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1977


Saturday 1st January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Tarney and Spencer

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Peters & Lee

Dana

Tyne Tees The Best of Geordie Scene

Hosted by Dave Eager

Gallagher & Lyle

John Miles

Elkie Brooks

Osibisa

Procol Harum

LWT Saturday Scene 9.55 am - 12.30 pm

Mary Hopkin

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Muriel Young is on the panel

Quinn (group)

Art Sutter (singer with piano)

Siobahn McManus (singer)

Brother Kip (group)

Anglia All We Need Is The Sun To Shine... 12.10 - 12.35 am

Documentary about a group called Crackerjack


Sunday 2nd January 1977

LWT Once Upon A Century – A Very Royal Gala 7.25 - 8.45 pm

NB Recorded at the Talk of the Town

Andy Williams

Brotherhood Of Man

Frankie Vaughan

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Dana

Bing Crosby

Val Doonican

Frank Ifield


Monday 3rd January 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Variety Club awards show handed over by last years’ winners The Frank Jennings Syndicate

Sunshine (group from Dublin)

Andee Delmar (singer)

ATV Tonight With Bing and Liza 10.30 - 11.50 pm

Celebration a hundred years of the Bell Telephone Company

Bing Crosby

Liza Minnelli

Joel Grey

Steve Lawrence

Edie Gorme

Roy Clark

Marvin Hamlisch

Ben Vereen


Tuesday 4th January 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine 9.05 -9.50 pm (first in new series)

Vince Hill, The Nolan Sisters, The Young Generation (regulars)

Frankie Vaughan

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.20 pm - 12.00 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Lone Star - A Million Stars, Flying In The Reel

Loudon Wainwright III - Reciprocity, I Hate the Blues, Pittsburg, Swimming Song

SAHB without Alex - Pick It Up and Kick It (Filmfinders clip)

Marvin Gaye - Ain't That Peculiar (US TV)

Roger Daltrey - Heart's Right (Ian Emes clip)

Andy Fairweather Lowe (with Georgie Fame) - Rocky Raccoon, Wide Eyed and Legless (Ronnie Scott's, London)

Grampian Songs of Bonnie Dobson 11.00 - 11.25 am

Bonnie Dobson


Wednesday 5th January 1977

Thames Looks Familiar 3.50 - 4.20 pm

Petula Clark

Frankie Vaughan

Yorkshire Pop Quest 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Hosted by Sally James, David ‘Kid’ Jensen

Track Facts looks at music journalism with Tony Jasper


Thursday 6th January 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.45 pm

NB The chart is the same as the final chart of 1976

Hosted by David Jensen

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Sheer Elegance - Dance The Night Away (live)

10cc - The Things We Do For Love (promo clip)

Tina Charles - Dr Love (live)

Smokie - Living Next Door To Alice

Gladys Knight & The Pips - Nobody But You (live)

Jethro Tull - Ring Out Those Solstice Bells (repeat 9th December 1976)

David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us (Legs & Co)

The Drifters - You’re More Than A Number In My Little Red Book (promo clip)

Clodagh Rodgers - Save Me (live)

Boney M - Daddy Cool (live)

Donna Summer - chat with host

Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born number one (promo clip)

ABBA - Money Money Money (play out record and end credits)

Anglia Anita In Jumbleland 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Anita Harris with Harry Stoneham


Friday 7th January 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm (first in new series)

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Saturday 8th January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Jim'll Fix It 5.50 - 6.30 pm

The New Seekers

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons 8.40 - 9.10 pm

Shades

BBC1 Parkinson 11.20 pm - 12.20 am

George Melly

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.40 pm (first edition)

NB These shows were simulcast in stereo on Radio One

Renaissance

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

In Control Room. Nanette Newman

The Hollies - Daddy Don't Mind, Dragging My Heels

Mud – Somebody

Phoenix – Easy

Andy Fairweather Low - Bebop And Holler

Flintlock

Brotherhood of Man

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am – 12.30 pm

The Real Thing

ATV Celebrity Squares 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Tony Hatch, Alan A Freeman and Joe Loss on panel

Lucky Numbers (group)

Tricia Parnell (singer)

Norman Castle and Gill (duo)

David Kerry (singer)

Mardi Gras (group)


Sunday 9th January 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 10.25 - 11.15 pm (first in new series)

Catherine Howe (alternates with Jake Thackray)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Gene Pitney

Anne Shelton


Monday 10th January 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Berni Flint

Tyne Tees On The Light Side (first of 13 shows)

Chris Langford (resident singer)


Tuesday 11th January 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Vince Hill, The Nolan Sisters, The Young Generation (regulars)

Miquel Brown

Leo Sayer

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Ace - Rock & Roll Singer, You're All That I Need

Daryl Hall and John Oates - Back Together Again, Rich Girl

Roy Carr - interview about his recently published Beatles and Rolling Stones books

Free - The Stealer (promo clip)

Graham Parker & The Rumour - That's What They All Say (Filmfinders clip)

Boston - Rock and Roll Band (Filmfinders clip)

Thin Lizzy - Rocky (The Odeon, Hammersmith, London)

ITN News at Ten 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Keith Richards on drugs charge at Aylesbury


Wednesday 12th January 1977

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Bing Crosby

Yorkshire Pop Quest 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Track facts looks at the music business

ITN News at Ten 10.00 - 10.30 pm

Keith Richards fined


Thursday 13th January 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by David Hamilton

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Gallagher & Lyle - Every Little Teardrop (live vocals)

Barry Biggs - Sideshow (live)

Rose Royce - Car Wash (Legs & Co)

David Parton - Isn’t She Lovely (live)

Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina (stills of Eva Peron)

Status Quo - Wild Side Of Life (promo clip)

Liverpool Express - Every Man Must Have A Dream (re-recording)

Pussycat - Smile (live)

David Soul - Don’t Give Up On Us number one (promo clip)

Stevie Wonder - I Wish (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Sing Country Extra 8.35 - 9.00 pm

George Hamilton IV

Anglia Anita In Jumbleland 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Anita Harris

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Friday 14th January 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55- 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Spinners 8.05 - 8.35 pm


Saturday 15th January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Leo Sayer

Osibisa (probably cancelled as they appeared the following week)

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special 8.25 - 9.10 pm

The New Seekers

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

The Jess Roden Band

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

In the control room – Rupert Bear

Gary Glitter –

Deaf School - Taxi To The Music, What A Way To End It All

Jessie Green – Flip, Nice And Slow

John Miles - Manhattan Skyline, Music Man

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

The Rubettes

LWT Larry Grayson

Reflections

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Maxwell Plumm (group)

Dave Curtis (vocal/guitar)

Tina (singer)

Sullivan (group)


Sunday 16th January 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 10.20 - 11.00 pm

Jake Thackray

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.25 - 7.00 pm

The Beverley Sisters

Vikki Carr

Ronnie Hilton


Monday 17th January 1977

BBC1 Blue Peter 4.40 - 5.05 pm

Slade - Gypsy Road Hog

BBC2 The Morecambe & Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The Karlins

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Berni Flint (winner from last week's show)


Tuesday 18th January 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.25 pm - 12.05 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Larry Coryell’s The Eleventh House in concert - Renee’s Theme, Homecoming, Gloriel, Aspects


Wednesday 19th January 1977

BBC2 International Pro-celebrity Golf 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Playing for the Bing Crosby cup

Yorkshire Pop Quest 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Track Facts looks at radio playlists with Keith Skues of Radio Hallam


Thursday 20th January 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Slade - Gypsy Road Hog

Donna Summer - Winter Melody (concert clip)

10 C.C. - The Things We Do For Love (promo clip and audience dancing)

Jesse Green - Flip (re-recording)

Elvis Presley - Suspicion (Legs & Co)

The Drifters - You’re More Than A Number In My Little Red Book (promo clip)

Leo Sayer - When I Need You (live)

Thin Lizzy - Don't Believe A Word (repeat 23rd December 1976)

Gary Glitter - It Takes All Night Long (re-recording)

Silver Convention - Everybody’s Talkin’ ‘Bout Love (live)

David Soul - Don’t Give Up On Us number one (promo clip)

Boney M - Daddy Cool (play out record and end credits)

Anglia Anita In Jumbleland 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Anita Harris

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV 11.25 - 11.55 pm


Friday 21st January 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Spinners 8.05 - 8.35 pm

Thames Magpie 4.45 - 5.15 pm

The Stranglers - Grip (cancelled, a Thames TV spokesperson, possibly predicting another Sex Pistols type confrontation said at the time "Magpie has to guard its own image and refrain from featuring any bands with any links with the Pistols, however tenuous.”)


Saturday 22nd January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Osibisa

BBC1 Jim'll Fix It 5.50 - 6.25 pm

Showwaddywaddy

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons 8.35 - 9.10 pm

Shades

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Santana (The Odeon, Hammersmith, London)

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Ace

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

In the control room – Robin Nedwell

Ace - How Long, You're All That Need

Dodgers - Don't It Always Get You Down

Eddie & The Hot Rods - All I Need Is Money, Teenage Depression

Liverpool Express - Every Man Must Have A Dream

Slik - Don't Take Your Love Away

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Medicine Head

LWT Larry Grayson 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Our Kid

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Les Reed, Muriel Young on panel

Teapot Brown (group)

Tommy Drennan (singer)

Lynch and Lawson (duo)

Elaine Lesley (singer)

Why Not (group)


Sunday 23rd January 1977

BBC1 Appeal 6.45 - 6.50 pm

Cliff Richard appeals on behalf of the Christian Medical College and Hospital in Ludihana, India

BBC1 That’s Life 9.50 - 10.30 pm

Catherine Howe

Scottish Elaine, The Singer and the Song

Elaine Simmons

R&J Stone

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.25 - 7.00 pm

Anita Harris


Monday 24th January 1977

BBC2 Max Byrgraves Says I Wanna Tell You A Story 8.15 - 9.00 pm

The 1970s

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Berni Flint (winner from last week's show)


Tuesday 25th January 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Vince Hill, The Nolan Sisters, The Young Generation (regulars)

Gladys Knight & The Pips

Red Hurley

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Leon Redbone - Mr Jellyroll Baker, I Ain't Got Nobody

SAHB Without Alex - Pick It Up And Kick It, Smouldering

Dory Previn - Brando (film clip)

Emmylou Harris - interview, Pancho and Lefty (Filmfinders clip)

Rick Wakeman - White Rock film clip

Southern Oscar Peterson Presents 11.25 pm - 12.05 am

Dizzy Gillespie


Wednesday 26th January 1977

Yorkshire Pop Quest 4.45 - 5.15 pm

The final

The Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash b/w promo clip


Thursday 27th January 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

The Brothers - Sing Me (live vocal)

David Parton - Isn’t She Lovely (live)

Eagles - New Kid In Town (Legs & Co)

Barry Briggs - Sideshow (repeat 23rd December 1976)

Status Quo - The Wild Side Of Life (promo and audience dancing)

Mr Big - Romeo

Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina (stills of Eva Peron, repeat)

Andy Fairweather Low Be Bop ‘N’ Holler

The Moments - Jack In The Box (promo clip)

The New Seekers - I Wanna Go Back (live)

David Soul - Don’t Give Up On Us number one (promo clip)

Rose Royce - Car Wash (play out record and end credits)

ATV The British Rock And Pop Awards 1976 10.30 - 11.30 pm

David Essex

Wings – presented with an award

The Real Thing

Status Quo

John Miles

Anglia Anita in Jumbleland 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Anita Harris


Friday 28th January 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Spinners 8.05 - 8.35 pm

Thames Magpie 4.45 - 5.15 pm

National Youth Jazz Orchestra


Saturday 29th January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

John Lodge

BBC1 Jim'll Fix It 5.45 - 6.20 pm

Sutherland Brothers & Quivver

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special 8.20 - 9.05 pm

Leo Sayer

BBC2 The Friendly Invasion 5.00 - 6.20 pm (repeat)

Jazz and Swing

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Rory Gallagher

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Barry Biggs

Leo Sayer

ATV Fun Food Factory 9.45 - 10.10 am

Alvin Stardust

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

John Miles

Granada The Beatles 10.30 - 10.50 am (cartoon series)

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Mr Big – Romeo

Andy Fairweather Low - Be Bop 'N Holla

The Real Thing - You'll Never Know What You're Missing, Hallelujah Man

Leo Sayer - When I Need You, You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

Scrounger - Our Love

The Rubettes

LWT Larry Grayson 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Reflections

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Tamashante (group)

Preluse (vocal guitar duo)

Gillian Burns (singer)

Tony Major (singer)

Grapevine (group)


Sunday 30th January 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 10.20 - 11.00 pm

Jake Thackray

LWT The London Weekend Show 1.15 - 1.45 pm

Rock Venues with Meal Ticket

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Slim Whitman


Monday 31st January 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Berni Flint (winner from last week's show)


Tuesday 1st February 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Vince Hill, The Nolan Sisters, The Young Generation (regulars)

Tony Christie

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Ry Cooder and The Chicken Skin Band in concert

The Tattler, Dark End of the Street, Jesus on a Main Line, Do Reh Mi, Goodnight Irene, He'll Have to Go, Smack Dab

Southern Oscar Peterson Presents 11.30 pm - 12.00 am (repeat)

Joe Turner


Wednesday 2nd February 1977

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf 8.10 - 9.00 pm

The Bing Crosby cup with Val Doonican

Yorkshire Pop Quest Special 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Sally James looks at the record industry in this one-off special


Thursday 3rd February 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by David Jensen

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Thin Lizzy - Don't Believe A Word (repeat 23rd December 1976)

Gary Glitter - It Takes All Night Long (re-recording)

Boney M - Daddy Cool (live)

Leo Sayer - When I Need You (repeat 20th January 1977)

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - Don't Leave Me This Way (Legs & Co)

Boz Scaggs - What Can I Say (concert clip)

The Real Thing - You’ll Never Know What You’re Missing (live)

Silver Convention - Everybody’s Talkin’ Bout Love (repeat 20th January 1977)

The Rubettes - Baby I Know

David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us number one (promo clip)

Heatwave - Boogie Nights (play out record and end credits)

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Friday 4th February 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.45 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Spinners 8.05 - 8.35 pm


Saturday 5th February 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

The Rubettes

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons 8,.30 - 9.00 pm

Shades

BBC2 The Friendly Invasion: The Road To Rock N Roll 5.05 - 6.30 pm (repeat 30th November 1975)

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.00 pm

John Miles

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Andy Fairweather Low

Slade

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Champagne

Granada The Beatles 10.30 - 10.50 am (cartoon series)

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 am

Miquel Brown - First Time Around

Gary Glitter - It Takes All Night Long, You Belong To Me

Paul Nicholas - Dancing With The Captain, Grandma's Party Tonight

Slade - Gypsy Roadhog, Momma We're All Crazy Now

LWT Larry Grayson 6.30 - 7.00 pm

Brotherhood of Man

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Mickie Most, Alan A Freeman on panel

Soul Direction (group)

Laraine Lee (singer)

Brother (trio)

Bill Campbell (singer)

Reno (group)


Sunday 6th February 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 9.50 - 10.30 pm

Catherine Howe

Yorkshire Stars On Sunday 6.25 - 7.00 pm

Rosemary Clooney

Frankie Vaughan


Monday 7th February 1977

BBC2 The Morecambe and Wise Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Diane Solomon

Maggie Fitzgibbon

Champagne

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Berni Flint (winner from last week's show)


Tuesday 8th February 1977

BBC1 The Variety Club Awards 6.40 - 7.20 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Vince Hill, The Nolan Sisters, The Young Generation (regulars)

The Bachelors

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Average White Band in concert in Miami, Florida

If I Ever Lose This Heaven, Cloudy, Pick Up The Pieces, Person To Person, I Heard It Through The Grapevine


Wednesday 9th February 1977

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf 8.10 - 9.00 pm

The Bing Crosby cup


Thursday 10th February 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Kiki Dee First Thing In The Morning

Brotherhood Of Man Oh Boy

Sailor One Drink Too Many

Barbara Dickson Another Suitcase In Another Hall

Boston More Than A Feeling (film clip)

Bryan Ferry This Is Tomorrow (promo clip)

Racing Cars They Shoot Horses Don't They

Heatwave Boogie Nights (Legs & Co)

Johnny Nash Birds Of A Feather

Julie Covington chats to host

Julie Covington Don't Cry For Me Argentina number one (repeat and end credits)

BBC1 The Good Old Days 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Frankie Vaughan


Friday 11th February 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown


Saturday 12th February 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Suzi Quatro

Hank Marvin

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special 8.25 - 9.10 pm

Val Doonican

BBC1 Parkinson 11.10 pm - 12.10 am

NB Comedian Mort Sahl was due to fly over but demanded a first class seat, whereas the BBC would only pay for economy

Ralph McTell

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

The Chieftains

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Suzi Quatro – The Wild One

Marc Bolan & Gloria Jones - To Know You Is To Love You

Justin Hayward – One Lonely Room

Twiggy – 20/20 Hindsight

Suzi Quatro – Tear Me Apart

Marc Bolan – Crimson Moon

Twiggy – Please Get My Name Right

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.15 - 7.15 pm

Recent winners show

Muriel Young on panel

Quinn (group)

Christie Lee (drummer)

Dave Curtis (singer)

Birth (group)

Lynch and Lawson (duo)

Gillian Burns (singer)

LWT Larry Grayson 6.30 - 7.00 pm

The Bachelors

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

1: Compilation introductory show


Sunday 13th February 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 10.15 - 10.55 pm

Jake Thackray

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.25 - 7.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

Frank Ifield

Jackie Trent


Monday 14th February 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Patents Pending (pop group from Barrow in Furness)

Berni Flint (winner from last week's show)

ITV Queen A Day At The Races advert


Tuesday 15th February 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Kate and Anna McGarrigle - Southern Boy, My Baby

Dr Feelgood - Going Back Home, I Can Tell (live clip)

Fleetwood Mac - The Chain (Filmfinders clip)

Pat Travers Band - Rock N Roll Susie, Makin' Magic

Bob Seger - Fire Down Below (Filmfinders clip)

Genesis - Entangled (promo clip)

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Vince Hill

The Nolan Sisters

The Young Generation (regulars)

Paul Jones,

Lena Zavaroni


Wednesday 16th February 1977

BBC1 The Goodies - Almost Live 6.55 - 7.25 pm

the comedy group perform their hit songs


Thursday 17th February 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by Paul Burnett

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Suzi Quatro - Tear Me Apart (live vocal over record)

The Moments - Jack In The Box (live)

Manhattan - Transfer Chanson D’amour (Legs & Co)

The Brothers - Sing Me (live vocal over record)

Les Gray - A Groovy Kind Of Love (live)

Boz Scaggs - What Can I Say (Saturday Night Live)

Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way (live)

The Rubettes - Baby I Know (NB one of them still wearing the Rubettes white cap)

Mr.Big - Romeo (promo clip)

Tavares - Mighty Power Of Love (Legs & Co)

Leo Sayer - When I Need You number one (live)

Earth Wind and Fire - Saturday Night (play out record and end credits)

Southern Music In Camera 10.30 - 11.00 pm

Eartha Kitt


Friday 18th February 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Spinners 8.05 - 8.35 pm


Saturday 19th February 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.13 pm

Liverpool Express

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons 8.35 - 9.05 pm

Shades

BBC1 Parkinson 11.05 pm - 12.05 am

Oscar Peterson

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Jethro Tull

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Sheer Elegance

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Chips – not on

Andy Bown - Love Love Love

John Lodge - Say You Love Me

Johnny Nash - Birds Of A Feather

Sailor - One Drink Too Many, Girls Girls Girls

Sheer Elegance - Dance The Night Away

ATV Celebrity Squares 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Tony Blackburn

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

On Panel - Mickie Most, Les Reed

Juliette De Ville (singer)

Michael Johns (singer)

Railout (group)

Fresh (group)

Count Marenzi (one man band)

ATV Celebrity Squares

Tony Blackburn

LWT Larry Grayson 6.30 - 7.00 pm pm

Guys n Dolls

LWT All You Need Is Love 2. God’s Children; Origins 11.00 pm - 12.00 am

Tunji Oyelana (African Drums), Fisk Jubilee (Singers), Jimmy Driftwood, Como Mississippi Fife And Drums Corps, Lightning Hopkin, Duke Ellington, Fats Domino, Ray Charles, Rufus Thomas, Big Bill Broonzy, Buck Ram Platters, James Brown, Staple Singers, Fela Ransome-Kuti, Ginger Baker, Tina Turner


Sunday 20th February 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 10.10 - 10.50 pm

Catherine Howe

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.25 - 7.00 pm

Dana

Ronnie Carroll

Granada George Hamilton IV 11.00 - 11.30 pm


Monday 21st February 1977

BBC2 Perry Como Hawaiian Holiday 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Petula Clark

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Microwave (pop group from Cheshire)

Berni Flint (winner from last week's show)


Tuesday 22nd February 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Vince Hill, The Nolan Sisters, The Young Generation (regulars)

Thelma Houston

Johnny Nash

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.35 - 11.15 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Manhattan Transfer in concert at BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

That Cat Is High, Four Brothers, Heart's Desire, Scotch and Soda, Don't Let Go, Chanson D'Amour, Candy, Gloria, Operator, Tuxedo Junction


Wednesday 23rd February 1977

Granada The Wednesday Special 10.40 - 11.40 pm

The National Club Act Awards and the Final of Miss Nightclub 1977

Recorded at The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club

Alvin Stardust (on panel)


Thursday 24th February 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Heatwave - Boogie Nights (promo clip with audience dancing)

Racing Cars - They Shoot Horses Don't They

Bryan Ferry - This Is Tomorrow (promo clip)

The Real Thing - You’ll Never Know What You’re Missing (live)

Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers (promo clip)

ELO - Rockaria (promo clip)

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Webber - chat with host

Barbara Dickson - Another Suitcase In Another Hall (live)

Boston - More Than A Feeling (promo clip)

Earth Wind & Fire - Saturday Night (Legs & Co)

Leo Sayer - When I Need You number one (live)

David Bowie Sound and Vision (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Omnibus. L A My Home Town 10.10 - 11.05 pm

Ian Whitcomb, Peter Asher

Thames Rock Follies 10.30 - 11.30 pm (repeat of the first series)

1: The Show Business

Scottish Elaine, the Singer and the Song

Elaine Simmons

The Sandpipers


Friday 25th February 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Max Boyce in Concert 10.46 - 11.26 pm (first in series)

Max Boyce

The Chieftains

Granada Reports 6.00 - 6.30 pm

John Martyn - May You Never

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Manhattan Transfer – Chanson D’Amour


Saturday 26th February 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.15 pm

Includes Swap Show Supergroup with Leo Sayer, Suzi Quatro, John Miles, John Christie, Kenney Jones (the group’s track is produced by Mickie Most)

Liverpool Express

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special 8.35 - 9.20 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill 11.30 pm - 12.20 am

Roy Orbison

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

The Kiki Dee Band

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Golden Earring – not on

In control room – Dennis Waterman

Mr Big – Romeo

The Damned - Neat Neat Neat

Guys And Dolls - You're My World

Roy Harper - One Of Those Days In England

Racing Cars - They Shoot Horses Don't They

Cliff Richard - My Kinda Life

Dennis Weaver - Devil In My Arms

Les Gray -

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

John Entwistle

John Lodge

ATV Celebrity Squares 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Vince Hill

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

contents unknown

LWT All You Need Is Love 11.10 pm - 12.10 am

3. I Can Hypnotise Dis Nation (Ragtime)


Sunday 27th February 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 10.10 - 10.50 pm

Jake Thackray

LWT The London Weekend Show 1.15 - 1.45 pm

Small record companies with The Gorillas, Chiswick Records, Andrew Lauder


Monday 28th February 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Berni Flint (winner from last week's show)


Tuesday 1st March 1977

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites 10.15 - 11.05 pm

Sacha Distel

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.10 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Jan Akkerman and Kaz Lux - Tantalizer, There He Still Goes

John Martyn - Couldn't Love You More, One World

Jack Bruce Band - Baby Jane (Filmfinders clip)

Ted Nugent - interview

Barclay James Harvest Rock N Roll Star, The World Goes On (promo clips)

Streetwalkers - Chilli Con Carne (Filmfinders clip)


Wednesday 2nd March 1977

BBC1 The Goodies 6.35 - 7.05 pm

Tony Blackburn

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf 8.10 - 9.00 pm

The Bing Crosby cup


Thursday 3rd March 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Showaddywaddy When

Maxine Nightingale Love Hit Me

Mr Big Romeo

Manhattan Transfer Chanson D'Amour (promo clip)

Cliff Richard My Kinda Life

Abba Knowing Me Knowing You (promo clip)

Bonnie Tyler More Than A Lover

David Bowie Sound And Vision (Legs & Co)

Leo Sayer When I Need You number one

Boz Scaggs What Can I Say (audience dancing and end credits)

Thames Rock Follies 10.30 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

2: The Little Ladies

Scottish Elaine, the Singer and the Song

Smith and D'Abo


Friday 4th March 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Max Boyce in Concert 10.46 - 11.26 pm

Max Boyce

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Kiki Dee


Saturday 5th March 1977

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Shades

BBC1 Saturday Night at the Mill 11.30 pm - 12.20 am

Suzi Quatro

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Gallagher & Lyle

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Justin Hayward

Barbara Dickson - Another Suitcase Another Hall

Sailor - One Drink Too Many

The Kursall Flyers - Little Does She Know, Radio Romance

The Real Thing - You'll Never Know What You're Missing

Steve Saxon - Something There To Remind Me

Eddie Howell - Sweet On You

Mickey Dolenz

ATV Celebrity Squares 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Matt Monro

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

oln panel - Mickie Most, Alan A Freeman, Muriel Young

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.00 - 11.00 pm

4: Jungle Music; Jazz

Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Earl Fatha Hines, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, George Shearing, Norma Winstone, Mike Gibbs


Sunday 6th March 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 10.20 - 11.00 pm

Catherine Howe

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.05 - 7.25 pm

Claude Francois

Anita Harris


Tuesday 8th March 1977

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites 10.20 - 11.05 pm

The Chieftains

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Charlie - No Second Chance, Johnny Hold Back

Nils Lofgren - Code of the Road (Filmfinders clip)

The Four Pennies - Juliet (Ready Steady Go! 1964)

Stephen Bishop - One and On, Save It For A Rainy Day

The Steve Gibbons Band - Light Up Your Face (promo clip)

Ian Whitcomb - interview, A Friend Is A Friend

Earl Preston & The TTs - Why Did It Have To Be Me (Beat City, Rediffusion 1963)

Thames Tom O'Connor 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson


Wednesday 7th March 1977

BBC1 A Song For Europe 7.30 - 9.00 pm

The twelve contestants for the UK entry

Live from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran – Rock Bottom (written by Lynsey De Paul, Mike Moran) (winner) NB The song was originally submitted to Blue Mink, but since the piano to be used on the session was so bad the song was dropped. The publisher later decided to enter the song for the Eurovision Song Contest

Carl Wayne - A Little Give A Little Take (written by Roger Greenaway, Tony Macaulay)

Lyn Paul – If Everybody Loved The Same As You (written by Geoff Stephens, Don Black)

Sweet Sensation – You’re My Sweet Sensation (written by Raymond Roberts, Melvyn Taggart)

Tony Monopoly – Leave A Little Love (written by Alan Hawkshaw, Ray Cameron)

Val Stokes - Swings and Roundabouts (written by Richard Crowe, Nicholas Portlock)

Marty Mason - What Do You Say To Love (written by Nick Ryan, Robin Slater)

Beano – Everybody Knows (written by Freddie Phillips)

Wesley Park and Smith - After All This Time (written by David Mindel, Gary Benson)

High Society - Just For You (written by Biddu, Gerry Shurry, Ron Roker)

Rags - Promises Promises (written by Richard Gillinson, David Hayes)

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves


Thursday 10th March 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by David Jensen

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Graham Parker & The Rumour - Hold Back The Night (live)

The Real Thing - You’ll Never Know What You’re Missing (live)

Brotherhood Of Man - Oh Boy (live)

Smokie - Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone

Barbara Dickson - Another Suitcase In Another Hall (live)

Rubettes - Baby I Know

Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran - Rock Bottom (live)

ELO - Rockaria (promo clip)

Mary MacGregor - Torn Between Two Lovers (Legs & Co)

Brendon - Gimme Some (live)

Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D’Amour number one (repeat 3rd March 1977)

Elton John - Crazy Water (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 America Salutes Jimmy Carter 9.30 - 11.50 pm

Aretha Franklin

Paul Simon

Granada Reportts 6.00 - 6.40 pm

Tony Wilson talks to Phil Collins and Chester Thompson of Genesis

Thames Rock Follies 10.30 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

3: The Road


Friday 11th March 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Max Boyce in Concert 10.46 - 11.26 pm

Max Boyce

The Spinners

Mary O'Hara

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

content unknown


Saturday 12th March 1977

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special 8.30 - 9.15 pm

The Wurzels

Tony Monopoly

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Procol Harum

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Joe Brown

The Glitter Band

Biddu

Billy Ocean

Paul Nicholas

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 am

The Glitter Band Look What You've Been Missing

Justin Hayward One Lonely Room

Patti Boulaye Stop It I Like It

The Steve Gibbons Band Please Don't Say Goodbye

Danny Ray Can't Get Used To Losing You

Kiki Dee First Thing In The Morning

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Dead End Kids

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Mother Nature's Children (group)

Susan Wilson (singer)

Don Shepherd Set (group)

David Laine (singer)

Wine and Roses (group)

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

5: Who’s That Comin’. The Blues

Memphis Slim, Furry Lewis, Roosevelt Sykes, Willie The Lion Smith, Blind Arvella Gray, Ray Charles, Victoria Spivey, Bessie Smith, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Dawkins, Joe Young, Billy Holliday, B B King


Sunday 13th March 1977

BBC1 That’s Life 10.05 - 10.45 pm

Jake Thackray

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 7.00 - 7.25 pm

Val Doonican


Tuesday 15th March 1977

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites 10.20 - 11.05 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Andrew Gold in concert, New Victoria Theatre, London

Heartaches In Heartaches, That's Why I Love You, Endless Flight, Do Wah Diddy Diddy, Learning the Game, Angel Woman, Hope You Feel Good, Hang My Picture Straight, Lonely Boy, Go Back Home Again

Thames Des O'Connor 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Mahogany

ATV Jack Parnell and His Music 11.20 - 11.50 pm (first in new series)

(possibly) Al Jarreau, Madeline Bell, Miquel Brown, Christy Lee


Thursday 17th March 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Suzi Quatro - Tear Me Apart (live vocal over the record)

Berni Flint - I Don't Wanna Put No Hold On You (live)

Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You (promo clip)

Cliff Richard - My Kinda Life

Elvis Presley - Moody Blue (Legs & Co)

Barclay James Harvest - Rock and Roll Star (despite all the amps they appear to be miming)

Maxine Nightingale - Love Hit Me (live)

Showaddywaddy - When

Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger (live)

Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D’amour number one (repeat 3rd March 1977)

Boney M - Sunny (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Carpenters In Concert 9.25 - 10.15 pm

from the New London Theatre, November 1976

Thames Rock Follies 10.30 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

4: The Talking Pictures

Anglia George Hamilton IV 10.30 - 11.00 pm

George Hamilton IV

Stringband

Thames Barbra - With One More Look At You 11.30 pm - 12.25 am

Barbra Streisand


Friday 18th March 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC1 Max Boyce in Concert 10.46 - 11.26 pm

Max Boyce

BBC2 Barbra Streisand In Conversation 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Interviewed by Iain Johnstone

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Twiggy – Please Get My Name Right


Saturday 19th March 1977

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons 8.30 - 9.05 pm

Shades

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Paice, Ashton and Lord

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Les Gray - Groovy Kind Of Love, one other

Roy Harper - One Of Those Days In England

Gloria Jones - Go Now

The Three Degrees - We're All Alone, Stand Up For Love

Gerry True - Stand And Deliver (Your Love)

Golden Earring – Bombay

Leo Sayer - How Much Love

Twiggy - Please Get My Name Right

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Hunter

ATV Celebrity Squares 6.15 - 7.00 pm

Joe Brown, Lorna Luft

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Near misses contest

Muriel Young, Les Reed on panel

Ding-a-Ling (group)

Tina (singer)

Fresh (group)

Dario and Della (duo)

Bob Clark Ensemble (jazz group)

Sullivan (group)

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

6: Rude Songs - Music Hall / Vaudeville

Narrated by Liberace

Sylvie Vartan, Judy Garland etc


Sunday 20th March 1977

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest Preview part one 3.55 - 4.25 pm

BBC1 That’s Life 10.05 - 10.45 pm

Catherine Howe


Monday 21st March 1977

BBC2 The Freddie Starr Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Guys N Dolls


Tuesday 22nd March 1977

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites 10.20 - 11.05 pm

Twiggy (as a singer)

No Old Grey Whistle Test

Thames Tom O'Connor 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson

ATV Jack Parnell and his Music 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Larry Adler

Marion Montgomery


Wednesday 23rd March 1977

NBBNC2 The Pasadena Roof Orchestra In Concert 8.30 - 9.00 pm (repeat)

Thames This Is Your Life: Matt Monro 7.00 - 7.30 pm


Thursday 24th March 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

NB The Daily Mirror has The Three Degrees performing We’re All Alone in this show

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Brendon - Gimme Some (re-recording)

Elkie Brooks - Pearl’s a Singer (live)

Brotherhood Of Man - Oh Boy (live)

Graham Parker & The Rumour - Hold Back The Night (repeat 10th March 1977)

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr - You Don't Have To Be A Star (Top Pop, Holland)

Dead End Kids - Have I The Right

Smokie - Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone

Boney M - Sunny (Legs & Co)

Marc Bolan & T Rex - The Soul Of My Suit

The Captain and Tenille chat with host

Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D'amour number one (repeat 3rd March 1977)

David Bowie - Sound and Vision (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Just A Nimmo 8.35 0 9.00 pm

On male beauty - possibly The Sex Pistols in Seditionaires store in the King’s Road

Anglia George Hamilton IV 11.45 pm - 12.15 am


Friday 25th March 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

BBC1 (West) It's The Wurzels 10.15 -  10.45 pm

Ulster Sounds of McEvoy 12.30 - 1.30 pm

Frankie McBride

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

content unknown


Saturday 26th March 1977

BBC1 Satuerday Night At The Movies: Roustabout 6.55 - 8.25 pm Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Graham Parker & The Rumour

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Kiki Dee

Bernie Flint

The Three Degrees

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Dead End Kids Have I The Right

Marmalade Only Light On My Horizon

Strapps Child Of The City

Bandit Ohio

The Damned Neat Neat Neat

Leo Sayer How Much Love

Liar

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

The Wurzels

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

All winners final

on panel - Mickie Most, Muriel Young

Our Kid

Koffee n Kreme (winners)

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

7: Always Chasing Rainbows - Tin Pan Alley

Bing Cosby, Ian Whitcomb, Irving Berlin


Sunday 27th March 1977

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest Preview part two 4.00 - 4.30 pm

BBC1 That’s Life 10.10 - 10.50 pm

Jake Thackray

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.55 - 7.25 pm

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 28th March 1977

BBC2 Leo Sayer Sings... 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Leo Sayer

Scottish New Celeste In Concert 10.30 - 11.00 pm


Tuesday 29th March 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Roy Harper and Black Sheep - One Of Those Days in England, Cherishing the Lonesome (listed in the Daily Mirror as Roy Harper and Chips)

Frankie Miller - Be Good To Yourself (Oxford Polytechnic)

The Ronettes - Shout (The TAMI Show)

Led Zepplein - Stairway To Heaven (The Song Remains The Same movie)

Terry Reid - interview on location

Tiger - Gamblin' Gambler

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Strangered in the Night (Filmfinders clip)

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites 10.30 - 11.15 pm

content unknown

ATV Jack Parnell and His Music 11.25 - 11.55 pm

Miquel Brown


Thursday 31st March 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by David Hamilton

Blue - Gonna Capture Your Heart

Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger (live)

David Soul - Going In With My Eyes Open (Legs & Co)

David Dundas - Another Funny Honeymoon (live)

Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran - Rock Bottom (live)

Berni Flint - I Don't Want To Put A Hold On You (repeat 17th March 1977)

The Stylistics - Seven Thousand Dollars And You (live)

Bonnie Tyler - More Than A Lover (live)

Michael Nesmith chats to host (NB Nesmith had come with the promo clip for his hit Rio but the record had been going down the chart so couldn't be included)

ABBA - Knowing Me Knowing You number one (promo clip)

Elvis Presley - Moody Blue (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 John Denver and Friend 9.25 - 10.15 pm (previously shown on BBC2)

Frank Sinatra

BBC1 Omnibus 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Stan Tracey Original

Thames Rock Follies 11.00 pm - 12.00 am (repeat)

The Pound Sterling

Anglia George Hamilton IV 11.00 - 11.30 pm

George Hamilton IV

Part III


Friday 1st April 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4.55 - 5.35 pm

content unknown

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Joan Armatrading – Down To Zero


Saturday 2nd April 1977

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show 8.00 - 9.05 pm (repeat)

Elton John

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Roy Wood’s Wizzo Band

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Granada The Beatles 10.30 - 10.50 pm (cartoon series)

LWT Supersonic 11.00 - 11.30 am

NB The final show. Later, Mike Mansfield would claim that the fire officers from LWT made too many objections about the stage set up

Blue - Gonna Capture Your Heart

Mark Bolan - Soul Of My Suit

Marc Bolan & Dave Edmunds - Sweet Little Rock And Roller

Elkie Brooks - Pearl's A Singer

Dave Edmunds & Rockpile - Ju Ju Man

The Kinks - Street Walker

John Lodge - Children Of Rock 'N' Roll

Alvin Stardust Growing Up

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces Gala Final 7.00 - 8.15 pm

content unknown

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.45 - 11.45 pm

8: Diamonds As Big As The Ritz -  The Musical

Steven Sondheim, Lionel Bart, Elton John, Roger Daltrey, Tina Turner


Sunday 3rd April 1977

BBC1 Gospel Rock 4.10 - 5.00 pm

Presented by Pat Boone

BBC1 That’s Life 10.45 - 11.25 pm

Catherine Howe


Monday 4th April 1977

BBC1 Bue Peter 4.40 - 5.05 pm

The big band sound

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV 12.30 - 1.00 pm (repeat)


Tuesday 5th April 1977

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites 10.20 - 11.05 pm

content unknown

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

NB Brand X may have been scheduled to appear

Hosted by Bob Harris

Southside Johnny and The Asbury Dukes - Without Love, The Fever

Bandit - Hard On A Loser, Hung Up On Your Love

Head East - Getting Lucky (Filmfinders clip)

The Stranglers - Hangin' Around (promo clip)

Emerson, Lake and Palmer - Fanfare For The Common Man (Olympic Stadium, Montreal)

Bad Company - Burnin' Sky (Filmfinders clip)

Granada The Beatles 9.50 - 10.10 am (cartoon series)

Thames Tom O’Connor at the Casino 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Guys n Dolls

ATV Jack Parnell and His Music 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Trevor Chance

The Polka Dots


Wednesday 6th April 1977

Granada Get It Together 4.15 - 4.45 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Linda Fletcher and Roy North (ex-Basil Brush sidekick)

Musical Director – Mike Moran

Showaddywaddy – When

Berni Flint - I Don't Wanna Put A Hold On You

The Dead End Kids - Have I The Right


Thursday 7th April 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by David Jensen

Dead End Kids - Have I The Right

Deniece Williams - Free (Soul Train)

Showaddywaddy - When

Elkie Brooks - Pearl's A Singer (live)

Cliff Richard - My Kinda Life (repeat 3rd March 1977)

The Manhattans - It’s You (live)

Maxine Nightingale - Love Hit Me (Legs & Co)

O.C.Smith - Together (Soul Train)

Elkie Brooks - with host announcing the number one record

ABBA - Knowing Me Knowing You number one (promo clip)

Smokie - Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Shirley Bassey 8.25 - 9.00 pm

Shirley Bassey

Bobby Goldsboro

Rod McKeun

Thames Rock Follies 10.30 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

The Blitz


Friday 8th April 1977 Good Friday

BBC2 Jazz From Montreux 11.05 - 11.35 pm

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers

Newport All Stars

Yorkshire Stars for Easter 6.00 - 6.30 pm

Dana


Saturday 9th April 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show 8.20 - 9.05 pm

Val Doonican

Glen Campbell

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill 11.45 pm - 12.35 am

Billie Jo Spears

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Bruce Welch

Alvin Stardust

Kofee and Kreme

Granada The Beatles 10.30 - 10.50 am (cartoon series)

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

9: Swing That Music - Swing

Cab Calloway, The Original Dixieland Band, Benny Goodman, Guy Lombardo, The Artie Shaw Band, Willie The Lion Smith Fletcher Henderson Band, The Swing Band, Benny Goodman Quartet with Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Harry James, Ella Fitzgerald


Sunday 10th April 1977

BBC1 Roots 8.35 - 10.05 pm (first episode)

Music by Quincy Jones

LWT Up The Junction 10.15 pm - 12.25 am 1967 movie music by Manfred Mann


Monday 11th April 1977 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Mike Yarwood 8.25 - 8.55 pm

content unknown

BBC2 Fivepenny Piece with Mike Harding 10.35 - 11.25 pm

Thames Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme: From This Moment On 11.10 pm - 12.10 am


Tuesday 12th April 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.00 - 11.40 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band in concert at BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

Feeling Single, Seeing Double, I'll Be Your San Antone Rose, Poncho & Lefty, Making Believe, You Never Can Tell, Tulsa Queen, Together Again, Luxury Liner, Ooh Las Vegas

ATV Jack Panell and His Music 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Lynsey De Paul


Wednesday 13th April 1977

Border Look Who’s Talking 12.30 - 1.00 pm

The Bachelors

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.15 pm (repeat)

Vera Lynn, Pete Murray, Benny Green

Granada Get It Together 4.15 - 4.45 pm

NB The Daily Mirror has The Glitter Band on the show

Shakin' Stevens & The Sunsets – Never

The Steve Gibbons Band - Please Don't Say Goodbye

Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger

Thames Bruce and More Girls 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Dana


Thursday 14th April 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

The Brothers - Beautiful

Marilyn McCoo & Billie Davis Junior - You Don't Have To Be A Star (Top Pop, Holland)

Brendon - Gimme Some (live vocal over re-recording)

David Soul - Going With My Eyes Open (promo clip)

The Stylistics - 7000 Dollars & You (live)

John Williams & Cleo Laine - Feelings (live)

Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy (Legs and Co with Floyd)

Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger (live)

Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You number one (promo clip)

Boney M - Sunny (play out record and end credits)

Thames TV Times Top Ten Awards 7.10 - 7.40 pm

content unknown

Thames Star Rider: Be Bop DeLuxe 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

NB these were shown in July / August by Yorkshire as Concert Specials


Friday 15th April 1977

BBC2 Jazz from Montreux 11.10 - 11.40 pm

Sarah Vaughan

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

content unknown


Saturday 16th April 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show 7.55 - 8.40 pm

Val Doonican

Brotherhood of Man

Crystal Galye

BBC1 That’s Life 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Jake Thackray

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

The show reverts to its original name as Supersonic had finished

Mary Hopkin

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

The hosts were Chris Tarrant, Peter Tomlinson, Trevor East, Peter Matthews

City Boy

Granada The Beatles 10.30 - 10.50 pm (cartoon series)

ATV The Muppet Show

Connie Stevens

ATV Celebrity Squares 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Lorna Luft

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

10: Good Times; Rhythm and Blues 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Jerry Wexler, Wilson Pickett, The Chiffons, The Supremes, Fisk Jubilee Singers, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, The Diamonds, Jerry Lieber & Mike Stoller, Bill Haley & The Comets, Pat Boone, Earl King & The Meteors, Johnny Ray, Bo Diddley, The Platters, The Buck Ram Platters, Phil Spector, Ike & Tina Turner, Sam Phillips, Buddy Holly


Sunday 17th April 1977

Granada So It Goes Concerts 10.55 - 11.25 pm

Andy Fairweather Low


Monday 18th April 1977

BBC1 Pebble Mill At One 1.00 - 1.45 pm

Lyn Paul

Thames The Little and Large Telly Show 6.45 - 7.30 pm (first in series)

Matt Monro

Linda Lewis


Tuesday 19th April 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.55 - 11.35 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

John Steven’s Away - Away, Sunshine Sunshine, Whoops A Daisy

Atlanta Rhythm Section - Sky High, So Into You

Firefall - Get Away (promo clip)

Television - Elevation (Filmfinders clip)

Ronnie Spector - interview, The Ronettes - Be My Baby (The TAMI Show clip)

Southern Runaround 4.20 - 4.45 pm

a source has this as "David Bowie's ex-drummer"

ATV Jack Parnell and his Music 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent

George Chisholm


Wednesday 20th April 1977

Granada Get It Together 4.15 - 4.45 pm

Alvin Stardust

Lynsey De Paul

Mike Moran

Clifford T Ward

Yorkshire Dawson and Friends 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Guys n Dolls

Lulu


Thursday 21st April 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Eddie & The Rods - I Might Be Lying (live)

O.C.Smith - Together (live)

Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke (Legs & Co)

Berni Flint - I Don't Wanna Put No Hold On You (live)

Tavares - Whodunnit (Top Pop, Holland TV)

Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran - Rock Bottom (live)

Leo Sayer - How Much Love (promo clip)

Delegation - Where Is The Love (live)

Elkie Brooks Pearl’s A Singer (repeat 7th April 1976)

David Dundas - Another Funny Honeymoon (live)

Dead End Kids - Have I The Right (repeat 7th April 1976)

Deniece Williams - Free (live)

ABBA - Knowing Me Knowing You number one (promo clip)

Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill (play out record and end credits)

Thames Star Rider: Kevin Coyne 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

Granada The New Vaudeville Band at The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club 10.30 - 11.00 pm

Scottish Elaine, the Singers and the Song

The Surprise Sisters


Friday 22nd April 1977

BBC2 Jazz From Montreux 11.00 - 11.40 pm

Weather Report

Shakti

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

content unknown


Saturday 23rd April 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show 7.55 - 8.40 pm

Val Doonican

Lynsey de Paul

George Hamilton IV

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Randy Edelman

The Dead End Kids

R & J Stone

Heat Wave

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Randy Edelman

ATV Celebrity Squares 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Madeline Bell

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

11: Making Moonshine; Country 10.20 - 11.20 pm

Minnie Pearl, Doug Kershaw, Carl & Pearl Butler, Jimmy Rogers, Jimmy Driftwood, Ernest Tubb, Roy Acuff, Bill Monroe, Roy Rogers, Sons Of The Pioneers, Tex Ritter, David Allen Coe, Bill Anderson, Webb Pierce


Sunday 24th April 1977

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Kate and Anna McGarrigle

LWT The London Weekend Show 1.00 - 1.45 pm

Pirate Radio with Ronan O’Rahilly of Radio Caroline


Monday 25th April 1977

Thames the Little and Large Telly Show 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Mud

Tony Christie

Dana


Tuesday 26th April 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.55 - 11.35 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Kinks in concert at BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

All Day And All Of The Night (on tape before transmission), Sleepwalker, Life Goes On, Stormy Sky, Celluloid Heroes, Muswell Hillbilles, Full Moon, Life On The Road, Juke Box Music


Wednesday 27th April 1977

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.15 pm

Vince Hill, Salena Jones

Granada Get It Together 4.15 - 4.45 pm

Blue - Gonna capture your heart

Koffee n Kreme - The world keeps getting smaller

Marc Bolan and T Rex - The soul of my suit


Thursday 28th April 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Contempt - Money Is A Girl's Best Friend

Rose Royce - I Wanna Get Next To You (Pauline of Legs & Co)

The Detroit Spinners - Could It Be I’m Falling In Love (live)

10 C.C. - Good Morning Judge (promo clip)

Rags - Promises, Promises (live)

Joe Tex - Ain’t Gonna Bump No More (Soul Train)

Kiki Dee (with Davey Johnson from Elton John's band) - Night Hours (live)

Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger (live) (plus two dancers, not Legs & Co)

Barbra Streisand - Evergreen (A Star Is Born film clip)

Uriah Heep - Wise Man (live)

Van McCoy - The Shuffle (Legs & Co)

Barry Biggs - You’re My Life (live)

ABBA - Knowing Me Knowing You promo number one (promo clip)

Rod Stewart - The First Cut Is The Deepest (play out record and end credits)

Scottish Elaine, the Singer and the Song

Scoby Smith


Friday 29th April 1977

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Justin Hayward – Raised On Love


Saturday 30th April 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show 7.55 - 8.40 pm

Val Doonican

Charlie Pride

BBC1 That’s Life 9.30 - 10.10 pm

Jake Thackray

BBC2 Saturday Cinema: Up Jumped A Swagman 3.00 - 4.25 pm Frank Ifield movie

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Blue (two members)

Sparrow

Dave Hill of Slade

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

12: Go Down Moses - War Songs

Vera Lynn, Peter Paul and Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Leonard Cohen, Pete Seeger, Yip Harburg, Bing Crosby, Woody Guthrie, Leon Rosselson, Joan Baez, Country Joe


Sunday 1st May 1977

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Cado Belle


Monday 2nd May 1977

Thames The Little and Large Telly Show 6.45 - 7.00 pm

The Stylistics

Lyn Paul

Berni Flint – I Don’t Want To Get A Hold On You


Tuesday 3rd May 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.00 - 11.40 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Tom Waits - Small Change, Tom Taubert's Blues

Roger McGuinn’s Thunderbyrds - We Can Do It All Over Again, American Girl

Ultravox - Wide Boys (Filmfinders clip)

Boston - Long Time (live in Cleveland, Ohio)

Status Quo - interview, Pictures of Matchstick Men (TOTP 1968)


Wednesday 4th May 1977

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.15 pm (repeat)

Vince Hill, Salena Jones

Granada Get It Together 4.15 - 4.45 pm

Kite - I Love The Love We've Got

The Brothers - Beautiful

Lucy Vernon - L'Amour Est Mort

ATV Marti (Caine) 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Three Degrees

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 9.00 - 10.00 pm (first of second series)

1: The Band Who Wouldn’t Die

with Tim Curry, Little Nell


Thursday 5th May 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6.55 - 7.20 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

The Bay City Rollers - It’s A Game

Rod Stewart - First Cut Is The Deepest (re-recording)

Delegation - Where Is The Love (live)

Eagles - Hotel California

Mac and Katie Kissoon - Your Love (live)

Leo Sayer - How Much Love (promo clip)

Joy Sarney - Naughty Naughty Naughty (live)

Tavares - Whodunnit (Top Pop, Holland)

Frankie Valli - Easily (live)

Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy (Legs & Co with Floyd)

Mr Big - Feel Like Going Home

Deniece Williams - Free number one (repeat 21st April 1977)

Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Sing Country 9.30 - 10.10 pm

Don Williams

The Dillards

Crystal Gayle

Granada The Wheeltappers And Shunters Social Club 10.30 - 11.00 pm

The Dubliners


Friday 6th May 1977

BBC2 Jazz from Montreux 10.20 - 10.50 pm

Humphrey Lyttelton introduces

Billy Cobham and the George Duke Band

The Crusaders

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Barbara Dickson - Another Suitcase In Another Hall


Saturday 7th May 1977

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest 9.00 - 11.00 pm

NB Delayed from 2nd April due to a technical dispute

UK Entry: Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran – Rock Bottom

German entry - Silver Convention - Telegram

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Peter Gabriel - interview

Mac & Katie Kissoon

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT All You Need Is Love 11.00 pm - 12.00 am

13: Hail! Hail! Rock N Roll

Elvis Presley, Sam Philips, Jerry Lee Lewis, Conway Twitty, Pat Boone, Carl Perkins, Chuck Berry, Chubby Checker Jack Good, Lonnie Donegan, Tommy Steele, Terry Dene, Cliff Richard, Bill Haley, James Burton, Wee Willie Harris, The Shadows


Sunday 8th May 1977

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Sad Cafe in rehearsal


Monday 9th May 1977

Thames The Little and Large Telly Show 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Four Tops

John Christie

Suzi Quatro


Tuesday 10th May 1977

BBC1 Jubilee: Our Kid 6.50 - 7.40 pm

Ray Connolly written play about 1960s pop music with Slik playing a 60s pop group

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.50 - 11.30 pm

NB The Small Faces may have been booked to appear this week, but appeared on the 31st May show instead

Hosted by Bob Harris

Nils Lofgren - Keith Don't Go, I Can't Give A Damn

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - Listen To Her Heart, Fooled Again

Whitesnake - Lady (Filmfinders clip)

Dave Edmunds - Here Comes The Weekend (promo clip)

Steve Miller - interview

Van Morrison - Joyous Sound (Filmfinders clip)

AC-DC - Problem Child (live in Australia)


Wednesday 11th May 1977

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.15 pm (repeat)

Anne Shelton

Granada Get It Together 4.15 - 4.45 pm

Badger - Biding my time

Katie Budd - Don't cry your tears for me

Jesse Green - Come with me'

Mud - Slow talking boy

Rags Promises promises

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Episode 2. The Empire


Thursday 12th May 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile and on occasion 'Percy' his brother

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Honky - Join The Party

Barbra Streisand - Evergreen (A Star Is Born film clip)

Blue - I’m Gonna Capture Your Heart

Trinidad Oil Company - Calendar Song

Piero Umiliani - Mah Na Mah Na (Legs & Co)

Simon May - We'll Gather Lilacs (live)

10 C.C. - Good Morning Judge (promo clip)

Martin Ford Orchestra - Let Your Body Go Downtown (actually the TOTP orchestra) (live)

Kenny Rogers - Lucille (US TV clip)

Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Legs & Co)

Mud - Slow Talkin’ Boy

Billy Paul - Let ‘Em In (live)

Dr Feelgood - Lights Out (live)

Deniece Williams - Free number one (repeat 21st April 1977)

Joe Tex - Ain't Gonna Bump No More (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Omnibus 10.15 - 11.05 pm

Stan Kenton

BBC2 Sing Country 9.40 - 10.15 pm

Don Everly

Billie Jo Spears

Larry Gatlin

Jim & Jessie

The Virginia Boys


Friday 13th May 1977

BBC1 (West) Jazz on the Quay 10.15 - 10.45

Acker Bilk

BBC2 Jazz From Montreux 11.15 - 1.45 pm

Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Janie Jones (with band)

ITV Documentary Aznavour, Yesterday When I Was Young (not listed in newspapers)

Charles Aznavour

Nana Mouskouri


Saturday 14th May 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show 8.00 - 8.45 pm

Neil Sedaka

Marie Myriam (Eurovision winner)

BBC1 That’s Life 9.25 - 10.25 pm

Jake Thackray

BBC1 Saturday Night at the Mill 11.45 pm - 12.35 am

Wilma Reading

BBC2 Saturday Cinema: Three Hats For Lisa 2.55 - 4.30 pm movie with Joe Brown

BBC2 The Lively Arts – In Performance 10.00 - 11.30 pm (simulcast with radio 3)

The Camden Jazz Festival

Clark Terry, Buddy Tate etc

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

14: Mighty Good

The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Roger McGuinn, Donovan, The Animals, Ravi Shankar

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Dead End Kids


Sunday 15th May 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show 1.15 - 1.45 pm

Rock N Roll Revival with Carl Perkins, Crazy Cavern & The Rhythm Rockers, Stuart Colman

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11.05 - 11.35 pm

The Kursaal Flyers

Southern A Hymn for the Jubilee (not listed in newspapers)

Andrew Lloyd Webber


Monday 16th May 1977

Thames the Little and Large Telly Show 6.45 -7.30 pm

Peters and Lee

Liverpool Express


Tuesday 17th May 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.55 - 11.35 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Dory Previn in concert at BBC Television Centre, London

Mythical Kings and Iguanas, To Be Alone, Yada Yada La Scala, Mary C Brown & the Hollywood Sign, I Dance and Dance and Smile and Smile,The Owl & the Pussycat, Woman Soul, Stone For Bessie Smith, Coldwater Canyon, Michael Michael, Going Home

Southern Runaround 4.20 - 4.55 pm

Slik


Wednesday 18th May 1977

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.20 pm (repeat)

Anne Shelton

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm

David Dundas - Another funny Honeymoon

Eddie and the Hot Rods - I might be lying

Badger

Granada Mr Nice Guy - Bernard Manning 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Three Degrees

Acker Bilk

Les Reed

Elaine Delmar

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 9.00 - 10.00 pm

3: The Hype


Thursday 19th May 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by David Jensen

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Suzi Quatro - Roxy Roller

Heatwave - Too Hot To Handle (promo clip)

Linda Lewis - The Moon and I (live)

Bay City Rollers - It’s A Game (repeat 5th May 1977)

Carole Bayer-Sager - You’re Moving Out Today (live)

Joe Tex - Ain't Gonna Bump No More (Soul Train clip)

Trammps - Disco Inferno (Legs & Co)

Tony Etoria - I Can Prove It (live)

Joy Sarney - Naughty Naughty Naughty (repeat 5th May 1977)

The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go (live)

Van McCoy - The Shuffle (Legs & Co)

The Jam - In The City

Rod Stewart - First Cut Is The Deepest number one (repeat 5th May 1977)

Boz Scaggs - Lido Shuffle (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Sing Country 9.50 - 10.25 pm

Carl Parkins

Jean Sheppard

Jody Miller

Hank Thompson

BBC2 Close: Jeremy Clyde reads The Tune The Old Cow Died Of by Norman Nicholson 11.35 - 11.40 pm


Friday 20th May 1977

BBC1 Fridasy Film The Deadly Bees 11.31 pm - 12.52 asm movie with Bird’s Birds

BBC2 Jazz from Montreux 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Buddy Tate

Jay McShann

Jim Galloway

Humphrey Lyttelton

LWT Russell Harty 11.10 pm - 12.10 am

Nicole Croisillie (singer)


Saturday 21st May 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show 8.15 - 9.05 pm

Val Doonican

Olivia Newton John

BBC1 That’s Life 9.55 - 10.35pm

Catherine Howe

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Marie Myriam

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Roger Daltrey

Alvin Stardust

Robin Sarstedt

Granada The Osmonds 10.10 - 10.30 am (cartoon series)

LWT All You Need Is Love 11.10 pm - 12.10 am

15: All Along The Watchtower - Sour Rock

Pink Floyd, The Doors, Mick Jagger, The Beatles, Janis Joplin, Vikki Wickham


Sunday 22nd May 1977

Scottish The Royal Show 8.10 - 9.45 pm

The Kings Theatre, Glasgow

Petula Clark

The Jacksons

Lena Zavaroni

Dolly Parton

Sydney Devine

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11.00 - 11.35 pm

Asleep At The Wheel

ATV Saints Alive

Cliff Richard


Monday 23rd May 1977

Thames The Little and Large Telly Show 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Demis Roussos

Reflections


Tuesday 24th May 1977

BBC1 Let's Make A Musical 5.10 - 5.35 pm (first in series)

Salad Days

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.00 - 11.40 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

George Benson - Nature Boy, Breezin'

Udo Lindenburg - Elli Pirelli, Rhesus Negative

Tim Moore - Devil Inside My Heart (Filmfinders clip)

Jesse Colin Young & Felix Pappalardi - interview

Crawler - Without You Babe (Filmfinders clip)

Burlesque - Lana Turner

Southern Runaround 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Big Jim Sullivan


Wednesday 25th May 1977

NB A programme assistants strike affects Thames TV, so Rock Follies is cancelled until further notice

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.20 pm

Annie Ross, Millicent Martin, Steve Race

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Vincent J Edwards - Too hot to handle

Heddy Lester - The world keeps turning

Ray Dorset and Mungo Jerry - Heavy foot stomp

Robin Sarstedt - Just tell her Jim said hello

Yorkshire Dawson and Friends 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Dana

The Nolan Sisters


Thursday 26th May 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Blue - Gonna Capture Your Heart

Olivia Newton-John - Sam (live) NB She had turned up for the camera rehearsal wearing a dressing gown and curlers, only to be reprimanded by the producer

Piero Umiliani - Mah Na Mah Na (Legs & Co) (repeat 12th May 1977)

Frankie Miller's Full House - Be Good To Yourself (live)

Kenny Rogers - Lucille (US TV clip)

Liverpool Express - Dreaming (and chats with host)

Bryan Ferry - Tokyo Joe (Legs & Co)

The Stranglers - Go Buddy Go

Marie Miriam - The Bird and The Child (live) (Eurovision Song Contest winner)

ELO - Telephone Line (promo clip)

Brendon - Rock Me (re-recording) NB Frog croaks provided by EMI's legendary press man Eric Hall

Rod Stewart - First Cut Is The Deepest (repeat 5th May 1977)

Liverpool FC - We Can Do I (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Sing Country 9.45 - 10.20 pm

Don Gibson

Loretta Lynn

Jody Miller

Hank Thompson


Friday 27th May 1977

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Dolly Parton - Applejack, Me And My Little Andy, You Are My Inspiration


Saturday 28th May 1977

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Moves: The Trouble With Girls 6.20 - 7.55 pm 1969 Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show 7.55 - 8.40 pm

Val Doonican

Dana

The Chieftains

BBC1 That’s Life 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Jake Thackray

BBC2 Midnight Movie: Ballad In Blue 12.05 - 1.30 am Ray Charles movie

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm

Hunter

The Dooleys

Jamie Adams

Granada George Melly at the Wheeltappers 9.45 - 10.15 pm

George Melly with John Chiltern & The Feetwarmers

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

16: Whatever Gets You Through The Night - Glitter Rock 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Lester Bangs, Kiss, Donny & Marie Osmond, Alice Cooper, David Bowie, Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull, Clive Davis, Keith Moon recording with Steve Cropper and Donald Dunn, Don Kirschner, Elton John, Brian Ferry, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Helen Reddy, Labelle, Gary Glitter, Eric Clapton, Bob Marley


Sunday 29th May 1977

BBC1 Silver Jubilee. The Royal Windsor Big Top Show

Elton John – Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me

Olivia Newton-John – Let It Shine

Leo Sayer – You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, When I Need You, The Show Must Go On

LWT The London Weekend Show. Pop Violence 1.15 - 1.45 pm

Harvey Goldsmith, Roy Carr, The Stranglers

Southern Come Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

A J Webber


Monday 30th May 1977

Thames The Little and Large Tellyshow 6.45 - 7.30 pm (not broadcast)

The Jacksons


Tuesday 31st May 1977

BBC1 Let's Make A Musical 5.05 - 5.35 pm

Pickwick with Joe Brown

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.55 - 11.35 pm

NB It's likely that Television were scheduled to appear this week

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Small Faces - All Or Nothing, High and Happy

Neil Innes - Testing, Catch Phrase, Randy Raquel

Steve Winwood - Hold On (Filmfinders clip)

Yes - Going For The One (Filmfinders clip)

Van Morrison - Cold Wind in August, Eternal Kansas City (concert clips)

The Beatles She Loves You (Hollywood Bowl, 1964)


Wednesday 1st June 1977

ATV You’re Never Too Old 8.00 - 9.00 pm

NB A Lena Zavaroni special which looked forward to her 64th birthday

Lena Zavaroni

The Bachelors

Anglia Pro-Celebrity Snooker 11.55 pm - 12.25 am

Kenny Lynch


Thursday 2nd June 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

NB This edition was to include Rock Follies 'OK' danced to by Legs and Co, but after producer Robin Nash listened to the lyrics he changed his mind, despite the fact that Thames TV who made the Rock Follies series had received no complaints about the song.

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Elkie Brooks - Saved (live and gets a lyric wrong)

The Muppets - Halfway Down The Stairs (promo clip)

The Four Seasons - Rhapsody (live vocals)

Van McCoy - The Shuffle (Legs & Co) (repeat 28th April 1977)

Heatwave - Too Hot To Handle (promo clip)

Twiggy - A Woman In Love (live)

Boz Scaggs - Lido Shuffle (live film clip)

Jesse Green - Come With Me (live)

Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up (Legs and Co)

Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again

Carole Bayer-Sager - You’re Moving Out Today (repeat 19th May 1977)

Strawbs - Back In The Old Routine

Alessi Brothers - chat to host

Rod Stewart - First Cut Is The Deepest (repeat 5th May 1977)

Genesis - Match Of The Day (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Sing Country 9.40 - 10.15 pm

The Oak Ridge Boys

Caroll Baker

Mickey Newbury

Johnny Gumble

Mickey Green


Saturday 4th June 1977

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Granada the Beatles 10.30 - 10.50 pm (cartoon series)

HTV Tiswas Land 11.10 - 11.35 am

content unknown

LWT All You Need Is Love 10.30 - 11.30 pm

17: Imagine, New Directions 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Jack Bruce, Mike Oldfield, Toni Brown & Terry Gathwaite, Black Oak Arkansas, Manfred Mann, Tangerine Dream, Electric Light Orchestra, Stomu Yamash'ta, Baker Gurvitz Army


Sunday 5th June 1977

BBC1 Everyman: David and Paul 10.15 - 10.50 pm (repeat 19th September 1976)

Granada Night of 100 Stars 8.10 - 9.45 pm

A Queen's Silver Jubilee appeal fundraiser

Kenny Ball

John Dankworth

Cleo Laine

Humphrey Lyttelton


Monday 6th June 1977 Jubilee Bank Holiday

BBC1 Music Of Morecambe and Wise 7.50 - 8.50 pm

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Silver Jubilee 9.50 - 10.50 pm

Max Boyce

BBC2 Neil Diamond: Love At The Greek 10.00 - 10.50 pm

Westward The Songwriter 12.05 - 12.30 am

Justin Hayward


Tuesday 7th June 1977 Public Holiday (Queen’s Silver Jubilee)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 8.30 - 9.30 pm

Eric Clapton special with Yvonne Elliman, Marcy Levy etc athe BBC's Shepherd's Bush Theatre

Hello Old Friend, Sign Language, Alberta Alberta, Tell the Truth, Eric intros Yvonne Elliman - Can't Find my way Home, Double Trouble, I Shot the Sheriff, Badge, Further on up the Road, Key to the Highway


Wednesday 8th June 1977

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.20 pm (repeat)

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson, Mike Sammes, Lorna Dallas

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Child - What's a nice girl like you

Pussycat - My broken souvenirs

Mike Moran


Thursday 9th June 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Osibisa - The Warrior

ELO - Telephone Line (promo clip)

Berni Flint - Southern Comfort (live)

Frankie Miller's Full House - Be Good To Yourself (repeat 26th May 1977)

The Wurzels - Farmer Bill's Cowman

Gladys Knight & The Pips - Baby Don't Change Your Mind (promo clip)

Neil Innes - Silver Jubilee (live)

The Stranglers - Go Buddy Go (repeat 26th May 1977)

Demis Roussos - Kyrilla (live)

Honky - Join The Party (repeat 12th May 1977)

The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go (Legs & Co)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Exodus (live vocal)

Rod Stewart - First Cut Is The Deepest number one (repeat 5th May 1977)

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Fanfare For The Common Man (play out record and end credits)

Granada Mike Harding at the Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club 11.30 pm - 12.00 am


Saturday 11th June 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.20 - 9.10 pm (first in series)

From Eastbourne

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

The Nolan Sisters

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill 11.00 - 11.50 pm

Max Bygraves

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

The Nolan Sisters

Sandie Shaw

HTV Tiswas Time 11.10 - 11.35 am

content unknown

ATV Celebrity Squares 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Frank Ifield


Sunday 12th June 1977

Southern Come Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

Berni Flint

Diane Solomon

ITV Emergency!:Tee Vee 7.15 - 8.10 pm

Julie London (acting role)


Monday 13th June 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 The Camera and The Song 11.00 - 11.25 pm (repeat)

Dory Previn - Mindscape


Tuesday 14th June 1977

BBC1 Let's Make A Musical 5.05 - 5.35 pm

East Chu Chin Chow

Southern Runaround 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Liverpool Express


Wednesday 15th June 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song 11.15 - 11.40 pm (repeat)

The songs of Harvey Andrews and Graham Cooper

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.20 pm

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson, Mike Sammes, Lorna Dallas

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Berni Flint - Southern Comfort

Shabby Tiger - Lovely lady

Hunter

Yorkshire Dawson and Friends 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Lynsey De Paul


Thursday 16th June 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.50 pm

Hosted by David Jensen

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

John Miles - Slow Down

Olivia Newton-John - Sam (repeat 26th May 1977)

Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again

Andy Gibb - I Just Wanna Be Your Everything (live)

Gene Cotton Me & The Elephant

Queen Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy

Archie Bell & The Drells Everybody Have A Good Time

Bo Kirkland & Ruth Davis You’re Gonna Get Next To Me (Legs & Co)

Foster Brothers Count Me Out

The Muppets Halfway Down The Stairs (promo clip)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Anything That’s Rock N Roll

ELP Fanfare For The Common Man (promo clip)

Kenny Rogers Lucille number one (promo clip)

BBC1 Omnibus. Chicago Blues 9.55 - 10.45 pm (repeat)

Buddy Guy, J B Hutto, Floyd Jones, Johnnie Lewis, Junior Wells, Muddy Waters

Granada The Fivepenny Piece at The Wheeltapper's


Saturday 18th June 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.05 - 8.55 pm

From Eastbourne

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Diana Traske

BBC1 Let The Music Speak 10.45 - 11.30 pm

Hosted by Lena Martell

Brotherhood of Man

LWT Saturday Scene

content unknown

ATV What's Good For The Goose 10.45 am - 12.30 pm 1969 movie with The Pretty Things

HTV Tiswas Time 11.10 - 11.35 am

content unknown

ATV McCloud: Park Avenue Pirates 8.00 - 9.45 pm

Country music star's manager dies of a drug overdose allegedly administered by a record executive


Sunday 19th June 1977

BBC1 The People’s Echo 11.10 - 11.35 pm

The Stranglers

LWT The London Weekend Show

Punk fanzines


Monday 20th June 1977

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson


Tuesday 21st June 1977

BBC1 Let's Make A Musical 5.10 - 5.40 pm

The Card by Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent

Granada The Realistics in Belfast 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Documentary about a soul group in playing a show in Belfast


Wednesday 22nd June 1977

BBC2 One More Time 7.40 - 8.15 pm

Elaine Paige

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.20 pm (repeat)

Anita Harris, Rosemary Squires, Dennis Lotis

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Crazy Cavan and the Rhythm Rockers - My sister's gotta motor bike

Dead End Kids – Breakaway

Herbie Flowers - Jubilee

Paul Nicholas

Thames Bring On The Girls 7.30 - 8.30 pm (repeat)

The Three Degrees, Lena Zavaroni


Thursday 23rd June 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.15 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Dave Edmunds - I Knew The Bride (re-recording)

Tony Etoria - I Can Prove It (live)

Gary Glitter - A Little Boogie Woogie In The Back Of My Mind

Carole Bayer-Sager - You’re Moving Out Today (repeat 19th May 1977)

Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo (live)

Stranglers - Go Buddy Go (repeat 26th May 1977)

Johnny Nash - That Woman (live)

Alessi - Oh Lori (Legs & Co)

Paul Nicholas - Heaven On The 7th Floor (live)

Peter Frampton - chats to host

The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go number one (The Jacksons TV show clip)

T Connection - Do What You Gotta Do (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Shirley Bassey 9.50 - 10.35 pm

Shirley Bassey

Charles Aznavour

The Three Degrees


Saturday 25th June 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.10 - 9.00 pm

From Great Yarmouth

Hosted by David Hamilton

Berni Flint

Miquel Brown

BBC1 Let The Music Speak 10.45 - 11.30 pm

Hosted by Lena Martell

The New Seekers

LWT Keep Up With Yoga 9.00 - 9.25 pm

Anita Harris

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

HTV Tiswas Time 11.10 - 11.35 pm

content unknown

ATV Celebrity Squares 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Lorna Luft

Westward The Les Humphries Singers 11.15 pm - 12.15 am


Sunday 26th June 1977

Souther Come Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

Julie Rogers


Monday 27th June 1977

BBC1 Norwood 9.25 - 10.55 pm 1969 movie with Glen Campbell

BBC2 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 11.05 - 11.30 pm

The Fivepenny Piece


Tuesday 28th June 1977

BBC1 Let's Make A Musical 5.10 - 5.35 pm

White Horse Inn

Thames ITV Playhouse. It’s Only Rock N Roll 9.00 - 10.00 pm

Starring Richard O’Brien as a rock star who is kidnapped with a quarter of a million pound ransom


Wednesday 29th June 1977

BBC2 One More Time 7.40 - 8.10 pm

Elaine Paige

Thames There Goes That Song Again 3.50 - 4.20 pm (repeat)

Anita Harris, Dennis Lotis

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Marc Bolan & T Rex - Dandy in the Underworld

Nigel Jenkins - Sugar Jo Jo

Thames Wednesday Special: Heart and Soul 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Ray Charles

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Thursday 30th June 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.15 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

T-Connection - Do What You Wanna Do (live film clip and audience dancing)

Gladys Knight & The Pips - Baby Don't Change Your Mind (promo clip)

John Miles - Slow Down (re-recording)

Jesse Green - Come With Me (live)

Queen - Good Old Fashioned Loverboy (repeat 16th June 1977)

Cliff Richard - When Two Worlds Drift Apart

The Detroit Emeralds - Feel The Need In Me (Legs & Co)

Emerson Lake & Palmer - Fanfare For The Common Man (promo clip)

Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again number one

Boney M - Ma Baker (playout record)

BBC1 Max Bygraves Says I Wanna Tell You A Story 7.40 - 8.30 pm

BBC2 Shirley Bassey 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Shirley Bassey

Janis Ian

Thames Star Rider 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

Steve Hillage at Hyde Park September 1976


Friday 1st July 1977

LWT What’s Good For The Goose 10.40 pm - 12.30 am 1969 movie with The Pretty Things

Southern Blow Up 10.30 pm - 12.25 am movie with Yardbirds

Yorkshire The Virgin Soldiers movie with Ray Davies theme


Saturday 2nd July 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.00 - 8.50 pm

NB To ensure that her voice doesn’t fail after the re-occurrence of throat problems Dana pre-records her performance at BBC TV centre, then lip synch's in front of the audience

From Lowestoft

Hosted by David Hamilton

Dana – I Love How You Love Me, Put Some Words Together

Stuart Gillies

BBC1 Let The Music Speak 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Hosted by Lena Martell

Alex Welsh and his Jazzband

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Dave Edmunds

Cliff Richard

Granada The Beatles


Sunday 3rd July 1977

BBC2 Screen 2: The Model Shop 10.45 pm - 12.20 am movie with Spirit

Southern Come Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

The Spinners


Monday 4th July 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 The Camera And The Song 10.35 - 11.00 pm (repeat)

Tom Paxton Oklahoma Folk


Tuesday 5th July 1977

BBC Let's Make A Musical 5.10 - 5.35 pm

Mr Polly

BBC2 Rhythm On Two: Trad Jazz 10.15 pm - 12.10 am

George Melly

Southern Runaround 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Shakin' Stevens and the Sunsets with the Isle of Wight rock 'n' roll society


Wednesday 6th July 1977

BBC2 One More Time 7.40 - 8.10 pm

Elaine Paige

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Stephanie De Sykes - Cool wind from the North

David Parton - In everything you do

Sad Cafe - Black Rose

Thames Star Rider: Barbara Dickson and Band 11.40 pm - 12.10 am


Thursday 7th July 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.15 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Rah Band - The Crunch (live)

Olivia Newton-John - Sam (repeat 26th May 1977)

Smokie - It’s Your Life

Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo (live)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Exodus (repeat 9th June 1977)

Alessi - Oh Lori (promo clip)

Barry Biggs - Three Ring Circus (live)

Boney M - Ma Baker (Legs & Co)

Andy Gibb - I Just Wanna Be Your Everything (repeat 16th June 1977)

Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again number one

Donna Summer - I Feel Love (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Max Bygraves Says I Wanna Tell You A Story 7.45 - 8.30 pm

The 1940s

BBC2 Shirley Bassey 9.35 - 10.20 pm

Shirley Bassey

Johnny Nash

Gilbert O’Sullivan

Granada What's On

Slaughter & The Dogs


Friday 8th July 1977

Granada The Beatles 10.40 - 11.05 am


Saturday 9th July 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.10 - 9.00 pm

From East Coast resorts

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Cilla Black – I Wanted To Call It Off

Vince Hill – This Song’s For You

BBC1 Let The Music Speak 10.50 - 11.35 pm

Hosted by Lena Martell

Guys n Dolls

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Celebrity Squares 7.15 - 8.00 pm

The Bachelors, Ray Ellington


Sunday 10th July 1977

Granada The Beatles 9.40 - 10.00 am

content unknown

Southern Come Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

Anne Murray

Barbara Dickson


Monday 11th July 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson

Yorkshire A Show Of My Own 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Lyn Paul


Tuesday 12th July 1977

BBC2 Rhythm On Two: Country 10.05 - 10.35 pm

George Hamilton IV

Southern Runaround 4.20 - 4.45 pm

steel band

Thames Star Rider 12.00 - 12.25 pm

Eddie & The Hot Rods live at The Rainbow, London


Wednesday 13th July 1977

BBC2 One More Time 7.40 - 8.10 pm

Elaine Paige

Granada Shang-A-Lang 4.20 - 4.45 pm (repeat)

The Bay City Rollers

Bunny

Dawn

Granada International Pop Proms 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Joe and Vicky Brown All things bright and beautiful

Emile Ford What do they want to make those eyes at me for?

Ben E King - Spanish Harlem, Stand By Me

Frankie Laine - The Sunny Side Of The Street, Lord You Gave Me A Mountain, Jezebel

Marty Wilde - Teenager In Love, Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On


Thursday 14th July 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.15 - 7.45 pm

NB Whole Lotta Love is used as the theme for the final time, however it would be called upon from time to time

Hosted by David Jensen

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Real Thing - Love’s Such A Wonderful Thing (live)

Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone (promo clip)

The Saints - This Perfect Day

Commodores - Easy (Legs & Co)

Dave Edmunds - I Knew The Bride (re-recording)

Jigsaw - If I Have To Go Away

Supertramp - Give A Little Bit (live film clip)

Cilla Black - I Wanted To Call It Off (live)

The Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant (promo clip)

Kenny Rogers - chats to host

Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again number one (repeat 7th July 1977)

Emerson Lake & Palmer - Fanfare For The Common Man (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Max Bygraves Says I Wanna Tell You A Story 7.45 - 8.30 pm

The 1950s


Friday 15th July 1977

BBC1 Neil Diamond - Love At The Greek 9.25 - 10.15 pm

Westward California Holiday 2.25 - 4.05 pm 1966 Elvis Presley movie (aka Spinout)


Saturday 16th July 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special 7.50 - 8.40 pm

From Bournemouth

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

The Bachelors

Showaddywaddy

BBC1 Let The Music Speak 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Hosted by Lena Martell

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

Cilla Black

Kenny Rogers

Granada Be My Guest 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Sacha Distel

The Brotherhood of Man


Sunday 17th July 1977

LWT Hi Summer 7.15 - 8.00 (first edition)

Theme by Carl Wayne

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates

Granada The Beatles


Monday 18th July 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 10.45 - 11.10 pm (repeat 29th March 1976)

The Songs of Ann Mortifee 'Nature's Way'


Tuesday 19th July 1977

BBC2 Rhythm On Two. It’s Rock N Roll 10.15 - 10.40 pm

Mike Berry & The Outlaws

Freddie ‘Fingers’ Lee

Darts

Thames Star Rider 11.45 pm - 12.10 am

Delroy Washington, U-Roy, The Mighty Diamonds


Wednesday 20th July 1977

BBC1 One More Time 7.40 - 8.10 pm

Elaine Paige

Granada Shang-A-Lang 4.20 - 4.45 pm (repeat)

Bay City Rollers

Lynsey De Paul

Thames Night Out At The London Casino 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Lorna Luft

Thames Peter Straker In Concert 11.40 pm - 12.20 am


Thursday 21st July 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 7.55 pm

NB Emerson Lake & Palmer's Fanfare For The Common Man might was scheduled for inclusion according to Record Mirror

The chart run down was briefly moved from the beginning of the show, but later returned

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

John Miles - Slowdown

Tavares - One Step Away (top thirty chart run-down)

Bay City Rollers - You Made Me Believe In Magic (re-recording)

Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo (repeat 23rd June 1977)

The Jam - All Around The World

Alessi - Oh Lori (live vocal)

Barry Biggs - Three Ring Circus (live)

Smokie - It’s Your Life

Fleetwood Mac - Dreams (live film clip)

Rah Band - The Crunch (repeat 7th July 1977)

Danny Williams - Dancin’ Easy (live) (plus one from Legs & Co)

Queen - Good Old Fashioned Loverboy (repeat 16th June 1977)

Donna Summer - I Feel Love number one (Legs & Co)

Boney M - Ma Baker (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Max Bygraves I Wanna Tell You A Story 7.55 - 8.30 pm

The 1960s

BBC1 Shirley Bassey 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Shirley Bassey

Stan Getz Quartet

Moris Albert

Granada What’s On

Elvis Costello - Alison


Saturday 23rd July 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5.35 - 6.05 pm (first in series)

Hosted by Pete Murray

The Rubettes

Helen Shapiro – Can’t Break The Habit

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.25 - 9.25 pm

From Bournemouth

Hosted by David Hamilton

Peters & Lee

Harpo

BBC1 The Spinners 11.20 - 11.50 pm (first in series)

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Granada Be My Guest 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Tony Christie - Time After Time, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Drifters - Kissing in the back row, You're more than a number in my little red book

ATV Marti (Caine) 9.45 - 10.15 pm

Four Tops


Sunday 24th July 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show 1.10 - 1.40 pm

Tom Robinson Band - Glad To Be Gay

LWT Hi Summer 6.25 - 7.15 pm

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates

Granada The Beatles (cartoon series)


Monday 25th July 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 The Camera And The Song 10.40 - 11.05 pm (repeat)

The Songs of Grimms


Tuesday 26th July 1977

BBC2 Rhythm On Two 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Stan Tracey Quartet

Thames Star Rider 12.00 - 12.25 pm

Streetwalker in concert


Wednesday 27th July 1977

BBC1 To Sir With Love 6.50 - 8.30 pm 1967 movie with Lulu

BBC2 One More Time 7.40 - 8.10 pm

Elaine Paige

Granada Shang-A-Lang 4.20 - 4.45 pm (repeat)

Bay City Rollers

Johnny Nash

Thames Night At The London Casino 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

Berni Flint

Thames Cado Belle In Concert 11.30 pm - 12.00 am


Thursday 28th July 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.15 - 7.45 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

The Steve Gibbons Band - Tulane

The Detroit Emeralds - Feel The Need In Me (top thirty chart run-down)

Boney M - Ma Baker (Musiek Winkel clip)

Showaddywaddy - You Got What It Takes

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner (Legs & Co)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Exodus (repeat 9th June 1977)

Dana - It’s High Time You Put Some Words Together (live)

Emerson Lake & Palmer - Fanfare For The Common Man (promo clip)

Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone (promo clip)

Thin Lizzy - Dancing In The Moonlight (live vocal over the record)

Donna Summer - I Feel Love number one (Legs and Co and end credits)

BBC1 Max Bygraves Says I Wanna Tell You A Story 7.45 - 8.30 pm

The 1970s

BBC2 Shirley Bassey 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Shirley Bassey

Mel Torme

Clive Westlake

HTV Magic Circle 4.20 - 4.45 pm (shown by Yorkshire)

The Weltons


Saturday 30th July 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5.45 - 6.15 pm

Billy J Kramer

Guys n Dolls

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.05 - 8.55 pm

From Bournemouth

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Val Doonican

The Nolan Sisters

BBC1 The Spinners 10.45 - 11.15 pm

BBC2 Saturday Cinema: I’ve Gotta Horse Billy Fury movie

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Granada Be My Guest 7.25 - 8.25 pm

The Drifters - Hello Happiness, Save The Last Dance For Me

Roy Orbison - Crying, Oh Pretty Woman

Peters And Lee-  I Love You To Want Me, Mocking Bird Hill

Del Shannon - Runaway

ATV Marti 9.45 - 10.15 pm

The Bachelors


Sunday 31st July 1977

BBC1 The Sunday Film: Captain Newman MD 8.05 - 10.15 pm movie with Bobby Darin

LWT The London Weekend Show 12.45 - 1.15 pm

Fashion / The King’s Road with The Sex Pistols

Granada The Beatles (cartoon series)

LWT Hi Summer 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Carl Wayne – You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates

Westward/Channel Billy Paul and The Staple Singers 11.00 - 11.30 pm


Monday 1st August 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Barbara Dickson

Thames The David Nixon Show  6.45 - 7.30 pm

Vince Hill

Brotherhood of Man


Tuesday 2nd August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.20 - 7.00 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Thames Looks Familiar 6.00 - 6.30 pm (repeat)

Vera Lynn


Wednesday 3rd August 1977

BBC1 Risk Business 10.15 - 10.55 pm

Pop Goes the Market

A documentary about the record business

BBC2 One More Time 7.40 - 8.10 pm

Elaine Paige

Thames Shang-A-Lang 4.20 - 4.45 pm (repeat)

The Bay City Rollers

Marc Bolan

Sparks

Thames Night At The London Casino 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Julie Rogers

Thames Instant Sunshine In Concert 11.30 pm - 12.00 am


Thursday 4th August 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Rah Band The Crunch (top thirty chart run-down)

The Jam All Around The World

Brotherhood Of Man Angelo

Billy Paul Your Song

Candi Staton Nights On Broadway (Legs & Co)

Stranglers Straighten Out (promo clip)

Deniece Williams That's What Friends Are For (promo clip)

Dooleys Think I'm Gonna Fall In Love With You

Smokie It's Your Life

Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Legs & Co)

Floaters Float On (promo clip)

Television Prove It (end credits)

BBC2 Shirley Bassey 10.40 - 11.25 pm

Shirley Bassey

Bobby Goldsboro

Rod McKeun

HTV Jam 11.35 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)

Horslips

HTV Magic Circle 4.20 - 4.45 pm (shown by Yorkshire)

Flintlock


Friday 5th August 1977

Thames Fanfare 4.45 - 5.15 pm (first edition)

Each week teenage band Flintlock pit their talent and wits in various forms of music

Flintlock

June Tabor


Saturday 6th August 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5.45 - 6.15 pm

Gary Glitter

Joe Brown

BBC1 Seaside Special 7.55 - 8.45 pm

NB A BBC/TF1 co-production

From Hornfleur, Normandie

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Cliff Richard - Devil Woman, When Two Worlds Drift Apart, Hey Mister Dream Maker, My Kinda Life, Try A Smile

Claude Francois

Jennifer

BBC1 The Spinners 10.35 - 11.05 pm

BBC2 The MDCLXXVII 1677 Show 9.35 - 10.05 pm

Guys n Dolls

Bonnie Tyler

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Granada Be My Guest 8.45 - 9.45 pm

Demis Roussos

Salena Jones

Acker Bilk

Humphrey Lyttelton

George Chisholm

Four Tops – Reach Out I’ll Be There, Standing In The Shadows Of Love

ATV Marti 9.25 - 10.15 pm

Rostal and Shaefer


Sunday 7th August 1977

BBC2 George Hamilton IV 9.30 - 9.55 pm (repeat)

Granada The Beatles 9.40 - 10.00 pm (cartoon series)

LWT The London Weekend Show: Sumer Five 11.00 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

Janet Street-Porter interviews The Sex Pistols

LWT Hi Summer 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates


Monday 8th August 1977

BBC2 Anne Lorne Gillies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

BBC2 Camera And The Song 11.05 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

Buffy Sainte-Marie


Tuesday 9th August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.20 - 7.00 pm

BBC2 Festival ‘77: 1960 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Includes Face To Face with Adam Faith

Thames Looks Familiar 6.00 - 6.30 pm (repeat)

Petulas Clark, Frankie Vaughan


Wednesday 10th August 1977

Granada Shang-A-Lang 4.20 - 4.45 pm (repeat)

The Bay City Rollers

The Glitter Band

Thames Night Out At The London Casino 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Cilla Black

Guys n Dolls


Thursday 11th August 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by David Jensen

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner (top thirty chart run-down)

Showaddywaddy - You Got What It Takes

The Steve Gibbons Band - Tulane

Barry Biggs - Three Ring Circus (repeat 21st July 1977)

The Rods - Do Anything You Wanna Do

Rita Coolidge - We're All Alone (Legs & Co)

Thin Lizzy - Dancing In The Moonlight (repeat 28th July 1977)

Delegation - You’ve Been Doing Me Wrong (live)

Fleetwood Mac - Dreams (live film clip)

J.A.L.N. Band - I Got To Sing

Donna Summer - I Feel Love number one (Legs and Co and end credits)

BBC2 And Now 9.25 - 9.50 pm (first in series)

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

HTV Magic Circle 4.20 - 4.45 pm (shown by Yorkshire)

The Wurzels


Friday 12th August 1977

Thames Fanfare 4.45 - 5.10 pm

This episode deals with percussion

Flintlock

Tristam Fry


Saturday 13th August 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5.45 - 6.15 pm

John Miles

Bert Weedon

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.10 - 9.00 pm

NB From Deauville, France

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Sacha Distel

Mirielle Mathieu

Boney M

BBC1 The Spinners 11.00 - 11.30 pm

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Southern Blast Off (possibly 5.15 - 5.45 pm)

NB This was a Juke Box Jury type pilot show in which an act performs their new single and then gets to review the other acts. Not listed in newspapers on the day. Probably only shown as a replacement for a Muppets repeat at short notice.

Hosted by Michael Aspel

The Damned - Stretcher Case Baby

The Liverpool Express

Sandie Shaw

Granada Be My Guest 7.25 - 8.25 pm

The Bachelors – Sound of Silence, I Believe

The Bowles Brothers – Just One Of Those Things

Vince Hill – Maybe This Time, This Song’s For You

ATV Marti 9.45 - 10.15 pm

The Drifters

Anglia Sutherland Brothers And Quiver 12.00 - 12.30 am

Southern Pop, Rock and Soul 12.30 am - end

content unknown


Sunday 14th August 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show 11.00 - 11.30 am (repeat)

independent record companies

LWT Hi Summer 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates

Granada The Beatles (cartoon series)


Monday 15th August 1977

BBC2 Anne Lorne Gillies 8.05 - 9.00 pm

Claude Francois

BBC2 The Camera and The Song 10.30 - 10.55 pm (repeat)

Sonny Candell and Leo O'Kelly (ex-Tir Na Nog)


Tuesday 16th August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.15 - 6.55 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Sonny and Cher

BBC1 It’s A Celebrity Knockout  6.55 - 7.50 pm

Anita Harris

BBC1 / ITN News At Ten News

News reports on the death of Elvis Presley


Wednesday 17th August 1977

BBC1 That’s The Way It Is

This Elvis Presley movie replaces scheduled movie Five Weeks In A Balloon

BBC1 / BBC2 / ITN News

Reports on the death of Elvis Presley

BBC2 One More Time 7.40 - 8.15 pm

Elaine Paige

BBC2 Festival ‘77: 1968 All My Loving 10.15 - 11.15 pm (repeat)

Granada Shang-A-Lang 4.20 - 4.45 pm (repeat)

The Bay City Rollers

Lulu - Boy Meets Girl

The Drifters

Thames Night Out At The London Casino 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Dream Express

Westward Format 10.30 - 11.30 pm

The Portsmouth Sound Big Band

Thames Fairport Convention In Concert 11.30 pm - 12.00 am

Live at The Gateway, Edinburgh


Thursday 18th August 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

The Stranglers - Something Better Change (chart run down)

The Dooleys - I Think I’m Gonna Fall In Love With You

The Floaters - Float On (promo clip)

Elkie Brooks - Sunshine After The Rain (live)

Mink De Ville - Spanish Stroll (promo clip)

Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better (Legs & Co)

Danny Williams - Dancin’ Easy (live)

The Rah Band - The Crunch (repeat 7th July 1977)

Candi Staton - Nights On Broadway (promo clip)

The Jam - All Around The World

Elvis Presley - Loving You (movie clip played as a tribute)

The Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo number one (repeat 7th July 1977)

Space - The Fly (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 And Now 9.25 - 9.55 pm

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth#

HTV Magic Circle 4.20 - 4.45 pm (shown by Yorkshire)

Flintlock


Friday 19th August 1977

Thames Fanfare 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Flintlock


Saturday 20th August 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5.45 - 6.15 pm

Mud

Alvin Stardust

Linda Lewis

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.00 - 9.00 pm

From Torbay

Hosted by Tony Blackburn and David Hamilton

The Wurzels

BBC1 The Spinners 11.15 - 11.45 pm

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Granada Be My Guest 7.25 - 8.25 pm

Vince Hill

Michel LeGrand

ATV Marti 9.45 - 10.15 pm

Los Reales Del Paraquay


Sunday 21st August 1977

BBC2 Festival ‘77: 1972

The Morecambe and Wise Show with Mary Hopkin (repeat)

Granada The Beatles (cartoon series)

LWT The London Weekend Show 11.00 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

Pirate radio

LWT Hi Summer 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates


Monday 22nd August 1977

BBC2 Other  Voices 7.40 - 8.15 pm

a look at Rolling Stone magazine

BBC2 Anne Lorne Gillies 8.15 - 9.00 pm

BBC2 The Camera And The Song 10.30 - 10.55 pm (repeat)

Hoyt Axton

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.45 - 7.00 pm

Reflections


Tuesday 23rd August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.20 - 6.55 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Little Richard

BBC1 The Barber Comes to Town 7.45 - 9.00 pm (repeat)

Perry Como special

BBC2 Charlie Rich In Concert 10.20 - 10.50 pm (repeat)


Wednesday 24th August 1977

BBC1 Loving You 6.20 - 8.00 pm 1957 Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 Tammy 7.40 - 8.10 pm

Live from The Maltings, Suffolk

Tammy Wynette

George Hamilton IV

Granada Marc 4.20 – 4.45 pm (first episode)

Hosted by Marc Bolan

T Rex - Sing Me A Song, I Love To Boogie, Celebrate Summer, Jeepster

The Jam - All Around The World (live)

Stephanie De Sykes - Cool Wind From The North

The Radio Stars - No Russians In Russia (featuring Andy Ellison from John's Children)

The Bay City Rollers - You Made Me Believe In Magic (Heart Throb, resident dance troupe)

Showaddywaddy - You Got What It Takes

Tyne Tees The Paper Lads 4.45 - 5.15 pm (first episode)

Theme: Renaissance – Back Home Once Again

Thames Night Out At The London Casino 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Tony Monopoly

Champagne


Thursday 25th August 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

NB The 700th show. A hand-held video camera was used for some shots

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

Donna Summer - Down Deep Inside (chart run down)

The Rods (Eddie & The Hot Rods) - Do Anything You Wanna Do

Elvis Presley - Way Down (Legs & Co)

The Boomtown Rats - Looking Out For Number One

Deniece Williams - That’s What Friends Are For (promo clip)

Thin Lizzy - Dancing In the Moonlight (live vocal)

Space - Magic Fly (promo clip)

The Adverts - Gary Gilmore’s Eyes (live vocals)

Page Three - Hold On To Love (live)

The Floaters - Float On number one (promo clip)

Jean Michel Jarre - Oxygene (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Festival ‘77. 1976 7.40 - 9.00 pm

Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (repeat of 4th December 1976)

BBC2 And Now 9.00 -9.25 pm

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth

Ralph McTell

HTV Magic Circle 4.20 - 4.45 pm (shown by Yorkshire)

The Weltons - Teach You How To Fly


Friday 26th August 1977

BBC2 Rhythm on 2: Irish Folk 9.00 - 9.30 pm

The Chieftains

The Dubliners

Masry O'Hara

Thames Fanfare 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Flintlock


Saturday 27th August 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5.45 - 6.15 pm

Mary Hopkin – Turn Turn Turn, Wrap Me In Your Arms

Showaddywaddy

Paul Nicholas

BBC1 Seaside Special 8.20 - 9.15 pm

From Jersey

Hosted by David Hamilton

The Mission Hall Jazz Band

BBC1 The Spinners 11.15 - 11.45 pm

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm

David Essex

Carl Wayne

Granada Be My Guest 7.25 - 8.25 pm

The Dallas Boys

Dana

Roger Whittaker

ATV Marti 9.45 - 10.15 pm

Koffee n Kreme


Sunday 28th August 1977

BBC1 The ABC Of Music J for Jazz 1.25 - 1.40 pm (repeat)

content unknown

LWT The London Weekend Show 11.00 - 11.30 am (repeat)

Teddy Boys

LWT Hi Summer 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates


Monday 29th August 1977 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Disney Time 5.50 - 6.35 pm

Hosted by Val Doonican

BBC2 Roots Rock Reggae 6.35 - 7.30 pm

Seventeen acts including clips of Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Inner Circle

BBC2 Anne Lorne Gilles 9.25 - 10.10 pm

Jethro Tull

Brian Wilson

The Chieftains

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Peters & Lee

ITV Diana Ross & The Supremes 20 Greatest Hits advert


Tuesday 30th August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 7.00 - 7.40 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Chuck Berry

BBC2 John Christie In Concert 10.20 - 10.55 pm (repeat)

Thames Looks Familiar 6.00 - 6.30 pm (repeat)

Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney


Wednesday 31st August 1977

BBC1 Rock Around The Clock 6.45 - 8.00 pm 1956 movie with Bill Haley & His Comets, The Platters

BBC2 Tammy 7.40 - 8.05 pm

Tammy Wynette

The Frank Jennings Syndicate

Granada Marc (Bolan) 4.20 - 4.45 pm

T Rex - Celebrate Summer, New York City, Ride A White Swan, Endless Sleep

Desmond Dekker - Roots Rock (Heart Throb)

Alfalfa - If I Can Just Get Through Tonight

The Bay City Rollers - You Made Me Believe In Magic

Mud - Try A Little Tenderness

10CC - People In Love

Anglia About Anglia 6.00 - 6.35 pm

Radio Caroline safety article

Thames Night Out At The London Casino 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Nolan Sisters

Dana


Thursday 1st September 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6.55 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Mari Wilson - Telephone Man (chart run down)

Hudson Ford - Are You Dancing

Yvonne Elliman - I Can't Get You Out Of My Mind (promo clip)

Elvis Costello - Red Shoes (re-recording)

David Soul - Silver Lady (Legs & Co)

Steve Gibbons Band - Tulane (repeat 11th August 1977)

The Jacksons - Dreamer (promo clip)

Elkie Brooks - Sunshine After The Rain (repeat 18th August 1977)

Joe Dolan - I Need You (live)

The Dooleys - Think I’m Gonna Fall In Love With You (repeat 18th August 1977)

Nazareth - Love Hurts

Candi Staton - Nights On Broadway (promo clip)

Mink De Ville - Spanish Stroll (promo clip)

David Essex - Cool Out Tonight (live vocal over re-recording)

Carly Simon - Nobody Does It Better (Legs & Co) (repeat 18th August 1977)

Elvis Presley - Way Down Number one (Legs and Co)

Space - Magic Fly (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 And Now... 9.25 - 10.15 pm

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

Ralph McTell

Sarah Vaughan

HTV Magic Circle 4.20 - 4.45 pm (shown by Yorkshire)

The Weltons

HTV Jam 11.35 am - 12.00 pm (shown by Thames)

John Cale

Ozo Mana Liza

Y Diliau


Friday 2nd September 1977

BBC2 Rhythm on 2. The Sound of Trinidad and Tobago 9.00 - 9.30 pm

The Groovers Steelband, The Rainbow Steel Band

ATV A Kind Of Freedom: Champion Jack Dupree 10.15 - 11.00 am (repeat)

Thames Fanfare 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Flintlock


Saturday 3rd September 1977

BBC1 Parkinson 11.30 pm - end

Elkie Brooks

LWT Saturday Scene 9.25 am - 12.30 pm (last edition)

Sally James says goodbye with guests Marc Bolan, Linda Lewis, Roger Taylor (Queen), Carl Wayne, Paul Nicholas

LWT Des O’Connor Entertains 9.20 - 10.15 pm

Des O’Connor - Dear Hearts and Gentle People, Alexander's Rag Time Band, The Entertainer, What I Did For Love

Lena Zavaroni

ATV Marti 9.45 - 10.15 pm

Tony Monopoly

Granada International Pop Proms 10.30 - 11.30 pm

NB Recorded at the Guild Hall, Preston, Lancashire

Les Reed Orchestra – Love Is All

Dave Berry - Little things

Tommy Bruce - Ain't misbehaving

Freddie and the Dreamers - I'm telling you now, You were made for me

Billy J Kramer - Little children

Gerry Marsden - You'll never walk alone

The Searchers - Love potion no 9, Needles and pins

Sandie Shaw - Help, One more night


Sunday 4th September 1977

BBC1 Sinatra and Friends 7.15 - 8.05 pm

Frank Sinatra

LWT Hi Summer 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates


Monday 5th September 1977

BBC2 Anne Lorne Gillies 8.10 - 9.00 pm

BBC2 The Camera And The Song 10.40 - 11.10 pm (repeat)

Ian Campbell Granite North

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Charlie James - sings a Barbra Streisand song


Tuesday 6th September 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC1 David Essex 8.00 - 8.30 pm

David Essex

The Small Faces – Whatcha Gonna Do About It

Hot Gossip (dance troupe, this was before their Kenny Everett show appearances)

Westward/Channel George Hamilton IV 11.30 - 11.55 pm (first in new series)


Wednesday 7th September 1977

BBC1 It’s A Championship Knockout 6.50 - 8.05 pm

Frankie Vaughan

BBC2 Tammy 7.40 - 8.05 pm

Tammy Wynette

Johnny McEvoy

Richard Harding

Granada Marc 4.20 - 4.45 pm

T Rex - Sing Me A Song Groove A Little, Let's Dance, Hot Love

The Boomtown Rats - Lookin’ Out For Number One (live)

Jamie Wilde - You're My baby

T Rex - Celebrate Summer (danced to by Heart Throb)

Alan David - Get Your Love Right

Hawkwind - Quark Strangeness And Charm

Southern Tell Me Another 12.30 - 1.00 pm (repeat)

Millicent Martin, George Melly

Southern In Concert: Peter Straker 11.40 pm - 12.10 am


Thursday 8th September 1977

BBC1 Nationwide from Wales 5.55 - 6.45 pm

Max Boyce

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 – 7.40 pm

Hosted by Dave ‘Kid’ Jensen

The Emotions – Best Of My Love (chart run-down)

The Motors – Dancing The Night Away

Space – Magic Fly (promo clip)

The Boomtown Rats – Looking After Number One

Meri Wilson – Telephone Man (promo clip)

Black Gorilla – Gimme Dat Banana

The Rods – Do Anything You Wanna Do (repeat 25th August 1977)

Blue – Bring Back The Love

Jean-Michel Jarre chat with host

Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxygene Part IV (Legs & Co)

Rosetta Stone – Sunshine Of Your Love

Elvis Presley – Way Down number one (stills of Elvis and audience dancing)

La Belle Epoque – Black Is Black (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Joe Pass In Concert 11.00 - 11.30 pm (repeat)

Grampian Marc Ellington - Concert Edition 11.35 am - 12.00 pm (repeat)


Friday 9th September 1977

BBC1 The Family Way 11.15 pm - 1.05 am 1967 movie Paul McCartney music

BBC2 Rhythm On Two: The West Country 9.00 - 9.30 pm

The Albion Band

The Yetties

HTV Sweet Somerset 11.35 am - 12.00 pm

The Yetties

Fred Wedlock

Strange Fruit

Grampian Welcome to the Ceilidh 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Isla St Clair

Margaret and Grant Frazier

Loise Kelly

Stuart Anderson

Thames Fanfare 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Flintlock

James Galway


Saturday 10th September 1977

BBC1 Parkinson 11.05 pm - 12.05 am

David Essex

LWT Our Show 9.00 am - 11.30 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Mellisa Wilkes, Susan Tully, Graham Fletcher, Elvis Payne, Jamie Forman, Nicholas Lyndhurst

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

NB First one with Sally James and Jim Davidson, plus Trevor East, Chris Tarrant

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm (first in sixth series)

on panel - Mickie Most, Ed Stewart

Intercity Union (group)

Sandi Ann Leigh (singer)

Claude Powell (singer)

Steve Motel (organist)

James and Brown (duo)

Zodiacs (group)

LWT The Rag Trade 8.00 - 8.30 pm (first in series)

Theme by Lynsey De Paul

ITV The Mermaid Frolics 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Julie Covington

The Bowles Brothers


Sunday 11th September 1977

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Val Doonican

Frank Ifield

Rostal and Schaefer

Westward/Channel Celebrity Concert: Vikki Carr 11.40 pm - 12.35 am


Monday 12th September 1977

BBC2 Anne Lorne Gillies 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Swingle II

Southern After The Fox 2.25 - 4.20 pm 1966 movie The Hollies / Burt Bacharach music

Thames The David Nixon Show 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Anita Harris


Tuesday 13th September 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

The Osmonds

Charlie Pride

BBC1 David Essex 8.00 - 8.30 pm

David Essex

Ronnie Spector - Say Goodbye To Hollywood

Thames Magpie 4.45 - 5.15 pm (first in new series)

NB The first edition with Tommy Boyd

Elkie Brooks


Wednesday 14th September 1977

BBC2 Tammy 7.40 - 8.05 pm

Tammy Wynette

George Hamilton IV

Tyne Tees Sounds of Britain 12.30 - 1.00 pm

The Barry Sisters

The High Level Ranters

Granada Marc 4.20 - 4.55 pm

NB The last one broadcast before his death

T Rex - New York City, I Love To Boogie, Endless Sleep, Dandy In The Underworld

Denis Conly - Idolizer

The Steve Gibbons Band - Tulane

Robin Askwith - Confessing (with Heart-Throb dance troupe)

Roger Taylor - I Wanna Testify


Thursday 15th September 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

The Jacksons - Dreamer (and chart run-down)

Dr Feelgood - She’s A Wind Up

Yvonne Elliman - I Can't Get You Out Of My Mind (promo clip)

The Dooleys - I Think I’m Gonna Fall In Love With You

David Soul - Silver Lady (promo clip)

Donna Summer - Down Deep Inside (Legs & Co)

Danny Mirror - I Remember Elvis Presley (live)

Elkie Brooks - Sunshine After The Rain (repeat 18th August 1977)

Generation X - Your Generation

Patsy Gallant - From New York To L.A. (promo clip)

Patsy Gallant chats to host

Elvis Presley - Way Down number one (Legs and Co)

Ram Jam - Black Betty (play out record and end credits)

Thames Close: Rod McKuen reads poems by John Rye 12.15 am - close


Friday 16th September 1977

BBC1 / ITN News

Reports on the death of Marc Bolan

Thames Magpie 4.45 - 5.15 pm

Pop Spot

Thames Close: Rod McKuen reads poems by John Rye 1.10 am - close


Saturday 17th September 1977

BBC1 Catch Us If You Can 10.45 am - 12,.10 pm 1965 Dave Clark Five movie

BBC1 Parkinson 11.25 pm - 12.25 am

Ronnie Scott

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.05 - 7.05 pm (repeat 7th June 1977)

Eric Clapton Jubilee show

LWT Our Show 9.00 - 11.00 am

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 9.30 - 11.00 am

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.35 pm

Indiana (group)

Admiral Hawke (group)

Pat O'Hare (singer)

Angel Caan (singer)

LWT Close: Rod McKuen reads poems by John Rye 12.30 am - close


Sunday 18th September 1977

BBC1 The Sunday Film: If It’s Tuesday It Must Be Belgium 8.10 9.45 pm 1969 movie with Donovan

Granada The Beatles 9.40 - 10.00 am (cartoon series)

LWT It'll Be Alright On The Night 7.45 - 8.45 pm

Gilbert O'Sullivan clip

ATV Weekend Matinee: State Fair 3.00 - 5.15 pm 1961 Bobby Darin movie

LWT Close. Rod McKuen reads poems by John Rye

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Anita Harris

Ronnie Carroll

LWT Soldier Blue 10.05 pm - 12.05 am 1970 movie with theme by Buffy Saint-Marie


Monday 19th September 1977

BBC2 Song By Siong By Ira Gershwin 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Millicent Martin

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm (first in 16th and final series)

Berni Flint (winner of the last season)

Wild Affair (group)

Kymm (singer)

Duana Family (singers)


Tuesday 20th September 1977

BBC1 (London / SE) The Osmonds 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC1 David Essex 8.00 - 8.30 pm

The Real Thing

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.20 - 11.20 pm (first in seventh series)

The Rolling Stones with Billy Preston at the Abattoirs de Paris in June 1976

Interview with band members and live concert footage

Honky Tonk Woman, Hand of Fate, Fool To Cry, Hot Stuff, You Gotta Move, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Happy, Billy Preston - Outta Space, Jumping Jack Flash, Street Fighting Man, (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

Southern The Frankie Vaughan Show 8.00- 9.00 pm

Frankie Vaughan

Simone

George Chisholm


Wednesday 21st September 1977

BBC2 Arena: Cinema 10.20 - 11.00 pm

Martin Scorsese interview with Liza Minnelli

ITV Sounds of Britain 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Folk music from the West Country

Granada Marc 4.20 - 4.45 pm

NB First of two posthumous shows

T Rex - Sing Me A Song, Celebrate Summer, Get It On

Rosetta Stone - Sunshine Of Your Love

The Hurricanes - Get On (Heart Throb)

Blue - Bring Back The Love

Radio Stars - No Russians in Russia

Thin Lizzy - Dancing In The Moonlight (promo clip)


Thursday 22nd September 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Space - Magic Fly (chart run down)

Hank The Knife & The Jets - Guitar King (re-recording)

La Belle Epoque - Black Is Black (promo clip)

The Stranglers - No More Heroes (live vocal over the record) J J Burnel tries to dispel dry ice with a newspaper

The Emotions - Best Of My Love (Legs & Co)

Leo Sayer - Thunder In My Heart (promo clip)

Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie (live)

The Boomtown Rats - Looking After Number One (repeat 25th August 1977)

Meri Wilson - Telephone Man (promo clip)

Stardust - Ariana

Host makes casual racist comment to audience members

Elvis Presley - Way Down number one (Legs and Co) (repeat 25th August 1977)

Stevie Wonder - Another Star (play out record and end credits) NB uses what appears to be an early computer optical effect


Friday 23rd September 1977

BBC2 Only Olivia 9.00 - 9.45 pm

NB Her first American TV special

Olivia Newton-John

LWT Russell Harty 10.30 - 11.45 pm

content unknown

Scottish Jazz Concert

Ronnie Scott's Quintet


Saturday 24th September 1977

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert (cancelled)

The Albion Band

Na Fili

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 6.35 - 7.35 pm

Macon Whoopee. The Capricorn Barbecue with Marshall Tucker, Bonnie Bramlett, Elvin Bishop, Wet Willie, Still Water, etc

BBC2 Network 11.50 pm - 12.20 am

Lindisfarne Christmas Concert in Newcastle

LWT Our Show 9.00 am - 12.30 pm

Gary Glitter

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.20 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 7.45 - 8.45 pm

Mickie Most, Tony Blackburn on panel

Bobby Jo West (singer)

Hard Pad (group)

Jonathan Lavelle (singer)


Sunday 25th September 1977

ATV Andy 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Andy Williams

The Osmond Brothers


Monday 26th September 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Gigetty (folk group)

Fionnuala Hough (singer)


Tuesday 27th September 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.45 - 7.15 pm

BBC1 David Essex 8.00 - 8.30 pm

Denny Laine - Go Now

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Crawler - You and Me, Stone Cold Sober

The Steve Miller Band - Swing Time (Filmfinders clip)

Lone Star - Bells of Berlin

The Boomtown Rats - Neon Heart (The Music Machine, London)

The Dictators - Search and Destroy (CBGB's, NYC)

Pete Townshend and Ronnie Lane (with 'Rabbit' Bundrick in the background)- interview, Rough Mix (Filmfinders clip)

Southern The Frankie Vaughan Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Frankie Vaughan

Koffee n Kreme


Wednesday 28th September 1977

Granada Marc 4.20 - 4.45 pm (final show)

T Rex - Deborah, Groove A Little, Ride A White Swan

Generation X - Your Generation (live) NB According to a Melody Maker article they turned up three hours late with no instruments as their van broke down on the M1. They attempted to steal the studio's drum kit, earning the group a ten-year ban.

Lip Service - I'm A Fighter

Heart Throb - Ain't It Strange

Gonzalez - Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet (Heart Throb) (written and produced by Bolan's partner Gloria Jones)

The Rods - Do Anything You Want To Do (live vocal)

David Bowie – Heroes (live vocal and re-recorded track)

Marc Bolan and David Bowie - Standing Next To You (Bolan falls off the stage just before the vocal)

Thames Tommy Steele and A Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Celebrating twenty-one years in show-business


Thursday 29th September 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Ed Stewart (replaced Tony Blackburn who had a throat problem)

Jean Michel-Jarre - Oxygene part 4 (chart run-down)

Rose Royce - Do Your Dance (live vocal)

David Soul - Silver Lady (promo clip)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Waiting In Vain (Legs & Co)

Peter Blake - Lipsmackin Rock N Rollin’ (live)

Ram Jam - Black Betty (promo clip)

David Essex - Cool Out Tonight (live vocal over re-recording)

The Stylistics - I Plead Guilty (live)

Donna Summer - I Remember Yesterday (promo clip)

Golden Earring - Radar Love (live vocal over re-recording)

Elvis Presley - Way Down number one (Legs and Co)

Girogio Moroder - chats to host

Giogio - From Here To Eternity (play out record and end credits)

BBC2 Premier: A Hymn From Jim 9.00 - 9.35 pm

Written by Richard O’Brien. A pop star manager (Harry H Corbett) protects his star


Friday 30th September 1977

BBC2 Johnny Mathis 9.00 - 9.45 pm

LWT Russell Harty 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Deniece Williams


Saturday 1st October 1977

BBC1 Parkinson 11.05 pm - 12.05 am

Cliff Richard – talks about his autobiography ‘Which One Is Cliff’

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm (first in second series)

Camel

LWT Our Show 9.00 - 11.15 am

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 9.30 - 11.15 am

content unknown

ATV New Faces 7.45 - 8.45 pm

Renny Lee (singer)

Tony Mandell (singer)

Leigh Grant Explosion (group)

Penny Wager (group)

Blue Magnolia Jass Orchestra

Justin and Jay Weitch (singers)

LWT Concert: Johnny Mathis 10.30 - 11.30 pm


Sunday 2nd October 1977

ATV Andy 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Andy Williams

LWT George Hamilton IV 12.00 - 12.25 am

Big Buffalo and Cathy Stewart


Monday 3rd October 1977

BBC2 Marti Caine 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Leo Sayer

The Stylistics

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

NB Hughie Green announces that the show will end in March 1978

PJ Proby appears as The Masked Singer

Syrup (singers)

ATV Right Now 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Steve Gibbons


Tuesday 4th October 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC1 David Essex 8.00 - 8.30 pm

David Essex

Twiggy (singing)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Joan Armatrading - Wontcha Come on Home (with Georgie Fame), Stepping Out

The Sutherland Brothers and Quiver - Ice In The Fire, Every Tear I Cry

Harry Chapin - interview, Dance Band on the Titanic, The Mercenaries (on film)

Dan Fogelberg - Loose Ends (Filmfinders clip)

Southern The Frankie Vaughan Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Frankie Vaughan

Koffee n Kreme


Thursday 6th October 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

La Belle Epoque - Black Is Black (chart run down)

Smokie - Needles and Pins

The Emotions - Best Of My Love (Soul Train)

Danny Mirror - I Remember Elvis Presley (live)

Giorgio Moroder - From Here To Eternity (Legs & Co)

Yes - Wondrous Stories (promo clip)

Deniece Williams - Baby Baby My Love’s All For You (live)

The Stranglers - No More Heroes (repeat 22nd September 1977)

Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie (repeat 22nd September 1977)

Steve Gibbons - Tupelo Mississippi Flash

David Soul - Silver Lady number one (promo clip)

Leo Sayer - Thunder In My Heart (play out record and end credits)

Thames After Noon 2.00 - 2.25 pm

Elvis Costello interviewed by Mavis Nicholson


Friday 7th October 1977

BBC1 The Early Film: Kimberley Jim 7.10 - 8.30 pm 1965 Jim Reeves movie

Thames The Roger Whittaker Show 12.30 – 1.00 pm

The producers ask members of the public for lyrics and poems to send in to be set to music

LWT Russell Harty 10.30 - 11.30 pm

content unknown


Saturday 8th October 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 - 11.58 am (first in second series)

NB Swaparama is introduced, where the show visits different parts of the country every week for an open air swap

Heatwave

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Elkie Brooks

LWT Our Show 9.00 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm (shown on Southern, Anglia)

content unknown

ATV New Faces 7.45 - 8.45 pm

On the panel - Dave Dee, Tony Hatch, Ray Ellington

LWT Saturday Special: Celebrity Concert 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Vikki Carr

Yorkshire The Saturday Special: Celebrity Concert 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Engelbert Humperdinck

HTV Man - Goodbye at the Roundhouse 10.30 - 11.30 pm


Sunday 9th October 1977

BBC1 The Best Of ABBA 4.50 - 5.30 pm

Filmed in Australia during their tour

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.45- 7.15 pm

Frank Ifield

Val Doonican

ATV Andy 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Andy Williams

Robert Goulet

Granada So It Goes 10.45 - 11.125 pm (first in second series)

Van Morrison with Dr John and Mick Ronson - Cold Wind In August, plus one (The Speakeasy, London)

The Rubonoos - I Think We're Alone Now (film clip)

Buzzcocks - What Do I Get (Electric Circus, August 1977)

Pete Shelley talks to Tony Wilson about fanzines

Paul McCartney - archive filmed interview clip

John Cooper-Clarke - filmed article

Sad Cafe - Love Will Survive

Elvis Costello - Mystery Dance (Eric's, Liverpool)

LWT George Hamilton IV 12.00 - 12.25 am

George Hamilton IV

The Good Brothers

Cathy Stewart


Tuesday 11th October 1977

BBC1 (London) The Osmonds 6.45 - 7.15 pm

BBC1 David Essex 8.00 - 8.30 pm

NB Essex re-assembles the original London cast of Godspell

David Essex

Marti Webb

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

NB Tim Moore might have been scheduled for this show

Hosted by Bob Harris

Sad Cafe - Fanx Ta Ra, Hungry Eyes

Stanley Clarke - School Days, Day Ride

The Motors - Bring In The Morning Light (Shepperton Studios)

Walter Egan - Yes I Think I Am (Filmfinders clip)

Wishbone Ash - Baby Come In From The Rain, Goodbye Baby, Hello Friend (Criterion Sound Studios, Miami)

Chris Spedding - Silver Bullet (Filmfinders clip)

Southern The Frankie Vaughan Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Frankie Vaughan

Acker Bilk


Wednesday 12th October 1977

Tyne Tees: Sounds of Britain 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Folk in the east


Thursday 13th October 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Meco - Star Wars Theme (and chart run down)

Rokotto - Boogie On Up (live)

Rod Stewart - You’re In My Heart (promo clip)

Brotherhood Of Man - Highwayman (live)

Rose Royce - Do Your Dance (repeat 29th September 1977)

Mary Mason - Anyway You Want Me/Angel Of The Morning (live)

Nazareth - Love Hurts

George Benson - The Greatest Love Of All (Legs & Co)

Ram Jam - Black Betty (promo clip)

John Ford - Stardance (live)

David Soul - Silver Lady number one (promo clip)

Donna Summer - I Remember Yesterday (play out record and end credits)


Friday 14th October 1977

BBC2 An Evening With Glen Campbell 9.00 - 9.40 pm

Live at the Royal Festival Hall, London

with guest Jimmy Webb

Westward The Roger Whittaker Show 12.30 - 1.00 pm

The show holds a competition for lyrics to be set to music later in the series. A previous contest yielded 30,000 sets of lyrics

LWT Russell Harty 10.30 - 11.30 pm

content unknown


Saturday 15th October 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Chris Spedding

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.40 - 6.10 pm (first in new series)

Co-Hosted by Howard William

Blue

Dana

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

John Martyn

Racing Cars

LWT Our Show 10.00 am - 12.00 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 7.45 - 8.45 pm

The Sprinklers (group)

Ann Salani (singer)

Freewheelin' (trio)

Brasstax (group)

LWT Neil Sedaka In Concert 10.30 - 11.30 pm


Sunday 16th October 1977

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Vince Hill

Granada So It Goes 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Penetration - Don’t Dictate (Electric Circus, Manchester, August 1977)

Elvis Costello - Alison, Chelsea, Watching The Detectives, Lip Service (Eric’s, Liverpool)

Dr Hook - band member interview

John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett - Beware of the Flowers

Japan - album of the week

The Girls - Honky Tonk Woman

ATV Andy 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Andy Williams

Roy Clark

Westward Celebrity Concerty: Diahann Carroll 10.45 - 11.45 pm

LWT George Hamilton IV 12.00 - 12.45 am


Monday 17th October 1977

BBC2 Des O'Connor 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Dianas Trask

Masrvin Hamlisch

BBC2 Open Door 10,.50 - 11.20 pm

United Kingdom Federation of Jazz Bands

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

The Dragons (group)

Neil Martin (singer)

Michael Rowlatt (singer)

ITV The Sound of Bread advert


Tuesday 18th October 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC1 Leo Sayer Sings 8.00 - 8.30 pm (repeat)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Dr Hook - Scum of the Earth, Making Love and Music (carries around a gigantic safety pin)

Otway And Barrett - Cor Baby That's Really Free, Cheryl's Going Home

XTC - Dance Band (promo clip)

Paul Kossoff - You and Me (Filmfinders clip)

Stephen Bishop - On and On, The Day You Fell In Love With Me, interview (on film)

Southern The Frankie Vaughan Show 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Frankie Vaughan

Grace Kennedy


Wednesday 19th October 1977

Scottish Sounds of Britain 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Ian Campbell, Alex Norton


Thursday 20th October 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

NB Reviewed from a 51 minute studio tape which also has Showaddywaddy - Dancin’ Party (3 takes) on it. Smokie - Needles and Pins was listed on the BBC TOTP database, but was not included in the final show

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Bacarra - Yes Sir I Can Boogie (chart run-down)

Dorothy Moore - I Believe You (live)

Status Quo - Rockin’ All The World (promo clip)

Carpenters - Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (Legs & Co with DLT)

David Bowie - Heroes (live vocal over re-recording)

La Belle Epoque - Black Is Black (promo clip)

Queen - We Are The Champions (promo clip)

Tina Charles - Love Bug/Sweets For My Sweet - medley (live)

Roxy Music - Virginia Plain (repeat 24th August 1972)

David Soul - Silver Lady number one (promo clip)

Future presenter Peter Powell is seen from behind

The Stranglers - No More Heroes (playout record)

BBC1 Omnibus 10.15 - 11.10 pm

The Nat Gonella Story

Thames Britannia Music Awards 8.00 - 9.00 pm

To celebrate the centenary of the first recording

Graham Parker – (Best Male Newcomer)

Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale (best single)

Simon and Garfunkel - Bookends (had to do the song six times due to a VTR problem), award presented by Cliff Richard

Shirley Bassey (She didn't attend the show, so a film crew was dispatched to Dallas, Texas to film an acceptance speech, but they came back empty handed. An attempt to get an audio clip of her accepting her award also came to nothing.)

Julie Covington - Only Women Bleed (Best Female Newcomer - although she's been recording since the late sixties)

Cliff Richard - Miss You Nights (Best Male Vocalist)

Thames Pub Entertainer Of The Year 11.30 pm -12.00 am

East Regional final with guest Anita Harris


Friday 21st October 1977

BBC1 The Early Film: Good Times 7.00 - 8.30 pm 1967 Sonny and Cher movie

BBC2 An Evening With Glen Campbell 9.00 - 9.40 pm

Live at the Royal Festival Hall, London

Thames The Roger Whittaker Show 12.30 - 1.00 pm

LWT Russell Harty 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Mary O’Hara


Saturday 22nd October 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show 9.30 am - 12.28 pm

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.40 - 6.10 pm

Jigsaw

BBC1 Parkinson 11.00 pm - 12.00 am

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Leo Kottke

Split Enz

LWT Our Show 10.00 - 11.00 am

Noddy Holder

Cock Sparrer - We Love You

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm (also on HTV, Anglia, Southern)

Hosted by Sally James, Trevor East, Jim Davidson, Chris Tarrant

content unknown

LWT Celebrity Concert: Tom Jones 10.30 - 11.30 pm

with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

ATV New Faces 7.45 - 8.44 pm

Highest scoring acts in past six weeks

Sandi Ann Leigh (singer)

Pat O'Hare (singer)

Leigh Grant Explosion (group)

Tony Stackton (singer)

The Sprinklers (group)

Gillian Burns (previous winner making guest appearance)


Sunday 23rd October 1977

BBC1 The Sunday Film: SWALK 8.40 - 10.30 pm 1971 movie songs by The Bee Gees

BBC2 Screen 2. Harold and Maude 10.50 pm - 12.20 am 1971 movie with songs by Cat Stevens

Granada So It Goes 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias - Teenage Paradise, Snuffin’ In A Babylon, Gobbin' On Life, Death Of Rock N Roll (Rafters, Manchester) NB Arthur Kelly & Gordon Kaye - play roadies

Elvis Costello - live set (Eric's, Liverpool)

Nick Lowe - Endless Sleep, Shake and Pop (Eric's, Liverpool)

Bruce Mitchell - drum solo

Ian Dury - interview

ATV Andy 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Andy Williams

The Lennon Sisters

LWT George Hamilton IV 12.00 - 12.25 am

George Hamilton IV

Cathy Stewart


Monday 24th October 1977

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Lynsey DePaul

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

The Bicardis (singers)

Angelini Ricci (singer)


Tuesday 25th October 1977

BBC1 (London) The Osmonds 6.40 - 7.10 pm

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Runaways - Wasted, School Days

Randy Newman - Short People (promo clip)

Godley and Creme - interview, The Flood (Filmfinders clip)

Gordon Giltrap - Reflections and Despair, Heartsong

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird (repeat from November 1975)


Wednesday 26th October 1977

HTV Sounds of Britain 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Yer 'Tis Then

Acker Bilk, Fred Wedlock, Shag Connor’s Carrot Crunchers


Thursday 27th October 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by David Jensen

Santana - She's Not There (chart run down)

Slade - My Baby Left Me / That’s All Right

Mary Mason - Angel Of The Morning / Anyway That You Want Me (live)

Darts - Daddy Cool / The Girl Can’t Help It (live vocals) Den Heggarty falls off the stage

Ram Jam - Black Betty (Legs & Co)

Rod Stewart - You’re In My Heart (promo clip)

Boney M - Belfast (live)

Tom Robinson Band - 2-4-6-8 Motorway (live vocal over re-recording)

Abba - The Name Of The Game (promo clip)

Smokey Robinson - Big Time (live vocal) includes unnecessary cello player on stage

Bacarra - Yes Sir I Can Boogie number one (repeat 22nd September 1977)

Peter Powell is introduced as next weeks host

The Sex Pistols - Holidays In The Sun (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Omnibus: Big Band Jazz 10.15 - 11.10 pm

Count Basie and his Orchestra at Bournemouth


Friday 28th October 1977

BBC2 Jack Jones 9.00 - 9.40 pm

Jack Jones

Deniece Williams

Marvin Hamlisch

Westward The Roger Whittaker Show 12.30 - 1.00 pm

content unknown

LWT The World Of Pam Ayres 7,.30 - 8.00 pm

Joe Brown & Home Brew

LWT Russell Harty 10.30 - 11.30 pm

content unknown


Saturday 29th October 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.15 pm

Sparks

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.40 - 6.10 pm

Cilla Black

Smokie

BBC1 Parkinson 11.00 pm - 12.00 am

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.00 - 7.30 pm

Sensational Alex Harvey Band

AC-DC

LWT Our Show 10.00 - 11.00 pm

Donovan

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

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ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

On panel - Mickie Most, Muriel Young

Reunion (group)

Love Train (group)

Suede (vocal / guitar trio)

Paul Mann (singer)

ATV Celebrity Concert 11.25 pm - 12.20 pm

Sergio Mendes & Brasil 77


Sunday 30th October 1977

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

Max Bygraves

Granada So It Goes 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Cherry Vanilla - How To Give A Good Head Of Hair To Your Boyfriend

Roy Hill - George's Bar

Iggy Pop - interviewed by Tony Wilson, The Passenger, Lust For Life (The Apollo, Manchester)

The Movies - Big Boys Band (live in Liverpool)

Talking Heads - Psycho Killer (Album Of The Week)

ATV Andy 10.45 - 11.15 pm

Andy Williams

Jose Feliciano

LWT George Hamilton IV 12.00 - 12.25 pm

Mac Wiseman and Maple Street, with regulars Cathy Stewart, Lynn Jones and North Country


Monday 31st October 1977

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Clodagh Rodgers

Thames Opportunity Knocks! 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Louise King (singer)

Susan Child (singer)

The Little People (group)


Tuesday 1st November 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6.45 - 7.15 pm

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Movies - Merc Bye Bye, Yo Yo

Graham Parker & The Rumour - New York Shullfe (New Theatre, Oxford)

Louisiana Red and No Mystery - Blue Guitar, Red's Dream

Talking Heads - Don't Worry About The Government (Filmfinders clip)

James Taylor & Carly Simon - interview at their home, Secret of Life, Something In They Way She Moves, You Can Close Your Eyes


Thursday 3rd November 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Peter Powell

ELO - Turn To Stone (chart run down)

The Jam - The Modern World

Carpenters - Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (promo clip)

The Barron Knights - Live In Trouble (live vocals)

Queen - We Are The Champions (promo clip)

Dorothy Moore - I Believe You (Legs & Co)

Status Quo - Rockin’ All Over The World (promo clip)

David Bowie - Heroes (repeat 20th October 1977)

Showaddywaddy - Dancin’ Party

ABBA - The Name Of The Game number one (promo clip)

Smokie - Needles and Pins (play out record and end credits) NB computer generated graphics used


Friday 4th November 1977

BBC2 Jack Jones 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Jack Jones

Leo Sayer

Westward The Roger Whittaker Show 12.30 -1.00 pm

Roger Whittaker

LWT Russell Harty 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Bonnie Tyler


Saturday 5th November 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show 9.30 am - 12.13 pm

The Wurzels

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.40 - 6.10 pm

Deniece Williams

Brotherhood of Man

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Lone Star

The Pat Travers Band

LWT Our Show 10.00 - 11.00 am

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm (also on Anglia, Southern, HTV)

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Johnny Tudor (singer)

Camilla (singer)

Sweet Inspiration (trio)

Ray Markham & The Climax Band (group)

Flash (group)


Sunday 6th November 1977

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

Vince Hill

Granada So It Goes 11.45 pm - 12.15 am

Tom Robinson Band - Martin, Glad To Be Gay (Middleton Civic Hall)

The Stranglers - Something Better Change (Hope and Anchor, Islington, London), No More Heroes (un-broadcast)

Johnny Thunder and The Heartbreakers - Interview

Free - Alright Now (archive clip)

Bruce Springsteen - For You (Single Of The Week)

LWT George Hamilton IV 12.00 - 12.25 pm

Cathy Stewart, Lunn Jones and North Country


Monday 7th November 1977

BBC1 Elton John at Wembley 7.20 - 8.10 pm

Fundraiser for the Goaldiggers football charity and the Variety Club of Great Britain

Elton John, China

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Bobbie Gentry

Granada What's On 6.00 - 6.45 pm

Blondie - Rip Her The Shreds, Deborah Harry interviewed by Tony Wilson

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Patchwork (group)

Brenda Apps (singer)


Tuesday 8th November 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

NB Andy Pratt might have been scheduled for the show

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Tubes - God-Bird-Change, White Punks on Dope

Gary Boyle Band - Almond Burfi, Apple Crumble

Ted Nugent - Cat Scratch Fever (The Odeon, Hammersmith, London)

The Heartbreakers - It's Not Enough (film clip)


Thursday 10th November 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Noel Edmonds

The Jacksons - Goin' Places (chart run down)

The Tom Robinson Band - 2-4-6-8 Motorway (live vocal over re-recording)

Ruby Winters - I Will (promo clip)

Roxy Music - Virginia Plain (repeat 24th August 1977)

Boney M - Belfast (repeat 27th October 1977)

Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives (re-recording)

The Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love (Legs & Co)

Kenny Everett & Mike Vickers - Captain Kremmen (promo clip)

Santana - She’s Not There (concert clip)

Tina Charles - Love Bug / Sweets For My Sweets (live)

Darts - Daddy Cool / The Girl Can’t Help It (re-recording)

ABBA - The Name Of The Game number one (promo clip)

Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Omnibus: A Day in the Garden 10.15 - 11.05 pm

Covent Garden documentary with a few bands

Granada What The Papers Say 11.00 - 11.20 pm

Anne Nightingale


Friday 11th November 1977

BBC2 Jack Jones 9.10 - 9.55 pm

Jack Jones

Shirley Bassey

Stan Getz

Westward The Roger Whittaker Show 12.30 - 1.00 pm

LWT Rusell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

content unknown

Stan Getz


Saturday 12th November 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show 9.30 am - 12.18 pm

Barbara Dickson

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.35 - 6.05 pm

Bert Weedon

The Dooleys

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.20 - 9.05 pm (first in series)

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Joan Armatrading

LWT Our Show 10.00 - 11.00 pm

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

Yorkshire Pro-Celebrity Snooker

Kenny Lynch

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7,.30 pm

on panel - Mickie Most

Ray Markham & The Climax Band (group)


Sunday 13th November 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 4.25 - 4.55 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

Anne Shelton

The Beverley Sisters

Granada So It Goes 11.15 - 11.45 pm

John Dowie - New Wave, British Tourist

Sad Cafe - Love Will Survive (Rafters, Manchester)

Mink De Ville - Little Girl, Venus, Just You And Me (Live At Middleton Civic Hall)

Mick Jagger - Interview Clip (Off The Hook With William Rees Mogg)

MX-80 Sound - Hard Attack (Album Of The Week)

ATV Andy 11.20 - 11.50 pm

Andy Williams

The Pointer Sisters


Tuesday 15th November 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.25 pm - 12.05 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

Carole Bayer Sayer - How Would You Like It, I'd Rather Leave While I'm In Love, interview

Cher and Gregg Allman - Move Me, Love Me

Ben Sidran - Song for a Sucker Like You, Feel Your Groove

The Pirates - Gibson Martin Fender, Talking About You

Robin Trower - Little Girl (Filmfinders clip)

The Hurricanes - It Ain't What You Do (Filmfinders clip)

Thames Looks Familiar 3.20 - 3.50 pm

Larry Adler, Annie Ross

ATV Today 6.00 - 6.35 pm

Showaddywaddy - interview


Thursday 17th November 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Egyptian Reggae (and chart run-down)

Brighouse & Rastrick Band - The Floral Dance (live)

The Boomtown Rats - Mary Of the Fourth Form

The Barron Knights - Live In Trouble (live)

ELO - Turn To Stone (Legs and Co)

Noosha Fox - Georgina Bailey (live)

Showaddywaddy - Dancin’ Party (repeat 3rd November 1977)

Queen - We Are The Champions (promo clip)

The Dooleys - Love Of My Life

Status Quo - Rocking All Over The Word (promo clip)

ABBA - The Name Of the Game number one (promo clip)

David Bowie - Heroes (play out record and end credits) NB computer generated graphics used

BBC1 Miss World 1977 9.25 - 10.35 pm

NB Co-financed by NBC

Hosted by Andy Williams


Friday 18th November 1977

BBC2 Jack Jones 9.00 - 9.45 pm

Jack Jones

Bruce Johnston – I Write The Songs

Sarah Vaughan

Allan Jones

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Gregg Allman and Cher (may not have appeared)

Elton John - interview


Saturday 19th November 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show 9.30 am - 12.13 pm

David Essex

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.40 - 6.10 pm

Alvin Stardust

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.20 - 9.05 pm

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Supertramp at Queen Mary's College

LWT Our Show

content unknown

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm (also on HTV, Anglia)

content unknown

ATV Newe Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

on panel - Tony Hatch, Les Reed

ATV Saturday Special: The Beatles Forever 10.00 - 11.00 pm

NB ATV at the time owned The Beatles publishing company Northern Songs

Ray Charles

Mel Tillis

Paul Williams

Diahann Carroll

Bernadette Peters

Anthony Newley


Sunday 20th November 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 4.30 - 5.00 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Granada The Beatles 9.40 - 10.00 am (cartoon series)

LWT The London Weekend Show 1.00 - 1.30 pm

Reggae, part one - Bob Marley, Steele Pulse, Delroy Washington, Dennis Bovell

Granada So It Goes 11.10 - 11.40 pm

The Jam - In The City, All Around The World, Slow Down, Taking My Love (Electric Circus, Manchester)

Muddy Waters - Blues Had A Baby (New Victoria, London)

Elvis Costello - No Dancing (Eric's, Liverpool)

Poly Styrene (X Ray Spex) - interview

The Troggs - Lazy Weekend

The Sex Pistols (album of the week)

ATV Andy 11.10 - 11.40 pm

Andy Williams


Monday 21st November 1977

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight 8.10 - 9.00 pm

Kenny Rogers

Granada Clapperboard 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Bing Crosby tribute

Thames Rock Follies of '77: The Extravaganza Show 10.30 pm - 12.25 am (shown by Anglia and ATV 17th November 1977)

An edited compilation of the first three episodes of the second series


Tuesday 22nd November 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Dukes in concert at BBC Theatre, Shepherd's Bush, London

This Time It's for Real, Without Love, Love On the Wrong Side of Town, She Got Me Where She Wants Me, Little By Little, It Ain't the Meat (It's the Motion), The Fever, We're Having a Party, Stagger Lee

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 9.00 - 10.00 pm

4: The Loony Tunes


Wednesday 23rd November 1977

Thames Wednesday at Eight 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Lyn Paul

Frankie Vaughan

Al Saxon


Thursday 24th November 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by David Jensen

Boney M - Belfast (chart run down)

The Carvells - The L.A.Run

Wings - Mull Of Kintyre (promo clip)

Bonnie Tyler - It’s A Heartache (live)

Darts - Daddy Cool / The Girl Can’t Help It (repeat 10th November 1977)

Leo Sayer - There Isn’t Anything (live)

Jonathan Richman & The - Egyptian Reggae (Legs & Co)

Hot Chocolate - Put Your Love In Me (miming, but the orchestra appears to be live)

The Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love (promo clip)

Santa Esmeralda & Leroy Gomez - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (live)

ABBA - The Name Of the Game number one (promo clip)

The Jacksons - Goin' Places (play out record and end credits)

ITV Pub Entertainer Of The Year 10.30 - 11.00 pm

Susan Maughan


Friday 25th November 1977

BBC1 (Birmingham) Look! Hear! 10.15 - 10.45 pm

Muscles

BBC1 (West) Avon Cities Jazz Band 10.15 - 10.45 pm

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Alan Price


Saturday 26th November 1977

NB Southern Television was interrupted by an 'alien message' during national and local news reports at 5.10 pm for about six minutes by jamming the signal from the Hannington, Hampshire transmitter

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.13 pm

Hot Chocolate - two songs

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.35 - 6.05 pm

ABBA - The Name Of the Game

Demis Roussos

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8,.20 - 9.05 pm

The Nolans

BBC1 Parkinson 11.05 pm - 12.05 am

Perry Como

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

The Steve Gibbons Band

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Our Show 10.00 - 11.00 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

on panel - Mickie Most

Abbott (group)

Brian Edwards (singer)

Samantha Sinclair (singer)

Terry McCann (singer with piano)

Zoot (group)

LWT In Concert. Neil Sedaka 10.00 - 11.00 pm

Border/Westward/Tyne Tees Dionne Warwick in Concert 10.00 - 11.00 pm

Granada Celebrity Concert: Pat Boone 10.45 - 11.45 pm


Sunday 27th November 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 4.30 - 5.00 pm

BBC2 The Lively Arts 9.05 - 9.55 pm

Oscar Peterson on improvisation

Granada The Beatles 9.40 - 10..0 (cartoon series)

LWT The London Weekend Show 1.30 - 2.00 pm

Reggae, part two - Delroy Washington, Steel Pulse, Jah Bunny, Matumbi

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Val Doonican

The Spinners

Granada So It Goes 11.00 - 11.30 pm

XTC - Neon Shuffle, All Along The Watchtower (Civic Hall, Middleton)

The Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK (repeat from previous series)

The Pirates - I Can Tell (Belle Vue, Manchester).

CP Lee (Albertos) and Albie Donally (Supercharge) - Strawberry Fields Forever

Siouxsie And The Banshees - Make Up To Break Up (Elizabethan Suite, Belle Vue, Manchester) Mick Hucknall seen in audience

The Fall - Animal Games (album of the week, film of zoo animals)

ATV Andy 11.00 - 11.30 pm

Andy Williams

Wayne Newton


Monday 28th November 1977

BBC1 Tonight 11.00 - 11.40 pm

Elvis The Musical

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

The Dudley Peter Duo (group)

Michele Breeze (singer)

The Danny Fontana Show (group)


Tuesday 29th November 1977

BBC1 (Manchester) Sad Cafe in Concert 6.40 - 7.10 pm

BBC2 The Goodies 9.00 - 9.30 pm

Rock Goodies (the punk episode)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Tyla Gang - Don't Shift A Gear, Young Lords

Steve Hillage - Motivation Radio, Light In The Sky (promo clips) (NB Harris mentions the hacking into Southern Television's transmitters the previous weekend)

Warsaw Pakt - Fast Eddie (Filmfinders clip)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - I Need To Know, interview, American Girl (The Whiskey A Gogo, Los Angeles)

Don McLean - Prime Time, Colour TV Blues

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 9.00 - 10.00 pm

5: The Divorce


Wednesday 30th November 1977

Scottish Sounds of Britain 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Ian Campbell

Hall and MacGregor

Thames Wednesday at Eight 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Sacha Distel

Dana


Thursday 1st December 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis

Status Quo - Rockin' All Over The World (chart run down)

The Boomtown Rats - Mary Of The Fourth Form

Ruby Winters - I Will (promo clip)

Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives (repeat 10th November 1977)

Diana Ross - Getting Ready For Love (Legs & Co)

The Dooleys - Love Of My Life (live)

John Otway & Wild Willy Barratt - Really Free (live)

Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue (promo clip)

Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band - The Floral Dance (repeat 17th November 1977)

Carl Douglas - Run Back (live)

Wings - Mull Of Kintyre number one (promo clip, beach version)

Queen - We Are The Champions (play out record and end credits)

Thames Pub Entertainer Of The Year 10.30 - 11.00 pm

Lyn Paul


Friday 2nd December 1977

BBC2 Harry Belefonte Sings 9.00 - 9.50 pm

ATV The Muppet Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Teresa Brewer

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

content unknown


Saturday 3rd December 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.13 pm

Long Tall Ernie and The Shakers

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.35 - 6.05 pm

Stephanie DeSykes

Flintlock

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.20 - 9.05 pm

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Nazareth

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

LWT Our Show 10.00 - 11.00 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Tony Hatch on panel

Cathal Dunne (singer with piano)

Cherry Roland (singer)

Libra Brothers (singers)

The Champions (group)

Granada Saturday Special: Don’t Knock the Rock 10.45 - 11.45 pm

Compilation of It’s Little Richard and Whole Lotta Shakin’

Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, Little Richard, The Animals etc


Sunday 4th December 1977

Granada The Beatles 9.40 - 10.00 pm (cartoon series)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.50 - 7.15 pm

Frank Ifield

ATV Silver Jubilee Royal Variety Gala 7.15 - 10.15 pm

Paul Anka

Harry Belefonte

The Brotherhood of Man

Granada So It Goes 12.00 - 12.35 am

Magazine - Motorcade, Shot By Both Sides (Elizabethan Ballroom, Belle Vue, Manchester)

Buzzcocks - Orgasm Addict

Leonard Cohen (album of the week)

John Cooper-Clarke - Kung-Fu International (Elizabethan Ballroom, Belle Vue, Manchester)

The Dave Edmunds Band with Elvis Costello and Nick Lowe - I Knew The Bride, I Hear You Knockin' (Eric's, Liverpool, 2nd August 1977), plus Heart Of The City (un-broadcast)


Monday 5th December 1977

BBC1 Play For Today: Catchpenny Twist 9.25 - 10.40 pm

A play about two Irish songwriters who want to write Ireland’s entry for the Eurovision song contest but are accused of being British Intelligence agents by the IRA

Music by Shaun Davey

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Mistress (rock group)

Steve Holloway (singer with piano)

Tony Rowley (singer)

ATV Punk And Acne Go Together 10.30 - 11.15 pm

content unknown


Tuesday 6th December 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 - 11.55 pm

Hosted by Bob Harris

The Greg Kihn Band - Madison Avenue Man, For You

UFO - Let It Roll, Lights Out (The Roundhouse, London)

Stillwater - Universal Fool (Filmfinders clip)

Cafe Jaqcues - Meaningless, Ain't No Love In The Heart of the City

Paul Simon - Slip Sliding Away (possibly NBC Saturday Night)

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 9.00 - 10.00 pm

6: The Real Life


Wednesday 7th December 1977

Southern Runaround 4.20 - 4.55 pm

The Real Thing

Thames Wednesday At Eight 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Max Bygraves


Thursday 8th December 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Tony Blackburn

Donna Summer - Love's Unkind (chart run down)

Generation X - Wild Youth  (NB The host rolls his eyes at the end)

Hot Chocolate - Put Your Love In Me (miming, but the orchestra appears to be live)

Chic - Dance Dance Dance (Yowsah Yowsah Yowsah) (Legs & Co)

Manfred Mann's Earthband - California

Bonnie Tyler - It’s A Heartache (live)

The Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love (promo clip)

Graham Parker & The Rumour - New York Shuffle (live vocal over re-recording)

Bing Crosby - White Christmas (Holiday Inn movie clip)

The Banned - Little Girl (live vocal over re-recording)

Wings - Mull Of Kintyre number one (promo clip)

Boney M - Belfast (play out record and end credits)


Friday 9th December 1977

BBC2 James Last and His Orchestra 9.00 - 9.45 pm

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

content unknown


Saturday 10th December 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show 9.30 am - 12.13 pm

The Dooleys

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.35 - 6.05 pm

Lou Rawls (Rawls later complained in a interview in the Record Mirror that he had to do a children’s show with a drunk fox)

The Dead End Kids

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.20 - 9.05 pm

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Ian Dury and The Blockheads, Dr Feelgood

LWT Our Show 9.00 - 11.00 am

Allessi

The Dead End Kids

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Poacher (group)

ATV The Saturday Special: The Tony Hatch Music Show 10.00 - 11.00 pm

Tony Hatch

Jackie Trent

Dana

Sweet Sensation

Millicent Martin

Sacha Distel


Sunday 11th December 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 4.30 - 5.00 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday 6.45 - 7.15 pm

Anne Shelton

Berni Flint

Granada So It Goes 11.15 - 11.45 pm (final show)

The Clash - Janie Jones, What's My Name, Garage Land (Elizabeth Rooms, Manchester, October 1977) the two later songs may not have been broadcast at the time

Ian Dury - interview, The Bus Driver’s Prayer

Steel Pulse - Makka Spliff, Ku Klux Klan (Elizabethan Ballroom, Belle Vue, Manchester)

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers (album of the week)

Matthew 'King' Kaufman - interview

John the Postman (at the Electric Circus, Manchester)

ATV Andy 11.15 - 11.45 pm

Andy Williams

Roger Miller


Monday 12th December 1977

Granada This England 8.30 - 9.00 pm

A look at the Northern Soul scene at the Wigan Casino. Directed by Tony Palmer


Tuesday 13th December 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.15 pm - 12.00 am

Hosted by Anne Nightingale

Meal Ticket - This Could Be The Town, Last Port of Call, Yesterday's Music

Clover - I'm Still Here (Filmfinders clip)

Krazy Kat - Troubled Air, Liar

John Martyn - Couldn't Love You More (Filmfinders clip)

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm (first edition)

Eddie and The Hot Rods

Blue - Woman


Wednesday 14th December 1977

Thames Wednesday at Eight 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Champagne

Scottish Jazz Concert (not listed in newspapers)

Humphrey Lyttelton


Thursday 15th December 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.10 - 7.40 pm

Hosted by Elton John

Donna Summer - Last Dance (chart run down)

The Dooleys - Love Of My Life (live)

The Modern Lovers - Egyptian Reggae (Legs & Co repeat 24th November 1977)

Carl Douglas - Run Back (live)

Dooley Wilson - As Time Goes By (Casablanca movie clip)

Julie Covington - Only Women Bleed (promo clip)

The Darts - Daddy Cool / The Girl Can’t Help It (live vocals)

Elvis Presley - My Way (Legs & Co)

John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett - Really Free (live)

The Emotions - I Don't Want To Lose Your Love (live)

Wings - Mull Of Kintyre number one (promo clip - version 2 in tv studio)

The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band - Floral Dance (play out record and end credits)


Friday 16th December 1977

ATV The Muppet Show 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Lou Rawls

LWT Russell Harty 10.40 - 11.40 pm

Mary O'Hara


Saturday 17th December 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.15 pm

Cliff Richard

The Yetties

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5.35 - 6.05 pm

Lulu

Guys n Dolls

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.20 - 9.05 pm

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.30 - 7.30 pm

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias

Splinter

LWT Our Show 9.00 - 11.00 pm

Davey Jones and Mickey Dolenz talking about The Point

Shakin' Stevens and P J Proby talk about Elvis musical

ATV Tiswas 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 6.30 - 7.30 pm

on panel - Mickie Most

Jady Jay Trio (group)

Barnaby Rudge (group)

Roy Phoenix (singer)

Christie G (singer)

Foxglove (group)


Sunday 18th December 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 4.50 - 4.20 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

LWT The Big Match 2.00 - 3.00 pm

Co hosted by Elton John


Monday 19th December 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song 7.05 - 7.30 pm (repeat)

Dory Previn - Mindscape

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Nanette Welmans (singer)

Mickie Driver (singer)

The Mallinder Family (singer)

The Pattinson Quartet (instrumental group)


Tuesday 20th December 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song 7.05 - 7.30 pm (repeat)

Victoria Wood

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.10 - 11.40 pm

NB Scheduled to be The Bearsville Picnic / Albert Grossman at Home 11.10 pm – 12.10 am, but cancelled

Ralph McTell in concert

Granada Get It Together 4.20 - 4.45 pm

Paul Nicholas

The Dead End Kids

HTV Wales/Cymru Jam (not listed in newspapers)

The Horslips

Madog


Wednesday 21st December 1977

BBC1 The Great Big Groovy Horse 4.40 - 5.35 pm (repeat)

Rock music telling of the Trojan Horse story

Julie Covington

Paul Jones

BBC1 Max Boyce 9.55 - 10.35 pm

BBC2 The Camera and the Song 7.05 - 7.30 pm (repeat)

The Fivepenny Piece

Thames Wednesday at Eight 8.00 - 9.00 pm

Peters and Lee

The Nolan Sisters


Thursday 22nd December 1977

BBC1 Fun In Acapulco 11.00 am - 12.35 pm 1963 Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile

Osibisa - Living Loving Feeling (live vocals)

Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue (promo clip)

Scott Fitzgerald & Yvonne Keely - If I Had Words (live)

Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives (repeat 10th November 1977)

Yannis Markopolis - Who Pays The Ferryman (TV show clip)

Donna Summer - Love’s Unkind (Legs & Co)

Creme & Godley - Five O’Clock In The Morning

Ruby Winters - I Will (promo clip)

Hot Chocolate - Put Your Love In Me (repeat 8th December 1977)

Gordon Giltrap - Heartsong

Bing Crosby - White Christmas (Holiday Inn movie clip)

Bonnie Tyler - It's A Heartache (live)

Wings - Mull Of Kintyre number one (promo clip - beach version)

The Muppet Show Music Hall - Don't Dilly Dally On The Way (playout record and end credits)

HTV Jam (not listed in newspapers)

The Flying Aces

Flint


Friday 23rd December 1977

BBC1 King Creole 10.55 am - 12.45 pm 1958 Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Shirley Bassey 9.15 - 9.54 pm

Shirley Bassey

Johnny Nash

Charles Aznavour

BBC2 Perry Como’s Olde Englishe Christmas 10.05 - 11.05 pm

Perry Como

Leo Sayer

Petula Clark

Westward The Songwriter 10.40 - 11.05 am (repeat)

Justin Hayward documentary

ITV Have A Harry Christmas 8.00 - 9.00 pm

NB Harry Secombe special

Catherine Howe

Tony Blackburn, Terry Wogan, Pete Murray, David Hamilton


Saturday 24th December 1977 Christmas Eve

BBC1 Noel Edmonds Presents Swap Of the Pops 9.30 - 11.00 am

Abba, Bonnie Tyler, The Carvels, Chuck Berry, Cliff Richard, Giorgio, Heatwave, Leo Sayer, Showaddywaddy, Smokie, Status Quo, Tina Charles, Twiggy, Wings, The Wurzels

BBC1 G I Blues 11.00 am - 12.40 pm 1960 Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 The Snow Queen 5.30 - 6.30 pm(repeat)

Narrator: Vivian Stanshall

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10.00 - 11.00 pm

The Kinks at The Rainbow, London

Hosted by Bob Harris

Juke Box Music, Sleepwalker, Life On The Road, Well Respected Man, Death Of A Clown, Sunny Afternoon, Waterloo Sunset, All Day And All Of The Night, Slum Kids, Celluloid Heroes, Get Back In The Line, Schoolboys In Disgrace, Lola, Alcohol, Skin & Bone, Father Christmas, You Really Got Me

LWT Our Bumper Christmas Show 9.00 - 11.00 pm

Lynsey De Paul

Tim Rice

ATV Tiswas 10.30 am - 12.25 pm

content unknown

ATV New Faces 5.45 - 6.50 pm

Winners show

On Panel - Tony Hatch

Annie Bright (singer)

Flash (group)

Stella Starr (singer)

Terry McCann (singer with piano)

Cherry Rowland (singer)

Poacher (group)

ATV Bing Crosby’s Merry Olde Christmas 9.40 - 10.40 pm

David Bowie and Bing Crosby - Medley (Peace On Earth - Little Drummer Boy)

David Bowie - Heroes


Sunday 25th December 1977 Christmas Day

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘77 part one 2.10 - 3.00 pm

Hosted by Dave Jensen and Noel Edmonds

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

NB no audience present

Showaddywaddy - You Got What It Takes

Denice Williams - Free (live)

Brighouse & Rastrick Band - Floral Dance (repeat 17th November 1977)

ELP - Fanfare For The Common Man (Legs and Co)

Leo Sayer - When I Need You (repeat 17th February 1977)

Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D’Amour (repeat 3rd March 1977)

Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again

David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us (promo clip)

Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You (promo clip)

Space - Magic Fly (promo clip)

Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born (promo clip)

Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke (Legs & Co and Floyd)

Kenny Rogers - Lucille (promo clip)

Baccara - Yes Sir, I Can Boogie (live)

Wings - Mull Of Kintyre (promo clip - 2nd version)

Bing Crosby - White Christmas (play out record and end credits) NB The end credits scroll up the screen ala Star Wars

BBC1 Mike Yarwood Christmas Show 8.20 - 8.55 pm

Wings - Mull Of Kintyre

Paul McCartney in sketch

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show 8.55 - 10.00 pm

Elton John – Shine On Through, sketch

BBC2 Country Holiday 10.05 - 10.50 pm

Crystal Gayle

Larry Gatlin

George Hamilton IV

Pete Seeger

Yorkshire A Merry Morning 11.00 - 11.45 pm

Tina Charles

The Wurzels

LWT Emu’s Christmas Adventure 4.40 - 5.40 pm

Carl Wayne (as Tom Tom)

Yorkshire Stars on Christmas Day 6.40 - 7.15 pm

Bing Crosby

Mary O'Hara


Monday 26th December 1977 Boxing Day

BBC1 Jailhouse Rock 10.00 - 11.35 am 1957 Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 David Soul and Friends 11.35 am - 12.13 pm

David Soul - concert clips

Donna Summer

England Dan and John Ford Coley

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘77 part two 3.25 - 4.15 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis, Tony Blackburn

Whole Lotta Love (with top thirty run-down)

Boney M - Ma Baker (live with spoken word section by Dave Lee Travis)

Rod Stewart - The First Cut Is The Deepest (repeat 5th May 1977)

Heatwave - Boogie Nights

David Soul - Silver Lady (Legs & Co)

Joe Tex - Ain’t Gonna Bump No More (Soul Train TV clip)

Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo (live)

Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger (live, alternate take of 14th April 1977)

Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina (stills of Eva Peron)

The Floaters - Float On (promo clip)

Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Legs & Co)

Queen - We Are The Champions (promo clip)

ABBA - The Name Of The Game (promo clip)

The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go (The Jacksons US TV show)

Elvis Presley - Way Down (stills and film clips)

Showaddywaddy - Under the Moon Of Love

La Belle Epoque - Black Is Black (play out record and end credits)

BBC1 Jim'll Fix It 5.25 - 6.05 pm

Val Doonican

BBC1 The Two Ronnies 8.05 - 8.50 pm

The Nolans

BBC2 Orion 1.45 - 2.40 pm

Rock musical by Howard and Blaikley, with lyrics by Melvin Bragg

Richard Barnes

Thames A Heavenly Place 9.00 - 9.40 am

Documentary about the Stille Nacht / Silent Night with Adele Leigh

Thames H R Puff N Stuff 10.55 am - 12.50 pm 1970 movie

Cass Elliott

Thames Opportunity Knocks 6.45 - 7.30 pm

Song writers show

Me and My Guitar (written by Vincent Biddy) winner - performed by The Frank Jennings Syndicate

Thames Vera Lynn Sings 9.30 - 10.15 pm

Vera Lynn

George Shearing

Scottish Madeline Bell in Concert (not listed in newspapers)


Tuesday 27th December 1977

BBC1 Blue Hawaii 11.20 am - 1.00 pm 1961 Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 The Littlest and Largest Show On Earth 7.55 - 8.40 pm

Leo Sayer

Smokie

BBC1 Bob Hope On The Road With Bing 10.15 - 11.15 pm

Compilation of the Road movies

BBC2 The Lively Arts: Orpheus in the Underground 7.55 - 8.25 pm (repeat)

Described as a pop opera. Written by Carl Davis with lyrics by John Wells.

Thames The Pied Piper 11.05 am - 12.40 pm 1972 movie with Donovan

Granada Get It Together with the Bay City Rollers 4.15 - 4.50 pm

The Bay City Rollers - You Made Me Believe In Magic, Love Fever, It's A Game, La Belle Jeane

Mike Moran and His Band

Thames Max’s Holiday Hour 7.30 - 8.30 pm

May Bygraves

Lena Zavaroni

Thames Peggy 10.45 - 11.45 pm

Peggy Lee

Charles Aznavour


Wednesday 28th December 1977

BBC1 Kissin’ Cousins 11.00 am - 12.35 pm 1963 Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 The Golden Great Hits of The Monkees 3.30 - 3.53 pm

Dolenz, Jones, Boyce and Hart talk about their hits

BBC1 Christmas Time With The Osmonds 6.00 - 6.50 pm

The Osmonds

Andy Williams

BBC1 If It's Wednesday Night It Must Be Saturday Night At The Mill 11.00 - 11.40 pm

Kenny Ball's Jazzmen

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11.10 pm - end (newspapers have 11.10 pm as the closedown)

Rod Stewart at Olympia (repeat 24th December 1976)

Westward Sounds of Britain 12.30 - 1.00 pm

The Albion Band

Thames Wednesday At Eight 8.00 - 9.00 pm

The Barron Knights

Claude Francois and The Claudettes


Thursday 29th December 1977

BBC1 It Happened At The World’s Fair 11.00 am - 12.40 pm 1963 Elvis Presley movie


Friday 30th December 1977

BBC1 Stay Away Joe 11.05 am - 12.45 pm 1968 Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 Marvin Hamlisch 9.00 - 10.00 pm

In concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchetsra

BBC2 Jazz From Montreux 10.50 - 11.40 pm

Count Basie

Ella Fitzgerald

Benny Carter

Dizzy Gillespie

Milt Jackson

Charles Mingus

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

The Bearsville Picnic cancelled again

HTV Jam Special 10.55 - 11.35 am (also on Southern)

Sassafras

Janet Rees

The Racing Cars

Heather Jones Group

Shakin' Stevens & The Sunsets

Brian Evans

Budgie

Bran

Tony Etoria

Alkatraz

Geraint Jarman

Man


Saturday 31st December 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop 9.30 am - 12.13 pm

content unknown

BBC1 The Val Doonican Old Year Music Show 8.15 - 9.00 pm

Val Doonican

Chet Atkins

BBC1 The Good Old Days 11.00 pm - 12.00 am

Vince HIll

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test Review Of The Year 10.00 - 11.25 pm cancelled

NB The Manhattan Transfer in concert was scheduled to replace it, but it also was cancelled

ATV Tiswas 10.10 am - 12.30 pm (also Anglia)

content unknown

ATV New Faces 7.00 - 8.00 pm

Near misses programme

Blue Magnolia Jass Orchestra (group)

Steve Cassidy (singer with guitar)

Mike Johnson (guitarist)

Bryan Taylor (singer)

Scottish Next Year - Tonight! 11.25 pm - 12.20 am

Andy Stewart

Moira Anderson

Kenneth McKeller

Alexander Brothers


Also this year

Granada What’s On (November)

Blondie - Rip Her To Shreds

LWT The Best Of British (November)

The Damned - Live set with Dave Burke of Johnny Moped on drums

LWT The London Weekend Show

Bob Dylan - interview with Janet Street Porter

Thames Afternoon Plus

Peter Gabriel -

Thames The Sooty Show

Gerry Marsden - co-host for series

ITN News

Godley & Creme - article about the Gizmo

ITV Justin Hayward - Songwriter TV ad

ITV The Sex Pistols - “We’re back on Virgin” TV ad

LWT The London Weekend Show interview

The Sex Pistols -

LWT Saturday Scene

Mary Hopkin – interview, Wrap Me In Your Arms

ITV Blue Band advert with Mary Hopkin

ATV Crossroads

Carl Wayne plays Colin, the milkman

BBC1 Brass Tacks

Manchester Punk documentary followed by an in-studio discussion including Pete Shelley of Buzzcocks

ITV Chrysler Sunbeam car advert with Petula Clark

Thames Magpie (March)

Les Gray interview