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1983


Saturday 1st January 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Rod and Emu’s Saturday Special

The Drifters

Tight Fit

BBC1 Three Of A Kind

Thin Lizzy

BBC1 Val Sings and Rings In The New

Stutz Bearcats

Sylvia

LWT The Best Of Saturday Night Live

Simon and Garfunkel

Randy Newman

C4 Get Knighted 7:15 - 8:15 pm

The Barron Knights

C4 It’s George 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Lindesfarne


Sunday 2nd January 1983

C4 Ringo 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Ringo Starr special with George Harrison


Monday 3rd January 1983 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Modern Romance

BBC2 Roustabout Elvis Presley movie

BBC2 Chris Barber’s Jazz Band 11:15 pm – 12:05 am

ITV Liberace in Copenhagen

C4 Zero Zero 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Mike Batt

C4 Whatever You Want

The Damned


Tuesday 4th January 1983

BBC1 The Beatles: The Fab Four Phenomenon 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Documentary about their fans in Britain and America

BBC1 Phlip Jap 10:45 - 11:15 pm

With Kenny Lynch


Wednesday 5th January 1983

BBC2 Blue Hawaii Elvis Presley movie

C4 The Cur Price Comedy Show

Roger Ruskin Spear


Thursday 6th January 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 6:50 - 7:30 pm

Host: Mike Smith, Tommy Vance

Wah! - The Story of the Blues

Dionne Warwick All The Love In The World (promo)

Stranglers European Female

David Essex A Winter’s Tale (promo)

Ultravox Hymn (promo)

Bucks Fizz If You Can’t Stand The Heat

Joe Jackson Steppin’ Out

Malcolm Mclaren Buffalo Girls (promo)

Phil Collins You Can’t Hurry Love (promo)

Renee & Renato Save Your Life (promo)

C4 Unforgettable 8:00 - 8:30 pm

The Rubettes

Clarence Frogman Henry

C4 Demis Roussos Variety Special 9:30 - 10:00 pm

Bonnie Tyler


Friday 7th January 1983

BBC1 Nationwide

Frank Zappa interview

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show 7:00 - 745 pm

Musical guests not known

C4 The Tube 5:15 - 7:00 pm

Queen at Milton Keynes (live and interview clips)

Elkie Brooks live at Knebworth

C4 No Problem (first episode)

Situation comedy, directed by Michael Dolenz with Janet Kay

C4 Reggae Sunsplash 9:30 - 10:00 pm

Toots & The Maytals, Denice Williams, Roy Shirley

C4 Jazz on Four: 4 Up 2 Down

Jimmy Witherspoon

Bobby McFerrin


Saturday 8th January 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Rod and Emu’s Saturday Special

Modern Romance

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Shalamar Friends

BBC1 Three Of A Kind

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert

Graham Parker & The Rumour (1977, not simulcast)

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

LWT The Best Of Saturday Night Live

The Kinks

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks 7:30 - 8:30 pm (first edition)

NB alternates fortnightly with Gastank

Host: Paul Gambacinni - artist profiles and interviews

Phil Collins

Kajagoogoo


Sunday 9th January 1983

LWT Night Life Presents

John Miles at Royal Albert Hall 11:35 pm - 12:35 am


Monday 10th January 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Searchers - Hearts In Her Eyes, I Don’t Want To Be The One

BBC1 (London / SE ) Tom Jones Now! 6:55 - 7:20 pm

Gladys Knight

BBC2 Riverside

Musical guests not known

TVS DJ 6:30 - 7:00 pm (first edition)

Hosts: Dave Jensen, Pauline Black

Isle of Wight Festival 1969 / 1970 film clips with The Who, Joan Baez

John Wetton - interview

The Stranglers - European Female (alternate version)

C4 Eleventh Hour: Live a Life 11:00 pm - 12:25 am

TUC Benefit show, The Rainbow, London

The Beat

Black Slate

Tom Robinson

OK Jive

C4 Whatever You Want

Killing Joke

Fad Gadget

Urban Shakedown

Dead Kennedys

Talisman

Level 42

The Thompson Twins

Amazulu


Tuesday 11th January 1983

BBC1 Neil Sedaka Says - All You Need Is Music 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Recorded at the BBC in front of members of his fan club

BBC2 Riverside

Possibly a compilation

Thames Live at the Millionaire

Live shows from Manchester’s Millionaires club

Esther Phillips


Wednesday 12th January 1983

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell

Marty Robbins

BBC2 Duke Ellington 75 minute documentary

Thames London Night Out 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Glen Campbell

Dianne Solomon


Thursday 13th January 1983

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

Host: John Peel

Phil Collins - You Can’t Hurry Love promo

Eddy Grant Electric Avenue (promo)

John Williams Theme From E.T. (promo)

Belle Stars Sign Of The Times

Incantation Cachapaya

Keith Harris & Orville Orville’s Song (repeat)

Maisonettes Heartache Avenue

Men At Work Down Under (promo)

Sharon Redd In The Name Of Love

BBC2 The Nolans

C4 Unforgettable 8:00 - 8:30 pm

The Swingin’ Blue Jeans

Billy J Kramer


Friday 14th January 1983

C4 The Tube

The Gateshead Pop Festival

The Lords Of The New Church

The Gang Of Four

The Beat

U2

The Police

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show

Soft Cell

First Priority

C4 Reggae Sunsplash

Aswad

The Twinkle Brothers

Chalice

Eek A Mouse

Michigan & Smiley

C4 Jazz on Four

Bobby McFerrin at the London Canteen


Saturday 15th January 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Rod & Emu’s Saturday Special

Showaddywaddy Goody Goody

BBC1 Wogan 10:00 - 10:45 pm (first in new series)

Phil Collins - interview, You Can’t Hurry Love

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert 6:50 - 7:30 pm

Mari Wilson & The Wilsations

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

C4 Gastank 7:30 - 8:30 pm (first edition)

NB alternates with The Other Side Of The Tracks

Hosts: Rick Wakeman, Tony Ashton

Rick Parfitt

Alvin Lee

The Cimarons

Eric Burdon

C4 The Lady Is A Tramp (first episode of Johnny Speight sitcom)

Theme sung by Matt Monro


Sunday 16th January 1983

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s (first edition)

Rene and Renato


Monday 17th January 1983

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Paul Anka

BBC2 Riverside

Big Country

David Sylvian

BBC2 Leo 8:10 - 9:00 pm (first edition)

Leo Sayer

The Searchers

Judie Tzuke

TVS DJ

Musical guests not known

C4 Whatever You Want

The Anti-Nowhere League

The Meteors


Tuesday 18th January 1983

BBC2 Russell Harty

Linda Ronstadt


Wednesday 19th January 1983

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell (repeat)

Andy Gibb


Thursday 20th January 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:05 pm

Host: Janice Long, Gary Davies

U2 - New Year’s Day

Echo & The Bunnymen - The Cutter

The Stranglers - European Female (repeat)

Kajagoogoo - Too Shy

Joe Jackson Steppin’ Out (promo)

Laura Branigan Gloria (promo)

Melba Moore Mind Up Tonight

Phil Collins You Can’t Hurry Love (promo)

C4 Unforgettable

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich

BBC2 The Nolans


Friday 21st January 1983

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show 6:55 - 7:30 pm

Diamond

Simple Minds

King

Fanzines special with John Peel

C4 The Tube

The Jam - 1981 film clip and interview

Steve Strange interview

Kurtis Blow interview

Echo And The Bunnymen (promo clip)

Icehouse (promo clip)

Southern Death Cult (promo clip)

Stranglers (promo clip)

Dance Class live set

Clips from Party Party movie

Bad News live and interviewed by Jools

Mark Miwurdz

C4 Reggae Sunsplash

Burning Spear

Steel Pulse

Matabaruka

Marcia Griffiths

C4 Jazz on Four

Art Blakey


Saturday 22nd January 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Rod & Emu’s Saturday Special

Haysi Fantasi

BBC1 Wogan

Cilla Black - Step Inside Love, interview

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert 6:50 - 7:30 pm

Joe Jackson

BBC2 Louis Armstrong Anniversary Concert

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Joe Jacksom, A Flock Of Seagulls

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

Central Luna (first episode)

Sci-fi kids series directed by Michael Dolenz

Central Saturday Stayback 11:45 pm - 12:30 am (first edition)

Theme by Roy Wood


Sunday 23rd January 1983

BBC2 Two-Lane Blacktop movie with Denis Wilson, James Taylor

LWT Sunday Sunday

Lulu

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Dionne Warwick

LWT Maze - Live In New Orleans 11:25 pm - 12:25 am


Monday 24th January 1983

BBC2 Riverside

Danse Society

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Laura Branngian

TVS DJ

Musical guests not known

C4 The Comic Strip Presents: Bad News On Tour 9:00 - 9:35 pm

C4 Whatever You Want 9:35 - 10:30 pm

Wah!

The Higsons

Fad Gadget

The Thompon Twins

Phil Lynott


Tuesday 25th January 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Cilla Black – Liverpool Lullaby

ITV Live at the Millionaires

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 26th January 1983

Thames London Night Out

Helen Reddy

Wall Street Crash


Thursday 27th January 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:05 pm

Host: Simon Bates, Richard Skinner

Wham! - Wham Rap

Men At Work - Down Under (promo)

Beatles Please Please Me (promo)

Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes Up Where We Belong

Bauhaus Lagartija Nick

Belle Stars Sign Of The Times (promo)

Central Line Nature Boy

China Crisis Christian

Dire Straits Twisting By The Pool (promo)

Level 42 The Chinese Way

C4 Unforgettable

The Crystals

Ronnie Hilton

C4 10cc at Wembley 6:00 - 7:00 pm


Friday 28th January 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Sky

BBC1 Nationwide

David Bowie - interviewed in New York

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show

The Undertones - live

Kajagoogoo - live

Vitamin Z

Granada Friday Special

Mike Batt article on Zero Zero

The Moving Hearts

LWT South Of Watford

Hazel O’Connor

Yorkshire Profiles In Rock ELO 12:15 - 12:45 am

C4 The Tube

Thin Lizzy - live

Pat Benetar - live

Fanzines article

Jo Boxers - live

The Jam - film clip

The Beatles - film clip

Plus Mark Wardell, Hazel O'Connor and Mark Miwurdz

C4 Reggae Sunsplash

Steel Pulse

Chalice

Big Youth

Blue Riddim Band

Eek-A-Mouse

C4 Jazz on Four

Johnny Dankworth

Art Blakey


Saturday 29th January 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Rod & Emu’s Saturday Special

Randy Edelman

The Nolans

BBC1 Wogan

Sky

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert 6:50 - 7:30 pm

UB40

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

Central Saturday Stayback

Rocky Sharpe and the Replays

C4 Gastank

Godley & Crème

Andy Fairweather-Low

Maggie Bell - Crazy


Sunday 30th January 1983

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Laura Brannigan

Gladys Knight & The Pips


Monday 31st January 1983

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Riverside

Bobby Gee from Bucks Fizz

Mick Karn

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Phil Collins

Linda Ronstadt

TVS DJ

Musical guests not known

C4 Whatever You Want

Patrick Fitzgerald

Jah Wobble

Animal Magic


Tuesday 1st February 1983

BBC2 Russell Harty

Randy Crawford

Thames Live at the Millionaire

Mark Murphy


Wednesday 2nd February 1983

C4 The Comedian

Play with Mel Torme


Thurs 3rd February 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:05 pm

Host: Dave Jensen, John Peel

Hazi Fantazi - Shiny Shiny

Fleetwood Mac Oh Diane (promo)

Fun Boy Three Tunnel Of Love

In Deep Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Kajagoogoo Too Shy

Men At Work Down Under (promo)

Tears For Fears Change

U2 New Years Day (promo)

C4 Unforgettable

Billy Fury tribute show


Friday 4th February 1983

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show

Madness

One The Juggler

BBC2 Take Three Degrees 9:00 - 9:45 pm (repeat)

LWT South Of Watford

Ian Dury and Humphrey Ocean

C4 The Tube

Madness live (might not have been on)

David Bowie promo clip

Gap Band promo clip

One the Juggler promo clip

Tears for Fears promo clip

Paul Young live set

Aztec Camera live set

Yarborough & Peoples live set

Gap Band live set

Plus Stephen Bradley and Paul Loasby

C4 Reggae Sunsplash

Chalice

Denice Williams

Blue Riddim

Marcia Griffiths

Lloyd Parks

C4 Jazz on Four

Stan Tracey


Saturday 5th February 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Rocky Sharpe & The Replays

BBC1 Rod & Emu’s Saturday Special

Suzi Quatro

Bardot

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Musical Youth

BBC1 Wogan

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert

Thin Lizzy

Central The Saturday Show

The Fun Boy Three

Central Saturday Stayback

Chas and Dave

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Vince Clarke, Lionel Richie

Central Saturday Show

LWT Night Life Presents

Ian Hunter (with members of the E Street Band)


Sunday 6th February 1983

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Wall Street Crash

Marvin Hamlisch

Elaine Page


Monday 7th February 1983

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Tanya Ticker

BBC2 Riverside

The Cure

The Fun Boy Three

Musical Youth

Don Letts talks about his movies

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Elkie Brooks

Incantation

TVS DJ

Musical guests not known

Thames Mike Yarwood In Persons

Dana – If You Really Love Me


Tuesday 8th February 1983

BBC1 The British Rock And Pop Awards 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Hosts: Anne Diamond, David Jensen from The Lyceum, London

Bananarama, The Belle Stars, Kim Wilde, Imagination, Junior

Thames Live at the Millionaires

Dave Birelli

C4 Mini-Pops

Directed by Mike Mansfield, this, the first edition of the only series, features young kids miming to pop hits of the day

C4 The Harder They Come Jimmy Cliff movie


Wednesday 9th February 1983

Thames London Night Out

Peggy Lee


Thursday 10th February 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:25 - 8:05 pm

Host: Janice Long, Pat Sharp

Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes Up Where We Belong (promo)

Belle Stars Sign Of The Times

Central Line Nature Boy

China Crisis Christian

Depeche Mode Get The Balance Right

Level 42 The Chinese Way

Men At Work Down Under (promo)

Michael Jackson Billie Jean (promo)

Thompson Twins Love On Your Side

Toto Africa (promo)

BBC2 Russell Harty

Modern Romance

BBC2 Newsnight

Randy Newman article

C4 Unforgettable

The Searchers

Susan Maughan

The Bootleg Beatles


Friday 11th February 1983

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show (Glasgow)

Blancmange

Set The Tone

C4 The Tube

Linda McCartney interviewed by Paula Yates

The Beatles - A Day In The Life promo with Come Together soundtrack (from Filmfinders)

Paul Young live set, Love Of The Common People promo (new version)

Jerry Lee Lewis article with Myra Lewis

The Belle Stars live set, promo clip

The Fun Boy Three live set

Men at Work promo clip

Fun Boy Three promo clip

Madness promo clip

Archive clips Mary Quant

Plus Jill Firmanovski, Mike Ball, Mark Miwurdz

C4 Reggae Sunsplash

The Twinkle Brothers

Isreal Vibrations

Matabaruka

Chalice

Marcia Griffiths

C4 Jazz On Four

Sam Rivers


Saturday 12th February 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Cilla Black

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Culture Club I’ll Tumble For Ya

BBC1 Wogan

Musical guests not known

C4 Gastank

Donovan

Chris Farlowe

Alvin Lee

Ian Paice

Phil Lynott

Central Saturday Show

Musical Youth

Spandau Ballet

Central Saturday Stayback

The Rockers featuring Roy Wood, Phil Lynott, Chas & Dave

LWT Night Life Presents 12:00 - 1:00 am

Squeeze, The Q-Tips


Sunday 13th February 1983

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Tony Orlando

Precious Wilson

C4 Performance: Black Wax 8:15 - 9:45 pm

Gil Scott-Heron


Monday 14th February 1983

NB ITV Technicians walk out at 7:00 pm to attend a Union meeting

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Denice Williams

BBC2 Riverside

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Randy Crawford

TVS DJ

Musical guests not known

C4 Whatever You Want

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 15th February 1983

BBC2 Arena: Juke Box Jazz

Host: George Melly, a collection of Soundies from the 1940s

Cab Calloway, Billie Holliday, Meade Lux Lewis, Fats Waller etc

C4 Phantom Of The Paradise movie with Paul Williams


Wednesday 16th February 1983

BBC1 Tim Rice 10:55 - 11:33 pm

Bonnie Tyler

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell (repeat)

Conway Twitty

Thames London Night Out

Dionne Warwick


Thursday 17th February 1983

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

Host: Peter Powell, Gary Davies

Patti Austin & James Ingram Baby Come To Me

Fun Boy Three Tunnel Of Love

Haysi Fantayzee Shiny Shiny

Icehouse Hey Little Girl

Kajagoogoo Too Shy (playout)

Madness Tomorrows (Just Another Day) (promo)

Musical Youth Never Gonna Give You Up (promo)

Tears For Fears Change (promo)

Wham! Wham Rap

C4 Unforgettable

The Equals

Chris Farlowe


Friday 18th February 1983

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show 6:50 - 7:30 pm

Ultravox

Roman Holliday

LWT South Of Watford

Paul Weller

C4 The Tube

Madness – live

Icehouse live set

Madness promo clip

Malcolm McLaren promo clip

Wendy & the Rockettes promo clip

Goanna promo clip

Midnight Oil promo clip

Mental as Anything promo clip

The Models promo clip

Moving Pictures promo clip

Icehouse promo clip

Plus Nicolas Locke and Mark Miwurdz

Frank Ifield clip from Once A Jolly Swagman movie

C4 Jazz on Four

Musical guests not known


Saturday 19th February 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Kajagoogoo

Joan Armatrading

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Dépêche Mode Get the Balance Right

BBC1 Wogan

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert

The Thompson Twins at the Regal Theatre, Hitchen

Central Saturday Show

Rocky Sharpe and The Replays

Central Saturday Stayback

Musical guests not known

LWT In Concert: Billy Squire

Central Profiles In Rock: Journey

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Randy Newman

Lene Lovich


Sunday 20th February 1983

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Cilla Black – Sing A Rainbow, You’re My World, hits medley

The Nolans

LWT Star Parade

The Bellamy Brothers


Monday 21st February 1983

BBC1 Tom Jones Now! 6:55 - 7:20 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Riverside: Seagulls In The Cable

MTV Special with A Flock Of Seagulls, Duran Duran

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Randy Newman

Tony Orlando

Suzi Quatro

C4 Whatever You Want last show


Tuesday 22nd February 1983

BBC2 Arena: William Boroughs

Frank Zappa


Wednesday 23rd February 1983

BBC1 Tim Rice

Joan Armatrading


Thursday 24th February 1983

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

Host: Dave Lee Travis, Andy Peebles

The Eurythmics (with Edie Reader) - Sweet Dreams

Spandau Ballet - Communication

Phil Everly & Cliff Richard She Means Nothing To Me (Zoo)

Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse Of The Heart

Kajagoogoo Too Shy (promo)

Michael Jackson Billie Jean (promo)

Thompson Twins Love On Your Side

Toto Africa (promo)

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show (new series)

Modern Romance

BBC2 Russell Harty

Joe Brown on the Flying Scotsman

C4 Unforgettable

The Fortunes

Craig Douglas


Friday 25th February 1983

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show

Spandau Ballet

Spyder

Ton Tons Macute

Thames A Plus

Peter Noone talks about his West End stage show

C4 The Tube

London / Newcastle special

Tilbrook & Difford - Labelled With Love stage show article

Visage - live at Camden Palace

David Joseph - live at Camden Palace

The Eurythmics - live in Newcastle

Chic film clip

Prince film clip

Kim Wilde interview

C4 Jazz On Four

Dizzy Gillespie

Louis Jordon


Saturday 26th February 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Leo Sayer

Bucks Fizz

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Madness Tomorrow’s Just Another Day

BBC1 Wogan

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert 6:50 - 7:30 pm

Randy Newman (The Planet Theatre, Slough)

BBC2 Arena: Brian Ferry & Roxy Music 6:20 - 6:50 pm

Documentary about the Frejus show

Central Saturday Show

Chas and Dave

LWT U2 12:00 - 1:00 am

Central Earth Wind and Fire

C4 Louis Armstrong 4:00 – 4:35 pm

Concert footage

C4 Gastank

Suzi Quatro

Alvin Lee

Ian Paice


Sunday 27th February 1983

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Jack Jones


Monday 28th February 1983

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Donny Osmond

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Riverside

Sex Gang Children

BBC2 Roxy Music 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Live in Frejus, France

C4 Whatever You Didn’t Get 10:00 - 11:00 pm

Depeche Mode

Weekend

Stiff Little Fingers

The Meteors

The Birthday Party


Tuesday 1st March 1983

BBC2 Russell Harty

Eartha Kitt

BBC2 Arena: Catherine Wheel

Twyla Tharp choreography with David Byrne


Wednesday 2nd March 1983

BBC1 Tim Rice

Simon Le Bon

C4 Bones

Taj Mahal


Thursday 3rd March 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill at One

Sacha Distel

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

Host: Dave Jensen, John Peel

Patti Austin & James Ingram Baby Come To Me (repeat)

Bananarama Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye

Forrest Rock The Boat (promo)

Icehouse Hey Little Girl

Michael Jackson Billie Jean (promo)

OMD Genetic Engineering

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Kajagoogoo

BBC2 Grace Kennedy (first in new series)

C4 Unforgettable

The Tremeloes

Dave Berry

Thames Strictly Private 12:00 - 12:25 am

The making of Handmade Film’s Privates On Parade


Friday 4th March 1983

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show

Duran Duran – Is There Something I Should Know

The Thompson Twins

Negatives In Colour

LWT South Of Watford

Difford & Tilbrook’s Labelled With Love musical

C4 The Tube

Martin Rushent interview

Hayzee Fantazee interview and promo clip

Renee and Renato promo clip

Kajagoogoo promo clip

U2 promo clip

Jimmy Gaynor live set

Fatal Charm live set

No's 28 live set

Campfabulous live set

Kajagoogoo live set

C4 Jazz on Four

Sunwind


Saturday 5th March 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Duran Duran

Spandau Ballet

BBC1 Paul Squire Esquire

Musical Youth

BBC1 Wogan

Leo Sayer

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert

Level 42 live in Hitchen

Central Saturday Show

Modern Romance

Central Greatest Hits 1974 5:15 - 5:45 pm (first edition)

Host: Mike Smith

Suzi Quatro

The Glitter Band

The Three Degrees

LWT Punchlines

Cilla Black

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Joan Armatrading

Rick James


Monday 6th March 1983

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Riverside

Post War Nudes

It’s Immaterial

C4 Whatever You Didn’t Get 10:00 - 11:00 pm

Anti-Nowhere League

The Passions

The Redskins

Southern Death Cult

Aswad


Tuesday 8th March 1983

BBC2 Russell Harty

Toyah


Wednesday 9th March 1983

BBC1 Tim Rice

Difford & Tilbrook and cast of Labelled With Love

ITV Shirley Bassey – A Special Lady 8:00 – 9:00 pm


Thursday 10th March 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Host: Mike Smith, Tommy Vance

Blancmange Waves

Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse Of The Heart (promo)

David Joseph (& Zoo) You Can’t Hide (Your Love From Me)

Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (promo)

Modern Romance High Life

Orange Juice Rip It Up

Spandau Ballet Communication

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

U2

BBC2 Grace Kennedy

Imagination

Thames Live at the Millionaires

Mark Murphy

C4 Unforgettable

The Caravelles

The Marmalade


Friday 11th March 1983

BBC2 Scene: Ian Dury - To Be A Lunatic 6:40 - 7:05 pm

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show

The Cure

Ton Ton Macute

Black Roots

C4 The Tube

Nick Heyward - live set and Whistle Down The Wind promo

Freur - Doot Doot promo and in studio

The Style Council - Speak Like A Child promo

Wah! Promo clip

Missing Persons - live

Tim Pope (promo director)

Plus Mark Miwurdz, Pino Palledino (bass player)

Archive clips of Monterey International Pop Festival, The Isle of Wight Festival and California Jam (Deep Purple)

C4 Jazz on Four

George Adams, John Pullen


Saturday 12th March 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Clare Grogan

BBC1 Paul Squire Esquire

Melba Moore

The Little Foxes

BBC1 Wogan

Helen Reddy

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert

A Flock Of Seagulls (Hitchen)

Central Saturday Show

Duran Duran

Nick Heyward

Central Greatest Hits: 1968

Mary Hopkin

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick &Tich

Marmalade

C4 Gastank

John Entwistle

Steve Harley

Strawbs


Monday 14th March 1983

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Riverside

23 Skidoo

C4 Whatever You Didn’t Get

Spear Of Destiny

The Cocteau Twins

The Damned

Jah Wobble

Big Country

Moving Hearts


Tuesday 15th March 1983

BBC2 Russell Harty

Peter Paul & Mary

Kenny Everett


Thursday 17th March 1983

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

Host: Tony Blackburn & Gary Davis

Ultravox Visions In Blue (promo)

Bananarama Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye

Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse Of The Heart

Bucks Fizz Run For Your Life

Joan Armatrading Drop The Pilot

Mezzoforte Garden Party

Style Council Speak Like A Child (promo)

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Duran Duran

BBC2 Grace Kennedy

The Nylons

BBC2 Newsnight

David Bowie at press conference at Claridge’s, London

C4 Unforgettable

Vanity Fair

The Ivy League


Friday 18th March 1983

BBC2 The Oxford Road Show

Orange Juice

China Crisis

The Belle Stars

Duran Duran on film

The Style Council - Headstart For Happiness

LWT South of Watford

Michael Moorcock looks at new punk bands Blood and Roses, Brigandage

C4 The Tube (last of first series, also last with Paula Yates for the time being)

Spoonplayer

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Let’s Keep This Precious (December 1982)

Mari Wilson interview

Donald Fagan New frontier promo

Flamingoes – Rock and Roll (Rock Rock Rock movie)

Big Country – Echo Park, Fields of Fire

Paul Young – chat with Jools Holland

Music in Northern Ireland article

Cruella De Vill – Gypsy Girl

The Outcasts – Sex and Glory

Good Vibrations article with Feargal Sharkey and Terri Hooley

Bank Robbers – Jenny (The Pound Club, Belfast)

Perfect Crime

10 Past 7 – Cracking Up

Bono interview

The Undertones – Got To Have You Back, Chain of Love, Luxury

Mark Miwurdz

Yvonne French and Graham Fletcher talking about The Tube’s replacement show ‘Switch’

David Bowie at press conference at Claridge’s, London, Let’s Dance promo

U2 – Gloria, New Year’s Day, Sunday Bloody Sunday

C4 Reggae Sunsplash

Steel Pulse

Big Youth

Sister Nancy

Mighty Diamonds

Toots Hibbert


Saturday 19th March 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Bonnie Tyler

B A Robertson

BBC1 Paul Squires Esquire

Helen Reddy

BBC1 Wogan

Peter Skellern

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert

The Undertones (Hitchen)

Central Saturday Show

Central Greatest Hits: 1964

The Swinging Blue Jeans

Wayne Fontana

The Merseybeats

P J Proby

Gerry & The Pacemakers

LWT Donovan 11:15 pm - 12:15 am (repeat)

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Hall & Oates

Eddy Grant


Sunday 20th March 1983

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell

Musical guests not known


Monday 21st March 1983

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Pop Carnival: Echo & The Bunnymen (repeat)

Granada Coronation Street

Carol Kaye (ex Kaye Sisters) plays Maureen

C4 Whatever You Didn’t Get

Dead Kennedys

Talisman

Urban Shakedown

Fad Gadget


Tuesday 22nd March 1983

BBC2 Russell Harty

Gary Glitter

Granada Studio 9:00 - 10:00 pm (first episode)

Drama about a recording studio, co-written by Anthony Minghella


Wednesday 23rd March 1983

BBC1 Back To The Egg (repeat)

Paul McCartney and Wings TV special

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

NB a live show, moved to Wednesday because of A Song For Europe

Host: Dave Jensen, John Peel

David Bowie Lets Dance (promo)

Leo Sayer Orchard Road

Altered Images Don'tTalk To Me About Love

Big Country Fields Of Fire

David Joseph You Can’t Hide Your Love From Me

Duran Duran Is There Something I Should Know

Jo Boxers Boxer Beat

Nick Heyward Whistle Down The Wind

Orange Juice Rip It Up

BBC1 Tim Rice

Dave Edmunds


Thursday 24th March 1983

BBC1 A Song For Europe

Mirror – We’ve Got All The Time In The World

Plus seven others

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Spandau Ballet

BBC2 Grace Kennedy

C4 Unforgettable

The Merseybeats

The Foundations


Friday 25th March 1983

C4 Switch 6:00 - 7:00 pm (first edition)

Hosts: Yvonne French, Graham Fletcher-Cook

The Respond Package Tour - live

The Style Council - live

The Specials - live and article in Bristol

Kings Road article

The Fun Boy Three live

C4 Reggae Sunsplash

Bog Youth

Matabaruka

Marcia Griffith, Chalice

C4 Jazz on Four

Chick Corea

Gary Burton


Saturday 26th March 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Wogan

Dolly Parton

BBC2 Sight & Sound In Concert

Weapon Of Peace

LWT Greatest Hits: 1977

The Drifters

Darts

Brotherhood of Man

Smokie

LWT Joe Cocker 11:15 pm - 12:15 am

C4 Gastank

Roy Wood

The Cimarons

Frankie Miller

Steve Hackett

Howie Casey

Central Saturday Show


Sunday 27th March 1983

LWT Sunday Sunday

Tommy Steele


Monday 28th March 1983

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Pop Carnival: Bow Wow Wow (repeat)

C4 Whatever You Didn’t Get

Orchestra Jazira

Wah!

The Undertones

The Flying Pickets

The Thompson Twins

Eddie & Sunshine


Wednesday 30th March 1983

BBC1 Summer Holiday Cliff Richard movie 10:45 am - 12:30 pm

BBC1 Tim Rice

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Billy Cobham’s Drum Clinic 11:10 - 11:50 pm


Thursday 31st March 1983

BBC1 The Young Ones movie Cliff Richard and The Shadows

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:26 - 8:00 pm

Host: Richard Skinner, Steve Wright

The Style Council - Speak Like A Child

U2 - Two Hearts Beat As One

Tracey Ullman - Breakaway

Duran Duran Is There Something I Should Know (promo)

Kajagoogoo Ooh To Be Ah

Mari Wilson Cry Me A River

New Order Blue Monday

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

The Thompson Twins

BBC2 Grace Kennedy

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Paul Anka

C4 Unforgettable

White Plains

Clodagh Rogers

C4 Tex-Mex: The Music of the Texas-Mexican Border 8:30 - 9:30 pm


Friday 1st April 1983 Good Friday

BBC1 Musical Youth: Roots (repeat)

C4 Switch

New Order - live

Jo Boxers - live

Carmel - live

C4 Demis Roussos Variety Special

C4 The Sacred Music of Duke Ellington

Live at St Paul’s Cathedral with Tony Bennett


Saturday 2nd April 1983

BBC1 Get Set (first in new series)

Roman Holiday

BBC1 Paul Squire Esquire

Bucks Fizz

The Flying Pickets

BBC1 Wogan

Jerry Lee Lewis

BBC1 Rod Stewart In Concert

BBC2 Russell Harty

Sacha Distel

Central Saturday Show

Dave Edmunds - Slippin’ Away

LWT Greatest Hits: 1959

Frankie Vaughan

Freddie Fingers Lee

Craig Douglas

LWT The Cannon & Ball Easter Show

Mari Wilson

Renee and Renate

C4 Willie Nelson: In The Spotlight 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Live at the Hammersmith Odeon, London


Sunday 3rd April 1983

BBC2 Brother Sun, Sister Moon movie with Donovan songs

BBC2 All-Music Ella

Ella Fitzgerald

TVS Jazz and Blues

Musical guests not known

TSW / Channel Leeds Folk Festival

Musical guests not known


Monday 4th April 1983 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Fun In Acapulco Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Disney Time

Host: Cilla Black

BBC2 Toni Basil: Word Of Mouth (repeat)

TSW Manhattan Transfer

C4 Get Knighted

The Barron Knights

C4 Mirielle Mathieu Special

Sacha Distel

Dionne Warwick


Tuesday 5th April 1983

BBC1 Cliff! Part one (repeat)

BBC2 The Innes Book of Records (repeat)

Neil Innes

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Resident Host: Lisa Stansfield

John Miles The Right To Sing

Dexy's Midnight Runners The Celtic Soul Brothers

Kajagoogoo Oooh To Be Aah


Wednesday 6th April 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Marti Webb sings three songs over three days from her forthcoming BBC TV special

BBC1 Speedway Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell (repeat)

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Ebony

Misty In Roots

BBC2 Innes Book Of Records (repeat)

Neil Innes

C4 Elephant Parts The Music 8:30 – 9:00 pm

Mike Nesmith music video special

C4 Tribute to Billie Holliday

Carmen MacRae

Nina Simone

TVS Jazz and Blues

Musical guests not known


Thursday 7th April 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Marti Webb sings three songs over three days from her forthcoming BBC TV special

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

Host: Simon Bates, Peter Powell

David Bowie Lets Dance (promo)

Big Country Fields Of Fire

Culture Club Church Of The Poison Mind (promo)

F.R.David Words

Jo Boxers Boxer Beat

Kevin Rowland & Dexy’s Midnight Runners Celtic Soul Brothers

Michael Jackson Beat It (promo)

Nick Heyward Whistle Down The Wind

Tracie The House That Jack Built

Twisted Sister I Am (I’m Me)

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

The Stranglers

BBC2 Grace Kennedy

Peter Skellern

ITV ITV’s Channel Four Showcase: Father’s Day,

theme sung by Paul Young, written by Difford and Tilbrook


Friday 8th April 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Marti Webb sings three songs over three days from her forthcoming BBC TV special

BBC1 Happy Endings (repeat)

Peter Skellern

BBC2 Toni Basil Tape 2

BBC2 The Innes Of Records (repeat)

Neil Innes

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (first in new series)

Hosts: David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Tom Petty - live in Dortmund

A Flock Of Seagulls - live in Dortmund

C4 Switch

Bow Wow Wow - live set

Friends Again - live

Grace Jones

C4 The Very Hot Gossip Show (repeat November 1982)


Saturday 9th April 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Kajagoogoo

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - David Grant, Kevin Rowland, Stella Barker (Belle Stars), B A Robertson, Bill Nelson, Steve Askew (Kajagoogoo)

BBC1 Wogan

Barbara Dickson

Central Saturday Show

Central Greatest Hits: 1981

Bucks Fizz,

Kiki Dee

Kate Robbins

Steve Strange

Aneka

C4 American Bandstand 30th Anniversary (repeat)

C4 The Cheryl Ladd Special

Rick Springfield


Sunday 10th April 1983

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview


Monday 11th April 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Spandau Ballet

BBC2 The Innes Book Of Records (repeat)

Neil Innes

C4 Loose Talk (first edition)

Host: Steve Taylor, from the Albany in Deptford

Grace Jones

Sade Adu


Tuesday 12th April 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Dr John and Chris Barber

BBC1 Cliff! (repeat of part two)

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (repeat of 8 April 1983)

BBC2 The Innes Book Of Records

Neil Innes

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Chris Rea & Band Let It Loose

The Belle Stars Sweet Memory

Freur Doot Doot


Wednesday 13th April 1983

Thames This Is Your Life: Jimmy Tarbuck

Cilla Black


Thursday 14th April 1983

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

Host: Andy Peebles, Gary Davies (The Daily Mirror has Dave Lee Travis and Andy Peebles)

David Bowie Lets Dance (promo)

Sweet Dreams I’m Never Giving Up

Sunfire Young Free & Single

Bauhaus Shes In Parties

Eurythmics Love Is A Stranger (promo)

Kajagoogoo Ooh To Be Aah (promo)

Kissing The Pink Last Film

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Chas and Dave

BBC2 Peter Skellern

NB The title has also been seen as Swingtime With The Nolans

The Nolans


Friday 15th April 1983

BBC2 Entertainment USA (first edition)

Host and Producer: Jonathan King

New York

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

‘Pop-Rock In Concert’, Dortmunt 29 January 1983

REO Speedwagon, Gary Moore

C4 Switch

Orange Juice - live

Yazoo – live

C4 Jazz on Four

Larry Coryell, John McLaughlin, Paco de Lucia at the Royal Albert Hall


Saturday 16th April 1983

BBC1 Get Set

The Belle Stars

Spandau Ballet

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Ian Gillan, Tim Rice, Tracey Ullman, Jo Callis (Human League), Junior, Mark Bedford (Madness)

BBC1 Wogan

Johnny Mathis

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

LWT The Children’s Variety Performance

Modern Romance

Kim Wilde

Kajagoogoo

Mari Wilson

C4 Square Pegs (first episode of USA series)

Theme: The Waitresses


Sunday 17th April 1983

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Preview

Sweet Dreams (UK entry)


Monday 18th April 1983

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Mathis Magic (first of three)

Johnny Mathis

C4 Loose Talk

Diffird & Tilbrook

Morrissey Mullen Band


Tuesday 19th April 1983

BBC1 Cliff! (repeat of part 3)

Cliff Richard

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (repeat of 15 April 1983)

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Junior Giscombe

Fun Boy Three Our Lips Are Sealed

Peter Tosh Johnny B.Goode

Central All-British Country Festival

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 20th April 1983

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop (first edition)

Two members of Bardo lead the teams

Sweet Dreams

Tracie

BBC2 Ebony

Mikey Dread


Thursday 21st April 1983

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

Host: Richard Skinner, Janice Long

David Bowie Lets Dance (promo)

Culture Club Church Of The Poison Mind

F.R.David Words

Heaven 17 Temptation

Human League Fascination (promo)

Spandau Ballet True

Thompson Twins We Are Detective (promo)

Toto Rosanna (promo)

Twisted Sister I Am (I’m Me)

ITV Studio (last episode)

NB This had been moved from it’s 9:00 pm slot to a post 10:30 pm slot due to it’sunpopularity

C4 Alter Image

Pookiesnakenburger


Friday 22nd April 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Christopher Cross

BBC1 Diary Of A Mad Housewife movie with Alice Cooper

BBC2 Entertainment USA 9:00 - 9:30 pm (Los Angeles)

Laura Brannigan

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Neil Young Computer Age (promo clip)

The Pale Fountains Palm of My Hand, Hey There Fred, Free (Wanna Be Free)

Big Country Close Action, Thousand Stars

Hypotheical Prophets Person To person (promo)

Pink Floyd Not Now John (promo)

Guitar instructional video clip

C4 Switch

The Undertones - live

Bourgie Bourgie - live

Dexy’s Midnight Runners - promo

I Level - promo

Heaven 17 - promo

Roman Holliday - live

Spandau Ballet - promo

Aztec Camera - live

C4 Jazz On Four

Ray Charles at the Capital Jazz Festival at Knebworth


Saturday 23rd April 1983

BBC1 Get Set

A Flock Of Seagulls

The Fun Boy Three

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest

UK Entry - Sweet Dreams

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Steve Strange

Central Saturday Show

Gary Numan

LWT The Leeds Folk Festival

Clannad


Monday 25th April 1983

BBC2 The Mathis Magic (repeat)

Johnny Mathis

C4 Loose Talk

Musical guests not known

Tuesday 26th April 1983

BBC1 Cliff! My Kinda Life (part four, repeat)

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell (repeat)

Dolly Parton

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (repeat 22nd April 1983)

Tyne Tees Razamataz 4:20 - 4:45 Pm

Flock Of Seagulls Nightmare

Spandau Ballet True

Blancmange


Wednesday 28th April 1983

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Val Doonican

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop

Team leader -Tony Blackburn (also seen team leaders as Suzi Quatro and Rocky Sharpe)

Darts

Tommy J

The Maisonettes


Thursday 28th April 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Phil Everly

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

Host Dave Jensen & John Peel

Sweet Dreams I’m Never Giving Up

Creatures Miss The Girl

Galaxy With Phil Fearon Dancing Tight

Kissing The Pink Last Film

Spandau Ballet True (promo)

Sweet Dreams I’m Never Giving Up

Tears For Fears Pale Shelter

BBC2 Dear Heart (first in second series)

BA Robertson ?


Friday 29th April 1983

BBC2 Entertainment USA (New Orleans)

Fats Domino, Kiss

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Spandau Ballet Code of Love, Foundation, Gold

Joni Mitchell Chinese Café (live promo clip)

Little Steven & The Disciples Of Soul - live

Loudon Wainwright III I Don't Think Your Wife Likes Me (live in Hitchen)

Greg Kihn Jeopardy (promo)

Robert Wyatt Shipbuilding (promo)

Robert Palmer Pride (promo)

MeatLoaf - interview

C4 Switch

Blancmange

Galaxy

The Appolonaires -

Heaven 17 -

Tears For Fears –

C4 Jazz on Four

Lionel Hampton


Saturday 30th April 1983

BBC1 Get Set

The Fizz

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Simon Kirke, Hazel O’Connor, George Michael, Jools Holland, Bill Bruford, Buster Bloodvessell

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

Sky

Chas and Dave

Nana Mouskouri

Central Saturday Show

unkknown

TSW ELO In Concert 11:05 pm - 12:15 am

LWT Leeds Folk Festival

Granada Dave Edmunds In Concert 12:55 - 1:40 am


Monday 2nd May 1983 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Mike Read’s Replay Selection 5:30 - 6:10 pm

JoBoxers Boxer Beat

Altered Images Don’t Talk To Me About Love

Bad Manners Sampson and Delilah

Sgt. Frog Butterfly Ball (promo)

Blancmange Living on the Ceiling

Talk Talk Talk Talk

Haysi Fantayzee Shiny Shiny

David Bowie Let’s Dance (promo)

Kissing the Pink The Last Film

Kevin Rowland and Dexys Midnight Runners Let’s Get This Straight

Duran Duran Is There Something I Should Know

BBC1 Three Of A Kind

Musical guests not known

C4 Loose Talk

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 3rd May 1983

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (repeat)

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Phil Everly Sweet Pretender

Modern Romance Don't Stop That Crazy Rhythm

The Undertones Chain Of Love

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Tina Turner


Wednesday 4th May 1983

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop

Thereza Bazar & Gary Davies – team leaders

The Belle Stars Sweet Memories

Bad Manners That'll Do Nicely

Hot Chocolate What Kind of Boy Are You Looking For Girl


Thursday 5th May 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 1000th Edition (simulcast on Radio One)

NB It was revealed this week that Thin Lizzy had turned up late for rehearsals for a recent show and were told to go home

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Steve Wright, John Peel, Gary Davies, Mike Smith, Paul Gambaccini, Peter Powell, Simon Bates, Tommy Vance, Richard Skinner, David Jacobs, Mike Read, Tony Blackburn, Noel Edmonds, David Jensen, Janice Long, Jimmy Savile

The Thompson Twins We Are Detective

Human League Fascination

The Beat Can’t Get Used To Losing You

Heaven 17 & Carol Kenyon Temptation

Blancmange Blind Vision

The Fun Boy Three Our Lips Are Sealed

Spandau Ballet True

Greetings from - Steve Strange, Roger Taylor (Queen), Imagination, Cilla Black, Chas & Dave, Gary Glitter, Bill Wyman, Gary Numan, Jeffrey Daniels, Clare Grogan, The Police (in New York), Lionel Richie (in New York), Meat Loaf (in New York), Rod Stewart (in New York), Sandie Shaw, Kim Wilde, Bucks Fizz

Archive clips from 1964 – 1982 10cc. I'm Not In Love, Abba Waterloo, Billy.J.Kramer & The Dakotas Little Children, Cilla Black Surround Yourself With Sorrow, Cliff Richard All My Love, David Bowie Starman, Elton John Your Song, Gary Glitter I’m The Leader Of The Gang, Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn, Move Fire Brigade, Queen Killer Queen, Rolling Stones Brown Sugar, Rolling Stones Get Off Of My Cloud, Status Quo Pictures Of Matchstick Men, Supremes Baby Love, Beatles – All You Need Is Love (Our World), Blondie – Picture This, Boomtown Rats – Lookin’ After Number One, Joe Cocker – With A Little Help, T Rex Get It On

Thames Rowan’s Report 4:30 – 4:45 pm

Annabella Lewin (Bow Wow Wow)


Friday 6th May 1983

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Dallas / Fort Worth)

Hall & Oates

Julio Inglasias

BBC2 Did You See?

John Peel on Rock music on television

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:50 pm - 12:35 am

The Fun Boy Three live at the Regal Theatre, Hitchen

C4 Switch

UB40 - live

Spandau Ballet - live

Paul Haig – live

C4 Jazz on Four

Pecry Heath, Milt Jackson, Connie Kaye, John Lewis


Saturday 7th May 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Jo Boxers

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Martin Kemp, John Deacon, Jake Burns, Dave Edmunds, Maggie Bell, Martin Chambers

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

Cleo Laine

TVS Number 73 10:30 am - 12:15 pm (first networked show)

Bad Manners

Anglia Tales of the Unexpected

David Cassidy

Yorkshire 3-2-1

Marion Montgomery


Monday 9th May 1983

BBC2 The Mathis Magic

Johnny Mathis

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show 7:20 - 8:00 pm compilation

BBC2 Arena: It’s All True 9:25 - 10:55 pm

Julian Temple directed vision of the future of video communication

Boy George, Mari Wilson & Ray Davies, Grace Jones

C4 Loose Talk


Tuesday 10th May 1983

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (repeat 6 May 1983)

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Musical Youth special

Thames Portrait of a Legend: Kenny Rogers

TVS Portrait of a Legend: Alice Cooper


Wednesday 11th May 1983

BBC2 Ebony: Robert Nesta Marley 7:35 - 8:05 pm

documentary

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop

Team leader Bernadette Nolan

JoBoxers Just Got Lucky'

Modern Romance Don't Stop That Crazy Rhythm'

Kissing The Pink The Last Film


Thursday 12th May 1983

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

Host: Tommy Vance, Mike Read

Hot Chocolate What Kinda Boy You Looking For (Girl)

Pink Floyd Not Now John (promo)

Belle Stars Sweet Memory

Creatures Miss The Girl

Galaxy with Phil Fearon Dancing Tight

Hall & Oates Family Man (promo)

Men At Work Overkill

Modern Romance Don't Stop That Crazy Rhythm

Spandau Ballet True (promo)


Friday 13th May 1983

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Florida)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 11:40 pm - 12:25 am

Aztec Camera Walk Out To Winter, Back On Board

Annabel Lamb Missing, Heartlands

The Police Every Breath You Take (Promo)

Muddy Waters Hootchie Kootchie Man (film)

Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul Forever (promo)

Charts article

C4 Switch

The Beat

David Joseph

Aztec Camera


Saturday 14th May 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Spandau Ballet

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Cilla Black – Beautiful Boy

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Nick Lowe, Suzi Quatro, Hank Marvin, Roger Taylor (Queen), John Martyn & Stephen Luscombe (Blancmange)

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

Dionne Warwick

BBC2 John Denver: His Guitar and His Music 11:30 pm - 12:25 am part one (repeat)

TVS Number 73

Modern Romance

LWT Leeds Folk Festival

The Fureys and Davey Arthur


Sunday 15th May 1983

Central Music International Presents

Black Sabbath in concert


Monday 16th May 1983

BBC1 (West) RPM

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 17th May 1983

BBC1 Battle of the Pop Bands 7:10 - 7:55 pm

Host: David Jensen

Panel - Jenny (from The Belle Stars), Kevin Godley, Alf (Yazoo)

Six new bands, Dutch, Moscow, Blasé, Kick Partners, Uma Vogue, Sugar Ray Five

plus Shakatak

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell (repeat)

Teddy Pendergrass

Mickey Gilley

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (repeat)

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Nick Lowe Raging Eyes

Altered Images Bring Me Closer

Thames Portrait of a Legend: James Brown

Central No Excuses (first two episodes 9:00 – 10:00 pm and 10:45 – 11:50 pm)

NB Not fully networked as Thames decide to show all episodes after News At Ten

Charlotte Cornwall (from Rock Follies) plays Shelley Maze, a rock singer in this seven-part drama series


Wednesday 18th May 1983

BBC1 Max Boyce and Friends

Mary Hopkin

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop

Team leaders: Tony Blackburn and Deborah Appleby

The Beat

David Van Day – Young Americans Talking

Big Country.


Thursday 19th May 1983

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

Host: Simon Bates and Gary Davies

NB The Daily Mirror have Manchester United as making an appearance

The Fun Boy Three Our Lips Are Sealed

The Beat I Can’t Get Used To Losing You

New Edition Candy Girl promo

Jo Boxers Just Got Lucky

Blancmange Blind Vision (promo)

D Train Music Part 1

David Grant Stop & Go

Spandau Ballet True (promo)

Wham Bad Boys (promo)

Yazoo Nobody’s Diary

Granada No Excuses 10:45 - 11:45 pm

Charlotte Cornwell of Rock Follies in series about a bored rock star

C4 Alter Image

Calling Hearts


Friday 20th May 1983

BBC2 Entertainment USA (New York City)

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

Marillion Forgotten Sons

Wah Remember, I Know There was Something

Meatloaf interview, clips from 'Dead Ringer' movie

Heaven 17 Let Me Go (promo clip)

C4 Switch

The B52s - live

The Style Council - Money Go Round

Maze -


Saturday 21st May 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Blue Zoo

The Police interviewed by Peter Powell

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Junior

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Mick Ralphs (Bad Company) & Mari Wilson Vs John Tay- Lor (Duran Duran), Andy Fairweather-Low (Amen Corner) & Martyn Ware (Heaven 17).

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

Sweet Dreams

Don Williams

LWT Chas N Dave’s Knees Up 7:30 - 8:15 pm (first edition)

Linda Lewis

Eric Burden – Lawdy Miss Clawdy

TVS Number 73

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire Leeds Folk Festival

Prelude

Central Music International

ELO in concert


Sunday 22nd May 1983

BBC2 John Denver: His Guitar and His Music part two 11:40 pm - 12:40 am


Monday 23rd May 1983

BBC1 Film ‘83

David Bowie talks about Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence

C4 Loose Talk

Aztec Camera


Tuesday 24th May 1983

BBC1 Perry Como’s Spring in San Francisco (repeat)

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (repeat)

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Bonnie Tyler

The Police

Kajagoogoo Hang On Now

UK Players


Wednesday 25th May 1983

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop

Team Leaders: Cheryl Baker & Bobby Dubby (from Bucks Fizz)

Blue Zoo Forgive & Forget

Yazoo Nobody's Diary

Rocky Sharpe & The Replays Stop Please Stop

BBC2 Ebony 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Peter Tosh

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Rick Wakeman

ITV Film Fun – The Movie

A look at pop music in movies with David Essex, Cliff Richard, The Rolling Stones

Thames Simon & Garfunkel Concert In Central Park 10:40 pm - 12:20 am


Thursday 26th May 1983

Bbc1 Top Of The Pops 6:55 - 7:15 pm

Host: Peter Powell, Pat Sharp

NB A shorter than normal show due to the FA Cup Final replay - According to the Radio Times the regular edition would have run from 7.25 - 8.00 pm

Hot Chocolate What Kinda Boy You Looking For (Girl)

Big Country In A Big Country

New Edition Candy Girl (promo)

Police Every Breath You Take


Friday 27th May 1983

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Chicago)

Musical guests not known

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 12:00 - 12:45 am

The Waterboys I Will Not Follow, The Three Day Man

Eurythmics This City Never Sleeps, The Walk

Elton John I'm Still Standing, I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues (Promos)

Steve Miller Gangster Of Love (Promo)

Neil Young Sample & Hold (Film Clip)

David Bowie China Girl (promo un-cut)

Thames A Plus

Sandie Shaw

LWT James Bond - The First 25 Years From Dr No To Octopussy 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Frank Sinatra, Paul McCartney

C4 Switch

Mari Wilson

Altered Images

I Level


Saturday 28th May 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Ultravox

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Roy Wood (captain), Clare Grogan & Leee John, & Paul Jones (captain), Edwyn Collins & Brian Robertson

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Gloria Gaynor

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

Ronnie Milsap

Rita Coolidge

TVS Number 73

Musical guests not known


Sunday 29th May 1983

LWT Peter Sarsdedt: A Portrait 11:30 pm - 12:20 am

Central Music International

Thin Lizzy in concert


Monday 30th May 1983 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Mike Read’s Replay Selection 5:00 - 5:35 pm

Tracey Ullman Breakaway

Orchestra Manoeuvres in the Dark Telegraph

Madness Our House

Goofy You Can Always Be No. 1

Bucks Fizz Run For Your Life

The Kids From Fame Friday Night

Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse of the Heart

Kajagoogoo Ooh To Be Ah

Spandau Ballet True

BBC1 South East At Six

David Bowie interview

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Kajagoogoo Hang On Now

BBC1 The Little and Large Show

The Shadows

BBC2 Private Lives

Peter Skellerm

Thames The Outrageous Mille Jackson 11:45 pm - 12:40 am

Live in Manchester

C4 Loose Talk

Bifo

Robert Wyatt and Elvis Costello

Matt Fretton


Tuesday 31st May 1983

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Musical guests not known

Thames CB TV Channel 14

Kajagoogoo special

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test (repeat of 27th May 1983)

NB with the David Bowie China Girl promo clip edited

C4 Petula Clark Variety Special

NB Filmed in France

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra


Wednesday 1st June 1983

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop

The Police Every Breath You Take

The Fun Addicts Bad Boys

David Grant Stop & Go

BBC2 Ebony

Compilation show - Shalamar, Gregory Isaacs, Imagination, Melba Moore


Thursday 2nd June 1983

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

Host: Mike Smith and Tony Blackburn

The Style Council - The Money-Go-Round

Elton John I Guess Thats Why They Call It The Blues (promo)

Booker Newbury III Love Town

Jo Boxers Just Got Lucky

Police Every Breath You Take (promo)

Wham Bad Boys

Yazoo Nobody’s Diary

Flash & The Pan Waiting For A Train (Zoo)

BBC2 Second Sight 5:35 - 6:20 pm

UB40 (Sight & Sound In Concert)

BBC2 Food and Drink

Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull on his fish farm

Central Central News

David Bowie concert report

ITN News At Ten

TVS Dick Cavett Meets Abba 11:15 pm - 12:15 am

C4 Film On Four: Living Apart Together 9:40 - 11:25 pm

1983 movie with B A Robertson

David Bowie concert report


Friday 3rd June 1983

BBC1 (South) Jazz In The Park

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Hollywood

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Out On The Floor

Play about the Northern Soul scene

BBC1 Pete Sayers Entertains

Diane Solomon

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test

NB Nick Lowe might have been scheduled to appear

Roman Holliday Motormania, No Ball Games

Robert Wyatt Shipbuilding, Born Again Cretin

Computer Disc Demo's With Chris Sievey And Pete Shelley

Def Leppard Rock Of Ages (promo)

ZZ Top Gimme All Your Lovin' (promo)

Bob Seger Even Now (Promo)

Donald Fagen New Frontier (promo)

C4 Switch

Japan - promo

Robert Wyatt - promo

Yello - promo

Main T Posse - live

Imagination - live


Saturday 4th June 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Orange Juice

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Modern Romance

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Midge Ure(Capt) Tracie & Paul Young,& Bob Geldof(Capt), Jon Moss & Tom Bailey

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

David Essex

TVS Number 73

Musical guests not known

LWT Chas and Dave’s Knees Up

Lulu

Rocky Sharpe & The Replays


Monday 6th June 1983

BBC2 Petula

Petula Clark in concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

C4 Loose Talk

Elvis Costello (aka The Imposter) - Pills and Soap


Tuesday 7th June 1983

BBC1 Dean Martin, This Is Your Lunch

The Hilton Hotel, London

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Bucks Fizz When We Were Young

Seona Dancing (Ricky Gervais) More To Lose

China Crisis

The Bloomsbury Set


Wednesday 8th June 1983

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop

Team leaders: members of the group Bardo

Nick Heyward

Bucks Fizz

Kissing the Pink

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

NB changed to Wednesday because of the General Election

Hosts: John Peel, Dave Jensen

David Bowie China Girl (edited version of promo clip)

Elvis Costello (aka The Imposter) Pills & Soap

Ultravox We Came To Dance

Big Country In A Big Country

George Benson Lady Love Me (One More Time) (promo)

H2O I Dream To Sleep

Irene Cara Flashdance...What A Feeling (promo)

Police Every Breath You Take (repeat)

Shakatak Dark Is The Night

Twisted Sister The Kids Are Back

Thames Jim Davidson’s Special

Roy Wood


Thursday 9th June 1983

C4 Do You Remember? 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Stuart Henry Multiple Sclerosis appeal show

Craig Douglas

Del Shannon

Bert Weedon

Karl Denver

C4 Alter Image

Poookiesnakenburger


Friday 10th June 1983

BBC2 Pete Sayers Entertains

C4 Switch

The Bluebells - live

The Style Council – (repeat)

The Undertones - (repeat)

C4 Silk Cut Festival of Jazz

Peggy Lee at The Barbican, London


Saturday 11th June 1983

BBC1 Get Set

John Miles

Clare Grogan

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Cliff Richard (Captain), Cheryl Baker, Stuart Adamson versus Micky Dolenz (Captain), Hal Lindes, Nick Heyward

TVS Number 73

Musical guests not known

LWT Chas and Dave’s Knees Up

Mike Berry – Rave On

The Flying Pickets


Monday 13th June 1983

BBC2 Petula

Part two of Petula Clark’s show with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

ITV Alphabet Zoo

Ralph McTell

C4 Loose Talk

Eddie Tenpole Tudor

Jools Holland


Tuesday 14th June 1983

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Nick Heyward Take That Situation

Freur Matters Of The Heart

China Crisis

Thames Portrait of a Legend: Rick Nelson

TVS Portrait of a Legend: Andy Williams


Thursday 16th June 1983

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

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Mike Read 7:25 - 8:00 pm

Imagination Looking At Midnight

Marillion Garden Party

Bucks Fizz When We Were Young (promo)

Kajagoogoo Hang On Now (promo)

Nick Heyward Take That Situation

Police Every Breath You Take (promo)

Shalamar Dead Giveaway (repeat)

The Truth Confusion Hits Us Every Time

Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ (Zoo)

BBC2 Second Sight (repeat of concert)

Level 42

C4 Alter Image

The Residents


Friday 17th June 1983

C4 Switch

Coati Mundi -

Nick Heyward –

Nona Hendrix

Talking Heads (promo)

The Residents (promo)

Malcolm McLaren (promo)

C4 Silk Cut Festival of Jazz

Blossom Dearie

C4 All You Out There 10:30 - 11:30 pm

Stuart Henry documentary


Saturday 18th June 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Cava Cava

Toto Coelo

Peter Powell looks at three bands he think will succeed - Thirteen At Midnight, The Bloomsbury Set, Jimmy The Hoover

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Robert Plant (captain),Glenn Tilbrook, Sarah ? versus Bev Bevan (captain),Andy MacKay, Dave Gahan

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Wall Street Crash

Grace Kennedy

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

Charles Aznavour

The Chieftains

Blossom Dearie

TVS Number 73

Tom Robinson – live set

Elton John interview

LWT Chas and Dave’s Knees Up

Capt Senisible

Bernie Flint


Sunday 19th June 1983

BBC2 The Old Grey Whistle Test 9:10 - 10:05 pm

Joni Mitchell at Wembley Arena, April 1983 (simulcast on Radio One)

LWT Ray Charles In Concert 11:00 pm - 12:00 am


Monday 20th June 1983

C4 Ear To The Ground (youth current affairs show)

Hazel O’Connor


Tuesday 21st June 1983

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Peter Schilling Major Tom

Ashton & Hayes Resurrection Shuffle

Dead Or Alive Mystic Circles

The Truth

Anthony Daniels from Star Wars

Thames Portrait of a Legend: Pat Boone

TVS Portrait of a Legend: Sly Stone


Wednesday 23rd June 1983

Thames Starburst

Cilla Black – Stay, Liverpool Lullaby


Thursday 24th June 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Hosts: Simon Bates, Peter Powell

Elton John I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues

Freeez I.O.U.

Mike Oldfield with Maggie Reilly Moonlight Shadow

H2O I Dream To Sleep

Police Every Breath You Take (promo)

Rod Stewart Baby Jane (promo)

Shakatak Dark Is The Night

BBC1 Tom Jones Now 11:15 - 11:40 pm first of nine USA filmed shows

Thames A Plus

The Chieftains


Friday 24th June 1983

C4 Switch

Echo & The Bunnymen - live

Marc & The Mambas - live

Curtis Mayfield

C4 A Midsummer Night’s Tube 8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Shalamar - live and interview

Culture Club - live

Robert Palmer - live

Duran Duran - article in France

The Truth - live

Marillion - live at the Marquee

King Sunny Ade - live

David Bowie – retrospective and interview

Malcolm McLaren - interview and Double Dutch demonstration

The Tubes - live

U2 - live from Red Rocks

Elton John - I’m Still Standing promo

Donna Summer - She Works Hard promo

Wham! - cancelled

African music article with Robert Plant - cancelled


Saturday 25th June 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Heaven 17

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel - Gary Glitter (captain), Dig Wayne, Bruce Foxton versus Francis Rossi (captain), Kim Wilde, Jeffrey Daniel

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

Al Jarreau

Elaine Paige

BBC1 Night Music

Rick Wakeman

Helen Reddy

TVS Number 73

Musical guests not known

Thames Chas and Dave’s Knees Up

Clarence Frogman Henry


Sunday 25th June 1983

BBC2 Humph at 35 – But Looking Older

Humphrey Littleton’s thirty-five years in jazz celebrated


Monday 26th June 1983

BBC1 Mandrell Sisters (repeat)

Ronnie Milsap

The Blackwood Singers


Tuesday 28th June 1983

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Roman Holliday Don't Try To Stop It Now

Jimmy The Hoover Tantalise

Depeche Mode

The Truth Confusion


Wednesday 29th June 1983

BBC1 Scotland Today

David Bowie concert report and interview

Central Starburst

Dollar

George Melly and John Chilton’s Feetwarmers

Precious Wilson

Lance Ellington


Thursday 30th June 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Hosts: Richard Skinner, Tommy Vance

Bucks Fizz When We Were Young

Heaven 17 Come Live With Me (promo)

Irene Cara Flashdance...What A Feeling (promo)

Nick Heyward Take That Situation

Paul Young Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)

Rod Stewart Baby Jane (promo)

Shalamar Dead Give Away

Tom Robinson War Baby

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Lynn Anderson

BBC1 Nine O’Clock News

David Bowie concert report and interview

ITN News At Ten

David Bowie concert report and interview


Friday 1st July 1983

C4 Switch

Shalamar

New Edition

The Thompson Twins

C4 Festival of Jazz

Sarah Vaughan

Billy Eckstein

C4 Benjamin Zephaniah 10:30 - 11:30 pm

C4 Performance Mick Jagger movie


Saturday 2nd July 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Wham!

Tears For Fears

BBC1 The Gift Of Love

1978 TV movie with Marie Osmond

BBC1 Night Music: Stephanie Lawrence

Phil Everly

TV Number 73

Musical guests not known

LWT Chas and Dave Knees Up

Lonnie Donegan


Monday 4th July 1983

BBC1 Roy Clark’s Travelling Music Show (repeat)

Dana

BBC2 Cliff Richard 8:30 - 9:25 pm

In concert with the Royal Philharmonic at the Royal Albert Hall


Tuesday 5th July 1983

BBC1 Freddie Starr Showcase

The Belle Stars

Mari Wilson

Thames A Plus

The Belle Stars

Tyne Tees Razamataz (repeat)

The Police

C4 Black On Black

Jimmy Cliff


Wednesday 6th July 1983

Thames A Plus

Gil Evans

Central Starburst

Amii Stewart


Thursday 7th July 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Hosts: John Peel, Dave Jensen

Freeez I.O.U. (Hassani Troupe / Zoo)

ELO Rock N Roll Is King (promo)

Eurythmics Who’s That Girl (promo)

Iron Maiden The Trooper (promo)

Jimmy The Hoover Tantalise

Mary Jane Girls All Night Long

Rod Stewart Baby Jane (promo)

Roman Holliday Don't Try To Stop It

The Cure The Walk

The Funk Masters It’s Over

BBC1 Tom Jones Now! 10:40 - 11:05 pm

No other musical guests

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special

Marti Webb


Friday 8th July 1983

BBC2 Pete Sayers Entertains

Diane Solomon

C4 Switch

Pete Shelley - live

Spear Of Destiny - live

Marc & The Mambas - live (left over from previous show)

Bananarama

C4 Unforgettable 8:00 - 8:30 pm (first of second series)

Bo Diddley

Mud

C4 Jazz On Four: The Wizard of Waukesha

Les Paul documentary

C4 Well Being Special: Walking The Tightrope Living With Diabetes

Mari Wilson


Saturday 9th July 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Musical Youth

BBC1 Night Music: Labi Siffre

TVS Number 73

The Belle Stars


Monday 11th July 1983

BBC1 Roy Clark’s Travelling Music Show (repeat)

Suzi Quatro


Tuesday 12th July 1983

BBC1 Freddie Starr Showcase 7:45 - 8:30 pm

10cc

BBC2 Diane Solomon Entertains

B A Robertson

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Musical guests not known

Granada The Video Entertainers 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Christopher Cross No Time For Talk

The Tremeloes Words

Marti Webb I'm Not That Kind Of Girl


Wednesday 13th July 1983

Central Starburst

Randy Edelman

Grace Kennedy

The Nolans

Kate Robbins


Thursday 14th July 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Hosts: Andy Peebles, Peter Powell

Elvis Costello & The Attractions Every Day I Write The Book

Bananarama Cruel Summer

David Sylvian & Riuichi Sakamoto Forbidden Colours (promo)

Echo & The Bunnymen Never Stop

Heaven 17 Come Live With Me

Malcolm Mclaren Double Dutch (promo)

Paul Young Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)

Rod Stewart Baby Jane (promo)

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Chaka Khan


Friday 15th July 1983

C4 Switch

The B52’s (repeat)

Defunkt

Soft Cell

Gwen Guthrie

C4 Unforgettable

Wayne Fontana

Crispin St Peters

C4 Jazz on Four

Talmadge Fallow


Saturday 16th July 1983

BBC1 Get Set

Depeche Mode

Boy George interview

BBC1 Night Music

Helen Reddy

Gerad Kenney

TVS Number 73

Musical guests not known

ITV The Tube Return Ticket 12:40 - 1:40 am (first of a compilation series)

Culture Club, Yazoo, Mari Wilson, Eric Burdon


Monday 18th July 1983

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth

ITN News

The Beatles at Abbey Road article (three different)


Tuesday 19th July 1983

BBC1 Freddie Starr Showcase

Morrissey-Mullen

The Nolans

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special 6:55 - 7:30 pm

The state of the British music scene special with Tim and Jo Rice, Paul Gambaccini

Tyne Tees Razamataz: Rock And Pop Awards Show 4:20 - 4:45 Pm

Spandau Ballet Gold

The Eurythmics Who's That Girl

Kim Wilde Love Blonde

Depeche Mode Everything Counts

Granada The Video Entertainers

Sacha Distel Satin Doll

Barney Kessel


Wednesday 20th July 1983

Central Starburst

Chas and Dave

C4 The Beggar’s Opera

Paul Jones as MacHeath


Thursday 21st July 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Hosts: Jimmy Savile, Pat Sharpe

Freeez I.O.U.

Eurythmics Who’s That Girl (promo)

Jimmy The Hoover Tantalise

Paul Young Wherever I Lay My Hat (Thats My Home)

Police Wrapped Around Your Finger

Roman Holliday Don't Try To Stop It

Shakin Stevens Its Late

The Cure The Walk

Gary Byrd & The Gb Experience The Crown (Zoo)


Friday 22nd July 1983

LWT South Of Watford 11:30 pm - 12:00 am

David Bowie - live in Milton Keynes, plus footage from London 1978

C4 Switch

Elvis Costello – live

Animal Nightlife

Yello

C4 Jazz On Four: Meeting of the Spirits (repeat)

Larry Coryell, John MacLaughlin, Paco DeLucia at the Royal Albert Hall 1979

C4 Unforgettable

Brian Poole

The Platters


Saturday 23th July 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

Modern Romance

BBC1 Night Music

The Stylistics

Angie Gold

TVS Number 73

ITV The Tube Return Ticket

C4 Hot For Dogs 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Directed by Mike Mansfield


Sunday 24th July 1983

LWT Summer Arts Festival 1983 2:15 - 3:30 pm

Kim Wilde

John Cooper-Clarke

Peter Skellern


Monday 25th July 1983

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell

Jim Stafford

Dottie West

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five

Barry Mason, Andy Hill, Stephanie DeSykes


Tuesday 26th July 1983

BBC1 Freddie Starr Showcase

Shakin’ Stevens

BBC1 Dean Martin’s Comedy Classics

Granada Hold Tight! 4:20 - 4:45 pm (first edition)

Musical Youth Tell Me Why

The Thompson Twins Watching

Granada The Video Entertainers

Helen Shapiro Let Yourself Go

Peter Skellern They All Laughed

The Tom Robinson Band War Baby


Wednesday 27th July 1983

Central Starburst

Sacha Distel

The Nolans


Thursday 28th July 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:10 pm

Hosts: Mike Read & Janice Long

Elvis Costello & The Attractions Every Day I Write The Book

KC & The Sunshine Band Give It Up

Bananarama Cruel Summer

Creatures Right Now (promo)

Depeche Mode Everything Counts (promo)

Paul Young Wherever I Lay My Hat (promo)

Robert Plant Big Log

Malcolm McLaren Double Dutch (with The Dynamos skipping team)

The Lotus Eaters First Picture Of You

George Benson Feel Like Makin’ Love (Zoo)

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Marie Osmond


Friday 29th July 1983

C4 Switch

Echo & The Bunnymen - live at Royal Albert Hall

Cabaret Voltaire - live

The Lotus Eaters -

C4 Unforgettable

Georgie Fame

Helen Shapiro

C4 Jazz on Four 12:15 - 1:00 am

Pat Metheney


Saturday 30th July 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

Kim Wilde

BBC1 The Main Attraction

Shakin’ Stevens

Modern Romance

BBC1 Night Music

Tina Cross

John Miles

BBC2 Bucks Fizz 7:05 - 7:40 pm

TVS Number 73

Musical guests not known

ITV The Tube Return Ticket 11:30 pm - 12:30 am

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

C4 Hot For Dogs 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Imagination


Monday 1st August 1983

Granada World In Action: The Race Against Reagan

Stevie Wonder


Tuesday 2nd August 1983

BBC1 Freddie Starr Showcase

Jujuka

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special

King Sunny Ade

Spandau Ballet

Granada Hold Tight!

Paul Haig Never Give Up

Altered Images

Thames Kim Wilde - First Time Out (repeat)

Documentary about first tour

Granada The Video Entertainers

Paul Brady

C4 The Ride of Jessie Hallam 1981 TV movie

with Johnny Cash


Wednesday 3rd August 1983

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special

Rod Argent

Central Starburst

Gene Pitney

The New Vaudeville Band


Thursday 4th August 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Hosts: John Peel, Mike Smith

Bruce Foxton - Freak

Elton John I’m Still Standing (promo)

Galaxy with Phil Fearon Wait Until Tonight (My Love)

Kim Wilde Love Blonde

Paul Young Wherever I Lay My Hat (repeat)

Police Wrapped Around Your Finger (promo)

Shakin’ Stevens It’s Late (promo)

Tracie Give It Some Emotion

Wham Club Tropicana

BBC1 Tom Jones Now

Lala Falana

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special

Demis Roussos


Friday 5th August 1983

C4 Switch

Elvis Costello - Charm School

The Style Council - live

Coati Mundi - live

Paul Young

The Farmers Boys

Spandau Ballet - Gold

C4 Unforgettable

Mark Wynter

The Glitter Band

C4 Jazz on Four

Six guitarists


Saturday 6th August 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

The Lotus Eaters

BBC1 The Main Attraction

The Belle Stars

BBC1 Night Music 10:40 - 11:25 pm

Rick Wakeman with Robert Powell

BBC2 Billy Ifield Swings

Australian singer

TVS Number 73

Musical guests not known

ITV The Tube Return Ticket

Bananarama, The Rolling Stones

C4 Hot For Dogs

Spandau Ballet


Sunday 7th August 1983

BBC2 Roxy Music 9:00 - 9:50 pm (repeat)

C4 Song By Song by Johnny Mercer (repeat of ITV show)


Monday 8th August 1983

BBC2 Motives

Petula Clark talks to Dr Anthony Clare

Granada The Starlight Ballroom 8:00 - 8:30 pm (first edition)

Alvin Stardust stars in drama as a big band leader Umberto Rossi with Lyndsey De Paul playing his girlfriend


Tuesday 9th August 1983

BBC1 The Freddie Starr Showcase

The Shadows

Chopper Harris (singing group)

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special

Harvey and the Wallbangers

Granada Hold Tight!

The Farmers Boys For you

David Grant Watching you watching me

Granada The Video Entertainers

The Albion Band Love Is Like A Railway Station

The Dolly Dots All The Roses

Harvey and the Wallbangers Mr Bassman

Lulu Harden My Heart


Wednesday 10th August 1983

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Ray Davies

Central Starburst

Bucks Fizz


Thursday 11th August 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Hosts: Richard Skinner, Tommy Vance

KC & The Sunshine Band Give It Up (repeat)

The Creatures Right Now

David Grant Watching You Watching Me

Depeche Mode Everything Counts

Level 42 The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up)

Robert Plant Big Log (promo)

Spandau Ballet Gold (promo)

Style Council Long Hot Summer (promo)

The Lotus Eaters First Picture Of You

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!


Friday 12th August 1983

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special

Frankie Vaughan interview

C4 Switch

UB40 - live

Paul Young

Freeze

Big Country

C4 Unforgettable

Desmond Dekkar

The Rockin’ Berries


Saturday 13th August 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

Paul Weller

Paul Jones reads a tale from the Arabian Nights

BBC1 The Main Attraction

Sammy Cahn

Acker Bilk

TVAM Summer Run

Paul Young

TVS Number 73

uknown

ITV The Tube Return Ticket 11:25 pm - 12:25 pm

Tik and Tok, The Rolling Stones, Bad News, The Jam, Twisted Sister

C4 Hot For Dogs

Spandau Ballet

C4 Da Doo Ron Ron: The Phil Spector Story 7:35 - 9:00 pm

Darlene Love, Rodney Bingenheimer


Monday 15th August 1983

BBC1 The Six Fifty-Five Special

Rod Argent


Tuesday 16th August 1983

BBC1 Freddie Starr Showcase

Bonnie Tyler

C4 Black On Black

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Relator

Explainer

Granada Hold Tight!

Depeche Mode Everything Counts

Kim Wilde Love Blonde

Thames Musical Youth 4:45 - 5:15 pm

CBTV special

Granada The Video Entertainers

Gloria Gaynor Even A Fool Would Let Go

Prelude


Wednesday 17th August 1983

BBC2 Good Time George

George Melly

Elaine Delmar

Thames Yarwood In Town 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Gilbert O’Sullivan


Thursday 18th August 1983

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

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Gary Davis

Elton John I’m Still Standing (promo)

The Kinks Come Dancing

KC & The Sunshine Band Give It Up (repeat)

Galaxy With Phil Fearon Wait Until Tonight (My Love)

Kim Wilde Love Blonde

Madness Wings Of A Dove (promo)

Modern Romance Walking In The Rain

Tracie Give It Some Emotion

Wham Club Tropicana (promo)

BBC1 Tom Jones Now

Dionne Warwick

Granada Born in The 60s - Lisa

Lisa Stansfield special

Thames Portrait of a Legend: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

C4 Goldie and Kids Listen To Us (Goldie Hawn TV special)

Barry Manilow


Friday 19th August 1983

BBC2 Mr Moonlight

Frankie Vaughan documentary

BBC2 The Six Fifty-Five Special

David Essex

C4 Switch

Edwin Starr live

The Kane Gang live

New Edition

Victor Romero-Evans

C4 Unforgettable

Chicory Tip

Kathy Kirby

C4 Jazz On Four

Larry Coryell


Saturday 20th August 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

The Belle Stars

BBC1 The Main Attraction

Eartha Kitt

TVAM Summer Run

Buster Bloodvessel of Bad Manners

ITV The Tube Return Ticket

C4 Hot For Dogs

Kim Wilde


Tuesday 23rd August 1983

BBC2 Pop Carnival 6:50 - 7:20 pm (first show in second series)

Big Country

Granada Hold Tight! 4:20 - 4:45 pm

Dreams - 17 Electric

H2O - Just outside of Heaven

Jools Holland

Thames Duran Duran 4:45 - 5:15 pm

Filmed in France

Granada The Video Entertainers

Bertice Reading This Is My Life


Wednesday 24th August 1983

BBC2 Pop Carnival 6:40 - 7:15 pm

Tears For Fears at Brunel University

BBC2 Good Time George

George Melly

BBC2 Sing Country 10:25 - 10:50 pm

Tammy Wynette

Ronnie Prophet

Ed Bruce

Tom Gribbin

Wendel Adkins


Thursday 25th August 1983

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

Hosts: Mike Smith, Simon Bates

The Style Council - Paris Match

Carmel Bad Day

David Grant Watching You Watching Me

Level 42 The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up)

Rod Stewart What Am I Gonna Do (promo)

Shalamar Disappearing Act

UB40 Red Red Wine

BBC2 Pop Carnival 6:15 - 6:50 pm

Nick Heyward at Sefton Park, Liverpool


Friday 26th August 1983

BBC2 Pop Carnival 6:55 - 7:25 pm

Jo Boxers at Brunel University

C4 Switch

The The

The Stray Cats

Special AKA

C4 Unforgettable

Ronnie Carroll

The Four Pennies

C4 Jazz on Four

The Bruce Turner Jump Band


Saturday 27th August 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

Jo Boxers’s Dig Wayne

BBC1 The Main Attraction

The Shadows, Kajagoogoo

BBC2 Rock Around The Clock

3:15 pm intro with David Hepworth, Mark Ellen, Anne Nightingale, Steve Blacknell

Promos are from the Video Vote, a choice of twenty promo clips, voted for by phone

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody promo

3:25 Roman Holliday live at the Regal Theatre, Hitchen

David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes promo

4:00 Robert Nesta Marley (Ebony documentary)

Meat Loaf - Bat Out Of Hell promo

4:35 Rock Pop In Concert: Ultravox

4:55 Rock Pop In Concert: Robert Palmer

Both the above live at Westfallenhalle, Dortmund, 2nd July 1983

5:25 Australia Now documentary with Men At Work, Midnight Oil, Mental As Anything, Little River Band, Split Enz, Icehouse, No Fixed Address

Madness - Baggy Trousers promo

6:25 Duran Duran at Hammersmith Odeon

The Jam - Going Underground promo

7:30 All This And World War Two movie

The Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie promo

9:00 10CC live at the Regal Theatre, Hitchen

The Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant promo

9:30 Randy Newman On Tour documentary

Led Zeppelin - Black Dog (Song Remains The Same clip)

10:25 Spandau Ballet Over Britain documentary

The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever promo

11:00 pm Amaerican Graffiti movie

12:55 am Airplay 9th June 1982 documentary on New York radio station WNEW-FM

Frank Zappa - City Of Tiny Lites (Baby Snake clip)

1:50 Guitar Heroes: Eric Clapton (1977 Old Grey Whistle Test Jubilee concert)

2:35 Guitar Heroes: Jimi Hendrix The Movie

3:25 Deadman’s Curve (Jan & Dean TV movie biopic)

Adam & The Ants - Antmusic promo

5:00 The Police In The East

The Clash - This Is Radio Clash promo

5:55 And So To Bed

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird (Knebworth, 1976)

6:15 am scheduled finish

TVS Genesis In America 11:20 pm - 12:25 am

C4 Hot For Dogs

John Miles


Sunday 28th August 1983

BBC2 Good Time George

George Melly

Acker Bilk


Monday 29th August 1983 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Hey Look…That’s Me

A look at new band Laughter In The Garden

BBC1 Knockout Star Gala

Bucks Fizz

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Compilation with Culture Club

BBC2 Musical Youth - Musical Roots

C4 Bugsy - The Making Of A Musical

Michael Dolenz


Tuesday 30th August 1983

Granada Hold Tight!

Kajagoogoo

Thorn (seen listed)

The Cherry Boys Falling

Paul Young Come back and stay (Young was stung by a wasp during recording)

Thames Kajagoogoo Special (repeat)

C4 The Land Of Look Behind

Reggae in Jamaica society documentary with Gregory Isaacs, Matabaruka, Bob Marley’s funeral

C4 The Oshima Gang

The making of Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence with David Bowie


Wednesday 31st August 1983

BBC1 South East At Six

Sotheby’s Rock Memorabilia article

BBC2 Good Time George

Memphis Slim

BBC2 40 Minutes: Rocky Circus (repeat)

Gary Glitter


Thursday 1st September 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:40 - 8:10 pm

Hosts: David Jensen, John Peel

Madness Wings Of A Dove (promo)

Genesis Mama (promo)

Gary Numan (Warriors)

Big Country Chance

Modern Romance Walking In The Rain

Stray Cats (Shes) Sexy & 17

UB40 Red Red Wine (repeat)

BBC1 Frank Sinatra - The Man And His Music

BBC2 Sing Country

The Burrito Brothers

Billie Jo Spears

Tompall Glaser & The Glaser Brothers

Billy Walker


Friday 2nd September 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Peter Brown and Stephen Gaines talk about The Love You Make book about The Beatles

C4 Switch (last edition)

The Style Council

Galaxy

Blancmange

Jo Boxers

C4 Unforgettable

The Allisons

New Vaudeville Band

C4 Jazz on Four

Archie Schepp

The Paul Hart Quintet


Saturday 3rd September 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show (first in new series)

The Bee Gees

BBC1 Three Of A Kind (first in new series)

Bonnie Tyler

Central The Saturday Show (first in new series)

Host: Tommy Boyd

David Bowie – promo

Paul Young - promo

TVS The Who - The Final Concert

C4 Video Video

In the first of a series, regular host Adam Faith looks at the video recorder revolution


Sunday 4th September 1983

BBC1 Olivia Newton-John 3:35 - 4:25 pm

Granada The Flying Pickets - The Phil Spector Sound 11:00 – 11:45 pm


Monday 5th September 1983

BBC2 Riverside (first in new series)

Paul Weller

Tracie

The Questions

The Armoury Show (with Richard Jobson)


Tuesday 6th September 1983

BBC2 The Shout 1979 movie music by Banks and Rutherford of Genesis

BBC2 Sing Country

Bill Monroe

Granada Hold Tight!

Classix Nouveau Forever And A Day

Pookiesnackenburger Pudgy Boy

C4 Loose Talk 10:45 - 11:50 pm (first in new series)

Host: Steve Taylor, from the Albany Theatre, Deptford


Wednesday 7th September 1983

C4 Jazz on Four

Musical guests not known


Thursday 8th September 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:10 pm

NB A live edition

Hosts: Andy Peebles, Peter Powell

Status Quo Ol’ Rag Blues (repeat)

Annabel Lamb Riders On The Storm

Heaven 17 Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry

Jo Boxers Johnny Friendly

Paul Young Come Back and Stay

Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack Tonight I Celebrate My Love (promo)

Rod Stewart What Am I Gonna Do (promo)

Ryan Paris Dolce Vita

UB40 Red Red Wine (promo)

BBC1 Late Night In Concert (first in new series)

Simple Minds (Newcastle)

BBC2 Sing Country

Bobby Bare


Friday 9th September 1983

C4 Ladybirds 9:15 - 10:00 pm (first edition)

Lyndsey De Paul


Saturday 10th September 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

Glenn Gregory of Heaven 17

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

NB There was a near fatal car crash stunt performed this week’s show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Three Of A Kind

Big Country

Central Saturday Show

Limahl

Gary Numan

LWT The Krankies Club

Suzi Quatro

Modern Romance

LWT 25th Anniversary of the Marquee 11:50 pm - 12:50 am

Host: Dave Dee

LWT The Ohsima Gang: The Making of Merry Christmas Mister Lawrence

David Bowie

TVS Pink Floyd at Pompeii


Sunday 11th September 1983

BBC2 Barry at Blenheim (Barry Manilow) 7:15 – 8:00 pm


Monday 12th September 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Tom Jones

BBC1 Film 83 11:00 - 11:28 pm

George Harrison interviewed on set of Handmade movie Bullshot

BBC2 Riverside 7:00 - 7:30 pm

APB

The Residents

Peter Murphy

BBC2 Johnny Mathis 9:25 – 10:20 pm

Natalie Cole


Tuesday 13th September 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Mel Torme and George Shearing

Granada Hold Tight!

Big Country Chance

Toyah Rebel run

Thames Entertainment Express

Jose Feliciano

Lynsey DePaul

C4 Loose Talk

Howard Jones - New Song


Wednesday 14th September 1983

BBC2 Eight Days A Week 6:05 - 6:35 pm (first in new series)

Host: Robin Denslowe

Panel - Paul Young

C4 Jazz on Four

Freddie Hubbard

Pete King Quartet


Thursday 15th September 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:10pm

Hosts: Jimmy Savile, Janice Long

Genesis - Mama promo

Cliff Richard Never Say Die (Give A Little Bit More) (promo)

David Essex Tahiti

Big Country Chance (promo)

Culture Club Karma Chameleon (promo)

Kajagoogoo Big Apple

Modern Romance Walking In The Rain (promo)

The Truth A Step In The Right Direction

UB40 Red Red Wine (repeat)

BBC1 Tommy Steele – This Is Your Lunch 9:25 – 10:00 pm

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Men at Work live in Ontario

BBC2 Sing Country

Boxcar Willie

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show 9:00 - 9:30 pm (repeat)


Friday 16th September 1983

C4 Ladybirds

Barbara Dickson


Saturday 17th September 1983

BBC1 Get Set Picture Show

Kajagoogoo

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Three Of A Kind

Sacha Distel

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

LWT The Krankies Club

Rocky Sharpe & The Replays

Lisa Stansfield

LWT Profiles In Rock: Roger Daltrey

LWT Pink Floyd at Pompeii

TVS Joe Cocker On Tour


Sunday 18th September 1983

BBC1 The Old Grey Whistle Test

The Fun Boy Three 1:55 - 2:25 pm (edited repeat of 6 May 1983)

BBC2 Barry at Blenheim part two

Barry Manilow


Monday 19th September 1983

BBC2 Riverside

The Mystery Girls - live

King Kurt - article

Tom Robinson – interview

Gary Numan – Host Steve Blacknell takes a trip in his plane

ITV Alphapet Zoo (first of 27 shows)

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 20th September 1983

BBC1 South East At Six

Ronnie Lane’s ARMS Group - article and rehearsals

BBC1 Harty 7:05 - 7:40 pm (first edition)

Musical guests not known

Granada Hold Tight!

Endgames Love cares

Nick Heyward Blue hat for a blue day

Thames Entertainment Express

Jack Jones

C4 Loose Talk

Paul Young


Wednesday 21st September 1983

BBC1 Russell Harty

Paul Young

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel - Marc Almond

C4 Aliey Celebrates Ellington

NB The Alvin Aliey Dance Company

Gladys Knight


Thursday 22nd September 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Hosts: Mike Read, Simon Bates

The Alarm 68 Guns

Toyah Rebel Run (promo)

Status Quo Ol’ Rag Blues (promo)

Soft Cell Soul Inside

David Bowie Modern Love (promo)

Hot Chocolate - Tears On The Telephone

Howard Jones - New Song

Nick Heyward Blue Hat For A Blue Day

Heaven 17 Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry (promo)

Culture Club - Karma Chameleon

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

King Sunny Ade

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show (repeat)

U2

C4 World Disco Dancing Championships

Compare: Leee John (Imagination)

C4 A Frame With Davis

Steve Davis snooker match

Frankie Vaughan


Friday 23rd September 1983

TVS The Flying Pickets

C4 Ladybirds

Bonnie Tyler


Saturday 24th September 1983

BBC1 Get Set For Summer

Cy Curnin (The Fixx)

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Musical guests not known

BBC1 Three Of A Kind

The Style Council - Harvest For The World

Central Saturday Show

Perfect Stranger

LWT Presenting Price

Alan Price

LWT The Krankies Club

The Rockin’ Berries

C4 Four Track Live 10:00 pm - 1:00 am

Hosts: Richard Digence, Steve Strange

All acts do a thirty minute set, live from Shepton Mallett Festival

Big Country

Strawbs

The Belle Stars

Sally Oldfield

UB40

David Essex


Monday 26th September 1983

BBC2 Riverside

Eddie & Sunshine

Mick Karn and Midge Ure


Tuesday 27th September 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Kajagoogoo

BBC1 Russell Harty

Wham!

BBC1 Roger Whittaker In Kenya 10:40 – 11:35 pm

Granada Hold Tight!

Lotus Eaters You Don't Need Someone New

The Truth A Step In The Right Direction

Thames Entertainment Express

Patti Boulaye

Wall Street Crash

C4 Loose Talk

A Certain Ratio

Thereze Bazar


Wednesday 28th September 1983

BBC1 Harty

Buck Fizz

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel - Mark Knopfler, Limahl, John Ryle, Jake Burns

BBC2 Peter Paul & Mary 7:40 - 8:20 pm

Live at the Southport Theatre

Thames The Morecombe and Wise Show

Stutz Bear Cats


Thursday 29th September 1983

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

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Tommy Vance

Black Lace Superman

David Essex Tahiti (promo)

Tracey Ullman They Don't Know

Siouxsie & The Banshees Dear Prudence

Culture Club Karma Chameleon (promo)

George Benson In Your Eyes (promo)

Kajagoogoo Big Apple

Monyaka Go Deh Yaka (Go To The Top)(promo)

Unique What I Got Is What You Need (Zoo)

BBC1 Late Night In Concert 10:40 - 11:15 pm

Stevie Nicks (Wilshire Theatre, Los Angeles)

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show (repeat)

Musical guests not known

C4 Malibu World Disco Dance Championships

C4 The Entertainers

Chris Rea

Roman Holliday


Friday 30th September 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Gary Numan

Dreams

BBC1 International Battle Of The Pop Bands 6:45 - 7:20 pm

Host: Dave Jensen

Judges: Robin Gibb, Kim Wilde, Carlene Carter, Tony Visconti, Paul Gambacinni

UK entry: The Sugar Ray Five


Saturday 1st October 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore 9:00 am - 12:12 pm (first in new series)

Kajagoogoo

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Agnetha, Meat Loaf

BBC1 Three Of A Kind

Roman Holliday

BBC2 Tony Sings and Buddy Swings (repeat)

Tony Bennet and Buddy Rich

Central Saturday Show

Cutting Edge

LWT The Krankies Club

Modern Romance

LWT The Boomtown Rats 1:00 am - end

Live at Hammersmith Odeon

C4 Four For Tonight 11:00 - 11:30 pm (first in series)

Directed by Michael Dolenz


Monday 3rd October 1983

BBC2 Riverside

Steve Jansen, Riurychi Sakamoto

Nick Heyward


Tuesday 4th October 1983

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell

Bobby Goldsboro

The Bellamy Brothers

TVAM Through The Keyhole

Billy J Kramer

Granada Hold Tight!

Ralph McTell Zoo, Zoo, Zoo

Roman Holliday Motor mania

Thames Entertainment Express

The Platters

C4 Loose Talk

Steve Walsh


Wednesday 5th October 1983

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel - Mel Smith, Leee John, Richard Strange


Thursday 6th October 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:20 pm

Hosts: Dave Jensen, John Peel

David Bowie Modern Love (promo)

Freeez Pop Goes My Love

Culture Club Karma Chameleon (repeat)

David Grant Love Will Find A Way

Depeche Mode Love In Itself

Howard Jones New Song (promo)

Meat Loaf Midnight At The Lost & Found (promo)

New Order Blue Monday (repeat)

Nick Heyward Blue Hat For A Blue Day

The Alarm 68 Guns

BBC1 Late Night In Concert: Thomas Dolby 11:25 pm - 12:00 am

Live at Riverside Studio

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show (repeat)

Duran Duran


Friday 7th October 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Big Country Chance

Nick Heyward Blue Hat for a Blue Day

BBC1 Show Business 6:50 - 7:15 pm (first edition)

Hosts: Mike Smith, Sally James, Richard Skinner

C4 Ladybirds

Beatrice Reading


Saturday 8th October 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Leo Sayer

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Kenny Rogers

Bucks Fizz

BBC1 Three Of A Kind

Junior

Central Saturday Show

Kajagoogoo

LWT The Krankies Club

Linda Lewis, Roman Holliday


Monday 10th October 1983

BBC2 Riverside

Paul Haig

New order at the Hacienda


Tuesday 11th October 1983

BBC1 Russell Harty

Sheena Easton

BBC1 Olivia Newton-John (repeat)

Live in Utah

TVAM Good Morning Britain

David Essex

Granada Hold Tight!

The Belle Stars The Entertainer

Cruella De Ville Gypsy Girl

Thames Entertainment Express

Billy Jo Spears

C4 Loose Talk

Pete Townshend


Wednesday 12th October 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Rick Wakeman - interview, Elgin Mansions

BBC1 Russell Harty

Boy George

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames 9:30 - 10:00 pm


Thursday 13th October 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:05 pm

Hosts: Peter Powell, Richard Skinner

Black Lace Superman (Gioca Jouer)

Tracey Ullman They Don't Know (promo)

Siouxsie & The Banshees Dear Prudence (promo)

Bucks Fizz London Town

Culture Club Karma Chameleon (promo)

George Benson In Your Eyes (promo)

Lionel Richie All Night Long (All Night) (promo)

Lydia Murdock Superstar

Roman Holliday Motormania

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

King Crimson (Frejus, France 1982)

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show


Friday 14th October 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Junior

Kajagoogoo

BBC1 Show Business

The Bee Gees interview

C4 Ladybirds

Jane Birkin


Saturday 15th October 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Boy George – interview

Musical Youth

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Adam Ant

Randy Crawford

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

LWT The Krankies Club

Mari Wilson

TVS The Roots Of Rock N Roll 11:30 pm 12:30 am

compilation

Channel Osibisa In Concert

C4 Video Video

Adam Faith

Tyne Tees Presenting Price

Alan Price at the Newcastle City Hall with guest Eric Burden


Monday 17th October 1983

BBC2 Riverside

Brian Eno

Jane

Billie McKenzie

Steveo (of Some Bizarre Records)

Marilyn


Tuesday 18th October 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Cilla Black interview

Rick Wakeman

BBC1 Harty

John Denver

Granada Hold Tight!

Naked Eyes Voices

Passion Puppets Promises, promises

Thames Entertainment Express

Gloria Gaynor

The Bachelors

C4 Loose Talk


Wednesday 19th October 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Brenda Lee

BBC1 Russell Harty

David Essex

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Steve Miller (Pine Knob, Michegan)

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel - Mari Wilson, Ian Dury, Andy Summers

BBC2 Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames 9:30 - 9:55 pm

Thames Name That Tune

Resident singer: Maggie Moon


Thursday 20th October 1983

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

Hosts: Andy Peebles, Janice Long

Billy Joel - Uptown Girl promo

Elton John Kiss The Bride (promo)

Freeez Pop Goes My Love

Culture Club Karma Chameleon (repat)

David Grant Love Will Find A Way

Depeche Mode Love In Itself

Gary Numan Sister Surprise

Howard Jones New Song

Men Without Hats The Safety Dance (promo)

Rocksteady Crew (Hey You) The Rocksteady Crew (promo)

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show (repeat)

The Thompson Twins

BBC2 Simply Simon (repeat 27 December 1975)

Paul Simon special


Friday 21st October 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Leo Sayer

BBC1 Crackerjack

Haircut 100 So Tired

BBC1 Show Business

C4 Rockers Roadshow 9:15 - 10:00 pm (made by Central)

Host: Mikey Dread

From the Trinity Hall, Bristol

Black Roots

Talisman


Saturday 22nd October 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Adam Ant

Nick Heyward

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Duran Duran

BBC1 Carrott’s Lib

The Animals

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

TSW Osibisa In Concert

LWT Black Sabbath 1:05 am - end

Live at Hammersmith Odeon

TVS DJ (first in new series)

Host: Dave Jensen

TVS The Roots Of Rock N Roll


Sunday 23rd October 1983

BBC1 Top Secret

Lynsey DePaul

BBC1 Omnibus: Profile of Roger Daltrey 9:55 - 10:45 pm


Monday 24th October 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Revillos

BBC2 Riverside

Phillip Glass


Tuesday 25th October 1983

Granada Hold Tight!

Musical Youth compete against their old school, Duddeston Manor plus Never Gonna Give You Up

Pookiesnackenburger Pudgy boy

Paul Young Come Back And Stay

C4 Loose Talk

Tom Robinson, Simon Napier-Bell


Wednesday 26th October 1983

BBC1 Harty

The Three Degrees

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel - Tom Robinson, Rick Butler, Suzi Quatro


Thursday 27th October 1983

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

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Tony Blackburn

King Kurt Destination Zululand

Adam Ant Puss N Boots

Culture Club Karma Chameleon (promo)

Duran Duran Union Of The Snake (promo)

Lionel Richie All Night Long (All Night) (promo)

Musical Youth Seven

The Cure Love Cats

UB40 Please Don't Make Me Cry

Will Powers Kissing With Confidence (promo)

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show (repeat)

Musical guests not known

C4 The World Disco Dancing Championships

Musical guests not known


Friday 28th October 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Natasha I Want You To Be My Baby

Cutting Edge Lonesome Cowboy

BBC1 Show Business

Musical guests not known

BBC1 My Kind Of Music

Lulu

Shakin’ Stevens

C4 The Tube 5:30 - 7:00 pm (first in second series)

Hosts: Jools Holland, Leslie Ash (covering for Paula Yates who was on maternity leave)

Mick Jagger - interviewed by Jools Holland preview

Public Image Limited - This Is Not A Love Song, Flowers Of Romance, Anarchy In the UK

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson - Say Say Say (promo)

Billy Bragg - New England

Paul Young & The Royal Family - Love Will Tear Us Apart, Sex, Love of the Common People

The Eurythmics - interview

Tina Turner - Cat People, River Deep Mountain High, & Heaven 17 - Let’s Stay Together

The Police - Synchronicity II (promo)

Swans Way - Soul Train (Tube film)

Pete Frame - interview

The Pretenders – (promo)

The Eurythmics - First Cut, Here Comes The Rain Again, Right By Your Side

The Sex Pistols (film clip)

Z Z Top (promo clip)

Eddy Grant (promo clip)

Marc Bolan (film clip)

Fats Waller (film clip)

Plus French and Saunders, Len Fairclough, Mark Mywurdz

C4 Rockers Roadshow

Cool Running

Restriction

Rainbow Steel Band



Saturday 29th October 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Llmahl

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Madness - The Sunday and the Rain, Honda City advert

Paul & Linda McCartney - interview, Say Say Say (promo)

Olivia Newton-John

BBC2 The Beggars Opera 8:00 - 10:15 pm

Roger Daltrey as MacHeath

TVS DJ

Musical guests not known

TVAM Data Run

Elvis Costello in Glasgow

TSW No Nukes Festival 11:15 pm - 12:15 am

Central Saturday Show

Cliff Richard chat

Gary Numan backstage

LWT Punchlines

Joe Brown

TVS The Roots Of Rock N Roll

Musical guests not known

LWT John Watts 1:00 am – end (on his European tour)


Sunday 30th October 1983

BBC2 Did You See…?

David Essex


Monday 31st October 1983

BBC1 Film ‘83

Location report on Kenny Everett’s film ‘Bloodbath at the House of Death’

BBC2 Riverside

The Specimen at the Bat Cave Club


Tuesday 1st November 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Cliff Richard interview

BBC1 Russell Harty

Robin Gibb

BBC2 Rock School 6:40 - 7:05 pm (first edition)

The Bass with John Taylor of Duran Duran, John Entwistle

BBC2 Barclay James Harvest 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Live in Berlin

Tyne Tees Razamataz

The Eurythmics Right By Your Side

Adam Ant Puss In Boots

Melanie Every Breath Of The Way

Thames Des O’Connor Tonight

Tom Jones

C4 Loose Talk

The The - This Is The Day


Wednesday 2nd November 1983

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel - Toyah, Martin Fry, John Peel

BBC2 Entertainment USA first in second series (San Francisco)

David Bowie

Bo Diddley

Jimi Hendrix article


Thursday 3rd November 1983

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

Hosts: Peter Powell, Mike Read

Elton John Kiss The Bride

Status Quo A Mess Of The Blues

Donna Summer & Musical Youth Unconditional Love (promo)

ABC That Was Then But This Is Now

Billy Joel Uptown Girl (promo)

Madness The Sun & The Rain (promo)

Police Synchronicity II (promo)

Shakin Stevens Cry Just A Little Bit

BBC2 The Kenny Everett Television Show (repeat)

Musical guests not known

C4 The Malibu World Disco Dancing Championships

Musical guests not known

C4 Ian Dury 11:45 pm - 12:40 am

Documentary


Friday 4th November 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Modern Romance

David Joseph

BBC1 Show Business

Musical guests not known

C4 The Tube

Jools Holland and Tony Fletcher

Elvis Costello - interview, live set

Eddie Grant live set

Jonathan Perkins - live

SPK - live

Kitchenware Records - article

The Smiths - This Charming Man (Tube film)

Tracie Young - top ten videos

The Pretenders - Middle of the Road

Jools Holland (promo clip)

Wham (promo clip)

Eddy Grant (promo clip)

Spandau Ballet (promo clip)

Jacksons (promo clip)

Style Council (promo clip)

Madness (promo clip)

Godley & Creme (promo clip)

Meat Loaf (promo clip)

Pete Townsend (promo clip)

The Weather Girls (promo clip)

Aretha Franklin (promo clip)

The Equals Stand Up & Be Counted film clip

Plus French and Saunders

C4 Paul Hogan’s England

Bucks Fizz

Dexy’s Midnight Runners


Saturday 5th November 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Musical guests not known

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Elton John

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

LWT No Nukes Festival 12:50 am - end

Bad Manners, Steel Pulse live in Holland

Granada Pop Goes Guy Fawlkes 11:05 - 11:55 pm

Hosted by Gary Byrd from Alton Towers

Dave Edmunds

Culture Club

Spandau Balley

Roman Holliday

Carmel


Sunday 6th November 1983

Granada Pop Goes Guy Fawlkes (thirty minute edited version)


Monday 7th November 1983

BBC2 Riverside

Compilation show - Big Country, Bauhaus, Killing Joke, Hasi Fantasi, Virginia Astley, Trevor Horn, The Smiths

BBC2 Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In (repeat)

Sammy Davis Jr


Tuesday 8th November 1983

BBC1 Harty

ABC

BBC2 Rock School

Musical guests not known

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Musical guests not known

Thames Des O’Connor Tonight

Elaine Paige

C4 Loose Talk

Tom Robinson

Jo Boxers


Wednesday 9th November 1983

BBC2 Harty

The Belle Stars

BBC2 Entertainment USA (NYC)

The Police - interview and live at Shea Stadium

C4 Shampw 11:05 - 11:55 pm

Film made by band Bando


Thursday 10th November 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:05 pm

Hosts: John Peel, Dave Jensen

The Cure The Love Cats

Marilyn Calling Your Name

The Eurythmics Right By Your Side

Billy Joel Uptown Girl (promo)

Adam Ant Puss N Boots (promo)

Limahl Only For Love

Musical Youth Seven

C4 The Malibu World Disco Dancing Championships

Musical guests not known


Friday 11th November 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Thompson Twins

Jimmy The Hoover

BBC1 Show Business

George Michael

Modern Romance

BBC2 The Innes Book of Records (repeat)

Neil Innes

Tyne Tees Razamataz

The Walkers Whatever Happened To The Party Groove

Kim Wilde Dancing In The Dark

Blancmange Thats Love That Is

C4 The Tube

Ray Davies - interview and Kinks TV clips

The Assembly - Never Never

The Rolling Stones - Under Cover promo edited version with Muriel Gray looking away during one scene with mock horror

Mick Jagger and Julien temple - interview about promo

Dennis Brown - live

The Fixx - live

The Call - live

Wham

Carmel live set

Plus Mark Miwurdz

C4 Rockers Roadshow

Denym

Gerant Jarman


Saturday 12th November 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

JoBoxers

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Status Quo

Central Saturday Show

Chas and Dave

TVS Profiles In Rock: Supertramp

TVS DJ

Tracie


Sunday 13th November 1983

BBC1 Top Secret

Lynsey DePaul

LWT The Royal Variety Show

The Rock Steady Crew


Monday 13th November 1983

BBC2 Sussex Folk Plus Jamboree

Prelude

Diz Disley

Peter Rowan


Tuesday 14th November 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Boxcar Willie

BBC2 Rock School

Drums: Carl Palmer

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Limahl Only For Love

Eddy Grant Till I Can't Take Love No More

ABC That Was Then But This Is Now

Thames Des O’Connor

Sheila Ferguson


Wednesday 16th November 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Kay Starr

BBC1 Harty

Toyah

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Hawaii

George Benson

BBC2 Arena: Eddie Cochran - Three Steps To Heaven (repeat)

Joe Brown, Sharon Sheely


Thursday 17th November 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:05 pm

Hosts: Jimmy Savile, Gary Davies

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson Say Say Say (promo)

Rolling Stones Undercover Of The Night (edited version of promo)

Aztec Camera Oblivious

Billy Joel Uptown Girl (promo)

Madness The Sun & The Rain

Shakin’ Stevens Cry Just A Little Bit (promo)

The Assembly Never Never

BBC1 Barabara Mandrell

Jerry Reed

TVS Portrait of a Legend: Stevie Wonder


Friday 18th November 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Blue Zoo

Haywoode

BBC1 Show Business

Ringo Starr - interview

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:15 pm - 12: 00 am

Billy Joel - live in 1978

NB scheduled to be Whistle Test On The Road (first of six shows) The Truth live at Aston University, Birmingham

C4 The Tube

Simon Napier Bell article with John Platt and The Yardbirds - NME Pollwinners clip, A Heart Full Of Soul 1968 TV clip with Jimmy Page, Marc Bolan

REM - live

Z Z Top - live

Bucks Fizz

Hull / Humberside – article

Wham! - live set, but they are lip-synching to records. Before one song George Michael requests fans not to buy the new remix single from their old label

Ozzy Osbourne (dressed as Dracula) interview and Bark At The Moon (promo clip)

Jackson Browne promo clip

Clips of Roy Rogers, Gene Autry

C4 Rockers Roadshow

Marcia & The Modettes

Jackie Kenton

Pegasus

Hyson Green’s Realistics

Natural Ites


Saturday 19th November 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Toyah

Status Quo

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Whistle Test On The Road (repeat cancelled)

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

TVS DJ

Musical guests not known

LWT Fela Ransome Kuti In Concert

TVS The Roots Of Rock and Roll

Musical guests not known


Monday 21st November 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Dana

BBC2 Sussex Folk Plus Jamboree

Roaring Jelly

The Cat’s Whiskers

Merribell’s Gospel Choir


Tuesday 22nd November 1983

BBC1 Harty

Debbie Harry

BBC2 Rockschool

Rhythm and Blues

TVAM Through The Keyhole

Captain Sensible

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Belle Stars The Entertainer

Tom Robinson Atmospherics Listen To The Radio (Robinson changes one lyric reference “Have Another Cigarette” To “Avacado Vignarette”)

Marilyn Calling Your Name

Toyah Willcox

Musical Youth


Wednesday 23rd November 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Ian Dury

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Denver

Kenny Rogers

BBC2 Arena: Juke Box Jazz II

Hosts: George Melly, Slim Gaillard

Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fats Waller, Nat Cole Trio, Louis Armstrong

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Eartha Kitt


Thursday 24th November 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:05 pm

Hosts: Simon Bates, Richard Skinner

The Thompson Twins Hold Me Now

Simple Minds Waterfront

The Smiths This Charming Man

Billy Joel Uptown Girl (number one) (promo)

Tina Turner Lets Stay Together (promo)

Marilyn Calling Your Name

Paul Young Love Of The Common People

Style Council A Solid Bond In Your Heart (promo)


Friday 25th November 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Alvin Stardust

BBC1 Crackerjack

Limahl Only For Love

Chas & Dave My Melancholy Baby

BBC1 Children In Need

Kenny Everett

BBC1 James Last Plays The Beatles 11:05 - 11:55 pm

BBC2 Whistle Test On The Road

Level 42 live at The Ace, Brixton

C4 The Tube

The Style Council - Solid Bond promo

The Who – A Whole Scene Going 1966 clip

Cab Calloway - Minnie The Moocher c.1942 film clip

Tom Tom Club - Pleasure Of Love promo

Yardbirds - Heart Full Of Soul 1968 TV clip as shown previous week

Paul Young - Love Of The Common People promo (first version)

Marc Bolan - article with Ringo Starr, David Bowie, Mickey Finn, John Peel

The Fall - Smile

The Europeans - live

The Style Council - Ever Changing Mood, Head Start For Happiness, Hangin’ Onto A Memory

Plus French & Saunders, Gary Crowley

C4 Rockers Roadshow

Progression All Stars

Karen Williamson

Jab Jab

Brasilia


Saturday 26th November 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Limahl

David Grant

The Flying Pickets

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Musical guests not known

Central Saturday Show

Toyah

TVS DJ

Musical guests not known


Monday 28th November 1983

BBC2 Sussex Folk - Plus Jamboree

Albion Band, Christy Moore


Tuesday 29th November 1983

BBC1 Harty

Randy Edelman

BBC2 Rock School

Heavy Metal - Clips of Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Jimi Hendrix

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Guest host Nick Beggs (Kajagoogoo)

The Assembly Never Never

Howard Jones What Is Love

Toyah The Vow

Vikki Benson Easy Love

Thames Des O’Connor

Chas and Dave


Wednesday 30th November 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Jethro Tull - Fly By Night, interview

Chris Barber

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Los Angeles

Musical guests not known

Thames Up The Elephant And Round The Castle

Jim Davidson sit-com, theme by Keith Emerson


Thursday 1st December 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:05 pm

Hosts: Dave Lee Travis, Steve Wright

Genesis That’s All (promo)

Cliff Richard Please Don't Fall In Love (promo)

Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton Islands In The Stream (promo)

Tracey Ullman Move Over Darling (promo)

Aztec Camera Oblivious

Billy Joel Uptown Girl (promo)

The Flying Pickets Only You

Ozzy Osbourne Bark At The Moon

Slade My Oh My

TVS Portrait of a Legend: Olivia Newton-John


Friday 2nd December 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Lynsey De Paul & Neil Adams

Kim Wilde

The Look

BBC1 Show Business

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Whistle Test On The Road 11:35 pm - 12:20 am

Tom Robinson

C4 The Tube

The Pretenders - live

The Icicle Works - live

Divine - Shake It Up

Boy George phone interview, Culture Club promo clip

Michael Jackson promo clip

Simple Minds promo clip

Archive clips Fats Waller, David Bowie

Plus Mark Miwurdz

C4 Rockers Roadshow

Oneness, Eastern Vibration

C4 Carnal Knowledge 1969 movie with Art Garfunkel

C4 The Tube: Late Night Extra: Michael Jackson’s Thriller 1:05 am - close


Saturday 3rd December 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

BA Robertson

Bucks Fizz

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Elton John - Cold As Christmas and interview

BBC2 Whistle Test On The Road (repeat)

Central Saturday Show

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire 3-2-1

Frankie Vaughan

LWT The Cannon and Ball Show

Cliff Richard

LWT Lene Lovich

Live in Canada

TVS The Roots of Rock N Roll

The Doobie Brothers


Sunday 4th December 1983

LWT Sunday Sunday

Bucks Fizz


Monday 5th December 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Modern Romance

BBC2 Sussex Folk - Plus Jamboree

Renaissance


Tuesday 6th December 1983

BBC1 Harty

Duran Duran

BBC2 Rock School: Funk

Larry Graham, Bootsy Collins, Nile Rogers

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Michael Barrymore

Dominic & Julie From Guys & Dolls

Real Life Send Me An Angel

Peter Schilling Major Tom

The Pretenders 2000 Miles

Thames Des O’Connor Tonight

Brenda Lee


Wednesday 7th December 1983

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Toronto

Boy George


Thursday 8th December 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:05 pm

Hosts: Mike Read, Tommy Vance

Howard Jones What Is Love

Tina Turner Let’s Stay Together (promo)

Billy Joel Tell Her About It (promo)

Culture Club Victims (promo)

Flying Pickets Only You

Paul Young Love Of The Common People (repeat)

Tears For Fears The Way You Are

Thompson Twins Hold Me Now


Friday 9th December 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Toyah Wow

David Rock The Midnight

BBC1 Show Business

Spandau Ballet in America

BBC2 Whistle Test On The Road 11:20 pm - 12:10 am

The Smiths at the Assembly Rooms, Derby

C4 The Tube

Mick Jagger – interview, plus Rolling Stones archive clips

Echo and the Bunnymen promo clip

Frankie Goes to Hollywood promo clip

Nick Heyward promo clip

Rocky Morton & Annabelle Jankel (Cucumber Videos) article with promos of Tom Tom Club, Donald Fagan, The Art of Noise

Gary Holton live set

Ian Dury live set

Natural Ites live set

Simple Minds live set

Plus Mark Miwurdz

C4 Rockers Roadshow

NB Recorded at The Dolphin pub in Slough

Mighty Stripes

Rush

Natural Roots


Saturday 10th December 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Elton John

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Rod Stewart (via satellite)

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Elaine Paige

BBC2 Whistle Test On The Road (repeat)

TVAM Data Run

The Pretenders filming promo for 2000 Miles

Central Saturday Show

The Jets

The Flying Pickets

TVS DJ 5:35 - 6:00 pm

LWT Cannon & Ball

Status Quo - Margeuerita Time

The Platters

LWT Randy Edelman in London

TSW Pink Floyd In Pompeii

TVS Women In Rock

Musical guests not known

Yorkshire 3-2-1

Georgie Fame

LWT Punchlines

Joe Brown

Granada Alexis Korner and Friends in Concert


Monday 12th December 1983

TVS Profiles In Rock: Toto

BBC2 Sussex Folk Plus Jamboree

Donovan


Tuesday 13th December 1983

BBC1 Harty

The Flying Pickets

BBC2 Rock School: Reggae

Sly & Robbie

BBC2 Barry at Blenheim (repeat)

Barry Manilow

Tyne Tees Razamataz

Paul McCartney – Interview And Pipes Of Peace (Promo)

Bucks Fizz Rules Of The Game

Status Quo Marguerita Time

Rick Springfield The Human Touch

Limahl

Thames Give Us A Clue

Suzi Quatro


Wednesday 14th December 1983

BBC1 Harty 6:40 - 7:10 pm

Paul McCartney and George Martin mixing Pipes Of Peace, plus promo clip

BBC2 Entertainment USA

The Weather Girls

BBC2 Dianne Solomon Entertains

BA Robertson

C4 Arts Review Of The Year

Boy George


Thursday 15th December 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Hosts: Simon Bates, Janice Long

Status Quo Marguerita Time

Barry Manilow Read Em & Weep (promo)

Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton Islands In The Stream (promo)

Flying Pickets Only You

Pretenders 2000 Miles

Slade My Oh My

UB40 Many Rivers To Cross (promo)

BBC2 Ebony 10:20 - 10:55 pm

Bob Marley article

Report on the Dread Broadcasting Company, a pirate radio station


Friday 16th December 1983

BBC1 Crackerjack

Bucks Fizz

Tears For Fears

Plus repeat clips of

Chas & Dave Melancholy Baby

Modern Romance Best Years of Our Lives

Suzi Quatro Heart Of Stone

Limahl Only For Love

Dexy’s Midnight Runners Jackie Wilson Said

BBC1 Show Business

Location report for the Kenny Everett Christmas Show from a cemetery

BBC2 Whistle Test On The Road 11:35 pm - 12:20 pm

Aztec Camera

HTV I’m Coming Home 12:30 am - end

Tom Jones special

C4 The Tube

Echo & The Bunnymen - live

Paul McCartney - interview in London by Leslie Ash

Inspirational Choir of the First Born Church of the Living God live set

Killing Joke live set

Frankie Goes to Hollywood live set

Madness promo clip

Plus French and Saunders

C4 Rockers Roadshow

Mikey Dread

Pre-Wax

Medium Wave

Beshara


Saturday 17th December 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Duran Duran

Boy George

The Police

Slade

BBC1 Little & Large Show

Lonnie Donegan

Bucks Fizz

BBC1 Can’t Stop The Music Village People movie

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Stephanie Lawrence The Right To Sing

BBC2 Whistle Test On The Road (repeat)

Aztec Camera

LWT Cannon & Ball

Shakin’ Stevens

Central Saturday Show

The Flying Pickets

LWT Punchlines

Dana

LWT Electric Light Orchestra 1:00 am - end

TVS DJ

Modern Romance

Wham!

Nik Kershaw

Bucks Fizz

Boy George on tour article


Monday 19th December 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Nick Heyward

ITV Julio Inglasias in the Holy Land


Tuesday 20th December 1983

BBC1 Perry Como’s French-Canadian Christmas (repeat)

BBC2 Rock School

Siouxsie & The Banshees, The Police

Tyne Tees Razamataz Christmas Special

The Eurythmics Love Is A Stranger

Blancmange That's Love That It Is

Eddy Grant Electric Avenue

Spandau Ballet Gold

Adam Ant Puss In Boots

The Police Every Breath You Take

Yorkshire Emmerdale

Features a punk rock singer, Maggie (played by Jacqueline Reddin)

Thames Des O’Connor

Grace Kennedy

Thames Cher at Caesar’s Palace 11:20 pm - 12:25 am


Wednesday 21st December 1983

BBC1 Harty

Shakin’ Stevens

BBC1 Barbara Mandrell

Bobby Vinton

Andrea Crouch

BBC2 Entertainment USA: New York

Musical guests not known

BBC2 Barry at Blenheim (repeat of part two)

Barry Manilow

ITV Johnny Mathis Chante Moel


Thursday 22nd December 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 - 8:05 pm

Hosts: John Peel, Dave Jensen

NB The Daily Mirror has Roland Rat as appearing

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody

Paul McCartney Pipes Of Peace (promo)

Billy Joel Tell Her About It (promo)

Culture Club Victims (promo)

Dennis Waterman & George Cole What Are We Gonna Get ‘Er Indoors

Flying Pickets Only You (possibly dressed up as snowmen)

Howard Jones What Is Love

Tears For Fears The Way You Are


Friday 23rd December 1983

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Cilla Black

BBC1 Crackerjack

Chas & Dave

The Jets

BBC2 Arena: The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert 9:15 - 10:30 pm

BBC2 Whistle Test Pick Of The Year 11:50 pm - 1:30 am

Big Country A Thousand Stars

Bow Wow Wow Baby Oh No (Promo Clip)

Eurythmics The Walk

Joni Mitchell Chinese Cafe (Live Clip)

Bauhaus Ziggy Stardust (In Concert Clip)

Aztec Camera Walk Out To Winter

Neil Young Computer Age (Live Clip)

Spandau Ballet Foundation )In Concert Clip)

Kate Bush The Dreaming (Promo Clip)

Japan Night Porter

Captain Beefheart Ice Cream For Crow (Promo Clip)

Fashion Move On

Ultravox Hymn

Peter Gabriel Shock The Monkey (Promo Clip)

Carmel I Can't Stand The Rain

Grace Jones Demolition Man (One Man Show Clip)

Marillion Forgotten Sons

Robert Wyatt Shipbuilding

David Bowie China Girl (Promo Clip, Full Version)

Granada Pop Goes Christmas 5:15 - 5:45 pm

Dexy's Midnight Runners Merry Christmas Everybody

David Essex A Winter's Tale, Ooh la blonde

Musical Youth Rudolph the red nosed reindeer

The Nolans Have yourself a merry little Christmas

Shakin' Stevens Blue Xmas

St. Winifred's Choir Have yourself a merry little Christmas

Toyah I believe in Father Christmas

Mari Wilson and the Wilsations Santa Claus is coming to town, We wish you a merry Christmas

C4 The Tube

A Day In The Night Of New York (special outside of studio edition)

Stevie Wonder

Rod Stewart

Marianne Faithfull

The Rock Steady Crew

The Weather Girls promo clip

Klaus Nomi promo clip

Afrika Bambatta & Soul Sonic Force promo clip

New Order promo clip

The Peech Boys promo clip

Quando Quando promo clip

C4 Rockers Roadshow

Splashdown

Glasshouse

Shaper 7


Saturday 24th December 1983

BBC1 The Little and Large Show

Joe Brown

Chas and Dave

BBC1 Val Doonican’s Christmas Party

The Nolans

BBC2 Sky at Drury Lane

BBC2 Whistle Test Presents: Paul Young 10:00 - 10:45 pm

Paul Young and The Royal Family live at the Hammersmith Odeon

BBC2 Pop Quiz Christmas Special

Panel - Dave Edmunds (captain), Mari Wilson, Leee John versus Roger Taylor (captain), Limahl, Midge Ure

LWT Data Run

Lynsey DePaul

LWT Adam Ant - The Prince Charming Revue 1:00 - 2:20 pm

LWT The Krankies At Christmas

Modern Romance

Barabara Dickson

David Grant

LWT Cilla Black Christmas Eve 7:45 - 8:45 pm

The Bee Gees via satellite

George Benson

Julio Inglasias

Yorkshire 3-2-1

Dana

Julie Rogers

C4 Unforgettable Swingtime

Kay Starr

Ronnie Hilton


Sunday 25th December 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 1983 2:00 - 3:00 Pm

Hosts: Simon Bates, Janice Long, Mike Smith, Andy Peebles

David Bowie Lets Dance (Promo)

Freeez I.O.U.

Michael Jackson Billie Jean (Video)

Shakin’ Stevens Cry Just A Little Bit

Men At Work Down Under (Video)

Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse Of The Heart (Video)

Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

Irene Cara Flashdance (What A Feeling) (Video)

Adam Ant Puss ‘N’ Boots

Duran Duran Is There Something I Should Know? (Video)

Bucks Fizz When We Were Young

Lionel Richie All Night Long (Video)

Heaven 17 Temptation

UB40 Red Red Wine

Billy Joel Uptown Girl (Video)

The Flying Pickets Only You

K.C. & The Sunshine Band Give It Up (crowd dancing) (and credits)

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Elton John Cold As Christmas

LWT Jimmy Tarbuck’s Christmas All-Stars

Shakin’ Stevens & Bonnie Tyler – Rockin’ Good Way

The Temptations

Andy Williams

C4 Twice Knightly 6:15 – 7:15 pm

The Barron Knights special

C4 The King Of Comedy 1983 movie with The Clash


Monday 26th December 1983

BBC1 The Keith Harris Christmas Party

Shakin’ Stevens

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show 7:15 - 7:50 pm

The Police

Thames Eric & Ernie’s Christmas Show

Peter Skellern

Thames Give Us A Clue

Bob Geldof

C4 Renaldo & Clara 1977 movie 9:30 pm - 1:45 am

Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Ronnie Hawkins, Ronnee Blakely, Jack Elloitt, Joni Mitchell, Roger McGuinn, David Blue, Arlo Guthrie, Roberta Flack


Tuesday 27th December 1983

BBC2 The Wiz movie with Diana Ross, Michael Jackson

ITV Shirley Bassey – A Special Lady (repeat)

Thames The Mike Yarwood Hour

The Three Degrees

C4 Rockers Roadshow

B B James, Assignment, Amlak, Reality

C4 Supersonic 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Shakin’ Stevens

Meat Loaf

Bonnie Tyler

Elton John

Adam Ant

Status Quo

Marilyn

C4 ITV Comedy Classics: The Morecombe & Wise Show (19 March 1966)

Herman’s Hermits


Wednesday 28th December 1983

BBC1 The Best Of Three Of A Kind

Musical guests not known

Thames Jim Davidson’s Special

Suzi Quatro

Gary Glitter


Thursday 29th December 1983

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 1983 part two 7:00 - 7:55 pm

Host: Peter Powell, Adrian John, Gary Davies, Richard Skinner, Tommy Vance

NB The Daily Mirror has The Assembly making an appearance

Mike Oldfield With Maggie Reilly Moonlight Shadow (promo)

Tracey Ullman They Don't Know (promo)

Siouxsie & The Banshees Dear Prudence

Belle Stars Sign Of The Times (repeat)

Culture Club Karma Chameleon

Howard Jones New Song

JoBoxers Boxer Beat

Paul Young Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home) (promo)

Phil Collins You Cant Hurry Love (promo)

Rod Stewart Baby Jane (promo)

Spandau Ballet True

Style Council Long Hot Summer

The Cure Love Cats

Thompson Twins Love On Your Side

ITV An Evening with Charles Aznavour

C4 The Snowman with David Bowie


Friday 30th December 1983

BBC1 Cheggars Plays Pop 5:05 - 5:40 pm

Gary Davies & Bernadette Nolan Are Team Leaders

David Grant

Thompson Twins

Bucks Fizz

LWT Tom Jones - Home Is Where The Heart Is 10:30 - 11:30 pm

St David's Hall, Cardiff

C4 The Tube

Co host - Dame Edna Everage

The Police - Every Breath You Take (Shea Stadium, New York)

U2 - at Red Rocks

David Bowie -

Paul Young -

The Jam -

The Eurythmics –

Elvis Costello –

The Smiths

Devine

C4 Unforgettable Christmas Show 8:00 - 9:00 pm

The Beverley Sisters

Freddie 'Fingers' Lee

Coast to Coast

Lipstick

Clive Dunn - Grandad

Mike Morton Band

C4 Paul Hogan's England

Paul Young

Dire Straits


Saturday 31st December 1983

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Howard Jones

David Essex

BBC1 Little & Large

Roy Wood

Status Quo

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Chris Barber

BBC1 At Last It’s 1984!

The Shadows

Granada Pop Goes New Year 5:05 - 6:05 pm

Culture Club - Mr Man

Rick Springfield

Tracey Ullman

The Eurythmics - No Broken Hearts, Here Comes The Rain Again

Limahl - OTT

The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods -live

Yorkshire Petula 8:35 - 9:35 pm

Petula Clark

Paul Jones

Billy Eckstein

C4 Party At The Palace 8:00 - 9:00 pm (Camden Palace)

Mari Wilson

Gary Byrds

Janet Kay

C4 Unforgettable Swingtime

Host: Pat Phoenix

Rosemary Clooney

Denis Lotis

C4 The Music Machine movie disco musical


Also this year

ABBA - BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show - linking sketch

Adam & The Ants - Tyne Tees Razamataz Puss In Boots

Altered Images - Granada Hold Me Tight Bring Me Closer

Blondie - BBC2 Russell Harty Deborah Harry talks about Videodrome

Yazoo - C4 Loose Talk

Clash - C4 Whatever You Want - Joe Strummer

Joe Cocker - ITV The Academy Awards - Up Where We Belong

Phil Collins - BBC1 Three Of A Kind sketch

Elvis Costello - BBC1 Breakfast Time reviews newspapers

Elvis Costello - BBC2 Eight Days A Week Shipbuilding (Rockpalast)

The Everly Brothers - BBC1 News 9-83 Reunion article

Fairport Convention - BBC1 Pebble Mill 12-83 two songs

Genesis - BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show 12-83 That’s All, interview

Mick Jagger - C4 The Norman Gunston Show interview

Jethro Tull - BBC2 Leo Sayer Show Fly By Night

Billy Joel - BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show 12-83 interview

Elton John - BBC1 TOP OF THE POPS I Guess That’s Why - alternate version without harmonica solo

Kid Creole - C4 No Problem

The Coconuts - C4 Switch interview

Killing Joke - C4 The Tube The 80s

Mike Oldfield - Thames Thames At Six interview

Police - BBC1 Nationwide 8-83 Wrapped Around Your Finger, interview

Police - BBC1 TOP OF THE POPS 11-83 Every Breath You take - live in Shea Stadium

Police - BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show interview

John Lydon - BBC1 Nationwide interview

Lou Reed - BBC2 Entertainment USA interview

Capt Sensible - BBC1 South East At Six 10-83

Slade - BBC1 Harty My Oh My

Rod Stewart - BBC2 Entertainment USA interview

Stranglers - C4 The Tube live

Style Council - BBC1 Saturday Superstore My Ever Changing Mood, plus one

Troggs - BBC1 Time Of Your Life Wild Thing, interview

U2 - BBC1 The Kenny Everett Show 4-83 Like A Song

Rick Wakeman - BBC1 Breakfast Time interview Weidro promo

Rick Wakeman - BBC2 Dancers documentary about Sponooch dance troupe with music by Wakeman, repeated from 1982

Rick Wakeman - Central Magic Micro Mission 12-83 demos synthesizers

Wham! - ITV Fantastic TV ad 8-83

Roy Wood - Central Starburst Goin’ Down the Road

Visions. David Bowie at press conference at Claridge’s, London

ITV Janet Street Porter Deborah Harry interview about Videodrome