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Christmas 2013

Christmas music from the Top of the Pops archive, introduced by Mark Radcliffe. Along with the perennial favourites there is Teardrop Explodes, Emeli Sande, and The Killers' video.

Mark Radcliffe returns with another Top of the Pops 2 Christmas smorgasbord of festive footage favourites and Merry Christmas archive straight out of the BBC vaults, including perennial favourites from the likes of Slade, Wizzard, Wham, Jona Lewie, The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, Paul McCartney, and John and Yoko.

Plus there is a bespoke Christmas performance from Boyzone, a peek at The Killers' annual Christmas video, and archive treasures from Teardrop Explodes, Darts, Mud, Depeche Mode, Emeli Sande, The Hollies and Little Jimmy Osmond, to name but a few.

All in all, a collection of special Christmas archive performances created to help you and your kin enjoy a very Merry Christmas!

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Christmas Eve 2018 00:25

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02


    Whole Lotta Love

  • 00:04


    I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

  • 00:09

    Paul McCartney

    Wonderful Christmastime

  • 00:12

    Emeli Sandé

    Next To Me

  • 00:16

    The Teardrop Explodes


  • 00:50

    The Pogues

    Fairytale Of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl)

  • 00:58

    Band Aid

    Do They Know It's Christmas?

  • 01:04

    Shakin’ Stevens

    Merry Christmas Everyone

  • 01:13

    Nicky Chinn & Mike Chapman

    Medley: Glamour and Gold

  • 01:13


    Last Christmas

  • 01:21

    John Lennon, Yoko Ono & Plastic Ono Band

    Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (feat. The Harlem Community Choir)

  • 01:24


    Merry Xmas Everybody


Role Contributor
Presenter Mark Radcliffe
Producer Stephanie McWhinnie


  • Sun 22 Dec 2013 19:30
  • Sun 29 Dec 2013 23:30
  • Christmas Eve 2018 00:25

Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops

Long-running music chart show featuring videos and performances