Top of the Pops (1964–2012)

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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

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Pan's People ...
 Themselves / ... (214 episodes, 1966-1976)
Lulu Cartwright ...
 Herself - Member of Legs & Co / ... (177 episodes, 1976-1980)
Legs & Co ...
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Rosie Hetherington ...
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

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The vast majority of the 1960's episodes of this program no longer exist in the BBC archives, and it appears several 1970's episodes are lost as well. It has been alleged because of rights issues plus costs these were wiped. See more »

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All it is is music performances and a chart rundown
19 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I tend to switch over when someone rubbish plays. But when someone good plays, I watch. I find the presenters quite annoying, they need comedians like Johnny Vegas not Fearne Cotton! And it's such a BBC programme, it bigs up Lame Academy!


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