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1958


Wednesday 1st January 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show 7:30 - 8:00 pm (first edition)

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Frankie Vaughan – Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

Sammy Davis Jr – Long Before I Met You

Sheila Buxton – In Between Age

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

The Lou Preager Orchestra

Don Cameron

AR Val Parnell’s Spectacular

Musical guests not known

Granada Spot the Tune

Musical guests not known


Thursday 2nd January 1958

BBC Off The Record

The King Brothers – Put A Light In The Window

The Chris Barber Jazzband with Otillie Patterson

ATV Rainbow Room 6:45 – 7:00 pm

Jerry Allen and his Trio


Friday 3rd January 1958

BBC Late Date 10:45 - 11:00 pm

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

ATV Humphrey Littleton

ATV Rosemary Clooney

The Hi Los

Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra


Saturday 4th January 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

NB It was announced the following week that producer Jack Good’s contract was not to be renewed by the BBC. Good was later quoted as saying ‘I had no idea the BBC had announced that I had left. . . . we were negotiating a new contract’.

Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra

Rosemary Squires

The Five Dallas Boys

The Worried Men

Johnny Worth

The Downbeaters

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Gracie Fields

ABC Top Numbers

Musical guests not known


Sunday 5th January 1958

ABC Bid For Fame

The Alley Cats Skiffle Group

Joe Loss and His Orchestra

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Host: Robert Morley)

Tommy Steele in excerpts from his pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Lita Roza

The Stargazers

Ronnie Harris

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Terry Dene

Marian Ryan


Monday 6th January 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

Granada The Patti Page Show


Tuesday 7th January 1958

Granada Chelsea At Nine

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 8th January 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

AR Palais Party 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

The Lou Preager Orchestra

Don Cameron

AR Cool For Cats

no guests of interest in this edition

AR Keeping In Step: Both Ends Of The Musical Scale

Documentary

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 9th January 1958

BBC Show Band Parade

Pauline Shepherd

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Diahann Carroll

ATV Rainbow Room 6:45 – 7:00 pm

Jerry Allen and his Trio


Friday 10th January 1958

BBC Michael Holliday

AR Cool For Cats

no guests of interest in this edition

ATV The Rosemary Clooney Show

The Hi Los

Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra


Saturday 11th January 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

NB Viewing figures 1,122,000

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Rosemary Squires

The Tony Kinsey Quintet

The John Barry Seven

Marty Wilde & His Wildcats

Kerry Martin

BBC The Saturday Show: Billy Cotton

Musical guests not known

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

NB Viewing figures 2,127,000

Joan Regan

Edmund Hockridge – I’ll Buy You A Star

The Dallas Boys – I Never Had the Blues

Dennis Lotis – Good Morning Life

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

no guests of interest in this edition

ABC The Fabulous Steve Allen Show 8:00 - 8:45 pm

Mahalia Jackson


Sunday 12th January 1958

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

David Whitfield

ABC Top Numbers 11:05 pm - end Networked

Pearl Carr

Steve Martin

Lonnie Donegan

Petula Clark

Earle and Vaughan

Group One

Maureen Kershaw


Monday 13th January 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 13th January 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular Show

no guests of interest in this edition


Wednesday 15th January 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show 7:30 - 8:00 pm

The Everly Brothers

AR Cool For Cats

no guests of interest in this edition

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 16th January 1958

BBC Off The Record

Don Fox

Tony Brent

Marion Ryan

The Southlanders

Humphrey Lyttelton and his band

Mantovani

AR The Jack Hylton Thursday Show: See You Soho

Chas McDevitt

Lorne Lesley – Ma He’s Making Eyes At Me

ATV Rainbow Room 6:45 – 7:00 pm

Jerry Allen and his Trio


Friday 17th January 1958

BBC Michael Holliday

ATV Six Forty-Five

Here’s Humph

Humphrey Littleton

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known

ITN News

Jailhouse Rock movie premier in London

ATV The Rosemary Clooney Show

The Hi Los

Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra


Saturday 18th January 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Cleo Laine

Carl Barriteau

The Barry Sisters

Marty Wilde

Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra

Dill Jones Trio

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

BBC Frankie Vaughan 8:00 - 9:00 pm

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Alma Cogan

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

The Chris Barber Jazz Band

Ottilie Patterson

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Mario Lanza


Sunday 19th January 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Winifred Atwell

Harry Secombe

ATV Top Tune Time 10:50 - 11:30 pm

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

The Kaye Sisters

Terry Wayne


Monday 20th January 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 22nd January 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

The Vagabonds

Jimmy Dean

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

The Lou Preager Orchestra

Barbara Roscoe

Don Cameron

ITV Star Time

The King Brothers

Granada Spot The Tune

Marian Ryan


Thursday 23rd January 1958

BBC Show Band Parade

The Four Jacks

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

no guests of interest in this edition

ATV Rainbow Room 6:45 – 7:00 pm

Jerry Allen and his Trio


Friday 24th January 1958

BBC Michael Holliday

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

ATV Six Forty Five: Here’s Humph

Humphrey Littleton

ATV The Rosemary Clooney Show

The Hi Los

Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra


Saturday 25th January 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Marion Ryan

Jon Pertwee

The Stargazers

Marty Wilde

Kenny Baker & The Dozen

Johnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

BBC The Ted Ray Show

Alma Cogan

ATV The Jack Jackson Show 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Don Fox

The Tony Kinsey Quintet

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

The Tanner Sisters - Ma He's Making Eyes at Me, My Special Angel, Puttin' on the Style

ABC The Fabulous Steve Allen Show 8:00 - 8:45 pm

Steve Lawrence

ABC Late Night Show 11:15 - 11:45 pm

Rosemary Squires

Ronnie Carroll


Sunday 26th January 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Host: Robert Morley

Tony Bennett

ABC Top Numbers 10:50 - 11:30 pm

The Barney Gilbraith Singers

Steve Martin

Sabrina

Shani Wallis

Michael Holliday

Group One

Maureen Kershaw – Love Me For Ever

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss


Monday 27th January 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 28th January 1958

AR The Jubilee Show 8:30 - 9:00 pm

Dennis Lotis


Wednesday 29th January 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Barbara Roscoe

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 30th January 1958

BBC Off The Record

Big Ben’s Banjo Band – Liechtensteiner Polka

Alma Cogan

Jim Dale

Ruby Murray

Bob Cort & His Skiffle Group

AR Jack Hylton’s Thursday Show: Alfred Marks’ Time

The Ray Ellington Quartet

Steve Race and his Orchestra

ATV Rainbow Room 6:45 – 7:00 pm

Jerry Allen and his Trio


Friday 31st January 1958

BBC Michael Holliday

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

ATV Rosemary Clooney Show

Bussy Greco

The Hi Los

Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra


Saturday 1st February 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Lita Roza

The Mudlarks

Humphrey Lyttelton & His Band

The Vipers Skiffle Group

Bruce Turner Jump Band

Jim Dale

Danny Purchase

BBC The Benny Hill Show

Anne Shelton

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Show

The ‘Champagne Shower’ revue, no guests of interest in this edition

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

David Whitfield

Joan Savage

The Southlanders

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

The Jazz Couriers (including Ronnie Scott, Tubby Hayes)

Jimmy Jacques


Sunday 2nd February 1958

BBC Meeting Point

Pere Aime Duval (guitar playing Jesuit priest, who is a pop star in France)

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Host: Dickie Henderson

No guests of interest in this edition

ATV Top Tune Time

Ronnie Hilton

Eve Boswell

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss


Monday 3rd February 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Featured records

Winifred Atwell – Raunchy

The Sprouts – Teen Billy Baby

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Put A Spell On You

Big T Tyler – King Kong

Tony Osborne – Nights of Lisbon

Hal Marsh – One Dozen Roses

The Sharps – I’m Going To Lock My Heart

AR Jack Hylton’s Monday Show

Valerie Masters


Wednesday 5th February 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

BBC Merely Melville

Mari Ade (Swedish pop singer)

Granada Liberace

AR Cool For Cats 6:45 - 7:00 pm

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Barbara Roscoe

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 6th February 1958

BBC Show Band Parade

Vocal backing by the Show Band Singers (Cliff Adams)

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Johnny Silver

Sheila Buxton

ATV Rainbow Room 6:45 – 7:00 pm

Jerry Allen and his Trio


Friday 7th February 1958

BBC Michael Holliday

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Six Forty Five: Here’s Humph

Humphrey Littleton

ATV The Rosemary Clooney Show

The Hi Los

Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra


Saturday 8th February 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Rosemary Squires

The Southlanders

Mick Mulligan & His Band with George Melly

Betty Smith Quintet

The City Ramblers

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

The Dill Jones Trio

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Michael Holliday

The Mudlarks

Johnny Duncan and his Blue Grass Boys

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Peter Sellers Show

No guests of interest in this edition

ABC The Fabulous Steve Allen Show

Musical guests not known

ABC The Late Show

The Mudlarks

Sheila Buxton


Sunday 9th February 1958

BBC Journey Into Melody

Robert Farnon

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

no guests of interest in this edition

ABC Top Numbers

Jill Day

The Tanner Sisters

The Barney Gilbraith Singers

Steve Martin

Group One

Maureen Kershaw

Wee Willie Harris

The Ross Taylor Dancers

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss & His Orchestra


Monday 10th February 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

Granada The Patti Page Show


Wednesday 12th February 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

AR Cool For Cats 6:45 - 7:00 pm

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

Barbara Roscoe

Lou Preager Orchestra

Don Cameron

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 13th February 1958

BBC Off The Record

Musical guests not known

AR Jack Hylton’s Thursday Show: See You, Soho 9:30 - 10:30 pm

Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group with Shirley Douglas

Lorne Lesley

ATV Rainbow Room 6:45 – 7:00 pm

Jerry Allen and his Trio


Friday 14th February 1958

BBC Michael Holliday 10:45 - 11:00 pm

AR Cool For Cats 11:30 - end

Musical guests not known

AR Let’s Get Together: Music In View

Steve Race

ITV Six Forty Five: Here’s Humph

Humphrey Littleton


Saturday 15th February 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

From The Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare

Ken Mackintosh & His Orchestra

Ray Ellington Quartet with Val Masters

The Avon Cities Jazz Band

Johnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Jim Dale

BBC The Ted Ray Show

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

ATV The Jack Jackson Show 6:00 - 6:30 pm

David Whitfield

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Lonnie Donegan

Tony Brent

Terry Wayne

ABC Many Happy Returns

Second anniversary show for ABC

Dennis Lotis

The Vernon’s Girls

Gwen Barl (American singer)


Sunday 16th February 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Max Bygraves

The Kaye Sisters

ATV Top Tune Time 10:50 - 11:30 pm

Ruby Murray

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

Ronnie Hylton

The Four Jones Boys

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss & His Orchestra


Monday 17th February 1958

AR Jack Hylton’s Monday Show

Pre-recorded from a BOAC Britannia airplane 30,000 feet up flying from London to New York

Winifred Atwell


Tuesday 18th February 1958

Granada Chelsea At Nine

The Tarriers


Wednesday 19th February 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

The Lou Preager Orchestra

Barbara Roscoe

Don Cameron

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 20th February 1958

BBC Show Band Parade

Petula Clark – The Man I Love, Down Argentine Way, South American Way

The Southlanders – Melody D’Amour

Tony Gibbons – The Story Of My Life

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Winifred Atwell

Shani Wallis – It’s Wonderful To Be Loved, Catch A Falling Star, Zing Went The Strings of my Heart

Granada The Rosemary Clooney Show

Th Hi Los

Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra


Friday 21st February 1958

AR Let’s Get Together: Top Spin

Tom Glazer plays record requests

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 22nd February 1958

BBC The Six Five Special (anniversary special)

NB Co-host Josephine Douglas faints just before transmission, but recovers just in time

Comic guests: Mike and Bernie Winters

Dennis Lotis

Rosemary Squires

The Dallas Boys

Marty Wilde

Laurie London

The Mudlarks

Jackie Dennis

Kenny Baker & The Dozen

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Russell Quaye & The City Ramblers

Carl Barriteau

BBC Variety Parade

Musical guests not known

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Yana

ABC The Fabulous Steve Allen Show

Steve Lawrence

ABC Late Night Show

The Tanner Sisters


Sunday 23rd February 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Frankie Vaughan

ABC Top Numbers

Elizabeth Larner

Lita Roza

The Barney Gilbraith Singers

Terry Dene

Group One

Maureen Kershaw

ATV Slater’s Bazaar (admag with John Slater) 5:40 - 5:55 pm

Bert Weedon (continues throughout most of the year)


Tuesday 25th February 1958

ATV The Big Show 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 26th February 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

The Lou Preager Orchestra

Barbara Roscoe

Don Cameron

AR Cool For Cats

The Ray Ellington Quartet

Steve Race and his Orchestra


Thursday 27th February 1958

BBC Off The Record

Winifred Atwell

Gene Austin (US singer from the thirties)

Petula Clark – Baby Lover

AR Jack Hylton’s Thursday Show

no guests of interest in this edition

AR Alfred Marks’ Time

NB Josephine Douglas from Six Five Special was due to appear in a spoof sketch called the 5.6 Shuttle, but the BBC wouldn’t allow it


Friday 28th February 1958

AR Cool For Cats

no guests of interest in this edition


Saturday 1st March 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Jimmy Young

Winifred Atwell

Laurie Gold & His Pieces Of Eight

The King Brothers

Jackie Dennis

The Cab Kaye Quintet

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Eden Street Skiffle Group

Jim Dale

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Michael Holliday – The Story of my Life

Lita Roza

Malcolm Vaughan

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Russ Hamilton

Mick Mulligan and his Band

The Four Jacks

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Dickie Henderson Show 8:30 - 9:20 pm

The Confrey Phillips Trio


Sunday 2nd March 1958

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss and His Orchestra

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (100th show)

Buddy Holly and the Crickets

ABC Top Numbers

Dennis Lotis

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

The Four Jones Boys


Monday 3rd March 1958

Granada Melody Ranch 10:15 - 10:46 pm

Canadian style Ranch house sing-song show

Jackie Lee


Tuesday 4th March 1958

Granada Chelsea At Nine

Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Chris Barber

Larry Adler


Wednesday 5th March 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

AR Cool For Cats

no guests of interest in this edition

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 6th March 1958

BBC Show Band Parade

Johnny Teenager and His Teenagers

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Jackie Dennis

AR This Week

A look at rock and roll and who actually plays the instruments on record and on stage

Humphrey Littleton, Rosemary Squires, Colin Hicks

Granada The Rosemary Clooney Show

The Mary Kaye Trio

Hi Los

Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra


Friday 7th March 1958

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Petula Clark


Saturday 8th March 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Ted Heath & His Music

Lita Roza

The Dallas Boys

Gary Miller

The Terry Lightfoot Jazzmen

Ronnie Scott

Tubby Hayes

Don Rendell & The Jazz Couriers

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

The Peter Crawford Trio

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Dorothy Squires – A Secret That’s Never Been Told

Ronnie Hilton

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

The Kaye Sisters

The Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group

Johnny Luck

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Show: The Dickie Valentine Show

Teddy Johnson, Pearl Carr

Stan Stennett & Dickie Valentine – Puttin’ On The Style

ABC The Late Show

The Terry Sisters


Sunday 9th March 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Host: Robert Morley)

Eve Boswell - Always

ABC Top Numbers

Dennis Ringrowe and his Orchestra

The Barney Gilbraith Singers

Rosemary Squires

The Southlanders

Pip Hinton

Group One

Maureen Kershaw

ABC Top Numbers

Lisa Noble

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss and His Orchestra


Tuesday 11h March 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular Show: The Big Show

Dickie Valentine

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

Granada Chelsea at Nine

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 12th March 1958

AR Palais Party

Laurie London (record of the week)

Phil Tate

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

Gina Vaughan

AR Cool For Cats

no guests of interest in this edition

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 13th March 1958

BBC Off The Record

Max Bygraves – You Need Hands

Stanley Black

AR Jack Hylton’s Thursday Show: See You, Soho 9:30 - 10:30 pm

Buddy Holly and The Crickets

Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group

Granada The Rosemary Clooney Show

The Hi Los

Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra


Friday 14th March 1958

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

no guests of interest in this edition


Saturday 15th March 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

From a jazz club in France

Stephane Grappelly

The Blue Stars

Art Summers

Marie Velesco

Maxim Saury Mac'ac

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

The Imps (skiffle group consisting of 12 year olds)

Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson

Eve Boswell

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Jackie Dennis

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Ray Bolger Show

No guests of interest in this edition

ATV The Killing Stones

Theme: Tom Hark (Elias and his Zig-Zag Jive Flutes)


Sunday 16th March 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

The Beverley Sisters

Edmund Hockridge

ABC Top Tune Time

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

Michael Holliday

Edna Savage

Tony Brent

The Four Jones Boys

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss and His Orchestra


Monday 17th March 1958

Scottish Monday Dance Party

A daily show


Tuesday 18th March 1958

Granada At Your Request 6:40 – 7:00 pm

Russ Conway

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Sonny Binick

Sally Brock

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

Nancy Whiskey (record of the week guest star)

Granada Chelsea at Nine

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 19th March 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

BBC Crackerjack

Winifred Atwell

ATV Cool For Cats

Eric Delaney

ITV Melody Ranch

Regulars: Bill O’Connor, Libby Morris, The Maple Leaf Four, Sonia Rees, Danny Levan, The Ranch Hands

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan

Granada The Patti Page Show


Thursday 20th March 1958

BBC Show Band Parade

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Not of interest


Friday 21st March 1958

BBC Winifred Atwell

AR Cool For Cats

Beatrice Reading

Granada Liberace

AR Let’s Get Together: Music In View

Steve Race


Saturday 22nd March 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Lonnie Donegan

Ronnie Carroll

Russ Conway

Eric Delaney Band

The Dill Jones Trio

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Marion Ryan

Dennis Lotis

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

The Johnson Brothers

Al Saxon

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

The Kaye Sisters

Shirley Eaton – Civilisation, Love Is

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss & His Orchestra


Sunday 23rd March 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium: Robinson Crusoe

David Whitfield (as Crusoe)

ABC Top Numbers

Bertice Reading

Malcolm Vaughan

The Barney Gilbraith Singers

Pip Hinton

Group One

Maureen Kershaw

Wee Willie Harris

Valerie Kleiner – Oh I’m Falling In Love Again


Tuesday 25th March 1958

NB Today Granada record a pilot ‘Don’t Shoot – We’re English’ starring Michael Bentine, Clive Dunn and singer Rosemary Squires

ATV The Big Show 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Arthur Haynes Show

Musical guests not known

Granada At Your Request - Russ Conway 6:45 - 7:00 pm

Granada Chelsea at Nine

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 26th March 1958

BBC The Dinah Shore Show 7:30 - 8:15 pm first edition

NB To make way for this the BBC dropped every fourth edition of The Perry Como Show

Frank Sinatra

BBC Sammy 8:50 - 9:30 pm

Play, with Anthony Newley

The play finds Newley playing the only character having to find £200 by any means

AR Palais Party

Glen Mason (record of the week)

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Bob Burgess

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

AR Cool For Cats 6:10 - 6:40 pm

Musical guests not known

Granada The Patti Page Show


Thursday 27th March 1958

BBC Off The Record

Buddy Holly and The Crickets

Spike Milligan – Wish I Knew

AR Jack Hylton Thursday Show: Alfred Marks’ Time

The Ray Ellington Quartet

Steve Race and his Orchestra

NB ITV announce today that they are considering a new rock n roll show for Saturday evening. One show idea is Saturday Hop, hosted by Jack Jackson, David Jacobs and Johnny Johnson, and the other idea is Oh Boy!, possibly hosted by Pete Murray, who would announce that he is leaving BBC’s Six Five Special a few days’ later. If an idea is accepted by ITV the show would be produced by Jack Good.


Friday 28th March 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 29th March 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 7:00 pm

NB it was announced on 25th March that Freddie Mills, Pete Murray and Josephine Douglas would be leaving the show. Later in the week it is announced that one of tonight’s guests Jim Dale will co-compare the show until Josephine Douglas leaves in May, and then may host the show solo. This would be Murray and Mills’ final show.

Cleo Laine

Tony Brent

Kaye Sisters

The Polka Dots

Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra

Johnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Jim Dale

BBC The Benny Hill Show

Edna Savage

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Petula Clark

Gary Miller

Chris Barber's Jazz Band

The Mudlarks

Larry Page – Under Control

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Terry-Thomas Show

No guests of interest in this edition


Sunday 30th March 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Host: Tommy Trinder (back after six months in South Africa)

No guests of interest in this edition

ATV Top Ten Time

Alma Cogan

Ronnie Hilton

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

The Fraser Hayes Four


Monday 31st March 1958

AR The Jack Hylton Show

Terry Dene – sings two songs from his movie The Golden Disc, interviewed by Hughie Green

Valerie Masters


Tuesday 1st April 1958

Granada Chelsea At Nine

Leslie “Jiver” Hutchinson and his Band

Monica Lewis – Nice Work If You Can Get It, What Kind Of Man


Wednesday 2nd April 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show 7:30 - 8:15 pm

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Colin Hicks (record of the week)

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Stan Dudley

Christine Norton

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

Colin Hicks

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

ATV Keeping In Step: This England 10:30 - 10:46 pm

Adam Faith


Thursday 3rd April 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Cleo Laine


Friday 4th April 1958 Good Friday

BBC The Show Band Parade

Cyril Stapleton introduces Elisabeth Larner, Kenneth Spencer

AR Here’s Humph

Humphrey Littleton

AR Cool For Cats

Cleo Laine

ITN News

Pat Boone interview

TWW The Patti Page Show


Saturday 5th April 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 7:00 pm (nothing listed for 6:00 – 7:00 pm)

Max Bygraves

Marion Ryan

The Four Buddies

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

The John Barry Seven

Harry Gold & His New Beat Band

BBC The World Our Stage: Hit The Headlines

Dickie Valentine

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

The Beverley Sisters

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Jimmy Young

Group One

The Saints Jazz Band

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Des O’Connor Show

Charlie Gracie

June Christy

Doreen Stephens


Sunday 6th April 1958

BBC All Your Own

James Page – Mama Don’t Allow

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Pat Boone

ABC Top Numbers

Lita Roza

The Barney Gilbraith Singers

Ronnie Carroll

Tony Brent

Pip Hinton

Group One


Tuesday 8th April 1958

ATV The Big Show

Musical guests not known

Granada Chelsea at Eight

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 9th April 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

BBC Variety Club Of Great Britain Awards For 1957

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

Robin Gray (guest star record of the week)

AR Cool For Cats

Featured discs included

Tommy Steele – Princess, Happy Guitar


Thursday 10th April 1958

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Musical guests not known

AR Jack Hylton Thursday Show: The Lady Ratlings On Parade

No guests of interest in this edition


Friday 11th April 1958

BBC The Show Band Parade

Lita Roza – You’re the Greatest

Cyril Stapleton – Teenager Lullaby

Peter Hughes – Swinging Sheherd Blues (played on a 12 inch long saxophone)

AR Cool For Cats

no guests of interest in this edition

ATV The Ray Ellington Quartet 6:10 - 6:40 pm

Max Geldray, Valerie Masters


Saturday 12th April 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 7:00 pm

NB a new scriptwriter Jeremy Lloyd replaces Trevor Peacock who has been with the show since the beginning. Also resident comics Mike and Bernie Winters will leave next month to host their own show on ITV

Host: Jim Dale

Valerie Masters

Bertice Reading

Gary Miller

The Dene Boys

Ray Ellington Quartet with Val Masters

Leslie 'Jiver' Hutchinson & His Band

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Plus the weekly skiffle contest

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Malcolm Vaughan - To Be Loved

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Dave King Show

No-one else of interest in this edition


Sunday 13th April 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Sarah Vaughan – Secret, Poor Butterfly, They All Laughed, Never Smile Again

Marvin Rainwater – I’m Still In Love With You, Hank Williams medley, A Whole Lotta Lovin’

ABC Top Tune Time

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

The Kaye Sisters

Gary Miller

Jackie Dennis


Monday 14th April 1958

AR The Jack Hylton Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 15th April 1958

BBC She Shall Have Music 10:30 - 11:00 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 16th April 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Frankie Avalon

Jimmy Dean

AR Palais Party

The new ‘Find The Singer’ contest starts tonight

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

Laurie London (guest star record of the week)

AR Cool For Cats

Demonstration of South African dance the Kwela demonstrated by Juliet Dogget and Tommy Ranns

ITV Carroll Levis Show

The Claude White Jazzband


Thursday 17th April 1958

BBC Vera Lynn

Vera Lynn – Say, Another Time Another Place, Who’s Sorry Now

The Keytones – Scratch My Back

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Anne Shelton – The Girl He Left Behind


Friday 18th April 1958

BBC Show Band Parade

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR The Ray Ellington Quartet

Kenny Baker

Valerie Masters


Saturday 19th April 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 7:00 pm

Host:Jim Dale

Eve Boswell

The Earwigs – Whole Lotta Woman (a group of musicians put together for the show wearing 17th century outfits)

Jackie Dennis

Don Rennie

The Mudlarks

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Dennis Wilson & The Earwigs

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Ruby Murray

The Dallas Boys

The Confrey Phillips Trio

Terry Wayne – Oh Lonesome Me

Glen Mason

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Arthur Haynes Show

Marvin Rainwater

Chris Barber and Ottilie Patterson

ABC The Frankie Howerd Show 8:30 - 8:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Sunday 20th April 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Liberace

ABC Top Numbers

The George Mitchell Singers

Fredye Marshall

Lisa Noble

Valerie Kleiner

Matt Monro

ATV Carroll Levis Junior Discoveries

Glenda Collins


Monday 21st April 1958

BBC News

Petula Clark

AR The Jack Hylton Show

No musical guests of interest


Tuesday 22nd April 1958

Granada Chelsea at Nine

Ferante and Teicher

ATV Val Parnel Spectacular: The Big Show

Marvin Rainwater

Chris Barber & Otillie Patterson

Janie Marden


Wednesday 23rd April 1958

BBC The Dinah Shore Show

AR Palais Party

Peter Mills (record of the week guest star)

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Henry Kingston

Joy Tolhurst

Peter Millen

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

Granada Spot The Tune

Marian Ryan


Thursday 24th April 1958

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Musical guests not known

BBC Jazz Session 10:45 - 11:00 pm

Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee with Chris Barber Jazz Band (with Ottilie Patterson)

AR Jack Hylton’s Thursday Show: Alfred Mark’s Time

Steve Race and his Orchestra

Ray Ellington Quartet


Friday 25th April 1958

BBC The Show Band Parade

Terry Dene

Bobby Short

The King Brothers

BBC Words And Music 10:45 pm - end

Ronnie Hilton

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR Ray Ellington & His Quartet

Valerie Masters

Ted Stanley (finalist on Find A Singer) That My Girl, When I Fall In Love


Saturday 26th April 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 7:00 pm

Jim Dale

The Lana Sisters

Group One

David Hughes

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Mick Milligan& His Band with George Melly

Ronnie Aldrich & The Squadronaires

BBC The Benny Hill Show

Alma Cogan

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Eddie Calvert

Anne Shelton

Joan Savage

The Southlanders

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Jackie Dennis

Betty Smith

ATV Val Parnells’ Saturday Spectacular: The Dick Shawn Show

Aileen Cochran – Now It’s Happened To Me, My Love For You, I’ve Got The Urge


Sunday 27th April 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Howard Keel

Yana

ABC Top Tune Time

Dickie Valentine

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

Charlie Gracie

The Fraser Hayes Four

ATV Carroll Levis Junior Discoveries

The Viscounts


Monday 28th April 1958

BBC Panorama 9:15 – 10:00 pm

Report on rock n roll via correspondence course with Lonnie Donegan

BBC Mario Lanza 10:30 – 11:00 pm

NB cancelled due to illness

AR Jack Hylton’s Monday Show

Pat Dahl


Tuesday 29th April 1958

Granada Chelsea At Eight

Lonnie Donnegan

Ferrante and Teicher


Wednesday 30th April 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

The McGuire Sisters

AR Palais Party

Terry Dene (record of the week guest star)

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Harry Smith-Hampshire

Doreen Casey

Peter Millen

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR Midnight Matinee

The ban on the television performance of songs from the musical My Fair Lady is lifted at midnight, so Rediffusion put on a special featuring seven songs from the show at a minute past midnight


Thursday 1st May 1958

BBC Vera Lynn

Vera Lynn – All The Way, Till The Clouds Roll By, The Fountains of Rome, We’re Not Talking

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Musical guests not known


Friday 2nd May 1958

BBC Donald Peers

BBC The Show Band Parade

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known

Granada Ray Ellington

Musical guests not known

ITV Melody Ranch

Musical guests not known


Saturday 3rd May 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 7:00 pm

Dennis Lotis

Kenny Baker & The Dozen

Johnnie Gray & His Band

The Les Collins Quartet

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

Don Rennie

Joan Small and The Four Gibson Girls

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Marion Ryan

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Lorrae Desmond

Glen Mason

Terry Dene

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Ronnie Hilton

ABC Before Midnight

Rosemary Squires

The Reg Owen Septet


Sunday 4th May 1958

BBC The Music Of My Fair Lady 10:00 - 10:45 pm

Robert Farnon leads his orchestra through several songs

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Ella Fitzgerald (accompanied by Lou Levy on piano)

ABC Top Numbers

Dennis Lotis

The Barney Gilbraith Singers

Rosemary Squires

Geoff Love and his Orchestra

The Polka Dots


Monday 7th May 1958

AR Jack Hylton’s Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 6th May 1958

BBC Life Is A Song 8:00 - 8:30 pm

Petula Clark

ATV The Big Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Hilda Baker Show

Musical guests not known

Granada Chelsea at Eight

Ted Heath and his band- Swinging Shepherd Blues, Tequila


Wednesday 7th May 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Alma Cogan (record of the week guest star)

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

Don Cameron

AR Cool For Cats (100th show)

Musical guests not known


Thursday 8th May 1958

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Jill Day

AR Jack Hylton’s Thursday Show: The Robert Dhery Show (French comedian)

Musical guests not known


Friday 9th May 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

BBC The Show Band Show

Musical guests not known

AR Ray Ellington’s Quartet

Marion Ryan

Valerie Masters


Saturday 10th May 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 6:50 pm

Host: Jim Dale

Ted Heath & His Music

Don Lang & His Frantic Five

The Confrey Phillips Trio

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Ronnie Hilton

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Lonnie Donegan

Marty Wilde

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Dickie Valentine Show 8:30 - 9:30

Yana


Sunday 11th May 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Johnnie Ray

Mindy Carson

ABC Top Tune Time

Anne Shelton

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

Four Jones Boys

BBC Irving Berlin’s 70th Birthday Tribute In Words And Music 8:45 - 11:00 pm

Ronnie Carroll

Marion Keene

David Hughes

The Kaye Sisters

ABC Sunday Break

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

Alex Welsh


Monday 13th May 1958

BBC The Henry Hall Show

Laurie London

AR Jack Hyton’s Monday Show

Josephine Baker - J'ai Deux Amours, Quand s'en Aime

AR Lucky Dip

Guitar Corner: Bert Weedon


Tuesday 14th May 1958

BBC A Little Music 10:50 - 11:05 pm

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 14th May 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

AR Palais Party

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Ronnie Carroll (guest artist record of the week)

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 15th May 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Musical guests not known


Friday 16th May 1958

BBC The Show Band Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR Ray Ellington & His Quartet

Valerie Masters

The Mudlarks

AR Let’s Get Together: Music In View

Steve Race


Saturday 17th May 1958

BBC Six-Five Special

Timmie Rogers & His 'Tipple Rock'

The Hi-Spots

Alex Welsh & His Band with Beryl Bryden

Ronnie Scott & Tubby Hayes with The Jazz Couriers

The Bob Miller Music

BBC Record Roundabout 8:00 - 9:00 pm

BBC’s contribution to Radio Record Week which had started the previous Sunday

Hosts: Pete Murray, Sam Costa, Wilfred Thomas

Jean Metcalfe (Light Programme DJ)

Michael Holliday

Alma Cogan

Kenny Baker

The Stargazers

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Regulars: Joan Savage, Paddie O'Neil, Glen Mason

Mick Mulligan and his Band

Laurie London

Petula Clark

Don Lang

The Most Brothers (Mickie Most)

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular Show

Mindy Carson

ABC The Saturday Show

Musical guests not known


Sunday 18th May 1958

ATV Bernard Delfont Presents Sunday Night At The Prince Of Wales

Guy Mitchell

The Treniers

ABC Top Numbers

Dennis Lotis

Rosemary Squires

Jackie Lee

Des O'Connor

The Polka Dots

Jimmy Lloyd

ABC Sunday Break

The Alex Welch Band

AR Jack Hylton’s Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 20th May 1958

Granada Chelsea At Eight

Johnny Dankworth – Take The A Train

ATV The Big Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Mindy Carson Show

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 21st May 1958

BBC The Dinah Shore Show

AR Cool For Cats 6:10 - 6:40 pm

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Gary Miller (record of the week guest artist)

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

AR Carroll Levis Discoveries

The Kestrals


Thursday 22nd May 1958

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Lonnie Donegan

BBC Larry Adler

AR Jack Hylton’s Thursday Show: Alfred Marks’ Time

The Ray Ellington Quartet

Steve Race and his Orchestra


Friday 23rd May 1958

AR Ray Ellington & His Quartet

Nat Gonella

Valerie Masters

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Saturday 24th May 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 6:40 pm

Michael Holliday

Rosemary Squires

Humphrey Lyttelton & His Band with Marie Knight – Lonesome Woman Blues, Lonesome Road

Johnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys

Frantic Five

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Dickie Valentine

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Marvin Rainwater

The Mudlarks

Joe ("Mr Piano") Henderson

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Dave King Show 8:30 - 9:30 pm


Sunday 25th May 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Host: Dickie Henderson

Max Bygraes asks for a chair at one point and it is brought on by an uncredited Billy Cotton ‘I often wondered what he did on his Sundays’ comments Bygraves

Max Bygraves backed on one song by rock n roll group The Rockets

Joan Regan

ABC Top Tune Time

Dickie Valentine

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

The Fraser Hayes Four

ABC Sunday Break

The Alex Welch Band


Monday 26th May 1958 Bank Holiday

BBC The Henry Hall Show

Musical guests not known

AR The Jack Hylton Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 27th May 1958

ITN News

Jerry Lee Lewis interviewed

BBC Benny Goodman

NB via the Eurovision link from Brussels


Wednesday 28th May 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Wee Willie Harris (record of the week guest week)

Phil Tate

Tina Vaughan

The Sunnysiders

Peter Millen

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Thursday 29th May 1958

BBC Vera Lynn Sings

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Tony Bennett

Granada The Tony Bennett Show 8:30 - 10:30 pm


Friday 30th May 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR Ray Ellington’s Quartet

Valerie Masters


Saturday 31st May 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 6:50 pm

Marion Ryan

The Dallas Boys

The Mudlarks

The Cockatoos

Eric Delaney & His Band

The John Barry Seven

The Frantic Five

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Regulars: Joan Savage, Paddie O'Neil, Glen Mason

Kenny Baker

Valerie Masters

Barry Barnett

From The Army Game: Brenard Bresslaw, Alfie Bass, Michael Medwin

ABC The Max Bygraves Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Starlight Dance, Harringay Arena

Marion Ryan

The Stargazers

Johnny Dankworth

Dennis Lotis

Vera Lynn

Ronnie Carroll

Lorrae Desmond

Glen Mason

Lonnie Donegan

Petula Clark

Gary Miller

Earle and Vaughan

Jackie Dennis

Eric Delaney

Laurie London

The Mudlarks

Cyril Stapleton

Michael Desmond

Matt Monro

Al Fairweather


Sunday 1st June 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium (Host: Dickie Henderson)

Bob Crosby

ABC Top Numbers

Rosemary Squires

Des O'Connor

The Polka Dots

Jimmy Lloyd

Denis Lotis


Monday 2nd June 1958

Scottish Monday Dance Party 6:10 - 6:40 pm

Musical guests not known

ITN News

Frank Sinatra arrives in London


Wednesday 4th June 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

Danny Purches


Thursday 5th June 1958

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Musical guests not known


Friday 6th June 1958

AR Cool For Cats repeat 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known

AR The Ray Ellington Quartet

The Ray Ellington Quartet

Valerie Masters

Carl Barriteau


Saturday 7th June 1958

BBC The Six Five Special: Extra Special

NB a shorter than normal show to make way for cricket

Matt Monro

Larry Page

The Frantic Five

Maurice Allen

ATV The Jack Jackson Show (118th and final show)

The Beverley Sisters

Dickie Valentine

Joan Savage

Paddie O'Neil

Glen Mason

Michael Holliday

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The David Whitfield Show

No-one else of interest in this edition


Sunday 8th June 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Vic Damone

ATV Top Tune Time 10:50 - 11:20 pm

Anne Shelton

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

Gary Miller


Monday 9th June 1958

Scottish Monday Dance Party

Musical guests not known

AR Jack Hylton’s Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 10th June 1958

AR Free And Easy 10:15 - 10:46 pm

Produced by Joan Kemp-Welch, also responsible for Cool for Cats. Every week the show is set in a different country, with this week’s show set in Russia, with Valentine playing a sailor on board the HMS Kim. Kim is the name of Valentine’s daughter.

Dickie Valentine, Anne Shelton, Steve Race and his Orchestra, Jean Bayless


Wednesday 11th June 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats 6:10 - 6:45 pm

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party 11:00 - 11:30 pm

The Mudlarks – The Book of Love


Thursday 12th June 1958

BBC Vera Lynn Sings

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Edmund Hockridge

The King Brothers

Sarah Vaughan (pre-recorded)

Granada The Patti Page Show 10:30 - 10:46 pm


Friday 13th June 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR The Ray Ellington Quartet

The Ray Ellington Quartet

Valerie Masters

Tommy Whittle


Saturday 14th June 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Dinah Lee and her all girl orchestra

Laurie London

Marion Keene

Steve Arlen

Robert Earl

Phil Fernando

The Mudlarks

Dinah Dee & Her All Girls Orchestra

The Johnny Lenin Group

Harry Walton & His Dixieland Jazzmen

The Frantic Five

BBC The Black and White Minstrel Show

Don Arden

Dennis Lotis

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Vic Damone Show

Vic Damone


Sunday 15th June 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Guy Mitchell – Home On The Range

ABC Oh Boy! 10:35 - 11:05 pm First

The Dallas Boys

The John Barry Seven

Lord Rockingham’s XI

Ronnie Carroll

Bertrice Reading

Marty Wilde

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Neville Taylor and the Cutters

Dudley Heslop

Kerry Martin

The Vernons Girls


Monday 16th June 1958

Scottish Monday Dance Party

Musical guests not known

ITV At Your Request 6:40 – 19:00 pm

Russ Conway


Tuesday 17th June 1958

ATV The Big Show 9:15 - 10:15 pm

Musical guests not known

AR Free And Easy 10:15 - 10:46 pm

Dickie Valentine, Petula Clark


Wednesday 18th June 1958

BBC Petula Clark & Joe Henderson 9:45 - 10:00 pm

BBC The Dinah Shore Show 7:30 - 8:15 pm

AR Cool For Cats

visits the Women's Royal Army Corps

AR Palais Party

Lita Roza (record of the week)


Thursday 19th June 1958

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Musical guests not known


Friday 20th June 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR The Ray Ellington Quartet

The Ray Ellington Quartet

Valerie Masters


Saturday 21st June 1958

no The Six Five Special

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Johnnie Ray Show 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Johnnie Ray, The Treniers, Anne Shelton


Sunday 22nd June 1958

ATV Bernard Delfont Presents: The Frankie Vaughan Show 8:30 - 9:30 pm

The King Bros, The Kaye Sisters

ATV Top Tune Time 10:25 - 11:05 pm

Alma Cogan

Ronnie Hilton

Ken Morris

Joan Savage

The Malcolm Mitchell Trio


Monday 23rd June 1958

ATV Tell The Truth

Alma Cogan

AR The Jack Hylton Monday Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 24th June 1958

AR Free And Easy

Dickie Valentine

Granada Chelsea at Eight-Forty-Five

Lonnie Donegan


Wednesday 26th June 1958

AR Palais Party 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Friday 27th June 1958

AR Cool For Cats

Featured discs

Winifred Atwell – Lazy Train

Edie Gorme – You Need Hands

Johnnie Ray – Endlessly

Eddie Fisher – I Don’t Hurt Anymore

Perry Como – I May Never Pass This Way Again

The Ganim Asia Minors – Daddy Lollo

Audrey Jeans – Send A Letter To Jeannette

Miyoshi Umeri – Sayonara

Eddie Silver – Seven Steps To Love

The Dole Dickens Band - Piakukaungcung


Saturday 28th June 1958

no Six Five Special

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Tommy Steele Show 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Tommy Steele – The Only Man On The Island, plus sketch with Bob Monkhouse


Sunday 29th June 1958

ABC Oh Boy! 10:50 - 11:20 pm

The Dallas Boys

The John Barry Seven

Jackie Dennis

Lord Rockingham’s XI

Bertrice Reading

Marty Wilde

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Neville Taylor and the Cutters

The Vernons Girls


Tuesday 1st July 1958

Granada Chelsea Summertime

Maureen Cannon


Wednesday 2nd July 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show 7:30 - 8:15 pm

Musical guests not known

AR Free And Easy

Dickie Valentine

ITV Melody Ranch

Musical guests not known


Thursday 3rd July 1958

BBC Starr And Company 7:30 - 7:50 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR Palais Party

The Sunnysiders

Don Cameron

Lou Preager Orchestra


Friday 4th July 1958

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his Trio


Saturday 5th July 1958

BBC Six Five Special: Extra Special 6:35 - 6:50 pm

AI Saxon

Tony Osbourne & His Band

BBC Burst Into Song

NB Anne Shelton was unhappy with her billing beneath Alma Cogan that she left the production. The billing was decided by producer Francis Essex and not by a coin toss as suggested by Shelton. They were due to sing a duet together.

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Dave King Show 8:00 - 9:00 pm

no-one else of interest in this edition

ITV The Dave King Show

Gisella Griffel


Sunday 6th July 1958

ATV Bernard Delfont Presents from the Prince Of Wales Theatre

The Mudlarks

ABC Sunday Break

The Alex Welsh Band


Monday 7th July 1958

BBC Michael Holliday 10:15 - 10:30 pm

AR Free And Easy

Dickie Valentine, Lita Roza

ATV Liberace


Tuesday 8th July 1958

Scottish Tuesday Dance Party

Musical guests not known

Granada Chelsea Summertime

Maureen Cannon


Wednesday 9th July 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

ITV Melody Ranch

Libby Morris, Susan Denny, Ken Steele, The Hi Spots


Thursday 10th July 1958

BBC Starr & Company

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

BBC Vera Lynn Sings


Friday 11th July 1956

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his TV Trio, Bert Weedon

AR The Dickie Henderson Half-Hour

Ilene Day (singer)


Saturday 12th July 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Marion Ryan

The Bel-Airs

The Reg Owen Band

The Wilt Todd Trio

The Frantic Seven

BBC Fiesta

Maria Pavlou

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Guy Mitchell Show 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Guy Mitchell


Sunday 13th July 1958

ABC Sunday Break

The Alex Welch Band


Monday 14th July 1958

BBC Starr & Company

Musical guests not known

BBC Michael Holliday

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Tiptoe Through the Tulips (double tracked with a tape recorder)

AR Free And Easy

Dickie Valentine – It’s A Wonderful Thing To Be Loved, S’posing

Dorothy Squires – On The Sunny Side Of The Street


Tuesday 15th July 1958

BBC Jazz Session

Musical guests not known

Scottish Tuesday Dance Party

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 16th July 1958

BBC The Dinah Shore Show

ITV Melody Ranch

Musical guests not known


Thursday 17th July 1958

BBC Starr & Company

Musical guests not known

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

The Most Brothers

Scottish Thursday Dance Party


Friday 18th July 1958

BBC Hey There

Sheila Buxton


Saturday 19th July 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Ted Heath & His Music

The Polka Dots

The Tommy Whittle Quartet

The Frantic Five

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Bob Crosby Show 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Alma Cogan

David Whitfield

Bob Crosby


Sunday 20th July 1958

ATV Stars From The Summer Shows 8:30 – 9:00 pm

Ruby Murray

Edmund Hockridge

Joan Regan

ABC Sunday Break

The Alex Welch Band


Monday 21st July 1958

BBC Starr And Company

Musical guests not known

BBC Michael Holliday 10:45 - 11:00 pm

Musical guests not known

AR The Jubilee Show

Dennis Lotis


Wednesday 23rd July 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

ITV Melody Ranch

Musical guests not known


Thursday 24th July 1958

BBC Starr And Company

Musical guests not known

BBC Words And Music

Sarah Vaughan

BBC Bongo - Songs And Dance Of The West Indies

Musical guests not known

BBC Spot The Tune (first edition)

NB The BBC had started the first Spot The Tune on the radio in 1946, while Granada started their own TV version in 1956, but since this had come off the air a few weeks ago the BBC chose to use the name again

AR Cool For Cats 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Friday 25th July 1958

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his TV Trio


Saturday 26th July 1958

BBC Six Five Special: Extra Special 6:35 - 6:50 pm

The Frantic Five

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Musical guests not known


Sunday 27th July 1958

ATV Bernard Delfont Presents the Frankie Vaughan Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Carroll Levis Junior Discoveries

Malestrum Skiffle Group


Monday 28th July 1958

BBC Relax with Michael Holliday 10:45 - 11:00 pm

No other guests

AR The Jubilee Show

Dennis Lotis


Wednesday 30th July 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

ITV Melody Ranch

Musical guests not known


Thursday 31st July 1958

BBC Starr And Company

Musical guests not known

BBC Words And Music

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

NB broadcast from a London swimming bath

Peter Elliott (swimming champion) - Devotion

ITN News

Harry Belefonte interview


Friday 1st August 1958

BBC Cy Grant 9:00 - 9:10 pm

AR The Dickie Henderson Half-Hour

Musical guests not known

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his TV Trio


Saturday 2nd August 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Rosemary Squires

Ray Ellington Quartet

Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra

Dill Jones Trio with Nat Gonelle

Alex Welsh & His Dixielanders

BBC Saturday Music Hall

Dorothy Squires

ABC Holiday Town Parade

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Marguerite Piazza Show

No guests of interest in this edition


Sunday 3rd August 1958

ATV Bernard Delfont Presents From The Stage Of The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Don Lang

Anne Shelton (replacing Georgia Gibbs)

Ronnie Carroll


Monday 4th August 1958 Bank Holiday

BBC Henry Hall Guest Night

Musical guests not known

AR The Jubilee Show

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 5th August 1958

BBC Sid Caesar Invites You 8:00 - 8:30 pm

Musical guests not known

Granada Chelsea Summertime

Maureen Cannon – Everybody Loves A Lover


Wednesday 6th August 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

ITV Melody Ranch

Musical guests not known


Thursday 7th August 1958

BBC Words And Music

Beatrice Reading

Ray Noble

Harry Belefonte - interview

AR Cool For Cats

Due to be filmed at RAF Oldham, but had to be delayed for a week at the request of the Air Ministry. A new studio bound show, with a country and western theme, was hastily assembled.

Nancy Whiskey – I Know Where I’m Going

Peggy Lee – Fever (featured disc)


Friday 8th August 1958

ATV Rainbow Room 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Gary Miller


Saturday 9th August 1958

BBC The Six Five Special

Bertice Reading

Glen Mason

Terry Dene & Edna Savage

Bob Miller & His Orchestra

The Fairweather-Brown All Stars

The Frantic Five

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Hughie Green Show 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Georgia Gibbs

ABC Holiday Town Parade

Musical guests not known


Sunday 10th August 1958

ABC The Sunday Break

The Alex Welsh Band

ATV Bernard Delfont Presents: The Beverley Sisters Show 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Aileen Cochrane


Monday 11th August 1958

BBC Michael Holliday

Musical guests not known

AR The Jubilee Show

Dennis Lotis


Wednesday 13th August 1958

BBC The Dinah Shore Show

Granada Melody Ranch

Libby Morris – Sorta on the Border

Libby Morri & Joyce Blair – Toreror

ITV Melody Ranch

regulars

ITN Roving report

Report on the making of 'Cool For Cats'


Thursday 14th August 1958

BBC Words And Music

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Friday 15th August 1958

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his TV Trio (also daily regulars on ATV’s Lunch Box with Noele Gordon)

The Kentones


Saturday 16th August 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 6:50 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Lita Roza

The Five Dallas Boys

Ken Mackintosh & His Band

Basil Kirchin & His Band

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Connie Francis

Malcolm Vaughan

ABC Holiday Town Parade

Joe Loss and His Orchestra


Sunday 17th August 1958

ABC The Sunday Break

The Alex Welch Band

Cy Grant

BBC Harry Belafonte 7:30 - 8:00 pm

ATV The Frankie Howerd Show 8:30 - 9:30 pm

no guests of interest in this edition


Monday 18th August 1958

BBC The Henry Hall Show

Musical guests not known

BBC Relax with Michael Holliday

No other guests

AR The Jubilee Show

Dennis Lotis


Tuesday 19th August 1958

Granada Chelsea Summertime

Maureen Cannon – How Are Things In Glocamorra


Wednesday 20th August 1958

ITV Melody Ranch

Libby Morris

Bill O’Connor

Joyce Blair

The Hi-Spots


Thursday 21st August 1958

BBC Words And Music

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Vic Damone

Terry Dene and Edna Savage

AR Cool For Cats 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Friday 22nd August 1958

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his TV Trio

Ronnie Carroll

Lorrae Desmond


Saturday 23rd August 1958

BBC Six Five Special; Extra Special: National Skiffle Contest

John Cairney

Billy Raymond

Ted Heath & His Music

Tony Crombie & His Men

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Musical guests not known

ABC Can Do

Lita Roza


Sunday 24th August 1958

ATV The Bernard Bresslaw Show 8:30 - 9:30 pm

Alma Cogan


Monday 25th August 1958

BBC Michael Holliday

AR The Jubilee Show

Musical guests not known


Wednesday 27th August 1958

ITV Melody Ranch

Musical guests not known


Thursday 28th August 1958

BBC Words And Music

Carole Carr

AR Cool For Cats 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Friday 29th August 1958

BBC Stardust 9:00 - 9:10 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC Seaside Stars 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his TV Trio


Saturday 30th August 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special 6:05 - 7:00 pm

Ronnie Carroll

Don Rennie

The Joy Belles

The Four Imps

Teddy Foster & His Orchestra with Jill Kinley

Rory Blackwell & His Blackjacks

ABC Holiday Town Parade

Musical guests not known

Southern Southern Rhapsody 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Gary Miller


Sunday 31st August 1958

BBC Italian Song Parade 11:10 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV The Charlie Drake Show 8:30 - 9:30 pm

The King Bros

ATV Television Theatre repeat

play, Teddy Gang

ABC The Sunday Break 6:15 - 7:30 pm

Alex Welch


Monday 1st September 1958

BBC Henry Hall Guests

Musical guests not known

BBC Michael Holliday

Musical guests not known

AR The Jubilee Show

Dennis Lotis


Wednesday 3rd September 1958

BBC Jazz Session

Tony Kinsey Quartet – Time Gentlemen Please, I Want To Be Happy

ITV Melody Ranch

Musical guests not known


Thursday 4th September 1958

BBC Words And Music

Musical guests not known

BBC A Song For Everyone 10:20 - 10:45 pm

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

no guests of interest in this edition


Friday 5th September 1958

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his TV Trio


Saturday 6th September 1958

BBC The Six Five Special 6:05 - 7:00 pm

Malcolm Vaughan

Audrey Jeans

Maxine Daniels

Tony Brent

Mal Perry

The Kestrels

The Preston Cygnets

Johnny Duncan & The Blue Grass Boys

The Tito Burns Septet

Winston Lee & His Band

ABC Saturday Spectacular: Valentine’s Night

Dickie Valentine

ABC Holiday Town Parade

Musical guests not known


Sunday 7th September 1958

ABC The Shirley Bassey Show 11:00 - 11:35 pm

Musical guests not known

ABC The Sunday Break

Alex Welch


Monday 8th September 1958

BBC Melody - Song And Dance 8:20 - 9:05 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC Relax With Michael Holliday 10:45 - 11:00 pm

No other guests

AR The Jubilee Show

Denis Lotis – Biding My Time


Wednesday 10th September 1958

ITV Melody Ranch

The HI Spots


Thursday 11th September 1958

BBC Words And Music

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Anne Shelton – Do You Love Me Like You Kiss Me


Friday 12th September 1958

ATV Rainbow Room

Jerry Allen and his TV Trio

Malcolm Vaughan – Ev’ry Hour Ev’ry day Of My Life

Malcolm Vaughan and Kenneth Earle – Partners


Saturday 13th September 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

NB In an attempt to draw viewers away from a new weekly Oh Boy! new producer Russell Turner recruits six new female presenters to the show – Liela Williams, Hilary Martyn, Eve Eden, Tina Winters, Margaret Lorraine, Janine Gray. They are referred to as the ‘Six Five Dates’. A new much larger set is built. Rock and roll and skiffle will be dropped in favour of more traditional band music.

Viewing figures from TAM 1,659,000

The Tito Burns 'Six-Fivers' and Tony Osbourne And His Brasshats become regular bands on the show

Russ Hamilton

Don Rennie

The Kentones

Clifford Davis

Ronnie Keene And His Music Makers

The Dauphin Street Six

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm First networked show

NB Viewing figures from TAM 1,871,000

Bertrice Reading

Marty Wilde

Ronnie Carroll

The Dallas Boys

Cherry Wainer

The John Barry Seven

Lord Rockingham’s XI

Neveiile Taylor and the Cutters

The Vernons Girls

Red Price

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: Shower Of Stars 8:00 - 8:55 pm

Lonnie Donegan

Connie Francis


Sunday 14th September 1958

ABC The Sunday Break

Alex Welch

Jim dale

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss and his Orchestra

ATV Music Shop 2:50 - 3:15 pm

Host: Teddy Johnson

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

NB the first with new host, Bruce Forsyth

David Whitfield

Anne Shelton

ATV Nightcap

The Stargazers


Monday 15th September 1958

BBC Henry Hall Guest Night

Musical guests not known

BBC Michael Holliday

AR Rush Hour

Music by Steve Race


Tuesday 16th September 1958

BBC Wish You Were Here

From Bournemouth

Ronnie Carroll

ITV Late Extra

Jazz band featuring the Duke Of Bedford (bass), Norman Wisdom (clarinet), Peter Sellers (drums)


Wednesday 17th September 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show 11:00 - 11:30 pm Networked

NB A duck called Charlie joins the show in addition to the regular pet cat Tiddles

Alma Cogan

Dennis Lotis

Malcolm Vaughan

Lorrae Desmond

Glen Mason

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 18th September 1958

BBC Words And Music

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time (Jewel and Warris Show)

Gary Miller

Rosemary Squires


Friday 19th September 1958

AR Cool For Cats 11:15 pm - end

Musical guests not known


Saturday 20th September 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Regulars: Tito Bums’ '6.5ers', Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats

Guest comics: Mike and Bernie Winters who bring along their dog Lulu whose puppies will be given away in a competition

NB Viewing figures from TAM 980,000

Dennis Lotis

Russ Conway

Lorrae Desmond

Jackie Dennis

Paul Beatty

The Lidelle Triplets

The Six-Five Dates

Bryan Buckingham

Reg Owen & His Band

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm (first edition)

NB Viewing figures from TAM 2,227,000

Lord Rockingham’s XI

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Neville Taylor and the Cutters

Dudley Heslop

The Vernons Girls

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Bob Monkhouse Show 8:00 - 8:55 pm

Yana

ATV Carole Carr Sings 11:30 pm - end


Sunday 21st September 1958

BBC She Shall Have Music

Musical guests not known

BBC Those Wonderful Shows

Elizabeth Larner – I’m Just A Girl Who Can’t Say No

ATV Music Shop 2:50 - 3:15 pm

Teddy Johnson

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

The Mudlarks

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss and his orchestra


Monday 22nd September 1958

BBC Michael Holliday

AR Rush Hour

Music by Steve Race


Tuesday 23rd September 1958

Granada Chelsea At Nine

Chris Barber and Ottilie Patterson


Wednesday 24th September 1958

BBC The Benny Hill Show

Alma Cogan

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Lonnie Donegan

Eddie Calvert

The Mudlarks

The Lana Sisters (featuring ‘Shan’ aka Dusty Springfield) – Ringa My Phone

Glen Mason


Thursday 25th September 1958

BBC Make Mine Music

David Hughes


Friday 26th September 1958

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Saturday 27th September 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

NB Viewing figures from TAM 854,000

Regulars: Tito Burns '6.5ers', Tony Osboume & His Brasshats, The Six-Five Dates

Marion Ryan

Don Rennie

AI Saxon

The Polka Dots

Reg Owen & His Band

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

NB Viewing figures from TAM 2,234,000

Jimmy Henney intros Ronnie Carroll, Marty Wilde, The John Barry Seven, Lorrie Mann, Red Price, Lord Rockingham’s XI, Cherry Wainer, Neville Taylor and the Cutters, The Vernons Girls

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Dave King Show

Pamela Dennis


Sunday 28th September 1958

ATV Music Shop 2:50 - 3:15 pm

Teddy Johnson

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Paul Robeson

The Kalin Twins

Eve Boswell

ATV Nightcap

The Stargazers

ABC Sunday Break

Dill Jones Trio

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss


Tuesday 30th September 1958

Granada Chelsea At Nine

Johnny Dankworth


Wednesday 1st October 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Ronnie Carroll

Joe ‘Mister Piano’ Henderson

Glen Mason

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 2nd October 1958

BBC Twinkle (variety)

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time (Jewel and Warriss)

Gary Miller

Trudy Richards

Rosemary Squires

ITN News

Elvis Presley joins the US Army


Friday 3rd October 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 4th October 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special 6:06 - 7:05

Regulars: Tito Burns '6.5ers', Tony Osboume & His Brasshats, The Six-Five Dates

Lita Roza

Ray Ellington

The Mudlarks

The Two Gees

Mike Preston

Alan Clark & His Band

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Lord Rockingham’s XI

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Neville Taylor and the Cutters

The Vernons Girls

Don Lang

Vince Eager

Ronnie Carroll

Marty Wilde

The Dallas Boys

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Lonnie Donegan

The Kalin Twins

Ruby Murray


Sunday 5th October 1958

ATV Music Shop

Sheila Southern

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Musical guests not known

BBC The Steve Allen Show 8:00 - 8:45 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Nightcap

The Stargazers

ABC After Hours

unknown


Tuesday 7th October 1958

ITV Late Extra

Duke Ellington (his debut appearance on UK TV)

Granada Chelsea at Nine

The Hi Los


Wednesday 8th October 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Jackie Dennis


Thursday 9th October 1958

BBC Make Mine Music

David Hughes

Granada The Alan Young Show

Karen Greer – The Moon Festival, I Am Loved


Friday 10th October 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 11th October 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Regulars: Tito Burns '6.5ers', Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats, The Six-Five Dates

The Kalin Twins

Laurie London

Don Rennie

Vince Eager

The Lana Sisters

Craig Douglas (the first of six appearances)

Alan Clark And His Band

Martin Lukins & His Accordion Band

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Marty Wilde

Ronnie Carroll

Valerie Shane

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

Neveille Taylor and The Cutters

Dudley Heslop

Cherry Wainer

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls

Red Price

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Musical guests not known


Sunday 12th October 1958

BBC Monitor

Duke Ellington interview

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

The Barry Sisters

The Deep River Boys

ATV Nightcap

The Stargazers

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss and his Orchestra

ABC The Sunday Break

Johnny Dankworth

Dill Jones Trio

ABC After Hours

Shirley Bassey


Monday 23th October 1958

AR Rush Hour

Music by Steve Race


Tuesday 24th October 1958

AR Lucky Dip

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 15th October 1958

BBC A-Z

Larry Adler

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

The King Bros

Petula Clark

Marty Wilde

Laurie London

Tony Crombie

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 16th October 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time (Jewel and Warriss)

Gary Miller

Rosemary Squires


Friday 17th October 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 18th October 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special 6:05 - 7:05 pm

Regulars: Tito Bums '6.5ers', Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats, The Six-Five Dates

Lita Roza

The Southlanders

Craig Douglas

Vince Eager

Ronnie Aldrich & The Squadronaires

BBC Wakey Wakey Tavern

Billy Cotton

Russ Conway

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Marty Wilde

Ronnie Carroll

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

Neveille Taylor and The Cutters

Dudley Heslop

Cherry Wainer

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls

Red Price

The John Barry Seven

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Bob Monkhouse Show

The Barry Sisters


Sunday 19th October 1958

BBC The Steve Allen Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Music Shop

no guests of interest in this edition

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Max Bygraves, The Kaye Sisters

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Joss and his Orchestra

ABC After Hours

Shirley Bassey


Monday 20th October 1958

AR Rush Hour

Music by Steve Race


Wednesday 22nd October 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Cliff Richard

Johnny Duncan & His Blue Grass Boys

Ruby Murray

Eve Boswell

Glen Mason

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 23rd October 1958

ATV Carroll Levis Junior Discoveries

The Avro Skiffle Group

Marti Webb


Friday 24th October 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

NB shown in colour in the USA three weeks ago

Jackie Dennis (his fee was $5000 and the return fair home)

AR Let’s Get together: Music in View

Steve Race

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 25th October 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

NB any youths who pull faces or hold up Hello Mum signs will be thrown out of the studio immediately

Regulars: Tito Burns '6.5ers', Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats, The Six-Five Dates

Ronnie Carroll (seen as defecting from Oh Boy!)

Gary Miller

Vince Eager

Craig Douglas

The Ideal Four

Len Mackintosh & His Band

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

Neville Taylor and the Cutters

Peter Elliott

The Vernons Girls

Cherry Wainer

The Dallas Boys

Lord Rockingham’s XI etc

ATV Paul Robeson Sings

ATV Frankie Vaughan with Members of the Boy's Club 8:25 - 8:55 pm

ATV Melody For Two 11:30 pm - end

Petula Clark & Joe Henderson


Sunday 26th October 1958

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

no guests of interest in this edition

ABC After Hours

unknown


Monday 27th October 1958

BBC This Is Your Life: Tommy Steele

Lionel Bart

AR Cool For Cats 10:30 - 10:45 pm

Musical guests not known


Tuesday 28th October 1958

Granada Chelsea at Eight

Ted Health and His Band, The Hi Los


Wednesday 29th October 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Lita Roza


Thursday 30th October 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time (Jewell and Warriss)

Gary Miller


Friday 31st October 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30pm

Petula Clark

Glen Mason

ITV Tommy Cooper

Eddie Calvert


Saturday 1st November 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Marty Wilde

Ronnie Carroll

Vince Eager

Craig Douglas

The Confrey Phillips Trio

The Six-Five Dates

Eric Delaney & His Band

Tito Burns '6.5ers'

Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Musical guests not known

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Cliff Richard and The Drifters

The John Barry Seven

Peter Elliott

Bill Forbes

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular

Musical guests not known


Sunday 2nd November 1958

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Musical guests not known

ITN News

Young people at rock n roll party

ABC After Hours

Shirley Bassey


Wednesday 5th November 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Lonnie Donegan

Terry Dene


Friday 6th November 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 8th November 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Regulars: Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats, Tito Burns '6.5ers', The Six-Five Dates, Leila Williams (soon to appear in Blue Peter)

Ruby Murray

Ronnie Carroll

Russ Conway

Vince Eager

Craig Douglas – Are You Really Mine

BBC Variety People

Eve Boswell

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Cuddley Dudley

Cliff Richard and the Drifters – High Class Baby

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Dave King Show

Musical guests not known

ABC Melody For Two 11:30 - end

Petula Clark & Joe Henderson


Sunday 9th November 1958

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Eartha Kitt

ABC After Hours

unknown


Monday 10th November 1958

BBC Those Beverley Sisters


Wednesday 12th November 1958

BBC A-Z

Ronnie Carroll

Carole Carr

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

NB Brought forward from 11.00 pm to 7:00 pm for two shows

Marty Wilde

Chris Barber

Malcolm Vaughan

Joan Regan


Thursday 13th November 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Cliff Richard and the Drifters - Move It

Eartha Kitt – Let’s Do It, Memphis Blues


Friday 14th November 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 15th November 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Regulars: Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats, Tito Burns '6.5ers', The Six-Five Dates

Shirley Bassey

Marty Wilde

Ronnie Carroll

Don Lang

Craig Douglas

Vince Eager

The Kentons

Ted Heath & His Music

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Cuddley Dudley

The Vernons Girls

Cherry Wainer

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

The Dallas Boys

Neville Taylor and The Cutters

The John Barry Seven

Peter Elliott

Red Price

Pat Laurence

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Two Vernons Girls

Bill Forbes – God’s Little Acre

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Bob Monkhouse Hour

Dickie Valentine


Sunday 16th November 1958

BBC The Steve Allen Show

Musical guests not known

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Andy Williams

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss and his orchestra

ABC After Hours

Rosemary Squires

Humphrey Littleton


Monday 17th November 1958

BBC Those Beverley Sisters

AR Rush Hour

Music by Steve Race


Tuesday 18th November 1958

Granada Chelsea at Nine

The Granadiers – Blues In the Night

AR Lucky Dip

Bert Weedon


Wednesday 19th November 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Cliff Richard

The Mudlarks

The Avon Sisters

Alma Cogan

Don Lang

Glen Mason

Granada Spot The Tune

Marion Ryan


Thursday 20th November 1958

AR Jack Hylton Presents Lady Rattlings on Parade

Pearl Carr


Friday 21st November 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

BBC The Russ Conway Show 8:05 - 8:15 pm

NB This show was quickly commissioned to fill a ten minute gap forced by the editing of this weeks’ Perry Como Show which had to drop the Judy Holliday appearance due to legal reasons

AR Let’s Get Together: Music In View

Steve Race

ATV Cooper’s Capers

Aileen Cochrane

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

The Avon Sisters & The Mudlarks – Which Witch Doctor (NB according to the Daily Mirror this was The Avons’ fourth TV appearance this week)


Saturday 22nd November 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

From the a USAF Air Base, Third Air Force, Groughton, Northants

Regulars: Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats, Tito Burns '6.5ers', The Six-Five Dates

Joan Regan

Lita Roza

Malcolm Vaughan

The Mudlarks

Ronnie Caroll

The Avon Sisters

Des O’Connor

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Cliff Richard & The Drifters

The Dallas Boys

Neville Taylor and the Cutters

Peter Elliott

Cuddley Dudley

Lorrie Mann

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Bernard Bresslaw Show

Andy Williams


Sunday 23rd November 1958

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Musical guests not known

ABC After Hours

unknown


Monday 24th November 1958

BBC Those Beverley Sisters


Wednesday 26th November 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Lita Roza

Gary Miller

Peter Sellers – I’m So Ashamed

BBC A-Z

Nina and Frederick

Lonnie Donegan

Johnny Dankworth


Thursday 27th November 1958

ATV Val Parnell’s Star Time

Musical guests not known


Friday 28th November 1958

AR Cool For Cats 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known


Saturday 29th November 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Regulars: Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats, Tito Burns '6.5ers',

Lita Roza

Ronnie Carroll

Don Lang

Sheila Southern

The Raindrops

Eric Delaney & His Band

Claudio Venturelli

BBC The Billy Cotton Band Show

Lonnie Donegan

Shani Wallis

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Emile Ford

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls

ATV The Benny Hill Show 7:55 - 8:55 pm

Musical guests not known


Sunday 30th November 1958

ATV Nightcap

The Stargazers

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Shirley Bassey (replaces Pat Kirkwood)

ATV Carroll Levis Junior Discoveries

The Viscount Skiffle Group

ABC After Hours

unknown


Monday 1st December 1958

BBC Those Beverley Sisters


Wednesday 3rd December 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Lonnie Donegan – Tom Dooley

Michael Holliday

BBC Riverside One

Joan Regan – Love Like Ours

Granada Spot The Tune

Musical guests not known


Thursday 4th December 1958

BBC Vera Lynn Sings

AR Jack Hylton Presents The Entertainers

Musical guests not known


Friday 5th December 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known


Saturday 6th December 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Dennis Lotis

Andy & The Bey Sisters

The Glyn Thomas Trio

Emile Ford & George Claudio Venturelli

Johnny Dankworth & His Band

Tito Burns '6.5ers'

Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Michael Holliday

Cliff Richard and The Drifters

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Frankie Vaughan Show

Frankie Vaughan – Isn’t This A Lovely Evening

The King Brothers


Sunday 7th December 1958

BBC The Steve Allen Show 8:00 - 8:45 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Musical guests not known

ATV Carroll Levis Junior Discoveries

The Comets Skiffle Group

ABC After Hours

unknown


Monday 8th December 1958

BBC Those Beverley Sisters


Wednesday 10th December 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Pink & Perky – Tom Dooley


Thursday 11th December 1958

BBC Espresso Bongo - Scenes From 8:45 - 9:30 pm

Play, with James Kenney as Bongo Herbert


Friday 12th December 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR The Arthur Haynes Show

Alma Cogan


Saturday 13th December 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Lita Roza

Don Lang

Andy & The Bey Sisters

Ted Heath & His Music

Tito Burns '6.5ers' with The Kingpins

Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats

BBC Variety Parade 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Musical guests not known

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Glen Mason

The Two Vernons Girls

Bill Forbes – God’s Little Acre

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Lord Rockingham’s XI

ATV Val Parnell’s Saturday Spectacular: The Dickie Valentine Show

Dickie Valentine – King of Dixieland, They Didn’t Believe Me


Sunday 14th December 1958

BBC The Dinah Shore Show

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV From The Stage Of The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London

Ronnie Hilton

ATV Nightcap

The Stargazers

ABC After Hours

unknown


Monday 15th December 1958

BBC Those Beverley Sisters

I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine, Return To Me, It's A Cool. Cool World, That's Why I'm Leaving

ITV Anne Shelton

NB She had left the BBC after her billing disagreement with Alma Cogan

Let's Face the Music, I.T.A.L.Y. (I Trust and Love You), September Song


Tuesday 16th December 1958

BBC Jazz Session

Jimmy Rushing - St. Louis Blues

Humphrey Lyttelton - Jersey Lightning, Mezzrow

ATV Carroll Levis Show 7:00 - 7:30 pm

The Kestrels


Wednesday 17th December 1958

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Dickie Valentine

Russ Hamilton

The John Barry Seven


Thursday 18th December 1958

BBC Crackerjack

Max Bygraves

AR Jack Hylton Presents The Fastest Show On Earth 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Marion Keene


Friday 19th December 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Cool For Cats

Musical guests not known

AR The Arthur Haynes Show

no guests of interest in this edition


Saturday 20th December 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special

Regulars: Jim Dale, Tito Burns '6.5ers' with The Kingpins, Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats

The Mudlarks

The Five Dallas Boys

Gary Miller

Eric Delaney & His Band

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

The King Bros

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Dave King Show

Musical guests not known


Sunday 21st December 1958

ABC Sunday Break

Johnny Duncan

The Dill Jones Trio

ATV Nightcap

The Stargazers

ATV Music Shop

Musical guests not known

ATV From The Stage Of The Prince Of Wales Theatre, London 8:00 - 9:00 pm

NB The show didn’t use a host, only using on screen captions, even missing one caption altogether for impressionist Ron Moody

David Hughes

Laurie London

Edna Savage

Joan Regan

ABC Bid For Fame

Joe Loss and his Orchestra

ATV Carroll Levis Junior Discoveries

Marti Webb

ABC After Hours

Rosemary Squires


Monday 22nd December 1958

BBC Those Beverley Sisters

AR Rush Hour

Steve Race

AR Anne Shelton Show

Alma Cogan


Tuesday 23rd December 1958

AR Lucky Dip

Bert Weedon

AR Cool For Cats: Party Night 11:00 - 11:30 pm

Musical guests not known


NB many of the shows broadcast over Christmas were the first to employ video recording, allowing many acts the chance to record a television show and appear in pantomime at the same time


Wednesday 24th December 1958

BBC Higher and Higher

Movie with Frank Sinatra

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Petula Clark

Cherry Wainer

Al Saxon

The Dallas Boys

Malcolm Vaughan

Ray Ellington

Glen Mason

Granada Spot The Tune

Jackie Rae

Marion Ryan

The Army Game cast are the contestants


Thursday 25th December 1958

BBC Royal Prologue: Christmas At Home

Cy Grant

BBC Christmas Night With The Stars 6:25 - 7:40 pm

The Beverley Sisters

Perry Como

Vera Lynn

Billy Cotton Band

BBC Harry Belefonte 7.40 – 8.25 pm

BBC Epilogue

Harry Belefonte sings Mary’s Boy Child

ATV Cyril Stapleton and His Orchestra

NB Includes singing stars from around the Commonwealth

Shirley Abicair

Eve Boswell

Dickie Valentine

Edmund Hockridge

ATV Carroll Levis Junior Discoveries

Glenda Collins

ATV Max Bygraves Entertains

Alma Cogan

Jackie Dennis

Jack Jackson

Glen Mason

Lita Roza

Granada Christmas In The North

Frankie Vaughan


Friday 26th December 1958

BBC The Perry Como Show

Musical guests not known

AR Having A Wonderful Time

The Vipers Skiffle Group

Don Lang

AR The Jubilee Show

Michael Holliday, Marion Ryan

AR This Week’s Late Extra

Joan Regan tells of her pantomime experience


Saturday 27th December 1958

BBC The Six-Five Special Party (the final show)

Chris Barber and His Jazz Band in Plymouth

Michael Holliday

Ted Heath & His Music

Tony Osbourne & His Brasshats

Tito Burns '6.5ers' with The Kingpins

The Five Dallas Boys

Don Lang

Harry Walton & His Dixieland Jazz men

BBC The Wakey Wakey Circus 8:00 - 9:00 pm

Musical guests not known

ABC Oh Boy! 6:00 - 6:30 pm

Colin Hicks

Cliff Richard and the Drifters

William Marshall

Cherry Wainer

Red Price

Lord Rockingham’s XI

The Vernons Girls – In Dulce Jubilo

Cuddly Duddly

Neville Taylor - Miracle of Christmas, Jingle Rock, Santa Claus Is Back In Town, Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me

ATV Val Parnell’s Spectacular: The Benny Hill Show

Musical guests not known


Sunday 28th December 1958

ATV Music Shop

Petula Clark

ATV Val Parnell’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Musical guests not known

ABC Top Numbers of 1958 11:10 - 11:35 pm

Musical guests not known

ATV Nightcap

The Stargazers


Monday 30th December 1958

ITV Highlights of 1958

Anne Shelton with Jack Hylton playing piano – Together


Wednesday 31st December 1958

ITV On The Air

Ann Henry (singer)

ATV The Jack Jackson Show

Alma Cogan

Terry Dene

Al Saxon

Johnny Duncan

AR Jack Hylton’s New Year’s Eve Party 10:15 - 10:45 pm

Musical guests not known

BBC A New Year Party 12:05 - 1:00 am

Musical guests not known

Scottish Celebrity Spot

Cherry Wainer (from ‘Oh Boy!)


Notes

One edition of Cool For cats had been recorded as an attempt to sell the show to America. This is thought to be the sole surviving episode.