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Top of the Pops

Christmas 1978

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Noel Edmonds presents a special Top of the Pops from 1978, with Darts, Abba, Boney M, Brotherhood of Man, Father Abraham, Bee Gees, Brian and Michael, Wings and Showaddywaddy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Noel Edmonds
Performer:
Darts
Performer:
Abba
Performer:
Boney M.
Performer:
Father Abraham
Performer:
Bee Gees
Performer:
Wings
Performer:
Showaddywaddy
Performer:
Rose Royce
Performer:
John Travolta
Performer:
Legs and Co.

Yes, Minister

Series 3

Episode 8: Party Games

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Sitcom about a British government minister and his advisers. Rumours of a cabinet reshuffle could spell great things for Jim Hacker. Show more

Contributors

Jim Hacker:
Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley:
Derek Fowlds
Sir Arnold Robinson:
John Nettleton
Jeffrey - Chief Whip:
James Grout
Writer:
Antony Jay

One Foot in the Grave

Who's Listening?

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for years

Victor bemoans the commercialism of Christmas and ponders whether it ever had a deeper, spiritual meaning. He decides to help the vicar feed the homeless on Christmas Day. Show more

Contributors

Victor Meldrew:
Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew:
Annette Crosbie
Mrs Warboys:
Doreen Mantle
Mrs Burridge:
Cathy Shipton
Reverend Croker:
Geoffrey Chater
Adam Burridge:
Chase Marks
Starkey:
Enn Reitel
Producer:
Susan Belbin
Director:
Susan Belbin

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Comedy-drama following the story of how The Golden Triangle was formed and celebrating the man behind Morecambe and Wise's greatest successes. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Dan Zeff
Executive Producer:
Toby Stevens
Executive Producer:
Ben Farrell
Executive Producer:
Gregor Sharp
Eddie Braben:
Stephen Tompkinson
Eric Morecambe:
Mark Bonnar
Ernie Wise:
Neil Maskell
John Ammonds:
Rufus Jones
Deidree Braben:
Liz White
Bill Cotton:
Alex Macqueen
Ernest Maxin:
Adam James
Joan Morecambe:
Katherine Kingsley
Doreen Wise:
Natasha Joseph
Verity Lewis:
Isobel Middleton
Glenda Jackson:
Lisa Jackson
Andre Previn:
Darren Bransford
Barry Cryer:
Jon Culshaw
Vanessa Redgrave:
Rosalind Halstead
Production Company:
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Timeshift

Series 7

Stuffed: The Great British Christmas Dinner

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Documentary about the history and tradition of the British Christmas dinner and the role it still plays in a Britain of different faiths, food fads and health concerns. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Tony Higgins
Producer:
Tony Higgins
Series Producer:
Alastair Laurence
Interviewed Guest:
Simon Callow
Interviewed Guest:
Prue Leith
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Meades
Interviewed Guest:
Marguerite Patten

When did ordinary TV quiz contestants turn into the pro-quizzers of today? Giving the answers are Victoria Coren Mitchell, Judith Keppel, Chris Tarrant, Mark Labbett and others. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Ben Miller
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright

Handmade in the Pacific

Series 1

Episode 2: Taupoo

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 13 days

Documentary series. One of the last traditional weavers on the Polynesian island of Rurutu creates a ceremonial 'taupoo', a hat made from pandanus leaves. Show more

Top of the Pops

Christmas 1978

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 7 months

Noel Edmonds presents a special Top of the Pops from 1978, with Darts, Abba, Boney M, Brotherhood of Man, Father Abraham, Bee Gees, Brian and Michael, Wings and Showaddywaddy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Noel Edmonds
Performer:
Darts
Performer:
Abba
Performer:
Boney M.
Performer:
Father Abraham
Performer:
Bee Gees
Performer:
Wings
Performer:
Showaddywaddy
Performer:
Rose Royce
Performer:
John Travolta
Performer:
Legs and Co.

BBC Four

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