Not The Nine OClock News - Not The Nine OClock News...
Label: BBC Records And Tapes ‎– REB 400
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono
Country: UK
Date of released: 1980
Category: Stage & Screen
Style: Comedy
Genre: Blues
Musician: Not The Nine O'Clock News
Album's name: Not The Nine O'Clock News...
ZIP archive size: 1725

Not The Nine OClock News - Not The Nine OClock News...

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Griff* Death Of A Princess (An Apology)
Written-By – Guy Jenkin
A2 Rowan*, Pamela*, Mel* David Attenborough! David Bloody Attenborough!
Written-By – Curtis*, Atkinson*
A3 Mel* + Rowan* * Pamlea* Confrontation Song
Written-By – Peter Brewiss*
A4 Rowan* + One Word From Billy Connolly Airline Safety
Written-By – Curtis*
A5 Rowan* National Wealth Beds
Written-By – Laurie Rowley
A6 Rowan*, Pamela* Simultaneous Translation
Written-By – Curtis*, Atkinson*
A7 Rowan*, Mel*, Pamela Stephenson General Synod's "Life Of Python"
Written-By – ColinBostock-Smith*
A8 Pamela* + Mel*, Rowan*, Griff* Theres A Man (In Iran) That I Can't Resist (Much Revered Kinda Weird) Got This Chick In A (Twist): The Ayatollah Song
Written-By – Goodall*, Curtis*
A9 Rowan*, Pamela*, Mel*, Griff* Closedown
Written-By – Curtis*, Atkinson*
B1 Griff*, Rowan*, Pamela* Points Of View
Written-By – Andy Hamilton
B2 Rowan* That Bleeding Bloody Esther Bloody Effing Bloody Rantzen Woman
Written-By – Curtis*, Atkinson*
B3 Pamela*, Rowan*, Mel*, Griff* With Robert Bridges And Ridgewell Hawkes Stout Life
Written-By – RhysJones*, Smith*
B4 Mel* + Pamela* . Rowan* & Chris Langham Gob On You
Written-By – Chris Judge Smith*
B5 Rowan* Gay Christian
Written-By – Alastair Beaton
B6 Rowan*, Mel*, Chris Langham & Jim Broadbent Final Demands
Written-By – Curtis*
B7 Rowan* + Sox + Mel*, Pamela*, Griff* Bouncing Song
Written-By – Goodall*, Curtis*, Atkinson*
B7.5 Mel*, Pamela* American Express
Performer [Judge] – Laurie Rowley
B8 Pamela* + Mel*, Chris*, Rowan* Oh! Bosanquet!
Written-By – Goodall*, Curtis*
B9 Rowan*, Mel*, Pamela*, Griff* I Believe
Written-By – Andy Hamilton

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – BBC Enterprises
  • Manufactured By – PRT Ltd.
  • Distributed By – PRT Ltd.
  • Distributed By – PRT Records Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BBC
  • Copyright (c) – BBC
  • Pressed By – Tranco Limited


  • Coordinator [Co-ordination] – William Grierson
  • Design [Sleeve Design] – Mario Moscardini
  • Directed By – Bill Wilson
  • Featuring – Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson, Rowan Atkinson
  • Music By [Not The Nine O'clock News Signature Tune] – Nic Rowley
  • Photography By [Fake Photos] – Steve Connelly
  • Producer – John Lloyd , Sean Hardie
  • Recorded By [Original Television Sound] – Richard Chamberlain
  • Voice Actor [Kenedy] – ColinBostockSmith*
  • Voice Actor [News Items] – Andy Hamitlon*, Arnold Brown, Colin Bostock Smith*, Colin Gilbert, David Renwick*, David Hewison, Jeff Blowers, Laurie Rowley, Mike Onions
  • Voice Actor [Phonecall] – Pete Dredge
  • Voice Actor [Pot Meals] – Simon Woodham


Label variation - on this version, the label states "Distributed by PRT RECORDS LTD."

On Not The Nine O'Clock News..., the label states "Distributed by PYE RECORDS (Sales) LTD."

Made and printed in England
℗ BBC 1980
© BBC 1980
Distributed by PRT Records Ltd.

BBC Enterprises London England

Manufactured and Distributed by PRT Ltd.

The vinyl appears translucent when held up to the light. This is due to the vinyl formula used by Tranco Limited.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Runout - Side A): REB 400 - A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Runout - Side B): REB 400 B-2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
REB 400 Not The Nine O'Clock News Not The Nine O'Clock News... ‎(LP, Album, Mono) BBC Records And Tapes REB 400 UK 1980
BBC-22400 Not The Nine O'Clock News Not The Nine O'Clock News... ‎(LP, Album) BBC Records And Tapes BBC-22400 US 1980
TRC-1047 Not The Nine O'Clock News Not The Nine O'Clock News... ‎(LP, Album) Total Recording Co. Ltd. TRC-1047 Canada 1980
ZCF 400 Not The Nine O'Clock News Not The Nine O'Clock News... ‎(Cass, Album, Mono) BBC Records ZCF 400 UK 1980
MFP 5810 Not The Nine O'Clock News Not The 9 O'Clock News... ‎(LP) Music For Pleasure MFP 5810 UK 1980