Sunday 21 December 2014

TV Times Christmas Cover 1986 - What Was On

Christmas Eve Wednesday 24th December 1986
  ITV London

  6.15am  TV-am : Good Morning Britain  presented by Anne Diamond and Mike Morris, 
                includes news read by Gordon Honeycombe  ,weather forecasts with
                Wincey Willis, sport with Richard Keys. Money Matters with Brian Milton,
                Lizzie Webb, exercise and a Popeye cartoon. Gyles Brandreth with
                Video Report

  9.00am  Wacaday  with Timmy Mallett

  9.25am  Thames News  followed by 
                Tickle on the Tum- Christmas Special  with Ralph McTell, Jacqueline Reddin

  9.50am  Chorlton and the Ice World (Repeat)

10.25am  Film : Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
                starring Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse & Christopher Lloyd

12.05pm  The Bestest Present  animation

12.30pm  A Child This Day  how 3 Catholic diocese are supporting family life

  1.00pm  News at One

  1.20pm  Thames News

  1.30pm  Disney at Christmas : Film : Rob Roy- the Highland Rogue (1953)
                starring Richard Todd, Glynis Johns & James Robertson Justice

  3.00pm  Disney: The Night Before Christmas  cartoon (Repeat)

  3.10pm  Pass the Buck Celebrity Special  with Simon Williams, Lucy Fleming, Dennis Waterman
                and Rula Lenska, presented by George Layton

  3.40pm  Thames News

  3.45pm  Jambo- the Gentle Giant  how a gorilla protected a child that fell into a compound at Jersey Zoo

  4.15pm  Supergran  with Gudrun Ure, Iain Cuthbertson, Paul Shane and Anna Dawson

  5.15pm  Blockbusters

  5.45pm  News at 5.45

  6.00pm  Thames News

  6.25pm  Help! Viv Taylor Gee with news of a 24 hour advice line

  6.35pm  Crossroads

  7.00pm  This Is Your Life presented by Eamonn Andrews

  7.30pm  Coronation Street

  8.00pm  Jim Davidson in Germany- Special with Diane Solomon and Richard Digance

  9.00pm  Movie Première : Hitchcock's The Trouble with Harry (1955)
                starring Shirley MacLaine and John Forsythe

10.45pm  News

11.00pm  Fresh Fields Special  : A Dickens of a Christmas  with Julia McKenzie, Anton Rodgers (Repeat)pm 

11.45pm  Christmas Eve Service of Communion
                from St Cuthbert's Church of Scotland, Princes Street, Edinburgh
12.30am  Film : The Big Sleep (1978)  starring Robert Mitchum and Sarah Miles

  2.15am  Closedown

  ITV Yorkshire (as ITV London except)

  1.20pm  Calendar News (until 1.30)

  6.00pm  Calendar (until 6.35)

12.30am  Music Box

  1.00am  Amanda Reddington Show

  2.00am  Nino Show

  3.00am  Martin Buchanan Show

  4.00am  Simon Potter Show

  5.00am  The Shadow

  6.00am  Closedown

  Christmas Day Thursday 25th December 1986

  6.15am  TV-am featuring 
  6.35am  Flipper
  6.55am  Transformers. 
  7.00am  Good Morning Britain with Anne Diamond, Mike Morris, Richard Keys, Gordon Honeycombe,
                Jimmy Greaves, Wincey Willis, Lizzie Webb, Russel Grant

  9.25am  Disney at Christmas : Father Noah's Ark followed by
                Film : Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968)  animation

10.00am  The Christmas Morning Service family Mass from Church of St Francis of Assisi, Pottery Lane, London

11.00am  He-Man and She-Ra Christmas Special (Repeat)

11:40am  Disney at Christmas, Film : Swiss Family Robinson (1959) starring John Mills, Dorothy McGuire

  2.00pm  Ark Royal - The Rock Show 
                with Paul Young, Alison Moyet, Bob Geldof, Cyndi Lauper, The Pretenders, Go West

  3.00pm  The Queen

  3.10pm  Disney at Christmas, Film : Dumbo (1941) Première  animation
  4.20pm  Strike It Lucky with Michael Barrymore

  4.55pm  ITN News

  5.00pm  Cinderella pantomime, starring Danny La Rue, Roy Kinnear, Cheryl Baker, Jimmy Cricket, 
                Michael Howe, Brian Murphy, Roy Hudd

  6.30pm  The James Bond Première : Film : Never Say Never Again (1983) starring Sean Connery

  9.00pm   A Duty Free Christmas starring Keith Barron, Gwen Taylor

10.00pm  ITN News

10.10pm  Movie Première : Agatha Christie's Dead Man's Folly (1986) 
                starring Peter Ustinov, Jean Stapleton, Constance Cummings

12.00       Silent Night with José Carreras         (ITV TSW : Road to Trenarren)

12.35am  Weather and Close

  Boxing Day Friday 26th December 1986

  ITV London

  7.00am  WACADAY Special, presented by Timmy Mallett and Michaela Strachan

  9.25am  Rainbow Christmas Special

  9.50am  Emu at Christmas with Rod Hull

10.30am  Disney at Christmas : Film :  Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
                starring Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasance

12.15pm  Athletics '86, highlights show

  1.20pm  ITN News

  1.25pm  The Royal Day  
                Alastair Burnet presents highlights of this year's Royal Wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson

  2.10pm  Disney at Christmas : Film : 20000 Leagues Under The Sea (1954) 
                starring Kirk Douglas and James Mason

  4.30pm  Name That Tune Special
                presented by Lionel Blair, with Maggie Moone, Angela Rippon and Mike Read

  5.00pm  ITN News and Sport

  5.15pm  The James Bond Film : The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)  starring Roger Moore

  7.30pm  Fire and Ice  a Torvill and Dean spectacular, with music by Carl Davis

  8.30pm  A Christmas Night of One Hundred Stars
                from the London Palladium, in aid of Help the Aged (9.45pm-10.00pm  News)

11.15pm  Movie Première : Airplane II- The Sequel (1982)  starring Robert Hays 

12.50am  Christmas Night Thoughts

  ITV Yorkshire (as ITV London except)

12.50am  Music Box- Simon Potter's Show

  1.00am  Power Hour

  2.00am  Boogie Box

  3.00am  Off the Wall

  4.00am  Private Eyes

  5.00am  The Shadow

  6.00am  Closedown