Top of the Pops.

QUIZ: How Many Of These UK 1983 Top 10 Artists Can You Spot From One Frame?

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

1983 was a great year... for pop, at least, according to tonight’s BBC Four documentary, celebrating all that was special in that era. In tonight...

Skepta Dressed As A Postman On 'Top Of The Pops' Is Exactly What Your Christmas Day Needs

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

Christmas is (obviously) the time for plenty of festive cheer and fun, and this year’s ‘Top Of The Pops Christmas Special’ will be providing ple...

8 Reasons Why We Need 'TOTP' Back On Our Screens

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

It’s been a decade since ‘Top Of the Pops’ disappeared from our TV screens, save for the annual Christmas special, and we think now is the perfe...

Reggie Yates Reveals What He Thinks Of A 'TOTP' Return

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Reggie Yates has admitted he does not think 'Top Of The Pops' should return to TV, despite music fans' pleas for it to make a comeback. A weekly musi...

Nick Grimshaw To Launch A 'Top Of The Pops' For 2016

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Nick Grimshaw has revealed he’s working on a new music show, to fill in the gap in the market left by ‘Top Of The Pops’. After more than 40 year...

'Top Of The Pops' Set For 'Top Gear'-Style Revamp?

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Top Of The Pops’ could be about to return to TV, but with a fresh twist. A BBC boss has revealed his hopes to revive the iconic music series,...

Look Who's Been Tipped To Host New 'TOTP' Reboot...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Top Of The Pops’ could be about to return to our screens, with Fearne Cotton and Dermot O’Leary co-presenting the show, according to reports. ...

'Top Of The Pops' To Return?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Following the success of the 2014 festive specials, ‘Top Of The Pops’ could be returning to television screens, according to reports. The 2014...

DLT Squeezed My Breasts, Alleges Female TV Personality

PA | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK

A female television personality has told a court how she "froze" when veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis "squeezed" her breasts while she worked on the Mrs Me...

DLT: Top Of The Pops Groping Claims Are 'Insane'

PA | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis has told a jury that claims he was filmed groping a young female fan while presenting Top Of The Pops are "insane". The ...

Finding a New Groove: Why We Won't Miss HMV as Much as We Think

Sam Dix | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Dix

HMV was what you did because you always have. The function HMV ended up performing was either reminding you what to listen to on Spotify or buy from Amazon later at a cheaper price. It is sad to see a musical institution close but the closure of HMV is just another consequence of a change in musical trends.

'I Have Never Forced Myself On A Girl, I'm A Gentleman'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

Comedian Jim Davidson has spoken out after being arrested by police investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal. The 59-year-old has "vigorou...

Can 'Call The Midwife' Take On The Almighty 'Downton'?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

The BBC has unveiled its Christmas TV line-up, with 'Call The Midwife' reportedly going head to head with ITV's 'Downton Abbey'. The Sun reports th...

BBC To Drop 'Top Of The Pops' Repeats

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

The BBC could drop its archive repeats of 'Top Of The Pops' in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal. The programmes have been screened since early ...

Savile 'Engineered TV Shows To Gain Access To Children'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK

Jimmy Savile created his TV shows to gain access to children, Mark Williams-Thomas, the child protection expert and criminologist who helped expose th...

Rick Parfitt Suspicious Of Savile, Claims 'Everybody Was At It'

WENN | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rocker Rick Parfitt suspected disgraced British entertainer Sir Jimmy Savile was abusing young girls after working with him on TV during his 1970s hey...

Rick Parfitt Suspicious Of Savile, Claims 'Everybody Was At It'

WENN | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rocker Rick Parfitt suspected disgraced British entertainer Sir Jimmy Savile was abusing young girls after working with him on TV during his 1970s hey...

TV Veteran Dies: Legendary Producer Worked On 'The Two Ronnies', 'Top Of The Pops'

PA | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

TV producer Michael Hurll, who worked on Top of the Pops and set up the British Comedy Awards, has died aged 75. He worked on the long-running musi...

The Sex Pistols: Never Mind The B*******, Re-released After 35 Years

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Steve raises his voice, a bit of the old punk rage perhaps asserting itself again after all these years. "You had to work to go and see a band back in '77, had to get off your arse and go to a gig, and then go to a record store to purchase the product. There was a lot more work involved. Now it's just mindless consumption."

Pan's People Star Dies Aged 63

PA | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Louise Clarke, one of the founding members of Top Of The Pops dance troupe Pan's People, has died at the age of 63, her publicist said. Louise Clar...

Jimmy Savile 'To Be Accused Of Being A Paedophile In New Documentary'

The Mirror | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

A TV documentary will accuse late broadcaster and charity campaigner Sir Jimmy Savile of being a paedophile, it has been reported. The programme, ...

BBC Completes Sale Of Television Centre, In The Same Week As Bush House Closes Doors To World Service

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

It really is the end of an era for those who love, and have worked at, the BBC. In the same week as Bush House on Aldwych closed its doors for the...

Glitter Cashes In From BBC Repeat | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

PAEDOPHILE pop star Gary Glitter is set to collect thousands in royalties after BBC chiefs chose to show him on a Top Of The Pops repeat....

Top of the Pops on Christmas Day - It's Pure Magic

Mark Cooper BBC | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Mark Cooper BBC

I guess Father Christmas must feel this way when he puts on the red coat and climbs into his sleigh. I am talking about the warm glow that returns seasonally once a year when BBCMusic Entertainment get out the glitter cannons and the reindeer hats and send for the neon signs that say 'TOP OF THE POPS'.

Bowie Back On TV

PA | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Footage of David Bowie on Top Of The Pops thought to have been lost forever is to be screened for the first time in almost 40 years. The archive fi...