Top of the Pops Season 14

Season 14

Top of the Pops Season 14

First Air Date: January 06, 1977

First Aired on    :   1977
Episodes    :   52 episodes



Episodes

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14x52 Christmas Day Special (December 25, 1977)



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14x51 Episode 51 (December 22, 1977)



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14x50 Episode 50 (December 15, 1977)



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14x49 Episode 49 (December 08, 1977)



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14x48 Episode 48 (December 01, 1977)



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14x47 Episode 47 (November 24, 1977)



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14x46 Episode 46 (November 17, 1977)



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14x45 Episode 45 (November 10, 1977)



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14x44 Episode 44 (November 03, 1977)



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14x43 Episode 43 (October 27, 1977)



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14x42 Episode 42 (October 20, 1977)



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14x41 Episode 41 (October 13, 1977)



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14x40 Episode 40 (October 06, 1977)



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14x39 Episode 39 (September 29, 1977)



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14x38 Episode 38 (September 22, 1977)



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14x37 Episode 37 (September 15, 1977)



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14x36 Episode 36 (September 08, 1977)



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14x35 Episode 35 (September 01, 1977)



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14x34 Episode 34 (August 25, 1977)



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14x33 Episode 33 (August 18, 1977)



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14x32 Episode 32 (August 11, 1977)



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14x31 Episode 31 (August 04, 1977)



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14x30 Episode 30 (July 28, 1977)



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14x29 Episode 29 (July 21, 1977)



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14x28 Episode 28 (July 14, 1977)



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14x27 Episode 27 (July 07, 1977)



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14x26 Episode 26 (June 30, 1977)



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14x25 Episode 25 (June 23, 1977)



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14x24 Episode 24 (June 16, 1977)



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14x23 Episode 23 (June 09, 1977)



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14x22 Episode 22 (June 02, 1977)



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14x21 Episode 21 (May 26, 1977)



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14x20 Episode 20 (May 19, 1977)



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14x19 Episode 19 (May 12, 1977)



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14x18 The Story Of 1977 (May 05, 1977)


Following BBC Four's Top of the Pops 1976, the next stop is 1977 - in some ways a year zero for Britain's most iconic music programme. As the country veered between strikes and street parties, pop bastion Top of the Pops was stormed by punk and new wave acts such as the Stranglers and the Jam. Yet Top of the Pops at first seemed unaware of the changes afoot and the way in which the show is made was beset by working practices that are perhaps symptoms of the way in which Britain could be said 'not to be working'. Jeans were getting tighter, hair shorter and the tunes louder, but it was an incredibly diverse year. Disco was also a dominant force with Donna Summer's I Feel Love, alongside the reggae of Bob Marley and the Wailers, the pub rock of Eddie and the Hot Rods and the plastic pop of Boney M. British pop that year was in a state of flux - unpredictable and exciting. Appearing on Top of the Pops in 1977 is explored in the documentary by artists such as the Adverts, John Otway, members of Darts, JJ Burnel from the Stranglers and Paul Cook from the Sex Pistols, with insights from the Top of the Pops production team, Nicky Wire from the Manics and journalists Alexis Petridis and Pete Paphides.


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14x17 28th April 1977 (April 28, 1977)



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14x16 21st April 1977 (April 21, 1977)



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14x15 14th April 1977 (April 14, 1977)


Jimmy Savile looks at the weekly pop chart from 1977 and introduces the Brothers, Cleo Laine & John Williams, Billy Ocean, Brendon, the Stylistics, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr, David Soul, Abba and a Legs & Co dance sequence.


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14x14 7th April 1977 (April 07, 1977)


David Jensen looks at the weekly pop chart from 1977 and introduces the Dead End Kids, Showaddywaddy, Elkie Brooks, the Manhattans, Deniece Williams, OC Smith and a Legs & Co dance sequence.


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14x13 31st March 1977 (March 31, 1977)


David Hamilton looks at the weekly pop chart from 1977 and introduces Blue, Billy Ocean, David Dundas, Lyndsey De Paul & Mike Moran, Berni Flint, Stylistics, Bonnie Tyler, Abba, Mike Nesmith and a Legs & Co dance sequence.


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14x12 24th March 1977 (March 24, 1977)


Dave Lee Travis introduces Brendon, Brotherhood of Man, Elkie Brooks, Dead End Kids, T Rex, Graham Parker and the Rumour, Smokie, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr and Manhattan Transfer. Dance sequence by Legs and Co.


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14x11 17th March 1977 (March 17, 1977)


Tony Blackburn introduces Berni Flint, Billy Ocean, Suzi Quatro, Showaddywaddy, Barclay James Harvest, Cliff Richard, Maxine Nightingale and Manhattan Transfer. Dance sequence by Legs & Co.


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14x10 10th March 1977 (March 10, 1977)


David 'Kid' Jensen introduces the Brotherhood of Man, Barbara Dickson, Brendon, Graham Parker and the Rumour, the Real Thing, Smokie, Lynsey De Paul and Mike Moran, the Rubettes, ELO and Manhattan Transfer. Dance sequence by Legs & Co.


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14x09 3rd March 1977 (March 03, 1977)


Jimmy Saville Introduces Showaddywaddy, Mr. Big, Maxine Nightingale, Boz Scaggs, Cliff Richard, The Manhattan Transfer, ABBA, Bonnie Tyler, Leo Sayer and The Ladybirds


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14x08 24th February 1977 (February 24, 1977)


Noel Edmonds presents Racing Cars, Barbara Dickson, Leo Sayer, the Real Thing, Heatwave, Bryan Ferry and ELO. Dance sequence by Legs and Co.


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14x07 17th February 1977 (February 17, 1977)


Featuring the Moments, the Brothers, Les Gray, Thelma Houston, the Rubettes and Leo Sayer Re-broadcast: 23 Feb 2012


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14x06 10th February 1977 (February 10, 1977)


Not Re-broadcast


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14x05 3rd February 1977 (February 03, 1977)


With Gary Glitter, the Real Thing, the Rubettes, Leo Sayer, Boney M and Thin Lizzy Re-Broadcast BBC4 09 Feb 2012


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14x04 27th January 1977 (January 27, 1977)


From January 1977, Tony Blackburn introduces David Parton, the New Seekers, the Brothers, Mr Big, Andy Fairweather-Low, Barry Biggs, Status Quo and Julie Covington. Dance sequence from Legs and Co. Re-broadcast 2/01/12


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14x03 20th January 1977 (January 20, 1977)


From January 1977, Noel Edmonds introduces Slade, Jesse Green, Leo Sayer, Gary Glitter, Silver Connection, Donna Summer, Thin Lizzy, the Drifters and Legs and Co. Re-broadcast 26/01/12


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14x02 13th January 1977 (January 13, 1977)


With Pussycat, Barry Biggs, Liverpool Express, Gallagher & Lyle and Status Quo.


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14x01 6th January 1977 (January 06, 1977)


With Sheer Elegance, Tina Charles, Boney M, Smokie, Jethro Tull and the Drifters~.




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