CTVA - UK TV Christmas Listings - 1984

CTVA - US     The Classic TV Archive      CTVA - UK
 Master Index (all genres) # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Producers Sponsors Music Archive  -  Movie Archive
Links Page  - DVD Collectors Guide -  Nielsen US TV Ratings US TV Network Schedules  -  US TV Listings
Writers - Directors - Actors -  Actresses  Departed  US TV Emmy Awards  -  TV Stations/Networks
  <Previous       UK TV Christmas Listings                        Next>

Christmas 1984

 Christmas Eve 1984 - Monday 24th December 1984 - BBC-1 Television
6:30am Breakfast Time: Frank Bough, Selina Scott, News from Fern Britton
9:00am Busker's Christmas Story (1/3)
9:15am Paddington and the Christmas Shopping (repeat)
9:20am Lassie (animated) first in new series
9:45am Charlie Brown (repeat)
10:10am Jackanory: Cherie Lunghi reads the story of Cinderella
10:25am Magic Roundabout
10:30am Play School: presented by Carol Chell
10:50am Henry's Cat
10:55am The Chuckleheads Christmas
11:05am The Sounds of 84: Music from the Monteaux Pop Festival
12:05pm Wait Till You Father Gets Home: (Hanna-Barbera cartoon)
12:30pm News, with Moira Stuart
12:35pm Junior Kick Start
1:00pm Kung Fu
1:50pm The Christmas Raccoons (musical cartoon) (repeat)
2:15pm The Cruel Sea (1952 film) starring Jack Hawkins (b-w)
4:15pm Pop Quiz Christmas Special: introduced by Mike Read
4:45pm Jackanory: Jeremy Irons reads Paul Gallico's Snowflake
5:00pm Blue Peter
5:25pm The Box of Delights: (final episode)
6:00pm News, with Moira Stuart
6:15pm Jim'll Fix It For Christmas: guests Tommy Steele, darts player John Lowe
6:55pm One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing (1975 film) starring Peter Ustinov
8:25pm Only Fools and Horses: Del is smitten by the lovely Heather and goes as far as buying a ring.
But events do not go according to plan. (repeat)
8:55pm Cagney and Lacey: Mary Beth is held hostage by a crazed killer in a railway sidings
9:45pm News, with Moira Stuart
10:00pm Val Doonican's Very Special Christmas: guests Engelbert Humperdinck, Pam Ayres, The Cambridge Buskers
10:50pm Angels in the Annexe (play) by Janey Prager, starring Siobhan McKenna, Alfred Mollina
11:45-12:45pm Midnight Mass of the Nativity, from the Church of St Mary and St John, Wolverhampton

Christmas Eve 1984 - Monday 24th December 1984 - BBC-2 Television
1:45pm On the Tracks of the Wild Otter: (documentary) (repeat)
2:35pm The Gold Rush (1925 film) starring Charlie Chaplin (b-w)
3:45pm Telly Quiz: presented by Jerry Stevens
4:15pm The First Noels: Sir Geraint Evans with the choir and congregation of Peterborough Cathedral
and the choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
4:35pm Alias St Nick (cartoon)
4:45pm Little Women (1949 film) starring June Allyson, Margaret O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh
6:40pm Long Beach Olypiad: 1984 Olympic Yachting Regatta, Ray Moore narrates
7:30pm News summary
7:35pm Born in Bethlehem: BBC welsh Choir with Aled Jones, reader Isla Blair, narrator Martin Jarvis
8:25pm Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, recorded at the Nederlander Theatre, New York
10:00-12:10am The Quiet Man (1952 film) starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald

Christmas Eve 1984 - Monday 24th December 1984 - ITV - TV-am
6:25-9:25am Good Morning Britain: Anne Diamond, Nick Owen, Newsreader: Gordon Honeycombe

Christmas Eve 1984 - Monday 24th December 1984 - ITV - Thames Television (London)
9:25am Thames News, followed by Father Murphy
10:15am Cartoon Time
10:30am Benji (1974 film)
12noon Freetime Christmas Special
12:30pm Goodwill to All Men
1:00pm ITN News at One, with Carol Barnes
1:20pm Thames News, with Robin Houston
1:30pm The Birth of Christ: Oliver Hunkin
1:45pm Scarecrow and Mrs King
2:40pm Take Over, presented by Brough Scott, with Suzanne Danielle, Sally James, Peter Davison, Derek Thompson
together with four members of the public as they test their skill with a simulator in landing Concorde and
driving a Scorpion reconnaissance vehicle.
3:10pm The Return of the Pink Panther (1974 film) starring Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer
5:15pm The Wind in the Willows
5:45pm ITN News
6:00pm Thames News
6:25pm Help: Viv Taylor Gee with community action news
6:35pm Crossroads
7:00pm What's My Line: host Eamonn Andrews
on the panel: George Gale, Barbara Kelly, Jilly Cooper, Ernie Wise, Patrick Mower
7:30pm Coronation Street
8:00pm Jim Davidson's Falklands Special
9:00pm Fun With Dick and Jane (1977 film) starring Jane Fonda, George Segal
10:40pm ITN News
10:50pm Joy to the World: David Pickering 12-yr-old Chorister of the Year
11:40-12:40am The Blessing of the Crib and the First Mass of Christmas,
from the Church of John the Baptist, Newcastle upon Tyne


Christmas Day 1984 - Tuesday 25th December 1984 - BBC-1 Television
8:40am Play School: presented by Carol Chell
9:00am Busker's Christmas Story (2/3) CHristopher Lillicrap reads the updated story of the Nativity
9:15am Born in Bethlehem: carols (shown yesterday)
10:00am Christmas Morning Family Service: from Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, Belfast
11:05am The Noel Edmonds Live Live Christmas Breakfast Show: from the top of the British Telecom Tower
12:35pm Blue Murder at St. Trinians (1957 film) starring Alastair Sim, Joyce Grenfell, George Cole, Terry-Thomas
2:00pm Top of the Pops 1984: Culture Club, Jim Diamond, Duran Duran, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Howard Jones,
Nik Kershaw, The Thompson Twins, Wham, and Paul Young
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:10pm Mary Poppins (1964 film) starring Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns
5:25pm News, with Jan Leeming
5:30pm Christmas Blankety Blank: host Les Dawson,
on the panel: Lorraine Chase, Suzanne Danielle, Ken Dodd, Russell Harty, Ruth Madoc, Derek Nimmo
6:05pm Hi-de-Hi
6:35pm The Paul Daniels Magic Christmas Show:
guests: George Carl, clown from Chicago; Kris Kremo, a high speed juggler from Las Vegas;
and the Olympiads, a balancing act from Germany
7:25pm Just Good Friends
8:55pm The Two Ronnies: guest singer Eliane Paige
9:55pm News, with Jan Leeming
10:05pm Wogan: Terry Wogan's guests: Freddie Starr, Kiri Te Kanawa, Elton John, Victoria Principal
10:55-12:50am Some Like It Hot (1959 film) starring Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe

Christmas Day 1984 - Tuesday 25th December 1984 - BBC-2 Television
1:55pm A Dog's Life (1918 film) starring Charlie Chaplin
2:35pm Polar Bear Alert (documentary) (repeat)
3:25pm Limelight (1952 film) starring Charlie Chaplin, Claire Bloom
5:35pm Telly Quiz, presented by Jerry Stevens
6:05pm The Nutcracker: Scottish Ballet's production of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet, starring Elaine McDonald
Recorded at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, with the Scottish Ballet Orchestra
7:50pm The Master of Mouton: Russell Harty makes a pilgrimage to the Medoc to meet Baron Philippe de Rothchild
at the Chateau Mouton.
8:40pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
8:55-12:00midnight Kaos (1984 film) starring Omero Antonutti, Margarita Lozano

Christmas Day 1984 - Tuesday 25th December 1984 - ITV - TV-am
6:25-9:25am Good Morning Britain: Anne Diamond, Nick Owen, Newsreader: Gordon Honeycombe

Christmas Day 1984 - Tuesday 25th December 1984 - ITV - Thames Television (London)
9:25am Dangermouse Double Bill (repeat)
9:45am Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
9:55am Emu at Christmas
10:35am Christmas Morning Service, from St George's Chapel, Windsor, introduced by Sir Alastair Burnet
11:45am Bugs Bunny's Looney Movie (1981 film)
1:15pm Top Pop Videos of '84
2:00pm Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean Special
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:10pm The Man with the Golden Gun (1974 James Bond film) starring Roger Moore
5:25pm ITN News
5:30pm Give Is a Clue: presented by Michael Parkinson
Una Stubb's team: Julia Mckenzie, Nicola Paget, Julie Walters
Lionel Blair's team: Spike Milligan, Wayne Sleep, Bernie Winters
6:00pm Bring Me Sunshine - A Tribute to Eric Morecambe OBE, introduced by Ernie Wise
8:30pm Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981 film) starring Harrison Ford
10:40pm ITN News
10:45pm Des O'Connor Tonight: guests Hank Marvin, Mireille Matthieu
11:35pm Home for the Holidays (1972 film) starring Walter Brennan
12:50-1:00am Peace: Gill Nevill meets some of the people who are attempting to bring some peace
to different parts of the globe.


Boxing Day 1984 - Wednesday 26th December 1984 - BBC-1 Television
8:40am Play School Pantomime: Brian Cant and co
9:00am Busker's Christmas Story: Final episode. Told by Christopher Lillicrap
9:15am The Adventures of Quentin Durward (1955 film) starring Robert Taylor, Kay Kendall, Robert Morley
10:55am Bugs Bunny Double Bill
11:05am The Sound of '84: Montreux Pop Festival highlights: Duran Duran, Slade, Ultravox
12:05pm Wait Till Your Father Gets Home
12:30pm News
12:35pm Junior Kick Start: Heat 2
1:00pm Kung Fu
1:50pm The Flight of the Phoenix (1965 film) starring James Stewart, Richard Attenborough
4:10pm Olympic Gymnastics '84
4:50pm Final Score
5:00pm News, with Jan Leeming
5:15pm Bob's Christmas Full House:
5:50pm No Place Like Home: William Gaunt
6:20pm Escape to Victory (1981 film) starring Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone
8:10pm Dallas: JR plays a masterly ace, although Cliff Barnes looks certain to be the winner.
9:00pm News
9:15pm Miss Marple: The Body in the Library: Part 1, with Joan Hickson
10:10pm Dave Allen: The raconteur is back after a long absence. Nothing is sacred.
11:10pm Kenny and Dolly: A Christmas to Remember: Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
11:45-12:35am Golf: The One Club Challenge

Boxing Day 1984 - Wednesday 26th December 1984 - BBC-2 Television
12:45pm Horse Racing from Wincanton
2:15pm In Pursuit of a Boar, narrated by Joss Ackland (repeat)
3:05pm The Great Dictator (1940 film) starring Charlie Chaplin (b-w)
5:05pm The Big H: Leeds schoolchildren in a musical drama written by Tony Harrison
5:50pm Telly Quiz, with Jerry Stevens
6:20pm Ingrid: biographical documentary about actress Ingrid Bergman
7:25pm Hay Fever: Noel Coward comedy, with Penelope Keith
9:00pm Pavarotti at Madison Square Gardens
10:15pm The Innings of the Year: Cricket legend Viv Richards
10:45-12:30am The Third Man (1949 film) starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Valli (b-w)

Boxing Day 1984 - Wednesday 26th December 1984 - ITV - TV-am
6:25-9:25am Good Morning Britain: Boxing Day Spectacular

Boxing Day 1984 - Wednesday 26th December 1984 - ITV - Thames Television (London)
9:25am The Pied Piper of Hamelin: Puppet version of Browning's famous poem. The storyteller is Robert Hardy (repeat)
9:55am Cartoons
10:05am Hans Christian Anderson (1953) starring Danny Kaye
12noon The Cresta Run, with Sandy Gall
1:05pm The World's Greatest Escape Artist, with David Frost
2:00pm Kim (1984 TV film) starring Peter O'Toole
4:40pm Crossroads
5:10pm ITN News and Sport
5:30pm Name That Tune, host Lionel Blair, with Maggie Moone and Kaluki
6:00pm This is Your Life
6:45pm Coronation Street
7:15pm The Mike Yarwood Show
8:15pm Minder: Dennis Waterman, George Cole
9;15pm Airplane! (1980 film) starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges
10:50pm ITN News
11:05pm Elton John in Central Park
12:10-12:20pm Peace: A Christmas Message from Gill Nevill

Regular Programmes   -  UK TV Listing  -   US TV Listings

#### End of the  UK TV Listings  #####

Return to The Classic TV Archive Home Page