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1984


Sunday 1st January 1984

BBC1 From Brooklyn To Blenheim (repeat)

Barry Manilow documentary

Granada The Early Beatles 1962-1965 5:40 - 6:30 pm

ITV Mary O’Hara and Friends

Georgie Fame

LWT Sheena Easton Act One 10:50 pm - end

Kenny Rogers

Al Jarreau


Tuesday 3rd January 1984

Anglia Cambridge Folk Festival (repeat)

Alexis Korner introduces Strawbs, Eric Anderson, Cosmotheka

C4 Reggae Sunsplash 11:00 - 11:55 pm (first of three compilations)

Challace, Bog Youth, Marcia Griffiths, Matabaruka, Burning Spear, Steel Pulse, Denice Williams, Blue Riddim Band, Lloyd Parkes


Wednesday 4th January 1984

BBC1 The 1983 Team Disco Dancing Championships

From Radio Times 'Peter Powell introduces the teams from the National Association of Youth Clubs who have danced their way into the finals and the chance of becoming this year's Team Disco Champions'

Bucks Fizz

BBC1 So You Think…You’re Switched On

Toyah (panel game)

Anglia Portrait of a Legend: Rick Nelson

ITV Looks Who’s Talking

Songwriter Barry Mason talks to Derek Batley

TTTV Razzamatazz 4:50 - 5:15 pm

Captain Sensible

Nick Heyward

Rick Springfield

Reflex


Thursday 5th January 1984

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

Live twentieth birthday show

Hosted by David Jensen, John Peel (both dressed in black cardigans)

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax (the band had a formal letter from the producer requesting that the band behave themselves)

Rod Stewart - Sweet Surrender (promo clip)

Alan Freeman with John Peel

TOTP archive clips The 60s and 70s - The Rolling Stones - Let's Spend The Night Together, Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade of Pale, Lulu - Love Loves To Love Love, Engelbert Humperdinck - The Last Waltz, The Alan Price - Don't Stop The Carnival, Peter Sarstedt - Where Do You Go To My Lovely, The Hollies - Sorry Suzanne, The Brotherhood of Man - United We Stand, Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows, Jonathan King - Let It All Hang Out, Jethro Tull - The Witch's Promise (black and white), Dave Clark and Friends - Everybody Get Together, Thin Lizzy - Whisky In The Jar, Sweet - Blockbuster (black and white), The Beatles - All You Need Is Love (Our World special)

Status Quo - Marguerita Time

John Peel mentions the passing of Alexis Korner

TOTP archive clips The 70s and 80s - Deep Purple - Black Night, Slade - Coz I Luv U, Ashton Gardener & Dyke - Ressurection Shuffle, Wizzard - Ball Park Incident, Alvin Stardust - My Coo Ca Choo, Roxy Music - All I Want Is You, Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby, Cliff Richard - Devil Woiman, Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Rhythm Stick, Gary Numan - Cars, Paul McCartney - Coming Up, Soft Cell - Tainted Love, Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

Chart 40 - 31

Frank Kelly - Christmas Countdown (live)

Chart 30 - 11

Chart - The video top ten

Slade - My Oh My

The Flying Pickets - Only You number one (promo clip)

Kool and The Gang - Straight Ahead (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC1 Sixty Minutes

Top Of The Pops article with Billy J Kramer interview

Anglia Cambridge Folk Festival

Alexis Korner introduces Maria Mulduar, John Hammond, Richard Digence


Friday 6th January 1984

BBC1 The Chieftains: Images Of Ireland

BBC2 ORS 84 7:05 - 7:45 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Peter Powell

Aswad

Anglia Portrait of a Legend: Stevie Wonder

C4 The Tube

The Police - King Of Pain (live in USA)

The Gang Of Four live set

Alexis Korner with Paul Jones - Hi Heel Sneakers (Alright Now 1980)

Judas Priest live set

Stevie Wonder promo clip and interview

The Shillelagh Sisters live set

Colourfield promo clip

Big Country promo clip

John Lennon clip

Granada Harvest Jazz Festival

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Saturday 7th January 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Shakin’ Stevens

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Bucks Fizz

BBC1 The Little & Large Show

The Searchers

Musical Youth

Central Saturday Show

Yip Yip Coyote

Yorkshire 3-2-1

Acker Bilk

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Dave Berry

Susan Maughan

LWT Profiles In Rock: The Moody Blues

LWT Cannon & Ball Show

The Three Degrees

Roger Whittaker

Tyne Tees Soul Brother No 1

James Brown

LWT Bob Marley at Santa Barbara Bowl 11:15pm - 12:15 am

LWT The Best Of Saturday Night Live

James Taylor

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks 6:00 - 7:00 pm (first edition)

The Eurythmics – interview and promo clips

MTV - report


Sunday 8th January 1984

HTV Highway

Mary Hopkin

C4 Chas and Dave at Her Majesty’s


Monday 9th January 1984

BBC1 The Toni Basil Special

BBC2 Neil Sedaka Says.. (repeat)

Granada Alphabet Zoo

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 10th January 1984

BBC2 Rock School: Questions and answers


Wednesday 11th January 1984

BBC1 Cliff!

Compilation of 1981 series

TTTV Razzamatazz

The Thompson Twins

Fiction Factory

Fashion

C4 Mirielle Mathieu Special

Petula Clark

Dean Martin


Thursday 12th January 1984

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

Hosted by Mike Read, Steve Wright

The Icicle Works - Love Is A Wonderful Colour

Howard Jones - What Is Love (promo clip)

Shakin’ Stevens and Bonnie Tyler - A Rockin’ Good Way

Roland Rat - Rat Rapping (promo clip)

Snowy White - Bird Of Paradise

The Top of The Pops Top British Video Award in the British Rock and Pop Awards contenders - Bonnie Tyler, Elton John, Phil Collins, The Eurythmics, Ultravox, Adam Ant, Rod Stewart, David Bowie, The Thompson Twins, Duran Duran

Chart 40 - 22

Lionel Richie - Running With The Night (promo clip)

Chart 21- 11

Joe Fagin - That’s Living Alright

Chart 10 - 1

Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace number one (promo clip)

Billy Joel - Tell Her About It (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 13th January 1984

BBC1 The Chieftains: Images Of Ireland

BBC2 ORS 84

Simple Minds

Brooklyn Taxi

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:30 pm - 12:15 am

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Ian Gillan - looks at the Heavy Metal chart

Julien Temple - interview, directing Judas Priest video

Big Country - Wonderland (promo clip)

The Rolling Stones - Under Cover (promo clip)

The Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again (promo clip)

Irene Cara - Flashdance (promo clip)

Dire Straits - Making Movies (promo clip)

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

Michael Jackson - Thriller (promo clip)

Ozzy Osbourne - Bark at the Moon (promo clip)

Quiet Riot - C'Mon Feel The Noize (promo clip)

Snowy White - Sweet Bird of Paradise (promo clip)

Pat Benetar - Love Is A Battlefield (promo clip)

It’s Immaterial – Challow, Gigantic Raft

The Truth – Second Time Lucky, It's A Miracle (from Sight and Sound in Concert)

LWT Pyjamarama 12:15 am - end

The Chevalier Brothers, John Dowie

Tyne Tees Portrait of a Legend: Petula Clark

C4 The Tube

The Cocteau Twins -

Death Cult -

Kevin Smith interview

Chris Sivvey interview

Mark Miwurdz

Marc Almond interview

Duran Duran promo clip and interview

Eartha Kitt promo clip

Madonna promo clip

Marc and the Mambas live set

Go Go Go People discussing pop

Tron movie clips


Saturday 14th January 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

BBC1 The Little and Large Show

Davy Jones

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Barbara Dickson

BBC1 Wogan

Gloria Gaynor

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

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

Hosted by Steve Blacknell

The Truth at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Central Saturday Show

Musical Youth

LWT The Cannon and Ball Show

Robin Gibb

LWT Profiles In Rock: Kate Bush

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

The Police – interview and promo clips

Tom Robinson – interview and promo clips


Sunday 15th January 1984

C4 What’s New

Linda Ronstadt with Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra


Monday 16th January 1984

BBC1 The Toni Basil Special

BBC2 Bucks Fizz repeat

Granada Alphabet Zoo

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 17th January 1984

BBC1 & ITN News Paul and Linda McCartney drug bust reports

BBC2 Pop Carnival 7:05 - 7:40 pm

Compilation featuring Big Country and Nick Heyward

BBC2 The Fureys and Davey Arthur

TVS A Tribute To Alexis Korner 11:30 pm - 12:05 am (The Daily Mirror and TV Times has this as Music Special: Aretha Franklin)


Wednesday 18th January 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth

BBC1 Olivia Newton-John 7:05 - 8:05 pm repeat of Utah show

TTTV Razzamatazz

David Grant

Judas Priest

C4 Nana Mouskouri Variety Special


Thursday 19th January 1984

BBC1 Blue Peter

Musical Youth

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

Hosted by Simon Bates, Peter Powell

Whitesnake - Give Me More Time

Big Country - Wonderland (promo clip)

Fiction Factory - (Feels Like) Heaven

The Top of The Pops Top British Video Award in the British Rock and Pop Awards contenders - The Police, Genesis, Rod Stewart Paul McCartney, Tracy Ullman, Ultavox, Howard Jones, Bonnie Tyler, Madness, Elton John

China Crisis - Wishful Thinking

Chart 40 - 24

Gloria Gaynor - I Am What I Am

Chart 23 - 11

John Lennon - Nobody Told Me (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1

Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace number one (promo clip)

The Police - King of Pain (playout record and audience dancing)

TVS Showcase 11.00 11.15 pm

Rod Argent with Barbara Thompson, John Hiseman


Friday 20th January 1984

BBC1 The Chieftains’ Images Of Ireland

BBC2 ORS 84 (first in new series)

Presented by Peter Powell

contents unknown

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:35 pm - 12:20 am

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

The Red Guitars – Fact, Steeltown

Gary Moore

Steve Blacknall looks at the indie chart

Promo clips of Queen, Echo & The Bunnymen, Prefab Sprout, New Order, This Mortal Coil, The Smiths, The Fall, Judas Priest, 1000 Mexicans

TVS Showcase 11.00 11.15 pm

Rod Argent plays songs from Masquerade

C4 The Tube

Miles Copeland – interview with Police, Wishbone Ash, R.E.M, Go Go's, Wall of Voodoo, Yip Yip Coyote, Rumblefish, The Alarm clips

Echo & Bunnymen - The Killing Moon (from 16 December 1983 show)

Yip Yip Coyote live set

New Model Army live set

Geisha Girls live set

Orchestra Jazira live set

Frankie Goes to Hollywood promo clip

Queen promo clip

Herbie Hancock

Roxy Music All I Want Is You (Tyne Tees archive)


Saturday 21st January 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Rick Springfield

BBC1 The Little & Large Show

Georgie Fame

The Flying Pickets

BBC1 Wogan

Shakin’ Stevens

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

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

Introduced by Pete Drummond

Gary Moore at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Central Saturday Show

David Essex

LWT Cannon & Ball

Four Tops

Musical Youth

Yorkshire 3-2-1

George Melly

Anglia The Roots of Rock N Roll 2: The cheek to cheek years 1959 - 1962

LWT Profiles In Rock: Supertramp

LWT Bob Marley at Santa Barbara Bowl

TVS Harvest Jazz Festival

content unknown

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Billy Joel – interview and promo clips

Big Country – interview and promo clips


Sunday 22nd January 1984

TVS Portrait of a Legend: Lionel Richie

Anglia Harvest Jazz: Dexter Gordon


Monday 23rd January 1984

BBC2 Leo (first in new series)

Leo Sayer

Robin Gibb

Granada Alphabet Zoo

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 24th January 1984

BBC1 Harty

Gloria Gaynor


Wednesday 25th January 1984

TTTV Razzamatazz

The Boomtown Rats

The Thompson Twins

Cheryl Baker


Thursday 26th January 1984

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

Hosted by Richard Skinner, Mike Smith

NB The number one record was Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax which had by this time been banned by BBC radio and television

The Alarm - Where Were You Hiding When The Storm Broke

The Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again (promo clip)

Madonna - Holiday

Echo & The Bunnymen - The Killing Moon

Rick Springfield - Human Touch

Joe Fagin - That’s Living Alright

Chart 40 - 26

The Smiths - What Difference Does It Make

Chart 25 - 10

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Chart 9 - 1 - NB The number one is mentioned but isn't played

Cyndi Lauper - chat with hosts

Shakin' Stevens & Bonnie Tyler - A Rockin' Good Way (playout record and audience dancing)

TVAM Good Morning Britain: Family Business

Kim Wilde


Friday 27th January 1984

BBC2 ORS 84 7:10 - 7:45 pm

UB40

Spear of Destiny

The Academy

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:45 pm - 12:25 am

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Thomas Dolby - Hyperactive, I Scare Myself

The Europeans - Tunnel Vision (clip from Sight and Sound in Concert)

Mark King - lokks at the jazz-funk chart

Blixa Bargeld - interview

Promo clips - The Pretenders, Jackie Wilson, Elbow Bones & The Racketeers, John Cogar Mellencamp, Einsturzende Neubauten

C4 The Tube

Jools Holland in The Hacienda, Manchester (Factory FAC-104)

Lesley Ash in Newcastle

Madonna - Burning Up, Lucky Star (Manchester) Madonna's label Warner Bros were not bothered about sending her to Manchester to appear on the show, reluctantly admitting “Madonna was a no-priority act”.

The Factory All Stars – Cool as Ice, Shack Up, Confusion, Love Will Tear Us Apart (Manchester)

Graham Gouldman – interview (Manchester)

Pat Pheonix & Anthony Booth – interview (Manchester)

The Smiths, Tony Wilson, Paul Morley, Martin Fry

Herbie Hancock – live (Newcastle)

JB’s All Stars (Newcastle)

Archive clips – James Brown, Duke Ellington, The Clash, The Sex Pistols


Saturday 28th January 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

The Thompson Twins

Cyndi Lauper

BBC1 Rod Hull and Emu Show

Robin Gibb

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Musical Youth

BBC1 Wogan

Randy Crawford

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

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

Introduced by Pete Drummond

The Europeans at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Central Saturday Show

Matt Bianco

LWT Rock Concert: Shawn Phillips and Friends 11:05 pm - 12:05 am

ITN News

News report on Michael Jackson receiving burns in Pepsi advert filming

LWT Profiles In Rock: Asia

TVS Jazz

Nat Adderley (live at the Village Vanguard)

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Tina Turner – interview and promo clips

Rick Springfield – interview and promo clips


Sunday 29th January 1984

ITV Newspaper ad with Denny Laine’s expose on Paul and Linda McCartney, hilariously overdubbed with Mockney voice

TVS Portrait of a Legend: Tony Orlando


Monday 30th January 1984

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Paul Nicholas

David Grant

John Cougar

BBC2 The Preservation Hall Jazz Band part one

C4 Television Scrabble

Paul Jones


Tuesday 31st January 1984

BBC1 Night Music

The Stylistics

Angie Gold

BBC2 The Preservation Hall Jazz Band part two

TVS The No 1 Show 1.35 - 2.10 pm

Hosted by Dave Jensen, Khlaid Aziz


Wednesday 1st February 1984

BBC1 Harty

Marilyn

BBC1 Barbra Streisand

The making of her movie Yentl

TTTV Razzamatazz

Eddy Grant special


Thursday 2nd February 1984

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

NB a live broadcast

Hosted by Dave Jensen, John Peel (both wearing top hats while introducing the chart)

NB The number one record was Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax which had by this time been banned by BBC radio and television

Musical Youth - Sixteen

Queen - Radio Gaga (promo clip)

Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride

The Top of The Pops Top British Video Award in the British Rock and Pop Awards contenders - Madness, David Bowie, The Eurythmics, The Police, Adam Ant, Rod Stewart, Bonnie Tyler, Tracey Ullman, Phil Collins, Elton John

Fiction Factory - (Feels Like) Heaven

Thomas Dolby - Hyperactive (promo clip)

Thompson Twins - Doctor Doctor

Juan Martin - Love Theme From The Thorn Birds

Chart 40 - 11

Duran Duran - New Moon On Monday (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1 NB The number one is mentioned but isn't played

Manhattan Transfer - The Spice of Life (playout record and audience dancing)

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

Diana Ross

TVAM Good Morning Britain

The Thompson Twins


Friday 3rd February 1984

BBC2 ORS 84 7:10 - 7:45 pm

Depeche Mode (Birmingham Odeon)

The Adventures

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11.20 pm - end

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

The Mystery Girls - Prohibition, Ash In Drag

Wang Chung - Even If You Dream (clip from Sight and Sound in Concert)

Promo clips - Icicle Works, Culture Club, Lords of the New Church, Talk Talk, Rolling Stones, Ultravox, Nik Kershaw

C4 The Tube

The Colourfield live set

Swans Way live set

Sade live set

Pete Burns (Dead or Alive) interview

Holly Johnson interview

The Eurythmics promo clip

Hall & Oates promo clip

Dead or Alive promo clip

Frankie Goes to Hollywood promo clip

Kool and the Gang promo clip

Siouxsie and the Banshees promo clip

The Thompson Twins

Archive clips Sandie Shaw, Dusty Springfield, Susan Maughan, Petula Clark, Kathy Kirby

Plus Peter York, French & Saunders


Saturday 4th February 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Martin Fry of ABC

Midge Ure

BBC1 Rod Hull and Emu Show

Musical Youth

The Flying Pickets

BBC1 Les Dawson Show

Madeline Bell

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

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

Introduced by Steve Blacknall

Wang Chung at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Central Saturday Show

LWT Saturday Night Live

Paul Simon & George Harrison

LWT To Russia With Elton 11:30 pm - 12:30 am

Elton John documentary

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

UB40

Robert Plant

TSW The Roots of Rock n Roll 3: A Farewell to Innocence 1963-66

Neil Sedaka


Sunday 5th February 1984

TVS Portrait of a Legend: The Grateful Dead in Egypt


Monday 6th February 1984

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Gloria Gaynor

The Thompson Twins

Gary Numan

Granada Alphabet Zoo

Ralph McTell


Wednesday 8th February 1984

Thames A Plus

Lonnie Donegan talks about his role in Mr Cinders

TTTV Razzamatazz

Roger Daltrey

Robert Marlow

Rick Springfield


Thursday 9th February 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:05 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis, Gary Davis

NB The number one record was Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax which had by this time been banned by BBC radio and television

The Smiths - What Difference Does It Make

Nik Kershaw - Wouldn’t It Be Good

Marillion - Punch and Judy

Elbow Bones & The Racketeers - A Night In New York (promo clip)

Swans Way - Soul Train

Chart 30 - 21

Madness - Michael Caine (promo clip)

Chart 20 - 11

Ultravox - One Small Day

Chart 10 - 1

NB The number one isn't played

Madonna - Holiday (playout record with audience dancing)


Friday 10th February 1984

BBC2 ORS 84 7:05 - 7:45 pm

The Farm

Marillion

Marilyn

The Smiths

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:55 pm - 12:40 am

NB it was during this show that Billy Bragg’s roadie Andy Kershaw met the Whistle Test staff production team. Suitably impressed, the producers asked him to join the team later in the year

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Steve Nieve - Hooligans and Hula Girls, Al Green

Billy Bragg - Milkman of Human Kindness, Island of No Return, A13 Trunk Road to the Sea

The Boomtown Rats - live clip from following day’s Sight & Sound In Concert

Cable Music TV - article

Promo clips - The Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Van Halen, Dire Straits

Anglia The Zodiac Game

Kenny Lynch

C4 The Tube

Siouxsie & The Banshees - live

The Rolling Stones - She Was Hot promo

The Thompson Twins -

Kool & The Gang – live

Carol Kenyon interview

Bette Midler promo clip

Alexei Sayle promo clip

Big Country promo clip

Persil adverts with Simon LeBon, Lesley Ash

The Small Faces Itchycoo Park promo

Plus Alan Dick, French & Saunders


Saturday 11th February 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Spandau Ballet

Kool and the Gang

BBC1 The Rod Hull and Emu Show

Stutz Bear Cats

The Barron Knights

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

A stereo simulacst with Radio One

Introduced by Pete Drummond

The Boomtown Rats at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Central Saturday Show

Mickey Dolenz

Will Powers

Madness

LWT The Best of Saturday Night Live

Carly Simon

LWT Rock Concert

Chaka Khan

TVS Jazz Session

Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Pat Benetar

Depeche Mode


Monday 13th February 1984

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Justin Hayward

Marilyn

Kit Hain

Granada Alphabet Zoo

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 14th February 1984

C4 Black On Black

Millie Jackson

Amazulu


Wednesday 15th February 1984

BBC1 Night Music (repeat)

Rick Wakeman

HTV Jangles 4:50 - 5:15 pm (repeat of first episode): Opportunities

Hazel O’Connor


Thursday 16th February 1984

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

Hosted by Simon Bates & Peter Powell

NB The number one record was Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax which had by this time been banned by BBC radio and television

Slade - Run Runaway

Thompson Twins - Doctor Doctor (promo clip)

The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods

USA chart with Jonathan King in Le Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles - Rockwell (and chat), Van Halen, The Romantics, Duran Duran (and chat), Kool and The Gang, Shannon - promo clips

Chart 40 - 26

Matt Bianco - Get Out Of Your Lazy Bed

Chart 25 - 11

Nena - 99 Red Balloons

Chart 10 - 1 NB The number one isn't played

Break Machine - Street Dance (and end credits)

BBC2 40 Minutes: Skiffle

Lonnie Donegan, Chas McDevitt & Nancy Whiskey, Tom Snow & The Blizards (Bernard Falk - TV journalist, Richard Stilgoe, Tony Jasper - ex-NME journalist)


Friday 17th February 1984

BBC2 ORS 84

The Alarm

The Night Creatures

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

The Icicle Works live at Sefton Park, Liverpool

BBC2 Dame Edna – A Birthday Tribute

Elton John

C4 The Tube

Big Country - live

Gary Moore - live

The Weather Girls - live

Fiction Factory - live

Mel Brooks promo clip

The Associates promo clip

This Mortal Coil promo clip

Honeycombs Have I The Right (Pop Gear)

Jimi Hendrix Purple Haze (Beat Club)

Persil ad with Simon Le Bon

Plus Alexi Sayle, Paul Day


Saturday 18th February 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Captain Sensible

The Boomtown Rats

BBC1 Wogan

The Manhattan Transfer

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

A stereo simulcast on Radio One

Introduced by Pete Drummond

Curtis Mayfield at the Marcus Garvey Centre, Nottingham

LWT Rock Concert: Linda Ronstadt 11:05 pm - 12:35 am

the Mad Love tour

Central Saturday Show

Roger Daltrey

Marilyn (promo clip)

Kajagoogoo

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

David Geffen

The Thompson Twins

C4 The Comic Strip: Bad News On Tour (repeat)


Sunday 19th February 1984

LWT Sunday Sunday

Roger Daltrey


Monday 20th February 1984

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Roger Daltrey

Suzi Quatro

Kool & The Gang

Granada Alphabet Zoo

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 21st February 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Searchers - live

Pete Shotton - interview

BBC1 The British Rock N Pop Awards 6:50 - 7:40 pm

NB A live broadcast, the previous shows had been pre-recorded

Duran Duran

Paul McCartney (on film)

Bonnie Tyler

Freeze

Slade

Modern Romance

The Flying Pickets


Wednesday 22nd February 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Kajagoogoo

BBC1 Harty

Madness

Barbara Dickson

BBC1 Night Music (repeat)

Labi Siffre

Thames Minder: A Star Is Gorn

With Zac Zolar (The Pretty Things)

HTV Jangles 2: Confrontation (repeat)

Hazel O'Connor

Tank


Thursday 23rd February 1984

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

Hosted by Mike Read & Janice Long

NB The number one record was Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax which had by this time been banned by BBC radio and television

Hot Chocolate - I Gave You My Heart (Didn’t I)

Rockwell - Somebody’s Watching Me (promo clip)

Marilyn - Cry and Be Free

Kool & The Gang - Joanna (promo clip)

Nik Kershaw - Wouldn’t It Be Good (interspersed with clips from the promo)

Chart 40 - 26

Carmel - More More More

Chart 25 - 10

Howard Jones - Hide and Seek (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1 (The Top Ten Video Show) NB The number one would not be played

Re-Flex - The Politics Of Dancing (and end credits)

TSW The Manhattan Transfer


Friday 24th February 1984

BBC2 ORS 84 7:10 - 7:45 pm

Hosted by Marc Almond

The Cure

The Immaculate Fools

General Public

BBC2 Just Another Little Blues Song (play) 10:05 - 10:50 pm

Adam Faith

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:35 pm - 12:20 am

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Aswad - Roots Rocking (from Sight and Sound in Concert)

The Cocteau Twins - The spangle maker, Pearly dewdrops drop

Promo clips - Scritti Politti, Marillion, Yellowman, UB40, Laurie Anderson, Johnny Osbourne & Aswad, Gregory Isaacs

Anglia The Zodiac Game

Dana

C4 The Tube

NB Classic moment when Neil Kinnock was being interviewed a member of Aswad was caught on camera asking “who is he”.

Aswad live set

China Crisis live set

Miquel Brown live set

Frankie Goes to Hollywood promo clip

Michael Jackson promo clip

Tracey Ullman promo clip

Snakes of Shake promo clip

Hey Elastica promo clip

Paul Haig promo clip

Plus Neil Kinnock, Bert Kwouk and Geoff Weston


Saturday 25th February 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Roger Daltrey

Kajagoogoo

David Grant

BBC1 Rod Hull & Emu

Hot Chocolate

Grace Kennedy

BBC1 Wogan

content unknown

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

A stereo simulcast on Radio One

Introduced by David Hepworth

Aswad at the Marcus Garvey Centre, Nottingham

BBC2 John D Loudermilk and his Music 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Central Saturday Show

TVAM Data Run

Slade

Yorkshire 3-2-1

George Hamilton IV

Tammy Cline

LWT Rock Concert: Osibisa at the Marquee

ITV The Roots of Rock N Roll 6: Every Which Way 1975 - 1980

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks 6:30 - 7:30 pm

The Pretenders – interview and promo clips

Jim Steinman – interview and promo clips


Monday 26th February 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Roger Daltrey

BBC2 Leo

Leo Sayer

Peter Skellern

Tina Turner

Bonnie Tyler


Tuesday 28th February 1984

BBC1 Harty

Shirley Bassey


Wednesday 29th February 1984

BBC1 Harty 6:40 - 7:20 pm

Tina Turner

HTV Jangles: Whose Side You On (repeat)

Hazel O'Connor

Talisman


Thursday 1st March 1984

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

Hosted by Dave Jensen, John Peel (both wearing yellow and purple plaid jackets)

Matt Bianco - Get Out Of Your Lazy Bed

Van Halen - Jump (promo clip)

Alexei Sayle - 'Ullo John Got A New Motor

Soft Cell - Down In The Subway (promo clip)

Break Machine - Street Dance

The hosts manage to get a 'Relax, Don't Do It' gag in

Chart 40 - 26

Wang Chung - Dance Hall Days

Chart 25 - 10

Slade - Run Run Away (promo clip)

Chart 9 -1

Nena 99 Red Balloons mumber one (repeat 16th February 1984)

Julia and Company - Breakin' Down (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 The Innes Book of Records repeat

John Cooper-Clarke

BBC2 Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In

Andy Williams


Friday 2nd March 1984

BBC2 ORS 84

Ultravox

Dead or Alive

Willie Williams

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:35 pm - 12:15 am

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Fiat Lux - The Moment, Blue Emotion

Nena – 99 Red Balloons (from Sight & Sound in Concert)

Promo clips - Jonsun Crew, The Alan Parsons Project, Kraftwerk, Jean-Michel Jarre, Peter Bauman, Bourgie Bourgie

LWT South of Watford

Article on Music Box music cable station

C4 The Tube

Virgin Dance live set

Thomas Dolby live set

Mint Juleps live set

Michael Jackson Thriller making of the promo clip

Tom Waits promo clip

Nena promo clip

Scott Walker - interview

Walker Bros The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Beat Club)

Jackson Five I Want You Back clip

Plus Kenny Whymark as Humphrey Bogart and French & Saunders


Saturday 3rd March 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Dr Hook

Bananarama

Shakin’ Stevens

BBC1 Rod Hull & Emu Show

David Grant

Barbara Dickson

BBC1 Wogan

content unknown

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.50 - 7.30 pm

Introduced by Steve Blacknall

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

Nena at Aston University

TVAM Data Run

Chris Cross of Ultravox

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Dire Straits – interview and promo clips

Spandau Ballet – interview and promo clips

Central Saturday Show

General Public

Madonna (promo clip)

C4 Just What Is It?

Art documentary, music by David Cunningham (Flying Lizards)


Monday 5th March 1984

BBC1 (West) RPM

content unknown

BBC2 The Animals In Concert 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Live at Goldiggers, Chippenham

Granada Portrait of a Legend: Stevie Wonder


Tuesday 6th March 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Frankie Vaughan in The Good Old Days article


Wednesday 7th March 1984

HTV Jangles: A Home Of Your Own (repeat)

Hazell O'Connor

The Fantoms


Thursday 8th March 1984

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

Hosted by Richard Skinner, Gary Davis

NB A live broadcast

Phil Fearon & Galaxy - What Do I Do

Kool & The Gang - Joanna (promo clip)

The Weather Girls - It's Raining Men

Tracey Ullman - My Guy (promo clip)

Sade - Your Love Is King

Chart 40 - 26 (Sade is mis-spelt Slade)

Bananarama - Robert De Niro’s Waiting

Chart 25 - 11

Howard Jones - Hide & Seek (playing live amongst the dry ice)

Chart 10 - 1

Nena - 99 Red Balloons number one (repeat 16th February 1983)

Mel Brooks - To Be Or Not To Be (promo clip and end credits)


Friday 9th March 1984

BBC2 ORS 84 7:05 - 7:45 pm

Nik Kershaw

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:30 pm - 12:15 am

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Howard Jones - Equality, Don't Always Look At The Rain

The Style Council - Dropping Bombs on the Whitehouse, Speak Like A Child (from Sight & Sound in Concert), interview

Promo clips - Z Z Top, Mental as Anything, Mignight Oil, The Hoodoogurus, INXS, The Jam, Propaganda

A look at the Australian chart

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Johnnie Ray

Anglia The Zodiac Game

Lynsey De Paul

C4 The Tube

The Special AKA with Elvis Costello and Caron Wheeleer - Free Nelson Mandella

Berlin article with The Skin, Die Artze, Dead Trousers, Collapsing New Buildings, Maleria, Slime, Deadly Doris, Christianna F, Jessica (from East Berlin)

Elvis Costello - interview

General Public – live

David Bowie promo clip


Saturday 10th March 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Nik Kershaw

BBC1 Rod & Emu Show

Slade

Lynsey DePaul

BBC1 Wogan

David Essex

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

Introduced by Pete Drummond

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

The Style Council at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Central Saturday Show

Bonnie Tyler

Kajagoogoo

LWT The Best Of Saturday Night Live

The Rutles (from Rutland Weekend Television), Joe Cocker

LWT Rock Concert 11:15 pm - 12:15 am

Crosby Stills and Nash (Los Angeles)

Central Superstars of Music

Jerry Lee Lewis

TVS Jazz

Bobby Hutcheson

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Def Leppard, Russell Mulchahey (promo director)

C4 Ten Years In An Opened-Necked Shirt 10:30 - 11:40 pm

John Cooper-Clarke documentary


Sunday 11th March 1984

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s 8:15 - 9:15 pm (first in new series)

The Stylistics

Shirley Bassey

LWT The South Bank Show

Weather Report

Central Sunday Jazz

Live music from Paul Masson’s vineyard


Monday 12th March 1984

BBC1 (West) RPM

content unknown


Tuesday 13th March 1984

TVAM Good Morning Britain: Through The Keyhole

Ronnie Scott


Wednesday 14th March 1984

BBC1 Night Music: Stephanie Lawrence (repeat)

Phil Everly

Thames A Plus

Nina Simone

HTV Jangles : Have A Drink On Me (repeat)

Hazell O'Connor

Slow Twitch Fibres


Thursday 15th March 1984

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

Hosted by Simon Bates & Mike Smith

NB A live broadcast

Julia & Comany - Breakin’ Down (live vocal)

Lionel Richie - Hello (promo clip)

Kajagoogoo - The Lion's Mouth

Alexei Sayle - 'Ullo John Got A New Motor (promo clip)

Tina Turner - Help

Chart 40 - 26

Wang Chung - Dance Hall Days

Chart 25 - 10

Richard Hartley & The Mike Reed Orchestra - Bolero (Torvill and Dean dance routine)

Chart 9 - 1

Nena - 99 Luftballons number one (live clip)

Break Machine - Street Dance (promo clip and end credits)

TVAM Good Morning Britain; Family Business

Captain Sensible


Friday 16th March 1984

BBC2 ORS 84 7:05 - 7:45 pm

The Psychedelic Furs - Heaven

Band on the Run contest

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:40 pm - end

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Swans Way - Club Secrets, In Trance

Mark Knopfler - interview in recording studio

Marlillion - Fugazi (clip from Sight and Sound in Concert)

The Frank Chickens - interview about Japan rock scene

Promo clips - John Lennon, Culture Club, Dire Straits, Simple Minds, Depeche Mode

C4 The Tube

The Smiths - live

Howard Jones - live

Madness – live

Plus Robbie Coltrane and Spitting Image

The Escape Club live set

Thor promo clip

Siouxsie & the Banshees promo clip

Reflex promo clip

Robert Palmer promo clip

Danse Society promo clip


Saturday 17th March 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Madness

The Icicle Works

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

Introduced by Steve Blacknall

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

Marillion at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Central Saturday Show

Rock Godess

Zulu Sharks

LWT Rock Concert

Sad Café (New Victoria, London)

Yorkshire 3-2-1

Rene and Renate

TVS Jazz

Stan Getz

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Nena, DeBarge, Australian Crawl, Jerry Wexler


Sunday 18th March 1984

LWT Live from Her Majesty’s

Brenda Lee

Neil Sedaka

David Essex

Grace Kennedy


Monday 19th March 1984

BBC2 Call My Bluff

Lynsey DePaul

BBC2 Pete Sayers Electric Music Show (repeat)


Tuesday 20th March 1984

BBC2 Marti Caine

Donovan - Lalena, Colours, Mellow Yellow, Living For The Lovelight

The Nolans

BBC2 Pete Sayers Electric Music Show (repeat)

Joe Fagin


Wednesday 21st March 1984

BBC2 Pete Sayers Electric Music Show (repeat)

HTV Jangles: Gotcha (repeat)

Hazell O'Connor

Bananarama


Thursday 22nd March 1984

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

Hosted by Peter Powell, Janice Long

Depeche Mode - People Are People

The Weather Girls - It's Raining Men (promo clip)

Shakin’ Stevens - A Love Worth Waiting For

Culture Club - It’s A Miracle (promo clip)

Bananarama - Robert De Niro’s Waiting (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 28

UB40 - Cherry Oh Baby

Chart 27 - 9

Sade - Your Love Is King

Chart 8 - 1

Lionel Richie - Hello number one (promo clip)

Phil Fearon & Galaxy - What Do I Do (promo clip and end credits)

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

Tiny Tim


Friday 23rd March 1984

BBC2 ORS 84 7:00 - 7:45 pm

Nick Beggs

The Loved Ones

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

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

The Richard Thompson Big Band - Wall of death, Tear stained letter

John Hiatt - We Ran, She Loves The Jerk

Promo clips, Weird Al Yankovic, Tim Pope, The Alarm, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Jimi Hendrix

C4 The Tube

Bo Diddley – live set and archive clip

Reflex - live

Danse Society - live

Pre Fab Sprout - Cruel (Tube film)

Robert Palmer – interview, promo clip

Gary’s ‘The Bottom Ten’ list

Scott Walker interview and promo clip

The Walker Brothers The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore clip

Plus Steve Dixon, Lindsay Walker

C4 I Love Quincy 11:15 pm - 1:20 am

Quincy Jones documentary with Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick


Saturday 24th March 1984

NB ITV starts a new quiz show The Price Is Right for which Joe Brown had done a pilot

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Depeche Mode

BBC1 Wogan

Boy George interview

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

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

Introduced by Pete Drummond

Ian Dury and the Music Students live at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Central Saturday Show 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Culture Club

TVAM Data Run

Nik Kershaw

LWT Tina Turner at the Apollo, London

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks 6:00 - 7:00 pm last in series

Elton John – interview and promo clips


Tuesday 27th March 1984

BBC2 Marti Caine

Randy Crawford

BBC2 Arena 9:50 - 10:40 pm

Jerry Lee Lewis


Wednesday 28th March 1984

BBC1 Harty

Oasis (Mary Hopkin, Peter Skellern etc)

HTV Jangles: Getting It Together (repeat)

Hazell O'Connor

OK Jive

Streets Ahead


Thursday 29th March 1984

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

Hosted by Andy Peebles, Mike Read

The Special A.K.A. - Nelson Mandela

John Lennon - Borrowed Time (promo clip)

Captain Sensible - Glad It's All Over

Simple Minds - Up On The Catwalk

Siouxsie & The Banshees - Swimming Horses

Chart 40 - 27

Madonna - Lucky Star (promo clip)

Chart 26 - 11

Thompson Twins - You Take Me Up

Chart 10 - 1

Lionel Richie - Hello number one (promo clip)

Michael Jackson - PYT (playout record and audience dancing)

Tyne Tees Madabout

Gary Numan - flying article


Friday 30th March 1984

BBC2 ORS 84

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - talks about the Relax ban

Thomas Dolby

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:30 pm - 12:15 am

NB The last show with this title and classic opening credit sequence

Hosted by David Hepworth, Mark Ellen

Pirate radio article with Johnny Walker

David Bowie - Hang On To YOurself (Stage live movie clip)

Echo & The Bunnymen - live at the Royal Albert Hall

The Chevalier Brothers - One more drink bartender, Jam man, Coco beano

Blancmange - Blind Vision (from Sight & Sound In Concert)

Promo clips, Killing Joke, Mike Oldfield, The Cocteau Twins

Girl Girls The Story of a Sound - film clip and interview

Anglia The Zodiac Game

Suzi Quatro

LWT South Of Watford

Pub Rock special

Pogue Mahone

Shillelagh Sisters

The Skiff Skats

C4 The Tube

Dave Gilmour - live

Depeche Mode - live

The Island Story - thirty minute special with Chris Blackwell (clips of Bob Marley, Roxy Music, Grace Jones, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Joe Cocker and Kid Creole)

Robert Palmer interview

Black Uhuru interview

John Martyn interview

Alpha and Omega interview

Linton Kwesi Johnson live

Paul Young promo clip

BB King promo clip

C4 Once In A Lifetime 11:20 pm - 12:35 am

Talking Heads documentary, live at Wembley 1982


Saturday 31st March 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Jeffrey Daniel (Shalamar)

BBC1 Wogan 9:45 - 10:35 pm

Cliff Richard

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert 6.50 - 7.30 pm

A stereo simulcast with Radio One

Introduced by Steve Blacknell

Blancmange live at Gold Diggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire

TVAM Data Run

Jon Moss of Culture Club

Central Saturday Show

Steve Levene (record producer)

LWT Rock Concert

Manfred Mann’s Earth Band

Central Superstars Of Music

Tina Turner

TVS Jazz

content unknown

C4 Ear Say 6:30 - 7:30 pm (first edition)

Hosted by Nicky Horne, Lesley-Ann Jones

The Smiths - Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now

The Smiths and Sandie Shaw - Hand In Glove

Paul Weller - interviewed by Nicky Horne

Bob Geldof - report on making of new movie about snooker

The Special AKA - Nelson Mandella promo

Marilyn - reviews new singles

ZTT Records – article with Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Culture Club - clip


Sunday 1st April 1984

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Charlie Pride

The Drifters

Shakin’ Stevens


Monday 2nd April 1984

BBC1 Blue Peter

Beatle City article

BBC1 Tom Jones Now! 11:35 pm - 12:00 am


Tuesday 3rd April 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Dubliners

BBC2 Marti

Joe Fagin


Wednesday 4th April 1984

BBC1 A Song For Europe

NB 454 songs whittled down to 8

Hazel Dean – Stay In My Life

Nina Shaw

First Division

Miriam Ann Lesley

Belle and The Devotions

Bryan Evans

Thames National Rockschool Competition Final 4:50 - 5:15 pm

Judges include Hal Lindes (Dire Straits), Paul Gambaccini


Thursday 5th April 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:05 pm

Not broadcast due to industrial action

Hosted by John Peel, David Jensen

NB This would have been a live broadcast

Shakin’ Stevens

Depeche Mode

Lionel Richie

BBC1 The Best Of Harty

Boy George, Paul McCartney

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

David Jones


Friday 6th April 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Alan Price

BBC1 The Time Of Your Life (September 1967)

The Move (Roy Wood and Carl Wayne) - Flowers In The Rain, plus news clips

TSW Judi

Jay Aston of Bucks Fizz

C4 The Tube

Joe Jackson - live

Paul Young - article

The Cure - live

Propaganda live set

The Thompson Twins promo clip

Aztec Camera promo clip

Jeffrey Osbourne promo clip

Paul Young promo clip

Marvin Gaye Can I Get A Witness film clip

C4 Jazz at the Gateway

Oscar Peterson


Saturday 7th April 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Blancmange - Don’t Tell Me

BBC2 Sight And Sound In Concert

BBC1 Wogan

The Flying Pickets

Kenny Everett

Val Doonican

TVAM Data Run

The Smiths

Green Gartside

Central Saturday Show

The Thompson Twins

LWT Profiles In Rock: Toto

C4 Ear Say

Ray Davies - interview

Dave Gahn of Depeche Mode reviews new releases

Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody, One Million Kisses

Northern soul scene report with Richard Searling and Ian Levine

Captain Sensible - guided tour of Croydon

Fan rivalries

Marvin Gaye - tribute including Soul Train clip


Sunday 8th April 1984

ITN News

Beatle City article, opened by Queenie Epstein

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Lulu

Glen Campbell

Barbara Dickson


Monday 9th April 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Dionne Warwick – Walk On By, two others

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!


Tuesday 10th April 1984

BBC2 Marti Caine

Alan Price

Thames Give Us A Clue

Sheila Fergusson


Wednesday 11th April 1984

TTTV Razzamatazz 4:50 - 5:15 pm (first edition in new series)

British Invasion special

Hosted by Claire George, Alistair Pirrie

Producer: Royston Mayoh

The Eurythmics -

ReFlex - The Politics Of Dancing

The Thompson Twins -

Culture Club -


Thursday 12th April 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7:40 - 8:05 pm (also seen as ending at 8:20 pm)

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis, Richard Skinner

Scritti Politti - Wood Beez

Chart 40 - 25

Dead Or Alive - That’s The Way (I Like It)

Chart 24 - 11

The Cure - The Caterpillar

Chart 10 - 1 The Video Top Ten

Lionel Richie - Hello number one (promo clip)

Rufus and Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody (promo clip and end credits)

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

Nancy Sinatra

BBC2 Jazz at the Ledmill

Dick Morrrissey and others


Friday 13th April 1984

C4 The Tube

NB The Kinks cancelled their appearance

Spear Of Destiny - live

The Kane Gang - live

Jeffrey Osborne - live

Tracie and Band live set

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five live set

Plus Barry Diamond, Tim Bat (juggler), Rik Mayall

C4 Jazz at the Gateway

Oscar Peterson

Barbara Thompson


Saturday 14th April 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Capt Sensible - gives award to the Janitor of the Year

Nik Kershaw

TVAM Data Run

Jon Moss of Culture Club

Central The Saturday Show

The Jets

The Flying Pickets (promo clip)

Bananarama

C4 Ear Say

Scritti Pollitti - Wood Beez

Ian Dury reviews new releases

Liverpool report on music scene

Matt Bianco - Sneaking Out The Back Door

Footloose article with Kevibn Bacon

Lemmy - interview


Sunday 15th April 1984

LWT Knees Up

Lonnie Donegan

Rene and Renate

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

NB This edition saw Tommy Cooper make his final appearance

Donny Osmond

The Flying Pickets

The Three Degrees


Tuesday 17th April 1984

BBC1 Loving You Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop 4:40 - 5:05 pm (first in new series)

Thereza Bazar & David Grant are the team leaders

Blancmange Don't Tell Me

Modern Romance Just My Imagination

The Bluebells I'm Falling

BBC2 Reggae, Madness and the Wild Things 7:30 - 7:55 pm

Dennis Bovell, Madness, David Bedford, Vivian Goldman

BBC2 The Music of Gerard Kenny

A Convert from Drury Lane, London

ITV How Dare You

NB Co hosted by John Gorman

Frankie Goes To Hollywood


Wednesday 18th April 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Flying Pickets

BBC1 Frankie & Johnny Elvis Presley movie

TTTV Razzamatazz (first in new series)

Claire Grogan co host

Reflex

Whizz

For Atoms

Joe Jackson

TVS Women in Rock N Roll

content unknown


Thursday 19th April 1984

BBC1 The King and I

The work of rock and roll painter David Oxtoby

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:55 pm

Hosted by Peter Powell, Gary Davis

NB A live broadcast

The Special A.K.A. - Free Nelson Mandela

Thompson Twins - You Take Me Up (promo clip)

Blancmange - Don't Tell Me

Queen - I Want To Break Free (promo clip)

The Bluebells - I’m Falling

USA chart with Jonathan King - Michael Jackson, Weird Al Yankovic, The Pointer Sisters, Phil Collins - promo clips

Chart 40 - 25

Nik Kershaw - Dancing Girls

Chart 24 - 11

OMD - Locomotion

Chart 10 - 1

Lionel Richie - Hello number one (promo clip)

Kool & The Gang - In The Heart (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC1 Double Trouble Elvis Presley movie

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show repeat


Friday 20th April 1984 Good Friday

BBC1 Wogan

Compilation show with Cliff Richard - Baby You’re Dynamite, interview

Culture Club - It’s A Miracle, interview

Central Enu at Easter

Carl Wayne

Susan Maughan

LWT The South Bank Show

Oscar Peterson's Easter Suite

C4 The Tube Easter Special 5:00 - 7:00 pm

The Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams, Right By Your Side

The Thompson Twins - Love On Your Side, Sister of Mercy

The Jam - Move On Up

The Style Council - Ever Changing Mood

Boy George - interview

Culture Club - interview

Collapsing New Buildings -

Divine -

The Weather Girls -

Mick Jagger - interview

Paul Young - Sex

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax

The Special AKA with Elvis Costello - Nelson Mandella

The Inspirational Choir - Pick Me Up

Die Artze -

Public Image Limited -

Billy Bragg -

Killing Joke - The 80s

David Bowie & Marc Bolan - clip

Iggy Pop - Sweet Sixteen

Various location reports including Duran Duran in France

Tina Turner - Let’s Stay Together

Howard Jones - Hide and Seek

The Cocteau Twins -

Simple Minds -

The Alarm -

Pat Benetar -

Z Z Top -

U2 -

Big Country -


Saturday 21st April 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show (first edition)

Hosted by Mark Curry

OMD - two songs

John Taylor of Duran Duran - interview

TVAM Data Run

Jeffrey Daniels of Shalamar

C4 Ear Say

Phil Collins - interview


Sunday 22nd April 1984 Easter Sunday

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest Preview part one

BBC1 Perry Como’s Easter By The Sea

LWT Knees Up

Anita Harris

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

B B King

Don McLean

Engelbert (who by now had now dropped his stage surname)

Central Sunday Jazz

Dexter Gordon


Monday 23rd April 1984 Easter Monday

BBC2 Stardust Road part one

Georgie Fame plays the songs of Hoagy Charmichael


Tuesday 24th April 1984

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Team leader: Rocky Sharpe

content unknown

BBC2 The Music of Gerard Kenny part two


Wednesday 25th April 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Al Martino

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Atlanta)

Lionel Richie

TTTV Razzamatazz

Blancmange - Don’t Tell Me

Marilyn -


Thursday 26th April 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Gene Pitney

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7:15 - 7:55 pm

Hosted by Janice Long, Simon Bates

NB A live broadcast

Sandie Shaw & The Smiths - Hand In Glove

Phil Collins - Against All Odds (promo clip)

Belle & The Devotions - Love Games

Bob Marley & The Wailers - One Love (promo clip)

Duran Duran - The Reflex

Julio Iglesias & Willie Nelson - To All The Girls I've Loved Before (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 26

Echo & The Bunnymen - Silver

Chart 25 - 11

Flying Pickets - When You’re Young And In Love

Chart 10 - 1

Lionel Richie - Hello number one (promo clip)

The Pointer Sisters - Automatic (promo clip and end credits)

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show repeat


Friday 27th April 1984

BBC2 Eight Days A Week 6:45 - 7:15 pm (first in new series)

Panel: Jools Holland, Bill Wyman, Neil Arthur

C4 High Band 5:45 - 6:45 pm (first edition)

NB Edited versions of home video titles

The Thompson Twins - Quickstep live


Saturday 28th April 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Silent Running

BBC1 The Laughter Show

Nik Kershaw

TVAM Data Run

Duran Duran

TVS Number 73 (first in new series)

Nik Kershaw

LWT Robin Of Sherwood (first episode)

Theme by Clannad

LWT Profiles in Rock: Earth Wind and Fire

Central Superstars of Music

Pink Floyd at Pompeii

TVS Jazz

Arnett Cobb

C4 Ear Say 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Blues and Soul annual awards report

The Bluebells - I’m Falling

Jeffrey Osbourne - Stay With Me

Video Scratching article

Tom Robinson -

Tony Wilson of Factory Records

Tony Blackburn reviews new release

LP magazine report on debut issue

C4 The American Music Awards 11:30 pm - 1:15 am

Paul McCartney - talks about Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson - collects award

Barry Manilow -

Boy George -

Lionel Richie -


Sunday 29th April 1984

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest Preview part two

BBC1 Rock Gospel Show

Kajagoogoo

Sheila Walsh

LWT Knees Up

Teresa Brewer

Stutz Bear Cats

LWT Live from Her Majesty’s

Cleo Laine and Johnny Dankworth


Monday 30th April 1984

BBC1 (West) RPM

content unknown

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Isaac Hayes


Tuesday 1st May 1984

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Bernadette Nolan & Gary Davies Are Team Leaders

Kajagoogoo Turn Your Back

Nik Kershaw Dancing Girls

Hazel Dean Searching

BBC2 Stardust Road part two

Georgie Fame


Wednesday 2nd May 1984

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Puerto Rico)

Menudo

TTTV Razzamatazz

Duran Duran - The Reflex

Ultravox - Dancing With Tears In My Eyes

Kajagoogoo -


Thursday 3rd May 1984

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years:1966 (pilot show)

The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running (TV)

The Overlanders - Michelle (TV, same as above)

Stevie Wonder - Uptight (TV)

The Walker Brothers - The Sunday Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore (possibly Beat Club)

The Who - Substitute promo for USA with different lyrics

Cilla Black - Alfie (Savoy, London)

Cliff Richard - It’s No Secret (I’m Going To Tell You…)

Dave Dee etc - Hold Tight (TV)

The Beatles - news report about Jesus statement

Manfred Mann - Just Like A Woman promo

David & Jonathan - Lovers Of The World Unite (TV)

The Hollies - I Can’t Hold On (possibly Beat Club)

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:05 pm

Hosted by Mike Read, Steve Wright

OMD - Locomotion

Blancmange - Don’t Tell Me (promo clip)

New Order - Thieves Like Us (live)

Kenny Loggins - Footloose (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 25

Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else’s Guy

Chart 24 - 11

Human League - The Lebanon

Chart 10 - 1

Duran Duran - The Reflex number one (promo clip)

Nike Kershaw - Dancing Girls (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 4th May 1984

BBC2 Eight Days A Week 6:45 - 7:15 pm

Panel: Nick Lowe, Green, Janice Long

HTV Adge Cutler - The First Wurzel 10.30 - 11.15 pm

Documentary

C4 High Band

Ultravox - Monument live

Spandau Ballet - Over Britain live

C4 Jazz at the Gateway

Oscar Peterson


Saturday 5th May 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Kajagoogoo

BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest 1984

UK: Belle & The Devotions: Love Games

TVS Number 73

LWT Rock Concert: Bob Marley & The Wailers

C4 Ear Say

Earha Kitt

Duran Duran

Pete Townshend

C4 UB40: A Musical Profile 9:55 - 10:40 pm


Sunday 6th May 1984

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Sheila Walsh


Monday 7th May 1984

BBC1 Mike Read’s Replay Selection part one

Clips from Saturday Superstore

Culture Club

The Police

Nik Kershaw

The Thompson Twins

Queen

BBC1 The Two Ronnies (repeat)

Elaine Paige


Tuesday 8th May 1984

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Pauline Black Pirates on the airways

Flying Pickets When you're young and in love

The Boomtown Rats Drag me down

BBC1 Night Music

John Miles

BBC2 The Smiths 7:05 - 7:30 pm

Edited version of the Sight & Sound In Concert show 9 December 1983

BBC2 The Young Ones: Bambi (first in second series)

Motorhead

C4 Black On Black

Eartha Kitt

Sade


Wednesday 9th May 1984

TTTV Razzamatazz

Blancmange - co host the show

Marillion - Assassing

Alvin Stardust - Feel Like Buddy Holly

Thames It’s Mike Yarwood

Shakatak

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Houston)

ZZ Top


Thursday 10th May 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Labi Siffre

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:05 pm

Hosted by John Peel and Dave Jensen

Belle & The Devotions - Love Games

Queen - I Want To Break Free (promo clip)

The Flying Pickets - When You’re Young and In Love (wearing pyjamas)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - One Love (promo clip)

Charts 40 - 26

Terri Wells - I’ll Be Around

Chart 25 - 11

The Pointer Sisters - Automatic (promo and a couple of fan dancers and a robot)

Chart 10 - 1

Duran Duran - The Reflex (promo clip)

Jeffrey Osbourne - Stay With Me Tonight (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 11th May 1984

BBC1 Time Of Your Life

Millie Small

P J Proby

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel: Tracie, Bob Geldof, Drummie Zeb

BBC2 Jazz At The Ledmill

Jimmy Witherspoon

LWT South of Watford

Marilyn

C4 High Band

Tina Turner - Nice N Rough (1982)

C4 Jazz at the Gateway

Oscar Peterson


Saturday 12th May 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Musical Youth

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

Oasis (Mary Hopkin, Peter Skellern)

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Alvin Stardust

TVS Number 73

Imagination - live

Tom Robinson – interview

Central Superstars of Music: Aretha Franklin

TVS Jazz

Airto, Flora Purim

LWT Tina Turner at the Apollo 12:30 am - end

C4 Ear Say


Sunday 13th May 1984

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Sheila Walsh

BBC2 To The Count of Basie

Tribute show

LWT Knees Up

The Searchers

Clarence Frogman Henry

Tammy Cline


Monday 14th May 1984

BBC1 Tommy Cooper’s Main Attraction (repeat)

Chas and Dave

Frankie Vaughan

Thames What’s My Line 7:00 – 7:30 pm

Ringo Starr - mystery guest

NB as a condition of his live appearance Thames had to make sure than he was through with his portion of the show before Coronation Street started at 7:30 pm so he could watch it

C4 Scully (first episode)

Theme by Elvis Costello ‘Turning The Town Red’


Tuesday 15th May 1984

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Bernadette Nolan & Gary Davies Team Leaders

Musical Youth She's Trouble

Alvin Stardust I Feel Like Buddy Holly

Bananarama Rough Justice

BBC1 Night Music

Helen Reddy

BBC2 The Young Ones: Cash

Alan Freeman (as God)

Kevin Bishop’s Nice Twelve (Jools Holland, Stewart Copeland, Chris Difford) – Subterranean Homesick Blues

BBC2 Private Lives

Peter Skellern – Something So Right


Wednesday 16th May 1984

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Florida)

content unknown

TTTV Razzamatazz

The Boomtown Rats - Drag Me Down

Helen Terry - Love Lies Lost

Spear Of Destiny’s Kirk Brandon - interview


Thursday 17th May 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:05 pm

Hosted by Simon Bates, Peter Powell

Break Machine - Break Dance Party

Deniece Williams - Let’s Hear It For The Boy

Marillion - Assassing (promo clip)

Hazel Dean - Searchin’ (I Gotta Find A Man)

Chart 40 - 25 (they mis-spell Chaka 'Kahn')

Womack & Womack - Love Wars

Chart 24 - 11

Ultravox - Dancing With Tears In My Eyes (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1

Duran Duran The Reflex number one (repeat 26th April 1984)

Kenny Loggins - Footloose (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 18th May 1984

BBC1 Time Of Your Life: Gerry Marsden

Gerry Marsden - How Do You Do It

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel: Clare Grogan, Holly Johnson, John Walters

C4 High Band

Duran Duran in Toronto, March 1983

C4 Jazz at the Gateway

Oscar Peterson

Chris Barber


Saturday 19th May 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Nick Heyward

Wang Chung

BBC1 F A Cup Grandstand

Elton John - interview

BBC1 Val Doonican Music Show

Denice Williams

Don Williams

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Ella Fitzgerald

TVS Number 73

Carol Kenyon

ITV Sports The FA Cup Final (Watford Vs Everton)

Elton John - live clip and interview in Hamburg the previous night

TVS Jazz

content unknown

C4 Ear Say

Bananarama - Rough Justice

The Special Aka - Alcohol

Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy

Suggs - reviews new releases

Pirate radio article with  Martin Ortie of Time Out magazine

John Peel - interviewed by Nicky Horne

Ready Steady Go - article (probably not on)

Roger Waters concert article with Gerald Scarfe and Harvey Goldsmith


Sunday 20th May 1984

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Sheila Walsh

Bryn Haworth


Monday 21st May 1984

BBC1 Linda Carter Street Life 7:10 - 8:00 pm

George Benson

Tony Orlando

BBC2 The Two Ronnies (repeat)

Elton John

C4 Scully

Elvis Costello as Henry Scully’s brother Arthur


Tuesday 22nd May 1984

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Nick Heyward Love All Day

Peter Schilling Major Tom

Eddy Grant Romancing the Stone

BBC1 Night Music

Jack Jones


Wednesday 23rd May 1984

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Los Angeles)

Ozzy Osbourne

BBC2 Musical Cues 7:20 - 7:45 pm

Richard Harvey talks about composing for television

TTTV Razzamatazz

Bob Geldof co hosts show

Wham! Wake Me Up

Nick Heyward


Thursday 24th May 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7:35 - 8:05 pm

Hosted by Mike Smith, Janice Long

NB A live broadcast

Status Quo - Going Down Town Tonight (host Smith says 'this might be their last appearance on Top Of The Pops." Inevitavbly is wasn't)

The Style Council - You’re The Best Thing (promo clip)

Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go (the 'Choose Life' t-shirts get their first airing)

Chart 30 - 25

Howard Jones - Pearl In The Shell (promo clip)

Chart 24 - 11

Alvin Stardust - I Feel Like Buddy Holly

Chart 10 - 1

Duran Duran - The Reflex number one (promo clip)

Evelyn Thomas - High Energy (and end credits)


Friday 25th May 1984

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel: Morrissey, George Michael, Tony Blackburn

C4 High Band

Blondie - Eat To The Beat

C4 Jazz at the Gateway

Oscar Peterson

Stan Tracey


Saturday 26th May 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Madness

Limahl

BBC1 The Val Doonican Music Show

The Shadows

BBC1 Pop Quiz 6:10 - 6:40 pm (first in new series)

Panel: Phil Lynott, Nick Beggs, Derek Forbes (Simple Minds), Alvin Stardust, Kim Wilde, Morrissey

TVS Number 73

Dead Or Alive - What I Want, That’s The Way

TVS Lazz: Art Blakey

C4 Ear Say

Deep Purple

The Box Of Frogs

George Michael

The Cramps


Sunday 27th May 1984

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

C4 The Sixties 4: Cool cats repeat


Monday 28th May 1984 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Montreux Golden Rose Pop Festival part one 6:50 - 8:30 pm

All acts lip-sync

Elton John - Sad Songs, I’m Still Standing

Rod Stewart - Infatuation, plus one

Cliff Richard - Ocean Deep

Queen - Radio Ga Ga, Hard Life, I Want To Break Free

Duran Duran - The Reflex, Union Of The Snake

The Pretenders - Thin Line Between Love and Hate

Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave

Ultravox - Dancing With Tears In My Eyes

Slade - Run Runaway

UB40 - Red Red Wine

Roger Daltrey - Parting Should Be Painless

Adam Ant - Goody Two Shoes

Howard Jones - Pearl In The Shell

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Lulu

BBC1 Film 84

Duran Duran at Cannes


Tuesday 29th May 1984

BBC1 Dolly Parton In London (cancelled)

Live at the Dominion Theatre

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Bernadette Nolan & Gary Davies are team-mates

Limahl Two much trouble

Haircut 100 - Two Up Two Down

Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave

BBC2 The Young Ones: Nasty

The Damned - Nasty (NB the band reformed especially for this show only to break up two days later)


Wednesday 30th May 1984

BBC2 Entertainment USA

Al Green

TTTV Razzamatazz

Roger Daltrey - guest host

Godley & Crème - interview

Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Stevie Wonder


Thursday 31st May 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.35 - 8.05 pm

Hosted by Richard Skinner, Dave Lee Travis

NB A live broadcast

Hazel Dean - Searchin’

Elton John - Sad Songs (promo clip)

Ultravox - Dancing With Tears In My Eyes

David Sylvian - Red Guitar (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 30

Madness - One Better Day

Chart 29 - 11

The Smiths - Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now

Chart 10 - 1

Wham! - Wake Me Up number one (promo clip)

Denice Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 1st June 1984

BBC1 The Time Of Your Life: Davy Jones

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel: Tom Robinson, Noddy Holder,

C4 High Band

Thomas Dolby - Live Wireless with Lene Lovich


Saturday 2nd June 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: Capt Sensible, Nick Heyward,

Yorkshire Just Amazing

Members of Madness introduce Kung Fu article

BBC1 Saturday Night Affairs

Roy Wood playing bagpipes

TVS Number 73

Nick Heyward - interview

C4 Ear Say

The Style Council - You're The Best Thing, Big Boss Groove

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - filming Two Tribes video with Kevin Godley and Lol Creme

Roland Rat - reviews new releases

Linton Kwesi Johnson - interviewed by Nicky Horne


Monday 4th June 1984

Thames What’s My Line

Gary Glitter: Mystery Guest


Tuesday 5th June 1984

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Tracey Childs & David Grant are team leaders

David Austin Turn To Gold

Scritti Politti Absolute

Helen Terry - Love Lies Lost

BBC1 Montreux Golden Rose Pop Festival part two

Kajagoogoo - Big Apple

Thomas Dolby - Dissident

Madness - One Better Day

The Alarm - The Stand

Status Quo - Going Down Town Tonight

Joan Jett - Talking About My Baby

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

Queen - Tear It Up

BBC2 The Young Ones: Sick

Madness


Wednesday 6th June 1984

TTTV Razzamatazz

Dee Schneider - guest host

Roger Daltrey - Parting Should Be Painless

Madness - One Perfect Day


Thursday 7th June 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.50 - 8.30 pm

NB The final show to feature 'The Rhythm Pals' (John Peel and David Jensen) as the hosts

Hosted by David Jensen, John Peel

Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave

Howard Jones - Pearl In the Shell

Evelyn Thomas - High Energy

Chart 40 - 26

Bananarama - Rough Justice

Chart 25 - 11

Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy (live vocal)

Chart 10 - 1

Wham! - Wake Me Up number one (all wearing 'Number One' t-shirts)

Sister Sledge - Thinking Of You (playout record and audience dancing)

TVS Profiles In Rock: Asia


Friday 8th June 1984

BBC1 Billy Joel At Wembley part one simulcast with Radio One

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel:

C4 High Band

Phil Collins at Perkins Palace


Saturday 9th June 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Nik Kershaw, Status Quo

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: Roger Taylor (Queen)

TVS Number 73

The Associates

C4 Ear Say

Marc Almond - interview

Madness - One Better Day

LWT Aspel And Co (first edition)

Paul McCartney - interview and That’ll Be The Day with Aspel and Tracey Ullman


Sunday 10th June 1984

BBC1 Harty Plus

Paul McCartney and George Martin - Pipes Of Peace mixing session (repeat)

LWT Surprise Surprise

Freddie & The Dreamers - I Love You Baby

C4 Hank Williams - The Show He Never Gave TV film

Sneezy Waters as Hank Williams


Tuesday 12th June 1984

BBC1 Billy Joel at Wembley part two

BBC2 The Young Ones: Time

Amazulu


Wednesday 13th June 1984

BBC1 Dolly Parton In London (postponed from 29th May 1984)

Live at the Dominion Theatre

BBC2 Entertainment USA

Smokey Robinson - interview

TTTV Razzamatazz

Gary Glitter - co-host

Twisted Sister -

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes


Thursday 14th June 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.50 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by Mike Read, Peter Powell

The Art Company - Susanna

Elton John - Sad Songs (promo clip)

The Smiths - Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now (Morrissey wearing glasses)

Rod Stewart - Infatuation (promo clip)

Scritti Pollitti - Absolute

Ozzy Osbourne - So Tired (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 26

Nick Heyward - Love All Day

Chart 25 - 11

Nik Kershaw - I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me

Chart 10 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes number one (audience waving triangular flags, Holly Johnson wearing grey flat cap)

Michael Jackson - Farewell My Summer Love (playout record and audience dancing, one audience member wearing 'Frankie Says Arm The Unemployed' t-shirt)

TVS Rhythm and Rap

Smokey Robinson


Friday 15th June 1984

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

Panel: Sandie Shaw, Bill Nelson, Gary Kemp

C4 High Band

UB40 live

LWT South Of Watford

Madness


Saturday 16th June 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Tracie

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: Paul Young, Green, Gary Glitter, Toyah, Drummie Zeb, Annabel Lamb

with clips of Paul Young, Annabel Lamb, Scritti Politti, Bob Marley, Elton John, Elvis Costello

TVS Number 73

Swan’s Way

BBC2 Saturday Review

Mari Wilson - Sammy (song about Sammy Cahn’s rhyming dictionary)

LWT Aspel and Co

Bill Wyman - interview

C4 Ear Say

The Jacksons - report on final concert

John Lydon - interviewed in LA by Nicky Horne

Difford & Tilbrook - Love’s Crashing Waves

Stevie Wonder - interviewed by Nicky Horne

Dee Schneider - reviews new releases

Alison Moyet - Love Resurrection

Thomas Dolby - interviews himself

Jeff Wayne - War of the Worlds video game article


Sunday 17th June 1984

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Cliff Richard

Central Spitting Image

Sting - Every Breath You Take (alternate lyrics)


Monday 18th June 1984

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Difford & Tilbrook - interview and Love’s Crashing Waves promo


Tuesday 19th June 1984

BBC1 Montreux Golden Rose Pop Festival part three 8:10 - 9:00 pm

Cliff Richard - interview, Love Stealer

Queen - interview, Radio Ga Ga

Adam Ant - Dog Eat Dog

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Kajagoogoo - Turn Your Back On Me

Slade - Hammer Down

Roger Daltrey - interview, Free Me

Howard Jones - Equality

Madness - Heigh Ho

Joan Jett - I Need Someone

Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf, introduce Spandau Ballet

Spandau Ballet - Highly Strung, interview

UB40 - Johnny Too Bad

BBC2 The Young Ones: Summer Holiday (last)

John Otway, Jools Holland

Thames Reporting London

Bill Wyman interview and Rolling Stones clips


Wednesday 20th June 1984

TTTV Razzamatazz

Madness - guest hosts

Gary Glitter - Dance Me Up


Thursday 21st June 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.15 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Simon Bates, Gary Davies

Gary Glitter - Dance Me Up

OMD - Talking Loud and Clear (promo clip)

Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy (repeat 7th June 1984)

Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time (promo clip)

The Associates - Those First Impressions

Ollie & Jerry - Breakin’ There’s No Stopping Us (promo clip)

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Perfect Skin

Chart 40 - 26

Elvis Costello & The Attractions - I Wanna Be Loved

Chart 25 - 11

Pointer Sisters - Jump (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes number one (Holly wearing sunglasses and a black suit)

Change - Change of Heart (playout record and audience dancing)

TVS Profiles In Rock: Electric Light Orchestra

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Stevie Wonder


Friday 22nd June 1984

BBC1 Time Of Your Life: Gary Glitter

I Didn’t Know I Loved You, Dance Me Up

C4 High Band 6:00 - 7:00 pm

ABC - Mantrap

Central Wonderwall 1968 movie with music by George Harrison

C4 The Tube special 1:00 - 1:25 am

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes promo and interview


Saturday 23rd June 1984

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: Noddy Holder, Bruce Foxton, Andrew Ridgeley, Robert Hodgens (The Bluebells)

Granada New Brighton Rock 10:30 pm - 12:15 am

Frankie Goes To Hollywood- Relax, Two Tribes

Nick Lowe - Half A Boy Half A Man, Maureen

Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave, Highly Strung

Nik Kershaw - I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down, Bring On The Dancing Girls

Madness - Keep Moving, One Better Day

Helen Terry - Love Lies Lost, The Foreign Kind

Eddy Grant

The Flying Pickets

The Weather Girls

Gloria Gaynor

The Scaffold

BBC2 Eight Days A Week

contents unknown

TVS Number 73

Tom Robinson

The Bluebells

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Ultravox, The Bluebells, Alvin Stardust

LWT Children’s Royal Variety Performance

Marilyn, Musical Youth

C4 Ear Say

Spandau Ballet - Highly Strung, Only When You Leave

The Explorers


Tuesday 26th June 1984

BBC1 Real Lives: We Are Not Ashamed

Gospel in the Midlands


Wednesday 27th June 1984

TTTV Razzamatazz

Robin Gibb - guest host

Nik Kershaw - I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me

Jools Holland - Black Beauty

TVS Aretha Franklin In Concert


Thursday 28th June 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 6.50 - 7.30 pm

Hosted by Steve Wright, Andy Peebles

The Bluebells - Young At Heart

Nik Kershaw - I Won’t Let the Sun Go Down (promo clip)

Human League - Life On Your Own

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Waiting In Vain (promo clip)

USA chart with Jonathan King in Brazil - Billy Idol, Laura Branigan, Prince, Cyndi Lauper - promo clips, Ronnie & Mike Biggs - chat with King

Billy Idol chats with Steve Wright

Tina Turner - What’s Love Got To Do (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 28

Alison Moyet - Love Resurrection

Chart 27 - 11

Scritti Pollitti - Absolute

Chart 10 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes (repeat 14th June 1984)

Michael Jackson - Farewell My Summer Love (playout record and audience dancing)

TVS Profiles In Rock: The Cars

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Lionel Richie


Friday 29th June 1984

BBC1 Mike Read’s Replay Selection

Clips from Saturday Superstore

Heaven 17 - Crushed By The Wheels

The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods

Howard Jones - New Song

Plus promo clips

BBC1 Newsround Extra

Fan clubs article with Wham!

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

All acts are live in the Tube studio unless stated

Paul Young - cancelled due to illness

8:10 pm - Alison Moyet - live

8:20 - Sade - live (on video)

8:30 - Howard Jones - live

8:45 - The Tube handicap from Newcastle racecourse

9:00 - Culture Club In Japan documentary

9:45 - Frankie Goes To Hollywood- War, Two Tribes

10:00 - Bryan Ferry - interviewed by Jools Holland

10:20 - Hall and Oates - live at Wembley

10:50 - Nona Hendrix - live

11:05 - Jools In Jamaica film report with Dennis Brown, Black Uhuru, Sly & Robbie, Lee 'Scratch' Perry

11:45 - The Cramps - Good Taste, interview (on film)

11:55 - Eartha Kitt - interview and song

12:00 am - The Police In America film report

12:15 - Echo & The Bunnymen - A Crystal Day film report

12:40 - B B King - live at the City Hall, Newcastle

1:00 - Frankie Goes To Hollywood with Divine and Nona Hendrix - Relax

plus promos by Bronski Beat, Thompson Twins, The ARMS Concert

Old Tube clips from The Associates

The Beatles - Hey Jude from ‘Music’

The Spitting Image puppets

C4 Ladybirds: Bonnie Tyler

With Jim Steinman


Saturday 30th June 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Gary Glitter

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: Hank Marvin, Shakin' Stevens, Lulu Vs Dave Edmunds, Thomas Dolby, Ian McNabb

BBC2 Saturday Review

Cynthia Lennon reviews Ray Connolly biography on John Lennon

TVS Number 73

Gary Glitter - live set

TVS The Tube Return Ticket

The Thompson Twins - Doctor Doctor, Sister Of Mercy

Madness - Michael Caine, It Must Be Love

Killing Joke

The Naturalites & The Realistics - Picture On My Wall

The Weather Girls - It’s Raining Men, interview

The Associates - Love Boat, interview

Big Country - Chance, The Storm, In A Big Country

C4 Ear Say

Elvis Costello - I Just Wanna Be Loved, Turning The Town Red

Noddy Holder - reviews singles

Spandau Ballet - fashion article

Kid Creole - interview


Monday 2nd July 1984

BBC1 Cliff Richard In Concert (repeat of 4-7-83)


Wednesday 4th July 1984

BBC1 The Monkees: Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnapper

TTTV Razzamatazz

Billy Preston - guest host

Twisted Sister - We’re Not Gonna Take It

Lita Ford -

Rick Springfield -

Berlin -


Thursday 5th July 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.25 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Jimmy Savile, Mike Smith

OMD - Talking Loud And Clear

Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time (Montreux Pop Festival clip)

Ultravox - Lament

The Thompson Twins - Sister Of Mercy

Chart 40 - 26

Shannon - Sweet Somebody

Chart 25 - 11

Prince - When Doves Cry (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes number one (repeat 21st June 1984)

The Pointer Sisters - Jump (audience dancing and end credits)

TVS Profiles In Rock: Kate Bush


Friday 6th July 1984

C4 High Band

Kate Bush - Hammersmith Odeon show


Saturday 7th July 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

The Flying Pickets

TVS Number 73

Tom Robinson, The Bluebells, The Higsons (article about life on the road)

C4 Ear Say

King Sunny Ade

ZTT article with Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Feargal Sharkey - reviews singles

Howard Jones - article

Morrissey - interview

BBC2 Saturday Review

Bob Dylan article with Sweetheart Like You promo clip

TVS The Tube Return Ticket

The Eurythmics - live

Colourfield - Tube film

Kool and Gang - Celebration

Paul McCartney - interview (Leslie Ash)

The Small Faces - Itchycoo Park (Beat Club)

Stevie Wonder - interviewed by Jools, Jammin’ (Wembley 1981), Superstition (Music Laden 73)

Simple Minds - Up On The Catwalk

Ozzy Osbourne

Thor - blows up hot water bottle

Z Z Top - Gimme All Your Lovin’, Sharp Dressed Man

Central London Calling

Marillion, Orange Juice


Sunday 8th July 1984

ITV Summer Arts Festival 1984

Roger Daltrey


Tuesday 10th July 1984

BBC1 The Little and Large Show

Status Quo - Marguerita Time

Roy Wood - Are You Ready To Rock


Wednesday 11th July 1984

BBC1 The Monkees:

TTTV Razzamatazz

Tom Robinson - guest host

Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face

Billy Preston -

Ice House -

Bob Geldof - interview


Thursday 12th July 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.25 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by John Peel, Tommy Vance

Shakatak - Down On The Street

Tina Turner - What’s Love Got To Do With It (promo clip)

Neil - Hole In My Shoe

Alison Moyet - Love Resurrection (promo clip)

Phil Fearon & Galaxy - Everybody’s Laughing

Chart 40 - 26

Echo & The Bunnymen - Seven Seas (guitarist dressed as a fish, drummer dressed as a penguin)

Chart 25 - 11

The Bluebells - Young At Heart

Chart 10 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes number one (Holly Johnson wearing light coloured jacket)

The Jacksons & Mick Jagger - State of Shock (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 Arena: Beat This! A Hip Hop History

Gary Byrd, Afrika Bambaataa, Malcolm McLaren

TVS Profiles In Rock: Journey


Friday 13th July 1984

Grampian Homestyle

Mari Wilson talks about furniture

C4 High Band

Siouxsie & The Banshees - Nocturne live


Saturday 14th July 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

content unknown

BBC2 A day in the life of WNEW-FM, New York repeat

TVS Number 73

content unknown

C4 Ear Say

Yes - interview at the NEC, Birmingham

Nile Rodgers - interview

Hugh Mesekela - Don't Go Lose It Baby

Blancmange - The Day Before You Came

Barry Manilow – interview (loses his temper with interviewer Nicky Horne)

Country Rock report with Lone Justice

Steve Davis (snooker player) reviews new releases

Lou Reed, Queen promo clips


Sunday 15th July 1984

BBC1 Omnibus

Eno talks about Muzak


Tuesday 17th July 1984

BBC1 The Little and Large Show repeat 7-1-84

The Searchers


Wednesday 18th July 1984

BBC1 The Monkees: Too Many Crooks

TTTV Razzamatazz (repeat 27 June 1984)

TVS The Monster Club 1980 movie with The Pretty Things, B A Robertson


Thursday 19th July 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.25 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Richard Skinner, Peter Powell

The Mighty Wah - Come Back

Prince - When Doves Cry (promo clip)

Billy Idol - Eyes Without A Face

The Kane Gang - The Closest Thing To Heaven

Blancmange - The Day Before You Came

Chart 40 - 26

Divine - You Think You’re A Man

Chart 25 - 11

The Thompson Twins - Sisters Of Mercy (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes number one (band are dressed in black and some wave fake guns about)

Shannon - Sweet Somebody (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 Time Of Your Life

Sandie Shaw, The Honeycombs

C4 Second To None

Disabled arts programme with Robert Wyatt


Friday 20th July 1984

Central Emu’s All Live Pink Windmill Show

Carl Wayne

C4 High Band

King Sunny Ade live in Montreux 1983


Saturday 21st July 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Midge Ure

TVS Number 73

Aswad

LWT Some You Win

Alun Williams (ex-Beatles manager)

TVS The Tube Return Ticket

Berlin special

C4 Ear Say

Brian Wilson - article in London

Shreikback

I Level

Miles Copeland - interview

Status Quo - article


Tuesday 24th July 1984

BBC1 The Little and Large Show (repeat 14th January 1984)

Davy Jones

BBC1 Tom Jones Now!

Tina Turner


Wednesday 25th July 1984

BBC1 The Monkees: I Was A Teenage Monkee

Granada Hold Tight (first edition)

Ultravox - Lament


Thursday 26th July 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.25 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Janice Long, Dave Lee Travis

Phil Fearon & Galaxy - Everybody’s Laughing

Queen - It’s A Hard Life (promo clip)

Neil - Hole In My Shoe (with band - probably Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin)

Windjammer - Tossing and Turning (promo clip)

Hazel Dean - Whatever I Do (Wherever I Go)

Chart 40 - 26

Jeffrey Osborne - On The Wings Of Love

Chart 25 - 11

Shakatak - Down On The Street

Chart 10 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes number one (repeat of 12th July 1984)

Echo & The Bunnymen - Seven Seas (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 Time Of Your Life: Una Stubbs

Cliff Richard


Friday 27th July 1984

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Madness


Saturday 28th July 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

John Lennon - article, I’m Steppin’ Out promo

BBC1 One On The Road: Norwich (first edition)

Frankie Goes To Hollywood- War

Thompson Twins - Sister Of Mercy

Nik Kershaw - interview

Capt Sensible - More Snakes Than Ladders (Skegness)

BBC1 The Main Attraction

Gary Numan

BBC2 Jazz On A Summer’s Day

3:10 Humphrey Littleton and Russell Davies introduce the programmes

3:15 It’s Trad Dad 1962 movie

6:25 Arena: Juke Box Jazz part two

7:30 Jazz 625: Tubby Hayes c.1966

8:05 Duke Ellington documentary

9:20 Jazz at the 100 Club including Stan Tracey

11:10 Jazz On A Summer’s Day 1960 movie

12:30 Ella Fitzgerald at Ronnie Scott’s 1974

TVS Number 73

Matt Bianco

ITV Olympic Gala Concert

Neil Diamond, Olivia Newton-John, Sarah Vaughan

C4 Ear Say

Elton John - reviews singles

Bill Wyman - interview

Pale Blue Eyes

David Lee Roth - interview

A&R men - article

C4 25 Years Of Country Music

Glen Campbell


Sunday 29th July 1984

BBC1 Rockschool

Black Uhuru

LWT Antebes Jazz Festival

John McLaughlin

BBC2 Jazz On A Summer’s Day

7:45 The Sound Of Miles Davis (The Robert Herridge Theatre, CBS-TV 1959)

8:10 Jammin’ The Blues 1944 movie

8:25 Laughin’ Louis documentary

9:40 The Sound Of Jazz (The Seven Lively Arts, CBS-TV, 1957) Theolnius Monk, Jimmy Rushing etc

10:30 The Benny Goodman Story movie

12:20 Jazz at the 100 Club


Monday 30th July 1984

BBC1 South East At Six

Bill Wyman talks about ARMS


Wednesday 1st August 1984

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkee Mother

Granada Hold Tight

Tracey Ullman - Sunglasses


Thursday 2nd August 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Simon Bates, Gary Davies

Black Lace - Agadoo

Prince - When Doves Cry (Purple Rain movie clip)

The Kane Gang - The Closest Thing To Heaven

Tina Turner - What’s Love Got To Do (promo clip)

A Flock Of Seagulls - The More You Live The More You Love

Chart 40 - 26

Trevor Walters - Stuck On You

Chart 25 - 12

George Michael - Careless Whisper (promo clip)

Chart 11 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes (repeat 19th July 1984)

Divine - You Think You're A Man (promo clip and audience dancing)


Friday 3rd August 1984

BBC2 Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames (repeat)


Saturday 4th August 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Capt Sensible - interview

BBC1 The Main Attraction

Chas and Dave

Central Saturday Starship

content unknown

TVS The Tube Return Ticket

Herbie Hancock - live set

Swan’s Way - Soul Train

60s article with old clips of Sandie Shaw, Dusty Springfield, Susan Maughan, Helen Shapiro, Petula Clark, Kathy Kirby

Howard Jones - live set

Tina Turner - live set

C4 Ear Say

Mel Brooks - reviews singles

Sade - live set

Al Green - article

Ozzy Osbourne - interview

Channel Rock Of The 70s: Atomic Rooster


Monday 6th August 1984

C4 Let’s Parlez Franglais

Cliff Richard in sketch


Wednesday 8th August 1984

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkees In Manhattan

BBC2 The Travel Show

Elton John in St Tropez

Granada Hold Tight

Capt Sensible - More Snakes Than Ladders

Tears For Fears

C4 Janis The Movie


Thursday 9th August 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by John Peel, Richard Skinner

Tracey Ullman - Sunglasses

Windjammer - Tossing And Turning

Hazel Dean - Whatever I Do (Wherever I Go)

Jeffrey Osborne - On The Wings Of Love (repeat 26th July 1984)

Chart 40 - 21

Blancmange - The Day Before You Came

Chart 20 - 13

Laura Branigan - Self Control (promo clip)

Chart 12 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes (all band wears white jackets, Holly Johnson tears up a copy of The Sun before going for a stroll among the audience who are waving USA and USSR flags)

Rod Stewart - Some Guys Have All The Luck (promo clip and audience dancing)

BBC2 Time Of Your Life

Mary Hopkin - Those Were The Days, interview


Friday 10th August 1984

BBC1 James Last Plays The Beatles

BBC2 Rockers

Documentary about the 50s / 60s music scene in Dorset / Hampshire

Heinz, Terry Dene, The Troggs, Dave Dee, The Dowland Brothers, Andy Summers, Zoot Money


Saturday 11th August 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Davy Jones

BBC1 One On The Road: Bournemouth

Nick Rhodes - interview

Spandau Ballet

Break Machine

Evelyn Thomas

Central Saturday Starship

TVS The Tube Return Ticket

The Island Story (clips of Spencer Davis group, Marianne Faithfull, Free, Jimmy Cliff, Stevie Winwood, Bob Marley, Black Uhuru, Robert Palmer, Roxy Music, Grace Jones, John Martyn)

Depeche Mode

King Sunny Ade

C4 Ear Say

Elton John - introduces Passengers promo

Rod Stewart - interview, reviews new releases

Kid Creole & The Coconuts - Don’t Take My Coconuts (Rockpalast)

The Adventures - Another Silent Day

Ibiza club scene report

Animal Nightlife - Mr Solitaire

Anthony ? - interviewed by Nicky Horne


Tuesday 14th August 1984

C4 Play At Home

Big Country live


Wednesday 15th August 1984

BBC1 The Monkees: Art For Monkees’ Sake

Granada Hold Tight

Spandau Ballet

Matt Bianco

C4 Individual Voices

Alexis Korner (Camden Jazz Festival, 1981)

Yorkshire Profiles In Rock: Average White Band

Yorkshire Tina Turner: Rock N Roll Queen


Thursday 16th August 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.05 pm

Hosted by Andy Peebles, Steve Wright

Tears For Fears - Mother’s Talk

Howard Jones - Like To Get To Know You Well (promo clip)

Black Lace - Agadoo

Iron Maiden - Two Minutes To Midnight (promo clip)

USA chart with Jonathan King in Knoxville - The Jacksons (live clip in Knoxville and chat), Bruce Springsteen, Dan Hartman, Ray Parker Jr - promo clips

Chart 40 - 26

A Flock Of Seagulls - The More You Live The More You Love

Chart 25 - 11

Trevor Walters - Stuck On You

Chart 10 - 1

George Michael - Careless Whisper number one (promo clip)

The Pointer Sisters - I Need You (playout record and audience dancing)


Saturday 18th August 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Spandau Ballet

BBC1 One On The Road: Swansea

Ultravox

Level 42 - Hot Water

BBC2 Elvis On Tour movie

Central Saturday Starship

TVS The Tube Return Ticket

Scotland report with Bourgie Bourgie, Paul Haig

Grandmaster Flash - Jessie

Imagination - In and Out Of Love

Wham! - Ray Of Sunshine

The Cocteau Twins -

The Icicle Works - Love Is A Wonderful Colour

Aswad -

Jeffrey Osbourne

The Kane Gang - The Closest Thing To Heaven

C4 Ear Say

LA Mod scene report

Psychic TV article and Genesis P Orridge interview

Malcolm McLaren - interview

Wham! - interview in the South of France

The Eurythmics - in Philadelphia with Howard Jones


Tuesday 21st August 1984

BBC1 Paddles Up (first edition)

Theme: Rick Wakeman

C4 Play At Home

New Order, with Pete Shelley, Tony Wilson and The Factory All-Stars


Wednesday 27th August 1984

Granada Hold Tight

Capt Sensible

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkees At Sea


Thursday 23rd August 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.05 pm

NB It's possible that a scene for Only Fools And Horses was recorded this night. Rodney Trotter's old band A Bunch of Wallies appeared on The Pops hosted by Mike Read, while band member Daniel Peacock mentioned in a 2017 documentary that Spandau Ballet were also on the show.

Hosted by Mike Read, Tommy Vance

Alphaville - Big In Japan

Elton John - Passengers (promo clip)

Break Machine - Are You Ready?

Miami Sound Machine - Dr Beat

Tracey Ullman - Sunglasses (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 23

Spandau Ballet - I’ll Fly For You

Chart 22 - 11

Rod Stewart - Some Guys Have All the Luck (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1

George Michael - Careless Whisper number one

Laura Branigan - Self Control (playout record and audience dancing)


Saturday 25th August 1984

BBC1 One On The Road: Exeter

Nick Heyward

Human League

Tom Robinson - chat, Rikki Don’t Lose That Number

BBC2 Rock Around the Clock

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Steve Blacknell, Richard Skinner, Josephine Buchan

3:15 pm Howard Jones, Nik Kershaw, Big Country live clips

3:45 Simple Minds, The Pretenders (Rockpop In Concert, Dortmund, ZDF. 24th August 1984)

On the video vote phones: Blancmange, Depeche Mode

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two tribes promo

4:30 Alternative Ulster documentary with Jake Burns

Feargal Sharkey - interview

Wham! - Young Guns promo

5:00 New Order live at the Radio One basement studio, simulcast (had to apologise for profanity during Blue Monday)

Duran Duran - Save A Prayer promo

5:40 Aztec Camera - live at Barrowlands, Glasgow

The Jacksons - Can You Feel It promo

On the video vote phones: Tony Butler (Big Country), Lloyd Cole

6:20 Ebony’s Greatest Hits - Prince Charles, Loose Ends, Eek A Mouse, Hugh Masakela

Capt Sensible & Mick Talbot - Blue Suede Shoes

7:30 Michael Jackson’s Thriller

On the video vote phones: Morrissey, Helen Terry, Fish, Alison Moyet

The Beatles - Hey Jude promo / David Frost

8:00 The Buddy Holly Story movie

Prince - 1999 promo and Purple rain movie excerpt

On the video vote phones: Kim Wilde, King Kurt

10:00 The Cure - live at Barrowlands, Glasgow

Spandau Ballet - True promo

Edwyn Collins & Paul Quinn - live in studio

10:35 The People’s Choice: Queen Christmas Concert 1975 (edited version)

The Kane Gang - live in studio

11:10 Rockalikes - on panel: Fish, Steve Strange etc

11:25 Z Z Top Trilogy - Legs, Gimme All Your Lovin’, Sharp Dressed Man promos

On the video vote phones: Suzi Quatro

Orange Juice - Tired Of Being Alone

11:45 FM movie with Tom Petty, Linda Ronstadt etc

Meat Loaf - chat

Tom Robinson - chat

1:30 am Van Morrison - The Rainbow, London 1973

Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark promo

2:25 The Doors - No One Here Gets Out Alive

Elton John - I’m Still Standing promo

Tom Robinson - Old Friend live

3:15 The Last Waltz simulcast on Radio Three

Ultravox - Dancing With Tears In My Eyes promo

Bob Dylan - Jokerman promo

5:20 The Police In Monserrat

Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart promo

6:00 - 6:20 Zzzzz

Meat Loaf - Bat Out Of Hell promo

Central Saturday Starship

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

C4 Ear Say

James Brown - interview

Advertising article - Michael Jackson Pepsi ad, Ultravox Levi’s ad - Midge Ure interview


Monday 27th August 1984 Bank Holiday

BBC2 Names and Games (charity game show)

Gary Numan, Hazell Dean

ITV Elton John In Central Park cancelled


Tuesday 28th August 1984

C4 Play At Home

Level 42


Wednesday 29th August 1984

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkees Vs Machine

Thames Entertainment Express

Peter Skellern

Granada Hold Tight

King Kurt

Savage Progress


Thursday 30th August 1984

BBC1 / ITN Sotheby’s rock n roll memorabilia auction reports

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7:50 - 8.25 pm

Hosted by Mike Smith (at Television Centre, London), Simon Bates (at Temple Meads Station, Bristol), Richard Skinner (at Paddington Station, London), Jimmy Savile (on board the train)

NB A live broadcast. A train engine had been christened Top Of The Pops in honour of the show and tonight had set out to break the record for the quickest journey from London's Paddington station to Bristol Temple Meads station. The record was beaten by five minutes.

6:55 - 7:00 pm Introduction by Jimmy Savile

7:50 - 8.25 pm The show itself

Tears For Fears - Mothers Talk

Simon Bates in Bristol talking to signalman

Bucks Fizz - Talking In Your Sleep (the cameras cut away from their song as the train arrived at Bristol Temple Meads station ahead of schedule)

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You (promo clip)

Chart 40  - 24

Depeche Mode - Master and Servant

Howard Jones - Like To Get To Know You Well (at Platform 3, Bristol Temple Meads station)

Chart 23 - 11

The Smiths - William It Was Really Nothing ('Marry Me' is written on Morrissey's chest)

Chart 10 - 1

Simon Bates talks to engine driver at Temple Meads station and the engine is named by Jimmy Savile in honour of Top Of The Pops

George Michael - Careless Whisper number one (promo clip)

Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters (playout record and audience dancing)

TVS Profiles In Rock: Van Halen

LWT Order Of Death 1983 movie with John Lydon


Saturday 1st September 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

The Adventures

BBC1 The Animals In Concert repeat

BBC1/2 Nat West Cricket Final Kent Vs Middlesex

Elton John in the crowd

BBC1 One On The Road: Plymouth

Heaven 17

Depeche Mode

Central Saturday Starship

The Armoury Show

Granada Rock Of the 70s: Curved Air

C4 Ear Say (final show)

Boy George - reviews singles

Ray Davies - interview

Sade - live

Mods in California - article

Psychic TV - article

James Brown & Afrika Bambaataa - Unity promo

Clips from the twenty-three week series

Prince - Purple Rain movie excerpt


Tuesday 4th September 1984

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

AC-DC (Miami)

BBC1 Pop Quiz (first in new series)

Panel: Tom Robinson, Holly Johnson, Paul Jones, Bob Geldof, Steve Marriott, P P Arnold

Spot The Star: Noddy Holder

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show (first edition)

Musical Youth - You Must Be Crazy

C4 Play At Home

Siouxsie & The Banshees: Alice In Wonderland


Wednesday 5th September 1984

Granada Hold Tight

Tony Hadley


Thursday 6th September 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by John Peel, Janice Long

Bucks Fizz - Talking In Your Sleep

Spandau Ballet - I’ll Fly For You (promo clip)

Sister Sledge - Lost In Music

Charts 40 - 26 (with new version of the chart music)

Level 42 - Hot Water

Chart 25 - 11

Alphaville - Big In Japan

Chart 10 - 1

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You number one (promo clip)

Bruno Brookes says hello

Elton John - Passengers (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 Pat Benetar In Concert

ITN News At Ten

The Hit movie premier with Ringo Starr, Wham!, Bill Wyman, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Steve Strange


Friday 7th September 1984

TVS Freeze Frame: Paul McCartney


Saturday 8th September 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Sade - interview

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show (first edition)

Aztec Camera - All I Need Is Everything

Central Saturday Starship

Depeche Mode - interview

The Bluebells

Granada Sounds Of The 70s: ELP

C4 Revelations

Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) talks about his faith


Sunday 9th September 1984

BBC2 US Open Tennis Men’s Final

Yoko Ono and Shaun seen in crowd

TVS Buddy Holly: The Music Lives On


Monday 10th September 1984

BBC1 Harty

Adam Ant - Apollo Nine

Pump Boys and Dinettes cast featuring Paul Jones, Carlene Carter, Kiki Dee, Gary Holton, Brian Protheroe


Tuesday 11th September 1984

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Joan Armatrading (Sydney)

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: John Moss, Tracie Young, Steve Harley, George Michael, Chris Rea, Curt Smith

Spot The Star: Leee John

C4 Play At Home

Angelic Upstarts


Wednesday 12th September 1984

BBC2 Good Time George (Melly)

Paul Jones - Knock Me A Kiss, & George Melly: ?

Granada Hold Tight

Bananarama


Thursday 13th September 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 6.55 - 7.25 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis, Bruno Brooks

OMD - Tesla Girls

Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters (promo clip)

Aztec Camera - All I Want Is Everything

U2 - Pride (promo clip 'East Link' version)

Chart 40 - 23

Shakin’ Stevens - A Letter To You

Chart 22 - 11

Depeche Mode - Master And Servant

Chart 10 - 1

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You number one (promo clip)

Miami Sound Machine - Dr Beat (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show (repeat)

The Police - King of Pain

BBC2 The Time Of Your Life 1966

The Troggs - Wild Thing, interview

Newsreel footage of The Beatles and the closing of The Cavern


Friday 14th September 1984

BBC1 Puzzle Trail (children’s series)

Davy Jones

TVS Freeze Frame: Phil Collins


Saturday 15th September 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Adam Ant - interview

Depeche Mode - Master and Servant, Something To Do

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Sister Sledge

Central Saturday Starship

Bucks Fizz


Sunday 16th September 1984

BBC1 Everyman Profile: Cliff Richard

LWT An Audience With Mel Brooks repeat

Bob Geldof in audience


Monday 17th September 1984

ITV Princess Daisy (USA mini-series) second episode

Ringo Starr


Tuesday 18th September 1984

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Yes (Dortmund)

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: Judie Tzuke, Glenn Tilbrook, Meat Loaf, Fish, Lloyd Cole, Andy Fairweather-Lowe

Spot The Star: Mari Wilson

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

Difford & Tilbrook - Wagon Train

C4 Play At Home

The Special AKA


Wednesday 19th September 1984

BBC1 London Plus

Tom Robinson - interview, Old Friend

Granada Hold Tight

Chas & Dave

Bronski Beat


Thursday 20th September 1984

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Andy Peebles, Steve Wright

Bronski Beat - Why

David Bowie - Blue Jean (promo clip)

Sister Sledge - Lost In Music

Queen - Hammer To Fall (promo clip)

Nik Kershaw - Human Racing

USA chart with Jonathan King in New York - Scandal, The Cars, John Waite promo clips

Chart 40 - 28

Adam Ant - Apollo Nine

Chart 27 - 11

Level 42 - Hot Water

Chart 10 - 1

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You (number one) (promo clip)

Freddie Mercury - Love Kills (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 21st September 1984

TVS Freeze Frame: Men At Work


Saturday 22nd September 1984

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Heaven 17 -

John Moss & Roy from Culture Club - interview about The War Song

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Tina Turner - Better Be Good To Me

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Kid Creole

Central Saturday Starship

ITV The Krankies Club

Indians In Moscow

Central London Calling

Bill Wyman, Scitti Politti, Human League

C4 Rock N America

Promo clips from Randy Andy, Firesign Theatre, The Beatles, E Nick, Midnight Oil, SSQ


Monday 24th September 1984

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Boy George

BBC1 London Plus

Frank Zappa - interview


Tuesday 25th September 1984

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: David Gilmour, Ian Gillan, Mike Peters, Alan Price, Maggie (Swan’s Way), Michael Mullen (Modern Romance)

Spot The Star: Nick Heyward

C4 Play At Home: Echo & The Bunnymen


Wednesday 26th September 1984

Granada Hold Tight

The Bluebells, Nick Heyward


Thursday 27th September 1984

BBC1 London Plus

Cliff Richard talks about gospel concert

BBC1 Tops Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Peter Powell, Mike Smith

UB40 - If It Happens Again

Shakin’ Stevens - A Letter To You (promo clip)

Sade - Smooth Operator

U2 - Pride (promo clip with Eno in recording session)

Animal Nightlife - Mr. Solitaire

Stephanie Mills - Medicine Song (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 27

Big Country - East Of Eden

Chart 26 - 11

Prince - Purple Rain (clip from movie)

Chart 10 - 1

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You number one (promo clip)

Stevie Wonder - chat with hosts

Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 28th September 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Chas and Dave

LWT Toyah at the Rainbow

C4 David Bowie: Jazzin’ For Blue Jeans

Includes preview of upcoming series


Saturday 29th September 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore (first in third series)

Central Saturday Starship

The Style Council, Limahl

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Culture Club - The War Song

TVAM Star Date AM

Boy George interview

C4 Rock N America

C4 Ladybirds

Hazel O’Connor


Sunday 30th September 1984

BBC1 Omnibus

Vivian Stanshall: The Bristol Showboat Saga

ITV Sunday Sunday

Boy George interview


Tuesday 2nd October 1984

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: John Entwistle, Davy Jones, Fergal Sharkey, Cheryl Baker, Dave Dee, Tony Butler (Big Country)

Spot The Star: Capt Sensible

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

UB40 - Johnny Too Bad

C4 Play At School

Girlschool


Wednesday 3rd October 1984

BBC2 A Hot Night With Donna Summer part one

With Musical Youth

Granada Hold Tight

Bananarama

Swan’s Way

Chiefs In Relief


Thursday 4th October 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Simon Bates, Richard Skinner

Bronski Beat - Why

The Cars - Drive (promo clip)

John Waite - Missing You

Giorgio Moroder & Phil Oakey - Electric Dream (promo clip)

Culture Club - The War Song

Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 26

The Stranglers - Skin Deep (re-recording?)

Chart 25 - 11

Adam Ant - Apollo Nine

Chart 10 - 1

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You number one (promo clip)

Freddie Mercury - Love Kills (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 5th October 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Modern Romance

LWT Around Midnight (chat show)

Jayne County

LWT Rock Concert

Meat Loaf (Wembley)

Yorkshire Rock Of The 70s: Yes

C4 The Tube (first show of third series)

Hosted by Jools Holland, Paula Yates

Afrika Bambaata - live

Nick Rhodes - interviewed by Paula Yates

Duran Duran - live clip

The Damned - Smash It Up

Sting - interviewed on the set of The Bride (movie)

The Police - live clips

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - live

The Mint Juleps - live

Promo clips: Pogue Mahone, The Art Of Noise, Level 42, Hanoi Rocks

Big Country - live


Saturday 6th October 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Paul Young

Radio Lollipop article with Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Level 42 - The Sun Goes Down, Hot Water, Interview

Helen Terry

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Paul Young - Tear Your Playhouse Down

BBC1 Wogan

Wham! - Freedom, interview

Central Saturday Starship

Motorhead - Motorhead (live in car park)

Fergal Sharkey - interview

C4 Rock N America


Sunday 7th October 1984

BBC2 The Man Who Fell To Earth David Bowie movie


Monday 8th October 1984

BBC1 London Plus

Iron Maiden - article and interview

BBC1 Harty

Georgie Fame

Alison Moyet - All Cried Out


Tuesday 9th October 1984

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Aswad

BBC1 Pop Quiz

Panel: Phil Collins, Elvis Costello, Huey Lewis, Nick Lowe, Midge Ure, John Martyn

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

Carol Kenyon

ITV Thomas The Tank Engine, shown twice 12:00 - 12:15 and 4:00 - 4:15 pm (first episode)

Narrator: Ringo Starr

C4 Play At Home

Moving Hearts


Wednesday 10th October 1984

BBC1 / ITN / C4 News

Pete Townshend talks to Young Conservatives about drug abuse

Granada Hold Tight

Midge Ure

The Adventures

Grampian Electric Theatre Show

Vangelis


Thursday 11th October 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Tommy Vance, Mike Read

Kim Wilde - The Second Time

Sade - Smooth Operator (promo clip)

Wham! - Freedom

Stephanie Mills - The Medicine Song (promo clip)

Paul Young - Tear Your Playhouse Down

Chart 40 - 26

Alison Moyet - All Cried Out

Chart 25 - 11

The Style Council - Shout It To The Top

Chart 10 - 1

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You (promo clip)

Bruce Springsteen - Cover Me (playout record and audience dancing)

C4 CQ (play)

Music by Anthony Phillips

C4 The Blood Of The British (history series)

Theme by Ian Anderson


Friday 12th October 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Special AKA - Girlfriend

Visage

TVS Freeze Frame

Genesis

LWT Rock Concert: Vardis

C4 The Tube

The Medway Sound article - The Milkshakes, The Prisoners, The Sting Rays, The Tall Boys

Bronski Beat - live

Hanoi Rocks - live

Promo clips: The Cars, Julian Lennon, Silent Running, The Style Council

Glam Rock article - Roy Wood, Brian Connolly, Gary Glitter

Sheila E - live

Company of Wolves - article

Level 42 - The Chant Has Begun, Hot Water


Saturday 13th October 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Julian Lennon, Davy Jones, Spandau Ballet, Paul Young - Tear Your Playhouse Down

Central Saturday Starship

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

The Everly Brothers - Wings Of A Nightingale

BBC1 Wogan

Roberta Flack, Grace Jones

C4 Rock N America

C4 Ladybirds

Janis Ian

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Julian Lennon


Sunday 14th October 1984

LWT The South Bank Show

Paul McCartney special (making of Give My Regards To Broad Street)


Monday 15th October 1984

BBC1 Harty

Tim Rice and Bjorn Ulveaus


Tuesday 16th October 1984

BBC1 London Plus

Roberta Flack

BBC2 Rowan and Martin Laugh-In repeat

Sonny and Cher

C4 Play At Home

XTC


Wednesday 17th October 1984

BBC1 Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid

Granada Hold Tight

Spandau Ballet, King


Thursday 18th October 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Janice Long, Gary Davies

Spandau Ballet - Highly Strung

Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights (promo clip)

Julian Lennon - Too Late For Goodbyes

Chaka Khan - I Feel For You (promo clip)

USA chart with Jonathan King in Los Angeles - The Pointer Sisters, Chicago, Billy Ocean promo clips

John Waite - Missing You (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 26

Meat Loaf - Modern Girl

Chart 25 - 11

Ultravox - Love’s Great Adventure

Chart 10 - 1

Wham! - Freedom number one (repeat 11th October 1984)

Giorgio Moroder & Philip Oakey - Electric Dreams (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 40 Minutes: Skiffle

Lonnie Donegan (live in 1983 with Chris Barber and Beryl Bryden, 6.5 Special movie clip), Leadbelly (1943 film), Lonnie Johnson (TV clip), Gus Cannon’s Jug Stompers (Hallelujah, 1929 movie), Tony Snow and The Blizzards (aka Tony Tyler, Richard Stilgoe, Bernard Falk), The Joystrings (on film), The Sundown Skifflers (with Prof Brian Silver of The Vipers), Wally Whyton, Alan Styner (owner of The Cavern), Chas McDevitt and Nancy Whiskey, Bill Haley


Friday 19th October 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Level 42 - Hot Water

BBC1 Honky Tonk Freeway 1981 movie

Music by George Martin

LWT Rock Concert

An Evening With Utopia

Yorkshire Rock Of The 70s

Atomic Rooster

C4 The Secret Policeman’s Ball movie

Pete Townshend, Tom Robinson, Neil Innes

C4 The Tube

Silent Running - live

Prince - article with Chaka Khan, Vanity, Time, Sheila E promos

The Art of The Beatles exhibition article with Mike Evans

Heaven 17 - article

Clint Eastwood and General Saint - live

Julian Lennon - live

The Gun Club - live

The Style Council - live

Duran Duran - Wild Boys promo


Saturday 20th October 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Spandau Ballet - Highly Strung

Ultravox - Love’s Great Adventure

The Cars’ Rik Ocasek

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Central Saturday Starship

Meat Loaf - interview

Spandau Ballet

Kim Wilde

LWT The Cannon and Ball Show

Big Country - East Of Eden

Sister Sledge - Lost In Music

Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues

C4 Rock N America

content unknown


Monday 22nd October 1984

BBC1 The Six O’Clock News

Julian Lennon article

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Spandau Ballet article

BBC1 London Plus

Jake Thackray


Tuesday 23rd October 1984

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm (first in new series)

The show's title is now shortened to Whistle Test and has a new credit sequence and theme by Dave Stewart of The Eurythmics

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

Violent Femmes - Prove My Love, Country Death Song, It’s Gonna Rain

Video Vote - Ultravox, Rickie Lee Jones, The Cars, Duran Duran

Castle Donnington article - AC-DC, Van Halen, Motley Crue

Hindsight video spot selections

Richard Skinner looks at the chart

Z Z Top - Gimme All Your Loving (promo clip)

Big Country - Where The Rose Is Sown (promo clip)

C4 News

Frankie Goes To Hollywood article


Wednesday 24th October 1984

TTTV Razamtaz

Andy Summers - intros

Gary Glitter - guest host

Wham! - Freedom

Tony Hadley - interview

Paul Young - Tear Your Playhouse Down

Heaven 17 -


Thursday 25th October 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Dave Lee Travis, Peter Powell

Feargal Sharkey (with members of Madness) - Never Listen To Your Father

Lionel Richie - Penny Lover (promo clip)

Alison Moyet - All Cried Out

Z Z Top - Gimme All Your Lovin’ (promo clip)

Limahl (and Mandy Newton)- Never Ending Story

Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 26

Eugene Wilde - Got To Get You Home Tonight

Chart 25 - 11

Status Quo - The Wanderer

Chart 10 - 1

Wham! - Freedom (repeat 11th October 1984)

Kim Wilde - The Second Time (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 26th October 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Mari Wilson

The Farmers’ Boys

BBC1 London Plus

Tim Rice, Bjorn Ulvealus

TVS Freeze Frame

Culture Club

LWT Rock Alive

Two hour edited version of Four Track Live - Big Country, UB40, David Essex, Sally Oldfield

C4 The Tube

St Tropez Video Festival article - Queen, The Boomtown Rats, Golden Earring, The Ramones, Kraftwerk, Jools Holland, The Eurythmics, Twisted Sister, Men At Work, Frankie GTH, Ultravox (including interview), The Beatles (Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever), Peter Blake - interview, Duran Duran (including interview), Tim Pope (including interview), The Rolling Stones, Julien Temple - interview, Bill Wyman - interview

Alison Moyet - live set

UB40 - live and interview

Motorhead - live


Saturday 27th October 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Limahl, Bucks Fizz, Alvin Stardust, The Bluebells

Central Saturday Starship

Musical Youth

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Duran Duran

BBC1 Wogan

Alsion Moyet - All Cried Out

LWT The Cannon and Ball Show

Paul Young - Tear Your Playhouse Down

Central London Calling

The Special AKA, Sade, Heaven 17, Spandau Ballet, Depeche Mode, Malcolm McLaren

C4 Rock N America

content unknown

C4 Ladybirds

Kiki Dee


Sunday 28th October 1984

ITV Battlestar Gallactica

Wolfman Jack (bit part)

ITV Culture Club - Waking Up… ad


Monday 29th October 1984

BBC1 Blue Peter

Musical Youth - Let’s Go To The Moon

BBC1 Harty

Matt Bianco

BBC1 Film 84

Sting - at voice over for movie Dune at Mayflower studio


Tuesday 30th October 1984

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Hugh Masakela

BBC2 American Hot Wax 78 movie

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

Everything But the Girl - Native Land, Easy As Sin, Frost and Fire

Video Vote - Motorhead (winner), Spandau Ballet, Dali’s Car, ABC

Frankie GTH, Trevor Horn article

Bob Geldof reviews John Ono Lennon by Ray Coleman

Hindsight: New York Dolls - Jet Boy (November 1973)

Bruce Springsteen - interview and live at The Spectrum, Philadelphia

Promo clips: Prince, Nick Heyward

Richard Skinner looks at the chart


Wednesday 31st October 1984

TTTV Razamtaz

Kim Wilde - guest host

Spandau Ballet - Highly Strung

ABC - Millionaire

Gary Holton - Catch A Falling Star


Thursday 1st November 1984

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Nik Kershaw

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Helen Shapiro

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

NB A live broadcast

Hosted by Gary Davies, Mike Smith

Heaven 17 - This Is Mine

Chaka Khan - I Feel For You (promo clip)

Julian Lennon - Too Late For Goodbye

The Pointer Sisters - I’m So Excited (promo clip)

Duran Duran - The Wild Boys

Iron Maiden - Aces High (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 26

Jim Diamond - I Should Have Known Better

Chart 25 - 11

Ultravox - Love’s Great Adventure (promo clip)

Chart 10 - 1

Wham! - Freedom number one

Meat Loaf - Modern Girl (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC1 Nine O’Clock News

Michael Buerk’s report on the famine in Ethiopia, which would inspire Band Aid

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Phoenix)

Judas Priest, Cyndi Lauper


Friday 2nd November 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Alvin Stardust

BBC2 Arena

The Everly Brothers: Songs Of Innocence and Experience

With Tom Petty, Brian Setzer

LWT Live From London

Haircut 100

C4 The Tube 50th show

NB It was during this show that Bob Geldof ran into Midge Ure and suggested the idea of a fund-raising single for the Christmas market to help Ethiopian famine releif

Floy Joy - live

The Alarm, Gina X, The Eurythimcs promos

Trevor Horn - interview

Sylvester - Rock The Box

Dee Schneider - interview

Hardcore - live

Tracey Ullman - interview

Force MDs - live

Mud wrestling article

Elvis Presley & Frank Sinatra - Witchcraft / Love Me Tender (US TV 1960)

Ultravox - live

C4 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Welcome To The Pleasure Dome advert with voice-over by David Frost

C4 Return To Waterloo

Play with music by Ray Davies


Saturday 3rd November 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Duran Duran, Nik Kershaw

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Huey Lewis and The News

BBC1 Wogan

Kim Wilde

Central Saturday Starship

Wham! interview

ITV The Legacy 1978 movie with Roger Daltrey

C4 The Bullshitters

Elvis Costello (acting role as A&R man)


Sunday 4th November 1984

ITV American Express ad with Roger Daltrey


Monday 5th November 1984

BBC1 Harty

Musical Youth

Chas and Dave

Slade

BBC2 16 Up

John Cooper-Clarke

Granada Tickle On The Tum (first edition)

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 6th November 1984

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

The Cult - live

Promo clips: The Reagan Rap, Human League, Eurythmics

Video Vote - Lloyd Cole, Scritti Politti, Southside Johnny, Hall & Oates (winner)

Hindsight: Iggy Pop - I’m Bored 1979

Deep Purple (Lord and Gillan) - interview

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - interview on phone from Washington DC

Roy Harper and Jimmy Page - interviewed on a hill (Page makes sheep noises)

Depeche Mode - interview

Richard Skinner looks at the chart


Wednesday 7th November 1984

Thames Schools: The English Programme

The making of the first Midsummer Night’s Tube

TTTV Razamtaz

Duran Duran - The Wild Boys

Ultravox - Love’s Great Adventure

Girlschool


Thursday 8th November 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Simon Bates, Richard Skinner

A live broadcast

Limahl (and Mandy Newton)- Never Ending Story

Status Quo - The Wanderer (promo clip)

Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumour

Alison Moyet - All Cried Out (promo clip)

Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen

Chicago - A Hard Habit To Break (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 26

Gary Numan - Beserker

Chart 25 - 11

Eugene Wilde - Got To Get You Home Tonight

Chart 10 - 1

Chaka Khan - I Feel For You number one (promo clip)

ZZ Top - Gimme All Your Lovin' (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Charleston)

Billy Ocean


Friday 9th November 1984

BBC1 News After Noon

Wham! - interview

BBC1 Crackerjack

Nick Heyward

BBC1 London Plus

The Who article with John Entwistle

BBC2 Arena: The Long Night of Lady Day

Billie Holliday documentary

LWT Live from London

King Kurt

C4 The Tube

Billy Bragg - Strange Things Happen (live in the Tube tunnel)

Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel - live

Boy George - phone conversation from Chicago

Culture Club - I’ll Tumble For Ya (in Japan)

The Alarm - Bells of Rhymney

Peter York - style article

Promo clips: Golden Earring, Cabaret Voltaire

Duran Duran - in St Tropez article

The Redskins - live set with striking miner

Elvis Presley - Always On My Mind (This Is Elvis clip)

Shreikback - live


Saturday 10th November 1984

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Wham!, Shakin’ Stevens

LWT Cannon and Ball

Chas & Dave, Shakatak

Central Saturday Starship

Wham!, Duran Duran

C4 Rock N America

content unknown


Sunday 11th November 1984

TVS News

Rick Wakeman’s wedding


Monday 12th November 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill at One

Rod Argent

BBC1 Harty

Art Garfunkel - Sometimes When I’m Dreaming, interview

Anglia Cambridge Folk Festival

Dave Swarbrick

Dean Friedman


Tuesday 13th November 1984

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

Status Quo - article

Video Vote - Tina Turner (winner), Pre Fab Sprout, Steve Miller, SPK

Working Week - live set

The Wag Club article - Kalima, Will Gaines and Slim Gaillard

Hindsight - Z Z Top - Cheap Sunglasses 1980

Van Morrison - Sense Of Wonder

The Who - live clip from final show and Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey interview

The Cure - article

Richard Skinner looks at the chart

TVS Profiles In Rock: The Who

Roger Daltrey interview


Wednesday 14th November 1984

BBC2 Ebony

Black Music Association in the USA with James Brown, Bootsy Collins, George Clinton

TVAM Good Morning Britain

The Who interviewed separately about Who’s Last

TTTV Razzmatazz

Nick Heyward - Warning Sign

Paul Young - interview

Billy Ocean - co-host

Friends Again- South Of Love

Alphaville -


Thursday 15th November 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Mike Read, Bruno Brookes

Matt Bianco - Half A Minute

Duran Duran - Wild Boys (promo clip)

The Eurythmics - Sex Crime (promo clip)

Slade - All Join Hands

Jim Diamond - I Should Have Known Better

The Dazz Band - Let It All Blow (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 26

Alvin Stardust - I Won’t Run Away

Chart 25 - 11

Nik Kershaw - The Riddle

Chart 10 - 1

Chaka Khan greetings, I Feel For You number one (promo clip)

The Pointer Sisters - I'm So Excited (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC1 London Plus

David Byrne at the National Film Theatre

BBC2 Entertainment USA (San Diego)

The Thompson Twins

Thames Miss World

The Drifters

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bob Geldof interview


Friday 16th November 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Shakatak, Hazell Dean

TVS Freeze Frame: John Cougar

Yorkshire Rock Of The Seventies: Black Sabbath

LWT Live In London The Climax Blues Band

C4 The Tube

Promo clips: Helen Terry, Hasim, The Boomtown Rats, The Art Of Noise, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Paul Young, The Lords Of The New Church

King - live

Talking Heads – clip from Stop Making Sense

David Byrne - interviewed by Paula Yates

The Three Johns - live

Fatal Charm - live

Martin Fry - interviewed by Paula

Shindig clips with Ray Charles, The Ronettes, Aretha Franklin, James Brown

Helen Terry & Jools Holland - I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Ronnie Scott’s), interview

ABC - live


Saturday 17th November 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Alvin Stardust

Nick Heyward

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

The Moody Blues - Nights In White Satin

Limahl - in skiing race

BBC1 Wogan

Sade

Central Saturday Starship

Shreikback

Bananarama

HTV Rock Of The Seventies

Van Der Graaf Generator

Central London Calling

Art Of Noise, Iron Maiden, Adam Ant, XTC, Everything But The Girl, Fergal Sharkey, Divine

Granada Rock Of The Seventies

Genesis

C4 Rock N America

content unknown


Sunday 18th November 1984

Central Women In Rock N Roll

Joan Jett, Christine McVie, Grace Slick, Kim Carnes, Ann and Nancy Wilson, Chaka Khan


Monday 19th November 1984

BBC1 Harty

Clannad - Harry’s Game

Anglia Cambridge Folk Festival

Tom Paxton, Ralph McTell

ITV Freestyle holiday ad Ian Dury

BBC1 Pebble Mill At One

Limahl


Tuesday 20th November 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill at One

Musical Youth

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

REM - Moon River / Pretty Persuasion, Old Man Kensey - live

Video Vote - The Boomtown Rats, The Honey Drippers, Visage, Dead Or Alive (winner)

Ray Davies - interview

Promo clips: The Kinks, Culture Club, UB40

Streetsounds Records - article with Rose Royce

Otis Redding - Respect (RSG special)

Edwin Starr - talks about Nowhere To Run book

Frankie Goes To Hollywood & Edwin Starr - War live

Hindsight - Little Feat - Rock N Roll Doctor 1975

UB40 - interview

The Fall - Lay Of The Land - in studio with Michael Clark dance troupe and pantomime horse

Richard Skinner looks at the chart


Wednesday 21st November 1984

BBC1 News

NBC news report about criminal sting involving alleged competition prize of Culture Club concert tickets in America

Michael Jackson in Hollywood article

TTTV Razamtaz

Gary Numan - Beserker

Wham! - interview

Huey Lewis - If This Is It

Hanoi Rocks - Don’t You Ever Leave Me

Jonathan King - host

Thames This Is Your Life: Viv Richards

Musical Youth


Thursday 22nd November 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by John Peel, Tommy Vance

NB A live broadcast

Nick Heyward - Warning Sign

Chicago - A Hard Habit To Break (promo clip)

The Kane Gang - Respect Yourself

Human League - Louise (promo clip)

Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen

Chart 40 - 27

Murray Head - One Night In Bankok (live vocal)

Chart 26 - 11

Shakin’ Stevens - Teardrops

Chart 10 - 1

Chaka Khan - I Feel For You number one (promo clip)

Limahl - Never Ending Story (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Nashville)

Chubby Checker


Friday 23rd November 1984

BBC1 News Afternoon

Bob Geldof talks about Ethiopia famine relief record

BBC1 London Plus

Linda McCartney interview

BBC1 Pebble Mill at One

The Tremeloes (no music)

BBC1 Crackerjack

Limahl

BBC1 Children In Need

Paul McCartney talks to Joanna Lumley and Terry Wogan from the set of Harty

LWT Live From London

Carlene Carter

TVS Freeze Frame

Ashford & Simpson

C4 The Tube

Feliabelia - live set

Promo clips: The Flying Lizards, Japan, Dali’s Car, Paul Young, Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Bauhaus - Dark Entries live clip

Dali’s Car - live

The Lords Of The New Church - flash at the camera in the dressing room, live set

Dave Jensen - live

Peter Jones - demos the rhythm stick instrument

Donna Summer - interview

Paul Young - live


Saturday 24th November 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Neil

Alphaville

Central Saturday Starship

Tears For Fears

Les Enfants

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Kool and the Gang - Fresh

LWT Tarby and Friends

Barry Manilow

C4 Rock N America

content unknown

C4 Making The Most Of…

The Beatles - memorabilia


Sunday 25th November 1984

BBC1 / ITN News

Band Aid recording session article

BBC1 The Royal Variety Show

Lynsey DePaul

Harvey & The Wallbangers

ITV Sunday Sunday

The Flying Pickets


Monday 26th November 1984

BBC1 Harty With McCartney trailer

BBC1 Harty With McCartney

Interview and promo clips

Anglia Cambridge Folk Festival

BBC1 London Plus

David Essex


Tuesday 27th November 1984

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

Lloyd Cole & The Commotion - live

Video Vote - The Stranglers, Spandau Ballet, Paul McCartney (winner), Prince

Hindsight Alex Harvey - Next 1973

Dali’s Car - His Box live

Fish - record collection article with Steve Blacknell

Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced new animated promo clip

Metropolis - movie reviewed by Alan Parker and Midge Ure

Band Aid - article

Bronski Beat - live in Glasgow

Richard Skinner looks at the chart

Thames CBTV

Spandau Ballet - interview

Thames Des O’Connor

Bananarama


Wednesday 28th November 1984

BBC1 / ITN News

Paul McCartney gets Freedom of Liverpool

BBC1 I’ve Got A Secret

Billy J Kramer and Paddy the Cavern doorman

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Status Quo, Kiki Dee

BBC2 Ebony

Ruby Turner

Granada Portrait Of A Legend

The Beach Boys

Yorkshire Portrait Of A Legend

Lionel Richie

TTTV Razamtaz

Alvin Stardust - introduces songs

Billy Bragg - co hosts

Eddy Grant -

Jody Whatly -

Midge Ure - talks about Band Aid


Thursday 29th November 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Rick Wakeman - Merlin

BBC1 London Plus

Bob Geldof previews the Band Aid promo

BBC1 Band Aid: Do They Know It’s Christmas

Video premier introduced by David Bowie

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Janice Long, Peter Powell

NB A live broadcast. Many of the performers wear Feed The World t-shirts to promote the release of the Band Aid single

Nik Kershaw - The Riddle

The Eurythmics - Sex Crime (promo clip)

Slade - All Join Hands

Tina Turner - Private dancer (promo clip, despite having to be re-recorded for BBC radio this is the 'American Express' version)

Kool and The Gang - Fresh

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 27

Madonna - Like A Virgin (promo clip)

Chart 26 - 11

Alvin Stardust - I Won’t Run Away

Chart 10 - 1

Jim Diamond - I Should Have Known Better number one

Black Lace - Do The Conga (and end credits)

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Palm Springs)

Meat Loaf

BBC2 Three For All movie

Glam rock movie

C4 News

Paul McCartney defends Broad Street movie


Friday 30th November 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Alphaville

LWT Live from London

Freur

TVS News

Elton John and wife arrive in Southampton

TVS Freeze Frame: Iron Maiden

C4 The Tube (“MacTube”)

The Kane Gang - live

Jackie Dennis - on 6.5 Special

Al Jarreau and David Sanborn - interview

Jessie Rae - interview

Roy Wood - plays bagpipes and interview

Tom Robinson - live

Hugh Masakela - interview

Al Jarreau - live

Band Aid - article about the recording. The promo was different from the version shown on the BBC the day before


Saturday 1st December 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Eddy Grant

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

The Thompson Twins - Lay Your Hands

BBC1 Wogan

Kiki Dee - Amoureurse

Granada Rock Of The Seventies: Brian Auger

Central Saturday Starship

Slade - auction gold disc for Band Aid

Bob Geldof, Alvin Stardust

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Paul McCartney interviewed by Henry Kelly

HTV Man In Concert

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Capt Sensible, Spandau Ballet in Belfast

Yorkshire 321

Gary Glitter, Georgie Fame, The Rockin’ Berries

C4 Rock N America


Sunday 2nd December 1984

LWT The South Bank Show: Malcolm McLaren

Boy George, Adam Ant, Annabella Lewin, Trevor Horn, Steve Jones


Monday 3rd December 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill At One

Barry Manilow

BBC1 Harty

Julian Lennon - Valotte, interview

Anglia Cambridge Folk Festival


Tuesday 4th December 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Thompson Twins - interview

BBC1 London Plus

Paul Weller - interview

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

Video Vote - Band Aid (winner), Julian Lennon, Meat Loaf, Tears For Fears

Paul Young, Johnny Cash promos

Hindsight: Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing 1978

Screaming Blue Messiahs - live

Pat Metheny - article

Pop and Politics article - The Three Johns, The Redskins, Paul Weller

Richard Skinner looks at the chart


Wednesday 5th December 1984

BBC1 London Plus

Spandau Ballet interview

BBC2 Ebony

Bissmillah, Denym

ITV Paul McCartney Broad Street album advert

TTTV Razamtaz

The Toy Dolls  

Gary Holton

Alvin Stardust

Midge Ure - interview


Thursday 6th December 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Gary Davies, Mike Smith

Big Country - Where The Rose Is Sown

The Thompson Twins - Lay Your Hands On Me (promo clip)

Shakin’ Stevens with Hank Marvin - Teardrops

Murray Head - One Night In Bangkok (promo clip)

Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 24

Alison Moyet - Invisible

Chart 23 - 11

Spandau Ballet - Round And Round

Chart 10 - 1

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love number one (promo clip)

The Kane Gang - Respect Yourself (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC2 Entertainment USA (New York)

Dee Schneider, David Geffen, MTV first annual video awards

ITV Nik Kershaw The Riddle TV ad

C4 Film On Four: Living Apart Together with B A Robertson

Thames Paul McCartney: The Man, The Music, The Movie


Friday 7th December 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

The Kane Gang, The Adventures

BBC1 News

Gremlins movie premier with Simon Le Bon, Bill Wyman

TVS Freeze Frame: Elvis Costello

ITV Tina Turner Private Dancer TV ad

ITV Wham! Make It Big TV ad

LWT Live From London

Rock Goddess

C4 The Tube

Promo clips: Ian McCulloch, Joan Jett, Wham!

Alison Moyet - Invisible

Ian McCulloch - interview

The Icicle Works - live

Fashion article (Jools gets programmed into a Fairlight)

Joan Jett - snotty interview with Paula Yates

Paul Morley - interview

The Art Of Noise - Close To The Edit

Paul McCartney - interviewed by Paula Yates

The Stranglers - live


Saturday 8th December 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Capt Sensible, Spandau Ballet

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love

BBC1 Wogan

Nik Kershaw - The Riddle

BBC2 Micro Live (computer show)

Bill Bruford

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Slade

Central Saturday Starship

David Essex

LWT Tarby and Friends

Shakin’ Stevens

ITV A Tribute To John Lennon (Yoko Ono: Now And Then)

Granada / Yorkshire The Jackson Five cartoon series

C4 Rock N America

content unknown


Monday 10th December 1984

BBC1 Harty

Spandau Ballet

Rent Party

C4 Gallery

Ian Dury on panel


Tuesday 11th December 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Gary Glitter, Bob Geldof

BBC1 / ITN News

Band Aid reaching number one article

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

Orange Juice - live

Video Vote - Japan, Ian McCulloch, Wham! (winner), Z Z Top

Jean Michel Jarre - interview

Kim Wilde’s record collection article with Steve Blacknell

The Room - A Shirt Of Fire

Style and Pop article with XL Image

Nik Kershaw - interview

Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran - discuss style

Richard Skinner looks at the chart

ITV / C4 David Bowie Tonight album TV ad with alternate Blue Jean promo

Thames CBTV

Paul McCartney interviewed by children


Wednesday 12th December 1984

BBC2 Ebony

Bobby Womack talks about Sam Cooke

Afrika Bambaata

TTTV Razamtaz

Glen Gregory - introduces

Hugh Masakela - co-host

Gary Numan -

Simon Le Bon -

The Flying Pickets -

The Adventures -

Midge Ure - talks about Band Aid


Thursday 13th December 1984

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Steve Wright, Peter Powell

Black Lace - Do The Conga

Wham! - Last Christmas (promo clip)

Paul Young - Everything Must Change

Kool and The Gang - Fresh (repeat 29th November 1984)

Madonna - Like A Virgin (representatives from her record company WEA tried to persude her not to wear the pink wig she had intended to wear)

Tears For Fears - Shout (promo clip)

Chart 40 - 22

Gary Glitter - Another Rock N Roll Christmas

Chart 21 - 11

The Toy Dolls - Nellie The Elephant

Chart 10 - 1

Band Aid - Do They Know It’s Christmas number one (promo clip and end credits)

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Ralph McTell - The Winner’s Song

BBC2 Open Space: The Roots of Black Music

Dennis Bovell

BBC2 Entertainment USA (Key West)

Motley Crue

ITV / C4 Ultravox - The Collection advert


Friday 14th December 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Slade, Billy Ocean

LWT Live From London

The Belle Stars

BBC1 Blankety Blank

Lonnie Donegan

C4 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Pleasure Dome TV ad with Mike Read voice-over and different Relax promo clip

C4 The Tube

Madonna - Lucky Star from Manchester / Factory show

Danielle Dax - interview, live

Promo clips: Smiley Culture, Watt Government, Bob Marley

Indie charts run down

Play Dead - live

Motown Records article - Sam Harris, Rockwell, Vanity, The Dazz Band, Lionel Richie, Rick James and The Temptations, Jimmy Ruffin (My Girl with Jools Holland), The Commodores, Tata Vega, The Jackson Five, Marvin Gaye, Billy Preston, The Supremes, Smokey Robinson

The Council Collective - Soul Deep

Lee Scratch Perry - live


Saturday 15th December 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Kim Wilde, Paul Young, Alvin Stardust

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

content unknown

BBC1 Superdance 84

From Radio Times 'Gary Davies presents this colourful extravaganza featuring a wealth of young talent from the National Association of Youth Clubs'

BBC1 Wogan

Frankie Goes To Hollywood- The Power Of Love, interview with Holly Johnson

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Big Country, Sal Solo

Central Saturday Starship

Gary Glitter - Another Rock N Roll Christmas

TSW The Jackson Five

LWT Tarby and Friends

Julian Lennon - Valotte, interview

C4 Rock N America

content unknown


Sunday 16th December 1984

BBC1 Sports Personality Of The Year

Elton John presents award


Monday 17th December 1984

BBC1 Harty

The Toy Dolls - Nellie The Elephant

BBC1 News

Howard Jones article

BBC1 Olympia Horse Show

Charlie Watts - on panel

TTTV Razamtaz

Big Country - Where The Rose Is Sown

Duran Duran - The Wild Boys

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes

Paul Young - Tear Your Playhouse Down

Ultravox - Love’s Great Adventure

Wham! - Freedom

Plus clips of Alvin Stardust, Andy Summers, Bananarama, Bob Geldof, Bucks Fizz, Gary Glitter, Hanoi Rocks, Helen terry, Kiki Dee, Limahl, Modern Romance, Musical Youth, Nick Heyward, Reflex, Midge Ure, Alison Moyet, The Questions


Tuesday 18th December 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Rod Argent on panel of carol contest

BBC1 Halls Of Fame

Alan Price

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Elkie Brooks in Hull

BBC2 Tommy 1975 movie

BBC2 Whistle Test 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Hosted by Mark Ellen, David Hepworth, Andy Kershaw

Lou Reed - I Love You Suzanne, Doin’ The Things They Want To

Video Vote - Sade (winner), Johnny Winter, Elvis Costello, This Mortal Coil

The Thompson Twins - interviewed by Andy Kershaw in recording studio in Paris

Colourfield - Thinking Of You promo

Accountancy in rock article - with Gerry Marsden

The Penguin Café Orchestra - live

Tools You Can Trust record Radio One session article with John Peel

David Bowie (OGWT 1971)

Richard Skinner looks at the chart


Wednesday 19th December 1984

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

The Cars

Anglia John Miles In Concert

C4 Arts Review of the Year

Billy Bragg, Paul Morley


Thursday 20th December 1984

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Shakatak

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.25 - 8.00 pm

Hosted by Simon Bates, Janice Long

Roy Wood - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together (promo clip)

Bronski Beat - It Ain’t Necessarily So

Spandau Ballet - Round and Round (promo clip)

The Council Collective (The Style Council, Jimmy Ruffin and Junior) - Soul Deep

Chart 40 - 26

Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is (promo clip)

Chart 25 - 11

The Thompson Twins - Lay Your Hands On Me

Chart 10 - 1

Band Aid - Do They Know It’s Christmas number one (promo clip - second version with footage only from the recording session)

Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters (playout record and audience dancing)


Friday 21st December 1984

BBC1 Crackerjack

Chas and Dave, Ralph McTell

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Toy Dolls - Nellie the Elephant

BBC1 London Plus

Bob Geldof talks about Band Aid

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Linda Ronstadt with Nelson Riddle in Santa Barbara

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Paul McCartney in Roland Rat’s Christmas pantomime rehearsal

C4 The Tube

Introduced by Stanley Unwin

The Waterboys - live

Steve Marriott and Stanley Unwin - interview

The Small Faces - All Or Nothing promo

Fashion in the sixties - newsreel

Alexi Sayle & Radical Posture - Doctor Martin’s Boots

Hall & Oates - Wait For Me

Band Aid - Do They Know It’s Christmas Tube version

John Dowie - The Tube

The Inspirational Choir - Abide With Me

Paul Young - Sex repeat of 23-11-84 performance

The Toy Dolls - Live set


Saturday 22nd December 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Bob Geldof

Slade

Roy Wood

The Thompson Twins

BBC1 The Keith Harris Christmas Show

Alvin Stardust

BBC2 Whistle Test: Bruce Springsteen Born In The USA 7.15 - 8.15 pm

Special with an interview and live clips from The Spectrum, Philadelphia 15th September 1984

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Alvin Stardust

Central Saturday Starship

Chas and Dave, Ian McCulloch

C4 This Is Elvis

LWT Tarby and Friends

The Moody Blues

Gary Glitter - Another Rock N Roll Christmas

LWT Scrooge’s Rock N Roll Christmas (USA)

Mike Love, Three Dog Night, Paul Revere

Granada Kid Creole in There’s Something Wrong In Paradise

C4 The Tube Special: Band Aid

ITN News

Band Aid pirating article with Bob Geldof


Sunday 23rd December 1984

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show Christmas Special

Cliff Richard

Sal Solo

Alvin Stardust

BBC1 The Hot Shoe Show

Carl Wayne


Monday 24th December 1984

BBC1 The Sounds of ’84

Live at the Montreux Pop Festival - Adam Ant, Shakin’ Stevens, The Alarm, Spandau Ballet, Bananarama, Rod Stewart, Nena, Queen, Cliff Richard, Tracey Ullman, Ultravox

BBC1 Pop Quiz Christmas Special

Panel - Noddy Holder, Toyah, Meat Loaf, Roger Taylor, Green, Nasher (Frankie GTH)

Spot The Stars - Glen Gregory, Fergal Sharkey, Davy Jones

Granada Joy To The World

Kid Creole


Tuesday 25th December 1984 Christmas day

BBC1 Noel Edmond’s Live Live Breakfast Show

Stevie Wonder

Strawberry Switchblade

The Thompson Twins

Kim Wilde

Howard Jones

BBC1 Top Of The Pops Christmas Special 2.00 - 3.00 pm

Hosted by All the bands introduce each other

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes

Howard Jones - What Is Love? (live vocal and changes lyrics to include a Christmas reference)

Duran Duran - The Reflex

Nik Kershaw - I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down

Culture Club - The War Song

The Thompson Twins - Doctor Doctor

Jim Diamond - I Should Have Known Better

Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go (promo clip)

Simon Le Bon introduces

Paul Young - Love of the Common People

Duran Duran - The Wild Boys

George Michael – Careless Whisper (promo clip)

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love

The Thompson Twins - You Take Me Up

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax

Band Aid - Do They Know It’s Christmas (George Michael and Bono are missing, but Status Quo, Paul Weller, Jody Watley, Sting, Bob Geldof, Slade, Bronski Beat, Marilyn, Heaven 17, Midge Ure, The Thompson Twins among others are there to join in)

BBC1 Wogan

Elton John - interview, In Neon

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bob Geldof

Thames Top Pop Videos of 1984

Midge Ure - greeting, the rest of the show is promo clips including the alternate laser version of Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax

Central Emu At Christmas

Carl Wayne, Susan Maughan

Thames Des O’Connor

Shakin’ Stevens & Hank Marvin

Chas and Dave


Wednesday 26th December 1984

BBC1 The Sounds of ’84 part two

Bananarama, The Pretenders, Thomas Dolby, Slade, Duran Duran, Status Quo, Robin Gibb, Ultravox, Cyndi Lauper, Madness

BBC1 Kenny and Dolly: A Christmas To Remember

Thames Mike Yarwood

Cliff Richard - Lovers and Friends, sketch

ITV Elton John in Central Park


Thursday 27th December 1984

BBC1 Culture Club In Concert

BBC1 Top Of The Pops Review Of 1984 6.50 - 7.50 pm

Hosted by Lenny Henry (as himself and characters from his radio and TV shows)

NB A clip of Queen was scheduled but not shown

Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave

Ultravox - Dancing With Tears In My Eyes

Slade - My Oh My

Neil - Hole In My Shoe (starts singing his unsuccessful follow-up My White Bicycle)

Chaka Khan - I Feel For You (promo clip)

Shakin’ Stevens - A Love Worth Waiting For

Bronski Beat - Small Town Boy

Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights, Pipes Of Peace (edited promo clips)

Bananarama - Robert De Niro’s Waiting

Lionel Richie - Hello (promo clip)

Black Lace - Agadoo

The Flying Pickets - Only You (dressed as choirboys)

Joe Fagin - That’s Livin’ Alright

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You (promo clip)

Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters (playout record and audience dancing)

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Christmas Show

Culture Club - Mistake Number Three

BBC2 The Best and the Worst Of Entertainment USA

David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, The Police, Boy George, Rod Stewart, Z Z Top, Ozzy Osbourne

BBC2 Lindesfarne Christmas Show

Granada New Brighton Rock (repeat 23rd June 1984)


Friday 28th December 1984

BBC1 Pop Quiz Special

Panel: Duran Duran Vs Spandau Ballet

Spot The Star - Fish

BBC1 Manilow Christmas Magic 50 minutes

(NEC, Birmingham)

C4 The Tube

Hall and Oates - live in Newcastle

Sade - live in Newcastle

B B King - live in Newcastle City Hall

King - repeat of 16-11-84 performance, replacement for The Clark Sisters

C4 The Barron Knights Show

Capt Sensible - Blue Suede Shoes


Saturday 29th December 1984

BBC1 Saturday Superstore

Compilation of 1984 series clips

Anglia Portrait of a Legend: The Four Seasons

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Status Quo

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

Nik Kershaw

Granada Pop Goes New Year (repeat of 31-12-83)

Central Duran Duran: Blue Silver

Documentary about American tour


Sunday 30th December 1984

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show From America

The Mighty Clouds Of Joy

BBC2 Arena: The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert

Central Duran Duran: As The Lights Go Down

Live in America

LWT Weekend In Wallop

The Middle Wallop Arts Festival - John Otway, Jools Holland Big Band, Bill Wyman


Monday 31st December 1984

BBC2 84 Whistle Test 85 10.50 pm - end

Nik Kershaw - live at Hammersmith Odeon 10.50 pm

Big Country - live at Edinburgh Playhouse 11.30 pm

Pick Of The Year 12.10 am

Prince - Let’s Go Crazy promo

Thomas Dolby - Hyperactive

The Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again promo

Howard Jones - Equality

The Rolling Stones - Under Cover full promo

The Smiths - This Charming Man Whistle Test On The Road

Queen - Radio Ga Ga promo

The Cocteau Twins - Pearly Dew Drops Drop

Marillion - Garden Party promo

Nena - 99 Red Balloons Sight & Sound In Concert

Z Z Top - TV Dinners promo

Everything But The Girl -Native Land

AC DC - For Those About To Rock Late Night In Concert

Billy Bragg - Milkman of Human Kindness

The Pretenders - Thin Line Between Love and Hate promo

The Style Council - Long Hot Summer Sight and Sound In Concert

Bruce Springsteen - Dancing In The Dark promo

Lou Reed - I Love You Suzanne promo

Van Morrison - A Sense Of Wonder

Band Aid promo

C4 The Tube: Culture Club In Japan R


Also This Year

Genesis - ITN May 1984 Genesis in Prince’s Trust show

Genesis - BBC1 Breakfast Time Banks and Rutherford interview

Jethro Tull - BBC1 Breakfast Time Ian Anderson interview

Billy J Kramer - BBC1 London Marathon participant

Captain Sensible - ITV Weetabix ads

Style Council - Central Saturday Show interview

BBC1 Jane In The Desert, songs by Neil Innes

Granada Some You Win Lulu interviews Muhammed Ali

HTV Sidestep weekly pop show

C4 Ear Say The Beach Boys article

Central Schools: Junior Maths

Music by Ron Geesin