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1974


Tuesday 1st January 1974

The early close down continues until February 1974

BBC1 Shirley Bassey 9.25 - 10.10 pm

At the Royal Albert Hall

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 22.45 pm - 12.00 am (cancelled due to early closedown)

compilation

Thames Looks Familiar 2.00 - 2.30 pm

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson


Wednesday 2nd January 1974

BBC2 Richie Havens In Concert 7.35 - 8.10 pm

Acottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Ken Dodd – I Found You

Dana – Corner of the Sky

Magic Bus

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazzband

Design

Anita Harris


Thursday 3rd January 1974

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

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis, Johnnie Walker (Johnnie Walker not listed in Daily Mirror)

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Cozy Powell - Dance With The Devil

Robert Knight Love On A Mountain Top

Leo Sayer - The Show Must Go On (live)

Mud - Tiger Feet

Andy Williams - Solitaire

Faces - Pool Hall Richard (repeat 20th December 1973)

New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me (playout record)

Roy Wood - Forever (repeat 20th December 1973)

Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody number one (repeat)

Roxy Music - Street Life (playout record)

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

Clodagh Rodgers – It’s Different Now

Pan’s People – dance to Booker T & The MG’s track


Friday 4th January 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm (first in new series)

Mud – Tiger Feet

BBC1 Frost's Weekly 8.15 - 9.00

Brenda Arnau

The New Seekers

Ray Connif and his orchestra

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 9.00 - 9.30 pm

Max Boyce


Saturday 5th January 1974

BBC1 Cilla 7:35 - 8:20 pm (first in new series)

Cilla Black

Twiggy (as a singer)

BBC2 2nd House 8:00 - 9:30 pm

Including Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells

LWT Saturday Scene 9:55 am - ?

content unknown

LWT Rolf Harris 4.35 - 5.20 pm

Eartha Kitt

Springfield Revival

LWT The Partridge Family: Heartbreak Keith


Sunday 6th January 1974

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Tony Blackburn

Marion Montgomery

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.25 pm

NB This scheduled live edition was cancelled due to a bomb scare

Hosted by Jim Dale

Engelbert Humperdinck - When You Smile, Love Is All, Medley

Jackie Trent - Come Back To Me, Medley, Little Things Mean A lot


Tuesday 8th January 1974

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.05 - 7.35 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric


Wednesday 9th January 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: In Manhattan 4.50 - 5.15 pm

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Julie Felix

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Roy Wood - Forever

Julie Rogers

10cc

Peter Barnsfather - Clock on the Wall


Thursday 10th January 1974

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

Hosted by Johnnie Walker (listed as Tony Blackburn in Daily Mirror)

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody (repeat)

Cilla Black - Baby We Can't Go Wrong

Lulu - The Man Who Sold The World

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

Sweet - Teenage Rampage (drummer walks off stage before the end, Brian Connolly wears purple suit)

Alvin Stardust - My Coo Ca Choo (disc)

Drupi - Vado Via (repeat 13th December 1973)

Cozy Powell - Dance With The Devil (disc)

Golden Earring - Radar Love (repeat)

Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance - How Come

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Mantovani & His Concert Orchestra 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Anne-Marie David

Larry Adler


Friday 11th January 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Lulu

BBC1 Frost's Weekly 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The New Seekers

Brenda Arnau

Dionne Warwicke

Ray Conniff and his orchestra


Saturday 12th January 1974

BBC1 Cilla 7.35 - 8.20 pm

Cilla Black

BBC2 Colour My Soul 9.45 - 10.15 pm

Jiimy Helms, Madeline Bell

LWT Saturday Scene

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: All in the Family 4:35 - 5:05 pm

LWT Rolf Harris 5.05 - 5.50 pm

Millie - Island in the Sun, My Boy Lollipop

Stuart Gillies


Sunday 13th January 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 4:40 - 5:25 pm

NB Broadcast at this earlier time due to early closedown caused by the energy blackouts

Hosted by Bob Harris

Snafu - Goodbye USA, Long Gone

Rick Derringer - Slide On Over Slinky (Filmfinders clip)

Caravan - The Dog The Dog He's At It Again (concert film)

Dave Mason - Every Woman, Silent Partner, Just A Song

Jesse Colin Young - Morning Sun (Filmfinders clip)

The Detroit Spinners - Ghetto Child, Could It Be I'm Falling In Love (The Odeon, Hammersmith, London)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Frankie Vaughan

Nina


Monday 14th January 1974

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

Matt Monro


Tuesday 15th January 1974

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric


Wednesday 16th January 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: At The Movies 4.50 - 5.15 pm (repeat)

BBC1 On Tour With The Osmonds 6:50 - 7:40 pm

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Juniper Green

Thames Hold The Front Page: The Great Rug Scandal 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 17th January 1974

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

The New Seekers - You Won’t Find Another Fool

Cliff Richard - Take Me High

Mud - Tiger Feet

The Stylistics - Rockin' Roll Baby (disc)

Roy Wood - Forever

Sweet - Teenage Rampage

Alvin Stardust - My Coo Ca Choo

Cozy Powell - Dance With The Devil (with Pan's People)

Ronnie Lane - How Come

Stealers Wheel - Star

Brotherly Love - Weekend Love Affair

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Vera Lynn Show 9.00 - 9.45 pm

The Bachelors

Peter Gordeno


Friday 18th January 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Sweet - Teenage Rampage (live)

BBC1 Frost's Weekly 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The New Seekers

Brenda Arnau


Saturday 19th January 1974

BBC1 Cilla 7.35 - 8.20 pm

Cilla Black

Kenneth McKellar

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 - am - 12.00 pm

content unknown

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

A compilation of pop clips from his show in 1973

Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love, interview (23rd November 1973)

Alan Price - Poor People (12th August 1973)

Wizzard - See My Baby Jive (5th August 1973)

Elton John - Daniel (27th January 1973)

The Who - Relay (6th January 1973)

Marty Wilde - Great Balls of Fire (16th November 1973)

Cliff Richard - Take Me High, interview (7th December 1973)

Albert Hammond - The Peacemaker (19th October 1973)

Chris Jagger - Let Me Down Easy (14th September 1973)

Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance - How Come (16th November 1973)

Rod Stewart - Oh No Not My Baby (9th September 1973)

David Essex - On And On (26th August 1973)

David Bowie - Drive-In Saturday (17th February 1973)

LWT The Partridge Family: Day of Honesty 4.35 - 5.05 pm

LWT Rolf Harris 5.05 - 5.50 pm

Vince Hill

Asha Puthli – I’m A Song

Mack and Katie Kissoon - It's a Wonderful World Out There


Sunday 20th January 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 4:40 - 5:25 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Sutherland Brothers and Quiver - medley of Rolling Away - Rocky Road - Saved By the Angel of Rock & Roll, Dream Kid

Lynyrd Skynyrd - I Ain't The One (Filmfinders clip)

The Allman Brothers - Midnight Rider (USA 'In Concert' TV show)

Ralph McTell and Danny Thompson - Sweet Mystery, Summer Lightning, When Maddy Dances

Ducks DeLuxe - Coast To Coast (The Lord Nelson pub, London)

Loggins and Messina - Watching The River Run (Filmfinders clip)

Billy Preston - Bus Song (live The Forum, LA)

BBC2 The Jack Jones Show 8.10 - 8.55 pm

Cleo Laine

Joshua Rifkin

Pan’s People (dancing in a foam-filled tub)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Paul & Barry Ryan

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Max Bygraves

Lorna Luft - Make It With You, Brand Mew Me, Do I Again


Monday 21st January 1974

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Cherish (vocal group)

Eric Charnley (singer)


Tuesday 22nd January 1974

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.05 - 7.35 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric

ITV Tuesday Mystery Movie: Shaft 7.35 - 9.00 pm (TV series)

Theme: Isaac Hayes


Wednesday 23rd January 1974

BBC1 The Monkee: Monkee Mother 4.5- 5.10 pm

BBC1 Barlow: Big Deal 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Stratford Johns plays Barlow (from Z-Cars) as a security man at a pop festival

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.55 - 4.20 pm (first edition)

Dick James (also seen as Jones)

Lita Rosa

Thames Hold The Front Page 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 24th January 1974

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

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Mud - Tiger Feet

Andy Williams - Solitaire (repeat 3rd January 1974)

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes - The Love I Lost (disc)

Lulu - The Man Who Sold The World

Stevie Wonder - Living For The City (disc)

Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive

The Stylistics - Rockin' Roll Baby (Pan's People)

Sweet - Teenage Rampage (Brian Connolly wears silver)

Golden Earring - Radar Love

Medicine Head - Slip and Slide


Friday 25th January 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Frost's Weekly 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The New Seekers

Brenda Arnau

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm (first in series)

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

Fred Wedlock

Toolbox

Contraband

White on Black

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Lulu


Saturday 26th January 1974

BBC1 Cilla 7.35 - 8.20 pm

Cilla Black

Joe Brown

Design

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Maid in San Pueblo 11.00 - 11. 30 pm

LWT Rolf Harris

Georgia Brown

LWT Russell Harty 5.20 - 6.05 pm

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Sunday 27th January 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 3:55 - 4:35 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Billy Cobham

Andy Roberts

Can

Buzzy Linehart - interview

BBC2 The Jack Jones Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The Three Degrees

Martin Mull

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.25 pm

The Pointer Sisters - Steam Heat, Little Pony

Glen Campbell - Medley of hits, Amazing Grace


Monday 28th January 1974

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

George Chisholm

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Airborne Group (pop group made up of RAF men)

Jo-Ann Gale (singer)


Tuesday 29th January 1974

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.05 - 7.35 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric


Wednesday 30th January 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: A Nice Place To Live 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC2 Midweek Film: Work Is A Four Letter Word 7.35 - 9.00 pm 1968 movie with Cilla Black

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Karlins

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Cleo Laine, John Dankworth

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson

Thames Hold The Front Page 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 31st January 1974

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

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Stealers Wheel - Star (chart run-down)

Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance - How Come (re-recorded)

Robert Knight - Love On A Mountain Top (live)

The Wombles - The Wombling Song (re-recorded)

Stevie Wonder - Living For The City (live)

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes - The Love I Lost (Pan’s People)

Neil Sedaka - A Little Lovin' (live vocal over the record)

Bubblerock (Jonathan King) - Satisfaction (live)

Mud - Tiger Feet number one (end credits) (NB the host gets on stage and pretends to play violin)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Vera Lynn Show 9.00 - 9.45pm

Stuart Gillies

Springfield Revival


Friday 1st February 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

content unknown

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

Fred Wedlock

Toolbox

Contraband

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Marian Montgomery

STV Showcase

Frankie Vaughan


Saturday 2nd February 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

NB Cancelled due to a BBC electricians strike and replaced by a repeat of The Goodies and the Beanstalk

The show would have featured Olivia Newton-John singing the first two of her A Song For Europe entries Have Love Will Travel (by Roger Greenaway and Geoff Stephen) and Lovin' You Ain't Easy (written by Bob Saker, Stuart Leathwood and Gary Sluth)

BBC1 Cilla 7.35 - 8.20 pm

NB Due to a BBC electricians strike a compilation is shown instead

Had it gone ahead the show would have featured Cilla Black, Sweet, Tony Blackburn

Anglia The Stars are Singing movie with Rosemary Clooney

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Two for the Show 11.00 - 11.30 pm

LWT Rolf Harris 5.10 - 5.55 pm

Buddy Greco - You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You, How Can We Run Away

Splinter - Power To All Our Friends

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.35 - 10.05 pm

The Pointer Sisters


Sunday 3rd February 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 3:55 - 4:40 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Doobie Brothers - China Grove, Listen To The Music

Free - The Stealer (Filmfinders film)

Man - Life On The Road (Radio One In Concert, Hippodrome Studios, London)

Neil Sedaka - Betty Grable, A Little Lovin', Solitaire

Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (live at The Rainbow, London), interview

BBC2 The Jack Jones Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Lynsey De Paul

Pan’s People

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Cleo Laine

The Spinners

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Lorna Luft


Monday 4th February 1974

Thames The David Nixon Show 5.20 - 5.50 pm

The Wychwoods

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Hughie Green birthday show

David Whitfield

Bobby Crush

Candlewick Green


Tuesday 5th February 1974

BBC2 Leo Sayer In Concert 8:00 - 8:35 pm

with the Pop Arts Quartet

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.05 - 7.35 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric


Wednesday 6th February 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: Picture Frame 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC1 Erroll Garner 10:10 - 10:20 pm

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Sydney Devine

The Karlins

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Johnny Mercer, Marion Ryan

Thames Hold The Front Page 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 7th February 1974

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

NB At one point during recording someone from the audience booed when a certain record was played. Host Blackburn reminded the audience that entrance to the show was free therefore the records must not be criticised

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Bay City Rollers - Remember

Diana Ross - All Of My Life (Pan's People)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Happiness Is Me and You

Lulu - The Man Who Sold The World (live, possibly Bowie on backing vocals)

Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive

Sweet - Teenage Rampage (disc)

Marc Bolan & T.Rex - Teenage Dream (re-recording)

Prelude - After The Goldrush

Stealers Wheel - Star

Mud - Tiger Feet

Alice Cooper - Teenage Lament '74 (playout record)

Thames The Benny Hill Show 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Design


Friday 8th February 1974

NB Transmission hours return to normal

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

content unknown

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

Fred Wedlock

Toolbox

Contraband

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

content unknown


Saturday 9th February 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

Olivia Newton-John sings the first three A Song For Europe entries

Have Love Will Travel (Roger Greenaway / Geoff Stephens)

Lovin' You Ain't Easy (Bab Saker / Stuart Leathwood / Gary Sulsh)

Long Live Love (Valerie Avon / Harold Spiro)

BBC1 Cilla 7.30 - 8.15 pm

Cilla Black

Vince Hill

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Art for Mom's Sake 11.00 - 11.30 pm

LWT Rolf Harris 5.20 - 6.05 pm

Blackwater Junction

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.45 - 10.30 pm

Lulu


Sunday 10th February 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 4:45 - 5:30 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Cockney Rebel - Hideaway, My Only Vice

Carly Simon - Misfit (Filmfinders clip)

Dr Hook & The Medicine Show - The Last Morning ('In Concert' USA TV clip)

Cousin Joe Pleasant and Dr Ross - interview

Bob Dylan - On A Night Like This (Filmfinders clip)

Pete Berrymen - The Old Grey Rag, The Fool, Train Blues

The Marshall Tucker Band - Take The Highway ('In Concert' USA TV clip)

BBC2 Jack Jones 8.15 - 9.00 pm

David Clayton Thomas

Dana

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 12th February 1974

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.00 - 7.35 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric


Wednesday 13th February 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: Captain Crocodile 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC2 The Pointer Sisters In Concert 9:25 - 10:00 pm

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Thames Hold The Front Page 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 14th February 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:55 - 8:30 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Mud - Tiger Feet

The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe (live vocal over the record)

Stevie Wonder - Living For The City (repeat 31st January 1974)

Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive (disc)

Alvin Stardust - Jealous Mind (live vocal over the record)

Barry White - Never Never Gonna Give Ya Up (disc)

Hudson-Ford - Burn Baby Burn

Lena Zavaroni - Ma He's Making Eyes At Me (live)

Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme (Pan’s People)

Paper Lace - Billy Don't Be A Hero (live vocal over record)

The Wombles - The Wombling Song

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Vera Lynn Show 9.10 - 10.00 pm

Vera Lynn

Prelude


Friday 15th February 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Slade

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen


Saturday 16th February 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

Olivia Newton-John sings the next three A Song For Europe entries

Someday (Gary Benson / David Mindel)

Angel Eyes (Tony Maculay / Keith Potger)

Hands Across The Sea (Ben Finden / Geoff Wilkins)

Pan's People

BBC1 Cilla 7.30 - 8.15 pm

Cilla Black

Mary Hopkin – Love Me Tender, Shamarack, & Cilla Black – Both Sides Now

BBC2 Saturday Request: Neil Sedaka Sings Neil Sedaka 5.40 - 6.30 pm (repeat)

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.20 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Danny Drops Out

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.40 - 10.30 pm

content unknown


Sunday 17th February 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 4:45 - 5:30 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Horslips - Dearg Doom, Faster Than The Hound

Maggie Bell - Oh My My (Filmfinders clip), interview

Joe Walsh - Turn To Stone, Funk 49 (Los Angeles, 'In Concert' USA TV clip)

Roy Harper - Commune, North Country Girl

Canned Heat - You Am What You Am (Filmfinders clip)

BBC2 Don McLean 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Live at the Royal Albert Hall

BBC2 The Jack Jones Show (not listed in Daily Mirror)

Johnny Mercer

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 4.35 pm

The Tremeloes

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Anita Harris - Just Loving You, We've Only Just Begun

Los Paraguyos


Monday 18th February 1974

Thames The David Nixon Show 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Anita Harris

Lovelace Watkins

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Carousel (pop group)

National Youth Jazz Orchestra


Tuesday 19th February 1974

BBC1 Poor Devil 7.50 - 9.00 pm

TV movie with Sammy Davis Jr

BBC2 David Clayton-Thomas In Concert 8.00 - 8.30 pm (listed in Radio Times, probably cancelled due to election coverage)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:10 - 10:55 (repeat of 17 February 1974) (not listed in Radio Times)

ATV Des O’ Connor Entertains 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Peters and Lee


Wednesday 20th February 1974

BBC1 The Grumbleweeds (first edition) 5:15 – 5:40 pm

BBC2 David Clayton-Thomas In Concert 9:30 - 10:00 pm

Spinning Wheel, Professor Longhair, Alimony, And When I Die, Yolande, You've Made Me So Very Happy

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Lita Roza, Dick James, Millicent Martin

Thames Hold The Front Page 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 21st February 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:55 - 8:30 pm

Hosted by Emperor Rosko

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

The Bay City Rollers - Remember (repeat 7th February 1974)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Happiness Is Me and You (repeat 7th February 1974)

The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe (repeat 14th February 1974)

The Isley Brothers - Highways Of My Life (Pan's People)

Queen - Seven Seas Of Rhye (live vocal over the record) Freddie wears black shirt and pants with a silver belt (NB Allegedly a clip of David Bowie's Rebel Rebel was meant to be used, but wasn't ready, so Queen were called in to replace it)

Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive (repeat)

Alvin Stardust - Jealous Mind (repeat 14th February 1974)

Barry White - Never Never Gonna Give Ya Up (promo clip)

Medicine Head - Slip and Slide (repeat 24th January 1974)

Prelude - After The Goldrush (repeat 7th February 1974)

Yorkshire Mini Melodies 12.25 - 12.40 pm

Freddie Garrity


Friday 22nd February 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

content unknown

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Lynsey DePaul

STV Showcase

Marian Montgomery

Yellowstone and Voice


Saturday 23rd February 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

A Song For Europe: Olivia Newton-John

BBC1 Cilla 7.30 - 8.15 pm

Cilla Black

Brian Ferry

Tony Blackburn

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Queen for a minute 11.00 - 11.30 pm

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.30 - 10.00 pm

content unknown


Sunday 24th February 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 4:45 - 5:30 pm

NB Canned Heat were due on but due to work permit problems they were delayed until the following show

Hosted by Bob Harris

Babe Ruth - Cool Jerk, Gimme Some Leg

Argent - Gonna Meet My Maker (abstract film clip)

Loggins and Messina - Thinking of You, Your Mamma Don't Dance ('Superstars of Rock' US TV)

Cheech and Chong - Basketball Jones (promo cartoon clip)

Rick Wakeman and Steve Howe - interview in New York

Cousin Joe Pleasant - Begging Woman, I Got Problems

Bonnie Raitt - Write Me A Few Lines (Filmfinders clip) NB Bob Harris was due to interview Raitt in New York but couldn't due to her illness

BBC2 Top American Stars: Tony Orlando and Dawn at the Talk of the Town 8:15 - 9:30 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.30 pm

John Christie


Monday 25th February 1974

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Gail Vaughan (singer)

Salvo (pop group)


Tuesday 26th February 1974

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

Canned Heat – One More River To Cross, We Remember Fats

Fleetwood Mac - The City (Filmfinders clip)

10cc - Old Wild Men (The Hard Rock, Manchester)

Alquin - Dance

Hot Tuna - Soliloquy For Two (Filmfinders clip)

Van Morrison - Caravan (The Rainbow, London)

Bill Haley - Rock Around The Clock (film clip), interview

Thames Des O’Connor Entertains 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Peters and Lee


Wednesday 27th February 1974

BBC1 The Grumbleweeds 5.20 - 5.45 pm

BBC2 Peter Skellern In Concert 9:00 - 9:30 pm

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Cleo Laine, John Dankworth, Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson

Thames This Is Your Life: Johnny Dankworth


Thursday 28th February 1974

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

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive (repeat)

David Bowie - Rebel Rebel (disc)

The New Seekers - I Get A Little Sentimental Over You (live)

Hudson Ford - Burn Baby Burn

Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl (disc)

John Christie - Everybody But Me (re-recording)

Bill Haley & His Comets – Rock Around The Clock

Lena Zavoroni - Ma He's Making Eyes At Me

Paper Lace - Billy Don't Be A Hero

Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen (audience dancing)

The Wombles - The Wombling Song (re-recording)

Wings - Jet (disc)

BBC1 Scene: All That Glitters 2.02 - 2.35 pm (schools documentary)

Documentary about Sweet on tour

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Vera Lynn Show 9.00 - 9.30 pm

Vince Hill


Friday 1st March 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Ricky Wilde

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Selena Jones


Saturday 2nd March 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

Olivia Newton-John sings winning UK entry in A Song For Europe (Long Live Love)

BBC1 Cilla 7.30 - 8.15 pm

Cilla Black

The Shadows

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Danny drops out 11.00 - 11.30 am (repeat)

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.30 - 10.30 pm

The Hollies – The Air That I Breathe

Charles Aznavour


Sunday 3rd March 1974

BBC2 Carpenters at the Talk Of The Town, London 8:15 - 9:00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.30 pm

Vicky Leandros

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

NB There is a new host Ted Rogers, while the Tiller Girls are replaced by Dougie Squires Second Generation and the Anything You Can Do game slot is dropped

Tony Bennett - All That Love Went To Waste

Dana - Medley


Tuesday 5th March 1974

ATV Des O’ Connor Entertains 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Peters and Lee


Wednesday 6th March 1974

BBC1 The Grumbleweeds 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC2 Billy Preston In Concert with The God Squad 7:35 - 8:20 pm

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Dana

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Johnny Mercer

Marion Ryan

Lorna Dallas

Thames The British Screen Awards 8.00 - 10.00 pm

Co-hosted by Petula Clark


Thursday 7th March 1974

BBC1 Scene: All That Glitters 2.02 - 2.25 pm (schools documentary)

Renia (rock band)

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

Hosted by Greg Edwards

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Alvin Stardust - Jealous Mind

The Bay City Rollers - Remember

David Bowie - Rebel Rebel (disc)

Freddie Starr - It's You

The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe

Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen (disc)

Candlewick Green - Who Do You Think You Are

Barry Blue - School Love

Compass - No More Whiskey

Olivia Newton-John - Long Live Love (live)

BBC1 Presenting Lena Martell 10.15 - 10.45 pm (repeat)

Tony Christie

ITV Peter Ind - Music Maker 5.15 - 5.50 pm

documentary about jazz musician


Friday 8th March 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

content unknown

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

Fred Wedlock

Toolbox

Contraband

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Neil Sedaka


Saturday 9th March 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Petula Clark In Concert: part one 7:30 - 8:15 pm (part two would be on BBC2 the following night)

Petula Clark

LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene 9.55 - 12.30 am

Colin Blunstone

Junior Campbell

LWT The Partridge Family: Miss Partridge Teacher 11.00 - 11.30 am

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.35 - 10.15 pm

Alvin Stardust


Sunday 10th March 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 4:00 - 4:45 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Jerry Wexler - interview

Hookfoot - Tradin' Riffs, Riding On A Thunderstorm

Colin Blunstone - Brother Lover, Something Happens When You Touch Me

Seals and Crofts - We May Never Pass This Way Again ('In Concert' TV show)

David Bowie - The Mask from (Love You Till Tuesday 1969)

Montrose - One More Thing On My Kind (Filmfinders clip)

Joni Mitchell - Free Man In Paris (Filmfinders clip)

BBC2 Petula Clark In Concert: part two 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Petula Clark

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.30 pm

Jimmy Ruffin

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Clodagh Rodgers (not on)

Steve Lawrence - More, Without You, Maybe This Time

The Three Degrees - Dirty Ol' Man, Year of Decision


Monday 11th March 1974

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Erasmus Chroum (pop group)

Brenda and Ian Logman (singers)

Mel Baron (singer)


Tuesday 12th March 1974

BBC2 Sergio Mendes and Brasil ‘77 9:25 - 10:15 pm

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

NB Stefan Grossman was listed in Radio Times but appeared the following week

Hosted by Bob Harris

Steely Dan - Night By Night (Filmfinders clip)

Genesis - I Know What I Like (Shepperton Studios)

Rab Noakes - Branch, Wrong Joke Again

Rock Dreams illustrations piece over Elton John - Crocodile Rock

Return To Forever - Space Circus

ATV Des O’ Connor Entertains 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Peters and Lee – Welcome Home


Wednesday 13th March 1974

BBC1 The Grumbleweeds 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC2 Jimmy Cliff In Concert 7:35 - 8:05 pm

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson, Monty Norman

Thames The Benny Hill Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Judith Durham and The Hottest Band in Town

Thames Blow Up 10.30 pm - 21.30 am 1966 movie with Yardbirds


Thursday 14th March 1974

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Hudson Ford - Burn Baby Burn (chart run down)

The New Seekers - I Get A Little Sentimental Over You (live)

Queen - Seven Seas Of Rhye (NB Freddie wearing black shirt with big v-neck and gauntlet on right hand)

Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (Pan’s People)

Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl (promo clip)

Electric Light Orchestra - Ma-Ma-Ma Belle

Carpenters - Jambalaya (concert clip in Bournemouth)

Hot Chocolate - Emma

Robert Knight - Everlasting Love (in Bolton)

Paper Lace - Billy Don’t Be A Hero number one (live vocals)

Wings - Jet (playout record)

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 (first in series)

Pete Sayers, Lynn Harper, Tall Perkins


Friday 15th March 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

content unknown

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

Fred Wedlock

Toolbox

Contraband


Saturday 16th March 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click6.00 - 6.40 pm

Gary Glitter

BBC1 That's Life 11.00 - 11.40 pm (first in new series)

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

Gary Glitter

LWT The Partridge Family: Keith and Lauriebelle 11.00 - 11.30 am

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.35 - 10.15 pm

Terry Venables sings! (NB he would go on to have a top forty hit in 2010)


Sunday 17th March 1974

ATV The Golden Shot 4.35 - 5.30 pm

Annie Ross

Peter Straker

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Paper Lace


Tuesday 19th March 1974

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

Sassafras - Busted Country Blues, School Days

Stefan Grossman - Hot Dogs, Memphis Jellyroll

War - Me and Baby Brother

ATV Des O’ Connor Entertains 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Peters and Lee


Wednesday 20th March 1974

BBC2 Electric Folk 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Steeleye Span perform at Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Anita Harris

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden

ATV Max 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves


Thursday 21st March 1974

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

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Paper Lace - Billy Don’t Be A Hero

Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You Are Everything (disc)

Elton John - Candle In The Wind

Gary Glitter - Remember Me This Way

The Glitter Band - Angel Face

Hollies - The Air That I Breathe

Mott The Hoople - Golden Age Of Rock and Roll

The New Seekers - I Get A Little Sentimental Over You (disc)

Electric Light Orchestra - Ma-Ma-Ma Belle

Barry Blue - School Love (repeat 7th March 1974)

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Tall Perkins, Jo Ann Steel, Pete Sayers


Friday 22nd March 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

Lieutenant Pigeon

BBC1 An Evening With Glen Campbell 8:15 - 9:00 pm

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

Fred Wedlock

Toolbox

Contraband


Saturday 23rd March 1974

BBC1 Swingin' Along 11.15 am - 12.25 pm movie with Ray Charles, Bobby Vee, Roger Williams

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

content unknown

BBC1 That's Life 11.10 - 11.55 pm

Stephanie Sykes

BBC2 Saturday Request 5:05 - 5:55 pm

CCS

LWT Saturday Scene 9:55 – 11:00 am

Glyn Poole

LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene 11:00 am - ?

Thin Lizzy

LWT The Partridge Family: Morning becomes electric 11.00 - 11.30 pm

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.35 - 10.15 pm

content unknown


Sunday 24th March 1974

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview part one 4.50 - 5.10 pm

songs from - Finland, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Spain

BBC2 The John Denver Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm

John Denver

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.30 pm

Carl Wayne

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Clodagh Rodgers


Monday 25th March 1974

Granada Clapperboard 4.25 - 4.40 pm

the songs of Richard and Robert Sherman


Tuesday 26th March 1974

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

Lindisfarne - Taking Care of Business, North Country Boy

Sharks - Sophistication (live film clip)

Isotope - Bite On This, Upward Curve

American Graffiti - review and clip from film (the chain on the police car axle scene)

Alice Cooper - interview (recorded the previous week, has beer can in hand), Unfinished Sweet (from Billion Dollar Babies live movie)

ATV Des O’ Connor Entertains 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Peters and Lee


Wednesday 27th March 1974

BBC2 Electric Folk 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Steeleye Span at Warwick Castle

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Joe Gordon, Sally Logan

ATV Max 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Thursday 28th March 1974

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

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Paper Lace - Billy Don’t Be A Hero

The Glitter Band - Angel Face (disc)

Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes - Satisfaction Guaranteed

Hot Chocolate - Emma

Queen - Seven Seas Of Rhye (Freddie wears two tone shirt and pants with gauntlet on right hand. The host tries to interrupt on stage)

Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun (disc)

Slade - Everyday

Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock (repeat 28th February 1974)

Olivia Newton-John - Long Live Love (live)

Carpenters - Jambalaya (promo clip)

The Doobie Brothers - Listen To The Music (playout record)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Joel Grey 9.25 - 10.05 pm

Yorkshire Mini Melodies 12.25 - 12.40 pm

Freddie Garrity


Friday 29th March 1974

BBC1 Crackerjack 5.00 - 5.40 pm

The Wombles

BBC1 Gunfight In Aberlene 6.55 - 8.15 pm 1967 movie with Bobby Darin

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

Fred Wedlock

White on Black

Isla St Clair


Saturday 30th March 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

Slade - Everyday

BBC1 That's Life 11.20 pm - 12.00 am

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

Slade

LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene

Simon Turner

LWT The Partridge Family: Pin it on Danny 11.00 - 11.30 am

LWT Russell Harty Plus 9.35 - 10.15 pm

Elton John – Interview, Candle In The Wind


Sunday 31st March 1974

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview part two 4.45 - 5.25 pm

BBC2 The John Denver Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Lena Zavaroni

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

Tony Christie - So Deep Is The Night, Lover's Question

Judith Durham and The Hottest Band In Town - Give Me A Pig Foot and a Bottle of Beer, Am I Blue, I Wanna Dance to Your Music


Monday 1st April 1974

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Mel Baron (singer)


Tuesday 2nd April 1974

ATV Des O’ Connor Entertains 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Peters and Lee


Wednesday 3rd April 1974

BBC1 Roy Castle Beats Time 5.15 - 5.45 pm

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen

Alan Civil (horn player for The Beatles)

BBC2 Electric Folk with Steeleye Span 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Baron’s Hall, Penshurst Place, Kent

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Cat Stevens - Bad Penny ('In Concert' USA TV)

Cheech and Chong - Basketball Jones (promo cartoon clip)

Cashman and West - Will You Be My Lady, Mixed Emotions

Argent - interview, Music From  The Spheres

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Lonnie Donegan

ATV Max 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves


Thursday 4th April 1974

BBC1 Thursday matiness: Wild In The Country 2.00 - 3.50 pm Elvis Presley movie

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

Hosted by Greg Edwards

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun (disc)

Gary Glitter - Remember Me This Way (repeat 21st March 1974)

The Glitter Band - Angel Face

Sunny - Doctor's Orders

Doobie Brothers - Listen To The Music (disc)

Jimmy Osmond - I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door

Limmie & The Family Cookin' - A Walkin' Miracle (live)

Mott The Hoople - Golden Age Of Rock and Roll

Mud - The Cat Crept In

The Chi-Lites - Homely Girl (Pan's People)

Granada 45 5:15 - 5:50 pm (first edition)

NB also shown by Ulster and Westward

Gary Glitter

Bay City Rollers

John Christie

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hank Snow and the Rainbow Ranch Boys

Tall Perkins

Pete Sayers

Tommy Cavanagh


Friday 5th April 1974

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

White on Black

Fred Wedlock

ATV The Zoo Gang 7:30 - 8:30 pm (first episode)

theme by Paul McCartney and Wings

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.30 pm

content unknown


Saturday 6th April 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest 1974 9:30 - 11:15 pm

UK entry - Olivia Newton-John – Long Live Love

winner - Abba - Waterloo (with conductor Sven Olaf Waldorff dressed as Napoleon)

NB The Wombles were the interval act

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 pm - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.30 - 6.30 pm (first in new series)

Tony Hatch joins the panel as a regular

Features acts returning to the show

Sight n Sound (group)

Art Nouveau (group)

The Farrels Vocal Trio

Mel Dean (singer guitarist)


Sunday 7th April 1974

BBC2 The John Denver Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

BBC2 Born To Swing 11.30 pm - 12.20 am

Humphrey Lyttelton on the swing and jazz greats

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.05 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

NB A TV Awards presentation was featured, but neither winners Gilbert O'Sullivan nor Shirley Bassey collected in person

Val Doonican - Heaven Is My Woman's Love, Katie, And I Love You So, Jambalya

Lynn Rogers - Maybe This Time, Don't Rain On My Parade, If We Only Had Love


Monday 8th April 1974

BBC1 Stars Of The Year 10:45 - 11:45 pm

Salena Jones


Tuesday 9th April 1974

Thames What Was He Like? 12.00 pm - end

Tim Rice


Wednesday 10th April 1974

BBC1 Roy Castle Beats Time 5.15 - 5.45 pm

Joe Brown

BBC2 Focus In Concert 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Hamburger Concerto, Cathedral, Harum Scarum, Medley: Hocus Pocus, Sylvia, House of the King

BBC2 Shoulder To Shoulder 9.00 - 10.15 pm

Suffragette drama with Georgia Brown in acting role

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

Strawbs - Hero and Heroine, Round and Round

Goldie Zelkowitz - Little by Little (Filmfinders clip)

Jobriath - Rock of Ages ('Midnight Special' USA TV)

Judi Pulver - Dancing on the Moon, Sing for Your Supper

Graham Nash - interview

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Thames Quick On The Draw 3.55 - 4.20 pm

Humphrey Lyttelton

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden

ATV Max 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves


Thursday 11th April 1974

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Limme & The Family Cookin' - A Walkin' Miracle (chart run-down)

Mud - The Cat Crept In

Slade - Everyday

Mungo Jerry - Long Legged Woman Dressed In Black

Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You Are Everything (TOTP film of couple on beach)

The Wombles - Remember You're A Womble

The Chi-Lites - Homely Girl (Pan’s People)

Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock (live)

Abba - Waterloo (live)

Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun number one (Musik Laden, West Germany)

The Glitter Band - Angel Face (playout disc with audience dancing)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Vera Lynn Show 9.256 - 10.10 pm

Vera Lynn

Granada 45 5:15 - 5:50 pm

NB Also shown by Ulster, Westward and Border

Ayshea - Our Last Song Together

Slade - Everyday, Good Time Gals

Alvin Stardust

Hurricane Smith

Simon Turner

Wings - Jet (promo clip)

Stylus (dance troupe) - The Entertainer, plus one other


Friday 12th April 1974 Good Friday

BBC1 A Festival Of Entertainment 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Olivia Newton-John

George Hamilton IV

Thames Who Is That Man?

Crucifixtion story with music by Alan Price

Thames Speedway (aka Spinout) 2.30 - 4.10 pm Elvis Presley movie

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Cleo Laine


Saturday 13th April 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

content unknown

BBC1 On Tour With The Osmonds 6:40 - 7:30 pm (repeat)

The BBC claimed that 6000 people requested that the show should get a repeat

BBC1 That's Life 11.10 - 11.50 pm

Stephanie Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

Malcolm Roberts

LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene

Darren Burn

Granada The Wheeltappers and Shunters’ Social Club 9:30 - 10:15 pm (first edition)

Freddie Garrity

Matt Monro

The New Faces

Elaine Delmar


Sunday 14th April 1974 Easter Sunday

BBC1 Frank Sinatra: Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back 9:10 - 10:00 pm

Frank Sinatra

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.05 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni

ATV Sunday Night At The London Palladium 7.25 - 8.20 pm

The Drifters - Come On Over To My Place, Like Sister and Brother

Penny Lane - That's Where The Music Takes Me, I'm Going To Be Strong

Sacha Distel - Playground In My Mind, Oh My Jo, Love Music, The Good Life


Monday 15th April 1974 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Yellow Submarine 7:40 - 9:05 pm 1968 movie The Beatles

BBC1 Tom Jones On Happiness Island 9:20 - 10:10 pm

NB filmed in Barbados

Thames Zebra In The Kitchen 5.15 - 6.40 pm movie theme by The Standells

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Eagle Jazz Band


Wednesday 17th April 1974

BBC1 Roy Castle Beats Time 5.15 - 5.40 pm

The Spinners

Annie Ross

BBC2 Pan’s People In Concert 7:35 - 8:10 pm

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

Robin Trower - Little Bit of Sympathy, Bridge of Sighs

Cat Stevens - Moonshadow (from Teaser and the Firecat animation)

Jesse Colin Young - interview, Morning Sun, Song for Juli (recording studio in San Francisco, February 1974)

Thames You’re A Big Boy Now 1967 movie music by The Lovin’ Spoonful

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Max 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves

Thames You're A Big Boy Now 10.30 pm - 12.15 am movie with The Lovin' Spoonful soundtrack


Thursday 18th April 1974

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

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis, Jimmy Savile

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun (disc)

Abba - Waterloo (disc)

The Bay City Rollers - Shang-A-Lang

The Glitter Band - Angel Face

Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer (Pan's People)

Sunny - Doctor's Orders

Jimmy Osmond - I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door (repeat 4th April 1974)

Limme & The Family Cookin' - A Walkin' Miracle (repeat 4th April 1974)

Mott The Hoople - Golden Age Of Rock and Roll (repeat)

Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun (disc)

The Wombles - Remember You're A Womble (disc)

Wizzard - Rock and Roll Winter

Thames Good Afternoon 2.30 - 2.50 pm (repeat)

Liberace interview

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm

NB Also shown by Ulster, Westward and Border

Barry Blue

New World

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Pete Sayers

Lynn Harper

Tall Perkins


Friday 19th April 1974

BBC1 Shirley Bassey 8.25 - 9.00 pm (repeat)

Live at The Royal Albert Hall

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.30 - 11.20 pm

Kiki Dee – Hard Luck Story

Topol


Saturday 20th April 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

content unknown

BBC1 That's Life 11/05 - 11.45 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

BBC2 2nd House 9.40 - 11.10 pm

Includes highlights of Wembley Country and Western Music Festival

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

Terry Jacks

LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene

Andy & David Williams

Granada The Wheeltappers and Shunters’ Social Club 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Bill Haley and The Comets

The Three Degrees

Ronnie Hilton


Sunday 21st April 1974

BBC1 See You Sunday 6.15 - 6.45 pm

10cc - Fresh Air For My Mama, The Wall Street Shuffle

Cat Stevens - Buddha and the Chocolate Box

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.05 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Vince Hill

LWT Sunday Mystery Movie: Columbo 7.55 - 9.45 pm

Swan Song, starring Johnny Cash

Granada George (first edition)

George Melly


Monday 22nd April 1974

BBC1 Music With Martell 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Lena Martell

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

Anita Harris

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Songwriter's show with seven songs


Tuesday 23rd April 1974

BBC2 Ronnie Lane In Concert 11:30 pm - 12:05 am

with Slim Chance

Last Orders, Done This No. Before, Flags and Banners, Tell Everyone, How Come, I Believe in You, Debris, Ooh La La


Wednesday 24th April 1974

BBC1 Roy Castle Beats Time 5.15 - 5.40 pm

Terry Cox (percussionist)

Elmswood School steel band

BBC2 Up Country 7.35 - 8.10 pm

Recorded live at the Wembley International Country Festival

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

Special celebrating ten years of BBC2, includes clips from Colour Me Pop and Disco 2

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Small Faces - Song of the Baker (Colour Me Pop 25th June 1968)

The Bonzos – Canyons of Your Mind (Colour Me Pop 7th December 1968)

Joe Cocker & The Grease Band - The Letter (Disco 2 10th January 1971)

Nico - Janitor of Lunacy (Disco 2 25th February 1971)

The Doobie Brothers – Eyes of Silver (The Rainbow, London)

Tasavallan Presidentti - Dance, Caught From The Air

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Design

Anne Marie David

Alex Welsh Jazzband


Thursday 25th April 1974

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

NB Sparks were due to appear to promote This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Two Of Us on tonight's show but since they were from the USA their work permits had to be checked first. The paperwork was not in order so the producer had to cancel their appearance, despite the fact that they had appeared on the the BBC's Old Grey Whistle Test some time before. The Rubettes replaced them, making their TV debut.

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun (disc)

Genesis - I Know What I Like (disc)

Charlie Rich - Behind Closed Doors (promo clip)

Abba - Waterloo (repeat 11th April 1974)

Mungo Jerry - Long Legged Woman Dressed In Black

Stevie Wonder - He's Misstra Know It All (disc)

The Three Degrees - Year Of Decision (promo clip)

Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died

Peters & Lee - Don't Stay Away Too Long

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love

The Wombles - Remember You're A Womble

BBC2 Show Of The Week: The Vera Lynn Show 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Vera Lynn

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm

NB Also shown by Ulster, Westward and Border

Geordie

Joe Dolan

Danny Williams

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hank Snow

Pete Sayers

Lynn Harper

Tall Perkins

Tommy Cavanagh


Friday 26th April 1974

BBC1 Carpenters From The Talk Of The Town, London 8:15 - 9:00 pm

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10.40 - 11.30 pm

content unknown


Saturday 27th April 1974

BBC1 Clunk Click 5.55 - 6.40 pm

content unknown

BBC1 That's Life 11.10 - 11.10 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

Paul & Barry Ryan

LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene

content unknown

Granada The Wheeltappers and Shunters’ Social Club 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Julie Rogers

Springfield Revival

Lonnie Donegan

LWT Saturday Night Out 10.30 pm - 12.30 am movie with The Searchers


Sunday 28th April 1974

BBC1 See You Sunday 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Medicine Head

BBC1 Ella Fitzgerald at Ronnie Scott’s 10.15 - 11.05 pm

Granada George

George Melly

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.05 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Splinter

The Beverley Sisters

Granada George

George Melly


Monday 29th April 1974

BBC1 Music With Martell 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Lena Martell

Jacques Loussier Trio

Thames The David Nixon Show 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Anita Harris

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

All winners special and results of the songwriter's show

Lena Zavaroni


Tuesday 30th April 1974

BBC2 Paul Williams In Concert 11:35 pm - 12:05 am

Drift Away, I Won't Last a Day Without You, Old Fashioned Love Song, Only Just Begun, That's Enough For Me, If We Could Still Be Friends, Rainy Days, Lucky Old Sun


Wednesday 1st May 1974

BBC1 Roy Castle Breaks Time 5.15 - 5.45 pm

George Chisholm

BBC2 Up Country Special 7.35 - 8.10 pm

BBC2 Shoulder To Shoulder 8.45 - 10.00 pm

Georgia Brown in acting role

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:35 pm - 12:05 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Captain Bobby Stout (Sweden TV clip) NB they were due to perform live in the studio this week but had to cancel

Isaac Guillory - Sidewalks of America, The Carbondale Strutt

Carl Wilson - interviewed by Bob Harris in Santa Monica, California

Eagles - Is It True (Filmfinders clip)

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 2nd May 1974

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

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

M.F.S.B. - T.S.O.P. The Sound Of Philadelphia (chart run down)

The Bay City Rollers - Shang-A-Lang (live vocals over the record)

Limme & The Family Cookin' - A Walkin' Miracle (repeat 4th April 1974)

Alvin Stardust - Red Dress (live) uses blue/green screen

The Osmonds - I Can't Stop (Pan's People)

Stevie Wonder - He’s Mistra Know It All (live) (Musik Laden, West Germany)

Wizzard - Rock N Roll Winter (live vocal over the record)

Jim Stafford - Spiders and Snakes (TOTP film of couple)

The Stylistics - Only For The Children (live)

Abba - Waterloo number one (live)

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love (playout disc, with audience dancing)

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm

NB Also shown by Ulster, Westward and Border

Alvin Stardust

Thin Lizzy

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Pete Sayers

Randy Boone

Tex Withers


Friday 3rd May 1974

ATV Bacharach ‘74 11:00 pm - 12:00 am

Burt Bacharach

Jack Jones


Saturday 4th May 1974

BBC1 Mike Yarwood 8:20 - 9:00 pm

Cliff Richard

BBC1 That's Life 11.05 - 11.45 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

BBC1 Ella Fitzgerald’s Other Show 11.45 pm - 12.25 am

BBC2 2nd House 8.20 - 9.50 pm

Horslips

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 - 11.00 am

shorter show due to the FA Cup final

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.00 - 7.00 pm

Mickie Most on panel

Julie Dorne (singer)

Tony George (singer)

Smacky Davis (group)

Freewheelers (folk group)

John Paul Joans (singer - comedian who had a hit in 1970)

Granada The Wheeltappers and Shunters’ Social Club 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Buddy Greco

Marian Ryan


Sunday 5th May 1974

BBC1 See You Sunday 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Gallagher & Lyle

Colin Blunstone

BBC2 The Big Bands From The Dorchester 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Buddy Rich

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.05 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni

Anita Harris

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Pearl Bailey

Sheila Southern

Granada George 11.15 - 11.55 pm

George Melly

Linda Lewis


Monday 6th May 1974

BBC1 Music With Martell 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Lena Martell

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 7th May 1974

ITV Anuything You Can Do 4.25 - 5.20 pm

kid's talent show

The Strand (pop group)

Charles Dale (singer)


Wednesday 8th May 1974

BBC2 Tony Joe White In Concert part one

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Beckett - A Rainbow's Gold, Green Grass Green

Graham Nash - On the Line, Another Sleep Song

Bill Wyman - interview, White Lightnin' (promo clip)

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 9th May 1974

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Abba - Waterloo (repeat 11th April 1974)

The Bay City Rollers - Shang-A-Lang (disc)

M.F.S.B. - The Sound Of Philadelphia (disc)

Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us

Status Quo - Break The Rules (disc)

Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died

Gigliona Cinquetti - Go (Before You Break My Heart)

Peters & Lee - Don't Stay Away Too Long (repeat 25th April 1974)

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love

Vince Hill - Among My Souvenirs

The Wombles - Remember You're A Womble

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

Nana Mouskouri

Cliff Richard

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm

NB Also shown by Ulster, Westward and Border

Sunny – Doctor’s Orders

Atomic Rooster

Paper Lace

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Don Gibson

Pete Sayers

Tall Perkins


Saturday 11th May 1974

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood 6.50 - 7.30 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

Springfield Revival

BBC2 Bill Withers In Concert 10:55 - 11:25 pm

Ain't No Sunshine, Lonely Town Lonely Street, Grandma's Hands, Use Me, Let Me in Your Life, Lean Me Me, Harlem

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Granada The Wheeltappers and Shunters’ Social Club 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Frank Ifield

Kathy Kirby


Sunday 12th May 1974

BBC1 See You Sunday 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Hudson-Ford

LWT The Jackson Five: Bongo baby, bongo 12:30 - 1:00 pm

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.05 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni

LWT Aquarius 5.20 - 6.05 pm

Eight Jelly Rolls

a tribute to Jelly Roll Morton

Granada George

George Melly


Monday 13th May 1974

BBC1 Music With Martell 10.50 - 11.20 pm

Lena Martell

Tony Christie

BBC2 Masquerade: Something Down There Is Crying 10.20 - 1.50 pm

Elkie Brooks in acting role playing Lis, singer with the Red Brick Wall who are hired for as fancy dress party

BBC2 Open Access: Musicians' Action Group Jazz.... Nobody's Child 11.20 pm - 12.05 am

Stan Tracey

Thames Max at the Royalty 5.20 - 5.50 pm (repeat)

Max Bygraves

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Peters and Lee

Anita Harris


Tuesday 14th May 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:55 pm - 12:25 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Nazareth - Silver Dollar Forger, Loved and Lost

Lesley Duncan - The Serf (rehearsal film at The Wyndham Theatre, London)

James Griffin - Just Like Yesterday, She Knows

Tangerine Dream - Mysterious Semblance at the Strand of Nightmares (film clip)


Wednesday 15th May 1974

BBC2 Ravi Shankar In Concert 7.35 - 8.10 pm

Rag Behag

Thames Stranger In The House movie with Bobby Darin


Thursday 16th May 1974

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

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

The Bay City Rollers - Shang-A-Lang

Cliff Richard - (You Keep Me) Hangin' On

Status Quo - Break The Rules (disc)

The Three Degrees - Year Of Decision (promo clip)

Alvin Stardust - Red Dress

R.Dean Taylor - There's A Ghost In My House (disc)

Arrows - A Touch Too Much

Jim Stafford - Spiders and Snakes (disc)

Mouth & MacNeal - I See A Star

Wizzard - Rock and Roll Winter

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm

NB Also shown by Ulster, Channel and Westward

Joe Dolan

Bay City Rollers

Strawbs

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Jo Ann Steel

Tall Perkins

Pete Sayers


Friday 17th May 1974

LWT The Sun Television Awards 10:30 - 11:30 pm

The New Seekers - awarded Top Pop Act, presented by Neil Sedaka


Saturday 18th May 1974

BBC1 Look-Mike Yarwood 8.20 - 9.00 pm

The Bachelors - A Song To Call My Own

Wilma Reading

BBC2 Johnny Mercer In Concert 10.40 - 11.15 pm

Little Ol' Tune, Goody Goody, Summer Wind, Charade, Something's Gotta Give, Satin Doll, Talk to Me Baby, Autumn Leaves, Medley: That Old Black Magic / Too Marvellous for Words, Accentuate the Positive, The Angel's Sing, One For My Baby, Blues in the Night

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

LWT The Partridge Family: SOS 11.00 - 11.30 pm

ATV New Faces 6.00 - 7.00 pm

Dorothy Copeland (singer)

D J Pope (singer)

Pip and Dixie (singing duo)

Jeffrey Hooper (singer and guitar)

The Amazing Bavarian Stompers

Granada The Wheeltappers and Shunters’ Social Club 9.30 - 10.15 pm

The Bachelors

Julie Rogers

Springfield Revival

The Three Degrees

Marty Wilde

Wilma Redding


Sunday 19th May 1974

BBC1 See You Sunday 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Stackridge

BBC2 The Big Bands: Duke Ellington And His Orchestra 10.50 - 11.35 pm

LWT The Jackson Five: The wizard of soul 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.04 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni

LWT Aquarius 5.20 - 6.05 pm

Golden Rose of Montreux

includes ITV's entry Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Rod McKuen

Granada George 11.15 - 11.55 pm

George Melly


Monday 20th May 1974

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty 5.20 - 5.50 pm (repeat)

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 21st May 1974

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

Montrose - Bad Motor Scooter, Space Station Number 5

Rick Wakeman - The Battle (Filmfinders clip)

Tim Buckley – Dolphins, Honey Man

Tommy Bolin and James Fox of The James Gang - interviewed in New York, February 1974

Black Oak Arkansas - Jim Dandy ('In Concert' TV show)

Granada Anything You Can Do 4.25 - 4.50 pm

children's talent show with Kid Jensen and Wally Whyton on the panel


Wednesday 22nd May 1974

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden

ATV Glen Campbell and The Musical West 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Burl Ives


Thursday 23rd May 1974

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

NB Sue Menhenic replaces Louise Clark in Pan’s People. A technicians' strike meant that bands didn't have all their equipment on stage.

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love

Alan Price - Jarrow Song

Bryan Ferry - The In Crowd (disc)

The Osmonds - I Can't Stop (Pan's People)

Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us (repeat 9th May 1974)

Cockney Rebel - Judy Teen (live vocal)

Gigliona Cinquetti - Go (Before You Break My Heart)

Lena Zavaroni - Personality

Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died

Showaddywaddy - Hey Rock and Roll (live vocals)

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love (repeat)

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 8.00 - 8.30 pm (repeat)

Cesars Club, Luton

George Hamilton IV

Ralph McTell

The Rovers

Des Lane

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

Nana Mouskouri

Olivia Newton-John

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm

NB Also shown by Ulster and Westward, also seen as Allan Carke, Emperor Rosko, Ronnie Lane and Slim Chance, Lyn Paul, Sparks

J Vincent Edwards - I Can't Let Maggie Go

Bay City Rollers - Shang-a-Lang

Joe Dolan - Sweet Rock'n'Roller

Showaddywaddy - Hey Rock'n'Roll

Strawbs - Hero and Heroine

Little Joe - Right On

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Little Ginny

Tex Withers

Pete Sayers


Saturday 25th May 1974

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood 8.40 - 9.20 pm

Frankie Vaughan

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

Geordie

LWT The Partridge Family: Whatever Happened To The Good Old Songs? 11.00 - 11.30 pm

ATV New Faces 6.00 - 7.00 pm

Tam White (had made records previously)

Nicky James (had previously been on the Moody Blues' Threshold Records)

Granada The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Eve Boswell

The Five Penny Piece

Gene Pitney – 24 Hours From Tulsa, Princess In Rags, Hello Mary Lou


Sunday 26th May 1974

BBC1 See You Sunday 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Nicky James

BBC1 Omnibus Alan Price: Between Today and Yesterday 10:20 - 11:15 pm

Alan Price revisits the North East which has inspired much of his work

LWT The Jackson Five: The Tiny Five 12.30 - 1.00 pm (repeat)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Anita Harris

Vince Hill

Granada George

George Melly

Derek Taylor


Monday 27th May 1974 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Bruce Forsyth Meets Lulu 7:05 - 7:50 pm

BBC1 Music With Martell 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Lena Martell

The Roy Budd Trio

BBC2 The Jack Jones Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm (repeat)

The Three Degrees

Martin Mull

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

Simulcast in stereo via Radio One FM

Van Morrison in Concert at The Rainbow, London July 1973

Warm Love, Take Your Hand Out Of My Pocket, Here Comes the Night, I Just Wanna Make Love To You, Brown Eyed Girl, Promenade Street, Moondance, Nightshirt, Cypress Avenue, Domino, Caravan

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris

Cilla Black


Wednesday 29th May 1974

BBC2 Martin Mull In Concert 7:35 - 8:10 pm

The Name is Mull Not Tull, Licks Off of Records, Ukelele Blues, Happy Birthday to You, Zipper Fly, In the Eyes of My Dog, I'm Flexible, Get Normal

Thames The Sooty Show 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 30th May 1974

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

NB Only one new clip shown this week, the rest was repeats and clips

Hosted by Paul Burnett

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Isley Brothers - Summer Breeze (chart run down) although allegedly Highways Of My Life was played in error

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love (repeat)

10cc - Wall Street Shuffle

Alan Price - Jarrow Song (repeat 23rd May 1974)

Cockney Rebel - Judy Teen (repeat 23rd May 1974)

Cliff Richard - (You Keep Me) Hangin' On (repeat 16th May 1974)

David Cassidy - If I Didn't Care (promo clip)

Mouth & MacNeal - I See A Star (repeat 16th May 1974)

Arrows - A Touch Too Much (repeat 16th May 1974)

Showaddywaddy - Hey Rock and Roll (repeat 23rd May 1974)

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 8.00 - 8.30 pm (repeat)

George Hamilton IV

Friday Brown

Adge Cutler's Wurzels

BBC2 Show of the Week: Cleo Laine 9.25 - 10.10 pm

With John Dankworth

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm

NB Also shown by Ulster and Westward

Lesley Duncan

Willem Duyn

Paper Lace

Anglia Country Hoedown 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Mac Wiseman

Tex Withers

Pete Sayers


Friday 31st May 1974

Tyne Tees Songs That Stopped The Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Stuart Gillies


Saturday 1st June 1974

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood 8.20 - 9.00 pm

Neil Sedaka

The Three Degrees

BBC1 That's Life 11.05 - 11.45 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

BBC2 Scott Joplin 9.35 - 10.05 pm

Played by Joshua Rifkin

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55am - 12.30 pm

David and Andy Williams

LWT The Partridge Family: Go Directly To Jail 11.00 - 11.30 pm

ATV New Faces 6.00 - 7.00 pm

Michelle Fisher (singer)

D J Pope (singer)

Cody Nash Outfit (group)

Bruce Davis (singer and piano)

Granada George

George Melly

Tony Palmer


Sunday 2nd June 1974

BBC1 Ask Aspel 4.20 - 4.45 pm

David Cassidy interview

BBC1 See You Sunday 6.15 - 6.45 pm

Randy Newman

Religious rock operas

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill, The Young Generation

The Hollies

LWT The Jackson Five: The Groovatron 12.30 - 10.00 pm

Granada George

George Melly

Tony Palmer (documentary maker)


Monday 3rd June 1974

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 4th June 1974

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

Buzzy Lindhart - interview

America

Randy Newman

Thames The Tommy Cooper Show 7.30 - 8.30 pm (repeat)

Peters and Lee

Springfield Revival

Dana


Wednesday 5th June 1974

BBC2 Stumu Yamash'ta’s East Wind In Concert 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Incidental music, Hey Man, Freedom is Frightening, Windwood


Thursday 6th June 1974

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love

Bryan Ferry - The In Crowd (disc)

Cilla Black - I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song

Gary Glitter - Always Yours (live vocal over the record)

The Isley Brothers - Summer Breeze (Pan’s People)

Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us (live vocal over the record)

Ray Stevens - The Streak

Bad Company - Can't Get Enough (live vocal over the record)

Cozy Powell - The Man In Black

The Pearls - Guilty

Scaffold - Liverpool Lou

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 8.00 - 8.30 pm (repeat)

George Hamilton IV

The Fivepenny Piece

Jake Thackray

Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen

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

Nana Mouskouri

Demis Roussos

Tyne Tees Songs That Stopped the Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Patricia Breden

Granada 45 5:15 - 5:50 pm (not listed in newspapers)

NB Broadcast from a shopping centre. Also shown by Ulster and Westward

Mouth and McNeil

Paper Lace

Sacha Distel


Saturday 8th June 1974

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.20 - 9.05 pm

Dana

Pan’s People

BBC1 That's Life 10.05 - 10.45 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Mom Drops Out 11.00 - 11.30 pm


Sunday 9th June 1974

BBC1 Ask Aspel 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Cilla Back

BBC1 Meet The Joy Folk 6.15 - 6.50 pm

The Joy Strings

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Buddy Greco

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC2 Gershwin's Porgy 9.00 - 10.15 pm

documentary about George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess

LWT The Jackson Five: Ray and Charles: Superstars 12.30 - 1.00 pm (repeat)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Frank Ifield


Monday 10th June 1974

Thames Max Bygraves at the Royalty 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 11th June 1974

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

NB An interview with Boz Scaggs is listed on BBC Infax but was wasn't broadcast

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Butts Band - Be With Me, Love Your Brother

J J Cale - Cajun Moon (Filmfinders clip)

Groundhogs - Light My Light (live at The Marquee club, London)

Bridget St John (with Isaac Guillory and Nigel Pegrum and Rick Kemp of Steeleye Span) - Some Kind Of Beautiful, Want To Be With You

Pink Floyd - Saucerful of Secrets (Live at Pompeii movie clip)

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

Sacha Distel


Wednesday 12th June 1974

BBC2 Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee In Concert 9:00 - 9:25 pm

Ride 'N Roll, I'm a Burned Child, Hoot 'N Blues, Born With the Blues, Conversation with a River, I Feel So Good, Drink the Wine, Rock Island Line, Walk On

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

Freddie & The Dreamers

ATV Glen Campbell: The Campbells Are Coming 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Glen Campbell

Steve Lawrence

Dinah Shore


Thursday 13th June 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:55 - 8:30 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Ray Stevens - The Streak (repeat 6th June 1974)

Alan Price - Jarrow Song

Neil Reid - Hazel Eyes

Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (Pan's People)

Gary Glitter - Always Yours

First Class - Beach Baby

Arrows - A Touch Too Much

Cozy Powell - The Man In Black (disc)

Leo Sayer - One Man Band

The Pearls - Guilty (disc)

Showaddywaddy - Hey Rock and Roll

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk (repeat) 8.00 - 8.30 pm

George Hamilton IV

Olivia Newton-John

Roy Warhurst

The Hillsiders

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


Saturday 15th June 1974

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 7.50 - 8.35 pm

Design

Pan’s People

BBC1 That's Life 11.25 - 11.50 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Old Scrapmouth 11.00 - 11.30 pm


Sunday 16th June 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Sacha Distel

Dana

The Three Degrees

LWT The Jackson Five: Jackson Island 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.05 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Lovelace Watkins (This recording has been on the shelves for a couple of years. Watkins claimed it was because he had lied about being married to his then girlfriend and as a result had been banned from the show.)

LWT Aquarius 5.20 - 6.05 pm (also seen listed as a different edition)

Milligan n Melly

George Melly


Monday 17th June 1974

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Acker Bilk

Anita Harris

Anglia In Tune 2.00 - 2.30 pm

John Dankworth

HTV An Evening With Labi Siffre 11.30 pm - 12.00 am (also shown by Ulster 10th July 1974, Westward 22nd July 1974)


Tuesday 18th June 1974

BBC1 Petula Clark 9:55 - 10:30 pm (repeat of BBC2 show)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:25 - 11.55 pm

NB The Radio Times and Daily Mirror have this as a thirty minute show, but the BBC tape is 41+ minutes long (including an alternate introduction) so the Dory Previn interview was possibly dropped

Hosted by Bob Harris

Capt Beefheart - Upon The My-Oh-My, This Is The Day

Harris talks about the possibility of pressing up more Starkicker badges for the general public

Paul Simon - The Sound Of Silence (filmed concert clip from Live Rhymin' tour with the Jesse Dixon Singers)

Dory Previn - interview, Cold Water Canyon, Brando (filmed at her home in Los Angeles)

The Portsmouth Symphonia - Hallelujah Chorus (Royal Albert Hall, London)


Wednesday 19th June 1974

BBC2 Alan Price In Concert 9:20 - 9:55 pm

Arrival, O Lucky Man, City Lights, Left Over People, Always Always, Simon Smith, I Put a Spell on You, In Times Like These, Poor People, Jarrow Song, Changes

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 20th June 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 – 7:45 pm

NB This was not broadcast due to a BBC Production Assistants strike. The show would be off the air for eight weeks

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

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

Nana Mouskouri

Charles Aznavour

Westward My World Of Music 10.35 - 11.05 pm

Rod Mason

Ian Wheeler

Acker Bilk

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels


Friday 21st June 1974

Tyne Tees Songs That Stopped The Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Millican and Nesbitt


Saturday 22nd June 1974

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Elaine Delmar

BBC1 That's Life 11.10 - 11.50 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: Why Did The Music Stop? 11.00 - 11.30 pm

ATV New Faces 6.15 - 7.10 pm

Panel includes Mickie Most, Tony Hatch

Terry St Clair (singer and guitar)

The Glentones (18 piece band)

Matie Montana (singer and piano)

Les Saxon (singer)


Sunday 23rd June 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Neil Sedaka

Gene Pitney

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Julie Rogers


Monday 24th June 1974

ATV Max 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Max Bygraves


Tuesday 25th June 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.40 pm - 12.10 am

NB Loudon Wainwright III may have been scheduled to appear

Hosted by Bob Harris

Heavy Metal Kids - Hangin' On, It's The Same

Ry Cooder - Tamp 'Em Up Solid (Filmfinders film)

Pete Atkin - An Array of Passionate Lovers, Care Charmer Sleep

JSD Band - Reel Call (Manticore studios)

Ian Hunter - interview about Diary of a Rock Star book

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 8.00 - 9.00 pm (repeat)

Design

Acker Bilk

Anita Harris


Wednesday 26th June 1974

BBC2 Oscar Peterson In Concert part one 10.25 - 11.00 pm


Thursday 27th June 1974

no Top Of The Pops

BBC2 Tubular Bells 9:00 - 9:25 pm (repeat of Second House)

Mike Oldfield

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Sacha Distel


Friday 28th June 1974

ITV The Songs That Stopped The Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen - Cabaret

Brenda Arnau


Saturday 29th June 1974

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.35 - 9.20 pm

Blue Mink

Pan’s People

BBC1 That's Life 11.10 - 11.40 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: The Soul Club 11.00 - 11.30 pm

ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.10 pm

panel includes Mickie Most, Tony Hatch

Seventh Avenue (group)

The Hart Family (group)

David Eastman (singer and piano)

Colin Areety (singer)

Susan Cope (singer and piano)


Sunday 30th June 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Lesley Duncan

Joshua Rifkin

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Sheila Southern

Lovelace Watkins

Malcolm Vaughan


Monday 1st July 1974

BBC1 Moods Of Love 10:50 - 11:20 pm (first in series)

Olivia Newton-John  If We Only Have Love, You Are The Sunshine Of My Life, If We Try, Occasional Rain, Brotherly Love, Perfect Love, The Twelfth Of Never, I Love You So, Rainy Days and Mondays

Cliff Richard

Thames Tony Bennett 3:55 - 4:25 pm

The Talk of the Town

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

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Slade - The Bangin' Man, My Friend Stan

The Flirtations - Dirty Work

Angel - Good Time Fanny

Ayshea - When You Walk In The Room, Oh My My


Tuesday 2nd July 1974

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Fred Wedlock

White on Black

The Pigsty Light Orchestra

John Fyffe


Wednesday 3rd July 1974

BBC2 Judy Collins In Concert 10:25 - 11:00 pm

Chelsea Morning, Both Sides Now, Someday Soon, Now Begins the Task, Fisherman, My Father, Hostage, Suzanne, Secret Gardens, Song for Martin, Solo, Bird on the Wire, Who Knows Where the Time Goes

no Little Big Time due to the World Cup


Thursday 4th July 1974

no Top Of The Pops due to Wimbledon

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

Nana Mouskouri

Kenneth McKellar

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Georgie Fame

Southern The Thursday TV Movie: The Six Million Dollar Man 7.05 - 8.30 pm

Theme sung by Dusty Springfield


Friday 5th July 1974

ITV Songs That  Stopped The Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

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Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

The Hollies – Son Of His Father

Amii MacDonald – Make It With You


Saturday 6th July 1974

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.25 - 9.10 pm (repeat)

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

Pan’s People

BBC1 That's Life 11.10 - 11.50 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

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LWT What The Butler Saw 11:00 - 11:30 am

A promotional video from Gama Records

Camel

Michael Chapman

Coast Road Drive

ATV New Faces 6.20. - 7.30 pm

Mickie Most on Panel

All winners show

Sweet Sensation (soul band)

Art Nouveau (band)

Michelle Fisher (singer)

The Cosmopolitans (musical trio)

Jeffrey Hooper (singer with guitar)

Susan Cope (singer with piano)


Sunday 7th July 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Diana Trask

The Drifters


Monday 8th July 1974

BBC1 Moods Of Love 10.45 - 11.20 pm

Olivia Newton-John -If We Only Have Love, Don't Hide Your Love, Changes, Don't Let The Sad Things Pass You By, As Time Goes By, I Believe I'll Walk Some More, Pretty Little Girl, It Must Be Love, Love Is

Labi Siffre

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town 3.55 - 4.25 pm (repeat)

Sarah Vaughan

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Ayshea Brough - The Night Chicago Died, Take Me Home Country Roads

Scaffold - Liverpool Lou, Lily The Pink

Sunny – Warm and Tender Romance

Hector - Bye Bye Bad Days

Terry Jacks - film clip

clip from Robin Hood Disney cartoon The Phoney King of England


Tuesday 9th July 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.35 - 11.05 pm - news break - 11.35 pm - 12.05 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Part one 10:35 - 11:05 pm

Dobie Gray – Drift Away, Rocking Chair

Eric Clapton - Motherless Children (Filmfinders clip)

Elton John – Ticking, Grimsby

Stevie Wonder - I Can See The Sun In Late December (Musik Laden, Germany)

Part two 11:35 pm - 12:05 am

Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground, Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing (Musik Laden, Germany)

Adam Faith – Star Song (Filmfinders clip), interview

The Rolling Stones - Around and Around (The TAMI Show live clip), It's Only Rock N Roll (promo clip)

Carole King - It Might As Well Rain Until September (playout record and credits)

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Fred Wedlock

Isla St Clair

The Freelanders

Granada Anything You Can Do 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Panel includes Mickie Most


Wednesday 10th July 1974

BBC1 Love From A - Z 9.55 - 10.45 pm

Charles Aznavour

Liza Minelli

BBC2 Tony Joe White In Concert part two 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers

ATV Julie on Sesame Street 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Julie Andrews special with Perry Como


Thursday 11th July 1974

no Top Of The Pops

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Paul & Barry Ryan

Dana


Friday 12th July 1974

ITV Songs That  Stopped The Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

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Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Lynsey De Paul


Saturday 13th July 1974

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.35 - 9.20 pm (repeat)

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BBC1 That's Life 10.25 - 11.05 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

BBC1 The Phil Sylvers Show: Rock N Roll Rookie 11.05 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

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LWT Smashing Time 11.00 pm - 12.30 am 1967 movie with Tomorrow, Skip Bifferty


Sunday 14th July 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.15 pm

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Gigliola Cinquetti

Jim Stafford

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm (first of final series)

NB The first with Bob Monkhouse back as host

The new theme was written by Lynsey DePaul and Barry Blue

Peters and Lee

Border/Tyne Tees Plainsong To Pop 6:15 - 6:35 pm

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Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Tony Christie


Monday 15th July 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: A La Mode 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC1 Paradise Hawaiian Style 6.40 - 8.10 pm 1966 Elvis Presely movie

BBC1 Moods Of Love 10.45 - 11.20 pm

Olivia Newton-John - If We Only Have Love, Let Me Be There, Music Makes My Day, & Neil Sedaka- Laughter in the Rain, Banks of the Ohio, Nevertheless, Going Nowhere, & Neil Sedaka - Sing Me, Someday

Neil Sedaka

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 3.55 - 4.25 pm (repeat)

Matt Monro

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Sweet - The Six Teens

Merlin - Alright

The Settlers - On Top of the World


Tuesday 16th July 1974

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Fred Wedlock

Peter Skellern

White on Black

Anglia The Snoop Sisters: The Devil Made Me Do It 7.35 - 9.00 pm

with Alice Cooper as Prince


Wednesday 17th July 1974

BBC2 Richie Havens In Concert part two 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Lean On Me, What You Gonna Do About Me, Tupelo Honey, Wandering Angus, Here Comes the Sun

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 18th July 1974

no Top Of The Pops

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

Nana Mouskouri

Albert Hammond – It Never Rains In Southern California, The Air That I Breathe, I’m A Train

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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Friday 19th July 1974

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Blackpool Out Of Seasons: with the songs of Jeremy Taylor

Tyne Tees Songs That Stopped the Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Ronnie Hilton

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Lyn Paul - Sail The Summer Winds

LWT Girl On A Motorcycle 10.30 pm - 12.10 am 1968 movie with Marianne Faithfull

LWT Songs of The City 12.10 - 12.15 pm

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LWT Harty Welcomes (not listed in newspapers)

The Scaffold


Saturday 20th July 1974

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.35 - 9.20 pm

Dawn

Pan’s People

BBC1 That's Life 10.25 - 11.05 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

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Sunday 21st July 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Albert Hammond

Michel Legrand

LWT The Jackson Five: Farmer Jackson 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Peters and Lee

Border/Tyne Tees Plainsong To Pop 6.15 - 6.35 pm

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Monday 22nd July 1974

BBC1 The Monkees 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC1 The Spinners On Tour 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 2.55 - 3.30 pm (repeat)

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Ayshea Brough

Rockin’ Berries - Looking Glass

Paul DaVinci - Your Baby Ain't Your Baby Anymore

Barry Blue - Miss Hit and Run


Tuesday 23rd July 1974

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Adge Cutler & The Wurzels

Fred Wedlock

White on Black

Isla St Clair


Wednesday 24th July 1974

BBC2 Oscar Peterson In Concert part two 7.35 - 8.10 pm

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

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Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 25th July 1974

no Top Of The Pops

BBC2 Show of the Week: It’s Lulu 9:25 - 9:5 pm

Lulu

Segment

Yorkshire Play It Again Stewpot 12.25 - 12.40 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Ed Stewart who plays songs with puppets

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ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

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Granada Cinema: The Films of Barbra Streisand 10.30 - 11.00 pm

Thames What Is Jazz? 11.00 pm - 12.00 am

Humphrey Lyttelton


Friday 26th July 1974

Tyne Tees The Songs That Stopped The Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

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Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

LWT Harty Welcomes (not listed in Daily Mirror)

The Swinging Blue Jeans – The Hippy Hippy Shake


Saturday 27th July 1974

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.30 - 9.15 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

Pan’s People

BBC1 That's Life 10.25 - 11.05 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

BBC2 Summer Season  7.30 - 8.20 pm

compilation of Second House with Horslips

BBC2 Anne Lorne Gillies 9.30 - 10.20 pm

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 pm - 12.30 am

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LWT The Partridge Family: To Play Or Not To Play 5:20 - 5:50 pm

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club 8.30 - 9.15 pm (first in new series)

The Brotherhood Of Man

P J Proby Somewhere, I Know You Know

Russ Conway


Sunday 28th July 1974

BBC1 Ask Aspel 4.20 - 4.50 pm

compilation with David Cassidy interview

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Tony Christie

Dusty Springfield

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Peters and Lee

Border/Tyne Tees Plainsong To Pop 6.15 - 6.35 pm

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Monday 29th July 1974

BBC1 The Monkees 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC1 The Spinners On Tour 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 3.45 - 4.15 pm

Annie Ross

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Bay City Rollers - Shang a Lang, Summerlove Sensation

Sweet Dreams - Honey Honey

Bilbo Baggins - Saturday Night

Dave Hunter - Jesamine

Cliff Richard - Put On Your Dancing Shows clip from the movie Summer Holiday


Tuesday 30th July 1974

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Fred Wedlock

Springfield Revival

Peter Skellern


Wednesday 31st July 1974

BBC2 Leo Sayer with The Pop Arts Quartet 7:35 - 8:10 pm (repeat)

Southern Little Big Time 4:20 - 4:50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 1st August 1974

BBC1 Top Of the Pops 7:05 – 7:40 pm (not broadcast)

Hosted by Paul Burnett

BBC2 Show Of The Week: It's Lulu 9.25 - 9.55 pm

Lulu

Yorkshire Play It Again Stewpot 12.25 - 12.40 pm

The Osmonds - film clip

Gary Glitter interview

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Lyn Paul


Friday 2nd August 1974

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 9.00 - 9.25 pm

the songs of David Campbell

Tyne Tees Songs that Stopped the Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Millican and Nesbitt

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Tony Burrows

Brenda Arnau


Saturday 3rd August 1974

BBC1 The Vera Lynn Show 8.40 - 9.20 pm (repeat 31st January 1974)

Vera Lynn

Stuart Gillies

Springfield Revival

BBC1 That's Life 11.10 - 11.50 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

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LWT Saturday Scene: Pop Scene

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LWT The Partridge Family: They Shoot Managers Don't They? 5.20 - 5.50 pm

LWT How I Won The War 10:30 pm - 12:30 am 1967 movie with John Lennon

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club 8.30 - 9.15 pm

Winifred Atwell

Susan Maughan

Possibly - Roy Orbison (one song)


Sunday 4th August 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm

Vince Hill

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Johnny Nash

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

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Peters and Lee


Monday 5th August 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: The Card Carrying Red Shoes 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC1 The Singing Barge 6.15 - 6.40 pm

a musical journey along the Brecon canal

BBC1 The Spinners 10.45 - 11.15 pm

in Hertfordshire

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 3.55 - 4.25 pm (repeat)

Billy Eckstein

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Mud - Rocket

The First Class - Beach Baby

Firebird - Two Wheels

Louisa - What'll I Do


Tuesday 6th August 1974

BBC2 Colour My Soul 7:35 - 10:25 pm (repeat)

Doris Troy

Jimmy Helms

Madeline Bell

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Fred Wedlock

White on Black

Yorkshire Junior Showtime 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Lena Zavaroni


Wednesday 7th August 1974

BBC2 The Pointer Sisters In Concert 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

The Pattersons

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 8th August 1974

BBC1 Top Of the Pops 7:00 - 7:40 pm

The opening credit sequence is a mix of the chart numbers and captions with each chart placing

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (Daily Mirror states Paul Burnett)

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Mud - Rocket

Paul Da Vinci - Your Baby Ain't Your Baby Anymore (live)

The Rolling Stones - It’s Only Rock N Roll (promo clip)

The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again (Pan’s People)

The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat (Top Pop, Holland)

Bobby Goldsboro - Hello Summertime (promo clip)

The Glitter Band - Just For You  (uses blue/green screen)

Jim Stafford - My Girl Bill (live)

Sweet Dreams - Honey Honey (live) For unknown reasons singer Polly Brown had decided to black up for this appearance, singing alongside her black singing partner. The producer told her to remove the make up, but some of it still remained.

The Rubettes - Tonight

George McCrae - Rock Your Baby number one (TV clip)

Bay City Rollers - Summerlove Sensation (playout disc, with audience dancing)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: It’s Lulu 9:25 - 9:55 pm

Lulu

Segment

Yorkshire Play It Again Stewpot 12.25 - 12.40 pm

The Osmonds (film clip)


Friday 9th August 1974

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 9.00 - 9.30 pm (repeat)

Jake Thackray

Tyne Tees The Songs That Stopped The Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Stuart Gillies

Yorkshire Sez Les 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Marion Montgomery


Saturday 10th August 1974

BBC1 The Vera Lynn Show 8.30 - 9.15 pm

Vera Lynn

Prelude

BBC1 That's Life 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

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LWT The Partridge Family: Partridge Up a Pair Tree 5:20 - 5:50 pm

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club 8.30 - 9.15 pm

Roy Orbison - Lana, Sweet Woman Blues, Oh Pretty Woman

Remember This (a rock n roll group)


Sunday 11th August 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm (repeat)

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

Lulu

LWT The Jackson Five: Rasho Jackson 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Anglia The Sunday Afternoon Film: Finders Keepers 2.05 - 3.40 pm movie with Cliff Richard and The Shadows

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Penny Lane (singer)

Granada Parade 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Marion Montgomery


Monday 12th August 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: Hitting The High Seas 5.15 - 5.40 pm

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:10 - 6:50 pm (daily)

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

NB 300 members of the audience were allowed in each day on the strict instruction that they didn’t tell anyone else where the venue was, which was BBC's Television Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

Musical Director: H B Barnum

Having A Party, Fallen In Love Too Many Times, I Can't Get Next To You, Hello To Everyone (?), Go Away Little Girl, Sweet And Innocent, Puppy Love, Rock N Roll Is Here To Stay medley

BBC1 The Spinners 10.45 - 11.15 pm

in Cornwall

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 3.50 - 4.15 pm (repeat)

Tony Bennett

Cleo Laine

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.55 pm

Ayshea Brough

Paper Lace - The Black Eyes Boys

The Glitter Band - Just For You

David & Andy Williams - What's Your Name

Charlie James - All Fingers and Thumbs

Starbuck - Hearthrob

Do Re Mi clip from The Sound of Music

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Barbara Thompson (saxophonist)

ATV After All I've Been Through 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Documentary about a teacher trying to make it as a singer, by going through the audition process in ATV's New Faces. When Jeremy Isaacs of Thames Television asked the show's producer why he didn't make the show about Thames’ own Opportunity Knocks he was told "You turned it down."


Tuesday 13th August 1974

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:25 - 6:50 pm

Goin' Home intro, Crazy Horses, Yoyo, Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (Jimmy), Noel Edmonds talks to Jay and Wayne, The Twelfth Of Never, Kung Fu routine, Noel Edmonds talks to Jimmy, Stevie Wonder medley

BBC2 Colour My Soul 9.50 - 10.20 pm

Jimmy Helms

Madeline Bell

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Fred Wedlock

The Yetties


Wednesday 14th August 1974

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:20 - 6:50 pm

Down By The Lazy River, Paper Roses (Marie), We Got To Live Together (Everyday People) / band intros, Noel Edmonds talks to Donny, There's No Business Like Show Business medley, You Make Me Feel Brand New

BBC2 Peter Morrison 7.35 - 8.25 pm

Anita Harris

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie and The Dreamers


Thursday 15th August 1974

BBC Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:10 pm

NB Recorded at the Shepherd’s Bush Theatre where The Osmonds were recording their daily BBC1 show

Hosted by Noel Edmonds and The Osmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love and chart run-down

The Glitter Band - Just For You  

Jimmy Osmond intro

Donny & Marie Osmond - I’m Leaving It All Up To You (live)

Jay Osmond intro

Cozy Powell - Na Na Na

Donny Osmond intro

The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New (Pan's People)

Alan Osmond intro

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Mr Soft (live vocal and re-recorded track)

Merrill Osmond intro

Sweet Dreams - Honey Honey (live)

The Osmonds intro

The Bay City Rollers - Summerlove Sensation (miming but singer has a live microphone)

Jay Osmond intro

Sylvia - Y Viva Espana (live)

The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason (live)

Alan and Donny Osmond intro

The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again number one (live)

Ensemble - Having A Party (and credits)

BBC2 Show of the Week: It’s Lulu 9:25 - 9:55 pm

Lulu

Yorkshire Play It Again Stewpot 12.25 - 12.40 pm

The Osmonds film clip


Friday 16th August 1974

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:25 - 6:55 pm

LOVE, Are You Lonesome Tonight, Noel Edmonds talks to Alan and Merill, Fiddler On The Roof medley, The Morning Side Of The Mountain, Singin' In The Rain dance routine

BBC2 The Camera and the Song: My Green Valley 9.00 - 9.30 pm (repeat)

Max Boyce


Saturday 17th August 1974

BBC1 We Want To Sing 5.30 - 6.00 pm

Ed Stewart leads the singalong

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:15 - 6:45 pm

Spread A Little Love, Love Me For A Reason, Noel Edmonds talks to Marie and mum and dad, I'm Leaving It All Up To You, Shake Your Music Maker / Dance To The Music, Are You Up There, I Believe

BBC1 The Vera Lynn Show 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Vera Lynn

Cashman and West

BBC1 That's Life 11.10 - 11.50 pm

Stephanie De Sykes

BBC2 Montreaux Jazz 7:05 - 8:00 pm

Duke Ellington

Joe Williams

Modern Jazz Quintet

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

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LWT The Partridge Family: Road Song 5:20 - 5:50 pm

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club 8.30 - 9.15 pm

The Crickets - Everyday, Think It Over

Johnnie Ray - Somebody Stole My Gal, Walking My Baby Back Home, Walking in the Rain, Little White Cloud

Yana

NB P J Proby, Russ Conway (listed in newspaper)


Sunday 18th August 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm (repeat)

Vince Hill

The Young Generation

LWT The Jackson Five: A Rare Pearl 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Carl Wayne

Tyne Tees The Billingham Folk Festival

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Monday 19th August 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: Art for Monkees Sake 5.15 - 5.40 pm (repeat)

BBC1 Singing Trail 6.15 - 6.40 pm

journey along a trail in Breconshire

BBC1 The Spinners 10.50 - 11.20 pm

at Piccadilly Circus in London

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 3.50 - 4.15 pm (repeat)

Matt Monro

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.55 pm

Ayshea Brough

Alvin Stardust – You You You

The Wombles

Stephanie De Sykes & Rain

Mr. Big

Candida

Cliff Richard and The Shadows Put on Your Dancing shoes film clip from Summer Holiday

ATV Glen Campbell and Company 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Glen Campbell

Sonny and Cher

The Smothers Brothers


Tuesday 20th August 1974

BBC2 Colour My Soul 10.20 - 10.55 pm

Madeline Bell

The Detroit Emeralds

John Paul Jones

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Fred Wedlock


Wednesday 21st August 1974

BBC2 10cc In Concert 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Scottish Scotch Corner 1.00 - 1.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 22nd August 1974

BBC1 Top Of the Pops 7:10 - 7:45 pm

NB The Daily Mirror has Alvin Stardust due to make an appearance

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis (Daily Mirror has the host as Paul Burnett)

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

The Bay City Rollers - Summerlove Sensation

The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again (repeat 15th August 1974)

Cockney Rebel - Mr Soft (live vocal)

Bobby Goldsboro - Hello Summertime

Cozy Powell - Na Na Na (disc)

Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff (TOTP film)

Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted (disc)

Paper Lace - The Black Eyed Boys

Peters & Lee - Rainbow (live)

Showaddywaddy - Hey Rock and Roll

Sylvia - Y Viva Espana

BBC2 Show of the Week: It’s Lulu 9.25 - 10.00 pm

Lulu

Engelbert Humperdinck

Yorkshire Play It Again Stewpot 12.25 - 12.40 pm

Elton John is the star puppet

Neil Sedaka promo clip


Friday 23rd August 1974

BBC1 Music With Martell 11.48 pm - 12.15 am

Lena Martell

Tyne Tees The Songs that Stopped The Shows 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Ronnie Hilton


Saturday 24th August 1974

BBC1 We Want To Sing 5.05 - 5.35 pm

The Settlers

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 8:15 - 9:05 pm (first in fourth series)

Theme - Dance the Night Away

Cliff Richard - Give Me Back That Old Familiar Feeling, Hangin' On, I Want You To Want Me (with The Nolans), Willie & The Hand Jive (with Marvin & Farrar), Bachelor Boy, It's All In The Game, She Loves You, Lucky Lips

Pearly Gates - Got To Get You Into My Life, Then He Kissed Me

Hank Marvin & John Farrar - Music Makes My Day

The Nolans - Now I'm Stuck On You, Be My Baby

BBC2 Midnight Movie: Loving You 11.50 pm - 1.30 pm Elvis Presley movie

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

Alvin Stardust

LWT The Partridge Family: Not With My Sister You Don't 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club 8.30 - 9.15 pm

Malcolm Roberts

The Kaye Sisters


Sunday 25th August 1974

BBC2 They Sold A Million 7.25 - 8.10 pm (repeat)

Vince Hill

John Denver

Dana

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

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Brotherly Love


Monday 26th August 1974 Bank Holiday

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkee See Monkee Die 5.50 - 6.15 pm (repeat)

BBC1 Cilla 9:30 - 10:15 pm

Cilla Black

BBC1 The Spinners 11.35 pm - 12.05 pm

Last stop Liverpool

BBC2 Don McLean: Till Tomorrow 7:30 - 8:15 pm

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4.15 - 4.45 pm

Ayshea Brough

Geordie - She's A Teaser

Grant Gaynor

Glyn Poole – Sally Sunshine

Bright Red Tandem - Seaside Ladies

John Christie - The Fourth of July

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Natural High (members of the band would later form The Christians in the mid-eighties)


Tuesday 27th August 1974

BBC2 Colour My Soul 10.15 - 10.50 pm (repeat)

Madeline Bell

Doris Troy

Jimmy Helms

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 1.00 - 1.35 pm

Fred Wedlock

Julie Felix

Peter Skellern


Wednesday 28th August 1974

BBC2 Rufus Thomas In Concert 7:25 - 8:15 pm

Walking the Dog, Night Time's the Right Time, The Breakdown, Did You Ever Love a Woman, Do the Funky Chicken

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 29th August 1974

BBC1 Top Of the Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm

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

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason (repeat 15th August 1974)

Bryan Ferry - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Donny & Marie Osmond - I'm Leaving It All Up To You (repeat 15th August 1974)

Showaddywaddy - Hey Rock and Roll (repeat)

Sweet Dreams - Honey Honey (repeat)

Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe (promo clip)

John Denver - Annie's Song (disc)

Cozy Powell - Na Na Na

KC & The Sunshine Band - Queen Of Clubs (disc)

The Kiki Dee Band - I Got The Music In Me (re-recorded)

Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby (promo clip)

BBC2 Show of the Week: It’s Lulu 9.25 - 9.55 pm

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Yorkshire Play It Again Stewpot 12.25 - 12.40 pm

The Sweet's Brian Connolly interviewed by Ed Stewart


Friday 30th August 1974

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 8.55 - 9.25 pm

Ian Campbell


Saturday 31st August 1974

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Cliff Richard - The Most Beautiful Girl In The World, Dance the Night Away, Help It Along, Love Song (with The Nolans), Don't Talk To Him, Living Doll, It Doesn't Matter Anymore, Sitting On The Back Seat (with The Nolans), Travelling Light, Personality (with ensemble)

Lyn Paul - Who's Sorry Now, Lipstick On Your Collar

Lyn Paul & Pearly Gates - You Made The Pants Too Long (?)

Pearly Gates - To Love Him Is To Live Him

BBC1 Parkinson 11.00 pm - end

Charles Aznavour

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: A Partridge By Any Other Name 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club 8.30 - 9.15 pm

Wilma Redding

Marty Wilde

Peter Gordeno


Sunday 1st September 1974

BBC2 The Gilbert Becaud Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Lulu - Resurrection Shuffle, I'll Go My Way By Myself

BBC2 Five Faces Of Guitar 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Hosted by Julian Bream and Mike Harding

Jeff Beck, Barney Kessel, John Renbourn, Paco Pena, Julian Bream

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

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent


Monday 2nd September 1974

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkees Versus Machine 5.15 - 5.40 pm (repeat)

Thames Tony Bennett at The Talk Of The Town 3.55 - 4.25 pm (repeat)

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4.25 - 4.55 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

McGuinness Flint

The Rats

Scott Fitzgerald

New World


Tuesday 3rd September 1974

BBC2 The Entertainers 10.30 - 11.20 pm

Life on the road for Irish show band Nevada


Wednesday 4th September 1974

BBC2 Sailor In Concert 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Let's Go To Town, Josephine Baker, Blame it on the Soft Spot, Blue Desert, The Street, Sailors' Night on the Town, Traffic Jam, Harbour

Granada Late Night Drama: Starmaker 10:45 – 11:20 pm (shown 9th September 1974 on Southern)

The Kinks

Anglia About Anglia 6.00 - 6.35 pm

Radio Caroline’s return


Thursday 5th September 1974

BBC1 Top Of the Pops 7:25 - 7:55 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

10cc - Silly Love

Peters & Lee - Rainbow (repeat 22nd August 1974)

Elton John - The Bitch Is Back (live)

Alvin Stardust - You You You

Paper Lace - The Black Eyed Boys

Cat Stevens - Another Saturday Night (disc)

The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason (repeat 15th August 1974)

The Supremes - Baby Love (disc)

Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Sylvia - Y Viva Espana (repeat)

Yorkshire Play It Again Stewpot 12.25 - 12.40 pm

Puppets of Cliff Richard, Elton John


Saturday 7th September 1974

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 8:40 - 9:25 pm

Cliff Richard - End Up Lovin' You, Nothing To Remind Me, Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon, The Young Ones, Good Luck Charm, Let's Twist Again

Labi Siffre - Dreamer

Labi Siffre, Cliff Richard & Pearly Gates - Fire and Rain

Pearly Gates - Rock The Boat, Things (with The Nolans)

The Nolans - But I Do

BBC1 Parkinson 11.25 pm - 12.25 am

Sammy Cahn

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas Trailer Time 11.00 - 11.35 pm

content unknown

LWT The Partridge Family: A Knight In Shining Amor 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club 8.50 - 9.15 pm

Marion Ryan

David Whitfield


Sunday 8th September 1974

LWT The Jackson Five 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Design

Dana

Anglia How I Won The War 7.55 - 10.00 pm movie with John Lennon


Monday 9th September 1974

Thames Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town 3.55 - 4.25 pm (repeat)

Tony Bennett

Billy Eckstein


Tuesday 10th September 1974

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

Ayshea Brough - Paper Roses

Albatross - Rock N Roll Boogie Man

Showaddywaddy - Rock N Roll Lady

Limme & The Family Cooking - Saxophone Jones

Gerry Lochran - Can't Get The Finger Pickin'

David Cassidy - Please Please Me (film clip)


Wednesday 11th September 1974

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Lynsey DePaul

Mouth and MacNeil

the voice of Kenny Everett


Thursday 12th September 1974

BBC1 Chico and The Man 9:30 - 9:55 pm (first episode)

theme by Jose Feliciano

BBC2 Sergio Mendes and Brasil ‘77 9.25 - 10.10 pm

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 2.00 - 2.30 pm

Fred Wedlock

Sweet Fanny Adams

Dave Paskett

Blue Murder

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm (first in second series, shown on Granada, ATV, Anglia)

Hosted by David 'Kid' Jensen

Alvin Stardust

Mike D'Abo

Zigzag (dance troupe)

Polly Brown


Friday 13th September 1974

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

NB The show now moves to Friday. Host Paul Burnett was due to present the show in May but was prevented from doing so due to the Production Assistants’ strike. He had been listed in the Radio Times for the previous four weeks as the presenter.

Hosted by Paul Burnett

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Bryan Ferry - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Cat Stevens - Another Saturday Night (disc)

Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer

Mike McGear - Leave It

Mick Robertson - The Tango's Over (live) with Pan's People

John Denver - Annie's Song (promo clip)

Alvin Stardust - You You You

Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently (promo clip)

KC & The Sunshine Band - Queen Of Clubs (promo clip)

The Kiki Dee Band - I Got The Music In Me

Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby (film clip)

The Commodores - Machine Gun (disc)

The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason (repeat 15th August 1974) (number one)

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Adam Faith I’ll Survive


Saturday 14th September 1974

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 6:35 - 7:20 pm

Cliff Richard - Winning, So Good At Loving You, The Day I Met Marie, Power To All Our Friends, Good Times Bad Times, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', Wake Me Shake Me (with Irene Sheer), Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (with The Nolans)

Irene Sheer - If You Ever Leave Me

Pearly Gates - Get Back

Cliff Richard & The Nolans - Blowing In The Wind

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12,30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10:10 - 11:15 am, 12.00 - 12.30 pm (first edition)

content unknown


Sunday 15th September 1974

BBC2 Engelbert Humperdinck In Bermuda 8:25 - 9:05 pm

Anne Murray

LWT The Osmonds: And Away They Go 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Dana


Monday 16th September 1974

BBC2 David Clayton-Thomas In Concert 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 3.55 - 4.25 pm (repeat)

Tony Bennett

Annie Ross


Tuesday 17th September 1974

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

Erasmus

Oscar

The Kiki Dee Band

Wizzard


Wednesday 18th September 1974

BBC2 Midweek Music: Cleo and John 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Cleo Laine & John Dankworth

Danny Williams

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers

Yorkshire Frankie Howerd in Concert 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 19th September 1974

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Twiggs 9:20 - 10:00 pm

Hosted by Twiggy

Tim Hardin – The Lady came From Baltimore, Misty Roses & Twiggy – Hang On To A Dream

Paul Jones – Peter, & Twiggy - medley

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm (shown on LWT 21st September 1974 11.30 am - 12.00 pm)

10cc - Silly Love, Sacro-Illiac

The Glitter Band - Just For You

Peter Sarstedt - Where Do You Go To My Lovely

The Kiki Dee Band


Friday 20th September 1974

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

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Elton John - The Bitch Is Back (repeat 5th September 1974)

Andy Fairweather-Low - Reggae Tune

Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe (promo clip)

Brian Protheroe - Pinball (live)

Peter Shelley - Gee Baby

Cozy Powell - Na Na Na

Don Covay - It's Better To Have (disc)

Robert Wyatt (with Nick Mason on drums and Andy Summers on guitar) - I'm A Believer (Wyatt was asked by a producer to sit in a wicker chair instead of his wheelchair. Wyatt told him where to go.)

KC & The Sunshine Band - Queen Of Clubs (promo clip)

Leo Sayer - Long Tall Glasses

Paper Lace - The Black Eyed Boys

The Commodores - Machine Gun (disc)

LWT Russell Harty 11.00 - 11.45 pm

Brett Smiley

Andrew Oldham


Saturday 21st September 1974

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Cliff Richard- I Can't Help Myself, All My Love, Silvery Rain, In The Country, The Love I Lost, If You Don't Know Me By Now

Pearly Gates - Up In A Puff Of Smoke, Backstabbers (with The Nolans)

The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again, Year Of Decision, Dirty Ol' Man

The Nolans - Waterloo

Ensemble - Love Train

ATV Tiswas 10:10 – 11:05 am

content unknown

LWT Saturday Scene 9.50 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (first in series) shown on LWT 27th September 1974 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Lindisfarne

Bullfrog

ATV New Faces 6.00 - 7.00 pm (new series of forty weekly shows)

Mickie Most and Tony Hatch on the panel

Freewheelers (folk trio)

D J Pope (singer)

ATV The Name Of The Game: I Love You Billy Baker part two

With Sammy Davis Jr


Sunday 22nd September 1974

BBC2 International Cabaret 9.30 - 10.15 pm

The Wychwoods

LWT The Osmonds: Don Osmondo In Spain 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.00 - 4.50 pm

Dana


Monday 23rd September 1974

BBC2 Billy Preston In Concert 9.10 - 9.35 pm (repeat)

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 3.55 - 4.25 pm (repeat)

Tony Bennett

Matt Monro

Thames Opportunity Knocks!

Frankie McBride (Irish singer from the sixties)


Tuesday 24th September 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:55 - 11:35 pm (first of fourth series)

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Cambridge Folk Festival special, filmed July 1974

Planxty - The Blacksmith

Ken Woolard (Festival director) - interview

Richard Digence - Working Class Millionaire

Loudon Wainwright III - Lousy Love Affair, Guru, I Am The Way

Arlo Guthrie - interview, Gambling Man, The Motor Cycle Song, Don't Think Twice It's Alright

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough - Ring Ring, And Then He Kissed Me

Sweet Chariot - When I'm A Kid

Alaska - I Don't Know Why

Polly Brown - Up In A Puff of Smoke

film clip from Chitty Chiity Bang Bang


Wednesday 25th September 1974

BBC1 A Touch Of Schmilsson 11:05 - 11:45 pm (repeat)

Harry Nilsson with Gordon Jenkins

BBC2 Midweek Music: Cleo and John 9.10 - 9.35 pm

Cleo Laine, John Dankworth

Scottish Scotch Corner 12.30 - 1.00 pm

content unknown

Southern Little Big Time 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Freddie & The Dreamers


Thursday 26th September 1974

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Twiggs 9.40 - 10.10 pm

No musical guests of interest

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Fred Wedlock

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm (shown on LWT 28th September 1974 12.00 - 12.30 pm)

Hosted by Kid Jensen

Limmie And The Family Cookin' - Saxophone Jones

Medicine Head - Mama Come Out, It's Got To Be Alright

Showaddywaddy - Rock And Roll Lady

Jaki Whitren


Friday 27th September 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

First edition of pop quiz show featuring singer Danny Street

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

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

10cc - Silly Love

Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer

Alvin Stardust - You You You (repeat)

Cat Stevens - Another Saturday Night (disc)

Don Covay - It's Better To Have (disc)

Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently (promo clip)

John Denver - Annie's Song (promo clip)

Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting (repeat)

Kiki Dee - I Got The Music In Me (repeat)

Leo Sayer - Long Tall Glasses

Polly Brown - Up In A Puff Of Smoke (live)

Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby

Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm (first in new series)

Mrs Mills

Wilma Reading

Tyne Tees The Songs that Stopped the Shows 12.30 - 1.00 pm (first in new series)

Stuart Gillies

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.00 - 11.45 pm

content unknown


Saturday 28th September 1974

BBC1 It’s Cliff Richard 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Cliff Richard - Good Day Sunshine, In A Matter Of Moments, The Guitar Man, Why Me, Pigeon, Proud Mary (with Olivia Newton-John and Pearly Gates), Visions

Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You

Cliff Richard & Olivia Newton-John - I'm Leaving It Up To You, All I Have To Do Is Dream

The Nolans - But I Do, Sweet Talking Guy

Pearly Gates - Stop In The Name Of Love

LWT Saturday Scene 9.50 am - 12.30 pm

Barry Blue

ATV Tiswas 10:10 - 11:05 pm

content unknown

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

David Essex

LWT Up The Junction 1968 movie with music by Manfred Mann

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 12.00 - 12.30 pm

Hosted by Dave Cash

Showaddywaddy

Fogg


Sunday 29th September 1974

BBC1 I Regret Nothing: Edith Piaf 10.25 - 11.40 pm (repeat)

BBC2 International Cabaret 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The Three Degrees

BBC2 Network: Folk Of Today 10:40 - 11:15 pm

Magna Carta

Amazing Blondel

LWT The Osmonds: Ireland 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Dana

Lyn Paul

ITV Affairs Of The Heart 10.15 - 11.15 pm

play with Jeremy Clyde


Monday 30th September 1974

Thames The X Film: Georgie Girl 10.50 pm - 12.15 am movie theme by The Seekers


Tuesday 1st October 1974

BBC2 Music Makers 7.45 - 8.10 pm

David Attenborough in conversation with Alan Civil

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

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Rolling Stones - Ain't Too Proud To Beg (promo clip)

Bob says thanks for third consecutive Best TV show award from the Melody Maker

Wally - Sunday Walking Lady, The Martyr

Little Feat - Rock n Roll Doctor (Filmfinder clip)

Average White Band - You Got It (The Rainbow, London)

The Ronettes - Be My Baby (The TAMI Show)

Keith Richards - interview

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough

David Essex

The First Class

Jack Wild

Gordon Bennett


Wednesday 2nd October 1974

BBC2 Midweek Music 9.10 - 9.35 pm

Charles Aznavour

Southern Going A Bundle 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Noel Edmonds

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 9.10 - 10.10 pm

Vince Hill

Georgie Fame


Thursday 3rd October 1974

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Twiggs 9.40 - 10.10 pm (Twiggy)

David Essex – America, Don't Stop Me Rockin', & Twiggy – On and On

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm (also on ATV, Anglia, on LWT 5th October 1974)

Lyn Paul

Clifford T Ward

Alaska

Sailor


Friday 4th October 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

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

NB Sound effects added to the end of some of the tracks

Hosted by Jimmy Savile (host makes snoring noises over the pre-show countdown clock, also is wearing a Pilot scarf)

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Pilot - Magic (possibly a live vocal over the record)

Peter Shelley - Gee Baby (live)

The Tymes - You Little Trustmaker (Pan's People)

David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star (live vocal and re-recorded track)

The Wombles - Minuetto Allegratto

Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently (live)

Roxy Music - All I Want Is You (live vocal over the record)

Paul Anka - You’re Having My Baby (promo clip)

The Drifters - Down On The Beach Tonight (live)

David Bowie - Knock On Wood (TOTP film of young woman walking through a street market etc)

Adam Faith - I Survived (live)

Andy Fairweather-Low - Reggae Tune (live vocal over the record)

Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting number one (edited version of repeat)

Rod Stewart - Farewell (playout disc with audience dancing)

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Reading

BBC1 Mix Me A Person 11.13 pm - 12.55 am movie with Adam Faith

LWT No Honestly 8.30 - 9.00 pm (first episode)

theme by Lindsay De Paul

LWT Russell Harty Plus 11.00 - 11.45 pm

David Essex – There’s Something About You Baby

Jimmy Savile


Saturday 5th October 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula... And Favourite Things 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Petula Clark

Jack Jones

BBC2 Open Door 2.25 - 3.00 pm (repeat)

The Nite Blues Steel band and A Town Divided

BBC2 2nd House 9:10 - 10:40 pm

Pete Townshend interviewed by Melvin Bragg 9:10 – 9:40 pm

The Who live at Charlton Athletic Football ground 9:40 – 10:40 pm

LWT Saturday Scene 9.45 am - 12.00 pm

Sparks

ATV Tiswas 10:10 - 11:05 pm

content unknown

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Noddy Holder of Slade

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Hosted by Big Phil

Bay City Rollers

Bullfrog

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

The Summer Bees (Mexican instrumentalists)

Zenith Hot Stompes (jazz band)

Norman Skinner (singer)

Wendy Jayne & Allan Grainger (vocal duo)


Sunday 6th October 1974

BBC1 Judy: Impressions of Garland 10.50 - 11.45 pm

Judy Garland

BBC2 International Cabaret 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Lovelace Watkins

LWT The Osmonds: China 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Patricia Cahill - Didn't We

HTV Animate Objects

George Melly presents a selection of cartoons


Monday 7th October 1974

BBC1 Pebble Mill at One 1.00 - 1.45 pm

Shirley Bassey interviewed by Donny MacLeod

Thames Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall 3.55 - 4.25 pm (repeat)

HTV Stars in the West

Anita Harris


Tuesday 8th October 1974

BBC1 Omnibus: Tommy Steele; My Life My Song 8.00 - 9.00 pm

concert special

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 - 11:30 pm

NB Johnny Rivers was scheduled to appear but went back to the USA instead

Hosted by Bob Harris

Andy Fairweather-Low - Spider Jiving, The Light Within

Link Wray - I Got To Ramble (Filmfinders clip)

Queen - Son and Daughter, Modern Times Rock and Roll (The Rainbow, London, March 1974)

Splinter - Costa FineTown, China Light

Maria Mulduar - Midnight at the Oasis (concert clip, USA TV)

Syreeta - interview

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough - Born With A Smile On My Face, Vado Via

Lyn Paul - Who's Sorry Now

Daniel Boone - Sunshine City

Hello - Tell Him

Bitter Suite - Goodbye America


Wednesday 9th October 1974

BBC2 Colour My Soul 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Madeline Bell, Jimmy Helms


Thursday 10th October 1974

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm (on LWT 12th October 1974)

Labi Siffre

Sparks - At Home At Work At Play, Thanks But No Thanks, Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth

Dave Dee, Dozy, Mick and Tich

possibly Robert Wyatt

Scottish Showcase

Georgia Brown

Madeline Bell

Ray Fell

Stuart Gillies


Friday 11th October 1974

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

Hosted by Paul Burnett

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Barry Blue - Hot Shot

Bay City Rollers - All Of Me Loves All Of You (live vocal)

Gary Shearston - I Get A Kick Out Of You (disc)

George McCrae - I Can't Leave You Alone

John Denver - Annie’s Song (repeat)

Ken Boothe - Everything I Own (promo clip)

The Kiki Dee Band - I Got The Music In Me (repeat)

Queen - Killer Queen (Freddie wearing black jacket and white shirt and black glove on right hand)

Robert Wyatt - I'm A Believer

Slade - Far Far Away

Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer

The Commodores - Machine Gun (disc)

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Reading

HTV Alan Stivell and His Group In Concert 11.00 - 11.30 pm

LWT Russell Harty 11.10 - 11.55 pm

Bryan Ferry – It Ain’t Me Babe


Saturday 12th October 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula: Dancing on a Saturday Night 8:10 - 8:40 pm

Petula Clark

LWT Saturday Scene 9.50 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10:10 - 11:35 am

content unknown

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Lynsey De Paul

Dave Cash of Capital Radio

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 12.00 - 12.30 pm

Hosted by Dave Cash

Kestral - I Believe In You, Take It Away

Mud - Rock-It, The End Of The World, Shake Rattle and Roll / See You Later Alligator

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Victoria Wood

Granada George

George Melly


Sunday 13th October 1974

BBC1 Omnibus: Alan Price part three: Between Today and Yesterday 10:50 - 11:45 pm (repeat)

LWT The Osmonds: Jimmy and James in London 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Lynsey DePaul


Monday 14th October 1974

Thames The X Film: The System 10.35 pm - 12.15 am movie with The Searchers theme


Tuesday 15th October 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 - 11:25 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Climax Blues Band - Amerita, Losin' The Humbles

Guru Guru - Dagobert Duck's 100th Birthday (Filmfinders clip)

Barclay James Harvest – Crazy City, For No One (live at Drury Lane theatre, London)

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - You Really Got A Hold On Me (The TAMI Show)

Manfred Mann’s Earth Band - Give Me The Good Earth

Lindisfarne - Tonight (Charlton FC concert clip)

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea with Barry Blue

Jigsaw - You're Not The Only Girl (live vocal)

Ayshea - Arizona (live vocal)

Bay City Rollers - All Of Me Loves All Of You (live)

Eli Culbertson - I Need Your Love Tonight (live vocal)

Ayshea - Love Song (live vocal)

Barry Blue - Hot Shot (live vocal)

Bay City Rollers presented with silver discs, Shang A Lang (playing at a funfair)


Wednesday 16th October 1974

BBC2 Colour My Soul 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Madeline Bell

Jimmy Helms


Thursday 17th October 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 – 8:00 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Slade – Far Far Away

The Cats – Be My Day

The Wombles – Minuetto Allegretto

Ken Boothe– Everything I Own

David Essex – Gonna Make You A Star

Dana – Please Tell Him That I Said Hello

Slim Whitman – Happy Anniversary (audience dancing)

Roxy Music – All I Want Is You (repeat 4th October 1974)

Peter Shelley – Gee Baby (repeat)

The Drifters – Down On The Beach Tonight (repeat 4th October 1974)

Santana – Samba Pa Ti (Pan’s People)

Sweet Sensation – Sad Sweet Dreamer

The Tymes – You Little Trustmaker (audience dancing and credits)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Twiggs 9.30 - 10.00 pm

Bryan Ferry - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, & Twiggy - What A Wonderful World

Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted

BBC2 Garry Watson reads ‘A Kite Is A Victim’ by Leonard Cohen 11:50 - 11:55 pm

Granada 45 5:20 - 5:50 pm (on LWT 19th October 1974)

David Essex

Swindle

Brian Protheroe


Friday 18th October 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Reading

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Rod Stewart (drunk) – Bring It On Home To Me


Saturday 19th October 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula: What’s New 8:40 - 9:10 pm

Petula Clark

Telly Savalas (as a singer)

BBC2 2nd House 8:10 - 9:40 pm

includes Randy Newman - interview and songs from Good Old Boys

LWT Saturday Scene 9.50 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 am

Andy Fairweather-Low

Hank Marvin

ATV Tiswas 10:10 - 11:35 am

content unknown

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 12.00 - 12.30 pm

contents unknown

ATV New Faces 5.30 - 6.30 pm

Ian Noble (singer)

Bladderak (vocal duo)

Next of Kin (group)

Pippa Dell (singer)


Sunday 20th October 1974

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.04 - 4.35 pm (first in new series)

The Wombles

BBC2 International Cabaret 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Edmund Hockridge

The Kaye Sisters

LWT The Osmonds: Sir Donald of Bavaria 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Alan Elsdon and his Jazzband

Granada Cinema 11.0 - 11.30 pm

George Melly looks at rock n roll movies


Monday 21st October 1974

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

All winners show

Triad


Tuesday 22nd October 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:20 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Country Joe McDonald - TV Blues (includes the BBC/ITV colour test card and colour bars) NB this was shown in the pre-title sequence

Supertramp - Dreamer, Rudy

Robert Palmer - How Much Fun (Filmfinders clip)

PFM - Four Holes in the Ground (Advision Studios, London)

Country Joe McDonald - Holy Roller, Living In The Country

Robert Greenfield - interview (author of book about the Rolling Stones 'Touring Party')

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich


Wednesday 23rd October 1974

BBC2 Colour My Soul 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Jimmy Helms

Labi Siffre

Big Jim Sullivan


Thursday 24th October 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Ken Boothe - Everything I Own

The Bay City Rollers - All Of Me Loves All Of You (repeat 11th October 1974)

The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (disc)

George McCrae - I Can't Leave You Alone (repeat 11th October 1974)

Glitter Band - Let's Get Together Again

Splinter - Costafine Town (live vocal)

The Stylistics - Let's Put It All Together (disc)

Queen - Killer Queen (Freddie wearing fur jacket)

Sparks - Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth

Three Degrees - Get Your Love Back

Gary Shearston - I Get A Kick Out Of You

Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You (repeat 27th September 1974)

BBC2 Show Of The Week: Johnny Mathis 9:30 - 10:15 pm

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm (on LWT 26th October 1974)

John Baldry - Crazy Lady

The Drifters - Down on the Beach Tonight

The Three Degrees - Get Your Love Back

Lynsey De Paul - No Honestly

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Bed In The Corner, possibly one other song

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 5.20 - 5.50 pm

John Miles

Fogg

Scottish Showcase (shown by Anglia 10.30 - 11.00 pm)

Anne Shelton

Rostal and Schaefer

The Fantastics


Friday 25th October 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Reading

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

content unknown


Saturday 26th October 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula: The Roaring Forties 8.50 - 9.20 pm

Petula Clark

The Pointer Sisters – Steamheat, medley with Petula

LWT London Bridge

Capital Radio article

LWT Saturday Scene 9.45 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 12.00 - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.30 - 6.30 pm

on panel - Mickey Most

Jess and The Gingerbreads (group)

Barry Lee (singer)

Avril Karr (singer)

LWT What’s Good For The Goose 9.45 - 11.30 pm movie with The Pretty Things


Sunday 27th October 1974

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.15 - 4.45 pm

Sailor

BBC2 International Cabaret 8.15 - 9.00 pm

From The Talk Of The Town, London

Freda Payne

Sacha Distel

LWT The Osmonds: Paris 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

The Vernons


Monday 28th October 1974

BBC1 Play It Cool 2.40 - 4.00 pm 1962 movie with Billy Fury


Tuesday 29th October 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:20 pm

The show opens with the studio clock stating 10.45

Hosted by Bob Harris

Johnny Winter - Jumping Jack Flash, Golden Olden Days Of Rock and Roll

Van Morrison - Lyndon Arden Stole the Highlights (Filmfinders clip)

Alvin Lee - Don't Be Cruel, Money Honey (The Rainbow, London, March 1974)

Janis Ian - Dance With Me, Stars

Pink Floyd - Echoes excerpt (Crystal Voyager film clip)

Kevin Coyne - Poor Swine (Hyde Park, London, June 1976)

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Roger Whittaker – Every Time Is Going To Be The Last Time


Wednesday 30th October 1974

BBC2 Colour My Soul 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Jimmy Helms

Freda Payne

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy 12.30 - 1.00 pm

content unknown


Thursday 31st October 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Ken Boothe - Everything I Own

The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (Pan's People)

The Drifters - Down On The Beach Tonight (repeat 4th October 1974)

Suzi Quatro - The Wild One

The Hues Corporation - Rockin’ Soul (promo clip)

Slade - Far Far Away (repeat)

David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star

Lynsey De Paul - No Honestly

Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl (promo clip)

The Peppers - Pepper Box (disc)

KC & The Sunshine Band - Sound Your Funky Horn (live)

Barry Blue - Hot Shot (repeat 11th October 1974)

Hello - Tell Him

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm (on LWT 2nd November 1974 12.00 - 12.30 pm)

Sacha Distel

KC & The Sunshine Band (possibly)

Four Tops

Slade

Hudson Ford (possibly)

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Shakin’ Stevens & The Sunsets - Baby I Don't Care, Tiger, Jungle Rock, I'm On Fire, Sweet Little Rock N Roller, Mean Woman Blues / Baby Let's Play House


Friday 1st November 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Wilma Redding

Thames Magpie 4.50 - 5.20 pm

David Essex

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Leo Sayer - Another Time


Saturday 2nd November 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula: His and Hers 8.40 - 9.10 pm

Petula Clark

Jack Jones

LWT Saturday Scene 9.45 am - 12.30 pm

Glyn Poole

Freddie Garrity - The Chicken Song

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Gary Shearston

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.30 - 6.30 pm

Malandra Burrows (singer, comedienne)

Stuart Jackson (singer)

Kydd (six piece group)

Horizon (musical trio)

The Jay I's (group)

ATV Candid Camera 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Marty Wilde


Sunday 3rd November 1974

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.15 - 4.45 pm

Freddie Garrity - The Chicken Song

BBC1 Gene Sings Pitney 10:45 - 11:15 pm

Gene Pitney

LWT The Osmonds 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Roy Budd

The Bachelors


Monday 4th November 1974

Southern The Monday Matinee: Reluctant Heroes of Hill 656 3.00 - 4.25 pm movie with Trini Lopez


Tuesday 5th November 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 - 11:30 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris (has a sparkler to help celebrate bonfire night)

The Kiki Dee Band - Step By Step, You Need Help

Jackson Browne - For A Dancer (Filmfinders clip)

The Allman Brothers - Statesboro Blues (Fillmore East)

The Jess Roden Band - What The Hell, Sad Story

Refugee - Ritt Mickley (The Marquee, London)

Mick Ronson - interview

Thames Looks Familiar 3.55 - 4.25 pm

Lita Roza

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Ayshea Brough - Another Without You Day

Slade

Peter Oliver

Alister Jons


Wednesday 6th November 1974

BBC1 Pebble Mill 1.00 - 1.45 pm

Frank Ifield

BBC2 Colour My Soul 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Jimmy Helms

Thames This Is Your Life: John Conteh 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Paul and Linda McCartney


Thursday 7th November 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Queen - Killer Queen (repeat)

The Javells - Goodbye Nothing To Say (live)

Sparks - Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth

The Glitter - Band Let's Get Together Again

Peter Shelley - Bye Bye (live)

Dionne Warwick & The Detroit Spinners - Then Came You (Pan’s People)

Roxy Music - All I Want Is You (possibly a re-recorded vocal)

Pilot - Magic

Sunny - Headline News (live)

Splinter - Costafine Town (live vocals) NB looks like Kenney Jones at the back

The Rubettes - Juke Box Jive

The Peppers - Pepper Box

Ken Boothe - Everything I Own number one

Barry White You're The First The Last My Everything (playout record)

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm

Russ Ballard - Fly Away

Janis Ian - The Man

Bugatti And Musker - Take Me With You

Ducks Deluxe - Love's Melody, Topping

Mud - Shake, Rattle and Roll, Hippy, Hippy Shake, See You Later Alligator, Blue Moon

KC & The Sunshine Band (possibly)

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Geordie

Lamplight

The Freelanders

NB another source has this as Shakin' Stevens


Friday 8th November 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 Introducing Diane Solomon 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Diane Solomon

with Ed Welch

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Barbara Dickson - The Bleak Mid Winter


Saturday 9th November 1974

LWT Saturday Scene 9.45 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Bay City Rollers

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am -12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.30 - 6.30 pm

All winners show


Sunday 10th November 1974

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.15 - 4.45 pm

The Rockin’ Berries

BBC2 International Cabaret 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Sylvia

Gilbert Becuad

LWT The Osmonds: Denmark 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.25 pm

The Bachelors

Anne Shelton


Monday 11th November 1974

Southern Jim's World 2.00 - 2.30 pm

Lyn Paul


Tuesday 12th November 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:00 - 11:40 pm

Golden Earring - Candy's Going Bad, Love Is A Rodeo (NB a band member later says that ‘someone should kick that guy in the balls’ when referring to Bob Harris)

Status Quo - Big Fat Mama (Empire Pool, Wembley, London)

Seventh Wave - Things To Come (animated film)

Snafu - Lock and Key, Big Dog Lusty (The Marquee club, London)

Cover Job - Hipgnosis and Roger Dean album artwork exhibition article

no Lift Off With Ayshea due to coverage of the Chancellor's Budget


Wednesday 13th November 1974

BBC2 Colour My Soul 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Jimmy Helms

BBC2 Midweek Cinema: Poor Cow 9.55 - 11.35 pm 1967 movie with theme by Donovan

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Horslips


Thursday 14th November 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star (repeat)

Lynsey De Paul - No Honestly

Cilla Black - He Was A Writer (live)

The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron

Donny Osmond - Where Did All The Good Times Go

Gary Glitter - Oh Yes You're Beautiful

Suzi Quatro - The Wild One

Ronnie Corbett - Fanny (live)

Ace - How Long

Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything (disc)

Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl

Chi-Lites Too Good To Be Forgotten (promo clip)

Wings - Junior's Farm (disc)

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm

The Kinks

Ayshea Brough - Another Without You Day

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Mungo Jerry

Raw Spirit


Friday 15th November 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 Mike Yarwood Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Peters & Lee

Reflections (vocal group signed to Purple Records)

BBC1 Introducing Diane Solomon 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Diane Solomon

Ed Welch

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

content unknown


Saturday 16th November 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula: The Tale Of A Scorpio 8.55 - 9.25 pm

Petula Clark

Georgia Brown

BBC2 2nd House 9:25 - 10:55 pm

includes John, Paul, George, Ringo...and Bert with Barbara Dickson

Tyne Tees In Tune 9:05 - 9:35 am

content unknown

LWT Saturday Scene 9.45 am - 12.30 pm

Peter Oliver (ex-New Seekers)

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Roy Wood on painting

LWT Cassidy Saturday 12.00 - 12.30 pm

David Cassidy

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.30 - 6.30 pm

Panel - Mickie Most, Alan A Freeman

Nicky Hamilton (singer)

Melody Sound (group)

Patti Flynn (singer)

Avenue (group)


Sunday 17th November 1974

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.15 - 4.45 pm

Pilot

BBC2 Benny Goodman Special 8.15 - 9.00 pm

LWT The Osmonds: India 11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Anita Harris


Monday 18th November 1974

BBC1 Panorama: Younger Every Day 8.10 - 9.00 pm

The Heavy Metal Kids - live clip

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Sugarland Express (group)


Tuesday 19th November 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:35 - 11:20 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Joni Mitchell with Tom Scott & The LA Express at the New Victoria Theatre, London, May 1974

She's So Busy Being Free, Big Yellow Taxi, The Case of You, Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire, Trouble Child, Help Me, Car on the Hill, Clouds, Raised on Robbery

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.20 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Geordie - Ride On Baby

Freddie Garrity - The Chicken Song

Together - Mighty Murgatroyd

Julian Brook - If You Change With The Seasons


Wednesday 20th November 1974

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 8.10 - 8.35 pm

George Hamilton IV

Magna Carta

Pete Sayers

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Fruupp


Thursday 21st November 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Wings - Junior’s Farm

Elvis Presley - My Boy (promo clip)

Peppers - Pepper Box (repeat 7th November 1974)

Hot Chocolate - Cherie Baby

Carl Douglas - Dance The Kung Fu

Lulu - The Man With The Golden Gun (live)

Queen - Killer Queen (Freddie wearing red shirt and white pants)

Alvin Stardust - Tell Me Why

Hello - Tell Him

The Javells - Goodbye Nothing To Say (disc)

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (Pan's People)

The Rubettes - Juke Box Jive

David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star (live vocal) number one (with Wings joining in on ‘I don’t fink so’)

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm (on LWT 23rd November 1974)

Splinter - Costafine Town

Hot Chocolate - Cheri Babe

Ralph Mctell - Streets Of London

John Christie

Geordie - Ride On Baby

Phillip Goodhand-Tait - You Are

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Hosted by Dave Cash

Beckett

Cozy Powell - Na Na Na


Friday 22nd November 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 Introducing Diane Solomon 10.55 - 11.25 pm

Diane Solomon

Ed Welch

Thames Magpie 4.50 - 5.20 pm

Jazz music in New Orleans

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Gary Glitter – You’re Beautiful


Saturday 23rd November 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula: Off To The Movies 8.40 - 9.10 pm

Petula Clark

David Essex – Stardust, medley with Petula & Michael York

Tyne Tees In Tune 9.05 - 9.35 am

content unknown

LWT Saturday Scene 9.45 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 am

Barry Blue

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.30 - 6.30 pm

Lee and Marie Grant (vocal duo)

Julie Laird (singer)

Winter's Tale (group)

The Headline News (harmony group)


Sunday 24th November 1974

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.14 - 4.45 pm

content unknown

BBC1 The Royal Variety Performance 7.25 - 10.10 pm (news break 8.50 - 9.05 pm)

Paper Lace

Perry Como

LWT The Osmonds: Yukon 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

The Bachelors

Vince Hill


Monday 25th November 1974

BBC1 The Monday Film: The Family Way 9.35 - 11.25 pm 1966 movie music written by Paul McCartney

BBC2 Second City Firsts: Squire 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Alan Hull of Lindisfarne in acting role and writes the music

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Remember (vocal guitar duo)

Malcolm James McVicar (singer)


Tuesday 26th November 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:40 pm - 12:20 am (although at the beginning of the show the studio clock looks like 11.45 pm)

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Pretty Things - Singapore Silk Torpedo, Dream / Joey

Gentle Giant - Octopus medley (The Drury Lane Theatre, London, March 1974)

Tonto's Expanding Headband - Tonto's Travels (animated film clip)

Can - Dizzy Dizzy (in recording studio in Cologne)

Jackie Lynton’s Grande - Last Say (poem), I Don't Need You

Granada Lift Off With Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea Brough

Stavely Makepeace - Runaround Sue

Hello - Tell Him

Zig Zag - The Bump (perform to their own record)

Alvin Stardust - Tell Me Why


Wednesday 27th November 1974

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 9.00 - 9.25 pm

George Hamilton IV

John D Loudermilk

Fivepenny Piece

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Pumpkinhead

Brendan Quinn

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Abba

Kristina Sparkle

Kenny Everett (voice over)


Thursday 28th November 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Paul Burnett

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Disco Tex & The Sex-o-Lettes - Get Dancing (disc)

Pilot - Magic

The Javells feat Nosmo King - Goodbye Nothing To Say

Kenny - The Bump

The Goodies - The Inbetweenies

Wayne Gibson - Under My Thumb

Al Green - Sha-la-la (Make me happy) (disc)

Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything (promo clip)

Suzi Quatro - The Wild One (repeat)

Gary Glitter - Oh Yes You're Beautiful (repeat 14th November 1974)

Splinter - Costafine Town

Ace - How long

David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star (repeat)

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm (shown on LWT 30th November 1974)

Philip Goodhand-Tait - You Are

Ronnie Lane and the Passing Show - What Went Down

Sweet - The Six Teens, You're Not Wrong For Loving Me/Lady Starlight

Wild Honey - Gotta Find A Way

Johnny Ricco - Ruanaround Sue

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Sweet

Sandgate


Friday 29th November 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 Introducing Diane Solomon 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Diane Solomon

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

content unknown


Saturday 30th November 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula: And All That Jazz 8.45 - 9.15 pm

Petula Clark

Oscar Peterson

Tyne Tees In Tune 9.05 - 9.35 am

content unknown

LWT Saturday Scene 9.45 am - 12.30 pm

Bay City Rollers

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown


Sunday 1st December 1974

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 4.40 - 5.10 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Omnibus: Oscar Peterson and Andre Previn 9.45 - 10.55 pm

BBC2 A Day With Dana 8.15 - 8.45 pm

LWT The Osmonds: The Black Forest (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

The Bachelors

The Three Degrees - Get Your Love Back

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Rod McKuen


Tuesday 3rd December 1974

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:55 - 11:35 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Freddie King

The Sutherland Brothers and Quiver

Bruce Johnston

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea, with guest host Sally James

Ayshea Brough

The Goodies - The Inbetweenies

Micky Moonshine - Baby Blue

The Cats - Be My Day

Gary Glitter


Wednesday 4th December 1974

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 9.00 - 9.25 pm

George Hamilton IV

Bill Clifton

Ulster Sounds Like McEvoy 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Chips

Yorkshire Sounds Like Les Dawson 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Olivia Newton-John


Thursday 5th December 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Bachman Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet (promo clip)

Abba - So Long (re-recording)

George McCrae - You Can Have It All (live)

Hello - Tell Him

Mud vLonely This Christmas

Rod Stewart & The Faces - You Can Make Me Dance Sing Or Anything (disc)

Alvin Stardust - Tell Me Why

Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything (Pan's People)

Rupie Edwards - Ire Feelings

KC & The Sunshine Band - Sound Your Funky Horn (repeat 31st October 1974)

The Rubettes - Juke Box Jive

The Wombles - Wombling Merry Christmas

The Tymes - Ms.Grace (live)

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm (on LWT 7th December 1974)

Alvin Stardust

Zig Zag

Roy Harper

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Hosted by Dave Cash, Big Phil

Kelly's Eye


Friday 6th December 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 Val Meets The VIPs 5.10 - 5.35 pm

Lyn Paul interviewed by Val Singleton

BBC1 Introducing Diane Solomon 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Diane Solomon

with Ed Welch

ITV Kreskin 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Vera Lynn

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

content unknown


Saturday 7th December 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula:The One Man Band 8:50 - 9:10 pm

Petula Clark

Gilbert O’Sullivan – Christmas Song, & Petula - Fifteen Times, Can't Get You To Love Me

BBC2 Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra 9.10 - 10.05 pm

Royal Albert Hall, London

Tyne Tees In Tune

content unknown

LWT Saturday Scene 9.50 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 am

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.30 - 6.30 pm

on panel Mickie Most

New Image (group)

Smokey Blue (country and western group)

The Naden Brothers (duo)


Sunday 8th December 1974

BBC2 A Day With Dana 8.15 - 8.45 pm

LWT The Osmonds: Italy 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Max Bygraves

Ronnie Corbett - Fanny

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Anita Harris

ATV Sunday TV Movie: Dr Cook’s Garden

Bing Crosby in acting role


Tuesday 10th December 1974

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm

Hosted by Ayshea

Ayshea Brough

Mr Big

Laari – The Other Side Of Me

Peter Noone - Meet Me On The Corner Down at Joe's Cafe

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Graham Maclean (singer)

Touch of Velver (group)

Bruce and Vivienne (vocal duo)


Wednesday 11th December 1974

BBC2 George Hamilton IV and Other Folk 9.15 - 9.40 pm

George Hamilton IV

Roger Whittaker

Saffron

The Johnny Young Band


Thursday 12th December 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything (promo clip)

Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

Gary Glitter - Oh Yes You're Beautiful

Gilbert O'Sullivan - Christmas Song

Rod Stewart & The Faces - You Can Make Me Dance Sing Or Anything (promo clip)

Status Quo - Down Down

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (disc)

Disco Tex & The Sex-O-Lettes - Get Dancing (promo clip)

The Goodies - The Inbetweenies

Ralph McTell - Streets Of London

Showaddywaddy - Hey Mr Christmas

Ken Boothe - Crying Over You

Wizzard - Are You Ready To Rock

BBC2 Show Of The Week: An Evening With Nana Mouskouri part one 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Nana Mouskouri

featuring The Athenians

Granada 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm

Hosted by Dave Jensen

Bay City Rollers - Angel, Angel, Shang-A-Lang, Be My Baby

Wayne Gibson - Under My Thumb

Maynard Williams

Hustler

Zig Zag

Medicine Head

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene 5.2- 5.50 pm

Peter Scott

Prelude

Jack The Lad


Friday 13th December 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

BBC1 Introducing Diane Solomon 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Diane Solomon

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Georgie Fame – The Ali Shuffle


Saturday 14th December 1974

BBC1 The Sound Of Petula: The Young At Heart 8.40 - 9.10 pm

content unknown

LWT Saturday Scene 9.50 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Article on candle making featuring the band Hello

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Tyne Tees In Tune

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.20 pm

on panel Mickie Most


Sunday 15th December 1974

LWT The Osmonds: Transylvania 11.30 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

BBC2 A Day With Dana 8.15 - 8.45 pm

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Monday 16th December 1974

BBC1 Wonderful Life 2.04 - 4.00 pm Cliff Richard movie


Tuesday 17th December 1974

Granada Lift Off with Ayshea 4.25 - 4.50 pm (final show)

Beano - Candy Baby

J Vincent Edwards - Wonderland

Ayshea Brough - Another Without You Day

Crane - American Dream (Tony Crane of The Merseybeats)

Stephanie Sykes - Only Love

Mungo Jerry - All Dressed Up (Him & Us dance troupe)

Ayshea Brough - Thank The Lord For The Nightime

Showaddywaddy - Hey Mr Christmas (promo clip)

ABBA - So Long (Him and Us dance troupe)

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric

Thames Welcome Back Mr Alpert... 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Herb Alpert & His Tijuana Brass special


Wednesday 18th December 1974

BBC2 John D Loudermilk 9:10 - 9:35 pm


Thursday 19th December 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:20 - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds (NB Edmonds buys a new off-the-peg three-piece suit at £30 a time for each TOTP he does. He tells the Daily Mirror "The kids who watch the show notice these things. They complain every time I wear the same shirt or tie more than once.")

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Disco Tex & The Sex-o-Lettes - Get Dancing (disc)

The Wombles - Wombling Merry Christmas

David Essex - Stardust

Kenny - The Bump

Alvin Stardust - Tell Me Why

Wayne Gibson - Under My Thumb

Bachman Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet (promo clip)

Ringo Starr - Only You (promo clip)

Billy Swan - I Can Help

Donny & Marie Osmond - Morning Side Of The Mountain

H B Barnum - We're Having A Party

Gloria Gaynor - Never Can Say Goodbye (Pan’s People)

Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything (promo clip)

Mud - Lonely This Christmas

BBC2 Show Of The Week: An Evening With Nana Mouskouri part two 9.30 - 10.20 pm

Nana Mouskouri

featuring The Athenians

Tyne Tees About Britain: Jazz on Tyne

Humphrey Lyttleton, Ronnie Scott

Granada 45 5.15 - 5.50 pm

Lynsey De Paul

Viola Wills - I Believe in Miracles

Barbara Dickson - Here Comes The Sun

The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron

Abba

HTV Paxton at Colston

Tom Paxton


Friday 20th December 1974

BBC1 Top Score 2.55 - 3.25 pm

Danny Street

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.25 pm

The ITN newsreaders sing Christmas carols


Saturday 21st December 1974

BBC1 Petula Sings Christmas 8.45 - 9.30 pm

Petula Clark

BBC1 Parkinson 11.30 pm - 12.30 am

Andy Williams

Claudine Longet

BBC2 Network: The Corries in Concert 10.20 - 10.50 pm

TV Times Pro Am Darts tournament with Anita Harris

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

John Entwistle

LWT Saturday Scene 9.50 am - 12.30 pm

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ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

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ITV Sport World Of Sport 3.10 - 3.50 pm

ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.20 pm

Mickie Most on panel

20th Century Steel Sound (steel band)

Moon Williams (singer)

Ricky Lockhead (singer and guitar)

Two a Penny (duo)

Yorkshire Les Dawson’s Christmas Box 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Gilbert O’Sullivan - Christmas Song

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen


Sunday 22nd December 1974

LWT The Osmonds: Rio de Janeiro 11.30 pm - 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV Sunday Matinee: Jazzboat 3.10 - 4.40 pm movie with Anthony Newley

ATV The Golden Shot 4.40 - 5.35 pm

Max Bygraves - medley of Christmas songs

The Turnstyle - You Make Me Feel Brand New


Monday 23rd December 1974

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:05 - 6:55 pm

BBC1 The Graduate 1968 movie 9.20 - 11.05 pm with songs by Simon and Garfunkel

BBC1 The Spinners at Christmas 11.05 - 11.35 pm

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Songwriters contest

Jim n Andy

Calli

Stuart Gillies

Cool Breeze

Salt and Pepper

Canticle

Frankie McBride

Scottish Showcase

Russ Conway


Tuesday 24th December 1974 Christmas Eve

BBC1 The Diane Solomon Show 3.35 - 4.15 pm

Diane Solomon

Demis Roussos

BBC1 Aladdin 4:15 - 5:55 pm

The Crackerjack Pantomime with The Goodies, Pan’s People, Dana

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:05 - 11:00 pm

NB stereo simulcast with BBC Radio One

Hosted by Bob Harris

Elton John live in concert, The Odeon, Hammersmith, London

Pre-transmission - White Christmas, Grimsby, Rocket Man, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Daniel, Grey Seal

Live transmission begins - Bennie and the Jets, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, I Saw Her Standing There, Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me, Honky Cat, Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting, Crocodile Rock, The Bitch Is Back, Your Song

Rod Stewart and Gary Glitter on stage at the end

Thames Follow that Dream Elvis Presley movie

ATV Tiswas 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Border Look Who's Talking 1.45 - 2.45 pm

Compilation show with Anita Harris, Roger Whittaker, Tony Hatch, Jackie Trent

Thames Magpie Christmas Special 4.30 - 5.15 pm

The Rockin' Berries - The Twelve Days of Christmas

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric


Wednesday 25th December 1974 Christmas Day

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

NB There is no audience, and the hosts are using a blue/green screen

Hosted by Jimmy Savile and Tony Blackburn

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

Mud - Lonely This Christmas (Les Grey with piano)

The Rubettes chat to Tony Blackburn

The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason (promo clip with Christmas scenery)

Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer (live)

Mud with Tony Blackburn

The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me (Pan's People)

Lyn Paul with Jimmy Savile

David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star (live vocal over the record) The Rubettes and Tony Blackburn join in on 'I don't fink so'

Tony Blackburn with The Rubettes

Paper Lace - Billy Don’t Be A Hero (live vocal over the record)

Carl Douglas with Jimmy Savile

The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again (live)

David Essex shares a Christmas cracker joke with Tony Blackburn

Ken Booth - Everything I Own (live vocal over re-recorded track)

Abba - Waterloo (live)

The Three Degrees with Jimmy Savile

Charles Aznavour - She (live)

Alvin Stardust with Tony Blackburn

Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything (Pan's People)

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody (live vocal over the record) NB all wearing white and leave the stage before the end to join the ensemble

Whole Lotta Love (over credits)

BBC1 True Grit 4.05 - 5.10 pm 1969 movie with Glen Campbell

Thames Sooty's Christmas Party 9.30 - 10.00 am

Gerry Marsden

Granada Christmas Rock On With 45 1:15 - 2:00 pm

Introduced by Kid Jensen & Emperor Rosko

Mud - Lonely this Christmas

Bay City Rollers

Colin Blunstone

Ken Boothe

Dave Cousins

Rick Wakeman

Queen - Killer Queen

Thames David Nixon's Christmas Magic 2.00 - 3.00 pm

Lynsey De Paul

ATV Meet Peters and Lee 5.45 - 6.15 pm

Peters and Lee - Welcome Home, Closer, others

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour 6.15 - 7.15 pm

Dana

ATV Christmas Singalong With (not listed in newspapers)

Sacha Distel

The Bachelors


Thursday 26th December 1974 Boxing Day

BBC1 Help! 10.30 am - 12.00 pm 1965 Beatles movie

BBC1 Cilla 6:15 - 7:00 pm

David Essex

The Wombles

BBC1 The Good Old Days 11.30 pm - 12.25 am

Wilma Reading

ATV The Partridge Family: Don't Bring Your Guns To Town Santa 8.30 - 9.00 am

Thames Chipperfield's Christmas Circus 1.00 - 2.00 pm

Ed Stewart is the ringmaster

ATV The Golden Shot 5.15 - 6.15 pm

Max Bygraves

Tony Christie

ATV Tonight With Danny la Rue 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Tony Hatch

Mickie Most


Friday 27th December 1974

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 5:20 - 6:05 pm

NB No audience with normal show scenery

Hosted by Noel Edmonds, Dave Lee Travis

Theme - Whole Lotta Love

The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love (alternate vocal track over the record)

John Denver - Annie's Song (TV show clip)

Alvin Stardust - Jealous Mind (live vocal over re-recorded track)

George McCrae - Rock Your Baby (live) has a turkey with knife stuck in it on the stage

Stephanie De Sykes - Born With A Smile On My Face (live)

Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us (repeat 6th June 1974)

Gary Glitter - Always Yours

Sylvia - Y Viva Espana (repeat 15th August 1974)

Queen - Killer Queen (repeat 24th October 1974)

Ray Stevens - The Streak (repeat 6th June 1974)

Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive (repeat)

Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting (live)

Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun (Musik Laden)

Mud - Tiger Feet (with the Mud roadies on stage doing the dance)

Ensemble - Tiger Feet

BBC2 Tony Bennett at The Festival Hall 6:05 - 7:05 pm

ATV Des O’ Connor Entertains 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Des O’ Connor - Tie A Yellow Ribbon, Smile Smile Smile


Saturday 28th December 1974

BBC1 Shirley Bassey 8.30 - 9.20 pm

Shirley Bassey

Neil Diamond & Shirley Bassey - Play Me

BBC1 That's Life 1974 11.20 pm - 12.20 am

Stephanie De Sykes - performs 'song of the year'

LWT Saturday Scene 9.50 am - 12.30 pm

LWT London Bridge 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Brian May of Queen

Filming of movie "Popstick" with The Glitter Band, The Rubettes

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

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ATV New Faces 5.20 - 6.20 pm

Panel - Alan A Freeman

Jo Vartan (singer)

The Colin Phillips Combo

Goody Two Shoes (group)

Stuart Newton Duo

ATV It's Norman 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

The Kaye Sisters

Tyne Tees In Tune

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Sunday 29th December 1974

BBC1 Sing A Song of Secombe 7.25 - 8.15 pm

The Nolans

Nina

BBC2 A Day With Dana 10.05 - 10.35 pm

LWT The Osmonds: Coming Home to Utah 11.30 am p 12.00 pm (repeat)

ATV Elton John and Bernie Taupin: Say Goodbye, Norma Jean, and Other Things . . . 12:00 - 1:10 pm (repeat 4th December 1973)

ATV The Golden Shot 4.00 - 5.00 pm

Max Bygraves

The Peddlers

HTV Tom Paxton at the Colston 11.34 pm - 12.00 am

Tom Paxton


Monday 30th December 1974

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.40 - 7.30 pm

Variety Club awards show

Millican & Nesbit

Lena Zavaroni

Airborne

Helen Foster

Lance Wyndsor


Tuesday 31st December 1974

BBC1 The Monkees 10.00 - 10.25 pm (repeat)

BBC1 Top Of The Year: Variety Club Awards 10:55 pm - 12:00 am

Ed Stewart

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test: Rock Till Two 12:03 - 2:00 am

NB Bad Company were not able to appear, while the Daily Mirror has Fumble as appearing instead of Ace. As well as the best bits of the last year it also contains two new live sets from Ace and Leo Sayer in front of a small audience.

Bob Harris appears from the TARDIS to wish us a Happy New Year!

Cheech and Chong - Basketball Jones (cartoon promo clip)

Ace - Time Ain't Long, Satellite, I Ain't Gonna Stand For This No More, Sniffin' About

Tim Buckley - Dolphins (repeat 21st May 1974)

Goldie Zelkowitz - Little by Little (repeat 10th April 1974)

Jesse Colin Young - Song For Juli (repeat 17th April 1974)

The Doobie Brothers – Eyes Of Silver (repeat 24th April 1974)

Leo Sayer - In My Life, Drop Back (NB balloons drop from the ceiling during the song), The Bells of St Mary's, Another Time, Tomorrow, The Dancer

Return To Forever - Space Circus (repeat 12th March 1974)

The Steve Miller Band - Your Cash Ain't Nothing But Trash (repeat 20th November 1973)

Dory Previn - Cold Water Canyon (repeat 18th June 1974)

Van Morrison – Caravan (repeat 26th February 1974)

ATV The Val Doonican Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Val Doonican

Fabric

Granada New Year’s Eve at the Wheeltappers And Shunters Social Club 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Freddie Garrity - The Chicken Song

Matt Monro - Around The Word, Born Free, The Happy Song

Design

Scottish Ring In The New

Vince Hill

Eve Graham - Over The Rainbow


Also this year

LWT Saturday Scene

Gary Glitter - interview and presented with platinum disc

ITV Slade - Old New Borrowed and Blue TV ad

ATV Lift Off

10cc - Silly Love

Tyne Tees News

Strawbs Interview about Grace Darling and a visit to the lighthouse with the RNLI

BBC Schools c.February

Man’s First Seven Inch Record

BBC2 Second House

Sonny Rollins at Ronnie Scott's. Filmed in July but not broadcast until 2012 by BBC4

BBC1 or 2 First Impressions

with Simon Le Bon (no mention on BBC Genome though)

Yorkshire Junior Showtime June

David and Andy Williams - three songs

BBC1 Blue Peter June

David and Andy Williams

STV Showcase

Series recorded in January features Frankie Vaughan, Juniper Green, Charles Aznavour, Mirielle Mathieu, Anne Shelton, Samantha Jones, Marion Montgomery, Paul and Barry Ryan, The New Vaudeville Band, Malcolm Roberts, Madeline Bell

BBC1 Blue Peter

The Wombles - Wombling Merry Christmas (NB Mike Batt later claims he was bitten on the backside by Shep the dog)

Thames Magpie

Slade write a jingle for the show's 500th edition, to the tune of Far Far Away

BBC / ITV Green Cross Code advert

Joe Brown

ITV Kellogs Country Store advert

sung by Maddy Prior