Who were the DJS on Top of the Pops?

Who were the DJS on Top of the Pops?

Upon its inception in 1964, Top of the Pops was presented by a team of disc jockeys in rotation: Alan Freeman, David Jacobs, Pete Murray and Jimmy Savile, who presented the very first episode from Manchester on 1 January 1964 and would continue as the longest-serving presenter until hosting his final show on 30 August …

Who has presented Top of the Pops?

Top of the Pops
Created by Johnnie Stewart
Presented by Fearne Cotton Clara Amfo (see full list)
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 2,269 (508 missing)

Who presented Top of the Pops in 1987?

Janice Long

Role Contributor
Presenter Janice Long
Presenter Gary Davies

What was Top of the Pops in 1973?


  • Anne-Marie David – “Wonderful Dream”
  • Ayshea Brough – “Farewell”
  • Barry Blue – “Dancin’ (on a Saturday Night)”, “Do You Wanna Dance”
  • David Bowie – “Changes”, “The Jean Genie”
  • Tony Christie – “Avenues and Alleyways”
  • Perry Como – “For the Good Times”
  • Dawn feat.
  • Kiki Dee – “Amoureuse”

Is Top of the Pops Lip Sync?

Since the early 1980s, TOTP was criticised for acts, many of which were full bands, having to lip-sync or sing along, karaoke-style, to a pre-recorded backing track, while pretending to play their instruments. Ironically, there’s now a whole TV show dedicated to lip-syncing!

Who was the original cast of Top of the Pops?

Brian Whitehouse (53 episodes, 1970-1990) Bruce Milliard (39 episodes, 1973-1975) Gordon Elsbury (33 episodes, 1980-1982) Phil Bishop

Who are the Top of the Pops presenters of the 1980s?

1980s–1991 1 Jimmy Savile (1964–1984, plus 31 December 1988, 19 October 2001, 19 September 2003 and 30 July 2006) 2 Dave Lee Travis (1974–1984, plus 30 July 2006) 3 David Jensen also known as “Kid Jensen” (1976–1984, plus 31 December 1988) 4 Peter Powell (1977–1988) 5 Mike Read (1978–1989, plus 30 July 2006) 6 Simon Bates (1979–1988)

When did Top of the Pops change to radio?

The BBC transmitted new installments of the programme weekly from January 1964 through July 2006, and later converted it into a radio programme. This list does not include performances from the radio programme. This film, television or video-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it with reliably sourced additions.

When did Mark Goodier take over Top of the Pops?

A revamp in May 1998 which included a change of title sequence, logo and theme music also saw a shift in focus from the Top 40 to the Top 20, with the chart rundown, now voiced every week by Radio 1 Chart Show host and former TOTP presenter Mark Goodier, extended from the Top 10 to Top 20.