Top of the Pops
presented by Richard Skinner and Steve Wright
- New Order – “Blue Monday” (17)
- The Style Council – “Speak Like A Child” (4)
- Mari Wilson – “Cry Me A River” (30)
- U2 – “Two Hearts Beat As One” (24)
- Kajagoogoo – “Ooh To Be Ah” (20)
- Tracey Ullman – “Breakaway” (18)
- Duran Duran – “Is There Something I Should Know?” (1) (video)
- Kenny Everett – brief interview as Sid Snot (The Kenny Everett Television Show followed on BBC One)
- Kenny Everett – “Snot Rap” (27) (audience dancing/credits)
|Issue: March 31 - April 13 1981 (Clare Grogan cover) 
- Features: Altered Images, Nick Heyward, New Order.
- Lyrics. Two Hearts Beat As One, My Foolish Friend, Me, I Disconnect From You, Blue Monday, Ooh To Be Ah, Fields Of Fire (400 Miles), You Disappear From View.
- Start: Edwyn Collins
- Bitz: David Sylvian / Japan video, Duran Duran video, Soft Cell video, Mezzoforte,
- Single reviews: Muck It Out, Doot-Doot,
- Albums: The Final Cut
- Live. U2, Soft Cell
- Nights Out dates. David Bowie, New Order, OMD.
- Ads: The Final Cut (album), Ooh to Be Aah (+tour), She's In Parties, Happy Familiies, Doot-Doot, Telegraph, Rip It Up (album), Church of the Poison Mind,
- Back cover. David Bowie.