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1975


Wednesday 1st January 1975

BBC1 The Monkees


Thursday 2nd January 1975

BBC1 The Monkees

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Wizzard Are You Ready To Rock

The Tymes Ms.Grace (repeat)

The Wombles Wombling Merry Christmas

John Holt Help Me Make It Through The Night (Pans People)

Status Quo Down Down

Philip & Vanessa Two Sleepy People (live)

Kenny The Bump

Elvis Presley My Boy (TOTP film)

Pilot January

Ralph McTell Streets Of London

Billy Swan I Can Help (promo clip)

Mud Lonely This Christmas

Southern Rock Around The Clock Bill Haley movie

Anglia Double Trouble Elvis movie

Granada 45

Host: Kid Jensen

Musical guests not known

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames the following day)

Ace


Friday 3rd January 1975

BBC1 The Monkees

BBC1 Crackerjack

Donny & Marie Osmond

The Rubettes

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 4th January 1975

BBC1 Lulu 8:10 - 9:05 pm

The Shadows – A Song For Europe 1: No No Nina

Frankie Valli, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, My Eyes Adored You

LWT London Bridge

Sparks - Ron and Russell Mael cook a meal

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 5th January 1975

BBC2 Presley at Forty: King Creole Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 A Day With Dana

ATV The Golden Shot

Lena Martell

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Malcolm Roberts


Monday 6th January 1975

Thames The Mad Room movie music The Nazz


Tuesday 7th January 1975

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden

ATV The Bob Monkhouse Comedy Hour

Fabric

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Fabric


Thursday 9th January 1975

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

Host: Emperor Rosko

David Essex Stardust

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

Donny & Marie Osmond Morning side of the mountain (repeat)

Gloria Gaynor Never Can Say Goodbye (repeat)

Ken Boothe Crying Over You

Kenny The Bump

Rod Stewart & The Faces You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (Disc)

Sparks Something For The Girl With Everything

Sweet Sensation Purely By Coincidence

The Tymes Ms Grace (Disc)

Wayne Gibson Under My Thumb

Mud Lonely This Christmas

BBC1 Play For Today: Gangsters 9:25 - 11:15 pm

Music Dave Greenslade

Granada 45 5:20 - 5:50 pm

Supertramp - Dreamer

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Dave Eager

The Glitter Band


Friday 10th January 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

Wizzard

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Fumble - Free The Kids, Keep A Knocking

Man - Day and Night, Many Are Called

Tower of Power - What Is Hip?, Knock Yourself Out (concert clips US TV)

Jack Bruce and Mick Taylor - interview

Elvin Bishop - Sunshine Sepcial (Filmfinders clip)

Faron's Flamingos - Do You Love Me (Beat City, Rediffusion 1963)

Eric Burden - The Real Me (Filmfinders clip)

Tyne Tees Kreskin

Keith Fordyce, Dave Lee Travis

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Dorothy Squires

ITV Kreskin

Dave Lee Travis


Saturday 11th January 1975

BBC1 Lulu

The Shadows – A Song For Europe 2: This House Runs on Sunshine

Ralph McTell – Streets of London

BBC2 Change Of Habit Elvis Presley movie

LWT London Bridge

Argent at the Rainbow, London

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 12th January 1975

BBC2 Elvis At Forty: G I Blues Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 A Day With Dana

ATV The Golden Shot

Lena Martell

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris

Millican and Nesbitt


Tuesday 14th January 1975

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Fabric


Wednesday 15th January 1975

ATV Cilla’s Comedy Six: No Harem for Henry 8:00 - 8:30 pm

Cilla plays Linda Pearson who wonders what her husband is up to

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Anita Harris


Thursday 16th January 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Status Quo Down Down (disc)

George McCrae You Can Have It All (repeat)

Glitter Band Goodbye My Love

Queen Now I'm Here

Pilot January (live vocal)

Ringo Starr Only You (promo)

John Holt Help Me Make It Through The Night (Pan's People)

Stevie Wonder Boogie On Reggae Woman (disc)

Mac & Katie Kissoon Sugar Candy Kisses

Ralph Mctell Streets Of London

Ringo Starr Only You (film clip)

Wizzard Are You Ready To Rock (repeat)

Granada Rock On With 45

Frankie Valli My Eyes Adored You

Ace - Rock & Roll Runaway, Sniffin' About

Merlin - Wildcat

Federation

Gene Latter - Sweet Little Rock N Roller

Bones

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames the following day)

Georgie Fame


Friday 17th January 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

John Martyn - One Day Without You, You Can Discover

Robert Plant - interview

Little Feat - Rock & Roll Doctor, Fat Man in the Bath Tub

Bachman Turner Overdrive - Not Fragile (live in Detroit)

Ike & Tina Turner - It's Gonna Work Out Fine, Please, Please, Please (The Big TNT Show)

Joe Walsh - Turn To Stone (Filmfinders clip)

Jefferson Starship - Ride The Tiger (Filmfindersclip clip)

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 18th January 1975

BBC1 Don’t Make Waves movie theme by The Byrds

BBC1 Lulu

The Shadows – A Song For Europe 3: Don't throw it all away

Gilbert O’Sullivan - Nothing to do about much, You are you

BBC2 David Essex In Concert 7:25 - 7:50 pm

BBC2 2nd House 9:05 - 10:35 pm

includes Mike Oldfield at The Royal Albert Hall

LWT London Bridge

Rob Davis of Mud

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada Rock On With 45 11:05 - 11:35 pm (shown on LWT)

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 19th January 1975

BBC1 Omnibus: Ella Fitzgerald at Ronnie Scott’s

BBC2 Joshua Rifkin and Friends

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

Lena Martell


Tuesday 21st January 1975

BBC2 Pro-Celebrity Golf

with Johnny Mathis

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Fabric


Wednesday 22nd January 1975

ATV Cilla’s Comedy Six: Every Husband Has One!

Cilla Black plays housewife Doris

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Dana


Thursday 23rd January 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

The Tymes Ms Grace (repeat)

Donny & Marie Osmond Morning Side Of The Mountain (repeat)

Gilbert O'Sullivan You Are You (re-recording)

Sparks Something For The Girl With Everything (repeat)

Helen Reddy Angie Baby (promo clip)

Stevie Wonder Boogie On Reggae Woman (disc)

Sweet Sensation Purely By Coincidence

Arrows My Last Night With You

Johnny Wakelin Black Superman

Ken Boothe Crying Over You

Carpenters Please Mr Postman (film clip)

BBC1 Anita Sings Harris

Granada Rock On With 45

Musical guests not known

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames the following day)

Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers


Friday 24th January 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Bruce Johnston - interview, Disney Girls

Jo Jo Gunne - Where Is The Show (Filmfindes clip)

Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Look Away (Filmfinders clip)

Robin Trower - Alathea, Fine Day

Bryn Haworth - Ee I Love You Lass, Good Job, Let the Days Go By

Captain Beefheart - Full Moon, Peaches (Free Trade Hall, Manchester)

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Angie Bowie


Saturday 25th January 1975

BBC1 The Monkees

BBC1 Lulu

The Shadows – A Song For Europe 4: Cool Clean Air

BBC2 The National Youth Jazz Orchestra In Concert

LWT London Bridge

Suzi Quatro

Mickie Most

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada Rock On With 45 (shown on LWT)

The Pretty Things - It’s Only Love

The Pearls

Pilot

Cozy Powell’s Hammer

Zig Zag

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 26th January 1975

BBC1 Omnibus: Cracked Actor 10:05 - 11:05 pm

David Bowie in America

ATV The Golden Shot

Lena Martell

LWT Sinatra: The Main Event 7:25 - 8:20 pm


Monday 26th January 1975

Thames Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley movie


Tuesday 28th February 1975

Thames The Sooty Show

Ed Stewart

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Lorna Luft

ATV The Val Doonican Show

Fabric


Wednesday 29th January 1975

BBC1 The Pad And How To Use It movie theme by The Knickerbockers

ATV Cilla’s Comedy Six: Sea View

Cilla Black plays Thelma Fosset


Thursday 30th January 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Pilot January

Elvis Presley Promised Land (disc)

Glitter Band Goodbye My Love

Queen Now I'm Here

Suzi Quatro Your Mama Won't Like Me

Alvin Stardust Good Love Can Never Die (live vocal?)

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)

Andy Fairweather-Low Mellow Down

Mac & Katie Kissoon Sugar Candy Kisses

Wigan's Chosen Few Footsee (disc)

Granada Rock On With 45

Lindesfarne

The Glitter Band

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Musical guests not known


Friday 31st January 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Glitter Band

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:1 - 9:00 pm

Leiber and Stoller - interview

Lynsey De Paul - Let's Boogie, My Man and Me, interview

Strawbs - Lemon Pie, You and I

The Doobie Brothers - Without You (The Rainbow, London)

Rush - Finding My Way (promo clip)

Leiber and Stoller - interview

Poco - One Horse Blue (Filmfinders clip)

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames)

Host: Dave Eager

Splinter

Highway

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Clodagh Rodgers


Saturday 1st February 1975

BBC1 Lulu

The Shadows – A Song For Europe 5: Stand Up Like A Man

Labi Siffre - Another Year, Lulu & Labi Siffre - This guy's in love with you

BBC1 Parkinson

Annie Ross

LWT Saturday Scene

Gilbert O'Sullivan

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 2nd February 1975

LWT Aquarius: Sounds Amazing 5:20 - 6:05 pm

Musical guests not known contents

ATV The Golden Shot

Tony Blackburn

Clodgah Rodgers


Tuesday 4th February 1975

BBC1 Piparpop

Welsh language pop music quiz show

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Marion Montgomery

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Wednesday 5th February 1975

ATV Cilla’s Comedy Six: Father's Doing Fine

Cilla Black plays Christine, a woman who tries to stop her father from re-marrying

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Lynsey De Paul

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Jack the Lad

Healing Force


Thursday 6th February 1975

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Pilot January

Stylistics Star On A TV Show (disc)

Bachman-Turner Overdrive Down The Highway (promo)

Betty Wright Shoorah Shoorah (disc)

Helen Reddy Angie Baby (promo clip)

Slade How Does It Feel

Supertramp Dreamer

Dana Please Tell Him I Said Hello

Johnny Wakelin Black Superman

Showaddywaddy Sweet Music

Syreeta Your Kiss Is Sweet

Granada Rock On With 45

NB From the Hardrock Discotheque, Stretford, Manchester

The Alvin Stardust Group

Andy Fairweather Low

Babe Ruth


Friday 7th February 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

Paper Lace

Carpenters

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Alex Harvey - interview

SAHB - Next (from 20th December 1973 show)

The Baker / Gurvitz Army - Help Me, Inside of Me

Nico - Secret Side, Valley of the Kings

Isotope - Spanish Sun (New London Theatre)

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Cosmic Strut, If I Could See (Filmfinders clip)

Linda Ronstadt - Willing (Filmfinders clip)

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames)

Andy Fairweather-Low

Hutch & It's Easy

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Slade How Does It Feel


Saturday 8th February 1975

BBC1 Lulu

The Shadows – A Song For Europe 6: Let Me Be The One

Neil Sedaka - The Queen of 1964, Lulu & Neil Sedaka - Laughter in the rain

BBC2 The Kiki Dee Band In Concert

LWT London Bridge

Kenny

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada Rock On With 45 (shown on LWT)

Alvin Stardust

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 9th February 1975

BBC2 Oh Happy Day

American ‘front-porch’ music

ATV The Golden Shot

Clodgah Rodgers

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris

Malcolm Roberts


Monday 10th February 1975

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames) 5:20 - 5:50 pm

Host: Dave Eager

Georgie Fame

Jack The Lad

Healing Force

Thames Opportunity Knocks!

Frank Jennings' Syndicate (country band)


Tuesday 11th February 1975

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Ronnie Hilton, Lita Roza


Wednesday 12th February 1975

ATV Cilla’s Comedy Six: Who's Rocking the Boat?

Cilla Black set on a cruise liner with Cilla as Vera Clayton

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Lyn Paul


Thursday 13th February 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Pilot January

Billy Swan I'm Her Fool

Mud The Secrets That You Keep

Queen Now I'm Here (repeat)

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) (repeat)

Shirley & Co. Shame Shame Shame (disc)

Rupie Edwards Lego Skanga

Alvin Stardust Good Love Can Never Die

Arrows My Last Night With You (miming)

Betty Wright Shoorah Shoorah

Frankie Valli My Eyes Adored You

Love Unlimited Orchestra It May Be Winter Outside (promo)

Fox Only You Can

Carpenters Please Mr Postman (disc)

Granada Rock On With 45

Musical guests not known

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Musical guests not known


Friday 14th February 1975

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

NB Claire Hamill seen listed, but didn't appear

Billy Swan - interview

John Entwistle’s Ox - Mad Dog, Cell Number 7

Love - Singing Cowboy (Filmfinders clip)

Billy Preston - The Bus Song, That's The Way God Planned It (The Forum, LA)

Bob Dylan - Buckets of Rain (Filmfinders clip)

Chris de Burgh - Satin Green Shutters, Turning Around

Marvin Gaye - Hitchike (The TAMI Show)

Thames Mapgie

Noddy, Jim and Dave of Slade

Mick Robertson – Change Hands (his second single)

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show

Scottish The Andy Stewart Show

Dana


Saturday 15th February 1975

BBC1 Lulu

The Shadows – A Song For Europe all songs

BBC2 Labi Siffre In Concert 7:20 - 7:50 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada Rock On With 45 (shown on LWT)

Splinter - China Light

The Chi-Lites

Paper Lace

Sailor

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

The Karl Denver Trio

The Platters

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 16th February 1975

BBC2 The Bachelors Show

The Vernons

Lena Zavaroni

ATV The Golden Shot

Clodgah Rodgers


Monday 17th February 1975

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames)

Dr Feelgood

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Malcolm James McVicar (singer who is sponsored by Jimmy Savile as the singer’s life had been saved by a car seat belt the previous year)

Glittarock (pop group)


Tuesday 18th February 1975

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anne Shelton, Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Wednesday 19th February 1975

BBC2 Matt Sings Monro 10:15 - 10:45 pm

Live in Manchester

ATV Cilla’s Comedy Six: Dictation Speed

Cilla black plays Sally Norton who is a secretary to an amorous boss

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Cilla Black


Thursday 20th February 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) (repeat)

Telly Savalas If (promo clip)

Wigan's Chosen Few Footsee (disc)

David Bowie Young Americans (live in America film)

Dana Please Tell Him I Said Hello (repeat)

Slade How Does It Feel

Johnny Mathis I'm Stone In Love With You (repeat)

Shirley & Co. Shame Shame Shame

Syreeta Your Kiss Is Sweet (repeat)

Hamilton Bohannon South African Man

Guys & Dolls There's A Whole Lot Of Loving

Hello Game's Up

Lynsey De Paul My Man And Me

Granada Rock On With 45

Kid Jensen at the Hardrock Discotheque

The Hollies

The Troggs

Claire Hammill

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Musical guests not known


Friday 21st February 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

Showaddywaddy

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Jim Dandy (Black Oak Arkansas) - interview

Ronnie Lane’s Slim Chance - Anniversary, You Never Can Tell

Keith Christmas - Robin Head, Country Farm

Elvin Bishop - Travelin' Shoes (US TV)

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

Led Zeppelin - Trampled Underfoot (Filmfinders clip)

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Georgia Brown


Saturday 22nd February 1975

BBC1 Lulu 7:30 - 8:15 pm

The Shadows – Let Me Be the One (A Song For Europe winner)

Gilbert Becaud - A little love and understanding, Lulu & Gilbert Becaud - Sand and Sea

BBC2 The Baker-Gurvitz Army In Concert

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT London Bridge

Mac & Katie Kissoon

Granada Rock On With 45 (LWT)

The Hollies -

The Troggs -

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Alvin Stardust – My Coo Ca Choo, Jealous Mind, Come On

Elaine Delmar

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 23rd February 1975

BBC2 The Bachelors Show

The Vernons

Lena Zavaroni

ATV The Golden Shot

Clodgah Rodgers


Monday 24th February 1975

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames)

Hustler

Halfbreed

Southern Guidelines: Cliff Richard 12:02 - 12:10 am (Daily epilogue)


Tuesday 25th February 1975

Southern Guidelines: Cliff Richard

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Rosemary Squires, Eve Boswell, Sammy Cahn


Wednesday 26th February 1975

Southern: Cliff Richard 12:25 am – end

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour

Lena Martell

Cool Breeze


Thursday 27th February 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis, Jimmy Savile

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)

Supertramp Dreamer (repeat)

Fox Only You Can (repeat)

Duane Eddy Play Me Like You Play Your Guitar (live)

John Lennon Number Nine Dream (promo)

Mud The Secrets That You Keep

Hues Corporation Love Corporation

Hello Game's Up

Lynsey De Paul My Man And Me

Shadows Let Me Be The One

Arrows My Last Night With You (repeat)

Average White Band Pick Up The Pieces (disc)

Frankie Valli My Eyes Adored You (repeat)

Showaddywaddy Sweet Music

The Rubettes I Can Do It

Southern Guidelines

Cliff Richard

Granada 45

Lindisfarne Tonight, In Your Head, Lady Eleanor

Polly Brown Dial L For Love

Sweet Sensation Purely By Coincidence

Budgie I Ain't No Mountain

Rupi Edwards Lego Skanga

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Hustler

Half Breed


Friday 28th February 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

Kenny

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Duane Eddy - interview

Stackridge - No One's More Important Than The Earthworm, Dancing In The Air

Dave Evans - Stagefright, Keep Me From The Cold

Labelle - Nightbirds (US TV)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Lively Up Yourself (promo clip)

Rufus - We Can Work It Out, Pack My Bags (Midnight Special US TV)

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Elton John

Alvin Stardust

Southern Guidelines

Cliff Richard


Saturday 1st March 1975

BBC1 Lulu

Johnny Mathis - I'm stoned in love with you, Misty, Lulu & Johnny Mathis - Getting to know you

BBC2 Alan Price In Concert

LWT London Bridge

Marc Bolan interview

LWT Saturday Scene

Marc Bolan

LWT Supersonic (first edition)

Status Quo - Down Down

Rod Stewart - Mine For Me

Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby

Gary Glitter - The Wanderer

Alvin Stardust -Good Love

Sunny - All Around The Moon

Rod Stewart - Sweet Little Rock 'n' Roller

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Maggie Bell

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Design

Keely Ford

Tony Hatch & Jackie Trent

The Settlers

Bert Weedon

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 2nd March 1975

BBC2 The Bachelors Show

The Vernons

Lena Zavaroni

ATV The Golden Shot

Vince Hill


Monday 3rd March 1975

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames)

Hello


Tuesday 4th March 1975

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Ray Ellington

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 6th March 1975

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Telly Savalas If (promo)

Bay City Rollers Bye Bye Baby (repeat)

David Bowie Young Americans (repeat)

Neil Sedaka The Queen Of 1964

Slade How Does It Feel

Osmonds Having A Party

Average White Band Pick Up The Pieces (disc)

Barry Manilow Mandy (promo)

Goodies Funky Gibbon

Kenny Fancy Pants

Showaddywaddy Sweet Music (disc)

Guys & Dolls There's A Whole Lot Of Loving

Granada Rock On With 45

Celebrated Artists Band

The Hues Corporation i'll Take A Melody

Mud

Richard & Linda Thompson

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Musical guests not known


Friday 7th March 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

Slade – How Does It Feel

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:0 - 9:00 pm

Chick Corea & Return To Forever - Dayride, Beyond The Seventh Galaxy, Earth Juice

Graham Central Station - Release Yourself (promo clip)

Eric Clapton - High (Filmfinders clip)

Alvin Lee - Going Through The Door, I'm Writing You A Letter (promo clips)

Richard and Linda Thompson - Plane in a Rocking Chair, A Heart Needs a Home

Secret Oyster - Pajamamafia (animation clip)

The Raspberries - The Party's Over (promo clip)

ATV Des O’Connor Entertains 8:30 - 9:00 pm

Peters & Lee

LWT Russell Harty

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel – Come Up And See Me


Saturday 8th March 1975

BBC1 Lulu 7:30- 8:15 pm

Charlie Pride

BBC2 Labelle In Concert 10:20 - 10:45 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT London Bridge

Musical guests not known

Granada Rock On With 45 (LWT) 11:05 - 11:35 pm

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

The Flirtations, Joe ‘Mister Piano’ Henderson, George Melly

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 9th March 1975

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview part one

BBC2 The Bachelors Show 8:15 - 8:45 pm

The Vernons

Lena Zavaroni

ATV The Golden Shot

Vince Hill


Monday 10th March 1975

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames)

The Kiki Dee Band

Thames Opportunity Knocks!

NB includes acts from Holland and Norway

Lena Zavaroni


Tuesday 11th March 1975

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Salena Jones, Mitch Murray, Arthur Schwartz


Thursday 13th March 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

The Rubettes - I Can Do It (mimimg) drummer drops a stick just as the camera comes to him

Dana - Please Tell Him I Said Hello (live)

Duane Eddy - Play Me Like You Play Your Guitar (repeat 27th February 1975)

Tam White - What In The World’s Come Over You (live)

Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom (Pan’s People)

Johnny Mathis - Stone In Love With You (TOTP film of Mathis in London park)

The Sweet - Fox On The Run (live vocal over the record)

Fox - Only You Can (re-recorded)

Peter Shelley (and dog) - Love Me Love My Dog (live)

Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby (miming)

Gloria Gaynor - Reach Out I'll Be There (live)

Telly Savalas - If number one (promo clip)

Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do (play out record with audience dancing)

Granada Rock On With 45

Musical guests not known

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

The Kiki Dee Band


Friday 14th March 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 8:40 pm

Roger Daltrey – interviewed on the set of the movie Lisztomania, clip from Tommy movie

Dr Feelgood - Keep It Out Of Sight, Roxette, She Does It Right

Trace - Caillarde

Scottish The Andy Stewart Show

George Hamilton IV

ATV Des O’Connor Entertains 8:30 - 9:00 pm

Peters & Lee

LWT Russell Harty Plus

Lynsey DePaul – My Man


Saturday 15th March 1975

BBC1 Lulu

Guys and Dolls – A Whole Lotta Lovin’

The Goodies – The Funky Gibbon

BBC2 Charlie Pride In Concert

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT London Bridge 10:15 - 10:45 pm

The Bay City Rollers

Security at David Cassidy concert

Granada Rock On With 45 (LWT)

Rufus

Neil Lancaster

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Roger Whittaker

Helen Shapiro

Mother’s Pride

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 16th March 1975

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview part two

BBC2 The Bachelors Show

The Vernons

Lena Zavaroni

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene (shown by Thames)

Musical guests not known

ATV The Golden Shot

Vince Hill


Monday 17th March 1975

BBC2 The Goodies: Scatty Safari

Tony Blackburn

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

American Gypsy


Tuesday 18th March 1975

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 20th March 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Kenny - Fancy Pants (miming)

Guys & Dolls - There's A Whole Lot Of Loving (live)

The Goodies - The Funky Gibbon (live)

The Tymes - Someway Somehow I'm Keeping You (live)

Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You (Pan's People)

The host requests that fans don't write in for tickets as there is currently a six month waiting list

Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces (live concert clip)

Cliff Richard - It's Only Me You Left Behind (live)

Wigan's Ovation - Skiing In The Snow (live)

Lulu - Take Your Mama For A Ride (live)

The Moments - Girls (live)

Mike Reid - The Ugly Duckling (live)

The Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby (re-recording)

The Osmonds - Having A Party (promo clip, audience dancing)

Granada Rock On With 45

Kid Jensen at the Hardrock Disco

Hello

Ann Peebles

The Rubettes

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Musical guests not known


Friday 21st March 1975

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Rubettes

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Alan Corrie and Hamish Stuart of the Average White Band - interview

Nutz - Nature Intended, Cool Me Down

Michael Chapman - Among the Trees, Deal Gone Down

Barclay James Harvest – For No One, Mockingbird (live at Drury Lane theatre)

The Detroit Spinnes - Ghetto Child (promo clip)

Corrie and Stuart of the Average White Band - interview

10 CC - The Second Sitting of the Last Supper (Filmfinders clip)

Atlanta Rhythm Section - Close The Door (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Des O’Connor Entertains

Peters & Lee – The Crying Game, & Des O’Connor – Swinging On A Star

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 22nd March 1975

BBC1The Eurovision Song Contest

UK entry: The Shadows - Let Me Be The One

BBC2 Lyndsey de Paul In Concert 7:15 - 7:40 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT London Bridge

Clifford T Ward

Ken Russell discuses the movie of The Who's Tommy

Granada Rock On With 45 (LWT)

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Tony Christie – Avenues And Alleyways, Amarillo, Old Man River

Frances Yip


Sunday 23rd March 1975

BBC2 The Bachelors Show

The Vernons

Lena Zavaroni

ATV The Golden Shot

Vince Hill


Monday 24th March 1975

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Geordie

Fogg


Tuesday 25th March 1975

Southern The Music Goes Round and Round 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Musical guests not known


Thursday 27th March 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

The Bay City Rollers Bye Bye Baby

10 C.C. Life Is A Minestrone

Elton John Philadelphia Freedom (disc)

Shadows Let Me Be The One

Sweet Fox On The Run

Gloria Gaynor Reach Out I'll Be There (repeat)

Teach In Ding A Dong

Jim Gilstrap Swing Your Daddy

Peter Shelley Love Me Love My Dog

Kiki Dee How Glad I Am

Duane Eddy Play Me Like You Play Your Guitar

Peter Skellern Hold On To Love

Rubettes I Can Do It

Granada Rock On With 45

Shabby TIger

Neil Sedaka - The Queen of 1964

Zigzag

Tyne Tees The Geordie Scene

Geordie

Fogg

Southern Alan Stivell and His Group 11:30 am - 12:00


Friday 28th March 1975 Good Friday

BBC1 Festival of Entertainment

Cleo Laine, John Dankworth

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:00 - 10:35 pm

Billy Cobham special live at The Rainbow, London

Thames Kid Gallahad Elvis movie

ATV Des O’Connor Entertains

Peters and Lee

LWT Russell Harty Plus 10:40 - 11:25 pm

Tommy movie special

Ken Russell,

Roger Daltrey,

Elton John – Pinball Wizard (Tommy movie clip)

The Kiki Dee Band


Saturday 29th March 1975

BBC1 Lulu

David Clayton-Thomas

BBC2 All Star Jazz Festival 5:20 - 6:10 pm

Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie

BBC2 Humphrey Littleton In Concert

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT London Bridge

Jack The Lad

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Howard Keel


Sunday 30th March 1975 Easter Sunday

BBC1 The Osmonds 7:25 - 8:10 pm

Andy Williams

Isaac Hayes

BBC2 The Michel Legrand Show

Lena Horne

The Mike Curb Congregation

Jack Jones


Monday 31st March 1975 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Johnny Cash - Ridin’ The Rails 9:10 - 10:00 pm

BBC2 Dr Terror’s House of Horror movie with Alan Freeman


Tuesday 1st April 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang 4:25 - 4:50 pm (first edition)

There would be a weeekly oldies spot Let's Roll Back

The Bay City Rollers Bye Bye Baby, It's For You, Summerlove Sensation

Lieutenant Pigeon

Big Jim Sullivan

ATV Crossroads

NB Catch-up episodes were shown in various regions

Stephanie DeSykes as Holly Brown


Wednesday 2nd April 1975

BBC1 The Monkees


Thursday 3rd April 1975

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

The Bay City Rollers Bye Bye Baby (repeat)

Wigan's Ovation Skiing In The Snow

Gilbert Becaud A Little Love And Understanding

Mike Reid The Ugly Duckling

Sylvia Hasta La Vista

Glitter Band The Tears I Cried

Duane Eddy Play Me Like You Play Your Guitar (repeat)

Moments Girls (repeat)

Pilot Call Me Round

Brian Hyland Sealed With A Kiss

Sweet Fox On The Run (disc)

Kenny Fancy Pants

Labelle Lady Marmalade

Guys & Dolls There's A Whole Lot Of Loving (live, so doesn't sound anything like the record which was made by session singers!)

BBC2 Sing Country

George Jones, Melba Montgomery, George Hamilton IV, Barbara Mandrell

Granada Rock On With 45 6:35 - 7:05 pm

From the Hardrock Disco

Labi Siffre

The Tymes

Fancy


Friday 4th April 1975

BBC1 Roy Castle Beats Time

Acker Bilk

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Rick Wakeman - interview

Jeff Beck - It Doesn't Really Matter (Filmfinders clip)

Tangerine Dream - Rubicon (promo clip)

Russ Ballard - Danger Zone, I Don't Believe In Miracles, She's A Hurricane

Lori Leiberman - Killing Me Softly, Stone Canyon

Rare Bird - Hard Times (Theatre Royale, Drury Lane)

Bad Company - Feel Like Making Love, Good Lovin' Gone Bad (promo clips)

ATV Des O’Connor Entertains

Peters & Lee

LWT Russell Harty Plus

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 5th April 1975

BBC1 Lulu

No other guests of interest in this edition

BBC2 Ralph McTell In Concert 7:35 - 8:00 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT London Bridge

Arrows

Granada Rock On With 45 (LWT)

Labi Siffre

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

The Village Synchopaters

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 6th April 1975

ATV The Golden Shot

The Bachelors


Tuesday 8th April 1975

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anne Shelton, Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers - Keep On Dancing, Rock n Roll Honeymoon, Once Upon A Star

Twinn


Wednesday 9th April 1975

BBC2 One Man’s Week

Vivian Stanshall


Thursday 10th April 1975

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

Host: Emporer Rosko

Tehe: Whoe Lotta Love

Teach In - Ding-A-Dong (re-recording)

Pete Shelley (and 'King' the dog) - Love Me Love My Dog (live)

Sweet - Fox On The Run (live vocal over the record?)

The Three Degrees - Take Good Care Of Yourself (live)

Yin & Yan - If (promo clip)

Bad Company - Good Lovin' Gone Bad (promo clip)

Peter Skellern - Hold On To Love (re-recording with live vocal)

10 C.C. - Life Is A Minestrone (miming but has a cut intro)

Jim Gilstrap - Swing Your Daddy (Pan's People)

The Goodies - The Funky Gibbon (repeat of 20th March 1975 with new inserts)

Susan Cadogan - Hurt So Good (re-recording)

Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby (miming)

KC & The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight (play out record)

BBC2 Show of the Week: Twiggs (Twiggy)

Paul Jones

Tim Hardin

BBC2 Sing Country

Musical guests not known

Granada Rock On With 45

From the Hardrock Disco

The Detroit Spinners

Sylvia


Friday 11th April 1975

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

NB Mick Ronson, Smokey might have been scheduled to appear

Maria Mulduar - Midnight at the Oasis

Justin Hayward and John Lodge - My Brother, You Must Remember Me

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabams, Freebird (live clips)

ATV Des O’Connor Entertains

Peters & Lee


Saturday 12th April 1975

BBC1 Mike Yarwood

Reflections (regular singing group)

BBC2 Monterey Jazz

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Oscar Peterson In Concert 6:45 - 7:10 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Once Upon A Star 11:05 - 11:35 am

The Bay City Rollers’ special

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 13th April 1975

BBC2 Charles Aznavour...Sings For You

Granada Rock On With 45 (LWT) 11:10 - 11:45 pm

Sylvia – Hasta La Vista

The Detroit Spinners

ATV The Golden Shot

NB The final show

Dana


Tuesday 15th April 1975

ATV Columbo: Swan Song

with Johnny Cash

no Shang-A-Lang due to budget


Wednesday 16th April 1975

BBC1 The Monkees: A La Mode


Thursday 17th April 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Bay City Rollers Bye Bye Baby (repeat)

Glitter Band The Tears I Cried

Mike Reid The Ugly Duckling (repeat)

Mud Oh Boy

Wigan's Ovation Skiing In The Snow (repeat)

Minnie Ripperton Loving You (promo clip)

Petula Clark I Am Your Song

Bobby Goldsboro Honey

KC & The Sunshine Band Get Down Tonight (disc)

Beano Little Cinderella

Bobby Goldsboro Honey

Lolly Boone Send Your Love

April Rolling It Over

BBC2 Show of the Week: Twiggs

No musical guests of interest

Granada Rock On With 45

NB LWT will be showing the show from 20th April onwards as Thames had decided to drop the show weeks ago

Four Way Street -  This House Is Run On Sunshine

Vicky Leandros


Friday 18th April 1975

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

John Lennon interviewed in New York by Bob Harris, Stand By Me, Slippin’ and Slidin’

A Band Called ‘O’

ATV Des O’Connor Entertains

Peters & Lee


Saturday 19th April 1975

BBC1 Look – Mike Yarwood

Reflections

BBC2 Anne Murray In Concert 7:10 - 7:40 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT London Bridge

Alan Price - Sweetpea, interview

Alan Williams of The Rubettes

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 20th April 1975

BBC2 Glen Campbell Music Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Jimmy Webb – medley & Glen Campbell – medley

Yorkshire

Stars on Sunday

Salena Jones


Monday 21st April 1975

BBC1 Blue Peter

The Wombles – Wombling White Tie and Tails


Tuesday 22nd April 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers - Disco Kid, La Belle Gene, All Of Me Loves All Of You

The Goodies

Mr Big

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 23rd April 1975

BBC1 The Monkees


Thursday 24th April 1975

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

Host: Ed Stewart

The Bay City Rollers Bye Bye Baby (repeat)

10 C.C. Life Is A Minestrone

Diana Ross Sorry Doesn't Always Make It Right (Pan’s People)

Gary Glitter Love Like You And Me

Susan Cadogan Hurts So Good

Stephanie De Sykes We'll Find Our Way

Three Degrees Take Good Care Of Yourself (repeat)

Mac & Katie Kissoon Don't Do It Baby

Peter Skellern Hold On To Love

Gilbert Becaud A Little Love & Understanding

Carpenters Only Yesterday (film clip)

BBC2 Show of the Week: Twiggs

David Essex

Granada Rock On With 45

From the Hardrock Disco

Ronnie Lane


Friday 25th April 1975

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

NB special recorded at Pebble Mill, Birmingham

Roy Wood - interview

Raymond Froggatt - I'll Follow You, Dear Friend

James Brown - Please Please Please (The TAMI Show)

Judas Priest - Rocka Rolla, Dreamer Deceiver

Electric Light Orchestra - Laredo, Can't Get It Out Of My Head (live US TV)

Led Zeppelin - The Wanton Song (Filmfinders clip)

The Moody Blues - Ride My See Saw (Filmfinders clip)

Tyne Tees The Songs That Stopped The Shows

Eve Boswell

Vince Hill


Saturday 26th April 1975

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood

Reflections

BBC2 Neil Sedaka In Concert 7:45 - 8:15 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT London Bridge

Sweet interview

ATV Tarbuck And All That!

Roy Budd


Sunday 27th April 1975

BBC2 Glen Campbell Music Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Wayne Newton

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Bachelors


Tuesday 29th April 1975

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Marion Montgomery

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers - Disco Kid, La Belle Gene, All Of Me Loves All Of You

The Rubettes – I Can Do It

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 30th April 1975

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkees Marooned

Thames This Is Your Life: Petula Clark


Thursday 1st May 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Mud Oh Boy

Silver Convention Save Me

Tammy Wynette Stand By Your Man (promo clip)

Gladys Knight The Way We Were (promo)

Tammy Jones Let Me Try Again

Minnie Ripperton Loving You (promo clip)

Teach In Ding A Dong (repeat)

Glitter Band The Tears I Cried

Wombles Wombling White Tie & Tails

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons The Night (disc)

Windsor Davies & Don Estelle Whispering Grass

Guys & Dolls Here I Go Again

BBC2 Twiggs

Musical guests not known

Granada Rock On With 45

Slade

Bilbo Baggins - Hold Me

Polly Brown - You're My Number One

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel


Friday 2nd May 1975

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Dr Hook - Acapulco Goldie, Levitate, The Millionaire

Ginger Baker - interview

Joan Armatrading - Back To The Night, Stepping Out

Joe Walsh - Rocky Mountain Way, Turn To Stone ('In Concert' US TV)

Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge - Lover Please (promo clip)

The Grease Band - Amazing Grace (Filmfinders clip)

John Prine - Common Sense (Filmfinders clip)


Saturday 3rd May 1975

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood

Reflections

BBC2 Sing Country 7:05 - 7:45 pm

No Saturday Scene due to F A Cup coverage


Sunday 4th May 1975

BBC2 Glen Campbell Music Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Helen Reddy

Carl Jackson

Bill Graham

Bob Felts

Dennis McCarthy


Monday 5th May 1975

Thames The David Nixon Show 6:40 - 7:30 pm

Lyndsey De Paul


Tuesday 6th May 1975

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Vicki Leandros – More Than That

BBC2 2nd House

Georges Brassens in concert in Cardiff

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Ronnie Carroll, Lita Roza

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers Angel Baby, Summer Love Sensation, When Will You Be Mine, Keep On Dancing

Cliff Richard – It’s Me You Left Behind

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 7th May 1975

BBC1 The Monkees: The Card Carrying Red Shoes

Scottish Showcase

Lulu

Stuart Henry

Bobby Crush


Thursday 8th May 1975

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Mud Oh Boy

Gary Glitter Love Like You And Me (repeat)

Hot Chocolate Disco Queen

Betty Wright Where Is The Love

Stephanie De Sykes We'll Find Our Day

Desmond Dekker Israelites

Disco Tex & The Sex-O-Lettes I Wanna Dance Wit Choo (Pan's People)

Slade Thanks For The Memory

Mac & Katie Kissoon Don't Do It Baby

Shirley Bassey Good, Bad But Beautiful

Ian Hunter Once Bitten Twice Shy (disc)

Chips Love Matters

Carpenters Only Yesterday (film clip)

Granada Rock On With 45

From the Hardrock Disco

David Gates

Mac and Katie Kissoon


Friday 9th May 1975

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Roger Whittaker – The Last Farewell, also Ron Webster the singer’s lyricist talks about the song

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9 :00 pm

Bonnie Raitt - interview, Love Has No Pride (film clip)

Ric Derringer - Rock (Filmfinders clip)

Seals and Crofts - East of Ginger Trees, Summer Breeze

Kokomo - I Can Understand It (CBS Studios, London)

David Gates - Soap, Angel, Baby I'm A Want You

Janis Joplin - Piece of my Heart, Me and Bobby McGee (from 'Janis' documentary)

Tyne Tees Songs That Stopped The Shows

Stuart Gillies

Tammy Jones

ATV Shut That Door!!

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters


Saturday 10th May 1975

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Sing Country

Dolly Parton

Mac Wiseman

Marty Robbins

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV The Jimmy Tarbuck Show

Wout Steenhuis


Sunday 11th May 1975

BBC2 Glen Campbell Music Show 8:15 - 9:00 pm

David Gates

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 12th May 1975

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television 9:00 - 9:30 pm (first edition)

Neil Innes


Tuesday 13th May 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers - Let's Go, Hey Beautiful Dreamer, Angel Angel

Cliff Richard

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 14th May 1975

BBC1 The Monkees


Thursday 15th May 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Susan Cadogan Hurts So Good

Windsor Davies & Don Estelle Whispering Grass (repeat)

Tammy Jones Let Me Try Again

Ian Hunter Once Bitten Twice Shy

Fox Imagine Me, Imagine You

Gladys Knight The Way We Were (promo)

Showaddywaddy Three Steps To Heaven

Tammy Wynette Stand By Your Man (promo clip)

Wombles Wombling White Tie & Tails (repeat)

Granada Rock On With 45

Gary Glitter – I Love You Love Me Love

The Glitter Band – The Tears I Cried


Friday 16th May 1975

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Keith Moon - interview

Upp - Bad Stuff, Say Goodbye

Billy Joel - Travellin' Prayer, Piano Man

Kool and The Gang - Rhyme Time People, Summer Madness ('Soul Train')

Bo Diddley - Hey Bo Diddley, Bo Diddley (The Big TNT Show)

Leslie West - High Roller (Filmfinders clip)

Peter Frampton - Money (Filmfinders clip)

Tyne Tees The Songs That Stopped The Show

Susan Maughan

Frank Ifield

ATV Shut That Door!!

Joan Turner


Saturday 17th May 1975

BBC1 Look - Mike Yarwood

Reflections

BBC2 2nd House

Include Sonny Rollins

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV Tarbuck And All That

Eddie Thompson Trio


Sunday 18th May 1975

BBC2 Glen Campbell Music Show

Anne Murray

Granada Shang-A-Lang 11:30 am - 12:00 pm (repeat shown on LWT)

Anglia Kenneth McKeller at Home

Anita Harris


Monday 19th May 1975

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

Neil Innes

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox (first in new series)

Fred Wedlock

Diz Disley

JoAnn Kelly


Tuesday 20th May 1975

BBC1 Going Places

Alan Price interview

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers Teenage Heart, Marlena, Shang A Lang

The Shadows – Let Me Be The One

Derek Longmuir talks to Bruce Welch

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 21st May 1975

BBC1 The Monkees


Thursday 22nd May 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Tammy Wynette Stand By Your Man (promo)

Slade Thanks For The Memory

Roy Wood Oh What A Shame

Stylistics Sing Baby Sing (Pan's People)

Desmond Dekker Israelites

Jackie Wilson I Get The Sweetest Feeling

Roy Wood Oh What A Shame

Judy Collins Send In The Clowns

Catherine Howe Harry

Granada 45

Albert Hammond Lay The Music Down

Lulu Take Your Mamma For A Ride

Hello Bend Me Shape Me, Then He Kissed Me, Let's Spend The Night Together

Susan Webb Bye Bye Pretty Baby (Susan is the sister of Jimmy Webb)

Wess And Dori Ghezzi (singers from Italy)


Friday 23rd May 1975

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8:10 - 9:00 pm

NB Henry Gross may have been scheduled for the show

Linda Ronstadt - interview (on film)

PFM - Celebration, Mister Nine Till Five

Alan Hull - Squire, One More Botle of Wine

Sister Sledge - Who Is She, Love Don't Go Through No Changes on Me (The Odeon, Hammersmith, London)

Phil Manzanera - Diamond Tracks (Filmfinders clip)

Andy Fraser - Double Heart Trouble (Filmfinders clip)

Tyne Tees Songs That Stopped The Shows

Anne Shelton

Yorkshire Husband of the Year

Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent


Saturday 24th May 1975

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

NB For his first show in his first series for the BBC in several years producer John Ammons wants Val to lose the sweaters and rocking chair in favour of sharp suits and shiny shoes

Jose Feliciano

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 25th May 1975

BBC2 Glen Campbell Music Show

Seals and Crofts

LWT show Shang-A-Lang repeat

Bay City Rollers

Big Jim Sullivan

Twinn

Him and Us

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Vince Hill

LWT It’s Called God Rock


Monday 26th May 1975 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Disney Time

Hosted by Ed Stewart

BBC2 The Perry Como Sunshine Hour 7:00 - 7:45 pm

Marie and Donny Osmond

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

Neil Innes - Good Times Roll (which later appears in The Rutles)

BBC2 The Deadly Bees movie with Birds’ Birds

ITV World of Sport

Evel Kinevel at Wembley

Keith Moon seen in crowd, ELP, Tony Blackburn (gets booed)


Tuesday 27th May 1975

Thanes Matt and Gerry Ltd (first in series)

Gerry Marsden

No Shang-A-Lang due to cricket coverage


Wednesday 28th May 1975

BBC1 The Monkees

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Thursday 29th May 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Tammy Wynette Stand By Your Man (says ‘special’ in database)

10 C.C. I'm Not In Love

Osmonds The Proud One (miming)

Eric Clapton Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (disc)

Kenny Baby, I Love You, OK

Showaddywaddy Three Steps To Heaven

Windsor Davies & Don Estelle Whispering Grass (repeat)

Fox Imagine Me Imagine You (repeat)

Olivia Newton-John Follow Me

Granada Rock On With 45

From the Hard Rock disco

PFM - medley


Friday 30th May 1975

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:25 - 11:15 pm

NB Recorded in Glasgow

Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces (The Rainbow, London)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Give My Compliments to the Chef, Delilah

Dan McCafferty of Nazereth - interview

Nazereth - Hair of the Dog, Guilty (live in Copenhagen)

Rab Noakes - Stepping Stone, Turn A Deaf Ear

Stone The Crows - Fool on the Hill (Filmfinders clip)

Rod Stewart - Farewell (Filmfinders clip)

Blue - Red Light Song (promo clip)


Saturday 31st May 1975

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It (first edition)

NB Savile had previously promoted the series on Nationwide asking children to write in and ask for their dreams to come true

Pan’s People

BBC1 Kissin’ Cousins Elvis movie

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 1st June 1975

BBC2 Sunday Special: Donovan 8:15 - 9:05 pm

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Vince Hill


Monday 2nd June 1975

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television 9:10 - 9:35 pm

Neil Innes

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox

Fred Wedlock


Tuesday 3rd June 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers Once Upon A Star, La Belle Gene, Angel Angel

Mac and Katie Kissoon – Don’t Do It Baby

Slade - Thanks For The Memory

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour

Lynsey de Paul

The New Vaudeville Band


Wednesday 4th June 1975

BBC1 Z Shed

Hosted by Noel Edmonds this series dealt with children’s problems and air their opinions.

Music content unknown


Thursday 5th June 1975

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

Host Ed Stewart

Hot Chocolate Disco Queen

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Mr Raffles

Barry White For You I'll Do Anything You Want Me To (Pan’s People)

Desmond Dekker Israelites (repeat)

Roy Wood Oh What A Shame

Gilbert O'Sullivan I Don't Love You But I Think I Like You

Judy Collins Send In The Clowns (repeat)

Nazareth My White Bicycle

Windsor Davies & Don Estelle Whispering Grass

Granada 45

Hudson Ford When Love Has Overgrown

Pfm Mr Nine To Five, Celebration

Showaddywaddy Three Steps To Heaven

Maria Morgan

Fogg


Friday 6th June 1975

BBC1 Roy Castle Beats Time

John D Loudermilk

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:20 pm

Jack Bruce Band with Carla Bley and Mick Taylor

Can You Follow, Morning Story, Keep It Down, Pieces of Mind, One, Spirit, Without A Word, Smiles and Grins

LWT Sammy

Sammy Davis Jr and Snr


Saturday 7th June 1975

BBC1 Moira

Sammy Cahn

BBC2 2nd House 2nd Run

9:45 - 10:25 Pete Townshend interview

10:25 - 11:00 pm The Who at Charlton Athletic FC edited repeat

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT The Best Of Russell Harty 11:00 - 11:45 pm

Adam Faith

Granada Shang-A-Lang 12:00 - 12:30 pm repeat

The Bay City Rollers


Sunday 8th June 1975

BBC2 Sunday Special: Helen Reddy 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris


Monday 9th June 1975

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

Neil Innes

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox

Fred Wedlock

Steve Ashley

Joanna Carlin


Tuesday 10th June 1975

Thames Matt and Gerry Ltd

Gerry Marsden

Granada Shang-A-Lang (shown by Thames)

The Bay City Rollers Angel Baby, Rock 'n' Roll Honeymoon, Teenage Heart

Gary Glitter - Love Like You And Me

Middle of the Road - Hitching A Ride In The Moonlight

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 11th June 1975

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Thursday 12th June 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Windsor Davis and Don Estelle Whispering Grass (repeat)

10 C.C. I'm Not In Love (repeat)

Gary Glitter & The Glitter Band Doing All Right With The Boys (miming)

The Osmonds The Proud One (repeat)

Goodies Black Pudding Bertha

Tammy Wynette D.I.V.O.R.C.E.

Johnny Pearson Orchestra The Hustle

Kenny Baby I Love You, OK

Wings Listen To What The Man Said (disc)

Granada Rock On With 45

Johnny Nash

Bunny


Friday 13th June 1975

LWT The Sun Television Awards 1975

Alan Price


Saturday 14th June 1975

BBC1 Moira

Catherine Howe - Harry

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

Link Wray - Midnight Lover, Unchain My Heart

Catherine Howe - Lovin' Arms, The Things I've Seen

Argent - Hold Your Head Up ('Circus' concert film)

Z Z Top - Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT The Best Of Russell Harty

Georgie Fame


Sunday 15th June 1975

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 16th June 1975

BBC2 Rutland Weekend Television

Neil Innes

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox

Fred Wedlock

Strange Fruit

Miriam Backhouse

Dave Evans

Thames The David Nixon Show

Wilma Reading


Tuesday 17th June 1975

BBC2 Blues Like Showers Of Rain 10:35 - 11:05 pm

Musical guests not known

Thames Matt and Gerry Ltd

Gerry Marsden

Granada Shang-A-Lang (shown on Thames)

The Bay City Rollers Let's Go, When Will You Be Mine, Keep On Dancing

Showaddywaddy – Three Steps To Heaven

Alan Price

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 18th June 1975

Thames Today

Jonathan King

Tommy Vance


Thursday 19th June 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Windsor Davis and Don Estelle - Whispering Grass (repeat)

Mud Moonshine Sally

Shadows Run Billy Run

Dana Are You Still Mad At Me

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Mr Raffles (live vocal)

Retta Young Sending Out An S.O.S.

Hamilton Bohannon Disco Stomp (Pan's People)

Nazareth My White Bicycle

Johnny Nash Tears On My Pillow

Granada Rock On With 45

NB also seen as Gilbert O'Sullivan, The Three Degrees

The Hollies

Gilbert O'Sullivan I Don't Love You But I Think I Like You

Dana Are You Still Mad At Me?

Arthur Brown We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place

Lyn Paul It Oughta Sell a Million


Friday 20th June 1975

Tyne Tees Songs That Stopped The Shows

Vince Hill

Eve Boswell

ATV Salute... To Sir Lew Grade 10:30 - 11:30 pm (shown on LWT)

John Lennon - Slippin’ and Slidin’, Stand By Me, Imagine

Tom Jones


Saturday 21st June 1975

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

NB Joe Walsh might have been scheduled for this edition

Camel - The Snow Goose excerpt

Ian Hunter - Once Bitten Twice Shy (promo clip)

Jukeboxes exhibition article with several in the studio

The Temptations - My Baby (film clip)

Graham Central Station - Feel The Need ('Soul Train')

Nils Lofgren - Say It Ain't So (Filmfinders clip)

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT The Best Of Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this edition

Southern Herb Alpert 9:45 - 10:45 pm

Granada Frank Sinatra 9:45 - 10:45 pm

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known


Sunday 22nd June 1975

BBC2 Sunday Special: The Three Degrees 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Stuart Gillies


Monday 23rd June 1975

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox

Fred Wedlock

Wizz Jones

Shusha

Q Williams


Tuesday 24th June 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers Saturday Night, Be My Baby, Summerlove Sensation, Shout

Gilbert O’Sullivan - I Don’t Love You But I Think I Like You

The Goodies - Black Pudding Bertha

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 25th June 1975

BBC1 What A Whopper! Movie with Adam Faith

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Thursday 26th June 1975

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:10 pm

Host: Dave Lee Travis

10CC I’m Not In Love

David Cassidy I Write The Songs (promo)

Donny & Marie Osmond Make The World Go Away

Gary Glitter & The Glitter Band Doing Alright With The Boys (repeat)

Gilbert O'Sullivan I Don't Love You But I Think I Like You

Three Degrees Long Lost Lover

Van McCoy The Hustle (disc)

Chi-Lites Have You Seen Her (promo)

Kenny Baby I Love You, OK

Pete Wingfield Eighteen With A Bullet

Sister Sledge Mama Never Told Me

Rubettes Foe-Dee-O-Dee

ATV Crossroads

The familiar recording of the Tony Hatch theme will replaced from tonight by the Wings version

Granada Rock On With 45

Alvin Stardust

Lyn Paul

Paper Lace

Patches

Glen Dale

Nazereth (possibly)


Saturday 28th June 1975

BBC1 Summer Holiday Cliff Richard movie

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

Live from Cardiff

Sassafras - Moonshine, Highway Skies

Budgie - Who Do You want For Love

Man - Ain't Their Flight (The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London)

The Neutrons - No More Straights (Filmfinders clip)

LWT The London Weekend Show 10:20 - 10:50 am (first edition)

Kilburn & The Highroads

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Anne-Margaret Olsson

Tine Turner

The Osmonds

LWT The Best Of Russell Harty

Gilbert O’Sullivan


Sunday 29th June 1975

BBC2 Sunday Special: Charlie Williams’ Burlesque Show

Lyn Paul


Monday 30th June 1975

BBC2 The Pointer Sisters In Concert 10:40 - 11:15 pm

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox

Fred Wedlock

Al Stewart

The Yetties

Thames The David Nixon Show

Reflections


Tuesday 1st July 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

NB The Daily Mirror ans TV Times has the guest as Alvin Stardust

The Bay City Rollers Shang A Lang, Rock'n'Roll Honeymoon, Ain't It Strange, Bye Bye Baby

Tony Orlando & Dawn He Will Break Your Heart


Wednesday 2nd July 1975

BBC2 Captive Audience

Leonard (Derek Fowlds) has failed to make a name for himself or raise enough money for his family, so intends to kidnap Elton John

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock

Thames The Tommy Cooper Hour

The New Vaudeville Band

Mouth and MacNeil

Lynsey De Paul


Thursday 3rd July 1975

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:10 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

10 CC I’m Not In Love

Wigan's Ovation Per-so-nal-ly

Bryan Ferry You Go To My Head

Tammy Wynette D.I.V.O.R.C.E (repeat)

Mud Moonshine Sally

Alvin Stardust Sweet Cheatin' Rita

David Essex Rolling Stone

The Goodies Black Pudding Bertha (repeat)

Ray Stevens Misty (disc)

Mud Moonshine Sally

T.Rex New York City

Rubettes Foe-Dee-O-Dee (disc)

Johnny Nash Tears On My Pillow

Wigan's Ovation Per-so-nal-ly

The Goodies Black Pudding Bertha (repeat)

Nazareth My White Bicycle (repeat)

Granada No Rock On With 45

Musical guests knot known


Friday 4th July 1975

Yorkshire Husband of the Year

Tony Blackburn and Tessa Wyatt


Saturday 5th July 1975

BBC1 Seaside Special (first edition)

Theme: Summertime City by Mike Batt

Dana

Wild Honey

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

The Atlantic Soul package show from the Odeon, Hammersmith, London

Sister Sledge - Love Don't Go Through No Changes On Me

The Detroit Spinners - Then Came You (with Joni Sledge). Ghetto Child, Mighty Love

The Jimmy Castor Bunch - Bertha Butt Boogie

Ben E King - Suernatural Thing

LWT The London Weekend Show

Neil Innes

LWT The Best Of Russell Harty

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV Sammy Davis Jr 9:45 - 10:45 pm


Sunday 6th July 1975

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Rod McKuen

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 7th July 1975

BBC2 Johnny Mercer: In Concert (repeat)

Thames The David Nixon Show

The Bachelors

Anita Harris


Tuesday 8th July 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers Give A Little Love, Remember, All Of Me Love All Of You

Lynsey de Paul

Russell Harty plays piano in sketch


Wednesday 9th July 1975

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Thursday 10th July 1975

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:10 pm

Host: Tony Blackburn

Johnny Nash Tears On My Pillow

Bay City Rollers Give A Little Love

David Cassidy I Write The Songs (promo)

Linda Lewis It's In His Kiss

The Bee Gees Jive Talkin' (promo clip)

Lyn Paul It Ought To Sell A Million

Sweet Action

Smokie If You Think You Know How To Love Me

Chi-Lites Have You Seen Her (disc)

Johnny Mathis Feel Like Makin' Love

Rubettes Foe-Dee-O-Dee

Pete Wingfield Eighteen With A Bullet

Ray Stevens Misty

Linda Lewis It's In His Kiss

Johnny Nash Tears On My Pillow

Granada Rock On With 45 5.20 - 5.50 pm

NB Shown by Yorkshire and shown the following Sunday on Granada

Fox Red Letter Day, The Juggler, Imagine Me Imagine You

Trini Lopez Something About You Baby I Like

George Melly I Long To Get It On Down

The Shadows Run Billy Run

Janine Dexter


Friday 11th July 1975

BBC1 It’s A Celebrity Knockout

Anita Harris

BBC1 Roy Sings Orbison 11:42 pm - 12:12 am

LWT Herb Alpert and His Tijuana Brass 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Lani Hall


Saturday 12th July 1975

BBC1 Seaside Special

Peters & Lee

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

Moonrider - Goldigger, Danger in the Night

John Dawson Read - A Friend of Mine, The Letter

Rick Wakeman (with Alan White, Chas Cronk, Dave Lambert and Dave Cousins) - Catherine Howard (shown to promote the Old Grey Whistle Yest LP on BBC Records)

The Beach Boys - I Get Around (Ready Steady Go 1964)

Tim Buckley - Dolphins (21st April 1974) shown as a tribute

LWT The London Weekend Show

Osibisa

LWT The Best Of Russell Harty

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 13th July 1975

BBC2 The Golden Sea Swallow of Knokke Award ‘75

The Peter Gordeno Show

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Stuart Gillies


Tuesday 15th July 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers Let's Go Angel Angel, Saturday Night

Johnny Nash - Tears On My Pillow

ITV The Day War Broke Out

Ronnie Aldrich, Vera Lynn, Bing Crosby


Wednesday 16th July 1975

BBC1 The Diane Solomon Show 9:25 - 9:55 pm

No guests of interest

Thames You Must Be Joking

Flintlock


Thursday 17th July 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Bay City Rollers Give A Little Love (repeat)

David Essex Rolling Stone (repeat)

Carl Douglas Love, Peace And Happiness

Susan Cadogan Love Me Baby

Typically Tropical Barbados (disc)

Lynsey De Paul Rhythm And Blue Jean Baby

Goodies Black Pudding Bertha

Sister Sledge Mama Never Told Me (repeat)

T.Rex New York City

Tammy Wynette D.I.V.O.R.C.E. (repeat)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band Delilah

Adrian Baker Sherry

Granada Rock On With 45

NB Shown by Yorkshire and shown the following Sunday on Granada

Alan Price Papers, Nobody Can, Changes

Lamplight All Time Loser

Dr Feelgood Back In The Night

Wigans Ovation


Friday 18th July 1975

BBC1 The Other Broadway

Dionne Warwick

Thames Magpie

article about jukeboxes


Saturday 19th July 1975

BBC1 Seaside Special

The Three Degrees

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

NB a film clip of Rory Gallagher performing Who's That Coming from the 'Irish Tour 1974' film was dropped from the schedule

Be Bop DeLuxe - Made in Heaven, Sister Seagull

Van Morrison - Wild Nights (The Rainbow, London 1974)

Kevin Coyne - Strange Locomotion (The Rainbow, London)

The Steve Miller Band - The Gangster's Back (The Rainbow, London 1972)

Joe Vitale - Shoot 'em Up (Filmfinders clip)

LWT The London Weekend Show

Thin Lizzy

Granada The Wheeltappers And Shunters’ Social Club

Gene Pitney – Half Heaven Half Heartache, Blue Angel

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 20th July 1975

ATV Celebrity Squares (first edition)

Voice over by Kenny Everett for the first few years


Monday 21st July 1975

BBC2 Judy Collins In Concert 10:20 - 10:55 pm


Tuesday 22nd July 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers - Shout, Give A Little Love, When Will You Be Mine, Keep On Dancing

David Cassidy - I Write The Songs

Sons of a Gun

Thames Magpie

Article on the fiftieth anniversary of electronic sound recording


Wednesday 23rd July 1975

BBC1 Diana Solomon

Billy Livsey


Thursday 24th July 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Sweet - Action (miming)

Typically Tropical - Barbados (live) (plus Pan’s People)

The Wombles - Super Womble (miming)

The Bee Gees - Jive Talkin’ (promo clip)

Sparks - Get In The Swing (re-recording)

Linda Lewis - It's In His Kiss (live)

Smokie - If You Think You Know How To Love Me (miming)

Roger Whittaker - The Last Farewell (live)

Linda Carr & The Love Squad - High Wire (promo or USA TV clip)

Bing Crosby - That’s What Life Is All About (live) seems distracted by Pan's People at the end

Hamilton Bohannon - Foot Stompin’ Music (Pan's People)

The Bay City Rollers - Give A Little Love number one (promo clip)

The Rubettes - Fo Di O Dee Dum Dum (play out record)

Granada Rock On With 45

NB Shown by Yorkshire and shown the following Sunday on Granada

T Rex New York City (possibly)


Friday 25th July 1975

BBC1 The Other Broadway 8:20 - 9:00 pm

Trini Lopez

Tyne Tees Songs that Stopped the Shows

Anne Shelton


Saturday 26th July 1975

BBC1 What A Crazy World movie with Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Marty Wilde

BBC1 Seaside Special

Cilla Black – It Makes Me Feel Good, I’ll Take A Tango

Paul Jones – Drift Away

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:10 pm - 12:10 am

Yes live at Queens Park Rangers’ football ground, London 25th July 1975

Long Distance Runaround, The Clap, And You and I, Ritual, Roundabout, Sweet Dreams

LWT The London Weekend Show

Leo Kottke

Granada The Wheeltappers And Shunters’ Social Club

Julie Rogers, Wild Honey

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Monday 28th July 1975

BBC1 Read All About It

Kenny Everett reviews a book about the art of Walt Disney and reads a Dorothy Parker poem

BBC2 Rufus Thomas In Concert (repeat)

Granada Shang-A-Lang (Granada and Southern)

The Bay City Rollers


Tuesday 29th July 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers - Once Upon A Star, Marlena, Disco Kid

Olivia Newton-John

Pipe Major Ingram and the Band of the Scots Guards


Wednesday 30th July 1975

BBC1 Diane Solomon Show

No guests of interest


Thursday 31st July 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Susan Cadogan Love Me Baby

Bay City Rollers Give A Little Love (repeat)

Cilla Black I'll Take A Tango

Sparks Get In The Swing (repeat)

Kenny Julie Anne

T.Rex New York City (repeat) (re-recording)

Biddu Summer Of '42

Stylistics I Can't Give You Anything (promo clip)

Brian Hyland Sealed With A Kiss

Adrian Baker Sherry

Sensational Alex Harvey Band Delilah (repeat)


Friday 1st August 1975

BBC1 The Other Broadway 8:20 - 9:00 pm

The Stylistics

Freda Payne

Tyne Tees The Songs That Stopped The Show

Anne Shelton

Ronnie Hilton


Saturday 2nd August 1975

BBC1 Val Doonican Sings

NB Recorded at the Dickenson Road, Manchester studios, one of the last shows to be made there

BBC1 Seaside Special

Sacha Distel

Clodagh Rodgers

LWT The London Weekend Show: Pop Festivals

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltappers And Shunters’ Social Club

Ronnie Hilton

New World

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 3rd August 1975

Granada Rock On With 45

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 5th August 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers Give A Little Love, Teenage Heart, La Belle Gene, Rock'n'Roll Honeymoon

Linda Lewis – It’s In His Kiss

Alvin Stardust - Sweet Cheating Rita

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents...

Count Basie

Joe Williams

Al Grey


Wednesday 6th August 1975

BBC1 Diane Solomon Show

Billy Livsey


Thursday 7th August 1975

BBC1 Points West (local news)

Article on the Radio One Roadshow

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Johnny Pearson Orchestra El Bimbo

Typically Tropical Barbados

Gladys Knight & The Pips Best Thing That Ever Happened (Pan's People)

Glitter Band Love Me In The Sun

Lulu Boy Meets Girl

Linda Lewis It's In His Kiss

Procol Harum Pandora's Box

Roger Whittaker The Last Farewell

Gary Benson Don't Throw It All Away

Mike Harding Rochdale Cowboy

Smokie If You Think You Know How To Love Me

The Bee Gees Jive Talkin' (promo clip)

Granada Rock on with 45

NB Shown by Yorkshire and shown the following Sunday on Granada

Sparks

Lulu

Joe Dolan

Magic


Saturday 9th August 1975

BBC1 Seaside Special

Val Doonican

LWT The London Weekend Show

Fairport Convention

Granada The Wheeltappers And Shunters’ Social Club

Wee Willie Harris

Sheila Southern

Terry Lightfoot

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 10th August 1975

Granada Rock On With 45

Stephanie De Sykes


Monday 11th August 1975

BBC1 Pressure Point movie with Bobby Darin


Tuesday 12th August 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers Bye Bye Baby, Angel Baby, Hey Beautiful Dreamer, Give A Little Love

T Rex - New York City

Sparks - Get In The Swing


Wednesday 13th August 1975

BBC1 Diane Solomon Show

No guests of interest


Thursday 14th August 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

The Stylistics I Can’t Give You Anything (promo)

Linda Carr & The Love Squad High Wire (repeat)

David Bowie Fame (disc)

Susan Cadogan Love My Baby

Moments Dolly My Love

Hot Chocolate A Child's Prayer

Suzi Quatro I May Be Too Young

Mac & Katie Kissoon Like A Butterfly

Wombles Super Womble

Biddu Summer Of '42

Rod Stewart Sailing (promo clip)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band Delilah (repeat)

Granada Rock On With 45

NB Shown by Yorkshire and shown the following Sunday on Granada

Stephanie De Sykes

Sweet

Nick Rolfe

The Drifters


Friday 15th August 1975

BBC1 The Other Broadway

Buddy Greco

Thames Magpie

A look at electronic music

Scottish The Andy Stewart Show

Lulu


Saturday 16th August 1975

BBC1 Seaside Special

Lulu

ABBA - Waterloo, SOS

Mike Batt

LWT The London Weekend Show

Philip Goodhand-Tait

Granada The Wheeltappers And Shunters’ Social Club

The Hermits

Joe ‘Mister Piano’ Henderson

The Chants


Sunday 17th August 1975

Southern Harem Holiday Elvis Presley movie (aka Harem Scarum)

Granada Rock On With 45

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 19th August 1975

Granada Shang-A-Lang

The Bay City Rollers I Just Don’t Want To Dance, All Of Me Loves All Of You, And Saturday Night

The Glitter Band - Love In The Sun


Wednesday 20th August 1975

BBC1 Diane Solomon Show

Billy Livsey

ITV Oscar Peterson Presents

Oscar Peterson and Joe Williams


Thursday 21st August 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

The Stylistics I Can’t Give You Anything (promo clip)

Gladys Knight & The Pips Best Thing That Ever Happened (promo)

Glitter Band Love In The Sun

Top Of The Pops Orchestra Brazil

KC & The Sunshine Band That's The Way I Like It (Pan's People)

Leo Sayer Moonlighting

Roger Whittaker The Last Farewell

Mike Batt Summertime City

Gary Benson Don't Throw It All Away

Mike Harding Rochdale Cowboy (repeat)

The Eagles One Of These Nights (disc)

Granada Rock On With 45

NV Anglia TV Times has this as Jimmy Helms, Manfred Mann, The Flirtations

The Flirtations Lover Where Are You Now

Andy Fairweather-Low Inner City Highway, La Booga Rooga

Leo Sayer Moonlighting, Johnny B Goode

Jimmy Helms

Manfred Mann

John Myatt

Showaddywaddy

Alan Love


Friday 22nd August 1975

BBC1 The Other Broadway

Teresa Brewer


Saturday 23rd August 1975

BBC1 Seaside Special

Stuart Gillies

The Bachelors

LWT The London Weekend Show

Howerd Werth & The Moonbeams

Granada The Wheeltappers And Shunters’ Social Club

The Ray Ellington Quartet

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 24th August 1975

ATV Celebrity Squares

Tony Blackburn


Monday 25th August 1975 Bank Holiday

BBC2 Orson Welles: American Film Institute Salute 8:15 - 9:20 pm

Host: Frank Sinatra

BBC1 The Spinners at Blackpool


Tuesday 26th August 1975

BBC2 Jazzship

Filmed aboard the SS Rotterdam

Count Basie

Lionel Hampton

Sarah Vaughan

Joe Williams

Granada Shang-A-Lang last edition

The Bay City Rollers Keep On Dancing, Just A Little Love, Shang A Lang

Lulu - One More Try

Drifters - There Goes My First Love

Paul Curtis


Wednesday 27th August 1975

BBC1 Diane Solomon Show

Billy Livsey

ITV Oscar Peterson Presents

Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie


Thursday 28th August 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Kenny - Julie-Ann (miming)

Rod Stewart - Sailing (film of Rod and Britt on dockside)

Eagles - One Of These Nights (Pan's People)

Desmond Dekker - Sing A Little Song (live)

Jasper Carrott - Funky Moped (live)

Gilbert O'Sullivan - I Believe It When I See It (live)

Hot Chocolate - A Child's Prayer (re-recording)

Peter Skellern - Hard Times (miming)

Bimbo Jet - El Bimbo (played by The Johnny Person Orchestra)

Billie Jo Spears - Blanket On The Ground (promo clip)

Chris Spedding - Motor Biking (miming)

The Stylistics - I Can’t Give You Anything number one (promo clip)

Mike Batt - Summertime City (play out record)

Thames Kenny Rogers and The First Edition 11:00 pm - 12:00 am

In New Zealand

Granada Rock On With 45

NB This was the last edition, but had been booked for a return in the new year

5000 Volts I'm On Fire (Luan Peters appeared as the singer instead of Tina Charles who actually sings on the record)

Blue Round And Round

Mac And Katie Kissoon Like A Butterfly

Gilbert O'sullivan I'll Believe It When I See It

Showaddywaddy Heartbeat

Julie Rogers Let Me Go Lover


Saturday 30th August 1975

BBC1 Seaside Special

Lena Zavaroni

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 Blue Hawaii Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Parkinson

Bing Crosby – sings “Hello Parky” to the tune of Hello Dolly, The Pleasure of Your Company (with son Harry on guitar)

LWT The London Weekend Show

A J Webber

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Mikki & Griff

Lyn Paul

Granada Rock On With 45

Musical guests not known


Sunday 31st August 1975

BBC1 Disco 3:55 - 4:20 pm (first edition)

Host: Terry Wogan

NB Pop quiz show, recorded at discos around the country

Panel Captains: Tim Rice and Roger Scott

Panel include: Mike Batt, Alvin Stardust

5000 Volts - I'm On Fire (Luan Peters appeared as the singer instead of Tina Charles who actually sings on the record)

Lois Lane

BBC2 In Concert

Cleo Laine, Johnny Dankworth

LWT Cliff Richard 10:30 – 11:0 pm

ATV Celebrity Squares

Alvin Stardust, Stephanie de Sykes


Monday 1st September 1975

BBC1 Goodbye Columbus movie Theme: The Association


Wednesday 3rd September 1975

BBC1 Success Story: Rick Wakeman 11:30 pm - 12:00 am

LWT Supersonic

NB The first showing was on Anglia


Thursday 4th September 1975

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

5000 Volts I'm On Fire (re-recording - Luan Peters appeared as the singer instead of Tina Charles who actually sings on the record)

Leo Sayer Moonlighting (repeat)

Showaddywaddy Heartbeat

Dan Mcafferty Out Of Time (live)

KC & The Sunshine Band That's The Way I Like It (film clip)

Al Matthews Fool

Glitter Band Love In The Sun (repeat)

Jonathon King Una Paloma Blanca

Procol Harum Pandora's Box (repeat)

Mike Batt Summertime City (possibly Pan’s People)

Rod Stewart Sailing (promo clip)

Top Of The Pops Orchestra - Brazil (playout)


Friday 5th September 1975

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 6th September 1975

BBC1 It’s Cliff And Friends 6:10 - 6:45 pm (first edition)

The first of two pilot shows shown live from TV Theatre, Shepherd’s Bush, London. The show includes a whole raft of new talent, not just in the entertainment world with a sculptress and a wallpaper designer taking part. The show’s slogan is “He’s gonna make you a star”.

Cliff Richard

BBC2 Denver in Colorado (repeat)

John Denver special

LWT Saturday Scene (first in new series)

Pilot

LWT Supersonic 11:05 - 11:35 am (first edition in regular series)

NB Shown the previous Thursday on Anglia

NB There are no formal introductions to the artists, just a cue from producer Mike Mansfield. Unusually the artists choose their own songs, but most choose their new single. Apparently 600 different camera shots were used to make the first show.

Suzi Quatro – I’m Just Waiting For You (?)

Suzi Quatro - I May Be Too Young

Alvin Stardust - Move It

Gilbert O'Sullivan - I'll Believe It When I See It

Linda Lewis - It's In His Kiss

David Essex – Be Your Fool Again (?)

Linda Lewis- Rock and Roller Coaster (?)

David Essex-Hold me Close

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ITV Oscar Peterson Presents

Bernie Semensky


Sunday 7th September 1975

BBC1 Disco 3:45 - 4:10 pm

More details unknown

BBC2 Cleo

Cleo Laine, Johnny Dankworth

Jose Feliciano

BBC2 Rick Wakeman at Wembley 9:05 - 9:55 pm

King Arthur on ice

LWT The London Weekend Show (first edition)

Host: Janet Street-Porter

Labi Siffre

Joe Brown

Neil Innes


Monday 8th September 1975

BBC2 Oscar Peterson’s Piano Party (not listed in Daily Mirror)

Alan Price


Tuesday 9th September 1975

BBC2 Jazz Ship

NB reaches Bermuda

Sarah Vaughan

Joe Williams

Southern Runaround

The Wombles


Wednesday 10th September 1975

Yorkshire The Les Dawson Show

The Three Degrees – medley of hits

Cleo Lanie & Johnny Dankworth


Thursday 11th September 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Rod Stewart Sailing (promo)

Drifters There Goes My First Love (disc)

Hot Chocolate A Child's Prayer

Supremes He's My Man

David Essex Hold Me Close

Pilot Just A Smile (miming)

Desmond Dekker Sing A Little Song (disc)

Chris Spedding Motor Biking

Disco Tex & The Sex-O-Lettes Boogie Flap

Jasper Carrott Funky Moped (repeat)

Kenny Julie Anne

Roger Whittaker The Last Farewell


Friday 12th September 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest 4:20 - 4:50 pm (first edition)

NB Teams of pop fans from the various ITV regions compete against each other

ex-Radio One DJ Steve Merike is the host

Anglia area vs Thames with Sally James, David ‘Kid’ Jensen

Marc Bolan presents awards to the winners

LWT Russell Harty

The Supremes – He’s My Man


Saturday 13th September 1975

BBC1 Wonderful Life Cliff Richard movie

BBC1 It’s Cliff And Friends

Cliff Richard

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 11:05 – 11:35 pm

NB The Daily Mirror gives the following acts as appearing in this edition

Leo Sayer

The Supremes

Guys N Dolls

Showaddywaddy

Whilst a video copy of the show has the following acts

Chris Spedding - Motor Biking

Pearly Gates - I'm Gonna Make It My Business

Jack the Lad - Sailed the Seven Seas, Rocking Choir

Albert Hammond – It Never Rains In Southern California

Hollies - Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress

Marianne Faithfull - Dreaming My Dreams

Nazereth – Holy Roller

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 14th September 1975

BBC1 Disco

On panel: Madeline Bell, Alan Price, Madeline Ball, Bernard Cribbins

BBC1 Oscar Peterson and Andre Previn

ATV Celebrity Squares

Alvin Stardust, Alan Freeman

LWT The London Weekend Show

John Renbourne

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Bing Crosby

Roger Whittaker and Saffron

The Beverley Sisters

Rod McKeun

ITV Oscar Peterson Presents

Zoot Sims, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Grey


Monday 15th September 1975

Granada News

Paul & Linda McCartney interviewed by Tony Wilson


Tuesday 18th September 1975

BBC2 Jazz Ship

NB Sailing to New York

Count Basie

Sarah Vaughan


Wednesday 17th September 1975

BBC2 Barry White at the Royal Albert Hall 7:45 - 8:35 pm

BBC2 Electric Folk with Steeleye Span 10:50 - 11:25 pm

The New Inn, Gloucester


Thursday 18th September 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Rod Stewart Sailing (promo clip)

Cliff Richard Honky Tonk Angel

Mud L'L'Lucy

Bad Company Feel Like Making Love (Pan’s People)

Candlewick Green Last Bus Home

Desmond Dekker Sing A Little Song

Goodies Nappy Love

Mac & Katie Kissoon Like A Butterfly

Procol Harum Pandora's Box

5000 Volts I'm On Fire (repeat)

Mike Batt Summertime City (disc)

Johnny Nash Let's Be Friends


Friday 19th September 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Border vs Granada with Les Grey and Rob Davis (from Mud)

LWT Russell Harty

Albert Hammond – It Never Rains In Southern California


Saturday 20th September 1975

BBC1 I’ve Gotta Horse movie with Billy Fury

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 10:20 - 10:50 pm

Andy Bown Supersonic

Cliff Richard Honky Tonk Angel

Pilot Just A Smile

Bay City Rollers Rock 'n' Roll Honeymoon

Chris Farlowe Out Of Time

Albert Hammond It Never Rains In Southern California (repeat)

Cliff Richard Let’s Have A Party

Bay City Rollers Shout

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 21st September 1975

BBC1 Disco

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Neil Sedaka In Concert 9:55 - 10:30 pm

LWT The London Weekend Show

Arthur Brown

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Dana

The Bachelors

Salena Jones


Monday 22nd September 1975

BBC1 Tonight

Cathy MacGowan returns to TV to look at Biba, the soon to close London clothing label

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson, Anne Shelton


Tuesday 23rd September 1975

BBC2 Jazz Ship

Compilation show


Wednesday 24th September 1975

BBC2 Electric Folk with Steeleye Span 10:45 - 11:20 pm

Rivington Hall Barn, Lancashire

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

The Stylistics – Sing Baby Sing

Bing Crosby – That’s What Life Is All About

Trini Lopez – If I Had A Hammer, Somethin’ ‘Bout You Baby I Like

ATV The Wednesday Special

Jack Parnell and his band with guests Anne Shelton, Dennis Lotis, The Polka Dots


Thursday 25th September 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Rod Stewart Sailing (promo)

Art Garfunkel I Only Have Eyes For You (Pan's People)

Drifters There Goes My First Love

Sparks Looks Looks Looks

Smokie Don't Play Your Rock 'n' Roll To Me

Alvin Stardust Move It

David Essex Hold Me Close (repeat)

Roger Whittaker The First Hello, The Last Goodbye

Showaddywaddy Heartbreak

Band Of The Black Watch Scotch On The Rocks

Roger Whittaker The Last Goodbye

George Baker Selection Una Paloma Blanca

Westward Fairport Convention

live set with Sandy Denny


Friday 26th September 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest

ATV vs Southern with Roy Wood

LWT Russell Harty

America

Scottish The Andy Stewart Show

Julie Felix

HTV The Great Western Musical Thunderbox

Fred Wedlock

Bridget St John

Stefan Grossman


Saturday 27th September 1975

BBC2 Born To Swing

Jazz documentary

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 5:20 - 5:50 pm (first edition at this new time)

Hello – New York Groove

Smokie – Don’t Play Your Rock N Roll

Sparks – Looks Looks Looks

Paul Curtis – Call Me Back

Smokie – If You Think You Know How To Love Me

John Miles – Highfly

Johnny Nash – Let’s Be Friends

Alvin Stardust – C’mon, I Don’t Love You (not shown)

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 28th September 1975

BBC1 Disco 3:25 - 4:40 pm

Musical guests not known

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Pearl Bailey

Anita Harris

LWT Ann-Margaret Olssen

Tina Turner

The Osmonds


Monday 29th September 1975

Thames Opportunity Knocks

NB A recent increase in postage rates encourages Hughie Green to offer an incentive for the public to vote with Premium Bonds and other prizes now offered

Love Together (pop group that had won an international song festival in Belgium)


Tuesday 30th September 1975

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:20 - 11:00 pm

John Lennon in New York

Thames Strawbs Sing 12:00 am to end


Wednesday 1st October 1975

BBC2 Twiggy

David Essex – Hold Me Close, If I Could, & Twiggy – Send In The Clowns

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Thames Frankie Howerd’s Tittertime

Caterina Valente


Thursday 2nd October 1975

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

David Essex Hold Me Close (repeat)

Abba S.O.S.

Art Garfunkel I Only Have Eyes For You

Carl Malcolm Fattie Bum-Bum

Mud L'l'Lucy

Chi-Lites It's Time For Love

Goodies Nappy Love (repeat)

Jonathan King Una Paloma Blanca

Mac & Katie Kissoon Like A Butterfly

The Four Seasons Who Loves You (disc)

Thames The Strawbs Sing 12:15 am - end


Friday 3rd October 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest

HTV Vs Yorkshire with Lynsey De Paul who presents the prizes

Yorkshire vs HTV

Lynsey De Paul give out the prizes

LWT Larry Grayson

The Three Degrees

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show

Thames The Strawbs Sing


Saturday 4th October 1975

Thames The Strawbs Sing

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 5:20 - 5:50 pm

Arthur Brown - Fire

Hollies - He Ain't heavy, He’s My Brother, Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress

Dean Ford – Got To Make Love To You

T Rex / Marc Bolan - Dreamy Lady, Marc Bolan Introduces The Hollies

Hollies-Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress (repeat)

America - Hold me tight

David Essex - Hold me close (repeat)

Mud - L L Lucy

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 5th October 1975

BBC1 Disco

Musical guests not known

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 7th October 1975

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:00 - 11:40 pm (first edition in fifth series)

Sadistic Mika Band - Time to Noodle, Suki Suki Suki

Druid - Voices, Theme

Carly Simon - Anticipation (live clip)

Andrew Bailey - music news


Wednesday 8th October 1975

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

Mac & Katie Kissoon – Like A Butterfly

Morris Albert – Feelings

BBC2 Electric Folk

Steeleye Span at Raby Castle, Durham


Thursday 9th October 1975

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:45 pm (600th show)

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Smokie Don't Play Your Rock 'n' Roll To Me

David Essex Hold Me Close (promo)

Drifters There Goes My First Love (repeat)

Sparks Looks Looks Looks

Hello New York Groove

Bruce Forsyth Sandra

Chris Farlowe Out Of Time

John Miles Highfly

Band Of The Black Watch Scotch On The Rocks (repeat)

Morris Albert Feelings

Bob Marley & The Wailers No Woman, No Cry


Friday 10th October 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Ulster vs Westward with Alan Williams John Richardson of The Rubettes handing out the prizes

LWT Russell Harty

Cliff Richard - Love On

Richard O’Brien


Saturday 11th October 1975

BBC1 Parkinson

Cleo Lanie, Johnny Dankworth

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic 5:20 - 5:50 pm

Cathy MacGowan guest host

Andy Bown and Chris Spedding Superwoman (Supersonic)

Leo Sayer Moonlighting

Roxy Music Love Is The Drug

Dave Berry The Crying Game

Justin Haywood & John Lodge Blue Guitar

Arthur Brown We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place

Roxy Music Both Ends Burning

Andy Fairweather Low La Booga Rooga

Adrian Baker Candy Baby

John Miles High Fly

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 12th October 1975

BBC1 Disco

NB ABBA were listed as appearing on the show in an advert for their new LP

Panel includes: Jackie Trent, Freddie Garrity, Adrienne Posta, Hank Marvin

Jigsaw - Sky High

BBC2 Catch 22, movie with Art Garfunkel

LWT The London Weekend Show

Kilburn & The High Roads

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Bing Crosby,

Eartha Kitt

ITV Oscar Peterson Presents

Dizzy Gillespie


Monday 13th October 1975

ITV Music Scene 11.39 am – 12.00 pm

The Chieftains

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Host Hughie Green brings back two acts from the previous week, the pop group Love Together and singer Guy Steel as it was inferred that Love Together had been on the receiving end of rote-rigging


Tuesday 14th October 1975

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:50 - 11:30 pm

Paul Kossoff with Terry Wilson-Slesser

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia - Real Man, Seven Rays

Andrew Bailey - music news pieces about pop stars' tax problems and news exclusivity

Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe (live clip)

Leo Sayer

ITV Look Alive 4.25 – 4:50 pm (first edition)

Hosts: Stephanie De Sykes, Gordon Bennett

Patches

Mud


Wednesday 15th October 1975

BBC2 Twiggy

Jeremy Brett (actor / singer)

The King’s Singers

Thames Cooper

Lynsey De Paul


Thursday 16th October 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

NB A wonderful clip exists of a BBC floor manager having to deputise for David Essex during rehearsals in order for camera blocking to take place

David Essex Hold Me Close (live)

Abba S.O.S. (repeat)

Art Garfunkel I Only Have Eyes For You (repeat)

Trammps Hold Back The Night (disc)

David Bowie Space Oddity (Love You Till Tuesday clip)

Esther Phillips What A Difference A Day Makes (promo clip)

Justin Hayward & John Lodge Blue Guitar

Tommy Hunt Crackin' Up

Elton John Island Girl (Pan's People)

Mud L'L'Lucy

Chi-Lites It's Time For Love (repeat)

Windsor Davies & Don Estelle Paper Doll

BBC1 Tomorrow’s World

Polyphonic synthesiser article with Michael Rodd

BBC2 Morecambe and Wise

Wilma Reading


Friday 17th October 1975

BBC2 Dizzy Gillespie In Concert

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Tyne Tees vs Scottish/Grampian with Chris Norman and Alan Silson from Smokie presenting the prizes

LWT Russell Harty

Alice Cooper


Saturday 18th October 1975

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show (new series)

NB The show has moved from the BBC Television Theatre to Pebble Mill in Birmingham

Guys N Dolls

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Sweet - Action

David Essex -The Main Attraction, All The Fun Of The Fair

Real Thing - Carolina

Marc Bolan - Dreamy Lady

Sweet – You Make Me Feel Alright (?), Take Me Higher (?)

Steve Colyer - Hey Mary, Love Can Change You

Bay City Rollers –Rock 'n' Roll Honeymoon (repeat)

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 19th October 1975

BBC2 The Les Humphries Singers In Concert

LWT The London Weekend Show

Little Nell

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Dana

Anita Harris


Tuesday 21st October 1975

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:30 - 11:10 pm

Alan Douglas - interview

John Mayall - So Much To Do, Taxman Blues

Jean Luc Ponty - Echoes of the Future, Fight For Life (excerpt)

Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze (The Marquee, London 1966), Peace in Mississippi

Andrew Bailey - music news

Granada Look Alive 4.25 – 4:50 pm

Hosts: Stephanie De Sykes, Gordon Bennett

Cliff Richard


Wednesday 22nd October 1975

BBC2 Electric Folk with Steeleye Span

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

The New Seekers – Sweet Surrender, reunion

Roger Whittaker – The Last Farewell

Lynsey DePaul – No Honestly

BBC2 Arena: Art and Design

Alan Price interview about Jarrow a new musical

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden


Thursday 23rd October 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Art Garfunkel I Only Have Eyes For You (repeat)

Drifters There Goes My First Love (repeat)

Gilbert O'Sullivan You Never Listen To Reason

John Miles Highfly

Smokie Don't Play Your Rock 'n' Roll To Me (repeat)

Roxy Music Love Is The Drug

Trammps Hold Back The Night (disc)

Billie Jo Spears Silver Wings and Golden Rings

T.Rex Disco Party Dreamy Lady

Natalie Cole This Will Be

BBC2 Morecambe and Wise Show

Wilma Reading


Friday 24th October 1975

BBC2 Bix Beiderbeck

documentary

Yorkshire Pop Quest

First of the second rounds

Thames vs Granada with Dave Bartram and Romeo Challenger of Showaddywaddy handing out the prizes

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 25th October 1975

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Pilot

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Wizzard - Rattlesnake Roll

John Miles -Highfly

Jack the Lad – Rocking Chair, Sailed The Seven Seas (repeat)

Gilbert O'Sullivan -You Never Listen To Reason

Adrian Baker -Candy Baby

Sheer Elegance - Milky Way, It Was Me And My Pretty Baby (?)

Mud - L L Lucy (2nd app)

However the Daily Mirror has the following acts

Gary Glitter

Pearly Gates

Justin Heyward & John Lodge

Nazereth

Marianne Faithfull

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 26th October 1975

BBC2 Albert Hammond 10:00 - 10:20 pm

LWT The London Weekend Show

Kursaal Flyers

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Rod McKuen

The Beverley Sisters

Tony Monopoly

LWT Late Night Special: All The Fun Of The Fair 10:45 - 11:45 pm

David Essex special


Tuesday 28th October 1975

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:15 - 10:50 pm

Andrew Bailey - music news including piece on Bruce Springsteen

The Outlaws - Keep Praying (Filmfinders clip)

Freddie King - Woke Up This Morning, Things I Used To Do

Jack The Lad - Rocking Chair, Gentleman Soldier

UFO - Out In The Street (The Roundhouse, London)

ITV Look Alive 4.25 – 4:50 pm

Hosts: Stephanie De Sykes, Gordon Bennett

Alvin Stardust

Jan and Jackie


Wednesday 29th October 1975

BBC2 Electric Folk with Steeleye Span

BBC2 Twiggy

Linda Lewis – This Time I’ll Be Sweeter, & Twiggy – Music Hall Medley

Demis Roussos – from Souvenir To Souvenir Forever And Ever

Thames Looks Familiar

Annie Ross

Thames Cooper

Lynsey De Paul


Thursday 30th October 1975

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

Host: Ed Stewart

NB The Daily Mirror also lists Jim Capaldi

Esther Phillips What A Difference A Day Makes (promo clip)

Art Garfunkel - I Only Have Eyes For You (promo clip)

Hello New York Groove (repeat)

Chequers Rock On Brother (Pan's People)

Justin Hayward & John Lodge Blue Guitar (repeat)

Maxine Nightingale Right Back Where We Started From

Abba S.O.S. (repeat)

David Bowie Space Oddity (Love You Till Tuesday clip)

George McCrae I Ain't Lying

Morris Albert Feelings (repeat)

Dee Clarke Ride A White Horse (film clip)

BBC1 Morecambe and Wise Show

Wilma Reading

Granada North West News

Barclay James Harvest promo clip


Friday 31st October 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest 4:20 - 4:50 pm

Ulster vs Scottish/Grampian with Rick Wakeman handing out the prizes

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 1st November 1975

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Nolan Sisters

BBC2 2nd House 8:35 - 9:35 pm

Dory Previn

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

The Tymes - Someone's Watching You

Thin Lizzy - Wild One

Linda Lewis – Rock and Roller Coaster (repeat)

Baker / Gurvitz Army – The Gambler (?)

Suzi Quatro – I May Be Too Young, Still Hanging Around (?)

Ginger Baker - Drum Solo

Procol Harum – The Final Thrust, We Won't Let Go (?)

Andy Bown - Supersonic (repeat of second appearance)

NB The Daily Mirror gives the following artists

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Wizzard

Adrian Baker

Mud

John Miles

Jack The Lad

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 2nd November 1975

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 3rd November 1975

Thames Opportunity Knocks

The Jarvis Brothers (who already had a deal with Decca Records by the time their appearance was shown)


Tuesday 4th November 1975

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

NB A follow up series to They Sold A Million with Vince Hill and The Young Generation as regulars. A mock computer ERIC is used to invoke images and sounds from the past.

The Three Degrees

Rod McKeun

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:40 - 11:20 pm

Andrew Bailey - music news

Nils Lofgren - Back It Up, Going Back

Dave Mason - Two Guitar Lovers, You Can Lose It, Give Me A Reason

Supertramp - Sister Moonshine (The Odeon, Hammersmith, London)

Lisztomania - Love's Dream film clip

Granada Look Alive

Stephanie De Sykes

Ayshea Brough - Don't Wait Till Tomorrow


Wednesday 5th November 1975

Thames Cooper

Lynsey De Paul


Thursday 6th November 1975

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

David Bowie Space Odditty (Love You Till Tuesday clip)

Gary Glitter Papa Oom Mow Mow

14-18 (Pete Waterman) Good-Bye-Eee

Jim Capaldi Love Hurts

Hot Chocolate You Sexy Thing

Jigsaw Sky High

John Lennon Imagine (Pan's People)

Roxy Music Love Is The Drug (repeat)

Rubettes Little Darling

Billy Connolly D.I.V.O.R.C.E.

Glen Campbell Rhinestone Cowboy (film clip)


Friday 7th November 1975

BBC2 Poems and Pints

Max Boyce – Deck of Cards

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Southern vs HTV with Lyn Paul of The New Seekers

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 8th November 1975

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Demis Roussos

BBC1 Parkinson

Blossom Dearie

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Troggs - Satisfaction

Leo Sayer - Let it Be

Gene Pitney - Stop That Train (?)

Barry Ryan - Matieo

Slade - In For A Penny

Melanie - Almost Like Being In Love

Gary Glitter - Papa Oo Mow Mow

NB The Daily Mirror had the following acts

Linda Lewis

Thin Lizzy

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 9th November 1975

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 11th November 1975

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

Vince Hill, The Young Generation (regulars)

The Bay City Rollers

Polly Brown

Dionne Warwick

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:35 - 11: 15 pm

Lynyrd Skynyrd special, live from the BBC Theatre, Sheprherd's Bush

Double Trouble, I Ain't The One, Call Me The Breeze, Same Old Blues, Every Mother's Son, Sweet Home Alabama, Freebird

Granada Look Alive

Stephanie De Sykes

The Goodies – Nappy Love, Wild Thing

Arrows - Hard Hearted


Wednesday 12th November 1975

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

Peter Shelley - Wisconsin

Val Doonican

The Nolan Sisters

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden

Thames Cooper

Lynsey De Paul


Thursday 13th November 1975

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:45 pm (show number 605)

Host: Noel Edmonds

Hello New York Groove

George McCrae I Ain't Lying

Rod Stewart This Old Heart Of Mine (disc, possibly Pan’s People)

Justin Hayward & John Lodge Blue Guitar

Demis Roussos Happy To Be On An Island In The Sun

Stretch Why Did Ya Do It

The Tymes God's Gonna Punish You

David Cassidy Darling (promo)

Maxine Nightingale Right Back Where We Started From

Steeleye Span All Around My Hat

David Bowie Space Oddity (Love You Till Tuesday clip)

Austin Roberts Rocky (playout disc)


Friday 14th November 1975

Tyne Tees Look Who’s Talking

Lena Zavaroni talks to Derek Batey

Yorkshire Pop Quest

The first semi-final

HTV vs London with Sparks awarding prizes

LWT Russell Harty

America


Saturday 15th November 1975

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Don Estelle & Windsor Davies

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Baker Gurvitz Army - The Gambler

Ginger Baker – drum solo

Dan McCafferty - Whatcha Gonna Do About It

Mud - Show Me You're A Woman

Sailor - A Glass Of Champagne

Showaddywaddy - Heavenly

Alvin Stardust - Angel From Hamburger Heaven

Wizard - ?

Roy Wood - Looking Through Eyes Of A Fool

NB The Daily Mirror has the acts as

The Realistics

The Bay City Rollers

The Troggs

Melanie

Cockney Rebel

Mr Big

Hello

Dean Ford

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 16th November 1975

BBC1 Omnibus: The Friendly Invasion part one

Jazz and swing documentary – From Stephen Foster to Ragtime

LWT The London Weekend Show

The Doctors Of Madness

Ron Geeson (Ron Geesin?)

LWT The Royal Variety Performance 9:10 - 11:15 pm

Charles Aznavour

Count Basie

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Bing Crosby


Monday 17th November 1975

BBC1 Blue Peter

The Goodies – Funky Gibbon

ITV Music Scene (schools programming)

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 18th November 1975

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Charles Aznavour – song and interviewed by Bob Langley

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:35 - 11:15 pm

Can - Vernal Equinox

The Jim Capaldi Band - Short Cut Draws Blood, Goodbye Love

Rory Gallagher - Who's That Coming (live in Ireland)

Little Feat - Long Distance Love (live in recording studio)

The Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash (black/white promo clip)

Andrew Bailey - newsdesk

Mike Oldfield - Ommadawn excerpt (Filmfinders clip)

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

Vince Hill, The Young Generation (regulars)

Sammy Cahn,

New World

Albert Hammond

Granada Look Alive

Stephanie De Sykes

Labi Siffre - Love A Love


Wednesday 19th November 1975

BBC2 Twiggy

Gary Benson – Don’t Throw It All Away

Thames Looks Familiar

Sammy Cahn, Anne Shelton


Thursday 20th November 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Billy Connolly DIVORCE

Bay City Rollers Money Honey

Eagles Lyin' Eyes (Pan's People)

Jim Capaldi Love Hurts (promo clip)

Slade In For A Penny

Stylistics Na-Na Is The Saddest Word (promo)

Jigsaw Sky High

Hot Chocolate You Sexy Thing

Osmonds I'm Still Gonna Need You

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (promo)

John Asher Let's Twist Again


Friday 21st November 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Granada Vs Scottish/Grampian with Stuart Tosh

LWT Russell Harty

No guests of interest in this show


Saturday 22nd November 1975

BBC1 Up Jumped A Swagman 1966 Frank Ifield movie

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Prelude

BBC1 The Saturday Special

NB The BBC’s attempt at a winter version of Seaside Special, with Ronnie Corbett booked as the host for the four weeks

Sacha Distel

Tony Blackburn

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene: British Pop Awards 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Alvin Stardust - My Coo Ca Choo

Gary Glitter - Basic Lady, Papa Oom Mow Mow

Guys And Dolls - Let's All Get Together

The Wombles - Let's Womble To The Party Tonight

The Bay City Rollers - Money Honey

Linda Lewis

LWT Supersonic

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Delilah, Gamblin' Bar Room Blues, Ho-De-Ho-De (You're Just As Drunk As Me)

Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman

David Essex - Here It Comes Again (?)

Snafu - Lock And Key, Well You Know It Ain't Easy

NB The Daily Mirror has the acts as

Gary Glitter

Leo Sayer

Slade

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 23rd November 1975

BBC1 Omnibus: The Friendly Invasion part two

Jazz and swing documentary

BBC2 Zabriske Point movie with music by Pink Floyd

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Dana


Tuesday 25th November 1975

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:45 - 11:25 pm

Dr Hook live at the BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

Vince Hill, The Young Generation (regulars)

Mother’s Pride

Tammy Wynette

Johnny Nash

Granada Look Alive

Stephanie De Sykes

The Rubettes

Su Shifrin - All I Wanna Do


Wednesday 26th November 1975

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

Candlewick Green – Last Bus Home

Peters & Lee


Thursday 27th November 1975

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (promo clip)

Drifters Can I Take You Home Little Girl

Laurel & Hardy Trail Of The Lonesome Pine (movie clip)

John Lennon Imagine (Pan's People)

Jim Capaldi Love Hurts (repeat)

Demis Roussos Happy To Be On An Island In The Sun

Mud Show Me You're A Woman

Wigan's Ovation Super Love

Steeleye Span All Around My Hat (repeat)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band Gamblin' Bar Room Blues


Friday 28th November 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest

The Grand Final: Thames Vs Granada

Alvin Stardust presents awrads to the winners in this, the final regular show

LWT Russell Harty

David Bowie interview via satellite in USA, Golden Years, plus clips

LWT Rod Stewart and The Faces 11:30 pm - 12:30 am

with Keith Richard


Saturday 29th November 1975

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

The Osmonds

BBC1 The Saturday Special

Dana

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

The Drifters Can I Take You Home Little Girl (singer Johnny Moore chokes on glitter during the song), There Goes My First Love

The Glitter Band Goodbye My Love, Alone Again

Albert Hammond 99 Miles From L.A.

Gene Pitney Stop The Train, I'm Gonna Be Strong

Andy Scott Lady Starlight

Terry Sylvester For The Peace Of All Mankind

The Bay City Rollers Money Honey

NB The Daily Mirro has the following acts

Showaddywaddy

Sailor

Dan McAffterty

Mud

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 30th November 1975

BBC1 The Friendly Invasion: The Road To Rock N Roll 10:20 - 11:45 pm

Clips of Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, Little Richard etc

LWT The London Weekend Show

Rocky Sharpe & The Replays


Monday 1st December 1975

Thames Opportunity Knocks!

Tony Monopoly


Tuesday 2nd December 1975

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

Vince Hill, The Young Generation (regulars)

David Gates

Guys and Dolls

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

Jackson Browne - interview and Jamaica Say You Will (repeat of 1972 OGWT clip)

Secret Oyster - Paella

Richard Digance - Red Lights of Antwerp, Drag Queen Blues

Climax Blues Band - Using The Power (promo clip)

Paul Simon - Still Crazy After All These Years (possibly 'Saturday Night')

Head East - Never Been Any Reason (Filmfinders clip)

Gramnada Look Alive

Stephanie De Sykes

Mungo Jerry

Kursaal Flyers


Wednesday 3rd December 1975

BBC1 Twiggy

Roger Cook – Please Get My Name Right


Thursday 4th December 1975

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

Host: Jimmy Savile (possibly with half a beard)

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (promo clip)

10 C.C. Art For Art's Sake

Bay City Rollers Money Honey (repeat)

David Bowie Golden Years (database says Special)

Stevenson's Rocket Alright Baby

Impressions First Impressions (Pan's People)

Andy Fairweather Low Wide Eyed And Legless

David Essex If I Could

Rod Stewart This Old Heart Of Mine (promo)

Slade In For A Penny


Friday 5th December 1975

Yorkshire Pop Quest

The reigning quiz champions (Thames TV area) take on Sally James, Keith Skues and Anne Nightingale

LWT Russell Harty

Claude Francois


Saturday 6th December 1975

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Kenny

BBC1 The Saturday Special

Lulu

Vince Hill

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Ronnie Charles - Wishing Well

The Glitter Band - Goodbye My Love, Alone Again

Albert Hammond - Down By The River, 99 Miles From L.A.

Mud - Show Me You're A Woman

Gene Pitney - I'm Gonna Be Strong, Stop The Train

Leo Sayer - Let It Be

Andy Scott Lady Starlight

One other act

NB The Daily Mirror has the acts as

ELO

David Essex

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

Snafu

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 7th December 1975

BBC1 The Osmonds 4:20 - 5:05 pm (repeat)

Andy Williams

Isaac Hayes

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Eartha Kitt

Anita Harris

The Beverley Sisters

Salena Jones

LWT The Virgin Soldiers movie theme Ray Davies

LWT Sin’75 (epilogue style programme) 12:20 – 12:30 am

Host: Kenny Everett


Monday 8th December 1975

BBC1 Ned Kelly movie with Mick Jagger


Tuesday 9th December 1975

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

Steve Howe and Chris Squire - interview

Steve Howe - Ram, Beginnings, Break Away From It All (promo clips)

Chris Squire - Hold Out Your Hand, You By My Side (promo clips)

Philip Catherine - Homecoming, Sneezing Bull

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

Vince Hill, The Young Generation (regulars)

Gilbert Becaud

The Nolan Sisters

Duane Eddy

Granada Look Alive

Stephanie De Sykes

The Goodies – Make A Daft Noise For Christmas

Villain


Wednesday 10th December 1975

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

Dana

Charles Aznavour

BBC2 John Christie In Concert 10:25 - 11:55 pm

Thames Looks Familiar

Marion Ryan

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden

Thames The Benny Hill Show

Design


Thursday 11th December 1975

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (promo)

Greg Lake I Believe In Father Christmas

Chris Hill Renta Santa

Hot Chocolate You Sexy Thing

Mud Show Me You're A Woman

Laurel & Hardy Trail Of The Lonesome Pine (movie clip)

Dana It's Gonna Be A Cold, Cold Christmas

Goodies Make A Daft Noise For Christmas

Ken Dodd Think Of Me Wherever You Are

Sailor A Glass Of Champagne

Chubby Checker Let's Twist Again (film clip)


Friday 12th December 1975

LWT Russell Harty

Alvin Stardust – Angel from Hamburger Heaven


Saturday 13th December 1975

BBC1 Be My Guest movie

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Mac & Katie Kissoon

BBC1 Saturday Special

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC1 Parkinson

Paul Simon – Interview, American Tune, I Do It For Your Love, Homeward Bound

LWT Saturday Scene

Cassidy Saturday - Sally James looks at footage of David Cassidy's visits to the studio

LWT Supersonic

Kiki Dee - Once A Fool, I Got The Music In Me

Sailor - Girls Girls Girls, Traffic Jam, A Glass Of Champagne

Tony Sheridan - Lonely

Cliff Richard - Miss You Nights

Roxy Music - Both Ends Burning

NB The Daily Mirror has the acts as

The Drifters

Gene Pitney

The Glitter Band

Albert Hammond

Andy Scott

NB TV Times has Melanie listed

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 14th December 1975

BBC2 Perry Como - The Barber Comes To Town 7:25 - 8:40 pm

In concert and in conversation with Benny Green

ATV Celebrity Squares

Cleo Laine

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Bing Crosby

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Granada On The Road

George Melly with Derek Taylor


Tuesday 16th December 1975

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

Vince Hill, The Young Generation (regulars)

The Bachelors

Jimmy Ruffin

BBC2The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:35 - 11:15 pm

Ace - Tongue Tied, I'm A Man

Strawbs - Promised Land, Absent Friend

Jethro Tull - Minstrel In The Gallery (live at The Olympia)

Hall & Oates - Camelea (New Victoria Theatre, London)

Andrew Bailey - newsdesk


Wednesday 17th December 1975

BBC2 Twiggy 8:00 - 8:35 pm

The Doctors of Madness – The Doctors of Madness, & Twiggy – Perfect Past

Albert Hammond – It Never Rains In Southern California, Everything I Want To Do


Thursday 18th December 1975

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (promo)

10 C.C. Art For Art's Sake (repeat)

David Bowie Golden Years (Musical guests not known clip)

Drifters Can I Take You Home Little Girl (repeat)

Demis Roussos Happy To Be On An Island In The Sun (repeat)

Fatback Band Do The Bus Stop (says ‘special’ in database)

Andy Fairweather Low Wide Eyed And Legless

David Essex If I Could

Wombles Let's Womble To The Party Tonight

BBC2 Best in the Band

with Kenny Baker, Don Lusher and other session musicians


Friday 19th December 1975

LWT Russell Harty 10:40 - 11:30 pm

Elton John and Bernie Taupin in Los Angeles


Saturday 20th December 1975

BBC1 Basil Brush’s Christmas In Norway

No-one of interest in this edition

LWT Saturday Scene

Probably all repeats

Gary Glitter Papa Oom Mow Mow

Alvin Stardust Angel From Hamburger Heaven

David Essex If I Could, To Have You There

Justin Hayward And John Lodge Blue Guitar

Kiki Dee I Got The Music In Me

Leo Sayer Moonlighting

Marc Bolan Dreamy Lady

Mud L-L-Lucy

Roxy Music Love Is A Drug

Slade In For A Penny

The Bay City Rollers Money Honey

Linda Lewis Its In His Kiss

Sweet Action

LWT Supersonic

Cliff Richard

Roxy Music

Tony Sheridan

Kiki Dee

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 21st December 1975

BBC2 The Goodies: The Goodies Rule OK?

Tony Blackburn

LWT Finders Keepers Cliff Richard movie

LWT The London Weekend Show

Kevin Coyne

ATV Celebrity Squares

Dana


Monday 22nd December 1975

Westward Fairport Convention 11.30 am - 12:00 pm


Tuesday 23rd December 1975

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 5:50 - 6:30 pm

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Jimmy Savile

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Come Up And See Me (live vocal over re-recording)

Billy Connolly - D.I.V.O.R.C.E. (live)

Status Quo - Down Down (miming) (repeat 2nd January 1975)

Typically Tropical - Barbados (Pan's People)

Sweet - Fox On The Run (repeat 10th April 1975)

Rod Stewart - Sailing (film of Rod on board a yacht)

Mud - Oh Boy (miming with guest spot by one of Pan's People)

David Bowie - Space Oddity (Pan's People)

Bay City Rollers - Give A Little Love (film of band visiting children in hospital)

Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing (re-recording)

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody (promo clip)

Whole Lotta Love over the end credits

BBC1 The Music Time Machine

Vince Hill, The Young Generation (regulars)

Lynsey De Paul

Granada Look Alive

Stephanie De Sykes

Dana - It's Goint To Be A Cold Cold Christmas

Sheer Elegance

New Edition

The Teeside Fettlers

Thames David Nixon's Magic Hour

Caterina Valente

Thames Oscar Peterson Presents

Bernie Senensky

Thames Hallelujah – It’s Christmas

Roger Whittaker

Tyne Tees Settlers at City Hall


Wednesday 24th December 1975 Christmas Eve

BBC1 Pantomime: Aladdin (not listed in Daily Mirror)

Pan’s People, Dana

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:00 - 11:00 pm simulcast on Radio One

Queen live at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London

Now I'm Here, Ogre Battle, White Queen, medley - Bohemian Rhapsody / Killer Queen / unnamed track / Bohemian Rhapsody, Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Brighton Rock, Son & Daughter, Keep Yourself Alive, Liar, In the Lap of the Gods Revisited, medley - Big Spender / Jailhouse Rock / Stupid Cupid / Be Bop A Lula / Jailhouse Rock

Scottish Merry Christmas Fred, from the Crosby's

Bing Crosby

Tyne Tees Kenny Rogers and the First Edition

The Musical Ambassadors


Thursday 25th December 1975 Christmas Day

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 2:10 - 3:00 pm

Hosts: Noel Edmonds, Tony Blackburn

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Pilot - January (live vocal over the record)

Johnny Nash - Tears On My Pillow (live)

Windsor Davies & Don Estelle - Whispering Grass (live)

Art Garfunkel - I Only Have Eyes For You (Pan’s People)

Ralph McTell - Streets Of London (live)

The Tymes - Ms. Grace (live)

Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man (live)

Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby (miming)

Mud - Lonely This Christmas (miming)

Guys & Dolls - There’s A Whole Lot Of Loving (live)

Telly Savalas - If (live)

The Stylistics - Can’t Give You Anything (Pan’s People)

10cc - I’m Not In Love (miming)

David Essex - Hold Me Close (live)

Whole Lotta Love over the end credits

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show

Pan’s People

Brenda Arnau

Diane Solomon

BBC2 The Great Big Groovy Horse

Paul Jones stars in a rock gospel show based on the story of the Trojan Horse

Granada The Bay City Rollers Show with Gilbert O'Sullivan 5:20 - 6:20 pm

The Bay City Rollers - Let's Go

Gilbert O’Sullivan - Who Know Perhaps Maybe, Can't get Enough Of You, Marriage Machine, Christmas Song / My Sweet Lord

Elton John - filmed greeting from Bermuda, Step Into Christmas

Showaddywaddy - Heaven

The Drifters


Friday 26th December 1975 Boxing Day

BBC1 Let It Be Beatles movie

BBC1 The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show

Lulu

BBC1 The Diane Solomon Show

Johnny Nash

George Melly

Laura Lee

Clare Torry

BBC2 Christmas With Rutland Weekend Television 10:55 - 11:25 pm

Neil Innes and Fatso,

George Harrison sketches, ‘The Pirate Song’

Southern Christmas Runaround

The Wombles

Yorkshire Les Dawson’s Christmas Box

Nina

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen


Saturday 27th December 1975

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Donny & Marie Osmond

BBC1 It’s Cliff and Friends 5:15 - 5:50 pm

NB Second series of shows where new talent is discovered

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Shirley Bassey Sings

BBC1 Simply Simon 11:05 - 11:45 pm

Paul Simon live at BBC Bristol

Simon and Garfunkel on Saturday Night Live

Toots Thielmans

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 7:20 - 8:20 pm repeat

Elton John December 1974

LWT Saturday Scene

Kenny

LWT Supersonic Christmas Special 6.20 - 7.20 pm

Gary Glitter

Leo Sayer

Marc Bolan

Alvin Stardust

Linda Lewis

Slade

Mud

Hayward & Lodge

Sweet

David Essex

The Bay City Rollers

ATV The Peters And Lee Story 9:30 – 10:30 pm

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth

ATV New Faces

NB Lonnie Donegan becomes a panel member for the first time


Sunday 28th December 1975

BBC2 Demolition Man 10:20 - 11:45 pm

with Jimmy Helms, Steve Rowland

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test

Queen live with added introduction

ATV Celebrity Squares

Jackie Trent


Monday 29th December 1975

Thames Opportunity Knocks!

Variety Club Award Show

Lena Zavaroni

Tammy Jones

Chapagne

Tyne Tees My Name Is ...Alan Price 11.30 am - 12.00 pm


Tuesday 30th December 1975

BBC1 The Donny and Marie Show 6:45 - 7:30 pm

BBC In Good Company

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth

Granada Look Alive

Stephanie De Sykes

Bilbo Baggins - Back Home

ATV Earl ‘Fatha’ Hines

70th birthday documentary


Wednesday 31st December 1975 New Year’s Eve

BBC1 Ken Dodd’s New Year’s Eve Special

The Fivepenny Piece, Wilma Reading

BBC2 The Vera Lynn Show

The Walker Brothers – No Regrets

Buddy Greco

Granada New Year’s Eve at The Wheeltappers... 11:00 - 11:45 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 12:03 - 1:33 am

Compilation show

Johnny Winter - Jumping Jack Flash

Alvin Lee - Don't Be Cruel

Rush - Finding My Way

Supertramp - Dreamer

Bonnie Raitt - Love Has No Pride

Little Feat - Rock N Roll Doctor

Ronettes - Be My Baby

Joni Mitchell - Help  Me

Janis Ian - Stars

Jackson Browne - For A Dancer

Bad Company - Feel Like Makin' Love

Smokey Robinson & Miracles - You Really Got A Hold On Me

Stackridge - Dancing on Air

John Lennon - Stand By Me

Led Zeppelin - Trampled Underfoot

Van Morrison - Wild Nights

Stone the Crows - Fool on the Hill

Joe Walsh - Rocky Mountain Way

Yes - Sweet Dreams

Thames Looks Familiar

Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr


Also this year

Cliff Richard - LWT Russell Harty talks about withdrawal of Honky Tonk Angel single

Roxy Music - LWT Love Is The Drug

10cc - Yorkshire Pop Quest Recording in studio

Roger Daltrey / Rick Wakeman - The making of Lisztomania

Kraftwerk Tomorrow’s World article

Thames Today November 1975 T Rex Funky London Childhood, interview

Granada Rock On With 45 Greenslade - Catalan

LWT The London Programme Mickie Most / Mud / Nikki Chinn