Top of the Pops: 1981 Big Hits

Top of the Pops: 1981 Big Hits



The year 1981 embraced disco and ska, new wave punk, the burgeoning New Romantic scene and the rise of synthpop, with some prog quirkiness and good old rock'n'roll thrown in. Performances from big hitter soloists Phil Collins, Shakin' Stevens and Kim Wilde are featured alongside the exuberant chaos of groups like Tenpole Tudor, Adam and the Ants and the Teardrop Explodes. Plus, Odyssey, Clare Grogan, the Specials and the Human League.

Cast & Crew

Actor Phil Collins
Actor Shakin' Stevens
Actor Kim Wilde
Actor Tenpole Tudor
Actor Adam and the Ants
Actor Teardrop Explodes
Actor Odyssey
Actor Clare Grogan
Actor The Specials
Actor The Human League
Executive Producer Mark Cooper
Producer Serena Cross
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