TV & Radio Appearances

Long overdue, and presenting a near impossible task, here begins a list of all known television appearances by Jackie Lee.  According to a 1967 press release, The Raindrops alone had regular appearances on ten BBC radio series and eleven TV series. 
 

Six-Five Special, BBC TV, 29th November 1958.  The Raindrops appeared alongside Ronnie Carroll, the Eric Delaney Band, Don Lang, Lita Roza, and Sheila Southern.

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 25th April 1959.  The Raindrops' first appearance of many on Drumbeat, a show which significantly raised their profile.  Hosted by Gus Goodwin and also featuring Adam Faith, the John Barry Seven, the Millermen and all the regulars.

Saturday Club, BBC Radio, 2nd May 1959.  Introduced by Brian Matthew
The Raindrops were featured along with Joan Baxter, Ronnie Aldrich and others.

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 2nd May 1959.  The Raindrops, plus Adam Faith, Vince Eager, Billy Fury, etc.

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 9th May 1959.  The Raindrops, Cliff Richard & The Drifters (Shadows), Adam Faith, Vince Eager, John Barry, etc.

Saturday Club, BBC Radio, 20th June 1959.  Introduced by Brian Matthew
The Raindrops plus Ronnie Aldrich, Ray Pilgrim, Cliff Richard & The Drifters.

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 27th June 1959.  The Raindrops, Cliff & The Drifters, Adam Faith, Vince Eager...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 4th July 1959.  The Raindrops, Cliff & The Drifters, Adam Faith, Vince Eager, Duffy Power...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 11th July 1959.  The Raindrops, Adam Faith, Vince Eager, the Poni-Tails...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 18th July 1959.  The Raindrops, Adam Faith, Vince Eager, the Poni-Tails...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 25th July 1959.  The Raindrops, Adam Faith, Vince Eager, the Poni-Tails...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 1st August 1959.  The Raindrops, Adam Faith, Vince Eager, the Poni-Tails...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 8th August 1959.  The Raindrops, Adam Faith, Vince Eager, the Poni-Tails...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 15th August 1959.  The Raindrops, Adam Faith, Vince Eager, the Poni-Tails...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 22nd August 1959.  The Raindrops, Adam Faith, Vince Eager, the Poni-Tails...

Drumbeat, BBC TV, 29th August 1959.  The Raindrops, Cliff Richard, Adam Faith, the Poni-Tails...

Star Show, BBC Radio, circa 1960-1962.  The Raindrops were featured regularly on this show, produced by the Beeb's transcription service for broadcast overseas.

Gert & Daisy, Associated-Rediffusion (ITV) TV, September 1959.  The Raindrops appeared in one episode of the short-lived comedy series by the Waters sisters, directed by Milo Lewis.  This footage is known to still exist.

The British Song Contest, ITV, Thursday 16th February 1961
June Marlow, Rosemary Squires, The Raindrops, Johnny Angel, Frank Ifield

A Song For Europe, BBC TV, Sunday 11th February 1962 7:55 - 8:55 pm
Hosted by David Jacobs, Jackie performed There's no-one in the whole wide world, and the Raindrops provided backing vocals for other artists on the show.  This may well have been The Beatles' introduction to the song which they performed in concert later that year.  Other artists were
Johnny Angel, The Brook Brothers, Ronnie Carroll, Karl Denver, Donna Douglas, Frank Ifield, Kenny Lynch, Brad Newman, Rikki Price, Doug Sheldon, Robb Storme.  The musical director was Harry Rabinowitz.

The Steele Hour, TV, Sunday 8th July 1962
Tommy Steele's show with special guests The Raindrops.

The Ken Dodd Show, BBC TV, Saturday 10th November 1962 9:01 - 9:45 pm
The Raindrops

Saturday Club, BBC Radio, 16th February 1963.  Introduced by Brian Matthew
The Raindrops, Adam Faith & The Roulettes, Houston Wells and others.

Pops And Lenny, BBC TV, Thursday 2nd May 1963 5:00 - 5:30 pm
The Raindrops with The Tornados and Gerry & The Pacemakers.

Pops And Lenny, BBC TV, Thursday 9th May 1963
The Raindrops plus Susan Maughan and Acker Bilk.

Pops And Lenny, BBC TV, Thursday 16th May 1963 5:00 - 5:30 pm
The Raindrops, Patsy Ann Noble and some pop combo called The Beatles.

Pops And Lenny, BBC TV, Thursday 23rd May 1963
The Raindrops, Jet Harris & Tony Meehan, Julie Grant.

The Des O'Connor Show, ATV, Wednesday 29th May 1963 9:15 - 9:45 pm
The Raindrops (regulars) and Terry Lightfoot

Pops And Lenny, BBC TV, Thursday 30th May 1963
The Raindrops, Mark Wynter, Eden Kane

Pops And Lenny, BBC TV, Thursday 6th June 1963
The Raindrops, The Springfields, Billie Davis

The Des O'Connor Show, ATV, Wednesday 12th June 1963
The Raindrops

The Five O'Cock Club, ATV, Tuesday 31st December 1963
The Raindrops and Billy Fury

Putting On The Donegan, ATV, date unknown
The Raindrops

The Morecombe & Wise Show, ATV, date unknown
The Raindrops

Thank Your Lucky Stars, ABC TV, Saturday 13th February 1965
Hosted by Pete Murray and featuring Jackie Lee alongside Adam Faith & The Roulettes, Herman's Hermits, The Just Four Men (later to be Wimple Winch), Tammy St John, Martha Smith and Gene Pitney with guest DJ Ed Moreno

Thank Your Lucky Stars, ABC TV, Saturday 9th October 1965 5:50 - 6:35 pm
Hosted by Jim Dale and featuring Jackie Lee,
The Searchers, Russ Conway, Billy Walker, The Four Pennies, Kenny Lynch, Anita Harris and Doug Kennedy.

Top Of The Pops, BBC Radio, Monday 28th February 1966
No relation to the popular TV programme.  Jackie recorded new versions of her own material and, as was standard practice, covers of a couple of recent hits.  The material was exported for broadcast overseas.

    

Beat! Beat! Beat!, Hessischer Rundfunk (Frankfurt) TV Germany, 18th September 1967
Jackie performs her Emma Rede song Just like a man while holding what looks like a daffodil.  Other guests on this show include Episode Six and The Smoke.

Top Of The Pops, BBC TV, 1968
Jackie performed White horses in two shows, both of which are lost.


The Russ Hour
, BBC Radio 2, 1970
Jackie performed on Russ Conway's afternoon radio show in 1970.

 

The Golden Shot, ATV, 1970
Jackie performed Rupert on the fondly-remembered gameshow hosted by Bob Monkhouse.  Click on the logo above.

Jackie appeared on a number of British TV programmes to promote Rupert.  Possibilities include Lift Off With Ayshea, Crackerjack, Magpie and Blue Peter.  Can anyone out there confirm any of these?

This Is Your Life, ITV, 3rd March 1976
Jackie made a guest appearance when Vince Hill was honoured with the red book (series 7, programme 171). 

 

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