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Seasons:
1 | 2 | unknown
Release Date:
12 January 2002 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.
Awards:
1 win See more »
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Cast

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Pan's People ... Themselves / ... (214 episodes, 1966-1976)
Lulu Cartwright ... Herself - Member of Legs & Co / ... (143 episodes, 1976-1979)
Legs & Co ... Themselves - Gill, Lulu, Patti, Pauline, Rosemary, Sue / ... (136 episodes, 1976-1979)
Rosie Hetherington ... Herself - Member of Legs & Co (130 episodes, 1976-1979)
The Ladybirds ... Vocal Backing (115 episodes, 1968-1978)
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Series Directed by
Stanley Appel (38 episodes, 1976-1978)
Phil Bishop (24 episodes, 1976-1978)
David G. Hillier (17 episodes, 1977-1978)
Marcus Plantin (5 episodes, 1978)
Ian Hamilton (2 episodes, 1979)
Phil Heyes (2 episodes, 2009)
Tim Van Someren (2 episodes, 2012)

Chris Cowey (unknown episodes)
Arch Dyson (unknown episodes)
Tony Gregory (unknown episodes)
Jason Harper (unknown episodes)
Keith Hobelman (unknown episodes)
Stuart McDonald (unknown episodes)
 
Series Produced by
Robin Nash .... producer / executive producer (106 episodes, 1973-1980)
Edward Simpson .... assistant producer (71 episodes, 2003-2005)
Jess Eldridge .... entertainment producer (54 episodes, 2004-2005)
Brian Whitehouse .... producer (28 episodes, 1976-1988)
Phil Bishop .... producer / associate producer (20 episodes, 1976-1979)
Jeff Simpson .... producer (11 episodes, 2003)
David G. Hillier .... producer (9 episodes, 1978-1979)
Stanley Appel .... producer / assistant producer (8 episodes, 1976-1994)
Johnnie Stewart .... producer (7 episodes, 1964-1976)
Mark Cooper .... executive producer (4 episodes, 2005-2012)
Brian Penders .... producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Sally Wood .... producer (2 episodes, 2004-2009)
Arianna Maniscalco .... assistant producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Stephanie Mcwhinnie .... producer (2 episodes, 2012)

Michael Hurll .... producer (unknown episodes, 1980-1987)
Paul Ciani .... producer (unknown episodes, 1988-1991)
Ric Blaxill .... producer (unknown episodes, 1994-1997)
Chris Cowey .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1997-2003)
Andi Peters .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 2003-2005)
Raymond Hernandez Jr. .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Martin Baker (50 episodes, 2003-2005)
John Sillitto (2 episodes, 1978-1993)
Perry Bellisario (2 episodes, 2009-2012)
Joseph Tims (2 episodes, 2009)

Nick Carroll (unknown episodes)
Gary Hewson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Graeme Story (21 episodes, 1977)
Roger Cann (19 episodes, 1978-1979)
Robert Berk (11 episodes, 1976-1977)
Bryan Ellis (10 episodes, 1976)
Graeme Thomson (10 episodes, 1977-1978)
Phil Roberson (10 episodes, 1978)
Pamela Lambooy (8 episodes, 1976)
Eric Walmsley (8 episodes, 1977)
Andrew Howe-Davies (8 episodes, 1978)
Tony Burrough (7 episodes, 1978)
Malcolm Thornton (7 episodes, 1979)
Jim Hatchard (6 episodes, 1976)
Graham Thomson (4 episodes, 1977)
Austin Ruddy (4 episodes, 1978)

Simon Kimmel (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Sarah Milton (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Philip Bryce (24 episodes, 1977-1979)
Jan Wright (19 episodes, 1978-1979)
Lynda Woodfield (18 episodes, 1977-1979)
Verity Lewis (15 episodes, 1976-1978)
L. Rowland-Warne (15 episodes, 1976-1978)
Dorinda Rea (14 episodes, 1976)
Nicholas Rocker (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
Dee Robson (9 episodes, 1977-1979)
Robin Stubbs (3 episodes, 1977)
David Bamber (3 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Production Management
Vicky Singer .... production manager (1 episode, 2009)
Joanne Housden .... production manager (1 episode, 2012)
 
Series Art Department
Joanna Ball .... graphic design (1 episode, 1977)

Tony Fisher .... graphic designer (unknown episodes, 2004)
Gregory Millar .... graphic designer (unknown episodes, 2004)
Bob Warans .... production buyer (unknown episodes, 2004)
Andy Armstrong .... props (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Martin Deane .... sound (84 episodes, 1987-2001)
Alan Machin .... sound (45 episodes, 1976-1979)
Tony Philpot .... sound (34 episodes, 1977-1979)
Keith Gunn .... sound (30 episodes, 1976)
Lance Andrews .... sound (17 episodes, 1978-1979)
Laurie Taylor .... sound (6 episodes, 1979)
Richard Chamberlain .... sound (5 episodes, 1968-1978)
Tim Shapiro .... monitor mixer (2 episodes, 2004-2005)

Dave Lee .... sound supervisor (unknown episodes, 2004)
Gary Clarke .... sound (unknown episodes)
Tony Revell .... sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Chris Reynolds .... special effects supervisor (1 episode, 1985)

Keith Edwards .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Adam Dampier .... insert graphics (1 episode, 2012)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Millar .... lighting designer / lighting (184 episodes, 1967-1977)
Martin Kempton .... lighting director (26 episodes, 1990-2002)
Fred Wright .... lighting (19 episodes, 1977-1979)
Richard Stevenson .... jimmy jib operator (15 episodes, 2006)
Robbie Robinson .... lighting (9 episodes, 1976)
John Farr .... lighting (9 episodes, 1977-1978)
James Purdie .... lighting (8 episodes, 1976-1978)
Ron Bristow .... lighting (8 episodes, 1979)
John Dixon .... lighting (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Ken MacGregor .... lighting (5 episodes, 1976)
Brian Clemett .... lighting (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
John Bird .... lighting (5 episodes, 1977)
Peter Booth .... lighting (5 episodes, 1977)
Terry Wild .... lighting (5 episodes, 1977)
George Summers .... lighting (4 episodes, 1973-1976)
John Summers .... lighting (4 episodes, 1976)
Henry Barber .... lighting (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
Harry Bradley .... lighting (4 episodes, 1978)
Norman Brierley .... lighting (4 episodes, 1978)
Duncan Brown .... lighting (4 episodes, 1978)
John Carter .... lighting (4 episodes, 1978)
Mike Jefferies .... lighting (4 episodes, 1978)
Don Babbage .... lighting (4 episodes, 1979)
Warwick Fielding .... lighting (3 episodes, 1976)
Lance Wood .... lighting (3 episodes, 1977)
David Hare .... lighting (3 episodes, 1978)
Peter Wesson .... lighting (3 episodes, 1978)

Adrian Homeshaw .... camera supervisor (unknown episodes, 2004)
Darryl Noad .... lighting director (unknown episodes, 2004)
Dave Box .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Nigel Saunders .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Allan Ford .... on-line editor (1 episode, 1975)
Chris Gage .... vision mixer (1 episode, 1979)
Heather Gilder .... vision mixer (1 episode, 1979)
Rod Wardell .... vision mixer (1 episode, 2009)

Priscilla Hoadley .... vision mixer (unknown episodes, 1990)
Simon Sanders .... vision mixer (unknown episodes, 2004)
 
Series Music Department
Johnny Pearson .... musical director / orchestra director (157 episodes, 1968-1979)
Derek Warne .... musical associate / musical director (157 episodes, 1973-1979)
 
Series Other crew
Flick Colby .... choreography (156 episodes, 1973-1979)
Clare Lucas .... production coordinator (100 episodes, 1999-2001)
Seth Adam Cohen .... studio coordinator (100 episodes, 2000-2002)
Helen Turpin .... runner (38 episodes, 1999-2000)
Steve Whitehead .... studio resource manager (36 episodes, 2005-2006)
Dave Perrottet .... production assistant (12 episodes, 1978-1979)
Chaz Johnson .... floor assistant (11 episodes, 2006-2008)
Gavin Birkett .... floor manager (9 episodes, 1964-1977)
Daniel Klarfeld .... floor assistant (8 episodes, 1997-1998)
Bill Cole .... resources manager (4 episodes, 2005)
Donald Clive .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1976)
Lesley Coulburn .... production (2 episodes, 1979)
Geoff Walmsley .... floor manager (2 episodes, 1979)
Natricia Bernard .... choreographer (2 episodes, 2008-2009)

Ed Sharpe .... floor manager (unknown episodes, 2004)
Karen Betteridge .... production security (unknown episodes)
Jon Lambe .... stage manager (unknown episodes)
Tom Macklin .... production runner (unknown episodes)
Paul Thackray .... studio resources manager (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min | UK:60 min (1 episode) | 35 min (5 episodes)
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Color:
Color (1970-2006) | Black and White (1964-1970)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
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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Soundtrack:
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FAQ

When did the latest episode ever air?
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
bottom of the pops, 17 June 2006
Author: mufdivtwo from United Kingdom

i was born in 1967 so i can remember watching top of the pops from the early seventies to its peak which was the early 1980s. beyond that i think it has gone downhill which is a shame because it is our longest running show in great Britain and to watch it in 2006 is so disappointing. the presenters for a start don't fit bring back Reggie Yates! he is cool and his face fits! and Ferne cotton is OK but the rest! get rid! i think totps best era was in the middle 60's IE 1966-1969 and then from 1970-1971

after that in my opinion it had lost its appeal and by the way, the BBC shouldn't have wiped all those 60s editions of totps. time has shown that people like to re watch the old black and white editions. plus there was so many good groups and singers around in those days!

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