Not The Nine O'Clock News. Image shows from L to R: Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones. Copyright: Getty Images.

Not The Nine O'Clock News

BBC Two sketch show. 27 episodes (4 series), 1979 - 1982. Stars Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson, Chris Langham and Griff Rhys Jones.

Not The Nine O'Clock News. Image shows from L to R: Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson, Rowan Atkinson, Griff Rhys Jones.

Not The Nine O'Clock News

Popular satirical sketch show of the late 70s and early 80s starring Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones and Pamela Stephenson

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1979 - 1982
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
27   (4 series)
Starring
Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson, Chris Langham and Griff Rhys Jones

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 16th October 1979 on BBC Two at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 8th March 1982 on BBC Two at 9pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 27th March 2016 at 2:55am on Gold

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