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APRIL 1980: Episodes 3289 – 3302

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Regular “ATV” TX Days: Tues, Wed, Thurs

Regular “Granada” TX Days: Mon, Wed, Fri  -  After 07-04-80

Thames days possibly Mon, Tues, Wed

Episode Numbers on this page were calculated “forwards” from episodes 3259 and 3260.

From Easter Monday, Granada episodes were transmitted on different days to ATV

 

 

Crossroads Episode: 3289: Original TX: 01-04-80 (Tuesday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 01-04-80 TUESDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 3289

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3289 on 01-04-80 (VTR 7848)

 

TV Times (Anglia)

ANGLIA – 6:35

SOUTHERN – 5:20

 

TV Times (Anglia)

Granada – 5:15

ATV – 6:35

Border – 6:35

HTV – 5:20

Yorkshire – 6:35

 

Benny cannot understand Alison’s newly-found happiness. Chris Hunter poaches Adam Chance’s girl.

TV Times (Anglia for 01-04-80)

 

Benny cannot understand Alison’s newly-found happiness. Chris Hunter poaches Adam Chance’s girl.

TV Times (Granada for 01-04-80)

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/1112769593083396099 (Granada)

 

Benny cannot understand Alison’s newly-found happiness. Chris Hunter poaches Adam Chance’s girl.

Aberdeen Evening Express for 01-04-80 (British Newspaper Archive)

 

Crossroads Episode: 3290: Original TX: 02-04-80 (Wednesday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 02-04-80 WEDNESDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 3290

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3290 on 02-04-80 (VTR 7849)

 

TV Times (Anglia)

ANGLIA – 6:35

SOUTHERN – 5:20

 

TV Times (Anglia)

Granada – 5:15

 

Benny has an accident. Reg Cotterill makes a new female aquaintance.

TV Times (Anglia for 02-04-80) 

 

Benny has an accident. Reg Cotterill makes a new female aquaintance.

TV Times (Granada for 02-04-80) 

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/1113130155495645184 (Granada)

 

Reg Cotterill makes a female acquaintance and poor Benny meets with an accident.

Aberdeen Evening Express for 02-04-80 (British Newspaper Archive)

 

Crossroads Episode: 3291: Original TX: 03-04-80 (Thursday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 03-04-80 THURSDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 3291

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3291 on 03-04-80 (VTR 7850)

 

TV Times (Anglia)

ANGLIA – 6:35

SOUTHERN – 5:20

 

Marion Owen is the bearer of good news, but she has an embarrassing duty to perform as a consequence. Chris Hunter has a sharp set-to with J. Henry Pollard

TV Times (Anglia for 03-04-80)

 

Marion Owen is the bearer of good news, but she has an embarrassing duty to perform as a consequence.

TV Times (Granada for 03-04-80)

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

 

07-04-80 (Easter Monday)

No Episode Broadcast on Granada – or ANY REGIONS - HTV and Granada Versions of TV Times confirms this

 

Granada starts showing episodes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from this date.

 

ATV broadcast Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Crossroads Episode: 3292: Original TX: 08-04-80 (Tuesday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 08-04-80 THURSDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 3292

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3292 on 08-04-80 (VTR 7890)

 

TV Times (HTV):

ATV – 6:35

WESTWARD – 6:35

HTV -  5:20

 

TV Times (Granada)

Granada – No Episode Listed

ATV - 6:35

BORDER - 6:35

HTV – 5:20

YORKSHIRE – 6:35

 

Chris Hunter is startled by a question from his mother, Rosemary.Adam Chance braces himself for a confrontation

TV Times (HTV for 08-04-80)

 

Writers: Michala Crees, David Garfield, Arthur Schmidt (TVT)                                   Director: Royston Morley (TVT)

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/850753098893197313

  

I am fairly confident that Episode 3293 is David and Barbara’s wedding.

Crossroads Episode: 3293: Original TX: 09-04-80 (Wednesday)

David and Barbara’s Wedding

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 09-04-80 WEDNESDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 3293

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3293 on 09-04-80 (VTR 7891)

 

TV Times (HTV):

ATV – 6:35

GRANADA – 6:35

HTV – 5:20

WESTWARD – 6:35

 

TV Times (Granada):

ATV – 6:35

BORDER – 6:35

GRANADA – 6:35

YORKSHIRE – 6:35

 

Wedding bells ring at last for David Hunter and bride-to-be Barbara Brady. Its supposed to be the happiest day of their lives but David faces a crisis, both because of his son, Chris’s behaviour and because an unwelcome guest turns up at the church.

TV Times (HTV for 09-04-80) and ATV – This is the episode listed for 11-04-80 on Granada

 

Chris Hunter is startled by a question from his mother, Rosemary.

TV Times (Granada for 09-04-80) – This is the episode listed for 08-04-80 on ATV

 

Writers: Michala Crees, David Garfield, Arthur Schmidt (TVT)                                   Director: Royston Morley (TVT)

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/851121967612776453

  

 

Crossroads Episode: 3294: Original TX: 10-04-80 (Thursday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 10-04-80 THURSDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 3294

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3294 on 10-04-80 (VTR 7892)

 

 

TV Times (Granada):

Granada – No Episode Listed

ATV – 6:35

BORDER – 6:35

YORKSHIRE – 6:35

 

TV Times (HTV):

ATV – 6:35

HTV – 5:20

WESTWARD – 6:35

 

Ivy Prewett plans a surprise for Reg Cotterill. Meanwhile Adam Chance reaches a dramatic moment of truth with Miranda Pollard.

TV Times (HTV for 10-04-80) and ATV – This is the episode listed for 14-04-80 on Granada

 

Writers: Michala Crees, David Garfield, Arthur Schmidt (TVT)                                   Director: Royston Morley (TVT)

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/851475204731809792

 

Ivy Prewett plans a surprise for Reg Cotterill. Meanwhile Adam Chance reaches a dramatic moment of truth with Miranda Pollard.

Aberdeen Evening Express for 10-04-80 (British Newspaper Archive)

GRANADA REGION

Episodes shown:

Mon, Wed, Fri

 

ATV broadcast Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

11-04-80 (Friday)

 

Wedding bells ring at last for David Hunter and bride-to-be Barbara Brady. It’s supposed to be the happiest day of their lives but David faces a crisis, both because of his son, Chris’s behaviour and because an unwelcome guest turns up at the church.

TV Times (Granada for 11-04-80) - This is the episode listed for 09-04-80 on ATV

 

Granada – 6:35

Liverpool Echo for 11-04-80 (British Newspaper Archive)

GRANADA REGION

Episodes shown:

Mon, Wed, Fri

 

ATV broadcast Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

14-04-80 (Monday)

 

TV Times (Granada):

Granada – 6:35

 

Ivy Prewett plans a surprise for Reg Cotterill.

TV Times (Granada for 14-04-80) - This is the episode listed for 10-04-80 on ATV

 

Writers: Michala Crees, David Garfield, Arthur Schmidt (TVT-G)                                   Director: Royston Morley (TVT-G)

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/1117488347130355712 (Granada)

 

Episode 3295 confirmed here by VT clock and the events are a listed in TV Times for the ATV region.

Crossroads Episode: 3295: Original TX: 15-04-80 (Tuesday)

Note: VT Clock visible on “Volume 3” from Network DVD – Confirming Episode Number 3295

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 15-04-80 TUESDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 3295

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3295 on 15-04-80 (VTR 7945)

 

TV Times (ATV):

ATV – 6:35

 

TV Times (Granada):

Granada – No Episode Listed

ATV - 6:35

HTV – 5:20

Yorkshire – 6:35

Border – 6:35

 

The morning after David and Barbara’s wedding sees Adam call off his own to Miranda Pollard which in turn jeopardises his business plans. Benny dispenses advice on fruit and veg. (Network DVD – Volume 3)

 

Benny gets his nose put out of joint. David and Barbara Hunter have their first marital disagreement.

TV Times (ATV for 15-04-80) – This description is 16-04-80 on Granada

 

Writers: Michala Crees, David Garfield, Arthur Schmidt (TVT-ATV)                                   Director: Desmond McCarthy (TVT-ATV)

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/853290307236048896 (Granada)

 

Working forwards from Episode 3295, I am reasonably confident that this IS Episode 3296

 

ATV: Tues, Wed, Thur

GRA: Mon, Wed, Fri

Crossroads Episode: 3296: Original TX: 16-04-80 (Wednesday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 16-04-80 WEDNESDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 32956

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3296 on 16-04-80 (VTR 7946)

 

TV Times (ATV)

ATV – 6:05

 

TV Times (Granada):

Granada – 6:35

 

Adam Chance’s ambitions start crumbling around him. Ivy Prewett puts a proposal to Reg Cotterill

TV Times (ATV for 16-04-80) – This description is 18-04-80 on Granada

 

Benny gets his nose put out of joint. David and Barbara Hunter have their first marital disagreement.

TV Times (Granada for 16-04-80)

 

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Working forwards from Episode 3295, I am reasonably confident that this IS Episode 3297

 

ATV: Tues, Wed, Thur

GRA: Mon, Wed, Fri

Crossroads Episode: 3297: Original TX: 17-04-80 (Thursday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 17-04-80 THURSDAY

TV Brain CONFIRMS Episode Number 3297

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3297 on 17-04-80 (VTR 7947)

 

TV Times (ATV)

ATV - 6:35

 

TV Times (Granada)

Granada – No Episode Listed

ATV – 6:35

BORDER – 6:35

YORKSHIRE – 6:35

 

Henry Pollard lays down his conditions to Adam Chance. Jill Harvey receives a note which both saddens and cheers her.

TV Times (ATV for 17-04-80) – This description is 21-04-80 on Thames / Emergency Edition

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/854014565994160129

 

ATV broadcast Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

18-04-80 (Friday)

 

TV Times: Granada

GRANADA – 6:35

 

Adam Chance’s ambitions start crumbling around him. Ivy Prewett puts a proposal to Reg Cotterill

TV Times (Granada for 18-04-80) - This description is 16-04-80 on ATV – Episode 3296

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/854374143642480640

TV Times “Emergency Edition” published this week with no specific regional content.

 

Reason given is “continuing industrial problems at the Liverpool works of our printer, Bemrose, involving the National Geographic Association.”

 

21-04-80 (Monday)

 

TV Brain SUGGESTS 21-04-80 MONDAY

TV Brain SUGGESTS Episode Number 3298

Production Office Paperwork has no record of an episode being broadcast on ATV on this date.

 

TV Times: Emergency Edition / Thames

Main Listing – 6:35

Granada – 6:35

 

Henry Pollard lays down his conditions to Adam Chance. Jill Harvey receives a note which both saddens and cheers her.

TV Times (“Emergency Edition / Thames” for 21-04-80) - This description is 17-04-80 on ATV

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/855460414959779840

 

Working forwards from Episode 3295, I am reasonably confident that this IS Episode 3298

 

ATV: Tues, Wed, Thur

GRA: Mon, Wed, Fri

 

TV Times “Emergency Edition” published this week with no specific regional content.

 

Reason given is “continuing industrial problems at the Liverpool works of our printer, Bemrose, involving the National Geographic Association.”

Crossroads Episode: 3298: Original TX: 22-04-80 (Tuesday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 22-04-80 TUESDAY

TV Brain SUGGESTS Episode Number 3299

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3298 on 22-04-80 (VTR 7948)

 

TV Times: Emergency Edition / Thames

Main Listing – 6:40

 

HTV – 5:20

SCOTLAND 5:20

SOUTHERN – 5:20

THAMES – 6:40

TYNE-TEES – 6:2

ULSTER 5:20

 

Alison Cotterill’s new dress shocks her uncle, Reg.

TV Times (“Emergency Edition / Thames” for 22-04-80)

 

I believe ATV showed a different episode on this date

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/723595732557651968

Working forwards from Episode 3295, I am reasonably confident that this IS Episode 3299

 

ATV: Tues, Wed, Thur

GRA: Mon, Wed, Fri

 

TV Times “Emergency Edition” published this week with no specific regional content.

 

Reason given is “continuing industrial problems at the Liverpool works of our printer, Bemrose, involving the National Geographic Association.”

Crossroads Episode: 3299: Original TX: 23-04-80 (Wednesday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 23-04-80 WEDNESDAY

TV Brain SUGGESTS Episode Number 3300

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3299 on 23-04-80 (VTR 7949)

 

TV Times: Emergency Edition / Thames

Listing at – 6:35

 

HTV – 5:20

SCOTLAND – 5:20

SOUTHERN – 5:20

THAMES – 6:35

TYNE-TEES – 6:2

 

Doris Luke gets her marching orders. David Hunter makes a sacrifice for his marriage.

TV Times (“Emergency Edition / Thames” for 23-04-80)

 

I believe ATV showed a different episode on this date

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/856192604710600704

 

Granada - Doris Luke gets her marching orders.

Liverpool Echo for 23-04-80 (British Newspaper Archive)

 

Working forwards from Episode 3295, I am reasonably confident that this IS Episode 3300

 

ATV: Tues, Wed, Thur

GRA: Mon, Wed, Fri

 

TV Times “Emergency Edition” published this week with no specific regional content.

 

Reason given is “continuing industrial problems at the Liverpool works of our printer, Bemrose, involving the National Geographic Association.”

Crossroads Episode: 3300 : Original TX: 24-04-80 (Thursday)

 

TV Brain does NOT have an episode listed for this date

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3300 on 24-04-80 (VTR 7950)

 

TV Times: Emergency Edition / Thames

 

GRANADA – No Episode Listed

THAMES – No Episode Listed

ANGLIA – 6:35

ATV – 6:35

BORDER – 6:35

GRAMPIAN – 6:35

SCOTLAND – 5:20

SOUTHERN – 5:20

TYNE TEES – 6:02

ULSTER – 5:20

WESTWARD – 6:35

YORKSHIRE 6:35

 

THAMES has Athletics and a Film scheduled for this afternoon.

GRANADA – “As Thames” No Episode Listed

  

SOURCE: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/856556598994579458      

 

Grampian

6:35 – Another dose of melodrama from the motel

Aberdeen Evening Express for 24-04-80 (British Newspaper Archive)

 

 

ATV: Tues, Wed, Thur

GRA: Mon, Wed, Fri

 

TV Times “Emergency Edition” published this week with no specific regional content.

 

Reason given is “continuing industrial problems at the Liverpool works of our printer, Bemrose, involving the National Geographic Association.”

25-04-80 (Friday)

 

TV Times: Emergency Edition / Thames

GRANADA – 6:35

 

No Other Regions Listed

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/856912959125291010

 

ATV: Tues, Wed, Thur

GRA: Mon, Wed, Fri

 

TV Times “Emergency Edition” published this week with no specific regional content.

 

28-04-80 (Monday)

 

TV Brain SUGGESTS Episode 28-04-80 MONDAY

TV Brain SUGGESTS Episode Number 3300

Production Office Paperwork has no record of an episode being broadcast on ATV on this date.

 

TV Times: National Edition / Thames

THAMES -  6:35

  

Ivy Prewett makes an outrageous suggestion concerning Benny.

TV Times (National Edition / Thames for 28-04-80)

 

ATV do not normally show an episode on Mondays and I can find no specific reference to ATV at the moment.

 

SOURCE: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/858006184464461828

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Working forwards from Episode 3295, I am reasonably confident that this IS Episode 3301

 

TV Times National Edition published this week with no specific regional content.

 

ATV broadcast Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Crossroads Episode: 3301 Original TX:29-04-80 (Tuesday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 29-04-80 TUESDAY

TV Brain SUGGESTS Episode Number 3302

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3301 on 29-04-80 (VTR 7959)

 

TV Times: National Edition / Thames

HTV – 5:20

SOUTHERN – 5:20

SCOTLAND – 5:20

ULSTER – 5:20

THAMES – 6:35

WESTWARD – 6:35

 

Reg Cotterill gives Mrs. Prewett a piece of his mind. On holiday, Meg Mortimer is involved in a ship based romance.

TV Times (National Edition / Thames for 29-04-80)

 

I believe ATV showed a different episode on this date

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/858361779214331905

 

Working forwards from Episode 3295, I am reasonably confident that this IS Episode 3302

 

TV Times National Edition published this week with no specific regional content.

 

ATV broadcast Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Crossroads Episode: 3302 Original TX:30-04-80 (Wednesday)

 

TV Brain CONFIRMS 30-04-80 WEDNESDAY

TV Brain SUGGESTS Episode Number 3303

Production Office Paperwork CONFIRMS 3302 on 30-04-80 (VTR 7960)

 

TV Times: National Edition / Thames

THAMES – 6:35

SCOTTISH – 5:20

ULSTER – 5:20

 

David Hunter makes an impetuous decision. Chris Hunter has some explaining to do to a very suspicious Reg Cotterill.

TV Times (National Edition / Thames for 30-04-80)

 

I believe ATV showed a different episode on this date

 

Writers:                                                                                                                 Director: 

 

Source: https://twitter.com/woodg31/status/858734289713856512

 

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