FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

The relatively new Top of the Pops titles get a minor tweak for this special edition of the programme.

VIDEO: Top of the Pops 1981 opening titles. Announcer: Bruce Hammal. TX DATE: 24th December 1981. COPYRIGHT: BBC. VREF: 26000-01.

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[00:00:00] IDENT: announcer Bruce Hammal introduces the live Christmas Eve edition of Top of the Pops, over the festive BBC One symbol.

[00:00:06] PROGRAMME: the standard flying coloured vinyl singles titles (introduced earlier in 1981) were updated slightly to include a ‘Christmas 1981’ endboard.

The titles were designed by Marc Ortmans.

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PICTURED: Top of the Pops opening titles. COPYRIGHT: BBC.

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