Sunderland Echo: The man who spearheaded Top of the Pops

“One of Sunderland’s finest has looked back on his time as the man in charge of Top of the Pops. The iconic music show has reached the 60th anniversary of its first ever programme, in 1964. Ryhope born and bred, Chris Cowey was one of the people who gave it one of its finest eras in the late 1990s, calling it the show’s ‘Indian summer’.


[…] He’s teaming up with production company 1185 Films on new productions and said he has ‘a raft of ideas’. ‘There’s life in the old dog yet’, he said.”

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