FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin
The recording includes the 6.35pm BBC One junction (partial).
[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.
PICTURED: Top of the Pops opening titles. COPYRIGHT: BBC.