1999

NEWSBEAT: 12.30PM EDITION (RADIO)

BBC Radio 1 Transmission: Friday 12th February 1999, 12.30-12.45pm
Catalogue Number:
1176937

Notes:

Newsbeat was the regular news programme on BBC Radio 1. The final item today concerned the celebration of Stuart Hall's forty years in broadcasting, where Hall was to be honoured by fellow broadcasters and Members of Parliament. The item included clips of Hall's commentary on It's A Knockout and sport and of his presenting work on North West Tonight.

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PM (RADIO)

BBC Radio 4 Transmission: Tuesday 27th April 1999, 5.00-6.00pm
Catalogue Number:
1252521

Notes:

Afternoon "drivetime" current affairs magazine programme presented by Clare English and Chris Lowe. Item 15 on the programme concerns the return to television (on Channel 5) of It's A Knockout and features an interview with Stuart Hall.

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LOOK NORTH

BBC1 Transmission (Northern England only): Thursday 27th May 1999, 6.30-7.00pm
Programme Number:
F:BNRN921B

Notes:

The first of a series of reports by Peter Lugg concerning the European MEP elections on 10th June 1999. This programme stressed why it was important to vote in these elections. Illustrated with, among other things, a clip from Heat 4 of Jeux Sans Frontières 1982 from Sherborne, Great Britain (originally transmitted 1st October 1982).

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TV'S GREATEST HITS

BBC1 Transmission (GB): Thursday 6th August 1999, 8.30-9.00pm
Programme Number:
LEGV014K

Notes:

Programme cashing in on the nostalgia kick, looking at old TV. Gaby Roslin presents and talks to Stuart Hall about the history of It's A Knockout and his memories of the show.

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NEWSBEAT: 5.45PM EDITION (RADIO)

BBC Radio 1 Transmission: Thursday 13th August 1999, 5.45-6.00pm
Catalogue Number:
1700784

Notes:

Newsbeat was the regular news programme on BBC Radio 1. Further coverage of the Channel 5 revival of It's A Knockout, with interviews with Keith Chegwin (host), Lucy Alexander (co-host), Frank Bruno (referee), Lara Croft (scorer) and Richard Hearsey (programme producer).

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BBC NINE O'CLOCK NEWS: PRINCE EDWARD APOLOGISES FOR COMMENTS

BBC1 Transmission (GB): Thursday 2nd September 1999, 9.00-9.30pm
Programme Number:
ANBK745H • News Item Number: 245/99/23EC

Notes:

The Nine O'Clock News reports that Prince Edward has issued a statement apologising for offence caused by remarks he made in the USA saying that the British hated success. Featured clip of Edward talking to promote The Grand Knockout Tournament twelve years earlier.

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SCREEN GRABS

BBC1 Transmission (GB): Saturday 11th September 1999
Programme Number:
CHVB433B

Notes:

A look at the week's TV output across all channels, presented by Mark Eccleston and Jessica Whittaker. A range of programmes were reviewed, including programme 3 of the Channel 5 It's A Knockout revival, which was illustrated with clips.

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THIS IS YOUR LIFE: STUART HALL

BBC1 Transmission (GB): Monday 6th December 1999, 7.00-7.30pm
Programme Number:
ICEA567J

Notes:

Stuart Hall appearing on This is Your LifeMichael Aspel presents the programme which springs surprises on unsuspecting celebrities, celebrating their past life and career by reintroducing them to family and old friends in a TV studio. This week's recipient of the big red book was Stuart Hall, who was surprised by Aspel and the camera crew while filming links for the Best of It's A Knockout: Here Come the Belgians! home video release. The broadcast saw Hall's career in broadcasting celebrated, with mentions of It's A Knockout, his sports commentaries and news reporting.

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