don’t Dance (concert clip)

Duncan Browne – Ragged Rain Life, My Old Friends

Bette Midler - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Filmfinders clip), interview

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

STV Scotch Corner

Dana


Wednesday 14th February 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Friday Brown

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 15th February 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Sweet Blockbuster (repeat)

Faces Cindy Incidentally (disc)

Jackson 5 Doctor My Eyes (disc)

Focus Hocus Pocus (Pan's People)

New Seekers Pinball Wizard / See Me Feel Me

Partridge Family Looking Through The Eyes Of Love (promo clip)

Thin Lizzy Whisky In The Jar (repeat 1st February 1973)

Electric Light Orchestra Roll Over Beethoven

Real Thing Plastic Man (apparently the host introduced them as The Plastic Men singing The Real Thing)

BBC2 Plainsong In Concert 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Yorkshire Jokers Wild 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Lonnie Donegan


Friday 16th February 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Gary Glitter – Do You Wanna Touch

Albert Hammond

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Anita Harris

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden

Sid Phillips


Saturday 17th February 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.05 - 5.35 pm

Marian Montgomery

BBC1 Cilla 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Cilla Black

Cliff Richard – A Song For Europe 6 Help It Along (written by Christopher Neil)

The New Seekers

BBC2 Full House 9.00 - 10.10 pm

Soft Machine article

LWT The Osmonds: Don Osmondo In Spain 11.35 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: I Am Curious Partridge 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Val Doonican Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Val Doonican

The New Seekers

Fabric

The Five Penny Piece

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.00 - 11.50 pm

David Bowie - interview, Drive In Saturday, My Death


Sunday 18th February 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.35 - 11.20 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Gilbert O’Sullivan

ATV The Golden Shot 4.25 - 5.15 pm

Max Collie & The Rhythm Aces

NB TV Times has this as New Vaudeville Band

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

The Fortunes


Monday 19th February 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Vicky Leandros

Tom Paxton

Mikis Theodorakis

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

NB A Winners show

Paper Lace


Tuesday 20th February 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Strawbs – Tears and Pavan, Flying

Poco – Good Feelin’ To Know (promo clip)

Alquin – Catherine’s Wig (Filmfinders clip)

Judee Sill – The Pearl, The Kiss

The Moody Blues - I’m Just A Singer In A Rock N Roll Band (promo clip)

Elton John - interview about Rocket Records

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 21st February 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Johnny Silvo

The Settlers

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 22nd February 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Focus - Sylvia (chart run down / disc)

White Plains - Step Into A Dream

Faces - Cindy Incidentally (repeat 8th February 1973)

Neil Sedaka - That's When The Music Takes Me

Jackson 5 - Doctor My Eyes (Pan’s People)

Miki Anthony - If It Wasn't For The Reason That I Love You

Jr Walker & The All Stars - Take Me Girl I'm Ready (promo clip)

Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize

Olivia Newton-John - Take Me Home Country Roads

Sweet - Blockbuster (repeat)

Detroit Emeralds - Feel The Need In Me (playout)

BBC2 John Prine In Concert 10:45 - 11:15 pm


Friday 23rd February 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.40 pm

The Electric Light Orchestra

Springfield Revival

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Reading

Springfield Revival

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Bert Weedon

Janie Marden

Southern Junkin 3.00 - 3.25 pm

The Karlins


Saturday 24th February 1973

BBC1 Cilla 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Cilla Black

Cliff Richard – A Song For Europe – all songs

BBC1 Parkinson 11.10 pm - 12.10 am

Duke Ellington

LWT The Osmonds: Monte Carlo 11.35 am - 12.00 pm

LWT The Partridge Family: My Heart Belongs to a Two Car Garage 12.00 - 12.30 pm

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11:00 - 11:50 pm

Faces – Cindy Incidentally


Sunday 25th February 1973

BBC1 Ask Aspel 2.45 - 3.10 pm

Gilbert O'Sullivan

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.25 - 11.10 pm

Hosted by Vince Hill

Lulu

Peter Noone

ATV The Golden Shot 4.25 - 5.15 pm

TV Times has this as Val Doonican, Mikki & Griff

The New Vaudeville Band

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

content unknown


Monday 26th February 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Peters & Lee (winners from two weeks’ back)

The Handleys (singing family who won a record deal)


Tuesday 27th February 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 - 11:15 pm

NB Country Joe McDonald cancelled, replaced by Tony McPhee

Hosted by Bob Harris

Donovan – Cosmic Wheels (abstract film), interview

Tony McPhee – Write Me A Few Short Lines, Me and the Devil

Tasavallan Presidentti - Lounge

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Thames I Dream Of Jeannie 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Possibly Boyce and Hart, Phil Spector


Wednesday 28th February 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Diz Disley

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 1st March 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Slade Cum On Feel The Noize

Neil Sedaka That's When The Music Takes Me (disc)

New Seekers Pinball Wizard / See Me Feel Me (repeat 15th February 1973)

Alice Cooper Hello Hooray (promo clip)

Cockerel Chorus Nice One Cyril

Strawbs Part Of The Union (disc)

Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly (disc)

Shirley Bassey Never Never Never

Albert Hammond It Never Rains In Southern California (live)

T.Rex 20th Century Boy (live vocal over the record)

BBC2 Buddy Rich and His Orchestra 10.45 - 11.20 pm


Friday 2nd March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Thin Lizzy

The New Seekers - Pinball Wizard / See Me Feel Me

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Mary Travers


Saturday 3rd March 1973

BBCV1 We Want To Sing 5.05 - 5.35 pm

Ed Stewart

BBC1 Cilla 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Cilla Black

Cliff Richard – Power To All Our Friends (A Song For Europe winner)

Harry Secombe - For My Love (via satellite from New Zealand)

BBC1 Parkinson 11.05 pm - 12.05 am

Tom Paxton

BBC2 Full House 9.30 - 11.10 pm

NB The show is broadcast from Glasgow. At the beginning of the year the show invited songwriters to write a song about Glasgow and the winner wil be performed tonight

The JSD Band

LWT The Osmonds: China 11.35 pm - 12.00 am (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Hellllp! 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Jackson Five Show: Cinderjackson

ATV The Val Doonican Show 9.40 - 10.40 pm

Val Doonican

Lena Martell

Stéphane Grappelli

Fabric

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.00 - 11.50 pm

Steeleye Span

Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber

Shirley Bassey


Sunday 4th March 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.25 - 11.10 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Sandie Shaw

The Rockin’ Berries

ATV The Golden Shot 4.25 - 5.15 pm

TV Times has this as Steve Royal

Mikki and Griff

Val Doonican

ATV Songs That Matter 7.05 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

content unknown


Monday 5th March 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Nana Mouskouri

Design

Thames Opportunity Knocks Songwriters' Special 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Stuart Gillies - Amanda


Tuesday 6th March 1973

BBC1 Nationwide 6.00 - 7.00 pm

Dave Edmunds interview at Rockfield

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:45 pm - 12:35 am (but scheduled to finish at 12.20 am)

NB As the show is placed at the end of the station's schedule the show returns to its open-ended format

Hosted by Bob Harris

Argent – God Gave Rock N Roll To You, It’s Only Money

The Steve Miller Band - My Dark Hour (Filmfinders clip)

Keith Moon introduces Sha Na Na – Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On, Teen Angel, Rock N Roll Is Here To Stay (Crystal Palace, London 1972)

Shawn Phillips – I Took A Walk, Lady Of The Blue Rose

Charlie Gillett - talks about Rock File book

Roy Buchannan – Them Changes, After Hours (New York, 1972)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Tony Blackburn


Wednesday 7th March 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

The Lorne Gibson Trio

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 8th March 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Slade Cum On Feel the Noize (number one)

Cliff Richard Power To All Our Friends

Jimmy Helms Gonna Make You An Offer You Can't Refuse

Timmy Thomas Why Can't We Live Together (disc)

Donny Osmond The Twelfth Of Never (promo clip)

Faces Cindy Incidentally (repeat 8th February 1973)

Detroit Emeralds Feel The Need In Me (Pan's People)

The New Seekers Pinball Wizard / See Me Feel Me (disc over chart run down)

Kenny Heart Of Stone

T.Rex 20th Century Boy (repeat 1st March 1973)

BBC2 Don McLean In Concert 10:-45 - 11:20 pm


Friday 9th March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.40 pm

White Plains

Tony Christie

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The Pattersons

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden


Saturday 10th March 1973

BBC Wales Disc-A-Dawn

Touch

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula 8:00 - 8:30 pm (first in series)

Petula Clark singing songs written by women

LWT The Osmonds: Yukon 11.35 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Promise Her Anything But Give Her a Punch 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Jackson Five: The Tiny Five

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 9.40 - 10.40 pm

Cass Elliott – Alone Again (Naturally)

Cass Elliott & Julie Andrews – Simon & Garfunkel medley


Sunday 11th March 1973

BBC1 Liza With A Z 9.40 - 10.30 pm

Liza Minelli

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

John Denver

Dana

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Blue Mink

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven


Monday 12th March 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Possibly Peters and Lee

Thames We Shall Overcome 12:25 am - end

Ram Jam Holder


Tuesday 13th March 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:35 pm - 12:15 am

NB Mickie Most – interview (not on), Donovan – Cosmic Wheels (Filmfinders clip) (not on)

Hosted by Bob Harris

Derek & The Dominoes – Why Has Love Got To Be So Sad live (Oscar Fischinger film)

Roger Daltrey (with Russ Ballard and Bob Henrit) - Giving It All Away, One Man Band

The Beatles – Please Please Me, From Me To You, I Saw Her Standing There (Washington Coliseum 1964)

John Lennon & Yoko Ono – Move On Fast (One To One concert, Madison Square Gardens 1972)

John Martyn – May You Never, I’d Rather Be The Devil (pre-recorded session)

Edgar Winter Band – Tobacco Road (concert clip)

Dave Jensen and Johnnie Walker - interview about the introduction of commercial radio

Little Feat - Two Trains (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV The Osmonds: Denmark


Wednesday 14th March 1973

BBC1 Val Meets The VIPs

Petula Clark interviewed by Valerie Singleton

BBC1 Frankie Howerd in Ulster 9.25 - 10.10 pm

The Tremeloes - Blue Suede Tie

Pan’s People

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

The McCalmans

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 15th March 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Slade Cum On Feel The Noize

Cliff Richard Power To All Our Friends (repeat 8th March 1973)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Get Down

The O’Jays Love Train (disc)

Kenny Heart Of Stone (disc)

Roxy Music Pyjamarama

Timmy Thomas Why Can't We Live Together

Shirley Bassey Never Never Never (repeat 1st March 1973)

T.Rex 20th Century Boy (disc)

White Plains Step Into A Dream

BBC1 The Special London Bridge Special 10.15 - 11.00 pm

Filmed at the re-located London Bridge, Lake Havasu City

Tom Jones

Carpenters

BBC2 The Kinks In Concert 10:50 – 11:20 pm

Victoria, Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues, Dedicated Follower Of Fashion, Lola, Holiday, Good Golly Miss Molly, You Really Got Me, All Day And All Of The Night,  Waterloo Sunset, Village Green Preservation Society


Friday 16th March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘735.00 - 5.40 pm

Slade

Candlewick Green

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Reading

Alan Price

George Hamilton IV

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden


Saturday 17th March 1973

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Petula Clark sings the songs of The Beatles

With the New Temperance Seven

BBC2 Full House 9.50 - 10.50 pm

Osibisa

Ivor Cutler

LWT The Osmonds: Sire Donald Of Bavaria 11.35 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: The Partridge Papers 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV Engelbert! 9.40 - 10.40 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Olivia Newton-John

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11:00 - 11:50 pm

Roger Daltrey - Giving It All Away

Ruby Murray

Thames We Shall Overcome 11.50 - 11.55 pm

Martin Carthy


Sunday 18th March 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Georgia Brown

Chris Montez

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Jimmy Helmns

The Handley Family


Monday 19th March 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Nana Mouskouri

Michel Legrand


Tuesday 20th March 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 - 11:20 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Humble Pie (with the Blackberries) – Black Coffee, Twist and Shout

Led Zeppelin – No Quarter (Filmfinders clip)

Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandel - Duelling Banjos (Deliverance movie clip)

Ry Cooder – Vigilante Man, Going Down To Brownsville, interview

Hoyt Axton - Sweet Misery (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 21st March 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Foggy

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 22nd March 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize

David Cassidy - Some Kind Of Summer (TOTP film of Cassidy)

Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly (promo clip)

Donny Osmond - The Twelfth Of Never (promo clip)

Neil Sedaka - That's When The Music Takes Me (repeat 22nd February 1973)

The O'Jays - Love Train (disc)

Cockerel Chorus - Nice One Cyril

Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree (disc)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down (disc)

Kenny - Heart Of Stone (repeat 8th March 1973)

White Plains - Step Into A Dream

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Trio In Concert 10:15 - 10:45 pm (repeat)

Thames This Week 8:30 – 9:00 pm

David Cassidy Weekend At Wembley


Friday 23rd March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Cockerel Chorus

Kenny

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Reading

Alan Price

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden

Thames Magpie 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Burt Bacharach talks about the music he wrote for the movie Lost Horizon


Saturday 24th March 1973

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview 5:05 - 5:35 pm

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Petula Clark and her French Connection

Sacha Distel

BBC1 Parkinson 11.05 pm - 12.05 am

Marion Montgomery

LWT Music In The Round: The Birth Of The Blues 9:00 - 9:30 pm

ATV The Jackson Five Show: Ray and Charles Superstars 10.35 - 11.00 am

LWT The Partridge Family: All's War in Love and Fairs 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 9.40 - 10.40 pm

The Smothers Brothers

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.00 - 11.50 pm

Don McLean – Everyday, Vincent

Granada Parade 10.40 - 11.20 pm

Rain Mountain with Stomu Yamash'ta


Sunday 25th March 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Vince Hill and the Young Generation

Cliff Richard

Julie Rogers

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Chris Montez

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

Springfield Revival - Morning Of My Life, Peace Will Come


Monday 26th March 1973

Granada Clapperboard 4.55 - 5.20 pm

the making of Lost Horizon

Thames Royal Film Performance 1975 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Lost Horizon, with Burt Bacharach


Tuesday 27th March 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 12:00 - 12:35 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Badger

Nico

Medicine Head

Andy Worhol article with Tony Elliott and George Melly

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.00 - 7.30 pm (first in new series)

Gilbert O’Sullivan - Get Down

Kenny Lynch

ATV The Osmonds: Yukon 5.20 - 5.50 pm


Wednesday 28th March 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 29th March 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Roger Daltrey - Giving It All Away

David Cassidy Some Kind Of Summer (promo clip)

Donny Osmond The Twelfth Of Never (promo clip)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Get Down (repeat 15th March 1973)

Geordie All Because Of You

Jimmy Osmond Tweedle Dee (disc)

Mud Crazy

Timmy Thomas Why Can't We Live Together (Pan's People)

O'Jays Love Train (disc)

The Supremes - Bad Weather (NB a letter of complaint from a fan is sent to Record Mirror regarding the poor orchestral backing given The Supremes)

BBC2 Richie Havens In Concert 10:15 - 10:50 pm


Friday 30th March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.45 pm

Mud

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden

Southern Junkin 3.00 - 3.30 pm

George Chisholm


Saturday 31st March 1973

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview Part 2 5.05 - 5.35 pm

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Petula Clark and The Songs of My Life

BBC2 Full House 9.50 - 10.40 pm

The Mike Gibbs Band

LWT The Partridge Family: Who's Max Ledbetter? 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show 9.40 - 10.40 pm

The Dallas Boys

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.00 - 11.50 pm

Ringo Starr

Chris Barber

ATV The Jackson Five Show: The Wizard of Soul


Sunday 1st April 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Vince Hill and the Young Generation

The New Seekers

Don McLean

ATV The Golden Shot 4.30 - 5.25 pm

TV Times has this as Chris Montez

Kenny Lynch

Paul Brett

ATV Songs That Matter 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Raven

Chris Barber Band with Ottilie Patterson


Tuesday 3rd April 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Joan Baez

Allan Taylor (with Andy Roberts)

Roxy Music – Do The Strand, In Every Dream Home A Heartache

Pink Floyd – One Of These days (film clip)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Olivia Newton-John - You’re So Vain

STV Scotch Corner

Lonnie Donegan


Wednesday 4th April 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With The Settlers 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Southern Get This! 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 5th April 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Gilbert O'Sullivan Get Down (repeat 15th March 1973)

David Cassidy Some Kind Of Summer (disc)

Gary Glitter Hello Hello I'm Back Again

Geordie All Because Of You (disc)

Jimmy Osmond Tweedle Dee (Pan's People)

Dawn Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree (promo clip)

Hurricane Smith Beautiful Day Beautiful Night

Roxy Music Pyjamarama (repeat 15th March 1973)

Stuart Gillies Amanda

Paul McCartney & Wings My Love

BBC2 The Eagles In Concert 10:15 - 10:45 pm


Friday 6th April 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.40 pm

The Congregation

BBC1 The Good Old Days 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Sandie Shaw

HTV Time Was 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Janie Marden


Saturday 7th April 1973

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

Cliff Richard - Power To All Our Friends

BBC2 Full House 10.05 - 11.15 pm

Matrix

Roger Ruskin Spear

ATV The Jackson Five Show: Farmer Jackson 10.35 - 11.00 am

LWT The Partridge Family: This Male Chauvinist Piggy Went to Market 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV A Special Tommy Steele 5.35 - 6.15 pm (repeat)

ITV's Montreux Television Festival entry

Tommy Steele

ATV The Burt Bacharach Show 9:40 – 10:40 pm

Stevie Wonder

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Bette Midler


Sunday 8th April 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million 10.40 - 11.30 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

The Supremes

Frank Ifield

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Neil Sedaka

LWT Weekend World 11.30 am - 1.00 pm

John Lennon and Yoko Ono interview (apparently Yoko said nothing)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 9th April 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: A Degree Of Frost (David Frost) 9:25 - 10:10 pm

Paul Jones

Jake Thackray


Tuesday 10th April 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 9:25 - 10:00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Alan Hull

Gallagher and Lyle

Spirit

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Clodagh Rodgers & Jimmy Tarbuck - medley

ATV The Osmonds: Italy 5.20 - 5.50 pm


Wednesday 11th April 1973

BBC2 A Singer and His Song: Andy Roberts 8:50 - 9:00 pm

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden

STV Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Karlins

Clinton Ford


Thursday 12th April 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 – 7:15 pm

Hosted by Kenny Everett

NB This edition wasn’t broadcast due to a strike, but was listed in Daily Mirror and Daily Express

BBC2 Steeleye Span In Concert 10:15 - 10:45 pm

BBC2 Swamp Music 10:45 – 11:15 pm

Play about a pop music talent show with band The Poetic Works, the only entrant


Friday 13th April 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Geordie

Greater Union

BBC1 The Good Old Days 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Eartha Kitt


Saturday 14th April 1973

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Best of Bacharach

Petula Clark

Anita Harris

Marion Montgomery

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.05 - 11.35 pm

Lena Martell

Roger Whittaker

ATV The Jackson Five 10.35 - 11.00 am

LWT The Partridge Family: "M" is for the Many Things 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 5.50 - 6.50 pm

Peggy Lee

Robert Goulet


Sunday 15th April 1973

ATV The Golden Shot 4.30 - 5.20 pm

Neil Sedaka

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Julie Rogers


Monday 16th April 1973

BBC1 The Banana Splits 10:05 - 10:35 am (first of daily repeats)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: They Sold A Million 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Tom Paxton

Leapy Lee


Tuesday 17th April 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 - 11:15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Fairport Convention – Matthew Mark Luke and John, Brilliancy medley

The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand (Late Scene, Granada 1963), She Loves You (Beatles Come To Town 1963)

Pink Floyd – Pillar Of Wind (abstract film)

Tom Paxton – Fred, When Annie Walks Me Home

Dave Mason – To Be Free (The Troubadour, Los Angeles 1972)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Buddy Greco

Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 18th April 1973

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unnknown

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden

ATV Shut That Door 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Thursday 19th April 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

NB This was not broadcast as there is no mention of it on the TOTP2 database, but it listed in the Daily Mirror and The Times

Vince Hill – Glory Hallelujah (due to appear, mentioned in the Daily Mirror 16th April 1973)

It has been suggested that the following might have been a provisional line-up for the show

Argent - God Gave Rock'n'Roll To You

Gary Glitter - Hello Hello I'm Back Again

Hot Chocolate - Brother Louie

Carly Simon - The Right Thing to Do (Pans People)

David Bowie - Drive-In Saturday (TOTP film)

Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon

BBC2 Martin Mull In Concert 10:10 - 10:40 pm

ITV Here's Lucy

Lucy and Sammy Davis Jr


Friday 20th April 1973 Good Friday

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73 5.00 - 5.35 pm

The Handley Family


Saturday 21st April 1973

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Petula Clark sings viewers requests 'Your Own Kind Of Music'. 400 different songs had been requested, of which 15 were used in tonight's show.

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Lena Martell

Roy Budd Trio

LWT The Partridge Family: Princess and the Partridge 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show 5.50 - 6.50 pm

Design

Anglia The Saturday Morning Film: Finders Keepers with Cliff Richard and The Shadows


Sunday 22nd April 1973 Easter Sunday

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Jack Jones

Vera Lynn

Pete Murray

BBC2 They Sold A Million 9.15 - 10.00 pm

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Vera Lynn

Russ Conway

BBC2 Up Sunday 11.50 pm - 12.15 am

Vivian Stanshall

ATV The Golden Shot 4.25 - 5.20 pm

Leapy Lee

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Vicki Leandros


Monday 23rd April 1973 Bank Holiday

HTV Those Swingin’ Years 11.30 pm - 12.30 am

Music of the forties

Janie Marden


Tuesday 24th April 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:15 pm

NB There were untransmiited archive clips of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Going To A Go-Go, Stevie Wonder - Hey Harmonica Man, Uptight, Marvin Gaye - Pretty Little Baby, Ain't That Peculiar

Hosted by Bob Harris

Tony Visconti

Bertha - I Can't Stop The Madness

John David Souther - How Long, Doolin Dalton Gang

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tracks of My Tears (film clip, possibly Teen Town)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Southern How 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Bill Legend (T Rex drummer)

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Tom Jones – Take A Letter To Lucille, & Jimmy Tarbuck – medley of rock and roll songs


Wednesday 25th April 1973

BBC1 Moiurs In Person 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Moira Anderson

Paco Pena

STV Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Hall and MacGregor

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden

Thames This Week: David Cassidy - Weekend at Wembley 6:00 - 6:35 pm (repeat)


Thursday 26th April 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC2 Up Country Festival 10:10 - 11:10 pm

George Hamilton IV

Jeannie C Riley

The New Strangers

Mac Wiseman

Tompall Glaser


Friday 27th April 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club 4:50 – 5:15 pm

The Grumbleweeds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:50 - 7:25 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Dawn Tie A Yellow Ribbon (promo clip)

Handley Family Wam Bam (Pan's People)

Mud Crazy (repeat 29th March 1973)

Sweet Hell Raiser

Tom Jones Letter To Lucille

Alice Cooper No More Mr.Nice Guy (disc)

Carly Simon The Right Thing To Do (promo clip)

Anne Marie David Wonderful Dream (live)

Chicory Tip Good Grief Christina

Roger Daltrey Giving It All Away

Wizzard See My Baby Jive

BBC1 Stars Of the Year 10:15 - 11:15 pm

The New Seekers

BBC2 Film Night 10.35 - 11.05 pm

Alan Price talks about scoring movies

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4:50 - 5:20 pm (first in new series)

Hosted by Ayshea Brough with Ollie Beak

Giy Lutman

Wizzard - See My Baby Jive

Vie (ex member of The Flirtations)

Ayshea - Farewell, Get Down (sings to her puppy)

Anglia The Partridge Family: Dr Jekyll and Mr Partridge 5.20 - 5.50 pm


Saturday 28th April 1973

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.25 - 11.55 pm

Lena Martell

Tony Christie

LWT The Partridge Family: Each Dawn I Diet 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Bruce Forsyth Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Lena Horne


Sunday 29th April 1973

BBC2 The John Denver Show 10:35 - 11:20 pm

Pan’s People were the resident dance troupe

John Denver

David Essex

Bill and Taffy

ATV The Golden Shot 4.25 - 5.20 pm

Leapy Lee

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Petula Clark


Monday 30th April 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

All winners show

Peters and Lee

Stuart Gillies - Amanda


Tuesday 1st May 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:00 pm (news break) 11:30 pm - 12:10 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Part one -

Pete Atkin

The Wailers - Concrete Jungle, Stir It Up

String Driven Thing - Circus

Part two - Yes in concert at The Rainbow, December 1972 - And You And I, The Clap, Rick Wakeman - Six Wives of Henry VIII (excerpt), Roundabout, Yours Is No Disgrace, Wurm

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Lulu

Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 2nd May 1973

BBC1 Liza With A Z 10.00 - 10.50 pm (repeat)

Liza Minnelli

BBC2 The Family Way movie

Music: Paul McCartney

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 3rd May 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC2 Up Country 10:15 - 10:43 pm

Hank Snow

Jim Brown


Friday 4th May 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club 4.50 - 5.15 pm

The Grumbleweeds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:50 - 7:25 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

10 C.C. Rubber Bullets

Detroit Spinners Could It Be I'm Falling In Love (Pan's People)

Gary Glitter Hello Hello I'm Back Again (repeat 5th April 1973)

Hot Chocolate Brother Louie

Lynsey De Paul All Night

Status Quo Mean Girl (disc)

Sweet Hell Raiser

Dawn Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree (promo clip)

Perry Como And I Love You So (promo clip)

Roger Daltrey Giving It All Away (repeat)

Wizzard See My Baby Jive (disc)

BBC1 The World of Jimmy Savile OBE 11:35 pm - 12:25 am (repeat)

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.50 - 5.15 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

10CC - Rubber Bullets

Hurricane Smith - Beautiful Day Beautiful Night

Jeff Collins - Rock A Bye Memories


Saturday 5th May 1973

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.05 - 11.35 pm

Lena Martell

The Fortunes

Alex Welch Jazz Band

BBC1 Flaming Star 7.00 - 8.30 pm Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 One In Ten: Loudon Wainwright III 10:50 - 11:00 pm

LWT The Partridge Family: A Penny for his Thoughts 9.55 - 10.25 pm

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

Clodagh Rodgers

The Rockin’ Berries


Sunday 6th May 1973

BBC2 The John Denver Show 10:40 - 11:25 pm

John Denver

Hurricane Smith

Bill and Taffy

BBC2 Up Sunday 11.30 - 11.55 pm

Jake Thackray

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Anita Harris


Monday 7th May 1973

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris (NB Harris married her manager Mike Margella today and had arranged to have TV sets at the wedding reception to watch this pre-recorded performance)


Tuesday 8th May 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:00 pm (news break) 11:30 pm - 12:00 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Part one

Jonathan Kelly

Alquin - Oriental Journey, Catherine's Wig

Grin - Love Or Else (Filmfinders clip)

Part two

American Blues Legends ‘73 with clips of Homesick James, Boogie Woogie Red, Whispering Smith, Lightnin’ Slim, Snooky Prior

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Des O’Connor


Wednesday 9th May 1973

Thames Looks Familiar 3.00 - 3.25 pm

George Chisholm


Thursday 10th May 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 11.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC2 Up Country Festival 10.10 - 10.40 pm

Wally Whyton, Jack Greene & Jeannie Seely, Johnny Paycheck, Dotty West, Hank Thompson

ATV James Paul McCartney 9:00 - 10:00 pm

NB The song Hi-Hi-Hi was cut from the UK version of the show due to a ban on the song by the IBA

Paul McCartney and Wings

Gerry Marsden


Friday 11th May 1973

BBC1 Pebble Mill 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Roger Miller

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club 4.50 - 5.15 pm

The Grumbleweeds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:50 – 7:25 pm

Hosted by Kenny Everett

Status Quo - Mean Girl (disc)

Suzi Quatro - Can The Can

Deodato - Also Sprach Zarathustra (disc)

Alice Cooper - No More Mr.Nice Guy (disc)

Medicine - Head One And One Is One

Nazareth - Broken Down Angel

Paul McCartney & Wings - My Love (repeat 5th April 1973)

Wizzard - See My Baby Jive

Anne Marie David - Wonderful Dream (repeat 27th April 1973)

Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree number one (promo clip)

BBC1 The Good Old Days 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Anita Harris

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Geordie - All Because Of You

Roger Whittaker

Steve Royal

LWT The Sun Television Awards 1973 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Gladys Knight & The Pips

Gary Glitter presents Top Pop Act to Keith Potger on behalf of The New Seekers


Saturday 12th May 1973

BBC1 We Want To Sing 5.05 - 5.35 pm

Springfield Revival

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

Lena Martell

Jacques Loussier Trio

BBC2 Blood Sweat And Tears 10:45 - 11:30 pm

LWT The Partridge Family: You're Only Young Twice 12.00 - 12.30 pm


Sunday 13th May 1973

BBC1 What Shall We Tell The Children? 6.15 - 6.50 pm

David Essex reads a Spike Milligan story

BBC2 Milligan In Spring 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Design

BBC2 The John Denver Show 10.30 - 11.15 pm

John Denver

Bill and Taffy

B J Arnau

HTV In Tune 1.30 - 2.00 pm

Johnny Dankworth

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Roger Miller

Anne-Marie David


Monday 14th May 1973

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 15th May 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.35 - 11.00 pm (news break) 11.30 pm - end

Hosted by Bob Harris

Part One

Jan Akkerman

Roy Buchannan - interview in studio surrounded by the band's equipment, Johnny B Goode, Sweet Dreams, Messiah (live clips, Germany TV) NB The band should have played live in the studio but illness hit them

Part Two

Roy Buchannan cont -

Leon Russell

B B King

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Lorne Gibson

Yorkshire Hey Brian! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Labi Siffre


Wednesday 16th May 1973

BBC2 A Singer and Her Songs: Buffy Saint-Marie 8:50 - 9:00 pm

STV Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Ronnie Hilton

Thames The Sooty Show 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden

Thames This Is Your Life: Shirley Bassey 7.00 - 7.30 pm (repeat)

HTV Cuckoo In The Nest 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Gameshow with contestant Simon Dee


Thursdday 17th May 1973

BBC1 Dusc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC2 John Williams In Concert 10.10 - 10.40 pm


Friday 18th May 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club 4.50 - 5.15 pm

The Grumbleweeds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:50 - 7:25 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Medicine Head - One And One Is One (chart run down)

The Sweet - Hell Raiser (live vocal)

Anne Marie David - Wonderful Dream (live)

David Bowie - Drive In Saturday (promo clip)

Nazareth - Broken Down Angel (live vocal?)

The Detroit Emeralds - You Want It You Got It (Pan's People)

Chicory Tip - Good Grief Christina (repeat 27th April 1973)

Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle (new release) (live vocal)

Perry Como - And I Love You So (promo clip)

New World - Roof Top Singing

Wizzard - See My Baby Jive (number one)

The Detroit Spinners - Could It Be I'm Falling In Love (play out record)

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

The Tremeloes

Mike Rose and The Colours

Mary Poppins film clip


Saturday 19th May 1973

LWT The Partridge Family: The Modfather 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Sammy Davis Jr

ITV Hey Brian

Jimmy Helms


Sunday 20th May 1973

BBC2 The John Denver Show 10.30 - 11.15 pm

John Denver

Bill and Taffy

Roger Daltrey

Paul Williams

ATV The Golden Shot 4.30 - 5.20 pm

Sacha Distel

Rostal and Schaefer

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Neil Reid

The Beverley Sisters

Ronnie Hilton


Monday 21st May 1973

ITV Melody Inn 1.00 - 1.30 pm (first in series)

Danny Street

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris

Peters & Lee


Tuesday 22nd May 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:30 pm - 12:00 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Nazareth - Bad Boy, Vigilante Man (the BBC's rubber cymbals are pretty evident)

Eagles - Outlaw Man (Filmfinders clip)

Harvey Andrews (with Graham Cooper) - Friend of Mine, For My Father

Del Shannon - interview

Camel - Never Let Go (live the Civic Hall, Guildford, March 1973)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Yorkshire Hey Brian! 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hurricane Smith and The Cool Breeze


Wednesday 23rd May 1973

BBC1 Moira In Person 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Moira Anderson

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 24th May 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.25 - 12.55 pm

content unknown

BBC2 America in Concert 10:15 - 10:45 pm


Friday 25th May 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club 4.50 5.15 pm

The Grumbleweeds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:30 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

10 C.C. Rubber Bullets

Lou Reed Walk On The Wild Side (disc)

Detroit Emeralds You Want It You Got It (disc)

Neil Sedaka Standing On The Inside

Stevie Wonder You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (disc)

Deodato Also Sprach Zarathustra (promo clip)

Suzi Quatro Can The Can (disc)

Sweet Hell Raiser (repeat)

Medicine Head One And One Is One

Junior Campbell Sweet Illusion (live vocal over a re-recorded track)

Wizzard See My Baby Jive

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Gene Pitney

Miki Anthony

Juila Campbell (possibly a typo Junior Campbell?)


Saturday 26th May 1973

BBC1 That's Life 10.25 - 11.05 pm (first in series)

Cheryl Kennedy

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show 5.50 - 6.50 pm

Jackie Trent

Springfield Revival


Sunday 27th May 1973

BBC2 The John Denver Show 10.55 - 11.40 pm

John Denver

Bill and Taffy

Lulu

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

TV Times has this as Kim Davis

Julie Felix

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Julie Rogers


Monday 28th May 1973 Bank holiday

BBC1 To Sir, With Love 8.00 - 9.40 pm Lulu movie

BBC2 Sounds Of The Seventies 8:00 - 8:30 pm

CBS promo movie with Johnny Winter, It’s A Beautiful Day, Santana

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 29th May 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:05 pm (news break) 11:35 pm - 12:05 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Part one

Terry Reid

Loudon Wainwright III

Golden Earring

Part two

Cream - clips from farewell show at the Royal Albert Hall, November 1968

Yorkshire Hey Brian! 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Jimmy Helms


Wednesday 30th May 1973

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 31st May 1973

BBC1 Disc A Dawn 12.30 - 12.55 pm

BBC2 Al Green In Concert 8:00 - 8:30 pm

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Theme Carl Wayne - You're A Star

Panel includes Jackie Trent


Friday 1st June 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club 4.50 - 5.15 pm

The Grumbleweeds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:30 pm

Hosted by Kenny Everett

10 C.C. Rubber Bullets (disc)

Elvis Presley Polk Salad Annie (promo clip)

First Choice Armed and Extremely Dangerous (disc)

Stealers Wheel Stuck In The Middle

Fleetwood Mac Albatross (promo clip)

New Seekers Goodbye Is Just Another Word

Partridge Family Walking In The Rain (disc)

Suzi Quatro Can The Can

Fleetwood Mac Albatross (promo clip)

T.Rex The Groover

Wizzard See My Baby Jive (repeat)

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Vanity Fair

Peter D Kelly

Kincade

Julie Dean


Saturday 2nd June 1973

BBC1 That's Life 10.05 - 10.45 pm

Cheryl Kennedy

LWT The Partridge Family: A Likely Candidate 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Bachelors


Sunday 3rd June 1973

BBC1 Omnibus: File on British Jazz 10.00 - 10.50 pm

George Chisholm

Alex Welsh

Humphrey Lyttelton

Benny Green

George Melly

Ken Colyer

Ian Carr's Nucleus

BBC2 The John Denver Show 10.30 - 11.15 pm

John Denver

Bill and Taffy

Donovan

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Sands of Time

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Roger Whittaker

Pearl Bailey

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 4th June 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

ITV Melody Inn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Danny Street

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 5th June 1973

BBC1 Nationwide 6.00 - 6.45 pm

David Bowie – interview and live at Winter Gardens in Bournemouth 25th May 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 11:00 pm (news break) 11:30 pm - 12:00 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Part one

Dave Ellis

Fanny

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

Part two

Focus at the Rainbow, London, 5th May 1973 - Focus III, Answers Questions Questions Answers, Focus II, Eruption, Hocus Pocus

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne

Penny Lane

Yorkshire Hey Brian! 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Neil Sedaka


Wednesday 6th June 1973

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Friday 8th June 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club 4.50 - 5.15 pm

The Grumbleweeds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:30 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

10 C.C. Rubber Bullets

Hotshots Snoopy Versus The Red Baron

Blue Mink Randy

First Choice Armed & Extremely Dangerous (promo clip)

George Harrison Give Me Love (disc)

Edgar Winter Group Frankenstein (disc)

Mott The Hoople Honaloochie Boogie

Medicine Head One And One Is One (repeat)

Peters & Lee Welcome Home

Junior Campbell Sweet Illusion (disc)

Wizzard See My Baby Jive (repeat)

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough entertaining the troops in Northern Ireland

Ayshea Brough  - Peace Will Come (at army barracks)

Keith Field (her guitarist) - Daniel (aboard HMS Maidstone, Belfast)

The Fortunes - Whenever It's A Sunday

Stavely Makepeace - Cajun Band


Saturday 9th June 1973

BBC1 That's Life 10.30 - 11.10 pm

Cheryl Kennedy

BBC2 They Sold A Million (not listed in Radio Times or Daily Mirror)

Hosted by Vince Hill

Buddy Greco

Clodagh Rodgers

LWT The Partridge Family: Swiss Family Partridge 12.00 - 12.30 pm

LWT The Rolf Harris Show 5.50 - 6.35 pm

Millicent Martin

Springfield Revival

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Peters & Lee

Anne Shelton


Sunday 10th June 1973

BBC2 A Little Touch Of Schmilsson In The Night 10:50 - 11:35 pm

Harry Nilsson with Gordon Jenkins

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Rod McKeun


Monday 11th June 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Georgie Fame and Alan Price

ITV Melody Inn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Danny Street

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris

The Black Abbots


Tuesday 12th June 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:35 pm - 12.05 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

John Entwistle’s Rigor Mortis - Peg Leg Peggy, My Wife

Jimi Hendrix - In From The Storm (Isle of Wight, 1970)

Joseph King - A Year Ago Today

Kevin Ayres & 747 - Shouting In A Bucket Blues, Oh What A Dream

Grace Slick and Paul Kantner - interview (NB Grace Slick is intrigued by the auto cue function on the camera)

Seals and Crofts - Dust on My Saddle (concert clip)

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Yorkshire Hey Brian! 7.00 - 7.30 pm

The Settlers


Wednesday 13th June 1973

STV Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Settlers

Thames The Sotty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Mardsden


Friday 15th June 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:30 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Suzi Quatro - Can The Can (number one)

Dave Edmunds Born To Be With You (disc)

George Harrison Give Me Love (TOTP film)

Linda Lewis Rock A Doodle Doo

Jackson 5 Hallelujah Day (disc)

Hotshots Snoopy Versus The Red Baron (disc)

Stealers Wheel Stuck In The Middle (repeat)

Geordie Can You Do It

Neil Sedaka Standing On The Inside

T.Rex The Groover (repeat 1st June 1973)

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4:50 - 5:20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough - Day By Day

Geordie - Can You Do It

Louisa White - Um Um Um Um Um

Wayne Fontana - Together

Elvis Presley - Elvis On Tour film clip

LWT Disco Champions ‘73 12:05 - 12:35 am

content unknown

LWT Godspell 12:35 - 12:40 am

content unknown


Saturday 16th June 1973

BBC1 That's Life 10.00 - 10.40 pm

Cheryl Kennedy

LWT The Partridge Family: Ain't Loveth Grand 12.00 - 12.30 pm

LWT The Rolf Harris Show 5.50 - 6.35 pm

Freda Payne

Anne-Marie David


Sunday 17th June 1973

BBC2 An Evening With Glen Campbell 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Glen Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Bobby Crush

The Black Abbotts

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Lovelace Watkins


Monday 18th June 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

ITV Melody Inn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Danny Street

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 19th June 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:25 pm - 12.00 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Terry Reid - Live Life, Without Expression

Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells excerpt (Filmfinders clip)

Stride - Higher and Higher (Marquee, London)

Del Shannon & The Impalas - Louise, Kelly

Pete Sinfield - Still (promo film)

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Yorkshire Hey Brian! 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Lynsey De Paul


Wednesday 20th June 1973

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 21st June 1973

BBC1 Girls, Girls, Girls 6:55 - 8:30 pm 1962 Elvis Presley movie


Friday 22nd June 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:30 pm

Hosted by Kenny Everett

Geordie - Can You Do It (disc and chart run down)

Junior Campbell - Sweet Illusion (repeat of 25th May 1973)

Peters & Lee - Welcome Home (live)

Barry White - I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More Baby (TOTP film - man and women in forest and abstract stop-motion film)

The Hotshots - Snoopy Versus The Red Baron (live) (introduced by host wearing a Kaiser helmet)

Paul Simon - Take Me To The Mardi Gras (Pan's People)

Slade - Skweeze Me Pleeze Me

Wings - Live & Let Die (movie opening titles without the credits)

Dave Edmunds - Born To Be With You (live vocal over the record)

10 cc - Rubber Bullets number one (live vocal over the record) (repeat)

Mott The Hoople - Honaloochie Boogie (play out record with audience dancing)

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

New World

Slade - Skweeze Me Please Me

Jaki Whitren - Give Her The Day

Brotherly Love - Tip Of My Tongue

Lynn Garner

Chris Marlow


Saturday 23rd June 1973

BBC1 We Want To Sing 5.05 - 5.35 pm

Stuart Henry

BBC1 That's Life 10.05 - 10.45 pm

Cheryl Kennedy

BBC1 The Spinners 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Meet the military at Aldershot

LWT The Partridge Family: Whatever Happened to Keith Partridge? 12.00 - 12.30 pm

LWT The Rolf Harris Show 5.50 - 6.35 pm

Lulu


Sunday 24th June 1973

BBC2 Jose Feliciano at The Royal Albert Hall 10:25 - 11:10 pm

With the London Symphony Orchestra

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Bobby Crush

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Roger Whittaker

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 25th June 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

content unknown

ITV Melody Inn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Danny Street


Tuesday 26th June 1973

NB No Old Grey Whistle Test due to Wimbledon coverage

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wenesday 27th June 1973

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown


Thursday 28th June 1973

BBC1 Fun In Acapulco 6:55 - 8:30 pm Elvis Presley movie

Thames Looks Familiar

Dorothy Squires

STV Showcase (first in series)

Appearing in the series were Georgie Fame & Alan Price, Salena Jones, Paul Jones, Sylvia McNeil, Clodagh Rodgers, Julie Felix, Ronnie Hilton, Scott-Paul Young, Elaine Simons


Friday 29th June 1973

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

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Slade Skweeze Me Pleeze Me

Dave Edmunds Born To Be With You

Geordie Can You Do It

Elton John Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

George Harrison Give Me Love (TOTP film)

Joe Simon Step By Step (disc)

Jackson 5 Hallelujah Day (disc)

Mott The Hoople Honaloochie Boogie

Neil Sedaka Standing On The Inside (disc)

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Gary Bond

New World

Middle of the Road


Saturday 30th June 1973

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood! 8:25 - 8:55 pm

Peter Noone

Cheryl Kennedy

BBC1 That’s Life 10.00 - 10.40 pm

Stephanie DeSykes (replacing Cheryl Kennedy who moved to the Mike Yarwood show)

BBC1 The Spinners 10.40 - 11.10 pm

Meet The Farmers at Middle Littleton, Worcestershire

BBC2 Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway 9:45 - 10:10 pm

Somewhere, The Ghetto, Reverend Lee, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

LWT The Partridge Family: Nag, Nag, Nag 11.00 - 11.30 pm

LWT The Rolf Harris Show 5.50 - 6.35 pm

Neil Sedaka

Penny Lane

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Steve Lawrence


Sunday 1st July 1973

BBC2 Nancy Wilson 10.30 - 11.15 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Ayshea Brough


Monday 2nd July 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Lynsey DePaul

ITV Melody Inn 1.100 - 1.30 pm

Danny Street

Thames David Nixon's Magic Box 5.20 - 5.50 pm (repeat)

Anita Harris


Tuesday 3rd July 1973

NB No Old Grey Whistle Test because of Wimbledon tennis

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Granada News

Pirate Radio Aquarius article

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty 7.30 - 8.0 pm (repeat)


Wednesday 4th July 1973

BBC2 Cleo and John 7:35 - 8:00 pm

Cleo Laine and John Dankworth

Keith Emerson

STV Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Robin Hall and Jimmie MacGregor

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden

ATV The Partridge Family 7.00 - 7.30 pm (first in new series)

What? And Get Out Of Show Business?


Friday 6th July 1973

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Slade Skweeze Me Pleeze Me (audience dancing) NB An effect appears to 'skweeze' the picture!

Blue Mink Randy (repeat 8th June 1973)

Mungo Jerry Alright Alright Alright

Linda Lewis Rock A Doodle Doo (live vocal over the record)

Chairmen Of The Board Finders Keepers (Pan's People)

Sylvia Pillow Talk (disc)

Joe Simon Step By Step (disc)

Peters & Lee Welcome Home (repeat)

The Bee Gees Wouldn't I Be Someone

BBC1 Blast From The Past 7:30 - 8:15 pm

Hosted by Pete Murray

Includes scenes from the West End musical Grease with Richard Gere, plus contributions from Rod Stewart, Lynsey De Paul, Craig Douglas, Emperor Rosko, Dave Dee


Saturday 7th July 1973

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

Peter Noone

Cheryl Kennedy

BBC1 That’s Life 10.05 - 10.45 pm

Stephanie DeSykes

BBC1 The Spinners Meet the Geordies 10.45 - 11.15 pm

in Consett, County Durham

BBC2 The Goodies: Superstar 9.50 - 10.20 pm

With John Peel

LWT The Partridge Family: For Sale by Owner 12.00 - 12.30 pm

ATV The New Faces 5:15 – 6:05 pm

Theme: Carl Wayne – You’re A Star

possibly...

The Country Cousins (country and western group)

Doris Gill (singer)

Danny and Dereth (singers)

Maureen Moorland aka The Mighty Atom (singer and dancer)

Trevor Chance (singer)

LWT The Rolf Harris Show 6.35 - 7.20 pm

Jim Bailey (singer/impressionist)


Sunday 8th July 1973

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Anne Shelton

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Donovan

Brenda Arnau

ITV It’s All In Life 12.05 am - end

Design


Monday 9th July 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Georgie Fame and Alan Price

ITV Melody Inn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Danny Street


Tuesday 10th July 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 11:00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Lou Adler - interview

Jaki Whitren - Ain't It Funny, Give Her The Day

Nektar - Wings (Filmfinders clip)

Esparanto - Roses (Rainbow Theatre, London)

Average White Band - Put It Where You Want It, Show Your Hand

Van Morrison - The Great Deception (Filmfinders clip)

Isaac Hayes - Theme from 'Shaft' (Wattstax)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

ATV A Kind Of Freedom 10:30 - 11:15 pm

Documentary about Champion Jack Dupree in Halifax, with Fats Domino in Germany

BBC1 West Profile and Performance

Dave Evans (singer/songwriter)


Wednesday 11th July 1973

STV Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Clinton Ford

The Karlins

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm (first in new series)

Freddie & The Dreamers


Friday 13th July 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:30 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn (Daily Mirror has the host as Kenny Everett)

Slade Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me (repeat 29th June 1973)

Clifford T.Ward Gaye

David Bowie Life On Mars (clips from the Nationwide article and outside The Odeon, Hammersmith)

Elton John Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting (repeat 29th June 1973)

Gary Glitter I'm The Leader Of The Gang

Mott The Hoople Honaloochie Boogie (disc)

Joe Simon Step By Step

Sylvia Pillow Talk (promo clip)

Mud Hypnosis

Mungo Jerry Alright Alright Alright (disc)

The Osmonds Going Home (promo clip)


Saturday 14th July 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood! 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Peter Noone

Cheryl Kennedy

BBC1 The Spinners 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Meet the Fishermen, Brixham, Devon

BBC1 That’s Life 10.05 - 10.45 pm

Stephanie DeSykes

LWT The Partridge Family: Aspirin at Seven, Dinner at Eight 12.00 - 12.30 pm

LWT Tony and Lena 5:15 - 6:05 pm

Tony Bennett and Lena Horne

LWT The Rolf Harris Show 6.35 - 7.20 pm

Gladys Knight and the Pips

Roger Miller


Sunday 15th July 1973

BBC1 Ginger Baker in Africa 9:55 - 10:50 pm

Tony Palmer directed documentary

BBC2 Anne Murray at The Talk Of The Town 8:15 - 9:00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

ITV Curried Swann 6.15 - 6.35 pm

Donals Swann

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

NB Anglia shows Donovan, B J Arnau

Fanny


Monday 16th July 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Georgie Fame and Alan Price

ITV Melody Inn 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Danny Street

Thames Looks Familiar 2.00 - 2.30 pm

George Martin (the record producer?)


Tuesday 17th July 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkees a la carte 4:55 - 5:20 pm (repeat)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 11:00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Edgar Winter Band - Frankenstein, Rock and Roll Boogie Woogie Blues, Hanging Around

Carole King - Believe In Humanity (Central Park, NYC)

Mott The Hoople - All The Way From Memphis (Filmfinders clip)

Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee - Walking My Blues Away, Sonny's Things, Walk On

Lindisfarne - Numbers (film clip shot in Devon)

BBC2 They Sold A Million (not listed in Daily Mirror)

Hosted by Vince Hill

Jim Stafford

Gigilola Cinquetti

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne

Penny Lane

Anglia About Anglia 6.00 - 6.35 pm

Article about Radio Caroline’s return


Wednesday 18th July 1973

BBC1 Music My Way 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Dusty Springfield – Yesterday When I was Young, Son Of A Preacher Man, Love The One You're With

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers

Granada Late Night Theatre: Yesterday's Girl 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Play written by Andrian Henri with music by Sticky Georges


Friday 20th July 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 – 7:30 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Peters and Lee - Welcome Home (repeat)

Blue Mink Randy (disc)

Chairmen Of The Board Finders Keepers (Pan's People)

Al Martino Spanish Eyes (disc)

Suzi Quatro 48 Crash (repeat)

Carpenters Yesterday Once More (film clip)

Mungo Jerry - Alright Alright Alright

The Osmonds - Going Home (promo clip)

Albert Hammond - Free Electric Band (live)

Nazareth - Bad Bad Boy

Gary Glitter I'm The Leader Of The Gang (repeat 13th July 1973)

Anglia Glamour '73 7.00 - 7.35 pm

Frank Ifield

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen


Saturday 21st July 1973

BBC1 Cartoon Carnival 5.00 - 5.30 pm

Series hosted by Tony Blackburn

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood! 8.50 - 9.20 pm

Peter Noone

Cheryl Kennedy

BBC1 That’s Life 10.25 - 11.05 pm

Stephanie DeSykes

BBC1 The Spinners 11.05 - 11.35 pm

Meet The Holidaymakers, Pwllhelli, Wales

LWT The Partridge Family: For Whom the Bell Tolls ... and Tolls ... and Tolls 12.00 - 12.30 pm

LWT The Rolf Harris Show 6.35 - 7.20 pm

Peters and Lee

Nina Baden-Semper - sings


Sunday 22nd July 1973

BBC2 Joan Baez 8:15 - 9:00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Dana

LWT Sunday Night Theatre: Blinkers 10.15 - 11.15 pm

DJ Stuart Henry plays a gay hair-dresser

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Charles Aznavour


Monday 23rd July 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Thames Looks Familiar 2.00 - 2.30 pm

Joe Loss

Granada OK

Glencoe


Tuesday 24th July 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: The Chaperone 4.55 - 5.20 pm

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

Van Morrison with John Platania and David Hayes - interview

The Drifters - Under The Boardwalk, On Broadway, Save The Last Dance For Me

Johnny Rivers - It's Alright, Sea Cruise (live in Belgium)

Pete Sinfield - The Song of the Sea Goat, A House of Hope and Dreams

Sly and the Family Stone - live film clip (untransmitted)

Queen - Keep Yourself Alive (Filmfinders footage of World War II)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 25th July 1973

BBC1 Music My Way 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Vicky Leandros

BBC2 Music Makers: Alan Civil 7:35 - 8:00 pm

(Horn player on The Beatles’ For No One)

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Friday 27th July 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:25 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Young Generation Dancing In The Moonlight (disc)

Gary Glitter I'm The Leader Of The Gang (repeat 13th July 1973)

Clifford T.Ward Gaye

David Bowie Life On Mars (promo clip)

Diana Ross Touch Me In The Morning (promo clip)

Joe Simon Step By Step (repeat 13th July 1973)

Free All Right Now (disc)

First Choice Smarty Pants

Mud Hypnosis

Suzi Quatro 48 Crash

Albert Hammond Free Electric Band (disc)

LWT The Partridge Family 7.00 - 7.30 pm


Saturday 28th July 1973

BBC1 Cartoon Carnival 5.00 - 5.30 pm

hosted by Tony Blackburn

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood! 8.40 - 9.10 pm

Peter Noone

BBC1 That's Life 10.25 - 11.05

Stephanie De Sykes

BBC1 The Spinners 11.05 - 11.35 pm

Journey's End, Liverpool

Yorkshire Sez Les 6.35 - 7.20 pm

Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There, one other

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 7.45 - 8.30 pm

Edie Gorme


Sunday 29th July 1973

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Vince Hill

Christine Holmes

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Pearl Bailey


Monday 30th July 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Charlie Williams Show 9.25 - 10.10 pm

B J Arnau

Sacha Distel

Thames David Nixon Magic Box 5.20 - 5.50 pm

The Beverley Sisters

Granada OK

Ducks DeLuxe

String Driven Thing


Tuesday 31st July 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: I’ve Got A Little Song Here 4.55 - 5.20 pm (repeat)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 11:00 pm

NB Film of the Van Morrison show at the Rainbow was due to be shown but wasn't ready. Likewise a clip of The Rolling Stones was due to be shown.

Hosted by Bob Harris

Freddie King - Boogie Funk, Woman Across The River

The Doobie Brothers - Long Train Running (live film clip)

Stevie Wonder - Too High (Filmfinders clip)

Blue - Red Light Song (promo clip)

Steve Goodman - Chicken Cordon Blues, Would You Like To Learn To Dance

Let The Good Times Roll - film clips medley

Eric Burdon - interview

Dr John & The Meters - Such A Night (Montreux jazz festival) NB Harris mentions that OGWT had recorded a Montreux special with New Orleans acts Dr John, Professor Longhair and Allen Toussaint to be shown as a second half special in the next series, but was not broadcast

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 1st August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Tony Christie

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Friday 3rd August 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:25 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Gary Glitter I'm The Leader Of The Gang (repeat 13th July 1973)

Limme & The Family Cookin' You Can Do Magic (disc)

Mungo Jerry Alright Alright Alright (repeat)

The Osmonds Going Home (repeat)

Roy Wood Dear Elaine

Suzi Quatro 48 Crash (disc)

Albert Hammond Free Electric Band (disc)

Barry Blue Dancing On A Saturday Night

Nazareth Bad Bad Boy (repeat 20th July 1973)

Carpenters Yesterday Once More (film clip)

The Goons Ying Tong Song (film clip)

BBC1 The Burke Special: Don’t Pass It On - VD 10.15 - 11.45 pm

with Dr Hook - Don’t Give A Dose - live film

Grampian Sounds 73 7.00 - 7.30 pm

content unknown

Anglia Glamour '73 7.00 - 7.35 pm

Richard Barnes

Anita Harris


Saturday 4th August 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood! 8.50 - 9.20 pm

Peter Noone

Yorkshire Sez Les 6.35 - 7.20 pm

Linda Lewis

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 7.45 - 8.30 pm

Henry Mancini


Sunday 5th August 1973

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show 8.05 - 8.50 pm

George Hamilton IV

Wilma Reading

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11:10 pm - 12:00 am

Clodagh Rodgers (seen listed, but probably not on)

Wizzard - Angel Fingers, Do the Locomotive, See My Baby Jive


Monday 6th August 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

The Light Fantastic

Lisa Shane (pop singer)


Tuesday 7th August 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: One Man Shy 4.55 - 5.20 pm (repeat)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Southern The Tuesday TV Movie: Emergency! 7.15 - 9.00 pm

With Julie London


Wednesday 8th August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Sandie Shaw – Always Something There To Remind Me, Don’t Dilly Dally

Blue Mink

BBC1 Cole Porter in Paris 9.25 - 10.15 pm

Charles Aznavour

Perry Como

Diahann Carroll

Connie Stevens

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 9th August 1973

Thames It’s Mike Reid 9.15 - 10.00 pm

Buddy Greco

Wee Willie Harris

George Melly


Friday 10th August 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:25 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Kenny Everett

Gary Glitter I'm The Leader Of The Gang (repeat 13th July 1973)

10 C.C. The Dean And I

First Choice Smarty Pants (disc)

Free All Right Now (disc)

Mud Hypnosis

New York City I'm Doing Fine Now (disc)

Suzi Quatro 48 Crash

Medicine Head Rising Sun

Peters & Lee Welcome Home

Roger Daltrey I'm Free (promo clip)

Barry Blue Dancing On A Saturday Night

BBC2 Chateau En Suede 1964 9.30 - 11.10 pm movie with Françoise Hardy

LWT The Partridge Family 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Anglia Glamour '73 7.00 - 7.35 pm

The Springfield Revival


Saturday 11th August 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood! 8.45 - 9.15 pm

Peter Noone

Cheryl Kennedy

ATV Ferry ‘Cross The Mersey 11.00 am - 12.30 pm movie with Gerry & The Pacemakers, Cilla Black

Yorkshire Sez Les 6.35 - 7.20 pm

Blue Mink

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 7.45 - 8.30 pm

content unknown

BBC2 They Sold A Million (not listed in newspapers)

Hosted by Vince Hill

Lulu

Peter Noone


Sunday 12th August 1973

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Lulu

Peter Skellern

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Frank Ifield

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Clifford T Ward

Alan Price


Monday 13th August 1973

BBC2 The Young Generation Big Top 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Steuart Gillies

Neil Reid

Granada Ralph McTell 6:15 - 6:45 pm

Granada OK 6.10 - 6.40 pm

Fumble


Tuesday 14th August 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers 4.55 - 5.20 pm (repeat)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 15th August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Vince Hill

STV Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers

Angliua Country Roads 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hosted by Pete Sayers

stars of the 1973 Wembley Country Music Festival

STV Watch This Space

The Fifties Revival with Marty Wilde


Friday 17th August 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:25 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Kenny Everett (Daily Mirror has the host as Jimmy Savile)

Donny Osmond Young Love

Gary Glitter I'm The Leader Of The Gang number one (repeat)

Limme & The Family Cookin' You Can Do Magic (disc)

New York City I'm Doing Fine Now (disc)

Geordie Electric Lady

First Choice Smarty Pants (disc)

Bobby Goldsboro Summer (The First Time) (promo clip)

Dawn Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose (promo clip)

Hudson Ford Pick Up The Pieces

Medicine Head Rising Sun

Carpenters Yesterday Once More (film clip)

LWT The Partridge Family: Bedknobs and Drumsticks 7.00 - 7.30 pm


Saturday 18th August 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood! 8.4- 9.10 pm

Peter Noone

BBC1 (Scotland) Let's Meet For Music

Ken Goodwin (comedian turned singer)

BBC2 Saturday Request: John Denver 7:30 - 8:20 pm (repeat)

Yorkshire Sez Les 5.15 - 6.00 pm

The Flirtations

ATV The Julie Andrews Show 7.45 - 8.30 pm

Steve Lawrence


Sunday 19th August 1973

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Cilla Black

Labi Siffre

LWT The Osmonds: Transylvania 12.05 - 12.25 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Georgie Fame

Granada Once Upon A Time: Buttons 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Tommy Steele as ‘Buttons’

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Kathy Kirby

The Rolling Stones


Monday 20th August 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Olivia Newton-John

Peters and Lee

Granada OK 6.10 - 6.40 pm

contents unknown


Tuesday 21st August 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Royal Flush 4.55 - 5.20 pm (repeat)

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 22nd August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Lynsey De Paul – Sugar Me, Anyway, Storm In A Teacup, Getting A Drag

Colin Blunstone – How Could We Dare To Be Wrong

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Friday 24th August 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:25 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Donny Osmond Young Love (repeat 17th August 1973)

Drifters Like Sister & Brother (promo clip)

Elvis Presley Fool (disc)

Limme & The Family Cookin' You Can Do Magic

Rolling Stones Angie

New York City I'm Doing Fine Now (disc)

Roy Wood Dear Elaine

Dawn Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose (disc)

First Choice Smarty Pants (repeat 27th July 1973)

Hudson Ford Pick Up The Pieces

Barry Blue Dancing On A Saturday Night

Chaos Down At The Club


Saturday 25th August 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood! 8.45 - 9.15 pm

Peter Noone

Cheryl Kennedy

BBC2 Saturday Cinema: Summer Holiday 3.00 - 4.45 pm Cliff Richard movie

Yorkshire Sez Les 5.15 - 6.00 pm

Labi Siffre – Baby Don’t You Weep, one other

ATV Startime ‘73 9.40 - 10.25 pm

Peters and Lee

Bobby Crush


Sunday 26th August 1973

LWT The Osmonds: Italy 12.05 - 12.25 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Anita Harris

The Settlers

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

David Essex

Marianne Faithfull


Monday 27th August 1973 Bank Holiday

BBC1 The World Of Liberace 8.30 - 9.25 pm

Tony Palmer directed documentary

BBC2 Blues Like Showers Of Rain 10:40 - 11:10 pm movie

ATV It’s All Happening Tommy Steele movie

ITV Speedway movie with Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra

Granada OK 10.30 - 11.05 pm

contents unknown

STV Showcase

The Love Affair

Steve and Bonnie

Paul Jones

Salena Jones

Scott-Paul Young

Elaine Simmons


Tuesday 28th August 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Too Many Cooks 4.55 - 5.20 pm (repeat)

BBC2 Wild and Winsome Women 10:40 - 11:10 pm

with Doris Troy, Salena Jones at the Opposite Lock club, Birmingham

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 29th August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Malcolm Roberts

Francis Van Dyke

BBC1 It’s Follies Time 9:25 - 10:15 pm

Sammy Davis Jr

Connie Stevens

STV Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers

Thames Faith In Jazz 12.50 - 1.00 am

Dizzy Gillespie


Friday 31st August 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:25 - 7:00 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Barry Blue - Dancing On A Saturday Night (chart run down)

10cc - The Dean And I

Wizzard - Angel Fingers

The Detroit Emeralds - I Think Of You (Pan's People)

David Essex - Rock On (re-recorded vocal and orchestra)

Donny Osmond - A Million To One (The B side to Young Love)

Dawn - Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose (promo clip)

Hudson Ford - Pick Up The Pieces (disc)

Stealers Wheel - Everything Will Turn Out Fine

Roger Daltrey - I'm Free (promo clip)

Bobbie McGee - Rock and Roll People


Saturday 1st September 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood! 8.50 - 9.20 pm

Peter Noone

Cheryl kennedy

BBC1 (Scotland) Let's Meet For Music

Vince Hill

Yorkshire Sez Les 5.15 - 6.00 pm

Dana – Oh Happy Day

Lyn and Graham McCarthy

ATV Startime ‘73 7.45 - 8.30 pm

Malcolm Roberts


Sunday 2nd September 1973

BBC2 The Golden Sea Swallow of Knokke 1973 8.15 - 8.45 pm

The Young Generation with Vince Hill

Dana

LWT The Osmonds: Rio de Janeiro 12.05 - 12.25 pm (repeat)

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

David Essex


Monday 3rd September 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Peter Noone

Labi Siffre

Granada OK 6.10 - 6.40 pm

contents unknown

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Clear White Light

ATV Singalongamax 8.00 - 8.30 pm (first in series)

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 4th September 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Success Story 4.55 - 5.20 pm (repeat)


Wednesday 5th September 1973

BBC1 Music My Way 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Dana

BBC1 Moods Of Love 10:40 - 11:15 pm

Olivia Newton-John

Malcolm Roberts

Southern Little Big Time 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 6th September 1973

Thames The Evangelists 12:20 am - close

Terry Dene


Friday 7th September 1973

BBC1 Top of the Pops 6:35 – 7:00 pm

NB Not broadcast but listed in Daily Mirror and Daily Express

Hosted by Kenny Everett


Saturday 8th September 1973

BBC1 They Sold A Million 7:15 – 8:00 pm

Vince Hill

Lee Hazelwood – Poet, The Performer, Ghost Riders in the Sky

Yorkshire Sez Les 5.15 - 6.00 pm

Olivia Newton-John – Let Me Be There, one other

ATV Startime ‘73 7.45 - 8.30 pm

Kristina Sparkle (aka Christine Holmes, actress)

Rostal and Shaeffer


Sunday 9th September 1973

LWT The Osmonds: Coming Home To Utah 12.05 - 12.25 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

No musical guests

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Rod Stewart

Chuck Berry


Monday 10th September 1973

BBC1 Here We Go ‘Round The Mulberry Tree 9.25 - 10.55 pm movie with the Spencer Davis Group and music by Traffic

BBC2 Opinion: Charlie Gillett 7:35 - 8:00 pm

Kilburn & The High Roads – Mumbo Rumble and The Cocktail Rock

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top 9.25 - 10.10 pm

The Bachelors

ATV Singalongamax 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters

Tyne Tees Sinagalong

Johnny Silvo


Tuesday 11th September 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: The Missing Monkee 4.50 - 5.15 pm (repeat)

Thames Magpie 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Gryphon (NB spotted by Magpie’s producer when the band played at the Victoria & Albert Museum)


Wednesday 12th September 1973

BBC1 The Corries In Concert 10.40 - 11.10 pm (repeat)

BBCV2 John Williams In Concert 7.35 - 8.00 pm (repeat)

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 5.20 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 13th September 1973

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

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Donny Osmond Young Love (repeat 17th August 1973)

10 C.C. The Dean And I

Jackson 5 Skywriter (disc)

Rod Stewart Oh No Not My Baby

Bobby Pickett & The Crypt Kickers Monster Mash (promo clip)

Manfred Mann's Earthband Joybringer

Status Quo Caroline (disc)

Sweet Ballroom Blitz

David Essex Rock On

Perry Como For The Good Times (promo clip)

Wizzard Angel Fingers


Friday 14th September 1973

Anglia Glamour '73 7.00 - 7.35 pm

content unknown

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10:40 - 11:30 pm

Chris Jagger

Granada You’re A Big Boy Now movie with The Lovin’ Spoonful


Saturday 15th September 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 6:30 - 7:15 pm (first in series)

Lulu - intro song, I Want To Be Happy, Destiny, Touch Me In The Morning, comedy duets with Adrienne Posta and Warren Mitchell, Top Of The World

The Edwin Hawkins Singers -

LWT The Partridge Family: Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex ... But Couldn't Pronounce 11:00 - 11:25 am


Sunday 16th September 1973

BBC2 Neil Sedaka Sings 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Neil Sedaka

Georges Moustaki

ATV California Holiday 3.00 - 4.45 pm movie with Elvis Presley

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

NB the fisrt with new host Charlie Williams

Sandie Shaw

Acker Bilk

LWT Aquarius: Milligan n Melly 5.20 - 6.05 pm

George Melly

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Julie Felix

Roger Whittaker

Anita Harris


Monday 17th September 1973

BBC1 Nationwide 6.00 - 6.40 pm

Article about The Beatles Star Club, Hamburg recording

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Sandie Shaw

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Amity (folk group)

Thames Singalongmax 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 18th September 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Teenage Monster 4.50 - 5.15 pm

BBC2 Joni Mitchell In Concert 10:35 - 11:05 pm


Wednesday 19th September 1973

BBC1 The Corries In Concert 10.15 - 10.45 pm

BBC2 Steeleye Span and Roger Woodward 7:50 - 8:20 pm

NB clips from BBC2’s Full House

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie and the Dreamers


Thursday 20th September 1973

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

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Wizzard Angel Fingers

Bobby Pickett & The Crypt Kickers Monster Mash (disc)

Guy Darrell - I've Been Hurt

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Ooh Baby (live vocal over the record)

Sweet - Ballroom Blitz (live vocal over the record)

Roger Daltrey - Thinking

Status Quo - Caroline

Ike & Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits (Pan's Poeple)

Manfred Mann's Earthband - Joybringer (audience dancing)

Mott The Hoople - All The Way From Memphis

The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level number one

Thames McCloud: The New Mexican Connection 7.05 - 8.30 pm

Rick Nelson


Friday 21st September 1973

BBC1 The Sound of Anger 11.40 pm - 1.15 am

TV movie with Burl Ives

Anglia Glamour '73 7.00 - 7.35 pm

content unknown

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.30 pm

Tiny Tim


Saturday 22nd September 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Lulu

The Kinks

Segment

BBC2 Midnight Movie: Expresso Bongo 11.50 pm - 1.35 am Cliff Richard movie


Sunday 23rd September 1973

BBC1 Ask Aspel 5.40 - 6.05 pm

David Essex

BBC1 Psalms of Praise 6.50 - 7.25 pm

Cliff Richard

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10:10 - 10:55 pm (repeat)

Cliff Richard

Vikki Carr

LWT The Young Ones 11.30 am - 1.10 pm Cliff Richard movie

ATV The Golden Shot 4.45 - 5.35 pm

no musical guests of interest

LWT Aquarius 5.20 - 6.05 pm

Rhapsody in Blue with Larry Adler

LWT Russell Hary Plus... 11.20 pm - 12.05 am

content unknown


Monday 24th September 1973

ATV Singalongamax 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 25th September 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 10:55 pm (news break) 11:25 - 11:55 pm (first in third series)

Part One

Roger Chapman - interview

Blue - Look Around, I Wish I Could Fly

Jim Croce (with Maury Muehleisen) - Lover's Cross, Working at the Car Wash Blues, Roller Derby Queen (untransmitted at the time), Bad Bad Leroy Brown (untransmitted at the time) NB broadcast about a month before their death

Part Two

Reggae at the Edinburgh Festival

Judge Dread - MC

The Cimarons - Ain't No Sunshine

Winston Groovy - I'm A Believer

Dennis Alcapone  - Cassius Clay, Wake Up Jamaica

The Marvels - Jimmy Brown, One Monkey

Nicky Thomas - Is It Because I'm Back, Love of the Common People

The Pioneers - Higher and Higher


Wednesday 26th September 1973

BBC1 Julie Felix 10:10 - 10:40 pm (repeat)

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 27th September 1973

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds (who announces that this is the 499th show)

Intro Whole Lotta Love

Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits (chart run down)

Status Quo - Caroline

Rod Stewart - Oh No Not My Baby (promo clip)

The Hollies - The Day That Curly Billy Shot Crazy Sam McGhee (live vocal over the record) (New Release)

Perry Como - For The Good Times (TOTP film of couple having dinner / walking in forest)

Manfred Mann’s Earthband - Joybringer (live vocal over the record)

Bobby Pickett & The Crypt Kickers - Monster Mash (Pan's People)

Strawbs - Shine On Silver Sun (Tip for the Top)

The Jackson 5 - Skywriter (TOTP film of skydivers)

The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level (Johnny Pearson Orchestra live)

Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree (play out record with audience dancing)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Pan’s People -

Dana -


Friday 28th September 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.30 pm

John Baldry

Lesley Duncan


Saturday 29th September 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Lulu

Sergio Mendes and Brasil 77

LWT The Partridge Family: Forgive Us Our Debits 11.00 - 11.35 pm

ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.00 pm (first regular edition of talent show)

Theme: You’re A Star sung by Carl Wayne, written by Tony MacAuley


Sunday 30th September 1973

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.05 - 10.50 pm

Vicki Leandros

New World

LWT The Jackson Five: It All Started With 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Joan Regan

LWT Russell Hary Plus... 11.00 - 11.45 pm

content unknown


Monday 1st October 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.00 pm

Milican and Nesbitt

ATV Sinaglongamax 8.30 - 9.00 pm

May Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 2nd October 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Mick Jagger - interview

The Rolling Stones – Silver Train (film clip), Mick Jagger interviewed in Munich, Dancing with Mr D (film clip)

Leo Kottke - The Driving of the Year Nail, Stealing

Country Gazette - Down The Road


Wednesday 3rd October 1973

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 4th October 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 500th Birthday Edition 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile, Tony Blackburn, Noel Edmonds, Kenny Everett

Intro - The Johnny Person Orchestra - Whole Lotta Love (with Cozy Powell and Tony Carr from CCS on drums)

The Osmonds - filmed greeting, Let Me In (chart run down)

Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon (live, Tony Orlando mentions the 500th edition), Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose

Cliff Richard - Take Me High

David Bowie - The Laughing Gnome (TOTP film)

The Isley Brothers - That Lady (Pan's People)

Jackson 5 - Skywriter (probably a repeat of the TOTP film of skydivers)

Sweet - Ballroom Blitz

Mick Jagger - filmed greeting

Lynsey De Paul - Won't Somebody Dance With Me (live) (with interruption by Tony Blackburn)

Slade - greetings on film

Johnnie Stewart and Bill Cotton Junior chat to Jimmy Savile and Cliff Richard presents a ceramic gramophone to Bill Cotton Jr

Bryan Ferry - A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

David Cassidy - chat with Tony Blackburn, Puppy Song , Daydreamer (NB pre-recorded on tarmac at Heathrow airport, London as he couldn't be allowed to appear at the BBC Television Centre in case of unruly fan behaviour. His suit went missing so another similar white suit was quickly found, but was too big, so it had to be pinned back.)

The Who - 5.15 (live vocal over the record) (the full studio recording has the band trashing their instruments, throwing wigs around while Pete Townshend flicks Vs at the audience. After the show Keith Moon was banned from the BBC staff bar after sweeping all the bottles and glasses off of the counter)

The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level number one (live over credits)

BBC2 Show of the Week: Diana Ross at The Royal Albert Hall 9:25 - 10:25 pm

Diana Ross


Friday 5th october 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus... 10.40 - 11.30 pm

content unknown


Saturday 6th October 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7.30 - 8.15 pm

Lulu - intro song, Dancing On A Saturday Night, Take Me Home Country Roads, Like Sister and Brother, comedy duets with Adrienne Posta and Marty Feldman, Yesterday Once More

Joel Grey - Jo, duet with Lulu

BBC2 Second House 8.15 - 9.45 pm (first in series)

Don McLean

LWT The Partridge Family: The Partridge Connection 11.00 - 11.30 pm


Sunday 7th October 1973

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.00 - 10.45 pm

Lulu

LWT The Jackson Five: Who's Hoozis 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Edmund Hockeridge

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Brenda Arnau


Monday 8th October 1973

ATV Sinaglongamax 8.30 - 9.00 pm

May Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 9th October 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:10 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Leo Sayer (with Russ Ballard and Bob Henrit from Argent) - The Show Must Go On, The Dancer (NB Sayer wears the Pierrot outfit for both songs, only wears make up for the second song)

The Allman Brothers - Southbound (Filmfinders clip)

Don McLean - Mountains of Mourne, interview, Yonkers Girl

Bobby Vee - interview

Thin Lizzy - The Rocker (film clip)


Wednesday 10th October 1973

BBC2 Film Night 11.25 - 11.55 pm

A look at rock music on film, presented by Philip Jenkinson who provides films clips for the Old Grey Whistle Test


Thursday 11th October 1973

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

Hosted by Kenny Everett dressed as a yokel with a tooth blacked out, reading from the running order throughout

David Cassidy - The Puppy Song (chart run down)

Electric Light Orchestra - Showdown

Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (promo clip)

Status Quo - Caroline

The Detroit Spinners - Ghetto Child (Pan’s People)

Engelbert Humperdinck - Love Is All (live) (New Release)

Slade - My Friend Stan

Limme & The Family Cookin' - Dreamboat (live) (Tip for the Top)

Michael Ward - Let There Be Peace On Earth (Let It Begin) (live)

The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level number one (live)

Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits (playout record with audience dancing)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: the Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Design -

Pan’s People – Philly Dog (Booker T & The MG’s)


Friday 12th October 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus... 10.40 - 11.30 pm

content unknown


Saturday 13th October 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 6.35 - 7.20 pm

Lulu - intro song, ? , Sing, And I Love You So, comedy duet with Adrienne Posta, Rhythm Of Life

Tony Orlando & Dawn – Sweet Gypsy Rose, & Lulu – Tie A Yellow Ribbon

BBC1 Parkinson 11.25 pm - 12.25 am

Michel Legrand


Sunday 14th October 1973

BBC1 Moonbase 3 7.25 - 8.15 pm

Play, with the voice of Ed Stewart as an earthbound DJ broadcasting to outer space

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

LWT The Jackson Five: Moe White 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Wendy King

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Frank Ifield

Julie Rogers


Monday 15th October 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

David Sabastian-Bach (singer)

Guys and Dolls

Thames Singalogamax 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves


Tuesday 16th October 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:10 pm

NB The previous week Harris mentioned a film clip of Traffic would be included

Hosted by Bob Harris

Bloodstone - Never Let You Go, Natural High

Captain Beefheart - Big Eyes Beans from Venus (studio track with live footage from The Rainbow, London)

Kracker- So Glad I Found You (live video clip)

John Martyn and Danny Thompson - Make No Mistake, Outside In

Ellie Greenwich - interview, Chapel of Love, River Deep Mountain High, Goodnight Baby (all three songs untransmitted)


Wednesday 17th October 1973

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Ralph McTell

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4:20 – 4:50 pm (first in new series)

Ayshea Brough

Geordie

Bruce Ruffin - In The Thick Of It

Kathy James - Watering Can

Southern Filmharmonic '73 11.15 pm - 12.15 am

Michael Legrand

Geoff Love

Nino Rota


Thursday 18th October 1973

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

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

The Simon Park Orchestra Eye Level

Bob Dylan Knockin' On Heaven's Door (TOTP film of man rummaging through a rubbish tip)

Bryan Ferry A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

David Cassidy Daydreamer (promo clip)

Detroit Spinners Ghetto Child (disc)

Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (disc)

Isley Brothers That Lady (disc)

Mud Dynamite

Status Quo Caroline

Peters & Lee By Your Side

Nazareth This Flight Tonight

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Mantovani & His Concert Orchestra 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Anita Harris


Friday 19th October 1973

BBC1 That Stuart Hall Show 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Mike Harding

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.35 pm

Albert Hammond


Saturday 20th October 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7:15 - 8:00 pm

Lulu - intro song, Da Doo Ron Ron, comedy duet with Adrienne Posta, How Can I Be Sure, Honey Pie, comedy duet with Jimmy Edwards, Walk Him Up (?)

Don McLean – Fool’s Paradise, Mountains O'Mourne

BBC1 Parkinson 11.15 pm - 12.17 am

possibly Don Mclean

LWT Saturday Scene (possibly a one-off pilot show)

LWT The Partridge Family: Selling of the Partridge 11.00 - 11.35 pm

Granada Midnight Mystery: The Pigeon 11.20 pm - 12.40 am

with Sammy Davis Jr


Sunday 21st October 1973

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 9.55 - 10.40 pm

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Wilma Reading

Design

LWT The Jackson Five: Groove to the Cheif 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Wilma Reading

Val Doonican

LWT Aquarius 5.20 - 6.05 pm

Carl Palmer (one of the three articles this week)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Anita Harris


Monday 22nd October 1973

BBC1 Let’s Meet For Music 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Anita Harris

Danny Street

The Jo Cook Dancers

ATV Sinaglongamax 8.30 - 9.00 pm

May Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 23rd October 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:30 pm - 12:00 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Billy Preston - interview

Nektar - Desolation Valley, Waves

John Prine - Dear Abby, Christmas in Prison, 9LB Hammer (with Steve Goodman)

The Rolling Stones Street Fighting Man (live in Frankfurt)

Humble Pie - I Don't Need No Doctor (Gaelic Park, NYC)

Cross Country - Tastes So Good To Me (Filmfinders clip)

Thames There Goes That Song Again 2.00 - 2.30 pm

Quiz show with panel guests including Mitch Murray, Teddy Johnson, Joan Regan

Thames Armchair Theatre: Verite 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Starring Tim Curry (written by Howard Schuman, author of Rock Follies)


Wednesday 24th October 1973

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 7.35 - 8.10 pm

George Hamilton IV

Jake Thackray

Fivepenny Piece

BBC2 Man Alive: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Documentary about record companies and young pop stars, including EMI signing Darren Burn, son of an EMI Recording Manager, plus Ricky Wilde, The James Boys

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Thames Looks Familiar 2.00 - 2.30 pm

Lita Roza

Granada Lift Off 4:20 - 4:50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Wizzard - Angel Fingers

Ofarim and Winter - Take Me Up To Heaven

(possibly) Alvin Stardust (aka Peter Shelley) - My Coo Ca Choo


Thursday 25th October 1973

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

NB A BBC Television Centre commissionaire was bitten by an Osmond fan and was taken away for a tetanus jab from a nurse. Talking to the Record Mirror about the incident he said "You'd just couldn't keep them out. I'd put my hand on the gate to make sure it was firmly closed when this girl grabbed my hand and bit it." This kind of behaviour meant a ban for The Osmonds and David Cassidy from performing live at the BBC Television Centre and any future performances for the show had to be recorded away from the fans.

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

David Bowie Sorrow (disc)

David Cassidy Daydreamer (promo clip)

Detroit Spinners Ghetto Child (promo clip)

Four Tops Sweet Understanding Love

Hollies The Day That Curly Billy Shot Crazy Sam McGhee

Isley Brothers That Lady (promo clip)

Lynsey De Paul Won't Somebody Dance With Me

The Osmonds Let Me In

Stevie Wonder Higher Ground (disc)

Max Bygraves Deck Of Cards (film clip)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Blue Mink – You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Pan’s People


Friday 26th October 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus... 10.40 - 11.30 pm

Sarah Vaughan

Val Doonican


Saturday 27th October 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7.20 - 8.05 pm

Lulu

David Clayton-Thomas

BBC1 Parkinson 11.00 pm - 12.00 am

Buddy Rich

LWT The Partridge Family: Diary Of A Mad Millionaire 11.00 - 11.35 pm


Sunday 28th October 1973

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.10 - 10.35 pm

Helen Reddy

Alex Welsh and His Band

LWT The Jackson Five: Michael in Wonderland 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Terry Lightfoot and his band

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Max Bygraves

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7:25 - 8:20 pm (first edition in new series)

Hosted by Jim Dale

Petula Clark – I Couldn't Live Without Your Love, Silver Spoon, Killing Me Softly With His Song, What The World Needs Now


Monday 29th October 1973

BBC1 Let's Meet For Music 3.00 - 3.30 pm

content unknown

BBC1 The Happening 9.55 - 11.35 pm 1967 movie, theme sung by The Supremes

ATV Tell Tarby 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 30th October 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 11:00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Bill Withers - interview

Vinegar Joe - Proud To Be A Honky Woman, Lady of the Rain

Kevin Coyne - House on The Hill, I Want My Crown

Traffic - Light Up Or Leave Me Alone (The Auditorium, Santa Monica)

Billy Preston - Space Race (Filmfinders clip)

Thames Magpie 4.50 - 5.20 pm

The New Seekers - We've Got To Do It Now (the song from the Keep Britain Tidy campaign)


Wednesday 31st October 1973

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 7.35 - 8.10 pm

George Hamilton IV

Robin Hall & Jimmie MacGregor

The Hillsiders

Ulster Sounds Like McAvoy 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Dana

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Lieutenant Pigeon

Jimmy Helms

Whistle - The Party Must be Over

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Dana

Peters and Lee

Springfield Revival


Thursday 1st November 1973

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

NB David Bowie was due to perform Sorrow, but due to a disagreement with the show's Producer over the backing tape the appearance was cancelled

David Cassidy Daydreamer

Detroit Spinners Ghetto Child (disc)

Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Marmalade Our House Is Rockin'

Mud Dynamite

Osmonds Let Me In (repeat 25th October 1973)

Ringo Starr Photograph (promo clip)

Suzi Quatro Daytona Demon

Electric Light Orchestra Showdown (repeat 11th October 1973)

Nazareth This Flight Tonight (disc)

Carpenters Top Of The World (film clip)


Friday 2nd November 1973

BBC1 That Stuart Hall Show 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Mike Harding

BBC1 The Dimbelby Talk-In: Pop Hysteria 10:15 - 11:00 pm

content unknown

LWT Russell Harty Plus... 10.40 - 11.30 pm

Sacha Distel


Saturday 3rd November 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7.15 - 8.05 pm

Lulu - intro song, The Happening, Try A Little Kindness, comedy duet with Adriene Posta, You'll Never Get To Heaven, & Roy Hudd - Flanagan and Allen medley, Delta Dawn

Engelbert Humperdinck – Love Is All I’ve Got To Give, & Lulu – Leaving On A Jet Plane

The New Seekers – You Won’t Find Another Fool Like Me, We’ve Got To Do It Now

BBC2 2nd House 8.35 - 10.05 pm

article on The Rocky Horror Show in the West End of London

LWT Saturday Scene 9:55 - ? am (first edition)

Hosted by Sally James

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Me and My Shadow 11.00 - 11.35 pm


Sunday 4th November 1973

BBC1 Ask Aspel 4.45 - 5.10 pm

Jimmy, Donny and Alan Osmond

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.10 - 5.35 pm (first in new series)

content unknown

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.05 - 10.50 pm

Anita Harris

LWT The Jackson Five: and The Beanstalk 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Beverley Sisters

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Gilbert O’Sullivan - Matrimony, Clare, Why O Why O Why, Get Down


Monday 5th November 1973

BBC1 Let's Meet For Music 3.00 - 3.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tell Tarby 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 6th November 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:35 - 11:05 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Brinsley Schwarz - Hooked On Love, Surrender To The Rhythm (NB Harris claims they were due to be on the previous series)

Golden Earring - Radar Love (promo clip)

Gallagher and Lyle (with Ronnie Lane on bass) - Shine A Light, I Believe In You

Stray Dog - Chevrolet (concert film clip)

Manfred Mann's Earth Band - In The Beginning (Filmfinders clip)


Wednesday 7th November 1973

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 7.35 - 8.10 pm

Steeleye Span

Wally Whyton

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Barry Blue - Do You Wanna Dance

Simon Turner -


Thursday 8th November 1973

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

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

David Cassidy The Puppy Song (promo clip)

Donny Osmond When I Fall In Love

Lynsey De Paul Won't Somebody Dance With Me (repeat)

Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love (live vocal over the record) (crescent moon entrance)

Mud Dynamite (disc)

Ringo Starr Photograph (disc)

Suzi Quatro Daytona Demon

Barry Blue Do You Wanna Dance (re-recorded version)

Max Bygraves Deck Of Cards (film clip)

Nazareth This Flight Tonight

Wings Helen Wheels (disc)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Pan’s People – Johnny B Goode


Friday 9th November 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus... 10.40 - 11.30 pm

Annie Ross


Saturday 10th November 1973

BBC2 Martin Mull In Concert 10:55 - 11:25 pm (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Hate Thy Neighbour (Daily Mirror has it as Me And My Shadow) 11.00 - 11.35 pm

LWT Petulia 10.10 pm - 12.05 am 1968 movie with The Grateful Dead

LWT Saturday Scene

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.00 pm

Odessey 4 (vocal group)

Tom Waite (singer)

Sue Fisher (singer)

Kobblers Four (vocal group)


Sunday 11th November 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.05 - 5.35 pm

Marie Osmond

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.15 - 11.00 pm

Wilma Reading

Springfield Revival

LWT The Jackson Five: Opening Act 11.20 - 11.50 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Carl Wayne

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Val Doonican - Oh Woman, Katy, For The Good Times, The World Needs


Monday 12th November 1o73

Granada Clapperboard 4.25 - 4.50 pm

A tribute to George Gershwin


Tuesday 13th November 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:35 - 11:10 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Tony Joe White

Al Stewart

Alan Stivell

Queen

Thames The Sooty Show 4.25 - 4.50 pm

George Chisholm

ATV Tell Tarby 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 14th November 1973

BBC1 Search 5.10 - 5.40 pm

Are Pop fans getting a fair deal? Behind the scenes of Top of the Pops with Kenny Everett, recorded for the 11 October 1973 show, plus Noel Edmonds, Jimmy Savile. The whole ten minute sequence with Everett was shown by the BBC4 in November 2012

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 7.35 - 8.10 pm

George Hamilton IV

The Wurzels

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Lynsey DePaul

Colin Blunstone

Gary Glitter


Thursday 15th November 1973

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

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme Whole Lotta Love

Ringo Starr - Photograph (chart run-down)

Alvin Stardust - My Coo Ca Choo (live vocal over the record) using blue / green screen

Marie Osmond - Paper Roses (promo clip)

Paul McCartney & Wings - Helen Wheels (promo clip)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Why Oh Why Oh Why (live with a double tracked vocal)

A Womble (probably Mike Batt) talking about clearing up litter from the Royal Wedding

Mott The Hoople and Thunderthighs - Roll Away The Stone (live vocal over the record) (New Release)

David Essex - Lamplight (re-recorded version)

The Osmonds - Let Me In (promo clip)

Kiki Dee - Amoureuse (live) (Tip for the Top)

Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love number one (live vocal over the record) (brought on to the stage on a heart shaped podium)

Barry Blue - Do You Wanna Dance (Pan’s Peple) (play out disc)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Mantovani and his orchestra 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Stuart Gillies


Friday 16th November 1973

BBC1 The World Of Liberace 9.25 - 10.15 pm (repeat)

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.30 pm

Jack Good

Marty Wilde

Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance


Saturday 17th November 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Lulu - intro song, You Gotta Have Friends, Sittin' Here Loving You, The Happy Wanderer, Jambalya, Daydreamer, comedy duet with Adrienne Posta, Mr Tambourine Man

Gilbert O’Sullivan – Why Oh Why Oh Why, & Lulu – Get Down

BBC2 2nd House: Liverpool Ten Years After The Beatles 8:10 - 10:10 pm

Roger McGough

Williy Russell

Alan Bleasdale reads 'Scully'

Petticoat and Vive

LWT The Partridge Family: None But The Onely 11.00 - 11.35 pm

ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.00 pm

Phil Fernando (singer guitarist)

Lance Harvey (singer)

Alsion Bendy (guitarist)

Showaddywaddy


Sunday 18th November 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.40 - 5.15 pm

The New Seekers

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.15 - 11.00 pm

Mary Travers

BBC2 Up Sunday 11.05 - 11.30 pm

Tom Paxton

LWT The Jackson Five: Pinestock USA 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Dana

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Joan Regan


Monday 19th November 1973

ATV Tell Tarby 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 20th November 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:05 pm (news break) 11:35 pm - 12:15 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Part One

Clifford T Ward – Scullery, All Modern Conveniences

Stealer’s Wheel – Star, Everything Will Turn Out Fine

Ray Davies - interview

Bonnie Raitt (film clip)

Fairport Convention (film clip)

Steve Miller Band - Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash (film clip)

Part Two

Greenslade - Pilgrim's Progress, Bedside Manners are Extra

Man - Ain't No Fight (in rehearsal for Radio One 'In Concert', Golders Green, London)

Billy Cobham - Stratus (Filmfinders clip)

Pub Rock scene - interviews with Dave Dee, Richard Williams, Geoff Brown, Ray Davies, Kilburn & The High Roads (clip from Opinion 10th September 1973), Bees Make Honey - Caledonia (live film clip)


Wednesday 21st November 1973

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 7.35 - 8.10 pm

George Hamilton IV

Olivia Newton-John

The Hillsiders

BBC2 By Way Of A Change: Global Village Trucking Co 9:50 - 10:15 pm

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Peter D Kelly

Mud

Junior Campbell


Thursday 22nd November 1973

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

NB audience members wearing 'Mud On Road' t-shirts

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (wearing a skeleton apron)

Theme Whole Lotta Love

Mott The Hoople - Roll Away The Stone (chart run down)

Mud - Dynamite (two of their roadies on stage doing the Mud dance)

Donny Osmond - When I Fall In Love (promo clip)

Barry Blue Do You Wanna Dance (repeat 8th November 1973)

Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Pan's People)

Alvin Stardust - My Coo Ca Choo (live vocal and re-recorded track)

The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me (live) (Tip for the Top) Marty Kristian missed a flight so is missing from the line up

Roxy Music - Street Life (live vocal over the record)

Cliff Richard - Take Me High (live) (New release)

Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love (repeat 8th November 1973)

Wings - Helen Wheels (play out record with audience dancing - lot of camera effects)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Pan’s People dance to Paul McCartney Singalong Junk

The New Seekers - We've Got To Do It Now


Friday 23rd November 1973

BBC1 That Stewart Hall Show 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Mike Harding

Anglia Where Are They Now 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Brian Poole

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Gary Glitter – I Love You Love Me Love

STV Showcase

Penny Lane

The Alexander Brothers

Tony Christie

Design


Saturday 24th November 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7.15 - 8.05 pm

Lulu

Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine, Lean On Me

BBC2 The Dubliners In Concert 11.00 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Beethoven, Brahms and Partridge 11.00 - 11.35 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.00 pm

Bokkie Green (musical duo)

Lisa Dalmain (singer)


Sunday 25th November 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.40 - 5.10 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Anne Murray

Pete Murray

LWT The Jackson Five: Drafted 11.30 pam - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 4.35 pm

The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

The Beverley Sisters

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

NB Not a live show as the theatre was being readied for the Royal Variety Show tomorrow night. So this show is a mixture of a show recorded several weeks’ ago, with the Anything You Can Do game show spliced in from two weeks’ ago, recorded specially after the regular live transmission.

Hosted by Jim Dale

Paul Anka - Flashback, My Way, oldies medley

Jim Dale - Lah De Dah


Monday 26th November 1973

ATV Tell Tarby 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 27th November 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 11:00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

The New York Dolls – Jet Boy, Looking For A Kiss (NB Harris exclaims 'mock rock' after the first song, but was a fan, contrary to popular belief)

The Band - Promised Land (Filmfinders clip)

Country Joe MacDonald & The Fish - excerpt from movie 'Gas'

Excerpt from film documentary 'Red White and Bluegrass'

Michael Chapman - Wellington the Skeleton, The Hero Returns

B B King – How Blue Can You Get (US TV 'In Concert')


Wednesday 28th November 1973

BBC2 Colour My Soul 7:35 - 8:10 pm

BBC Melody Maker listed this as The Power and The Glory and to be broadcast on 24th November 1973

A gospel show with backing provided by Geoff Love

Madeline Bell

Jimmy Helms

Doris Troy

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy 1.00 - 1.340 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 -0 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Marmalade

Carl Wayne – You’re A Star

McGuinness Flint - Ride on My Rainbow


Thursday 29th November 1973

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Gary Glitter I Love You Love Me Love

Four Tops Sweet Understanding Love (repeat 25th October 1973)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Why Oh Why Oh Why (repeat 15th November 1973)

Marie Osmond Paper Roses (promo clip)

Mott The Hoople Roll Away The Stone (repeat 15th November 1973)

New Seekers You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me (disc played over chart run down)

Tom Jones Golden Days

David Essex Lamplight (disc)

Kiki Dee Amoureuse

Leo Sayer The Show Must Go On

T.Rex Truck On (Tyke) (disc)


Friday 30th November 1973

BBC1 That Stuart Hall Show 3.00 - 33.0 pm

Mike Harding

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 9.00 - 9.25 pm (first edition)

Ian Campbell in Birmingham

Thames The Name Of The Game: I Love You Billy Baker part one 3.00 - 4.20 pm

with Sammy Davis Jr

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.30 pm

content unknown

STV Showcase

content unknown but The Stage claims The Walker Brothers appeared which was unlikely


Saturday 1st December 1973

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Dana

BBC1 Parkinson 11.15 pm - 12.15 am

Liberace

BBC2 Saturday Request: The Fifth Dimension 4:55 - 5:40 pm

LWT The Partridge Family: The Strike-Out King 11.00 - 11.35 pm


Sunday 2nd December 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.40 - 5.10 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.10 - 10.55 pm

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Wilma Reading

LWT The Jackson Five: Mistaken Identity 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Elaine Delmar

LWT The Royal Variety Performance 7.25 - 9.35 pm

Cliff Richard

Peters & Lee

Duke Ellington


Monday 3rd December 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Ward Jensen & The Spaghetti Junction (rock group from Birmingham)

ATV Tell Tarby 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 4th December 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Hudson-Ford - Crying Blues, Take It Back

John Kay - Easy Evil (US TV 'In Concert')

Gordon Giltrap - When I See My Son, Passing Of A Queen (with The City Waites)

Michael Dolenz - interview

Link Wray - Hobo Man (filmfinders clip)

ATV Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say... Goodbye, Norma Jean, and Other Things 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Documentary directed by Brian Forbes


Wednesday 5th December 1973

BBC2 Colour My Soul 7.35 - 8.10 pm

Madeline Bell, Doris Troy, Jimmy Helms from Fagin’s Club, Manchester

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough - He (Vada Via)

Ducks DeLuxe - Coast To Coast

Jack Wild

The Feet - dance to  Tony Barton & his Sporting Club - Twelfth Street Rag

Alma Carroll - Kiss Me


Thursday 6th December 1973

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

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me (live)

Four Tops - Sweet Understanding Love (disc)

David Essex - Lamplight (repeat 15th November 1973)

Golden Earring - Radar Love (live vocal over the record)

Robert Knight - Love On A Mountain Top (promo clip)

Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (disc)

Roxy Music - Street Life (repeat 22nd November 1973)

T.Rex - Truck On (Tyke) (Pan's People)

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody

Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday (live vocal over the record)

Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

content unknown


Friday 7th December 1973

BBC2 The Camera and The Song: Childhood 9:00 - 9:30 pm

with Ralph McTell

Thames The Name of The Game: I Love You Billy Baker part two 3.00 - 4.20 pm

Sammy Davis Jr

LWT Russell Harty Plus... 10.40 - 11.30 pm

Asha Puthli – Lies (Indian singer discovered by John Hammond)

Cliff Richard - Take Me High, interview

STV Showcase

The Peddlers

Vince Hill


Saturday 8th December 1973

BBC1 Parkinson 11.05 am - 12.05 am

Oscar Peterson

BBC2 Saturday Request 4:55 - 5:40 pm (repeat)

The Faces

LWT Saturday Scene 9.45 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Reuben Kincaid Lives 11.00 - 11.35 pm

ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.00 pm

Foggy (folk duo)

Georg Smith (singer with guitar)

Charlie James (singer)

Rodell Sanders (singer)


Sunday 9th December 1973

BBC1 What A Crazy World 2.44 - 4.20 pm movie with Joe Brown, Marty Wilde

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.40 - 5.10 pm

Ronnie Lane – How Come

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 10.05 - 10.50 pm

Nana Mouskouri

George Hamilton IV

BBC2 Up Sunday 10.55 - 11.20 pm

Don Partridge

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Penny Lane

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Petula Clark

The Bachelors

ATV Sunday Night at The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Tom Jones - Delilah, I Who Have Nothing, Love Me Tonight, It's Not Unusual

The Kaye Sisters - Heartbreaker, Smile Smile Smile, Medley


Monday 10th December 1973

BBC2 Open Door: Down Your Door 11.10pm - 12.15 am

Hospital radio

Granada Clapperboard 4.25 - 4.50 pm

The making of the cliff Richard movie Take Me High part one

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme 11.40 am - 12.05 pm (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

NB At Lord Beauieu's motor museum

Dana, The Flying Machine Christie, Pickettywitch, Peter and Alex

Thames The David Nixon Show 5.20 - 5.50 pm (repeat)

Lovelack Watkins


Tuesday 11th December 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Steve Verocca - interview

Atlantis - It's Getting Better, Drifting Away

Deke Leonard - Hard Way To Live (promo clip)

Richie Havens - What About Me (from 13th June 1972 show)

Z Z Top - Beer Drinkin' Hell Raisin' (Filmfinders clip)

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

Mary Hopkin, Tom Paxton, The Tremeloes, The Flirtations

Thames The Sooty Show 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Wednesday 12th December 1973

BBC2 Colour My Soul 7.35 - 8.10 pm

Madeline Bell

Jimmy Helms

Doris Troy

The Detroit Emeralds

John Paul Jones

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

Gene Pitney, Lance Le Gault, Tony Hazzard, America, Arrival

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Yellowstone and Voice

Geordie - Black Cat Woman

Gallagher and Lyle

Starbuck


Thursday 13th December 1973

NB Prime Minister Edward Heath was due to broadcast to the nation at 9.25 pm to explain that power shortages would necessitate a three-day working week until further notice. This would effect TV transmissions until February 1974.

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 7:55 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Billy Paul Thanks For Saving My Life

Elton John Step Into Christmas (NB a photo exists from about this time with Elton singing standing up with someone else on the piano, possibly David Hentschel?)

Drupi Vado Via

Millican & Nesbitt Vaya Con Dios

Mott The Hoople Roll Away The Stone

Alvin Stardust My Coo Ca Choo

Cozy Powell Dance With The Devil (with Pan's People. There were two versions recorded, one with the magnet set design behind them and one without, but both versions have the dancers in the same costumes. The other version was broadcast 17th January 1974)

Leo Sayer The Show Must Go On

Steeleye Span Gaudette (Maddy Prior goes walkabout in the audience with a candle)

Slade Merry Christmas Everybody

Faces Pool Hall Richard (playout disc)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Mantovani 9.25 - 10.10 pm

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

NB from London airport

Labi Siffre

Canned Heat

Brotherhood of Man

Lesley Duncan


Friday 14th December 1973

BBC1 Frost’s Weekly 8.15 - 0.00 pm (possibly not broadcast)

Dionne Warwick

Ray Conniff and his orchestra (Conniff wrote the theme tune 'Frost Festival')

The New Seekers

Branda Arnau

BBC2 The Camera and The Song 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Jeremy Taylor in Blackpool

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

Hot Chocolate, Christie, Pickettywitch, Sylvia MacNeil, Tony Hazzard

Anglia Rock Around The Clock, movie with Bill Haley & His Comets

STV Showcase 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Suzi

Freddie Garrity (possibly)

Tommy Makem

LWT Russell Harty Plus

George Melly & The Feetwarmers


Saturday 15th December 1973

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill

BBC1 Michael Parkinson Meets Andy Williams 11:05 pm - 12:05 am

BBC2 Saturday Request: Paco Pena 5.10 - 6.00 pm (repeat)

LWT Saturday Scene

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Double Trouble 11.00 - 11.35 pm


Sunday 16th December 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.40 - 5.10 pm

The Bachelors

LWT The Jackson Five: Winners Circle 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Friday Browne

Allan Stewart

ATV Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments 9:00 - 10:00 pm

NB The show took eleven days to make at Elstree as the star went through multiple takes of each song

Barbra Streisand

Ray Charles - Cryin' Time, & Barbra Streisand - Sweet Inspiration


Monday 17th December 1973

NB An early close down due to the beginning of the power strike which would last until the new year

BBC1 / 2 closedown at 10:20 pm

ITV closedown at 10:30 pm

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

content unknown

Granada Clapperboard 4.25 - 4.50 pm

The making of the cliff Richard movie Take Me High part two

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Sue Pollard (singer)

The Candeliters (singing trio)


Tuesday 18th December 1973

early close down

NB The Old Grey Whistle Test scheduled for 11.25 - 11.55 pm was cancelled due to early TV closedown. It was re-scheduled for Thursday 20th December 1973

BBC1 The Monkees 5.20 - 5.45 pm

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

content unknown


Wednesday 19th December 1973

early close down

BBC2 Colour My Soul (cancelled due to an Energy Crisis special)

Madeline Bell, Jimmy Helms, Doris Troy

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

content unknown

Thames Looks Familiar 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Marion Ryan

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

NB Marc Bolan said “I did this show because I like Fred Barker”

Ayshea Brough

T Rex - Truck On (Tyke)

Wings - Helen Wheels (pre-recorded clip)

Freddie Garritty - I Understand

Hector - Wired Up


Thursday 20th December 1973

early close down

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 7:55 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (dressed as a Womble)

Theme Whole Lotta Love

Audience wearing Slade t-shirts and Merry Christmas Everybody stickers

Cozy Powell - Dance With The Devil (chart run down)

Faces - Pool Hall Richard (on the original studio recording the band weren't in place as the host introduced them, so he had to wait for them to turn up and do the introduction again)

The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me (repeat 6th December 1973)

Golden Earring - Radar Love (live vocal over the record)

Roy Wood - Forever

Robert Knight - Love On A Mountain Top (Pan’s People)

Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday (repeat 6th December 1973)

Clifford T Ward - Scullery (re-recorded)

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody number one (live vocal over the record)

Leo Sayer - The Show Must Go On (play out disc with audience dancing)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:00 - 8:35 pm

NB Moved to earlier in the evening due to the early closedown

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Next (with a string trio all wearing masks), Faith Healer

Jackson Browne - Red Neck Friend (Filmfinders clip)

Linda Lewis - I'm In Love Again, Wise Eyes

Billy Preston - That's The Way God Planed It (The Forum, LA), Bus Song (from the same source untransmitted), instrumental (from the same source untransmitted)

Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge - Help Me Make It Through The Night (from 23rd May 1972 show)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Dawn

Pan’s People

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeated on Anglia 11.40 am - 12.05 pm)

content unknown


Friday 21st December 1973

early close down

BBC1 That Stuart Hall Show 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Mike Harding

BBC1 Frost’s Weekly 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The New Seekers

Dionne Warwick

Brenda Arnau

BBC1 (Wales) Jacob's Wall

Henry Jacobs talks to Gordon Mills

BBC2 The Camera and The Song 8.55 - 9.20 pm

David Campbell in Moss Side, Manchester

Thames Magpie 4.50 - 5.20 pm

String Driven Thing

STV Showcase

Peters and Lee

The Bachelors


Saturday 22nd December 1973

early close down

LWT Saturday Scene

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: The Last of Harold 10.31 - 11.00 am

ATV New Faces 4.20 - 5.10 pm

St Christopher's Steel Band

Clive Farrow (singer)

Laura Richards (singer)

The Dixieland Jazz Band

LWT Gilbert O’Sullivan Welcome To My Show 6:10 - 7:10 pm

Gilbert O’Sullivan

The O’Jays - Backstabbers

Elton John - Step Into Christmas

Gilbert O'Sullivan & Elton John - Get Down

Brenda Arnau


Sunday 23rd December 1973

early close down

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.30 - 5.00 pm

content unknown

BBC2 Frank Sinatra - Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back 9.05 - 9.55 pm

Granada Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat 12:00 - 12:40 pm

with Gary Bond as Joseph

ATV The Golden Shot 4.10 - 5.00 pm

Joan Regan

Mrs Mills

George Chisholm

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Hosted by Jim Dale

Cliff Richard – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, Eyes of a Child, Take Me High, Sing A Song of Freedom


Monday 24th December 1973

The country returns to full power over the Christmas period

BBC1 The Perry Como Winter Show 12.30 - 1.30 pm

Perry Como

Joey Heatherton

BBC1 Gershwin's Porgy 10.15 - 11.30 pm

the story of Porgy and Bess

BBC2 Sonny and Cher 9:20 - 10:10 pm

Sonny and Cher

The Honey Cone

Thames Sing Choir of Angels 9.30 - 10.15 pm

The Settlers

ITV It's All Happening movie with Tommy Steele

Yorkshire Babes in the Wood 3.40 - 4.50 pm

Junior Showtime panto with Susan Maughan

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Christmas Variety Award Show

Millican and Nesbitt, Peters & Lee, Stuart Gilles, Bobby Crush (last year's winner hands over the award to this year's winner)

ATV Julie’s Christmas Special 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Julie Andrews

Peggy Lee


Tuesday 25th December 1973 Christmas Day

A full time television service

BBC1 A Stocking Full Of Stars 11.30 pm - 1.30 am

The Osmonds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘73 2:15 - 3:00 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds, Tony Blackburn

Slade - C’Mon Feel the Noize (live vocal over the record)

Donny Osmond - Young Love (TOTP clip of Donny in house with Christmas tree and decorations)

Suzi Quatro - Can The Can

The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level (live)

Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (TOTP clip of Jimmy in house with Christmas tree and decorations)

Sweet - Blockbuster (two versions were recorded, one where Andy Scott doesn't wear a Hitler moustache and has silver platform boots, while an edit of two versions with and without the moustache and silver knee-length boots was used in subsequent repeats) Interviewed in 2010 Steve Priest said "It's amazing how everyone still talks about the Nazi uniform. Good old BBC wardrobe department. People always want to know if I was serious. I mean, a gay Hitler. Hello?!"

Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon (repeat from 500th show)

Tony Blackburn plugs his pantomime

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down (Pan's People) (an alternate version with a slow motion ending has also been used in repeats)

Gary Glitter - Leader Of The Gang (miming but has a live mic)

David Cassidy - Day Dreamer (TOTP film of landing at Heathrow airport, walking through Kew Gardens)

10 CC - Rubber Bullets

Peters and Lee - Welcome Home (an alternate version of this has also been used in repeats)

Wizzard - See My Baby Jive (live vocal over the record)

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody number one (miming but has live mic)

BBC1 Christmas Pantomime: Robin Hood 4.20 - 5.55 pm

Dana (plays Maid Marion)

Anita Harris

BBC1 Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game 6.05 - 7.05 pm

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 The Mike Yarwood Christams Show 7.05 - 7.35 pm

Cheryl Kennedy

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show 7:35 - 8:35 pm

NB Cilla Black had been penciled in but withdrew to avoid strain as she was pregnant at the time

The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me

Wilma Reading

ITV All Star Comedy Carnival 6.30 - 8.00 pm

Val Doonican

Kenny Lynch

Thames Tommy Cooper’s Christmas 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Clodagh Rogers

Sasha Distel


Wednesday 26th December 1973 Boxing day

A full time broadcast schedule

BBC1 A Hard Day’s Night 10.35 - 11.55 pm movie with The Beatles

BBC1 Porgy and Bess 3.25 - 5.15 pm movie with Sammy Davis Jr

BBC1 Casino Royale 7.00 - 9.05 pm movie with songs by Bacharach and David

BBC1 The Good Old Days 10.50 - 11.40 pm

Frankie Vaughan

Elaine Delmar

BBC2 Smike! 4.25 - 5.20 pm

Pop musical based on Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby, co-written by Simon May

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:55 - 11:50 pm

Emerson, Lake and Palmer – The Manticore Special (live in Europe, April and May 1973)

Southern Little Big Time 10.50 - 11.35 pm (final show)

Freddie's Christmas Joke Hall

Freddie & The Dreamers

Musical Associate - Mike Vickers

Yorkshire That's Christmas Sez Les 3.30 - 4.30 pm

David Essex

Lynsey de Paul

Slade

Ronnie Carroll


Thursday 27th December 1973

early close down

BBC1 Top Of The Pops Ten Years of Pop Music 1964 - 1974 5:45 - 6:35 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile with guest Samantha Dolenz (nee Juste)

Narrated by Michael Wale

The Kinks - Top Of The Pops (album track with stills/graphics)

1964

Dave Clark Five – Bits And Pieces (26th February 1964)

Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas – Little Children (26th February 1964)

The Supremes – Baby Love (7th October 1964)

The Beatles– I Feel Fine (promo with gym equipment)

The Bachelors – I Believe (live)

1965

The Who – My Generation (Monterey Pop Festival, 1967)

The Rolling Stones – Get Off My Cloud (4th November 1965)

The Righteous Brothers – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ (28th January 1965)

Sonny & Cher – I Got You Babe (12th August 1965)

Jonathan King – Everyone’s Gone To The Moon (live) (with intro from TOTP 1965)

Micky Dolenz - chat with host

1966

Sandie Shaw – Long Live Love (live)

1967

Herman, Cilla Black, Val Doonican interview clips (26th December 1967)

Scott Mckenzie – San Francisco (TOTP film of hippies)

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

The Tremeloes – Silence Is Golden (live)

1968

Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich – Legend Of Xanadu (8th February 1968)

Joe Cocker – With A Little Help From My Friends (How It Is)

Status Quo – Pictures Of Matchstick Men (15 February 1968)

The Alan Price Set – Don’t Stop The Carnival (15 February 1968)

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

Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger – This Wheel’s On Fire (6th June 1968)

The Move – Fire Brigade (6th June 1968)

1969

Marmalade – Ob-La-Di-Ob-La-Da (25th December 1969)

1970

Free – All Right Now (4th June 1970)

Pan’s People - clips from 1970

Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky (Pan’s People)

1971

The Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar (15th April 1971)

Rod Stewart – Maggie May (27th December 1971)

1972

David Bowie – Starman (6th July 1972)

Host with Robin Nash (?)

1973

Wizzard – Ball Park Incident

Wizzard – Angel Fingers (and end Credits)

BBC1 All Star Swing Festival 9.10 - 9.50 pm

Ella Fitzgerald

Count Basie

Duke Ellington

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show 6.35 - 7.25 pm

Charles Aznavour

Anglia The Partridge Family 3.25 - 3.55 pm

Don't Bring Your Guns to Town Santa

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Ayshea Brough - Top Of The World

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody

New World - If You Could Read My Mind

The All Night Rock Show - 20 Fantastic Sounds

Victoria Shellard - The Shepherd Song

Thames The Benny Hill Show 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Anne Shelton


Friday 28th December 1973

early close down

BBC1 That Stuart Hall Show 3.00 - 3.30 pm

Mike Hardng

BBC1 Frost’s Weekly 7.30 - 8.15 pm

The New Seekers

Ray Conniff

Dionne Warwicke (new spelling of her surname)

Sacha Distel

Brenda Arnau

BBC1 (Wales) Jacob's Wall

Henry Jacobs talks to Larry Adler

BBC2 Jazz at the Mill 4.30 - 5.05 pm (listed in Daily Mirror, but not Radio Times)

content unknown

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Jake Thackray in the Yorkshire Dales


Saturday 29th December 1973

early close down

LWT Saturday Scene 9:05 am - 12:00 pm

with The Partridge Family: The Diplomat 10.35 - 11.05 am

ATV New Faces All Winners Final 4.10 - 5.25 pm

Showaddywaddy

Tom Waite


Sunday 30th December 1973

early close down

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Matt Monro

Ed Stewart

ATV Sunday Night at The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Sacha Distel - Chanson Pour Toi, The Good Life, Maybe This Time, Old Fashioned Way

Tom Waite (winner of New Faces finale)


Monday 31st December 1973

full time broadcast schedule

BBC1 When The Cameras Come To Brum 9:40 - 10:10 am

the making of Cliff Richard’s movie Take Me High

BBC1 Band Of Thieves 10.10 - 11.15 am Acker Bilk movie

BBC1 Top of the Year: Variety Club Show Business Awards for 1973 10.55 pm - 12.00 am

content unknown

BBC1 Welcome '74 12.00 - 12.20 am

cabaret special

content unknown

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test - Highlights of 1973 3:30 - 5:00 pm

NB This show was scheduled to be broadcast on New Year's Day 1974 but was brought forward to an earlier time slot due to energy blackouts

Grin - Love Or Else (Filmfinders clip)

Roy Buchannan - Sweet Dreams (West Germany TV)

Jimi Hendrix - In From The Storm (film clip)

Terry Reid - Live Life

Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells (Filmfinders clip)

Edgar Winter Band - Frankenstein

Freddie King - Boogie Funk

Everly Brothers - Stories We Could Tell

Steppenwolf - Born to be Wild

Jim Croce - Operator

Pink Floyd - Echoes (Ian Emes film clip)

Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine

Rick Wakeman - Catherine Howard

Roberta Flack - I Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer

Derek & the Dominoes - Why Does Love Got To Be So Bad (Filmfinders clip)

The Beatles - I Saw Her Standing There (The Collesium, Washington 1974)

Roger Daltry - One Man Band

Ry Cooder - Vigilante Man

Humble Pie - Black Coffee

Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - Tracks of My Tears (film clip)

Thames The David Nixon Show 5.20 - 5.50 pm (repeat)

Ronnie Hilton - One Life

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Concorde Special

Guys n Dolls

Light Fantastic (rock group)

ITV New Year’s Eve at the Golden Garter 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Anita Harris

Freddie Garrity

The New Faces

Scottish The Hogmany Show 11.55 pm - 12.45 am

Robin Hall & Jimmie MacGregor


Also this year

ITV Jethro Tull - A Passion Play TV ad

ITV Elton John - Don’t Shoot Me TV ad

ATV New Faces November 1973

Showaddywaddy win their show and go through to the final

BBC Wales / Cymru

In March 1973 new pop talent was requested for a new pop show with a learning towards the Welsh language

Elvis, Aloha From Hawaii - Colonel Tom Parker asks $50,000 for the UK rights to show it, but is refused by BBC

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

A clip of The Osmond family was filmed in Germany by record company Polydor, c.October 1973.

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

A TOTP film of David Cassidy in a boat resulted in fans throwing themselves in the river to get at him.

BBC1 New Horizons (schools programme)

Man - according to a report in Record Mirror "The band will be filmed from 1 - 4 May during rehearsals in Gloucestershire and thereafter during studio

sessions whilst they are recording their latest album for July release."

ATV Today

Dave Hill of Slade moves into new home in Solihull

Grampian One Over The Eight

Demis Roussos Sings

ITV adverts for Cadbury's chocolate etc

The Real Thing

Thames Magpie c.November

The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me