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28/06/1984

Top of the Pops: 28/06/1984

With The Bluebells, Human League, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Alison Moyet, Scritti Politti.

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney: Can I Be Me

Whitney Houston's incredible and poignant story, with insights from those closest to her.

14/06/1984

Top of the Pops: 14/06/1984

With The Smiths, Scritti Politti, Ozzy Osbourne, Nick Heyward and Nik Kershaw.

07/06/1984

Top of the Pops: 07/06/1984

With Spandau Ballet, Howard Jones, Evelyn Thomas, Bananarama, Bronski Beat and Wham!

17/05/1984

Top of the Pops: 17/05/1984

With Break Machine, Deniece Williams, Marillion, Hazell Dean, Womack & Womack and Ultravox

10/05/1984

Top of the Pops: 10/05/1984

With Queen, The Flying Pickets, Terri Wells, The Pointer Sisters and Duran Duran.

03/05/1984

Top of the Pops: 03/05/1984

With Blancmange, New Order, Kenny Loggins, Jocelyn Brown, Human League and Duran Duran.

26/04/1984

Top of the Pops: 26/04/1984

With Duran Duran, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Flying Pickets and Lionel Richie.

Image

3. Oh You Pretty Things: The Story of Music and Fashion: Image

This episode examines the 1980s, the decade where image became everything.

Tribes

1. Oh You Pretty Things: The Story of Music and Fashion: Tribes

The '60s saw The Small Faces, Cilla Black, The Beatles and The Stones all embrace fashion.

19/04/1984

Top of the Pops: 19/04/1984

With Blancmange, Queen, Nik Kershaw, Lionel Richie and Kool and the Gang.

29/03/1984

Top of the Pops: 29/03/1984

With The Specials, Captain Sensible, Madonna, Thompson Twins and Lionel Richie.

22/03/1984

Top of the Pops: 22/03/1984

With Depeche Mode, Shakin' Stevens, Culture Club, UB40, Sade and Lionel Richie.

08/03/1984

Top of the Pops: 08/03/1984

With Galaxy, The Weather Girls, Sade, Bananarama, Howard Jones, Tracey Ullman and Nena.

01/03/1984

Top of the Pops: 01/03/1984

With Matt Bianco, Van Halen, Alexei Sayle, Break Machine, Wang Chung and Slade.

Rock N Roll Guns for Hire: The Story of the Sideman

Rock N Roll Guns for Hire: The Story of the Sideman

The untold story of the forgotten 'guns for hire' that changed musical history.

23/02/1984

Top of the Pops: 23/02/1984

With Hot Chocolate, Rockwell, Marilyn, Nik Kershaw, Carmel and Howard Jones.

What Ever Happened to Rock 'n' Roll?

What Ever Happened to Rock 'n' Roll?

Lauren Laverne hosts a discussion about the future of rock 'n' roll in the 21st century.

16/02/1984

Top of the Pops: 16/02/1984

Featuring Slade, Thompson Twins, Style Council, Shannon, Matt Bianco and Nena.

The Moody Blues, The Faces and David Bowie

4. Sounds of the Seventies: Shorts, The Moody Blues, The Faces and David Bowie

Performances from The Moody Blues, The Faces and David Bowie.

02/02/1984

Top of the Pops: 02/02/1984

With Queen, Matthew Wilder, Fiction Factory, Thomas Dolby, Thompson Twins and Duran Duran.

Kaiser Chiefs and Liam Gallagher

Glastonbury: 2017, Kaiser Chiefs and Liam Gallagher

Mark Radcliffe and Alice Levine present highlights from Kaiser Chiefs and Liam Gallagher.

19/01/1984

Top of the Pops: 19/01/1984

With Whitesnake, Big Country, Fiction Factory, China Crisis and Gloria Gaynor.

Episode 2

2. The Summer of Love: How Hippies Changed the World: Series 1, Episode 2

An era of social upheaval that pitted America's youth against its elders began.

David Bowie and the Story of Ziggy Stardust

David Bowie and the Story of Ziggy Stardust

How David Bowie arrived at one of the most iconic creations in pop history.

12/01/1984

Top of the Pops: 12/01/1984

With The Icicle Works, Howard Jones, Roland Rat, Lionel Richie and Paul McCartney.

One Love Manchester

One Love Manchester

Live coverage of a concert to benefit those affected by the Manchester bomb attack.

05/01/1984

Top of the Pops: 05/01/1984

With Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Rod Stewart, Status Quo, Slade and The Flying Pickets.

Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution with Howard Goodall

Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution with Howard Goodall

Exploring why Sgt Pepper is still seen as so innovative, revolutionary and influential.

1984 - Big Hits

Top of the Pops: 1984 - Big Hits

With The Smiths, Duran Duran, Sade, Wham!, Bronski Beat, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper and more.

The Story of 1984

Top of the Pops: The Story of 1984

1984 sees Top of the Pops at the height of its 80s pomp - big hair and big tunes.

Sharon Osbourne Presents Rock 'n' Roll's Dodgiest Deals

Sharon Osbourne Presents Rock 'n' Roll's Dodgiest Deals

Sharon Osbourne presents the story of pop deals from Little Richard to Robbie Williams.

29/12/1983

Top of the Pops: 29/12/1983

With JoBoxers, Mike Oldfield, Thompson Twins, Tracey Ullman, The Cure, Paul Young and more

Mike Peters: The Alarm Live

Mike Peters: The Alarm Live

Mike Peters celebrates a musical milestone at Llandudno's Venue Cymru.

22/12/1983

Top of the Pops: 22/12/1983

With Slade, Culture Club, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Howard Jones and The Flying Pickets.