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1977


Saturday 1st January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Peters & Lee

Dana

Tyne Tees The Best of Geordie Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene

Mary Hopkin


Sunday 2nd January 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

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

Dana

Bing Crosby

Val Doonican

Frank Ifield


Monday 3rd January 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks

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

ATV Tonight With Bing and Liza

Bing Crosby

Liza Minelli

Joel Grey

Steve Lawrence

Edie Gorme

Roy Clark


Tuesday 4th January 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine (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

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 Perculiar (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)


Wednesday 5th January 1977

Thames Looks Familiar

Petula Clark

Frankie Vaughan

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Hosts: 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

Host: David Jensen

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Sheer Elegance Dance The Night Away

10 C.C. The Things We Do For Love (promo)

Tina Charles Dr Love

Smokie Living Next Door To Alice

Gladys Knight & The Pips Nobody But You

Jethro Tull Ring Out Those Solstice Bells (repeat)

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

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

Clodagh Rodgers Save Me

Boney M Daddy Cool

Donna Summer - chat with host

Johnny Mathis When A Child Is Born (promo)

ABBA Money Money Money (play out record)


Friday 7th January 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack (first in new series)

Musical guests not known


Saturday 8th January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons 8:40 - 9:10 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert (first edition)

NB These shows were simulcast in stereo on Radio One

Renaissance

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

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

Clodagh Rodgers


Sunday 9th January 1977

BBC1 That’s Life (first in new series)

Catherine Howe (alternates with Jake Thackeray)

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Gene Pitney

Anne Shelton


Monday 10th January 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Berni Flint


Tuesday 11th January 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

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

Miquel Brown

Leo Sayer

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

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

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

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

Free - The Stealer (promo clip)

Grsham Parker & The Rumour - That's What They All Say (Filmfindersw clip)

Boston - Rock and Roll Band (Filmfinders clip)

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

ITN News

Keith Richards on drugs charge at Aylesbury


Wednesday 12th January 1977

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Bing Crosby

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Track Facts looks at radio

ITN News

Keith Richards fined


Thursday 13th January 1977

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

Host: David Hamilton

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Gallagher & Lyle Every Little Teardrop

Barry Biggs Sideshow

Rose Royce Car Wash (Legs & Co)

David Parton Isn’t She Lovely

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

Status Quo Wild Side Of Life (promo)

Liverpool Express Every Man Must Have A Dream

Pussycat Smile

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

Stevie Wonder I Wish (play out record)

BBC2 Sing Country Extra

George Hamilton IV

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Friday 14th January 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack 4:55- 5:35 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Spinners


Saturday 15th January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Leo Sayer

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 Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

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

The Rubettes

LWT Larry Grayson

Reflections


Sunday 16th January 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters

Vikki Carr

Ronnie Hilton


Monday 17th January 1977

BBC1 Blue Peter

Slade - Gypsy Road Hog

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Winner: Berni Flint


Tuesday 18th January 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:25 pm - 12:05 am

Larry Coryell’s The Eleventh House in concert


Wednesday 19th January 1977

BBC2 International Pro-celebrity Golf

Bing Crosby

Yorkshire Pop Quest

Track facts looks at the music business


Thursday 20th January 1977

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Slade Gypsy Road Hog

Donna Summer Winter Melody (promo clip)

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

Jesse Green Flip

Elvis Presley Suspicion (Legs & Co)

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

Leo Sayer When I Need You

Thin Lizzy Don't Believe A Word

Gary Glitter It Takes All Night Long

Silver Convention Everybody’s Talkin’ ‘Bout Love

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

Boney M Daddy Cool (play out record)

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Friday 21st January 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Spinners


Saturday 22nd January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Osiba

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons

Shades

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Santana

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

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

Medicine Head


Sunday 23rd January 1977

BBC1 Appeal

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

BBC1 That’s Life

Catherine Howe

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Scottish Elaine, The Singer and the Song

Elaine Simmons

R&J Stone

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris


Monday 24th January 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Winner: Berni Flint


Tuesday 25th January 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

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

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


Wednesday 26th January 1977

Yorkshire Pop Quest

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

The Brothers Sing Me

David Parton Isn’t She Lovely

Eagles New Kid In Town (Legs & Co)

Barry Briggs Sideshow (repeat)

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

Mr Big Romeo

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

Andy Fairweather Low Be Bop ‘N’ Holler

Moments Jack In The Box (promo clip)

New Seekers I Wanna Go Back

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

Rose Royce Car Wash (play out record)

ATV The British Rock And Pop Awards 1976 11:00 pm - 12:00 am

David Essex

Wings – presented with an award

The Real Thing

Status Quo

John Miles

Anglia Anita in Jumbleland

Anita Harris


Friday 28th January 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known


Saturday 29th January 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

John Lodge

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special

Leo Sayer

BBC2 The Friendly Invasion (repeat)

Jazz and Swing

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Rory Gallagher

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Barry Biggs

Leo Sayer

LWT Supersonic

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

ATV Tiswas

John Miles

Granada The Beatles

LWT Food Factory

Alvin Stardust

LWT Larry Grayson

Reflections


Sunday 30th January 1977

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

LWT The London Weekend Show: Rock Venues

Meal Ticket

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Slim Whitman


Monday 31st January 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Winner: Berni Flint


Tuesday 1st February 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

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

Tony Christie

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

Ry Cooder and The Chicken Skin Band in concert


Wednesday 2nd February 1977

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Bing Crosby

Yorkshire Pop Quest Special

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


Thursday 3rd February 1977

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

Host: David Jensen

Thin Lizzy Don't Believe A Word (repeat)

Gary Glitter It Takes All Night Long

Boney M Daddy Cool

Leo Sayer When I Need You

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

Real Thing You’ll Never Know What You’re Missing

Silver Convention Everybody’s Talkin’ Bout Love (repeat)

Rubettes Baby I Know

Boz Scaggs What Can I Say (promo clip)

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

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Friday 4th February 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known


Saturday 5th February 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons

Shades

BBC1 The Friendly Invasion: The Road To Rock N Roll (repeat 30th November 1975)

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

John Miles

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Andy Fairweather-Low

Slade

LWT Supersonic

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

ATV Tiswas

Champagne

Granada The Beatles

LWT Larry Grayson

Brotherhood of Man


Sunday 6th February 1977

BBC1 That’s Life

Catherine Howe

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire

Rosemary Clooney

Frankie Vaughan


Monday 7th February 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Winner: Berni Flint


Tuesday 8th February 1977

BBC1 The Variety Club Awards 6:40 - 7:20 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

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

The Bachelors

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Average White Band in concert in Miami


Wednesday 9th February 1977

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Bing Crosby


Thursday 10th February 1977

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Kiki Dee First Thing In The Morning

Bryan Ferry This Is Tomorrow (promo)

Brotherhood Of Man Oh Boy

Heatwave Boogie Nights (Legs & Co)

Julie Covington Don't Cry For Me Argentina (repeat)

Sailor One Drink Too Many

Barbara Dickson Another Suitcase In Another Hall

Racing Cars They Shoot Horses Don't They

Boston More Than A Feeling (film clip)

Johnny Nash Birds Of A Feather


Friday 11th February 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known


Saturday 12th February 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Suzi Quatro

Hank Marvin

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special

Val Doonican

BBC1 Parkinson

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 Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

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

Musical guests not known

LWT All You Need Is Love 1 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Compilation introductory show


Sunday 13th February 1977

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Roger Whittaker

Frank Ifield

Jackie Trent


Monday 14th February 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Patents Pending (pop group from Barrow in Furness)

Winner: Berni Flint


Tuesday 15th February 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

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

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

Paul Jones,

Lena Zavaroni


Thursday 17th February 1977

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

Host: Paul Burnett

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Suzi Quatro Tear Me Apart

The Moments Jack In The Box

Manhattan Transfer Chanson D’amour (Legs & Co)

The Brothers Sing Me

Les Gray A Groovy Kind Of Love

Boz Scaggs What Can I Say (promo clip)

Thelma Houston Don't Leave Me This Way

Rubettes Baby I Know

Mr.Big Romeo (film clip)

Tavares Mighty Power Of Love (Legs & Co)

Leo Sayer When I Need You


Friday 18th February 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known


Saturday 19th February 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Liverpool Express

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons

Shades

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Jethro Tull

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

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 Tiswas

Sheer Elegance

LWT All You Need Is Love 2: God’s Children; Origins

Tunji Oyelana (African Drums), Fisk Jubilee (Singers), Jimmy Driftwood, Como Mississpi 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

ATV Celebrity Squares

Tony Blackburn

LWT Larry Grayson

Guys n Dolls

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Dana

Ronnie Carroll


Sunday 20th February 1977

BBC1 That’s Life

Catherine Howe

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 21st February 1977

BBC2 Perry Como Hawaiian Holiday 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Petula Clark

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Microwave (pop group from Cheshire)

Winner: Berni Flint


Tuesday 22nd February 1977

BBC2 The Musical Time Machine

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

Thelma Houston

Johnny Nash

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

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


Wednesday 23rd February 1977

Granada The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club. 10:40 - 11:40 pm

The National Club Act Awards

Alvin Stardust


Thursday 24th February 1977

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Heatwave Boogie Nights (promo clip with audience)

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

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

Boston More Than A Feeling (promo clip)

Earth Wind & Fire Saturday Night (Legs & Co)

Leo Sayer When I Need You

David Bowie Sound and Vision (playout record)

BBC1 Omnibus: L A My Home Town 10:10 - 11:05 pm

Ian Whitcomb, Peter Asher

Thames Rock Follies (repeat of the first series)

Scottish Elaine, the Singer and the Song

The Sandpipers


Friday 25th February 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Manhattan Transfer – Chanson D’Amour

Granada Reports

John Martyn - May You Never


Saturday 26th February 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

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

Clodagh Rodgers

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill

Roy Orbison

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

The Kiki Dee Band

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

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

John Entwistle

John Lodge

ATV Celebrity Squares

Vince Hill

LWT All You Need Is Love 3: I Can Hypnotise Dis Nation (Ragtime)


Sunday 27th February 1977

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

LWT The London Weekend Show: Small record companies

The Gorillas, Chiswick Records, Andrew Lauder


Monday 28th February 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Winner: Berni Flint


Tuesday 1st March 1977

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

Jan Akkerman and Kaz Lux - Tranqulizer, 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)

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites 10:15 - 11:00 pm

Sacha Distel


Wednesday 2nd March 1977

BBC1 The Goodies

Tony Blackburn

BBC2 International Pro-Celebrity Golf

Bing Crosby


Thursday 3rd March 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Abba Knowing Me Knowing You (promo)

Cliff Richard My Kinda Life

Maxine Nightingale Love Hit Me

David Bowie Sound And Vision (Legs & Co)

Mr Big Romeo (repeat)

Boz Scaggs What Can I Say (disc)

Leo Sayer When I Need You

Bonnie Tyler More Than A Lover

Manhattan Transfer Chanson D'Amour (promo)

Showaddywaddy When

Thames Rock Follies episode 2 (repeat)

Scottish Elaine, the Singer and the Song

Smith and D'Abo


Friday 4th March 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Kiki Dee


Saturday 5th March 1977

BBC1 Mike Yarwood In Persons

Shades

BBC1 Saturday Night at the Mill

Suzi Quatro

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Gallagher & Lyle

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

Justin Hayward

Barbara Dickson - Another Suitcase Another Hall

Sailor - One Drink Too Many

The Kursall Flyers - Little Does She Know

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

Steve Saxon - Something There To Remind Me

Eddie Howell - Sweet On You

The Kursall Flyers - Radio Romance

LWT All You Need Is Love 4: Jungle Music; Jazz

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

ATV Celebrity Squares

Matt Monro


Sunday 6th March 1977

BBC1 That’s Life

Catherine Howe

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Claude Francois

Anita Harris


Monday 7th March 1977

ATV The Larry Grayson Show

Our Kid


Tuesday 8th March 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

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 Ciry, Rediffusion 1963)

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites

The Chieftains


Wednesday 7th March 1977

BBC1 A Song For Europe

The twelve contestants for the UK entry

Live from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London

Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran – Rock Bottom (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

Lyn Paul – If Everybody Loved The Same As You

Sweet Sensation – You’re My Sweet Sensation

Tony Monopoly – Leave A Little Love

Val Stokes

Marty Mason

Beano – Everybody Knows

Wesley

Park and Smith

High Society

Rags


Thursday 10th March 1977

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

Host: David Jensen

Theme: Whole Lotta Love

Graham Parker & The Rumour Hold Back The Night

The Real Thing You’ll Never Know What You’re Missing

Brotherhood Of Man Oh Boy

Smokie Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone

Barbara Dickson Another Suitcase In Another Hall

Rubettes Baby I Know

Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran Rock Bottom

ELO Rockaria (promo clip)

Mary Macgregor Torn Between Two Lovers (Legs & Co)

Brendon Gimme Some

Manhattan Transfer Chanson D’Amour (repeat)

Elton John Crazy Water (playout record)

BBC2 America Salutes Jimmy Carter

Aretha Franklin

Paul Simon

Granada News

Tony Wilson talks to Phil Collins and Chester Thompson of Genesis

Thames Rock Follies episode 3 (repeat)

Anglia George Hamilton IV


Friday 11th March 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

No-one of interest in this edition


Saturday 12th March 1977

BBC1 Ronnie Corbett’s Saturday Special

The Wurzels

Tony Monopoly

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Procol Harum

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Joe Brown

The Glitter Band

Biddu

Billy Ocean

Paul Nicholas

LWT Supersonic

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

Dead End Kids

LWT All You Need Is Love 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

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Val Doonican


Tuesday 15th March 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

Andrew Gold in concert, New Victoria Theatre, London

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites

Musical guests not known

ATV Jack Parnell and his Music (first in new series)

Madeline Bell


Thursday 17th March 1977

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Suzi Quatro Tear Me Apart

Berni Flint I Don'tWanna Put No Hold On You

Abba Knowing Me Knowing You (promo)

Cliff Richard My Kinda Life

Elvis Presley Moody Blue (Legs & Co)

Barclay James Harvest Rock & Roll Star

Maxine Nightingale Love Hit Me

Showaddywaddy When

Billy Ocean Red Light

Manhattan Transfer Chanson D’amour (repeat)

Boney M Sunny (play out track)

BBC1 Carpenters In Concert 9:25 - 10:15 pm

Thames Barbra - With One More Look At You 11:30 pm - 12:25 am

Barbra Streisand

Thames Rock Follies episode 4 (repeat)


Friday 18th March 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Barbra Streisand In Conversation 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Interviewed by Iain Johnstone

LWT Russell Harty

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

Paice, Ashton and Lord

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT Supersonic

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

Hunter

ATV Celebrity Squares

Joe Brown

LWT All You Need Is Love 6: Music Hall / Vaudeville

Narrated by LIberace

Sylvie Vartan, Judy Garland etc


Sunday 20th March 1977

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest Preview part one

BBC1 That’s Life

Catherine Howe

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 21st March 1977

BBC2 The Freddie Starr Show

Guys N Dolls

ATV The Larry Grayson Show 10:30 – 11:00 pm

The Brotherhood of Man


Tuesday 22nd March 1977

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites

Twiggy (as a singer)

No Old Grey Whistle Test

ATV Jack Parnell and his Music

Larry Adler

Marion Montgomery


Wednesday 23rd March 1977

Thames This Is Your Life: Matt Monro


Thursday 24th March 1977

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

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

Brendon Gimme Some

Elkie Brooks Pearl’s a Singer

Brotherhood Of Man Oh Boy

Graham Parker & The Rumour Hold Back The Night (repeat)

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr You Don't Have To Be A Star

Dead End Kids Have I The Right

Boney M Sunny (Legs & Co)

Marc Bolan & T Rex The Soul Of My Suit

The Captain and Tenille chat with host

Smokie Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone

Manhattan Transfer Chanson D'amour (repeat)

David Bowie Sound and Vision (play out record)

BBC2 Just A Nimmo

possibly The Sex Pistols in Seditionaires store in the King’s Road

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Friday 25th March 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

No-one of interest in this edition

Ulster Sounds of McEvoy

Frankie McBride


Saturday 26th March 1977

BBC1 Roustabout Elvis movie 6:55 - 8:25 pm

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Graham Parker & The Rumour

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

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

The Wurzels

LWT All You Need Is Love 7: Always Chasing Rainbows - Tin Pan Alley 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Bing Cosby, Ian Whitcomb, Irving Berlin

ATV New Faces

Our Kid


Sunday 27th March 1977

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest Preview part two

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 28th March 1977

BBC2 Leo Sayer 8:15 - 9:00 pm

Scottish New Celeste In Concert

ATV The Larry Grayson Show

The Bachelors


Tuesday 29th March 1977

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites

Musical guests not known

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

Roy Harper and Black Sheep - Those Days in England, Cherishing the Lonesome

Chips

Frankie Miller - Be Good To Yourswelf (Oxford Polytechnic)

The Ronettes - Shout (US TV)

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

Terry Reid - interview

Tiger - Gamblin' Gambler

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

ATV Jack Parnell and His Music

Miquel Brown


Thursday 31st March 1977

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

Host: David Hamilton

Blue Gonna Capture Your Heart

Billy Ocean Red Light

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

David Dundas Another Funny Honeymoon

Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran Rock Bottom

Berni Flint I Don't Want To Put A Hold On You (repeat)

The Stylistics Seven Thousand Dollars And You

Bonnie Tyler More Than A Lover

Michael Nesmith chats to host

ABBA Knowing Me Knowing You (promo clip)

Elvis Presley Moody Blue (play out record)

BBC1 John Denver and Friend 9:25 - 10:15 pm (previously shown on BBC2)

Frank Sinatra

BBC1 Omnibus

Stan Tracey

Thames Rock Follies episode 4 (repeat)

Anglia George Hamilton IV


Friday 1st April 1977

BBC1 Crackerjack

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Joan Armatrading – Down To The Ground


Saturday 2nd April 1977

BBC1 The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show repeat

Elton John

Granada The Beatles

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Roy Wood’s Wizzo Band

LWT Supersonic Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

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

Musical guests not known

LWT All You Need Is Love 8: Diamonds As Big As The Ritz -  The Musical 10:45 - 11:45 pm

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


Sunday 3rd April 1977

BBC1 Gospel Rock

Presented by Pat Boone

BBC1 That’s Life

Catherine Howe


Monday 4th April 1977

ATV The Larry Grayson Show

Guys n Dolls

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Tuesday 5th April 1977

BBC2 Oscar Peterson Invites

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

NB Brand X may have been schedlued to appear

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 Comoon Man (Olympic Stadium, Montreal)

Bad Company - Burnin' Sky (Filmfinders clip)

Granada The Beatles 9:50 - 10:10 am

Thames Tom O’Connor at the Casino

Guys n Dolls


Wednesday 6th April 1977

Granada Get It Together 4:15 - 4:45 pm (first edition)

Hosts: Linda Fletcher and Roy North (ex-Basil Brush sidekick)

Musical Director – Mike Moran

Showaddywaddy – When

Berni Flint - IDon'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

Host: David Jensen

Dead End Kids Have I The Right

Deniece Williams Free (Soul Train)

Showaddywaddy When

Elkie Brooks Pearl's A Singer

Cliff Richard My Kinda Life (repeat)

The Manhattans It’s You

Maxine Nightingale Love Hit Me (Legs & Co)

O.C.Smith Together (Soul Train

Elkie Brooks - announces number one record

ABBA Knowing Me Knowing You (promo clip)

Smokie Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone (play out record)

BBC2 Shirley Bassey

Bobby Goldsboro

Rod McKeun

Thames Rock Follies (repeat)


Friday 8th April 1977 Good Friday

BBC2 Jazz From Montreux

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers

Newport All Stars

Yorkshire Stars for Easter

Dana


Saturday 9th April 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

Glen Campbell

BBC1 Saturday Night At The Mill

Billie Jo Spears

LWT Saturday Scene

Bruce Welch

Alvin Stardust

Kofee and Kreme

Granada The Beatles

LWT All You Need Is Love 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

LWT Up The Junction movie Music: Manfred Mann


Monday 11th April 1977 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Mike Yarwood 8:25 - 8:55 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Fivepenny Piece with Mike Harding

Thames Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme: From This Moment On


Tuesday 12th April 1977

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

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

ATV Jack Panell and his Music

Lynsey De Paul


Wednesday 13th April 1977

Border Look Who’s Talking

The Bachelors

Granada Get It Together

NB The Daily Mirror has The Glitter Band on the show

Shakin' Stevens – Never

The Steve Gibbons Band - Please Don't Say Goodbye

Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger

Thames Bruce and More Girls

Dana


Thursday 14th April 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Whole Lotta Love (chart run down)

The Brothers Beautiful

Marilyn Mccoo & Billie Davis Junior You Don'tHave To Be A Star (Top Pop, Holland)

Brendon Gimme Some

David Soul Going With My Eyes Open (promo)

Stylistics 7000 Dollars & You

John Williams & Cleo Laine Feelings

Andrew Gold Lonely Boy (Legs and Co with Floyd)

Billy Ocean Red Light Spells Danger

Abba Knowing Me Knowing You (promo)

Boney M Sunny (play out record)

Thames TV Times Top Ten Awards

Musical guests not known

Thames Star Rider: Be Bop DeLuxe 11:30 pm - 12:00 am


Friday 15th April 1977

BBC2 Jazz from Montreux

Sarah Vaughan

LWT Russell Harty

No-one of interest in this edition


Saturday 16th April 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

Brotherhood of Man

Crystal Galye

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

LWT Saturday Scene

Mary Hopkin

ATV Tiswas

City Boy

LWT All You Need Is Love 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 Wonde, 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

Granada The Beatles


Sunday 17th April 1977

Granada So It Goes Concerts 10:55 - 11:25 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV George Hamilton IV


Monday 18th April 1977

Thames The Little and Large Telly Show 6:45 - 7:30 pm

Matt Monro

Linda Lewis

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Tuesday 19th April 1977

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

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

Atlanta Rhythm Section - Sky High, So Into You

Firefall - Get Away (promo clip)

Televison - Elevation (Filmfinders clip)

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

ATV Jack Parnell and his Music

Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent


Wednesday 20th April 1977

Granada Get It Together

Alvin Stardust

Lynesey De Paul

Mike Moran

Clifford T Ward

Yorkshire Dawson and Friends

Guys n Dolls

Lulu


Thursday 21st April 1977

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

The Rods I Might Be Lying

O.C.Smith Together

Stevie Wonder Sir Duke (Legs & Co)

Berni Flint I Don't Wanna Put No Hold On You

Tavares Whodunnit (Top Pop, Holland TV)

Lynsey De Paul & Mike Moran Rock Bottom

Leo Sayer How Much Love (promo)

Delegation Where Is The Love

Elkie Brooks Pearl’s A Singer (repeat)

David Dundas Another Funny Honeymoon

Dead End Kids Have I The Right (repeat)

Deniece Williams Free

ABBA Knowing Me Knowing You (promo clip)

Peter Gabriel Solsbury Hill (play out record)

Thames Star Rider

Kevin Coyne 11:30 pm - 12:00 am

Granada The New Vaudeville Band at The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

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

Musical guests not known


Saturday 23rd April 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

Lynsey de Paul

George Hamilton IV

LWT Saturday Scene

Randy Edelman

The Dead End Kids

R & J Stone

Heat Wave

ATV Tiswas

Randy Edelman

LWT All You Need Is Love 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

Musical guests not known

LWT The London Weekend Show: Pirate Radio

Ronan O’Rahilly of Radio Caroline

ATV George Hamilton IV

ATV Celebrity Squares

Madeline Bell


Monday 25th April 1977

Thames the Little and Large Telly Show

Mud

Tony Christie

Dana

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Tuesday 26th April 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:55 - 11:34 pm

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


Wednesday 27th April 1977

Granada Get It Together

Blue - Gonna capture your heart

Koffee n Kreme - The world keeps getting smaller

Marc Bolan and T Rex - The soul of my suit

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Vince Hill, Salena Jones


Thursday 28th April 1977

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Contempt Money Is A Girl's Best Friend

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

Detroit Spinners Could It Be I’m Falling In Love

10 C.C. Good Morning Judge (promo)

Rags Promises, Promises

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

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

Billy Ocean Red Light Spells Danger

Barbra Streisand Evergreen (A Star Is Born film clip)

Uriah Heep Wise Man

Van McCoy The Shuffle (Legs & Co)

Barry Biggs You’re My Life

ABBA Knowing Me Knowing You promo (promo)

Rod Stewart The First Cut Is The Deepest (play out record)

Scottish Elaine, the Singer and the Song

Scoby Smith


Friday 29th April 1977

LWT Russell Harty

Justin Hayward – Raised On Love


Saturday 30th April 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show 7:55 - 8:40 pm

Charlie Pride

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

BBC2 Up Jumped A Swagman Frank Ifield movie

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Blue (two members)

Sparrow

Dave Hill of Slade

LWT All You Need Is Love 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

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Monday 2nd May 1977

Thames The Little and Large Telly Show

The Stylistics

Lyn Paul

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

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Tuesday 3rd May 1977

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

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

Granada Get It Together

Kite - I Love The Love We've Got

The Brothers - Beautiful

Lucy Vernon - L'Amour Est Mort

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Vince Hill, Salena Jones

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 9:00 - 10:00 pm (first of second series)

Episode 1: The Band Who Wouldn’t Die

with Tim Curry, Little Nell

ATV Marti (Caine) 8:00 - 9:00 pm

The Three Degrees

Gilbert O’Sullivan


Thursday 5th May 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:20 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

The Bay City Rollers It’s A Game

Rod Stewart First Cut Is The Deepest

Delegation Where Is The Love

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr Your Love

Leo Sayer How Much Love (promo)

Joy Sarney Naughty Naughty Naughty

Frankie Valli Easily

Andrew Gold Lonely Boy (Legs & Co with Floyd)

Deniece Williams Free (repeat)

Stevie Wonder Sir Duke (play out record)

BBC2 Sing Country 9:30 - 10:10 pm

Don Williams

The Dillards

Crystal Gayle

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

The Dubliners


Friday 6th May 1977

BBC2 Jazz from Montreux

Humphrey Littleton introduces

Billy Cobham and the George Duke Band

The Crusaders

LWT Russell Harty

Barbara Dickson Another Suitcase In Another Hall

Yorkshire The Dubliners at the Wheeltappers


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

LWT Saturday Scene

Peter Gabriel

Mac & Katie Kissoon

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT All You Need Is Love 13: Hail! Hail! Rock N Roll 11:00 pm - 12:00 am

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

Granada New Vaudeville Band at The Wheeltappers... 12:00 - 12:30 am


Sunday 8th May 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show 1:10 - 1:40 pm

Musical guests not known

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Monday 9th May 1977

Thames The Little and Large Telly Show

Four Tops

John Christie

Suzi Quatro


Tuesday 10th May 1977

BBC1 Jubilee: Our Kid

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 Also seen listed as The Small Faces and Neil Innes

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

Anne Shelton

Granada Get It Together

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

Episode 2: The Empire


Thursday 12th May 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile and on occasion 'Percy' his brother

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 Well Gather Lilacs

10 C.C. Good Morning Judge (promo)

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

Kenny Rogers Lucille (US TV clip)

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

Mud Slow Talkin’ Boy

Billy Paul Let ‘Em In

Dr Feelgood Lights Out

Deniece Williams Free (repeat)

Joe Tex Ain't Gonna Bump No More (play out record)

BBC1 Omnibus

Stan Kenton

BBC2 Sing Country 9:40 - 10:15 pm

Don Everly

Billie Jo Spears

Larry Gatlin

Jim & Jessie

The Virginia Boys

Granada George Melly at the Wheeltapper’s


Friday 13th May 1977

BBC1 West Jazz on the Quay

Musical guests not known

LWT Russell Harty

Janie Jones (with band)

ITV Documentary Aznavour, Yesterday When I Was Young

Charles Aznavour

Nana Mouskouri


Saturday 14th May 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

Neil Sedaka

Marie Myriam (Eurovision winner)

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

BBC1 Saturday Night at the Mill

Wilma Reading

BBC2 Three Hats For Lisa movie with Joe Brown

BBC2 The Lively Arts – In Performance (simulcast with radio 3)

The Camden Jazz Festival

Clark terry, Buddy Tate etc

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT All You Need Is Love 14: Mighty Good 10:30 - 11:30 pm

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

ATV Tiswas

Dead End Kids


Sunday 15th May 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show: Rock N Roll Revival

Carl Perkins, Crazy Cavern & The Rhythm Rockers, Stuart Colman

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11:05 - 11:35 pm

Musical guests not known

Southern A Hymn for the Jubilee

Andrew Lloyd Webber


Monday 16th May 1977

Thames the Little and Large Telly Show

Peters and Lee

Liverpool Express

Yorkshire George Hamilton IV


Tuesday 17th May 1977

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

Dory Previn in concert at BBC Television Cetre, London


Wednesday 18th May 1977

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anne Shelton

Granada Get It Together

David Dundas - Another funny Honeymoon

Eddie and the Hot Rods - I might be lying

Badger

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77

Episode 3: The Hype

Granada Mr Nice Guy - Bernard Manning

The Three Degrees

Acker Bilk

Les Reed


Thursday 19th May 1977

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

Host: David Jensen

Suzi Quatro Roxy Roller

Heatwave Too Hot To Handle (promo clip)

Linda Lewis The Moon and I

Bay City Rollers It’s A Game

Carole Bayer-Sager You’re Moving Out Today

Joe Tex Aint Gonna Bump No More (Soul Train clip)

Trammps Disco Inferno (Legs & Co)

Tony Etoria I Can Prove It

Joy Sarney Naughty Naughty Naughty (repeat)

Jacksons Show You The Way To Go

The Jam In The City

Van McCoy The Shuffle (Legs & Co)

Rod Stewart First Cut Is The Deepest

Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle (play out record)

BBC2 Sing Country 9:50 - 10:25 pm

Carl Parkins

Jean Sheppard

Jody Miller

Hank Thompson


Friday 20th May 1977

BBC1 The Deadly Bees movie with Bird’s Birds

BBC2 Jazz from Montreux

Buddy Tate

Jay McShann

Jim Galloway

LWT Russell Harty

Nicole Croisillie (singer)


Saturday 21st May 1977

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

Olivia Newton John

BBC1 That’s Life

Musical guests not known

ATV The Muppet Show

Paul Williams

LWT Saturday Scene

Marie Myriam

ATV Tiswas

Roger Daltrey

Alvin Stardust

Robin Sarstedt

LWT All You Need Is Love 15: All Along The Watchtower - Sour Rock

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


Sunday 22nd May 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Granada So It Goes Concerts 11:00 - 11:35 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Saints Alive

Cliff Richard

Scottish The Royal Show

The Kings Theatre, Glasgow

Petula Clark

The Jacksons

Lena Zavaroni

Dolly Parton

Sydney Devine


Monday 23rd May 1977

Thames the Little and Large Telly Show

Demis Roussos

Reflections

ATV Jack Parnell and his Music

Miquel Brown

Madeline Bell


Tuesday 24th May 1977

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

George Benson - Nature Boy, Breezin'

Udo Lindenburg - Elli Pirelli, Rhesus Negative

Tim Moore - Devil Inside My Heart (Filmfinders clip)

Jesse Colin Young & Felis Pappalardi - interview

Crawler - Without You Babe (Filmfinders clip)

Burlesque - Lana Turner


Wednesday 25th May 1977

Granada Get It Together

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

Dana

The Nolan Sisters

Thames Rock Follies of '77

Episode 4: The Looney Tunes


Thursday 26th May 1977

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Blue Capture Your Heart

Olivia Newton-John Sam

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

Frankie Miller's Full House Be Good To Yourself

Kenny Rogers Lucille (promo)

Liverpool Express Dreaming (chats with host)

Bryan Ferry Tokyo Joe (Legs & Co)

Stranglers Go Buddy Go

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

ELO Telephone Line (promo clip)

Brendon Rock Me

Rod Stewart First Cut Is The Deepest (repeat)

Liverpool FC We Can Do I (play out record)

BBC2 Sing Country

Don Gibson

Loretta Lynn

Jody Miller

Hank Thompson


Friday 27th May 1977

LWT Russell Harty

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


Saturday 28th May 1977

BBC1 The Trouble With Girls Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 That’s Life

Jake Thackray

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

Dana

The Chieftains

BBC2 Ballad In Blue Ray Charles movie

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Hunter

The Dooleys

Jamie Adams

Granada George Melly at the Wheeltappers

LWT All You Need Is Love 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

Harvey Goldsmith, Roy Carr, The Stranglers

Southern Come Sunday

A J Webber


Monday 30th May 1977

Thames The Little and Large Tellyshow

The Jacksons


Tuesday 31st May 1977

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

The Small Faces All Or Nothing, High and Happy

Neil Innes - Catch Phrase, Randy Raquel

Steve Winwood - Hold On (Filmfinders clip)

Yes - Going For The One (Filmfinders clip)

Van Morrison - Cold Wind in August (, Eternal Kansis City (promo clips)

The Beatles She Loves You (Hollywood Bowl, 1964)


Wednesday 1st June 1977

ATV You’re Never Too Old

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

Lena Zavaroni

The Bachleors

Thames Rock Follies of '77

The Divorce


Thursday 2nd June 1977

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

Elkie Brooks Saved

The Muppets Halfway Down The Stairs (promo clip)

The Four Seasons Rhapsody

Van McCoy The Shuffle (Legs & Co) (repeat)

Heatwave Too Hot To Handle (promo clip)

Twiggy A Woman In Love

Boz Scaggs Lido Shuffle (promo clip)

Jesse Green Come With Me

Hot Chocolate So You Win Again

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

Strawbs Back In The Old Routine

Alessi Brothers - chat to host

Rod Stewart First Cut Is The Deepest (repeat)

Genesis Match Of The Day (play out record)

BBC2 Sing Country

The Oak Ridge Boys

Caroll Baker

Mickey Newbury

Johnny Gumble

Mickey Greem

Granada The Wheeltapper’s And Shunters Social Club

Five Penny Piece

Scottish Elaine, the Singer and the Song

The Sandpipers


Saturday 4th June 1977

BBC1 The Best Of Yarwood

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

LWT All You Need Is Love 17: Imagine, New Directions 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Jack Bruce, Mike Oldfield

Granada the Beatles


Sunday 5th June 1977

BBC1 Everyman: All Right Now repeat of 19 September 1976 10:15 - 10:50 pm

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

ITV Night of 100 Stars

A Queen's Silver Jubilee appeal fundraiser

Kenny Ball

John Dankworth

Cleo Laine

Humphrey Lyttleton


Monday 6th June 1977

BBC1 Music Of Morecambe and Wise 7:50 - 10:50 pm

Cliff Richard

BBC2 Neil Diamond: Love At The Greek 10:00 - 10:50 pm


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, Stephen Bishop


Wednesday 8th June 1977

Granada Get It Together

Child - What's a nice girl like you

Pussycat - My broken souvenirs

Mike Moran

Thames Rock Follies of '77

The Real Life


Thursday 9th June 1977

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Osibisa The Warrior

ELO Telephone Line (promo)

Berni Flint Southern Comfort

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

The Wurzels Farmer Bills Cowman

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

Neil Innes Silver Jubilee

The Stranglers Go Buddy Go (repeat)

Demis Roussos Kyrilla

Honky Join The Party (repeat)

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

Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus

Rod Stewart First Cut Is The Deepest (repeat)

Emerson, Lake & Palmer Fanfare For The Common Man (play out record)


Saturday 11th June 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special

NB Miss Seaside Special 1977 Natural Beauty Contest heat one

Tony Blackburn

The Nolan Sisters

LWT Saturday Scene

The Nolan Sisters

Sandie Shaw


Sunday 12th June 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Southern Come Sunday

Berni Flint

ATV Celebrity Squares

Frank Ifield


Monday 13th June 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 The Camera and The Song 11:00 - 11:25 pm repeat

Dory Previn Mindscape


Tuesday 15th June 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song repeat

The songs of Harvey Andrews and Graham Cooper

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson

Granada Get It Together

Berni Flint - Southern Comfort

Shabby Tiger - Lovely lady

Hunter

Southern Runaroud

Liverpool Express

Yorkshire Dawson and Friends

Lynsey De Paul


Thursday 16th June 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:50 pm

Host: David Jensen

John Miles Slowdown

Olivia Newton-John Sam (repeat)

Hot Chocolate So You Win Again

Andy Gibb I Just Wanna Be Your Everything

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)

Kenny Rogers Lucille (promo)

BBC1 Omnibus: Chicago Blues 9:55 - 10:45 pm

Musical guests not known

Granada The Fivepenny Piece at The Wheeltapper's


Saturday 18th June 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special

Diana Traske

BBC1 Let The Music Speak

Host: Lena Martell

Brotherhood of Man

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known


Sunday 19th June 1977

BBC1 The People’s Echo

The Stranglers

LWT The London Weekend Show

Punk fanzines


Tuesday 21st June 1977

Thames Curved Air 3:10 - 3:50 pm

Granada The Realistics in Belfast

Documentary about a soul group in playing a show in Belfast


Wednesday 22nd June 1977

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige

Thames There Goes That Song Again

Anita Harris, Rosemary Squires

Granada Get It Together

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 (repeat)

The Three Degrees, Lena Zavaroni


Thursday 23rd June 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Dave Edmunds I Knew The Bride

Tony Etoria I Can Prove It

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

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

Brotherhood Of Man Angelo

Stranglers Go Buddy Go (repeat)

Johnny Nash That Woman

Alessi Oh Lori (Legs & Co)

Paul Nicholas Heaven On The 7th Floor

Peter Frampton - chats to host

The Jacksons Show You The Way To Go (US TV clip)

T Connection Do What You Gotta Do (play out record)

BBC2 Shirley Bassey 9:50 - 10:35 pm

Charles Aznavour

The Three Degrees


Saturday 25th June 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special

Berni Flint

Miquel Brown

BBC1 Let The Music Speak

Host: Lena Martell

The New Seekers

LWT Keep Up With Yoga

Anita Harris

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known


Sunday 26th June 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Souther Come Sunday

Julie Rogers


Monday 27th June 1977

BBC1 Norwood movie with Glen Campbell

BBC2 The Two Ronnies

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 The Camera and the Song

The Fivepenny Piece

ATV Jack Parnell and his Music

Tony Hatch, Jackie Trent


Tuesday 28th June 1977

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

Elaine Paige

Thames There Goes That Song Again (repeat)

Anita Harris, Dennis Lotis

Granada Get It Together

Marc Bolan & T Rex Dandy in the Underworld

Nigel Jenkins Sugar Jo Jo

Thames Wednesday Special: Heart and Soul

Ray Charles

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Thursday 30th June 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:40 pm

Host: Noel Edmonds

T-Connection Do What You Wanna Do (promo clip)

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

John Miles Slow Down

Jesse Green Come With Me

Queen Good Old Fashioned Loverboy (repeat)

Cliff Richard When Two Worlds Drift Apart

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

Boney M Ma Baker

BBC2 Shirley Bassey

Janis Ian

Thames Star Riders

Steve Hillage at Hyde Park September 1976


Friday 1st July 1977

LWT What’s Good For The Goose 1969 movie with The Pretty Things

Southern Blow Up movie with The Yardbirds

Yorkshire The Virgin Soldiers movie with Ray Davies theme


Saturday 2nd July 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special

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 mime in front of the audience

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

Stuart Gillies

BBC1 Let The Music Speak

Host: Lena Martell

Alex Welsh and his jazzband

LWT Saturday Scene

Dave Edmunds

Cliff Richard

Granada The Beatles


Sunday 3rd July 1977

BBC2 The Model Shop movie with Spirit

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Southern Come Sunday

The Spinners


Monday 4th July 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song (repeat)

Tom Paxton Oklahoma Folk

BBC2 The Two Ronnies

Barbara Dickson

Thames For Adults Only: Play Misty For Me movie with Roberta Flack song


Tuesday 5th July 1977

BBC2 Rhythm On Two: Trad Jazz 10:15 pm - 12:10 am

George Melly

Southern Runaround

Shakin' Stevens and the Sunsets


Wednesday 6th July 1977

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige

Granada Get It Together

Stephanie De Sykes - Cool wind from the North

David Parton - In everything you do

Sad Cafe - Black Rose

Thames Barbara Dickson and Band 11:40 pm - 12:10 am


Thursday 7th July 1977

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Rah Band The Crunch

Olivia Newton-John Sam (repeat)

Smokie It’s Your Life

Brotherhood Of Man Angelo

Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus (repeat)

Alessi Oh Lori (promo clip)

Barry Biggs Three Ring Circus (particularly bad back up by the TOTP orchestra)

Boney M Ma Baker (Legs & Co)

Andy Gibb I Just Wanna Be Your Everything (repeat)

Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again

Donna Summer I Feel Love (play out record)

BBC2 Shirley Bassey

Johnny Nash

Gilbert O’Sullivan


Friday 8th July 1977

Granada The Beatles 10:40 - 11:05 am


Saturday 9th July 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special

Cilla Black – I Wanted To Call It Off

Vince Hill – This Song’s For You

BBC1 Let The Music Speak

Host: Lena Martell

Guys n Dolls

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

ATV Celebrity Squares

The Bachelors


Sunday 10th July 1977

Granada The Beatles 9:40 - 10:00 am

Musical guests not known

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Southern Come Sunday

Anne Murray

Barbara Dickson

ATV Celebrity Squares

Ray Ellington

The Bachelors


Monday 11th July 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies

Barbara Dickson

Yorkshire A Show Of My Own

Lyn Paul


Tuesday 12th July 1977

BBC2 Rhythm On Two: Country 10:05 - 10:35 pm

George Hamilton IV


Wednesday 13th July 1977

BBC1 One More Time

Elaine Paige

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

Granada Shang-A-Lang (repeat)

The Bay City Rollers


Thursday 14th July 1977

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

Host: David Jensen

Real Thing Love’s Such A Wonderful Thing

Rita Coolidge Were All Alone (promo clip)

The Saints This Perfect Day

Commodores Easy (Legs & Co)

Dave Edmunds Rockpile I Knew The Bride

Jigsaw If I Have To Go Away

Supertramp Give A Little Bit (live film clip)

Cilla Black I Wanted To Call It Off

The Sex Pistols Pretty Vacant (promo clip)

Kenny Rogers - chats to host

Hot Chocolate So You Win Again (repeat)

Emerson Lake & Palmer Fanfare For The Common Man (play out record)


Friday 15th July 1977

BBC1 Neil Diamond - Love At The Greek 9:25 - 10:15 pm


Saturday 16th July 1977

BBC1 Seaside Special

The Bachelors

Showaddywaddy

BBC1 Let The Music Speak

Host: Lena Martell

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene

Cilla Black

Kenny Rogers

Granada Be My Guest

Sacha Distel

The Brotherhood of Man


Sunday 17th July 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

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

Barbara Dickson


Tuesday 19th July 1977

BBC2 Rhythm On Two: It’s Rock N Roll 10:15 - 10:40 pm

Mike Berry

Freddie ‘Fingers’ Lee

Darts

Thames Star Rider

Reggae music


Wednesday 20th July 1977

BBC1 One More Time

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 Whole Lotta Love disappears and is replaced by a chart track for the run down

Host: Dave Lee Travis

John Miles Slowdown

Tavares One Step Away (chart Run down)

Bay City Rollers You Made Me Believe In Magic

Brotherhood Of Man Angelo (repeat)

The Jam All Around The World (repeat)

Alessi Oh Lori

Barry Biggs Three Ring Circus

Smokie It’s Your Life

Fleetwood Mac Dreams (live film clip)

Rah Band The Crunch (repeat)

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

Queen Good Old Fashioned Loverboy (repeat)

Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Legs & Co)

Boney M Ma Baker (play out record)

BBC1 Shirley Bassey 9:25 - 10:10 pm

Stan Getz Quartet

Moris Albert

Granada What’s On

Elvis Costello - Alison

Thames The Sooty Show (repeat)

Gerry Marsden


Saturday 23rd July 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5:35 - 6:05 pm

Host: Pete Murray

The Rubettes

Helen Shapiro – Can’t Break The Habit

BBC1 Seaside Special

Peters & Lee

Harpo

BBC1 The Spinners

LWT Saturday Scene

Granada Be My Guest

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)

Four Tops

Yorkshire Concert Sepcial

Kevin Coyne


Sunday 24th July 1977

LWT Hi Summer

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates

LWT The London Weekend Show

Tom Robinson Band

Granada The Beatles

ATV George Hamilton IV


Monday 25th July 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song 10:40 - 11:05 pm

The Songs of Grimms

BBC2 The Two Ronnies

Barbara Dickson


Tuesday 26th July 1977

BBC2 Rhythm On Two 10:15 - 10:45 pm

Stan Tracey Quartet

Thames Star Rider 12:00 - 12:25 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 27th July 1977

BBC1 To Sir With Love movie with Lulu

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige

Granada Shang-A-Lang 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

Host: Noel Edmonds

The Steve Gibbons Band Tulane

The Detroit Emeralds Feel The Need In Me (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)

Dana It’s High Time You Put Some Words Together

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

Rita Coolidge Were All Alone (promo clip)

Thin Lizzy Dancing In The Moonlight

Donna Summer I Feel Love (play out record - Legs & Co and audience)

BBC2 Shirley Bassey

Mel Torme

Clive Westlake


Saturday 30th July 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5:45 - 6:15 pm

Billy J Kramer

Guys n Dolls

BBC1 Seaside Special

Host: Tony Blackburn

Val Doonican

The Nolan Sisters

BBC1 The Spinners

BBC2 I’ve Gotta Horse Billy Fury movie

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Southern California Holiday Elvis Presley movie

Granada Be My Guest

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 (Caine)

The Bachelors


Sunday 31st July 1977

BBC1 Captain Newman MD movie with Bobby Darin

LWT The London Weekend Show: Fashion / The King’s Road

The Sex Pistols

Granada The Beatles

LWT Hi Summer

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

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates


Monday 1st August 1977

BBC2 The Two Ronnies

Barbara Dickson

Thames The David Nixon Show

Vince Hill

Brotherhood of Man


Tuesday 2nd August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 7:00 - 7:50 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Yorkshire Concert Special

Be Bop DeLuxe


Wednesday 3rd August 1977

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige

Thames Shang-A-Lang repeat

The Bay City Rollers

Marc Bolan

Sparks

Thames Night At The London Casino

Julie Rogers


Thursday 4th August 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Billy Paul Your Song

The Jam All Around The World

Rah Band The Crunch

Stranglers Straighten Out (promo)

Floaters Float On (promo clip)

Brotherhood Of Man Angelo

Candi Staton Nights On Broadway (Legs & Co)

Smokie It's Your Life

Donna Summer - I Feel Love (Legs & Co)

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

Dooleys Think I'm Gonna Fall In Love With You

Television Prove It

BBC2 Shirley Bassey

Bobby Goldsboro

Rod McKeun

HTV The Magic Circle

Flintlock


Friday 5th August 1977

Thames Fanfare 4.45 - 5.15 pm (first edition)

Flintlock

June Tabor


Saturday 6th August 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5:45 - 6:15 pm

Gary Glitter

Joe Brown

BBC1 Seaside Special

Cliff Richard

Claude Francois

BBC1 The Spinners

BBC2 The MDCLXXVII 1677 Show

Guys n Dolls

Bonnie Tyler

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada Be My Guest

Demis Roussos, Salena Jones, Acker Bilk, Humphrey Littleton, George Chisholm

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

Salena Jones

Acker Bilk

Humphrey Lyttleton

Yorkshire Concert Specials

Eddie & The Hot Rods


Sunday 7th August 1977

BBC2 George Hamilton IV 9:30 - 9:55 pm

LWT The London Weekend Show

Janet Street-Porter interviews The Sex Pistols

LWT Hi Summer

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates

Granada The Beatles


Monday 8th August 1977

BBC2 Camera And The Song: Buffy Saint-Marie repeat


Tuesday 9th August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:20 - 7:00 pm

BBC2 Festival ‘77: 1960

Includes Face To Face with Adam Faith


Wednesday 10th August 1977

Granada Shang-A-Lang repeat

The Bay City Rollers

The Glitter Band

Thames Night Out At The London Casino

Cilla Black

Guys n Dolls


Thursday 11th August 1977

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

Host: David Jensen

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

Showaddywaddy You Got What It Takes

The Steve Gibbons Band Tulane

Barry Biggs Three Ring Circus (repeat)

The Rods Do Anything You Wanna Do

Rita Coolidge Were All Alone (Legs & Co)

Thin Lizzy Dancing In The Moonlight

Delegation You’ve Been Doing Me Wrong

Fleetwood Mac Dreams (live film clip)

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

Donna Summer I Feel Love (play out record - Legs & Co and audience)

BBC2 And Now (first in series)

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth


Friday 12th August 1977

Thames Fanfare

Flintlock


Saturday 13th August 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill

John Miles

Bert Weedon

BBC1 Seaside Special

NB From Deauville, France

Sacha Distel

Mirielle Mathieu

Boney M

BBC1 The Spinners

Granada Be My Guest

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

Anglia Sutherland Brothers And Quiver 12:00 - 12:30 am

Southern (unknown show title) shown at tea-time

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

Host: Michael Aspel

The Damned Stretcher Case Baby

The Liverpool Express

Sandie Shaw

ATV Marti (Caine)

The Drifters

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Concert Specials

Delroy Washington, U-Roy, The Mighty Diamonds


Sunday 14th August 1977

LWT The London Weekend Show repeat

LWT Hi Summer

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates

Granada The Beatles


Tuesday 16th August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:15 - 6:55 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Sonny and Cher

BBC1 Celebrity It’s A Knockout

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

Elaine Paige

BBC2 Festival ‘77: 1968

All My Loving repeat

Granada Shang-A-Lang repeat

The Bay City Rollers

Lulu - Boy Meets Girl

The Drifters

Thames Night Out At The London Casino

No guests of interest in this edition

Thames Fairport Convention In Concert 11:30 pm - 12:00 am


Thursday 18th August 1977

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

Host: 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

Mink De Ville Spanish Stroll (promo clip)

Carly Simon Nobody Does It Better (Legs & Co)

Danny Williams Dancin’ Easy

The Rah Band The Crunch (repeat)

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 (repeat)

Space The Fly (play out)

BBC2 And Now

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth

HTV The Magic Circle

Flintlock


Friday 19th August 1977

Thames Fanfare

Flintlock


Saturday 20th August 1977

BBC1 Pop At The Mill 5:45 - 6:15 pm

Mud

Alvin Stardust

Linda Lewis

BBC1 Seaside Special

The Wurzels

BBC1 The Spinners

LWT Saturday Scene

Musical guests not known

Granada Be My Guest

Vince Hill

Michel LeGrand

Yorkshire Concert Special

Steve Hillage at Hyde Park


Sunday 21st August 1977

BBC2 Festival ‘77: 1972

The Morecambe and Wise Show with Mary Hopkin repeat

Granada The Beatles

LWT The London Weekend Show (repeat)

Pirate radio

LWT Hi Summer

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates


Monday 22nd August 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song (repeat)

Hoyt Axton

Thames The David Nixon Show

Refelctions


Tuesday 23rd August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 6:20 - 6:55 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Little Richard

BBC1 The Barber Comes to Town (repeat)

Perry Como special

BBC2 Charlie Rich In Concert 10:20 - 10:50 pm (repeat)


Wednesday 24th August 1977

BBC1 Loving You Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 Tammy 7:40 - 8:10 pm

Tammy Wynette

Tyne Tees The Paper Lads 4:45 - 5:15 pm (first episode)

Theme: Renaissance – Back Home Once Again

Granada Marc 4:20 – 4:45 pm (first episode)

Marc Bolan

Showaddywaddy

Stephanie De Sykes

Thames Night Out At The London Casino

Tony Monopoly


Thursday 25th August 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 - 7:40 pm 700th show

Host: Noel Edmonds

NB a hand held video camera was used for some shots

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)

Thin Lizzy Dancing In the Moonlight

Space Magic Fly (promo)

The Adverts Gary Gilmore’s Eyes

Page Three Hold On To Love

The Floaters Float On (promo clip)

Jean Michel Jarre Oxygene (play out record)

BBC2 Festival ‘77: 1976 7:40 - 9:00 pm

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


Friday 26th August 1977

BBC2 Rhythm on 2: The Chieftains

Thames Fanfare

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

No guests of interest in this edition

BBC1 The Spinners

LWT Saturday Scene

David Essex

Carl Wayne

Granada Be My Guest

The Dallas Boys

Dana

Roger Whittaker

Yorkshire Concert Special

Streetwalkers


Sunday 28th August 1977

LWT Hi Summer

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates


Monday 29th August 1977 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Disney Time

Host: Val Doonican

BBC2 Roots Rock Reggae 6:35 - 7:30 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Anne Lorne Gilles 9:25 - 10:10 pm

Jethro Tull

Brian Wilson

The Chieftains

Thames The David Nixon Show

Peters & Lee


Tuesday 30th August 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond

Chuck Berry

BBC2 John Christie In Concert 10:20 - 10:55 pm (repeat)

Thames Looks Familiar

Bing Crosby


Wednesday 31st August 1977

BBC1 Rock Around The Clock movie

BBC2 Tammy (Wynette) 7:40 - 8:05 pm

The Frank Jennings Syndicate

Granada Marc (Bolan) 4:20 - 4:45 pm

T Rex

Bay City Rollers - You Made Me Believe In Magic

10CC - People In Love

Alfalfa - If I Can Just Get Through Tonight

Mud - Try A Little Tenderness

Anglia News

Radio Caroline safety article

Thames Night Out At The London Casino

The Nolan Sisters

Dana


Thursday 1st September 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:40 pm

Host: Tony Blackburn

Mari Wilson Telephone Man (chart run down)

Hudson Ford Are You Dancing

Yvonne Elliman I Cant Get You Out Of My Mind (promo)

Elvis Costello Red Shoes

David Soul Silver Lady (Legs & Co)

Steve Gibbons Band Tulane

Jacksons Dreamer (promo clip)

Elkie Brooks Sunshine After The Rain

Joe Dolan I Need You

The Dooleys Think I’m Gonna Fall In Love With You (repeat)

Nazareth Love Hurts

Candi Staton Nights On Broadway (promo)

Mink De Ville Spanish Stroll (promo clip)

David Essex Cool Out Tonight

Carly Simon Nobody Does It Better (Legs & Co)

Elvis Presley Way Down (Legs and Co)

Space Magic Fly (play out record)

BBC2 And Now... 9:25 - 10:15 pm

Cleo Laine & Johnny Dankworth

Ralph McTell

Sarah Vaughan


Friday 2nd September 1977

BBC2 Rhythm on 2: The Sound of Trinidad and Tobago

The Groovers Steelband, The Rainbow Steel Band

ATV A Kind Of Freedom: Champion Jack Dupree repeat 10:15 - 11:00 am

Thames Fanfare

Flintlock


Saturday 3rd September 1977

BBC1 Parkinson

Elkie Brooks

ATV Marti

Tony Monopoly

LWT Des O’Connor Entertains 9:20 - 10:15 pm

Musical guests not known

LWT Saturday Scene last edition

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

Granada International Pop Proms 10:30 - 11:30 pm

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

Frank Sinatra

LWT Hi Summer

Carl Wayne

Lena Zavaroni

Pearly Gates

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 5th September 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song: Ian Campbell


Tuesday 6th September 1977

BBC1 David Essex

The Small Faces – Whatcha Gonna Do About It

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

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond


Wednesday 7th September 1977

BBC1 It’s A Championship Knockout

Frankie Vaughan

BBC2 Tammy Wynette 7:40 - 8:05 pm

No guests of interest in this edition

Granada Marc

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

Hawkwind - Quark Strangeness And Charm

The Boomtown Rats - Lookin’ Out For Number One

Jamie Wilde - You're My baby

Alan David

Southern In Concert: Peter Straker 11:40 pm - 12:10 am


Thursday 8th September 1977

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:10 – 7:40 pm

Host: Dave ‘Kid’ Jensen

NB possibly not broadcast

BBC2 Joe Pass In Concert (repeat)


Friday 9th September 1977

BBC1 The Family Way movie Paul McCartney music

BBC2 Rhythm On Two: The West Country 9:00 - 9:30 pm

The Albion Band

The Yetties

HTV Sweet Somerset

The Yetties

Fred Wedlock

Strange Fruit

Thames Fanfare

Flintlock


Saturday 10th September 1977

BBC1 Parkinson

David Essex

LWT Our Show 9:00 am - 11:30 pm (first edition)

Hosts: Mellisa Wilkes, Susan Tully, Graham Fletcher, Elvis Payne, Jamie Forman, Nicholas Lyndhurst

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

NB First one with Sally James and Jim Davidson

Musical guests not known


Monday 12th September 1977

Southern After The Fox movie The Hollies theme

Thames The David Nixon Show

Anita Harris


Tuesday 13th September 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond

The Osmonds

Charlie Pride

BBC1 David Essex

Ronnie Spector - Say Goodbye To Hollywood


Wednesday 14th September 1977

BBC2 Tammy Wynette

George Hamilton IV

Granada Marc 4:20 - 4:55 pm

T Rex

The Steve Gibbons Band

Roger Taylor


Thursday 15th September 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Generation X Your Generation

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

Elkie Brooks Sunshine After The Rain (repeat)

Yvonne Elliman I Cant Get You Out Of My Mind (promo)

Donna Summer Down Deep Inside (Legs & Co)

Danny Mirror I Remember Elvis Presley

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

David Soul Silver Lady (promo clip)

Dr Feelgood She’s A Wind Up

Elvis Presley Way Down (Legs and Co)

Thames Close: Rod McKuen reads poems by John Rye


Friday 16th September 1977

BBC1 / ITN News

Reports on the death of Marc Bolan

Thames Close: Rod McKuen reads poems by John Rye


Saturday 17th September 1977

BBC1 Catch Us If You Can Dave Clark Five movie

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6:05 - 7:05 pm

Eric Clapton Jubilee show with Stephen Bishop repeat

LWT Our Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Close: Rod McKuen reads poems by John Rye


Sunday 18th September 1977

BBC1 If It’s Tuesday It Must Be Belgium movie with Donovan

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige

LWT It'll Be Alright On The Night

Gilbert O'Sullivan clip

LWT Soldier Blue movie with theme by Buffy Saint-Marie

Granada The Beatles 9:40 - 10:00 am

ATV State Fair Bobby Darin movie

Thames Close: Rod McKuen reads poems by John Rye

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anita Harris

Ronnie Carroll


Monday 19th September 1977

Thames Opportunity Knocks

Berni Flint (winner of the last season)


Tuesday 20th September 1977

BBC1 David Essex

The Real Thing

BBC1 (London / SE) The Osmonds 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 10:20 - 11:20 pm (first in seventh series)

The Rolling Stones with Billy Preston at the Paris Olympia


Wednesday 21st September 1977

ITV Sounds of Britain

Folk music from the West Country

Granada Marc

T Rex - Celebrate Summer

Thin Lizzy

Blue

Rosetta Stone

Radio Stars

Southern Cado Belle In Concert 11:40 pm - 12:10 am


Thursday 22nd September 1977

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Space Magic Fly (chart run down)

Hank The Knife & The Jets Guitar King

La Belle Epoque Black Is Black (promo)

The Stranglers No More Heroes (J J Burnel tries to dispel the dry ice with a newspaper)

Emotions Best Of My Love (Legs & Co)

Leo Sayer Thunder In My Heart (promo)

Baccara Yes Sir I Can Boogie

Boomtown Rats Looking After Number One

Meri Wilson Telephone Man (promo clip)

Stardust Ariana

Elvis Presley Way Down (Legs and Co) (repeat of 25 August)

Stevie Wonder Another Star (play out record)


Friday 23rd September 1977

BBC2 Only Olivia 9:00 - 9:45 pm

NB Her first American TV special

Olivia Newton-John

LWT Russell Harty

Musical guests not known

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

Lindesfarne Christmas Concert in Newcastle

LWT Our Show

Gary Glitter

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 25th September 1977

LWT George Hamilton IV

ATV Andy

Andy Williams

The Osmond Brothers


Monday 26th September 1976

BBC1 One More Time

Elaine Paige


Tuesday 27th September 1977

BBC1 David Essex

Denny Laine - Go Now

BBC1 The Osmonds

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Crawler - You and Me, Stone Cold Sober

Steve Miller - Swing Time (Filmfinders clip)

Lone Star - Bells of Berlin

Townshend and Lane - interview Rough Mix (Filmfinders clip)

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

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


Wednesday 28th September 1977

Granada Marc 4.20 - 4.45 pm (final show)

NB The dance troupe are The Heart-Throb Girls

T Rex (Boman, Herbie Flowers, Dino Dines, Tony Newman) - Deborha, Ride A White Swan

David Bowie – Heroes, Sleeping Next To You (jam)

Generation X - Your Generation

The Rods - Do Anything You Want To Do

Lip Service - I'm A Fighter

Thames Tommy Steele and A Show

Celebrating twenty-one years in show-business


Thursday 29th September 1977

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

Host: Ed Stewart (replaced Tony Blackburn who had a throat problem)

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

Rose Royce Do Your Dance

David Soul Silver Lady (promo clip)

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

Peter Blake Lipsmackin Rock N Rollin’

Ram Jam Black Betty (promo)

David Essex Cool Out Tonight

The Stylistics I Plead Guilty

Donna Summer I Remember Yesterday (promo clip)

Golden Earring Radar Love

Elvis Presley Way Down (Legs and Co)

Girogio Moroder - chats to host

Giogio From Here To Eternity (play out record)

BBC2 Playhouse: A Hymn From Jim

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

Deniece Williams


Saturday 1st October 1977

BBC1 Parkinson

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

Musical guests not known

LWT Concert: Johnny Mathis 10:30 - 11:30 pm

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 2nd October 1977

LWT George Hamilton IV 12:00 - 12:25 am

ATV Andy

Andy Williams


Monday 3rd October 1977

BBC2 Marti Caine

Leo Sayer

The Stylistics

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige

ATV Right Now!

Steve Gibbons

Thames Opportunity Knocks

PJ Proby appears as The Masked Singer


Tuesday 4th October 1977

BBC1 David Essex

Twiggy

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

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 hte Titanic, The Mercenaries (on film)

Dan Fogelberg - Loose Ends (Filmfinders clip)


Thursday 6th October 1977

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

La Belle Epoque Black Is Black (chart run down)

Smokie Needles and Pins

Emotions Best Of My Love (Soul Train)

Danny Mirror I Remember Elvis Presley

Giorgio Moroder From Here To Eternity (Legs & Co)

Yes Wonderous Stories (promo clip)

Deniece Williams Baby, Baby My Love’s All For You

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

Baccara Yes Sir I Can Boogie (repeat)

Steve Gibbons Tupelo Mississippi Flash

David Soul Silver Lady (promo clip)

Leo Sayer Thunder In My Heart (Play out record)


Friday 7th October 1977

BBC1 Kimberley Jim movie

with Jim Reeves

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

Musical guests not known


Saturday 8th October 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop (first in second series)

NB This series they visit different parts of the country every week for the open air swap

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Elkie Brooks

ATV New Faces

Dave Dee joins the panel

LWT Saturday Special: Celebrity Concert

Vikki Carr

Yorkshire The Saturday Special: Celebrity Concert

Engelbert Humperdinck

Granada So It Goes 12:15 - 12:45 am (first in second series)

Van Morrison with Dr John - Cold Wind In August (Ronnie Scott’s)

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

John Cooker-Clarke

Sad cafe

Elvis Costello

LWT Our Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 9th October 1977

BBC1 The Best Of ABBA 4:50 - 5:30 pm

Filmed in Australia during their tour

LWT George Hamilton IV

ATV Andy

Andy Williams

Robert Goulet

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Frank Ifield

Val Doonican


Monday 10th October 1977

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige


Tuesday 11th October 1977

BBC1 David Essex

NB Essex re-assembles the original London cast of Godspell

Marti Webb

BBC1 The Osmonds

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

NB Tim Moore might have been scheduled for this show

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 (Criterior Sound Studios, Miami)

Chris Spedding - Silver Bullet (Filmfinders clip)


Thursday 13th October 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

The Rods Do Anything You Want To Do

John Ford Stardance

Ram Jam Black Betty (promo)

Brotherhood Of Man Highwayman

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

Mary Mason Angel Of The Morning

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

Rokotto Boogie On Up

Rose Royce Do Your Dance (repeat)

Nazareth Love Hurts

David Soul Silver Lady (promo clip)

HTV The Magic Circle

Flintlock


Friday 14th October 1977

BBC2 An Evening With Glen Campbell 9:00 - 9:40 pm

Live at the Royal Festival Hall, London

LWT Russell Harty

Musical guests not known

Westward The Roger Whittaker Show


Saturday 15th October 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Co-host: Howard William

Blue

Dana

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

John Martyn

Racing Cars

LWT Neil Sedaka In Concert 10:30 - 11:30 pm

LWT Our Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 16th October 1977

Granada So It Goes 10:45 - 11:15 pm (previous day on LWT)

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

Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives (Eric’s, Liverpool)

Dr Hook

John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett

LWT George Hamilton IV

ATV Andy

Andy Williams

Roy Clark

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Vince Hill


Monday 17th October 1977

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige

BBC2 Open Door

United Kingdom Federation of Jazz Bands


Tuesday 18th October 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond

BBC1 Leo Sayer Sings 8:00 - 8:30 pm repeat

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

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)

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight

Marvin Hamlisch

Diana Trask


Wednesday 19th October 1977

Scottish Sounds of Britain

Ian Campbell

HTV Magic Circle

Flintlock


Thursday 20th October 1977

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

David Bowie Heroes

Queen We Are The Champions (promo)

Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (Legs & Co)

Status Quo Rockin’ All The World

Dorothy Moore I Believe In You

Smokie Needles & Pins

Roxy Music Virginia Plain (repeat)

Showaddywaddy Dancin’ Party

Tina Charles Love Bug-Sweets For My Sweet (Medley)

La Belle Epoque Black Is Black (promo)

David Soul Silver Lady promo (promo clip)

Thames Britannia Music Awards 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Graham Parker – awarded Best 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)

Shirley Bassey


Friday 21st October 1977

BBC1 Good Times Sonny and Cher movie 7:00 - 8:30 pm

BBC2 An Evening With Glen Campbell 9:00 - 9:40 pm

Live at the Royal Festival Hall, London

Thames The Roger Whittaker Show

LWT Russell Harty

Mary O’Hara


Saturday 22nd October 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show

Tony Blackburn

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Jigsaw

BBC1 Parkinson

Barbara Dickson

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Leo Kottke

Split Enz

LWT Our Show

Slade’s Noddy Holder

Cock Sparrer - We Love You

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

LWT Tom Jones 10:30 - 11:30 pm

with the Edmonton Symphony Orch

LWT Variety Madhouse 5:30 - 6:00 pm

Musical guests not known


Sunday 23rd October 1977

BBC1 SWALK movie songs by The Bee Gees

BBC2 Screen 2: Harold and Maude movie

Songs by Cat Stevens

Granada So It Goes 10:45 - 11:15 pm

The Albertos - Snuffin’ In A Babylon

Nick Lowe - Endless Sleep

Ian Dury

ATV Andy

Andy Williams

The Lennon Sisters


Monday 24th October 1977

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Lynsey DePaul

BBC2 One More Time

Elaine Paige


Tuesday 25th October 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

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

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

Host: 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

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

Ram Jam Black Betty (Legs & Co)

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

Boney M Belfast

Tom Robinson Band 2-4-6-8 Motorway

Abba The Name Of The Game (promo)

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

Bacarra Yes Sir I Can Boogie (repeat)

Peter Powell is introduced as next weeks host

The Sex Pisotls Holidays In The Sun (play out record)

BBC1 Omnibus

Big Band Jazz with Count Basie


Friday 28th October 1977

BBC2 The Jack Jones Show 9:00 - 9:40 pm

Deniece Williams

LWT Russell Harty

Musical guests not known

Westward The Roger Whittaker Show

Musical guests not known

LWT The World Of Pam Ayres

Joe Brown & Home Brew


Saturday 29th October 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Cilla Black

Smokie

BBC1 Parkinson

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

Musical guests not known


Sunday 30th October 1977

Granada So It Goes 10:45 - 11:15 pm

Iggy Pop - interview, The Passenger, Lust for Life (The Apollo, Manchester, October 1977)

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 Movies Big Boys Band (Live In Liverpool)

Talking Heads Psycho Killer (Album Of The Week)

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

LWT George Hamilton IV

ATV Andy

Andy Williams

Jose Feliciano


Monday 31st October 1977

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight

Clodagh Rodgers


Tuesday 1st November 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55pm

The Movies - Merc Bye Bye, Yo Yo

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

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

Talking Heads - Love Goes To Building On Fire (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

Host: Peter Powell

ELO Turn To Stone (chart run down)

The Jam Modern World

Carpenters Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (promo clip)

The Barron Knights Live In Trouble

Queen We Are The Champions (promo)

Dorothy Moore I Believe You (Legs & Co)

Status Quo Rockin’ All Over The World (repeat)

David Bowie Heroes (repeat)

Showaddywaddy Dancin’ Party

ABBA The Name Of The Game (promo)

Smokie Needles and Pins (playout record)


Friday 4th November 1977

BBC2 The Jack Jones Show 9:00 - 9:45 pm

Leo Sayer

LWT Russell Harty

Bonnie Tyler

Thames The Roger Whittaker Show


Saturday 5th November 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show

The Wurzels

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Deniece Williams

Brotherhood of Man

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Lone Star

The Pat Travers Band

LWT Our Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 6th November 1977

Granada So It Goes 11:45 pm - 12:15 am

Tom Robinson Band - Martin, Glad To Be Gay

The Stranglers Something Better Change

Johnny Thunder And The Heartbreakers Interview

Free Alright Now (archive clip)

Bruce Springstein's For You (Single Of The Week)

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Vince Hill


Monday 7th November 1977

BBC1 Elton John at Wembley 7:20 - 8:10 pm NSPCC charity show

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight

Bobbie Gentry

Granada What's On

Blondie - Rip Her The Shreds


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

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 Heartbrekers - It's Not Enough (film clip)


Wednesday 9th November 1977

HTV Magic Circle

Flintlock


Thursday 10th November 1977

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

Host: Noel Edmonds

ABBA The Name Of The Game (promo clip)

TRB 2-4-6-8 Motorway

Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives

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

Boney M Belfast (repeat)

Kenny Everett & Mike Vickers Captain Kremmen (promo clip)

Darts Daddy Cool / The Girl Can’t Help It

Roxy Music Virginia Plain (repeat)

Tina Charles Love Bug/Sweets For My Sweets

Ruby Winters I Will (promo clip)

Santana She’s Not There (promo clip)


Friday 11th November 1977

BBC2 Tammy (Wynette)

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Jack Jones

Shirley Bassey

LWT Rusell Harty

Musical guests not known

Stan Getz

Westward The Roger Whittaker Show


Saturday 12th November 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Bert Weedon

The Dooleys

BBC1 The Two Ronnies (first in series)

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Joan Armatrading

LWT Our Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Pro-Celebrity Snooker

Kenny Lynch


Sunday 13th November 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds 4:25 - 4:55 pm

Donny and Marie Osmond

Granada So It Goes 11:45 - 11:45 pm

John Dowie New Wave, British Tourist

Sad Cafe Love Will Survive (Live At Rafters)

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

Mick Jagger Interview Clip From Off The Hook With William Rees Mogg

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

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 14th November 1977

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight

no guests of interest in this show


Tuesday 15th November 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:25 pm - 12:05 am

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

Cher and Greg 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 (animated clip)

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

ATV Today

Showaddywaddy - interview

Thames Looks Familiar

Larry Adler, Annie Ross


Wednesday 16th November 1977

HTV Magic Circle

Flintlock


Thursday 17th November 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Showaddywaddy Dancin’ Party (repeat)

Brighouse & Rastrick Band Floral Dance

Boomtown Rats Mary Of the Fourth Form

Barron Knights Live In Trouble

ELO Turn To Stone (Legs and Co)

Status Quo Rocking All Over The Word (repeat)

ABBA The Name Of the Game (promo)

Noosha Fox Georgina Bailey

Queen We Are The Champions (promo)

Barron Knights Live In Trouble

The Dooleys Love Of My Life

BBC1 Miss World 1977

NB Co-financed by NBC

Hosted by Andy Williams

ATV Rock Follies Omnibus 10:30 pm - 12:30 am


Friday 18th November 1977

BBC2 Jack Jones

Bruce Johnston – I Write The Songs

Sarah Vaughan

LWT Russell Harty

Greg Allman and Cher (may not have appeared)

Elton John


Saturday 19th November 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show

David Essex

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Alvin Stardust

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Supertramp

LWT Our Show

Musical guests not known

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

Donny and Marie Osmond

Granada So It Goes 11:10 - 11:40 pm

The Jam - In The City, Bricks and Mortar (Electric Circus, August 1977)

Muddy Waters (New Victoria)

Elvis Costello

Granada The Beatles 9:40 - 10:00 am

LWT The London Weekend Show: Reggae, part one

Bob Marley, Steele Pulse, Delroy Washington, Dennis Bovell

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anne Shelton

The Beverley Sisters


Monday 21st November 1977

BBC2 Des O’Connor Tonight

Kenny Rogers

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 10:30 pm - 12:25 am

NB Transmission of second series had to be cancelled due to industrial action at Thames

This is probably the first three episodes edited down to two hours

Granada Clapperboard

Bing Crosby tribute


Tuesday 22nd November 1977

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 4: The Loony Tunes 9:00 - 10:00 pm

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

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


Wednesday 23rd November 1977

Thames Wednesday at Eight

Lyn Paul

Frankie Vaughan


Thursday 24th November 1977

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

Host: 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

Darts Daddy Cool / The Girl Can’t Help It (Den Heggarty falls off stage while singing live)

Leo Sayer There Isn’t Anything

Jonathan Richman & The Egyptian Reggae (Legs & Co)

Hot Chocolate Put Your Love In Me

Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love (promo clip)

Santa Esmeralda & Leroy Gomez Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

ABBA The Name Of the Game (promo clip)

The Jacksons Goin' Places (play out record)

ITV Pub Entertainer Of The Year

Susan Maughan


Friday 25th November 1977

BBC1 (Birmingham) Look! Hear!

Muscles

LWT Russell Harty

Alan Price


Saturday 26th November 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show 5:35 - 6:05 pm

ABBA - The Name Of the Game

Demis Roussos

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

The Nolans

BBC1 Parkinson

Perry Como (who very rarely gave interviews)

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6:30 - 7:30 pm

The Steve Gibbons Band

LWT In Concert: Neil Sedaka 10:00 - 11:00 pm

LWT Our Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

Granada The Saturday Special

Tony Bennett Sings, Syd Lawrence Plays


Sunday 27th November 1977

BBC2 The Lively Arts

Oscar Peterson on improvisation

Granada So It Goes 11:00 - 11:30 pm

NB Several attempts were made by the production staff to get another appearance by The Sex Pistols, but their manager Malcolm McLaren kept stalling proceedings

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

The Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK repeat

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

CP Lee (Albertos) And Albie Donally (Supercharge) Strawberry Fields

Siouxsie And The Banshees Make up to break up (Elizabethan Suite, Belle Vue, Manchester, October 1977) Mick Hucknall seen in audience

The Fall Animal Games (film of zoo animals)

LWT The London Weekend Show: reggae, part two

Delroy Washington, Steel Pulse, Jah Bunny

Granada The Beatles

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Val Doonican

The Spinners


Monday 28th November 1977

BBC1 Tonight 11:00 - 11:40 pm

Elvis The Musical

ITV Music Scene (schools programming)


Tuesday 29th November 1977

BBC2 The Goodies

Rock Goodies (the punk episode)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Don McLean - Prime Time, Colour TV Blues

Steve Hillage - Motivation Radio, Light in the Sky (promo clips)

Warsaw Pakt - Fast Eddie (Filmfinders clip)

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

Tom Petty and he Heartbreakers - interview, Need Time, American Girl

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 5: The Divorce


Wednesday 30th November 1977

Scottish Sounds of Britain

Ian Campbell

Hall and Macgregor

Thames Wednesday at Eight

Sacha Distel

Dana


Thursday 1st December 1977

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis

Boomtown Rats Mary Of The Fourth Form

Ruby Winters I Will (promo clip)

Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives (repeat)

Diana Ross Getting Ready For Love (Legs & Co)

The Dooleys Love Of My Life

John Otway & Wild Willy Barratt Really Free

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

Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band The Floral Dance (repeat)

Carl Douglas Run Back

Wings Mull Of Kintyre (promo clip)


Friday 2nd December 1977

BBC2 Harry Belefonte Sings

LWT Russell Harty

Musical guests not known

ATV The Muppet Show

Teresa Brewer


Saturday 3rd December 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Long tall Ernie and The Shakers

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Stephanie DeSykes

Flintlock

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Nazereth

Granada 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

LWT Our Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 4th December 1977

Granada So It Goes

Magazine - Motorcade

John Cooper-Clarke

The Dave Edmunds Band with Elvis Costello and Nick Lowe

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Granada The Beatles

ATV Silver Jubilee Royal Variety Gala 7:15 - 10:15 pm

Paul Anka

Harry Belefonte

The Brotherhood of Man

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Frank Ifield


Monday 5th December 1977

BBC1 Play For Today: Catchpenny Twist

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

Mistress (rock group from Blackpool)

ATV Punk And Acne Go Together 10:30 - 11:15 pm

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 6th December 1977

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 - 11:55 pm

The Greg Kihn Band - Madison Avenue Man, For You

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

Stillwater - Universal Fool (Filmfinders clip)

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

Paul Simon - Slip Sliding Away (CBS TV special)

Thames Rock Follies Of ‘77 6: The Real Life


Thursday 8th December 1977

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

Host: Tony Blackburn

Donna Summer Love's Unkind (chart run down)

Generation X Wild Youth

Hot Chocolate Put Your Love In Me

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

Manfred Mann's Earthband California

Bonnie Tyler It’s A Heartache

Bee Gees How Deep Is Your Love (promo clip)

Graham Parker & The Rumour New York Shuffle

Bing Crosby White Christmas (promo)

The Banned Little Girl

Wings Mull Of Kintyre (promo clip)

Boney M Belfast (play out record)


Friday 9th December 1977

LWT Russell Harty

Musical guests not known


Saturday 10th December 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Show

The Dooleys

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

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

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Ian Dury and The Blockheads, Dr Feelgood

LWT Our Show

Allessi

The Dead End Kids

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV 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

Donny and Marie Osmond

Granada So It Goes (final show)

The Clash - What’s My Name, Garage Land (Elizabeth Rooms, Manchester, October 1977)

Ian Dury - interview, The Bus Driver’s Prayer

Steel Pulse

John the Postman

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Stars on Sunday

Anne Shelton

Berni Flint


Monday 12th December 1977

Granada This England

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

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

Scottish Jazz Concert

Humphrey Lyttleton

Thames Wednesday at Eight

Champagne


Thursday 15th December 1977

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

Host: Elton John

Donna Summer Last Dance (chart run down)

The Dooleys Love Of My Life

The Modern Lovers Egyptian Reggae (Legs & Co repeat)

Carl Douglas Run Back

Dooley Wilson As Time Goes By (movie clip)

Julie Covington Only Women Bleed (promo)

Darts Daddy Cool / The Girl Can’t Help It

Elvis Presley My Way (Legs & Co)

John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett Really Free

Emotions I Don't Want To Lose Your Love

Wings Mull Of Kintyre (‘misty’ version of the promo clip)

The Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band Floral Dance (play out record)

Thames Andy Williams 11:30 pm - 12:30 am

HTV Wales/Cymru Jam (not listed in Daily Mirror)

‘Made in Wales’


Friday 16th December 1977

ATV The Muppet Show

Lou Rawls

LWT Russell Harty

Musical guests not known


Saturday 17th December 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Cliff Richard

The Yetties

BBC1 The Basil Brush Show

Lulu

Guys n Dolls

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

The Nolans

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias

Splinter

LWT Our Show 9:00 - 11:00 pm

Davey Jones

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known


Sunday 18th December 1977

BBC1 The Osmonds

Donny and Marie Osmond

LWT The Big Match 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Co hosted by Elton John

LWT The London Weekend Show

Musical guests not known


Monday 19th December 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song: Dory Previn


Tuesday 20th December 1977

BBC2 The Camera And The Song (repeat)

Victoria Wood

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

NB Scheduled to be The Bearsville Picnic 11:10 pm – 12:10 am, but cancelled

Ralph McTell in concert

Granada Get It Together

Paul Nicholas

The Dead End Kids

HTV Jam

The Horslips

Madog


Wednesday 21st December 1977

BBC1 The Great Big Groovy Horse (repeat)

Rock music telling of the Trojan Horse story

Julie Covington

Paul Jones

BBC2 The Camera and the Song (repeat)

The Fivepenny Piece

Thames Wednesday at Eight

Peters and Lee

The Nolan Sisters


Thursday 22nd December 1977

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

Host: Jimmy Savile

Osibisa Living Loving Feeling

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

Scott Fitzgerald & Yvonne Keely If I Had Words

Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives (repeat)

Yannis Markopolis Who Pays The Ferryman (promo clip)

Donna Summer Love’s Unkind (Legs & Co)

Godley & Creme Its Five Oclock In The Morning

Ruby Winters I Will (promo clip)

Hot Chocolate Put Your Love In Me (repeat)

Gordon Giltrap Heartsong

Bing Crosby White Christmas (promo)

Bonnie Tyler Its A Heartache

Wings Mull Of Kintyre (promo clip)

BBC1 Fun In Acapulco Elvis Presley movie

HTV Jam

The Flying Aces

Flint


Friday 23rd December 1977

BBC1 King Creole Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Shirley Bassey

Johnny Nash

Charles Aznavour

BBC2 Perry Como’s Olde Englishe Christmas

Leo Sayer

Petula Clark

ITV Have A Harry Christmas

NB Harry Secombe special

Catherine Howe

Tony Blackburn, Terry Wogan, Pete Murray, David Hamilton

Westward The Songwriter 10.40 - 11.05 am

Justin Hayward documentary


Saturday 24th December 1977

BBC1 G I Blues Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Noel Edmonds Presents Swap Of the Pops 9:30 - 11:00 am

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Snow Queen (repeat)

Narrator: Vivian Stanshall

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

The Kinks at The Rainbow, London

LWT Our Bumper Christmas Show

Lynsey De Paul

ATV Tiswas

Musical guests not known

ATV Bing Crosby’s Merry Olde Christmas 9:40 - 10:40 pm

David Bowie and Bing Crosby - Medley

David Bowie - Heroes


Sunday 25th December 1977 Christmas Day

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘77 part one 2:10 - 3:00 pm

Hosts: Dave Jensen and Noel Edmonds

NB no audience present

Showaddywaddy You Got What It Takes

Denice Williams Free

Brighouse & Rastrick Band Floral Dance

ELP Fanfare For The Common Man (Legs and Co)

Leo Sayer When I Need You

Manhattan Transfer Chanson D’Amour (TV show)

Hot Chocolate So You Win Again

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

Abba Knowing Me Knowing You (promo)

Space Magic Fly (promo)

Johnny Mathis When A Child Is Born

Stevie Wonder Sir Duke (Legs & Co)

Kenny Rogers Lucille (promo)

Baccara Yes Sir, I Can Boogie

Wings Mull Of Kintyre ('misty' promo clip)

Bing Crosby White Christmas (play out record)

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

Tina Charles

The Wurzels

LWT Emu’s Christmas Adventure

Carl Wayne

Yorkshire Stars on Christmas Day

Bing Crosby


Monday 26th December 1977

BBC1 Jailhouse Rock Elvis movie

BBC1 Top Of The Pops ‘77 part two 3:25 - 4:15 pm

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Tony Blackburn

Boney M Ma Baker

Rod Stewart The First Cut Is The Deepest

Heatwave Boogie Nights

David Soul Silver Lady (Legs & Co)

Joe Tex Ain’t Gonna Bump No More (promo)

Julie Covington Don't Cry For Me Argentina (promo)

The Floaters Float On (promo clip)

Donna Summer I Feel Love (Legs & Co)

Queen We Are The Champions (promo)

ABBA The Name Of The Game (promo)

The Jacksons Show You The Way To Go (promo clip)

Elvis Presley Way Down (promo)

Brotherhood Of Man Angelo

Billy Ocean Red Light

Showaddywaddy Under the Moon Of Love

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

The Nolans

BBC2 Orion 1:45 - 2:40 pm

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

Richard Barnes

Thames H R Puff N Stuff 1970 movie

Cass Elliott

Thames Vera Lynn Sings

George Shearing

Scottish Madeline Bell in Concert


Tuesday 27th December 1977

BBC1 Blue Hawaii Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 The Littlest and Largest Show On Earth

Leo Sayer

Smokie

BBC1 Bob Hope On The Road With Bing

Compilation of the Road movies

BBC2 The Lively Arts: Orpheus in the Underground (repat)

described as a pop opera

Thames The Pied Piper Donovan movie

Granada Get It Together with the Bay City Rollers

The Bay City Rollers - You made me believe in magic, Love fever, It's a game, La belle jeane

Thames Max’s Holiday Hour

Lena Zavaroni

Thames Peggy

Peggy Lee

Charles Aznavour

ITV The Pied Piper movie with Donovan


Wednesday 28th December 1977

BBC1 Kissin’ Cousins Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Christmas Time With The Osmonds

BBC2 Rod Stewart at Olympia (repeat 24 December 1976)

Thames Wednesday At Eight

The Barron Knights

Claude Francois and The Claudettes


Thursday 29th December 1977

BBC1 It Happened At The World’s fair Elvis Presley movie

HTV Jam

Musical guests not known


Friday 30th December 1977

BBC1 Stay Away Joe Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 Jazz From Montreux

Count Basie

Ella Fitzgerald

Benny Carter

Dizzy Gillespie

Milt Jackson

Charles Mingus

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

The Bearsville Picnic cancelled again


Saturday 31st December 1977

BBC1 Multi Coloured Swap Shop

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Val Doonican Old Year Music Show

Chet Atkins

BBC1 The Good Old days

Vince HIll

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

NB The Manhattan Transfer in concert was scheduled, but cancelled

Free - The Stealer (promo clip)

Linda Ronstadt - Crazy

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Listen To Her Heart

Nils Lofgren

Jackson Browne

Janis Ian

Elton John

Eric Clapton

Joan Armatrading

Buddy Holly film clip

Bob Dylan

Led Zeppelin film clip

Fleetwood Mac

Still Water

Emmylou Harris

Yes


Also this year

Blondie - Granada What’s On 11-77 Rip Her To Shreds

The Damned - LWT The Best Of British 11-77 Live set with Dave Burke of Johnny Moped on drums

Bob Dylan - LWT The London Weekend Show interview with Janet Street Porter

Peter Gabriel - Thames Afternoon Plus thirty minute show

Gerry Marsden - Thames The Sooty Show co-host for series

Godley & Creme - ITN News article about the Gizmo

Justin Hayward - Songwriter TV ad

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

The Sex Pistols - LWT The London Weekend Show interview

Rick Wakeman - BBC2 Oscar Peterson

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

Brass Tacks. BBC1 Manchester Punk documentary followed by an in-studio discussion including Pete Shelley of Buzzcocks