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1985


Tuesday 1st January 1985

Yorkshire Peggy Lee and Roberta Flack Live in Concert

Sheffield City Hall

C4 It Was Twenty Years Ago Today

Beat City repeat December 1963


Wednesday 2nd January 1985

TTTV Razzamatazz

Intro by The Toy Dolls

Co Hosted by Jim Diamond

The Thompson Twins – Lay Your Hands On Me

Noddy Holder – interview

Alison Moyet – Invincible

Paul Young – Everything Must Change

Plus Alvin Stardust, Kim Wilde Bananarama

Yorkshire The Book Tower (first in new series)

Hosted by Neil Innes

ITV / C4 Toshiba commercial with Ian Dury voice-over


Thursday 3rd January 1985

BBC1 Top of The Pops 6:55 – 7:35 pm

NB 21st anniversary show

Hosts: John Peel, Richard Skinner

Smiley Culture – Police Officer

Sal Solo – Sam Damiano (Heart & Soul)

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

Paul Young – Everything Must Change (promo clip)

Tears For Fears – Shout

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

Ray Parker Jr – Ghostbusters (promo clip)

The Toy Dolls – Nellie The Elephant

Madonna – Like A Virgin (promo clip)

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

Wham! – Everything She Wants

Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas number one (promo clip)

Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five – Step Off (playout record)


Friday 4th January 1985

ITV The Everly Brothers K-Tel album commercial

C4 The Tube

Japan Special with Leslie Ash in Japan, filmed June 1984

The Frank Chickens – Shell Fish Bamboo (filmed in Amsterdam)

Sandii and the Sunsets – interview and Jimmy Mack promo

Yuruichi Sakamoto and Hosomo (Yellow Magic Orchestra) – interviewed by Jools Holland

Plus clips of Jun Tgowa, Checkers

Alacatraz – Hiroshima Mon Amour promo

Dave Stewart (The Eurythmics) – interview

Echo and The Bunnymen – A Crystal Day, Liverpool, May 1984, The Cutter, The Killing Moon, Villiers Terrace, Never Stop, Zimbo, Crocodiles, Ocean Rain

C4 Don’t Say Goodbye, Miss Ragtime with Ian Whitcomb


Saturday 5th January 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Bronski Beat

Central Starship

King

Culture Club

LWT New From London: Steve Harley live

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

C4 Europe A Go Go 9:30 – 3:00 am

Introduced by Ray Brooks in Brussels and Muriel Gray in London

Spain – Loquio Los Trogrladitos, plus documentary

Ireland – Light A Big Fire, Aslan, Auto De Fe

Luxembourg – A Good Cause

Scandinavia – Sweden – Never In My Life, Norway – Beraneck, Denmark – The Gnats, Finland – The Dingoes

Holland – The Time Bandits

France – Marc Seberg, Baroque Bordello

UK – Immaculate Fools, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, The Alarm – all live in The Tube Studio, UB40 – live in Spain, documentary with Mark Mywurdz

Switzerland – Phil Carmen, Shotgun Eddie, Slapstick, The Boltkatzma Gang

Finland – Hanoi Rocks

Holland – Golden Earring

Plus more


Monday 7th January 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Ethiopia

Granada Tickle On The Tum

Young children’s show with Ralph McTell


Tuesday 8th January 1985

BBC2 Whistle Test

Elvis Presley – 50th birthday show at The Empire, Leicester Square, London with Gary Glitter, Chad and Dave, Stuart Henry

Nick Heyward – Steam Bus Junction, Move It Up And Pay Attention

Fish – Off The Record feature (plays favourite records), clips of The Kinks, Genesis, Janis Ian, Pete Townshend, Pink Floyd

Billy MacKenzie & The Associates – God Bless The Child, interview, Breakfast – all live at Ronnie Scott’s in London

Promo clips – The Eurythmics, The Cult, Bronski Beat, Billy Ocean, Ashford and Simpson, Smiley Culture

Video Vote winner: Bronski Beat – It Ain’t Necessarily So


Wednesday 9th January 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof meets Mother Theresa

BBC2 Wings: Seaside Woman, cartoon directed by Oscar Grillo

BBC1 The Golden Oldies Picture Show (first in series)

Host: Dave Lee Travis

BBC film makers direct new videos for old hits

The Kinks – Dedicated Follower Of Fashion

The Avons – Seven Little Girls

The Rolling Stones – Little Red Rooster

Cat Stevens – Morning Has Broken

Brian Hyland – Itsy Bitsy…

Joe Cocker – With A Little Help…

TTTV Razzamatazz

Co-host: Meat Loaf

H2O – You Take My Breath Away

Bucks Fizz – I Never Talk

Big Country – Where The Rose Is Sown

Thames Lytton’s Diary (first in drama series)

Music by Rick Wakeman


Thursday 10th January 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Hosts: Mike Read, Mike Smith

Strawberry Switchblade – Since Yesterday

ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man (promo clip)

Alison Moyet – Invisible

Thompson Twins – Lay Your Hands On Me (repeat 20th December 1984)

Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson – I Know Him So Well

Bronski Beat – It Ain’t Necessarily So

Council Collective - Soul Deep (playout record)

Promo clips – Z Z Top, Wham!, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Paul Young, Ray Parker Jr, Tears For Fears, Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus, Foreigner, Madonna

Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas number one (promo clip)

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Ethiopia


Friday 11th January 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Tears For Fears – Shout

BBC2 ORS 85

Paul Young – co-hosts show, Everything Must Change, Tomb Of Memories

Billy Ocean

Strawberry Switchblade

Nick Rhodes (Duran Duran) – interview

King

Smiley Culture

C4 The Tube

Paul Weller – interviewed by Jools Holland in a Jacuzzi, clips of The Style Council on The Tube and promo clips

The Sid Presley Experience – Cold Turkey, one other

Ghost catching article

Winston Reedy – live set

Gene Vincent – 50th birthday article with movie and television clips, Ian Dury interview, Right Here on Earth (featuring Chas Hodges) – Rocky Road Blues, Who Slapped John

The Pogues – live set

Promo clips – The Eurythmics, Heaven 17


Saturday 12th January 1985

BBC1 Super Store

XTC – This World Over, one other, interview

Strawberry Switchblade – interview

Central Starship

Nik Kershaw

The Promise

BBC2 Elvis: The Movie

Kurt Russell plays Elvis Presley

LWT New From London

Big Sound Authority

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – interview and promo clips

The Cars - interview and promo clips

C4 Saturday Live

Host: Lenny Henry

Slade – Run Run Away, Seven Year Bitch

The Style Council – Speak Like A Child, You’re The Best Thing (with Lenny Henry)

Smiley Culture – Cockney Translator


Monday 14th January 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Ethiopia

Granada Tickle On The Tum with Ralph McTell

C4 Baby Baby, series about young parenthood hosted by Jools Holland and Paula Yates

Includes interviews with Suggs, Sandie Shaw, Suzi Quatro


Tuesday 15th January 1985

BBC2 Whistle Test

Scorpio, introduces the show, interview

Floy Joy – Operator, Baby You Know I

Amadeus movie article

Promo clips – Kirsty MacColl, Don Henley, Heaven 17, Whitesnake, The Pointer Sisters, Chaka Khan, Grandmaster Flash

John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett – Really Free repeat 1977

John Peel – sessions article with Tools You can Trust at the BBC Maida Vale studio

The Cocteau Twns – Lorelei

Video Vote winner – Whitesnake – Love Ain’t No Stranger

TVS James Last Star Parade

Donna Summer


Wednesday 16th January 1985

BBC1 The Golden Oldies Picture Show

The Moody Blues – Nights In White Satin

Bill Haley – Rock Around The Clock

Amen Corner – Bend Me Shape Me

Julie Rogers – The Wedding

The Move – Flowers In The Rain

Arthur Brown – Fire

Twinkle – Terry

BBC1 Two Lane Blacktop movie with James Taylor, Dennis Wilson

BBC2 Dionne Warwick In Concert (Joilet, Illonois)

Thames This Is Your Life: Bob Geldof

Midge Ure, Paula Yates, Kool and The Gang, Sting, Chris Cross (Ultravox), Jody Watley, Bananarama, Spandau Ballet, The Boomtown Rats, Paul Young

TTTV Razzamatazz

Bob Geldof – introduces

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Sly Stone

Yorkshire Portrait Of A Legend: Aretha Franklin


Thursday 17th January 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.20 - 8.00 pm

Host: Gary Davies, Peter Powell

The Limit – Say Yeah

Prince – 1999 (promo clip)

Amii Stewart – Friends

Jonathan King – USA charts promo clips – Pat Benetar, Bryan Adams, Philips Bailey and Phil Collins, Chicago

Smiley Culture – Police Officer

Russ Abbot – Atmosphere (promo clip)

Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five – Step Off

Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is number one (promo clip)

Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark (playout record)

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Roy Wood – interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Big Sound Authority


Friday 18th January 1985

BBC1 Friday People

Chaka Kahn – interview

Rio Rock article – with Queen, Rod Stewart

BBC2 ORS 85

Guest host – Kim Wilde

Terry Hall

Leee John

Jazawaki

The Scary Thieves

Heaven 17

HTV Portrait Of An Artist: The Bee Gees

C4 The Tube

Virna Lindt – live set and interviewed by Paula Yates

Spandau Ballet – live set, Tony Hadley and Gary Kemp – interviewed by Paula Yates

Prince – I Would Die 4 U live promo

Janis Joplin – Summertime live film

Chaka Kahn – live set, interviewed by Jools Holland

Promo clips - Art Of Noise, Killing Joke


Saturday 19th January 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Foreigner – interview

Central Starship

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C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Benny and Bjorn from Abba – interview and promo clips

Bronski Beat – interview and promo clips

C4 The Complete Millie Jackson


Sunday 20th January 1985

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Chris DeBurgh in Toronto


Monday 21st January 1985

Granada Tickle On The Tum with Ralph McTell

C4 The Late Late Show

Meat Loaf – interview

C4 A Plus 4

Bob Geldof talks to Paul Jones about Band Aid

C4 Baby Baby

Includes interviews with Suggs, Sandie Shaw, Suzi Quatro


Tuesday 22nd January 1985

BBC1 Linda Carter Special

George Benson

BBC2 Whistle Test

Big Sound Authority – Soul Man, This House

James Ingram –Interview and promo clip

Joey and Dee Dee Ramone – Interview and promo clip

Colourfield – Thinking Of You, Feint Hearts

Blondie – Presence Dear 1978

Women in Rock article – with Vi Subversa, Alannah Currie

Promo clips – John Fogerty, Big Country, Jim Diamond, Immaculate Fools, Bryan Adams, Hall and Oates, Poison Girls

Video Vote winner: Big Country – Just A Shadow


Wednesday 23rd January 1985

BBC1 Golden Oldies Picture Show

Petula Clark – Downtown

Simon Dupree – Kites

Jimi Hendrix Experience – All Along The Watchtower

The Fourmost – Girls Girls Girls

Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things

Terry Jacks – Seasons In The Sun

TTTV Razzamatazz

Rick Wakeman – Guest host, Glory Boy

Alison Moyet – interview

Los Endisanto – Take Me Down

Meat Loaf – Nowhere Fast

TSW Portrait Of A Legend James Brown

Thames Portrait Of A Legend Charlie Pride


Thursday 24th January 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.50 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Mike Smith, Steve Wright

Chaka Kahn – This Is My Night

Strawberry Switchblade – Since Yesterday

James Ingram – Ya Mo B There

King – Love and Pride

Promo clips – Ashford and Simpson, Imagination, Billy Ocean, Big Country, Art Of Noise, Bucks Fizz, Paige and Dickson, Prince

Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is promo

Kirsty MacColl - A New England (playout record)


Friday 25th January 1985

BBC1 Finders Keepers

Alvin Stardust

BBC2 ORS 85

Getting The Fear

The Armoury Show

The Associates

UB40 – live set

Gary Byrd

Bob Geldof

C4 The Tube

Terry and Jerry – live set

The Jacksons – Blillie Jean (live on the Victory tour)

Metal article with Robin George, Interview by Muriel Gray and promo clips, of Whitesnake, Dio, Def Leppard, Venom, Metallica, Terraplane

Kronos (Venom) – interview

Gary Holdman – Catch A Falling Star (Razzamatazz clip)

Wrathchild – Stakk Attack (Tube film)

Cliff Richard – live set and interview

Killing Joke – live set

Clark Sisters – live at the Dominion


Saturday 26th January 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Sal Solo – San Domingo, interview

Heaven 17

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Depeche Mode

Central Starship

Person To Person

TSW Live From London

Carlene Carter

LWT New From London

Snowy White live

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Godley and Crème – interview and promo clips

Howard Jones – interview and promo clips

BBC1 The Birth Of The Beatles repeat

C4 Da Doo Ron Ron (Phil Spector documentary) repeat


Sunday 27th January 1985

BBC1 Sporting Chance

Suzi Quatro

LWT The South Bank Show

Isle Full Of Noise – including The Explorers


Monday 28th January 1985

Granada Tickle On The Tum with Ralph McTell

C4 Baby Baby

Suggs, Suzi Quatro, Sandie Shaw


Tuesday 29th January 1985

BBC2 Whistle Test

Don Henly – interview and promo clip

Howard Jones – No One Is To Blame, The Howard Jones Big Band – Things Can Only Get Better, Look Mama

Duran Duran – Is There Anyone Out There 1981

Genesis – Supper’s ready (1973 live film)

Billy Bragg – article in Amsterdam

Promo clips – David Lee Roth, Gary Numan and Bill Sharpe, The Hoodoo Gurus, Uli John Roth, Phil Collins, David Bowie and Pat Metheny

The Faith Brothers (seen listed)

Video Vote Winner: Talking Heads – Girlfriend Is Better


Wednesday 30th January 1985

BBC1 The Golden Oldies Picture Show

The Kinks – You Really Got Me

Julie Driscoll – This Wheel’s On Fire

The Beatles – Strawberry Fields Forever

Cream – I Feel Free

Mungo Jerry – In The Summertime

Acker Bilk – Stranger On The Shore

TTTV Razzamatazz 100th Show

Mick Jagger – introduces show

The Police – Every Breath You Take

The Eurythmics – Love Is A Stranger

Slade – C’est la Vie

Phil Everly

Bow Wow Wow

Toyah – Vow

Kate Bush – There Goes A Tenner

Alvin Stardust – Buddy Holly

Adam Ant – interview

Junior and Stevie Wonder – interview


Thursday 31st January 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.50 - 8.20 pm

Hosts: Janice Long, Peter Powell

Big Sound Authority – This House

Art Of Noise – Close To The Edit

The Colourfield – Thinking Of You

Promo clips – Bryan Adams, Phil Collins, Pat Benetar, The Commodores, Bruce Springsteen

Foreigner – I Wanna Know What Love Is (promo clip, playout record)


Friday 1st February 1985

BBC1 Friday People

ZZ Top

BBC2 ORS 85

The Fink Brothers (Suggs and Carl from Madness)

Howard Jones – interview

Nick Heyward – live set

Fergal Sharkey

Float Up CP

Succession

Gary Numan – on tour article

BBC2 Newsnight

Handmade Films article with George Harrison

Yorkshire Rock Of The Seventies

The J J Band

HTV Portrait Of A Legend

Dionne Warwick

C4 The Tube

King – Love and Pride repeat

Julie Tippet with Doctor and The Medics – interview

Paul Young – promo clips and link

Les Enfants- live set

Blackpool article – with The Membranes, The Riverside Trio, Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, In2XS, Section 25

Bob Geldof – interview with Jools Holland

The Boomtown Rats – live set

Promo clips – Ledernacken, Pink Floyd, Mick Jagger


Saturday 2nd February 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Howard Jones

King

Immaculate Fools – in Canterbury

TVS Number 73 (first in new series)

The Stranglers – live set

Slade – interview

LWT All Star Secrets

Gary Glitter, Suzi Quatro

LWT Live From London

Wrathchild

TSW Live From London

Darts

LWT Aspel and Company

Cliff Richard

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Clive Davis, Kool and The Gang

C4 The Gospel According To Al Green two hour special


Monday 4th February 1985

Granada Tickle On The Tum with Ralph McTell

C4 Baby Baby

Suggs, Suzi Quatro, Sandie Shaw


Tuesday 5th February 1985

BBC1 Variety Club Awards

Boy George collects award

BBC2 Whistle Test

Cook Da Books – Golden Day

Metal article – with Lemmy and Worzel from Motorhead and promo clips from Hanoi Rocks, Motley Crue, Krokus, Rose tattoo, TSA, Michael Schenker, Trust, Loudness, Iron Maiden, Helix

Pete Burns – Off The Record choice

Alan Bleasdale – talks about his Elvis musical Are You Lonesome Tonight

Judas Priest – Rocka Rolla 1975

Sade – interviewed by Richard Skinner, Is It A Crime

Promo clips – Slade, Mick Jagger, Bangles, Flash and The Pan, Floy Joy

Video Vote winner: Grandmaster Flash – Sign of the Times

Thames CBTV

Kirsty MacColl – interview


Wednesday 6th February 1985

BBC1 The Golden Oldies Picture Show

Free – All Right Now

The Zombies – She’s Not There

The Mixtures – The Pushbike Song

The Who – I Can See For Miles

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

The Spencer Davis Group – Somebody Help Me

Thames Portrait Of A Legend

The Righteous Brothers

TSW Rock Of The Seventies

Genesis

Yorkshire Portrait Of A Legend

Gladys Knight

ITV Alison Moyet: Alf album ad (new clips of lip synch’s to the songs)

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Leee John of Imagination


Thursday 7th February 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.50 - 8.20 pm

Host: Gary Davies, Richard Skinner

King – Love and Pride

Phil Collins and The Hot Tub Club – Sussudio

Howard Jones – Things Can Only Get Better

Promo clips – Billy Ocean, Bryan Adams, Kirsty MacColl, Killing Joke, Chicago, George Benson, Dead Or Alive, The Art Of Noise

Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson – I Know Him So Well number one

Gary Byrd - chats to hosts

Pat Benetar - We Belong (playout record)

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Joan Armatrading

Cliff Richarrd - interview


Friday 8th February 1985

BBC1 PM

David Essex

BBC1 Friday People

Paul Young – article

An article on the sons of The Beatles was cancelled

BBC2 ORS 85

Host: Stuart Adamson (Big Country)

Big Country – Just A Shadow

Joan Armatrading – Temptation, Poor Me

The Frank Chickens

Floy Joy

C4 The Tube

Amazulu – live set

Meat Loaf – interview, live set

David Bailey – article in Blackpool

Durrutti Column – live set

Promo clips – The Bluebells, The Firm, Go West

C4 Loose Shoes, 1976 movie with Mark Volman


Saturday 9th February 1985

BBC1 Super Store

David Essex

Cliff Richard

Gary Numan and Bill Scheen

TVS Number 73

Junior – interview

Big Sound Authority – live set

TSW Live From London

The Belle Stars

LWT Live From London

H2O

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Culture Club – interview and promos

Don McLean – interview and promos

C4 Once In A Lifetime: Talking Heads (concert)


Sunday 10th February 1985

BBC1 Sporting Chance

Suzi Quatro


Monday 11th February 1985

BBC1 The British Record Industry Awards

Best female artist – Alison Moyet, presented by Sting

Alison Moyet – All Cried Out

Best video – Duran Duran / Russell Muchay: The Wild Boys, presented by Neil Kinnock

Best album – Sade: Diamond Life, presented by Pete Townshend

Howard Jones – What Is Love

Best British group – Wham!, presented by Rossi and Parfitt from Status Quo

Best producer – Trevor Horn, presented by George Martin

Best comedy record – Neil (of The Young Ones), presented by Billy Connnolly

Best newcomer – Frankie Goes To Hollywood, presented by Steve Wright

Best international artist – Prince (and all his minders), presented by Holly Johnson

Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good

Special Award – Band Aid presented to Bob Geldof and Midge Ure by Michael Beurk (BBC newsreader)

Best soundtrack – Prince, presented by Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson

Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy

Best male artist – Paul Young, presented by Toyah

Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It

Best single – Frankie Goes To Hollywood: Relax, presented by Meat Loaf

Outstanding Contribution – The Police

C4 The Late Late Show

Sal Solo – San Domingo

Granada Tickle On The Tum with Ralph McTell

C4 Baby Baby

Suggs, Suzi Quatro, Sandie Shaw


Tuesday 12th February 1985

BBC2 Open To Question

Midge Ure, Stuart Adamson, Robert Hodgers (The Bluebells)

BBC2 Whistle Test

Big Daddy – Dancing In The Dark, Ebony and Ivory

Manchester bands – including The Virgin Prunes, The Fall, The Birthday Party – live from factory home video

The Smiths – Meat Is Murder article, including recording the album in the studio

Nils Lofgren – Keith Don’t Go 1977

Little Benny, interview, promo clip

Alison Moyet – That Old Devil Called Love, Honey Honey

The Bangles – interviewed by Andy Kershaw, promo clip

Promo clips – Cyndi Lauper, The Monochrome Set, Los Lobos, Pat Metheny

Video Vote winner – The Firm

BBC2 Inside Out (drama series)

Theme: Phil Collins


Wednesday 13th February 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Big Daddy – I Write The Songs

BBC1 The Golden Oldies Picture Show

The Kinks – Lola

Shirley Ellis – The Clapping Song

Procol Harum – A White Shade Of Pale

The Spencer David Group – Keep On Running

Status Quo – Down Down

Manfred Mann – Ha Ha Said The Clown


Thursday 14th February 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.50 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Simon Bates, Janice Long

Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Round

The Colourfield – Thinking Of You

Jonathan King USA Charts - promo clips REO Speedwagon, David Lee Roth, Hall & Oates

Killing Joke – Love Like Blood

The Smiths – How Soon Is Now

Promo clips – The Commodores,  Gary Nurman and Bill Sharpe, Kool and The Gang, Don Henley, Howard Jones

Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson – I Know Him So Well number one (promo  clip)

Eugene White - Personality (playout record)

BBC1 Rockschool part one

With John Taylor (Duran Duran), Gary Moore, Ian Paice, Carl Pamer


Friday 15th February 1985

BBC1 Friday People

British Record Awards article - Alison Moyet, Paul Young

BBC2 ORS 85

Nik Kershaw – live from the New Victoria Theatre, Belfast

HTV Portrait Of A Legend

Herb Alpert

C4 The Tube

Alex Cox – Repo Man article and interview

Phil Collins – interview and promo clip

Sheila E – The Bell of St Mark repeat

Promo clips – Madonna, The Sex Pistols, Time Zone, Los Lobos

The Bangles – live set

The Pretenders – Talk Of The Town (Tyne Tees’ Alright Now, 1980)

Fine Young Cannibals – Johnny (Tube film)

Immaculate Fools – Immaculate Fools (Europe A Go Go)

Go West – live set

NB Bronski Beat were due to be the main act, but Jimmy Sommerville went AWOL

Tyne Tees TX45 11.00 - 11.45 pm (first in series)

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Saturday 16th February 1985

BBC1 Super Store

The Boomtown Rats

Junior

Terry Hall (The Colourfield)

BBC1 Joni Mitchell In Concert repeat of 1983 show

TVS Number 73

Alvin Stardust (possibly)

LWT New From London

Dianno

TSW New From London

The Cry

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

John Hammond, The Roaring Boys (with Glyn Johns, Muff Winwood)

C4 The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect

Todd Rundgren special


Monday 18th February 1985

BBC1 Wogan (first edition in twice weekly series)

Tina Turner – interview, I Can’t Stand The Rain

Elton John – Breaking Hearts

BBC2 Rockschool 6: Funk and Disco

Granada Tickle On the Tum

Ralph McTell

Central Paul Simon: Hearts And Bones 30 minutes

C4 Repercussions (first edition)

Gospel music fo Alabama


Tuesday 19th February 1985

BBC2 Whistle Test

The Kane Gang – Gun Law, How Much Longer

ELP – Pirates 1979

Swamplands Records article – Edwyn Collins, Paul Quinn

David Johanssen – Heard The News

Promo clips – Skiff Skats, Julian Lennon, Joan Armatrading, Prince, The Jesus And Mary Chain

Mick Jagger – interviewed by David Hepworth in Paris

Patti Smith – Because The Night 1978

Video Vote winner: Time Zone – World Destruction

Thames The TV Times Top Ten Awards

Wham! Collect award


Wednesday 20th February 1985

BBC1 Wogan

The Commodores – Night Shift

David Cassidy – interview TVAM Good Morning Britain

Paul McCartney in Roland rat pantomime sketch

Granada Freeze Frame (?)


Thursday 21st February 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Hosts: Bruno Brookes, Mike Read

Howard Jones – Things Can Get Only Get Better

Gary Numan and Bill Sharpe – Change Your Mind

Don Henley – The Boys Of Summer

Bryan Adams – Run To You

Promo clips – Prince, Mick Jagger, Z Z Top, Little Benny, The Commodores

Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson – I Know Him So Well number one (promo clip)

Eddy & The Soul Band - Shaft (playout record)

BBC2 Rockschool 2

Wilko Johnson, Neil Murray, Bootsy Collins, Bernard Edwards, Carl Palmer, Sly Dunbar


Friday 22nd February 1985

BBC1 London Plus

The Boomtown Rats interviewed by Bernard Falk

Yorkshire Rock Of The Seventies

Atomic Rooster

BBC1 Friday People

Wham! Article in America

BBC1 That’ll Be The Day movie with David Essex

BBC2 ORS 85

Host: John Moss (NB Tom Robinson cancelled)

Pete Wiley –

QAX –

The Smiths – live set

BBC2 Newsnight

Little Richard article

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Julian Lennon

LWT Freeze Frame

Paul McCartney

C4 The Tube

The Monochrome Set – live set

Promo clips – The Village People, Devo

Jimi Hendrix - TV and promo clips

Killing Joke – interviewed by Paula Yates, Love Like Blood repeat

Off The Wheel (Clint Ruin) – live set, interview and promo

Marc Almond – live set with The Willing Sinners, interviewed by Paula Yates

Hollywood Beyond – No More Tears (Tube film)

Tyne Tees TX45 11.00 - 11.45 pm

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Saturday 23rd February 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Elton John – Breaking Hearts, interview

Julian Lennon

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix It

Simon Le Bon

Julian Lennon – Say You’re Wrong

TVS Number 73

Barrington Levi – live set

LWT New From London

John Martyn

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

The Tube – article with Cliff Richard

Ray Parker Jr – interview and promos

C4 Black Wax

Gil Scott Heron and The Midnight Band


Sunday 24th February 1985

BBC2 The British Record Industry Awards repeat 12 February 1985


Monday 25th February 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Alvin Stardust

BBC2 Rock School 7: Reggae

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Leonard Cohen

Granada Tickle On the Tum

Ralph McTell

C4 Repercussions 2:

Gospel music of Alabama


Tuesday 26th February 1985

BBC2 Whistle Test

The Ramones – Too Young To Die, Chasing The Night

Bryan Adams – interviewed by Mark Ellen, promo clip

The Roaring Boys – House Of Stone, Every Second Of The Day, interviewed by Mark Ellen

Buzzcocks – interviewed by Andy Kershaw, Sixteen Again 1978

Promo clips – Go West, Robin George, Working Week, Starvation, Eric Clapton

Stanley Booth – talks about his Rolling Stones book

The Blues At Dingwalls – Albert Collins, Robert Cray, Rory Gallagher

Video Vote winner: Philip Bailey and Phil Collins – Easy Lover

BBC2 Off The Record: Gryff Rhys Jones

The Byrds – All I Really Want To Do (Top Of The Pops)

Hall and Oates – Kiss Is On My List (live clip)

The Jam – That’s Entertainment (promo clip)

The Rolling Stones – Tumblin’ Dice (Whistle Test in Montreaux)

Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing (promo clip)

Grateful Dead – Goin’ Down the Road (live)

Granada Television

Includes The Beatles and Cassius Clay footage from February 1964


Wednesday 27th February 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof meets the Prime Minister

BBC2 The Moody Blues At Wembley part one


Thursday 28th February 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Hosts: Peter Powell, Mike Smith

Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Round

Stephen Tin Tin Duffy – Kiss Me

The Commodores – Night Shift

Promo clips – Prince, Jermaine Jackson, David Cassidy, Hall & Oates, Madonna

Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson – I Know Him So Well number one (promo clip)

Mick Jagger - Just Another Night (playout record)

BBC1 London Plus

The Commodores

BBC2 Rockschool 3:

John Taylor, Carl Palmer, Robbie Shakespeare, Dennis Bovell, Larry Graham

TVS Sporting All Stars

Cliff Richard


Friday 1st March 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Joan Armatrading article

BBC1 Wogan

Big Sound Authority

BBC1 Friday People

Phil Collins article

BBC1 Stardust, David Essex movie

BBC2 ORS 85

Guest host: Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode)

Owen Paul

The Farmers Boys

Dark City

The Colourfield

LWT Freeze Frame

Kiss

C4 The Tube

Jools Holland - live

Working Week – live set

Laser Radio 558 – article

Welsh band article, including Welsh Band Aid

La Lulus – play in The Tube living room set

Bruce Springsteen – interviewed in America, promo clips

The Alarm – Absolute Reality (from Europe A Go Go)

Promos clips – Belgerida, Run DMC

Junior – live set

Tyne Tees TX45 11.00 - 11.45 pm

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Saturday 2nd March 1985

BBC1 Super Store

The Alarm – two songs

David Cassidy

TVS Number 73

LWT New From London

Thor

C4 The Other Side Of the Tracks

David Byrne, John ‘Jellybean’ Benitez

C4 Chords Of Fame

Drama – documentary about the life and work of Phil Ochs, includes Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Dave Van Ronk etc


Sunday 3rd March 1985

BBC1 The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash

LWT The South Bank Show

Little Richard


Monday 4th March 1985

BBC1 Wogan

The Village People

BBC2 Rockschool 8: Cross-over styles

Carl Palmer etc

Granada Tickle On The Tum

Ralph McTell

C4 A+4

Ruby Turner

C4 Repercussions

Clips of Big Mama Thornton, Lowell Fulson


Tuesday 5th March 1985

BBC1 The BAFTA Awards

Ray Parker Jr, Roger Daltrey, Clannad

BBC2 Off The Record: Martin Shaw (actor)

Clips of The Everly Brothers, Dire Straits, Phil Collins, David Gilmour

BBC2 Whistle Test

James King and The Lone Wolves – To Fly Away, Fun Patrol

Promo clips – Warrior, Run DMC, UB40, Alison Moyet, The Kane Gang, Thomas Leer

Joan Armatrading – article

John Lydon – phone interview

John Hiatt – She Said The Same (with Carlene Carter), Living A Little

Rock Photography – article with Harry Hammond, Gered Monkowitz, Peter Ashworth

Pete Best – interview

Meat Loaf – sets competition question, plus archive clip fro 1978

Video Vote winner – The Cars – Why Can’t I Have You

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2: Memphis

NB Despite the title this is the first of the third series

Host: Jonathan King

Al Green – interview

James Ingram – interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Little Richard

Angie Bowie

Central Sheena Easton live in America

HTV Air Supply in Hawaii

Yorkshire First Tuesday

The Campbell family, with Doug and Ali Campbell of UB40


Wednesday 6th March 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Joan Armatrading – Temptation

Wham! – interview

BBC2 The Moody Blues at Wembley, part two

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Alice Cooper

ITN News

John Lennon – movie lookalike article

HTV Freeze Frame: Men At Work


Thursday 7th March 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Hosts: Janice Long, John Peel

Shakin' Stevens - Breakin' Up My Heart

Jermaine Jackson - Do What You Do

David Cassidy – Last Kiss

Promo clips – Loose Ends, Go West, Bailey and Collins, Madonna

Dear Or Alive – You Spin Me Round number one

Hall & Oates - Method of Modern Love (playout record)

TSW The Strawbs

TVAM Good Morning Britain

David Essex


Friday 8th March 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Cynthia Lennon

BBC1 Olivier, edition three of biography of Laurence Olivier

Toyah Wilcox

BBC2 ORS 85

Guest host: Billy Bragg

Three Mustaphas Three

The Red Guitars

Curt Smith

The Alarm – two songs

ABC – Be Near Me

LWT Freeze Frame: John Cougar

C4 The Tube

Tony DeBrett (singing coach) – article with clips from clients The Sex Pistols, Scritti Politti, The Cocteau Twins, The Eurythmics, ABC, The Smiths

Balaam and The Angel – live set

Mirrors From Out Of Space – article

Richard Strange – interview with Paula Yates and promo clip

Little Richard – interviewed by Jools, including clip of Paul McCartney from 7th December 1984 show

The Bluebells – live set

Promo clips – The Faith Brothers, Takahashi

Big Sound Authority – live set

NB Dead Or Alive were booked to be the final act, but wouldn’t play live, so were replaced

Tyne Tees TX45 11.00 - 11.45 pm

content unknown


Saturday 9th March 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Alvin Stardust

Spelt Like This

TVS Number 73

Jonathan Perkins’ Silver Spur – two songs

LWT New From London

Amazulu

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Don Henley – interview and promo clips

Alison Moyet – interview and promo clips (which get stuck halfway)

C4 Janis, documentary movie about Janis Joplin


Sunday 10th March 1985

Anglia Highway

Georgie Fame

Yorkshire Rickie Lee Jones: Round About Midnight (live at the Casino De Paris)


Monday 11th March 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Tipper Irie – interview

BBC1 News

Midge Ure in Africa

BBC1 Wogan

Paul Young – Every Time You Go Away

BBC2 Rockschool 9: Questions

Granada Tickle On The Tum

Ralph McTell

C4 Repercussions

Max Romeo

ITN News

USA For Africa article

C4 4 Computer Buffs

Rick Wakeman


Tuesday 12th March 1985

BBC2 Off The Record: Tessa Sanderson (athlete)

Clips of Barbra Streisand, Smiley Culture, Tina Turner, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Bob Marley

BBC2 Whistle Test

Uli John Roth – interview and promo clips

Power Station – interview and promo clips

Promo clips – The Damned, Sisters of Mercy, Everything But The Girl, Paul Young

Tubeway Army – Are Friends Electric March 1979

Gary Numan – interview, and live clip

Big Daddy – Dancing In The Dark repeat

The Jesus and Mary Chain – In A Hole

Cambridge article – Perfect Visions, Colonel Gomez

Video Vote winner: Pat Benetar – Love Is A Battlefield

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2: Hawaii

George Benson – interview

The Animals – interview


Wednesday 13th March 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World

BBC1 News

USA For Africa article

BBC2 John D Loudermilk and His Music

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Stephen Tin Tin Duffy

Thames This Is Your Life: Alvin Stardust

Includes John Lodge, Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich, The Tremeloes, Joe Brown, Brian Connolly (Sweet), Slade


Thursday 14th March 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Hosts: Gary Davies, Mike Smith

Go West – We Close Our Eyes

Alison Moyet – That Ole Devil Called Love

Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away

Promo clips – Phil Bailey and Phil Collins, New Edition, Sheila E, Nik Kershaw

Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Round number one

Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy - Kiss Me (playout record)

BBC1 Only Fools and Horses....

It's Only Rock N Roll

Rodney joins a band 'A Bunch Of Wallies' who eventually make it onto Top Of The Pops with their song Boys Will Be Boys, without Rodney.


BBC1 Rockschool

Clips of Freddie King, B B King, Chet Atkins, Nile Rodgers, Wilko Johnson, Status Quo

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Power Station

Anglia Aretha Franklin Special

C4 Design Matters

With Ultravox


Friday 15th March 1985

BBC1 Friday People

Little Richard – interview

Elton John

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

USA For Africa – article

BBC1 London Plus

JoBoxers

BBC1 Wogan

Nik Kershaw – Wide Boy

BBC2 ORS 85

Howard Jones at Manchester Apollo live special

BBC2 Harty Goes To Dublin

Chris DeBurgh

LWT Freeze Frame: The Pinter Sisters

C4 The Tube

Co Op City – live set

Promo clips – Sisters Of Mercy

Glynnis Barber (Dempsey and Makepeace actress) – interview

Terry Gilliam – talks about Brazil

Amsterdam – article, with ga ga Zsa Zsa, Fabrola (the foil man), Claw Boys Claw, Blue Murder

Fats Domino – movie clip

The Dream Academy – Life In A Northern Town (Tube film)

Tears For Fears – live set

Tyne Tees TX45 11.00 - 11.45 pm

Bill Nelson - interview, Jess Cox, Whatever Happens, One Hand One Heart

Saturday 16th March 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Bryan Adama

Paul Young

Strawberry Switchblade

BBC1 Harty Goes To Dublin

The Boomtown Rats

TVS Number 73

King

David Essex

LWT New From London: The Moodists

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Richard Perry – interview and clips of records produced

Bobby Womack – interview and clips


Sunday 17th March 1985

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Alvin Stardust


Monday 18th March 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Sal Solo

Granada Tickle On The Tum

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 19th March 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Lotus Eaters

BBC2 Off The Record: Ade Edmonson (actor)

Clips by – The Rolling Stones, Jimmy Cliff, Winston Groovy

BBC2 Whistle Test

MicroDisney – Loftholdingwood, Birthday Girl

Promo clips – Jean Michel Jarre, Smiley Culture, Jason & The Scorchers, USA For Africa, Meat Loaf, Kimera

ICA Rock Week article with James – If Things Were Perfect, Scarecrow

Paul King (of King) – interviewed by Simon Bates, King promo clip

The Tourists – Blind Among The Flowers 1979

The Damned – Grimley Fiendish, Shadow Of Love

David Coverdale – interview, Whitesnake – Love Ain’t No Stranger (live in Rio)

Video Vote winner: Nik Kershaw – Wide Boy

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2: San Diego

The Thompson Twins – interview


Wednesday 20th March 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Godley and Crème – interview

BBC1 Monkey Business (quiz show)

Neil Innes on panel


Thursday 21st March 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

NB The 1100th edition

Hosts: Mike Read, Steve Wright

Nik Kershaw – Wide Boy

Billy Bragg – Between the wars (live)

Loose Ends – Hangin’ On A String

Promo clips – Third World, The Alarm, Glenn Frey, Go West, David Cassidy, Janet Jackson, Stephen Tin Tin Duffy

Phlip Bailey and Phil Collins – Easy Lover number one (promo clip)

The Power Station - Some Like It Hot (playout record)

BBC2 Rockschool Heavy Metal

Clips of Gary Moore, Jimi Hendrix, Iron Maiden, Motorhead

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Hank Wangford, Simon Le Bon

Anglia Musical Special: Gloria Gaynor

C4 Mirror Image hour long special

Tears For Fears: In My Mind’s Eye


Friday 22nd March 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Working Week – interview

BBC1 Friday People

Diana Ross – interview

BBC1 Wogan

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Pleasure Dome, interview

BBC2 ORS 85

Guest host: Paul King

Madness

Andy Taylor and Tony Thompson

Loose Ends

Morrissey

Maxi Priest

Magnum

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Millie Jackson

LWT Freeze Frame: Elvis Costello

C4 The Tube

Fine Young cannibals – live set

Promo clips – The Untouchables, Tim Healey (actor), The Cocteau Twins, USA For Africa, Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Jackie Wilson – movie clip

Alright Now (song) – clips from Free, Rod Stewart, Mike Oldfield

Go West – live set repeat

Squeeze – Pulling Mussels (Tyne Tees’ Alright Now, 1980)

Van Morrison – Cry For Love (live clip)

Bryan Adams – live set


Saturday 23rd March 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – interview

Tears For Fears – two songs, interview

Sal Solo

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Alvin Stardust

LWT New from London: The Chameleons

TSW Live From London: Climax Blues Band

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Dionne Warwick – interview and clips

Rick Skalr (USA DJ) – interview


Sunday 24th March 1985

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Alvin Stardust


Monday25th March 1985

BBC1 Wogan

No musical guests of interest

Granada Tickle On The Tun

Ralph McTell

C4 A+4

Millie Jackson


Tuesday 26th March 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Brenda Lee

BBC1 The Oscars

Phil Collins, Diana Ross

BBC2 Off The Record: Jenny Agitter

Clips of Ry Cooder, Fairport Convention, The Police, Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell

BBC2 Whistle Test

Tippa Irie – It’s Good to Have The Feeling

Promo clips – The Untouchables, The Cocteau Twins, The Dream Academy, Tom Petty

ZTT Records - article

Jools Holland – talks to Mark Ellen about Squeeze, live clip from March 1980

Run DMC – interview and promo clip

Barrington Levi – Here I Come

Hall & Oates – She’s Gone 1976

Rain Parade – You Are My Friend (live in Los Angeles)

Bruce Springsteen – Cover Me (live in Philadelphia)

Video Vote winner Grandmaster Melle Mel – Pump Me Up promo

Los Lobos – Don’t Worry Baby, Seroneta

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2: Miami

No musical guests of interest

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Godley and Crème

Central Tina Turner In Concert


Wednesday 27th March 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Smiley Culture

TTTV Razzamatazz

Wham! – Wake Me Up

Meat Loaf – Nowhere Fast

Alison Moyet – Invincible

The Thompson Twins – Lay Your Hands

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Aretha Franklin

TSW Portrait Of A Legend: Kris Kristofferson

Yorkshire Portrait Of A Legend: Alice Cooper

TVS Coast To Coast

David Cassidy – interview


Thursday 28th March 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Hosts: Peter Powell, Mike Smith

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Pleasure Dome

Alison Moyet – That Old Devil Called Love

Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World

Go West – We Close Our Eyes

Promo clips – The Damned, The Cool Notes, King, David Grant and Jaki Graham

Philip Bailey and Phil Collins – Easy Lover number one (promo clip)

Bruce Springsteen - Cover Me (playout record)

BBC1 Rockschool: Funk and Disco

Larry Graham, Bootsy Collins, Tony Maiden, Nile Rodgers

BBC1 / ITN News

Michael Jackson at Madam Tussaud’s

C4 Mirror Image

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions


Friday 29th March 1985

BBC1 Friday People

Holly Johnson – interview

BBC2 ORS 85 last in series

Guest hosts: Midge Ure and Chris Cross (Ultravox)

Bronski Beat

The Messengers

China Crisis

Three Mustaphas Three

The Loft

The Thompson Twins – interview (NB were due to play live, but didn’t)

The Dream Academy

LWT Freeze Frame: Phil Collins

C4 The Tube

Joan Rivers – greetings and interviewed by Paula Yates

Jimmy Jimmy – live set

Promo clips – Robert Plant, Wham!

Stewart Copeland – interviewed by Muriel Grey, promo clip

Power Station – article

Van Morrison – Tore Down A La Rimbauld, The Master’s Eyes, If You Only Knew

NME Pollwinners clips – Manfred Mann, Billy J Kramer, The Beatles

10 000 Maniacs – live set

Jesse Rae – interview, promo clip

Squeeze – Forever By Your Side, Pulling Mussels, The Last Time Forever, Annie Get Your Gun


Saturday 30th March 1985

BBC1 Super Store

ABC – two songs

Godley and Crème – interview

Nik Kershaw – interview

TVS Number 73

Kissing The Pink – live set

Strawberry Switchblade – interview

TVS Cher at Caesar’s Palace

LWT Marvin Gaye in Concert

Granada The Ventures In Concert

C4 The Other Side Of The Tracks

Placido Domingo – interview

Brian Ferry – interview and promo clips


Sunday 31st March 1985

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Maria Mulduar

BBC2 Whistle Test

Prince In Syracuse

BBC2 Pat Benetar in Concert 55 minutes

LWT The South Bank Show

Billy Bragg


Monday 1st April 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Bill Wyman in April Fool’s Day gag

BBC1 London Plus

Hard Rock Café article with Bill Wyman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kid Creole

BBC1 The Monkees: One Man Shy

Central Roll Over Beethoven (drama about a rock star)

With Jakko

Granada Tickle On the Tum

Ralph McTell


Tuesday 2nd April 1985

BBC1 The Monkees: Too Many Girls

BBC1 News

Wham! In Hong Kong

BBC2 Off The Record: Charlie Nicholas

Clips of U2, The Bay City Rollers, Big Country, Queen, The Alarm

BBC2 Whistle Test

Timezone – live set (cancelled)

Sisters Of Mercy – First Last And Always, Maria

Promo clips –Phil Collins, The Colourfield, General Public, Bruce Springsteen, Simple Minds, The Long Ryders

Glen Frey – interviewed by Richard Skinner, promo clip

Ultravox – Hiroshima Mon Amour 1978

Robert Cray – Bad Influence, interview, Phone Booth (live at Dingwalls)

The Faith Brothers – Country

Video Vote winner – Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – interviewed by David Hepworth, promo clip

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2

Chubby Checker – interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Murray Head

C4 Years Ahead

Kim Wilde


Wednesday 3rd April 1985

TTTV Razzamatazz

Co host: David Cassidy

Toyah – interview

King – Hold My Hand

Big Daddy – Dancing In The Dark

General Public – Tenderness


Thursday 4th April 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.30 - 8.00 pm

Host: Simon Bates, Richard Skinner

Glen Frey – The Heat Is On

Phyllis Nelson – Move Closer

The Cool Notes – Spend The Night

Grant and Graham – Could It Be I’m Falling In Love

Promo clips – ABC, Bryan Adams, REO Speedwagon

Philip Bailey and Phil Collins – Easy Lover number one (promo clip)

Third World - Now That We've Found Love (playout record)

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Adam Faith’s 25th Anniversary at the Savoy, London, including Elton John – What Do You Want, Your Mother’s Eyes

BBC1 Rockschool Reggae

Black Uhuru, Sly and Robbie, Dennis Bovell

BBC2 Joan Armatrading Simulcast on Radio 1 FM

Live at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, part one.

C4 Max Headroom (hour long drama)

Music by Midge Ure and Chris Cross of Ultravox

C4 Mirror Image

David Essex live at the Royal Albert Hall


Friday 5th April 1985 Good Friday

BBC1 A Song For Europe ‘85

Alvin Stardust – Clock On The Wall

BBC1 Driving Force (driving challenge)

Nick Mason

ITV Rollercoaster movie with Sparks

C4 The Tube (two hour special)

NB virtually all studio clips are repeats

Spandau Ballet – Highly Strung

Promo clips – Golden Earring, Twisted Sister

The Redskins –

Bronski Beat –

Hollywood Beyond –

Paul Young – I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down, Everything Must Change

Jools Holland – Black Beauty (in Jamaica)

Alison Moyet – All Cried Out

Helen Terry and Jools Holland – Natural Woman

The Style Council – Shout It To The Top

Chaka Kahn – live set

Tom Robinson – War Baby

UB40 – Riddle Me

Wrathchild –

Motorhead – live set (includes Ovrekill, not in original transmission)

Heaven 17 – And That’s No Lie (Tube film)

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – The Power Of Love, Born To Run


Saturday 6th April 1985

BBC1 Super Store

A-Ha

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

Strawberry Switchblade

C4 The Max Headroom Show (first regular edition)

Promo clips – Go West, Get Out Of London, Bauhaus, Cabaret Voltaire, Billy Idol

C4 The Story Of Abba

Includes clips of The Hep Stars, The Hootnanny Singers, Frida, Angnetta pre-Abba


Sunday 7th April 1985 Easter Sunday

BBC1 Rockspell

Cliff Richard, Larry Norman

BBC1 / ITN News

Wham! In Peking

Central Cliff Richard & The Shadows – Together (75 minutes)

Live at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, 1984

LWT The Best Of Cannon and Ball

Status Quo – Marguerita Time

ITV Xanadu, movie with Olivia Newton-John, The Tubes


Monday 8th April 1985 Bank Holiday

BBC1 The Monkees: I Was A Teenage Monster

BBC1 Wogan

Jamie Rae

Tammy Wynette

BBC2 Arena: Ligmalion

Tim Curry, Sting, Gary Glitter, Bob Geldof, Gary Kemp

ITV International Cabaret

Alan Price

Gloria Gaynor


Tuesday 9th April 1985

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkee Mother

BBC2 Off The Record: Irene Handl

Clips of Elvis Presley, Edith Piaf, Gene Pitney, Bobby Gentry, Herb Alpert

BBC2 Whistle Test

Mick Jagger: It’s Only Rock N Roll, special interview with David Hepworth, including Jagger and Rolling Stones promo and TV clips

Granada Television

The Rolling Stones – Satisfaction (The Stones In The Park)

The Beatles – Twist And Shout (unknown)

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2 San Francisco

David Bowie – interview, Look Back In Anger – liver

Jimi Hendrix – memorial church article

C4 The Tube Late Night Extra (thirty minutes)

The Power Station


Wednesday 10th April 1985

BBC1 The Monkees: Monkees In Manhattan

BBC1 Wogan

The Explorers

TTTV Razzamatazz

Co-host: Paul King

Dead Or Alive

Kissing The Pink


Thursday 11th April 1985

BBC1 The Monkees: Art For Monkees Sake

BBC1 Tomorrow’s World

Roy Hale of Culture Club

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Janice Long, John Peel

Tears For Fears: Everybody Wants To Rule The World

The Rah Band - Clouds Across The Moon

Dream Academy – Life In A Northern Town

King – Hold My Hand Now

Promo clips: USA For Africa, Foreigner, Billy Connolly, China Crisis, Phil Collins

Philip Bailey and Phil Collins – Easy Lover number one (promo clip)

Pat Benetar - Love Is A Battlefield (playout record)

BBC2 Joan Armatrading part two

C4 Mirror Image

Fiat Lux: Commercial Breakdown


Friday 12th April 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Noddy Holder

BBC1 The Monkees: Hitting The High Seas

BBC1 London Plus

Tears For Fears – interview

BBC1 Friday People

Rock stars in TV adverts article – with Michael Jackson, Lionel Ritchie, David Bowie. Mick Jagger, etc

Anti-Heroin fund-raiser article – Midge Ure, Glenn Gregory, Pete Townshend

Bruce Springsteen – Born In The USA (live in Brisbane)

Spandau Ballet – live clip, interview in Australia

Central Emu’s All Live Windmill Show

Carl Wayne (guest for the whole series)

TVS Pop The Question

NB First edition of Pop Quiz type show

Panel:

Clips of Tom Jones, The Ronettes, Petula Clark

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Kim Wilde

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

First edition of rock / metal show

Motorhead –

Lords Of the New Church –

Magnum –

Madam X –

C4 Friday Zone: Soul Train

First edition of UK version of soul show

NB one of the researchers for the show was Jonathan Ross

Millie Jackson –

Cashmere –

Loose Ends –

Shalamar –

LaBelle (archive clip)

C4 The Single Life

Includes Pete Brown (Piblokto)


Saturday 13th April 1985

BBC1 Super Store

The Thompson Twins (cancelled)

Go West – We Close Our Eyes (in Stoke)

Slade

Tipper Irie

The Dream Academy

Trevor Horn

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World

TVS Number 73

Pookiesnackenburger – live set

Marilyn

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips – The Thompson Twins, Madness, Peter Gabriel, Wreckless Eric, Starvation, Pat Benetar, Go West, Heaven 17


Sunday 14th April 1985

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Larry Norman

LWT Nina Simone live at Ronnie Scott’s


Monday 15th April 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Bob Geldof

BBC1 Wogan

Bronski Beat & Marc Almond – I Feel Love

Granada Alphabet Zoo (children’s show)

Ralph McTell (star of entire series)

Granada The International Entertainers

The Drifters

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Mary Wilson (of The Supremes)


Tuesday 16th April 1985

BBC1 Off The Record: Geoff Hughes (actor)

Clips of Linda Ronstadt and The Eagles, John Prine, Chuck Mangione, Etta James, The Beatles, DeDannon

BBC2 Whistle Test

Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians – Heaven, interview, Brenda’s Iron Sledge

Promo clips –The Art Of Noise, Jimmy Nail, The Pogues, Katrina & The waves, The Eurythmics

The Fat Boys – interviewed by Andy Kershaw, promo clip

The Untouchables, Free Yourself, interview

The Q Tips – Looking For Some Action 1980

California bands article with Adam Bomb (college radio DJ), The Long Ryders, The Prime Movers – The Wind , Ian Matthews - interview, The Thin White Rope – The Three Song (live at Madam Wong’s), The Pontiac Brothers – Work With Me, interview, The Rain Parade – No Easy Way Down, interview

Video Vote winner: Dire Straits – So Far Away

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2 San Juan

Lionel Ritchie – interview


Wednesday 17th April 1985

BBC2 Ebony (first edition)

Theme: Mikey Dread

City Limits –

Mutant Rockers –

TTTV Razzamatazz

Eddy Grant – Baby Come Back

Gloria Gaynor

Jimmy Jimmy

Chris Rea – Stainsby Girls

Central Portrait Of A Legend: The Bee Gees

Anglia Genesis In America


Thursday 18th April 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Gene Pitney – interview, two songs

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Peter Powell, Mike Smith

Dead or Alive – Lover Come Back Home

Howard Jones – Look Mama

China Crisis – Black Man Ray

Phyllis Nelson – Move Closer

Promo clips – Simple Minds, Chaka Khan, Chris Rea, Dire Straits, Bronski Beat and Marc Almond

USA For Africa – We Are The World number one (promo clip)

Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On (playout record)

Thames Daytime

Davy Jones

C4 Mirror Image

The Icicle Works: Seven Horses Deep

C4 Are You Taking The Tablets?

Alvin Stardust


Friday 19th April 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Colourfield

BBC1 London Plus

Bob Geldof – interview about the movie ‘Number One’

BBC1 Friday People

Gary Glitter – ‘day in the life of…’ article, mimes to Just When in the Arista offices with Nick Hayward present

Godley and Crème – interview

BBC1 Wogan

Bryan Adams – Heaven

TVS Pop The Question

Panel: Freddie Garrity

Clips of – Danny & The Juniors, The Rolling Stones, Little Richard

TVS Diff’rent Stokes

Hoyt Axton

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

Girlschool

Rogue Male

Torme

Waysted

C4 Friday Zone: Soul Train

Grant & Graham – Could It Be I’m Falling In Love

The O’Jays – I Love Music (1976)

Phyllis Nelson – Move Closer

The Fat Boys –

The Cool Notes

Promo clips – The Mary Jane Girls


Saturday 20th April 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show (first in new series)

Bryan Adams – article

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

The Flying Pickets

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Jose Feliciano

TVS Number 74

Jimmy Nail – two songs

Toyah – interview and promo clip

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Jean Michel Jarre, Godley and Crème, The Police, The Vapours, Waysted, Joe Jackson, The Cocteau Twins, Chas Jankel


Monday 22nd April 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Toyah – Don’t Fall In Love, interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Nina Simone


Tuesday 23rd April 1985

BBC2 Off The Record: Paul King

Clips from – King, T Rex, The Specials, The Doors, The Clash, The Associates, Roxy Music, Talking Heads, Toots & The Maytals

BBC2 Whistle Test

Go West – Don’t Look Down, Goodbye Girl

Promo clips: Elvis Costello, Kim Wilde, The Kinks, B B King, Mick Jagger

U2 – article – includes live clip from Meadowlands, New Jersey and promo clips

Green of Scritti Politti – interview and promo clip

Merchandising in Pop article – includes ZZT / Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Eddie and The Cruisers – movie clip

Godley and Crème – interview about rock movies, promo clip

Harvey Goldsmith – talks about Bruce Springsteen UK shows

Bruce Springsteen – Quarter To Three (No Nukes)

Video Vote winner: Bronski Beat & Marc Almond

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2: Palm Springs

Meat Loaf – interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

George Benson – interview


Wednesday 24th April 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Howard Jones – Look Mama, chat

TTTV Razzamatazz

Billy Connolly

Toyah – Don’t Fall In Love

Jim Diamond

David Cassidy – interview

Yorkshire Portrait Of A Legend: Roy Orbison


Thursday 25th April 1985

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

Linda Lewis

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Rick Wakman

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Gary Davies, Mike Read

Bronski Beat & Marc Almond – I Feel Love

The Rah Band - Clouds Across The Moon

Grant & Graham – Could It Be I’m Falling In Love

Promo clips: Phil Collins, New Model Army, The Eurythmics, Freddie Mercury, Howard Jones

USA For Africa – We Are The World number one (promo clip)

Vikki - chats to hosts

Steve Arrington - Feel So Real (playout record)

Thames Paul Simon: Hearts And Bones

C4 Mirror Image

Heavy Pettin’: Heart Attack


Friday 26th April 1985

BBC1 Friday People

Stringfellow’s nightclub article with Dusty Springfield

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Claire Grogan

BBC1 Wogan

Penguin Café Orchestra

TVS Pop The Question

Clips – Eddy Grant, Mott The Hoople, The Pointer Sisters

C4 Sir Henry At Rawlinson End movie with Viv Stanshall

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

Hawkwind

Warrior

Shy

Tobruk

C4 Friday Zone: Soul Train

Grant and Graham

Working Week

Five Star

Hayward


Saturday 27th April 1985

BBC1 Saturday Picture Show

Howard Jones – article

Jamie Rae

Dan Hartman

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Godley and Crème – Cry

BBC1 Saturday Night Out

Kim Wilde

Jim Diamond

Dusty Springfield

TVS Number 73

Kim Wilde – two songs

The Style Council – interview and promo clip

Central Portrait Of A Legend: The Righteous Brothers

Anglia Queen Of Rock: Tina Turner

TVS The Who: Final Concert (65 minute version)

HTV Genesis In America

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips: XTC, A Flock Of Seagulls, Japan, Jimi Hendrix, Captain Sensible, The Colourfield, The Power Station, The Untouchables


Sunday 28th April 1985

TVS Portrait Of A Legend: Neil Sedaka


Monday 29th April 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Toyah – Don’t Fall In Love

BBC1 Blue Peter

Alvin Stardust


Tuesday 30th April 1985

BBC2 Off The Record: Alan Freeman (cancelled)

BBC2 Whistle Test

Stephen Duffy – Wednesday Jones

Promo clips: Philip Bailey, Wang Chung, U2, Al Jarreau, David Lee Roth, Paul Hardcastle, John Fogerty

The Eurythmics – in Paris article, Ball and Chain (in recording studio)

Spinal Tap – movie excerpt

The Doors – People Are Strange (Ed Sullivan Show)

Soft Cell – Youth (1982)

Lone Justice – interviewed by David Hepworth, promo clip

The Long Ryders – Long Dusty Run, Sweet Mental Revenge, interviewed by Andy Kershaw at the Mean Fiddler

Video Vote winner: U2 – A Sort Of Homecoming

Pat Metheny Group – Are You Going With Me

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2: New York

The Police at Shea Stadium, interview

Thames Rainbow

Gerry Marsden

TSW Rock Of The Seventies: Family

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Dionne Warwick


Wednesday 1st May 1985

BBC1 London Plus

King

BBC1 Wogan

Francis Rossi and Bernard Frost – Modern Romance

BBC2 Ebony

Twenty years of reggae article, Frankie Beverley

TTTV Razzamatazz

Co host: Phyllis Nelson

Dan Hartman –

The Faith Brothers –

Curtis Hanston -

Gloria Gaynor –

ITV Elvis Costello The Man TV ad


Thursday 2nd May 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Nick Heyward

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Richard Skinner, Mike Smith

The Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You

Chris Rea – Stainsby Girl

New Model Army – No Rest (live)

Promo clips – U2, Paul Hardcastle, Vikki, Toyah, Godley & Creme, Curtis Hairston

Phyllis Nelson – Move Closer number one (repeat 4th April 1985)

DeBarge – Rhythm Of The Night (playout record)

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show (repeat 18 09 84)

Difford and Tilbrook

BBC2 Cartoon 2

Wings: Seaside Woman

C4 Mirror Image

Tom Robinson: Back In The Old Country


Friday 3rd May 1985

BBC1 Friday People

Bananarama

Bryan Ferry – interview

BBC2 Bob Monkhouse Meets Joan Rivers

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Pleasure Dome

TVS Pop The Question

Panel:

Clips of The Hollies, Swingin’ Blue Jeans

BBC1 Wogan

The Style Council – The Walls Come Tumblin’ Down

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Toyah

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

John McCoy –

Tygers Of Pan Tang –

Robin George –

Mamas Boys

C4 Friday Zone: Soul Train

Billy Ocean –

Paul Hardcastle –

Lifesize –

Barbara Pennington –

C4 The Single Life: Parents

Tony Blackburn


Saturday 4th May 1985

BBC1 Saturday Picture Show

Paul Weller – interview

Martin Gore of Depeche Mode – interview

TVS Number 73

Imagination – live

Stewart Copeland – interview

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips – Ultravox, Nolan Thomas, The Kinks, King Trigger, Belouis Some, others

Granada Black Sabbath In Concert (35 minutes)


Sunday 5th May 1985

LWT A Royal Celebration: 40 Years Of Peace

1950s: Lonnie Donegan

1960s: Paul Jones, Brian Poole, Joe Brown, Wayne Fontana, Marty Wilde, Cliff Richard – Eyes Of A Child


Monday 6th May 1985 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Culture Club In Concert (National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham)

BBC1 Barry Manilow: A Decade Of Hits (National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham)

BBC1 Wogan

Phil Collins – One More Night (live)

The Pointer Sisters – Dare me

BBC2 Arena

Hugh Masakela

TVAM Wide Awake Club Special

Strawberry Switchblade


Tuesday 7th May 1985

BBC1 Newsround

Paul Hardcastle

BBC2 Off The Record: Jimmy Nail

Clips of: David Bowie, Diana Ross, The Animals, Paul Robeson, Louis Armstrong

BBC2 Whistle Test

Marc Almond – Flesh Is Willing, Love and Little White Lies

Promo clips: Tom Robinson, Go West, Francis Rossi and Brenard Frost, Loose Ends, Divine

The Style Council – interview and the filming of The Walls Come Tumbling Down promo clip

Bryan Ferry – interviewed by Richard Skinner, Slave To Love promo clip

Richard Thompson – She Twists The Knife Again

Support Bands article: with The Adventures and Tears For Fears

Phil Lynott and Gary Moore – interviewed by Mark Ellen, Out In The Fields promo clip

Alice Cooper – Under My Wheels OGWT 1971

Paul Hardcastle – interview

Video Vote winner: Power Station – Get It On

BBC2 Entertainment USA 2: Phoenix

Cyndi Lauper – interview

Glen Campbell – interview

Rob Halford of Judas Priest – interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Dennis Locorriere of Dr Hook


Wednesday 8th May 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

The Style Council

BBC1 Wogan

Dr Hook

BBC2 Ebony

Little Richard

TTTV Razzamatazz

Co host: Gary Glitter

Latin Quarter – Radio Africa

David Cassidy – A Little Romance

Vitamin Z –

Jim Diamond and Billy Connolly –


Thursday 9th May 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Janice Long, John Peel

The Style Council – The Walls Come Tumblin’ Down

Steve Arrington – Feel So Real

Curtis Harston – I Want Your Lovin’

Bronski Beat and Marc Alond – I Feel Love

Promo clips: Freddie Mercury, Godley and Crème, Bryan Ferry, Kim Wilde, Divine, Jimmy Nail, U2

Paul Hardcastle – 19 number one (promo clip)

The Untouchables - Free Yourself (playout record)

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

Second Image

BBC2 Morrissey Mullen at the Watermans (Brentford)

With Noel McCalla and Zoot Money

C4 Mirror Image

Orange Juice: Da Da With Juice


Friday 10th May 1985

BBC1 News

Clips from the re-opening of the Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York with Rod Stewart, Four Tops, George Michael and Smokey Robinson, Boy George and Stevie Wonder

BBC1 Friday People

Clips from the re-opening of the Appollo Theatre, Harlem, New York

With Four Tops, The Commodores, George Michael and Smokey Robinson, Boy George and Stevie Wonder, Little Richard

plus Boy George and Marilyn – interview

TVS Pop The Question

Panel: Carl Wayne,

Clips from: The Everly Brothers, Charlie Rich, The Merseys, Dion

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

Phil Lynott & Gary Moore –

Wildfire –

Spider –

Marino

C4 Friday Zone: Soul Train

Marvin Gaye – (archive clip)

Edwin Starr –

Dan Hartman –

Lifesize –

The Jackson Five – I Want You Back (1970)

C4 The Great Rock N Roll Swindle movie

C4 A Way To Escape The Ghetto 1: Blues

C4 Jay McShan (30 minutes)


Saturday 11th May 1985

BBC1 Saturday Picture Show

David Cassidy –

Toyah – interview

Steven Duffy – interview

The Untouchables

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Strawberry Switchblade

BBC The Kenny Everett Show

Dead Or Alive – Lover Come Back

TVS Number 73

Billy Ocean –

Kevin Kitchen –

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips from: Madness, Icehouse, Quick, The Hit List, China Crisis


Monday 13th May 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Tom Robinson

BBC1 Wogan

Duran Duran – A View To A Kill, interview

Rick Springfield – Celebrate Youth

BBC2 Dub and Otherwise

Matabarruka

Central Roll Over Beethoven (musical drama)

Kiki Dee – acting role plus songs

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Phllip Bailey

C4 The Late Late Show

Pete Townshend – interview


Tuesday 14th May 1985

BBC2 Off The Record: Alan Freeman

Clips from: Randy Crawford, Z Z Top, Barclay James Harvest, Little Richard, Emerson Lake & Palmer, The Barber of Seville (opera)

BBC2 Whistle Test

Big Heat – Watch Me

Katrina & The Waves – Going Down To Liverpool, interviewed by Mark Ellen, Do You Want Crying (all live at Radio One In Concert taping)

Robert Plant – interviewed by David Hepworth, Pink and Black promo

Promo clips: Udo Lindenberg, Depeche Mode, Bryan Adams, China Crisis, Ricky Scaggs, In Tua Nua

Wembley Country Festival article with Hank Wangford, Boxcar Willie – live clip, Jerry Lee Lewis – live clip

Simple Minds – Life In One day OGWT 1979

Video Vote winner: Marillion

Jason & The Scorchers – Broken Whiskey Glass

C4 Stand By Your Man

TV movie about the life of Tammy Wynette


Wednesday 15th May 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Hank Wangford

BBC1 Wogan

Working Week

TTTV Razzamatazz

Co host: Noddy Holder

Paul Hardcastle – interview

Jessie Rae – Over The Sea

Go West – Call Me

Hipsway –

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Robert Plant

TVS Nina Simone At Ronnie Scott’s

Thames Portrait Of A legend: Gladys Knight

Thames Portrait Of A legend: The Righteous Brothers

Granada Freeze Frame: Culture Club


Thursday 16th May 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Gary Davies & Peter Powell

Kim Wilde – Rage To Love

Loose Ends – Magic Touch

Jimmy Nail – Love Don’t Live Here Anymore

Promo clips: Duran Duran, Bryan Ferry, Depeche Mode, Go West, Marillion

Paul Hardcastle – 19 number one (promo clip)

Divine - Walk Like A Man (playout recrod)

BBC1 F A Cup Final trailer with Boy George and Marilyn

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Stewart Copeland

C4 Mirror Image

Barclay James Harvest: Victims Of Circumstance


Friday 17th May 1985

BBC1 Friday People

Madonna

Boy George in New York

BBC1 Wogan

Three Mustaphas Three with Elvis Costello

TVS Pop The Question

Panel: Hazell O’Connor

Clips of: The Supremes, The Drifters, Tommy Steele

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

Pet Hate –

Tarzana –

Chariot –

Snowy White –

C4 Friday Zone: Soul Train

Donna Summer – Love To Love You Baby

New Edition – Cool It

Philip Bailey – Chinese Wall

Imagination -

Aurra -

Jermaine Jackson – Dynamite promo

C4 A Way To Escape The Ghetto

Clips of Arthur Cruddup, Willie Dixon, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, B B King, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee


Saturday 18th May 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Jim Diamond -

Billy Ocean -

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Toyah – Don’t Fall In Love

Bananarama

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Ian Dury

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

TVS Number 73

The Untouchables – live

Depeche Mode – interview

Granada Steve Miller In Concert

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips: Divine, Bauhaus, Supertramp, Peter Gabriel, Black Lace, Brayan Adams, Paul Hardcastle


Sunday 19th May 1985

BBC1 News

Bucks Fizz – group re-launch

TVS Portrait Of A Legend: Pat Boone


Monday 20th May 1985

BBC1 News

Recording of The Crowd: You’ll Never Walk Alone

BBC1 Wogan

Marillion – Kayleigh

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Benny Andersson (Abba)


Tuesday 21st May 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Gene Pitney

BBC1 (Midlands) This Is King (30 minutes)

BBC2 Off The Record: Bob Willis (cricketer)

Clips of: Bob Dylan, Elton John, Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits

BBC2 Whistle Test

Green On Red – Sea Of Cortex, Keep Of Moving

Promo clips: David Bowie, Supertramp, Z People, Animotion, The Dukes Of Stratosphear, The Cult, Elvis Costello

Ry Cooder – Vigilante Man OGWT 1973

The Style Council – Homebreakers, The walls Come Tumblin’ Down

Dublin band article: Blue In Heaven, Cactus World News, Flo McSweeny, Blades, In Tua Nua

Nils Lofgren – interviewed by David Hepworth, Secret’s In The Street promo

Video Vote winner: Propaganda - Duel

Queen – Now I’m Here (live in Rio)

BBC2 Jonathan King In Montreux

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Gary Glitter


Wednesday 22nd May 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Theresa Bazaar of Dollar

Strawberry Switchblade

Central Portrait Of A Legend: Dionne Warwick

Granada Freeze Frame

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HTV Pat Benetar Live (30 minutes)

Anglia Sad Café In Concert (The Apollo, Victoria)


Thursday 23rd May 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Sonny Curtis – Walk Right Back, interview

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.30 pm

Hosts: Mike Read, Steve Wright

Go West – Call Me

Marillion – Kayleigh

Gary Moore & Phil Lynott – Out In the Fields

Depeche Mode – Shake the Disease

Breakers - promo clips – Stephen 'Tin Tin' Duffy, Scritti Politti, Animotion

Top Ten with accompanying video clips

Promo clips - Katrina & The Waves, Power Station

Paul Hardcastle – 19 number one (promo clip alternate version)

ITV Racal Vodaphone advert with Georgie Fame

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Shirley from Wham!

C4 Mirror Image

Violent Femmes: No, Let’s Start Over


Friday 24th May 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Carol Grimes

BBC1 Wogan

Pete Townshend – interview

Sister Sledge – Frankie

BBC2 The Great Egg Race

Peter Skellern

TVS Pop the Question

Panel:

Clips from: Marvin Gaye, The Beatles, Herman’s Hermits, The Rolling Stones

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

Hanoi Rocks –

Cannes –

Lionheart –

The Grip –

Persian Risk

C4 Friday Zone: Soul Train

Ike & Tina Turner – archive clip

Loose Ends –

Village People –

Freddie Jackson –

Maitai –

C4 Babylon movie with Aswad

C4 Cholas Fronteras (60 minutes)

Includes Flaco Jimenez

C4 Del Mero Corazon (30 minutes)

Both the above are documentaries about the current Tex-Mex music scene


Saturday 25th May 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Phil Lynott & Gary Moore – interview

Nils Lofgren – profile

Big Sound Authority – live

Strawberry switchblade – interview

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Jamie Rae –

Vicious Pink Phenomena –

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Howard Jones – No One Gets The Blame (live)

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Imagination –

Therese Bazarr

TVS Number 73

The Team – live

Nils Lofgren – interview

Granada The Commodores In Concert

TVS Freeze Frame

Eddy Grant interviewed by Nile Rodgers

HTV Portrait Of A legend: Lionel Ritchie

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips: Jessie Rae, Paul McCartney, Supertramp, David Bowie


Sunday 26th May 1985

BBC1 Montreux Rock Festival

Bronski Beat & Marc Almond – I feel Love (live vocals)

Bryan Ferry – Slave To Love, interview

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Pleasure Dome, Born To Run, interview

Kool & The Gang – Cherish (live vocals)

The Pointer Sisters – Dare Me (live vocals)

Chris Rea – Josephine, interview (live vocals)

REO Speedwagon – One Lonely Night

Sting – Set Them Free, interviewed (live vocals)

Tears For Fears – Head Over Heels (live vocals)

C4 The Longest Running Show On Earth

The Style Council – Bloodsports, interview

Alvin Stardust


Monday 27th May 1985 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Jim’ll Fix His tenth Birthday

Cliff Richard

BBC1 Wogan

Fine Young Cannibals – Come Back Johnny

BBC1 Night Of A Hundred Stars

Live at Radio City Music Hall, New York, February 1985 – The Pointer Sisters – Jump, Al Jarreau, Lena Hore, Mel Torme, Kenny Rogers, The Gatlin Brothers, Ashford & Simpson, Wynton Marsalis, Sarah Vaughan

BBC2 Entertainment Switzerland

Modern Talking –

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

David Cassidy – interview

ITV Diana Ross – For One And For All (live in Central Park, New York, July 1983)


Tuesday 28th May 1985

BBC1 Lift Off

Go West – Call Me

BBC1 Time Of Your Life: Steve Davis (snooker player)

Bad Manners – Special Brew

BBC2 Off The Record: Michael Wood (archaeologist)

Clips of: Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix, Duke Ellington, Los Lobos, Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin

BBC2 Whistle Test

China Crisis – King In A catholic Style, Strength Of Character

Promo clips: Icicle Works, The Three O’Clock, The Hit List, New order

REO Speedwagon – I Can’t Fight This feeling (live / rehearsal), interviewed by Andy Kershaw, promo clip

Northampton Music Collective article with Mark Ellen– The Three Action, Groovy Underwear, This Parade, The Housemartins

Bon Jovi – In And Out Of Love

Jeans / Flares article – with Frances Rossi, Dead trousers, Doctor & The Medics

John Martin – May You Ever 1978 (possibly Sight and Sound In Concert)

Video Vote winner: Ian Dury – Rhythm Stick remix

The Eagles – Hotel California (live clip, 1977)

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Bobby Vinton

Granada Freeze Frame: The Pointer Sisters


Wednesday 29th May 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Roy Orbison (cancelled)

BBC2 Rock Around Europe (30 minute Jonathan King special)

Modern Talking

TTTV Razzamatazz

Co Host: Ian Dury

Dan Hartman – interview

Fine Young Cannibals –

Z People –

Phil Lynott & Gary Moore – Out In The Fields


Thursday 30th May 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Stephen Duffy – Icing On The Cake

Scritti Politti – The Word Girl

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – So In Love

Billy Ocean – Suddenly

Promo clips: Animotion, Propaganda, Mai tai, Gary Numan, Phil Lynott & Gary Moore

Paul Hardcastle – 19 alternate promo clip

BBC2 Lost In Music

50 minute special on Soca music in St Kitts

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Gerry Marsden – interview and The Crowd promo

C4 Mirror Image

Swans Way: History and Image


Friday 31st May 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Lone Justice – Ways To Be Wicked

David Essex – Friends, interview

TVS Pop The Question

Panel: Neil Innes

Clips: The Beatles, Frank Ifield, The Beach Boys, Shane Fenton

TSW The Pop Rock Concert (60 minutes)

LWT Kris Kristofferson In Concert

With Anne Murray

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

The Gunslingers –

The Torpedoes –

Venom –

Lee Aaron –

C4 Friday Zone: Soul Train

The Style Council – Everything To Lose

Ashford & Simpson –

Five Star –

DeBarge – interview

James Brown – Make It Funky (archive clip)

Jeffrey Osbourne – Borderline promo

C4 Dry Wood 40 minutes special on Cajun country

C4 Hot Pepper 60 minute special on Clifton Chenier

C4 The Rocky Horror Picture Show movie


Saturday 1st June 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Kim Wilde – interview

Nick Heyward

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Alvin Stardust

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

David Cassidy – Last Kiss

BBC1 Oh, Lucky Man movie with Alan Price

BBC2 Take Me High, Cliff Richard movie

Granada Jerry Lee Lewis Live In London

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

5 Star

TVS Number 73

Green (Scritti Politti) – interview

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips: Loose Ends, Skiff Skats, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Severed Head, La Booche, Takahashi, Joe Jackson, Trio

C4 No Problem (sit-com)

Aswad


Sunday 2nd June 1985

BBC1 Montreux Rock festival, part two

Philip Bailey – Chinese Walls, interview

Culture Club – Karma Chameleon, interview

Dead Or Alive – In Too Deep

Elton John & Millie Jackson – Act Of War, interview

Howard Jones – Life In One Day (live)

Kenny Loggins, Vox Humana, interview, Footloose

Shakatak – Down In The Street

Talk Talk – Dum Dum Girl

Paul Young – Tomb Of Memories, interview

Philip Bailey & Kenny Loggins – Easy Lover (live)

BBC1 Arena: Desert Island Discs repeat 23 February 1982 with Paul McCartney


Monday 3rd June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Sting – Set Them Free, interview


Tuesday 4th June 1985

BBC1 Lift Off

Stephen Duffy – Icing On The Cake

BBC1 News

Bruce Springsteen – article about live shows in Britain

Elton John – court case against Dick James Music

BBC2 The Time Of Your Life: Adam Faith

Mungo Jerry – Alright Alright Alright

BBC2 Off The Record: Barry McGuigan

Clips of: Stevie Wonder, Elton John & Kiki Dee, Eric Clapton, Steve Miller, Paul Brady

BBC2 Whistle Test

Lone Justice – Ways To Be Wicked, Sweet Sweet Baby

Promo clips: Deep Purple, Big Sound Authority, Nick Heyward, Pat Benetar, Fine Young Cannibals, Monochrome Set, Elton John & Millie Jackson

Toots & The Maytals – Reggae Got Soul (film clip)

Sting – Consider Me Gone (live in Paris), interview, Children’s Crusade

The Police – Can’t Stand Losing You OGWT 1978

Simply Red – in Holland

The Pogues – Sally Maclahanne

Welsh band article with Mafia Mr Huws, Y Brodwr, The Alarm

Video Vote winner: Deep Purple – Knocking On Your Back Door


Wednesday 5th June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Hugh Masakkela

TTTV Razzamatazz

Co host – Leee John (Imagination)

Nils Lofgren –

Feargal Sharkey –

Adu – Human To Human

Paul King –

Thames Jim Davidson’s Special

Joe Brown, Chas & Dave, Richard Digance, John Entwistle, Georgie Fame, Joe Fagin, Denny Laine, Hank Marvin, Rick Parfitt, Zak Starkey, Rick Wakeman, Carl Wayne, Roy Wood

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bruce Springsteen – article about live show in Newcastle

Sting – interview


Thursday 6th June 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

Propaganda – Duel

Phil Lynott & Gary Moore – Out In The Fields (second appearance)

Mai Tai – History

Kool & The Gang – Cherish (Montreux Rock Festival)

Promo clips: Paul Hardcastle, Sister Sledge, Madonna, David Bowie, Billy Ocean

The Crowd – You’ll Never Walk Alone promo clip

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: The Beach Boys

ITV Bob Hope’s Royal Birthday Party

Duran Duran – A View To A Kill

C4 Mirror Image

Camel – Pressure Points

C4 Soul Train trailer with Elton John & Millie Jackson


Friday 7th June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Squeeze – The Last Time Forever, interview with Jools Holland

LWT In Concert

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TSW The Pop-Rock Contest (sixty minutes)

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Andy Fairweather-Low and Bill Wyman

TVS Pop The Question

Clips of: Roger Miller, The Byrds, The Crickets, The Rolling Stones

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

Black Lace -

Heavy Pettin’ -

Rock Goddess -

Dumpy's Rusty Nuts -

Dr & The Medics -

C4 Friday Zone: Paintbox

Rise and Fall with Lee from Madness

C4 Soul Train

Elton John & Millie Jackson – Act Of War

The Team –

Sister Sledge –

Chic – Le Freak (archive clip)

Central Thank God It’s Friday 1978 movie with Donna Summer etc


Saturday 8th June 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Morning Picture Show

David Grant

Chris Rea – interview

BBC1 The Keith Harris Show

Vicious Pink

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Television Show

Big Daddy – I Write The Songs

BBC2 Chris DeBurgh In Concert (live in Liverpool) 40 minutes

BBC2 Saturday Review

Bruce Springsteen in Newcastle

TVS Number 73

China Crisis – two songs

Jools Holland – interview and Squeeze promo clip

TVS Freeze Frame: Fleetwood Mac

Granada Genesis in America

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips: Squeeze, Queen, Ultravox, The Lotus Eaters, The Go Gos, Bill Nelson


Sunday 9th June 1985

BBC1 Montreaux Rock Festival, part three

Agnetha – One Way Love

Depeche Mode – Shake The Disease

Dire Straits – interview, Money For Nothing

Duran Duran – A View To A Kill, interview, The Wild Boys

Go West – Call Me (live)

Huey Lewis & The News – interview, So Much In Love, I Want A New Drug, The Power Of Love

Men At Work – Everything I Need

Billy Ocean – interview, Suddenly


Monday 10th June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Benny & Bjorn, Tin Rice – talk about Chess

Bjorn Skiffs – The Arbiter

BBC1 / ITN News

Band Aid concert announced with Bob Geldof, Midge Ure interviews

Thames Des O’Connor Now

David Essex


Tuesday 11th June 1985

BBC1 Lift Off

Skiff Skats

BBC1 Miami Vice: Smuggler’s Blues

Glen Frey, Coati Mundi

BBC2 Off The Record: Spike Milligan

Clips of: Culture Club, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bix Beiderbeck, Procol Harum, Donna Summer, Paul McCartney

BBC2 Whistle Test

The Beach Boys – Saturday Night Live clip, Getcha Back promo, Help Me Rhonda (1960’s)

Andy White – Ghost Of Electricity, The Rain Dance

Promo clips: The Red Skins, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Glen Frey, Bob Dylan, Van Halen

Screaming Blue Messiahs – Someone To Talk To (live film)

Bob Geldof – talks about Band Aid concert

Hall & Oates with The Temptations – rehearsals at the Apollo, Harlem

Black Lace – article

U2 – I Will Follow (OGWT 1981)

Clive Gregson with Richard Thompson – Home Is Where The Heart Is, Open Fire

Surfin’ Dave – Moped Suzie

BBC1 Time Of Your Life: Michael Parkinson

Freddie & The Dreamers – Medley

Anglia Session

Four Tops live

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Elton John & Millie Jackson – interview about making Act Of War promo clip


Wednesday 12th June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Roy Orbison – Hearts Run Out Of Time

TTTV Razzamatazz (not seen)

Co-host:

Squeeze – The Last Time Forever

Thames A View To A Kill Royal Premier

Duran Duran, Grace Jones


Thursday 13th June 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

Scritti Politti – The Word Girl

Sister Sledge – Frankie

Promo clips: Madonna, Harold Faltermeyer, Bruce Springsteen, Fine Young Cannibals

Billy Ocean – Suddenly (live)

Marillion – Kayleigh (Fish in a kilt)

The Crowd – You’ll Never Walk Alone promo

BBC1 Little and Large

Helen Shapiro

C4 Mirror Image

Blancmange – Hello Good Evening


Friday 14th June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Kid Creole & The Coconuts – Endecott

TVS Pop The Question

Clips from: Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, Manfred Mann

LWT Aretha Franklin In Concert

C4 Friday Zone: ECT

Warlock –

Trash –

She –

Magnum –

C4 Soul Train

David Grant –

The Team –

Joanna Gardner –

Billy Ocean –

Al Green – Tired Of Being Alone

McFadden & Whitehead – Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now (1979)


Saturday 15th June 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Green – interview

Elton John – profile

Bucks Fizz –

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Kid Creole –

Big Sound Authority

TVS Number 73

David Essex

HTV Portrait Of A Legend: Tony Orlando

Anglia Live At City Hall, Roberta Flack with The Edwin Hawkins Singers

TVS Freeze Frame: Kiss

C4 The Weekend Starts Here!

Fifteen minute story of Ready Steady Go, with Paul Jones, hosted by Gary Crowley

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Promo clips: The Kinks, Izzy Royale, Lisa DelBello, Elton John & Millie Jackson


Sunday 17th June 1985

ITV Murder, She Wrote: It’s A Dog’s Life

with Cherrie Currie (The Runaways)


Monday 16th June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Dead Or Alive – In Too Deep

TVS Kill Me Tomorrow, with Tommy Steele


Tuesday 18th June 1985

BBC1 Lift Off

Hipsway -

ABC – Vanity Kills promo, interview

BBC2 Off The Record: Victoria Wood

Clips of: The Beatles, Andrew Gold, Bunny Berrigan, The Beach Boys, Randy Newman

BBC2 Whistle Test Special: Born In the USA

Bruce Springsteen, live and interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bucks Fizz

C4 Otis Redding Live repeat of Ready Steady Go 16th September 1966


Wednesday 19th June 1985

Central Poparound

Host: Gary Crowley

Vicious Pink –

Stephen Duffy – interview

Thames The Mike Yarwood Special

Bucks Fizz


Thursday 20th June 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

China Crisis – King In A Catholic Style

Sting – Set Them Free

Mai Tai – History

Fine Young Cannibals – Johnny

Promo clips: Paul Young, Tears For Fears, Harold Faltermeyer, Prince

The Crowd – You’ll Never Walk Alone promo

BBC2 Sing Country

Tammy Wynette

TSW Nina Simone at Ronnie Scott’s (30 minutes)


Friday 21st June 1985

BBC1 News

Bucks Fizz audition article

TVS Pop The Question

Panel: Suzi Quatro

Clips from: Bucks Fizz, Peter & Gordon

TVS Freeze Frame: The Pointer Sisters

C4 Ready Steady Go!

The Beatles – It Won’t Be Long, presented with award

Billy Fury – Ain’t Nothin’ Shakin’

Dusty Springfield – Everyday I Have To Cry Some

John Lennon – talks about his first book, interrupted by Alma Cogan

Alma Cogan – Tennessee Waltz

The Hollies – Just One Look (NME Pollwinners, 1964)

The Dave Clark Five – Bits And Pieces (Ed Sullivan Show?)

Georgie Fame – Yeh Yeh

Rufus Thomas – Walking The Dog

Martha & The Vandellas – Dancing In The Street

The Rolling Stones – Around And Around

C4 Soul Train

Galaxy –

Jeff Lorber –

Gloria D Brown –

Shirley Brown –

Mai Tai – History (repeat)

George McRae – Rock Your Baby (1974)

The Temptations – Papa Was A Rolling Stone (1971)

C4 Swank

With Captain Sensible, Alison Moyet, Helen Terry

C4 Always For Pleasure

Les Blank directed documentary about Mardi Gras, with Irma Thomas, Professor Longhair etc


Saturday 22nd June 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Sting – interview

Fine Young Cannibals – interview

BBC1 The Val Doonican Show

David Essex

TVS Number 73

Fine Young Cannibals – two songs live

Andrew Kane –

Hipsway –

Granada Electric Light Orchestra In Concert (65 minutes)

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Clips from: Sting, Anthony Moore, The Bonzos, Wendy O’Williams


Monday 24th June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Kirsty MacColl – On The Beach

BBC1 Billy Joel In Concert part one (Wembley, London) repeat of 8th June 1984, not simulcast

Thames Des O’Connor Now

Hank Marvin – Wonderful Land, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore

TSW Willie Dixon: I Am The Blues


Tuesday 25th June 1985

BBC1 Lift Off

Strawberry Switchblade –

Hitlist –

Anglia Portrait Of A Legend: Grateful Dead

Granada Paul Simon: Hearts And Bones

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Tina Turner

TVS Portrait Of A Legend: Brenda Lee

C4 Ready Steady Go! Repeat of 21 June 1985


Wednesday 26th June 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Simply Red – Money’s Too Tight

Central Poparound

Spear Of Destiny –

Toyah – interview

Thames Jim Davidson’s Special

Roy Wood – California Man, Down To Zero, Are You Ready To Rock


Thursday 27th June 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 8.30 - 9.00 pm

Host:

Paul Young – Tomb Of Memories

The Commentators – 19 Not Out

Kool & The Gang – Cherish (Montreux Rock Festival)

Howard Jones – Life In One Day (Montreux Rock Festival)

Elton John & Millie Jackson – Act Of war (Montreux Rock Festival)

Promo clips; Bruce Springsteen, The Damned

Sister Sledge – Frankie


Friday 28th June 1985

BBC2 Scenes: The Fan Phenomenon (schools programme, made in 1980)

The Jam – Going Underground live and interview with fans

Central And There’s More

Hazel O’Connor – I Will

TVS Pop The Question:

Clips from: Odyssey, The Nashville Teens, Mud

C4 A Well Spent Life

Les Blank movie with Mance Lipscombe

C4 The Blues According To Lightnin’ Hopkins (30 minutes, directed by Les Blank)

C4 The Sun’s Gonna Shine

With Lightnin’ Hopkins (10 minutes, directed by Les Blank)

TVS Joe Cocker On Tour (60 minutes)

C4 Ready Steady Go!

The Beatles – Twist And Shout, interview with George Harrison

The Animals – Baby Let Me Take You Home, interview

Lulu – Shout, interview

Millie – My Boy Lollipop (unknown)

Manfred Mann – Do Wah Diddy Diddy (unknown)

The Dave Clark Five – Glad All Over (Ed Sullivan Show?)

Gerry & The Pacemakers – Gerry ‘Cross The Mersey

Brenda Lee lookalikes contest, Paul McCartney presents award to winner

Peter Cook & Dudley Moore – Goodbyee

C4 Soul Train

Sly & The Family Stone – Dance To The Music (archive clip)

Bill Withers – Oh Yeah

400 Blows –

Chris Cameron –

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – Wake Up Everybody (1975)

Sister Sledge – chat, Frankie (repeat)


Saturday 29th June 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Morning Picture Show

Adam Ant – interview

Fine Young Cannibals – article

TVS Number 73

King –

Junior –

5 Star –

Jimmy Nail –

Bucks Fizz –

The Redskins –

C4 The Max Headroom Show

Sting - interview

Promo clips: The Redskins, Honor Blackman & Patrick MacNee, Sid Vicious, The Backstars

Granada Pink Floyd at Pompeii (65 minutes)


Sunday 30th June 1985

BBC1 News

John Lennon’s Psychedelic Rolls Royce auction in New York


Monday 1st July 1985

BBC1 Billy Joel In Concert, part two (Wembley, London) repeat 12th June 1984

BBC1 Wogan

The Cool Notes – In Your Car


Tuesday 2nd July 1985

BBC1 Lift Off

Sting – interview and filming Set Them Free promo

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Nils Lofgren – Gilrs In Motion, Delivery Night, interview

C4 Ready Steady Go! Repeat of 28th June 1985


Wednesday 3rd July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Bucks Fizz (with new member)

BBC1 London Plus

Bruce Springsteen at Wembley article, with Born In The USA live in Newcastle

Central Poparound

The Pet Shop Boys –

David Grant – interview


Thursday 4th July 1985

BBC1 The Little & Large Show

Hank Wangford

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

Tears For Fears – Head Over Heels (Montreux)

The Damned – The Shadow Of Love

Dead Or Alive – In Too Deep

Fine Young Cannibals – Johnny

Promo clips – Simply Red, The Cult, The Style Council, Opus

Sister Sledge – Frankie


Friday 5th July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Adam Ant – Vive Le Rock

Screaming Lord Sutch – interview

Kenny Rogers –

TVS Pop The Question

Panel: Madeline Bell

Clips from The Everly Brothers, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly

TVS The Roots Of Rock N Roll 1: The Early Years (USA show)

Carl Perkins – Blue Suede Shows, chat

The Chantals – Maybe

The Drifters – There Goes My Baby

The Flamingos – I Only Have Eyes For You

Little Anthony & The Imperials – Tears On My Pillow

Danny & The Juniors – At The Hop

Various film and TV clips from: Little Richard, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Gene Vincent, The Crickets, Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, The Platters, The Moonglows

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bucks Fizz

LWT Diamond Head In Concert

C4 Swank

Lemmy – interview

Terry & Gerry – two songs

C4 Ready Steady Go!

The Beach Boys – I Get Around, chat, When I Grow Up To Be A Man

Sandie Shaw – Girl Don’t Come, chat

The Searchers – What Have They Done To The Rain

The Kinks – Tired Of Waiting For You (probably USA show)

The Dave Clark Five – Can’t You See That She’s Mine (Ed Sullivan Show?)

The Rolling Stones – chat with Brian Jones and Mick Jagger, Little Red Rooster

The Beatles – chat with George Harrison, Can’t Buy Me Love

BBC1 London Plus

Tom Paxton

C4 Soul Train

Jaki Graham –

Arrow –

Animal Nightlife –

The Cool Notes –

The Isley Brothers – Summer Breeze (1973)

Luther Vandross – A House Is Not A Home (1982)


Saturday 6th July 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Morning Picture Show

The Adventures

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Max Headroom (Matt Frewer) – interview

HTV Portrait Of A Legend: Bobby Vinton


Sunday 7th July 1985

BBC1 Home On Sunday

Paul Jones – interview

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years: 1956 (first edition)

Bill Haley – Rock Around The Clock (USA TV)

Lonnie Donegan – Rock Island Line (ATV Putting On The Donegan)

Elvis Presley – Heartbreak Hotel, Hound Dog (USA TV)

Gene Vincent – Be Bop A Lula (The Girl Can’t Help it movie)

Freddie Bell – Goiddy Up A Ding Dong (Rock Around The Clock movie)

Little Richard – Long Tall Sally (movie)

BBC2 Live Aid trailer with Bob Geldof


Monday 8th July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Phyllis Nelson

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Simon Le Bon – interview

Granada World In Action: A Song For Africa

Band Aid / Live Aid special with Bob Geldof, Sting, Bono, Paul Weller


Tuesday 9th July 1985

BBC1 Time Of Your Life: Fred Trueman

Dave Berry & The Cruisers – The Crying Game

BBC2 Off The Record: Su Pollard

Clips of: Mud, Gloria Gaynor, The Allisons, Tina Turner

BBC2 ORS (60 minutes)

King, live at Hammersmith Odeon, 30th April 1985

HTV Definition (game show)

Joe Brown

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Suzi Quatro

ITV Cliff Richard Teledisc TV ad

C4 Ready Steady Go! repeat of 5th July 1985


Wednesday 10th July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Sparks – Change

TVS Vintage Quiz

Alvin Stardust

Central Poparound

Paul Humphries (OMD) – interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

B B King

ITN News

Live Aid preparation at Wembley


Thursday 11th July 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

The Conway Brothers – Turn It Up

The Eurythmics – Must Be An Angel

Opus – Life Is Life

Denise LaSalle – My Toot Toot

Promo clips – Steve Arlington, Jaki Graham

Sister Sledge – Frankie

BBC1 Live Aid trailer with Nik Kershaw

BBC1 The Little & Large Show

The Drifters

HTV Dramarama: Purple Passion Video

With Bobby Gee (Bucks Fizz)


Friday 12th July 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

The Style Council, Howard Jones

BBC1 London Plus

Band Aid article with The Who, John Entwhsitle interview, Rick Parfitt interview, the Boomtown Rats rehearsing

BBC1 Wogan Band Aid Special

Interviews with - Bob Geldof, Nike Kershaw, Spandau Ballet, Francis Rossi

BBC1 Live Aid trailers with David Bowie, Adam Ant

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Adam Ant

LWT Tank In Concert

C4 Swank

Cynthia Lennon

C4 Ready Steady Go!

The Isley Brothers – Stagger Lee

Martha & Vandellas – chat, Heatwave

Marvin Gaye – Can I Get A Witness

The Dave Clark Five – Catch Us If You Can, A Wild Weekend (TV documentary)

Kim Weston – A Little Bit More

The Beatles – chat, Baby’s In Black, Kansas City

C4 Soul Train

Steve Arlington – Feels So Good, Dancing In The Key Of Life

The Conway Brothers – Turn It Up

Denise LaSalle – My Toot Toot

Esther Phillips – What A Difference A Day Made (1975)

Archie Bell & The Drells – Here I Go Again (1970)

BBC1 Newsround Extra: The Build Up To Live Aid

Paul McDowell chats to Elton John, Tony Hadley, Gary Kemp, Bob Geldof

BBC2 Live Aid Preview 9:00 – 9:25 pm

Noel Edmonds talks to Bob Geldof, Nik Kershaw, Kenney Jones, John Entwistle

TVS The Roots Of Rock N Roll 2: The Teen Idols

Paul Anka – hosts the show, plus archive clips

Fabian – chat, plus archive clips

Frankie Avalon – chat, Venus

Neil Sedaka – chat, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Bobby Rydell – chat

Rick Nelson – chat, plus archive clips

The Shirelles – chat, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

The Drifters – Up On The Roof

Plus archive clips of: Gene Chandler, Jackie Wilson, Bobby Darin, Elton John, Chubby Checker

C4 The Style Council Our Favourite Shop advert


Saturday 13th July 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Midge Ure – phone interview

5 Star – interview

BBC2 Live Aid For Africa

11:50 am Michael Buerk report

Wembley Stadium, London

12:00 pm The Opening Ceremony by The Prince and Princess of Wales

12:02 pm Status Quo - Rocking All Over The World, Caroline, Waste My Time, Rick Parfitt interviewed by Janice Long

12:19 pm The Style Council - You’re The Best Thing, Big Boss Groove, The Internationalists, Walls Came Tumbling Down

Bob Geldof - Interview

The Style Council - Interview

Kevin Jerden (Band Aid director) - Interview

12:44 pm The Boomtown Rats - I Don’t Like Mondays, Drag Me Down, Rat Trap

1:01 pm Adam Ant - Vive Le Rock

Inxs - What You Want, Don’t Change Me

1:17 pm Ultravox - Reap The Wild Wind, Dancing With Tears In My Eyes, One Small Day, Vienna

Nik Kershaw - interview

1:46 pm Spandau Ballet - Only When You Leave, We Are Virgin, True

2:07 pm Elvis Costello - All You Need Is Love

Austria For Africa -

Smith & Jones, John Hurt - interview

2:22 pm Nik Kershaw - Wide Boy, Don Quixote, The Riddle, Wouldn’t It Be Good

B B King - live from Holland

2:54 pm Sade - Why Can’t We Live Together, Your Love Is King, Is It A Crime?

Yugoslavia For Africa-

Tony Hadley - interview

3:19 pm Sting - Roxanne

Phil Collins - Against All Odds

Sting - Message In A Bottle

Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight

Sting & Phil Collins - Long Long Way To Go, Every Breath You Take

3:49 pm Howard Jones - Hide And Seek

Autograph - (USSR)

Adam And & Paula Yates - interview

Big Country - interview

4:08 pm Bryan Ferry - Temptation, Boys and Girls, Slave To Love, Jealous Guy

Germany For Africa-

Howard Jones, Phil Collins, Sting - interview

4:40 pm Paul Young - Do They Know It’s Christmas intro, Come Back And Stay, & Alison Moyet That’s The Way Love Is, Everytime You Go Away

JFK Stadium, Philadelphia

5:00 pm Bryan Adams - The Kids Wanna Rock, The Summer of ’69, Tears Are Not Enough, Cuts Like A Knife

5:20 pm U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday, Bad

5:40 pm The Beach Boys - California Girls, Help Me Rhonda, Wouldn’t It Be Nice, Good Vibrations, Surfin’ USA

Stuart Adamson, Tracey Ullman - interview

6:00 pm Dire Straits & Sting - Money For Nothing

Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing

Roger Daltrey - interview

6:26 pm George Thorogood & The Destroyers with Albert Collins – live set

6:41 pm Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody, Radio Ga Ga, Hammer To Fall, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Will Rock You - We Are The Champions

7:02 pm Bowie & Jagger - Dancing In The Streets promo

7:09 pm Simple Minds - Don’t You Forget About Me, Promised You A Miracle

7:23 pm David Bowie - TVC15, Rebel Rebel, Modern Love, Heroes, Heroes cont.

7:45 pm The Pretenders - Message Of Love, Stop Your Sobbing, Back On The Chain Gang, Middle Of The Road

8:00 pm The Who - My Generation (gap), Love Reign O’er Me, Won’t Get Fooled Again

8:22 pm Santana & Pat Metheny - Oneness

Phil Collins - on board Concorde

Santana & Pat Metheny - cont

Norway For Africa-

Fish - interview

David Bowie - interview

8:50 pm Elton John - I’m Still Standing, Bennie & The Jets, Rocket Man, & Kiki Dee - Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, & George Michael - Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me, Can I Get A Witness

Kool & The Gang - Tonight, Cherish

9:30 pm Madonna - Into The Groove, & The Thompson Twins with Nile Rodgers - Love Makes The World

9:47 pm Freddie Mercury & Brian May - Is This The World We Created

Paul McCartney - Let It Be

10:00 pm Band Aid - Do They Know It’s Christmas

Highlights and interviews

10:04 pm Television broadcast switches to BBC1

10:14 pm Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Born A Rebel, Refugee

10:30 pm Kenny Loggins - Footloose

10:40 pm Rick Springfield - Better Love Somebody

10:43 pm The Cars - Drive, Just What I Needed, Heartbeat City

10:56pm Phil Collins - arrives in New York

Spandau Ballet - interview

11:02 pm Reo Speedwagon - I Can’t Fight This Feeling

11:05 pm Neil Young - Sugar Mountain, The Needle And The Damage Done, Helpless, Nothing Is Perfect, Powderfinger

11:33 pm Crosby Still & Nash - Teach Your Children, Judy Blue Eyes

11:43 pm Power Station - Murderess, Get It On

Bowie & Jagger - Dancing In The Street promo

David Bowie - interview repeat

Rick Springfield - The Human Touch

12:17 am The Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now

The Thompson Twins & Madonna - Revolution

12:41 am Eric Clapton & Phil Collins - White Room, Waiting For Another Love, Layla

Phil Collins - boarding Concorde earlier in the day

Sade - interview

1:02 am Phil Collins - Against All Odds, In The Air Tonight

1:11 am Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Phil Collins, Tony Martinez, Tony Thompson - Rock N Roll, Whole Lotta Love, Stairway To Heaven

Jools Holland & Paula Yates - interview

Roger Taylor (Queen) - interview

Bono - interview and U2 promo

1:47 am Duran Duran - A View To A Kill, Union Of The Snake, Save A Prayer, The Reflex

Cliff Richard - A World Of Difference

Mark Knopfler - interview

2:18 am Patti Labelle - New Attitude, Imagine, Forever Young, Stir It Up, Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Harvey Goldsmith & Bryan Ferry - interviews

Black Sabbath - Paranoid

2:51 am Hall & Oates - Out Of Touch, Man Eater, & Eddie Kendricks / David Ruffin - Get Ready, Ain’t Too Proud To Beg, They Yopu Do The Things You Do / My Girl medley

3:15 am Mick Jagger - Lonely At The Top, Just Another Night, Miss You, & Tina Turner - State Of Shock / Only Rock N Roll medley (with the Hall and Oates band)

Bob Geldof-

3:40 am Bob Dylan with Keith Richards, Ron Wood – Hollis Brown, Ship Came In, Blowin’ In The Wind

3:55 am Lionel Richie introduces USA For Africa - We Are The World

Close by Mike Smith

The Cars – Drive CBC clip

Paul McCartney and Ensemble

4:15 am close

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bob Geldof, Alan Price, Andy Summers

LWT Linda Ronstadt In Concert (with Nelson Riddle)

Granada Chris Barber and Dr John


Sunday 14th July 1985

BBC1 and ITN News

Band Aid show reports

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years: 1957

Chas McDevitt & Nancy Whiskey – Freight Train (6.5 Special movie)

Paul Anka – Diana (TV clip)

Charlie Gracie – Butterfly (Ed Sullivan?)

Tommy Steele – Handful of Songs (movie)

Elvis Presley – Loving You movie clips

The Everly Brothers – Bye Bye Love (TV clip)

Little Richard – movie clips

Frankie Lymon – I’m Not A Juvenile Delinquent (Rock Rock Rock)

C4 People To People: Giro

With The Frank Chickens, Jimmy Sommerville


Monday 15th July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Loose Ends –

BBC1 and ITN News

Band Aid show reports

TSW Portrait Of A Legend: The Beach Boys


Tuesday 16th July 1985

BBC2 ORS

Howard Jones at the Apollo, Manchester. With new interview with Peter Powell in Seattle

C4 Ready Steady Go! repeat of 12th July 1985

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Kim Wilde


Wednesday 17th July 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Brian May

Andy Summers

BBC1 London Plus

Jake Jacus (new Motown signing from London)

BBC1 and ITV Labour Party broadcast

Billy Bragg, Bronski Beat

TVS Vintage Quiz

Joe Brown on panel

Central Poparound

Jools Holland –

Terry & Gerry –

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bette Midler

Sister Sledge


Thursday 18th July 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 8.10 - 8.40 pm

Host:

Simply Red – Money’s Too Tight (live vocals)

The Cool Notes – In Your Car

Jaki Graham – Round And Around

Promo clips: Steve Arlington, Tina Turner, Feargal Sharkey, Trans X, Billy Idol

Sister Sledge – Frankie

BBC1 Drugwatch trailer with Pete Townshend

BBC1 News

Band Aid show reports


Friday 19th July 1985

BBC1 & ITN News

Bob Geldof at Canterbury Cathedral

BBC1 London Plus

David Essex on Mutiny On The Bounty

BBC1 Wogan

The Smiths – cancelled

5 Star –

TVS Coast To Coast (local news)

Bob Geldof at Canterbury Cathedral

Granada Portrait Of A Legend: Roy Orbison

LWT Sheena Easton: Act One

With Kenny Rogers, Al Jarreau

C4 Ready Steady Go!

Georgie Fame – Do The Monkey

Lulu – I Can’t Hear You No More

Them – Baby Please Don’t Go

PJ Proby, chat

The Beatles – filming A Hard Day’s Night (Ed Sullivan clip)

The Rolling Stones – Under My Thumb (live vocals)

Jerry Lee Lewis & The Plebs – Hi Heel Sneakers, Whole Lotta Shakin’

C4 Soul Train

Phyllis Nelson – two songs

9 9 – All Of Me

Evelyn King – Shame (1978)

Little Anthony – Out Of My Head

Light Of The World – London Town

Prince – Raspberry Beret promo

C4 God Respects Us When We Work, But Loves Us When We Dance

Les Blank directed movie about a love-in, Easter 1967

Music by Spontaneous Combustion

C4 Swank

Leee John


Saturday 20th July 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Nik Kershaw – Don Quixote, interview

The Cure –

TVS Kelly’s Eye

The Style Council – Milton Keynes live

Phyllis Nelson –

TVS Portrait Of A Legend: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

LWT Osibisa In Concert (Marquee, London)

Granada Thin Lizzy In Concert (55 minutes)

HTV Portrait Of A Legend: The Grateful Dead

C4 The Rebellious Jukebox (made by IRS’ TV division, CCCP)

Directed by Godley & Crème

Jools Holland plays the club manager

Mari Wilson plays the cloakroom attendant

Meat Loaf plays the club owner

Stewart Copeland – guest appearance

The Fixx – Less Cities

General Public – Tenderness

Lords Of The New Church –

Re Flex – The Politics Of Dancing

Promo clips: REM, Adam Ant, Sting


Sunday 21st July 1985

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years: 1958

The Crickets – Peggy Sue (Ed Sullivan Show)

Danny & The Juniors – At The Hop (unknown)

Chuck Berry – Sweet Little Sixteen (Jazz On A Summer’s Day)

The Kalin Twins – When (TV clips)

The Everly Brothers – All I Have To Do Is Dream (TV clips)

Cliff Richard – Turn Me Loose (Oh Boy!)

Elvis Presley – USA Army induction footage

Lonnie Donegan – on Panorama

BBC1 Drugwatch

Adam Ant and Alison Moyet seen at the end


Monday 22nd July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Go West – Goodbye Girl

TVAM Good Morning Britain

The Faith Brothers

Amazulu

TSW Portrait Of A Legend: Merle Haggard

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Paul Anka

Granada Travelling Man (repeat of series)

Music by Duncan Browne


Tuesday 23rd July 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof at the House of Congress, Washington DC

BBC2 Off The Record: Russell Grant

Clips of: Alison Moyet, Abba, Chris DeBurgh

BBC2 OMD

Live at City Hall, Sheffield, 14th June 1985

BBC2 Heroes: Eric Burden

Chooses clips of Chuck Berry, Jimmy Witherspoon

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Tracie Young

C4 Eastern Eye

The Monochrome Set – Jacob’s Ladder

C4 Ready Steady Go! repeat of 19th July 1985


Wednesday 24th July 1985

Central Poparound

Les Enfants –

Jaki Graham –

BBC1 Wogan

Nik Kershaw - Don Quixote

TVAM Star Date AM

The Cool Notes


Thursday 25th July 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

Arrow - Long Time

Feargal Sharkey – Loving You

The Pointer Sisters – Dare Me (Montreux Rock Festival)

Trans X – Living On Video

Promo clips: Madonna, The Cure, Dire Straits

The Eurythmics – Must Be An Angel repeat of 11th July 1985

BBC2 Arena: The Theatre Of Robert Wilson, part one

Includes David Byrne

BBC2 Heroes: Bruce Oldfield

Clips from: Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell

TVAM Star Date AM

Animal Nightlife –

Belouis Some –

C4 Dream Stuffing (repeat of series)

Theme by Kirsty MacColl


Friday 26th July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Udo Lindenberg – Germans

TVS The Roots Of Rock N Roll 3: A Farewell To Innocence

Neil Sedaka – host

Carl Perkins – Honey Don’t, interview

Roy Orbison – Oh Pretty Woman, interview

Four Tops – interview

Johnny Rivers – Poor Side Of Town, interview

Don McLean – Crying

Barry White – interview

The Shirelles – Soldier Boy

Plus clips of Little Richard, The Beatles, Jerry lee Lewis, Herman’s Hermits, Peter & Gordon, The Animals, The Marvelettes, The Miracles, The Temptations, Little Stevie Wonder, Simon & Garfunkel

C4 Ready Steady Go!

Moody Blues – Lose Your Money

Dusty Springfield – Losing You

Gene Pitney – I’m Gonna Be Strong

P J Proby – I Believe (unknown TV)

The Dave Clark Five – Over and Over (Ed Sullivan Show)

The Rolling Stones, Cathy McGowan etc – I Got You Babe

The Who – Anyway Anyhow Anywhere (live)

The Rolling Stones – Satisfaction (live)

C4 One Plus One / Sympathy For The Devil movie

With The Rolling Stones

TVAM Star Date AM

Feargal Sharkey

Simply Red

C4 Soul Train

Barry White – You’re The First (1974)

Michael Lovesmith –

Loose Ends – guest hosts

Barbara Pennington –

Total Control –

Michael Jackson – One Day In Your Life (1973)

Maze – Too Many Games promo


Saturday 27th July 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Jaki Graham –

Go West – profile

BBC2 Arena: Blues Night

8:25 Introduction from B B King and John Walters (John Peel’s producer)

8:30 Sonny Boy Williamson Sings

8:45 The Blues According To Lightning Hopkins (Directed by Les Blank)

9:20 Blues Medley 1

Joe Williams – All Blues

Albert Ammons and Pete Johnson – Boogie Woogie Dream (with Lena Horne)

Joe Turner & The Hampton Hawes Trio – Shake Rattle And Roll

Louis Jordan – Caledonia

Chuck Berry – sweet Little Sixteen (Jazz On A Summer’s Day)

9:45 B B King Speaks (to John Walters) includes T Bone Walker

10:15 B B King In Concert (Tufts University, Boston)

11:00 St Louis Blues, 1929 movie with Bessie Smith

11:20 Blues Medley 2

Bob Wills -

Charlie Feathers -

Mose Ranger – (The Everly Brothers seen listening in)

Nimrod Workman -

Jerry lee Lewis & Carl Perkins –

11:45 Chicago Blues movie / documentary with Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy etc

12:30 am Studs Terkel talks to Blind Joe Davis

12:45 Blues Medley 3

Mississippi Fred McDowell –

Thomas Dorsey –

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee –

Huddie Ledbetter – Pick A Bale O’ Cotton

Billie Holliday with Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Roy Eldridge – Fine And Mellow

1:05 to 1:30 Big Bill Blues

TVS Kelly’s Eye

Adam Ant – Vive Le Rock live

Mari Wilson –

Central The Commodores Live In Vegas

TVS Ultra Quiz ‘85

Hazell O’Connor

TVS Twenty Years On

Gerry Marsden interviewed by David Frost

C4 The Rebellious Jukebox

UB40 – If It Happens Again,one other

Spandau Ballet – Highly Strung

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – two tribes (alternate version)

Raise The Dragon –

Promo clips: Howard Jones, Godley & Crème


Sunday 28th July 1985

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years: 1959

Eddie Cochran – Teenage Heaven, Something Else (TV clips)

Marty Willde – Teenager In Love (film clip), and wedding day newsreel

Ray Charles – What’d I Say (film clip)

Cliff Richard – Livin’ Doll (promo?)

Connie Francis – Lipstick On Your Collar (TV clip)

The Flamingos - ? (movie clip)


Monday 29th July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

The Chieftains

BBC2 Heroes: Ian le Frenais

Clips of: Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones

TVAM Star Date AM

Sparks

Thomas Dolby


Tuesday 30th July 1985

BBC2 Heroes: Richard Griffiths

Clips of: Randy Newman

BBC2 Off The Record: Viv Richards

Clips of: Bob Marley, James Brown, Bob Dylan, Steel Pulse

BBC2 No Limits: Milton Keynes (first edition)

Hosts: Liza Maxwell, Jeremy ?

The Pointer Sisters – dare Me (Montreux Rock Festival)

Terraplane – Can’t Live Without Your Love

Feargal Sharkey – Loving You

Kim Carnes – Crazy In The Night

Madonna – phone greeting

Promo clips: Huey Lewis, Belouis Some, Billy Idol, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna

TVAM Star Date AM

Robert Smith (The Cure)

C4 Black On Black

Toots & The Maytals

C4 Ready Steady Go! repeat of 26th July 1985


Wednesday 31st July 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Tracie Young

TTTV Razzamatazz British All Stars Special

Lee John – host

King – Hold me Now

Bucks Fizz (with Jay Aston) – Heart So Blue

Gary Moore & Phil Lynott – Out In The Fields

Go West – Call Me

Chris Rea – Stainsby Girl

TVAM Star date AM

Toyah –

Gary Numan –


Thursday 1st August 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

The Cure – Inbetween days

5 Star – In Your Car

Gary Moore – Empty Rooms

Promo clips: Tina Turner

Madonna – Into The Groove promo

BBC2 Arena: The theatre of Robert Wilson, part two

Includes David Byrne

BBC2 Sing Country

Jerry Lee Lewis special

TVAM Star Date AM

Loose Ends

Bucks Fizz

Tears For Fears – phone call from Australia


Friday 2nd August 1985

TVS The Roots of Rock N Roll 4: The Psychedelic Years

Rod Stewart – host

Interviews with: Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Barry White

Clips of: The Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, The Mamas & The Papas, Jefferson Airplane, Otis Redding, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, 4 Tops, The Doors, The Who, Ike 7 Tina Turner, Creedence Clearwater revival, Sly & Family Stone, Woodstock footage

TVAM Star Date AM

Buster Bloodvessel (Bad Manners)

Blancmange

Ian Astbury (The Cult)

ITN News

Live Aid update

C4 Swank

Jools Holland

C4 Ready Steady Go!

The Rolling Stones – Off The Hook

Cilla Black – You’re My World, chat

The Beatles, chat, You Can’t Do That

The Who – My Generation (US TV)

The Dave Clark Five – Do You Love Me (Ed Sullivan Show)

Marvin Gaye – How sweet It Is

The Beatles – Please Mister Postman, sign photos for fans

LWT Randy Newman (60 minutes)

C4 Soul Train

David Bowie – (archive clip)

The Stylistics – (archive clips)

Mai tai –

Eugene Wild –

Princess –

Sly N Robbie –


Saturday 3rd August 1985

BBC1 Joan Armatrading In Sydney (30 minutes)

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Cynthia Lennon

TVA Kelly’s Eye

Mai Tai –

Richard Digence

Granada The Boomtown Rats (55 minutes)

TSW The Who Final Concert (65 minutes)

HTV Rod Stewart: Tonight He’s Yours

ITV / C4 Tears For Fears: Songs From The Big Chair advert


Sunday 4th August 1985

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years: 1960

Adam Faith & The Beverley Sisters – What Do You Want (TV clip)

Adam Faith – Face To Face interview clip

Cliff Richard & The Shadows – Please Don’t Tease (TV clip)

Elvis Presley – Leaves USA Army footage

Duane Eddy – Shazam (TV clip)

The Everly Brothers – Lucille (TV clip)

Roy Orbison – Only The Lonely (TV clip)

LWT The Commodores In Las Vegas (60 minutes)


Monday 5th August 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Kate Bush – Walking Up That Hill

TSW Portrait Of A Legend: Gladys Knight & The Pips

C4 Bliss trailer with Go West


Tuesday 6th August 1985

BBC1 Good Time George repeat of 1983 George Melly show

Memphis Slim

BBC2 No Limits: Plymouth

Nik Kershaw – phone greeting from Atlanta

Promo clips: Greg Phillinganes, Nik Kershaw, Michael Sembello, Steve Perry, Dire Straits, Russ Ballard, Dolly Parton, Corey Hart

BBC1 Time Of Your Life: Desmond Morris

The Foundations – Baby Now That I’ve Found You

The Bonzos – Head Ballet colour film clip

Yoko Ono – Many Happy Endings / Bottoms film clip

TVS Regrets

Cynthia Lennon

C4 Ready Steady Go! repeat 2nd August 1985


Wednesday 7th August 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Compilation with clips of Elton John, The Pointer Sisters

BBC1 Frank Sinatra: A Concert For The Americas repeat

TTTV Razzamatazz

American Special

Dan Hartman – Second Nature

Berlin –

Curtis Harston –

Nils Lofgren – Secrets In The Street, chat

Missing Persons – Destination Unknown


Thursday 8th August 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.15 pm

Host:

Amazulu – Excitable

Go West – Goodbye Girl

Madonna – Holiday (Solid Gold)

Promo clips: Dire Straits, Maze, Phil Collins, UB40 & Chrissie Hynde

Madonna – Into The Groove promo

BBC2 Robert Fripp: New York and Wimbourne

Fripp and Andy Summers rehearsal

TVS Regrets: Cynthia Lennon repeat of 6th August 1985


Friday 9th August 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Fairport Convention reunion article

BBC1 Wogan

Dusty Springfield – Sometimes Like Butterflies, interview

BBC2 Dionne Warwick In Concert (Illinois, 55 minutes)

TVS The Roots Of Rock N Roll 5: Back To Basics

Elton John – host and live clips

The Temptations – Power

Barry White – Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, interview

Neil Sedaka – Laughter In the Rain, interview

Interview clips: Rod Stewart, Isaac Hayes, Alice Cooper

Film clips of: The Rolling Stones, Isaac Hayes, James Taylor, Don McLean, Village People, Wings, David Bowie, Alice Cooper

HTV Function Room (30 minutes)

Toyah

C4 Bliss (first edition)

Host: Muriel Grey

Adam Ant – co-host, Miss Thing, Killer In The Home

King – Alone Without You, King For A Day

Depeche Mode – article includes London Weekend 20th Century Box August 1981

C4 OMD Secret album advert

C4 Soul Train

Billy Ocean – Mystery Lady

The Commodores – Machine Gun (1973)

No Way Hose –

Shannon – Let The Music Play

5 Star – Let Me Be The One

C4 The Tube Late Night Extra 30 minutes

Malcolm McLaren


Saturday 10th August 1985

BBC1 The Saturday Picture Show

Paul King – interview

Amazulu –

TVS Kelly’s Eye

King –

Bananarama -

TSW Modern Romance Live from Tokyo

HTV Thin Lizzy: Live And Dangerous

Granada Black Sabbath at Hammersmith Odeon

C4 The Big Tube trailer with Fish


Sunday 11th August 1985

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years: 1961

The Shadows – Kon Tiki (TV clip)

The Allisons – Are You Sure (Eurovision Song Contest)

Ricky Nelson – Hello Mary Lou (unknown)

Roy Orbison – Crying (TV clip)

Helen Shapiro, interview, Walking Back To Happiness (Abbey Road newsreel clip)

Dion – Runaround Sue (movie clip)

BBC1 / ITN News

Simon Le Bon sea rescue by airlift report


Monday 12th August 1985

BBC1 News

Simon Le Bon sea rescue by airlift report

TSW Portrait Of A Legend: Sly Stone

TVS Portrait Of A Legend: Bobby Vinton

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Roy Orbison

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Dusty Springfield – interview


Tuesday 13th August 1985

BBC1 News

Simon LeBon Drum England article

BBC1 Good Time George

Helen Shapiro

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Richard Thompson (Barrimore’s Club, Ottowa, Canada)

BBC2 Off The Record: Annabelle Croft

Clips of: Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Culture Club, John Lennon, David Bowie, Laura Brannigan, Nik Kershaw

BBC2 No Limits: Aberdeen

Belouis Some – Some People

The Faith Brothers – Stranger On Home Ground

Kate Bush – phone greeting

Dan Hartman – I Can Dream About You

Promo clips: Brian Adams, Tommy Shaw, UB40 & Chrissie Hynde, Kate Bush, Lou Reed, Def Leppard, Steve Perry

Thames A Dabble With Digence (30 minutes)

Richard Digence


Wednesday 14th August 1985

BBC1 News

John & Yoko A Love Story filming in Coventry

BBC1 Wogan

The Thompson Twins – Dr Dream

Max Headroom – interview

TVS Vintage Quiz

Davy Jones on panel

TTTV Razzamatazz

International All Star Special

Feargal Sharkey – co-host

Inxs –

Rauf Adu –

Icehouse –

Sandii & The Sunsetz –

Real Life –

Hugh Masakela –

C4 News

Madonna article


Thursday 15th August 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

Phil Collins – Take Me Home

King – Alone With You

Total Contrast – Takes A Little Time

Promo clips: UB40 & Chrissie Hynde, Dio, Kate Bush, The Cars, Nik Kershaw

Madonna – Into The Groove promo


Friday 16th August 1985

BBC1 News

Madonna prepares for wedding article

TVS Sporting All Stars repeat

Cliff Richard

TVS A Tribute To Elvis Presley: Gracelands

Priscilla Beaulieu Presley’s guided tour their home

LWT Joan Baez In Concert

C4 Bliss

Paul King – co host

Propaganda – two songs

Sigue Sigue Sputnick – two songs

Stephen Tin Tin Duffy – interview

Go West – interviewed in a pink Cadillac by Muriel Grey

C4 Soul Train

Al Green – Let’s Stay Together (1972)

Sister Sledge – Jagged Edge

Galaxy & Phil Fearon – This Kind Of Love

The Stylistics - Love Is Not The Answer, I Can’t Give You Anything

Gary’s Gang – (1978)

Chaka Kahn – Thru The Fire promo

C4 High Band

Blondie: Eat To The Beat

BBC1 Wogan

Marc Almond – Stories Of Johnny

C4 The Big Tube 8:00 pm – 1:15 am cancelled replaced with ‘The Big Alternative’

C4 Ian Dury 1983 documentary

C4 Reggae Sunsplash II movie with Bob Marley and The Wailers, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear, Third World

C4 The Secret Policeman’s Ball 1979 movie

C4 Soul Train (70 minute special)

The Cool Notes – In Your Car

Sister Sledge – Lost In Music

Jakki Graham – Around and Around

Arrow – Long Time

Elton John & Millie Jackson – Act Of war

Chic – Le Freak (1978)

Stevie Wonder – Superstition (1972)

The Isley Brothers – Summer Breeze (1973)

Animal Nightlife – The Great Pretender

Luther Vandross – A House Is Not A Home (1982)

C4 The Big Tube

Hosts: Jools Holland, Malcolm McLaren, Muriel Gray

Mai Tai – live

Stephen ‘Tin Tin’ Duffy – live

Prefab Sprout – live

Kid Creole & The Coconuts – live

The Untouchables – live

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – live

Beltane Fire – live

Melon – live

Dire Straits – in Jerusalem, Israel (live and interviewed by Paula Yates)

Tina Turner – article

Malcolm McLaren’s Los Angeles – report

Madonna – article

Bob Marley – tribute article with Steel Pulse, Aswad, Ini Kamoze, Sly & Robbbie

Hamburg – article

Max Headroom – guest appearance

The Thompson Twins –

Bryan Ferry – interviewed by Malcolm McLaren


Saturday 17th August 1985

BBC1 Saturday Picture Show

The Thompson Twins – profile and interview

TVS Kelly’s Eye

5 Star –

Richard Digence –

ITN News

Madonna wedding in Malibu article


Sunday 18th August 1985

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years: 1962

Cliff Richard & The Shadows – The Young Ones (newsreel footage at the opening of a youth club)

Gene Pitney – Town Without Pity (TV clip)

Eden Kane – But I Do (TV clip)

Billy Fury – Once Upon A Dream (movie)

Petula Clark – Ya Ya Twist (TV clip)

The Beatles – Love me Do (promo)

Dion – The Wanderer (movie clip)

Adam Faith – interview on TV

LWT Adam Ant – Ants In Japan


Monday 19th August 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Madness – Yesterday’s Men

Loudon Wainwright III – Cardboard Boxes

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: Stevie Wonder


Tuesday 20th August 1985

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Huey Lewis & The News (in San Francisco)

BBC2 No Limits: Belfast

Princess – Say I’m Your Number One

Paul King – phone greeting

Baltimora – Tarzan Boy

Talk Talk – It’s My Life

Promo clips: John Parr, The Go Gos, Marc Almond, Go West, Phil Collins, Madonna, Marie Vidal, Corey Hart, Jason & The Scorchers


Wednesday 21st August 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Dream Academy – The Love Parade

Granada Hold Tight

Hipsway

Bananarama

C4 The Gong Show

Dionne Warwick on panel


Thursday 22nd August 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host:

Princess – Say I’m Your Number One

Lisa Lisa – Take Me Home

Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill

Baltimore – Tarzan Boy

Promo clips: The Cars, Dan Hartman, Mai Tai, Marc Almond

Madonna – Into The Groove promo


Friday 23rd August 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Seventh Heaven (nightclub) article

BBC1 Wogan

Blancmange – What’s Your Problem

TVAM Good Morning Britain

John Parr

LWT Tina Turner In Concert

TVS The Roots Of Rock N Roll 6:

The Doobie Brothers – hosts, live clips

Interview clips: Rod Stewart, Elton John, Tiny Tim, Alice Cooper, Rick Nelson, Johnny Rivers

Live and promo clips: AC-DC, Kiss, Devo, The Who, Rockpile & Robert Plant, Pete Townshend, Fleetwood Mac, ELO, Ted Nugent, Genesis, Paul Simon, Journey, REO Sppedwaon, Heart, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, The Jacksons, Abba, David Bowie, The Pretenders, Cheap Trick, Tom Petty, M, The Beat, The Police, The Stranglers, Gary Numan, Madnes, The Clash, Adam & The Ants, Lene Lovich, Ian Dury, Billy Joel

C4 Bliss

Nick Laird-Clowes – host

China Crisis – King In A Catholic Style, one other

Prefab Sprout – When Love Breaks Down, Faron Young

Spandau Ballet – on 20th Century Box, July 1980

Max Headroom – plays agony uncle

Sotheby’s auction article – with Dave Dee

Dave Vanian (The Damned) –

Andy Blaris (Animal Nightlife) –

C4 Soul Train

Lisa Lisa –

Mercy Mercy –

Princess – Say I’m Your Number One (repeat)

Martha & The Vandellas – Dancing In The Street (1972)

Dabte –

The Jackson Five – Looking Through The Window (1972)

Luther Vandross – It’s All Over Now promo


Saturday 24th August 1985

BBC1 Saturday Picture Show

Phil Fearon –

Bananarama –

Madness –

BBC1 News

Cliff Richard in Oslo, Norway meets anti-apartheid protesters article

BBC1 Everyday’s A Holiday 1964 movie with Freddie & The Dreamers etc

BBC1 Dolly Parton Live In London (50 minutes)

TVS Kelly’s Eye

Blancmange – What’s Your Problem

Shakatak –

LWT The MTV Awards (two hours)

TSW Elton John In Central Park

Anglia Jerry Lee Lewis In London

TVS Portrait Of A legend: Roy Orbison


Sunday 25th August 1985

BBC1 The Rock N Roll Years: 1963

Bobby Vee – The Night Has A Thousand Eyes (TV clip)

Gerry & The Pacemakers – I Like It (MNE Pollwinners)

Jan & Dean – Surf City promo

The Beatles – Twist And Shout (probably Around The Beatles), She Loves You (The Beatles Come To Town)

Peter Paul & Mary – Blowing In The Wind live

The Searchers – Sugar And Spice colour newsreel

Chuck Berry – Memphis, Tennessee (unknown)

Gene Pitney – Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa colour TV clip

C4 Walking To New Orleans (90 minutes)

Documentary hosted by Jools Holland with Gilson Lavis

Fats Domino, Sting, Lee Dorsey, Dr John, The Neville Brothers, Johnny Allen, Rockin Dopsie & His Cajun Twisters, George Melly


Monday 26th August 1985 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Bob Monkhouse Meets Joan Rivers repeat

Frankie Goes To Hollywood

BBC1 Wogan

Cliff Richard – She’s So Beautiful

Thames Jim Davidson’s Special

The Moody Blues – Question


Tuesday 27th August 1985

BBC1 News

Live Aid book launch with Bob Geldof, Phil Collins

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Ozzy Osbourne (Salt Palace, Salt Lake City)

BBC2 Off The Record: Alexi Sayle

Clips from: Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Billy Bragg, The Redskins, The Eurythmics, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Ian Dury

BBC2 No Limits: Sheffield

The Thompson Twins – Dr Dream

Mai Tai – Body and Soul

Magnum – Like an Arrow

Dan Hartman – phone greeting

Promo clips: Human League, Saxon, Joe Cocker, Def Leppard, John Parr, Bryan Ferry, Night Ranger


Wednesday 28th August 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Womack and Womack – No Relief

Granada Hold Tight

King

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Go West


Thursday 29th August 1985

BBC1 Top Of the Pops 7.55 - 8.25 pm

Host: John Peel, Janice Long

Mai Tai – Body and Soul

Dan Hartman – I Can Dream About You

D Train & Paul Hardcastle – One For Me

Bryan Ferry – Don’t Stop The Dance (Montreux Rock Festival)

The Thompson twins – Dr Dream

Promo clips: Bananarama, Madness, King, Princess

UB40 & Chrissie Hynde – I Got You Babe promo


Friday 30th August 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive

TVAM OWRRAS (Roland rat)

Toyah

C4 Bliss

Spear Of Destiny – Come Back, one other

Depeche Mode – live in Hamburg

Maxi Priest – Dancin’ Mood

The Pretenders – Talk Of The Town (Tyne Tees’ Alright Now)

C4 Soul Train

Womack and Womack – No Relief

The Temptations – Treat Her Like A Lady (1984)

The SOS Band – Just Be Good To Me (1984)

Nona Hendrix – If Looks Could Kill

Total Contrast – (repeat)

Dante –

Rene and Angela – promo

C4 I Dream Of Jeannie: The Fastest Gun In The East

With Hoyt Axton


Saturday 31st August 1985

BBC1 Saturday Picture Show

Blancmange

BBC1 Montreux Rock Festival part four

Sting – Love Is The Seventh Wave

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (repeat)

Bryan Ferry – Don’t Stop The Dance

Bronksi Beat – Burning Me Up, chat

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Born To Run

Huey Lewis & The News – The Power Of Love, This Is It

Men At Work –

Billy Ocean – Caribbean Queen

The Pointer Sisters – The Neutron Dance

Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World

BBC1 Late Night In Concert repeat

Elkie Brooks

BBC2 Ebony: Sunsplash ’85 (Crystal Palace, London)

Gregory Isaacs, Third World, Sugar Minott, Arrow, Sly & Robbie, Maxi Priest, Smiley Culture

LWT 25 Years Of The Marquee

Anglia Cher Live at Las Vagas Caesar’s Palace

TSW Rock Of The Seventies: Black Sabbath

Granada Rod Stewart: Tonight He’s Yours


Sunday 1st September 1985

BBC1 Songs of Praise: Greenbelt ‘85

Denice Williams

Garth Hewitt

BBC1 In Sickness and in Health (first episode)

Theme by Chas & Dave

BBC1 Whicker In America

Includes Victor Briggs (ex-Animals)

TVS Lace II (USA TV mini series)

Theme sung by Denice Williams


Monday 2nd September 1985

BBC1 Panorama: Live Aid’s Desert Gamble

Bob Geldof

TVAM Star Date AM

Blancmange

Erasure

TVS Willie Dixon: I Am The Blues

Anglia Nazareth Live

Granada Tickle On The Tum

With Ralph McTell


Tuesday 3rd September 1985

BBC1 No Limits: Bath

John Parr – St Elmo’s Fire

Chris DeBurgh – Much More Than This

Peter Gabriel – talks about the town

Marc Almond – Stories Of Johnny

Bonnie Tyler – phone greeting

Promo clips: Huey Lewis, Sting, Marillion, Talk Talk

TVAM Star Date AM

The Dream Academy

Stephen Duffy

Anglia Manhattan Transfer


Wednesday 4th September 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Lloyd Cole – Brand New Friend

BBC1 and ITN News

The retirement of Mita Davis, the traffic warden who was the inspiration for The Beatles’ Lovely Rita. Filmed at Abbey Road

TVAM Star Date AM

Kajagoogoo –

Shakatak

Granada Hold Tight

Madness

The Promise

HTV Video and Chips

Paul Hardcastle


Thursday 5th September 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Host:

Baltimora – Tarzan Boy

Brian Ferry – Don’t Stop The Dance (Montreux)

Madness – Yesterday’s Men

Bonnie Tyler – Holding Out For A Hero

Promo clips: Huey Lewis, Marillion

Jagger and Bowie – Dancing In The Street promo

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show (first show in second series)

Philip Bailey – Photogenic

BBC1 Glitter

With Hoyt Axton

TVAM Star Date AM

Bananarama


Friday 6th September 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Midge Ure – If I Was

TVAM Star Date AM

Hugh Cornwall

Mike Peters

Princess

C4 Bliss

Animal Nightlife – Great Pretender, Preacher

Hugh Masakela – live set

Strawberry Switchblade – Jolene

Glen Gregory (Heaven 17) – interview

Wham! – article in Palermo, 1984

The Style Council – Walls Come Tumbling Down (Rock live, Denmark TV)

C4 Soul Train

David Grant – co-host

Ike & Tina Turner – Proud Mary (1972)

Tavares – She’s Gone (1974)

D Train – You’re The One For Me

Jaki Graham – Heaven Knows

Odyssey – Joy I Know It

Warran Mills – Sunshine


Saturday 7th September 1985

BBC1 Saturday Morning Picture Show

Lloyd Cole

BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show (first show in fourth series)

Bonnie Tyler – Holding Out For A Hero

Granada TX 9:25 – 11:15 am (first edition)

The Thompson Twins – in Liverpool

The Beatles – Some Other Guy (The Cavern, Liverpool, 1962)

China Crisis – interview and profile from 1983

LWT 25 Years of the Marquee

Granada John Miles In Concert


Monday 9th September 1985

BBC1 Beat The Teacher

Pupils versus teacher quiz show, with host Paul Jones

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Midge Ure – interview

Bob Dylan impersonators concert in Greenwich Village, New York

TSW Buddy Holly: The Music Lives On

Anglia Sad Café Live (The New Victoria, London)


Tuesday 10th September 1985

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Bon Jovi in Tokyo

BBC2 Off The Record: Alan Freeman repeat

BBC2 No Limits: Manchester

Blancmange – What’s Your Problem

Red Box – phone greeting

Maria Vidal – phone greeting

Madness – Yesterday’s Men

Promo clips: Heart, The Floaters, Jason & The Scorchers, Rene & Angela, Sam Harris, Greg Phillinganes


Wednesday 11th September 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Jennifer Holliday – Hard Times For Lovers

BBC1 Newsround

Fish of Marillion cancels shows due to throat problem

TVS Freeze Frame: Iron Maiden

Granada Hold Tight

Stephen Duffy

Tobruk

TVS Imagination In Concert


Thursday 12th September 1985

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Madness

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Host:

Amii Stewart – Knock On Wood

Huey Lewis & The News – The Power Of Love (Montreux)

Maria Vidal – Body Rock

Marillion – Lavender (Fish reads words from a sketch pad due to throat problem)

Mai Tai – Body and Soul

Promo clips: Cliff Richard, Red Box, Midge Ure, Stevie Wonder

Jagger & Bowie – Dancing In The Street promo

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

Alison Moyet & Darts – Hitch Hike, sketch

BBC2 Arena: Buddy Holly

The Crickets, Paul McCartney, The Everly Brothers, Keith Richards

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Madness at Madam Tussaud’s


Friday 13th September 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Listen To Me

BBC1 News

Rod Stewart at Jock Stein’s funeral

BBC2 Names and Games

Gary Numan

Hazel Dean

C4 Bliss

Paul Weller – interview

Rat Scabies – interview

Billy Bragg – co-hosts, two songs

King – Alone Without You

China Crisis – You Did Cut Me

The Sex Pistols – No Fun live clip from London Weekend

T Rex – clips

C4 Soul Train

Loose Ends –

Ashford & Simpson –

The Stylistics –

High Masakela – Don’t Go Lose It Baby

Animal Nightlife – Preacher, Mr Solitaire

Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady (1973)

Hall & Oates with The Temptations – live at the Apollo medley

HTV Freeze Frame: Culture Club


Saturday 14th September 1985

BBC1 Saturday Picture Show

Level 42 – interview

BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show

The Commodores – Janet

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

Blancmange

Jaki Graham

Granada TX (not seen)

content unknown

LWT The Capital Music Festival

Hank Wangford, The Flying Pickets, Annie Whitehead

Anglia Alexis Korner at the Marquee

LWT Dempsey & Makepeace: Love You To Death

Suzi Quatro (acting role)

Granada Tina Turner: Queen of Rock N Roll


Sunday 15th September 1985

Scottish Stookie

Theme by Maddy Prior and Rick Kemp

Central Joe Cocker In Concert


Monday 16th September 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Bucks Fizz

BBC1 Wogan

Red Box – Lean On Me

C4 Alice: The Jerry Reed Fish Story

With Jerry Reed

Anglia ELO In Concert

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Suzi Quatro

Thames The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole (first episode)

Theme by Ian Dury and Chas Jankel


Tuesday 17th September 1985

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Chris DeBurgh ((Oylmpiahalle, Munich)

BBC1 London Plus

Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) in education article

BBC2 No Limits: Bournemouth

Nick Lowe – I Knew The Bride

Midge Ure – phone greeting

Promo clips: America, John Parr, Cameo, Billy Idol, Brian Ferry, Y&T, Cliff Richard, Madonna, Hall & Oates with The Temptations, Kim Carnes

Thames Portrait Of A Legend: James Brown

Anglia Bette Midler

TVS Portrait Of A Legend: Tony Orlando

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Womack & Womack


Wednesday 18th September 1985

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Roger Daltrey

Border Studio One In Concert (30 minutes) shown on TVS

The Associates

Granada Hold Tight

Simply Red

Jaki Graham


Thursday 19th September 1985

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Capt Sensible –

Blancmange – What’s Your Problem

Jaki Graham –

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

ABC – Fifty Foot Halo

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Host:

Red Box – Lean On Me

Midge Ure – If I Ws

Lloyd Cole – Brand New Friend

Promo clips: Madonna, Cameo, Rene & Angela, Billy Idol, Marillion

Jagger& Bowie – Dancing In The Street promo

ITN News

Live Aid update with Bob Geldof

Thames Daytime

Suzi Quatro

Thames Give Us A Clue

Paul Jones on panel


Friday 20th September 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Toyah – World In Action

C4 Bliss

David Cassidy – co-host, Someone

Marc Almond – interview, two songs

John Taylor (Duran Duran) clip from EarSay

Lolyd Cole - interview

C4 Soul Train

Skipworth & Turner – Hot Pursuit, Thinking About Your Love, interview

Jennifer Holiday - cancelled

Miquel Brown – Close To Perfection

The Gap Band – Burn Rubber On Me (1980)

The Pointer Sisters – Yes We Can Can (1974)

Flash – You Can’t Help

Colonel Abrams – interview


Saturday 21st September 1985

BBC1 Saturday Picture Show

Roger Daltrey – interview

Nick Beggs (Kajagoogoo) – interview

Depeche Mode – profile

BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show

Huey Leis & The News – The Power Of Love, interview, sketch

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

Depeche Mode

Strawberry Switchblade

Anglia Man In Concert at the Marquee

TSW The Strawbs In Concert (sixty minutes) live in Sidmouth

LWT Freeze Frame: Ashford & Simpson

Granada Earth Wind & Fire In Concert


Sunday 22nd September 1985

BBC1 Whicker’s World: Living With Uncle Sam

With Roger Cook (songwriter)

Central Spirits Of Rock N Roll (sixty minutes)

Documentary about dead rock stars


Monday 23rd September 1985

BBC1 Blue Peter

Suggs and Carl from Madness in Fun Run article

BBC1 Wogan

Depeche Mode – It’s My Heart

Central From The Top

Kids drama series, directed by Michael Dolenz who co-wrote the theme with Bill Oddie


Tuesday 24th September 1985

BBC1 Film ‘85

Sting at New York premier of Plenty

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

The Cult at the Lyceum, London

BBC2 No Limits: London

Depeche Mode – phone greeting

Maria Vidal – interview

Huey Lewis – phone greeting

Promo clips: Starship, Rick Springfield, Russ Ballard, Dead Or Alive, Eddie Murphy, Motley Crue, The Style Council


Wednesday 25th September 1985

BBC1 Wogan

The Three Degrees - The Heaven I Need

TVS Studio One In Concert

H2O


Thursday 26th September 1985

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Amazulu

Imagination

Erasure

Strawberry Switchblade

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Host:

Depeche Mode – It’s Called A Heart

The Style Council – Lodgers

Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love

Bonnie Tyler – Holding On For A Hero

Promo clips: Billy Idol, 5 Star, The Damned, Dead Or Alive

Jagger & Bowie – Dancing In The Street promo

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

The Style Council – Internationalists

Anglia Anything Goes

Elvis Presley fans special


Friday 27th September 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

B Foot-tappers

C4 Bliss

The Cult – Rain, Hollow Man

Depeche Mode – It’s Called A Heart, interview

5 Star – Love Take Over

Green Gartside (Scritti Politti) – interview

Alannah Currie (Thompson Twins) – plays Agony Aunt

Generation x – Wild Youth (November 1977 TV clip)

C4 Soul Train

The Three Degrees – The Heaven I Need

Shannon – Urgent

Jennifer Holliday – Hard Times For Lovers, And I’m Telling You

Teddy Pendergrass – Love TKO (1981)

Bobby Womack – I Wish She Didn’t Trust Me So Much

Patti Labelle – cancelled


Saturday 28th September 1985

BBC1 Saturday Superstore (first in fourth series)

Cliff Richard – interview

Matt Bianco – Yeh Yeh

The Alarm – Strength

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

Gary Numan

Granada TX

Promo clips; The Thompson Twins, Tears For Fears

C4 The Corries and Other Folk

Ralph McTell


Monday 30th September 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Chaka Kahn – Beat From the Street


Tuesday 1st October 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Joan Armatrading

BBC1 Late Night In Concert

Ricky Scaggs in London, with Elvis Costello

BBC2 Whistle Test (first show in new series)

NB John Parr was scheduled to appear

The Long Ryders – Looking For Lewis and Clark, Lights Of Down Town

Promo clips: Cabaret Voltaire, Jesus & Mary Chain, Guadalcanal Diary, Tears For Fears

Billy Idol – interviewed by Andy Kershaw in New York and promo / archive clips

Midge Ure – interview and Wastelands (rehearsal with Mick Ronson)

Kevin Rowland – interview

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Knowledge Of Beauty promo

Live Aid – book promos

Squeeze – interview and live in Houston

Michael Ochs – photo book article

Video Vote winner: Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere

Central Elkie And Our Gang (60 minutes)

Elkie Brooks special


Wednesday 2nd October 1985

BBC1 Wogan

John Parr – St Elmo’s Fire

Andy Gibb - cancelled

Granada Hold Tight

The Thompson Twins – interview

Fine Young Cannibals


Thursday 3rd October 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

David Cassidy – interview, Someone

BBC1 Newsround

Men At Work – cancelled shows in China article

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Depeche Mode –

Level 42 –

7th Heaven –

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hosts:

Colonel Abrams – Trapped

Cameo – Single Life

Rene & Angelo – I’ll Be Good

Promo clips: Iron Maiden, John Parr, The Smiths, The Cure

Midge Ure – If I Was (new appearance)

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

Loose Ends

C4 Linton Kwesi Johnson In Concert

C4 The Tube Extra: The Great Hollywood Swindle

Malcolm McLaren in Los Angeles

Brian Ferry – interview

Lone Justice – Wait Till We Get Home

Feargal Sharley – interview

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – interview

Plus: Stevo, Angelyne, The Nervis Brothers, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Zuma II


Friday 4th October 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Sade – The Sweetest Taboo

HTV Solid Rock

Groundhogs

C4 Bliss

King Kurt – Destination Zulu Land, medley of clips

Marc Almond – the Spirit Is Weak But The Flesh Is Willing

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – interview, Listen To This promo

Wham! – Freedom USA promo

The Win – interview, You Got The Power promo

Marc Bolan – clips

Motorbikes article with clips of Sid Vicious, Meat Loaf, 8th Wonder, Dead Or Alive

C4 Soul Train (compilation)

Loose Ends – Hangin’ On A String

Ashford & Simpson – Solid

The Stylistics – Love Is Not The Answer

Phyllis Nelson – Move Closer

5 Star – All Fall Down

The Conway Brothers – Turn It Up

David Grant & Jaki Graham – Could It be I’m Falling In Love

Steve Arrington – Feel So Real

C4 Roger Daltrey After The Fire advert


Saturday 5th October 1985

BBC1 Super Store

King – interview

Midge Ure – phone greeting

Cliff Richard – in show trailer

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

The Thompson Twins – King For A Day

TVAM Wide Awake Club

A-ha

Granada TX

Feargal Sharkey – A Good Heart promo

LWT Studio One

The Armoury Show


Sunday 6th October 1985

BBC1 Songs Of Praise

Paul Jones

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Dusty Springfield


Monday 7th October 1985

BBC1 & ITN News

Bob Geldof leaves for Africa

BBC1 Wogan (guest host Selena Scott)

8th Wonder


Tuesday 8th October 1985

BBC1 Film ‘85

Tina Turner in Max Mad 3 location report

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Mali

BBC2 Whistle Test

Bobby Womack – Gypsy Woman, I Wish He Didn’t Trust Me

Promo clips: Feargal Sharkey, Pat Benetar, Simple Minds, Echo & The Bunnymen, Sting

Pato Banton – Mash Up The Telly (live in Stoke)

Arcadia – interview in New York

Capt Beefheart – Peaches (The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, 1974)

Suzanne Vega – Marlene On The Wall

Kate Bush – interview, Cloudbusting promo

Video Vote winner: The Smiths – The Boy With The Thorn In His Side

The Icicle Works – When It All Comes Down, Perumbulator (live at Shelley’s, Stoke)


Wednesday 9th October 1985

BBC1 Wogan (guest host: Selena Scott)

Billy Bragg – Days Like These

Adam Faith - interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Filming of John & Yoko: A Love Story

Yorkshire Freeze Frame: Iron Maiden

Granada Hold Tight (they claim this to be the 75th show)

Shannon –

Surfing Dave –


Thursday 10th October 1985

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

King –

Silent Running –

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Host:

Red Box – Lean On Me

The Smiths – The Boy With The Thorn In His Side

The Cult – Rain

Promo clips – John Parr, Madonna, A-Ha, Simple Minds

Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love

BBC1 The Lenny Henry Show

5 Star

BBC1 and ITN News

Yoko Ono & Sean – at Strawberry Fields park opening in Central Park, New York


Friday 11th October 1985

BBC1 Wogan (guest host: Selena Scott)

Robert Palmer – Discipline Of Love

B A Robertson – interview

Anglia Portrait Of A Legend: Bobby Vinton

HTV Freeze Frame: Elvis Costello

C4 The Tube 5:30 – 7:00 pm (first in fourth series)

Hosts: Jools Holland, Paula Yates

The Minute Men – This Ain’t No Picnic promo

Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) – interview by Muriel Gray, King For A Day promo

Jesus & Mary Chain – Just Like Honey, one other

Pete Townshend – interviewed by Jools Holland and a clip of film from Ealing Art College in 1961 allegedly shot by Townshend, who denies it

Madonna – Dress You Up promo and lookalike contest

Elton John – Nakita promo

Simon Le Bon – interviewed by Paula, Arcadia – Election Day promo

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Listen To Me, one other

The Temptations & Four Tops – medley of hits (Motown 25th anniversary special)

Chakk – Out Of The Flesh (Tube promo)

Pete Townshend’s Deep End – Give Blood, Second Hand Love, Face The Face

C4 Tears For Fears I Believe advert


Saturday 12th October 1985

BBC1 Saturday Super Store

The Thompson Twins –

B A Robertson –

Shakin’ Stevens –

Roger Daltrey – After The Fire

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Elton John – Nakita

Arcadia – Election day, plus Golden Egg award presentation

BBC2 Saturday Review

Elvis Costello, Ross McManus with the Joe Loss Band – Georgia On My Mind

TVAM Wide Awake Club

The Frank Chickens

LWT Studio One In Concert

Talking Dumb

Sugar Sugar

Anglia Chaka Kahn at The Roxy, Los Angeles

C4 The Corries and Other Folk

Loudon Wainwright III

C4 Beats Of The Heart: Konkombe

Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade

TVS Freeze Frame: John Cougar


Sunday 13th October 1985

Central London Calling

content unknown

LWT South Of Watford

The Frank Chickens


Monday 14th October 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Mali

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Cliff Richard interviewed by Anne Diamond (repeat)


Tuesday 15th October 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Burkino Faso

BBC2 Whistle Test

Blancmange – Lose Your Love, Don’t You Love It All

Promo clips: Saxon, It’s Immaterial, The Communards, Sade, UB40

Rock Landmarks in London article

The Clash – I Fought The Law (Rude Boy movie)

Robert Wyatt & Jerry Dammers – interviewed by David Hepworth, Wind Of Change promo

Neil Young – Back To The Country, Nothing Is Perfect, Down By The River (live in Philadelphia), interviewed by Andy Kershaw

Video Vote winner: Madness - Uncle Sam

The Rain Parade – Depending On You, My Secret Country


Wednesday 16th October 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Grace Jones – Slave To The Rhythm (cancelled)

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Niger

BBC2 Murder at the Mardi Gras (1977 USA TV movie)

Wolfman Jack

Granada Hold Tight

The Damned – Is It A Dream

Graham Fellows –


Thursday 17th October 1985

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

The Thompson Twins – King For A Day

Francis Rossi & Bernard Frost –

Matt Bianco – Yea Yea

BBC1 London Plus

Justin Hayward – interview, Silverbird promo, and Nationwide 29th October 1979 clip

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Host:

Shakin’ Stevens – Lipstick Powder And Paint

Elton John – Nakita

Colonel Abrams – Trapped

Promo clips: A-Ha, Level 42, Grace Jones, Jan Hammer

Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof receives the Order Of The Two Niles award in Chad

Yorkshire Puddle Lane (kids show)

Neil Innes (host)


Friday 18th October 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Elton John

BBC1 Wogan

Grace Jones – Slave To The Rhythm

C4 The Tube

Flesh – live set

Video Vote: Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Cabaret Voltaire, Divine, Win

Elton John – Nakita promo

Tina Turner – interviewed by Paula Yates, promo and archive clips

Charles Mingus – 1968 TV clip

Robert Palmer – two songs, interview, promo clip

Level 42 – live set

Stanley Jordon – Eleanor Rigby, interviewed by Jools

Siouxsie & The Banshees – Cities In Dust promo

C4 OMD Le Femme Accident single advert

C4 A Flock Of Seagulls Who’s That Girl single advert


Saturday 19th October 1985

BBC1 Saturday Super Store

Madness –

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

John Cougar cancelled

Feargal Sharkey – A Good Heart

TVAM Wide Awake Club

OMD –

8th Wonder -

TVS Freeze Frame: Genesis

LWT Farm Aid part one (90 minutes)

B B King, Neil Young, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson, Crystal Gayle, Charlie Pride, Glen Campbell

C4 The Corries And Other Folk

Tom Paxton

Yorkshire 321

Helen Shapiro


Sunday 20th October 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Ethiopia

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Shakin’ Stevens

Central Jerry Lee Lewis In London


Monday 21st October 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Ethiopia

BBC1 Wogan

Bob Geldof – interview

Echo & The Bunnymen – Bring On The Empty Horses


Tuesday 22nd October 1985

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Amy Grant, New Beginnings, London Community Gospel Choir, Randy Stonehill

BBC2 Whistle Test

Z Z Top – Sleeping Bag rough cut of promo

Promo clips: King, Adele Bertie, Art of Noise, John Cougar Mellencamp

Gary Moore – Run For Cover, Reach For The Sky

OMD – Le Femme Accident

Alex Leipson (Rush) – interviewed by David Hepworth, The Big Money promo

The Who – Long Live Rock (1973)

Victoria & Albert pop exhibition / memorabilia article

Roger Daltrey – interviewed by Mark Ellen, After The Fire promo

The Woodentops – Move me, It Will Come (The Blue Note Club, Derby)

Video Vote winner: Marc Almond – Love Letters

Central Route 66 (part two)

Lone Justice in recording studio


Wednesday 23rd October 1985

BBC1 Wogan

The Communards – You Are My World

Granada Hold Tight

Pre Fab Sprout – When Love Breaks Down

Total Contrast –

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Strasbourg, plus Michael Buerk / Mohammed Anin follow-up report


Thursday 24th October 1985

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Baltimora –

Jaki Graham –

BBC1 Top Of the Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hosts:

John Parr – St Elmo’s Fire

Arcadia – Election Day

Jan Hammer – Miami Vice theme

Level 42 – Something About You

Promo clips: Matt Bianco, Echo & The Bunnymen, King

Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love

ITV Citroen CX advert with Grace Jones


Friday 25th October 1985

BBC1 Micro Live

Martin Rushent

BBC1 Wogan

Dan Hartman

TSW A Season Of Rock N Roll (sixty minutes)

Clips from: David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks etc

C4 The Tube

Tom Waits – live set (at the beginning and end of the show)

Bryan Adams & Tina Turner – It’s Only Love (NEC, Birmingham)

The Dave Howard Singers – live set

Dire Straits – in Israel article

Spectrum (Chris Farlowe, PP Arnold etc) – All Or Nothing promo

Dionne Warwick and Friends – That’s What Friends Are For promo

REM – Rendel Weel, Can’t Get There From Here

Morrissey – interviews Margi Clarke in Edinburgh

The Smiths – The Boy With The Thorn In His Side, Meat Is Murder, Hand In Glove (live in Glasgow)

Brilliant – Mari’s World

Jeff Beck – Ambitions promo (with Donny Osmond)


Saturday 26th October 1985

BBC1 Saturday Super Store

Elton John – interview, phone-in

Terraplane – Made In England

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

The Star Sisters (from Holland)

Granada TX

King – recording new album

BBC2 Russell Harty Goes To Liverpool

Beatle City article

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Shakin’ Stevens

The Drum Theatre

LWT Farm Aid part two

Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, Billy Joel, Randy Newman, Glen Campbell

TVS Freeze Frame: Iron Maiden

C4 An Audience With Billy Connolly

In audience: Bananarama, Bryan Adams, Ringo Starr, Bill Wyman, Bob Geldof, Roger Taylor (Queen)


Sunday 27th October 1985

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

George Benson

Central London Calling

Clips from: Dire Straits, The Cure, Tracie Young, Bob Marley tribute, Marc Bolan tribute


Monday 28th October 1985

BBC1 News

Bob Geldof in Australia

BBC1 Wogan

D C Lee – See The Day

C4 The Late Late Show

Georgie Fame


Tuesday 29th October 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Matt Bianco

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

Alvin Stardust, London Community Gospel Choir, Steve Taylor

Thames Des O’Connor Tonight

Matt Bianco – Half A Minute

BBC1 Whistle Test

Loudon Wainwright III – Hard Day On The Planet

Promo clips: Screaming Blue Messiahs, The Fall, D C Lee, Paul Hardcastle

Siouxsie & The Banshees – Cities In Dust, Land’s End

Steely Dan – Reeling In The Years (USA live, 1972)

Dave Stewart (The Eurythmics) – interview by Richard Skinner

Z Z Top – Sleeping Bag (ending of previous week’s clip)

Carolina’s article – with Mitch Easter, Don Dixon, Gerald Duncan, The Connells – Hats Off, The Fetchin’ Bones – So Brilliant, The Accelerators – If Tears Could Wash You Away, The Other Mothers – Rodeo

Propaganda – Murder Of Love (UEA, Norwich)

Video Vote winner: Blind In Texas promo

Thames Splash

D C Lee – interview

Thames The Thames Telethon 7:30 pm – 6:15 am

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson – promo clip (wasn’t shown)


Wednesday 30th October 1985

BBC1 Wogan

UB40 – Don’t Break My Heart

BBC1 This Is Your Life: Bob Geldof (repeat)

Central Girls On Top

Theme by Difford & Tilbrook

TVS Garfield In Disguise (Halloween special)

Songs sung by Lou Rawls

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Elton John – interview

C4 A Plus 4

Morrissey – interviewed (cancelled due to illness)


Thursday 31st October 1985

BBC1 Cheggers Plays Pop

Dan Hartman –

Hazell Dean –

A Flock OF Seagulls –

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hosts:

Feargal Sharkey – A Good Heart

Matt Bianco – Yea Yea

King – Taste Of Your Tears

Promo clips: Siouxsie & The Banshees, Kate Bush, UB40, Arcadia

Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Ian Dury

Anglia Rock Of The Seventies: Family


Friday 1st November 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Bobby Vee and Del Shannon - interview

BBC1 Wogan

Rick Nelson – Travelling Man, interview (cancelled)

Pre Fab Sprout – When Love Breaks Down

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Philadelphia (first show in new series)

Hall & Oates – interview

BBC2 Newsnight

Rock in Politics article with Billy Bragg

C4 The Tube

Promo clips: Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, The Family, The Waterboys, The Associates, Suzanne Vega, Tom Waits

Mai Tai – live set

Jasper Conran – talks to Paula Yates about Fashion Aid

The Actors (with the late Gary Holton) – Looking For The Right Girl (Tube 1983)

The Neville Brothers – Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart (New Orleans)

Ray Charles – interviewed by Jools Holland and film clips

The Triffids – live set

Grace Jones – interviewed by Paula, Slave To The Rhythm promo and ‘the making of’ clips

Spear Of Destiny – live set


Saturday 2nd November 1985

BBC1 Saturday Super Store

Lloyd Cole – Lost Weekend

Paul King – interview

BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show

REO Speedwagon

TVAM The Wide Awake Club

Dan Hartman

LWT Hall & Oates at the Apollo (60 minutes)

ITV Toshiba advert with Ian Dury (fourth version)


Sunday 3rd November 1985

Central London calling

Duran Duran, Elton John, Jagger & Bowie, Propaganda, Bob Geldof, Saxon, Madness

LWT The South Bank Show

Pete Townshend – After the Fire

Includes interview, demos, video diary, rough cuts of White City promo, rehearsals with Mark Knopfler, David Gilmour

LWT Sunday Sunday

Bill Wyman

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

Justin Hayward


Monday 4th November 1985

BBC1 Wogan

David Grant & Jaki Graham

BBC2 Edge Of Darkness (first in six part drama)

Music by Michael Kamen and Eric Clapton

Tyne Tees Operation Julie (second part on 6th November)

Music by H20


Tuesday 5th November 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Fashion Aid article with Madness, Paul King, Alison Moyet

BBC1 News

Fashion Aid article with Kevin Godley

BBC2 Whistle Test

NB Kiss were scheduled to appear

Lonnie Donegan – Rock Island Line (UK TV)

Promo clips – Mike & The Mechanics, Fine Young Cannibals, The Pet Shop Boys, The Far Corporation, Dire Straits, Queen

Terry & Gerry – Armchair Terrorists, Ballad Of A Noisy Man, Reservation (live the The Mean Fiddler)

Skiffle Group (Andy Kershaw, Ro Newton, John Walters and John Peel)

The regal Rock & Blues Show rehearsals – with The Marvelettes, Bobby Vee, Del Shannon, Bo Diddley

Simply Red – Holing Back The Years, I Won’t Feel Bad

X Ray Spex – Artificial (1978)

Gil Scott Heron – Winter In America, Johannesburg

Video Vote winner: Lloyd Cole – Lost Weekend

Thames Des O’Connor

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas


Wednesday 6th November 1985

BBC1 News

Pirate radio station Laser 558 SOS report

Thames This Is Your Life: Elizabeth Welch

With Paul Jones


Thursday 7th November 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Johnny Nash

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

A Ha – Take On Me

Level 42 – Something About You

Promo clips: The Far Corporation, The Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin, Talking Heads

UB40 – Don’t Break My Heart

Jennifer Rush – The Power Of Love

BBC2 Meryll Streep At Work

With Sting – interview and filming ‘Plenty’

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Paul King

TVS Regrets

Rick Wakeman – interview (with Newsnight clip)

Alun Williams (Beatles manager)


Friday 8th November 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Junior

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Tampa Bay

Tears For Fears – interview

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Paul Weller – in Youth Year article

C4 The Tube

Includes contributions from the Comic Strip’s ‘Supergrass’ movie

Carmel – live set

Mick Jagger – Hard Woman promo

Elton John – interviewed by Paula Yates

The Fall – interviewed by Muriel Gray

Pre Fab Sprout – When Love Breaks Down (Tube film)

Marc Almond & The Willing Sinners – live set

Sly & Robbie – Make ‘Em Move promo

Fema Kuti – in Nigeria excerpt from future show

The Fall – live set

Elton John – live set

NB Del Shannon and Brenda from the Marvelettes can also be seen among the crowd

C4 Madness Uncle Sam advert


Saturday 9th November 1985

BBC1 Saturday Super Store

Feargal Sharkey – interview

BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show

Feargal Sharley in Mr Puniverse sketch

TVAM Wide Awake Club

content unknown

Granada TX

Fine Young Cannibals – recording session

Yorkshire 321

Kaja

LWT Hall & Oates (4th July, New Jersey) 55 minutes


Sunday 10th November 1985

LWT Live From Her Majesty’s

The Everly Brothers – Wings Of A Nightingale, Walk Right Back, Bye Bye Love, Let It Be Me


Monday 11th November 1985

BBC1 News

Artists Against Apartheid article with Little Steven interview

BBC1 Pebble Mill

The Boothill Footappers

BBC1 Wogan

China Crisis – The Highest High

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Phil Everly – interview


Tuesday 12th November 1985

BBC1 Hold The Back Page (series)

Music by Gordon Giltrap

BBC2 Whistle Test

Katrina & The Waves – Que Te Quiero, Red Wine And Whiskey

Promo clips: Dream Academy, Phil Lynott, Green On Red, Wham!, Cheech & Chong

Artists Against Apartheid article – with Little Steven etc

The Men They Couldn’t Hang – The Gold Rush

Tower Records, New York – article

The Undertones – Ture Confession (1979)

Echo & The Bunnymen – article

Video Vote winner: The Cult – Revolution

Champion Doug Veitch (seen listed)

ITV Heinz Lentil Soup advert with Gary Glitter

C4 Well Being (repeat of 1983 show)

Mari Wilson talks about diabetes


Wednesday 13th November 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Princess

Thames The English Programme (schools programme repeat)

The making of The Midsummers’ Night Tube, 1983

Border The Krazy Kitchen

Fine Young Cannibals


Thursday 14th November 1985

BBC1 Blue Peter

Sal Solo

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions – Lost Weekend

King – Taste Of Your Tears

Promo clips: The Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin, Talking Heads, Madness, Dire Straits, Queen

Feargal Sharkey – A Good Heart (repeat)

C4 Yesterday’s Britain: Holiday c.1958 British Transport promo with music by Chris Barber and Ottilie Patterson


Friday 15th November 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Charlie Watts Big Band at Ronnie Scott’s

BBC1 Wogan

Shakatak

Al Jarraeu

BBC1 Record Breakers

Cozy Powell goes for drum beats record (400 drums in 58 seconds)

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Atlantic City

Tina Turner – interview

Brian Adams – interview

C4 The Tube

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – War (Europe A Go Go, January 1985)

The Woodentops – It Will Come promo

Buddy Curtis & The Grasshoppers – live set

Smiley Culture – interviewed by Jools Holland, Cockney Translation promo

Max Headroom introduces The Very Things – The Bushes Scream promo

Ken Russell – talks to Paula about Sitting Ducks video productions

Iron Maiden – Life After Death live clip

Brazil – article

Kid Creole & The Coconuts – Caroline, Endecott (pre-recorded clips)

Big Audio Dynamite – The Bottom Line promo

The Communards – live set

Edwin Starr – live set

C4 Grace Jones Slave To The Rhythm advert


Saturday 16th November 1985

BBC1 Saturday Super Store

Captain Sensible – interview

Blancmange – interview

Feargal Sharkey

BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show

Paul McCartney – Interview, Spies Like Us promo

Granada TX

Cliff Richard – interview in recording studio

TVAM Good Morning Britain

De Film (Danish group)

TVS Freeze Frame: Pail McCartney

LWT New From London

Nazareth live

Yorkshire Folk Festival

Planxety

C4 Beats Of the Heart

Roots Rock reggae: Jamaican Music

With Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, The Abyssinians, Third World, Jacob Millar, The Mighty Diamonds, Ras Michael etc


Sunday 17th November 1985

Central London Calling

Dexy’s Midnight Runners – interview, The Pogues, Brilliant, Segue Segue Sputnik


Monday 18th November 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Clannad – Always Too Late

BBC1 News

Princes Trust article with Midge Ure, Mike & The Mechanics


Tuesday 19th November 1985

BBC1 London Plus

Paul Young – in charity article

BBC1 Film ‘85

Phil Collins – making of Separate Lives promo clip

BBC1 Rock Gospel Show repeat

With London Community Gospel Choir, Sal Solo

BBC2 Whistle Test

The Cure – interviewed by David Hepworth at Camden Palace

Promos: Nik Kershaw, The Hoodoo Gurus, Bronski Beat, Marillion

The Waterboys – This Is The Sea

Kiss – interviewed by Mark Ellen in Wapping, London, promo clips

Teardrop Explodes – Reward (1980)

Lloyd Cole – Lost Weekend, Perfect Blue (in recording studio), interviewed by Ro Newton

Feargal Sharkey – Ghost Train, You Little Thief

Billy Joel – interviewed by David Hepworth in New York, promo clips

Video Vote winner: Go West – Don’t Look Down

The Cure – Inbetween Days, Close To Me (Camden Palace)

BBC2 Arena: The Accordion Strikes Back

With Flaco Jimenez, Rockin’ Ida

Thames Des O’Connor Show

Chas N Dave – medley

Richard Digence


Wednesday 20th November 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Level 42 – Leaving Me Now

Thames This Is Your Life: Richard Branson

With Mike Oldfield, Genesis, China Crisis, Helen Terry, Madness, Feargal Sharkey


Thursday 21st November 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Madness – Uncle Sam

D C Lee – See The Day

Doug E Fresh – The Show (live vocals)

Promo clips: Wham!, Dionne Warwick and Friends, Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie

Feargal Sharkey – A Good Heart promo

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bonnie Tyler


Friday 22nd November 1985

BBC1 Breakfast Time

Justin Hayward, Feargal Sharkey

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Grant and Graham, Tipper Ire, Feargal Sharkey and Richard Branson visiting 14 cities in one day for Children in Need

BBC1 Children In Need

The following featured in the day long telethon

Sting, Cliff Richard, Godley & Crème, Clannad, Kate Bush, B A Robertson, 5 Star, Grant & Graham, Paul Hardcastle, Suzi Quatro, Gary Glitter

Madness – Uncle Sam

Go West – Don’t Look Down

Mike & The Mechanics – Hanging By A Thread

Stewart Copeland, Rowan Atkinson, Nik Kershaw, Mark King, Mark Brzezicki (Big Country) - play together

BBC2 Ebony

Junior

BBC2 Entertainment USA: El Paso

No musical guests

TSW A Season Of Rock: Jerry Lee Lewis in London

C4 The Tube

The Easybeats – Friday On My Mind (TV, 1966)

The Hoodoo Gurus – live set

Tina Turner – interviewed by Paula Yates clip repeat (New York TV award winner)

Michael Jackson – Billie Jean (Motown 25th anniversary clip)

Hugh Masakela – interview, live set

Miles Davis – So What (1959 TV clip)

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions – Mr Rich Man, Cut Me Down

Matilde Santing – I’m Not Mending Broken Hearts

The Reggae All Stars (Dennis Brown, Sly & Robbie, Steel Pluse, Aswad, Ini Kamoze etc) – Get Up Stand Up (Tube film)

Jerry Lee Lewis – Whole Lotta Shakin’ (Toronto, 1969)

Yoko Ono – Hell In Paradise promo

John Lennon – Jealous Guy promo

Nils Lofgren – Delivery Night, Flip Ya Flip

NB Ralph Steadman throughout the show


Saturday 23rd November 1985

BBC1 Saturday Super Store

Katrina & The Waves – Que Ti Quiero, interview

Nik Kershaw – interview

Eyeless In Gaza –

BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show

Bryan Ferry – Windswept

Feargal Sharkey – Golden Egg award winner

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Mike Oldfield & Aled Jones

Granada TX

Midge Ure – interview backstage

Vitamin Z -

LWT Game For A Laugh

Rick Wakeman, Chas Hodges, Joe Brown, Toyah

LWT New From London 55 minutes

Pallas

Yorkshire 321

Gloria Gaynor, Shakatak

TVS Freeze Frame: Culture Club

Granada The Thompson Twins In Concert


Monday 25th November 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Clannad

BBC1 Wogan

Sheena Easton –


Tuesday 26th November 1985

BBC2 Whistle Test

Madness – Burning The Boats, Time

Promos: Starship, Bonnie Tyler & Todd Rundgren, Clarence Clemmons & Jackson Browne, Madonna

Bob Dylan – interviewed by Andy Kershaw, promo with Dave Stewart and Feargal Sharkey

Andy White – Religious Persuasion, interview (Belfast)

Robert Cray Band – Change Of Heart, The Last Time I Get Burned

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Proud Mary (Royal Albert Hall, April 1970)

Joni Mitchell – interviewed by Richard Skinner at her art exhibition in Los Angeles, promo

Video Vote winner: Level 42 – Leaving Me Now

Doctor & The Medics – Miracle Of The Age, Nobody Loves You When You’re Got No Shoes (Beer Keller, Bristol)

Thames Splash

Tears For fears – interviewed by fans

C4 Gallery (art quiz show) repeat

Ian Dury on panel


Wednesday 27th November 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Paul Young – Bite The Hand, interview

ITV / C4 Kate Bush Hounds Of Love advert


Thursday 28th November 1985

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Grant and Graham – Mated

Pre Fab Spout – When Love Breaks Down

Promo clips: Whitney Houston, Artists Against Apartheid, Paul McCartney, Go West, Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin

Wham! – I’m Your Man promo

Granada Manhattan Transfer


Friday 29th November 1985

BBC1 News

Elton John’s court case against Dick James Music article with Mickie Most and Dave Dee interviews

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Detroit

Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox – interview

C4 The Tube

Robert Hart & Machine – Dangerous World (Tube film)

The Untouchables – Free Yourself, What’s Going Wrong, Freeze

Benjamin Zephaniah – This Poetry, interview

The Last Poets – clip from LWT show

Elton John & George Michael – Wrap Her Up promo

Mahalia Jackson – Come On Children, Let’s Sing (TV)

Billie Holliday – Fine And Mellow (CBS TV, 1958)

Bessie Smith – St Louis Blues (movie clip)

Moon Twist – live set

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Purple Haze (Marquee, London, 1967)

The Cult – Revolution

Cameo – She’s Strange, The Single Life, one other

TSW Sheena Easton at the Palace, Hollywood


Saturday 30th November

BBC1 Saturday Super Store

Junior – Oh Louise

Alvin Stardust –

Arcadia – interview and phone-in

Bonnie Tyler – interview

BBC1 The Krankies Elektronik Komik

Imagination

BBC1 Late Late Breakfast Show

No musical guests

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Big Sound Authority –

5 Star –

Granada TX

Tears For Fears - interview

LWT New from London

The Truth

TVS Freeze Frame: Men At Work

Granada Rick Springfield live


Sunday 1st December 1985

Central The Boomtown rats (Hammersmith Odeon) sixty minutes


Monday 2nd December 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Bonnie Tyler – Loving You’s A Dirty Job

Stevie Wonder – interview and songs

BBC2 Whistle Test Special: Born In The USA repeat of 18th June 1985


Tuesday 3rd December 1985

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show repeat

Maria Mulduar

BBC2 Open To Question

Cliff Richard

BBC2 Whistle Test

Fine Young Cannibals – Couldn’t Care More, Don’t Ask Me To Choose

Promo clips – The Cars, The Thompson Twins, Mick Jagger, Sting

Nick Rhodes – interviewed by Richard Skinner about the charts, Arcadia promo clip

Mike Oldfield – Interviewed by Richard Skinner, Pictures In The Dark promo

Big Audio Dynamite – Article including The Bottom Line and BAD live at Rock City, Nottingham

John Cale – Dying On The Vine

The Jam – In The Street Today (1978)

Huey Lewis & The News – interviewed by Mark Ellen and Back To The Future clips

New Order – As It Is And When It Was, Sunrise (Hacienda, Manchester)

Video Vote winner: Julian Lennon - Because

Thames Des O’Connor Tonight

Imagination


Wednesday 4th December 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Katrina & The Waves – Que Te Quiero, Walking On Sunshine

BBC1 Wogan

Nancy Sinatra – interview

Colonel Abrams – Truth

Thames Minder: A Star Is Gorn repeat

Thames Ralph McTell’s Streets Of London

St James’ Street


Thursday 5th December 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Dionne Warwick interviewed in New York

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hosts:

Go West – Don’t Look Down

Nik Kershaw – When A Heart Beats

Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls

Promo clips: Lionel Richie, Marillion, Band Aid, Madonna

Wham! – I’m Your Man promo

BBC1 Newsround

Bob Geldof in Indonesia Live Aid pirate tapes article

Thames Daytime

Sandie Shaw

HTV Rock Of The Seventies

The J J Band


Friday 6th December 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

John Lennon special

Mark McGann – A Day In The Life, interviewed by Bob Langley

Ken Howard – interviewed by Bob Langley

Strawberry Fields, New York article with Paul Coia

BBC1 Wogan

Joni Mitchell – Good Friends, interview

BBC1 Everyman

John Lennon: A Journey Through The Life 100 minute dramatisation of his life, directed by Ken Howard with Bernard Hill playing Lennon

With Peter Cook, Paul Jones, Zoot Money, Roy Orbison, Helen Shapiro, Edwin Starr, Linda Thompson, Stanley Unwin, Roger Waters, Carl Wayne, Lord Sutch, Andy Fairweather-Low

BBC1 Yoko Ono: My Journey After John

An interview in New York

BBC1 News

Yoko Ono interviewed in New York

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Salt Lake City

No musical guests

C4 The Tube

NB Emergency edition due to technicians’ strike

Big Audio Dynamite and Microdisney were due to play live

Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas new promo

Madonna – repeat of 27 January 1984

Dire Strais – in Israel (live and interview)

Go West – SOS, The Man In My Mirror, Eye To Eye, Ball Of Confusion, Innocence, Don’t Look Down, We Close Our Eyes


Saturday 7th December 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Band Aid – one year on and new Michael Buerk report

BBC1 The Krankies Elektronik Komik

Modern Romance

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

Go West – Don’t Look Down

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Sal Solo

Granada TX

Stevie Wonder - interview

LWT Yoko Ono Lennon: Then And Now (55 minutes)


Sunday 8th December 1985

BBC1 Songs Of Praise

Paul Jones


Monday 9th December 1985

BBC1 and ITN News

Fans congregate at Strawberry Fields, New York for John Lennon

BBC1 Wogan

Whitney Houston – Saving All My Love For You

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Ann Diamond


Tuesday 10th December 1985

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show

The American Dove Awards from Nashville

BBC2 Whistle Test

Pre Fab Sprout – Johnny Johnny, When Love Breaks Down

Promo clips: Colonel Abrams, Big Dish, The Cruzardos, Bruce Springsteen

Fish – interviewed at the Marquee, London

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Purple Haze (live at The Marquee, introduced by Dave Lee Travis)

The Weather Prophets – I Almost Prayed

The Style Council – What We Did The Following Year video clip

Robyn Hitchcock - Gotta Let This Hen Out video clip

Tears For Fears – Shout live video clip

Pat Benetar – Interviewed by Richard Skinner in Los Angeles, promo clips

George Duke & Stanley Clarke – School Days (1981) NB possible inclusion due to the Jazz Week BBC2 had running that week

Video Vote winner: Iron Maiden – Run To The Hills live

Marillion – Hearts Of Lothian, Brief Encounter

Tears For Fears – interview by Andy Kershaw cancelled

The Waterbabies (seen listed)

ITV Paul McCartney’s Rupert And The Frog Song home video advert

Thames Des O’Connor

Shakin’ Stevens


Wednesday 11th December 1985

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Bill Wyman, Pete Townshend - interview

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Cliff Richard – Interview, In Every One Of Us promo

Thames This Is Your Life: Terry O’Neil

With Francis Rossi, Ringo Starr, Elton John

Border The Krazy Kitchen

Boy George – scheduled to be in this episode

ITV Lennon & McCartney songs compilation from K-Tel advert

BBC1 Wogan

Tears For Fears – Working Song


Thursday 12th December 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

New York Special with article on MTV

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hosts:

Bronski Beat – Perfect Beat

Cameo – She’s Strange

Shakin’ Stevens – Merry Christmas Everyone

Promo clips: Madonna, Iron Maiden, Princess, Starship

Whitney Houston – Saving All My Love promo

BBC1 News

Frank Sinatra’s 70th birthday article

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Nik Kershaw


Friday 13th December 1985

BBC1 Blankety Blank

Helen Shaipro on panel

BBC2 Ebony

Shankar

BBC2 Entertainment USA: The Virgin Islands

Sting – interview

AC DC – Interview

C4 The Tube

Phil Collins – Don’t You Lose My Number promo

Colonel Abrams – live set

Sir Les Patterson – phone interview to Paula Yates

Anne Pigalle – interview and song

Micro Disney – live set

The Jools Holland Big Band – Great Balls Of Fire (Snug Harbor Bar, New Orleans)

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Relax, interview with The Leather Pets by Muriel Gray from Tube pilot 1982

David Coverdale – interview in Los Angeles, promo clips

The Armoury Show – Keep Moving, one other

The Cocteau Twins – Pink Orange Red (Tube film)

Fine Young Cannibals – live set

Roger Daltrey – cancelled


Saturday 14th December 1985

BBC1 Super Store

No musical guests

BBC1 Krankies Elektronik Komik

The Three Degrees

BBC1 The Late Late Breakfast Show

content unknown

Yorkshire 321

Chas and Dave

TVAM Wide Awake Club

Alvin Stardust

LWT MTV Awards 1985

With Bruce Springsteen, Don Henley, Tina Turner, Bob Geldof, Sting, Paul Young, Grace Jones


Sunday 15th December 1985

BBC1 Late Night In Concert: Stevie Nicks repeat 29th September 1983

Central London Calling – The Christmas Show

Steve Blacknell plays table tennis with Bill Wyman, plus Feargal Sharkey, Roger Taylor, Lloyd Cole, Ozzy Osbourne, Pete Townshend

Granada What Did You Do In The Strike daddy sixty minute special

Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger


Monday 16th December 1985

BBC1 Blue Peter

Includes John Lennon’s white Rolls Royce

BBC1 Wogan

The Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls

BBC1 Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas To Remember

Fifty minute special with Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

BBC2 Names and Games

Charity game show with Captain Sensible, Dave Hill (Slade), Suzi Quatro

Thames Gloria Gaynor live (in Paris) sixty minutes

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Justin Hayward – The Best Is Yet To Come, interviewed by Anne Diamond


Tuesday 17th December 1985

BBC1 The Rock Gospel Show repeat

Larry Norman, The Rez Band, Steve Butler, Julie Moon

BBC2 Arena: The Apollo Story, part two

Rhythm and blues with Little Richard, Mary Wilson, Gladys Knight, Solomon Burke, James Brown

BBC2 Whistle Test

Barence Whitfield & The Savages – Bip Bop Bip, Dig Yourself, interview (live in Boston)

Video Vote: all are clips from the Princes Trust live home video

Promo clips: Bryan Ferry,

The Alarm – Decide, Sprit Of ‘76

Stevie Wonder – interviewed by Mark Ellen and clips

Godley & Crème – judge amateur vido competition

John Cougar – Hot Night In A Cold Town (1981)

Genesis – interviewed by Richard Skinner, Monkey / Zulu demo

Video Vote winner: Jethro Tull – Pussy Willow

Billy Bragg (throughout the show with the Whistle Test crew) – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Cabaret Voltaire – I want You, Hell’s Home (live in Sheffield)

Dead Or Alive (seen listed)

Anglia Elton John at central Park (70 minutes) repeat

TVS Questions (from Canterbury) cancelled

Tom Robinson on panel

C4 Individual Voices: If You Don’t Want The Prize Don’t Join The Competition

Alexis Korner and Colin Hodgekinson at Camden Jazz Festival, 1981


Wednesday 18th December 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Chas & Dave

BBC1 Wogan (compilation show)

content unknown

BBC2 Pat Benetar In Concert repeat 31st March 1985

Thames This Is Your Life: Gerry Marsden

Rick Wakeman, Motorhead, Girlschool, Paul McCartney, Phil Lynott, Ben E King

Plus clips of Gerry & The Pacemakers from NME Pollwinners, The Ed Sullivan Show, Sweden TV

TVS Marilyn (1980 TV movie)

Theme by Billy Preston & Syreeta

Border The Krazy Kitchen

Modern Romance


Thursday 19th December 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Slade – Merry Christmas Everybody

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7.00 - 7.30 pm

Hosts:

Amazulu – Don’t You Just Know It

Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls

Promo clips: Band Aid, Level 42, Sophia George, Elton John

Whitney Houston – Saving All My Love For You promo

BBC1 News

John Lennon’s White Rolls Royce sold at auction by Allen Klein


Friday 20th December 1985

BBC1 Pebble Mill

Steeleye Span – Somewhere In London, In The Bleak Midwinter

Paul Young – interviewed by Paul Coia

BBC2 Entertainment USA: Albuquerque

content unknown

LWT Joan Baez Live (Notre Dame) 70 minutes

Central Scrooge’s Rock N Roll Christmas 50 minues

Mike Love, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Three Dog Night, etc

TSW All Star Rock N Roll Concert (Farm Aid II) 90 minutes

TVS All Star Country Concert (Farm Aid I) 90 minutes

C4 The Tube

NB Although it’s a live broadcast, no live music acts appear due to a dispute

Peter Cook – guest host

Sam & Dave – Hold On, I’m Comin’ (colour TV 66)

The Mint Juleps – Only Love Can Break Your Heart, White Christmas (a cappella)

Echo & The Bunnymen – interviewed by Peter Cook

Jools Holland in London with Smiley Culture

Kate Bush – Them Heavy People (Revolver, 1978)

Echo & The Bunnymen – Never Stop, The Cutter (A Crystal Day, St George’s, Liverpool, March 1984)

Cameo – Single Life (previously unseen clip)

Tom Waits – Walking Spanish (previously unseen clip)

Elton John – Burn Down The Mission (previously unseen clip)

Dire Straits – Expresso Love (Wembley, London, not shown on 3rd January 1986)

Secret People – China (Tube film)

Peter Cook & Dudley Moore – Goodbye-ee (TV)

Simple Minds – Alive And Kicking (Rotterdam, Holland)


Saturday 21st December 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Cliff Richard – interview and phone-in

Princess –

Slade –

BBC1 The Krankies Elektronik Komik

Chas and Dave

BBC1 News

Cliff Richard and Shakin’ Stevens in Tennis article in Brighton

Granada TX

Frank Sidebottom

C4 Beats Of The Street: Sukiyaki and Chips repeat

Includes Yellow Magic Orchestra


Sunday 22nd December 1985

BBC1 Rockspell repeat

Cliff Richard and Larry Norman

BBC1 BBC News Special: Do They Know It’s Christmas? 30 minutes

Bob Geldof special

BBC1 Manilow’s Christmas Magic repeat 28th December 1984

BBC2 The Other Side Of Alf 55 minutes

Alison Moyet special with The John Altman Big Band at The Forum, Hatfield

Channel Highway Christmas Special

With Lindesfarne

LWT Neil Sedaka


Monday 23rd December 1985

BBC1 Wogan

Cliff Richard – It’s In Everyone Of Us

Hank Marvin -

John Parr –

BBC1 The Golden Oldie Picture Show

Mike Oldfield – In Dulce Jubilo

Bing Crosby – White Christmas

Mud – Lonely This Christmas

Wizzard – I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

The Andrews Sisters – I Saw Mummy Kissing Santa Claus

Dickie Valentine – Christmas Alphabet

Tyne Tees Razzamatazz Christmas Special 60 minutes

Dexy’s Midnight Runners –

Feargal Sharkey –

Fine Young Cannibals –

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions –

Madness –

Phil Lynott – 19 (last television appearance)

Slade –

Jennifer Rush –

Dire Straits – Walk Of Life promo

Neil Arthur (Blancmange) – interview

C4 Sunshine Christmas

Ruty Lee special, music by Dennis Bovell


Tuesday 24th December 1985 Christmas Eve

BBC1 A Song For Christmas

Carol competition with Cliff Richard

BBC1 The Kenny Everett Christmas Carol

B A Robertson

C4 The Pointer Sisters In Paris 70 minutes

C4 The Snowman with David Bowie introduction


Wednesday 25th December 1985 Christmas Day

BBC1 Top Of The Pops Christmas Party 2.00 - 3.00 pm

Hosts:

Alison Moyet – That Old Devil Called Love

Paul Young – Everytime You Go Away

Feargal Sharkey – A Good Love

King – Love Or Pride

Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Round

Billy Ocean – Suddenly

Colonel Abrams – Trapped

Baltimora – Tarzan Boy

BBC1 The Children’s Royal Variety Performance

Leo Sayer

BBC1 The Two Ronnies

Phil Collins – Against All Odds

Thames Jim Davidson’s Top Pop Videos of 1985 sixty minutes

Promo clips: Band Aid, Bowie & Jagger, Madonna, Nik Kershaw, Wham!, Paige & Dickinson, Tears For Fears, Go West, Paul Hardcastle, Tina Turner, Paul Young, The Power Station, King, Dire Straits, Phillip Bailey & Phil Collins, Elton John, Kate Bush, Paul McCartney, Dee C Lee, UB40 & Chrissie Hynde, The Eurythmics, A-Ha, Bruce Springsteen, John Lennon

BBC1 Noel Edmonds Christmas Late Late Breakfast Show

Paul King -

Feargal Sharkey – You Little Thief (on board an aeroplane)

Thames Minder On The Orient Express two hour final episode

With Adam Faith

TVAM Good Morning Britain

Paul McCartney

Cliff Richard


Thursday 26th December 1985 Boxing Day

BBC1 Ziggy’s Gift animation with music by Harry Nilsson repeat

BBC2 The American Film Institute Salutes Gene Kelly

With Olivia Newton-John


Friday 27th December 1985

BBC1 Disneyland’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

Julian Lennon – Good Vibrations, Too Late For Goodbyes

The Pointer Sisters

Donna Summer

Alabama

BBC1 Super Dance ‘85

David Grant and Jaki Graham

BBC2 Entertainment USA: New York

content unknown


Saturday 28th December 1985

BBC1 Super Store

Fine Young Cannibals –

The London Gospel Community Choir

Paul McCartney – in Blunders Of the Year clip

BBC1 The Krankies Elektronik Komik

Slade – Do You Believe

Yorkshire Timeslip 30 minute play

John Taylor as ‘The Hacker’

TVS All Star Rock Concert (Farm Aid II) 100 minutes

Brian Setzer, Foreigner, The Blasters, Billy Joel, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Newman, The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Roy Orbison, John Mellancamp, Carole King, Sammy Hager & Eddie Van Halen, John Fogerty, Don Henley, Daryll Hall, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan


Sunday 29th December 1985

BBC1 Christmas Rock Gospel Show

Alvin Stardust, Paul Jones, London Gospel Community Choir

Yorkshire Lyrics By Tim Rice 90 minutes

Benny & Bjorn, David Essex, Murray Head, Paul Jones, Hank Marvin

ITV Geldof in Africa advert with voice over by Bob Geldof


Monday 30th December 1985

BBC1 Montreux Rock Festival 50 minutes repeat 26th May 1985

BBC1 Blue Peter Review Of The Year

Elton John from May 1985

Bob Geldof from October 1985

BBC2 The Complete Beatles (1982 movie)

BBC2 Whistle Test – The View Ahead

10 minute trailer for tomorrow’s show

ITV Bradford & Bingley advert with John Otway

C4 Granada In The Sixties: The Music Of Lennon & McCartney repeat 17th December 1965

C4 Granada In The Sixties: From The North

Incl The Beatles – Some Other Guy


Tuesday 31 December 1985

BBC1 Montreux Rock Festival repeat 2nd June 1985

BBC2 85 Whistle Test 86

8:05 pm The Band Aid Story: Food and Trucks And Rock N Roll

9:15 pm Live Aid – The Concert simulcast with Radio One (compilation of highlights)

10:30 pm Video Vote simulcast with Radio One (winners only)

Pat Benetar – Love Is A Battlefield

U2 – A Sort Of Homecoming

Marillion – Kayleigh

The Smiths – The Boy With The Thorn In His Side

Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants To Rule The World

Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere

11:00 pm The Double Header simulcast with Radio One

Madness live at The Odeon, Hammersmith

King live at Barrowlands, Glasgow (beginning at 11:35 pm)

At 12:00 am Jessie rae – Over The Sea

12:10 Pick Of The Year

Video previews, Frank Sidebottom

A-Ha – take On Me promo

The Long Ryders – Run Dusty Run (The Mean Fiddler)

Rock Landmarks article

Sade – Is It A Crime

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing promo

Neil Young – Back To the Country (15th October 1985)

Flares (trousers) article

Echo & The Bunnymen – Bedbugs and Ballyhoo

Joni Mitchell – painting clip

Arcadia – Election Day promo

Alison Moyet – That Old Devil Called Love

Los Lobos – Don’t Worry Baby

Z Z Top – Sleeping Bag promo

The Eurythmics – in paris article

Tools You Can Trust, John Walters – Skiffle clips

Jesus & Mary Chain – In A Hole

Bruce Springsteen – I’m On Fire promo

Big Daddy – Dancing In The Dark promo

Sotheby’s memorabilia article

New Order – Sunrise

Kate Bush – Cloudbusting promo

Billy Bragg – Between The wars

Bob Dylan – interview

Andy White – Religious Persuasion

Suzanne Vega – Small Blue Thing

UB40 & Chrissie Hynde – I Got You Babe promo

Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back In Town (Sight & Sound In Concert) shown as a tribute to Phil Lynott

Thames This Is Your Life: Chas and Dave

Lonnie Donegan

C4 At Last It’s Hogmany 90 minutes

Maggie Bell, Midge Ure, Rab Noakes, Gallagher & Lyle, The Communards, Jim Diamond