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Top Of The Pops: Down The Pan?

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, November 1991

Top Of The Pops has been the BBC's flagship music show for 27 years. But it's facing problems: stale format, falling teenage population, and public indifference to Top 40 singles. This month, Top Of The Pops will try a new approach – but is it too late? Phil Sutcliffe reports.

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