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1984 – Big Hits – Celebrating the big hits from a big year in British pop. The big hitters in this compilation are performed by the likes of The Smiths, Duran Duran, Sade, The Weather Girls, Wham! and Bronski Beat, to name a few.

Further stellar appearances come from the TOTP debuts of iconic Americans Madonna, Miami Sound Machine and Cyndi Lauper, who runs riot in the studio.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood celebrate their 1984 chart dominance with one of their celebrated renditions of Two Tribes, while we couldn’t let you forget a little ditty from Black Lace – you’ll be singing this for days… you have been warned!

17/12/1992 – Tony Dortie, together with his special guest Mr Blobby, presents the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 17 December 1992 and featuring Madonna, East Side Beat, Gloria Estefan, Nirvana and The Wedding Present.

TOTP: 1992 Christmas Special – The Top of the Pops Christmas Day special from 1992. Mark Franklin and Tony Dortie, together with their special guests, Sid Owen and Danniella Westbrook, review the year’s chart hits, including performances by Wet Wet Wet, Right Said Fred, Shut Up and Dance ft Peter Bouncer, KWS, Jimmy Nail, Mariah Carey, Undercover and Tasmin Archer.



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Fast-moving music show mixing classic performances from the Top of the Pops archives with exclusive live performances

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