Not The Nine O’Clock News, 1979
A true classic of it’s time, that’s still just as funny today. This comedy sketch show ran for 27 episodes over 4 series between 1979 and 1982 as an alternative to the BBC1 Nine O’Clock News.
Not The Nine O’Clock News was a satirical sketch show based around current news stories and popular culture, as well as parody songs, comedy sketches, re-edited videos and spoof television formats it launched the careers of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith amongst others.
Griff Rhys Jones
Chris Langham (Series 1)
Produced By: John Lloyd
Original Transmission Dates: 16th October 1979 – 8th March 1982