Episode Guide

Find information about every episode of Top of the Pops broadcast on TV, from 1964 to 2016. Including the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s and the 2010s!

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The 1960s

A legend is born. The decade it all began, the swinging sixties.

The 1970s

Colour TV. Television Centre. Highest ever viewing figures, and a "Whole Lotta Love".

The 1980s

Cassettes. CDs. Shoulderpads. Neon lights, and a non-stop party atmosphere.

The 1990s

Live performances, and the rise of brit pop, girl groups, & boy bands.

The 2000s

Digital downloads, spin-off shows, and the beginning of the end...

The 2010s

Gone but never forgotten. The Christmas specials continue for another decade.

The 2020s

After nearly 60 years the BBC axes the studio Christmas specials, with a clip show using the TOTP brand.


Check out all of the TOTP: The Story of... documentaries that have aired from 2011 to 2023.

60th Anniversary

Top of the Pops is 60! We remember some of the best moments from the past six decades.


Christmas Specials

Check out who has appeared on the annual TOTP end of year specials, from 1964 to 2016.


Special Editions

Take a look back at some of the landmark Top of the Pops episodes, from the 500th to the 2000th edition.


Recently added.

Finally! We've added the missing 2017 to 2021 TOTP episodes to the archive, and they are available to review.