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List of TV appearances

This list is an attempt to document every TV appearance by Level 42. If you want to contribute, please use the contact form.
The contributors to the list are Ian Buck, Simon Carson and Morgan Roussel.

1979

Pre-Level 42

1981

  • 1981 – Love Games – TopPop, AVRO, Holland.
  • 23/04/1981 – Love Games – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.

1982

1983

  • 07/01/1983 – The Chinese Way – Oxford Road Show, BBC2, UK.
  • 27/01/1983 – The Chinese Way – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 30/01/1983 – L’Écho des Bananes, FR3, France.
  • 10/02/1983 – The Chinese Way – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 05/03/1983 (aired) 16/02/1983 (recorded) – Heathrow, Turn It On, Love Meeting Love, Eyes Waterfalling, The Pursuit of Accidents, The Chinese Way, Sandstorm, Love Games (live at Regal Theatre, Hitchin) – Sight And Sound In Concert (S 3: Ep 7), BBC Two, UK.
  • 21/03/1983 – Foundation & Empire (live) – Whatever You Want: Whatever You Didn’t Get, Channel 4, UK.
  • 03/04/1983 – L’Écho des Bananes, FR3, France.
  • 29/05/1983 – L’Écho des Bananes, FR3, France.
  • 13/07/1983 – Almost There, Heathrow, Turn It On, Eyes Waterfalling, Dune Tune, Sandstorm, Love Games, 88 (live in Montreux, Jazz Festival) – RTSR, Switzerland.
  • 11/08/1983 – The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up) – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 25/08/1983 – The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up) – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 29/10/1983 – Heathrow, Dance On Heavy Weather, Turn It On, Love Games, I Want Eyes, Sandstorm, Out Of Sight Out Of Mind, Micro Kid, 43, Dune Tune, Starchild, The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up), The Chinese Way, 88, Are You Hearing (What I Hear)? (live at “Zeche Bochum”) – Rockpalast, WDR, Germany.
  • 13/11/1983 – L’Écho des Bananes, FR3, France.
  • 25/11/1983 – Dance On Heavy Weather, Starchild, Micro-Kid, I Want Eyes, 43, The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up), Are You Hearing (What I Hear)? (live at The Ace, Brixton) – Whistle Test On The Road, BBC, UK.

1984

  • 1984 – Hot Water – Dr. Mambo, Germany.
  • 1984 – Hot Water – Hotel American, Belgium.
  • 1984 – Hot Water – Zondag Party, Belgium.
  • 1984 (aired) 10/09/1983 (recorded) Band interview, The Chinese Way, The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up), Micro-Kid, 88, Are You Hearing (What I Hear)? (live at Hammersmith Odeon, London) – Play At Home, Channel 4, UK.
  • 05/1984 – Mark King – Pop Quiz, BBC, UK.
  • 18/08/1984 – Hot Water – One For The Road, BBC, UK.
  • 09/1984 – Interview, Hot Water – Countdown, Holland.
  • 06/09/1984 – Hot Water – Top Of The Pops (S 21: Ep 35), BBC1, UK.
  • 20/09/1984 – Hot Water – Top Of The Pops (S 21: Ep 37), BBC1, UK.
  • 22/09/1984 – Almost There, Turn It On, Love Games, I Want Eyes, Foundation & Empire, The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up), Hot Water, The Chinese Way, Are You Hearing (What I Hear)? (live at The Ahoy, Rotterdam) – Veronica TV, Holland.
  • 06/10/1984 – The Sun Goes Down, Hot Water, Interview with Mark King, Mike Lindup, Phil Gould & Boon Gould – Saturday Superstore, BBC1, UK.
  • 08/10/1984 – Hot Water – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 09/10/1984 – Hot Water – Musik Convoy, Germany.
  • 12/10/1984 – The Chant Has Begun (live), Hot Water (live), Kansas City Milkman (live, only broadcast on Italian TV) – The Tube, Channel 4, UK.
  • 13/10/1984 – Almost There, Turn It On, The Chant Has Begun, Mr. Pink, I Want Eyes, Kansas City Milkman, The Pursuit Of Accidents, Kouyate, The Chinese Way, The Sun Goes Down, Hot Water, Love Games (live at Grugahalle, Essen) – Rockpalast, WDR, Germany.
  • 19/10/1984 – Hot Water – Crackerjack, BBC, UK.

1985

  • 1985 – Something About You – Cheggers Plays Pop, BBC, UK.
  • 1985 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – WAC (Wide Awake Club), ITV, UK.
  • 23/01/1985 – Hot Water – Platine 45, Antenne 2, France.
  • 27/02/1985 – Hot Water – Platine 45, Antenne 2, France.
  • 01/10/1985 – Bass Solo, Something About You (live), A Physical Presence (live) – The Tube, Channel 4, UK.
  • 24/10/1985 – Something About You – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 07/11/1985 – Something About You – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 11/11/1985 – Something About You – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 20/11/1985 – Leaving Me Now – Wogan, BBC, UK.
  • 22/11/1985 – Live show split in 3 parts, Supergroup includes Stewart Copeland, Rowan Atkinson, Nik Kershaw, Mark King & Mark Brzezicki perform ‘Love Lessons’ in 2nd part of show – Children In Need, BBC1, UK.

1986

  • 1986 – Interview with Mark King – Good Rockin’ Tonight, Canada.
  • 1986 – Lessons In Love – Rockline, Les Enfants du rock, Antenne 2, France.
  • 02/01/1986 – Leaving Me Now – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 15/01/1986 – Something About You – Super Platine, Antenne 2, France.
  • 18/01/1986 – Phone chat and interview – Saturday Superstore, BBC1, UK.
  • 01/02/1986 – Something About You, Leaving Me Now – Saturday Live (S 1: Ep 2), Channel 4, UK.
  • 04/02/1986 – Leaving Me Now – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 19/02/1986 – Hot Water, Something About You – Super Platine, Antenne 2, France.
  • 29/03/1986 – Something About You, Mark King bass solo – The Tube, Channel 4, UK.
  • 04/1986 – Interview with Mark King, Something About You, Leaving Me Now – Décibels, FR3 Rennes, France.
  • 04/04/1986 – Micro-Kid (live), The Sun Goes Down (live) – Printemps de Bourges, France.
  • 16/04/1986 – Lessons In Love – Wogan, BBC1, UK.
  • 26/04/1986 – Leaving Me Now, Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Lessons In Love – The Saturday Picture Show, BBC1, UK.
  • 30/04/1986 – Lessons In Love – Poparound, ITV, UK.
  • 01/05/1986 – Lessons In Love – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 07/05/1986 – Something About You – Super Platine, Antenne 2, France.
  • 11/05/1986 – Lessons In Love, Interview, Something About You – Montreux Pop Festival, BBC, UK.
  • 15/05/1986 – Lessons In Love – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK. [Performance clip taken from Montreux Pop Festival]
  • 17/05/1986 – Something About You (live) – Saturday Night Live (S 11: Ep 17), NBC, USA.
  • 03/06/1986 – Interviews with Mark King, Mike Lindup, Phil Gould & Boon Gould, Something About You, Hot Water – The Old Grey Whistle Test, UK.
  • 10/06/1986 – Lessons In Love – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 17/06/1986 – Lessons In Love – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 02/07/1986 – Lessons In Love – P. I. T. (Peter-Illmann-Treff), ZDF, Germany.
  • 05/10/1986 – Lessons In Love – A la folie pas du tout, TF1, France.

1987

  • 1987 – Lessons In Love, Running In The Family – Showtime at the Apollo.
  • 1987 – Band interview – Top Ten, UK.
  • 01/1987 – Lessons In Love (Mark King & Mike Lindup singing live) – Champs-Elysées, Antenne 2, France.
  • 25/01/1987 – Lessons In Love (Mark King & Mike Lindup singing live) – MIDEM, FR3, France.
  • 09/02/1987 – Lessons In Love – The BPI Awards 1987, BBC1, UK.
  • 02/1987 – Running In The Family – Saturday Live, Channel 4, UK.
  • 02/1987 – Running In The Family – TF1, France.
  • 12/02/1987 – Running In The Family – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 17/02/1987 – Running In The Family – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 21/02/1987 – Running In The Family, Interview/Video Vote – Saturday Superstore, BBC1, UK.
  • 24/02/1987 – Running In The Family (Making of) – Splash, ITV, UK.
  • 26/02/1987 – Running In The Family – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 03/03/1987 – Running In The Family – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 09/03/1987 – Running In The Family – Festival di Primavera, Ieri e Oggi in TV, Rete 4, Italy.
  • 11/03/1987 – Running In The Family – Wogan, BBC1, UK.
  • 04/1987 – To Be With You Again – Countdown, Veronica, Holland.
  • 30/04/1987 – To Be With You Again – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 19/05/1987 – To Be With You Again – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 26/05/1987 – Brief Interview, It’s Over – Montreux Rock Festival (Switzerland), BBC1, UK.
  • 15/08/1987 – Running In The Family – American Bandstand (S 30: Ep 35), USA.
  • 09/1987 – It’s Over – La Cinq, France.
  • 04/09/1987 – It’s Over – Wogan, BBC1, UK.
  • 05/09/1987 – Interview – It’s Wicked, BBC, UK.
  • 05/09/1987 – Band History: Level 42 with Mark King interview – LWT Night Network, UK.
  • 08/09/1987 (aired) 02/09/1987 (recorded) – It’s Over – The Roxy, ITV, UK.
  • 10/09/1987 – It’s Over – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 11/09/1987 – Interview with Mark King – MuchMusic, Toronto, Canada.
  • 09/1987 – Dune Tune aka “Rapido Blues” (live) – Rapido, TF1, France.
  • 19/09/1987 – It’s Over – TopPop, AVRO, Holland.
  • 02/10/1987 – Interview – What’s All This Then?, BBC1, UK.
  • 14/11/1987 – Lessons in Love, It’s Over – American Bandstand (S 31: Ep 9), USA.

1988

  • 1988 – Lessons In Love, Something About You – Viaje Con Nosotros, TVE, Spain.
  • 1988 – Heaven In My Hands – Sábado Noche, TVE1, Spain.
  • 1988 – Take A Look – Discoring, Rai Uno, Italy.
  • 01/02/1988 – Bass Challenge, Children Say – Wedden Dat, AVRO, Holland.
  • 05/02/1988 – The Late Late Show, RTE1, Ireland.
  • 26/08/1988 – Heaven In My Hands – Wogan, BBC, UK.
  • 01/09/1988 – Heaven In My Hands – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 01/09/1988 – Heaven In My Hands, Extratour, Radio Bremen, Germany.
  • 06/09/1988 – Heaven In My Hands – Festivalbar, Canale 5, Italy.
  • 14/09/1988 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Lessons In Love, It’s Over, Heaven In My Hands, Tracie – Veronica Muziekdag, Veronica, Netherlands.
  • 23/09/1988 – Heaven In My Hands – Vota La Voce, Canale 5, Italy.
  • 24/09/1988 – Heaven In My Hands – Formel Eins, Germany.
  • 15/10/1988 – Heaven In My Hands – Dimanche Martin, Antenne 2, France.
  • 26/10/1988 – Brief appearance of Mark King & Mike Lindup – This Is Your Life: Phil Collins (S 29: Ep 2), BBC, UK.
  • 29/10/1988 – Bass Solo feat. Big Ben, Take A Look – Going Live!, BBC1, UK.
  • 05/11/1988 – Heaven In My Hands – Rockopop, TVE1, Spain.

1989

  • 1989 – Interview with Mike Lindup – TV-am, ITV, UK.
  • 1989 – Interview with Mark King, Take Care Of Yourself – Countdown, Holland.
  • 22/01/1989 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – The Beatbox, RTE Network 2, Ireland.

1990

  • 1990 – Report on the Isle of Wight, Interviews with Mark & Mike – Veronica Muziekdag, Veronica, Netherlands.
  • 1990 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Concert rehersals clips – Thames Television, UK.
  • 14/03/1990 – Mark King & Mike Lindup – This Is Your Life: Nigel Kennedy (S 30: Ep 22), BBC, UK.
  • 19/04/1990 – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes feat. Mark King – French and Saunders (S 3: Ep 6), BBC2, UK.

1991

  • 1991 – Guaranteed – Vota La Voce, Canale 5, Italy.
  • 1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Guaranteed – Le Top, CANAL+, France.
  • 1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – Giga, Antenne 2, France.
  • 1991 – Lessons In Love – Countdown: The Files, Holland.
  • 1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – Live at La Cigale, Paris, Nouba, M6, France.
  • 1991 – Interview with Mark King – TVS, UK.
  • 14/06/1991 – Hot Water, Her Big Day, The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up), Guaranteed, Heaven In My Hands – Live at National Ballroom, Kilburn, London, Friday Night At The Dome, Channel 4, UK.
  • 07/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Video singles/Bass solo – Music Box Profile, ITV, UK.
  • 31/07/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Concert rehearsals clips – Thames News, ITV, UK.
  • 08/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Concert rehearsals clips, SKY TV, UK.
  • 01/08/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Guaranteed (live) – Box Office, UK.
  • 05/08/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Guaranteed – The Garden Party, BBC, UK.
  • 08/08/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Guaranteed (live) – O-Zone, BBC2, UK.
  • 10/08/1991 – Guaranteed, Band Interview – Ghost Train, ITV, UK.
  • 14/08/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – TV-am, ITV, UK.
  • 15/08/1991 – Guaranteed – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 24/09/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Lessons in Love, Guaranteed – Veronica Muziekdag, Veronica, Netherlands.
  • 11/10/1991 – Band interview – Granada Reports, UK.
  • 16/10/1991 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – This Morning, ITV, UK.
  • 18/10/1991 – Overtime – Pebble Mill, BBC, UK.
  • 24/10/1991 – Interview with Mark King – Coast to Coast, UK.

1992

  • 1992 – Cue The Music.
  • 01/1992 – Guaranteed – Stars 90, TF1, France.
  • 05/01/1992 – Interview with Mark King – Rapido, CANAL+, France.
  • 02/1992 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – Escale, MCM, France.
  • 01/11/1992 – Overtime, 26/10/1991 – Danny Kaye International Children Award for Unicef, Veronica TV, Netherlands.

1994

  • 1994 – Mark King & Mike Lindup – The School Around The Corner, UK.
  • 11/02/1994 – Forever Now – Kelly, Ulster Television, UK.
  • 16/02/1994 – Interview with Mark King feat. Zig & Zag – The Big Breakfast, Channel 4, UK.
  • 18/02/1994 – Running In The Family, Forever Now – Pebble Mill, BBC, UK.
  • 21/02/1994 – Featuring Mark King – The Big Breakfast, Channel 4, UK.
  • 23/02/1994 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – GMTV, UK.
  • 24/02/1994 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – SKY News, UK.
  • 24/02/1994 – Forever Now (live) – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 25/02/1994 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup, Forever Now – This Morning, ITV, UK.
  • 26/02/1994 – Interview with Mark King, Forever Now, Guaranteed – What’s Up Doc?, ITV, UK.
  • 27/02/1994 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – Pat Sharp, SKY TV, UK.
  • 11/03/1994 – Forever Now – TROS, Netherlands.
  • 25/03/1994 – Forever Now (live) – IRMA Awards, UK.
  • 17/04/1994 – Interview at Mark King’s home/studio – O-Zone, UK.
  • 24/04/1994 – Featuring Mark King & Mike Lindup – Over the Wall, UK.
  • 28/04/1994 – All Over You (Mark & Mike singing live) – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 03/05/1994 – Forever Now, All Over You – Pebble Mill, BBC, UK.
  • 24/05/1994 – All Over You – Wedden Dat.
  • 04/06/1994 – Featuring Mark King – Pop Quiz, UK.
  • 04/06/1994 – Love In A Peaceful World (Mark King & Mike Lindup singing live) – The Brian Conley Show (S 3: Ep 5), ITV, UK.
  • 26/07/1994 – Interview with Mark King – O-Zone, UK.
  • 27/07/1994 – Featuring Mark King & Mike Lindup, Love in a Peaceful World, GMTV, UK.
  • 04/08/1994 – Love In A Peaceful World (live) – Top Of The Pops, BBC1, UK.
  • 09/08/1994 – Love In A Peaceful World – Staatsloterijshow, Veronica, Netherlands.
  • 27/09/1994 – Forever Now – The Fast Show (S 1: Ep 1), BBC, UK.
  • 10/10/1994 – Interview with Mike Lindup – The Gen, UK.

1995

  • 26/04/1995 – The Best Of The Tube, UK.

1996

  • 29/04/1996 – Interview with Mark King – The Pier, King Of The Isle, ITV1, UK.

1998

  • 15/09/1998 – Interview with Mark King – This Morning, ITV, UK.
  • 21/09/1998 (aired) 10/09/1998 (recorded) – Interview, Bitter Moon (live), Love Wars (live), Something About You (live) – Talking Music, VH1, UK.
  • 19/11/1998 – Interview with Mark King, Bitter Moon, It’s Over/Lessons In Love/Hot Water, Hello It’s Me feat. Toots Thielemans (Todd Rundgren), Poessie Mauw, Sunshine Of Your Love (Cream), Oliver’s Army (Elvis Costello) – Lalala-Live, AVRO, Holland.

1999

  • 13/02/1999 – Hot Water (live) – Go Morgen, Denmark.
  • 03/1999 – Running In The Family (live) – Den Store Klassefest, TV 2, Denmark.
  • 15/06/1999 – Interview, Hot Water, Pamela, Love Wars, Bitter Moon, Changing The Guard, Love Games, To Be With You Again, Mr. Pink, Running In The Family, Lessons In Love, Something About You, The Chinese Way – Live at TV-Studio “Ohne Filter”, Baden-Baden, Germany.
  • 11/1999 – Interview with Mark King – Birmingham, Ronnie Scott’s, Central TV, UK.

2000

  • 04/01/2000 – A Family Of My Own, BBC1, UK.
  • 04/11/2000 – Band interview – Top Ten: 1987, Channel 4, UK.

2001

  • 28/03/2001 – Brief appearance of Mark King – This Is Your Life: Midge Ure (S 41: Ep 18), BBC1, UK.

2002

  • 11/02/2002 – Mike Lindup (Mystery Guest) – Never Mind The Buzzcocks (S 10: Ep 6), BBC, UK.

2003

  • 10/08/2003 – Rick Wakeman (Yes) vs Mike Lindup – Banzai (S 1: Ep 5), FOX, USA.

2006

2007

  • 29/01/2007 (aired) 04/11/2006 (recorded) – Interview with Mark King, Dive Into The Sun, To Be With You Again, Hot Water, Rooted, World Machine, Retroglide, Leaving Me Now, Kansas City Milkman, Love Games, The Sun Goes Down, Running In The Family, Lessons In Love, Something About You, Sleep Talking, The Chinese Way (live at Jazztage Leverkusen, Forum) – Rockpalast Special, WDR, Germany.
  • 25/09/2007 – Lessons In Love – Ciao Darwin, Canale 5, Italy.

2009

  • 24/02/2009 – Interview with Mark King – RTL Boulevard, RTL 4, Netherlands.

2010

  • 28/05/2010 – Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – De Rode Loper, Eén, Belgium.
  • 02/07/2010 – Love Games, Heaven In My Hands, The Chinese Way (live at Estival Lugano, Piazza della Riforma), Interview with Mark King & Mike Lindup – LA 2, RSI, Switzerland.

2011

2012

2015

  • 09/07/2015 – Mark King – Lessons In Love (live), Running In The Family (live) – Allsang på Grensen, TV 2, Norway.

2016

  • 06/05/2016 – Interview with Mark King – Sounds of the 80s, BBC Radio 2, UK.
  • 31/12/2016 – Mark King – Jools’ Annual Hootenanny, BBC Two, UK.

2017