Swap Shop Star Awards



In total, there were five Swap Shop Star Awards, voted for by viewers of Swap Shop mostly from a coupon that was printed in the 'John Craven's Back Page' section of the Radio Times.

Below is the full list of winners from all five award shows.

It's worth a mention that the fourth awards launched the mighty Brown Sauce on an unsuspecting world...

 

1978 Awards [Broadcast 26 March]

Favourite Pop Star: David Sole
Funniest Man: Ronnie Barker
Funniest Lady: Penelope Keith
Favourite Pop Group: Abba
Top Sportsman: Barry Sheene
Top Sportswoman: Virginia Wade
Favourite Children's TV Star: John Noakes
Favourite Children's TV Programme: Blue Peter
Top Expert: Magnus Pike
1979 Awards [Broadcast 15 April]

Favourite Pop Star: Debbie Harry
Funniest Man: Michael Crawford
Funniest Lady: Marti Caine
Favourite Pop Group: Showaddywaddy
Top Sportsman: Brian Jacks & Kevin Keegan
Top Sportswoman: Sonia Lannaman
Favourite Children's TV Star: Tony Hart
Favourite Children's TV Programme: Grange Hill
Top Expert: David Attenborough
1980 Awards [Broadcast 6 April]

Favourite Pop Star: Cliff Richard
Funniest Man: Dick Emery
Funniest Lady: Penelope Keith
Favourite Pop Group: The Boomtown Rats
Top Sportsman: Robin Cousins
Top Sportswoman: Sharron Davies
Favourite Children's TV Star: Tony Hart
Favourite Children's TV Programme: Grange Hill
Top Expert: David Bellamy
1981 Awards [Broadcast 17 April]

Favourite Pop Star: Adam Ant
Favourite Man on TV: John Cleese
Favourite Lady on TV: Barbara Woodhouse
Favourite Pop Group: The Police
Top Sports Star: Sebastian Coe
Favourite Programme: Grange Hill
Funniest TV Show: Little and Large
Top Expert: David Bellamy
1982 Awards [Broadcast 11 April]

Top Pop Star: Adam Ant
Funniest Programme: Last of the Summer Wine
Top Sports Star: England Football Squad
Favourite Expert: David Bellamy
Top Man: Peter Davison
Favourite Programme: Grange Hill
Top Woman: Sarah Greene
Top Pop Group: Bucks Fizz

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