Category Archives: Pan’s People

Pan’s People – My Sweet Lord

Top of the Pops 21st January 1071: Pan’s People dance to George Harrison’s My Sweet Lord. Thanks tom Andeebee for the YouTube post.

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Pan’s People – Theme from The Persuaders

Top of the Pops 20 January 1972 Pan’s People perform to Theme from The Persuaders by John Barry. Thanks to to supermullers for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Tuesday, 28 December 2010: By request from Ryan, here’s clip from back when the TOTP budget stretched to occasional location filming for Pan’s People routines. […]

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Pan’s People – We’ve Only Just Begun

Top of the Pops, 14 January 1971: Pan’s People dance to We’ve Only Just Begun by The Carpenters From the old blog, Saturday, 23 October 2010: We haven’t seen any Pan’s People here for ages: to remedy that, here they are dancing to We’ve Only Just Begun by the Carpenters, from a recent TOTP2 repeat. […]

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Pan’s People – Itchycoo Park

Top of the Pops, 8 January 1976: Pan’s People dance to Itchycoo Park by The Small Faces. Late period Pan’s People relive the sixties dancing to a Small Faces classic, around a giant mushroom, wearing groovy crocheted shawls. Topped and tailed with Noel Edmonds demonstrating that he truly was the TOTP Bad Pun Champion. Thanks […]

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Pan’s People – Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me

Elton John’s Don’t let the Sun go Down on Me was at the very beginning of my time working with PP and Flick gave me a long, quite balletic/contemporary style solo for the verse…..I have never been so nervous as I was then in my whole life , I remember shaking like a leaf before, […]

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Pan’s People – Help Me Make it Through the Night

TOTP 02 January 1975: Pan’s People dance to John Holt’s Help Me Make it Through the Night. From the old blog: Wednesday, 2 September 2009: Jimmy Saville and a rather stupid Australian sailor with a big proverbial ginger beard introduce Pan’s People dancing to John Holt’s Help Me Make it Through the Night: a Kris […]

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Pan’s People – Green River

Top of the Pops 1st January 1970. A marvellous start to the seventies, as Pan’s People dance to Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Green River. From the old blog, Friday, 7 September 2012 Pan’s People dance to Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Green River. I posted a low-quality version of this performance last year, and hoped against hope that […]

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Pan’s People – In Dulce Jubilo

Top of the Pops, 1 January 1976: Pan’s People dance to Mike Oldfield’s In Dulce Jubilo A suitably folksy routine, since this Mike Oldfield number is a traditional folk tune electrified. Plenty of gusto.

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Pan’s People – Jeepster

Top of the Pops, 30 December 1971: Pan’s People dance to Jeepster by T-Rex. I’ve got two different versions of this performance. The first (Above) is a good quality version from TOTP2, marred with their usual “interesting” comments graphics. The second is a time-coded version including brief interviews with Pan’s People and Ed “Stewpot” Stewart, […]

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Pan’s People – Without You

Top of the Pops, 28 December 1972: Pan’s People dance to Nilsson’s Without You. Featuring Cherry’s debut. From Digging the Dancing Queens, 1994: Flick Colby: “She came out of this package and she just looked adorable: and then we did the worst number I’ve every seen in my life: and we had these big lumpy […]

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