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1973


Monday 1st January 1973 New Year’s Day

BBC1 Tarbuck Follies 8:30 - 9:15 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

Thames Mike and Bernie’s Show: The Redman and Ross Show

Peter Noone as Willie Topple

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Variety Club award show

Candlewick Green

Bobby Crush


Tuesday 2nd January 1973

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

Musical guests not known

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

Kim Fowley,

David McWilliams,

Stackridge

Thames The Jackson Five Show: Radio Jackson

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 3rd January 1973

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea

Host: 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

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

Roger Whittaker


Thursday 4th January 1973

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

Host: 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)

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 (repeat) number one

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

BBC2 In Concert 10:45 - 11:15 pm

Chuck Berry, Rocking Horse


Friday 5th January 1973

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show (first edition on new series)

Cliff Richard

Vikki Carr

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden

Southern Junkin

Kenny Ball


Saturday 6th January 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

No-one of interest in this edition

BBC1 Cilla 8:20 - 9:05 pm

Cilla Black

Matt Monro

LWT The Osmonds: Coming Home To Utah

Yokshire The Osmonds: Paris

LWT The Partridge Family: Guess Who’s Coming To Drive

LWT Russell Harty Plus

The Who

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Olivia Newton John

Acker Bilk


Sunday 7th January 1973

BBC1 Ask Aspel

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 Salute To Gershwin

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Jack Jones

BBC2 Up Sunday

With regular Kenny Everett

ATV The Golden Shot

The Tremeloes

Shep’s Banjo Boys

ATV Songs That Matter

Host: Mike Raven

Doris Troy


Monday 8th January 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri

Donovan


Tuesday 9th January 1973

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

David Geffen – interview

Joan Armatrading – Child Star, Give It A Try

J Geils Band – Looking For A Love, Floyd Hotel

John Prine

Barclay James Harvest – Thank You (live at The Marquee)

Captain Beefheart – Lo Yo Yo Stuff (Filmfinders clip)

Exuma – Baby Let Me In (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Scottish Scotch Corner

Julie Felix

ITV Let There Be Love

Lovelace Watkins

Elaine Delmar


Wednesday 10th January 1973

BBC1 Tony Bennett

Segment

Tyne Tees Sing Out With The Settlers

Southern Get This! (first in new season)

Kenny Lynch

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers (lunch time series, continues weekly)


Thursday 11th January 1973

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (promo)

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

David Bowie The Jean Genie (disc)

Elvis Presley Always On My Mind (promo)

Free Wishing Well (disc)

New Seekers Come Softly To Me (repeat)

Cat Stevens Can't Keep It In (repeat)

Sweet Blockbuster

The New Seekers Come Softly To Me (repeat)

Elton John Daniel (live vocal over the record)

Wizzard Ball Park Incident

BBC2 The Dubliners In Concert

Yorkshire The Partrigde Family: Anatomy of a Tonsil


Friday 12th January 1973

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Vicki Leandros

New World

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 13th January 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

No-one of interest in this edition

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 (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: I Can Get It For You Retail

ATV The Julie Andrews Show

Cass Elliott

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Colin Blunstone


Sunday 14th January 1973

BBC1 Ask Aspel

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

The Hollies

Engelbert Humperdinck

ATV The Golden Shot

Sweet

Tony Christie


Tuesday 16th January 1973

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

John Prine

Rick Wakeman

BBC1 Behaviour and Belief: How Influential are Pop Heroes?

Noddy Holder

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 17th January 1973

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers


Thursday 18th January 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Jimmy Osmond Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (promo)

Anne Murray Danny's Song

Wizzard – Ball Park Incident

Free Wishing Well (disc)

Carly Simon You're So Vain (disc)

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

Status Quo Paper Plane

Sweet Blockbuster

The Who Relay (disc)

Lieutenant Pigeon Desperate Dan

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

BBC2 Behaviour and Belief (repeat)

Noddy Holder


Friday 19th January 1973

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Lulu

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden

Souther Junkin

George Chisholm

The Karlins

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


Saturday 20th January 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Bachelors

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

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

Pan’s People

BBC1 Parkinson

Georgia Brown

LWT The Osmonds: Transylvania (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Where Do Mermaids Go?

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Bobby Crush

Anita Harris


Sunday 21st January 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Slade

Jack Jones

ATV The Golden Show

The Fortunes

ATV Songs That Matter

Chris Barber


Monday 22nd January 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri

Matt Monro

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Paper Lace

Thames The Spirit of London

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

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

Buck Ram (of The Platters) - interview

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

Frank Zappa – Cleetus Awreetus Awrightus (Filmfinders clip)

The Rolling Stones – Happy, All Down The Line (concert film)

The Beach Boys – California (Filmfinders clip)

Cream – Sunshine Of Your Love (farewell concert)

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 24th January 1973

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers


Thursday 25th January 1973

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

Host: 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 Bluntstone - 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 & Mrs Jones (edited version) (TOTP film of couple in a Rolls Royce)

Elton John - Daniel (live vocal over the record)

Sweet - Blockbuster (live vocal over the record) number one

Electric Light Orchestra - Roll Over Beethoven (play out disc over the credits with audience dancing-)

BBC2 Horizon: The Curtain of Silence

Slade play to deaf children

BBC2 The Trinidad Philharmonic Steel Orchestra


Friday 26th January 1973

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

The Settlers

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden

ATV It's All In Life

Design


Saturday 27th January 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

BBC1 Cilla

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 (repeat)

Yorkshire The Osmonds: India

LWT The Partridge Family: Home Is Where The Heart Was

ATV The Julie Andrews Show

Joel Grey

Robert Goulet

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Elton John


Sunday 28th January 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Dusty Springfield

Tony Christie

ATV The Golden Shot

Matt Monro


Monday 29th January 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Paper Lace (winners from last weeks’ show)


Tuesday 30th January 1973

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

The Who - Relay, Long Live Rock

Claire Hamill – The Artist, Please Stay Tonight

Shawn Phillips

The Beatles – two songs from The Coliseum, Washington, February 1964

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

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

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

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Val Doonican

Carl Wayne

Penny Lane


Wednesday 31st January 1973

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

Lyn & Graham McCarthy


Thursday 1st February 1973

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

Host: 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 (miming)

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

Sweet - Blockbuster number one (possible live vocal over the record)

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

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

Yorkshire The Prtridge 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

Wilma Reading, Design

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 3rd February 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Design

BBC1 Cilla

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

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 (repeat)

Yorkshire The Osmonds: Yukon

LWT The Partridge Family: Fellini, Berman and Partridge

LWT Russell Harty Plus

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

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Fabric

Suzanne


Sunday 4th February 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and the Young Generation

Anne Murray

The Searchers

ATV The Golden Shot

Anita Harris

LWT Aquarius 5:15 - 6:05 pm

includes Kenny Everett’s London

ATV Songs That Matter

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

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

BBC1 The Wombles (first episode)

Theme by Mike Batt

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri

Scott Walker


Tuesday 6th February 1973

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

Ian Matthews

Sharks - World Park Junkies, Doctor Love

Crazy Horse

Roy Harper

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 7th January 1973

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

Wally Whyton


Thursday 8th February 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Sweet Blockbuster (repeat)

Dave Edmunds Baby I Love You

Faces Cindy Incidentally

Gary Glitter Do You Wanna Touch Me (repeat)

Stevie Wonder Superstition (disc)

Strawbs Part Of The Union (repeat)

Focus Hocus Pocus (disc)

Bruce Forsyth Didn't He Do Well

Chuck Berry Reelin' & Rockin' (promo)

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 Partidge Family: The Tale of Two Hamsters


Friday 9th February 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73

Terry Dactyl & The Dinosaurs

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show

Helen Reddy

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden

ATV It's All In Life

Design


Saturday 10th February 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

No-one of interest in this edition

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black -

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

BBC1 Parkinson

Eartha Kitt

BBC2 Full House

Family: A Fair Day’s Work

LWT The Osmonds: Denmark (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Waiting For Bolero

ATV The Julie Andrews Show

Harry Belefonte

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show


Sunday 11th February 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Host: Vince Hill

Neil Sedaka

Esther Ofarim

ATV Songs That Matter

Doris Troy

Mike Raven

ATV The Golden Shot

Anita Harris


Monday 12th February 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Peters & Lee (debut)


Tuesday 13th February 1973

BBC1 What A Whopper! 1961 Adam Faith movie

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

Bette Midler - interview

Duncan Browne – Ragged Rain Life, My Old Friends

Rory Gallagher – Hands Off, Walk On Hot Coals

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

Scottish Scotch Corner

Dana

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 14th February 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

Friday Brown

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 15th February 1973

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Sweet Blockbuster (repeat)

Faces Cindy Incidentally (disc)

Jackson 5 Doctor My Eyes (disc)

Focus Hocus Pocus (disc)

New Seekers Pinball Wizard / See Me Feel Me

Partridge Family Looking Through The Eyes Of Love (promo)

Thin Lizzy Whisky In The Jar (repeat)

Electric Light Orchestra Roll Over Beethoven

Real Thing Plastic Man

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

Yorkshire Jokers Wild

Lonnie Donegan


Friday 16th February 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73

Gary Glitter – Do You Wanna Touch

Albert Hammond

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Anita Harris

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 17th February 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Marian Montgomery

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

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

The New Seekers

BBC2 Full House

Soft Machine article

LWT The Val Doonican Show

The New Seekers

Fabric

The Five Penny PIece

LWT The Osmonds: Don Osmondo In Spain (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: I Am Curious Partridge

LWT Russell Harty Plus

David Bowie


Sunday 18th February 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Gilbert O’Sullivan

ATV Songs That Matter

The Fortunes

Mike Raven

ATV The Golden Shot

Max Collie & The Rhythm Aces

NB TV Times has this as New Vaudeville Band


Monday 19th February 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri

Vicky Leandros

Tom Paxton

Thames Opportunity Knocks

NB A Winners show

Paper Lace


Tuesday 20th February 1973

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

Elton John - interview

Strawbs – Tears, Pavan, Flying

Poco – Good Feelin’ To Know (promo clip)

Judee Sill – The Pearl, The Kiss

Alquin – Catherine’s Wig (Filmfinders clip)

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

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 21st February 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

Johnny Silvo

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 22nd February 1973

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Focus - Sylvia (chart run down / disc)

White Plains - Step Into A Dream

Faces - Cindy Incidentally (repeat)

Neil Sedaka - That's When The Music Takes Me

Jackson 5 - Doctor My Eyes (disc or 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)

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

The Electric Light Orchestra

Springfield Revival

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Wilma Reading

Springfield Revival

HTV Time Was

Bert Weedon

Janie Marden

Southern Junkin

The Karlins


Saturday 24th February 1973

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

Cliff Richard – A Song For Europe – all songs

BBC1 Parkinson

Duke Ellington

LWT The Osmonds: Monte Carlo

LWT The Partridge Family: My Heart Belongs to a Two Car Garage

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

Rod Stewart and The Faces – Cindy Incidentally


Sunday 25th February 1973

BBC1 Ask Aspel

Gilbert O’Sullivan

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Host: Vince Hill

Lulu

Peter Noone

ATV The Golden Shot

TV Times has this as Val Doonican, Mikki & Griff

The New Vaudeville Band


Monday 26th February 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks

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

Donovan – Cosmic Wheels (abstract film), interview

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

Country Joe McDonald

Transvalian Presidenti - Lounge

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Thames I Dream Of Jeannie

Possibly Boyce and Hart, Phil Spector


Wednesday 28th February 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

Diz Disley

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 1st March 1973

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

Host: 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)

Alice Cooper Hello Hooray (promo)

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


Friday 2nd March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73

Thin Lizzy

The New Seekers - Pinball Wizard / See Me Feel Me

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Mary Travers

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 3rd March 1973

BBC2 Full House

The JSD Band

BBC1 Cilla

Cilla Black

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

BBC1 Parkinson

Tom Paxton

LWT The Osmonds: China (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Hellllp!

ATV The Jackson Five Show: Cinderjackson

LWT The Val Doonican Show

Lena Martell

Fabric

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Steeleye Span

Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber

Shirley Bassey


Sunday 4th March 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Sandie Shaw

The Rockin’ Berries

ATV Songs That Matter

Mike Raven

ATV The Golden Shot

TV Times has this as Steve Royal

Mikki and Griff

Val Doonican


Monday 5th March 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri

Design

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Songwriters’ show

Stuart Gillies - Amanda


Tuesday 6th March 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:45 pm - 12:25 am

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

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

Sha Na Na – Rock N Roll Is Here To Stay (Crystal Palace, London 1972)

Charlie Gillett - interview

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

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

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Tony Blackburn


Wednesday 7th March 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

The Lorne Gibson Trio

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 8th March 1973

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

Host: 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)

Faces Cindy Incidentally (repeat)

Detroit Emeralds Feel The Need In Me (promo)

New Seekers Pinball Wizard / See Me Feel Me (disc)

Kenny Heart Of Stone

T.Rex 20th Century Boy (repeat)

BBC2 Don McLean In Concert 10:-45 - 11:15 pm


Friday 9th March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73

White Plains

Tony Christie

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

The Pattersons

ATV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 10th March 1973

BBC Wales Disc-A-Dawn

Touch

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula 8:00 - 8:30 pm

Petula Clark singing songs written by women

LWT The Osmonds: Yukon (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: Promise Her Anything But Give Her a Punch

ATV The Jackson Five: The Tiny Five

ATV The Julie Andrews Show

Cass Elliott – Alone Again (Naturally)

Cass Elliott & Julie Andrews – Simon & Garfunkel medley


Sunday 11th March 1973

BBC1 Liza With A Z

Liza Minelli

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

John Denver

Dana

ATV The Golden Shot

Blue Mink

ATV Songs That Matter

Mike Raven


Monday 12th March 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks

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

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

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

John Martyn – May You Never, I’d Rather Be The Devil

Mickie Most – interview (possibly not on)

Dovovan – Cosmic Wheels (Filmfinders clip) (possibly not on)

Edgar Winter Band – Tobacco Road (concert clip)

Johnnie Walker and Dave ‘Kid’ Jensen – interviewed about the new commercial radio stations

Derek & The Dominoes – Why Has Love Got To Be So Bad (abstract film)

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

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

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV The Osmonds: Denmark


Wednesday 14th March 1973

BBC1 Val Meets The VIPs

Petula Clark

BBC1 Frankie Howerd in Ulster

The Tremeloes - Blue Suede Tie

Pan’s People

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

The McCalmans

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 15th March 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Slade Cum On Feel The Noize

Cliff Richard Power To All Our Friends (repeat)

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)

T.Rex 20th Century Boy (disc)

White Plains Step Into A Dream

BBC1 The Special London Bridge Special

Tom Jones

Carpenters

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


Friday 16th March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73

Slade

Candlewick Green

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Wilma Reading

Alan Price

George Hamilton IV

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 17th March 1973

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula

Petula Clark sings the songs of The Beatles

With the New Temperance Seven

BBC2 Full House

Osibisa

Ivor Cutler

ATV Engelbert! 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Olivia Newton-John

LWT The Osmonds: Sire Donald Of Bavaria (repeat)

LWT The Partridge Family: The Partridge Papers

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

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Georgia Brown

Chris Montez


Monday 19th March 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Nana Mouskouri

Michel Legrand


Tuesday 20th March 1973

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

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

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

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

Led Zeppelin – No Quarter (Filmfinders clip)

Hoyt Axton - Sweet Misery (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)


Wednesday 21st March 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

Foggy

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 22nd March 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Slade Cum On Feel The Noise (repeat)

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

Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly (promo)

Donny Osmond The Twelfth Of Never (promo)

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

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)

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

Cockrel Chorus

Kenny

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Wilma Reading

Alan Price

Thames Magpie

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

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Saturday 24th March 1973

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

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula

Petula Clark and her French Connection

Sacha Distel

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

LWT The Partridge Family: All's War in Love and Fairs

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Don McLean – Everyday, Vincent

ATV The Jackson Five Show: Ray and Charles Superstars

Granada Parade

Rain Mountain with Stomu Yamash'ta


Sunday 25th March 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and the Young Generation

Cliff Richard

Julie Rogers

ATV The Golden Shot

Chris Montez

ATV Songs That Matter

Springfield Revival

Mike Raven


Monday 26th March 1973

Thames Royal Film Performance 1975

Lost Horizon, with Burt Bacharach


Tuesday 27th March 1973

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

Badger

Nico

Medicine Head

Andy Worhol article with Tony Elliott and George Melly

ATV It’s Tarbuck (first episode)

Gilbert O’Sullivan - Get Down

Kenny Lynch

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV The Osmonds: Yukon


Wednesday 28th March 1973

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 29th March 1973

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Roger Daltrey - Giving It All Away

David Cassidy Some Kind Of Summer (promo)

Donny Osmond The Twelfth Of Never (promo)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Get Down (repeat)

Geordie All Because Of You

Jimmy Osmond Tweedle Dee (disc)

Mud Crazy

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

O'Jays Love Train (disc)

Supremes Bad Weather

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

HTV Time Was

Janie Marden


Friday 30th March 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73

Musical guests not known

Southern Junkin

George Chisholm


Saturday 31st March 1973

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula

Petula Clark and The Songs of My Life

BBC2 Full House

The Mike Gibbs Band

LWT The Partridge Family: Who's Max Ledbetter?

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show

The Dallas Boys

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Ringo Starr

Chris Barber

ATV The Jackson Five Show: The Wizard of Soul


Sunday 1st April 1973

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and the Young Generation

The New Seekers

Don McLean

ATV The Golden Shot

TV Times has this as Chris Montez

Kenny Lynch

Paul Brett

ATV Songs That Matter

Chris Barber Band with Ottilie Patterson

Mike Raven


Tuesday 3rd April 1973

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

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

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck

Olivia Newton-John You’re So Vain

Scottish Scotch Corner

Lonnie Donegan


Wednesday 4th April 1973

Southern Get This!

Kenny Lynch

Tyne Tees Sing Out The With Settlers


Thursday 5th April 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Gilbert O'Sullivan Get Down (repeat)

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 (disc)

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

Hurricane Smith Beautiful Day Beautiful Night

Roxy Music Pyjamarama (repeat)

Stuart Gillies Amanda

Wings My Love

BBC1 The Eagles In Concert 10:15 - 10:45 pm


Friday 6th April 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73

The Congregation

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Sandie Shaw

HTV Time Was

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

Matrix

Roger Ruskin Spear

ATV The Jackson Five Show: Farmer Jackson

LWT The Partridge Family: This Male Chauvinist Piggy Went to Market

LWT A Special Tommy Steele

Musical guests not known

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

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

The Supremes

Frank Ifield

ATV The Golden Shot

Neil Sedaka

LWT Weekend World

John Lennon interview

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

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 Thackaray


Tuesday 10th April 1973

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

Alan Hull

Gallagher and Lyle

Spirit

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck

Clodagh Rodgers & Jimmy Tarbuck - medley

ATV The Osmonds: Italy


Wednesday 11th April 1973

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

Scottish Scotch Corner

The Karlins

Clinton Ford

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 12th April 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:45 – 7:15 pm

Host: Kenny Everett

NB This edition wasn’t broadcast, 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


Friday 13th April 1973

BBC1 Crackerjack ‘73

Geordie

Greater Union

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Eartha Kitt


Saturday 14th April 1973

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula

Petula Clark in The Best of Bacharach

Anita Harris

Marion Montgomrey

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell

Roger Whittaker

LWT The Partridge Family: "M" is for the Many Things

ATV The Julie Andrews Show

Peggy Lee

Robert Goulet


Sunday 15th April 1973

ATV The Golden Shot

Neil Sedaka

Yorkshire

Julie Rogers


Monday 16th April 1973

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

BBC1 The Best In Ballroom - The Carl-Alan Awards 10:15-10:50 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Show Of The Week: They Sold A Million

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

Fairport Convention – Matthew Mark Luke and John, Brilliancy medley

Tom Paxton (with Tony Visconti) – Fred, When Annie Walks Me Home

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

The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand (Granada), She Loves You (film clip from Pop Gear)

Pink Floyd – Pillar Of Wind (abstract film)

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck

Buddy Greco

Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 18th April 1973

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden

Thames The Bob Monkhouse Show: The Bob Monkhouse Offensive

Musical guests not known

ATV Shut That Door

The Kaye Sisters

ATV Shut That Door!!

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Thursday 19th April 1973

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

NB Not shown but listed in the Daily Mirror

Vince Hill – Glory Hallelujah (due to appear)

If it was shown this might have been the line up

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 (danced by Pans People)

David Bowie - Drive-In Saturday (BBC promo)

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

The Handley Family

Southern Junkin

Kenny Ball


Saturday 21st April 1973

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula

Petula Clark sings viewers requests 'Your Own Kind Of Music'

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell

Roy Budd Trio

LWT The Partridge Family: Princess and the Partridge

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show

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

Jack Jones

Vera Lynn

Pete Murray

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Vince Hill and The Young Generation

Vera Lynn

Russ Conway

ATV The Golden Shot

Leapy Lee

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Vicki Leandros

HTV Those Swining Years

Janie Marden


Monday 23rd April 1973 Bank Holiday

Thames Those Swingin’ Years

Janie Marden


Tuesday 24th April 1973

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

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)

NB There were also 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

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Southern How

Bill Legend (T Rex drummer)

ATV It’s Tarbuck

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


Wednesday 25th April 1973

Scottish Scotch Corner

Hall and MacGregor

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden

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


Thursday 26th April 1973

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Dawn Tie A Yellow Ribbon (promo)

Handley Family Wam Bam (disc)

Mud Crazy (repeat)

Sweet Hell Raiser

Tom Jones Letter To Lucille (repeat)

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 The Coal Hole Club 4:50 – 5:15 pm

The Grumbleweeds

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

The New Seekers

BBC2 Film Night

Alan Price talks about scoring movies

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

Host: 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 Partirdge Family: Dr Jekyll and Mr Partridge


Saturday 28th April 1973

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell

Tony Christie

LWT The Partridge Family: Each Dawn I Diet


Sunday 29th April 1973

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

Pan’s People were the resident dance troupe

David Essex

ATV The Golden Shot

Leapy Lee


Tuesday 1st May 1973

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

Part one -

Pete Atkin

The Wailers - Con crete 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 It’s Tarbuck

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 2nd May 1973

BBC1 Liza With A Z (repeat)

Liza Minnelli

BBC2 The Family Way movie

Music: Paul McCartney


Thursday 3rd May 1973

BBC2 Up Country 10:15 - 10:43 pm

Hank Snow

Jim Brown


Friday 4th May 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club

The Grumbleweeds

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

10 C.C. Rubber Bullets

Detroit Spinners Could It Be I'm Falling In Love

Gary Glitter Hello Hello I'm Back Again (repeat)

Hot Chocolate Brother Louie

Lynsey De Paul All Night (repeat)

Status Quo Mean Girl (disc)

Sweet Hell Raiser

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

Perry Como And I Love You So (promo)

Roger Daltrey Giving It All Away (repeat)

Wizzard See My Baby Jive (disc)

BBC1 The World of Jimmy Savile OBE 11:31 pm - 12:25 am

Musical guests not known

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Host: Ayshea

10CC - Rubber Bullets

Hurricane Smith

Jeff Collins


Saturday 5th May 1973

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell

The Fortunes

Alex Welch Jazz Band

BBC1 Flaming Star 1960 Elvis movie

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

LWT The Partridge Family: A Penny for his Thoughts

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show

Roger Whittaker

Clodagh Rodgers

The Rockin’ Berries


Sunday 6th May 1973

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

Hurricane Smith

BBC2 Up Sunday

Jake Thackray

ATV The Golden Shot

Clodagh Rodgers

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris


Monday 7th May 1973

Thames The David Nixon Show

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

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

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

ATV It’s Tarbuck

Des O’Connor


Thursday 10th May 1973

BBC2 Up Country Festival

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

Thames Looks Familiar

George Chisholm

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

Roger Miller

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club

The Grumbleweeds

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:50 – 7:25 pm

Host: 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

Wings - My Love (repeat)

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)

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Anita Harris

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Host: Ayshea Brough

Geordie - All Because Of You

Roger Whittaker

Steve Royal

LWT The Sun Television Awards 1973

Gladys Knight & The Pips


Saturday 12th May 1973

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

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell

No guests of interest in this edition

LWT The Partridge Family: You're Only Young Twice


Sunday 13th May 1973

BBC1 What Shall We Tell The Children?

David Essex reads a Spike Milligan story

BBC2 The John Denver Show

B J Arnau

ATV The Golden Shot

Roger Miller

Anne-Marie David


Monday 14th May 1973

Thames The David Nixon Show

Anita Harris


Tuesday 15th May 1973

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Part One

Jan Akkerman

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

Part Two

Leon Russell

B B King

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Lorne Gibson

Yorkshire Hey Brian!

Labi Siffre


Wednesday 16th May 1973

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

Scottish Scotch Corner

Ronnie Hilton

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden

Thames This Is Your Life: Shirley Bassey (repeat)

HTV Cuckoo In The Nest

Gameshow with contestant Simon Dee


Friday 18th May 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club

The Grumbleweeds

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

Host: 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)

Nazareth - Broken Down Angel (live vocal?)

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

Chicory Tip - Good Grief Christina (repeat)

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

Perry Como - And I Love You So (promo)

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

Host: Ayshea Brough

The Tremeloes

Mike Rose and The Colours

Mary Poppins film clip


Saturday 19th May 1973

LWT The Partridge Family: The Modfather

ATV The Julie Andrews Show

Sammy Davis Jr


Sunday 20th May 1973

BBC2 The John Denver Show

Roger Daltrey

Paul Williams

ATV The Golden Shot

Sacah Distel

Rostal and Schaefer

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Neil Reid

The Berley Sisters

Ronnie Hilton


Monday 21st May 1973

Thames The David Nixon Show

Anita Harris

Peters & Lee


Tuesday 22nd May 1973

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

Del Shannon - interview

Harvey Andrews - Friend of Mine, For My Father

Nazereth - Bad Boy, Viliante Man

Eagles - Outlaw Man (Filmfinders clip)

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

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane (regular singers)

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 24th May 1973

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


Friday 25th May 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club

The Grumbleweeds

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

Host: 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

Host: Ayshea Brough

Gene Pitney

Miki Anthony

Juila Campbell (possibly a typo Junior Campbell?)


Saturday 26th May 1973

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show

Jackie Trent

Springfield Revival


Sunday 27th May 1973

BBC2 The John Denver Show

Lulu

ATV The Golden Shot

TV Times has this as Kim Davis

Julie Felix

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Julie Rogers


Monday 28th May 1973 Bank holiday

BBC1 To Sir, With Love 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

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

Terry Reid

Loudon Wainwright III

Golden Earring

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

Yorkshire Hey Brian!

Jimmy Helms

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 31st May 1973

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

ATV New Faces

Panel includes Jackie Trent


Friday 1st June 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club

The Grumbleweeds

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

Host: Kenny Everett

10 C.C. Rubber Bullets (disc)

Elvis Presley Polk Salad Annie (promo)

First Choice Armed & Extremely Dangerous (disc)

Stealers Wheel Stuck In The Middle

Fleetwood Mac Albatross (promo)

New Seekers Goodbye Is Just Another Word

Partridge Family Walking In The Rain (disc)

Suzi Quatro Can The Can

Fleetwood Mac Albatross (promo)

T.Rex The Groover

Wizzard See My Baby Jive (repeat)

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Host: Ayshea Brough

Vanity Fair

Peter D Kelly

Kincade

Julie Dean


Saturday 2nd June 1973

LWT The Partridge Family: A Likely Candidate

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show

The Bachelors


Sunday 3rd June 1973

BBC1 Omnibus: File on British Jazz

BBC2 The John Denver Show

Donovan

ATV The Golden Shot

Sands of Time

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Roger Whittaker

Pearl Bailey

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 4th June 1973

BBC1 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Thames The David Nixon Show

Anita Harris


Tuesday 5th June 1973

BBC1 Nationwide

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

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

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

Carl Wayne,

Penny Lane

Yorkshire Hey Brian

Neil Sedaka


Wednesday 6th June 1973

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Friday 8th June 1973

BBC1 The Coal Hole Club

The Grumbleweeds

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

10 C.C. Rubber Bullets

Hotshots Snoopy Versus The Red Baron

Blue Mink Randy (repeat)

First Choice Armed & Extremely Dangerous (promo)

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

Host: 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

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

Host: Vince Hill

Buddy Greco

Clodagh Rodgers

LWT The Partridge Family: Swiss Family Partridge

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

No guests of interest in this episode

ATV Mike and Bernie’s Show

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

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Rod McKeun


Monday 11th June 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame and Alan Price

Thames The David Nixon Show

Anita Harris

The Black Abbots


Tuesday 12th June 1973

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

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

Grace Slick and Paul Kantner - interview

Joseph King - A Year Ago Today

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

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

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

ATV Lunchtime with Woman

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Yorkshire Hey Brian!

The Settlers


Wednesday 13th June 1973

Scottish Scotch Corner

The Settlers

Thames The Sotty Show

Gerry Mardsden


Friday 15th June 1973

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

Host: 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)

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

Host: 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

Musical guests not known

LWT Godspell 12:35 - 12:40 am

Musical guests not known


Saturday 16th June 1973

LWT The Partridge Family: Ain't Loveth Grand

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Freda Payne

Anne-Marie David


Sunday 17th June 1973

BBC2 An Evening With Glen Campbell

ATV The Golden Shot

Bobby CRush

The Black Abbotts

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Lovelace Watkins


Monday 18th June 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Thames The David Nixon Show

Anita Harris


Tuesday 19th June 1973

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

Terry Reid - Live Life, Without Expression

Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells excerpt (Filmfinders clip)

Del Shannon & The Impalas - Louise, Kelly

Pete Sinfield - Still (promo film)

Stride - Higher and Higher (Marquee, London)

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Yorkshire Hey Brian!

Lynsey De Paul


Wednesday 20th June 1973

BBC1 Girls, Girls, Girls 62 Elvis movie 6:55 - 8:30 pm

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Friday 22nd June 1973

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

Host: Kenny Everett

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

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

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 abstact 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 (New Release) (audience dancing)

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

Host: 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 The Spinners

BBC2 They Sold A Million

Host: Vince Hill

Neil Sedaka

LWT The Partridge Family: Whatever Happened to Keith Partridge?

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Lulu


Sunday 24th June 1973

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

With the London Symphony Orchestra

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Roger Whittaker

The Beverley Sisters

ATV The Golden Shot

Bobby Crush


Tuesday 26th June 1973

ATV Lunchtime with Woman

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Thursday 28th June 1973

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

Thames Looks Familiar

Dorothy Squires


Friday 29th June 1973

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

Host: 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

Host: Ayshea

Gary Bond

New World

Middle of the Road


Saturday 30th June 1973

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

Peter Noone

BBC1 The Spinners Meet The Farmers

BBC1 That’s Life

Stephanie DeSykes (replacing Cheryl Kennedy)

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

LWT The Partridge Family: Nag, Nag, Nag

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Neil Sedaka

ATV The Julie Andrews Hour

Steve Lawrence


Sunday 1st July 1973

BBC2 Nancy Wilson

ATV The Golden Shot

No musical guests of interest

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Ayshea Brough


Monday 2nd July 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Lynsey DePaul

Thames David Nixon's Magic Box

Anita Harris


Tuesday 3rd July 1973

Granada News

Pirate Radio Aquarius article

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty


Wednesday 4th July 1973

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

Cleo Laine and John Dankworth

Keith Emerson

Scottish Scotch Corner

Robin Hall and Jimmy MacGregor

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Friday 6th July 1973

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Slade Skweeze Me Pleeze Me (disc)

Blue Mink Randy (repeat)

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

Chairmen Of The Board Finders Keepers

Sylvia Pillow Talk (disc)

Joe Simon Step By Step (disc)

Mungo Jerry Alright Alright Alright

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

Anglia The Partirdge Family (first on new series)

What? And Get Out Of Show Business?


Saturday 7th July 1973

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

Peter Noone

BBC1 The Spinners Meet the Geordies

BBC1 That’s Life

Stephanie DeSykes (replacing Cheryl Kennedy)

BBC2 The Goodies: Superstar

With John Peel

LWT The Partridge Family: For Sale by Owner

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

No musical guests of interest in this edition

ATV The New Faces 5:15 – 6:05 pm

Theme: Carl Wayne – You’re A Star


Sunday 8th July 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Donovan

Brenda Arnau

ITV It’s All In Life

Design

ATV The Golden Shot

Anne Shelton


Monday 9th July 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame and Alan Price


Tuesday 10th July 1973

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

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


Wednesday 11th July 1973

Scottish Scotch Corner

Clinton Ford

The Karlins

Southern Little Big Time (new series)

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 12th July 1973

Thames The Bob Monkhouse Comedy Hour: The Bob Monkhouse Breakdown

9:00 - 10:00 pm

Musical guests not known


Friday 13th July 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn (Daily Mirror has the host as Kenny Everett)

Slade Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me (repeat)

Clifford T.Ward Gaye

David Bowie Life On Mars (promo)

Elton John Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting (repeat)

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)


Saturday 14th July 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

BBC1 The Spinners Meet the Fishermen

BBC1 That’s Life

Stephanie DeSykes (replacing Cheryl Kennedy)

LWT The Partridge Family: Aspirin at Seven, Dinner at Eight

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Gladys Knight and the Pips

Roger Miller

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


Sunday 15th July 1973

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

BBC2 Anne Murray at The Talk Of The Town 8:51 - 9:00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty Plus

NB Anglia shows Donovan, B J Arnau

Fanny


Monday 16th July 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame and Alan Price

Thames Looks Familiar

George Martin (the producer?)


Tuesday 17th July 1973

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

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

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

Lindesfarne - Numbers (live in Devon)

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

Host: Vince Hill

Jim Stafford

Gigilola Cinquetti

Anglia News

Article about Radio Caroline’s return

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne

Penny Lane


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

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Friday 20th July 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 – 7:30 pm

Host: 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)

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

Mungo Jerry Alright Alright Alright

Osmonds Going Home (repeat)

Suzi Quatro 48 Crash (repeat)

Albert Hammond Free Electric Band (live)

Nazareth Bad Bad Boy (miming)

Carpenters Yesterday Once More (film clip)

Anglia Glamour '73

Frank Ifield

Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen


Saturday 21st July 1973

BBC1 Cartoon Carnival

Series hosted by Tony Blackburn

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

BBC1 The Spinners Meet The Holidaymakers

BBC1 That’s Life

Stephanie DeSykes (replacing Cheryl Kennedy)

LWT The Partridge Family: For Whom the Bell Tolls ... and Tolls ... and Tolls

LWT The Rolf Harris Show

Peters and Lee

Nina Baden-Semper - sings


Sunday 22nd July 1973

BBC2 Joan Baez 8:15 - 9:00 pm

LWT Sunday Night Theatre: Blinkers

DJ Stuart Henry plays a gay hair-dresser

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Charles Aznavour

ATV The Golden Shot

Dana


Monday 23rd July 1973

BBC2 Show of the Week: The Two Ronnies

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

Thames Looks Familiar

Joe Loss


Tuesday 24th July 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: The Chaperone

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

Van Morrison - interview

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

Johnny Rivers - It's Alright, Sea Cruise (untransmitted)

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

Sly and the Family Stone - live film clip

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 25th July 1973

BBC1 Music My Way: Vicky Leandros

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

(Horn player on The Beatles’ For No One)

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Friday 27th July 1973

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Young Generation Dancing In The Moonlight (disc)

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

Clifford T.Ward Gaye

David Bowie Life On Mars (promo)

Diana Ross Touch Me In The Morning (promo)

Joe Simon Step By Step (repeat)

Free All Right Now (disc)

First Choice Smarty Pants (repeat)

Mud Hypnosis

Suzi Quatro 48 Crash

Albert Hammond Free Electric Band (disc)

LWT The Partridge Family


Saturday 28th July 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

BBC1 The Spinners

ATV The Julie Andrews Show

Edie Gorme

Yorkshire Sez Les

Olivia Newton-John Let Me Be There, one other

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Chalres Aznavour


Sunday 29th July 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Pearl Bailey

ATV The Golden Shot

Vince Hill

Christine Holmes


Monday 30th July 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Charlie Williams Show

B J Arnau

Sacha Distel

Thames David Nixon Magic Box

The Beverley Sisters


Tuesday 31st July 1973

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

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

Eric Burdon - interview

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

Freddie King - Boogie Funk, Woman Across The River

Dr John - Such A Night (Montreux jazz festival), interview

The Doobie Brothers - Long Train Running (live film)

Stevie Wonder - Too High (Filmfinders clip)

Blue - Red Light Song (promo clip)

Let The Good Times roll - film clips medley

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 1st August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way

Tony Christie

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie and The Dreamers


Friday 3rd August 1973

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

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

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)

Carpenters Yesterday Once More (film clip)

The Goons Ying Tong Song (film clip)

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

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

Grampian Sounds 73

Musical guests not known

LWT The Partridge Family

Anglia Glamour '73

Richard Barnes

Anita Harris


Saturday 4th August 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

ATV The Julie Andrews Show

Henry Mancini

Yorkshire Sez Les

Linda Lewis

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Pearl Bailey


Sunday 5th August 1973

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show

George Hamilton IV

Wilma Reading

ATV The Golden Shot

No muscial guests

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 The Young Generation Big Top

Clodagh Rodgers

Thames Opportunity Knocks

The Light Fantastic

Lisa Shane (pop singer)


Tuesday 7th August 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: One Man Shy

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane

Southern The Tuesday TV Movie: Emergency!

With Julie London


Wednesday 8th August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way

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

Blue Mink

BBC1 Cole Porter in Paris

Charles Aznavour

Perry Como

Diahann Carroll

Connie Stevens

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 9th August 1973

Thames It’s Mike Reid

Buddy Greco

Wee Willie Harris

George Melly


Friday 10th August 1973

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

Host: Kenny Everett

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

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)

Barry Blue Dancing On A Saturday Night

BBC2 Chateau En Suede movie with Francois Hardy

LWT The Partridge Family

Anglia Glamour '73

The Springfield Revival


Saturday 11th August 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

ATV Ferry ‘Cross The Mersey movie with Gerry & The Pacemakers, Cilla Black

Yorkshire Sez Les

Blue Mink

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show

Lulu

Peter Skellern

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

Host: Vince Hill

Lulu

Peter Noone


Sunday 12th August 1973

ATV The Golden Shot

Frank Ifield

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Clifford T Ward

Alan Price


Monday 13th August 1973

BBC2 The Young Generation Big Top

Steuart Gillies

Neil Reid

Granada Ralph McTell 6:15 - 6:45 pm


Tuesday 14th August 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Your Friendly Neighborhood

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 15th August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way

Vince Hill

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie and The Dreamers


Friday 17th August 1973

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

Host: Kenny Everett (Daily Mirror has the host as Jimmy Savile)

Gary Glitter - Leader Of The Gang (number one)

Donny Osmond Young Love (repeat)

Gary Glitter I'm The Leader Of The Gang (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)

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

Hudson Ford Pick Up The Pieces

Medicine Head Rising Sun

Carpenters Yesterday Once More (film clip)

LWT The Partridge Family: Bedknobs and Drumsticks


Saturday 18th August 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

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

Yorkshire Sez Les

The Flirtations

ITV The Julie Andrews Hour

Steve Lawrence


Sunday 19th August 1973

BBC2 The Harry Secombe Show

Cilla Black

Labi Siffre

LWT The Osmonds: Transylvania (repeat)

Granada Once Upon A Time: Buttons

Tommy Steele as ‘Buttons’

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Kathy Kirby

The Rolling Stones

ATV The Golden Shot

Georgie Fame


Monday 20th August 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top

Olivia Newton-John

Peters and Lee


Tuesday 21st August 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Royal Flush

ATV Lunchtime with Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 22nd August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way

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

Freddie and The Dreamers


Friday 24th August 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Donny Osmond Young Love (repeat)

Drifters Like Sister & Brother (promo)

Elvis Presley Fool (disc)

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

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)

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!

Peter Noone

BBC2 Summer Holiday Cliff Richard movie

ATV Startime ‘73

Peters and Lee

Bobby Crush

Yorkshire Sez Les

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


Sunday 26th August 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus

David Essex (possibly not on this edition)

Marianne Faithfull

LWT The Osmonds: The Black Forest (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot

Anita Harris

The Settlers


Monday 27th August 1973 Bank Holiday

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

ATV It’s All Happening Tommy Steele movie

ITV Speedway movie with Elvis Presley, Nancy Sinatra


Tuesday 28th August 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Too Many Cooks

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

with Doris Troy

ATV Lunchtime With Wogan

Carl Wayne, Penny Lane


Wednesday 29th August 1973

BBC1 Music My Way

Malcolm Roberts

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

Sammy Davis Jr

Connie Stevens

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie and The Dreamers

Thames Faith In Jazz

Dizzy Gillespie


Friday 31st August 1973

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Donny Osmond Young Love, (also seen in TOTP data base as A Million To One)

10 C.C. The Dean And I (miming)

David Essex Rock On (re-recording)

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

Detroit Emeralds I Think Of You (disc)

Hudson Ford Pick Up The Pieces (disc)

Stealers Wheel Everything Will Turn Out Fine

Roger Daltrey I'm Free (promo)

Barry Blue Dancing On A Saturday Night (disc)

Bobbie McGee Rock & Roll People (NB real name Wanda Von Arletowicz)

Wizzard Angel Fingers (repeat)


Saturday 1st September 1973

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood!

Peter Noone

Yorkshire Sez Les

Dana – Oh Happy Day

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show

ATV Startime ‘73

Malcolm Roberts


Sunday 2nd September 1973

BBC2 The Golden Sea Swallow of Knokke Award

The Young Generation with Vince Hill

Dana

LWT The Osmonds: Rio de Janeiro (repeat)

LWT Russell Harty Plus

David Essex


Monday 3rd September 1973

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top

Peter Noone

Labi Siffre

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Clear White Light

ATV Singalongamax

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 4th September 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Success Story


Wednesday 5th September 1973

BBC1 Music My Way

Dana

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

Olivia Newton-John

Malcolm Roberts

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 6th September 1973

Thames The Evangelists21:20 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

Host: Kenny Everett


Saturday 8th September 1973

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

Vince Hill

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

Yorkshire Sez Les

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

ATV Startime ‘73

Kristina Sparkle (aka Christine Holmes, actress)


Sunday 9th September 1973

LWT The Osmonds: Coming Home To Utah (repeat)

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Rod Stewart

Chuck Berry

ATV The Golden Shot

No musical guests


Monday 10th September 1973

BBC1 Here We Go ‘Round The Mulberry Tree 1968 movie with the Spancer Dais 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

The Bachelors

Tyne Tees Sinagalong

Johnny Silvo

ATV Singalongamax

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 11th September 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: The Missing Monkee

Thames Magpie

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

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 13th September 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Donny Osmond Young Love (repeat)

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)

Wizzard Angel Fingers


Friday 14th September 1973

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 edition)

Lulu

The Edwin Hawkins Singers

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

LWT Aquarius: Milligan n Melly

George Melly


Sunday 16th September 1973

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

ATV California Holiday movie with Elvis Presley

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Julie Felix

Roger Whittaker

Anita Harris


Monday 17th September 1973

BBC1 Nationwide

Article about The Beatles Star Club, Hamburg recording

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Young Generation Big Top

Sandie Shaw

Thames Opportuity Knocks

Amity (folk group)

Thames Singalongmax

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 18th September 1973

BBC1 The Monkees: Teenage Monster

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


Wednesday 19th September 1973

BBC1 The Corries In Concert

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

NB clips from BBC2’s Full House

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie and the Dreamers


Thursday 20th September 1973

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Wizzard Angel Fingers

Bobby Pickett & The Crypt Kickers Monster Mash (disc)

Guy Darrell - I've Been Hurt (miming)

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

Sweet - Ballroom Blitz (live vocal over the record)

Roger Daltrey - Thinking (probably miming)

Status Quo - Caroline (miming)

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

Manfred Mann's Earthband - Joybringer (audience dancing)

Mott The Hoople - All The Way From Memphis (repeat)

The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level number one


Friday 21st September 1973

BBC1 The Sound of Anger

TV movie with Burl Ives

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Tiny Tim


Saturday 22nd September 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu

The Kinks

BBC2 Expresso Bongo Cliff Richard movie

ITV The Young Ones movie with Cliff Richard and The Shadows


Sunday 23rd September 1973

BBC1 Psalms of Praise

Cliff Richard

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

Cliff Richard

Vikki Carr

LWT The Young Ones Cliff Richard movie

ATV The Golden Shot

no musical guests of interest

LWT Aquarius

Rhapsody in Blue with Larry Adler


Monday 24th September 1973

ATV Singalongamax

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)

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

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 27th September 1973

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

Host: 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 (miming)

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

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

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) (miming)

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

Pan’s People -

Dana -


Friday 28th September 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus

John Baldry

Lesley Duncan


Saturday 29th September 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu

Sergio Mendes and Brasil 77

LWT The Partridge Family: Forgive Us Our Debits

ATV New Faces (first 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

Vicki Leandros

New World

LWT The Jackson Five: It All Started With

ATV The Golden Shot

Joan Regan


Monday 1st October 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Milican and Nesbitt

ATV Sinaglongamax

May Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 2nd October 1973

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

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 - medley of Keep on Pushing - Tried So Hard - Swing Low Sweet Chariot


Wednesday 3rd October 1973

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 4th October 1973

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

Hosts: 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) (interrupted by Tony Blackburn)

Slade - greetings on film

Johnnie Stewart and Bill Cotton Jnr chat to Jimmy Savile and Cliff Richard presents a ceramic garmmophone to Bill Cotton Jr

Brian Ferry - A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall

David Cassidy - chat with Tony Blackburn, Puppy Song (miming), Daydreamer (miming) (on tarmac at Heathrow airport, London)

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)

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

BBC2 Show of the Week

Diana Ross at The Royal Albert Hall 9:25 - 10:25 pm


Saturday 6th October 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu

Joel Grey

BBC2 Full House

Don McLean

LWT The Partridge Family: The Partridge Connection


Sunday 7th October 1973

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Lulu

LWT The Jackson Five: Who's Hoozis

ATV The Golden Shot

Edmund Hockeridge

Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Brenda Arnau


Monday 8th October 1973

ATV Sinaglongamax

May Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 9th October 1973

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

Bobby Vee - interview

Thin Lizzy - The Rocker (film clip)

Don McLean - Mountains of Mourne, Yonkers Girl, interview

Leo Sayer - The Show Must Go On, The Dancer

The Allman Brothers - Southbound (Filmfinders clip)


Thursday 11th October 1973

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

Host: 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 (miming)

Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (promo clip)

Status Quo - Caroline (miming)

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

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

Slade - My Friend Stan (miming)

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

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

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

Design -

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


Saturday 13th October 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu

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

BBC1 Parkinson

Michel Legrand


Sunday 14th October 1973

BBC1 Moonbase 3

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

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

LWT The Jackson Five: Moe White


Tuesday 16th October 1973

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

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

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

Bloodstone - Never Let You Go, Natural High

Barclay James Harvest Thank You (The Marquee, London)

Captain Beefheart - Big Eyes Beans from Venus (The Rainbow, London)

Kracker- So Glad I Found You (film clip)


Wednesday 17th October 1973

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

Ralph McTell

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

Ayshea Brough

Geordie

Bruce Ruffin

Kathy James


Thursday 18th October 1973

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

Host: 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)

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

Anita Harris


Friday 19th October 1973

BBC1 That Stuart Hall Show

Mike Harding

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Albert Hammond


Saturday 20th October 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu 7:15 - 8:00 pm

Don McLean – Fool’s Paradise, plus one

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

LWT The Partridge Family: Selling of the Partridge

Granada Midnight Mystery: The Pigeon

with Sammy Davis Jr


Sunday 21st October 1973

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Wilma Reading

Design

LWT The Jackson Five: Groove to the Chief

ATV The Golden Shot

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Wilma Reading

LWT Aquarius

Carl Palmer (one of three articles this week)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris


Monday 22nd October 1973

BBC1 Let’s Meet For Music

Anita Harris

ATV Sinaglongamax

May Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Tuesday 23rd October 1973

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

Billy Preston - interview

Nektar

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

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

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

Thames Looks Familiar

Lita Roza

Granada Lift Off 4:20 - 4:50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Wizzard - Angel Fingers

Ofarim and Winter - Take Me Up To Heaven


Thursday 25th October 1973

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

David Bowie Sorrow (disc)

David Cassidy Daydreamer (promo)

Detroit Spinners Ghetto Child (repeat)

Four Tops Sweet Understanding Love (repeat)

Hollies The Day That Curly Billy Shot Crazy Sam McGhee

Isley Brothers That Lady (promo)

Lynsey De Paul Won't Somebody Dance With Me

Osmonds Let Me In (repeat)

Stevie Wonder Higher Ground (disc)

Max Bygraves Deck Of Cards (film clip)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies

Blue Mink – You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Pan’s People


Friday 26th October 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Sarah Vaughan

Val Doonican


Saturday 27th October 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu

David Clayton-Thomas

LWT The Partridge Family

BBC1 Parkinson

Buddy Rich


Sunday 28th October 1973

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Helen Reddy

Alex Welsh and His Band

LWT The Jackson Five: Michael in Wonderland

ATV The Golden Shot

Terry Lightfoot and his band

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Max Bygraves

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

NB The original theme ‘Startime’ by Eric Rogers is kept, but the IBA insist that ‘Beat The Clock’ is no longer included. It’s replaced by the charity fund-raising ‘Anything You Can Do’ game

Host: 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 The Happening 1967 movie, theme The Supremes

ATV Tell Tarby

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 30th October 1973

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

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 Autitorium, Santa Monica)

Billy Preston - Space Race (Filmfinders clip)

Thames Magpie

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

Robin Hall & Jimmie MacGregor

Ulster Sounds Like McAvoy

Dana

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Lieutenant Pigeon

Jimmy Helms

Whistle

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

Host: 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)

Ringo Starr Photograph (promo)

Suzi Quatro Daytona Demon

Electric Light Orchestra Showdown (repeat)

Nazareth This Flight Tonight (disc)

Carpenters Top Of The World (film clip)


Friday 2nd November 1973

BBC1 That Stuart Hall Show

Mike Harding

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

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Sacha Distel


Saturday 3rd November 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu

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 The Power

LWT The Partridge Family: Me and My Shadow

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

Host: Sally James

Musical guests not known


Sunday 4th November 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

No-one of interest in this edition

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Anita Harris

ATV The Golden Shot

no musical guests in this edition

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters

LWT The Jackson Five: and The Beanstalk

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium

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


Monday 5th November 1973

ATV Tell Tarby

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 6th November 1973

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

Brinsley Schwarz - Hooked On Love, Surrender To The Rhythm

Gallagher and Lyle - Shine A Light, I Believe In You

Golden Earring - Radar Love (live in Holland)

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


Wednesday 7th November 1973

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk

Steeleye Span

Wally Whyton

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Barry Blue - Do You Wanna Dance

Simon Turner -


Thursday 8th November 1973

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

David Cassidy The Puppy Song (promo)

Donny Osmond When I Fall In Love (repeat)

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

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

Mud Dynamite (disc)

Ringo Starr Photograph (disc)

Suzi Quatro Daytona Demon

Barry Blue Do You Wanna Dance

Max Bygraves Deck Of Cards (film clip)

Nazareth This Flight Tonight

Wings Helen Wheels (disc)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies

Pan’s People – Johnny B Goode


Friday 9th November 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Annie Ross


Saturday 10th November 1973

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

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

LWT Petulia 1968 movie with The Grateful Dead

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known


Sunday 11th November 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Marie Osmond

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Wilma Reading

Springfield Revival

ATV The Golden Shot

Carl Wayne

LWT The Jackson Five: Opening Act

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium

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


Tuesday 13th November 1973

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

Tony Joe White

Al Stewart

Alan Stivell

Queen

Thames The Sooty Show

George Chisholm

ATV Tell Tarby

Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 14th November 1973

BBC1 Search

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 BBC in November 2012

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk

The Wurzels

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Lynsey DePaul

Colin Blunstone

Gary Glitter


Thursday 15th November 1973

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

Host: 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 (miming to 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)


Friday 16th November 1973

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Jack Good

Marty Wilde

Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance


Saturday 17th November 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu

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


Sunday 18th November 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The New Seekers

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Mary Travers

BBC2 Up Sunday

Tom Paxton

LWT The Jackson Five: Pinestock USA

ATV The Golden Shot

Dana

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Joan Regan


Monday 19th November 1973

ATV Tell Tarby

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

Part One

Clifford T Ward – Scullery, All Modern Conveniences

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

Ray Davies - interview

Part Two

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

Pub Rock scene with Dave Dee interview, Kilburn & The High Roads (clip from 'Opinion' 10th September 1973), Bees Make Honey - Caladonia (promo clip)

Greenslade - Pilgrim's Progress, Bedside Manners are Extra

Billy Cobham - Starus (Filmfinders clip)

Steve Miller Band - Your Cash Ain't Nothing But Trash


Wednesday 21st November 1973

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk

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

Ayshea Brough

Peter D Kelly

Mud

Junior Campbell


Thursday 22nd November 1973

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jimmy Savile 7:25 - 8:00 pm

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

Theme Whole Lotta Love

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

Mud - Dynamite (miming)

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

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

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

Pan’s People dance to Paul McCartney Singalong Junk

The New Seekers


Friday 23rd November 1973

BBC1 The Stewart Hall Show

Mike Harding

Anglia Where Are They Now

Brian Poole

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Gary Glitter – I Love You Love Me Love


Saturday 24th November 1973

BBC1 It’s Lulu

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

BBC2 The Dubliners In Concert (repeat)

LWT The Patridge Family: Beethoven, Brahms and Partridge

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known


Sunday 25th November 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Anne Murray

Pete Murray

LWT The Jackson Five: Drafted

ATV The Golden Shot

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

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium

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.

Paul Anka - My Way, plus medley

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show


Monday 26th November 1973

ATV Tell Tarby

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 27th November 1973

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

The New York Dolls – Jet Boy, Looking For A Kiss

Michael Chapman - Wellington the Skeleton, The Hero Returns

B B King – How Blue Can You Get (live film clip)

The Band - Promised Land (Filmfinders clip)

Country Joe MacDonald & The Fish - Gas (clip from movie 'Gas')

clip from documentary Red White and Bluegrass


Wednesday 28th November 1973

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

Madeline Bell, Jimmy Helms, Doris Troy

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Gary Glitter I Love You Love Me Love

Four Tops Sweet Understanding Love (repeat)

Gilbert O'Sullivan Why Oh Why Oh Why (repeat)

Marie Osmond Paper Roses (repeat)

Mott The Hoople Roll Away The Stone (repeat)

New Seekers You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me (disc)

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

Thames The Name Of The Game: I Love You Billy Baker part one

with Sammy Davis Jr

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 1st December 1973

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show

Dana

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

LWT The Partridge Family: The Strike-Out King


Sunday 2nd December 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

No-one of interest in this edition

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Georgie Fame & Alan Price

ATV The Golden Shot

Elaine Delmar

LWT The Jackson Five: Mistaken Identity

LWT The Royal Variety Performance

Cliff Richard

Peters & Lee

Duke Ellington


Monday 3rd December 1973

Thames Opportunity Knocks!

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

ATV Tell Tarby

Kenny Lynch


Tuesday 4th December 1973

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

Michael Dolenz - interview

Gordon Giltrap - live set

Hudson-Ford - live set

John Kay - film clip

Link Wray - film 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

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

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

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

Four Tops Sweet Understanding Love (disc)

David Essex Lamplight (repeat)

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

Robert Knight Love On A Mountain Top (promo)

Eddie Kendricks Keep On Truckin' (disc)

Roxy Music Street Life (repeat 22nd November)

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

No guests of interest in this edition


Friday 7th December 1973

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

with Ralph McTell

LWT Russell Harty Plus

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

Cliff Richard - Take me high


Saturday 8th December 1973

BBC2 Saturday Request 4:55 - 5:40 pm

The Faces

LWT The Partridge Family: Reuben Kincaid Lives

BBC1 Parkinson

Oscar Peterson

LWT Frost Weekly

The New Seekers


Sunday 9th December 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Ronnie Lane – How Come

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show

Musical guests not known

LWT The Jackson Five: Bongo Baby Bongo

ATV The Golden Shot

Penny Lane

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Petular Clark

The Bachelors

ATV Sunday Night at The London Palladium

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 1970

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeat)

NB At Lord Beauieu's motor museum

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

Thames The David Nixon Show

Lovelack Watkins


Tuesday 11th December 1973

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

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 (repeat)

Mary Hopkin, Tom Paxton, The Tremeloes, The Flirtations

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Wednesday 12th December 1973

BBC2 Colour My Soul

Madeline Bell

Jimmy Helms

Doris Troy

The Detroit Emeralds

John Paul Jones

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeat)

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

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Yellowstone and Voice

Geordie - Black Cat Woman

Gallagher and Lyle

Starbuck


Thursday 13th December 1973

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Billy Paul Thanks For Saving My Life

Elton John Step Into Christmas

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)

Leo Sayer The Show Must Go On

Steeleye Span Gaudette

Slade Merry Christmas Everybody

Faces Pool Hall Richard (playout disc)

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeat)

NB from London airport

Labi Siffre, Canned Heat, Brotherhood of Man, Lelsey Duncan


Friday 14th December 1973

BBC1 Frost’s Weekly

Dionne Warwick

HTV The Dave Cash Radio Programme (repeat)

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

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

LWT Russell Harty Plus

George Melly & The Feetwarmers


Saturday 15th December 1973

BBC1 The Harry Secombe Show

Vince Hill

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

LWT The Partridge Family: Double Trouble


Sunday 16th December 1973

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Bachelors

LWT The Jackson Five: Winners Circle

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

Ray Charles


Monday 17th December 1973

NB early close down due to power strike

BBC1 / 2 10:20 pm

ITV 10:30 pm

Granada Clapperboard

Making of Cliff Richard’s ‘Take Me High’


Tuesday 18th December 1973

early close down

BBC1 The Monkees


Wednesday 19th December 1973

early close down

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

Madeline Bell, Jimmy Helms, Doris Troy

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

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

Ayshea Brough

T Rex Truck On (Tyke)

Wings Helen Wheels (promo clip)


Thursday 20th December 1973

early close down

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

Host: 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 (miming)

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

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

Roy Wood - Forever (miming)

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 (miming but has a live mic)

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

BBC 2 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, Faith Healer

Jackson Browne - Red Neck Friend (Filmfinders clip)

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

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

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)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Two Ronnies

Dawn

Pan’s People


Friday 21st December 1973

BBC1 That Stuart Hall Show

Mike Harding

BBC1 Frost’s Weekly

The New Seekers

Dionne Warwick


Saturday 22nd December 1973

early close down

LWT The Partridge Family: The Last of Harold

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

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

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Frank Sinatra - Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium

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

ITV Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat 12:00 - 12:40 am (scheduled, but probably not broadcast due to early close down)

with Gary Bond as Joseph

ATV The Golden Shot

Joan Regan, Mrs Mills, George Chisholm


Monday 24th December 1973

full time

BBC1 The Perry Como Winter Show

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

The Honey Cone

Thames Sing Choir of Angels

The Settlers

ITV It's All Happening movie with Tommy Steele

Yorkshire Babes in the Wood

panto with Susan Maughan

Thames Opportunity Kocks!

Christmas Variety Award Show

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

ATV Julie’s Christmas Special

Peggy Lee


Tuesday 25th December 1973 Christmas Day

full time television service

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

Host: 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 (miming)

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)

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 an alternate 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 (miming)

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

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

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

BBC1 Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 Mike Yarwood’s Christmas Show 7:05 - 7:35 pm

Musical guests not known

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

The New Seekers

Wilma Reading

ITV All Star Comedy Carnival

Val Doonican

Kenny Lynch

Thames Tommy Cooper’s Christmas

Clodagh Rogers

Sasha Distel


Wednesday 26th December 1973

full time broadcast schedule

BBC1 A Hard Day’s Night movie

The Beatles

BBC1 The Good Old Days

Frankie Vaughan

BBC2 Smike!

Pop musical based on Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby

BBC2 Colour My Soul

Madeline Bell, Jimmy Helms, Doris Troy

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

Emerson, Lake and Palmer – special (live in Europe)

Yorkshire Sez Les (That’s Christmas)

David Essex

Lyndsey DePaul

Slade

Ronnie Carroll

Southern Little Big Time

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 27th December 1973

early close down

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

Host: Jimmy Savile with guest Samantha Dolenz (nee Juste)

1964

Cilla Black – Anyone Who Had A Heart

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 Fesitval, 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)

1973

Wizzard – Ball Park Incident

Wizzard – Angel Fingers (miming) (end Credits)

BBC1 All Star Swing Festival

Ella Fitzgerald

Count Basie

Duke Ellington

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

Charles Aznavour

Anglia The Partridge Family

Don't Bring Your Guns to Town Santa

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Slade

New World

The All Night Rock Show

Thames The Benny Hill Show

Anne Shelton


Friday 28th December 1973

early close down

BBC1 Frost’s Weekly

The New Seekers

Ray Conniff

Dionne Warwicke (new spelling of her surname)

Sacha Distel

BBC2 Jazz at the Mill

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Camera and the Song

Jake Thackray


Saturday 29th December 1973

early close down

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

with The Partridge Family: The Diplomat


Sunday 30th December 1973

early close down

ATV The Golden Shot

Matt Monro

Ed Stewart

ATV Sunday Night at The London Palladium

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


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 Acker Bilk 1962 movie

BBC1 Top of the Year: Variety Club Show Business Awards for 1973

Musical guests not known

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 timeslot 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 Opportunity Knocks!

Concorde Special

Guys and Dolls

Light Fantastic (rock group)

ITV New Year’s Eve at the Golden Garter

Anita Harris

Freddie Garrity

The New Faces

ITV The Hogmany Show

Robin Hall & Jimmie MacGregor


Also this year

David Bowie - LWT Russell Harty Plus Drive-In Saturday / interview / My Death

Jethro Tull - ITV A Passion Play TV ad

Elton John - ITV Don’t Shoot Me TV ad