Not the Nine O'Clock News is a British television sketch comedy show which was broadcast on BBC2 from 1979 to 1982. Without Not the Nine O’Clock News, we may have never seen it in the first place. ], a racist and bigot, is taken to task for his racist behaviour by a senior police officer. You wake up every day reading the news, and you’re like ‘Wow, I didn’t know that.’ And somewhere, at that exact same moment, he’s reading the same news, going, ‘Wow, me too.’", Standout line: [About a romantic partner:] “He said, ‘Well, I need to be with someone who makes me a priority. Not The Nine O'Clock News. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Not The Nine O'Clock News - Not The Nine O'Clock News... at Discogs. Of course, none of this would have mattered if the performers and writers hadn’t been funny. Gratis Versand durch Amazon ab einem Bestellwert von 29€. This special is actually made up of two shows, Dark and Jigsaw. If everybody you come in direct contact with gets herpes, wouldn’t you be like, [confused face] ‘Am I giving everybody herpes?’”, Standout line: “It’s a new invention called THINX. / Shoplifters / Restaurant / Porn Photographer / Sommelier / One For The Birds / Roughage K / Snooker / Tomorrow's World - Microchip / Hit and, run incident / Strange ID parade / Comedy Chestnuts / Shop Stewards / Jackanory, Sketches: Bankrupt / Ask The Family / What's The Time Mr Wolf? Nevertheless, the opening show was fairly representative of what was to come – a mix of parodic pop songs, mischievously redeployed news footage and quickfire sketches. The Scene: Constable Savage [NOMEN EST OMEN! No one’s going to watch a lesbian during the day.’ And I said ‘Well, they weren’t watching me at night. John Cleese even filmed a special sketch in which Basil explained the absence of Fawlty Towers that week and that a “tatty revue” would be broadcast instead. How wild is that concept? Search titles only. Not the Nine O'Clock News was a British television sketch comedy which was broadcast on BBC2 from 1979 to 1982. Episode 6. Rowan Atkinson asks the famous question to a Priest, "Where was God when I cut my finger?" Off the 405, lies a toad hole. S: Constable Savage O: Senior Police Officer. Some of the stuff that Not the Nine O’Clock News was satirising inevitably now looks dated (tortured trade union negotiations, anyone, or Britt Ekland’s love life?) However, a lot of their sketches were based on things very specific to the time such as adverts then running on television. Not the Nine O’Clock News was the neonatal ward of that rebirth. or even redactable (Cyril Smith and Jimmy Savile as innocent figures of fun), but a lot of it still remains relevant, from pornographic pop videos and the dearth of hospital beds to one skit in which Atkinson plays a hardline MP addressing the Tory party conference on immigration and crime – even if, unlike her fictional counterpart, Priti Patel wouldn’t use the “n word”. What's new Search. Originally shown as a comedy alternative to the Nine O'Clock News on BBC1, it featured satirical sketches on current news stories and popular culture, as well as parody songs, comedy sketches, re-edited videos, and spoof television formats. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Not The Nine O'Clock News gave the world alternative comedy and made the media scene we have today. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. You must go to it.’”, Standout line: “I have built a career out of self-deprecating humour and I don’t want to do that anymore. And I suppose, because you have a child, I will never be your first priority. Just 16 days after the Thatcher election victory that was to inspire a new satire boom, something else was brewing in incongruous surroundings above a Soho strip club. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. If you liked Ali Wong in Always Be My Maybe (which she co-wrote! Come on. There’s no secret. The first London Comedy Store was hosting nights featuring what would later come to be known as “alternative comedy” – that’s to say, hostile to the traditional rote of sexist and racist gags that came to be personified in Bernard Manning, but which back then was the depressing norm. The quartet in Baker Street in 1983, marking the sales of 250,000 copies of their album ‘Hedgehog Sandwich’, Atkinson’s rubbery facial expressions were matched if not exceeded by Smith’s wonderfully mobile features, {{#verifyErrors}} {{message}} {{/verifyErrors}} {{^verifyErrors}} {{message}} {{/verifyErrors}}, Not the Nine O’Clock News at 40: Not topical but still funny, Graham Norton: ‘There isn’t a comedy police deciding what’s funny’, Eddie Murphy announces return to stand-up comedy, Theresa May kisses Winston Churchill in SNL sketch mocking Brexit, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification. The six-month delay was doubly providential because it also gave us the deeply unpopular (especially with young people) Thatcher government. Alternative funsters: (from left) Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson and Griff Rhys Jones in 1980. Nov 29, 2020 #1 41 years ago! Go enjoy Ace of Base – we’ll be here practicing the Moonwalk and selling crack.’”, Standout line: “In the Mueller investigation, how does [Trump] not know that he’s Individual Number one? Her unapologetic takes on motherhood and marriage (did you know she makes a lot more money than her husband and she’s not sorry?) Noted for its topical sketches and skits, it made stars of Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys-Jones and Pamela Stephenson. Back up to: Not the Nine O'Clock News. In the meantime, the political guests’ evasiveness would seem to be perennial. Amazon.de: Finden Sie Not The Nine O'Clock News - The Best of Not The Nine O'Clock News - Vol. These passages have been marked off by double brackets.]] All episodes of Not the Nine O'Clock News. he late spring of 1979 was not just a watershed moment in British politics, ushering in a decade of Margaret Thatcher’s nation-reconfiguring Conservative government, but also a pivotal moment for British comedy. It’s not humility, it's humiliation. That’s never happened. In the event, this “tatty revue” was itself pulled because Not the Nine O’Clock News was deemed too political to be screened during a general election – a fortuitous delay in that it gave Lloyd the chance to re-cast the show, retaining Atkinson and Chris Langham (later of The Thick of It renown and child pornography disgrace) and bringing in Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones and the New Zealand-born Pamela Stephenson. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. “Wild?’ retorted the gorilla peevishly. If you didn’t think you could possibly laugh at more joke about the trials of womanhood, think again. Motherf*****, that’s you! Back in 2012, Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, was appearing as the unforgettable Troy Barnes in Community – and spared a little time to record a Netflix special, which remains available to this day. “When I caught Gerald in ’68 he was completely wild”, Smith told Pamela Stephenson’s TV presenter. 6 / 6 An alien trying to warn of an impending disaster suffers translation problems.. © 2021 TV.COM, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? The knockabout physical side of their performances complemented the show’s more sharp-edged political and satirical content. are gold. The Scottish comedian refreshes the “fish out of water” archetype by delivering his take on the US – and that time he told a joke about being an atheist in Indiana. The comedian might be best known for her roles on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Black-ish, but her stand-up is well worth a watch. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. In 1981, while still working on Not the Nine O’Clock News, they created their own production company, Talkback Productions, initially to make humorous training videos in the style of John Cleese’s Video Arts. By: ... Constable Savage: Racist Police (Not The Nine O'Clock News) Thread starter r00fie1; Start date Nov 29, 2020; r00fie1 Well-known member. Nov 29, 2020 #3 WindyNook … These days there is no shortage of satirical news programmes, from Mock the Week to Have I Got News for You to The Mash Report and Frankie Boyle’s New World Order. Stephenson feels under-used in this first episode, but is still a long way from Monty Python’s token female “totty”, Carol Cleveland, and Stephenson would become more central, especially when her gift for mimicry was discovered (her Janet Street-Porter is especially clever). Complete your Not The Nine O'Clock News collection. Which I guess… makes me a f****** inventor. / Re-Altered Images / Cricket Commetary / Snooker commentary / Home Organ / Man, outside phone box / Tomorrow's World / New Glee / Holiday Habits / Commission for Racial Equality / The Not Team At Home With Their Son / Grow Up You Bastards / Hamlet Advert Skit / Ploughman's Lunch / Mannequins / Pushing a car / Suicide, Sketches: Taxi in restaurant / Breathalyser / Train Driver / Job Creation Scheme / Punk badge / Air dryers / Hospital signs / Mr Bazouki / Aleebee / Cappuccino / National Bank Of Poland / Criminal driver / Nun stunt, display / Polish Show / Nice Video Shame About The Song / Caber tosser, Please read the following before uploading. I’m never going to be like, ‘GATHER ROUND, LADIES! The so-called “alternative” comedians. The images should not contain any sexually explicit content, race hatred material or other offensive symbols or images. Everybody who’s been indicted or going to jail… Papadopoulos, Gates, Flynn, Manafort… It all says in the Mueller report that they co-conspired with Individual Number One. / Rubik Cube / Valentine / Advert for the SDP / No dogs, smoking, bikes / Stunt cops and robbers / Bank / The Price Of Petrol /, Kangaroo Meat Advert / Wildebeest / Mad Colonel / Umbrellas / Financial Times / Post Office / Roland Davies / Contac 2000, Credits: Ivan The Awful / Game For A Laugh / Public Toilet / Wine Tasting / Home Wine Kit / Aussie Pilot / Does God Exist? Created by producer John Lloyd in collaboration with Sean Hardie, the series was a fast-paced, frequently satirical show which gave many British comedy writers their first big break. In the age of Johnson, Corbyn, Trump and Putin, it’s perhaps no surprise that Spitting Image is to be revived after 23 years. ), then you’re going to love her in Hard Knock Wife (her second Netflix special and a follow-up on her 2016 debut Baby Cobra). Who knew? [[In a few places the sketch has been simplified for the benefit of a non-English-speaking audience. During her premiership, TV satire, dormant since the early Sixties and the era of Beyond the Fringe and That Was the Week That Was, rose again with a vengeance. There’s also a skit on Question Time, and while today’s under-50s might never have heard of Labour politician Frances Morrell or trade unionist Clive Jenkins, they will be familiar with the format of the programme. Not The Nine O'Clock News was a satirical show broadcast on BBC2 (UK) from 1979 to 1982. There’s no special magic to it. Her unhappy experience working as the only woman on a live version of The Comic Strip (“Doing stand-up was like a war with everyone playing this game of ‘I can be funnier than you’”) reflects a still ongoing complaint of female comedians booked on to highly competitive, male-dominated TV panel shows. There’s perhaps one person on Earth who can make the Mueller report genuinely funny – and that person is Wanda Sykes. They’re like, ‘Oh, OK, you guys go ahead and be the Nineties. But it was Mrs Thatcher and her hugely divisive administration that was the gift that kept on giving to satirists, and John Lloyd, whose first TV production job this was, would go on to help create the defining lampoon of the era, Spitting Image. callumdocherty@mail.com The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. First broadcast in 1979, Not The Nine O'Clock News was the first satirical comedy show on British television since the legendary That Was The Week That Was in the mid-1960s. There’s no secret, OK? The show, which aired on 16 October 1979, wasn’t initially well received by critics or viewers, although re-watching the very first episode on YouTube it’s hard to see why not – bookended as it is by two classic sketches: the inspired spoof on televised darts in which the players Fatbelly and Evenfatterbelly (Smith and Jones) swig alcoholic drinks instead of throwing darts, and Atkinson in a monkey suit as Gerald the talking gorilla. My mom is very concerned that he’s going to leave me out of intimidation. Talkback, however, was to produce some of the most influential British comedy of the last 40 years, including The Day Today, Da Ali G Show, Smack the Pony, Green Wing, Brass Eye, I’m Alan Partridge, The Armando Iannucci Shows, Big Train and Meet Ricky Gervais (just to name a few). In a little more than an hour, Hannah Gadsby deconstructs the makings of a good joke, explains why she’s done with self-deprecation, and delivers an unforgettable, incredibly powerful take on the trauma she’s experienced as a lesbian in Tasmania. Do not upload anything which you do not own or are fully licensed to upload. Not to myself or anybody who identifies with me.”, Standout line: “Now, I make a lot more money than my husband by, like, a long shot. 2 [UK Import] in unserem vielfältigen DVD- & Blu-ray-Angebot. Melvin Kenneth "Mel" Smith (3 December 1952 – 19 July 2013) was an English comedian, writer, film director, producer and actor. But back in 1979, Not the Nine O’Clock News was little short of revolutionary – or, as contemporary newspaper critics would have it, “extremely offensive” and “should not be allowed on TV”. Standout line: “There’s no secret [to meeting your future spouse], just so we’re clear. Oh… no.’”, Standout line: “I lived in Downtown LA, and Downtown LA is kind of like the Eighties decided to stay there. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1980 Vinyl release of Not The Nine O'Clock News... on Discogs. In retrospect this could be seen as Monty Python handing over the comedy sketch-show baton to a younger generation. Christmas Write Your Own Radio Times Billing Contest. Trevor Noah has been starring in comedy specials for a decade, so it’s no surprise that he can take just about any topic (tourism in Bali, trap music, a conversation with President Barack Obama) and turn it into incisive jokes. Second? GRAMMOPHONE - Rowan Atkinson - Sketch from Not The Nine o'Clock News Nov 29, 2020 #2 Thank goodness things have moved on since then. Profile: The cast of a popular BBC TV sketch show which ran from 1979 to 1982. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? But back in 1979, Not the Nine O’Clock News was little short of revolutionary – or, as contemporary newspaper critics would have it, “extremely offensive” and … This is a religious spoof show taking a few pokes at the Catholic Church. Or, at least, it would be… eventually. Search . Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. / Laid In Wales / Typical Bloody Typical, Sketches: Embarrassed woman / Question Time / Headbangers / Peep-hole / Hey Bob! Remember: Abuse of the TV.com image system may result in you being banned from uploading images or from the entire site – so, play nice and respect the rules! There was this one station manager that said, and this is a quote: ‘No one’s going to watch it. Pamela Stephenson, Actress: Superman III. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Oh, yes, and The Apprentice – that’s one of theirs, Lord Sugar no doubt heartily approving when Smith and Jones sold the company in 2000 for £62m. She has impeccable timing, sharp writing, and an apparently effortless ability to connect with her crowd. Blackadder would showcase Atkinson’s verbal dexterity, but Not the Nine O’Clock News introduced his rubbery facial expressions, matched if not exceeded by Mel Smith’s wonderfully mobile features – a countenance that one obituarist described after Smith’s untimely death in 2013 as “mugging with a deadpan virtuosity rarely seen since Oliver Hardy in his pomp”. What a treat. If there was a secret, I would have f****** used it. / Blind man crossing the road / Medical students who aren't / Ah, Come In Rawlinson! Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Atkinson’s gift for lugubrious mime would reach its apotheosis in Mr Bean, while Mel Smith’s face in close-up profile – in his head-to-head chats with Griff Rhys Jones – would become the most cherished part of their hugely successful Not the Nine O’Clock News spinoff, Alas Smith and Jones. 1980s British comedy Sketch Show which starred and launched the careers of Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Rowan Atkinson, and Pamela Stephenson.. A mixture of conventional sketches, brief non sequitur punchlines of the type later popularised by The Fast Show, musical numbers and biting political satire, it was so called because The BBC put it on BBC Two opposite their own BBC One Nine O'Clock News. As broadcast from Series 3, Episode 1 (1980). I’m gonna be 35 when I get married. This is just one of the many favourites I have in my collection. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. I'm an avid collector of vintage British TV shows on DVD. I had to explain to her that the only kind of man who would leave a woman who makes more money… is the kind of man that doesn’t like free money.”, Standout line: [On losing her sitcom, then struggling to sell a talk-show to TV executives after coming out as a lesbian:] “A lot of people didn’t want to buy it, because no one thought they’d watch. She is an actress, known for Superman III (1983), History of the World: Part I (1981) and Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979). She has been married to Billy Connolly since December 20, 1989. They’re just this underwear that you just bleed into [during your period]. New York native Iliza Shlesinger brings a fresh take on topics from modern dating to wedding planning headaches. A delight through and through. As for Pamela Stephenson, she had tired of comedy by the mid-Eighties, married Billy Connolly and trained as a psychologist with a successful practice in Beverley Hills. Katherine Ryan’s second Netflix special (the follow-up to In Trouble, which came out in 2017) tackles some of her trademark topics, from dating to co-parenting, in a lighthearted, self-affirming way. Throughout this one-hour show, he shows off his range, reflecting on his music career, reaching his late twenties, and that brief time when the internet really wanted him to play Spider-Man. Do you understand what self-deprecation means when it comes from somebody who already exists in the margins? Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. Her show is a delightful mix of reality checks and insightful takes. It featured a new generation of young comedians, principally Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones, and helped to bring alternative comedy to the mainstream. Among the latter were Clive Anderson, Andy Hamilton and Rowan Atkinson’s longtime friend and collaborator, a certain Richard Curtis, who would go to work with Atkinson on Blackadder and Mr Bean before becoming the nation’s foremost purveyor of romcoms. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Not the Nine O'Clock News is a British television comedy sketch show which was broadcast on BBC2 from 1979 to 1982. Not the Nine O'Clock News ist eine Sketche aus dem Jahr 1979 mit Rowan Atkinson und Mel Smith. I put myself down in order to speak, in order to seek permission to speak, and I simply will not do that anymore. Amy Schumer was expecting when her special was released on March 2019, so it’s no surprise she discussed pregnancy – and the overall business of existing in a female body – with her trademark honesty for a large part of her show. The show required a large number of writers, and to this end operated an "open door" policy, accepting sketch ideas from anybody who wanted to contribute. Under the pretence of pondering whether she’s still relatable, Ellen DeGeneres basks in the (well-earned) glory her accomplishments, reflects on her personal experiences – including her 1997 coming-out and how it was received in Hollywood – and riffs on the absurdities of daily life. Pamela Stephenson was born on December 4, 1949 in Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand as Pamela Helen Stephenson. Not The Nine O'Clock News - American Election Candidate Comedy sketch featuring Rowan Atkinson. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Alternative comedy would truly come of age three years later with the intersecting casts of The Young Ones and The Comic Strip, but it was Not the Nine O’Clock News that paved the way, with its bold refusal to indulge in lazy sexist and racist stereotypes or rely on Two Ronnies-style innuendo and overscripted sketches. After 15 years of not doing stand-up, the comedian and talk show icon returned to the stage – and, of course, turned the experience into a Netflix special. Not The Nine O'Clock News was a satirical show broadcast on BBC2 (UK) from 1979 to 1982. “I was absolutely livid!”. Should I go on Shark Tank?”, Standout line: “As a parent – no, I’m not a parent, but I like speaking for other people, because I’m white, middle-class and male, and that’s what my people do.”. Smith and Jones’s greatest legacy, however, turned out to be off-screen. Don’t buy the books, don’t buy the hype. Episode 5. Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series 1979–1982) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. |, Sketches: Punk road painter / Two Ninnies/Two Ninnies Song / Marc Almond / Jogger trying to cross the road / Pub Grub / Arab identifying his wife's body / Parkinson meets Ian Botham / Zak the Alien / Pork Scratchings, / Budget / Barefoot thug / Time, Gentlemen, Please / Hey Wow / Pizza Moment / The Memory Kinda Lingers, Sketches: Lawyers / Thugs on bus / Riot Police / Songs Of Praise / Failed In Wales / Choking on pills / Green man / Car crusher / Brain Death / Nurse trapped inside a patient / Riots / Rumbley's, Pies / Made From Whales / What A Lot Of Willies! Read our full mailing list consent terms here. I shall always be second.’ And I was like, ‘Hah! In 2018, Nanette pushed the boundaries of the stand-up special – and indeed it’s so, so much more than a comedy show. 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