- On Tomorrow's World - Michael Rodd's portable recording studio.
- On Top of the Pops Richard Skinner pays tribute to John Lennon on the first Top of the Pops since the artist's death. A video of Lennon performing Imagine live on 18 April 1975 is shown.
(for full show see below)
Top of the Pops
- presented by Richard Skinner. (full review here)
- (16) Adam & The Ants – Antmusic
- (32) Showaddywaddy – Blue Moon rpt.
- (4) Madness – Embarrassment
- (17) Status Quo – Lies (video)
- (31) Matchbox – Somewhere Over The Rainbow
- (9) The Police – De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da (video)
- (20) Queen – Flash (video)
- (10) The Stray Cats – Runaway Boys rpt.
- Top 10 countdown
- (9) The Police – De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
- (8) Eddy Grant – Do You Feel My Love?
- (7) Blondie – The Tide Is High
- (6) Spandau Ballet – To Cut A Long Story Short
- (5) The Boomtown Rats – Banana Republic
- (4) Madness – Embarrassment (clip Of Totp 11-12-80)
- (3) Jona Lewie – Stop The Cavalry
- (2) St. Winifred’S School Choir – There’S No-One Quite Like Grandma (clip TOTP 04-12-80)
- (1) Abba – Super Trouper (video over credits)
- Tribute to John Lennon – Imagine (Live Clip)
Issue: 11 - 24 December 1980, Spandau Ballet cover [link]
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