The annual pre-recorded Christmas Day extended retrospective edition, looking back at the top hits of 1979, featuring specially recorded (mimed) studio performances. This year, Peter Powell and David "Kid" Jensen are on hosting duties.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kid Jensen Kid Jensen ... Himself - Presenter
Peter Powell Peter Powell ... Himself - Presenter
Boney M. ... Themselves (archive footage)
Ian Dury ... Himself (as Ian Dury and The Blockheads)
Janet Kay Janet Kay ... Herself
Gary Numan ... Himself / Tubeway Army
Roxy Music ... Themselves
Legs & Co Legs & Co ... Themselves - Gill, Lulu, Patti, Pauline, Rosemary, Sue
The Buggles ... Themselves
B.A. Robertson ... Himself
Blondie ... Themselves
Robin Scott Robin Scott ... Himself (as M)
Elvis Costello and The Attractions ... Themselves
Lena Martell Lena Martell ... Herself
Squeeze ... Themselves
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The annual pre-recorded Christmas Day extended retrospective edition, looking back at the top hits of 1979, featuring specially recorded (mimed) studio performances. This year, Peter Powell and David "Kid" Jensen are on hosting duties.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 1979 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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BBC Four later repeated this in December 2015, re-issued under the BBC Music brand, as part of BBC Four's ongoing Top of the Pops Archive repeats. See more »

Soundtracks

When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman
Written by Even Stevens
Performed by Dr. Hook (as Dr. Hook)
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