Top of the Pops Episode guide

  1. 26/10/1978

    With Elvis Costello, Public Image, Jonathan King, Boomtown Rats, Dollar and the Jacksons.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2013

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  2. 19/10/1978

    With Boney M, Rolling Stones, Colorado, Buzzcocks, Frankie Miller and the Jam.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2013

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  3. 19/10/1978

    With with Boney M, The Rolling Stones, Colorado, Buzzcocks, Frankie Miller and The Jam.

    First broadcast: 26 Sep 2013

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  4. 05/10/1978

    With Mick Jackson, Dean Friedman, Boney M, Marshall Hain, Sham 69 and the Boomtown Rats.

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2013

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  5. 21/09/1978

    With the Buzzcocks, Leo Sayer, Stephen Bishop, Abba, David Essex and 10cc.

    First broadcast: 12 Sep 2013

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  6. 07/09/1978

    With the Jam, Leo Sayer, Boney M, Sylvester, Manhattan Transfer and Hi-Tension.

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2013

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  7. 31/08/1978

    With the Dooleys, Siouxsie and the Banshees, 10cc, Klark Kent, Exile, Rezillos and Darts.

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2013

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  8. 24/08/1978

    Blondie, Jilted John, the Motors, David Essex, Hi-Tension, the Jam and the Commodores.

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2013

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  9. 17/08/1978

    With the Stranglers, Justin Hayward, Child, Darts, 10cc and the New Seekers.

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2013

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  10. 10/08/1978

    With the Rezillos, Foreigner, Hi-Tension, Raydio, Renaissance, Jilted John and Legs & Co.

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2013

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  11. 20/07/1978

    With Sham 69, A Taste of Honey, Justin Hayward, the New Seekers, Raydio and Child.

    First broadcast: 17 Jul 2013

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  12. 13/07/1978

    With Boomtown Rats, Suzi Quatro, Andrew Gold and many more.

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2013

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  13. 06/07/1978

    With the Buzzcocks, Marshall Hain, ELO, Clout, Steel Pulse, City Boy and Justin Hayward.

    First broadcast: 27 Jun 2013

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  14. 22/06/1978

    With Black Sabbath, Heatwave, Showaddywaddy, Brotherhood of Man, San Jose and Thin Lizzy.

    First broadcast: 13 Jun 2013

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  15. 08/06/1978

    With Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Lindisfarne, the Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Boney M.

    First broadcast: 30 May 2013

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  16. 06/04/78

    With the Boomtown Rats, Squeeze, Hot Chocolate, Brian and Michael, Wings and Andy Gibb.

    First broadcast: 04 Apr 2013

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  17. 23/03/1978

    With Elvis Costello, Kate Bush, Gerry Rafferty, Tavares and Bob Marley and the Wailers.

    First broadcast: 28 Mar 2013

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  18. 16/03/78

    Suzi Quatro, Dan Hill, Elvis Costello, the Vibrators, Kate Bush and Earth, Wind & Fire.

    First broadcast: 21 Mar 2013

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  19. 09/03/78

    With Generation X, Elkie Brooks, Hot Chocolate, Tina Charles, Brian & Michael and Blondie.

    First broadcast: 14 Mar 2013

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  20. 02/03/78

    With Darts, Kate Bush, Nick Lowe, Andy Williams, Samantha Sang, Rita Coolidge and Abba.

    First broadcast: 28 Feb 2013

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  21. 16/02/78

    With Kate Bush, Elkie Brooks, Magazine, Darts, Billy Joel, Sweet, the Bee Gees and Abba.

    First broadcast: 21 Feb 2013

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  22. 09/02/78

    With Tonight, Baccara, Brotherhood of Man, ELO, Lulu, Yellow Dog and Dusty Springfield.

    First broadcast: 14 Feb 2013

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  23. 02/02/78

    With Brotherhood of Man, Smokie, Darts, Sweet, Rose Royce, Rod Stewart and Althea & Donna.

    First broadcast: 31 Jan 2013

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  24. 26/01/78

    With the Rich Kids, Althea & Donna, Gordon Giltrap, Terry Wogan, Yellow Dog and Baccara.

    First broadcast: 24 Jan 2013

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  25. 05/01/78

    With Eddie & the Hot Rods, Terry Wogan, Long Tall Ernie, the Babys, Tonight and Wings.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2013

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  26. 1978 - Big Hits

    Ian Dury, Elvis Costello, Blondie, Kate Bush, Boney M, Bob Marley, 10cc, ELO and more.

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2013

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  27. 2012 - New Year's Eve

    A celebration of the year's biggest hits, presented by Fearne Cotton and Reggie Yates.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2012

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  28. Christmas 2012

    Fearne Cotton and Reggie Yates celebrate Christmas Day with a special Top of the Pops.

    First broadcast: 25 Dec 2012

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  29. A Christmas Cracker

    A selection of hit Christmas songs from yesteryear.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2012

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  30. 10/11/77

    With the Tom Robinson Band, Tina Charles, Darts and Kenny Everett & Mike Vickers.

    First broadcast: 29 Nov 2012

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