Secrets and Scandals: Top of the Pops

  • Broadcaster

    Channel 5

For decades, Top of the Pops was the most popular and influential music show in the UK. But behind the glossy image there was often a chaotic backstage reality of drink, drugs and rock n roll behaviour.  

The Secrets and Scandals of Top of the Pops reveals an astonishing story about one presenter being drugged before the programme recording, the bands that admitted to being drunk on air and the diva demands from some of the world’s best-known popstars.  

The show also reveals the secrets behind the cancellation and how the show’s legacy was tarnished as shocking revelations came to light.