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The Beatles: Wiped Out

Published 30 May 2022

Tracking down missing footage of the Fab Four

Another chance to see… Top of the Pops

Published 3 February 2022

It’s Number One, it’s Top Of The Pops!

The ghost of Christmas programmes past

Published 24 December 2021

A look back at three-channel Christmas television

Back in time for TV: 1979

Published 21 August 2019

H E Cooper takes her time machine back to 1979 to find out what was on the telly…

50 Years of Top of the Pops

Published 1 January 2014

BLOG: How the anniversary of Top of the Pops went little marked

The filth and the fury

Published 24 February 2013

The influence of punk upon television, and the influence of television upon punk

Use it or lose it?

Published 20 November 2008

BBC U-turn on decision to drop Christmas Top of the Pops Given my recent stance on the BBC’s previous decision to drop Top of the Pops from the festive schedule,…

Christmas has been cancelled

Published 29 October 2008

There’s no Christmas without TOTP Put away the tinsel and pack away the tree; Christmas 2008 has just been cancelled. And it’s not because the TV shopping channels insisted on…

All Systems Freeman – 3

Published 1 February 2007

1960s: At the top of his game.

All Systems Freeman – 2

Published 31 December 2006

Kif Bowden-Smith continues his personal memoir of Alan Freeman.

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Saturday 13 August 2022