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Top of the Pops

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Noel Edmonds and Dave Lee Travis introduce a special Christmas Day edition, featuring some of the No 1 records of the year including Abba, J. J. Barrie
Elton John and Kiki Dee , Queen
Demis Roussos , Slik, The Wurzels TOP OF THE POPS ORCHESTRA
LEGS & CO
Musical director JOHNNY PEARSON Choreography FLICK COLBY
Lighting JOHN DIXON. Sound KEITH GUNN Designer ROBERT BERK Director PHIL BISHOP
Producer JOHNNIE STEWART

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Dave Lee Travis
Unknown: J. J. Barrie
Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: Kiki Dee
Unknown: Demis Roussos
Director: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: John Dixon.
Unknown: Keith Gunn
Designer: Robert Berk
Director: Phil Bishop
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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