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Saturday Superstore is a children's television series, broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 until 1987. It was shown on Saturday mornings with presenters including Mike Read, Sarah Greene, Keith Chegwin and John Craven. The show was very similar to its predecessor Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, which had ended the previous year.
The biggest department store on British television reopens its doors for business at 9 o'clock sharp. General manager Mike Read and his staff are here with great guests for you to chat to, top live bands, exclusive pop videos, tremendous cartoons plus competitions with prizes galore. Join Mike and the gang for the welcome return of all your old favourites plus new and surprising ones too!
With Mike Read Keith Chegwin Sarah Greene and Rod Hull
Frankie Goes to Hollywood Peter Powell Helen Terry Level 42
Manager Mike's got a store full of cartoons, pop videos, star guests and competitions for you this morning. If you've ever wondered what Mike and Frankie Goes to Hollywood get up to in their spare time all will be revealed this morning when the cameras go behind the scenes at a very special radio station. Expert
Liz Benwell is in the studio to answer your horse and pony care questions. Telephone her on [number removed]. Watch out too, because Rod Hull and Emu are around today. There's music from Helen Terry and Level 42 - they'll be making guest appearances in the Store.
For the complete morning's entertainment check us out - there's something for everyone in the Superstore.
With Mike Read Keith Chegwin Sarah Greene and Paul Young, Davy Jones, Roger Mugford, Spandau Ballet.
Check out the Superstore for a morning full of cartoons, music, competitions and fun. Pop star Paul Young will be here to take your calls and show his new video. Davy Jones, fresh off the Puzzle Trail, hopes to ride in the Grand National. Find out more this morning.
Does your school have an incredible caretaker? If it does then watch out for details of the Caretaker of the Year Competition. It will be launched today.
If you've got a 'problem pet', animal expert Roger Mugford will try to help you sort it out.
Do you think your mum needs a new look? Is she keeping up with today's fashion? Fashion editor Karen Foster will be here with some brilliant ideas to help you 'renovate your mum'.
With Mike Read, Keith Chegwin , Sarah Greene John Craven and Midge Ure and Ultravox Derek Griffiths , Delia Smith The Cars
Join the Superstore gang for a fun-packed morning -come cooking with Delia Smith, and make ginger oat biscuits. There is live music from Midge Ure and Ultravox - they will be playing their brand-new single. Derek Griffiths will be 'helping' Keith in the warehouse or should it be 'hindering'! Watch out too for heavy traffic when The Cars 'drive' into the Coffee Shop this morning. There are loads of cartoons, competitions and film clips in stock so get switched on to Saturday morning's SuperStore.
With Mike Read, Keith Chegwin , Sarah Greene John Craven and Alvin Stardust , Limahl
Bucks Fizz, The Bluebells There's an action-packed morning in store today. Top names from the world of pop music will be calling in. There's Alvin Stardust ,
Limahl -don't miss his latest single - Bucks Fizz and The Bluebells just for starters! If you'd like to direct a pop promo for Alvin's Christmas single then top video maker
Jon Roseman will be offering you an amazing chance. How can we help our leathered friends survive the winter? We'll show you how to make a special birdcake for them to eat.
Keith will be taking the delivery van out of the United Kingdom this morning. He will be coming to rest somewhere in the middle of the Irish Sea!
Sarah will be along with some special Hallowe'en party ideas and John will be playing a very unusual drum kit! So join Mike and the Superstore gang for the best in pop, cartoons -including our regular cartoon star
Spider-man -and competitions. Doors open at nine o'clock sharp. Don't miss a minute!
Wwith Mike Read Keith Chegwin Sarah Greene David Icke, Duran Duran Karen Foster The Rockies Nik Kershaw, Mat Irvine and Derek Warwick
Join Mike and the Superstore gang for another morning packed full of information and entertainment. Dropping into the music department are pop superstars Duran Duran and Nik Kershaw - they will be taking your calls on [number removed]. If you're in a choir
Superstore wants to know, because you could be singing on a smash hit record. The Rockies will be roller-skating into the coffee shop this morning, direct from Starlight Express.
Visual effects expert Mat Irvine will be trying not to set the world on fire with his seasonal pyrotechnics.
Karen Foster 's got the latest news on how to 'renovate your mum', and David Icke will be chatting to Formula One racing driver Derek Warwick. All this plus sporting requests, tellygrams, Spider-man cartoon, the pop panel,
Sound Off, your letters and a very very special surprise!
Wwith Mike Read Keith Chegwin Sarah Greene Joanna Monro and Wham!
It's early closing day at the Superstore this morning.
There's lots happening so make sure you're there when the doors open at 9.0 o'clock sharp. You wouldn't want to miss a live appearance by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley from Wham! would you? They'll be here to take your calls on [number removed]. Also dropping into the store star of That's Life and Fast Forward, Joanna Monro. She'll be revealing what goes on behind the scenes of her brand-new comedy show, now being shown on BBC2 on Wednesdays.
Keith'll be trying to learn the mysteries of American football and Sarah will be going to the London Film
Festival. You can follow the lucky bargain winner when Shakin' Stevens took her on a trip around the record factory to see his new album being pressed. All this plus the best in cartoons, pop videos, bargains, your letters and tellygrams. It's all in this morning's Saturday Superstore!
With Mike Read, Keith Chegwin , Sarah Greene John Craven and Steve Wright , David Bellamy , Alvin Stardust , Nick Heyward , Chris Henwood , Gary Wilmot , Leni Harper
Join Mike Read and the SuperStore team for a full Saturday morning's entertainment. Radio 1 DJ Steve Wright will be in the store all morning-hopefully Mr Angry will be along too. Nick Heyward will be in the store with his latest video for you to see. Rodent expert Chris Henwood will be here to answer your questions about rats and mice and other small mammals. Phone him on [number removed](lines are open from 8.30). Gary Wilmot and Leni Harper will be telling us about their new series of So You Want to be Top currently being shown on BBC1 on Tuesdays. Botanist Dr David Bellamy has the latest news of 'National Tree Week' which starts today, and Alvin Stardust and Jon Roseman will be announcing the name of the lucky winner who will be helping make Alvin's Christmas video. All this plus lots of pop music, cartoons, competitions and bargains.
With Mike Read, Keith Chegwin John Craven Sarah Greene and Neil Floella Benjamin Paul Nicholas
Manager Mike Read will be opening up the store for a morning packed full of entertainment and fun.
Britain's best-known hippy, Neil, will be telling a story about a little gnome called Grimble Grumble (Heavy man!)
Floella Benjamin will be bouncing around, helping out in the warehouse and taking your calls on [number removed]Actor and singer
Paul Nicholas will be here too, so give him a ring. And there'll be the latest news on last night's Children in Need appeal.
Plus all the best cartoons, pop music and competitions stacked up in the SuperStore just for you.
With Mike Read Keith Chegwin Sarah Greene David Icke and Lenny Henry, James Galway, Mensana Jeremy Cherfas Eddie Grant
Join the SuperStore gang for another fun-packed Saturday morning! Eddie Grant is in the music department today - he'll be singing his latest single. The man with the golden flute, James Galway , will be along. Superstore is hoping for a musical first when they attempt to get
Mensana to play together-it's not going to be easy, find out why this morning.
Jeremy Cherfas from Zoo 2000 will be in the store. Phone him on [number removed]for a chat about the changing face of zoos and wildlife parks. It's really 'crucial' that you're around when
Lenny Henry calls in. You could win his special bargain. Our Keith will be out and about on the delivery van, Sarah will have your tellygrams and David has the latest news on the 'worst football team' competition. For the best in cartoons, competitions and pop music
With Mike Read Keith Chegwin John Craven Sarah Greene and Paul Daniels Captain Sensible Karen Foster Johnny Ball Bob Godfrey
There's lots in store this morning! Captain Sensible will be along to help out in the Warehouse, and to take your calls on [number removed]. Johnny Ball will be there too. He's got some unusual hobbies to talk about. From the world of magic and comedy there's Paul Daniels. He'll be demonstrating a very special way of using computer technology to amaze and beguile.
Bob Godfrey , the creator of Henry's Cat, will be around all morning. You could win his very special bargain.
Are you going to a fancy dress party and wondering what to wear? Superstore fashion expert Karen Foster will be along with some great suggestions.
Spider-man fans are in for a real treat today - there'll be dozens and dozens of Spider-men in the studio. The best in pop music, competitions, your
Tellygrams and letters are in Superstore this morning.
With Mike Read Keith Chegwin, Sarah Greene and Keith Harris and Orville Delia Smith, Norris McWhirter Kim Wilde, Giles Brandreth
What's in store this morning? Well for a start, cooking expert Delia Smith will be here -she'll be making chocolate truffles. Check out the recipe on page 79.
Keith Harris and Orville will be in to sing their latest song 'The superduck'. You can call them on [number removed](the lines are open from 8.30).
Expert on world records Norris McWhirter will be here in the store. He'll have details on some special seasonal superlatives.
In the music department will be Kim Wilde. You can hear her latest single.
Writer Giles Brandreth has a great selection of jokes and games to try out on the coffee shop - you can play them too!
If you're wondering what to see in the Christmas break, Sarah has her holiday films round-up to help you choose. Keith will be competing in a top-class show jumping event -live! So don't miss a minute.
For all the very best in cartoons, guests, pop music and jokes it must be Saturday SuperStore!
Wwith Mike Read Keith Chegwin John Craven Sarah Greene and David Icke
Mike Read and the SuperStore gang have crammed the Store with Christmas entertainment this morning.
The Thompson Twins and Slade are just some of the stars from the pop world who'll be around today. Basil Brush will be in, so Crow had better watch out! Cantabile, our singing Father Christmas quartet, are popping in. Do you remember little Natalie who sang Chick, Chick, Chicken? She's got a new song-let's hope she'll perform it for us this morning! Top skating duo, Karen Barber and Nicky Slater , are with David in the sport's department.
We've asked Neil to help sort out the warehouse because Keith's out and about with the delivery van. There's a terrific selection of Christmas cartoons, competitions and star bargains in stock too.
The Store opens at nine, so don't you dare miss a minute.
Wwith Mike Read , Keith Chegwin , Sarah Greene Do you remember what happened in the Store during 1984 -join the Superstore staff at their end-of-season stocktaking.
9.5 The Raccoons and the Lost Star
The evil Cyril Sneer plans to capture the Earth. Can
Schaeffer and the Raccoons thwart his evil plot?
9.50 End of Year Event
Mike, Keith and Sarah look back over some of the magic (and not so magic!) moments of 1984. 10.15 Spider-man returns to the days of King Arthur to do battle with Modred.
Wwith Mike Read Keith Chegwin John Craven Sarah Greene
Join the SuperStore gang as they re-open the store for business after the Christmas break. Manager Mike has been stocking up all departments with loads of goodies. There are star guests for you to phone, the very latest pop videos and the best cartoons for you to see, and bargain competitions with tremendous prizes for you to win.
In store for you today:
Blue Peter's Michael Sundin - call him on [number removed](the lines are open from 8.30); famous faces from the pop scene; John Craven 's special report, plus your tellygrams and letters.
with Mike Read , Keith Chegwin Sarah Greene , John Craven There's a full morning's entertainment in store today. One of the many guests calling in today will be writer, explorer and broadcaster David Attenborough.
In Store this morning is Noel Edmonds. What really goes on behind the scenes at The Late Late Breakfast Show? How does the Hit Squad work? Noel will be in the Store this morning to reveal some of the secrets!
Astronomer Heather Couper will be here. She's the first-ever woman president of the British Astronomical Association.
Mick Jones and Lou Gramm from Foreigner will be around. You can hear their hit song 'I want to know what love is'.
David will be in the sports department with his guest Bobby Charlton. As well as your sporting requests he'll have the latest news on the search for Britain's Worst Football Team.
Keith will be out with the delivery van this week and mucking about on the river. He's also got a special visit from the amazing RAF Police Dog Demonstration Team.
At last Superstore's Search for a SuperStar. After months of auditions up and down the country the first four of the 20 selected acts perform for you. Will they get your important vote to get them through to the semi-finals and the real chance to win fantastic prizes?
Join Mike and the gang for a fun-packed morning down at Superstore. Special guests calling in this morning include botanical man David Bellamy (right)
You can call him on [number removed]. Ken Bruce , the new man behind Radio 2's breakfast show, will be around too. You could win his special bargain. Keith will be going behind the scenes of the Television
News photo library. What news picture would you like to see? You can put them to the test this morning.
Jan Leeming will be giving us a newsreader's eye view of the news studio. It's quite a surprising one too.
The Superstore's Search for a SuperStar moves into its second heat. Four more acts performed for you, as they battle it out for the coveted Superstore 1985 Trophy.
Mike's got cartoons and the latest pop videos, Sarah will have Sound Off and Saturday Specials. Who knows. Your photo could be featured this week.
There's a chance you might see a record broken this morning. Norris McWhirter will be on hand to see if Saturday Superstore finds its way into the record books today, when Keith tries to complete the biggest jigsaw puzzle in the world.
Let's hope the weather stays fine for the attempt, because Ian McCaskill will be forsaking his cold fronts to call into the store, for a chat and a bargain. Chart-topping singer and songwriter Howard Jones will be around all morning.Look out for Homework Hotline - a brand-new customer service. Superstore experts will be on hand to help you with those knotty homework problems. This morning we'll help you with your maths! Ring in for professional help and advice.
Scruffy cats -we've got the latest pictures of your scruffy moggies - and scruffy just isn't the right word to describe some of them.
SuperStore's SuperStars 1985 Heat 3: another four acts performed for you in our nationwide search for talented entertainers.
All this plus the best in cartoons, pop videos, competitions and your letters - doors open at 9 o'clock sharp!
Actress Sandra Dickinson and singer David Essex are just two of the special guests who are dropping into the Superstore this morning. Talking of superstars, SuperStore's search for talented entertainers moves into its fourth heat.
Another Mike Read will be in the store this morning. He'll have details of a competition of very special interest to cyclists and pedestrians.
Keith will be taking to the water when he competes in an incredibly exhausting race on a raft! Sarah will have this week's Saturday Specials photos, your Sound Off letters. Join the SuperStore gang for the best in pop music, cartoons, and competitions this morning. Don't forget, the doors open at 9 o'clock sharp.
Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats will be singing live in the Store. You can phone them on [number removed]. Out and about with Keith this morning is Junior. He'll be asking 'Do you really want my love?' when he presents this latest video. Writer
Anthony Huxley has the latest news on one of the greatest ecological disasters in the world - the defoliation of Brazil's tropical rain forest. Phil Redmond, creator of Grange Hill, will be in the Store, and Susan Tully, who played Suzanne Ross, will talk about the brand new BBC1 series EastEnders. Plus the results of the Design a Sweater competition; the Superstore Film Preview; heat five of Search for a Superstar and news of a competition for young writers.
There's a host of stars in the store for you this morning. In the music department performing their latest songs, Hazel Dean and Elton John. They'll be here to take your calls. Also calling in for a chat, Julian Lennon. You can see his latest video. As well as showing your Sporting
Requests, David's special guest will be Jimmy Hill.
Historian Michael Wood will be here with news of a fascinating new television series about the Trojans. Does your bedroom need a bit of a facelift? Karen Foster has been looking at some of your Bedroom on a Budget suggestions. She and Sarah will be showing some of the best ideas. Keith will be out and about with the delivery van this morning. Be sure to tune in early to find out if he's near you. For all that's best in pop music, competitions and cartoons, it just has to be Superstore. We open at 9 o'clock sharp!
In the store this morning the finals of SuperStore's Talent Competition. The five heat winners and the closest runner up compete for the title of Saturday Superstore's SuperStar 1985 and remember it's your vote that decides the winner. Comedian Lennie Bennett is around all morning. You could win his special Star Bargain. Also in store Chris Serle. He's 'In at the Deep End' taking your phone calls. Floella Benjamin and Henry Kelly are here with a little Monkey Business, the brand new quiz show that's designed to test your natural history knowledge. In the music department with their latest videos: American soloist, David Cassidy and Mike Peters from the British band The Alarm. There's the final of Superstore's Scruffiest Cat competition. The winner will be announced this morning.
In store this morning, Rolf Harris and his koala bear. Nicholas Lyndhurst who plays Rodney in Only Fools and Horses..... is here too. Find out some of the behind - the scenes secrets of this successful comedy series. Is your diet a healthy one or do you prefer junk food? Judith Hann has some surprising facts that could affect what you eat. Ring her on the SuperStore phone number.
Alvin Stardust is calling in too. You can see and hear his latest video this morning.
Sarah has your requests from the Superstore clipboard, Su Ingle joins Keith and they'll be 'talking to the animals' and Mike presents the very best in pop, cartoons and competitions.
In store this morning, the Saturday Superstore SuperStar 1985. All your votes have been checked and counted, and this morning you can find out who has won the Nationwide Talent Contest. This morning's special celebrity guest is on hand to present the winning act with the Superstore trophy. Also in store, footballer Frank Stapleton , plus a look at how Superstore's 'worst football team' got on when Bobby Charlton gave them some special coaching at Old Trafford. In the music department there is Bryan Adams with his brand new video and Strawberry Switchblade with an exclusive Superstore recording.
Airline and record company boss Richard Branson is in the store with news of his latest record-breaking project - to win back the Blue Riband for Britain.
Record-breaking sailor David Sandeman is around too. At just 17, he was the youngest to sail single-handed across the Atlantic.
It's welcome to the store - Frankie Goes to Hollywood. They're here with their latest video - and to take your calls. Also in the music department Curt Smith and Roland Orzabel from Tears for Fears. Playing live this morning Sal Solo with the LONDON COMMUNITY GOSPEL CHOIR. Animal expert Chris Henwood has some hints on hamsters. Steam locomotive fans, including our own manager Mike, are in for a treat aboard the Clan Line express to Stratford-upon-Avon with Lucky Bargain winner Emma Parker. Top composer of TV and film themes Carl Davis is around this morning. He's got a special bargain that you could win. There's your letters and tellygrams, the best cartoons and pop videos, all in the store this morning.
The doors open at nine o'clock sharp so don't you dare miss a minute.
Star comedian Kelly Monteith is calling in for a joke and a chat. Top pop group ABC are performing their latest single 'live' in the music department and they will take your calls.
Award-winning pop video directors and producers Kevin Godley and Lol
Creme are around too. So is another award winner, record producer Trevor Horn , the man behind Frankie's amazing presentation. Homework Hotline - a Superstore customer services special helps with your French homework. Are you stuck with a translation problem? Call and let the expert help sort it out. Roy Kane , the 1984 Caretaker of the Year, is in to hand over the fabled Silver Broom award. Who will be the honoured recipient? Who will be a deserving runner-up and get the Silver Bucket?
In store this morning a special recording of the finals of the TSB Rock School 1985 competition hosted by General Manager, Mike Read. Sarah is on hand to bring you the behind-the-scenes activities at London's Camden Palace as the eight regional schools' finalists battle it out in this National Schools rock and pop competition. Also in store, dare-devil stuntman Eddie Kidd. Bird expert Peter Holden is around too. He's got details of the very latest bird migration statistics. New pop sensations Aha are playing their latest single live in the store. You can win their special 'bargain'. David has a special film report on Olympic swimming medallist Sarah Hardcastle. In training she swims over 12 miles every single day!
Keith and Crow are sorting out the Warehouse looking for this week's special store bargain. Let's hope they find it in time. John is in with his special topical report. With all the best in pop videos, cartoons and surprise guests it has to be SuperStore-don't forget we open at nine o'clock sharp.
Grand end of season bargains in Store! There's an action, entertainment and fun-packed line-up in the Superstore this morning.
Calling in are top comedians Les Dennis and Dustin Gee. In the music department The Thompson Twins and Slade. Wham! fans are in for a treat when we reveal an exciting Superstore exclusive.
Also calling in, astronomer Heather Couper. You could win her special bargain.
Keith's out and about with the delivery van, John's got his special report, Sarah meets a rapper and Mike's sorting out the videos for the pop panel so join the Superstore gang for the end of season event. The doors open at nine o'clock sharp.
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